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Personal bests – Almaz Ayana

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 8:00pm
Ethiopia’s world 5000m bronze medallist and Continental Cup winner Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia chats about some of the best things in her world.
Categories: World

Farah gets his 2015 season underway in Birmingham

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 1:20pm
Home star Mo Farah will definitely be the star attraction at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, the fifth and final IAAF Indoor Permit meeting of the season, in Birmingham on Saturday (21).
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Yalew and Tola triumph at the Jan Meda International Cross Country

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 1:00pm
Defending champion Genet Yalew and relative unknown Tamirat Tola took notable victories at the 32nd Jan Meda International Cross Country, Ethiopia’s trials for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday (1).
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World champions wilt at South Rift championships – cross-country round-up

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 12:00am
Japheth Korir and Emily Chebet might have to rely on the discretion of their local provincial officials to make the Kenyan Championships in two weeks’ time as the world cross-country champions failed to qualify by right from the South Rift Province Championships in Kericho on Saturday (31).
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Barshim improves Asian indoor high jump record to 2.41m in Athlone

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 9:57pm
World indoor high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim overcame the disappointment of clearing ‘just’ 2.30m 10 days ago in Trinec with another record-breaking display at the Athlone International Grand Prix on Wednesday (18).
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Defending champions Feleke and Hahner return to Vienna

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:52pm
Vienna City Marathon champions Getu Feleke and Anna Hahner will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 12 April.
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Collins, Kibet and Licwinko all post world-leading marks in Moscow

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:00pm
St Kitts’ sprinter Kim Collins continued to astound and defy Father Time at the traditional Russian Winter meeting, the second of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, which ironically fell on the warmest February day for many years in Moscow with temperatures about 3 degrees Celsius outside the CSKA Arena on Sunday (1).
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Fatherhood and family life help renew Willis’s motivation

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 11:28am
Nick Willis thought about retiring from athletics after the 2012 Olympics. The silver medallist at 1500m in Beijing four years earlier, he arrived in London past his peak and could do no better than ninth in his second Olympic final and third Olympic Games. Willis wondered if it was time to walk away.
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Estifanos wins Beppu-Oita Marathon with another PB

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 10:00am
Surging away from Japanese rivals Hiroki Kadota and Hiroyuki Yamamoto after 32km, Eritrea’s Tewelde Estifanos won the 64th Beppu-Oita Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in a personal best of 2:10:18 on Sunday (1).
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Whiting, Collins and Ortega set world leads in Lodz

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 10:36pm
Within the last 15 minutes of the Pedro’s Cup meeting in Lodz, the Atlas Arena came alive as three world-leading marks were set on Tuesday (17).
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Course record for Kuira at Marugame Half Marathon

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 10:00pm
Paul Kuira, a Kenyan based in Japan, out-kicked New Zealand’s Zane Robertson in the final 20 metres on the track to win the 69th edition of Kawaga Marugame International Half Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in a course record 59:47 on Sunday (1).
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Australia to send full teams to World Cross

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 4:47pm
Athletics Australia selectors have confirmed the selection of 24 athletes for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 2 – Javier Sotomayor

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 4:03pm
The second episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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USA breaks world indoor distance medley relay best in New York

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 4:00pm
A world record in the distance medley relay by the United States and two victories by Cam Levins highlighted the Armory Track Invitational in New York on Saturday (31).
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Hassan the star on a night of six world leads in Karlsruhe

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 4:00pm
The Netherlands’ 2014 European 1500m champion Sifan Hassan provided the outstanding performance at the first IAAF Indoor Permit meeting of 2015 when she sped to a national record and world-leading 1500m time of 4:02.57 at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on Saturday (31).
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Dibaba’s record attempt the main attraction in Stockholm

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 2:54pm
For the 26th straight year, the Globe Arena will host top-class athletics when the XL Galan, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, descends upon Stockholm on Thursday (19).
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Jumpers shine at Russian youth indoor championships

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 2:00pm
The Russian youth indoor championships finished on Friday (30) after three days of competition in Smolensk and witnessed a number of good performances from potential medal contenders at this summer’s IAAF World Youth Championships, which will be held in the Colombian city of Cali between 15-19 July.
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10 more stars set for Boston Indoor Permit meeting

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 12:00pm
Ten more global medallists have been added to the array of big names competing at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, in Boston on 7 February.
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Summary of IAAF medical and anti-doping media conference call

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 9:15am
The IAAF, which historically has been at the forefront of the fight against doping in world sport, held a medical and anti-doping conference call with the international media on Monday (16) to help offer a better understanding of the IAAF’s leading work in this complex, specialist and often confusing field.
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Personal bests – Primoz Kozmus

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 3:39pm
Former world and Olympic hammer champion Primoz Kozmus talks about the best parts of his athletics career.
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