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RDC director Levy dies

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The IAAF is saddened to hear the news of the death of Lenford Levy, director of the IAAF Regional Development Centre (RDC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday (29).
Categories: World

Anthony and Harrison the favourites for IAU 50km World Trophy Final

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Great Britain’s Phil Anthony and USA’s Emily Harrison (USA) have the status of being not only the fastest runners but also the favourites for the 10th IAU 50km World Trophy Final in Doha, Qatar, on Friday (31).
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Mathathi to defend his Fukuoka Marathon title

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Kenya’s Martin Mathathi will defend his Fukuoka Marathon title on Sunday 7 December but a lot of eyes will be on the performance of his compatriot and former marathon world record-holder Patrick Makau following the announcement of the elite field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Ticket prices for IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 unveiled on 300-day countdown

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The 300-day countdown to the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 begins tomorrow (26) and to mark that significant milestone, the Local Organising Committee will reveal their ticket pricing.
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Work, rest and play – Wilson Kipsang

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang will be competing in the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday (2).
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Rungaru springs a surprise and Oljira triumphs at Great South Run

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Kenya’s James Rungaru and Ethiopia’s Belaynesh Oljira produced exciting finishes to take victories over 10 miles on the roads at the Bupa Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in Portsmouth, United Kingdom on Sunday (26).
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Ethiopia's Behailu Mamo and Konjit Tilahun savour victory in Venice

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Ethiopia claimed a winning double at the 29th edition of the Venice Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, thanks to Behailu Mamo and Konjit Tilahun on Sunday (26).
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Kebede and Kiptoo triumph at the Frankfurt Marathon

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Aberu Kebede upstaged her male counterparts at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, when she won in 2:22:21 on Sunday (26).
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Mbishei and Chepchirchir make it a Kenyan double at the Marseille-Cassis 20km

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Titus Mbishei confirmed his status as favourite for the Marseilles-Cassis 20km, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, with the Kenyan winning over the undulating course through the mountains alongside France’s Mediterranean coast in 59:12 on Sunday (26).
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Former world 800m champion Mulaudzi dies

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The IAAF is deeply saddened to learn of the death of 2009 world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died earlier today (24) in a car accident at the age of 34.
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Inspired by Gebrselassie, Mekonnen aims to break Ethiopian record in Frankfurt

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie has encouraged Tsegaye Mekonnen to attack his own Ethiopian record at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
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Jeptoo looks to bounce back at Great South Run

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The 25th edition of the Bupa Great South Run promises some intriguing clashes as specialists over the longer and shorter distances go head to head over 10 miles on the roads of Portsmouth on England’s south coast at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (26).
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Kiptum and Tilahun the favourites in Venice

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Kenya’s Joseph Kiprono Kiptum starts as the favourite of the Venice Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (26).
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Defending champion Wasihum faces in-form Mbishei at Marseilles-Cassis 20km

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Mule Wasihum will defend his title at the Marseilles-Cassis 20km on Sunday (26), but the Ethiopian will be up against a quality field at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
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Moldner-Schmidt’s new lease of life

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Elite athletes are used to dealing with setbacks. Injury, loss of funding, a change in coaches; it’s all part and parcel of track and field.
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World record-holders Kimetto and Radcliffe set to compete at Montferland Run

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Following the tradition set by Haile Gebrselassie in 2007 and continued by Wilson Kipsang in 2013, Dennis Kimetto’s first race after breaking the marathon world record will be at the Montferland Run in ‘s-Heerenberg on 7 December.
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IAAF Coordination Commission visits Beijing with 10 months to go until World Championships

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The IAAF Coordination Commission for the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing has just concluded a two-day visit to the Chinese capital.
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IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics makes positive impact in Ukraine

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
Sport always seems to find a way of transcending difficult situations. Earlier this month in Ukraine, the current turmoil in the country was forgotten for a brief moment as the IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics programme was activated in Lviv.
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Defending champion Yego will face event record-holder Bett in Athens

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The lure of the original marathon course leading from Marathon to the Panathenaikon Stadium in Athens weaves its spell not only on mass runners but the elite as well.
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IAAF Inside Athletics – episode 14

IAAF - 1 hour 54 min ago
The 14th episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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