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All sorts of fascinating statistics on the past 42 editions of the championships can be found in the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 Facts and Figures, which is available to download now as a PDF.
Priscah Jeptoo and Vincent Rerimoi claimed a Kenyan double at the 44th edition of the Stramilano Half Marathon in Milan on Sunday (24).
Returning to the venue of his previous PB and 2017 victory, Norway’s Havard Haukenes convincingly won the men’s 50km race walk at the Dudince 50 on Saturday (23), clocking a lifetime best of 3:42:50.
Yoshihide Kiryu, the only Japanese man ever to have broken 10 seconds for 100m, lit up the Queensland Track Classic with a sprint double on Saturday (23), in the process, dragging one of Autralia’s emerging sprinters to a World Championships qualifying time in the 100m.
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships has served up many cherished memories of pure sporting theatre throughout its rich history.
Defending champion Priscilla Kipruto Chepatiy and winners of the 2015 edition, Li Zicheng and Chen Linming of China, will all return to the 2019 Beverly Wuxi Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (24).
Ge Manqi produced the surprise headline performance at the National Indoor Grand Prix Final in Hangzhou when she smashed the Chinese indoor 60m record with 7.10 on Tuesday (19), the opening day of competition.
France has selected 40 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 on 11-12 May.
Suwilanji Theresa Fotwe Mpondela will long remember Saturday 9 March 2019.
Volunteers based in Qatar and from all over the world can now be part of an unprecedented global sporting experience as registration opens for the volunteer programme at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
In this letter to his younger self, US shot putter Ryan Crouser reveals how a passion for learning and an interest in a range of sports was crucial in his development from talented teenager to Olympic champion.
The fourth episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with reigning world cross country and half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor.
Strength and endurance training methods and techniques for masters athletes will be the key topics discussed at the inaugural IAAF WMA Masters Conference on 26-27 March in Torun, Poland.
Radcliffe discusses girls’ empowerment through sport at ‘She Runs - Active Girls’ Lead’ event in Paris
“When you start out, think, ‘What do I really want? Where do I really want to go?’ That is what will shape your future. I think back to something that my first coach said to me when I was 11 years old: ‘aim for the moon, because even if you miss, you will land among the stars’. That for me was a licence to dream.”
High jumper Chen Long was one of 12 Chinese athletes who struck gold in Hong Kong at the Asian Youth Championships, which concluded on Sunday (17).
Sondre Nordstad Moen of Norway and Genet Gashie of Ethiopia turned in dominant victories at the Gdynia Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (17).
It was cold, it rained, and the winner at the 20km Asian Race Walking Championships wore arm gloves to ward off the elements - but Toshikazu Yamanishi (20km race walk world ranking: 3) lived up to star billing when he fired off the fastest time in the year at this, the third leg of the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.
Kenyans Mathew Kipsaat and Naomi Jepkogei Maiyo ran to race record performances at the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (17).
In the latest in our series we focus on five special venues to have hosted the IAAF World Cross Country Championships over the past 46 years.
Kiptanui and Cheruiyot lead fields for Lisbon Half, Race record assault on tap in New Taipei City - Weekend road race preview
Kenyans Erick Kiptanui and Vivian Cheruyiot lead strong field's for the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (17).