Bulgaria’s Olympic and European silver medallist talks effusively about her long-held passion for high jumping.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Thursday (22) welcomed an extra voluntary financial donation of US $50,000 from the Local Organising Committee of the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 to strengthen the out-of-competition testing programme for the event to be held on Saturday 24 March.
Under Spotakova's eye, students compete in Ostrava supports continents, an IAAF Continental Cup road show
More than 500 elementary and secondary school childred from 29 schools in the Czech Republic's Moravian-Silesian region took part in an “Ostrava supports continents” roadshow on Thursday (22).
Geoffrey Kamworor may not be the fastest man in the field for the 23rd edition of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships but the two-time defending champion will certainly start as favourite on Saturday.
Joyciline Jepkosgei will return to racing in Valencia on Saturday with fond memories of her last visit to Spain’s third-largest city.
Spain has selected 25 of their best race walkers for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on 5-6 May.
World record-holder and world indoor champion Renaud Lavillenie will face world champion Sam Kendricks in the Prefontaine Classic pole vault at the ‘Friday Night at Pre’ programme for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.
Organisers of the Bislett Games have announced that world champion Emma Coburn of the USA will face home star Karoline Grovdal in the steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on 7 June.
Rising long jump talent Khaddi Sagnia equalled the Swedish indoor record earlier this year. She reflects on the joy of competing at the Youth Olympic Games and a long-term injury which derailed her development for two years.
Stina Funke never intended to become an athlete representative. But what started out as a summer job assisting agent Daniel Wessfeldt is now her career.
Facts & Figures – IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 statistics handbook now available
Facts & Figures – IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, the latest in a series of statistical reference books published ahead of IAAF World Athletics Series events, is now available.
It usually takes young Ethiopian runners time to ward away the shyness and agree to interviews, especially when their most recent performance have catapulted them to the short list of favourites ahead of an upcoming major championships.
World record-holder Dennis Kimetto will next compete over 26.2 miles at the Vienna City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 22 April.
The Spanish city of Valencia is ready to welcome more than 15,000 runners from 87 countries at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on Saturday 24 March.
The second episode of the sixth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Venezuela's world triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas.
World indoor champion Christian Coleman will run at the Müller Anniversary Games when the IAAF Diamond League meeting heads to London on 21-22 July.
More than two decades later, Jamaica’s Deon Hemmings still recalls the moment she created history as if it was yesterday.
Dutch distance runner Lornah Kiplagat was a master of the 21.1km distance, securing a hat-trick of world half marathon titles between 2006 and 2008.
“Up until I was six or seven, all my holidays were joining my dad at his training camps,” recalls Silke Bernhard, head of digital media with the DLV. “My mother, two little girls on the beach somewhere, then all of the athletes and my dad."
Ben Somikwo of Uganda and Christine Oigo of Kenya were the winners of the third edition of ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon on Sunday (18).