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Kipsang, Kiprotich and Keitany the headline acts at Olomouc Half Marathon

IAAF - Fri, 19/06/2015 - 2:08pm
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).
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Las Vegas high jumper Cunningham is a good bet for Cali

IAAF - Fri, 19/06/2015 - 9:34am
For Vashti Cunningham, sporting greatness is in the genes.
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World records will be challenged in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 18/06/2015 - 3:11pm
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.
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Burka and Edris win Ethiopian 10,000m trials in Hengelo

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 9:30pm
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.
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Top French athletes set to compete in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 7:02pm
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.
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Emily and Sandra Chebet lead Kenyan team for IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 3:35pm
Emily and Sandra Chebet are among the many medal contenders on Kenya’s team for the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.
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9.99 is not the limit for Su

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 2:00pm
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.
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2015 Diamond Race update after seven meetings – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 9:46am
The 2015 IAAF Diamond League season has reached its halfway point and the Diamond Race tables are beginning to take shape.
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Former world record-holder Ron Clarke dies

IAAF - Wed, 17/06/2015 - 8:47am
The IAAF mourns the death of the famed distance runner Ron Clarke, who has died at the age of 78.
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 10 – Novlene Williams-Mills

IAAF - Tue, 16/06/2015 - 1:50pm
The 10th episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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Brazilians dominate South American Championships in Lima

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:51pm
The Brazilian team dominated the 49th edition of the South American Championships, which took at Lima’s Videna Stadium on 12-14 June.
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World indoor champion Dibaba to run in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 3:48pm
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.
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Colombia’s proud athletics history – IAAF World Youth Championships, 2015

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 3:03pm
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.
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Personal bests – Shaunae Miller

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 11:51am
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.
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Ayana sets African all-comers’ 3000m record in Rabat

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 10:51pm
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.
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Mamu and Tunstall the winners at Montee du Grand Ballon

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 9:16pm
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).
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Melese and Wasihun triumph at Ethiopian Championships

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 8:25pm
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).
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Wilson finally feels at home among the world’s best

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 7:09pm
She may have just turned 21, but already Ajee Wilson has developed a bit of a pattern when it comes to major championships.
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Kenyan double for Cheprot and Yator at Corrida de Langueux

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 2:35pm
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).
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Little wins NCAA 400m hurdles in world-leading 53.74

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 9:30am
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).
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