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Report19 Jun 2021

Bechmann and Ahouanwanou lead overnight in Ratingen

With many combined events athletes seeking a last-ditch attempt at boosting their Olympic selection chances, the first day of action at the Stadtwerke Mehrkampf-Meeting in Ratingen, part of the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events, has been highly competitive.

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Report19 Jun 2021

Crouser smashes world shot put record with 23.37m in Eugene

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the long-standing world record in the shot put at the US Olympic Trials, throwing 23.37m* in Eugene on Friday (18).

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News19 Jun 2021

Indian athletics legend Singh dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that India’s three-time Asian Games champion Milkha Singh died on Friday (18) at the age of 91 due to Covid-19 complications.

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Report18 Jun 2021

Rojas and Zango shine in Madrid

The triple jump provided the main highlights of the Meeting Madrid, a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting, in the Spanish capital on Saturday (19).

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Report18 Jun 2021

Obiri and Kamworor break Kenyan 10,000m all-comers' records in Nairobi

Geoffrey Kamworor ran the quickest 10,000m time ever recorded in Kenya on Friday (18), clocking an all-comers' record of 27:01.06 at the Kenyan Championships in Nairobi to secure his Olympic team place for Tokyo.

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News18 Jun 2021

Stefanidi and Bradshaw in world-class Gateshead pole vault field

Some of the world’s best pole vaulters will be looking to test themselves on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics when they compete at the Muller British Grand Prix – a Wanda Diamond League meeting – in Gateshead International Stadium on 13 July.

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Report18 Jun 2021

Okagbare runs wind-assisted 10.63 100m in Lagos

Blessing Okagbare added another impressive result to what has become a superb sprint season, clocking 10.63 for 100m at the Nigerian Championships in Lagos on Thursday (17).

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Feature18 Jun 2021

Celebrating brilliant Brumel's six high jump world records

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first of six high jump world records set by Siberian Valeriy Brumel during a remarkable career which was sadly cut short at 23 years of age due to a motorbike accident.

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Previews17 Jun 2021

Kaul targets Tokyo in Ratingen

Germany’s Niklas Kaul will be among the athletes looking to secure an Olympic spot when the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events moves on to the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting on 19-20 June.

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Feature17 Jun 2021

Orji ready to deliver the KO

Keturah Orji has a skill for making history in Olympic seasons.

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Series17 Jun 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Athletics Relays Yokohama 2019

In the latest in our ‘seven wonders’ series, we turn our attention to the most recent global athletics event staged in Japan: the World Athletics Relays Yokohama 2019.

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News16 Jun 2021

First wave of champion athletes confirmed for Monaco

World champions Karsten Warholm, Yulimar Rojas, Tajay Gayle, Anzhelika Sidorova and Kelsey-Lee Barber are among the first stars confirmed for the Meeting Herculis EBS – part of the Wanda Diamond League – in Monaco on 9 July.

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