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April sets sights on course record in Hannover

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 16:24
South African Lusapho April is gunning for his own course record at Sunday’s 26th running of the HAJ Hannover Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
Categories: World Athletics News

Sebastian Coe meets President of Belarus ahead of European Athletics CEO Conference

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 13:57
IAAF President Sebastian Coe and IAAF General Secretary Jean Gracia will attending European Athletics CEO Conference in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday and Saturday (8-9).
Categories: World Athletics News

Vienna spotlight on men’s favourite Omari and a women’s course record assault

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 12:29
Levy Matebo Omari of Kenya will start as the man to beat while an impressive women’s field will chase a 16-year-old course record at Sunday’s Vienna City Marathon, the 33rd edition of this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Categories: World Athletics News

Abshero and Kebede targeting Olympic berths in Rotterdam

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 12:19
Favourites Ayele Abshero and Tsegaye Kebede will be gunning for Olympic team berths at Sunday’s NM Marathon Rotterdam, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Categories: World Athletics News

Czech Republic v Poland shot put tussle set for Ostrava

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 11:44
Poland’s top shot putters will travel across the border to take on the best Czech big men at the 55th Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on 19 May, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced on Friday (9).
Categories: World Athletics News

Zhang to face Bondarenko in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 09:46
China’s very own high jump hero Zhang Guowei is set to star at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 14 May, where he will come face-to-face with Bohdan Bondarenko, organisers announced on Friday (9).
Categories: World Athletics News

Back on home turf, McCormack eyes victory at Great Ireland Run

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 09:41
Having edged closer to the title in each of her three previous attempts, local heroine Fionnuala McCormack looks primed to finally claim victory at the SPAR Great Ireland Run on Sunday (10), an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
Categories: World Athletics News

Jufar and Chemutai lead Rome Marathon fields

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 09:23
Ethiopia is set to conquer the Italian capital once again at Sunday's ACEA Rome Marathon, the 22nd edition of this IAAF Gold Label Race.
Categories: World Athletics News

New scoring system for 2016 – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 8, 2016 - 03:44
The IAAF Diamond League has introduced a new points format for the 2016 season.
Categories: World Athletics News

Schippers and Rudisha among a dozen more stars for Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 7, 2016 - 15:41
A further 12 stars have confirmed that they will appear at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on 5 June, including world champions Dafne Schippers and David Rudisha, organisers announced on Thursday (7).
Categories: World Athletics News

IAAF Working Group to make recommendation concerning the use of prostheses

IAAF News - April 7, 2016 - 13:57
An IAAF working group studying the generic use of prostheses in competition by athletes with a disability, specifically the long jump, has been formed following a decision at last month’s IAAF Council Meeting.
Categories: World Athletics News

Qieyang and Barrondo head classy Rio Maior fields

IAAF News - April 7, 2016 - 13:08
The road to the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championship Rome 2016 next month leads directly through Portugal as some of the world's top race walkers will tune up for their outing in the Italian capital by competing at the Grande Prémio Internacional de Rio Maior em Marcha Atlética 2016 on Saturday (9).
Categories: World Athletics News

One month to go – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

IAAF News - April 7, 2016 - 13:02
One more month from today, on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May, Rome will become the focal point for race walking as the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 will be celebrated and to mark the occasion a press conference took place in the Italian capital on Thursday (7).
Categories: World Athletics News

The 2017 IAAF Congress will be staged at ExCeL in London

IAAF News - April 7, 2016 - 12:42
The IAAF will host the 2017 IAAF Congress at ExCeL in London on 2 and 3 August.
Categories: World Athletics News

Battle of the global champions in the triple jump in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 6, 2016 - 23:04
US record-holder Christian Taylor’s road to a second Olympic triple jump title faces a major test at the Prefontaine Classic, as he will be one of five global gold medallists at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May.
Categories: World Athletics News

Bartoletta and Barber added to Kawasaki fields

IAAF News - April 6, 2016 - 17:24
Organisers of the Golden Grand Prix have added world champions Tianna Bartoletta and Shawn Barber to the line-up for the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kawasaki on 8 May.
Categories: World Athletics News

Felix v Schippers one of many exciting clashes in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - April 6, 2016 - 10:01
World champions Allyson Felix and Dafne Schippers will clash over 100m at the Doha 2016 meeting on 6 May in what promises to be among the most anticipated events at the opening competition of the IAAF Diamond League series.
Categories: World Athletics News

Seventh heaven for Canada as Sweden continue to stutter at World Men's Curling Championship

Inside the Games - April 5, 2016 - 22:34

Defending champions Sweden could be facing a shock exit from the World Men's Curling Championship

Categories: Olympics News

FIFA President Infantino "dismayed" after being named in Panama Papers over contract with accused officials

Inside the Games - April 5, 2016 - 21:58

Fallout from the leaked Panama Papers has reached the heart of FIFA after the documents revealed

Categories: Olympics News

FEI proposal to cut Olympic team sizes from four to three provokes fierce debate at Sports Forum

Inside the Games - April 5, 2016 - 21:29

International Equestrian Federation (FEI) officials are pressing ahead with plans to reduce the s

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