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Feature16 Nov 2021

Spotlight on Rising Stars: Silja Kosonen and Erriyon Knighton

We focus on the five women and five men who have been nominated for this year’s Rising Star awards.

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Feature26 Aug 2021

World U20 win caps superb season for record-breaker Kosonen

Silja Kosonen broke the championship record to get gold in Nairobi.

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Feature11 Aug 2021

Following Tokyo triumph, triple winner Wlodarczyk secures place in Olympic history

Heading into the Tokyo Olympic Games, five athletes had a shot at making history by becoming the first woman to win three Olympic gold medals in a single individual athletics discipline.

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Report04 Aug 2021

Nowicki breaks bronze streak to land hammer gold in Tokyo

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try and try again.

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Report03 Aug 2021

Wlodarczyk underlines legend status with third Olympic hammer title

Anita Wlodarczyk, already the finest women's hammer thrower of all-time, added another stunning superlative to her career on Tuesday.

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Previews21 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: hammer

Expected highlights in the women's and men's hammer.

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Series01 Jul 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: long throws

Every athlete has a story.

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News19 May 2021

Riehm's three world records left Rehlingen reeling with delight

Marking a historic anniversary, Germany’s Karl-Hans Riehm has become the latest world record-breaker to make a generous donation of competition kit to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.

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News05 May 2021

Wlodarczyk leads strong throws cast for Turku

Four-time world hammer champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek are among the first star names confirmed for the Paavo Nurmi Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in the Finnish city of Turku on 7-8 June.

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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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Report26 Mar 2021

Ratcliffe breaks Oceania hammer record with 73.55m in Hastings

Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.

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Feature23 Mar 2021

Now focused solely on hammer, Bruce looks to become global contender

To anyone looking at the results from afar, Lauren Bruce’s Oceania hammer record of 73.47m last September seemed something of an anomaly.

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