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Press Release07 Mar 2021

World Athletics launches #WeGrowAthletics to take further strides towards greater gender equality in sport

The campaign, launched to coincide with International Women's Day 2021, is designed to build on the strides the sport has taken towards greater gender equality.

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Report07 Mar 2021

Ingebrigtsen takes second title, Del Ponte sizzles 7.03 and Duplantis tops 6.05m to cap European Indoor Championships

Four world leads among the highlight on the final final day of the 2021 European Indoor Championships in Torun.

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Report06 Mar 2021

Jacobs storms to European indoor 60m title in world-leading 6.47

One of the best performances so far at the European Indoor Championships came in the last final of the day as Italy’s Lamont Marcell Jacobs powered to 60m gold in 6.47 in Torun on Saturday (6).

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Report05 Mar 2021

Thiam regains European indoor pentathlon title with world-leading 4904

Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam highlighted the first day of finals at the European Indoor Championships in Torun on Friday (5) as the Belgian won the pentathlon with a world-leading national record of 4904.

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Performance04 Mar 2021

Davide Re’s rest and recovery tips

The Italian 400m record-holder is also currently pursuing a medical degree. So who better to ask for advice on post-workout rest and recovery?

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Feature03 Mar 2021

How Hannan moulded Clay into Australia’s next top sprint hurdler

When Sally Pearson abruptly announced her retirement last August, it seemed Australian women’s hurdling would be waiting some time for another athlete capable of reaching global championship finals.

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Feature02 Mar 2021

World shot put leader Dongmo: ‘I believe in myself and the work I am doing’

Getting to know Portugal's rising shot put star, the 2021 world indoor leader and favourite for this weekend's European Indoor Championships.

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Feature01 Mar 2021

Folorunso: 'Sport is a universal language that can be used for good'

It was a photo that said so much about the changing face of a nation, one that triggered a wave of debate on social media and among the highest reaches of Italian politics: four athletes, standing proud in front of their country’s flag at the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

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Press Release01 Mar 2021

Russian Athletics Federation reinstatement plan approved by World Athletics Council

Following detailed work by World Athletics’ Russia Taskforce, its independent experts, and RusAF, a final plan for the reinstatement of RusAF to membership of World Athletics was recommended to the World Athletics Council last week.

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Performance28 Feb 2021

Running through extreme weather

Extreme weather events make running tricky, but climate change means they will become more common. Taking even small steps to prepare for these events can make a big difference.

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Report28 Feb 2021

Mu breaks world U20 indoor 800m record in Fayetteville

The 18-year-old clocked 1:58.40 at the Southeast Conference Championships to clip more than half a second from the previous mark.

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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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