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Feature26 Feb 2021

As world record-setting son’s rise continues, Helena Duplantis relishing the joy in the art of coaching

“Being part of somebody’s success, being able to help someone who’s falling in love with their event, or the sport itself, helping them, it’s a great feeling. It’s very gratifying to be part of that.”

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Feature25 Feb 2021

Record-breaker Holloway: ‘The sky is the limit’

“Hurdlers are sprinters with attitudes,” says Grant Holloway.

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Feature23 Feb 2021

Energised by world indoor 1500m record, Tsegay sets sights on next target

Gudaf Tsegay remembers her early days in the sport when she would look up to two-time Olympic gold medallist Meseret Defar as a role model.

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Feature20 Feb 2021

Huwe Burton’s journey from wrongfully convicted to runner

During his 19 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Burton said, 'running helped me feel free'.

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Feature18 Feb 2021

After smashing world indoor record, Crouser sets his sights on outdoor mark

Few would assume that a town called ‘Boring’ would produce one of the most exciting sporting prospects in the world.

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Feature15 Feb 2021

Meticulous planning and strong domestic opposition the key to Yamanishi’s success

When he’s got a spare minute, Toshikazu Yamanishi likes to read Agatha Christie novels. There will be no mystery if the bespectacled world champion adds Olympic gold to his Doha triumph.

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Feature11 Feb 2021

Influential figures on the contribution of women to science in athletics

Marking the annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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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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Feature27 Jan 2021

Remembering the star athletes whose lives were touched by the holocaust

With each passing year, their names, their stories, become more distant relics of the past. But for those whose lives were touched by the most horrifying of atrocities, there’s an onus on the rest of us to never forget.

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Feature22 Jan 2021

The six-metre vault: a universal yet elusive achievement

The six-metre pole vault remains one of the most elusive barriers in elite athletics yet it is also one of the most universal.

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Feature18 Jan 2021

Propelled by a passion for teaching, Stevenson now calls the shots for two of the world's best throwers

After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.

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Feature15 Jan 2021

Following late-season breakthrough, Mallett aims to hit the ground running in 2021

While for many people 2020 was a year to forget, for sprint hurdler Aaron Mallett the year could not have tasted much sweeter.

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