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"We want to make a statement,” race director Alan Brookes says proudly when assessing the stellar field assembled for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (22).
Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei will be the marquee attraction at the Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (22).
Ethiopian Abdulahl Dawud and defending champion Priscah Jepleting Cherono are the favourites at the 32nd edition of the Huawei Venice Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, which starts from Villa Pisani in Stra and ends at the Riva dei Sette Martiri in Venice, on Sunday (22).
The Local Organising Committee of the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championships is seeking a Competitions Director.
Ethiopians Getu Feleke and Feyse Tadese will start as the fastest runners in their respective fields at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 29 October.
Several past Italian and International running legends gathered in Milan on 18 October for the launch of the book “Divieto di Sosta”, the biography of Italy’s middle distance great Franco Arese.
Organisers of the Copernicus Cup have revealed the names of the first three top athletes set to compete at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 15 February.
Olympic high jump champion Ruth Beitia, one of Spain’s most successful athletes, announced her retirement on Wednesday (18).
Entries are now open for the best photograph of the year taken by a fan photographer.
Bronze medals at four consecutive major championships have earned Wojciech Nowicki considerable respect from his fellow hammer throwers, but he is yet to gain the global recognition he deserves from the wider athletics audience owing to the fact that the global No.1 in his event in recent years has been his fellow Pole Pawel Fajdek.
Panama’s 2007 world and 2008 Olympic long jump champion Irving Saladino faced difficulties in overcoming persistent no-jumps, which dogged him for the latter part of his career.
Unusually warm conditions and strong winds put paid to any hopes of course records or big PBs at the Rock’n’Roll Lisbon Marathon EDP and Rock’n’Roll Lisbon Half Marathon Santander Totta RTP on Sunday (15), but the IAAF Gold Label road races were still highly competitive.
Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono was the surprise winner of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, taking more than a minute off his PB to set a course record of 2:05:09 at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (15).
World javelin champion Johannes Vetter from Germany and world pole vault champion Ekaterini Stefanidi from Greece were named 2017 European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday (14) evening.
Hungarian sprint hurdler Balazs Baji talks about the glory of claiming his first global medal in London earlier this year and how it has positively impacted on his life.
The Rock’n’Roll Lisbon Marathon EDP and Rock’n’Roll Lisbon Half-Marathon Santander Totta RTP return to the Portuguese capital on Sunday (15) with world marathon champion Rose Chelimo set to compete in the shorter of the two IAAF Gold Label road races.
With just three days to go before voting for the 2017 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s another look at this year's men’s and women’s longlist candidates, focusing today on those who excelled in the throws and combined events.
With 10 men finishing within 2:08, last year’s TCS Amsterdam Marathon produced the greatest ever depth in a European race. One of the aims for this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (15) will be to match the quality of 12 months ago.
With just four days to go before voting for the 2017 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s another look at this year's men’s and women’s longlist candidates, focusing today on those who excelled in the jumps.
A strong contingent of Ethiopian runners will make their way across the Atlantic to compete in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and so it falls upon Angela Tanui to be the Kenyan ‘flag bearer’ at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.