Preview: men’s 4x100m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

IAAF - July 6, 2018 - 3:04am
Not since 2006 when Yohan Blake anchored Jamaica to the title in Beijing have the United States been beaten in this event but this decade-long hegemony could be put to the test in Tampere.
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Preview: women’s 4x100m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

IAAF - July 6, 2018 - 3:03am
While it’s true that you’re only as strong as your weakest link, it’s also true, at least when it comes to relays, that it helps a lot to have the strongest link.
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Preview: men’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

IAAF - July 6, 2018 - 3:02am
Few events in World U20 Championships history have been dominated by one nation as much as the men’s 4x400m.
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Preview: women’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

IAAF - July 6, 2018 - 3:01am
Since the turn of the millennium, no team has been as dominant in a women's event as the United States has in the 4x400m relay..
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Lyles takes 200m showdown in Lausanne - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 5, 2018 - 10:53pm
Noah Lyles offered another fluent demonstration at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League fixture tonight (5) that he could be the next big thing in the men’s sprints as he equalled his 2018 world-leading time and personal best of 19.69 to win a 200 metres stacked with talent from his equally young compatriots.
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Big wins for Balew, Samba, Shubenkov and Houlihan in Lausanne - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 5, 2018 - 10:29pm
Birhanu Balew of Bahrain won the men’s 5000m at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League fixture on Thursday (5) in a personal best and 2018 world-leading time of 13:01.09 – but his victory was almost a footnote after an extraordinary incident on the final bend between the two young Ethiopians who had been contesting the lead, 20-year-old Yomif Kejelcha and his 18-year-old compatriot Selemon Barega.
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With latest Diamond League appearance behind him, high-flying Duplantis shifts his focus to Tampere

IAAF - July 5, 2018 - 12:43pm
Before last week’s IAAF Diamond League meeting In Paris, world champion Sam Kendricks was asked to assess the 18-year-old Swede who had recently beaten him and every other pole vaulter of note on his home ground of Stockholm – Armand “Mondo” Duplantis.
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Eider Arévalo - I love race walking because...

IAAF - July 5, 2018 - 9:00am
World 20km race walk champion Eider Arévalo from Colombia shares his passion for the discipline and why he does it.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Ellenwood and Filip take Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa

IAAF - July 5, 2018 - 7:00am
Canada’s Georgia Ellenwood and USA’s Scott Filip capped their 2018 season on a high note by taking the Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, held at Ottawa’s Terry Fox Athletics Facility, on 3-4 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Lavillenie lights up Lausanne’s Lac Léman – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 4, 2018 - 10:34pm
Renaud Lavillenie cleared 5.91m – equalling his second-best effort of the season – to win the mem’s pole vault that took place in the FanZone on the shore of Lac Léman ahead of tomorrow evening’s IAAF Diamond League meeting at Lausanne’s Stade de la Pontaise.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF erkent opnieuw acht Russen als neutrale atleten

Nieuwsblad - July 4, 2018 - 2:40pm

De internationale atletiekfederatie IAAF heeft opnieuw acht atleten toestemming gegeven om onder neutrale vlag aan competities deel te nemen.

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High and low – Shakima Wimbley

IAAF - July 4, 2018 - 2:24pm
US 400m champion and world indoor silver medallist Shakima Wimbley explains why the 2016 Olympic Trials was the low point of her career and recalls the elation of the 4x400m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

With world U20 title defence in mind, Barega heads to Lausanne in high spirits

IAAF - July 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
Selemon Barega is hoping history will repeat itself as he prepares for tomorrow’s 5000m in the eighth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Latest Lausanne updates – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 4, 2018 - 9:00am
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to Lausanne Athletissima meeting, the eighth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High powered clashes on tap in Lausanne - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 3, 2018 - 7:15pm
The IAAF Diamond League bandwagon has arrived in Lausanne for Thursday’s eighth meeting of the series – and the summer melodies are sweet indeed. By the time what promises to be another pulverising night of track and field action is over at the Stade de la Pontaise, the headlines may have been written by any one of a number of athletes.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dibaba vs Obiri in Rabat 5000m - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
World champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya and Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba will square off over 5000m at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme de Rabat, the ninth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League on 13 July.
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Kerron Clement’s story behind the picture

IAAF - July 3, 2018 - 12:16pm
Reigning Olympic 400m hurdles champion Kerron Clement casts his mind back 14 years to this image of him and the world U20 record-breaking US 4x400m quartet at the 2004 World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy.
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Johnson-Thompson signs up for long jump-high jump double in London - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
World Indoor and Commonwealth heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson will double up at the Müller Anniversary Games, the 11th stop on the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 21-22 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Shubenkov scorches to 12.92 world lead at Gyulai Memorial, near-miss for Barshim at 2.46m WR

IAAF - July 2, 2018 - 11:39pm
Sergey Shubenkov powered to a 12.92 victory to highlight the Gyulai Memorial in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, on Monday (2) night. 
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Lausanne provisional entry lists, as at 2 July – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - July 2, 2018 - 5:09pm
The provisional entry lists for the eighth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne on 5 June are now available.
Categories: Atletieknieuws



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