Atletieknieuws

Ines Henriques, the accidental 50km pioneer

IAAF - april 26, 2018 - 5:16pm
If ever there was an athlete in the right place at the right time, it’s world 50km race walk champion Ines Henriques.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Opvallende maatregel in atletiek: hyperandrogene atleten moeten hun testosteronwaarden doen dalen

Nieuwsblad - april 26, 2018 - 1:16pm

Hyperandrogene atleten, zoals tweevoudig olympisch kampioene op de 800m Caster Semenya, zullen in de toekomst hun testosteronwaarden (met medicatie) moeten doen dalen om te mogen deelnemen aan kampioenschappen op de middenlange afstanden (400m, 800m en 1500m) en het hordenlopen. Dat kondigde de Internationale Atletiekfederatie (IAAF) donderdag aan. De nieuwe regels gaan in vanaf 1 november.

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Sam Kendricks: I love vaulting because...

IAAF - april 26, 2018 - 1:14pm
Sam Kendricks enjoyed a flawless 2017 season winning the world title, Diamond League trophy and also gained admission to the six-metre club. Here the US pole vaulter talks about his background in the sport and why he has a zeal for vaulting.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Simpson heads strong women's 1500m field in Eugene - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - april 26, 2018 - 11:50am
Jenny Simpson will lead a strong women's 1500m field at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
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Spotlight on Bougard and Taiwo as Combined Events Challenge gets underway in Florence

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 8:58pm
The 2018 IAAF Combined Events Challenge kicks off on Friday (27) with the 31st edition of the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai in Florence.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Ibargüen and Fajdek to return to Turku

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 6:18pm
Olympic champion Caterine Ibargüen will return to the Paavo Nurmi Games on 5 June, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced today.
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High and Low – Ristananna Tracey

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 2:58pm
Jamaican 400m hurdler Ristananna Tracey unsurprisingly plumps for her bronze medal-winning success at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 for her high moment and recalls a year of personal loss coupled with track pain for her low moment.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 medals unveiled

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tampere Stadium, host venue for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018, is at the heart of the championship medals unveiled today.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Taylor, Harrison and Perkovic join Doha fields

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 12:16pm
Two-time Olympic, three-time world and six-time Diamond League champion Christian Taylor will kick off his 2018 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha on 4 May at the Qatar Sports Club in what promises to be a phenomenal triple jump showdown. Organisers have also announced a strong field in the women’s 100m hurdles lead by world record holder Kendra Harrison while Sandra Perkovic will top the field in the women’s discus.
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Eustace, IAAF Honorary Member, dies

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Arthur Eustace, an IAAF Honorary Life Member, died on Tuesday (24) at his home in Kapiti Coast, New Zealand. Eustace, a Patron and Life Member of Athletics New Zealand, was 92.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Trio of global medallists set for Rome high jump – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 1:55am
World champion Maria Lasitskene, world silver medallist Yuliya Levchenko and world indoor bronze medallist Alessia Trost will highlight the high jump at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the fourth leg of the IAAF Diamond League, on 31 May.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

De Grasse confirms London 100m clash with Coleman – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - april 25, 2018 - 1:22am
Organisers of the Muller Anniversary Games have confirmed that triple Olympic medallist Andre de Grasse will line up against world indoor champion Christian Coleman at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on 21-22 July.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Gary Prior’s story behind the picture – capturing Mike Powell’s crash landing

IAAF - april 24, 2018 - 1:44pm
US long jumper Mike Powell is best remembered for his world record-breaking exploits at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, however, he endured a forgettable competition which ended with him unceremoniously face down in the sandpit.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Na de dopingtwijfels: Britten sluiten atletieklegende Mo Farah opnieuw in de armen

Nieuwsblad - april 24, 2018 - 3:00am

Mo Farah (35), de succesvolste Britse atleet aller tijden, heeft iets met Londen. Hij werd er een legende op de Spelen van 2012 en lanceerde er zijn iconische Mobot-gebaar. Op het WK van 2017 ging het echter vooral over zijn (vermeend) dopinggebruik. En zondag was de marathon van Londen het toneel waarop de natie hem weer omarmde als ‘Sir Mo’.

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Kipruto and Jager renew steeplechase rivalry in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - april 24, 2018 - 1:52am
Conseslus Kipruto and Evan Jager will return to the Prefontaine Classic on 25-26 May to renew their steeplechase rivalry at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Kipchoge and Keitany win World Marathon Majors crowns

IAAF - april 23, 2018 - 1:15pm
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany were crowned Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XI champions following the conclusion of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (22).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

“Een mens zo snel als een cheeta”: zijn er limieten aan de menselijke prestaties?

Nieuwsblad - april 23, 2018 - 11:52am

Kan een mens het record van Usain Bolt op de 100 meter nog verbeteren? Kan een marathon onder de twee uur worden gelopen? Kunnen we nog sneller, nog hoger? Het lijkt haast onmogelijk. Maar denk out of the box, met bijvoorbeeld revolutionaire technieken, of door beïnvloeding van het menselijke brein, en zelfs een mens zo snel als een cheeta wordt mogelijk...

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Way of the walk: nutrition

IAAF - april 23, 2018 - 10:27am
In the latest of our ‘Way of the Walk’ series we chat to race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Robert Korzeniowski and Jane Saville on the importance of nutrition.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Championship records by Tefera and Molla highlight Ethiopian Championships

IAAF - april 23, 2018 - 4:00am
Championship records by world indoor 1500m champion Samuel Tefera and two-time national cross country champion Getaneh Molla were the highlights on the sixth day of the 47th Ethiopian Athletics Championships which concluded on Sunday (22).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Terry breezes to 10.99 at Mt SAC Relays

IAAF - april 23, 2018 - 12:38am
Twanisha Terry produced one of the fastest 100m performances in history by an U20 athlete with her 10.99 victory on the final day of the Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (21).
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