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Organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games have announced that three global champions will join Olympic champion Thomas Rohler on the javelin runway at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku on 13 June.
The fourth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world 10,000m record-holder Almaz Ayana.
While most runners were relieved when they could finally stop at the finish of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor crossed the line and continued running until he reached his coach.
All three triple jump medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will clash at the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, in Eugene on 27 May.
Olympic 20km race walk bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith has been a man on the rise for the past few seasons. Here the Australian reflects on a pivotal moment which changed the whole course of his career.
With the opening meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series now less than six weeks away, some of athletics’ biggest stars have been added to the world-class line up of world and Olympic champions that will open their outdoor seasons in Doha on 5 May.
Arriving in the Ugandan capital with a team where world and Olympic medallists figured prominently, that Kenya would dominate the women’s senior race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 wasn’t an especially major surprise.
It is the material fairytales are made of: exactly one year to the day after taking the IAAF World Half Marathon title in Cardiff, Geoffrey Kamworor defended his cross country crown from 2015 in 28:24 at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017. His back-to-back wins mean he is the first senior man in 11 years to successfully defend his cross country title.
Capping an unprecedented display of team dominance, Irene Chepet Cheptai led a mighty Kenyan women’s squad to the first-ever top-six sweep at a World Cross Country Championships.
John Lotiang of Kenya and Ayantu Gemechu of Ethiopia were the runaway winners at the PZU Warsaw Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Ethiopia’s Gidey Letesenbet became the fourth woman to win back-to-back U20 titles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo produced a performance of a lifetime to win gold in the Men’s U20 race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, the country’s first ever gold medal at a World Cross.
Kenya’s mixed relay secured the nation’s first gold of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 with an eight-second victory over east African rivals Ethiopia.
Starts lists and athletes' biographies for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 are now available.
Five-time world cross-country champion Paul Tergat knows what it means, not just to compete but excel in athletics’ oldest world championship event.
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 takes place at the Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday (26), and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.
Justus Kangogo and Peninah Arusei of Kenya will start as the favourites at the PZU Warsaw Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Stephen Kiprotich may be better known for his accomplishments on the road, but the Ugandan distance running star has cross country in his blood.
Organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games have announced that Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler will return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku on 13 June.
Organisers of the Jamaica International Invitational have announced that world 400m champion Allyson Felix will return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kingston on 20 May.