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Five-time world champion Bernard Lagat of the United States will make his highly anticipated marathon debut at the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 4 November.
Known as the “Citizen Runner” because he fits in running around a full-time job, Yuki Kawauchi often competes in excess of a dozen marathons every year. Here the three-time World Championship marathon representative for Japan and 2018 Boston Marathon victor explains more about his passion for running.
Ronnie Baker stormed to a world-leading 9.87 100m victory to highlight the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Chorzow, Poland, on Wednesday (22).
High altitude training has become a popular method of marathon preparation, so heads were turned when Australia’s Jessica Trengove decided to spend four months in Hilversum Holland - elevation 15 metres.
In Eugene last June, rising Jamaican sprint talent Akeem Bloomfield blasted to a 43.94 performance to become the 18th man in history to dip below the 44-second barrier for the 400m. The 20-year-old focuses on shattered World Championship dreams for his low moment and the thrill of a scintillating 200m run in the IAAF Diamond league in London for his high.
Kenyan Mary Keitany will be targeting a fourth victory at the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, on 4 November.
The 12th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with steeplechase star Emma Coburn of the US.
More than 200 participants from 70 member federations took part in the 3rd IAAF U20 Coaches Conference which took place in Tampere, Finland, on 15 July.
On her last visit to Birmingham, for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in March, Sandi Morris became the new golden girl of the pole vault, nailing her first global title with a 4.95m championship record.
Birmingham Diamond League men report
When it came to the crunch, halfway down the home straight at the Alexander Stadium, Shaunae Miller-Uibo had too much class for her rivals in the stacked-high women’s 200m in the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (18), the last stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit before finals nights in Zurich (29-30) and Brussels (30-31).
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Muller Grand Prix, the 12th stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.
The Confederation of African Athletics has announced the African team for the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 to be held on 8-9 September.
Spain’s 2016 European 200m champion Bruno Hortelano is currently on the crest of a wave, having set national records for both the 200m and 400m this season. The 26-year-old delves into both his past and present to explain his passion for running fast.
The winning team of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 will be awarded with a unique trophy at the end of the competition, which runs from 8-9 September.
The world order has shifted somewhat since the sport’s top stars were last in action on the IAAF Diamond League circuit. In no discipline has that shift been more pronounced than the women’s 200m, the event which promises to be the centrepiece of the last qualification fixture in Birmingham on Saturday (18) before the two IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich (30) and Brussels (31).
Later this week, the IAAF Diamond League heads to Birmingham for the 12th meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the British city.
Jamaican 800m record-holder Natoya Goule outlines a landmark run from this season’s IAAF Diamond League circuit for her high moment and a gloomy memory from the 2017 campaign for her low moment.
Reigning TCS New York City Marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 4 November.
Experienced Getty Images photographer Richard Heathcote offers his take on his overhead shot of the end of the 5000m heats at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.