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Katarina Johnson-Thompson set for CityGames double
21. August 2019 Events
Heptathlete announced for the long jump and 150m at the street athletics meet...
Miguel Francis aims for more after making his mark
20. August 2019 Featured
The British sprinter ran a sub-20 200m in London and now hopes to book his place on the plane to...
England win at Manchester International – weekly round-up
19. August 2019 Event Reports
Highlights from the past week of athletics action, including results from the Manchester...
Record-breaking Nafi Thiam lands long jump win in Birmingham
18. August 2019 Diamond League
Heptathletes separated by single centimetre as Olympic champ breaks Belgian best for Diamond...
Yohan Blake pips Adam Gemili in sprint thriller
18. August 2019 Event Reports
Former world 100m champion Yohan Blake edges out Brit Adam Gemili at the Müller Grand Prix in...

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IAAF News and Features
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Last remaining places in the finals up for grabs in Paris - IAAF Diamond League
21/08 - 2019
The Meeting de Paris on Saturday (24) marks the final scoring opportunity in the IAAF Diamond League ahead of the finals in Zurich (29 August) and Brussels (6 September).
Advice to my younger self: Jenn Suhr
21/08 - 2019
USA's 2012 Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr, who is set to compete at this weekend's IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris, passes on some advice to her teenage self.
Kamworor and Tirop take 10,000m titles at Kenyan Championships
21/08 - 2019
Three-time world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor and 2015 world cross-country champion Agnes Tirop won the 10,000m titles at the Kenyan Championships, held at Nairobi's Nyayo Stadium on Wednesday (21).
IAAF Inside Athletics - Sandra Perkovic: 'My wish is to go to five Olympic Games'
20/08 - 2019
In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, world and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia outlines her long-term career plan.
Paris provisional entry lists, as at 20 Aug - IAAF Diamond League
20/08 - 2019
The provisional entry lists for the 12th meeting of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, in Paris on 24 August, are now available.

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BBC Athletics News

BBC Sport | Athletics | World Edition
The latest BBC Athletics news plus blogs, analysis, results and calendar along...
I want 9.4secs at Olympics - Bolt
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Olympics
Usain Bolt wants to "amaze" the world at London 2012 by running 9.4 seconds for the 100m and 19 seconds for the 200m.
GB team 'can hit medal target'
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Athletics
UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee insists his squad can hit his target of eight medals at the London Olympics.
Athletes get Olympic ticket boost
Wednesday, 18. April 2012 Athletics
UK Athletics says it will buy tickets to ensure athletes' friends and families can watch them perform at the London Olympics.
Mutai to defend title after fever
Friday, 20. April 2012 Athletics
Emmanuel Mutai determined to defend his London Marathon title on Sunday, despite contracting typhoid last month.
Gebrselassie ends Olympic dream
Tuesday, 17. April 2012 Athletics
Former marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie gives up on his dream of competing in the London 2012 marathon.