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World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees – middle and long distance

November 6, 2018 - 1:52pm
With just one week to go before voting for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s a closer look at this year's men’s and women’s nominees in the middle and long-distance events.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dacres and Miller-Uibo named NACAC athletes of the year

November 5, 2018 - 6:11pm
Jamaican discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and Bahamian sprinter Shaunae Miller-Uibo have been named the NACAC (North American, Central American and Caribbean) athletes of 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees – sprints and hurdles

November 5, 2018 - 3:52pm
With just eight days to go before voting for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s a closer look at this year's men’s and women’s nominees in the sprints and hurdles.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Keitany and Desisa finish strongly to take New York City Marathon titles

November 4, 2018 - 7:27pm
Kenya’s Mary Keitany and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa turned in stunning performances to win two very contrasting races at the New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday morning (4).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Road round-up - Chelimo takes US 5km title in New York

November 3, 2018 - 4:45pm
Road round-up - Chelimo takes US 5km title in New York
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bekele chasing successful defence and course record at Hangzhou - weekend road racing preview

November 2, 2018 - 3:27pm
Ethiopia’s Azmeraw Bekele will be looking to claim back-to-back victories and challenge his own course record at the Hangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (4).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Stadium air quality monitor installed in Addis Ababa, first in Africa

November 2, 2018 - 1:01pm
The second air quality monitor in the IAAF’s pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world was installed at Addis Ababa Stadium on Friday (2), the project’s first in Africa.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kamworor and Flanagan back to defend New York Marathon titles

November 2, 2018 - 11:08am
Defending champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will be hoping for a sweet sense of deja vu on their return to the Big Apple on Sunday (4) for the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Entries open for Fan photograph of the year contest

November 1, 2018 - 1:58pm
Entries are now open for the best photograph of the year taken in 2018 by a fan photographer.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Radcliffe underscores importance of IAAF air quality initiative at WHO conference in Geneva

November 1, 2018 - 11:30am
IAAF Ambassador Paula Radcliffe underscored the importance of the IAAF's air quality initiative during a presentation at the First World Health Organisation Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva on Wednesday (31).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Inside Athletics Podcast 17 - Adam Gemili

October 30, 2018 - 12:36pm
The 17th edition of the IAAF Inside Athletics podcast, with special guest Adam Gemili, is now available.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Breakthrough season is just the beginning for Hobbs

October 29, 2018 - 11:33am
It all started with a chase, a terrified sprint from a snarling dog near her home in New Orleans.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Tsegay, Kawauchi and Ghebreslassie lead Fukuoka Marathon field

October 29, 2018 - 1:22am
This year’s Fukuoka Marathon will have 2016 winner Yemane Tsegay, 2015 world champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Japanese hero Yuki Kawauchi on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 2 December.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

FLASH: Kiptum breaks world half marathon record in Valencia with 58:18

October 28, 2018 - 11:25am
One year after his compatriot Joyciline Jepkosgei broke the women’s world record at the Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum broke the men’s world record* at the IAAF Gold Label road race, clocking 58:18 to take five seconds off the mark set by Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese in 2010.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Assefa breaks course record at Frankfurt Marathon

October 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Having finished on the lower steps of the podium at last year’s Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa and Kelkile Gezahegn topped the podium at this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (28).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Road round-up: race records smashed in Ljubljana, Adugna leads Ethiopian double in Cassis

October 28, 2018 - 6:17am
Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia and Kenyan Visiline Jepkesho shattered the race records at the 23rd Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (28).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

A steady rise and newfound confidence leads Guba to world shot put elite

October 27, 2018 - 2:43pm
To the more casual fan, Paulina Guba’s might not have been a familiar name prior to 2018. The Polish shot putter burst into the top echelons only this year after her victory at the European Championships. Guba, now 27, has in fact been going at it for a while, earning her first national title in 2011, but her road to the top has not been a straightforward one.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Mayer and Asher-Smith named European athletes of the year

October 27, 2018 - 10:16am
Kevin Mayer and Dina Asher-Smith were named European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Lausanne on Friday (26).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Fast times the target in Frankfurt - weekend road running preview

October 26, 2018 - 3:10pm
With fields boasting 14 men who have dipped under 2:10 and ten women with sub-2:25 credentials, the Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will welcome its strongest fields ever during its 37th running on Sunday (28).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Cheroben targetting fourth title at Valencia Half Marathon

October 26, 2018 - 11:06am
World Half Marathon Championships silver medallist Abraham Cheroben will start as favourite at the Media Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (28).
Categories: Atletieknieuws



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