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Report11 Aug 2020

Vetter and Stahl break meeting records in Turku

Johannes Vetter produced his best throw for more than two years to win the javelin at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku on Tuesday (11), providing the highlight of the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020.

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News11 Aug 2020

Competition updates

Here is a round-up of updates relating to international competitions, from cancellations to postponements and confirmations.

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News11 Aug 2020

Hassan set to attack one-hour world record in Brussels

Organisers of the AG Memorial Van Damme have announced that world 1500m and 10,000m champion Sifan Hassan will attempt to break the one-hour world record at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Brussels on 4 September.

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Performance11 Aug 2020

Mattevi’s 10 tips for budding mountain runners

Since her early teens, world U20 mountain running champion Angela Mattevi has fully embraced the experience of running in the mountains.

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Report10 Aug 2020

Stahl throws 71.37m in Sollentuna

World discus throw champion Daniel Stahl unleashed his second 70-metre-plus throw of the season to highlight the Sollentuna Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour bronze meeting, on Monday (10).

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Press Release10 Aug 2020

Rule 5 reminder issued to meeting organisers and Member Federations as more athletes return to the track

As more athletes around the world return to the track for National Championships, one-day meetings and other record-breaking attempts, World Athletics has issued a reminder to Area Associations and Member Federations today about the recently introduced Rule 5, governing competition shoes.

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News10 Aug 2020

How to follow the Paavo Nurmi Games Continental Tour Gold meeting

The World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series finally kicks off on Tuesday (11) with the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland. You can follow all the action on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms and via nearly three dozen broadcasters from around the world.

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News09 Aug 2020

Monaco provisional entry lists, as at 9 Aug

With just under a week to go until the Wanda Diamond League season kicks off in earnest, Monaco's Herculis meeting has published full entry lists for the first event of the season.

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Previews09 Aug 2020

Global stars converge on Turku for first Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020

It may be held at a later date than originally planned, but in a year that has already been filled with so much uncertainty, athletes and fans have just two more days to wait until the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020 – the Paavo Nurmi Games – takes place.

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Report08 Aug 2020

Speedy times from Fraser-Pryce and Thompson-Herah

Many of Poland’s top athletes were in action at the Skolimowska Throws Festival in Spala on Saturday (8) as four-time world champion Pawel Fajdek and European champion Wojciech Nowicki renewed their rivalry in the hammer.

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Lifestyle08 Aug 2020

Recipe: Japanese kara age fried chicken

To keep the Tokyo 2020 fire burning in our hearts for one more year, I’m cooking up one of my all-time favourite Japanese dishes: kara age

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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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