The IAAF is delighted to announce the names of the 12 athletes who will compose this year’s induction into the IAAF Hall of Fame.
Commonwealth and African 10,000m champion Joyce Chepkirui has enjoyed a golden 2014, which has also included a series of impressive victories on the roads at a several top quality races. The rising Kenyan distance runner is also the latest athlete to take our work, rest, play questions.
Ten years after Stefano Baldini won the gold medal in the 2004 Olympic Games, the Athens Marathon course record of the Italian was finally broken with the unheralded Kenyan Felix Kandie clocking 2:10:37 on Sunday (9). Even more surprising was that Kandie achieved his time on a warm day, with temperatures over 20 degrees Celsius during the race.
Ethiopia’s Fikadu Girma and Mulahabt Tsega triumphed at the 2014 Banque du Liban Beirut Marathon, winning at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 2:12:26 and 2:29:15 respectively on Sunday (9).
After second and third-place finishes at the Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes, Ethiopia’s Shume Hailu finally stood on top of the podium at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race when he crossed the line on Cannes’ Promenade de la Croisette in 2:09:27 on Sunday (9).
Jessica Ennis-Hill has confirmed that next summer's IAAF World Championships in Beijing figure highly in her plans on the road to defending her Olympic heptathlon title in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
David Rudisha was presented with the ANOC Award for Best Male Athlete of London 2012 at the first Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Gala Awards Dinner in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday (7).
Dennis Kimetto and Florence Kiplagat have been named as the AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) Best Marathon Runners of the Year for 2014. The two athletes from Kenya were announced as the winners at the second AIMS Best Marathon Runner Award Gala in Athens, Greece, on Friday evening (9).
The IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 passed the milestone of 250 days to go on Friday (7) and ahead of that event the local organisers held the official launch on Wednesday attended by almost 300 local dignitaries, coaches, athletes, media and IAAF officials.
Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang will return to the Beirut Marathon, which celebrates its 12th edition on Sunday (7), looking to become just the second man to successfully defend his title at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race.
Qatar’s Bellor Yator could break the East African dominance of the men’s race at the Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (9).
IAAF President Lamine Diack received the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Merit Award in Bangkok, where the ANOC General Assembly began on Friday (7).
Just days after winning the TCS New York City Marathon, Olympic bronze medallist Wilson Kipsang has set himself the goals of reclaiming his marathon world record and winning a world title.
Three-time Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba is expecting her first child and will skip the 2015 season.
Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew and Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin will line up for the Cross de Atapuerca looking to add another victory to their tally when the IAAF Cross Country Permit series gets underway in Burgos on 16 November.
The Ottawa 10K, one of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend's signature events, will have IAAF Gold Label Road Race status in 2015, the race organisers and the IAAF confirmed on Tuesday (4).
The 15th episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
Jamaica’s world youth and Youth Olympic Games 400m champion Martin Manley has proved to be a stellar teenage talent over one lap of the track during the past couple of seasons. The 17-year-old now takes his turn answering our work, rest, play questions.
Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany made it a day to remember for Kenya as the pair triumphed in the TCS New York City Marathon, crossing the line in 2:10:59 and 2:25:07 respectively at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (2).
Stephen Mokoka and Tigist Tufa fulfilled predictions and took down the course records at the 19th Shanghai International Marathon, the pair running 2:08:43 and 2:21:52 respectively at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (2).