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Lyles clocks 9.88 world lead to take US 100m title

June 23, 2018 - 08:38
Noah Lyles is doing things at age 20 that, well, things not even Usain Bolt did. There might never be a sprinter to match Bolt, but Lyles is trying to emulate him in performance and showmanship.
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Tuwei and Kaberia visit Monaco to discuss Kenyan bid for 2020 IAAF World U20 Championships

June 23, 2018 - 00:52
The president of Athletics Kenya, Lieutenant General Jackson Tuwei, and the Principal Secretary for Sports in Kenya, Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia, visited the IAAF headquarters in Monaco on Friday (22) to discuss Kenya’s bid to host the 2020 IAAF World U20 Championships.
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Sprint records fall in Madrid

June 23, 2018 - 00:26
China’s Su Bingtian provided the main highlight of the Meeting Madrid 2018 as he took the men’s 100m in a blistering 9.91 (0.2m/s) at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on Friday (22).
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Coe praises new Dynamo Stadium in Minsk

June 22, 2018 - 18:11
Exactly one year before Minsk hosts the 2019 European Games, IAAF President Sebastian Coe was in the Belarusian capital for the opening of the Dynamo Stadium following its latest reconstruction.
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Diaz leads Cuban team for IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

June 22, 2018 - 12:54
Jordan Diaz is one of 13 Cuban athletes who will compete at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on 10-15 July.
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Kenya selects 25 for IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

June 22, 2018 - 12:39
One defending champion and three world U18 champions feature on Kenya’s team for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on 10-15 July.
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Jamaican hurdler Williams targets top-three spot in Tampere

June 22, 2018 - 11:41
Had it not been for athletics, Rovane Williams could have wound up living an undesirable life.
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Gudeta world record follow-up in the Olomouc spotlight

June 21, 2018 - 21:17
Three months after her world record run at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, Ethiopian Netsanet Gudeta Kebede will be making her eagerly anticipated follow-up over the distance at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (23).
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Rabat announces a slew of high profile head-to-heads - IAAF Diamond League

June 21, 2018 - 16:39
A slew of high profile head-to-head matches have been announced by organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme de Rabat, the ninth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, set for 13 July.
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Loaded field events announced for Paris - IAAF Diamond League

June 21, 2018 - 15:00
Strong fields in the men's pole vault and women's high jump and triple jump have been announced for the Meeting de Paris, the seventh meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, set for 30 June.
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Wlodarczyk and top Spaniards the headliners in Madrid 

June 21, 2018 - 13:14
A strong mix of local and international stars are set to highlight The Meeting Madrid 2018, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in the Spanish capital on Friday (22).
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Conseslus Kipruto: I love steeplechase because...

June 21, 2018 - 08:49
Conseslus Kipruto, the World, Olympic and IAAF Diamond League steeplechase champion from Kenya, shares his athletics journey and just why he has developed such a passion for an event he has dominated globally for several years.
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Kibet and Jelagat the favourites in Brcko 10km

June 21, 2018 - 02:30
Moses Kibet will start as favourite at the Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (23) evening.
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Job vacancy: Financial reporting and planning manager

June 21, 2018 - 01:02
The IAAF is seeking a financial reporting and planning manager at its Monaco headquarters.
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World indoor silver is life-changing for family man Windle

June 20, 2018 - 17:35
Drew Windle is a family man.
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High and low – Timothy Cheruiyot

June 20, 2018 - 16:19
IAAF Diamond League 1500m champion Timothy Cheruiyot says the high point of his career so far was earning a world silver medal. The Kenyan’s all-time low, however, was missing out by 0.07 on qualification for the 2014 IAAF World U20 Championships.
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Kawauchi and Osako join Chicago Marathon field

June 20, 2018 - 15:35
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that Boston Marathon champion Yuki Kawauchi and Japanese 5000m record-holder Suguru Osako will join the elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 7 October.
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Shubenkov and Duplantis victorious in Montreuil

June 20, 2018 - 00:29
Sergey Shubenkov posted the first sub-13-second performance of the year in the 110m hurdles when winning in 12.99 at the Meeting Elite de Montreuil on Tuesday (19).
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IAAF Inside Athletics - Kori Carter

June 19, 2018 - 14:31
The seventh episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world 400m hurdles champion Kori Carter of the US.
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IAAF statement on CAS arbitration of new female classification regulations

June 19, 2018 - 14:21
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has informed the IAAF this morning (19 June 2018) that it has received a request for arbitration filed by Caster Semenya vs/ IAAF. We await further information and stand ready to defend the new regulations which were introduced to address the following issue in Athletics:
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