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Sumgong to defend London marathon title

January 17, 2017 - 10:30
Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her crown at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 23 April.
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Dibaba leads all-star cast for Torun

January 16, 2017 - 18:37
At a press conference in Torun on Monday (16) organisers of the Copernicus Cup revealed the first wave of international stars set to compete at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 10 February.
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Britain’s rich history of hosting IAAF championships

January 16, 2017 - 16:55
There are exactly 200 days to go until the IAAF World Championships London 2017 when Britain will stage the IAAF’s flagship event for the first time.
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Tamire triumphs in Le Mans – cross-country round-up

January 16, 2017 - 09:50
Ethiopian Getaneh Tamire opened his 2017 season with victory over 9km at the Cross Ouest France in Le Mans on Sunday (15).
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Assefa and Ondoro claim marathon titles, while Nyaruai and Korir take half-marathon crowns in Houston

January 15, 2017 - 22:17
Late breaks led to first-time wins for Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro and Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa at the Chevron Houston Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (15).
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Ayalew and Teferi take the spoils in Seville

January 15, 2017 - 18:15
Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew and Ethiopia’s Senberi Teferi captured outstanding victories at the 35th Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, the fifth leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series on Sunday (15).
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Henriques sets inaugural women’s 50km race walk world record

January 15, 2017 - 16:38
Portugal’s Inês Henriques established the first official women’s world record* for the 50km race walk, covering the distance in 4:08:26 at the Portuguese 35km and 50km Race Walking Championships in Porto de Mos on Sunday (15).
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Cheptegei and Chelangat take top honours at Ugandan Cross Country Championships

January 14, 2017 - 23:12
The country’s best athletes turned out for the Ugandan Cross Country Championships on Saturday (14) to stake a claim for a place on the host nation’s team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017.
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Kipruto and Kipkirui score Kenyan double in Antrim

January 14, 2017 - 18:36
Conseslus Kipruto and Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui claimed the men’s and women’s titles respectively at the Antrim International Cross Country on Saturday (14) to achieve the first Kenyan double at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting since 2002.
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Harrison aiming for victorious return to Karlsruhe

January 14, 2017 - 12:14
Organisers of the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe have announced that world record-holder Kendra Harrison will return to the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 4 February.
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That moment when… Van Niekerk realised his potential

January 14, 2017 - 10:22
World and Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk is one of the world’s biggest track and field superstars. But back in 2010, he was just another teenage athlete in the early stages of his career development.
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Past winners seek more success in Houston

January 13, 2017 - 17:53
The Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, IAAF Silver and Bronze Label Road Races respectively, boast stacked fields for the races on Sunday (15).
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All eyes on Jebet in Seville

January 13, 2017 - 14:39
The Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce on the outskirts of the Spanish city of Seville, the third Spanish leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series, will boast a star-studded field on Sunday (15) headed by Bahrain’s Olympic steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet.
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Kimetto and Kiplagat lead Boston Marathon fields

January 12, 2017 - 16:25
World record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat will lead formidable fields at the 121st edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 17 April, organisers announced today.
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Kipruto and McCormack the favourites in Antrim

January 12, 2017 - 13:42
Olympians Conseslus Kipruto and Fionnuala McCormack will be lead the fields fields contesting the 40th IAAF Antrim International Cross Country, and IAAF Cross Country Permit event, at Greenmount, Antrim on Saturday (14).
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100 days to go – IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017

January 12, 2017 - 09:50
Today marks 100 days to go until the gun sounds the start of the third edition of the IAAF World Relays, which once again will be held in Nassau, The Bahamas, on 22-23 April.
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Bolt, Farah and Thompson among 2017 Laureus nominees

January 12, 2017 - 09:30
Olympic champions Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and Elaine Thompson are among the nominees announced for the 2017 Laureus world sportsman and sportswoman of the year awards.
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Former Benin Athletics Federation president Montcho dies

January 11, 2017 - 10:30
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Théophile Montcho, a Vice President of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), died on 11 January at his home in Godomey, Benin.
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Demise and Melkamu lead women’s field for Dubai Marathon

January 11, 2017 - 09:45
Shure Demise and Meselech Melkamu of Ethiopia will lead the women’s field at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 20 January.
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Ali leads quality 60m hurdles field for Dusseldorf

January 10, 2017 - 17:28
Organisers of the PSD Bank Meeting have confirmed that two-time world indoor champion Nia Ali will line up against European champion Cindy Roleder in the 60m hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Dusseldorf on 1 February.
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