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2018 in review: throws

6 days 17 hours ago
Our 2018 review series continues with statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava looking back at the throws.

Peter Norman statue to be built honouring his legacy

1 week ago
Athletics Australia, in partnership with the Victorian Government, will honour Peter Norman’s legacy as an athlete and advocate for human rights by building and erecting a bronze statue at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne.

2018 in review: race walks

1 week 1 day ago
Race walking saw the penalty pit lane take centre stage in 2018 – an initiative that will hopefully drive the sport to ever more popularity.

Past winners take on global champions and rising talents in Chicago

1 week 4 days ago
The three most recent men’s champions will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday (7) where they will face two up-and-coming Ethiopian talents and two reigning world champions. The women’s field for the IAAF Gold Label road race, meanwhile, contains three women with sub-2:20 bests, including a two-time Chicago winner.

Spotlight on Mayr at WMRA World Cup finale at Smarna Gora

1 week 5 days ago
Austria's Andrea Mayr will command much of the spotlight at the Smarna Gora Mountain Running Race, the final event of the 2018 WMRA World Cup season, whose rich tradition as a World Cup event will continue with its 39th edition on Saturday (6).

Tatsiana Khaladovich: I love throwing because...

1 week 5 days ago
The 2016 European javelin champion Tatsiana Khaladovich has enjoyed a successful 2018, posting a Belarus record of 67.47m to claim victory in the Oslo Diamond League before capping the season with victory in the Diamond League final in Zurich. Here the 27-year-old talks a little of her athletics journey so far and her attraction to the javelin.

Mekonnen and Belete to race Toronto Marathon

1 week 6 days ago
Tsegaye Mekonnen’s marathon debut four years ago stunned running aficionados across the world as the Ethiopian youngster won the Dubai Marathon in 2:04:32, the fastest time in history by an U20 athlete.

High and low – Andressa de Morais

1 week 6 days ago
Brazilian discus thrower Andressa de Morais has enjoyed a breakout season in 2018. The South American record-holder says her second-place finish at the IAAF Diamond League final was her career highlight, while a difficult period after the 2012 Olympics was a low moment.

Valencia earns landmark fifth IAAF label

1 week 6 days ago
In a year in which it hosted the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Valencia has confirmed its strategic concept as a ‘city of running’ by earning its fifth IAAF label for road races in the Spanish city.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Paula Radcliffe

2 weeks ago
The 15th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world marathon record-holder Paula Radcliffe.

Ndungu and Mayr win Hochfelln Mountain Race

2 weeks 1 day ago
After an unforgettable fight along the 1074 metres of climb, Kenya’s Geoffrey Gikuni Ndungu took the men's victory at the Adelholzen Hochfelln Mountain Race, while Austria’s Andrea Mayr won the women’s race in Bergen on Sunday (30), the fourth of five stages in the WMRA Mountain Running World Cup.

IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 – six months to go

2 weeks 2 days ago
Six months from today, recreational runners from all over the world will have the chance to participate in the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 for the first time. On Saturday 30 March 2019, Denmark will be hosting this spectacular event, where the very best runners in the world, along with recreational runners, will embrace the raw and elementary DNA of the cross country discipline.
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