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Feature21 Nov 2020

Review: Running for the Revolution

'Running for the Revolution', the latest documentary film by noted filmmaker Mark Craig (link to imdb bio), chronicles the life of Olympic athletics legend and World Athletics Council Member Alberto Juantorena, from the start of the journey to his historic 400/800m double triumph at the 1976 Olympic Games to his lifelong service to the sport he loves. Five years in the making, the 90-minute film was made possible with support from World Athletics Heritage and by the International Olympic Committee, Dentsu and Getty Images who provided generous assistance with archive footage.

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Feature20 Nov 2020

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Eight awards, including those in three new categories

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Feature09 Nov 2020

After world record in Taicang, Liang eyeing four-hour barrier

Before the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, even the country’s most senior athletics journalists were not quite familiar with Liang Rui.

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Feature08 Nov 2020

After dominating in Doha, Mihambo targets Tokyo triumph

In the third round of the long jump at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, Malaika Mihambo’s dreams almost came crashing down.

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Feature04 Nov 2020

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Feature21 Oct 2020

Remembering how Snell tore up the Tokyo track on his way to historic double

On 21 October 1964, nine men lined up for the Tokyo Olympic 1500m final. Three minutes and 38.1 seconds later, New Zealand’s Peter Snell became the first man in 44 years to complete an Olympic 800m/1500m double.

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Feature20 Oct 2020

Wyomia Tyus: Still fighting for recognition as the first back-to-back Olympic 100m champion

Quick: Name the first athlete to win the 100m at consecutive Olympic Games.

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Feature19 Oct 2020

Refugee team member Nait-Hammou on his half marathon debut: 'I didn't come to participate, I came to perform'

Athlete Refugee Team member Otmane Nait-Hammou is making a habit of rubbing elbows with some of the world's finest runners at World Championships.

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Feature17 Oct 2020

After second global title and third world record, Jepchirchir cements place in history as a half marathon all-time great

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it.

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Feature09 Oct 2020

Twenty-two years since last World Half appearance, Kiekara ready for international return

Annemari Kiekara has vivid memories of the marathon at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

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Feature08 Oct 2020

Estonia: small nation, big achievements

Estonia is one of four World Athletics federations celebrating its centenary in 2020, having been officially founded on 21 January 1920.

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Feature06 Oct 2020

Inspired and advised by legends, Kitata’s rise continues with London Marathon triumph

Just moments after Shura Kitata sent shockwaves through the sport of marathon running by dethroning the great Eliud Kipchoge at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, the victorious Ethiopian experienced a seismic shock of his own.

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