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Dibaba and Jepkosgei ready to duel in Delhi| News

At the pre-race press conference for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei both pronounced themselves fit and ready to go at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (21). Three-time Olympic champion Dibaba...

Cheroben targetting fourth title at Valencia Half Marathon| News

World Half Marathon Championships silver medallist Abraham Cheroben will start as favourite at the Media Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (28). In addition to that accolade achieved in the same Spanish city...

Jos Hermens’ story behind the picture – remembering Abebe Bikila| News

Dutch athletics manager Jos Hermens talks about the significance of this image of him by the statue of the late two-time Olympic marathon champion Abebe Bikila. “This picture, which was taken earlier this year, is of me next to the...

Armistice Day: Remembering the athletes who died in the First World War| News

To An Athlete Dying YoungBy A.E. Housman The time you won your town the raceWe chaired you through the market-place;Man and boy stood cheering by,And home we brought you shoulder-high.  Today, the road all runners come,Shoulder-high we bring you home,And set...

IAAF Inside Athletics – Mike Powell| News

The 17th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world long jump record-holder Mike Powell. The US athlete reached the pinnacle of his career at the 1991 IAAF...

Breakthrough season is just the beginning for Hobbs| News

It all started with a chase, a terrified sprint from a snarling dog near her home in New Orleans. Aleia Hobbs was eight years old at the time, scared senseless – still is – at the sight of a mutt,...

Road round-up: Chelimo takes US 5km title in New York, Tibedu breaks Hangzhou course...

Olympic 5000m silver medallist Paul Chelimo broke the course record and Emily Sisson picked up her first win at the USATF 5K Championships, hosted by the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K in New York on Saturday (3). Taking...

Radcliffe underscores importance of IAAF air quality initiative at WHO conference in Geneva| News

IAAF Ambassador Paula Radcliffe underscored the importance of the IAAF's air quality initiative during a presentation at the First World Health Organisation Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva on Wednesday (31). "When we live in a world...

Kiplimo and Teferi reign at Atapuerca as IAAF Cross Country Permit kicks off in...

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Ethiopia’s Senberi Teferi were victorious at the 15th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’, the opening race of the 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series held in windy conditions on Sunday (11) in Burgos, Spain. In doing so,...

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England unchanged as fit-again Jonny Bairstow misses out

England have confirmed an unchanged team for the second Test in Pallekele. Ben Stokes will bat at No. 3 in place of Moeen Ali,...