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Job vacancies: managers for governance and member federation relations 15. jaanuar 2018

The IAAF is seeking a Manager for governance and a Manager for member federation relations to be based at its Monaco headquarters.

After London success, Kirui aiming for further marathon greatness 15. jaanuar 2018

As reigning IAAF World Championship marathon gold medallist and Boston Marathon champion, Geoffrey Kirui is currently riding high as one of the planet’s leading endurance stars.

Zeman, Czech judge and official, dies 15. jaanuar 2018

The IAAF is deeply saddened by the tragic news that Petr Zeman, a long-time official and referee with the Czech Athletics Federation, died after being struck by a shot put in tragic accident during a regional competition in Prague on Saturday (13). Zeman was 78.

Ethiopians dominate once more in Houston 15. jaanuar 2018

On a cold day when Ethiopian athletes won three of the four elite races, Ruti Aga’s 1:06:39 victory in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon was the most notable, as the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (14) proved to be one of the deepest half marathons in history.

Barega and Jebet triumph in Elgoibar 14. jaanuar 2018

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega and Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet captured convincing victories at the 75th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fourth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (14).

Duplantis breaks world U20 indoor pole vault record in Reno – indoor round-up 14. jaanuar 2018

Little more than two months after turning 18, world pole vault finalist Armand Duplantis broke his own world U20 indoor pole vault record* at the Pole Vault Summit meeting in Reno on Friday night (12).

Can helps Europe to victory in Edinburgh – cross-country round-up 13. jaanuar 2018

Turkey’s Yasemin Can was pushed all the way by Emelia Gorecka in the senior women’s 6km at the Great Edinburgh XCountry on Saturday (13) but held on to claim the individual plaudits and help Europe to the overall title ahead of Great Britain and the United States.

World indoor legends – Marcus O’Sullivan 13. jaanuar 2018

Ahead of the forthcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, we launch a new series focused on some of the great world indoor champions from the past.

High-quality clashes on tap in Elgoibar 12. jaanuar 2018

Organisers of the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza have brought together a formidable line-up for the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (14) to celebrate the 75th edition of the event.

Former champions descend on Houston 12. jaanuar 2018

Ten past champions from the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon – including both of the course record-holders for the shorter distance – will compete at the respective IAAF Silver and Gold Label road races on Sunday (14).

Tola and Mergia among latest additions to Boston Marathon field 11. jaanuar 2018

Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the full elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 April.

Ekaterini Stefanidi: I love pole vaulting because… 11. jaanuar 2018

In the first part of a new series in which athletes explain why they love doing what they do, Greece’s world and Olympic pole vault champion Ekaterini Stefanidi talks about her passion for pole vaulting.

Medals for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 unveiled to mark 50 days to go 10. jaanuar 2018

Wednesday 10 January is 50 days to go until the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 and to mark this occasion, the organisers of the event have unveiled the medals that will be awarded to the top three in each final when the event is staged at Arena Birmingham from 1 to 4 March.

Johannes Vetter's story behind the picture 10. jaanuar 2018

Today we kick off another 2018 series, ‘Story behind the picture’, in which athletes and others in the sport share the story behind an iconic photograph.

High and low – Ksenija Balta 09. jaanuar 2018

Today we kick off another 2018 series, ‘High and low’, in which athletes talk about one particular high point and one low moment from their career. We begin with Ksenija Balta of Estonia, the 2009 European indoor long jump champion, who looks back on her career and picks out a prolonged period of injury frustration plus a very special Olympic moment as a Low and High moment from her career.

Fuchs, German athletics journalist, dies at 43 09. jaanuar 2018

Christian Fuchs, a German athletics journalist and founder of Leichtathletik.de, died at his home in Straubing, Germany, on Monday (8). Fuchs, who had been battling cancer, was 43.

Schippers and Asher-Smith to square off in Glasgow 60m 09. jaanuar 2018

World 200m champion Dafne Schippers will square off against Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain in the 60m dash on 25 February at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the sixth and final stop on the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour.

Deksisa and defending champion Kitur head Mumbai Marathon fields 09. jaanuar 2018

Ethiopia’s Solomon Deksisa and defending women's champion Bornes Kitur lead an impressive field announced today by organisers of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, an IAAF Silver Label road race, whose 15th edition is set for 21 January.

60 seconds with Christian Taylor 08. jaanuar 2018

'60 seconds', the IAAF's new weekly social media and website series, kicks off today with two-time Olympic and three-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor as the inaugural guest.

Stowers eager to make her mark in Birmingham 08. jaanuar 2018

At her home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US sprint hurdler Jasmin Stowers keeps a large board hanging on her bedroom wall.

Job vacancy: Lead counsel sport law and governance 08. jaanuar 2018

The IAAF is seeking a Lead counsel in sport law and governance.

Ashenfelter, 1952 Olympic steeplechase champion, dead at 94 07. jaanuar 2018

Horace Ashenfelter, the 1952 Olympic champion in the 3000m steeplechase, died on Saturday (6) at a nursing home in West Orange, New Jersey. He was 94.

Sado beats the rain to regain Xiamen Marathon title 07. jaanuar 2018

Ethiopia’s Fatuma Sado overcame heavy rain and a stomach problem in the latter sages to win a second title at the Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7).

Mola and Tola notch Ethiopian double at Safi half marathon 07. jaanuar 2018

As the rain cascaded down on runners alongside Morocco’s Atlantic Coast, Ethiopia made it a double at the Safi International Half-Marathon on Sunday morning (7) – Getaneh Molla and Meseret Belete Tola taking respective victories in 1:03:01 and 1:13:27.

Kibet and Rengeruk claim top spots at Campaccio 06. jaanuar 2018

James Kibet and Lilian Rengeruk claimed a Kenyan double at the 61st edition of Campaccio on a rainy and cold day at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in San Giorgio su Legnano.

Cheruiyot and Kipkemboi take Kenyan double in Antrim 06. jaanuar 2018

World 1500m silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot and fellow Kenyan Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi took top honours at the 41st Antrim International Cross Country in Greenmount on Saturday (6), the first IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of 2018.

That moment when… Cheptegei made his international debut 06. jaanuar 2018

World 10,000m silver medallist Joshua Cheptegei is among the world’s leading endurance running talents. Here the 21-year-old Ugandan reflects on a breakthrough performance from earlier in his career.

Tola and Degefa to defend Dubai Marathon titles 06. jaanuar 2018

Defending Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon champions Tamirat Tola and Worknesh Degefa will lead a world-class field of distance runners when the IAAF Gold Label road race gets underway on 26 January.

Cheruiyot and McCormack target top honours in Antrim 05. jaanuar 2018

World 1500m silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot and double European cross-country champion Fionnuala McCormack are among the world-class field set to take part in the 41st Antrim International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, on Saturday (6).

Former champions Mengistu and Sado to clash in Xiamen 05. jaanuar 2018

Defending champion Meseret Mengistu and 2013 winner Fatuma Sado of Ethiopia will both be chasing a second title at the 16th edition of the Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7).

Obiri and Chelimo the favourites in San Giorgio su Legnano 04. jaanuar 2018

World and Olympic medallists Hellen Obiri and Paul Chelimo will be in the spotlight at the 61st edition of the Campaccio race in San Giorgio su Legnano on Saturday (6), the first Italian leg of the 2017-18 IAAF Cross Country Permit series.

Dibaba set for Karlsruhe return 04. jaanuar 2018

World 1500m record holder Genzebe Dibaba will take on a strong German middle distance trio at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, the opening stop of the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, on 3 February.

Braz confirms Karlsruhe and Torun dates 03. jaanuar 2018

Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz da Silva will be among the key attractions in his event at both the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe and Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland, organisers of the two IAAF World Indoor Tour meetings have announced.

2017 IAAF Diamond League review – part two 03. jaanuar 2018

The eighth edition of the IAAF Diamond League series was the first in which the overall title in each event was determined solely by performance at one of the two final meetings in Zurich and Brussels.

More star power announced for Dusseldorf 03. jaanuar 2018

Organisers of the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf have added more star power to the line-up for the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting's 13th edition, set for 6 February in this northwestern German city.

2017 IAAF Diamond League review – part one 02. jaanuar 2018

The eighth edition of the IAAF Diamond League series was the first in which the overall title in each event was determined solely by performance at one of the two final meetings in Zurich and Brussels.

2017 IAAF World Challenge review 02. jaanuar 2018

A look back at the 2017 IAAF World Challenge

Burka and Kiptanui sign successful farewell to the year in Madrid 01. jaanuar 2018

Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka and Kenya’s Erick Kiptanui were the overwhelming victors at Madrid’s 53th San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (31).

Wanders and Ndiwa triumph at Houilles 10km 31. detsember 2017

Julien Wanders and Stacey Ndiwa claimed the titles at the Corrida Pedestre Internationale de Houilles, an IAAF Silver Label road race whose 46th edition took place in windy and rainy conditions on Sunday (31).

Edris and Tirop take Bolzano victories 31. detsember 2017

World 5000m champion Muktar Edris clinched the third Boclassic victory of his career, winning the 10km race in Bolzano in 28:45 to beat Moroccan runners Soufiane Bouqantar (29:07) and Hicham Amghar (29:08).

2017 end-of-year reviews – sprints 31. detsember 2017

Our end-of-year event review series concludes as statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best sprint performances of the year.

That moment when… Ortega won his first international medal 31. detsember 2017

Spain’s Olympic silver medallist Orlando Ortega says that earning a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games was one of the pivotal moments in his development.

Amlosom and Burka to strike again in Madrid 30. detsember 2017

Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana once again offers high-class line-ups in both the men’s and women’s races at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday night (31).

2017 end-of-year reviews – middle distance 30. detsember 2017

Our end-of-year review series continues as statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best middle-distance performances of the year.

Bekele craves world marathon record 30. detsember 2017

Kenenisa Bekele flew home from the 2017 Berlin Marathon terribly disappointed and in the face of mounting criticism. Some speculated that at age 35 he has seen his better days.

Kangogo targets fourth victory in Houilles 29. detsember 2017

Defending champion and three-time winner Cornelius Kangogo will be aiming to win for a fourth time at the Corrida Pedestre Internationale de Houilles when the 46th edition of the IAAF Silver Label road race takes place in the Paris suburbs on Sunday (31).

2017 end-of-year reviews – long distance 29. detsember 2017

Our end-of-year review series continues as statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best long-distance performances of the year.

2017 end-of-year reviews – road and cross country 28. detsember 2017

Our end-of-year review series continues as statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best road and cross-country performances of the year.

2017 end-of-year reviews – hurdles 27. detsember 2017

Our end-of-year review series continues as statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best hurdles performances of the year.

My greatest challenge – Dwight Phillips 26. detsember 2017

Four-time world champion Dwight Phillips is one of the all-time long jump greats. Yet it wasn’t until he learned to delve deep and discover more about the sport that he began to enjoy the success for which he is best remembered.