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The preliminary entry lists for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 are now available.
Having recently become an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon on Sunday (22) boasts its strongest ever field.
On Sunday (22) the Italian capital will celebrate the 21st edition of the Acea Rome Marathon. The IAAF Gold Label Race can claim to be the fastest marathon in Italy as it boasts both the men’s and women’s all-comers’ records.
The EDP Lisbon Half Marathon will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Sunday (22) when it welcomes double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
The IAAF technical delegates conducted their first site visit to the British capital for the IAAF World Championships, London 2017.
Despite having two top-five finishers in the senior men’s race in 2013 – more than any other nation – Uganda missed out on a medal at the last championships. But the Ugandan team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 looks formidable.
Athletics fans and residents of the small spa city of Dudince in the south of Slovakia will have the chance to watch top race walkers from 25 countries compete at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting on Saturday (21).
France’s Olympic pole vault champion and world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie will compete at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea on 4 June, the fourth leg of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League.
The 2015 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge gets under way on Saturday (21) at the Melbourne IAAF World Challenge meeting, which also serves as the opening competition of that series.
If it’s March and it’s Melbourne, notable visitors to Australia’s sporting capital are likely to find themselves posed alongside one of two props – a Formula 1 racer or an Australian Rules footballer.
Athletics Kenya selectors have made their final choices for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015.
The world’s two leading one-lap runners will go head to head for the first time in 2015 at the Shanghai IAAF Diamond League meeting on 17 May.
Bronze medallist in 2013 and silver medallist in 2010, Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin hopes to complete the set at this month’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015.
Bernard Koech crossed the finish-line in second place at last year’s NN Marathon Rotterdam. On 12 April he will be back at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in the hope of improving on that performance.
Caroline Chepkwony hopes to gain revenge when she returns to the Vienna City Marathon to compete against defending champion Anna Hahner at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 12 April.
Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha, world high jump champion Bogdan Bondarenko and European indoor 400m champion Pavel Maslak are among the first athletes signed up to compete at the Golden Spike IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava on 26 May.
Having dominated their races at the National Cross Country Championships last month, Chris Derrick and Laura Thweatt are among the USA’s best hopes at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
Four of Ethiopia’s medallists from the last edition of the championships will compete at this month’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) is working in partnership with the IAAF to finance increased out-of-competition drug testing for elite athletes participating in AWMM events.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, and only the second time in history, the IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held in the United States.