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Great Britain’s double 2014 European Championships medal winner Andy Vernon will be looking to subject his lifetime best for the half marathon to some serious revision when he resumes his rivalry with his compatriot and Zurich hero Mo Farah in the Bupa Great North Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 7 September.
‘Coming events cast their shadow before them’ is a well-known Chinese proverb and its meaning proved perfectly apt as a busy second athletics session provided some key pointers for the finals which lie ahead at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Thursday (21).
The IAAF has been notified of the sad news of the death of former Bahamas Amateur Athletic Association President Harold Munnings on 15 August, at the age of 90.
Organisers of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon have lured Ayele Abshero to beat the course record of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 19 October.
Inside the majestic Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium it was the sprint hurdlers who took centre stage on Wednesday (20), the opening day of the athletics programme at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
On the eve of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium, organisers of the DN Galan meeting on 21 August were proud to announce the involvement of 18 recently crowned continental champions – 10 from the European Championships in Zurich and eight from the African Championships in Marrakesh.
Amid euphoric scenes more typically reserved for pop and rock icons, a six-day project to showcase the IAAF Kids’ Athletics programme was launched today at Wanda Plaza in downtown Nanjing, host city of the Youth Olympic Games.
The provisional entry lists are now available for the 12th meeting of the 2014 season of the IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham on 24 August.
The 10th episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
For those athletes who have made the short journey over from Zurich, the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday (21) offers a swift reality checkpoint as they re-engage with the best athletes from all other parts of the world.