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Surging away from Rei Ohara after 38 kilometres, Fatuma Sado won the 38th Osaka International Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (27), clocking 2:25:39.
An early-season meeting is bound to have a raft of world-leading times, but at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday (26) there were more than a few hotly-contested events and a few upsets to make the season interesting as the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour got underway.
On a busy weekend of cross-country action for Kenya’s leading distance runners, Geoffrey Kamworor showed he is rounding into shape ahead of his title defence at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.
When a meeting has been named after you, it simply adds to the weight of expectation.
Ahead of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston later today (26), we look back at five classic moments from the IAAF World Indoor Tour and its precursor, IAAF Indoor Permit meetings.
The Osaka International Women’s Marathon is a qualifying race for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, but the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (27) is also a qualifying race for Japan’s Marathon Grand Championships in which the first two finishers will qualify for the Olympic team.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the first meeting of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Soufiane El Bakkali and Jairus Birech are among the many talented steeplechase specialists set to compete at the 87th edition of the Cinque Mulini in San Vittore Olona, the eighth leg of the current IAAF Cross Country Permit series.
Getaneh Molla produced the fastest marathon debut in history to win the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, while Ruth Chepngetich moved up to third on the women’s world all-time list at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Friday (25).
The athletes are already arriving here for the kickoff to the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour on Saturday evening (26). But with the collegiate season well underway in North America and a top invitational wrapping up just on the other side of Boston as this meet gets started, what feels like an opening to the professionals can also feel like merging into already-moving traffic - it all depends on your frame of reference.
Ivana Spanovic will return to the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, the scene of her world indoor triumph last year, to contest the long jump at the sold-out IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 16 February.
Triple jumper Kimberly Williams last year earned world indoor silver and Commonwealth gold medals. The 30-year-old reflects on what she would tell her pre-teenage self, growing up as a youngster on the Caribbean island of Jamaica.
After a stunning race in 2018 in which the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon produced unprecedented depth, the latest edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race gets underway on the streets of the emirate on Friday (25).
Organisers of the Tokyo Marathon have revealed the elite fields for the IAAF Gold Label road race in the Japanese capital on 3 March.
As part of the IAAF’s continued pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world, the athletics track at the Mexican Olympic Sports Center (CDOM) had an air quality monitor installed on Tuesday (22).
World indoor champion Pavel Maslak will head the 400m field at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 2 February, the second stop on the six-meet IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Just nine days remain until the deadline to enter the IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque design competition, whose prize is a trip for two to the last weekend of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
The early days of January are typically the time when athletes plot out their goals and ambitions for the upcoming year, Athlete Refugee Team member Dominic Lokinyomo Lobalu among them.
New research conducted in part by the IAAF's Health and Science Department underscores the importance that proper readiness plays when preparing to compete in extreme conditions.
Uganda’s teen phenomenon Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya’s world steeplechase record holder Beatrice Chepkoech captured commanding victories at the Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, the sixth leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series on Sunday (20).