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Defending champion Mulu Seboka of Ethiopia will return to Dalian aiming to retain her title at the 32nd edition of the ICBC Cup - Dalian International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (12).
Defending champion Geoffrey Kirui and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat are among the athletes named by Athletics Kenya for the marathon at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
Join Noah Lyles, Morgan Mitchell and Andrew Howe for the latest episode of the World Athletics Club.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, which, for the next 36 hours or so will be your one-stop shop for all things Yokohama as we count down to the start of the 4th edition of the IAAF's newest World Athletics Series event.
World record-holder Liu Hong and 2012 Olympic champion Chen Ding will return to the Chinese city of Taicang aiming to retain their 20km titles at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting on Saturday (11).
The IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 take place at Yokohama International Stadium this weekend, 11-12 May, and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website, its associated platforms and via more than 80 broadcasters from around the world.
Fans from the following territories and countries can tune in to coverage of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 on Saturday and Sunday 11 and 12 May.
Event previews published, Facts & Figures statistics handbook available - IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019
Previews of each of the nine races to be contested at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, which take place on 11-12 May, are now available.
Fast pace, high drama and a strong possibility of surprises, the 4x100m is one of the most exciting disciplines in track and field. USA and Germany, the men’s and women’s winners respectively in 2017, will be back at the IAAF World Relays to take on the world champions in the event as teams seek to secure their places at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
There may not be World Championships places at stake in the 4x200m, but many of the world’s leading sprinters have opted to contest the rarely-run event at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 as part of their early season preparations.
Preview: men's, women's and mixed 4x400 relay – IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019
This is possibly the most difficult event to predict on the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 programme.
The mixed shuttle hurdles relay, one of two new disciplines making their debut at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, will figure prominently on the event's first day, as it opens the weekend's action with the heats and concludes day one with the final.
A 200m showdown between US sprint stars Noah Lyles and Michael Norman is one of the many exciting clashes set to take place at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea when the IAAF Diamond League circuit heads to Rome on 6 June.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Maicel Uibo star in the seventh episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics.
Two of the three fastest men in history will clash in the 400m hurdles in Shanghai when Abderrahman Samba lines up against Rai Benjamin at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 18 May.
World record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech will take on world champion Emma Coburn in the steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League series, in Stanford on 30 June.
Nurmi Games bonus offer continues: break the Finnish all-comers record in the javelin or discus, win an island
For the second consecutive year, organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games, an IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku on 11 June, are offering one of the most unique incentives in the world of sport: break the Finnish all-comers records in the men’s discus or javelin throws, and you’ll be handed a deed to an island in the Turku Archipelago.
Helped by cool temperatures and enthusiastic crowds, European 10,000m champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter smashed the Volkswagen Prague Marathon course record at the 25th edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (5).
The men’s shot put is riding an unprecedented wave at the moment, with Ryan Crouser, the 2016 Olympic champion, sitting at its crest.