Jamaica's Olympic 100m and 200m sprint champion Elaine Thompson will not attempt the double at the London World Championships after she was entered for only the 100m at the National Senior Championships which begins today inside the National Stadium.
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The hunt for places on Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships in London begins today at the National Stadium.
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Maria Lasitskene underlined her position as overwhelming favourite to retain the world high jump title this summer as she produced her fifth jump this season of 2.00m or higher – easily enough to earn maximum IAAF Diamond League points in Stockholm at the Bauhaus Galan on Sunday (18).
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British Athletics today announced 32 athletes in the first wave of selections for the European Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy on July 20-23, with a 20-strong team also selected for the Mannheim International in Germany on July 1-2.
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Sunday, 18 June 2017 23:35

De Grasse Flies To Windy 9.69

Andre De Grasse took advantage of a huge following wind in Stockholm at the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season to run a faster 100m than he has ever previously managed, his 9.69 comfortably topping this year’s world list, albeit annulled for record purposes by the 4.8m/s of wind assistance at his back, way in excess of the allowable limit of 2.00m/s.
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UNDER the strong guidance of Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach Toni Minichiello, 19-year-old Alicia Barrett has remained one of, if not the most promising 100m hurdles prospect Britain has to offer.
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An additional 60,000 tickets will be available across the whole IAAF World Championships, including most popular 100m finals sessions and opening night.
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NOT SINCE Carolina Kluft set the European heptathlon record of 7032 in 2007 has any woman touched the 7000-point barrier but that gap was bridged in Gotzis last month by Belgium’s Olympic champion Nafissatou Thiam in one of the greatest heptathlon competitions of all-time.
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Usain Bolt has cautioned Canadian young gun Andre De Grasse to temper his expectations of dethroning him at the world championships in London in August.
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Power was on display everywhere you looked at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday night (8). Whether in the booming right arm of Thomas Röhler, the elastic spring of pole vaulter Katerini Stefanidi or the supreme pace of sprinters Dafne Schippers, Andre De Grasse and Chinjindu Ujah, it manifested itself in every way imaginable at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea.
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