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Cuban coach Echevarría dies

December 20, 2017 - 4:15pm
Irolán Echevarría, a decorated coach in Cuba and the region, died after a long disease on 11 December, his 74th birthday.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Patience reaps dividends in Vetter's rise through the heptathlon ranks

December 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Anouk Vetter’s rising success has proved a family affair.
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Event impact study reveals success of IAAF World Championships London 2017

December 19, 2017 - 2:22pm
As the sporting calendar draws to an end, an event impact study has demonstrated the huge benefits of London hosting the world’s biggest sporting event in 2017. 
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Gemili and Ujah join Glasgow 60m field

December 18, 2017 - 7:24pm
Adam Gemili and CJ Ujah, two members of Great Britain's 4x100m relay world champion squad, have been added to the 60m field at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow on Sunday 25 February, the sixth stop on the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, organisers announced today.
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My greatest challenge – Paul Tergat

December 18, 2017 - 11:51am
Paul Tergat enjoyed a prodigious career on the track, cross country and road, but one of his most memorable performances was a race in which he was beaten. Here the Kenyan distance legend talks about being denied Olympic gold by just 0.09.
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Barega and Jebet produce contrasting victories in Venta de Banos – cross-country round-up

December 18, 2017 - 11:10am
In cold conditions with the temperature hovering around freezing, Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega relied on his sprint finish in the senior men’s race at the Cross Internacional de Venta de Banos on Sunday (17) while Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet made an early but decisive break in her bid for victory in the senior women’s race.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bekele wins convincingly over 25km in Kolkata

December 17, 2017 - 7:08pm
Ethiopian running icon Kenenisa Bekele fell short of his target of running a 25km personal best at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K but he still dominated the race in the Indian city after breaking away from his rivals just after 18 kilometres before coming home in 1:13:48.
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Some and Poliudina triumph in Shenzhen

December 17, 2017 - 1:11pm
Peter Kimeli Some lived up to expectations at the Shenzhen Marathon on Sunday (17), winning the IAAF Bronze Label road race in 2:14:49.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Obiri to defend Campaccio title

December 17, 2017 - 1:39am
One year on from smashing the Campaccio course record, Hellen Obiri will defend her title at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in San Giorgio su Legnano on 6 January.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

That moment when… Gardiner won his first individual global medal

December 16, 2017 - 4:12am
Bahamian record-holder Steven Gardiner talks about the journey to winning his breakthrough 400m silver medal at the recent IAAF World Championships in London.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Some and Seboka face stiff opposition in Shenzhen

December 15, 2017 - 4:41pm
Peter Kimeli Some and Mulu Seboka are the fastest and most experienced runners on the entry lists for the Shenzhen Marathon, but they will line up against strong opponents at the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (17).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Countdown gathers pace with 100 days to go before IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018

December 14, 2017 - 2:56pm
A ceremony at the City of Arts and Sciences on Thursday (14) marked the last 100 days before the starting gun is fired for the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, one of the most anticipated athletics events of 2018.
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Dutkiewicz and Lückenkemper lead German entries for Karlsruhe

December 14, 2017 - 2:34pm
World bronze medallist Pamela Dutkiewicz and European bronze medallist Gina Lückenkemper will compete at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 3 February, the opening meeting of the IAAF World Indoor Tour.
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McSweyn and Sullohern sprint to Zatopek titles

December 14, 2017 - 1:03pm
Stewart McSweyn and Celia Sullohern upset the established order in winning the men’s and women’s Zatopek 10,000m races in Melbourne on Thursday (14).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Farah to contest Doha Half Marathon

December 14, 2017 - 12:46pm
World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will take part in the Ooredoo Doha Half Marathon on 12 January.
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Reese ‘the beast’ is as strong and as motivated as ever

December 13, 2017 - 5:19pm
For USA’s Brittney Reese, ‘The Beast’ was born in college but bred in Beijing.
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Marschall’s plan: simple patience and perseverance towards the ‘ultimate goal’

December 12, 2017 - 12:49pm
As you might expect, competing at the Rio Olympics was a pretty big deal for Australia’s then 19-year-old pole vaulter Kurtis Marschall – especially as he only qualified three days short of the deadline. But the post-Games reaction he encountered back home had a similar impact upon him.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Job vacancy: Event Operations Coordinator

December 12, 2017 - 10:23am
The IAAF is seeking an Event Operations Coordinator at its Monaco headquarters.
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IAAF Doping Review Board approves guidelines for 2018 neutral athlete status

December 12, 2017 - 2:30am
The IAAF Doping Review Board has approved an updated version of the guidelines for 2018 Authorised Neutral Athlete Status applications under IAAF Competition Rule 22.1A.
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Flanagan and Rupp lead domestic fields at Boston Marathon

December 11, 2017 - 5:03pm
Shalane Flanagan and Galen Rupp will lead a strong domestic line-up at the 2018 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 16 April.
Categories: Atletieknieuws



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