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At today’s 207th IAAF Council Meeting, the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships were awarded to Aarhus, Denmark.
Several reigning world and Olympic champions met with the media in Monaco today on the eve of the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016. Here is a sampling of what some of them had to say.
Laura Muir will look to rewrite the record books at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham when she contests the 1000m at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 18 February.
World champion Christina Schwanitz will headline the women's shot put when the event finally makes its debut at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 4 February, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
The local organising committee of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 has published the 2nd Official Bulletin for next year’s championships.
Organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 have announced that more than 100,000 remaining tickets for next August's championships will go on sale on Tuesday 29 November from 10am (GMT).
The attention of the athletics world will shift to Monaco this week as the Mediterranean Principality prepares to host the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes who helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the IAAF Athletes Commission declared its full support for proposed governance structure reforms that will be addressed during a special IAAF Congress in Monaco on Saturday, 3 December.
Japan’s Hideaki Yamauchi and Australia’s Kirsten Bull won the 29th IAU 100km World Championships in the Spanish town of Los Alcazares on Sunday (27).
After enjoying a near perfect season, Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion and Diamond Race winner Conseslus Kipruto answers our first impressions questions.
World U20 champions Selemon Barega, 16, and Beyenu Degefa, 17, claimed back-to-back victories on French soil at the Cross de l’Acier in Leffrinckoucke on Sunday (27) on the road to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017.
Uganda’s Timothy Toroitich and Fionnuala McCormack of Ireland captured convincing victories at the 35th Cross Internacional de la Constitución, the second leg of 2016-17 IAAF Cross Country Permit series, on Sunday (27).
Even if he missed out on adding to his own legacy by winning a fourth consecutive NCAA cross-country title last Saturday, Oregon student Edward Cheserek has already authored his own notable addition to the collegiate record books.
Uganda’s Timothy Toroitich will return to Alcobendas as the man to beat at the 35th Cross Internacional de la Constitución on Sunday (27), the second of three Spanish races scheduled for the 2016-17 IAAF Cross Country Permit series.
Jonas Buud of Sweden and Joasia Zakrzewski of Great Britain will lead the field at the 29th IAU 100km World Championships in Los Alcazares, Spain on Sunday (27).
The promise of a chocolate bar from her dad indirectly led – or maybe it was directly? – to Sydney McLaughlin starting athletics training at age six and eventually making the US Olympic 400m hurdles team last summer at age 16. And then competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games just after her 17th birthday.
World indoor high jump medallists Robbie Grabarz and Erik Kynard are the first stars to be added to the start list for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham on 18 February, the fifth IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting of 2017.
The 12th episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with USA’s two-time world indoor 60m hurdles champion Nia Ali.
The Oceania Athletics Association is recruiting for the following positions:
Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers is one of the most high-profile athletes in the world. Here the world 200m champion and Olympic silver medallist answers our first impressions questions.