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Aarhus to host 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

December 1, 2016 - 20:24
At today’s 207th IAAF Council Meeting, the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships were awarded to Aarhus, Denmark.
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IAAF Athletics Awards 2016 Press Points - Day 1 

December 1, 2016 - 18:51
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.
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Muir targets British indoor record in Birmingham

December 1, 2016 - 15:30
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.
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Schwanitz to headline shot put field in Karlsruhe

December 1, 2016 - 10:51
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.
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2nd Official Bulletin – IAAF World Championships London 2017

November 30, 2016 - 07:00
The local organising committee of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 has published the 2nd Official Bulletin for next year’s championships.
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Remaining IAAF World Championships London 2017 tickets to go on sale on 29 November

November 28, 2016 - 19:00
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).
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As IAAF Athletics Awards 2016 approach, Monaco prepares to host the athletics world

November 28, 2016 - 18:54
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.
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IAAF Athletes Commission declares 'absolute support' for proposed governance structure reforms

November 28, 2016 - 14:51
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.
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Yamauchi and Bull win IAU 100km World Championships

November 28, 2016 - 14:18
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).
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First impressions – Conseslus Kipruto

November 28, 2016 - 10:08
After enjoying a near perfect season, Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion and Diamond Race winner Conseslus Kipruto answers our first impressions questions.
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World U20 champions Barega and Degefa win again on the road to Kampala – cross-country round-up

November 27, 2016 - 19:02
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.
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Toroitich and McCormack cruise to Alcobendas victories

November 27, 2016 - 18:01
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).
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The best is yet to come for Cheserek

November 26, 2016 - 22:40
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.
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Toroitich to chase second title in Alcobendas

November 25, 2016 - 11:12
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.
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Buud and Zakrzewski the favourites at IAU 100km World Championships

November 25, 2016 - 08:51
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).
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Olympic appearance at 17 only the beginning for world U20 record holder McLaughlin 

November 24, 2016 - 12:21
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.
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Grabarz and Kynard will renew rivalry in Birmingham

November 23, 2016 - 13:35
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.
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IAAF Inside Athletics – Nia Ali

November 22, 2016 - 15:18
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.
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Job vacancies at the Oceania Athletics Association

November 22, 2016 - 12:34
The Oceania Athletics Association is recruiting for the following positions:
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First impressions – Dafne Schippers

November 21, 2016 - 13:53
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.
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