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Chemosin clocks world-leading 59:37 to win Rome-Ostia Half Marathon

IAAF - 4 hours 37 min ago
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).
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Ndungu wins 2015 Lake Biwa Marathon by more than two minutes

IAAF - 9 hours 18 min ago
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).
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Taiwo breaks heptathlon meeting record at US Indoor Championships

IAAF - Sun, 01/03/2015 - 12:50am
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).
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Bolt opens season in Kingston with rare 4x100m loss

IAAF - Sun, 01/03/2015 - 12:21am
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.
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Zhang Xinyan does the double at Chinese Cross Country Championships

IAAF - Sat, 28/02/2015 - 9:56pm
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.
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Ghribi will carry the hopes of a nation in Beijing

IAAF - Sat, 28/02/2015 - 5:59pm
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.
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Worku faces tough challenge in Lake Biwa Marathon title defence

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 5:08pm
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).
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Cherop, Cheprot and Chemosin the favourites for Roma-Ostia Half Marathon

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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Cheruiyot and Kitwara return to World's Best 10k

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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Powell leaves lasting impression at IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics event in New Zealand

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
During a long and distinguished career, world long jump record-holder Mike Powell was never one to lack confidence.
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Tracey Cramond, the Great North Run's millionth finisher, will trace the race's roots in Auckland

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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Japan’s medal hopes for World Cross rest with junior women

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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Nelvis hurdles world-leading 7.83 to upstage Lavillenie and Barshim in Malmo

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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).
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IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016 launched

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016 was officially launched in the host city on Wednesday (25).
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Volunteers wanted for 2015 World Masters Athletics Championships in Lyon, France

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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Cape Town Marathon becomes an IAAF Silver Label Road Race

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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The IAAF Masters’ Commission 2015 annual meeting

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
The IAAF Masters’ Commission held its annual meeting in Monaco on 13 February 2015.
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Personal bests – Robert Heffernan

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
With the 2015 IAAF World Race Walking Challenge now underway, there is no better time to ask Robert Heffernan about his ‘personal bests’.
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Korolev and Tejeda take Pan American Cross Country Cup titles

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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).
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Yugoslav distance great Franjo Mihalic dies

IAAF - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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.
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