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2004 Olympic heptathlon bronze medallist Kelly Sotherton embraced the role of a professional athlete for almost a decade, and having retired from the sport in 2012, has since gone on to establish a career as a successful coach, whilst making it her mission to inspire and encourage other women to do the same.
Johannes Vetter's 92.70m winning effort in the javelin throw highlighted the the second day of the European Throwing Cup in Leiria, Portugal, on Sunday (11).
Battling high winds, Kenyan Erick Kiptanui and Etagegne Woldu of Ethiopia prevailed in their respective races at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).
Olympic marathon bronze medallist Galen Rupp won the 44th edition of the Huawei Roma Ostia Half Marathon on Sunday (11), clocking a personal best of 59:47 at this IAAF Gold Label road race.
Anthony Maritim and Ruth Chebitok scored a double victory for Kenya at the Zurich Marató de Barcelona, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (11). Despite strong winds that impacted the race, the top three finishers in each notched career bests.
Coming from behind in the 38th kilometre, Meskerem Assefa of Ethiopia cruised to a one-minute victory at the Nagoya Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).
Magaly Bonilla set a South American record of 4:19:43 in the women’s 50km at the 21st South American Race Walking Championships on Saturday (10) in Sucúa, Ecuador, the third leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.
World U20 200m champion Michael Norman clocked a world indoor record* of 44.52 to win the 400m at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas, on Saturday (10).
When Mateusz Przybylko was 17, shortly after finishing 11th in the high jump final at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships, he made a promise to his coach.
Grant Holloway won’t come away from the NCAA Indoor Championships with a rare long jump/hurdles double. He will perhaps be painfully close.
The curtain fell on the indoor season last Sunday 4 March as the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 concluded. Already though, all eyes are on the 14 meeting IAAF Diamond League series.
Sub-2:22 runners Valary Jemeli Aiyabei and Flomena Cheyech will face off at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).
World record holder Zersenay Tadese will be gunning for a fourth victory at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).
US long distance star Galen Rupp will be in the spotlight at the 44th edition of the Huawei Roma-Ostia Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (11).
Jonah Chesum returns to defend his title at the Zurich Barcelona Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (11).
Seven early season world leads were set at the Liquid Telecom Athletic Grand Prix in Pretoria on Thursday (8).
The Kenyan endurance star enjoyed an outstanding 2017 season highlighted by her world title victory in the 5000m. Here the 28-year-old athlete discusses her running career and what the sport has given her.
Alessia Trost punched the air and roared as she departed from the high jump matt. The Italian had just cleared 1.93m on the opening night of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 to effectively secure bronze. She had timed her best clearance of the indoor season to perfection, and the emotion showed exactly what it meant.
Nancy Kiprop will return to defend her title at the Vienna City Marathon on 22 April, facing one of the strongest women’s fields ever assembled for this IAAF Gold Label road race.
Following a test race on Wednesday (7) which passed over the roof of Moesgaard Museum, the IAAF approved the course for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.