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Sado triumphs at Osaka Women’s Marathon

January 27, 2019 - 9:58am
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kejelcha impresses as IAAF World Indoor Tour gets underway in Boston

January 27, 2019 - 4:09am
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Cross-country round-up: Kamworor, Obiri and Chespol among the winners in Kenya

January 26, 2019 - 8:11pm
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.
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Indoor round-up: Warholm clocks 45.56, Duplantis vaults 5.83m

January 26, 2019 - 3:34pm
When a meeting has been named after you, it simply adds to the weight of expectation.
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Fab five: IAAF World Indoor Tour moments

January 26, 2019 - 1:21am
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Japan’s best seek Olympic trials qualification in Osaka

January 25, 2019 - 7:07pm
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.
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Latest Boston updates – IAAF World Indoor Tour

January 25, 2019 - 3:09pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Steeplechase stars set to clash at Cinque Mulini

January 25, 2019 - 1:33pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Debutant Molla and Chepngetich smash course records in Dubai

January 25, 2019 - 9:21am
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).
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Middle distances the focus as World Indoor Tour kicks off in Boston

January 24, 2019 - 11:00am
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Spanovic and Sawyers set for Birmingham showdown

January 23, 2019 - 7:03pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Advice to my younger self: Kimberly Williams

January 23, 2019 - 2:49pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Adola and Chepngetich face former champions in Dubai

January 23, 2019 - 1:26pm
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).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bekele and Aga lead elite fields for Tokyo Marathon

January 23, 2019 - 1:20pm
Organisers of the Tokyo Marathon have revealed the elite fields for the IAAF Gold Label road race in the Japanese capital on 3 March.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Air quality monitor installed in Mexico City

January 23, 2019 - 10:56am
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).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Maslak joins Karlsruhe field

January 22, 2019 - 5:51pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Deadline approaching for IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque design competition

January 22, 2019 - 12:23pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Lokinyomo: ‘I want to be the first refugee to get a medal’

January 21, 2019 - 2:14pm
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.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

New IAAF research: readiness key to extreme weather competition

January 21, 2019 - 10:43am
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. 
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Kiplimo and Chepkoech overwhelming winners in Seville

January 20, 2019 - 8:25pm
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).
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