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Upsets expected at 2017 Athletics South Africa Senior Championships in Potchefstroom
While South Africa's top sprinters are expected to steal the show and experienced campaigners are favoured to dominate other disciplines, a number of junior prospects and resurgent stars are aiming to cause upsets at the ASA Senior and Combined Events Champ...

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Top SA sprinters to clash at the 2017 South African Championships in Potchefstroom this weekend
South Africa's growing list of world-class sprinters will lead the charge in Potchefstroom this weekend, as a number of elite stars target double titles at the ASA Senior Championships on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 April 2017. In-form Olympic finalist Akani ...

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Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat claim 2017 Boston Marathon titles
Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with two miles to go to give Kenya its first men's victory in five years . Edna Kiplagat won the women's race to complete the Kenyan sweep.

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South Africa: Lungile Gongqa won the Old Mutual Two Oceans, Lebogang Shange and Ncincilili Titi shine at the weekend
South Africa's road runners dominated a long weekend packed with fine performances, as the nation's elite athletes turned out in various contests around the world. On Saturday, Lebogang Shange stepped on the podium at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Taic...

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Kenyan Julius Yego joins a strong line-up of Qatari Olympians at 2017 Doha Diamond League
Qatar’s Olympians and rising stars are set to compete amongst some of the best athletes in the world in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha. Qatar’s athletics team will join an already outstanding list of athletics superstars wh...

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Kenyan Julius Yego joins a strong line-up of Qatari Olympians at 2017 Doha Diamond League
Qatar’s
Olympians and rising stars are set to compete amongst some of the best
athletes in the world in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond
League season in Doha. Qatar’s athletics team will join an already
outstanding list of athletics superstar...

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One week to go: IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017
There's less than a week to go before the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017, which will be held in Nassau on Saturday and Sunday 22-23 April. More than 500 athletes from around the world will compete in five relay disciplines in the Bahamian capital's Thom...

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Seb Coe on IAAF Russia Taskforce, Reallocation of Prize Money
The IAAF Taskforce’s latest interim report about the reinstatement process concerning the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) was delivered to Council by Taskforce Member Geoff Gardener. The Taskforce is concerned that little progress has been made since i...

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IAAF CEO reflects on first sixth months
In his report to the Council meeting, IAAF CEO Olivier Gers gave an update on his first six months in office. “The 3rd April was a great day to have an anniversary as it was a momentous day for another reason - we officially started operating the Athletics ...

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Full Results - AFN All-Comers 2017 in Port Harcourt
Full Results of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All Comers Competition held on Wednesday April 12, 2017 at the University of Port Harcourt Sports Centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Mercy Ntia Obong clocked a season’s best time of 11.7...
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