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The IAAF is seeking a head of communications at its Monaco headquarters.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, which culminate Friday evening with the crowning of the male and female Athletes of the Year.
Today, Tuesday 21 November, marks 100 days to go until the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, and to celebrate, the organisers of the event are giving away 100 tickets to local schoolchildren.
Britain’s two fastest half marathon runners of all time, Mo Farah and Callum Hawkins, will face each other at The Big Half, a new half marathon event in London on Sunday 4 March.
World silver medallist Jarrion Lawson is among the world’s best long jumpers. The 8.58m jumper says his biggest challenge is the ongoing task of keeping his body intact.
The attention of the athletics world will shift to Monaco this week as the Mediterranean Principality prepares to host the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.
In his fourth and final appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, Justyn Knight improved on his runner-up finish from 12 months ago to claim victory over 10km in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday (18).
Ethiopia’s Rahma Tusa and Eritrea’s Hiskel Tewelde took the top honours at the Boulogne-Billancourt Christian Grangier Half-Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (19).
Sammy Kiprop Kitwara set a massive Spanish all-comers’ record at the Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (19).
Ethiopia’s Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana took the honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, crossing the line in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in 59:46 and 1:07:11 respectively to win the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (19).
German sprint hurdler Pamela Dutkiewicz reminisces about the greatest moment in her career so far which came in the British capital at the height of the summer earlier this year.
Four weeks after Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei set a world half marathon record (pending ratification), both men’s and women’s event records will be under threat at the Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, an IAAF Gold Label road race in the same eastern Spanish city on Sunday (20).
Kenyans Albert Kangogo and Parendis Lekapana may own the fastest times of their respective fields at the Boulogne-Billancourt Christian Grangier Half-Marathon, but it won’t be an easy task for them to take the top prize at the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (19).
Fast times will be the obvious target of all the top runners at the 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon with 2017 world champions Geoffrey Kirui and Almaz Ayana both looking to make a big impact at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (19).
The calendar of athletic events for next year in the Czech Republic is clearly dominated by IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, which will take place in the eastern city on 8-9 September. However, athletics will be alive in the northern part of Moravia throughout the entire year thanks to the project ‘Ostrava supports continents’ which was launched today at a ceremony at Ostrava’s Town Hall.
World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod, world champion Emma Coburn and Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo have announced they will compete at the NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on 3 February 2018.
Ahead of next week’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 where the World Athletes of the Year will be announced, we revisit the achievements of the women’s finalists.
IAAF Diamond League winner Kyron McMaster reflects on the disappointment of being disqualified in the heats of the 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 after lining up as the world No.1.
Ahead of next week’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 where the World Athletes of the Year will be announced, we revisit the achievements of the men’s finalists.
Despite a 23km/h headwind between the 10th and 26th kilometres, Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich shattered the Turkish all-comers’ record at the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:22:36.