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STAF in Berlin on 27th August: Röhler versus Vetter in the Javelin

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The Olympic champion against the World champion, that’s the scenario for a big showdown at the 76th ISTAF meeting on August 27. The Olympic champion Thomas Röhler and the World champion Johannes Vetter will strive for javelin supremacy at this IAAF World Challenge Meeting.

IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK & FIELD COVERAGE CONTINUES FROM BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND THIS SUNDAY AT 10 AM ET ON OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

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STAMFORD, Conn. – August 17, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues coverage of the IAAF Diamond League this Sunday, August 20, from Birmingham, England, live at 10 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will present encore coverage of the event Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.

News From Around the World - EME NEWS (AUGUST 14, 2017)

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18 Champions in Zurich - ZURICH (SUI): After being forced to withdraw from the 400m final, Isaac Makwala will go head-to-head with world and Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk in the Weltklasse Zurich IAAF Diamond League on 24 August, informs organisers. Van Niekerk is one of 18 world champions from London confirmed with world 5000m champion Muktar Edris going head-to-head again with world 10,000m champion Mo Farah in another standout clash over 5000m. Other world champions confirmed are Dafne Schippers (200m), Caster Semenya (800m), Sally Pearson (100m hurdles), Emma Coburn (3000m steeplechase), Yulimar Rojas (triple jump), Ekaterini Stefanidi (pole vault), Gong Lijiao (shot put), Barbora Spotakova (javelin), Justin Gatlin (100m), Elijah Manangoi (1500m), Karsten Warholm (400m hurdles), Mutaz Essa Barshim (high jump), Sam Kendricks (pole vault), Luvo Manyonga (long jump) and Johannes Vetter (javelin).

Team USATF Superlatives - London 2017

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LONDON -- Team USATF's performance at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London was one for the record books, from a record number of medals to all-time best performances.

Three-medal night gives Team USATF record medal haul at World Championships

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LONDON -- With three medals Sunday night at the IAAF World Championships - gold by the women’s 4x400, silver by the men’s 4x400, and bronze by Ajee’ Wilson in the 800 - Team USATF shattered its record for the most medals at a single World Championships to close out competition at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium.

Women’s 4x1 golden again in 4-medal night for Team USATF

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LONDON -- Another night, another four medals for Team USATF at the IAAF World Championships Saturday night at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium. A gold from the women’s 4x100, silver from the men’s relay and Dawn Harper-Nelson in the 100 hurdles, and bronze for Paul Chelimo in the men’s 5,000 meters brought Team USATF’s medal tally to 27 medals with one day of competition remaining.