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Series17 Jun 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Athletics Relays Yokohama 2019

In the latest in our ‘seven wonders’ series, we turn our attention to the most recent global athletics event staged in Japan: the World Athletics Relays Yokohama 2019.

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Series10 Jun 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: horizontal jumps

Every athlete has a story.

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Series09 Jun 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Championships Osaka 2007

In the latest in our ‘seven wonders’ series, we put the spotlight on the last time Japan hosted the World Athletics Championships – in Osaka in 2007.

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Series03 Jun 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka 2006

In the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics, we have been putting the spotlight on other major international athletics events to have been staged in Japan. The next throwback is the 2006 World Cross Country Championships in Fukuoka.

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Series31 May 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: vertical jumps

Every athlete has a story.

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Series27 May 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Indoor Championships Maebashi 1999

In the latest in our Tokyo countdown series we focus on another memorable global athletics event staged in Japan as we fix our gaze on the 1999 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Maebashi.

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Series25 May 2021

World Athletics Podcast – decathlon special

Roman Sebrle, Ashton Eaton and Kevin Mayer came together virtually for a special edition of the World Athletics podcast to discuss all things combined events.

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Series21 May 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: hurdles and steeplechase

Every athlete has a story.

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Series19 May 2021

Japan's seven wonders: World Championships Tokyo 1991

We continue the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics by revisiting some of the past major athletics events held in The Land of the Rising Sun.

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Series12 May 2021

Japan’s seven wonders: Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games

In the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics, we look back at the major global athletics events that have been staged in The Land of the Rising Sun.

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Series11 May 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: long distance

Every athlete has a story.

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Series01 May 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: middle-distance

Every athlete has a story.

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