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Aleksandr Sorokin of Lithuania and Sweden’s Maria Jansson are the key entrants in the 21st IAU 24 Hour European Championships taking place on 22-23 October in Albi, France.
Following a site visit from IAAF competitions and technical delegates, the IAAF has confirmed that they are pleased with the city’s preparations for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018.
With the selection process to choose the 2016 World Athletes of the Year now underway, here’s a closer look at this year’s 10 women’s nominees who were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF.
With the selection process to choose the 2016 World Athletes of the Year now underway, here’s a closer look at this year’s 10 men’s nominees who were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF.
Organisers of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon have added a handful of top road runners to the elite field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 30 October.
Johnny Dutch is among the world’s best 400m hurdlers. Here the 2014 US champion answers our first impressions questions.
Philemon Rono survived a pre-race accident to take a surprise victory at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday (16), running away from a strong field to win the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2:08:27.
Andy Vernon and Elizeba Cherono earned convincing half marathon victories at the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (16).
Surprise winner Daniel Wanjiru broke the course record at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday (16), taking almost three minutes off his PB to win the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2:05:21.
Olympic champions Mo Farah and Ruth Beitia were named the male and female European Athletes of the Year for 2016 at the Golden Tracks gala in Funchal, Portugal, on Saturday (15).
Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will have his first race since his memorable triumph in Rio at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday 20 November.
The focus will be on course records for both the men’s and women’s races at the 41st edition of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (16).
Isshimael Chemtan of Kenya and Shure Demise of Ethiopia will return to defend their titles at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (16).
Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain, the two-time world champion and 2012 Olympic gold medallist in the heptathlon, announced her retirement on Thursday (13).
The global standard of marathon running has rapidly progressed since Abel Kirui won his two world titles, but the 34-year-old Kenyan showed with his victory at the recent Bank of America Chicago Marathon that he is still a force.
The ninth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with USA’s world U20 100m champion and double world U18 champion Candace Hill.
Rejected by another autumn marathon, Jackson Limo turned up in Beirut a year ago a welcome addition to a world-class field, determined to prove his detractors wrong. The Kenyan certainly did that and more, winning the IAAF Silver Label Road Race by nearly two minutes in a course record of 2:11:04.
Following their rebrand earlier this year, the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC AA) has launched their new website: athleticsnacac.org
Two-time world silver medallist Ignisious Gaisah has been among the best long jumpers in the world for more than a decade. The 2006 world indoor champion is the latest to ponder our first impressions questions.
Florence Kiplagat successfully defended her Bank of America Chicago Marathon crown on Sunday (9) with a dominating 2:21:32 victory. In the men’s race, a tactical contest, Kenyan Abel Kirui dethroned defending champion Dickson Chumba to triumph at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race’s 39th edition in 2:11:23.