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Lavillenie and Athletics for a Better World support UNICEF Heroes Day

IAAF News - April 8, 2015 - 13:46
Athletics for a Better World, the IAAF’s social responsibility programme, will be teaming up with Running Heroes and UNICEF Heroes Day for a special race on 19 April to raise funds for a worldwide vaccination campaign organised by UNICEF.
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Namibia: Lamprecht Stars At Malaysian Open Swimming Championships

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 11:46
[Namibian] Namibian swimmer Lushano Lamprecht put his country on the map with some great performances at the 58th Malaysian Open Swimming Championships which were recently held in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur.
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Kenya: Kipsang Promises to End Farah's Reign

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 11:36
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor has promised to return to China and end Britain's Mo Farah four year reign as the men 10,000m world champion in Beijing this August.
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Kenya: F. Kiplagat Sets Sights On 2 - 19 Blast in London

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 11:03
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Florence Kiplagat is praying its third time lucky in London where she has set sights on running 2:19 on April 26 in an attempt to win the coveted English capital's World Marathon Majors race for the first time.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: World Cross Champ Tirop in Shanghai Run

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 10:36
[Capital FM] Eldoret -After winning her first senior women 8km gold medal at the Guiyang World Cross in China, Agnes Jebet Tirop has set her focus on the summer World Championships in Beijing and IAAF Diamond League.
Categories: Africa News

Gambia: Athletes Revel in Bajana Marathon Success

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 10:13
[Daily Observer] Winners of the various categories of the 3rd edition of the Bajana International Marathon held over the weekend have been sharing their impression with the Observer Sports, after emerging triumphant in the different races.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Bigwigs Clash

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 09:16
[The Star] HISTORY is at stake as the two world's fastest marathoners--Dennis Kimetto and Wilson Kipsang clash in London Marathon on April 26 for the coveted crown.
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Sprinters in the spotlight in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 8, 2015 - 09:16
Two of Jamaica’s greatest ever women sprinters are among a glittering array of world and Olympic champions who will be at the 2015 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 17 May, the IAAF Diamond League meeting organisers announced on Wednesday (8).
Categories: World Athletics News

Kenya: Asbel Tops List

All-Africa News - April 8, 2015 - 08:53
[The Star] World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop will lead a star-studded list of 80 athletes in Friday's national trials ahead of the second edition of IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on May 24 and 25.
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East Africa: Third Edition of Safaricom Athletics Series to Feature Two New Events

All-Africa News - April 7, 2015 - 14:36
[CIO] Safaricom recently unveiled the 3rd Edition of the Safaricom Athletics Series that will, for the first time, feature track and field events in addition to relay and long distance races.
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Bolt to compete at IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

IAAF News - April 7, 2015 - 12:40
The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7).
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 5 – Wilhem Belocian

IAAF News - April 7, 2015 - 11:40
The fifth episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang retires

IAAF News - April 7, 2015 - 11:00
China's 2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang announced his retirement on Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter, on Tuesday (7).
Categories: World Athletics News

Tanzania: Rwanda, Burundi Line Up for Ngorongoro Run 2015

All-Africa News - April 7, 2015 - 08:45
[Daily News] Arusha -RWANDA and Burundi are the first states to confirm their participation in this year's Ngorongoro Run to be held in Karatu, Arusha Region on April 18. Five foreign countries are expected to send their runners to the annual event.
Categories: Africa News

Zimbabwe: Makaza Finishes Second in SA Ultra Marathon

All-Africa News - April 7, 2015 - 06:36
[The Herald] TOP long distance runner Collen Makaza put up a remarkable show on Saturday to finish second in the Two Oceans 56km Ultra marathon in South Africa.
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Taylor in record-breaking form at CARIFTA Games

IAAF News - April 7, 2015 - 00:49
Prodigious Jamaican sprinter Christopher Taylor was one of several athletes who shone at the CARIFTA Games in Basseterre, which concluded on Monday (6).
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Discus giants ready to unleash in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 6, 2015 - 21:36
The two farthest discus throwers of the past 15 years will head to Eugene on 30 May for the Prefontaine Classic, the third leg of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League series.
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2015 world youth lists now available

IAAF News - April 6, 2015 - 09:12
With the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 just 100 days away, the IAAF statistics and documentation division has now made available the first world youth lists covering the 2015 outdoor season.
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Personal bests – David Rudisha

IAAF News - April 6, 2015 - 03:53
Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha is one of the stellar names in the world of athletics. Here the Kenyan world record-holder for the two-lap distance talks about some areas of his life which are of significance.
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Birhanu and Melkamu make it an Ethiopian double in Daegu

IAAF News - April 5, 2015 - 09:25
Girmay Birhanu and Meselech Melkamu lived up to their status as pre-race favourites at the seventh edition of the Daegu Marathon, winning the men’s and women’s races respectively at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (5).
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