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The athletics statistics handbook for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 is now available on the IAAF website as an ebook and a downloadable PDF.
With the latest season of the IAAF World Indoor Tour having come to a close after the last of its six meetings, 11 athletes have booked their place at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018.
Lebogang Shange became the first African athlete to win a race in the Mexican leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Monterrey, where Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez and Andres Chocho also enjoyed a successful weekend during the two-day Memorial Jerzy Hausleber.
Enyew Mekonnen and Enatnesh Almirew clinched the senior men’s and women’s senior titles, respetively, at the 35th Jan Meda International Cross Country, which doubles as the Ethiopian national championships, at the Jan Meda race course in Addis Ababa on Sunday (25).
Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie cleared a world-leading 5.93m at the All Star Perche pole vault meeting in the central French city of Clermont-Ferrand on Sunday (25).
The provisional entry lists for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which take place from 1-4 March, are now available.
In typical fashion for the closest rivalry in athletics, US sprint hurdlers Christina Manning and Sharika Nelvis were tied on points in the IAAF World Indoor Tour standings at the end of the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow on Sunday (25).
Kenya’s Dickson Tuwei and Morocco’s Kaoutar Boulaid triumphed at the 34th Zurich Maratón de Sevilla, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (25).
Dickson Chumba of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Berhane Dibaba captured convincing victories at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (25).
We’re reaching the final stretch in our countdown to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018. Today, we visit with New Zealand shot put superstar Valerie Adams, who clinched four successive world indoor titles from 2008-2014 during a glorious period of dominance in her event. Adams reflects on her memories of competing across six IAAF World Indoor Championships and what the biennial event means to her.
Some of the world's best pole vaulters shared their ideas on how to innovate the sport at an informal forum with IAAF President Sebastian Coe today (24) in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the sixth and final meeting of the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
The Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow on Sunday (25) represents the last stop of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, but – perhaps more significantly – for many athletes it will be the final dress rehearsal ahead of next week’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018.
Ethiopians Fikre Assefa and Zinash Debebe will be among the favourites at the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (23). The race, which boasts one of the flattest courses worldwide, will also serve as the Spanish championships for the distance which has attracted the local crème.
Wilson Kipsang returns to defend his title at the 12th edition of the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (25). Former winners Birhane Dibaba from Ethiopia and Kenyan Helah Kiprop lead the women's field.
Luvo Manyonga enjoyed a year of long jump perfection in 2017 boasting a 100 per cent record on his way to winning the world title in London and the IAAF Diamond League crown. Here the 2016 Olympic silver medallist talks about his passion and enthusiasm for his event.
Sprinter Tatjana Pinto, middle distance standout Konstanze Klosterhalfen and triple jumper Max Hess lead a German squad of 21 to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 from 1-4 March.
Today marks 30 days to go to the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon championships Valencia 2018, set for 24 March and hosted for the second time on Spanish soil, following the 1996 edition held in Palma de Mallorca. One year earlier Spain ran to surprise team silver as the men’s team finished second behind a powerful Kenyan trio.
Ivana Spanovic produced a world-leading 6.93m leap in the long jump to highlight the 3rd Serbian Open in Belgrade on Wednesday (21).
World and Olympic pole vault silver medallist Sandi Morris is among the global elite in her speciality. The American athlete focuses on the ups and downs of college life for her high and low moments.