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Olympic hurdler signs with Philadelphia Eagles

The NFL team Philadelphia Eagles has signed hurdler and two-time Olympian Devon Allen, the football team announced. Allen played wide…

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World Athletics Championships: Mihambo does not want a double burden

For long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo, additional starts as a sprinter are not worth serious consideration. “When she ran…

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WM | After eight days: Allyson Felix celebrates a comeback

The most successful track and field athlete in World Championship history is making her comeback just eight days after what…

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Hering and Kolberg miss the World Cup final over 800 meters

The German champion Christina Hering and World Championship debutant Majtie Kolberg were eliminated from the semi-finals over 800 m at…

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Norman and Miller-Uibo win 400m titles

US sprinter Michael Norman and Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo from the Bahamas secured the 400m title at the IAAF World…

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World Championships in Athletics: Women’s relay sprints to the final

The German women’s relay reached the final over 4×100 m at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene with the…

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Lita Baehre and Zernikel in the pole vault final

Bo Kanda Lita Baehre, fourth in the World Championships, has reached the pole vault final at the World Championships in…

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World Championships in Athletics: Fuchs Twelfth in the Javelin final

Javelin thrower Annika Marie Fuchs took twelfth place at the World Championships in Eugene after Kelsey-Lee Barber triumphed again. The…

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McLaughlin breaks the 400m hurdles world record

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin has won her first world title with a fabulous world record over the 400 meter hurdles.…

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Fabulous world record and German rays of hope at the World Championships in Athletics

At the end of the eighth day of competition there is the first world record at the World Championships in…

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Garcia Leon wins second World Championship gold

Peruvian walker Kimberly Garcia Leon won the 35K World Championships debut in Eugene, her second gold at the Oregon State…

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Does Mihambo put you in a good mood at the World Athletics Championships?

Corona confusion, sporting crisis – the German World Cup team still does not give a good picture. The last hopes…

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WM | Drechsler warns: “Losing the connection to the world leaders”

The two-time long jump Olympic champion Heike Drechsler fears a decline in German athletics. After the recent debacle at the…

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US decathlete Scantling suspended ÔÇô no start at the World Championships in Athletics

American decathlete Garrett Scantling has been provisionally suspended by his country’s anti-doping agency, USADA said. Although the 29-year-old leads the…

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World Championships in Athletics: Javelin thrower Weber reaches the final

Olympic fourth-placed Julian Weber made it to the finals at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. With 87.28 meters,…

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World Championships in Athletics: Javelin thrower Weber reached the semi-finals

Olympic fourth-placed Julian Weber made it to the finals at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. With 87.28 meters,…

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Ex-Leader of the Athletics Association Prokop thoughtful

The former head of the athletics association, Clemens Prokop, thinks that the German starters at the World Championships in Eugene…

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First Corona case in the German team

At the World Athletics Championships in Eugene there is the first Corona case in the German team. Walker Christopher Linke…

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World Athletics Championships: Mohumed misses 5000 meter semi-finals ÔÇô Parsons continues

The German champion Mohamed Mohumed was eliminated at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene over 5000 meters in the…

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Two German 800 meter runners in the semifinals

The 800-meter runners Majtie Kolberg and Christina Hering made it into the semi-finals at the World Championships in Athletics. Kolberg…

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Jackson and Lyles win world championship gold in the 200 meters

Shericka Jackson in the second best time ever and Noah Lyles with an outstanding 19.31 seconds won gold in the…

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This is how the 7th day of the World Championships in Athletics went

Highlights, titles and sayings: The seventh day of the World Championships in Athletics again had great moments to offer –…

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That brings the eighth day of the World Cup

Bo Kanda Lita Baehre wants to hold his own in the world elite in pole vaulting, high-flyer Armand Duplantis wants…

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Athletics stars face debacle

Klosterhalfen, Krause, Pudenz: Even the big names experience a night of disappointments. The German World Cup misery has no end.

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Malaika Mihambo starts the title defense mission

Now the year of title defenses for Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo is really starting. As the long jump world champion,…

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Fuchs moves into the javelin final

Annika Marie Fuchs from SC Potsdam reached the javelin final at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. In the…

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World Championships in Athletics: German disappointments in discus throwing

When the discus landed in the safety net on the third attempt and the next disappointment for the German track…

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World Championships in Athletics: Krause last in the 3000 meter final

The two-time obstacle European champion Gesa Krause was completely left behind in the final at the World Championships in Athletics…

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Klosterhalfen misses the final over 5000 meters

Germany’s world-class runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen missed the 5000 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene. In the preliminary…

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Athletics World Championship: DLV head coach rejects criticism

Germany athletics head coach Annett Stein has rejected criticism of team size at the World Championships in Eugene. In a…

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100-meter world champion Kerley does not compete in relay races

For 100-meter world champion Fred Kerley, the World Athletics Championships ended early due to an injury. So the 4×100 meter…

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Night of tears for German track and field stars

The German athletes have to be patient at the World Championships in Athletics to win a medal. On the sixth…

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Brazen theft at World Athletics Championships?

According to a report in the English newspaper “Telegraph”, the mascot of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, USA, lost…

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Brite Wightman surprises over 1500 meters

Briton Jake Wightman is the new world champion in the 1500 meters. In the Eugene final, the 28-year-old surprisingly prevailed…

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Ukrainian Mahuchikh flies past high jump gold

Top favorite Yaroslava Mahuchikh surprisingly missed Ukraine’s first gold in the high jump final of the World Athletics Championships in…

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Top favorite Warholm collapses in the hurdles final

The Brazilian Allison dos Santos won the long-awaited dream final over 400 m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in…

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Krafzig already fails in the World Cup preliminary over 400 m hurdles

The German champion Carolina Krafzik was eliminated in the preliminary heat over 400 m hurdles at the World Championships in…

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That happened in the night

Highlights, titles and sayings: That happened on Wednesday night at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene/Oregon. Two Norwegian Olympic…

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World Championships in Athletics: Fred Kerley misses gold double

US top sprinter Fred Kerley missed the chance to win the gold double at the home World Championships in Eugene…

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Wessolly without a chance in the 200m semi-final

Sprinter Jessica-Bianca Wessolly was eliminated from the semifinals over 200 meters at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene. The 25-year-old…

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WM | “Traumspiel”: DLV draws a critical half-time conclusion

Head national coach Annett Stein has drawn a critical half-time conclusion of the German performance at the World Championships in…

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Ceh crowns record show with title

The Slovenian Kristjan Ceh confidently secured the discus title at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene and dethroned the Swede…

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World Championships in Athletics: Ansah fails in the lead

The German champion Owen Ansah was eliminated from the 200 m heat at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene.…

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Asian Games are set to rise in the fall of 2023

The Asian Games, which were postponed due to the corona pandemic, will now be held in Hangzhou, China, from September…

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Early end for high jumper Przybylko

European Champion Mateusz Przybylko was eliminated early in the high jump final at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene.…

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Wessolly sprints into the World Cup semifinals

Sprinter Jessica-Bianca Wessolly has reached the semi-finals over 200 m at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. The 25-year-old,…

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Thiam takes gold, Wei├čenberg gets out

For heptathlete Sophie Wei├čenberg, all hopes of a top placement at her World Championships debut were shattered. In Eugene, the…

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World Championships in Athletics: Klosterhalfen’s start into the unknown

Konstanze Klosterhalfen runs into the unknown at the World Championships in Eugene. She does not know whether she will be…

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World Championships in Athletics: El Bakkali wins obstacle gold

Olympic champion Soufiane El Bakkali is world champion over 3000 m steeplechase for the first time. The Moroccan prevailed in…

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Next Rojas title in triple jump

World record holder Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela has won the gold medal in the triple jump for the third time…

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That happened in the night

Highlights, titles and sayings: The night at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene/Oregon at a glance: No one-digit placement…

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Kipyegon storms to world title over 1500 m

Two-time Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya has won her second world title in the 1500m. In the Eugene final,…

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German discus trio surprised in the qualification

Overall, Kristin Pudenz confidently made it into the discus final of the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene and can…

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WM | Heptathlon: Wei├čenberg in the long jump without a valid attempt

For heptathlete Sophie Wei├čenberg, all hopes of a top placement at her World Championships debut were shattered. In Eugene, the…

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Ethiopian Gebreslase wins marathon in record time

Gotytom Gebreslase from Ethiopia won gold in the marathon at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene and, one day…

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Gina L├╝ckenkemper is eliminated in the semifinals

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper was eliminated in the semi-finals over 100 m at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. The…

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Athletics: hurdles dream final perfect

At the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, the dream final over 400 m hurdles is perfect. Norway’s star Karsten Warholm…

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Early end for German discus trio

The German discus throwers failed to qualify at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene. Veteran Martin Wierig took 17th…

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Pole vaulter Otchere World Cup tenth at US show

Pole vaulter Jacqueline Otchere finished tenth at the World Athletics Championships. The 26-year-old from MTG Mannheim fell 4.60 meters in…

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World record holder Crouser shot put world champion for the first time

World record holder Ryan Crouser won the giant duel of the US shot putter against defending champion Joe Kovacs at…

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Wei├čenberg Ninth after the first day

Sophie Wei├čenberg got off to a good start in the heptathlon at the World Championships in Eugene. At the end…

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Fraser-Pryce flies to the title, L├╝ckenkemper struggles

The fastest mom in the world has struck again, the smallest sprinter in World Cup history is once again the…

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Holloway defends 110 meter hurdles title

Grant Holloway has defended his world title in the 110 meter hurdles. At the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, he…

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Cheptegei again world champion over 10,000 m

Defending champion and world record holder Joshua Cheptegei (Uganda) won gold over 10,000 m at the World Championships in Athletics…

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Hammer thrower Andersen brings next US gold

Brooke Andersen won gold in the hammer throw at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, giving hosts USA the next…

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WM | Ethiopian Tola wins World Championship gold in the marathon

Ethiopian Tamirat Tola won gold in the marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene. The vice world champion from…

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WM | Germany’s first medal hope starts

Kristin Pudenz gets into the ring – the discus thrower is the German team’s first big hope for a medal…

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WM | Gesa Krause “incredibly grateful” after the shaking competition

Gesa Felicitas Krause fought again for every meter – and was somewhat surprisingly rewarded with the final over 3000 m…

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WM | Wang becomes world champion in the long jump

Wang Jianan became the first Chinese to win gold in the long jump at the World Championships. In the last…

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Corona outbreak at the World Athletics Championships

At the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/Oregon there was a large-scale outbreak of corona in the Japanese marathon team. As…

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WM | US shot putter Ealey wins gold

Shot putter Chase Ealey secured the first gold medal for host USA at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/Oregon. The…

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That was the second night at the World Championships in Athletics

The triple triumph of the US sprinters in the final over 100 meters crowned the second day of competition at…

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WM | After a weak start: L├╝ckenkemper sprints into the semifinals

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper has reached the semi-finals over 100 m at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/Oregon. The 25-year-old Westphalian,…

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WM | “USA, Baby!”: USA burn big sprint fireworks

Fred Kerley is the new 100m world champion. The 27-year-old led a sizzling triple victory for the US sprinters in…

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WM | Fifth title in a row: hammer thrower Fajdek hangs from Bolt

Polish hammer thrower Pawel Fajdek has won the world title for the fifth time in a row, making history. The…

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Hurdle star Warholm wins the heat without any problems

Despite his hamstring injury, Norway’s hurdles star Karsten Warholm seems ready to defend his title at the World Championships in…

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Young meat and trotter eliminated at World Championships in Athletics

Hurdle sprinter Gregor Traber was eliminated at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene/Oregon in 13.71 seconds in his preliminary…

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World record holder Gidey wins over 10,000 m

Ethiopian Letesenbet Gidey won the first race decision at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene. The 29-year-old world record holder…

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Krause narrowly reaches the final at the World Championships in Athletics

The two-time obstacle European champion Gesa Felicitas Krause made it to the finals at the World Championships in Athletics in…

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No start at the World Championships in Athletics: Marathon ace Cherono temporarily suspended

Kenya’s marathon ace Lawrence Cherono is not allowed to start in the World Championship decider over the 42.195 kilometers on…

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WM | 100-meter lead: Fred Kerley registers title claim

The American Fred Kerley claimed the title in the preliminary heat over 100 meters at the World Athletics Championships in…

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Sprinter Felix misses 14th world title

The American sprinter Allyson Felix surprisingly missed her 14th world championship gold in her first race at her last world…

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Post-nominated Otchere in the IAAF World Championships baton final

Pole vaulter Jacqueline Otchere has reached the final at the IAAF World Championships in Eugene. The Mannheimer, who was only…

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Shot put finals without German participation

The shot put finals take place at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene without German participation. Simon Bayer from…

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Long jumper Mihambo aims for best performance

Defending champion Malaika Mihambo does not rule out a personal best performance in the long jump over more than 7.30…

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That was the night at the World Championships in Athletics

The first medals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/USA have been awarded. At the start, walker Christopher Linke’s dream…

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World Championships in Athletics: European high jump champion Przybylko in the final

European champion Mateusz Przybylko has reached the high jump final at the track and field world championships in Eugene, USA.…

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Athletics: Triple jump Olympic champion Taylor criticizes sponsors

Triple jump star Christian Taylor has criticized the importance of social media for sponsors these days. “When I started with…

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Usain Bolt expects “no world record”

The eight-time Olympic champion and double world record holder Usain Bolt sees his best times at the World Championships in…

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World Championships in Athletics: Klosterhalfen does without the 10,000 meter start

Germany’s exceptional runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen will not start over 10,000 meters at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene/USA on…

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Jim Thorpe now sole Olympic decathlon champion

110 years after his triumph in Stockholm, Jim Thorpe (USA) has again been declared the sole Olympic champion in the…

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World Cup coup? Mohumed aims for Baumann record

Running climber Mohamed Mohumed (Dortmund) is aiming for the German record over 5000 m from Olympic champion Dieter Baumann at…

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Olympic champion Jacobs expects a hot 100-meter duel

Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs (Italy) is expecting a hot duel with top favorite Fred Kerley (USA) for the title over…

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Athletics duo missed World Cup

With Sara Gambetta and Yasmin Kwadwo, two other track and field athletes from the German team have canceled their start…

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World Athletics Championships 2025 awarded to Tokyo

The World Athletics Championships will be held in Tokyo in 2025, returning 34 years after the legendary 1991 edition in…

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Sebastian Coe defends Russian expulsion in Eugene

Sebastian Coe, head of the world athletics association World Athletics, defended the exclusion of the athletes from Russia and Belarus…

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World Championships in Athletics: 600 doping controls in the athletes’ village

To protect clean athletes, an extensive anti-doping program was launched at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/USA. As the independent…

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Fastest man in Africa misses the World Athletics Championships

Medal candidate Ferdinand Omanyala (Kenya) will miss the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/USA (July 15-24) due to visa problems. “I…

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Olympic champion Hassan starts over 5000 and 10,000 meters

The Dutch double Olympic champion Sifan Hassan wants to defend her titles over 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the World…

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Fred Kerley’s gold mission at the home World Championships in Eugene

Fred Kerley grew up with twelve other children, didn’t always have something to eat and almost ended up in prison…

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L├╝ckenkemper revs up again before the start of the World Cup

Gina L├╝ckenkemper is back after a difficult time – but in view of the strength of the competition, the cheerful…

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World Athletics Championships: Ukraine star welcomes Russia exclusion

High jump star Yaroslava Mahuchikh welcomed the exclusion of Russian athletes from the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/USA (July 15-24)…

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First case of doping at the World Championships in Athletics

First doping case at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene: Nijel Amos (Botswana) has tested positive and is not…

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World Athletics Championships: Mihambo takes off ÔÇô relaxed to defend the title?

European champion, Olympic champion, defending champion – Malaika Mihambo no longer has to prove anything to anyone at the World…

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Mihambo is thinking about the end of his career

After three gold medals in a row, long jump queen Malaika Mihambo is gradually thinking about the end of her…

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World Cup in the province raises question marks

No other city in the United States has anywhere near the passion for athletics that the World Cup host city…

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DLV sees double pack of World Cup and European Championship as “great opportunity”

The German Athletics Association sees the short succession of world and European championships as a challenge and advertisement. “This is…

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Farah’s life lie has no consequences

After the revelation of his false identity, running star Mo Farah does not have to fear any consequences from the…

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World Championships in Athletics without Jepchirchir and Gardiner

Two co-favorites for the competitions of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene/Oregon starting Friday canceled their participation in the title…

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Athletics: World Cup marathon without Olympic champion Jepchirchir

The Kenyan marathon Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir has to forego her participation in the World Championship race at the forthcoming…

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Gloomy World Cup prospects for German athletes

Malaika Mihambo jumps for the title again – but otherwise the German prospects for the World Cup are rather modest.…

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Hammer throw world champion Price cancels the start of the World Cup

Hammer throw world champion DeAnna Price (USA) will not defend her title at the upcoming World Championships in Athletics starting…

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Hussong also cancels the World Athletics Championships

Next prominent cancellation before the World Championships in Athletics: After the German javelin record holder Johannes Vetter, his discipline colleague…

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More Russian athletes admitted as neutral

The World Athletics Federation has approved the application of 18 Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag in international…

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Seven World Cup successors for the DLV

The German Athletics Association (DLV) is sending seven more athletes to the World Championships in Eugene/USA (July 15th to 24th).…

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Athletics: Record medalist Felix in US squad

Medal record holder Allyson Felix from the USA has been nominated for a World Athletics Championship for the tenth time…

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Marathon star Kipchoge at the start in Berlin

Running star Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) will start the marathon in Berlin on September 25th. The 37-year-old competes in the classic…

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Athletics: World Cup off for javelin thrower cousin

World Cup out for the ex-world champion: The German javelin record holder Johannes Vetter has canceled his start at the…

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Half Marathon World Championships in China canceled due to Corona

Due to the ongoing corona pandemic, the world athletics association canceled the half marathon world championships in Yangzhou, China. This…

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Javelin legend wants Olympics in Germany

Javelin throwing legend Klaus Wolfermann spoke out in favor of the Olympic Games in Germany. “You could now consider that…

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Ansah-Peprah scratches the German 100 meter record

Sprinter Lucas Ansah-Peprah has scratched Julian Reus’ German 100 meter record. The man from Hamburg set a personal best of…

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Athletics: German sprint relay runs world record

After a six-year break from competition, the 4×100 meter relay of the German para sprinters set a world record at…

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Athletics: German para relay runs world record

After a six-year break from competition, the 4×100 meter relay of the German para sprinters set a world record at…

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Malaika Mihambo leads the German squad

The defending champions Malaika Mihambo (long jump) and Niklas Kaul (decathlon) lead the German squad for the World Championships in…

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3000 meter obstacle: Gesa Krause badly disappointed after the first race of the season

The two-time European champion Gesa Krause was disappointed after her first race of the season over 3000 meters obstacle and…

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Mihambo only fifth at World Cup dress rehearsal

Long jumper Malaika Mihambo finished the last major test before the World Athletics Championships in fifth place. At the Diamond…

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Ukrainian track and field athletes fly to the World Cup thanks to aid funds

Thanks to an aid fund from the world athletics association World Athletics (WA), a first group of Ukrainian athletes and…

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World Cup gold in sight: 100 percent is no longer enough for Mihambo

100 percent is not enough for Malaika Mihambo, the world’s best long jumper wants more and does more. The Olympic…

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Doping ban for Swiss sprinter Alex Wilson

Swiss sprinter Alex Wilson has been banned for four years for doping. In addition, the 31-year-old has to pay around…

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Nigeria’s women’s sprint relay excluded from World Cup

Nigeria’s women’s 4x100m relay has lost a spot at the World Athletics Championships July 15-24 in Eugene, USA. This is…

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Pole vault pirate Lita Baehre in top form ahead of the World Championships

Pole vaulter Bo Kanda Lita Baehre is one of the few German hopefuls for the World Cup – and has…

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Malaika Mihambo on a good World Cup path after winning the championship

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo believes she is on the right track in preparing for the World and European…

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Track and field athletes travel to Santa Barbara for pre-camp

The German Athletics Association will start direct preparations for the World Championships from July 15th to 24th in Eugene, USA,…

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Richardson also missed World Championship norm over 200 m

US sprint star Sha’Carri Richardson also clearly missed qualifying for the 200-meter race at the World Athletics Championships. The high-flyer…

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Two men chain themselves to the high jump facility

An incident in the men’s high jump caused the competition to be briefly interrupted at the German Athletics Championships in…

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Rio Olympic champion Harting missed the World Cup

After the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Rio Olympic champion Christoph Harting will also miss the upcoming World Championships in Eugene/USA…

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Mihambo clears the next title

Long jump star Malaika Mihambo (LG Kurpfalz) has picked up her sixth German championship title on the way to defending…

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French hurdler attacked before winning title

At the French Athletics Championships in Caen, hurdler Wilfried Happio was attacked by a stranger shortly before his race and…

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Fabian Heinle is German long jump champion for the fifth time

Fabian Heinle has secured the German championship title in the long jump for the fifth time. The 28-year-old from Stuttgart…

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The Finals | “Like flying”: Gina L├╝ckenkemper breaks the 11-second mark

Gina L├╝ckenkemper had been chasing this feeling in vain for four years – in the 100-meter final of the German…

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Jacobs still has room for improvement ahead of the home World Cup

Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs has made his comeback over 100 m after a week-long injury break – but before the…

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Thomas R├Âhler puts everything on the home EM

After fifth place and missing out on qualifying for the World Championships at the German Championships in Berlin, javelin throwing…

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German athletics wants to present itself more digitally

From the point of view of the German association CEO Idriss Gonschinska, athletics wrongly has the image of being dusty.…

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Athletics | McLaughlin breaks his own hurdles world record

The American Sydney McLaughlin has once again improved her world record in the 400 meter hurdles. According to the World…

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Weber takes Javelin title, R├Âhler disappointed

In the absence of Johannes Vetter, Julian Weber won the title in the javelin throw at the German Championships for…

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L├╝ckenkemper breaks the 11-second mark

The top favorites Gina L├╝ckenkemper and Owen Ansah secured the titles in the prestigious 100 m at the German Athletics…

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Pudenz confirms good form

Discus thrower Kristin Pudenz is getting better and better shortly before the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene/USA (July 15th…

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Fourth pole vault title for Bo Kanda Lita Baehre

Pole vaulter Bo Kanda Lita Baehre has won his fourth German championship title. The 23-year-old won the Berlin Olympic Stadium…

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100m sprinter Kerley travels to the home World Cup as favorite

After his second world best time of the year in the semifinals, Olympic silver medalist Fred Kerley won the 100…

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Former world champion Storl brings tenth ball title

Former world champion David Storl won his tenth title at the German Championships for track and field athletes in Berlin.…

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Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs makes a comeback

Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs is about to make his comeback in the 100m after an injury break. The 27-year-old surprisingly…

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Sprint ace L├╝ckenkemper can shine again

Gina L├╝ckenkemper is back. After numerous problems, the sprint ace has come back impressively. Your third championship title over the…

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100-meter star Richardson misses World Cup norm

US sprint star Sha’Carri Richardson failed to qualify for the 100-meter race at the IAAF World Championships. The gold candidate…

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Malaika Mihambo is looking forward to a double pack with World Cup and European Championship

For long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo, the tight schedule with World and European Championships within a few weeks also…

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ÔÇťIt went really wellÔÇŁ: L├╝ckenkemper talks about criticism

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper has been hit hard by the criticism of her performance in recent years. “You’re immediately the bogeyman…

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Finals | Athletics: Gambetta defends ball title

Top favorite Sara Gambetta successfully defended her shot put title at the start of the German Athletics Championships. The 29-year-old…

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Athletics: US icons awarded honorary doctorates

Legendary US track and field athletes Tommie Smith (78) and John Carlos (77) have been awarded honorary doctorates by the…

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L├╝ckenkemper: “I don’t want to set a limit”

Top sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper resists concrete targets. “I don’t want to set myself a limit because I have the feeling…

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Next prominent failure: Krause also cancels the start

Next prominent failure: After javelin throwing ace Johannes Vetter, Gesa Felicitas Krause also has to cancel her start at the…

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Sprinter Burghardt wants a big double appearance again

Sprinter Alexandra Burghardt draws both composure and motivation from Olympic silver in the bobsleigh. “On the one hand, I now…

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Vetter cancels the start of the German championship

Former javelin throwing world champion Johannes Vetter has canceled his start at the German Championships for track and field athletes…

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Alica Schmidt talks about her success

In addition to her athletics career, Alica Schmidt has now also built up a career as an influencer. Her celebrity…

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World Athletics Federation reviews rules for trans people

According to British media reports, the world athletics association could follow the new rules of the international swimming association for…

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Athletics icon Kelly Holmes celebrates coming out

British athletics icon Kelly Holmes has celebrated her coming out. “I’m nervous to say it. I feel like I’m exploding…

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Floors improves world record over 200 meters

Paralympic champion Johannes Floors has improved his world record over 200 meters. The prosthetic sprinter crossed the finish line in…

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Pudenz again with a strong performance

Discus thrower Kristin Pudenz again ensured a good German placement at the Diamond League meeting in Paris. With a jump…

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Klosterhalfen is eighth in Oslo

The German top runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen is still a long way from her best form with about a month before…

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Athletics: Curious World Cup cancellation by Olympic champion

First a car thief was caught, then the World Cup: The Polish hammer throw Olympic champion Anita Wlodarczyk canceled her…

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DLV star accuses: “Has often been dragged through the dirt”

In 2017, Gina L├╝ckenkemper caused a sensation when she completed the 100 meters at the World Championships in London in…

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Para shot putter receives DJK sports ethics award

Para shot putter Niko Kappel has been awarded the DJK Sports Ethics Prize for 2021. At the gala in Stuttgart,…

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NFL | Football pro narrowly misses world record

Football pro Devon Allen just missed the world record over 110 m hurdles at the track and field Grand Prix…

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“Bit of an Olympic feeling” at the finals

For many athletes, the third edition of the finals will be a dress rehearsal for the following highlights. “Berlin is…

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Markus Rehm sets a new long jump world record

Paralympic champion Markus Rehm has improved his own world record in the long jump. The prosthetic jumper jumped 8.66 m…

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L├╝ckenkemper with the best sprint since 2018

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper has reported back with her best 100 m time in almost four years and underlined her ambitions…

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Hammer throw Olympic champion Wlodarczyk stops car thief

Three-time Olympic hammer throw champion Anita Wlodarczyk caught a car thief and injured herself. The man tried to steal her…

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Athletics: decathlon talent cracks World Cup norm

Decathlon talent Leo Neugebauer surprisingly cracked the norm for the World Championships in Eugene/Oregon (July 15th to 24th) as the…

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Athletics: Mihambo beaten for the first time in Rome

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo had to admit defeat for the first time this season at the Diamond League…

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Gesa Krause makes his season debut at title fights in Berlin

European Champion Gesa Krause will not make her season debut until the German Athletics Championships on 25/26. Giving in Berlin…

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Another win for Malaika Mihambo

Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo has continued her winning streak in the long jump. At the FBK Games of track and…

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DLV sees athletics as the driving force behind the finals in Berlin

For the first time, the first two places in the German track and field championships in Berlin from June 23…

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Hurdle star Warholm breaks off run in Rabat

Olympic champion and world record holder Karsten Warholm retired injured in his season debut over 400 meters hurdles. The 26-year-old…

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Thompson-Herah continues her 100m streak

Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah has cemented her status as currently the world’s fastest woman. The 29-year-old Jamaican won the…

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Olympic champion Harting conceded bitter bankruptcy

Discus Olympic champion Christoph Harting has not yet found the right trick in the World Championship year. At the 57th…

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Shot putter Storl continues to search for form

Shot putter David Storl is far from good form in the World Cup year. At the “Memoria┼é Janusz Kusoci┼äski” in…

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L├╝ckenkemper solves EM ticket over 100 m

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper has met the norm for the European Athletics Championships (15th to 21st August) in Munich with her…

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Curious mishap at the Stockholm marathon

There was a breakdown at the Stockholm Marathon. At the race in Sweden’s capital, the largest marathon in Scandinavia, the…

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Athletics: Sprint relay breaks German record

After almost ten years, a men’s sprint relay has set a German record over the 4×100 m and thus made…

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Olympic silver medalist Hilbert starts at European and World Championships

Olympic silver medalist Jonathan Hilbert leads the German walkers for the athletics highlights of the summer. The German Athletics Association…

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World Athletics launches campaign against air pollution

The world athletics association World Athletics is committed to stronger measures against air pollution with the new campaign “Every Breath…

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Javelin thrower Weber takes third place in Ostrava

Javelin thrower Julian Weber took third place at the international athletics meeting in Ostrava. The 27-year-old’s javelin landed in the…

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Johannes Vetter takes a forced break

Top javelin thrower Johannes Vetter takes a break from competition after problems. “In the next two weeks I will not…

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Decathlete Niklas Kaul is back in G├Âtzis

World champion Niklas Kaul came back with a strong fourth place at the all-around meeting in G├Âtzis/Austria, but had to…

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Bobsleigh medalist Burghardt returns well in sprint

Sprinter Alexandra Burghardt has made a safe return to track and field after her Olympic silver medal in bobsleigh. The…

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Strong performances at the athletics meeting in the World Cup location

Around seven weeks before the World Championships, a number of top international track and field athletes demonstrated good form at…

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10,000 m in pace: Reh and Steinruck on the podium

Germany’s long-distance runners impressed at the 10,000 m European Cup in France and in some cases broke the norm for…

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Former shot put world champion Storl third in Thum

Former shot put world champion David Storl had to settle for third place in an athletics competition. The ball from…

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Decathlon world champion Kaul fights with pain for the EM ticket

The fight for the EM ticket remains a roller coaster ride of emotions for decathlete world champion Niklas Kaul. The…

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Athletics Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo wins in Weinheim

As expected, Olympic champion in athletics, Malaika Mihambo, won the next competition of the season with the highlights being the…

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Paralympic champion Kappel sets another world record

One week after his personal best, Paralympic champion Niko Kappel set a new shot put world record. The 27-year-old hit…

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Kaul starts solid – Ehammer with fabulous long jump

Decathlon World Champion Niklas Kaul got off to a solid start in the all-around meeting in G├Âtzis/Austria, but so far…

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Para shot putter Kappel again with world record

Para shot putter Niko Kappel improved the world record again and missed the 15 meter mark by a hair’s breadth.…

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Klosterhalfen breaks the European record

Germany’s top runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen broke the unofficial European record over two miles at the Diamond League meeting in Eugene.…

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No risk! Vetter declares that he will not start in Dessau

The German top javelin thrower Johannes Vetter has expressed reservations for the coming weeks in the World Cup and European…

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Mihambo also wins without a top width

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo missed another huge jump four days after her dream start to the World Cup…

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Decathlon world champion Niklas Kaul sees even more potential in himself

Decathlon world champion Niklas Kaul believes in an improvement in his personal best of 8691 points. “I’m not at the…

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DOSB criticizes sports policy and calls for “decisive reversal”

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) continues to call for a “decisive change of direction in German sports policy” and…

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Diamond League Meeting: Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs has to cancel due to injury

Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs has canceled his participation in the Diamond League meeting in Eugene (May 28). As the…

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Stefan Kiefer becomes the new Secretary General of the DBS

The German Disabled Sports Association (DBS) has closed its vacuum on an important management position with Stefan Kiefer. The 56-year-old…

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Mayer and Pfeiffer win Hanover marathon

Debutants Domenika Mayer and Hendrik Pfeiffer won the Hanover Marathon with strong performances and thus secured the German Championship title.…

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Kaul relies on “emotional highlight” at home EM

Despite the upcoming World Championships in Eugene/USA (July 15th to 24th), defending champion Niklas Kaul is focusing this season on…

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Shot put in athletics championships in front of the Brandenburg Gate

The shot put decisions at the Athletics Championships in Berlin will take place on June 23rd and 24th in front…

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Russian star loses Olympic gold because of doping

The Russian walker Elena Lashmanova is stripped of her Olympic gold medal in London 2012 and the World Championship title…

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Russian walker loses Olympic and world titles

Russian walker Yelena Elena Lashmanova loses her 2012 Olympic gold medal and the 2013 World Championships title because of doping.…

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Grant Holloway sets world indoor hurdle record

American Grant Holloway set his own world record in the 60m hurdles at the World Indoor Championships in Athletics. Holloway…

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Duplantis ends World Indoor Championships with a world record

Pole vault star Armand Duplantis has set a grandiose world record final at the World Indoor Championships in athletics. The…

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Marcell Jacobs sprints to world title over 60 meters

100-meter Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs from Italy is now also 60-meter world champion in the hall. Jacobs won the World…

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Indoor World Cup: Swiss Kambundji shines with fabulous time over 60 meters

The Swiss Mujinga Kambundji secured gold over 60 m at the World Indoor Championships for track and field athletes in…

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Diamond League without track and field athletes from Russia

The Diamond League of athletics will also take place without athletes from Russia and Belarus until further notice. This was…

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The journey to the World Cup becomes an odyssey for the Ukraine star

Yaroslava Mahuchikh drove 2000 kilometers, the Ukrainian high jump star sat in the car for three days – to start…

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Also no start of neutral Russian track and field athletes

In view of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, neutral athletes from Russia who are still eligible to start will remain…

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L├╝ckenkemper leads the DLV squad – Mihambo does without

The German track and field team is taking 19 athletes to the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade (March 18-20). The…

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World Athletics: Dropouts worry Coe

Sebastian Coe, President of World Athletics, sees the world athletics association on the right track on the way to gender…

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Pole vault: Armand Duplantis improves his own world record

Pole vault Olympic champion Armand Duplantis has improved his own world record. At the indoor meeting in Belgrade, the 22-year-old…

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Kipchoge also wins in Tokyo

World record holder Eliud Kipchoge (37) won the marathon in Tokyo for the first time on Sunday and thus achieved…

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Walkers get their first precious metal in 23 years

The German walkers celebrated their first team medal in 23 years at the World Team Championships in Muscat. Led by…

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Javelin thrower R├Âhler back in attack mode

Javelin Olympic champion Thomas R├Âhler is aiming for medals again after two weak years. After missing the Tokyo Olympics last…

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Moses calls for Russia to leave the Olympics

Track and field legend Edwin Moses is calling for Russia to be excluded from the next Olympic Games because of…

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DLV for sanctions against Russia and Belarus

The German Athletics Association has joined the call for sanctions against Russia and Belarus. “We already made it clear at…

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Track and field athletes exclude Russia and Belarus

The World Athletics Federation has become the next major umbrella organization to join the sanctions against Russia and Belarus. “All…

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Shot put legend Adams retires

Three days after ex-world champion Christina Schwanitz, two-time shot put Olympic champion Valerie Adams (37) from New Zealand announced her…

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German record broken over 5000 m

Aaron Bienenfeld improved the German indoor record over 5000 m to 13:21.99 minutes. At a meeting in Boston (USA), the…

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Malaika Mihambo continues title series in the hall

Malaika Mihambo flies to the fifth indoor title in a row and Christina Schwanitz emotionally says goodbye to competitive sports…

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Athletics: Ethiopia’s Yehualaw smashes 10K world record

Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw has smashed the world record in the 10K road run. The 22-year-old ran 29:14 minutes on Sunday…

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Athletics| Christina Schwanitz ended her career in tears

And suddenly it was over. “In a nutshell,” said Christina Schwanitz. “Today was my last competition here.” From one moment…

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David Storl wants to reconnect in 2022

Former shot put world champion David Storl wants to fight his way back to the international level after his slipped…

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Athletes’ club demands the exclusion of Russia and Belarus

The Athletes Germany Association has called on all international sports associations and states to take tough measures because of the…

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Triple jumper Hess for the sixth time German indoor champion

Triple jumper Max Hess has secured the German championship title in the hall for the sixth time. A below-average 16.05…

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Shot putter Schwanitz missed seventh indoor title

Former shot put world champion Christina Schwanitz missed her seventh title at what was probably her last German indoor championships.…

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Anger about forbidden solidarity action

An unauthorized solidarity action with Ukraine at the German Indoor Athletics Championships has caused anger at 3000m champion Maximilian Thorwirth.…

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Pinto defeated L├╝ckenkemper in indoor DM

Sprinter Tatjana Pinto has secured the title at the German indoor championships over the 60 m. The 29-year-old from Wattenscheid…

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After Beijing silver: Burghardt before returning to athletics

After winning the silver medal in the two-man bobsleigh at the Olympic Games in Beijing, sprinter Alexandra Burghardt wants to…

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Para shot putter becomes inclusion officer in the DLV

Para shot putter Niko Kappel is to ensure closer interaction between Olympic and Paralympic athletes in athletics in the future.…

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Hannover Marathon will take place again in 2022

After the corona-related cancellations in 2020 and 2021, the Hannover Marathon will take place on April 3 of this year…

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Mihambo scratches the 7-meter mark in D├╝sseldorf

Malaika Mihambo is getting better and better a week before the German indoor championships for track and field athletes. The…

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Pole vault: Armand Duplantis jumps again in his own league

Pole vault world record holder Armand Duplantis has underlined his early exceptional form with the next year’s world record. At…

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British sprint relay loses Olympic silver to doping

Great Britain finally loses the Tokyo Olympic silver medal in the 4x100m because of a doping violation by sprinter Chijindu…

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Jakob Ingebrigtsen breaks the world record over 1500 m

Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen improved the indoor world record over the 1500 m at the athletics meeting in Lievin. The…

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Sprint Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs defends himself against doping rumors: “Pretty sad”

Sprint Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs (27) is increasingly annoyed by the doping rumors after his sensational gold coup in Tokyo.…

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Athletics: L├╝ckenkemper satisfied with indoor comeback

Sprinter Gina L├╝ckenkemper finished fifth on her comeback 1099 days after her last indoor competition. The 25-year-old from SCC Berlin…

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Pole Vault: Next Duplantis Gala in Berlin

Pole vault world record holder Armand Duplantis has underlined his early exceptional form with the next year’s world record. At…

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Jacobs wins first sprint after Tokyo triumph

Sprint Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs won the first race at the ISTAF Indoor in Berlin after his surprise coup in…

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Mihambo has a mixed start to the season

Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo experienced a mixed evening at the start of her long jump season. At the ISTAF Indoor…

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Olympic champion Mihambo also jumps at the Istaf

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo will compete in the long jump competition at the Istaf Indoor in Berlin in…

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Track and field athletes enjoy competitions in front of fans

Not only faster, higher, further – but finally louder again. The track and field athletes are slowly fighting their way…

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Shot putter crouser with world record

Shot put Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke his world record at the traditional Millrose Place indoor meeting in New York.…

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Christian Coleman wins on comeback

Indoor world record holder Christian Coleman has made an impressive comeback after an 18-month ban. At the traditional indoor meeting…

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Malaika Mihambo focuses on World Cup and European Championship – Mohamed Mohumed plans record

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo wants to focus early on in a big year of competition on the summer…

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Duplantis with Gala at the start of the season

Pole vault world record holder Armand Duplantis made a strong start to the super athletics year 2022 with a gala…

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Armand Duplantis wants world record and world title

Before the start of the season at the Karlsruhe Athletics Meeting, Olympic pole vault champion Armand Duplantis announced that he…

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Athletics: indoor championships with Malaika Mihambo

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo will compete in her special discipline at the German Indoor Championships in Leipzig. “The…

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Pole vault star Duplantis starts the World Cup year

The morning after, pole vault world record holder Armand Duplantis felt like “in a new world”. After an eye operation,…

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Shot putter Storl skips the indoor season

Former shot put world champion David Storl is giving up the indoor season and concentrating on his comeback in the…

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22 Russian track and field athletes receive neutral starting rights

The world athletics association World Athletics has given 22 Russian athletes around high jump Olympic champion Marija Lassizkene and pole…

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Mihambo in Berlin in the sprint at the start

Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo starts at the two Istaf indoor events in Berlin and D├╝sseldorf. The sportswoman of…

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Beijing dream of long jump Olympic champion burst

Greg Rutherford, Olympic long jump champion at the home game in London 2012, has to check off his big goal…

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Pole Vaulter Duplantis “Athlete of the Year”

Pole vault Olympic champion Armand Duplantis has been named “Athlete of the Year” in his native Sweden for the second…

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Olympic champion starts at the indoor ISTAF

Sprint Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs celebrates his comeback after his surprising triumph in Tokyo at the indoor ISTAF in Berlin…

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Sprint Olympic champion starts at the Istaf Indoor in Berlin

Sprint Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs is making his comeback at the Istaf Indoor in Berlin. The 27-year-old Italian, who won…

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