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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).
The trophy engraver at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships will almost certainly add Toshikazu Yamanishi’s name on Sunday - but whether the Japanese wins the overall race is another matter.
After attracting considerable attention during his standout U20 career, Filippo Tortu didn’t take long to command the spotlight in his first season of senior competition.
Past Olympic champions Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi are the latest star names added to the field of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on 28 April.
British Athletics has named a team of 26 athletes with 78 major international outdoor medals between them for the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 on 11-12 May.
The 21st edition of the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon on 6 April will feature the strongest field of professional runners and the largest field of amateur entrants in the storied history of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
All of the big indoor meetings for 2019 are now in the books and, with the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on the distant horizon, athletes are already starting to turn their attention to the outdoor season.
Juan Miguel Echevarria quite literally got his outdoor campaign off to a flying start when leaping to a wind-assisted 8.92m to win the long jump at the Copa Cuba meeting in Havana on Sunday (10).
Commonwealth champion Helalia Johannes (marathon world rank: 53) won the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday (10), smashing own Namibian record at the IAAF Gold Label road race with 2:22:25.
Setting a national record in the hurdles is to the USA what a national record in distance running is to Ethiopia or Kenya. In other words, it is a rare, and memorable, achievement.
In the latest in our Fab Five series counting down to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, we pay tribute to a quintet of athletes who boast an outstanding World Cross pedigree without ever having scaled to the top of the podium in the individual races.
Even if they did not reach all their goals on Friday (8) night, Armand Duplantis and Grant Holloway remain the key figures of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Liu Hong of China broke the world record* in the 50km race walk on Saturday (9), clocking 3:59:15 at the Chinese Race Walk Grand Prix in Huangshan to become the first woman to break the 4-hour barrier in the event.