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Bekele to compete at Great Edinburgh Cross Country

Mon, 30/12/2013 - 5:00pm
The legendary Kenenisa Bekele will be looking for a change in fortunes when he competes for the sixth time at the Bupa Great Edinburgh XCountry, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, on 11 January.
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Plaque unveiled in Dublin to commemorate first ever international athletics match

Mon, 30/12/2013 - 1:00pm
One year after the IAAF celebrated its centenary, one of its oldest member federations, Ireland, has commemorated the first ever International athletics match by unveiling a plaque where it took place 137 years ago.
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World leaders head impressive fields at Delhi Half Marathon

Mon, 30/12/2013 - 1:00pm
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on 15 December will have one of the best fields ever assembled for a Half-marathon race.
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Hopeful of records, Dubai Marathon improves course

Sun, 29/12/2013 - 11:00pm
Organisers of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon have made some changes to the route which could result in some record-breaking performances at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 24 January.
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Tickets for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene on sale in February

Sun, 29/12/2013 - 11:00pm
Tickets for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at the historic Hayward Field in the US city of Eugene will go on sale to the general public on 13 February, organisers announced on Tuesday (3).
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Kim Mickle – the little girl from Perth who likes to throw things

Sat, 28/12/2013 - 11:00am
When Kim Mickle recently described herself as “a little girl from Perth who just likes to train and throw things”, she was expressing her feelings at defeating Sally Pearson to win Australia’s Female Athlete of the Year Award last month.
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Work, rest and play – James Dasaolu

Sat, 28/12/2013 - 9:00am
In the latest in our series where we delve into the work, rest and play of a leading athlete, we focus on British sprinter James Dasaolu, who made a big breakthrough in 2013, clocking 9.91 for the 100m at his national championships and then reaching the IAAF World Championships final in the same event.
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Rollins and Merritt win 2013 USATF athlete of the year awards

Fri, 27/12/2013 - 9:00am
Brianna Rollins and LaShawn Merritt have been awarded the titles of Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athlete of the Year, USA Track & Field announced on Monday (2).
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Tsegay and Alaiz take the spoils on Spanish soil – Cross Country round up

Thu, 26/12/2013 - 9:00am
Samuel Tsegay led an Eritrean one-two in the men's race at the 28th edition of the ‘Cross de la Constitucion’ in the northern Spanish town of Aranda de Duero on Saturday (30).
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