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Follow all the action online – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

March 27, 2015 - 13:48
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 gets under way on Saturday (28) and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.
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Guiyang capitalises on being IAAF World Cross Country Championships host

March 27, 2015 - 11:28
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 will be the third time the championships have been staged on the continent of Asia, and the fact that all three editions have come in the past decade shows the growing importance and rising profile of not only cross-country running but athletics in general within Asia.
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IAAF ambassador Sonia O'Sullivan is a committed cross country fan

March 27, 2015 - 10:57
Seventeen years on from completing her historic long and short-course double at the 1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Sonia O’Sullivan took to the stage as an IAAF ambassador at this year’s pre-event press conference in Guiyang, China, on Friday (27).
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Athletes' press conference – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

March 27, 2015 - 09:36
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 pre-event press conference took place at the Guiyang Olympic Stadium, China, with four of the expected leading participants in the senior races facing the media on Friday (27).
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SINOLUBE is the official lubricant of the IAAF

March 27, 2015 - 09:02
The IAAF announced that SINOLUBE (Sinopec Lubricants) will be the official lubricant of the IAAF at a press conference in the Chinese city of Guiyang on Friday (27).
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Course conditions could play to Derrick’s strengths in Guiyang

March 27, 2015 - 08:23
After helping the USA to their first team medal since 2001 at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships two years ago, Chris Derrick hopes those championships marked, “an upswing, rather than a peak” of his country’s current purple patch at cross country.
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President Diack: "Guiyang is a truly significant moment for cross country"

March 27, 2015 - 07:59
IAAF President Lamine Diack faced the media at the traditional pre-event press conference for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Friday (27).
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Komon targets world-leading half-marathon time in Prague

March 26, 2015 - 19:28
Leonard Komon is ready to produce something special at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The 10km and 15km world record-holder will be contesting just his second race at the distance at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (28).
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Radcliffe reflects on past experiences at IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

March 26, 2015 - 17:12
With exactly one year to go to the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, three-time world half marathon champion Paula Radcliffe explained what makes the global 13.1-mile contest so special.
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Lavillenie joins Bolt as Paris headliner – IAAF Diamond League

March 26, 2015 - 14:37
This year’s Meeting Areva will showcase some of the world’s best athletes when the IAAF Diamond League series reaches Paris on 4 July.
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Home star Schippers to sprint in Hengelo

March 26, 2015 - 12:15
Triple European sprint champion Dafne Schippers will compete on 24 May at the AA Drink FBK Games in Hengelo, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting have announced.
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IAAF appeals six decisions recently made by RUSADA

March 25, 2015 - 15:29
The IAAF confirms having filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration in Lausanne, Switzerland against the decisions rendered by RUSADA in the cases of Valeriy Borchin, Olga Kaniskina, Sergey Bakulin, Sergey Kirdyapkin, Vladimir Kanaykin and Yuliya Zaripova.
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Stockholm’s IAAF Diamond League meeting enters new partnership

March 25, 2015 - 13:14
The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm is entering into an exciting partnership with BAUHAUS, which means that, for the first time since 1967 the competition will change its name from DN Galan and will now be known as Stockholm BAUHAUS Athletics.
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Usain Bolt returns to New York – IAAF Diamond League

March 25, 2015 - 12:27
Usain Bolt will compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City for the first time since 2008 when he returns to the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 13 June.
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Cali set to be hit by Australian Hale storm

March 25, 2015 - 10:40
When you were a child, did anyone ever warn you not to pull faces because, should the wind change, you would be stuck with that expression?
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Australia names team for IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

March 24, 2015 - 13:43
Colombia is calling for 22 talented young Australians, with Athletics Australia selectors confirming the team bound for the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.
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Senior men’s preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

March 24, 2015 - 10:17
Just like the senior men’s race two years ago, which produced more than its fair share of surprises, the event at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 is shaping up to be more than a straight-forward contest between Ethiopia and Kenya.
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Senior women’s preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

March 24, 2015 - 09:55
With 22 years between the youngest and oldest competitors, the senior women’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 will be a battle between youth and experience.
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Steeplechase stars summit in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

March 23, 2015 - 19:04
The world’s top steeplechasers will be heading to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 30 May for what could almost be a rehearsal of the battle for the medals at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (23).
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Junior men’s preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

March 23, 2015 - 10:34
You have to go back to 1991 for the last time an athlete from somewhere other than Kenya or Ethiopia won the world cross country junior men’s title, but Uganda might have the man to end this quarter century-long dominance at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 in the shape of Joshua Cheptegei.
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