Een zestal van Olympic Running Team uit Halle met onder meer Isaac Kimeli en Jeroen D’hoedt is zaterdag op de Sfinx Ekiden in Gent niet geslaagd in zijn aanval op het Europees record aflossingsmarathon. Ze haalden het in 2u07:24, 27 seconden boven het Belgisch record.
Daisuke Matsunaga completed a straight hat-trick of 20kms wins in the 42nd Asian Race Walk Championships at Nomi, Japan, by a comfortable margin on Sunday (18).
Wilson Erupe Loyanae of Kenya collected a fourth Seoul Marathon title while Damte Hiru of Ethiopia prevailed in the women's contest at this IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (18).
Emerging star Riley Day and multi-eventers Ashley Moloney and Celeste Mucci are likely to head the Australian team for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 later this year.
Japan's Yuki Kawauchi took top honours in the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (18).
Many of the country’s leading athletes were in action at the South African Championships, which concluded after three days of action on Saturday (17), but the most noteworthy performance of the weekend came from an up-and-coming sprinter who has no global medals to his name – yet.
Celliphine Chespol and Alfred Barkach secured a Kenyan double in the senior races at the African Cross Country Championships in the Algerian city of Chlef on Saturday (17).
South Africa’s Elana Meyer was a pioneer of the half marathon. Not only did she set four world records for the distance, but in 1994 she became the first African woman to win a world half marathon title.
Marius Kimutai will line up for the Seoul Marathon with the aim of achieving his third successive victory over 26.2 miles, but the Kenyan faces a tough challenge at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (17).
When Yuki Kawauchi last raced the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, it took a course record to beat him. Two years on from that run, the prolific racer from Japan will return to the IAAF Silver Label road race seeking not only victory but an improvement on the course record on Sunday (18).
Defending ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon champion Hillary Maiyo and last year’s runner-up Christine Oigo will start as favourites at the third edition of the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (18).
Athletics, like many sports, can prepare a person for their life beyond their sports career. Learning how to rise above challenges certainly helped 2000 Olympic 400m bronze medallist Katharine Merry in her move to a career in broadcasting.
Athletes from the host nation took the individual senior honours while Japan swept the four team titles on offer at the 14th Asian Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China, on Thursday (15).
Dina Asher-Smith, the World 4x100m silver medallist, is among the finest 200m exponents in the world. Here the 22–year-old British athlete explains just why she does it.
The two-year-old Prefontaine Classic and Hayward Field record in the men’s javelin is in serious jeopardy, as the two farthest throwers in the world lead the best field ever assembled in this event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.
USA’s world indoor 60m bronze medallist Ronnie Baker explains why his world-leading run in 2017 was the high moment of his career and outlines the injury torment he endured at the US Championships later that year as his low point.
Now that the dust has settled on IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, data provided by IAAF partners has given us the opportunity to look in more detail at the standout performances.
Emily Infeld talks about her journey to this moment of pure elation after winning a shock 10,000m bronze at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing.
Late last month, when Danniel Thomas-Dodd arrived in Birmingham, she looked at the snowy streets, the iced canals, felt the freezing wind on her face and thought to herself: perfect.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision on Pierre-Yves Garnier’s appeal against the decision of the IAAF Ethics Board of 31 January 2017 has been published.