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Some and Seboka face stiff opposition in Shenzhen

December 15, 2017 - 15:41
Peter Kimeli Some and Mulu Seboka are the fastest and most experienced runners on the entry lists for the Shenzhen Marathon, but they will line up against strong opponents at the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (17).
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Countdown gathers pace with 100 days to go before IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018

December 14, 2017 - 13:56
A ceremony at the City of Arts and Sciences on Thursday (14) marked the last 100 days before the starting gun is fired for the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, one of the most anticipated athletics events of 2018.
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Dutkiewicz and Lückenkemper lead German entries for Karlsruhe

December 14, 2017 - 13:34
World bronze medallist Pamela Dutkiewicz and European bronze medallist Gina Lückenkemper will compete at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 3 February, the opening meeting of the IAAF World Indoor Tour.
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McSweyn and Sullohern sprint to Zatopek titles

December 14, 2017 - 12:03
Stewart McSweyn and Celia Sullohern upset the established order in winning the men’s and women’s Zatopek 10,000m races in Melbourne on Thursday (14).
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Farah to contest Doha Half Marathon

December 14, 2017 - 11:46
World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will take part in the Ooredoo Doha Half Marathon on 12 January.
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Reese ‘the beast’ is as strong and as motivated as ever

December 13, 2017 - 16:19
For USA’s Brittney Reese, ‘The Beast’ was born in college but bred in Beijing.
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Marschall’s plan: simple patience and perseverance towards the ‘ultimate goal’

December 12, 2017 - 11:49
As you might expect, competing at the Rio Olympics was a pretty big deal for Australia’s then 19-year-old pole vaulter Kurtis Marschall – especially as he only qualified three days short of the deadline. But the post-Games reaction he encountered back home had a similar impact upon him.
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Job vacancy: Event Operations Coordinator

December 12, 2017 - 09:23
The IAAF is seeking an Event Operations Coordinator at its Monaco headquarters.
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IAAF Doping Review Board approves guidelines for 2018 neutral athlete status

December 12, 2017 - 01:30
The IAAF Doping Review Board has approved an updated version of the guidelines for 2018 Authorised Neutral Athlete Status applications under IAAF Competition Rule 22.1A.
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Flanagan and Rupp lead domestic fields at Boston Marathon

December 11, 2017 - 16:03
Shalane Flanagan and Galen Rupp will lead a strong domestic line-up at the 2018 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 16 April.
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My greatest challenge – Abdul Hakim Sani Brown

December 11, 2017 - 13:02
The rising teenage star of Japanese sprinting and 2015 world U18 100m and 200m champion, who this past season improved his personal bests to 10.05 and 20.32, talks about the difficulty of overcoming a lack of training facilities during his high school years.
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Newton, legendary US cross country coach, dies

December 11, 2017 - 08:00
Joe Newton, one of the most successful high school cross country coaches in US history, died on Saturday (09). He was 88.
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Newton, legendary US cross country coach, dies

December 11, 2017 - 08:00
Joe Newton, one of the most successful high school cross country coaches in US history, died on Saturday (09). He was 88.
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Ozbilen and Can triumph at European Cross Country Championships

December 10, 2017 - 14:10
Kaan Kigen Ozbilen and Yasemin Can made it a Turkish double in the senior races at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships, held in icy conditions in Samorin, Slovakia, on Sunday morning (10).
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Kimeli ready to make an impact against seniors after winning in Iten - cross-country round-up

December 10, 2017 - 14:00
In his final month in the U20 ranks, 19-year-old Mathew Kimeli showed he is more than ready to make the transition into the seniors after winning the senior men’s 10km at the fourth Athletics Kenya Cross Country meeting in Iten on Saturday (9).
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Tusa smashes course record at Guangzhou Marathon

December 10, 2017 - 10:54
Kenya’s Dickson Kipsang Tuwei and Rahma Tusa of Ethiopia claimed victories at the Guangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (10).
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That moment when… Francis first broke the 50-second barrier

December 9, 2017 - 11:10
Phyllis Francis was crowned world 400m champion in London earlier this year, but looking back on her career she believes another key moment came at the 2016 US Olympic Trials when she achieved her maiden sub-50-second clocking over the one-lap distance.
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Collins lines up seventh Dusseldorf appearance

December 8, 2017 - 14:24
Kim Collins will make his seventh appearance at the PSD Bank Meeting when he lines up for the 60m at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Dusseldorf on 6 February 2018.
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Course record-holder Seboka returns to Guangzhou

December 8, 2017 - 10:29
Course record-holder Mulu Seboka of Ethiopia will return to the Guangzhou Marathon on Sunday (10) in a bid to regain her title from five years ago at the IAAF Silver Label road race.
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IAAF Observer Programme set to continue in 2018

December 8, 2017 - 04:37
As part of the IAAF Knowledge Management Programme and after a successful experience in London, the IAAF Observer Programme is set to continue at all of the IAAF World Athletics events.
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