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What we learned on day six IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 2:49pm in: News Feeds
There are obvious lessons to be drawn from any day by an observant person, such as "some people can throw things farther than others" and "be careful when driving a Segway and operating a steady-cam at the same time". [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Five expected highlights on day 7 IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 2:36pm in: News Feeds
Five finals and the first half of the decathlon are on the agenda for Friday at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015. [Read More]
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Report: men s 200m final IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 2:09pm in: News Feeds
The 200m duel between Jamaica s defending champion Usain Bolt and USA s Justin Gatlin was the last event of Thursday evening and the highlight of the day. [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Report: women's 400m final IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 1:46pm in: News Feeds
There a million and one different ways of running the 400m and Allyson Felix produced one slightly unusual, but highly effective, version which proved golden inside an electric Bird s Nest stadium on Thursday. [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Report: men s triple jump final IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 1:37pm in: News Feeds
Christian Taylor produced the second-longest jump in history to take his second world title in the triple jump on Thursday night. [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Report: women s 200m semi-finals IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 1:06pm in: News Feeds
Nineteen-year-old Dina Asher-Smith led the way into the women s 200m final, running the fastest time in the semi-final round on Thursday night. [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Report: women's 800m semi-finals IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 12:55pm in: News Feeds
The women s 800m semi-finals on Thursday night provided personal bests galore, and gave an indication of the strong medal contenders for Saturday s final. [Read More]
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Report: women s hammer final IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 12:38pm in: News Feeds
It took just two attempts for Anita Wlodarczyk to produce a mark that was almost three metres farther than any other woman in the world had managed this year. [Read More]
Seeded by: IAAF
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Report: men's 110m hurdles semi-finals IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 12:20pm in: News Feeds
Following Wednesday's drama-filled first round heats, the semi-finals on Thursday night served up the two fastest World Championship semi-finals in the history of the event to perfectly set up what is likely to prove a fantastic final on Friday. [Read More]
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Follow the action in Beijing on the IAAF app in both English and Chinese

Added: Aug 27th, 9:52am in: News Feeds
The IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 has reached its half-way point, but there are still many more titles yet to be decided. [Read More]
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Report: men s 1500m heats IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 8:00am in: News Feeds
World indoor 1500m champion Ayanleh Souleiman was the only big fish who will play no further part in the competition in an otherwise routine first-round qualification for the men s 1500m. [Read More]
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Rudisha emerges from his dark place into the Beijing spotlight

Added: Aug 27th, 6:48am in: News Feeds
There was a time when the great David Rudisha pondered if he would ever return to past glories. [Read More]
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Report: men's discus qualifying IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 4:59am in: News Feeds
Jamaica s Fedrick Dacres led the charge in the qualification rounds on Thursday morning, while the 2015 world leader Piotr Malachowski was close to giving himself a heart attack. [Read More]
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Report: women's high jump qualifying IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 4:30am in: News Feeds
The leading medal contenders all breezed through a routine qualification session as the 13 women who cleared 1.92m all advanced to the final on Thursday morning. The automatic qualifying height was 1.94m but the referees made the wise decision not to p... [Read More]
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Report: women's 100m hurdles heats IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 4:28am in: News Feeds
With a fairly easy qualification formula of the four fastest athletes in each of the five heats, plus the next four fastest athletes, progressing to the semi-finals on Friday, the first round of competition in the 100m hurdles didn t bring any major su... [Read More]
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Report: women's long jump qualifying IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 4:21am in: News Feeds
Ivana Spanovic led the qualifiers on Thursday morning with a Serbian outdoor record of 6.91m but the principal talking point was the redemption of Great Britain s Katarina Johnson-Thompson after her meltdown in the heptathlon long jump when she was vyi... [Read More]
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Report: women s 5000m heats IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 27th, 3:10am in: News Feeds
Four races down, one to go for Genzebe Dibaba in her distance double mission. [Read More]
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Prandini, Francis Advance at IAAF

Added: Aug 26th, 7:10pm in: News Feeds
Former Duck Phyllis Francis advance to the final of the women's 400, while current Duck Jenna Prandini advanced in the 200. [Read More]
Seeded by: University of Oregon Track and Field and Cross Country - Eugene, Oregon
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Barber trying to keep surprise victory in perspective

Added: Aug 26th, 5:10pm in: News Feeds
Standing atop the podium with the gold medal around his neck, Canada s Shawn Barber still looked like a young man in disbelief at his fortune. [Read More]
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Five big moments from day five IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 26th, 3:20pm in: News Feeds
Wednesday evening's competition at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 featured a few more Kenyan medals, expected or not, two superlative field event competitions, some victorious favourites, and some new champions. Here are our five moments of... [Read More]
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Five expected highlights on day 6 IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 26th, 3:13pm in: News Feeds
The IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 continues with four more finals on Thursday evening. Let s look at some likely highlights. [Read More]
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Report: women s 3000m steeplechase final IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Added: Aug 26th, 3:12pm in: News Feeds
Going into the women s 3000m steeplechase final, the only certainty was that there would be a new world champion as none of the five previous winners had made it to Beijing. [Read More]
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