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World records at the IAAF World Relays are worlds apart

Added: May 26 2014, 08:07 AM in: News Feeds
The results of the women s 4x1500m and men s 4x200m both bear the capital letters ‘WR beside the name of the winners but beyond that, the two world records* put up in Saturday night's action at the inaugural IAAF World Relays have little in common. [Read More]
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Jamaica break 20-year-old world 4x200m record at World Relays

Added: May 25 2014, 09:03 AM in: News Feeds
Yohan Blake anchors Jamaica to 4x200m victory as Kenya also smash 4x1500m world best on first evening of inaugural World Relays action
There were two world records on the first evening of the two-day IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas on Saturday.

Jamai... [Read More]
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Rogers, relays lead Lutheran St. Charles to consecutive Class 2 crowns

Added: May 25 2014, 01:00 AM in: News Feeds

JEFFERSON CITY • Courtney Rogers stepped off the top step of the podium for the fifth time this weekend.
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Women s 4x1500m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
If strategy is a question in the 4x800m, it is even more so for the 4x1500m, where a fourth runner may deliberately give up a lead in order to position herself better for the closing sprint. [Read More]
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Men s 4x1500m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The real middle-distance battle will be joined in the longest relay, with three world powers bringing ‘A teams to the table. [Read More]
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Women s 4x800m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
Much of Russia s 4x400m pool will double in the 4x800m, where the world best dates back to 1980 with the Soviet Union s 7:50.17 a performance which equates to roughly 1:57.5 for each leg. [Read More]
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Men s 4x800m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
In the middle-distance races, Kenya is always the first name to be mentioned, and here they hold the world record, a 7:02.43 from 2006. They ll be represented in Nassau by Alfred Kipketer, Ferguson Cheruiyot, Job Kinyor, James Magut, Nicholas Kipkoech,... [Read More]
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Women s 4x400m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The only teams to run faster than 3:18 in this longer championship relay since 2000 have come from the USA. With past world and Olympic 400m champion Sanya Richards-Ross anchoring the US pool, they are likely to be the favourites here again. [Read More]
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Men s 4x400m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The 4x400m is the traditional closing event for many meetings worldwide, and for good reason. The distance is long enough to be uncomfortable for pure sprinters and draw in some middle-distance runners, short enough to demand total effort above tactics... [Read More]
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IAAF World Relays in 360

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
IAAF brings some cutting edge technology to the IAAF World Relays with the use of high-end high-definition 360 video technology via IAAF.org. [Read More]
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Women s 4x200m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
Most of the Jamaican 4x100m team is also entered in the 4x200m on the following day, and their competition is again most likely to come from the USA. [Read More]
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Men s 4x200m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The world best in this seldom-run event is a 1:18.68 by the Santa Monica Track Club at the 1994 Mt SAC Relays. Twenty years later, it s probably going to see its most serious challenge since 2003, which was the last time any team ran faster than 1:20. [Read More]
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Women s 4x100m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The USA holds the world record of 40.82 in this event, set in London at the 2012 Olympics, but the clear favourites in Nassau will be world champions Jamaica. [Read More]
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Men s 4x100m preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
Calling Jamaica the heavy favourites in the short relay is something of an understatement. The team in gold and green own the past three world titles, the past two Olympic titles, and the world record (36.84). [Read More]
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Athlete press conference highlights IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
Usain, unfortunately he can t be here, but he sends his regards to everyone and he s expecting someone to step up and fill his spot.” Those were the words of Yohan Blake, the 2011 world 100m champion, at today s press conference. [Read More]
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Diack: Athletics evolution to continue at IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
IAAF President Lamine Diack today called the inaugural IAAF World Relays, due to kick off tomorrow (Saturday) at Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas, the latest example of athletics continuing evolution.” [Read More]
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How to follow the action in Nassau IAAF World Relays

Added: May 24 2014, 07:26 PM in: News Feeds
The inaugural IAAF World Relays gets under way on Saturday (24) in Nassau, The Bahamas, and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website. [Read More]
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Records there for the breaking at World Relays

Added: May 23 2014, 07:51 AM in: News Feeds
Jamaica, USA and Kenya among nations sending teams to inaugural World Relays where Beijing World Championships spots are up for grabs
More than 500 athletes from 40 nations are expected to compete at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas this ... [Read More]
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IAAF World Relays Men's Preview

Added: May 22 2014, 04:41 PM in: Previews
Jamaican Men Heavy Favorites in the Sprints
Published by the IAAF on May 22, 2014

With 36 different countries entering men’s teams in at least one of the five relays at the inaugural IAAF World Relays, picking potential highlights is close to ... [Read More]
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Nassau 2014 updated entry lists as at 19 May 2014 IAAF World Relays

Added: May 21 2014, 02:14 PM in: News Feeds
Updated entry lists for the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Saturday and Sunday 24-25 May are now available. [Read More]
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Women s events preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 21 2014, 02:14 PM in: News Feeds
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jamaica s much-decorated Pocket Rocket”, loves relays. After all, in addition to being the world and Olympic champion at 100m, the diminutive sprinter was the anchor of Jamaica s championship-record-setting 4x100m relay ... [Read More]
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Men s events preview IAAF World Relays

Added: May 21 2014, 02:14 PM in: News Feeds
With 36 different countries entering men s teams in at least one of the five relays at the inaugural IAAF World Relays, picking potential highlights is close to impossible. [Read More]
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East Coast Relays: Linden, Millburn break school records, Westwood's Corinne Myers shines

Added: May 20 2014, 02:35 AM in: News Feeds
Westwood's Corinne Myers turned in an impressive performance while the Linden and Millburn girls each broke a school record to highlight the action in a final tune-up before sectionals at the East Coast Relays yesterday in Randolph.In the sprint medley... [Read More]
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East Coast Relays: Bryan Cabral anchors Linden to sprint medley title, East Orange wins shuttles

Added: May 20 2014, 02:30 AM in: News Feeds
Bryan Cabral had them right where he wanted.The junior at Linden, who is having a breakout season, was in third place with 250 meters left while running the anchor leg in the boys sprint medley relay at the 44th East Coast Relays yesterday at Randolph.... [Read More]
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