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The 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings get under way on Saturday night (31) when the German city of Karlsruhe plays host to the first of five of the world’s best one-day indoor meetings across a three-week period.
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) website for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March is now open: gy-2015.com
In the same way Mexican race walking was revolutionised by a Pole, Indian race walkers are on the march courtesy of a Russian.
In her first competition of the year, Kamila Licwinko equalled her own Polish indoor high jump record with a clearance of 2.00m at the International Jumps Meeting in Cottbus on Tuesday (26).
Nick Willis set a New Zealand 1500m record of 3:29.91 in Monaco last July to become the fastest non-African in the world for the distance in 2014. The 2008 Olympic 1500m silver medallist speaks about the best things in his athletics career.
African junior cross-country champion Agnes Tirop dispatched a high-calibre senior field at the 24th edition of the Eldoret Discovery Cross Country race held in windy conditions at the Eldoret Sports Club on Sunday (25).
Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin confirmed his status of favourite to pull out a convincing victory at the 72th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the sixth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town Elgoibar on Sunday (25).
Poland’s prodigiously talented teenage shot putter Konrad Bukowiecki set a world junior indoor record* of 22.38m on home soil in Torun on Saturday (24).
DPR Korea’s diminutive Kim Hye Gyong, seventh at last year’s Asian Games, caused a minor surprise when she won the Standard Chartered Hong Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in 2:31:46 on Sunday (25).
World half-marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor showed impressive form as he won at the Kenya Police Service Cross Country Championships for the third consecutive year in Nairobi on Saturday (24).
Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko won the Osaka Women’s Marathon for the third straight year setting a Ukrainian record of 2:22:09 at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (25).
Renaud Lavillenie, the 2014 World Athlete of the Year, posted a world-leading pole vault mark of 6.00m on home soil in the French city of Rouen on Saturday (24).
Italian high jumpers Marco Fassinotti and Alessia Trost set world-leading marks of 2.34m and 1.96m in the Czech town of Hustopece as the now traditional Moravia High Jump Tour got underway on Saturday (24).
The 19th edition of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will take place early on Sunday morning (25), with Ethiopia’s Rehima Kedir defending the women’s title at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race she won 12 months ago.
Despite being one of the most famous cross-country races in the world, you have to look hard to find the small Basque town of Elgoibar on a map – it has a population of barely 11,000 – but it will have its profile raised immeasurably when the 72nd edition of the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza takes place on Sunday (25).
Ukraine’s Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko will bid to become just the second woman to with the Osaka Women's Marathon for three straight years at the 34th edition of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (25).
Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu emerged as the unexpected champion at the 2015 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, crossing the line at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in a world-leading time and big personal best of 2:05:28 on Friday (23)
The Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race and one of the six races that make up the World Marathon Majors series, announced on Thursday (22) its strongest ever men’s elite fields for the race on 22 February.
Organisers of the Russian Winter meeting have revealed the names of more athletes set to compete in the men's 60m hurdles at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Moscow's CSKA arena on 1 February.
Course records could well be under threat at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon when one of the best elite fields ever seen – including three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele – takes to the streets on Friday (23) for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.