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Zuzana Hejnova successfully defended her world 400m hurdles title at this year’s IAAF World Championships to cap another outstanding year. Here the Czech athlete gives us the lowdown on our personal bests questions.
Kenya’s Edward Cheserek created history on Saturday (21) as he became the first man to win the prestigious NCAA Cross Country Championships for three successive years.
Tamirat Tola ran away from a strong field to win at the15th Great Ethiopian Run, earning a prestigious victory in one of Africa’s biggest road races on Sunday (22).
In our continued effort to be as transparent as possible and to ensure that the public have the same access to the information that the IAAF provides the media, we now share the latest set of 'frequently asked questions' and our answers.
The front-running performances of Geoffrey Kamworor at recent major international championships have provided a bit of an antidote to the sit-and-kick affairs which have become a fashionable tactic, at least on the track, over the past decade.
One man notably absent from the second half of the international athletics circuit during the summer was the effervescent and affable Brazilian long jumper Mauro Vinicius da Silva, often known locally by his nickname Duda.
The IAAF is saddened to learn of the death of three-time Olympic champion Mal Whitfield, who died in Washington, USA, on Wednesday (19) at the age of 91.
World record-holders Zersenay Tadese and Florence Kiplagat will be on the start line of the 2015 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday 29 November.
Usain Bolt, Ashton Eaton and Christian Taylor are the three men’s finalists for the 2015 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.
Genzebe Dibaba, Dafne Schippers and Anita Wlodarczyk are the three women’s finalists for the 2015 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.
The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that US athletics writer Bert Rosenthal, one of the leading authorities on athletics during the 1980s and 1990s, died on Sunday (15) at the age of 79.
World and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor has been one of the star performers of the 2015 season. Here the US jumper offers his take on our personal bests questions.
The IAAF is saddened to hear that Guo Jie, who represented China in the discus at the 1936 Olympic Games, died on Sunday (15) at the age of 103. He had been the oldest surviving Olympian.
In our continued effort to be as transparent as possible and to ensure that the public have the same access to the information that the IAAF provides the media, we now share the last set of frequently asked questions and our answers.
Ethiopia’s Imane Merga won the Cross Internacional de Atapuerca, the opening race of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series, for a fifth consecutive year on Sunday (15).
Ethiopia’s Amane Gobena couldn’t capture the course record at the 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, but she did fulfil her role as favourite and successfully defended her title on Sunday (15).
Kenya’s John Mwangangi will have plenty of reasons to remember his win at the 2015 Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso.
Like the song goes, it felt like the first time; that's how Ethiopia's Atsede Baysa described ending a three-year title drought by winning the inaugural Saitama International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (15).
The organisers of the Semi-Marathon de Boulogne-Billancourt Christian Granger have cancelled the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race scheduled for Sunday (15) following the horrendous series of terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday.
The 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will see defending women’s champion Amane Gobena return to the Turkish city with the aim of chasing the course record of 2:27:25 on Sunday (15).