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News27 May 2021

Barshim, Benjamin and Fraser-Pryce talk legacy as they take steps towards Tokyo in Doha

While the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (28) is an important step for many athletes on the road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, for Mutaz Barshim it also represents a key milestone in his career.

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News25 May 2021

Hassan and Kipyegon in Florence 1500m, Barshim and Stefanidi ready to soar

Double world champion Sifan Hassan and Olympic gold medallist Faith Kipyegon will go head-to-head over 1500m at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, a Wanda Diamond League meeting, on 10 June.

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Report09 May 2021

Inspired performances by Kurokawa and Miura in Tokyo

Competing in the stadium which will host Olympic athletics action this summer, Kazuki Kurokawa and Ryuji Miura were among the athletes to rise to the occasion at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on Sunday (9).

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Previews07 May 2021

Barshim ready for return to international action in Tokyo

World high jump champion Mutaz Barshim will make his first appearance outside of his home country for two years at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, in the Japanese capital on Sunday (9).

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News12 Feb 2020

Barshim headlines as four world champions are confirmed for Wanda Diamond League opener in Doha

World high jump champion Mutaz Barshim will open his season on home soil at the Doha Diamond League on 16-17 April, the first meeting of the 2020 Wanda Diamond League.

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Feature07 Oct 2019

Barshim, Kipruto and Edris – champions who find a way to win

One characteristic of champions is that they often find a way to win, even when they shouldn’t. Goals against the run of play, the passing shot at full stretch on match point, willing oneself across the line or over the bar.

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Feature05 Oct 2019

Barshim consolidates his status as Qatar’s greatest sporting hero

Not too many people get the chance to be crowned a world champion in front of their friends and family in their home city, and even fewer deliver; but Mutaz Barshim – Doha born and bred – added his name to that small list when he flew over 2.37m to take the high jump gold.

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Press Release11 Apr 2019

Barshim and Samba donate Olympic and Continental Cup kit to IAAF Heritage exhibition in Doha – one week to go

Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abderrahman Samba have donated kit to the IAAF Heritage Collection which will be on display at the IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition which opens in City Center Doha shopping mall in one week’s time.

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Series01 Jan 2019

Nine things for 2019: returning stars

With 2019 now underway, over the next nine days we'll be taking a look at nine things we're really looking forward to as we enter another World Championships year.

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Report02 Jul 2018

Shubenkov scorches to 12.92 world lead at Gyulai Memorial, near-miss for Barshim at 2.46m world record

Sergey Shubenkov powered to a 12.92 victory to highlight the Gyulai Memorial in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, on Monday (2) night. 

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Report07 Jun 2018

Samba’s momentum continues in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

A stunning meeting record of 47.60 by Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba in the men’s 400m hurdles proved the highlight of the Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday night (7), the fifth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.

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