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Australia and Argentina reach Rugby World Cup semi-finals to rubber stamp Southern Hemisphere dominance

Inside the Games - October 18, 2015 - 17:00
Australia and Argentina triumphed at the expense of Scotland and Ireland respectively in today’s
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Kipyego and Chepkirui battle the cold to win in Amsterdam

IAAF News - October 18, 2015 - 13:55
Bernard Kipyego and Joyce Chepkirui were the winners at the 40th edition of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (18).
Categories: World Athletics News

Victorious return for Thompson in Birmingham

IAAF News - October 18, 2015 - 13:08
A triumphant return to action for Great Britain’s Chris Thompson and a competitive half marathon debut to remember for Poland’s Dominika Napieraj were the highlights of the 2015 Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Saturday (18).
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World lead for Cheroben and course record for Gudeta in Valencia

IAAF News - October 18, 2015 - 12:29
Pre-event favourite Abraham Cheroben successfully defended his title at the 25th edition of the Medio Maraton de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, clocking 59:10 at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (18) to run a world-leading performance for the second year in a row.
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Hamburg 2024 bid song released as Olympic and Paralympic campaign tries to capture hearts and minds

Inside the Games - October 18, 2015 - 11:15
Hamburg 2024 has unveiled a new campaign song, entitled "Ready for It", as the publicity campaign
Categories: Olympics News

Schippers and Rutherford crowned European athletes of the year

IAAF News - October 18, 2015 - 11:01
At the annual Golden Track Awards in Lausanne on Saturday (17), Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands and Britain’s Greg Rutherford were crowned European female and male athletes of the year 2015.
Categories: World Athletics News

European Games in 2019 set to feature top-class athletics after date clash avoided

Inside the Games - October 17, 2015 - 21:17
Athletics appears set to play a leading role in the next European Games after Patrick Hickey, Pre
Categories: Olympics News

Viral testing of polluted waters ruled out by Rio 2016 due to difficulty interpreting results

Inside the Games - October 17, 2015 - 20:25
There will be no viral testing of the waters of Rio de Janeiro ahead of next summer's Olympic and
Categories: Olympics News

Serbian elected President of European Volleyball Confederation

Inside the Games - October 17, 2015 - 17:15
Serbia's Aleksandar Boricic has been elected President of the European Volleyball Confederation (
Categories: Olympics News

Brazil’s Olympic journey so far – 300 days to go

IAAF News - October 17, 2015 - 09:46
In exactly 300 days from today (17), the athletics programme of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will get underway and the eyes of the world will be on the Brazilian city.
Categories: World Athletics News

Same goal, different approach for Kipyego, Chebet and Gelana in Amsterdam

IAAF News - October 16, 2015 - 14:35
Bernard Kipyego is seeking his second TCS Amsterdam Marathon victory in a row, Wilson Chebet is trying to become ‘Mr Amsterdam’ with a fourth win, and Olympic champion Tiki Gelana wants to prove she is on her way back to the top at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (18).
Categories: World Athletics News

Course records the main target in Lisbon

IAAF News - October 16, 2015 - 13:42
No other city in the world this year can boast of having two IAAF Gold Label Road Races on the same day, but on Sunday (18) the Portuguese capital of Lisbon will host the Rock’n’Roll Marathon of Lisbon EDP and the Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon Vodafone RTP.
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Korir and Cherop seeking second Toronto Waterfront victories

IAAF News - October 16, 2015 - 12:24
Kenya’s Laban Korir lines up in defence of his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title this Sunday (18) knowing that all eyes will be upon him in the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Cheroben hopes to strike again in Valencia

IAAF News - October 16, 2015 - 11:42
After the world-leading mark set last year by Kenya’s Abraham Cheroben, organisers of the 25th Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso are hoping that their IAAF Silver Label Road Race will also produce some fireworks on Sunday (18) to celebrate the silver jubilee edition of the event.
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Europeans set to make an impact in Birmingham

IAAF News - October 16, 2015 - 10:46
Following East African dominance in recent years, there promises to be a European flavour to the 2015 edition of the Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, which takes place on Sunday (18).
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Pressure eases for Pitkamaki and Ruuskanen heading to Rio

IAAF News - October 15, 2015 - 16:09
Qualifying for the Finnish javelin team is difficult at the best of times, but the contest for Olympic team berths this week became a lot more competitive for all but two of the country’s top throwers.
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Felix and Richardson confirm Portland ambitions

IAAF News - October 14, 2015 - 16:43
US stars Allyson Felix and Jason Richardson have both confirmed that they are targeting making the USA team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships, Portland 2016.
Categories: World Athletics News

Lemma and Jelela added to Frankfurt Marathon field

IAAF News - October 14, 2015 - 15:52
Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma Kasaye, winner of this year's Vienna City Marathon, and his compatriot Koren Jelela Yal will be two high quality additions to the elite field for the Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday 25 October, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (14).
Categories: World Athletics News

Kirui looking to return to winning ways in Amsterdam

IAAF News - October 13, 2015 - 14:32
Two-time world marathon champion Abel Kirui will be looking to recapture the form that saw him triumph in Berlin in 2009 and Daegu two years later when he stands on the start line of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday (18).
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