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Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew continued his winning streak at the 13th Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon, taking his fourth consecutive title at the IAAF Gold Label road race in 1:01:31 on Sunday (22).
Organisers of the Meeting de Paris have confirmed that world and Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in the French capital on 30 June.
World 20km race walk champion Eider Arevalo could have been forgiven had he given up when the switch from junior to senior took its toll.
Tesfaye Lencho Anbesa, winner of last year’s Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon, will return to the IAAF Bronze Label road race in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday (22) in the hopes of bettering his time from last year.
Nany Kiprop will return to the Vienna City Marathon on Sunday (22) in even better form than she was in when winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race 12 months ago.
This year’s edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon could be the warmest in the history of the IAAF Gold Label road race with highs of 21-23C forecast, but Kenya’s reigning champion Mary Keitany is still bidding for a world record on Sunday (22).
No fewer than 13,500 runners will gather in the Spanish capital to take part in the 41st Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon on Sunday (22) when an intriguing battle among African athletes is on the cards at the IAAF Gold Label road race.
Mosinet Geremew will return to the Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon on Sunday (22) aiming to maintain his dominance at the IAAF Gold Label road race which the 26-year-old has won three titles in a row since 2015.
Defending Orlen Warsaw Marathon champions Felix Kimutai of Kenya and Nastassia Ivanova of Belarus will be back to defend their titles at the IAAF Silver Label race on Sunday (22). But, with deep elite fields in both the men's and women's races, it is hard to make them – or any of the other runners – the firm favourites.
The three most recent winners of the Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon will clash on Sunday (22), but the biggest attraction of the IAAF Gold Label road race will be the participation of Yuki Kawauchi.
The women who swept every medal at the Rio Olympics and last year’s World Championships top a formidable 800m field at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera is one of the most exciting middle-distance talents in the world. Here the recently-minted world indoor champion and world U20 indoor 1500m record-holder talks a little about his journey in the sport and why he runs.
A multitude of global champions will go head-to-head in the women’s pole vault and men’s javelin at the Doha Diamond League, the opening meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League on 4 May. Organisers also announced that world 800m champion Caster Semenya, fresh off her Commonwealth Games 800m/1500m double victory, will head the field in the longer race.
World 5000m champion Muktar Edris will head a strong field in a rarely-held two mile race at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
European marathon record-holder Sondre Nordstad Moen made a sensational breakthrough in late 2017. Here the rising star of Norwegian road running talks in some detail about smashing the landmark one-hour barrier for the half-marathon and a lengthy period of injury frustration for his high and low moments.
The IAAF World Championships London 2017 has been named Sportcal’s Global Sports Event of the Year, the global sport market analysis firm announced today (17) at the SportAccord World Sport and Business Summit in Bangkok.
The fourth episode of the sixth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with 2017 world 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi.
Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden were the winners of a Boston Marathon which overturned every possible form book of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Monday (16).
One year on from his memorable victory over Olympic champion Kerron Clement at the Bislett Games, world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on 7 June.
With three months until Athletissima on 5 July, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne have confirmed the presence of five global championships and a host of top Swiss athletes.