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24 Aug 2015

Day 3 Evening Recap: Renaud in Ruins, 4th title for Kemboi, Shelly-Ann does it again

Pole Vault-World’s Hoodoo Continues for Renaud Shawnacy Barber jumped a huge 6.00m to take the win with Holzdeppe in 2nd with a three way tie for 3rd between Wojciechowski, Lisek and Lavillenie Full Results here Ibarguen the unbeatable Catherine Ibarguen continued her impressive unbeaten streak winning once again while world

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24 Aug 2015

Day 3 Morning Recap: Irish Girls bow out as do Dendy and Mokoena in the Sandbox

Pena heads Home but so does Silkeburg as the favorites progress Pena could only manage 4.30 which is just below her personal best as the only major athlete to bow out was multiple finalist and the nearly woman of the last two major global champs in London and Moscow, Silke

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23 Aug 2015

Day 2 Evening Recap: Hep Heaven, Bolt saves the World as we know it, World Class Irish Men go top 12

Heptathlon Heaven for Ennis-Hill In the end it was the consistency of Ennis-Hill that won out as Brienne Theisen-Eaton and Katerina Johnson-Thompson had issues with several events which put them out of contention. Full results here Kovacs gets the win Joe Kovacs did the business edging out David Storl 21.93

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23 Aug 2015

English misses out on Final

Mark English was 5th in today’s semi final running 1.45.55 but it was not enough to qualify. 10th overall he missed out by less than half a second. Aman’s disqualification has moved English up a spot Results here

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23 Aug 2015

Mageean goes 4:07 in British Miler’s Club 1500m

Mageean showed great form running 4:07 in Solihull in a BMC Grand Prix last night. Mageean has to run under 4:06:00 to qualify for the Rio Olympics Race Video can be viewed with a free sign-up here 1500m Women A Time :17:28 1 4:07.31 Ciara Mageean University College Dublin/Irel 2

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23 Aug 2015

Race Video: Thomas Barr Fourth in Semi Final

Thomas Barr had his usual fast finish to get plenty of scalps and put himself in position to qualify as fastest loser. Unfortunately it was not to be good enough as Yasmini Capello of Turkey ran 48.46. Barr ended up being the fifth fastest non automatic qualifer, missing out by

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Joe Kovacs. Image Courtesy of Photorun
23 Aug 2015

Sunday Morning Recap:Game over for KJT, Favorites waltz through

KJT goes Long but gets the red flag Katerina Johnson Thompson fouls out after three breaks in the Long Jump. After a poor, by her standards, High Jump yesterday the wheels came off today in her favoured event. The athlete never looked right, even appearing tired and sullen before the

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22 Aug 2015

Day 1 Evening Rapid Fire Recap: Barr Barrels on, Farah Unbeatable, Hyphens in a Hurry

Farah Unbeatable Run it slow, Farah wins. Run it fast, Farah wins. The Kenyans had a go and ran like a team but in the last 3000, they parried and shadow boxed rather than driving a hammer blow. Farah, always comfortable, stalked for 23 1/2 laps and then stormed to

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22 Aug 2015

5 Quick Thoughts from the First Morning of Beijing

1. Women’s 1500m Heats All goes to form here with the only exception being in how in bad form Jenny Simpson was with 41 year old drug cheat Tatyana Tomashova. She looks like she’s going to shova in the final. Sorry. Oh and Genzebe Dibaba dropped a 59 last lap

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Derval O'Rourke in action at the European Indoor Championships; Image courtesy of PhotoRun
20 Aug 2015

Throwback Thursday: Derval’s agonising fourth

Derval O Rourke, 3 time Olympian, World Indoor Champion and multiple European medalist missed out on a world medal by just a tenth of a second in 2009. After a disappointing performance in 2008, Derval would take on 5 Olympic finalists in Berlin and also put the great Sally Pearson

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