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Report09 May 2021

Richardson and Benjamin impress with victories at Mt SAC

A pair of sub-10.80 runs from Sha’Carri Richardson in the 100m and a highly convincing 47.13 400m hurdles victory from Rai Benjamin were among the many highlights of the USATF Golden Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – held at Mt SAC in Walnut, California, on Sunday (9).

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Report09 May 2021

Inspired performances by Kurokawa and Miura in Tokyo

Competing in the stadium which will host Olympic athletics action this summer, Kazuki Kurokawa and Ryuji Miura were among the athletes to rise to the occasion at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on Sunday (9).

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News08 May 2021

Benjamin back at Mt SAC with new 400m hurdles focus

Switching focus from chasing times to making sure he is running his own best race has left Rai Benjamin excited for his 400m hurdles return at the USATF Golden Games, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on Sunday (9).

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Feature02 May 2021

Silesia showcases Dobek's versatility, with options open for Tokyo

Sprinter or middle-distance runner? It’s a question many have asked Poland’s Patryk Dobek this year, one he now also has to ask himself.

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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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Feature08 Apr 2021

Nawal El Moutawakel: the 54 seconds that changed her life

The incredible story of Nawal El Moutawakel, who inspired a generation of Arab female athletes.

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News28 Dec 2020

2020 review: hurdles

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the hurdles.

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Feature20 Nov 2020

Muhammad on her stellar 2019 campaign: 'It's just the beginning'

Dalilah Muhammad admits that ending 2019 as the World Athlete of the Year wasn’t something she expected at its outset. Certainly not in mid-July, when a freak accident during a routine training session nearly ended her season just as it was getting underway.

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IaafNews11 Oct 2020

1952 Olympic 400m hurdles champion Moore dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that USA’s Charles Moore, the 1952 Olympic 400m hurdles champion, died from pancreatic cancer on Thursday (8) at the age of 91.

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Report20 Sep 2020

Mardare highlights Balkan Championships with record-breaking throw

In a javelin competition where the top three athletes exceeded a championship record that had stood for 32 years, Moldova’s Andrian Mardare emerged victorious with 83.60m, producing one of the main highlights of the Balkan Championships in Cluj-Napoca.

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Report17 Sep 2020

Duplantis scales 6.15m in Rome, world's highest ever outdoor vault

In the country where ‘Mondo’ means ‘world’, Swedish wunderkind Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis confirmed his status as the world’s greatest pole vaulter, jumping higher than anyone ever has in an outdoor stadium, 6.15m, at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday (17).

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Press Release16 Sep 2020

Young, holder of oldest men’s track world record, donates singlet to Heritage

Kevin Young, who has held the men’s 400m hurdles world record since 1992, turns 54 today. To mark his birthday, we are delighted to announce that Young has generously donated to the Heritage Collection the UCLA singlet which he wore when running into the international spotlight in 1988.

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