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Gong and Hadadi dominate, Bahrain takes four titles on the track as Asian Championships...

Throwers took centre stage as the 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships got underway in Doha on Sunday (21). Gong Lijiao and Lyu Huihui of China and Iran’s Ehsan Hadadi admirably lived up to their roles as favourites in...

Asher-Smith, Ta Lou and Guliyev headline classy 200m line-ups in Doha – IAAF Diamond League|...

Triple European champion Dina Asher-Smith and reigning world and European champion Ramil Guliyev will both launch their seasons in earnest over 200m in the Doha Diamond League, the first stage of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 3 May. Asher-Smith...

Degefa dominates, Cherono outsprints Desisa in Boston | News

 Worknesh Degefa and Lawrence Cherono won the 2019 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Monday (15th) with utterly different race strategies. Degefa, running her first Boston, pulled away from the pack after the 5km mark and...

Weekend road preview: Lonyangata targets third Paris win, Omullo defends Warsaw title, Jimma the...

Two-time Schneider Electric Paris Marathon winner Paul Lonyangata will seek a record third consecutive victory at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (14). The 26-year-old Kenyan set his lifetime best of 2:06:10 when winning in the French capital...

Obiri, Kipruto, Cheruiyot and Korir headline Kenyan challenge in Doha – IAAF Diamond League|...

Four Diamond League champions from Kenya including Hellen Obiri will compete in Doha – the first leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League – which will be held for the first time in the state-of-the-art Khalifa International Stadium on...

Qieyang and Arevalo prevail in Rio Maior| News

Qieyang Shenjie of China and Colombia's Eider Arevalo produced convincing 20km victories at the 28th Race Walking World Cup in Rio Maior on Saturday (6), the fourth stop of the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.  Competing in windy conditions that...

Advice to my younger self: Julien Wanders| News

Julien Wanders has broken world and European records on the roads, but he has learned many valuable lessons along the way, as he outlines here with a letter to his younger self.   Hi Julien, Outside of the classroom, do you think...

Pinnock blitzes to long jump and hurdles records at Jamaica’s boys and girls champs|...

Led by Wayne Pinnock, Kingston College ended Calabar High School’s 7-year reign as boys’ champion at the 109th edition of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys & Girls Athletics Championships (Champs) on 30 March. On the girls’ side, defending champions Edwin Allen...

Cross Country legends inspire aspiring pre-teen runners in Aarhus| News

Capturing the attention of 200 primary school students is a difficult task. Holding their attention can be an impossible chore. It wasn’t a problem though for cross country legends Lynn Jennings, John Treacy and Paul Tergat this morning during a...

IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 Facts and Figures now available| News

All sorts of fascinating statistics on the past 42 editions of the championships can be found in the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 Facts and Figures, which is available to download now as a PDF. The latest in...

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