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Jazmin Sawyers signs autographs at the 2018 Birmingham Diamond League. Photo: MV4R Photography.

National pride up for grabs at Manchester International

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13/08/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Junior champions, Paralympic winners and senior British athletes come together at Sportcity for the 2019 Manchester International event on Wednesday 14th August, which will be live here on runjumpthrow.com from 1555 BST. The competition will see head-to-heads between Great Britain Juniors, England, … Read more


Elliot Giles and Kate Avery to star at Trafford BMC Grand Prix

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08/08/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Great Britain internationals and Olympic hopefuls Elliot Giles and Kate Avery will make the trip to Trafford on Saturday for the final British Milers’ Club Grand Prix event of the season, with each race watchable live on this page of runjumpthrow.com from 1745 BST on Saturday. European bronze medall … Read more


Plagued by injuries, fuelled by success: Sally Pearson retires a true athletics great

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06/08/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

It was a career that simply had it all. As she bids farewell to athletics, the Olympic, world and Commonwealth champion Sally Pearson can sit safe in the knowledge that every title possible to win sits gleaming proudly in her illustrious trophy cabinet. The 32-year-old can look back on a hugely sati … Read more


Swiss Court ruling against Caster Semenya “welcomed” by IAAF

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31/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has welcomed a Swiss court ruling that requires three-time world champion Caster Semenya to take testosterone-lowering substances in order to compete in her favoured middle-distance events. The governing body initially ruled in late Apri … Read more


Future stars line up for English Schools’ in Birmingham

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11/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Many great names have won English Schools’ titles over the years such as Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paula Radcliffe. This weekend sees the sport’s potential future stars add to that list as they make the trip to Birmingham for the English Schools Athletics Association Track and Field Champions … Read more


Samba has been breaking records for fun this year. Photo: Matthew Quine

Monaco Diamond League: Everything you need to know

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11/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

As IAAF Diamond League meetings go few can match up to the excitement, twists and memorable performances that Monaco has seen over the years. Last year saw world leads galore and even a phenomenal 3000m steeplechase record from Beatrice Chepkoech. The Kenyan will return to Monaco hoping to produce a … Read more


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298 potential drug cheats identified by WADA

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03/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

A “target pool” of nearly 300 athletes who may have committed doping offences has been identified by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a visit to a Moscow lab revealed samples containing strong evidence of banned substances. The lab provided a total of 2,262 samples obtained between January … Read more


Mariya Lasitskene at the 2018 Paris Diamond League. Photo: Matthew Quine

Lausanne Diamond League: Everything you need to know

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03/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Last week in Stanford saw the Diamond League come back with a bang as a host of thrilling encounters lit up the Prefontaine Classic. This time, the famous Athletissima in Lausanne plays host to yet more of the sport’s top names, promising another set of thrilling clashes between fields stacked full … Read more


Wayde van Niekerk doubtful for the Diamond League season

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02/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

World 400m record holder Wayde van Niekerk has suffered a “minor setback” in his recovery from injury and could miss the rest of the Diamond League season. The Olympic and world champion suffered a damaging knee injury during a game of celebrity touch rugby on 31st October 2017. The injury left him … Read more


GB international Kyle Langford apologises for incident with an official

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01/07/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Commonwealth silver medallist Kyle Langford has issued an apology for laying hands on an official at the Watford British Milers Club (BMC) Grand Prix event on Saturday. The 23-year-old was filmed grabbing the official by the neck during his warm-up before the men’s 800m A Race. Langford released his … Read more