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Two-time defending individual champion Dane Bird-Smith of Australia is aiming to collect his third straight title at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge and a three-day event that will start on Monday (24) in Suzhou, China.
Few athletes better encapsulate the term ‘global traveller’ than Abdalelah Haroun.
Now recovered from the knee injury that has kept him out of racing since April, world silver medallist Joshua Cheptegei will return to action on Sunday (23) at the Dam tot Damloop, a 10-mile IAAF Silver Label road race from Amsterdam to Zaandam.
Ethiopia’s representation at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just got stronger with the addition of Amane Beriso to the elite women’s field.
Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic champion, has enjoyed a resurgence of form this season, improving her career best outdoors to 4.93m in mid-April. For this week’s edition of our ‘I love athletics because…’ series, the 36-year-old US star takes time out to explain more about her motivation and passion for vaulting.
The IAAF Athletes’ Commission has today sent a letter to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee for consideration at its meeting on September 20.
One-lap star Salwa Eid Naser has enjoyed a stellar 2018 campaign, winning the IAAF Diamond League 400m title and Asian Games gold medal. The 20-year-old athlete from Bahrain achieved her career high earlier this year, while her misfortune at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was something of a low.
Provisional entries for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games confirm that 179 nations will be represented among the 680 allocated places for athletics in the Argentinean capital from 11-16 October.
The 14th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with sprint hurdler Sergey Shubenkov.
Eliud Kipchoge astounded the athletics world by taking the huge chunk of one minute and 18 seconds off the world record at the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday (16).
Murigi retains title while Chemonges leads Ugandan sweep at IAAF/WMRA World Mountain Running Championships
Kenya’s Lucy Murigi successfully defended her senior title at the IAAF/WMRA World Mountain Running Championships in Andorra on Sunday (16), while Robert Chemonges led a Ugandan 1-2-3 in the senior men’s race.
World champion Kevin Mayer broke the decathlon world record* at the Decastar meeting in Talence on Sunday (16), scoring 9126 at the final IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture of 2018.
In a stunning display of distance running, Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record* at the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday (16), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:01:39.
In her first serious attempt at the distance, European 5000m champion Sifan Hassan took more than a minute off the European record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday (16), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in a course record of 1:05:15.
Pre-race favourite Valary Jemeli Aiyabei lived up to expectations at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday (16), becoming the first ever Kenyan winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Gold Label event.
Elijah Kemboi and Mercy Kibarus, among the favoured runners in the Blackmores Sydney Marathon, duly delivered a double victory for Kenya in the IAAF Gold Label race on Sunday (16).
Kevin Mayer produced a strong opening day in the decathlon at the Decastar in Talence, France, positioning himself for a legitimate assault on the world record at this IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting.
Kenyans Stephen Kiprop and Diana Chemtai Kipyokei raced to comfortable victories at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (15).
Strong fields in both the men's and women's races will be targeting fast times at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).
Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang will meet for the third time in their rivalry at the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race that will celebrate its 45th edition in the German capital on Sunday (16).