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Kenya’s Bernard Kipkorir Ngeno and Tanzania’s Failuna Abdi Matanga reigned supreme at the Safi International Half Marathon on Sunday (24), smashing the course records with respective winning times of 1:01:06 and 1:10:50.
Peruvian athletes dominated at the 34th edition of the South American Cross Country Championships at the “Parque de Samanes” in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Saturday (23). The event qualified the senior and U20 champions to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 on 30 March.
Steeplechase specialist Amos Kirui upstaged some of his more established domestic rivals to win the hotly-contested senior men’s race at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships in Eldoret on Saturday (23).
We take a look back at five noteworthy team performances from the 46-year history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
European champion Armand Duplantis cleared a world-leading 5.92m to win the pole vault on the first day of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Championships in Fayetteville on Friday (22).
Justus Kipkogei Kangogo and Rhonzas Kilimo lead the Kenyan contingent at Sunday’s 33rd Electrolit Guadalajara Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, where Veronica Wanjiru and Agnes Barsosio will aim to break 70 minutes for the first time in the event’s history.
After the sixth and final meeting of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour brought the series to a close for another year, 11 athletes have booked their place at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020.
In one week’s time on Thursday 28 February, the IAAF Heritage Cross Country Running Display – 1819 to 2019 will open in DOKK1 library and culture centre in the city of Aarhus, Denmark.
Marie-Josee Ta Lou stormed to a world-leading 7.02 victory in the 60m while Jakob Ingebrigtsen defeated freshly-minted world indoor record holder Samuel Tefera in the 1500m to highlight the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf on Wednesday (20), the final stop of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Italian high jumper Elena Vallortigara, who last year leapt an outstanding 2.02m, pens a letter to the 12-year-old girl she once was.
Tune in at 18:15 CET (GMT+1) to watch the live stream from the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf, the final stop of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
The second episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with European pole vault champion Armand Duplantis.
The IAAF will host a series of webinars related to the bidding process for the 2022 IAAF World Athletics Series events on 25 February.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf, the sixth and final stop on the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Spotlight on Tefera as World Indoor Tour set to conclude in Dusseldorf
The IAAF’s World Male Athlete of the Year Eliud Kipchoge has been recognised at the Laureus Awards in Monaco on Monday (18) for his extraordinary performances in the past year.
The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that 1960 Olympic pole vault champion Don Bragg died on Saturday (16) at the age of 83.
Ndama tallies 4672 pentathlon world lead in Miramas, World leads for Klosterhalfen and Schwanitz in Leipzig - indoor round-up
Solène Ndama tallied a world leading 4672 points to win the pentathlon at the French Indoor Championships in Miramas on Saturday (16).
Eiki Takahashi won the 102nd Japanese National 20km Race Walking Championship in a scintillating race at Kobe that hung in the balance until the very last second - and at the same time lifted the title for an incredible fifth time in a row.
Running in warm and rainy conditions, Volha Mazuronak of Belarus and Kenyan Barnabas Kiptum broke course records at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (17).