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Polish sprinter Justyna Swiety-Ersetic recounts her joy of double European gold in Berlin earlier this year and looks back on an untimely ankle injury in 2017.
Colombia’s world champion Eider Arevalo and Wang Yingliu of China took the men’s and women’s individual victories at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, which concluded on Wednesday (26) after three days of action in Suzhou, China.
German-based Getty Images snapper Matthias Hangst captured this eye-catching shot of world 100m hurdles record-holder Kendra Harrison at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Matthias offers his take on the image.
Building upon the laurels he collected in the U20 and U23 ranks, Yemaneberhan Crippa won his first medal at the senior level when he finished third in the 10,000m at the European Championships in Berlin’s historic Olympic Stadium in August. When he crossed the finish line, his expression suggested that it wouldn’t be the last the 22-year-old rising Italian star would earn.
Organisers have announced the elite fields for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, whose 14th edition is set for 21 October.
The IAAF is seeking a Junior In House Counsel at its Monaco headquarters.
The IAAF is seeking a Marketing and Web Development Project Manager at its Monaco headquarters.
Stephen Mokoka and Helalia Johannes cruised to victories at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (23).
Lonah Salpeter from Israel and Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei ran to victory at the 34th Dam tot Damloop, a ten-mile IAAF Silver Label road race from Amsterdam to Zaandam, on Sunday (23).
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.