San Sebastian to stage the first International Athletics Film Festival

IAAF - September 27, 2018 - 11:49am
The first International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) was launched at the Spanish Olympic Committee offices in Madrid on Wednesday (26). The Festival itself will be held in San Sebastian – home to the famous and prestigious annual San Sebastian International Film Festival since 1953 – between 6-10 November 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Neeraj Chopra: I love throwing because...

IAAF - September 27, 2018 - 10:13am
Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has enjoyed an outstanding year winning the Commonwealth and Asian Games titles and setting a national record of 88.06m. The 20-year-old offers his thoughts on his javelin journey and why he has such a passion for his discipline.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and low – Justyna Swiety-Ersetic

IAAF - September 26, 2018 - 6:53pm
Polish sprinter Justyna Swiety-Ersetic recounts her joy of double European gold in Berlin earlier this year and looks back on an untimely ankle injury in 2017.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Arevalo and Wang take top honours in Suzhou

IAAF - September 26, 2018 - 12:37pm
Colombia’s world champion Eider Arevalo and Wang Yingliu of China took the men’s and women’s individual victories at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, which concluded on Wednesday (26) after three days of action in Suzhou, China.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Matthias Hangst’s story behind the picture

IAAF - September 25, 2018 - 10:45am
German-based Getty Images snapper Matthias Hangst captured this eye-catching shot of world 100m hurdles record-holder Kendra Harrison at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Matthias offers his take on the image.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

One step at a time, Crippa’s rise through the ranks continues

IAAF - September 24, 2018 - 11:34pm
Building upon the laurels he collected in the U20 and U23 ranks, Yemaneberhan Crippa won his first medal at the senior level when he finished third in the 10,000m at the European Championships in Berlin’s historic Olympic Stadium in August. When he crossed the finish line, his expression suggested that it wouldn’t be the last the 22-year-old rising Italian star would earn.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kiptanui and Kipkirui lead strong Delhi Half Marathon fields

IAAF - September 24, 2018 - 10:26am
Organisers have announced the elite fields for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, whose 14th edition is set for 21 October.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Job vacancy: Junior In House Counsel

IAAF - September 24, 2018 - 5:30am
The IAAF is seeking a Junior In House Counsel at its Monaco headquarters.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Job vacancy: Marketing and Web Development Project Manager

IAAF - September 24, 2018 - 5:00am
The IAAF is seeking a Marketing and Web Development Project Manager at its Monaco headquarters.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Mokoka breaks South African all-comers record in Cape Town

IAAF - September 23, 2018 - 7:57pm
Stephen Mokoka and Helalia Johannes cruised to victories at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (23).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Salpeter and Cheptegei prevail at Dam tot Damloop 10-miler

IAAF - September 23, 2018 - 4:16pm
Lonah Salpeter from Israel and Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei ran to victory at the 34th Dam tot Damloop, a ten-mile IAAF Silver Label road race from Amsterdam to Zaandam, on Sunday (23).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Thiam genomineerd voor titel van Europees Atlete van het Jaar

Nieuwsblad - September 22, 2018 - 8:23pm

Nafissatou Thiam is één van de tien genomineerden voor de titel “Europees atlete van het jaar”. Dat maakte de Europese atletiekbond EAA zaterdag bekend.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bird-Smith eyes title hat-trick in Taihu

IAAF - September 22, 2018 - 11:31am
Two-time defending individual champion Dane Bird-Smith of Australia is aiming to collect his third straight title at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge and a three-day event that will start on Monday (24) in Suzhou, China.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Belgian Tornado Jonathan Sacoor maakt kans op trofee voor Rising Star in Europese atletiek

Nieuwsblad - September 22, 2018 - 8:38am

Jonathan Sacoor is een van de tien finalisten voor de trofee voor de Rising Star van de Europese atletiek, zo maakte de Europese Atletiekfederatie vrijdagavond bekend.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Globetrotter Haroun hopes for happy homecoming in 2019

IAAF - September 22, 2018 - 4:19am
Few athletes better encapsulate the term ‘global traveller’ than Abdalelah Haroun.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Cheptegei set to return in Amsterdam – weekend road running preview

IAAF - September 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
Now recovered from the knee injury that has kept him out of racing since April, world silver medallist Joshua Cheptegei will return to action on Sunday (23) at the Dam tot Damloop, a 10-mile IAAF Silver Label road race from Amsterdam to Zaandam.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

COMMENTAAR. Nooit was crisis groter in Wereld Anti-Doping Agentschap

Nieuwsblad - September 21, 2018 - 3:00am

Negentien jaar geleden was “een mijlpaal in de internationale ­dopingbestrijding” – althans, dat werd zo aangekondigd. Ein-de-lijk zou een nieuwe, wereldwijde, onafhankelijke dopinginstantie ­leiden tot een internationaal geharmoniseerd dopingbeleid: het Wereld Anti-Doping Agentschap, kortweg WADA.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Beriso to challenge Toronto marathon course record

IAAF - September 20, 2018 - 12:50pm
Ethiopia’s representation at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just got stronger with the addition of Amane Beriso to the elite women’s field.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Jenn Suhr: I love vaulting because...

IAAF - September 20, 2018 - 10:36am
Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic champion, has enjoyed a resurgence of form this season, improving her career best outdoors to 4.93m in mid-April. For this week’s edition of our ‘I love athletics because…’ series, the 36-year-old US star takes time out to explain more about her motivation and passion for vaulting.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Athletes' Commission letter to WADA Executive Committee

IAAF - September 19, 2018 - 5:03pm
The IAAF Athletes’ Commission has today sent a letter to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee for consideration at its meeting on September 20.
Categories: Atletieknieuws



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