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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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Feature14 Apr 2021

All eyes on Tokyo's Olympic Stadium with 100 days to go

With every major milestone comes that extra surge of excitement and anticipation for the rescheduled Olympic Games, for which there are now just 100 days to go.

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Feature13 Apr 2021

Stevens: "It was in the back of my mind that I might not throw again"

For the first 15-or-more years of Dani Stevens’s remarkable career, serious injury was something that happened to somebody else.

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Feature12 Apr 2021

New heights reached, Kennedy is riding the wave

For many people, lockdown evokes emotions of frustration and anxiety. Yet for recently-minted Australian pole vault record-holder Nina Kennedy, she credits the period last year for helping transform her career.

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Feature10 Apr 2021

‘A Greek! A Greek!’ 125th anniversary of the first Olympic marathon

On 10 April 1896, Spiridon Louis of Greece won the first ever marathon at an Olympic Games, ancient or modern

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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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Feature06 Apr 2021

Third time lucky at European Indoors, Jacobs now turns his attention to outdoor world stage

Marcell Jacobs is keen to forget his first two appearances at the European Indoor Championships.

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Feature05 Apr 2021

No stopping Loroupe in her crusade for peace in sport

Her days of record-breaking performances and big city marathon wins may now be consigned to the record books, but Tegla Loroupe still lives life in the fast lane.

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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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Feature03 Apr 2021

Relay champion Gardener on the art of the 4x100m

For Jason Gardener – who was this week announced as the World Athletics ambassador for the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 on 1-2 May – it all started at the World U20 Championships.

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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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Feature30 Mar 2021

Statement made with record run, Hoare hopeful of Olympic selection

Ollie Hoare went to the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on New York’s Staten Island on 13 February to run the 1500m with one thing in mind.

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