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Previews26 May 2021

Rojas ready to fly again in Doha

Thirty-two athletes who earned medals at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 – including 12 champions – will return to the Qatari capital on Friday (28) for the second Wanda Diamond League meeting of 2021.

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News19 May 2021

Sprint great and human rights activist Evans dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that 1968 Olympic 400m champion Lee Evans – a leading human rights activist and world record-breaker – died on Wednesday (19) at the age of 74.

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News14 May 2021

James, Kerley and Dibaba added to Ostrava fields

Grenada’s 2012 Olympic 400m champion Kirani James will continue his comeback at the Ostrava Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on 19 May.

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Feature09 May 2021

From Silesia to Nairobi for South Africa’s rising 400m star Pillay

With 100 days to go until the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21, Lythe Pillay is one of his country’s brightest prospects for gold.

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Feature08 May 2021

Irena Szewinska: The first lady of Polish sport

Only one athlete in history has set world records at 100m, 200m and 400m: Irena Szewinska – the brightest star of Polish athletics.

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Report24 Apr 2021

Miller-Uibo smashes stadium record in Eugene

World-leading marks achieved at this stage of the season don’t tend to leave too much of an imprint on the world all-time lists, but Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s 49.08 to win the 400m at the USATF Grand Prix in Eugene – the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2021 – broke the stadium record for an iconic venue.

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Report17 Apr 2021

Camacho-Quinn runs 12.32 100m hurdles, Richardson and McLaughlin also impress

Continuing her comeback in style, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn stormed to a 100m hurdles win in 12.32 (1.7m/s) to move to equal seventh on the world all-time list at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday (17).

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Feature17 Apr 2021

How friendship further inspires Klaver and Bol

To best describe the close friendship between training partners and occasional on track rivals Lieke Klaver and Femke Bol, perhaps the Dutch word of 'gunnen' (not begrudge) might be most apt.

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Series29 Mar 2021

For The Record: Michael Norman

Track has taught US sprint star Michael Norman patience. It also helped him connect further with his American and Japanese roots.

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Feature21 Mar 2021

'He is Oliver first' – why former sprinter Sanders has switched spikes for mismatched socks

It might be almost seven years since her successful sprinting career came to an end, but Nicola Sanders is still living life in the fast lane.

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Series17 Feb 2021

Doha to Tokyo: Anthony Zambrano

The Colombian sprinter talks about life since taking world 400m silver

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Feature11 Jan 2021

Rome victory leaves Scotti beaming with pride and motivated for future

Edoardo Scotti’s 45.21-second run in the 400m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome last year was more than just a PB.

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