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Cheruiyot and Keitany head sensational London Marathon women’s field| News

Defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and 2018 TCS New York City Marathon winner Mary Keitany will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 28 April. They join their compatriots Gladys Cherono, the 2018 BMW...

Schippers headlines Karlsruhe’s 60m line-up | News

Six years after making her debut at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, Dafne Schippers will make her fifth appearance at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 2 February. After finishing fifth in 2013, fourth in 2014 and being disqualified for...

Bor and Burkard victorious in Stirling| News

USA’s Hillary Bor recovered from a mid-race wrong turn to win the men’s 8km at the Simply Health Great Stirling X-Country while Germany’s Elena Burkard bagged maximum points for the European team by winning the women’s 6km event on...

Sifan Hassan: advice to my younger self| News

Dutch endurance star Sifan Hassan last year revealed her outstanding versatility by setting European records for the 5000m and half marathon as well as winning continental gold over the shorter distance. Here the 25-year-old Ethiopian-born athlete takes the 12-year-old...

Gebrhiwet gets better of Barega at Campaccio – cross-country round-up | News

Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Hagos Gebrhiwet from Ethiopia won the eagerly awaited head-to-head against younger compatriot Selemon Barega by six seconds in the men’s 10km race at the Campaccio IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting race in San Giorgio su...

Nine things for 2019: world record assaults| News

Over the first nine days of 2019, we will be taking a look at nine things we're really looking forward to as we enter another IAAF World Athletics Championships year. On Monday, we focused on established stars who will be...

Kiplimo clocks 26:41 over 10km in Madrid while Kosgei and Obiri crack 30| News

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo recorded the fastest 10km performance in history at the San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid, winning the IAAF Silver Label road race in 26:41 on Monday (31). The downhill nature of the course (5.5m per kilometre) means that...

Brügger, pioneering meeting director, dies| News

The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Andreas "Res" Brügger, an early champion for the professionalisation of athletics and the long-time meeting director of Zurich's Weltklasse, died at his home in Zurich on Thursday (27). Brügger was...

A look back at the ratified world records set in 2018 | News

The past year has been a busy one for athletics statisticians as 21 ratified world records have been set throughout 2018. Between the start of February and the end of October, at least one world record was set in each...

Five athletes end 2018 with win streaks of 10 or more | News

Illustrating the fierce competitiveness of athletics at the moment, just five athletes will begin their 2019 seasons with unbeaten streaks of 10 or more competitions. Topping that list is world and Olympic champion Caster Semenya of South Africa who extended...

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South Africa look to overturn recent record against Pakistan

The big pictureThe result of the Test series may be as disappointing for Mickey Arthur as it was gratifying for Otis Gibson, but in...