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08/28/2017 - 13:53

semenya.jpgCaster Semenya crowned the 76th edition of the ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with a world best in the 600 m. The South African ran 1:21.77, improving the former 20 year-old mark from Cuba’s Ana Fidelia Quirot by almost one second. A meeting record was established by Kenya’s Norah Tanui who took the 3,000 m Steeplechase in 9:03.70.

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08/25/2017 - 12:19

farah-2.jpg(IAAF) - Mo Farah brought his track career to an end in the most fitting fashion, producing a dramatic 5000m victory at the Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday (24), the first of two 2017 IAAF Diamond League finals.

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08/25/2017 - 12:07

semenya.jpgFull stage dress rehearsal and debut before the general public: the 76th edition of ISTAF this Sunday has plenty to offer.

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08/24/2017 - 13:21

schippers.jpg(IAAF) - Sixteen IAAF Diamond League champions will be crowned on Thursday (24) at the Weltklasse in Zurich, the first of two 2017 IAAF Diamond League finals.

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08/18/2017 - 15:21

vetter.jpgThe Olympic champion against the World champion, that’s the scenario for a big showdown at the 76th ISTAF meeting on August 27. The Olympic champion Thomas Röhler and the World champion Johannes Vetter will strive for javelin supremacy at this IAAF World Challenge Meeting.

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08/18/2017 - 15:07

unnamed(3).jpgSTAMFORD, Conn. – August 17, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues coverage of the IAAF Diamond League this Sunday, August 20, from Birmingham, England, live at 10 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will present encore coverage of the event Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.

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08/14/2017 - 19:40

makwala.jpg18 Champions in Zurich - ZURICH (SUI): After being forced to withdraw from the 400m final, Isaac Makwala will go head-to-head with world and Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk in the Weltklasse Zurich IAAF Diamond League on 24 August, informs organisers.

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Team USATF Superlatives - London 2017

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08/14/2017 - 12:46
Date: 
08/14/2017 - 12:46

coburn.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- Team USATF's performance at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London was one for the record books, from a record number of medals to all-time best performances.

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08/14/2017 - 12:39

bowie.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- With three medals Sunday night at the IAAF World Championships - gold by the women’s 4x400, silver by the men’s 4x400, and bronze by Ajee’ Wilson in the 800 - Team USATF shattered its record for the most medals at a single World Championships to close out competition at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium.

Regional news
Date: 
08/14/2017 - 12:37

chelimo.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- Another night, another four medals for Team USATF at the IAAF World Championships Saturday night at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium.

Regional news
Date: 
08/12/2017 - 12:30

coburnwin.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- Team USATF made a splash by having its biggest distance-running medal haul in generations at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. But nothing, it seems, prepared the track world for the stunning 1-2 finish in the women’s steeplechase byEmma Coburnand Courtney FrerichsFriday night at the IAAF World Championships in London.

Regional news
Date: 
08/11/2017 - 12:41

 clay-taylor.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- A pair of 1-2 finishes highlighted by a see-saw battle in the men’s triple jump gave Team USATF four medals Thursday evening at Queen Elizabeth Stadium, bringing the total to six golds and 19 medals after seven days of competition.

Regional news
Date: 
08/10/2017 - 16:14

felix.jpgLONDON -- A 1-3 finish by Phyllis Francis and Allyson Felix, combined with bronze medals from Rio Olympic champions Michelle Carter and Kerron Clementin cold, rainy and breezy conditions, gave Team USATF a four-medal evening and 15 medals thus far at the World Championships Wednesday night at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium.

Regional news
Date: 
08/09/2017 - 16:33

jag.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- Sam Kendrickswent from Olympic silver medalist to World Championships gold medalist Tuesday evening, winning the men’s pole vault at Queen Elizabeth Stadium to close out competition for the night.

Regional news
Date: 
08/09/2017 - 16:27

lav.jpgQUOTE OF THE DAY - Renaud Lavillenie: "I cheered for Bosse, it helped me to keep my motivation. I am very proud for him. We are competing at the best level, enjoying ourselves and showing emotions - that is why we love this sport.”

Regional news
Date: 
08/08/2017 - 15:35

van.jpg(IAAF) - 1 Men’s 400m  - When Wayde van Niekerk opened his European season with an effortless-looking 43.62 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, few would have bet against him winning here. But in his next race, Isaac Makwala pushed him all the way in Monaco as Van Niekerk narrowly won, 43.73 to 43.84.

Regional news
Date: 
08/08/2017 - 15:34

chicago.jpgJones, Khannouchi, Ndereba and Radcliffe all set world records on the iconic Chicago Marathon course.

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Date: 
08/08/2017 - 15:27

simpson.jpgLONDON -- With another astounding stretch run, Jenny Simpson earned her fourth global medal in the women’s 1,500 meters Monday night at Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

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Date: 
08/07/2017 - 14:45

bowie.jpgLONDON -- With a furious finish and a lean for the ages, Tori Bowieupgraded her 2016 Olympic silver medal to World Championship gold Sunday night in the women’s 100 meters, tumbling through the finish line for a history-making win for Team USATF at Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

Regional news
Date: 
08/07/2017 - 14:44

cragg.jpg(USATF) - LONDON -- Two-time Olympian Amy Cragg made history Sunday coming across Tower Bridge Sunday, storming over the final 800m to win bronze in the women’s marathon, becoming the first American woman to capture a marathon medal at the IAAF World Championships since Marianne Dickerson in 1983.

 

 

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