The moment I became champion of the world #10 – Masterkova

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In preparation for Moscow, SPIKES has tracked down 10 great world champions to ask them about their first golden moment. Lastly but by no means leastly, super Svetlana Masterkova tells us about winning her maiden 1500m gold in Seville, aged 31.

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The moment I became champion of the world #7 – Tatyana Lebedeva

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In preparation for Moscow, SPIKES has tracked down 10 great world champions to ask them about their first golden moment. Here’s Tatyana Lebedeva, of Russia, whowon the first of her three world crowns at the Edmonton 2001 edition. 

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Meet the SPIKES Girls
Ahead of competing in the Diamond League tonight, Brigetta Barrett, Anna Chicherova and Blanka Vlasic put on their first performance as the high jump Spice Girls in Monaco yesterday.
We call them the SPIKES Girls, and we’ve got Brigetta on lead vocals, Chichy on the drums and Blanka dancing (obviously).

Meet the SPIKES Girls

Ahead of competing in the Diamond League tonight, Brigetta Barrett, Anna Chicherova and Blanka Vlasic put on their first performance as the high jump Spice Girls in Monaco yesterday.

We call them the SPIKES Girls, and we’ve got Brigetta on lead vocals, Chichy on the drums and Blanka dancing (obviously).

The weekend that was: Blanka, Felix, Perri, Mo, Montsho & more!

Jenn Suhr: Inside the mind of a world record breaker

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Jenn Suhr tells SPIKES how she won the mental battle to crack Isinbayeva’s record, and why she’s the underdog in Moscow.

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Ashton goes long: the weekend in numbers

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Ashton Eaton is showing no signs of slowing down; Kipsang is king of NY; Delano Williams PB’s in Jamaica; Pitkamaki is javel-ing like it’s 2007 and the latest from Russia. Read on for SPIKES’ weekend in numbers…

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The Siberian Express

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When Sergey Shubenkov gets ready to practice hurdling, his eyes light up. Ahead of the 2013 European Indoors this weekend, SPIKES chatted to the young Russian about doing what he loves to do.

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Preview: British Athletics International Match, Glasgow

SPIKES tells you everything you need to know about Saturday’s big meet.

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Jet set: the second fastest woman in history, Carmelita Jeter, will run the 60m race in Glasgow

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Jesse Williams: “If I can jump higher then size doesn’t matter”

Defending high jump world champion Jesse Williams is one of the shortest and heaviest high jumpers to line-up in elite competitions. Here he talks to SPIKES about taking on the Russians in Moscow, and why size doesn’t matter…

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