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Gebregziabher Gebremariam, the 2009 World cross-country champion, is the fastest man in the field for the Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 1 December.
Not many people would have listed Ivana Spanovic as a likely medallist ahead of the IAAF World Championships this summer but the Serbian long jumper finally showed she can rise to the occasion in Moscow and intends to do so again at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, next March.
Kenyans have dominated the autumn marathon season so far, but their rivals from Ethiopia hope to hit back in the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Race, with Dino Sefir and Feyisa Lilesa the two fastest men on the start line in the German city on Sunday (27).
Italy’s own reigning European cross country champion Andrea Lalli will be the man in the spotlight at the 28th edition of the Venice Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (27).
The 35th edition of the well-known Marseille-Cassis 20km, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, could see a changing of the guard as Ethiopians bid to take both the men’s and women’s titles on Sunday (27).
Kenya’s 2013 Berlin Marathon winner Florence Kiplagat will make her competitive debut over 10 Miles at the BUPA Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the British city of Portsmouth on Sunday (27).
Many of the world’s top athletes are now starting to turn their attention towards the indoor season and four of the sport’s top stars – Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman, France’s Teddy Tamgho, Cuba’s Yarisley Silva and Dominican Republic’s Luguelin Santos - have confirmed this week that they intend to compete at the 2014 World Indoor Championships in the Polish city of Sopot next March.
Canada’s 2003 IAAF World Championships 100m Hurdles gold medallist Perdita Felicien officially announced her retirement on Thursday (24).
BMW Frankfurt Marathon elite race coordinator Christoph Kopp has been regularly checking the weather forecast for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race this Sunday (27).
I can happily report that everything is progressing well and I’m ahead of schedule a little over three weeks post-knee and ankle surgery. Surgery is never pleasant, but it has been necessary to keep me on track for the future where the bigger picture is Rio 2016.
Collis Birmingham just loves running.
Gudisa Shentema, the 2006 Berlin Marathon runner-up, produced a controlled performance to win the 2013 Haile Gebrselassie Marathon in Hawassa, southern Ethiopia, on Sunday (20).
We find out what makes Queen Harrison tick as we chat to the World 100m Hurdles finalist about what she does in work, rest and play mode.
Ecuador’s Angela Tenorio highlighted the South American Junior Championships that took place at the ‘Estadio Jaime Zapata’ in Resistencia, Argentina, on 18-20 October.
Almost perfect weather conditions and perhaps the deepest world-class field ever assembled on Canadian soil led to a course and Canadian all-comers’ record in Sunday’s (20) Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
After a 27-year wait, the 33rd Beijing International Marathon finally produced a course record as Ethiopia’s Tadese Tola won the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2:07:16 on Sunday (20), while Zhang Yingying made a strong return to win the women’s race.
For the third year in succession, Wilson Chebet won the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (20).
Gemma Steel broke her own course record, while Uganda’s Thomas Ayeko drew his 2013 season to a close by making a Half-marathon debut to remember at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (20).
For Blanka Vlasic, the journey back to the being one of the best exponents of her art has begun in the most peculiar of places. Carlow: a small, sleepy town in south east Ireland.
One of the deepest fields ever assembled for a Canadian marathon will be on the start line of the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (20).