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Robert Chemosin clocked a world-leading 59:37 to win the 41st Rome-Ostia Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (1).
Kenya’s Samuel Ndungu regained the Lake Biwa Marathon title three years after he first won the famous Japanese race when he crossed the line in 2:09:08, winning by more than two minutes from Italy’s 2014 European marathon champion Danielle Meucci on Sunday (1).
A championship record of 6273 in the men’s heptathlon by Jeremy Taiwo highlighted the action on day two of the USATF Indoor Championships in Boston on Saturday (28).
Multiple world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt got his 2015 campaign underway at the Gibson Relays in Kingston by running the anchor leg for Racers Lions Track Club in the 4x100m, but the Jamaican superstar’s team was surprisingly beaten in the final.
Team Gansu enjoyed the lion’s share as Zhang Xinyan swept both of the senior women’s titles at the Chinese Cross Country Championships which concluded on Saturday (28) in China’s southwest city of Qujing.
It may have been her first ever race on the boards, but when steeplechase specialist Habiba Ghribi won the 3000m at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham earlier this month, she ran with the confidence of a seasoned indoor runner.
Three big names are set to clash at the 70th Lake Biwa Marathon as defending champion Bazu Worku, 2012 winner Samuel Ndungu and Eric Ndiema will line up for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (1).
Kenyan runners Sharon Cherop, Robert Chemosin and Simon Cheprot will return to the Roma Ostia Half Marathon on Sunday (1) looking for victory, having all finished as runner-up at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in recent years.
Four-time world champion Vivian Cheruiyot and the most successful man in the history of the race, Sammy Kitwara, are both returning to the World's Best 10k, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, whose 18th edition will be held on Sunday afternoon (1) on the Teodoro Moscoso bridge in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
During a long and distinguished career, world long jump record-holder Mike Powell was never one to lack confidence.
Tracey Cramond, the millionth finisher at the Great North Run, is preparing to follow in the footsteps of former world record-holder and European champion Brendan Foster to trace the roots of one of the world’s greatest half marathon.
Of the 21 athletes named on Japan’s team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015, the six junior women represent their best hope of a medal.
Sharika Nelvis upstaged global superstars Renaud Lavillenie and Mutaz Barshim with the performance of the night at the Malmo Games, the US sprint hurdler flying to a world-leading 60m hurdles time of 7.83 on Wednesday (25).
The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016 was officially launched in the host city on Wednesday (25).
France will host for the first time the World Masters Athletics Championships in Lyon and the 2015 edition of the biennial championships for athletes over the age of 35 years old will be held between 4-16 August 2015.
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon announced that they have been awarded coveted IAAF Silver Label Road Race status by the sport's governing body on Tuesday (24), the first road race in Africa to be awarded such a high level of classification.
The IAAF Masters’ Commission held its annual meeting in Monaco on 13 February 2015.
With the 2015 IAAF World Race Walking Challenge now underway, there is no better time to ask Robert Heffernan about his ‘personal bests’.
US runner Maksim Korolev and Peru’s Gladys Tejeda produced dominating performances to take the senior titles at the Panamerican Cross Country Cup in Barranquila, Colombia, on Sunday (22).
The IAAF is saddened to hear of the death of Yugoslavia’s Franjo Mihalic, the 1956 Olympic marathon silver medallist, who died on 14 February at the age of 94.