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Bougard defends pentathlon title on day one of USATF Indoor Championships

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ALBUQUERQUE -- USATF Indoor Championships kicked off with a full day of multi-event competition. Erica Bougard(Byhalia, Mississippi) defended her pentathlon national title, winning with 4,760 points, the second highest score in American history and just short of the American record of 4805. The men completed four events in the heptathlon with Devon Williams (Marietta, Georgia) and 2015 national Heptathlon champion Jeremy Taiwo (Renton, Washington) in a close battle for first.

ISTAF INDOOR IN BERLIN ON FRIDAY Olympic Champions Lavillenie, Braz, Harting and Bartoletta to light up Berlin’s ISTAF INDOOR

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(PHOTO:Camera 4 / TOP Sportmarketing) Four Olympic champions, five World champions and six European gold medallists will be in action at the fifth edition of the ISTAF INDOOR meeting in Berlin on Friday evening. Renaud Lavillenie of France and Brazil’s Thiago Braz, winners of the 2012 and 2016 Olympic titles respectively, will meet in the pole vault, while Tianna Bartoletta of the USA has set her sights just as high with a double start: the Olympic long jump and sprint relay champion will run the 60m as well as competing in her specialist field event. Special safety nets will be installed for the discus competition which closes the meeting and this promises to be another highlight with the presence of Berlin’s very own Olympic champion from the 2012 London Games, Robert Harting.

2017 IAAF Diamond League review - part two

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The eighth edition of the IAAF Diamond League series was the first in which the overall title in each event was determined solely by performance at one of the two final meetings in Zurich and Brussels.

2017 IAAF Diamond League review – part one

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The eighth edition of the IAAF Diamond League series was the first in which the overall title in each event was determined solely by performance at one of the two final meetings in Zurich and Brussels.

Coburn, Simpson and Berian return to Boston

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Organisers of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix have announced that world steeplechase champion Emma Coburn and world 1500m silver medallist Jenny Simpson are both set to return to the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston on 10 February.