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Two of the world’s best distance runners will face each other over the 13.1 miles for the first time at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon as Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich takes on former world marathon record-holder Wilson Kipsang at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race Saturday (19).
For Vashti Cunningham, sporting greatness is in the genes.
The theme of this year’s Meeting Areva is one of world records. Four marks in particular could come under threat at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on 4 July.
It may have been just her second race at the distance, but Gelete Burka tackled the 10,000m in Hengelo as though she had been running it all of her life, winning the Ethiopian World Championships trial race in a world-leading 30:49.68.
Little more than a month before the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, a host of leading French athletes will head to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on 17 July with high ambitions.
Emily and Sandra Chebet are among the many medal contenders on Kenya’s team for the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.
When Su Bingtian was first added to his junior high school’s track and field team, he rarely trained or competed. Primarily, he carried bags for his senior team-mates and watched them run.
The 2015 IAAF Diamond League season has reached its halfway point and the Diamond Race tables are beginning to take shape.
The IAAF mourns the death of the famed distance runner Ron Clarke, who has died at the age of 78.
The 10th episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
The Brazilian team dominated the 49th edition of the South American Championships, which took at Lima’s Videna Stadium on 12-14 June.
Two-time world indoor champion Genzebe Dibaba will return to her favourite Swedish city for the IAAF Diamond League meeting when she competes in the 5000m at Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics on 30 July.
Colombian athletics has come a long way since Jorge Perry, the nation’s first athletics Olympian, failed to finish the marathon at the 1932 Olympics.
World indoor 400m bronze medallist Shaunae Miller is among the world’s most versatile 200m/400m exponents. We chat to the 2011 world youth and 2010 world junior 400m champion from The Bahamas about some important elements to her life, both on and off the track.
Almaz Ayana opened her 2015 campaign last month by running the fastest 5000m on Asian soil. Another continent, a different event, but the feat she achieved at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rabat on Sunday (14) was essentially the same.
Eritrea’s Petro Mamu lived up to his billing as one of the favourites for the Montee du Grand Ballon, the second WMRA World Cup event of 2015, recording the second-fastest time in history in Willer-sur-Thur on Sunday (14).
Road-running specialists Yebrqual Melese and Mule Wasihun were among the winners at the five-day Ethiopian Championships in Addis Ababa which drew to a close on Sunday (14).
She may have just turned 21, but already Ajee Wilson has developed a bit of a pattern when it comes to major championships.
Kenya’s Simon Cheprot won the 25th edition of the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, covering the two-lap 10km course around the centre of the Breton town in 28:05 on Saturday (13).
Shamier Little moved to the top of the 2015 world 400m hurdles list with her 53.74 run to win at the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Saturday (13).