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Abbeydale Grange School was a mixed comprehensive school in Sheffield, England, established in 1958 and closed after the 2009/10 academic year, after being listed amongst the schools with worst GCSE examination results.
Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
Alberto Juantorena (born 3 December 1950) is a Cuban former runner.
Andrew William Carter (born 29 January 1949 in Exeter, Devon, England) is a retired track and field athlete who represented Great Britain in the men's 800 metres at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.
Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, politician, and former professional bodybuilder and powerlifter.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) is an international organization that affiliates the current 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
These are the official results of the Men's 1,500m metres event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union.
These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union.
These are the official results of the Men's 1500 metres event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
Athletics Weekly is a weekly track and field magazine.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
The Badminton Horse Trials is a three-day event, one of only six annual Concours Complet International (CCI) Four Star **** events as classified by the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI).
Barbara Ann Cassani, CBE, (born July 22, 1960) is an American businesswoman.
Baron Moynihan, of Leeds in the County of York, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an awards ceremony that takes place annually in December.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award is the main award of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony, which takes place each December.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December.
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Bleacher Report (often abbreviated as B/R) is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture.
The British Dragon Boat Racing Association (BDA) is the UK governing body for dragon boat racing as a sport and recreation, recognised by the UK Sports Council.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) is the National Olympic Committee for the United Kingdom.
The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom.
Candice Kathleen Atherton (21 September 1955 – 30 October 2017) was an English journalist and Labour Party politician.
Carlos Arthur Nuzman (born 17 March 1942) is a Brazilian lawyer and a former volleyball player, having competed professionally from 1957 to 1972 and represented the national team between 1962 and 1968.
Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film.
Chelsea Football Club is a professional football club in London, England, that competes in the Premier League.
Chime Communications Limited is a marketing services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Colin Berkeley Moynihan, 4th Baron Moynihan (born 13 September 1955) is a British Olympic coxswain, businessman, Conservative politician, and sports administrator.
Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Cosford is a village in Shropshire, England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
Crosspool is a suburb of the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, located west of the city centre.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson, (born 30 July 1958), is a British former decathlete.
Danny Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.
David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, KCMG (9 February 1905 – 22 October 1981), styled Lord Burghley before 1956 and also known as David Burghley, was an English athlete, sports official, peer, and Conservative Party politician.
William David Mudd (born 2 June 1933), known as David Mudd, is a British politician.
Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiae Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., or D.S., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.
The Doctor of Technology (abbreviated variously in different countries) is a degree normally conferred upon candidates after having completed a course of study in technology and a project of lengthy duration in a technologically related field.
The East India Club, is a gentlemen's club founded in 1849 and situated at 16 St. James's Square in London.
Edward Young, (born 24 October 1966) is the Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II.
Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American former track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400 m hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
England 2018 was the Football Association's unsuccessful bid for the right to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Eric Arthur Heiden (born June 14, 1958) is an American physician and a former long track speed skater, road cyclist and track cyclist.
The European Athletics Championships is a biennial (from 2010) athletics event organised by the European Athletics Association.
Falmouth and Camborne was, from 1950 until 2010, a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The FIFA Ethics Committee is one of FIFA's three judicial bodies.
Filbert Bayi Sanka (born June 23, 1953) is a former Tanzanian middle-distance runner of the 1970s who set the world records for 1500 metres in 1974 and the mile in 1975.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Garry Peter Cook (born 10 January 1958) is a former British track and field athlete, who competed mainly in the 800 metres with a best time of 1:44.55 minutes.
A gentlemen's club, or formerly traditional gentlemen's club, is a members-only private club originally set up by and for British upper-class men in the 18th century, and popularised by English upper middle-class men and women in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
George Clarke (1676 – 12 January 1760) was a colonial governor of New York.
Hallamshire (or Hallam) is the historical name for an area of South Yorkshire, England, in the current city of Sheffield.
Hammersmith is a district of west London, England, located west-southwest of Charing Cross.
Henry Rono (born 12 February 1952 in Kapsabet) is a Kenyan retired track and field athlete who specialised in various long-distance running events.
Honorary titles in academia may be conferred on persons in recognition of contributions by a non-employee or by an employee beyond regular duties.
The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Sir Hugh Michael Robertson, (born 9 October 1962, Canterbury, Kent) is the Chairman of the British Olympic Association.
The IAAF Continental Cup (formerly known as the IAAF World Cup or the Athletics World Cup) is an international athletics competition which comprises track and field events.
The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013.
Commander James Bond, CMG, RNVR, is a fictional character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1953.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jean Wadoux (born 29 January 1942) is a retired French middle distance runner.
Joaquim Carvalho Cruz (born March 12, 1963) is a former Brazilian middle-distance runner, winner of the 800 meters at the 1984 Summer Olympics.
John Astley (24 June 1724 – 14 November 1787) was an English portrait painter and amateur architect, known for his "patronage among a vast circle of fashion" as well as a fortune acquired through marriage.
Sir John George Walker, (born 12 January 1952) is a former middle-distance runner from New Zealand who won the 1500 m event at the 1976 Olympics.
Jonathan Nicholas Powell (born 14 August 1956) is a British diplomat who served as the first Downing Street Chief of Staff, under British Prime Minister Tony Blair from 1997 to 2007.
Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the IOC (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.
The King Baudouin Stadium (Stade Roi Baudouin, Koning Boudewijnstadion) is a sports ground in north-west Brussels, Belgium.
L'Équipe Champion of Champions (Champion des champions de L'Équipe) refers to four awards presented by the daily sports newspaper L'Équipe, to female and male international sports athletes and female and male French sports athletes.
Lamine Diack (born 7 June 1933) is a Senegalese businessman, sports administrator, and former athlete.
The Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (more commonly known as the Leader of the Opposition) is the politician who leads the official opposition in the United Kingdom.
Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.
is a stadium in Zürich, Switzerland, and the home of the athletics club LC Zürich, and the football clubs FC Zürich and Grasshopper Club Zürich.
A lieutenant governor, lieutenant-governor, or vice governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction.
In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.
British records in athletics are the best performances in athletics events by athletes representing the United Kingdom which are ratified by UK Athletics (UKA).
World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Liu Qi (born November 3, 1942 in Wujin, Changzhou, Jiangsu) is a retired Chinese politician.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London 2012 was the successful bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, held in London with most events taking place in Stratford in the borough of Newham.
The London Borough of Haringey (pronounced, same as Harringay) is a London borough in North London, classified by some definitions as part of Inner London, and by others as part of Outer London.
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) was the organisation responsible for overseeing the planning and development of the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Lords Temporal are secular members of the House of Lords.
Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
Michael John Knight Smith OBE, better known as M.J.K. Smith or Mike Smith (born 30 June 1933) was a cricketer who was captain of Oxford University Cricket Club (1956), Warwickshire County Cricket Club (1957–67) and the England cricket team (1963–66).
Marcello Luigi Fiasconaro (born 19 July 1949) is an Italian-South African athlete, who set a world record in the 800 m in 1973.
Matriculation is the formal process of entering a university, or of becoming eligible to enter by fulfilling certain academic requirements such as a matriculation examination.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The following table shows the European record progression in the men's 1500 metres, as ratified by the EAA.
The following table shows the European record progression in the men's 800 metres, as ratified by the EAA.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player.
Middle-distance running events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres.
The world record in the mile run is the best mark set by a male or female runner in the middle-distance track and field event.
A mockumentary (a portmanteau of mock and documentary) or docucomedy is a type of movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Nijel Carlos Amilfitano Amos (born 15 March 1994) is a Botswana middle-distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres discipline.
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
Norbury is a town in South West London.
Olaf Beyer (born August 4, 1957 in Grimma) was an East German 800 metres runner.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement, i.e. recognition of efforts worthy of merit in the cause of sport.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Order of the Companions of Honour is an order of the Commonwealth realms.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Paolo Rossi (born 23 September 1956) is an Italian former professional footballer, who played as a forward.
Percy Newbold "Peter" Coe (27 September 1919 – 9 August 2008) was a British athletics coach and coach of his son Sebastian Coe.
Peter Elliott (born 9 October 1962 in Rotherham, Yorkshire) is a former middle-distance runner from the United Kingdom.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
The President of the Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games is the individual who is in charge of leading the Organizing Committee for each Olympic Games.
The Princess of Asturias Awards (Premios Princesa de Asturias, Premios Princesa d'Asturies), formerly the Prince of Asturias Awards from 1981–2014 (Premios Príncipe de Asturias) are a series of annual prizes awarded in Spain by the Princess of Asturias Foundation (previously the Prince of Asturias Foundation) to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs.
A pro-chancellor is an officer of some universities in Commonwealth countries.
The Province of New York (1664–1776) was a British proprietary colony and later royal colony on the northeast coast of North America.
The Punjabis (Punjabi:, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ), or Punjabi people, are an ethnic group associated with the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, who speak Punjabi, a language from the Indo-Aryan language family.
Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital is one of the oldest maternity hospitals in Europe, founded in 1739 in London.
Ranmore Common is an area of wooded former common land on the North Downs, immediately northwest of Dorking in the English county of Surrey.
Rick Wohlhuter (born December 23, 1948) is a retired American middle-distance runner.
Rieti (Reate, Sabino: Riete) is a city and comune in Lazio, central Italy, with a population of 47,700.
Robin Cousins (born 17 August 1957) is a British former competitive figure skater.
Romário de Souza Faria (born 29 January 1966), known simply as Romário, is a Brazilian politician who previously achieved worldwide fame as a professional footballer.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.
San Sebastián or Donostia is a coastal city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community, Spain.
A secondary modern school is a type of secondary school that existed throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, from 1944 until the 1970s under the Tripartite System and still persist in Northern Ireland, where they are usually referred to simply as Secondary schools, and in areas of England, such as Buckinghamshire (where they are referred to as community schools), Lincolnshire, Wirral Medway and Kent where they are called high schools.
Joseph "Sepp" Blatter (born 10 March 1936) is a Swiss football administrator who was the eighth president of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) from 1998 to 2015.
Serhii Nazarovych Bubka (Сергій Назарович Бубка; Сергей Назарович Бубка, Sergey Nazarovich Bubka; born 4 December 1963) is a Ukrainian former pole vaulter.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Squamish (2016 census population 19,512) is a community and a district municipality in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located at the north end of Howe Sound on the Sea to Sky Highway.
St James's Square is the only square in the exclusive St James's district of the City of Westminster.
Stanley Park is a public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of Vancouver Harbour and English Bay.
Stephen "Steve" Cram CBE (born 14 October 1960) is a British retired track and field athlete.
Stephen Michael James "Steve" Ovett OBE (born 9 October 1955), is a former middle-distance runner from England.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, north west of London, south east of Birmingham, and south west of Warwick.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Tapton Secondary School is a secondary school with academy status located in Crosspool, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
The Asian Awards is an annual award ceremony for the global Asian community which takes place in the United Kingdom, with 14 categories that include business, philanthropy, entertainment, culture and sport.
The Brittas Empire is a British sitcom created and originally written by Andrew Norriss and Richard Fegen.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The London Paper (stylised as thelondonpaper) was a free daily newspaper, published by NI Free Newspapers Ltd, a subsidiary of News International (who also own the companies that publish The Sun and The Times).
The Mail on Sunday is a British conservative newspaper, published in a tabloid format.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
Thomas McKean (born 27 October 1963) is a Scottish former middle-distance runner.
Tourism Australia is the Government of Australia agency responsible for promoting Australia to the world as a destination for business and leisure travel.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii.
Track & Field News is an American monthly sports magazine founded in 1948 by brothers Bert Nelson and Cordner Nelson, focused on the world of track and field.
The Track & Field News Athlete of the Year award is given to track and field athletes by Track & Field News magazine, an American sports magazine.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.
Great Court is the main court of Trinity College, Cambridge, and reputed to be the largest enclosed court in Europe.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.
Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton.
The 1992 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 9 April 1992, to elect 651 members to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
The 1997 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.
No United Kingdom national football team currently exists, as there currently are separate teams representing each of the nations of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) in international football.
The University of East London (UEL) is a public university in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013.
The University of Sunderland is a university located in Sunderland in the North East of England.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) (Comité d’organisation des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques d’hiver de 2010 à Vancouver - COVAN) was the non-profit organization responsible for planning, organizing, financing and staging the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Paralympics.
Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Who Do You Think You Are? is a British genealogy documentary series that has aired on the BBC since 2004.
William Jefferson Hague, Baron Hague of Richmond, (born 26 March 1961), is a British Conservative politician and life peer.
Wilson Kosgei Kipketer (born 12 December 1972) is a Kenyan-born Danish former middle distance runner.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.
The 1500-metre run became a standard racing distance in Europe in the late 19th century, perhaps as a metric version of the mile, a popular running distance since at least the 1850s in English-speaking countries.
The 12th European Athletics Championships were held from 29 August to 3 September 1978 in the Stadion Evžena Rošického in Prague, the capital city of Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic).
These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1978 European Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad (r), was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present-day Russia.
The 3rd IAAF World Cup in Athletics was an international track and field sporting event sponsored by the International Association of Athletics Federations, held on September 4–6, 1981, at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.
The 13th European Athletics Championships were held from 6 September to 12 September 1982 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece.
These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece, held at Olympic Stadium "Spiros Louis" on 6, 7, and 8 September 1982.
The New Year Honours 1982 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.
The 14th European Athletics Championships were held from 26 to 31 August 1986 at the Neckarstadion, now known as Mercedes-Benz Arena, in Stuttgart, a city in West Germany.
These are the official results of the Men's 1,500 metres event at the 1986 European Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany, held at Neckarstadion on 29 and 31 August 1986.
These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1986 European Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany, held at Neckarstadion on 26, 27, and 28 August 1986.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Korean), were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 5th IAAF World Cup in Athletics was an international track and field sporting event sponsored by the International Association of Athletics Federations, held on September 8–10, 1989, at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona, Spain.
The 1990 Commonwealth Games were held in Auckland, New Zealand from 24 January – 3 February 1990.
The New Year Honours 1990 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games (Les XXIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) and commonly known as Vancouver 2010, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 28 February 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the surrounding suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the nearby resort town of Whistler.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of Friday 27 July in the Olympic Stadium, London.
The New Year Honours 2013 were appointments by some of the 16 Commonwealth realms to various orders and honours to recognise and reward good works by citizens of those countries.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.
The following table shows the world record progression in the men's and women's 800 metres, officially ratified by the IAAF.