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Road round-up: Course records smashed in Shenzhen, Ethiopian double in Kolkata| News

Kenya’s Edwin Kipngetich Koech produced the Shenzhen Marathon’s first ever sub-2:10 performance, while Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka improved the women’s course record by more than six minutes at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (16). The 26-year-old Koech enjoyed...

Niiya and McSweyn take Zatopek: 10 victories in Melbourne| News

There is a long tradition of distance running in Japan. There is a long tradition of distance running in Australia. But the twain had scarcely met before Hitomi Niiya won this year’s annual Zatopek 10,000m race in Melbourne on...

Gen 10: rising pole vault star Armand Duplantis| News

With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, over the course of the next two weeks – Monday through Friday – we'll highlight the rise of a new...

Kipserem clocks 2:04:04 at inaugural Abu Dhabi Marathon| News

Kenya’s Marius Kipserem and Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed their PBs to secure victories at the inaugural ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon on Friday (7). In a close race, Kipserem won in 2:04:04 to take more than two minutes off the PB...

Awards week updates – Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of our comprehensive lead-in coverage to this year's IAAF Athletics Awards 2018 which culminate this...

Nowicki’s patience rewarded as bronze streak turns to gold| News

Success in athletics is possible even with a late start. Wojciech Nowicki is a living proof of that. Not having thrown the hammer until the age of 18, the Pole, now 29, ended 2018 as the clear No.1 in the...

High and low – Yarisley Silva| News

Yarisley Silva has been Cuba’s leading pole vaulter for more than a decade. The 2015 world champion and equal fifth best vaulter of all time reflects on the highest and lowest moments of her decorated career. High The Olympic silver medal...

Now back to full health, Cheptegei excited to see what 2019 brings | News

If 2018 has revealed anything about Joshua Cheptegei – besides an unerring ability to deliver his primary goals – it is his unshakeable belief and mental toughness. A winner of 5000m and 10,000m titles at the Commonwealth Games in April...

Andres Chocho: I love race walking because… | News

Ecuador’s Andres Chocho ended 2018 as the winner of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge. Chocho, a two-time South American 20km race walk champion and reigning Pan-American champion and South American record holder over 50km, says his passion for race walking began...

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