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Fionnuala Britton will try to win the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, for the third time in a row on 11 January.
Australia’s three-time Olympic race walking medallist Jared Tallent answers our work, rest and play questions.
It was with great sadness that the IAAF received the news that Sigyn Ekwall of Sweden, a member of the IAAF Technical Committee, had died on Sunday morning (15).
World 5000m silver medallist Mercy Cherono was a distant third in her first race since the track season in Atapuerca last month, but the 22-year-old looked race sharp in taking top honours at the 'Cross Internacional de Venta de Banos' on Sunday (15).
Unheralded Yihunilign Adane’s recorded a surprise last-gasp victory over world junior cross-country champion Hagos Gebrhiwet at the Ethiopian Clubs Cross Country Championships on Sunday (15).
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday (15) lived up to its promise. Astonishingly deep fields had been assembled for both the men’s and women’s races and it resulted in Atsedu Tsegay taking three seconds off the course record.
It has been almost three-and-a-half years since Susanna Kallur last lined up for a race. During that time, the Swedish sprint hurdler has celebrated her 30th birthday, undergone surgery, and given birth to her first child. But she is now in training with an eye on competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were named as the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 at last month’s glittering and spectacular IAAF World Athletics Gala.
Germany’s two-time world shot put champion David Storl is the latest big name to confirm that he will compete at the Indoor Meeting in Karlsruhe, the opening IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting of the winter, on 1 February.
The Zatopek:10 is the Melbourne distance running community’s night of nights, the premier distance meeting in a city that loves distance running, but the men and women in spikes were almost upstaged by a shot putter on Thursday (12).
The 2013 Boston Marathon champions, Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, will defend their titles at the 118th running of the race on April 21, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (11).