14 May, 2017

Mixed discus was “a great experience”, says Perkovic

The first ever mixed gender discus contest was hailed as “a great experience” by Sandra Perkovic after the double Olympic champion had extended her...

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13 May, 2017

China’s victory

China’s Gong Lijiao got the evening off to a winning start for the hosts, the 2015 world silver medallist taking her third Shanghai victory. Gong came...

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13 May, 2017

Repeat wins for McLeod, Perkovic and Kendricks

There was no meeting record for Omar McLeod, but the Jamaican retained his 110m hurdles title in 13.09 after a neck-and-neck tussle with Orlando...

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13 May, 2017

Manyonga leaps to Diamond League record

If Lyles is the sprint man of the future, then Luvo Manyonga is very much the long jump man of the present. The Olympic silver medallist backed up the...

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13 May, 2017

Faith first of four more world leads

Thompson wasn’t the only woman in world leading form this evening, as Faith Kipyegon became the first woman this year to break four minutes for 1500m...

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13 May, 2017

Thompson shines as Shanghai sparkles with Diamond League action

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the performance of double...

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12 May, 2017

Lavillenie looking to fly high after injury low

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie believes he is ready to fly high again at tomorrow’s Shanghai Diamond League meeting following winter...

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12 May, 2017

McLeod targets sub-13 at his ‘favourite meet’

Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod is aiming to break the 13-second barrier again at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday (13 May),...

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11 May, 2017

Shanghai’s hurdling heroes inspire China’s talented teens

There may be another 48 hours before the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League gets underway on Saturday, but three of the meeting’s star athletes were already...

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09 May, 2017

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday,...

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