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Report11 Apr 2021

Tanui breaks Italian all-comers' record in Siena

Kenya’s Angela Tanui and Eric Kiptanui claimed victory at the Xiamen Marathon and Tuscany Camp Global Elite Race in Siena on Sunday (11), with Tanui breaking the Italian all-comers' record with 2:20:08 at the specially-organised elite-only event.

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News25 Mar 2021

Australian race walk great Tallent announces retirement

Jared Tallent, Australia's four-time Olympic and three-time world race walk medallist, has announced his retirement from competitive athletics.

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News24 Dec 2020

2020 review: race walks

The year 2020 was a bit like a doughnut: plenty at the edges, not a lot in the middle.

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News17 Dec 2020

Nihill, 1964 Olympic 50km race walk silver medallist, dies

Nihill, a four-time Olympian and European champion in the 50km race walk, was 81.

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Report24 Oct 2020

Toth triumphs in Dudince, Fujita breaks through in Osaka

Matej Toth became the first four-time winner of the 50km race walk at the Dudince Fifty, clocking a world-leading 3:41:15 on Saturday (24).

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Feature07 Sep 2020

Remembering Thompson’s 1960 Olympic 50km race walk triumph on its 60th anniversary

Don Thompson looked anything but an Olympic champion.

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Feature14 Apr 2020

Olympic title defence uncertain, Toth focuses on bigger picture

Matej Toth hopes his body can withstand one extra of year of training in his push to claim back-to-back Olympic 50km race walk titles in Tokyo next year.

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News04 Dec 2019

Venue and schedule approved for 2020 Olympic marathon and race walks

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that Sapporo Odori Park in Hokkaido was approved by the IOC as the venue for the marathon and race walk events at the IOC Executive Board meeting held today in Lausanne, Switzerland. This followed confirmation from World Athletics.

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News27 Nov 2019

2019 review: race walks

Our end-of-year reviews continue with a recap of 2019’s best race walking action.

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Report27 Oct 2019

Kawano breaks Japanese 50km race walk record in Takahata

Masatora Kawano booked his place on Japan’s 2020 Olympic team by winning the 50km race walk in Takahata in a national record of 3:36:45 on Sunday (27).

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Feature17 Oct 2019

After digging deep in Doha, Dunfee sets sights on next big targets

“You can do this. You know this. You got this.” When the fatigue was reaching a crescendo, when Evan Dunfee’s legs and arms and lungs and heart were held ransom by the slow, torturous pain of the 50km race walk, this was his negotiation strategy. This was his way out.

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Report29 Sep 2019

Report: women's 50km race walk - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

For an event that has a reputation for being so unpredictable – especially when combined with challenging conditions – the women’s 50km race walk went largely to the formbook.

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