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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.
In the latest of our series focusing on IAAF World Half Marathon champions the spotlight falls on the man who is seeking a hat-trick of titles in Valencia (Mar 24), Kenyan star Geoffrey Kamworor.
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.