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Kebede and Kiptoo triumph at the Frankfurt Marathon

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 11:00am
Aberu Kebede upstaged her male counterparts at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, when she won in 2:22:21 on Sunday (26).
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Ticket prices for IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 unveiled on 300-day countdown

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 8:00am
The 300-day countdown to the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 begins tomorrow (26) and to mark that significant milestone, the Local Organising Committee will reveal their ticket pricing.
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Former world 800m champion Mulaudzi dies

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 6:00pm
The IAAF is deeply saddened to learn of the death of 2009 world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died earlier today (24) in a car accident at the age of 34.
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Inspired by Gebrselassie, Mekonnen aims to break Ethiopian record in Frankfurt

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 6:00pm
Distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie has encouraged Tsegaye Mekonnen to attack his own Ethiopian record at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
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Jeptoo looks to bounce back at Great South Run

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 12:00pm
The 25th edition of the Bupa Great South Run promises some intriguing clashes as specialists over the longer and shorter distances go head to head over 10 miles on the roads of Portsmouth on England’s south coast at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (26).
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Kiptum and Tilahun the favourites in Venice

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 10:00am
Kenya’s Joseph Kiprono Kiptum starts as the favourite of the Venice Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (26).
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Defending champion Wasihum faces in-form Mbishei at Marseilles-Cassis 20km

Sat, 15/11/2014 - 8:00pm
Mule Wasihum will defend his title at the Marseilles-Cassis 20km on Sunday (26), but the Ethiopian will be up against a quality field at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
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Moldner-Schmidt’s new lease of life

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 5:00pm
Elite athletes are used to dealing with setbacks. Injury, loss of funding, a change in coaches; it’s all part and parcel of track and field.
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World record-holders Kimetto and Radcliffe set to compete at Montferland Run

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 3:00pm
Following the tradition set by Haile Gebrselassie in 2007 and continued by Wilson Kipsang in 2013, Dennis Kimetto’s first race after breaking the marathon world record will be at the Montferland Run in ‘s-Heerenberg on 7 December.
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IAAF Coordination Commission visits Beijing with 10 months to go until World Championships

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 3:00pm
The IAAF Coordination Commission for the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing has just concluded a two-day visit to the Chinese capital.
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IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics makes positive impact in Ukraine

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Sport always seems to find a way of transcending difficult situations. Earlier this month in Ukraine, the current turmoil in the country was forgotten for a brief moment as the IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics programme was activated in Lviv.
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Defending champion Yego will face event record-holder Bett in Athens

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 1:00pm
The lure of the original marathon course leading from Marathon to the Panathenaikon Stadium in Athens weaves its spell not only on mass runners but the elite as well.
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IAAF Inside Athletics – episode 14

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 11:00am
The 14th episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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Athletics picks up three Golden Podium Awards

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 11:00am
A quarter of the 12 accolades on offer at the Golden Podium Awards earlier this month went to athletics.
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Special seminar will mark 50th anniversary of Brumel’s Olympic high jump victory

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 11:00am
Today (21 October) marks 50 years since Valeriy Brumel won the Olympic high jump title in Tokyo. To mark Brumel’s momentous use of the straddle technique, a special seminar will take place on Sunday (26) in Agazzano, Italy.
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Work, rest and play – Nick Symmonds

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 7:00pm
US 800m star Nick Symmonds is the latest athlete to answer our work, rest and play questions.
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1968 Olympic high jump champion Rezkova dies

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 11:00am
The IAAF is deeply saddened to learn that Miloslava Rezkova died on 19 October at the age of 64 due to cancer, just two days after the 46th anniversary of her 1968 Olympic high jump victory.
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2014 International Festival of Athletics Coaching – ‘The Winning Difference: High Potential to High Performance’

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 9:00am
The world class athletics coaching conference, the International Festival of Athletics Coaching (IFAC) will be staged this year in Rome from 31 October – 2 November.
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Korir and Seboka triumph in Toronto as weather ruins record attempts

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 11:00am
Kenya’s Laban Korir and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumphed at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, winning at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in 2:08:15 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday (19).
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Kipyego finally gets marathon win with 2:06:22 victory in Amsterdam

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:00am
With two second places and three third places among the results of his 10 marathons before he stepped on the start line of the 2014 TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Bernard Kipyego admitted that he had started to wonder when his day would come but he finally triumphed over the distance with a personal best of 2:06:22 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (19).
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