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Feature17 Mar 2021

Challenges overcome, Ibarguen's ambition still burns brightly

The great athletes never stand still. They face challenges with gusto. They are continually prepared to adapt and will stop at nothing in their thirst for knowledge in order to self-improve.

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Report16 Jan 2021

Zango smashes world indoor triple jump record with 18.07m

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango produced the first standout athletics moment of 2021 by sailing to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday (16).

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News27 Dec 2020

2020 review: jumps

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the jumps

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Feature08 Dec 2020

Athlete of the year Rojas focuses only on the positives

The skill of compartmentalisation is a key one for athletes

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Feature22 Nov 2020

Ibarguen’s hop, step and jump to the top of the world

Caterine Ibarguen had an unpleasant surprise on Tuesday as she discovered that, while she had safely arrived at Nice airport, her luggage had not.

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Feature25 Sep 2020

Remembering Magic Monday, the greatest night in athletics history

Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.

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Report13 Sep 2020

Warholm breaks Moses’ 40-year-old ISTAF meeting record in Berlin

Karsten Warholm wrote a piece of ISTAF history by breaking the 40-year-old meeting record set by 400m hurdles legend Edwin Moses in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday (13).

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Report08 Sep 2020

Kiplimo, Crouser, Kipyegon and Taylor impress in Ostrava

Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).

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Report06 Sep 2020

Bolingo breaks Belgian best, Rojas leaps world-leading 14.71m

Cynthia Bolingo delighted the home supporters at the KBC Night of Athletics, winning the 300m in a Belgian record of 36.54 at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Heusden-Zolder on Sunday (6).

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Feature20 Aug 2020

Rising triple jump star LaFond striving to put Dominica on the athletics map

Sometimes in athletics you need to experience the pain before the pleasure and for triple jumper Thea LaFond – the former arrived like a juggernaut at the 2016 Rio Olympics. 

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Previews12 Aug 2020

Global champions and world record-holders head to Monaco as Diamond League action resumes

Thirteen reigning world champions from around the globe are converging on Monaco this week for the first Diamond League meeting that will resemble a regular top-flight international one-day meeting since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Press Release08 Aug 2020

Banks donates world record singlet and number to Heritage Collection

World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks has donated to the Heritage Collection the singlet and bib number which he wore in 1985 when setting a triple jump world record.

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