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29 Aug 2015

Ashton Eaton 9045 World Record. 45in the 400! 10.23 in the 100m, 7.88m in the LJ!

An incredible World Record for Ashton Eaton. The Greatest athlete in the World broke his own World Record with a new score of 9045. Interview Full Results here 100m 10.23 Long Jump 7.88m Shot Put-14.53 High Jump 2.01 Video to added later 400m-45 Seconds Discus 43.34 Javelin 63.63 Video to

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29 Aug 2015

Day 8 Recap: Mo and Bolt do it again, Sum Shock in the 800m, World Record for Eaton

50km Walk Robert Heffernan was an excellent fifth here after an interrupted two years since Moscow. Matej Toth was the winner here with Jared Tallent 2nd and Takayuki Tanii the first of the Japanese in third. Full Results here Womens 4 x 400m Nigeria and the United States were the

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Cathal Dennehy: World Champion and faster than a camera shutter
27 Aug 2015

World Title For Cathal Dennehy

Cathal Dennehy. Writer, Lover, Beer Mile Record Holder. And now… WORLD CHAMPION! Dennehy, a father of none, went out to make a statement in this one, splitting a 54 second first 400m, followed by a 1.25 600m split. The wheels started to come off soon after 600m, as the many evenings

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27 Aug 2015

The 7 types of World Championship Fan

The Aficionado The kind of person who sets their alarm for 3.55am to get up to watch the qualification of the women’s pole vault. Don’t get me wrong, I like the Pole Vault, but I don’t like it that much. This guy is up, glued to the TV screen, and knows the

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27 Aug 2015

Day Six Evening Recap: Massive Jump from Taylor, Bolt still the best, Felix with the win

110m Hurdles Semi Finals No major upsets here with Aleec Harris being the biggest name to miss out.World Record Holder Aries Merritt ran a season’s best of 13.08 to reach the final as the fastest qualifier. Full Results here 200m Women’s Semi Dina Asher-Smith was the fastest of the round

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27 Aug 2015

Day 6 Morning Recap: Lowe goes Down, Rollins rolls on, Souleiman still searching

Men’s Discus Qualification Piotr Malachowski was only second in qualifying with a 65.59. Fedrick Dacres of Jamaica threw 65.77. Full Results here Women’s High Jump Morgan Lake and Chaunte Lowe were the two big names who failed to qualify for the final Full Results here Women’s 110m Hurdles No major

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Yego throwing a monster. Image: PhotoRun
26 Aug 2015

Day 5 Evening Recap: Van Niekerk gets Gold, Ghribi stumbles, Yego goes Long

200m Semi Finals Lemaitre, Warren Weir and Sani Brown were the only major names knocked out with Gatlin seting the fastest time with a 19.87 to Bolts 19.95. Semi 1 Semi 2 Semi 3 Full Results here 200m Heats Womens Dina Asher Smith was the fastest qualifer with a 22.22

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26 Aug 2015

Day 5 Morning Recap: Irish below their best, Farah safely through, Dendy out again.

Hammer Qualification Anita Włodarczyk showed her superiority in the women’s hammer easily punching out a 75.01 which was a three metres clear of everyone else except the frenchwoman Alexandra Tavernier who threw 74.39, a p.b by over 30 cm having thrown a p.b by 3 metres in June of this

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Everard in the 800m heats. Picture by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile courtesy of Athletics Ireland
26 Aug 2015

Everard and Reynolds don’t progress in Beijing

Ciara Everard and Ben Reynolds found the going tough as they were knocked out of their respective heats in the 800m and 110m Hurdles on day 5 of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Ciara Everard (UCD) went in heat 4 of the women’s 800m and felt she got

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25 Aug 2015

Day 4 Recap- The Return of the King, Kenyan over the sticks, Dibaba Domination

Women’s 400m Felix lands on her feet with a seasonal best of 49.89. Ohurhougu and Miller ran 50. to keep the pressure on. Semi 1-Miller Semi 2-Ohurhougu Semi 3-Felix Full results here Men’s 200m Bolt went 20.28 easy, Gatlin looked comfortable with a 20.19 while Ramil Gulilev went 20.01 to

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