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World champions Mo Farah of Great Britain, South African Caster Semenya and Allyson Felix of the US are among the nominees for the 2018 Laureus world sportsman and sportswoman of the year awards.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo talks in detail on this spectacular image of her falling across the finish line to strike 400m gold at the Rio Olympic Games.
University of Birmingham to support volunteer programme at IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018
The University of Birmingham has signed up as the latest national supplier for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which will be held at Arena Birmingham from the 1 to 4 March. The University will support the volunteer programme for the championships, which is the biggest indoor sports event to be staged in the city for 15 years.
Two of the world's leading marathon runners Aselefech Mergia and Mare Dibaba will go head-to-head in the women's race at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 26 January.
The IAAF is seeking a Manager for governance and a Manager for member federation relations to be based at its Monaco headquarters.
As reigning IAAF World Championship marathon gold medallist and Boston Marathon champion, Geoffrey Kirui is currently riding high as one of the planet’s leading endurance stars.
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the tragic news that Petr Zeman, a long-time official and referee with the Czech Athletics Federation, died after being struck by a shot put in tragic accident during a regional competition in Prague on Saturday (13). Zeman was 78.
On a cold day when Ethiopian athletes won three of the four elite races, Ruti Aga’s 1:06:39 victory in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon was the most notable, as the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (14) proved to be one of the deepest half marathons in history.
Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega and Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet captured convincing victories at the 75th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fourth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (14).
Little more than two months after turning 18, world pole vault finalist Armand Duplantis broke his own world U20 indoor pole vault record* at the Pole Vault Summit meeting in Reno on Friday night (12).
Turkey’s Yasemin Can was pushed all the way by Emelia Gorecka in the senior women’s 6km at the Great Edinburgh XCountry on Saturday (13) but held on to claim the individual plaudits and help Europe to the overall title ahead of Great Britain and the United States.
Ahead of the forthcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, we launch a new series focused on some of the great world indoor champions from the past.
Organisers of the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza have brought together a formidable line-up for the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (14) to celebrate the 75th edition of the event.
Ten past champions from the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon – including both of the course record-holders for the shorter distance – will compete at the respective IAAF Silver and Gold Label road races on Sunday (14).
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the full elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 April.
Maria Lasitskene, Yuliia Levchenko and Kamila Licwinko are all set to compete at the Copernicus Cup, meaning all three high jump medallists from the IAAF World Championships London 2017 will be reunited at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Torun on 15 February.
In the first part of a new series in which athletes explain why they love doing what they do, Greece’s world and Olympic pole vault champion Ekaterini Stefanidi talks about her passion for pole vaulting.
Wednesday 10 January is 50 days to go until the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 and to mark this occasion, the organisers of the event have unveiled the medals that will be awarded to the top three in each final when the event is staged at Arena Birmingham from 1 to 4 March.
Today we kick off another 2018 series, ‘Story behind the picture’, in which athletes and others in the sport share the story behind an iconic photograph.
Today we kick off another 2018 series, ‘High and low’, in which athletes talk about one particular high point and one low moment from their career. We begin with Ksenija Balta of Estonia, the 2009 European indoor long jump champion, who looks back on her career and picks out a prolonged period of injury frustration plus a very special Olympic moment as a Low and High moment from her career.