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Kiplimo and Teferi reign at Atapuerca as IAAF Cross Country Permit kicks off in Burgos

November 11, 2018 - 8:14pm
Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Ethiopia’s Senberi Teferi were victorious at the 15th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’, the opening race of the 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series held in windy conditions on Sunday (11) in Burgos, Spain.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Town of Runners takes the top prize at FICA

November 11, 2018 - 1:17pm
Town of Runners, the 2012 documentary directed by Jerry Rothwell about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, took the top prize – an impressive golden Achilles trophy – at the International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) in San Sebastian, Spain, on Saturday (10).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Road round-up: Debutante Masai breaks course record at Hefei Marathon

November 11, 2018 - 9:46am
Kenya’s Magdalene Masai emerged victorious from a three-woman rivalry to break the course record at the Hefei International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (11) in her debut over the distance.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Armistice Day: Remembering the athletes who died in the First World War

November 10, 2018 - 1:20am
In 1912 in Stockholm, the men’s 5000m made its Olympic debut in spectacular fashion as Finland’s Hannes Kolehmainen and France’s Jean Bouin staged a stirring duel in which both broke the former world record by 25 seconds. Kolehmainen eventually triumphed by just 0.1 of a second. But within six years three of the top six finishers in that race, young men in their prime on that golden day, would be dead, all casualties of the Great War.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Molla and Teferi return to defend titles in Burgos

November 9, 2018 - 3:52pm
The Ethiopian pair of Getane Molla and Senbere Teferi will defend their titles at the ‘Cross de Atapuerca’ in Burgos on Sunday (11), the first of nine 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings which will conclude on 3 February in Albufeira.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF seeking candidates for its Vetting Panel

November 9, 2018 - 3:01pm
The IAAF is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on its Vetting Panel.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Korir's marathon comeback the focus in Beirut - weekend road racing preview

November 9, 2018 - 10:49am
Wesley Korir will be hoping to resume his racing career with a win at the 16th edition of the BLOM Bank Beirut Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday morning (11).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Muir set to return to Birmingham for Indoor Grand Prix

November 8, 2018 - 9:18pm
Double European indoor champion and multiple British record-holder Laura Muir is the first big name confirmed for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on 16 February, part of the IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Thomas Barr: I love hurdling because...

November 8, 2018 - 1:47pm
European Championships bronze medallist Thomas Barr explains how inspiring the next generation is the ultimate bi-product of competing in the 400m hurdles.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees – throws and combined events

November 8, 2018 - 4:33am
With just five 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 throwing and combined events.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kipchoge and Cherono named AIMS Best Marathon Runners for 2018

November 7, 2018 - 8:02pm
The world running organisation, the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), has named Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono as the male and female winners of the AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards for 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Lilesa targets winning return at Dubai Marathon

November 7, 2018 - 4:11pm
Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa will make a welcome return to the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon when he lines up for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 25 January.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and low – Tobi Amusan

November 7, 2018 - 3:33pm
Nigerian sprint hurdler Tobi Amusan ended 2018, her first professional season, with the Commonwealth and African titles. The 21-year-old explains how gold at the 2015 African Games set her on the path to glory.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Job vacancy: event operations coordinator

November 7, 2018 - 2:52pm
The IAAF is seeking an event operations coordinator at its Monaco headquarters.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

International Athletics Film Festival opens in San Sebastian

November 7, 2018 - 1:37pm
The first International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) got underway in the Spanish city of San Sebastian – home to the prestigious annual San Sebastian International Film Festival since 1953 – on Tuesday (6) with a showing of Carlos Saura’s Marathon, the official film of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees – jumps

November 7, 2018 - 12:28pm
With just six 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 jumping events.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Inside Athletics – Mike Powell

November 6, 2018 - 3:35pm
The 17th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world long jump record-holder Mike Powell.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

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