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Feature05 Apr 2021

Demons conquered, Giles fears nothing in his quest for 800m success

Elliot Giles vividly recalls the turning point in his career.

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Feature31 Mar 2021

How Hoppel is embracing his rapid rise

Career paths for the vast majority of athletes rarely take a constantly upward trajectory. Injury, loss of form and a multitude of other factors contribute to setbacks, often frequently so.

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Feature01 Feb 2021

800m standouts Vasquez and Sanchez lead Puerto Rico’s Olympic hopes

There is no minimum size required to be a powerhouse, and when it comes to running the 800m at the highest level, Puerto Rico is near the top of the list.

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Series27 Jan 2021

Doha to Tokyo: Halimah Nakaayi

In the latest in our mini-series, we look at world 800m champion Halimah Nakaayi’s journey to the Tokyo Olympics.

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Feature04 Nov 2020

Australia’s Bol and Deng target two lanes in Tokyo 800m final

There’s a rare bond that exists between training partners, a connection forged through mutual understanding.

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Feature21 Oct 2020

Remembering how Snell tore up the Tokyo track on his way to historic double

On 21 October 1964, nine men lined up for the Tokyo Olympic 1500m final. Three minutes and 38.1 seconds later, New Zealand’s Peter Snell became the first man in 44 years to complete an Olympic 800m/1500m double.

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Feature30 Sep 2020

Canada’s Arop sets sights on Tokyo

Canada tallied five medals at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, so it was not surprising that Marco Arop’s excellent seventh-place finish in the 800m would be somewhat buried in the team’s performance review.

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Report25 Sep 2020

Obiri and McSweyn victorious in Doha as Wanda Diamond League draws to a close

With about 90 seconds to go in the women’s 3000m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (25), it looked as though Hellen Obiri would register a rare defeat in the Qatari capital.

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Report03 Sep 2020

Ortega leads meeting record spree in Marseille

Orlando Ortega was one of four athletes to break a meeting record at the Meeting de Marseille, clocking 13.15 to win the 110m hurdles at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze event on Thursday (3).

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Report25 Aug 2020

Vetter beyond 90 metres again in Chorzow

Germany’s 2017 world champion Johannes Vetter dominated the javelin at the Orlen Kusocinski Memorial, winning with 90.86m at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting in Chorzow on Tuesday (25).

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Feature19 Aug 2020

Remembering Albert Hill’s Olympic double, on its 100th anniversary

It was 100 years ago, on 19 August, that Britain's Albert Hill completed a monumental middle distance double at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, the last man to achieve that distinction until New Zealand's Peter Snell in 1964. Yet it was the power of his arguments as much as the strength of his legs and lungs that enabled him to become an Olympic legend.

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Feature06 Mar 2020

Winning her battles off the track, Bisset’s rise continues on the track

Catriona Bisset wants to set the record straight.

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