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Pearson pushed all the way as Riseley doubles at Australian Championships

Sun, 29/03/2015 - 10:41am
Jeff Riseley became the first man in 24 years to win the 800m/1500m double at the Australian Championships, while Olympic champion Sally Pearson was one of several athletes to confirm their selection to the team bound for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
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After road and cross-country success, Kamworor’s attention turns to track

Sun, 29/03/2015 - 5:13am
It has been a stunning 12 months of success for Geoffrey Kamworor, who won the senior men’s title at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Saturday (28).
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O’Hara, Bloomfield and Taylor impress at Jamaica’s ‘Champs’

Sun, 29/03/2015 - 1:22am
Usain Bolt aside, the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships in Kingston is the biggest deal in athletics in Jamaica.
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Kiryu clocks wind-assisted 9.87 in 100m at Texas Relays

Sun, 29/03/2015 - 12:25am
When it comes to wind-assistance, it is definitely possible to have too much of a good thing.
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Degefa dominates while Wanjiru wins in Prague

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 5:10pm
Worknesh Degefa produced the third-fastest time ever witnessed at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon on Saturday (28), running a PB of 1:07:14 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Kamworor maintains his perfect championship record in Guiyang

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 10:24am
Geoffrey Kamworor enhanced his reputation as a runner for the big stage as he maintained his unbeaten championship record at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015.
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Teenage talent Tirop triumphs in Guiyang

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 7:26am
In the battle of East Africa, and with an impressive start-to-finish victory, 19-year-old Agnes Tirop brought home Kenya’s 300th IAAF World Cross Country Championships medal when winning the women’s senior race in Guiyang on Saturday (28).
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Haji defends Ethiopian honour to win junior men's title in Guiyang

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 6:49am
Yasin Haji finished second at the Ethiopian Trials at the Jan Meda International Cross Country in February but he had the beating of his compatriots – and the rest of the world – in the junior men’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Saturday (28).
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Gidey gets Guiyang gold in first international race

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 5:35am
Ethiopian cross-country trials winner Letesenbet Gidey took an impressive junior women's victory at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 in her first international race outside of Ethiopia.
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Guiyang passes the baton to Kampala

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 5:00am
As the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 drew to a close on Saturday (28), thoughts already turned to the next edition of the championships in Kampala in 2017.
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Guiyang passes the baton to Kampala

Sat, 28/03/2015 - 5:00am
As the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 drew to a close on Saturday (28), thoughts already turned to the next edition of the championships in Kampala in 2017.
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Follow all the action online – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 2:48pm
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 gets under way on Saturday (28) and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.
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Guiyang capitalises on being IAAF World Cross Country Championships host

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:28pm
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 will be the third time the championships have been staged on the continent of Asia, and the fact that all three editions have come in the past decade shows the growing importance and rising profile of not only cross-country running but athletics in general within Asia.
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IAAF ambassador Sonia O'Sullivan is a committed cross country fan

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 11:57am
Seventeen years on from completing her historic long and short-course double at the 1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Sonia O’Sullivan took to the stage as an IAAF ambassador at this year’s pre-event press conference in Guiyang, China, on Friday (27).
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Athletes' press conference – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 10:36am
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 pre-event press conference took place at the Guiyang Olympic Stadium, China, with four of the expected leading participants in the senior races facing the media on Friday (27).
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SINOLUBE is the official lubricant of the IAAF

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 10:02am
The IAAF announced that SINOLUBE (Sinopec Lubricants) will be the official lubricant of the IAAF at a press conference in the Chinese city of Guiyang on Friday (27).
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Course conditions could play to Derrick’s strengths in Guiyang

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 9:23am
After helping the USA to their first team medal since 2001 at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships two years ago, Chris Derrick hopes those championships marked, “an upswing, rather than a peak” of his country’s current purple patch at cross country.
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President Diack: "Guiyang is a truly significant moment for cross country"

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 8:59am
IAAF President Lamine Diack faced the media at the traditional pre-event press conference for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Friday (27).
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Komon targets world-leading half-marathon time in Prague

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 8:28pm
Leonard Komon is ready to produce something special at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The 10km and 15km world record-holder will be contesting just his second race at the distance at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (28).
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Radcliffe reflects on past experiences at IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 6:12pm
With exactly one year to go to the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, three-time world half marathon champion Paula Radcliffe explained what makes the global 13.1-mile contest so special.
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