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Bartoletta and Spanovic to clash in Karlsruhe

3 hours 50 min ago
The long jump clash between Olympic champion Tianna Bartoletta and European champion Ivana Spanovic at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 3 February is set to be one of the highlights of the opening IAAF World Indoor Tour fixture of 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Defending champion Kipsang and marathon debutante Defar among Tokyo Marathon entries

6 hours 42 min ago
Wilson Kipsang will defend his title at the Tokyo Marathon while two-time Olympic 5000m champion Meseret Defar will make her marathon debut at the IAAF Gold Label road race on 25 February.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Defending champion Karoki leads deep field for RAK Half Marathon

8 hours 1 min ago
The confirmed elite fields for the RAK Half Marathon on Friday 9 February trump even the star-studded line-ups of one year ago.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Saruni clocks world indoor 600m best in Albuquerque – indoor round-up

21 hours 13 min ago
Competing at the same meeting in which college teammate Emmanuel Korir set a world indoor 600m best last year, Kenya’s Michael Saruni replicated the feat at the Martin Luther King Invitational in Albuquerque on Friday (19).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Tanui wins by more than a minute in Rovereto

January 21, 2018 - 8:33pm
Kenya’s Norah Tanui arrived in Rovereto fresh from a 10km lifetime best of 31:17 in Valencia last weekend and the 22-year-old demonstrated she is an athlete for all surfaces with a dominant victory at the Cross Internazionale della Vallagarina on Sunday (22).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Cheptegei and Tirop prevail in Seville

January 21, 2018 - 7:17pm
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei and Kenya’s Agnes Tirop captured convincing victories at the 36th Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, the fifth leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series on Sunday (21).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Tollesa breaks course record at Hong Kong Marathon

January 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
Ethiopia’s Gulume Tollesa successfully defended her title at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon with a course record of 2:29:37, while 44-year-old Kenneth Mungara beat opponents half his age to win the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:13:39 on Sunday (21).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bekele joins London Marathon field alongside Kipchoge and Farah

January 21, 2018 - 1:40pm
The three greatest distance runners of their generation will race the Virgin Money London Marathon after Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele confirmed he will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 22 April.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Gobena and Deksisa secure Ethiopian double in Mumbai

January 21, 2018 - 10:55am
There was a double triumph for Ethiopian runners at the Tata Mumbai Marathon as Amane Gobena and Solomon Deksisa won at the IAAF Silver Label road race in 2:25:49 and 2:09:34 respectively on Sunday (21).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

World indoor legends – Gail Devers

January 20, 2018 - 5:41pm
In a long and storied career, sprint-hurdles sensation Gail Devers snagged three Olympic and five world outdoor titles, but the pocket rocket also proved a master performer indoors. Here the retired US athlete reflects on the four gold and two silver medals she snared across five IAAF World Indoor Championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Coleman breaks world indoor 60m record with 6.37 in Clemson

January 20, 2018 - 1:21am
World silver medallist Christian Coleman stunned the athletics world on Friday (19) when he sped to a 6.37 world record* over 60m at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Cheptegei-Barega and Jebet-Obiri showdowns set for Seville

January 19, 2018 - 1:20pm
The Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce on the outskirts of the Spanish city of Seville – the third Spanish leg of the current IAAF Cross Country Permit series – always boasts a mouth-watering line-up, and this year’s race on Sunday (21) is no exception.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Belachew and Tollesa aim to retain titles in Hong Kong

January 19, 2018 - 12:36pm
Defending Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon champions Melaku Belachew and Gulume Tollesa are aiming to win back-to-back titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (21).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Deksisa and defending champion Kitur face tough test in Mumbai

January 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Ethiopia’s Solomon Deksisa leads a strong men's field for the Tata Mumbai Marathon, while Bornes Kitur will defend her title at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (21).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Francis and Coleman to lead strong Boston sprint fields

January 18, 2018 - 2:36pm
World 400m champion Phyllis Francis and Christian Coleman, the world 100m silver medallist, will lead strong sprint fields at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the fourth stop on the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, on 10 February in Boston.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Omar McLeod: I love hurdling because…

January 18, 2018 - 11:36am
World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod talks about his long-held passion for hurdling and what motivates the Jamaican superstar athlete.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kiplagat and Tadese lead Marugame Half Marathon entries

January 18, 2018 - 2:32am
Organisers of the Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon have revealed the entry list for the IAAF Silver Label road race on 4 February.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kamworor and Jepkosgei lead Kenyan team for IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018

January 17, 2018 - 7:05pm
Athletics Kenya has named a strong team for the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on 24 March.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and low – Marcin Lewandowski

January 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
European indoor 800m champion Marcin Lewandowski identifies a heart-breaking moment from the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships and two heart-warming experiences from his personal life for his high and low moments.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Honorary Life Member Agabani dies

January 17, 2018 - 11:38am
The IAAF is deeply saddened to learn that Hassan Agabani, Honorary Life Member of the IAAF and former Sudan Athletics Association President, died on Monday (15) at the age of 89.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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