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Chepkwony returns to Vienna for revenge

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 6:07pm
Caroline Chepkwony hopes to gain revenge when she returns to the Vienna City Marathon to compete against defending champion Anna Hahner at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 12 April.
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Rudisha, Bondarenko and Maslak will compete in Ostrava

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 5:30pm
Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha, world high jump champion Bogdan Bondarenko and European indoor 400m champion Pavel Maslak are among the first athletes signed up to compete at the Golden Spike IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava on 26 May.
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National champions Derrick and Thweatt front USA’s World Cross team

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 4:48pm
Having dominated their races at the National Cross Country Championships last month, Chris Derrick and Laura Thweatt are among the USA’s best hopes at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
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Gebrhiwet and Yalew lead Ethiopia’s World Cross team for Guiyang

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 4:16pm
Four of Ethiopia’s medallists from the last edition of the championships will compete at this month’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
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IAAF and World Marathon Majors release details of testing pool

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 2:44pm
Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) is working in partnership with the IAAF to finance increased out-of-competition drug testing for elite athletes participating in AWMM events.
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‘One year to go’ event showcases IAAF World Indoor Championships, Portland 2016

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 2:16pm
For the first time in nearly 30 years, and only the second time in history, the IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held in the United States.
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Jamaican ‘Champs’ to be streamed online

IAAF - Wed, 18/03/2015 - 1:35pm
The event that birthed Jamaican stars such as Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Yohan Blake, to name just a few, goes global this year with its pay-per-view stream.
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Li Ling – slow starter, fast improver

IAAF - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 9:34pm
Starting to train as a pole vaulter at the age of 12, Li Ling needed another 12 years to become the best female vaulter in China and, indeed, Asia.
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IAAF Technical Committee holds 2015 annual meeting in Monaco

IAAF - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 5:29pm
The IAAF Technical Committee held its annual meeting in Monaco on Saturday and Sunday (14-15).
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 4 – Patrik Sjoberg

IAAF - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 11:59am
The fourth episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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Leading athletics journalist James Dunaway passes away at 87

IAAF - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 10:05am
It is with great sadness that the IAAF has to report the death of James Dunaway in Austin, Texas, on Sunday at the age of 87.
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Mutai and Mergia boost London Marathon fields but Bekele withdraws

IAAF - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 8:22pm
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai and Ethiopia’s Aselefech Mergia have been added to the men’s and women’s elite fields for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (16).
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Lavillenie ready to fly again in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 7:35pm
Renaud Lavillenie, the pole vault world record-holder and Olympic and European champion, will return to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 30 May, organisers of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (16).
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Personal bests – Novlene Williams-Mills

IAAF - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 9:08am
Novlene Williams-Mills memorably bounced back from serious health problems to win the Diamond Race in her event last year. Here the Jamaican 400m runner talks us through some of the best things in her world.
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Personal bests – Novlene Williams-Mills

IAAF - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 9:08am
Novlene Williams-Mills memorably bounced back from serious health problems to win the Diamond Race in her event last year. Here the Jamaican 400m runner talks us through some of the best things in her world.
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Muller, Kupper and Pars impress at the European Cup Winter Throwing

IAAF - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 9:10pm
The 15th European Cup Winter Throwing in the Portuguese city of Leiria saw a host of good performances as many of the people who might be expected to be medal contenders at the IAAF World Championships this summer had their first serious outdoor competition over the weekend (14-15).
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Lavillenie to open 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaign in Doha

IAAF - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 8:36pm
Pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie will start his 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaign at the Doha 2015 meeting on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Sunday (15).
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Patterson shows the way for Australia's World Youth Championships aspirants

IAAF - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 6:35pm
If the aspirants for the forthcoming IAAF World Youth Championships who competed at the Australian Junior Championships, which concluded after four days of competition on Sunday (15), were looking for inspiration as they strove to make the team for Cali this year, they needed to look no further than the high jump apron where world youth champion Eleanor Patterson was competing.
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Diniz comes up short in world record bid in Lugano

IAAF - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 1:49pm
Just a few hours after losing his 20km race walk world record he set just a week ago, although both marks are subject to ratification, Yohann Diniz attempted to claim it back at the famous Lugano race walking meeting – the 13th Memorial Morio Albisetti – but came up just short when clocking 1:17:24 on Sunday (15).
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Loyanae wins 2015 Seoul International Marathon

IAAF - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 11:41am
Kenya's Wilson Loyanae won the Seoul International Marathon in 2:06:11, the second fastest winning time in the history of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (15).
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