Paul Tergat stelt zich kandidaat voor voorzitterschap Keniaans Olympisch Comité

Nieuwsblad - maart 30, 2017 - 6:52pm

Paul Tergat wil de nieuwe voorzitter worden van het Keniaans Olympisch Comité (NOCK). Dat heeft de 47-jarige ex-atleet donderdag bekendgemaakt. Begin mei staat de verkiezing op het programma.

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Home race walkers set to star in Rio Maior

IAAF - maart 30, 2017 - 6:37pm
Portugal’s Ana Cabecinha and Ines Henriques will be vying for the victory on Saturday (1) at the Rio Maior Race Walking Grand Prix, the fourth leg of the IAAF World Race Walking Challenge.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

IAAF President Sebastian Coe to become Loughborough University Chancellor

IAAF - maart 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
Loughborough University’s Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor Sir Peter Bonfield today announced the nomination of IAAF President Sebastian Coe as the university’s new Chancellor.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Defending champion Jepchumba faces strong field at Prague Half Marathon

IAAF - maart 30, 2017 - 1:28pm
Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon champion Violah Jepchumba will defend her title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (1).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

My dream relay team – Bruny Surin

IAAF - maart 30, 2017 - 12:43pm
Double world indoor 60m champion and two-time world 4x100m champion Bruny Surin was one of the star sprinters of the 1990s. Here the Canadian 100m record-holder offers his assessment on the make-up on his all-time men’s 4x100m quartet.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Olympic stars to shine in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - maart 30, 2017 - 11:39am
No fewer than 13 Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced today for the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League on 13 May, the second stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Eugene assembles its best ever women’s javelin field – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - maart 29, 2017 - 10:44pm
With the full set of Olympic medallists taking on the world champion, European champion and Diamond Race winner, it’s easy to see why organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene are saying it’s the best women’s javelin field in Prefontaine Classic history.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Yego, Walcott and Pitkamaki added to Turku’s javelin field

IAAF - maart 29, 2017 - 7:28pm
Organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games have announced that three global champions will join Olympic champion Thomas Rohler on the javelin runway at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku on 13 June.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Turkse verliest gouden plak na “verdachte schommelingen” in bloedpaspoort

Nieuwsblad - maart 29, 2017 - 6:53pm

De Turkse atlete Gamze Bulut verliest haar gouden medaille van de 1.500 meter op de Olympische Spelen van Londen in 2012. Dat maakte de Internationale Atletiekfederatie (IAAF) woensdag bekend. De 23-jarige Bulut liet in haar biologisch paspoort verdachte schommelingen optekenen en wordt voor vier jaar geschorst. De gouden medaille gaat nu naar Maryam Yusuf Jamal, uit Bahrein.

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Inside Athletics – Almaz Ayana

IAAF - maart 28, 2017 - 1:17pm
The fourth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world 10,000m record-holder Almaz Ayana.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

With second world cross-country title secure, Kamworor now turns focus to London

IAAF - maart 28, 2017 - 6:43am
While most runners were relieved when they could finally stop at the finish of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor crossed the line and continued running until he reached his coach.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Olympic triple jump medallists to reunite in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - maart 27, 2017 - 9:48pm
All three triple jump medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will clash at the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, in Eugene on 27 May.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

My greatest challenge – Dane Bird-Smith

IAAF - maart 27, 2017 - 4:07pm
Olympic 20km race walk bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith has been a man on the rise for the past few seasons. Here the Australian reflects on a pivotal moment which changed the whole course of his career.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Full set of Olympic medallists to clash in 800m and steeplechase in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - maart 27, 2017 - 1:57pm
With the opening meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series now less than six weeks away, some of athletics’ biggest stars have been added to the world-class line up of world and Olympic champions that will open their outdoor seasons in Doha on 5 May.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Bursting from the shadows, Cheptai makes her presence known

IAAF - maart 27, 2017 - 11:59am
Arriving in the Ugandan capital with a team where world and Olympic medallists figured prominently, that Kenya would dominate the women’s senior race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 wasn’t an especially major surprise.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Kenia boven op WK veldlopen, opgave Isaac Kimeli

Nieuwsblad - maart 26, 2017 - 7:31pm

De Keniaan Geoffrey Kamworor heeft zondag in het Oegandese Kampala zijn wereldtitel veldlopen verlengd. De 25-jarige Kamworor werkte de tien kilometer af in 28:42 en liet zo zijn landgenoot Leonard Barsoton en de Ethiopiër Abadi Hadis achter zich.

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Kamworor successfully defends men's senior title - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

IAAF - maart 26, 2017 - 7:26pm
It is the material fairytales are made of: exactly one year to the day after taking the IAAF World Half Marathon title in Cardiff, Geoffrey Kamworor defended his cross country crown from 2015 in 28:24 at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017. His back-to-back wins mean he is the first senior man in 11 years to successfully defend his cross country title.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Cheptai leads unprecedented top-six sweep for Kenya - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

IAAF - maart 26, 2017 - 7:13pm
Capping an unprecedented display of team dominance, Irene Chepet Cheptai led a mighty Kenyan women’s squad to the first-ever top-six sweep at a World Cross Country Championships.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Lotiang and Gemechu victorious at Warsaw Half Marathon

IAAF - maart 26, 2017 - 6:51pm
John Lotiang of Kenya and Ayantu Gemechu of Ethiopia were the runaway winners at the PZU Warsaw Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Gidey cruises to second straight women's U20 title - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

IAAF - maart 26, 2017 - 5:37pm
Ethiopia’s Gidey Letesenbet became the fourth woman to win back-to-back U20 titles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws



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