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With just eight days to go before voting for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s a closer look at this year's men’s and women’s nominees in the sprints and hurdles.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa turned in stunning performances to win two very contrasting races at the New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday morning (4).
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Ethiopia’s Azmeraw Bekele will be looking to claim back-to-back victories and challenge his own course record at the Hangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (4).
The second air quality monitor in the IAAF’s pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world was installed at Addis Ababa Stadium on Friday (2), the project’s first in Africa.
Defending champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will be hoping for a sweet sense of deja vu on their return to the Big Apple on Sunday (4) for the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race.
Entries are now open for the best photograph of the year taken in 2018 by a fan photographer.
IAAF Ambassador Paula Radcliffe underscored the importance of the IAAF's air quality initiative during a presentation at the First World Health Organisation Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva on Wednesday (31).
The 17th edition of the IAAF Inside Athletics podcast, with special guest Adam Gemili, is now available.
It all started with a chase, a terrified sprint from a snarling dog near her home in New Orleans.
This year’s Fukuoka Marathon will have 2016 winner Yemane Tsegay, 2015 world champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Japanese hero Yuki Kawauchi on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 2 December.
One year after his compatriot Joyciline Jepkosgei broke the women’s world record at the Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum broke the men’s world record* at the IAAF Gold Label road race, clocking 58:18 to take five seconds off the mark set by Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese in 2010.
Having finished on the lower steps of the podium at last year’s Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa and Kelkile Gezahegn topped the podium at this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (28).
Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia and Kenyan Visiline Jepkesho shattered the race records at the 23rd Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (28).
To the more casual fan, Paulina Guba’s might not have been a familiar name prior to 2018. The Polish shot putter burst into the top echelons only this year after her victory at the European Championships. Guba, now 27, has in fact been going at it for a while, earning her first national title in 2011, but her road to the top has not been a straightforward one.
Kevin Mayer and Dina Asher-Smith were named European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Lausanne on Friday (26).
With fields boasting 14 men who have dipped under 2:10 and ten women with sub-2:25 credentials, the Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will welcome its strongest fields ever during its 37th running on Sunday (28).
World Half Marathon Championships silver medallist Abraham Cheroben will start as favourite at the Media Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (28).
Koen Naert’s passion for running carried him to the European marathon title earlier this year. The Belgian distance runner explains why he loves running so much.
After injury nearly ruled her out of her first Olympics, Aisha Praught-Leer made history in 2018 becoming the first Jamaican woman since 1994 to win a Commonwealth title in a distance event when taking 3000m steeplechase gold.