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Two-time winner Worku leads Houston Marathon line-up

IAAF - Sun, 25/01/2015 - 9:00am
The 43rd edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon features stacked fields as defending champion Bazu Worku returns to the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on January 18.
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Defar and Lagat set to return to Boston

IAAF - Sun, 25/01/2015 - 9:00am
When Meseret Defar and Bernard Lagat compete at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on 7 February, both will be marking milestones in their careers at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
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Defending champion Keflezighi leads US field for Boston Marathon

IAAF - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 11:00pm
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the elite US field for the 119th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 20 April.
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Steel’s ambition for success at the World Cross

IAAF - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 9:00pm
Less than a month after winning her first continental title, European cross-country champion Gemma Steel has already set her sights on making her mark at two global championships in 2015 as well as tackling a new distance.
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Eaton and Hardee set to clash in Gotzis

IAAF - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 1:00pm
World record-holder Ashton Eaton will make his Hypo-Meeting debut in Gotzis on 30 May when he takes on defending champion Trey Hardee at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting.
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Lavillenie and Storl added to Karlsruhe fields

IAAF - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:00am
The pole vault promises to be one of the highlights of the Karlsruhe Indoor Meeting on 31 January as world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie will take on world champion Raphael Holzdeppe at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
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Ritzenhein returns as Kisa leads Kenyan sweep at Campaccio

IAAF - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:00am
USA’s Dathan Ritzenhein and Kenya’s Janet Kisa took the honours on Tuesday (6) in San Giorgio su Legnano at the 58th edition of the Campaccio cross-country race, the first of two Italian IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings.
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Personal bests – Ashton Eaton

IAAF - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 9:00am
In the first of a new series of features, world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton looks at all the best aspects of his life as an elite athlete.
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Kipyegon finds form at home, Toroitich prevails in Amorebieta – cross-country round-up

IAAF - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 2:00pm
After successive runner-up finishes, Faith Kipyegon won her first race of the season in the sixth and final race of the 2014/15 AK/KCB Cross Country Series in Sitok over 8km on Saturday (3).
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Seasoned stars take on teenage talents at Campaccio

IAAF - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 10:00am
World junior steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet and African 5000m bronze medallist Janet Kisa lead a strong women’s line-up at Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano on 6 January, the first IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of 2015.
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2014 IAAF Diamond League review – part 2

IAAF - Wed, 21/01/2015 - 2:00pm
A look back at the last seven meetings from the IAAF Diamond League in 2014.
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Dibaba successfully defends her Xiamen title as both course records fall

IAAF - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 8:00pm
Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba won the Xiamen Marathon for the second year in succession, taking more than one-and-a-half minutes off the course record she set last year at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning in 2:19:52 on Saturday (3).
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2014 IAAF Diamond League review – part 1

IAAF - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 6:00pm
A look back at the first seven meetings from the IAAF Diamond League in 2014.
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2014 IAAF World Challenge review

IAAF - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 12:00pm
A look back at the highlights from the IAAF World Challenge series in 2014.
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2014 end-of-year reviews – sprints

IAAF - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:00pm
Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back at the best long-distance running performances of the year.
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Strong fields targeting course records in Xiamen

IAAF - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 9:00pm
The course records at the Xiamen International Marathon, the first IAAF Gold Label Road Race of 2015, look vulnerable as a strong field of elite runners are ready to continue the record streak on Saturday (3).
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Kigen and Steel succeed at San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid

IAAF - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 1:00pm
Kenya’s Mike Kigen and Britain’s Gemma Steel captured respective wins at the 50th edition of Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, over the 10km course on Wednesday (31).
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Edris ends Merga’s streak in Bolzano as Kisa leads Kenyan 1-2

IAAF - Sun, 18/01/2015 - 8:00pm
Ethiopian distance-running star Muktar Edris won a dramatic men’s 10km race at the 40th edition of the Boclassic, edging three-time winner Imane Merga by 0.2 after a close sprint into the finish-line in front of no fewer than 10,000 enthusiastic spectators who packed the beautiful Walther Square in the centre of Bolzano on Wednesday (31).
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Three world indoor hurdles champions set to clash in Birmingham

IAAF - Sun, 18/01/2015 - 6:00pm
The past three winners of the world indoor 60m hurdles title will line up against each other on 21 February at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
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2014 end-of-year reviews – middle distance

IAAF - Sat, 17/01/2015 - 1:00pm
Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back at the best long-distance running performances of the year.
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