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My greatest challenge – Jarrion Lawson 20. november 2017

World silver medallist Jarrion Lawson is among the world’s best long jumpers. The 8.58m jumper says his biggest challenge is the ongoing task of keeping his body intact.

As IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 approach, Monaco prepares to host the athletics world 20. november 2017

The attention of the athletics world will shift to Monaco this week as the Mediterranean Principality prepares to host the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.

Knight and Kurgat claim individual crowns at NCAA Championships – cross-country round-up 19. november 2017

In his fourth and final appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, Justyn Knight improved on his runner-up finish from 12 months ago to claim victory over 10km in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday (18).

Tusa smashes course record at Boulogne-Billancourt Half Marathon 19. november 2017

Ethiopia’s Rahma Tusa and Eritrea’s Hiskel Tewelde took the top honours at the Boulogne-Billancourt Christian Grangier Half-Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (19).

Kitwara cruises to 2:05:15 Spanish all-comers’ record in Valencia 19. november 2017

Sammy Kiprop Kitwara set a massive Spanish all-comers’ record at the Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (19).

Legese and debutante Ayana secure Ethiopian double in Delhi 19. november 2017

Ethiopia’s Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana took the honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, crossing the line in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in 59:46 and 1:07:11 respectively to win the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (19).

That moment when… Dutkiewicz earned world bronze 18. november 2017

German sprint hurdler Pamela Dutkiewicz reminisces about the greatest moment in her career so far which came in the British capital at the height of the summer earlier this year.

Kirui and Ayana predict fast times at Delhi Half Marathon 17. november 2017

Fast times will be the obvious target of all the top runners at the 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon with 2017 world champions Geoffrey Kirui and Almaz Ayana both looking to make a big impact at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (19).

Spanish all-comers’ records on the cards in Valencia 17. november 2017

Four weeks after Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei set a world half marathon record (pending ratification), both men’s and women’s event records will be under threat at the Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, an IAAF Gold Label road race in the same eastern Spanish city on Sunday (20).

Close contests expected at Boulogne-Billancourt Half Marathon 17. november 2017

Kenyans Albert Kangogo and Parendis Lekapana may own the fastest times of their respective fields at the Boulogne-Billancourt Christian Grangier Half-Marathon, but it won’t be an easy task for them to take the top prize at the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (19).

Continental Cup organisers launch 'Ostrava supports continents' schools project 16. november 2017

The calendar of athletic events for next year in the Czech Republic is clearly dominated by IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, which will take place in the eastern city on 8-9 September. However, athletics will be alive in the northern part of Moravia throughout the entire year thanks to the project ‘Ostrava supports continents’ which was launched today at a ceremony at Ostrava’s Town Hall.

McLeod, Miller-Uibo and Coburn set for Millrose Games 16. november 2017

World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod, world champion Emma Coburn and Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo have announced they will compete at the NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on 3 February 2018.

A closer look at the 2017 World Athlete of the Year women’s finalists 15. november 2017

Ahead of next week’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 where the World Athletes of the Year will be announced, we revisit the achievements of the women’s finalists.

My greatest challenge – Kyron McMaster 13. november 2017

IAAF Diamond League winner Kyron McMaster reflects on the disappointment of being disqualified in the heats of the 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 after lining up as the world No.1.

A closer look at the 2017 World Athlete of the Year men’s finalists 13. november 2017

Ahead of next week’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 where the World Athletes of the Year will be announced, we revisit the achievements of the men’s finalists.

Marathon debutante Chepngetich smashes Turkish all-comers’ record in Istanbul 12. november 2017

Despite a 23km/h headwind between the 10th and 26th kilometres, Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich shattered the Turkish all-comers’ record at the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:22:36.

Molla and Teferi secure Ethiopian double in Atapuerca 12. november 2017

Ethiopia’s Getaneh Tamire Molla and Senberi Teferi captured respective close wins at the 14th Cross Internacional de Atapuerca, the opening race of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series, held on a pleasant and sunny Sunday (12).

Ruto and Chumba break race records at Beirut Marathon 12. november 2017

Organisers of the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon were rewarded with two event records as the best field this IAAF Silver Label race has ever seen met all expectations on Sunday (12).

Dereje and Mokoka take back-to-back titles in Shanghai 12. november 2017

Ethiopia’s Roza Dereje and South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka retained their titles at the Shanghai International Marathon in cool conditions on Sunday (12), with Dereje bettering her personal best by more than two-and-a-half minutes at the IAAF Gold Label road race.

Cheyech retains Saitama Marathon crown 12. november 2017

Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel broke away from Bahrain’s Shitaye Eshete in the final metres of the Saitama International Marathon on Sunday (12) to win the IAAF Silver Label road race in 2:28:39.

Former Bahamas Athletics Association president Butler dies 11. november 2017

Arlington Butler, the former president of the Bahamas Athletics Association, died on Thursday (9) in Nassau at the age of 79.

That moment when… Merritt broke the world record 11. november 2017

US sprint hurdler Aries Merritt capped a perfect 2012 season by smashing the world 110m hurdles record in Brussels to add to his Olympic title he won in London. Here Merritt reflects on that magic moment in the Belgian capital.

Kipchoge and Keitany named AIMS Best Marathon Runners for 2017 11. november 2017

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany of Kenya were named male and female marathon runners of the year for 2017 by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) at the AIMS Best Marathon Runner (BMR) Gala in Marathon, Greece, on Friday (10).

Bekele and Kiplagat to headline Kolkata 25km 11. november 2017

Distance running legend Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan long distance star Florence Kiplagat have been signed up to compete in the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on Sunday 17 December.

Ayalew and Teferi eager to defend titles as IAAF Cross Country Permit series kicks off in Atapuerca 10. november 2017

Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew and Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi will defend their titles at the ‘Cross de Atapuerca’ in Burgos on Sunday (12), the first of seven 2017-18 IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings.

Mokoka and Dereje to defend Shanghai Marathon titles 10. november 2017

Reigning champions Stephen Mokoka of South Africa and Ethiopia’s Roza Dereje will return to Shanghai to defend their titles at the 2017 Shanghai International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).

Job vacancy: manager health and science department 10. november 2017

The IAAF is seeking a Manager for its Health & Science Department at its Monaco headquarters.

Turkish all-comers' records under threat at Istanbul Marathon 10. november 2017

Istanbul has been the scene for the fastest marathons on the Turkish soil, and there are reasons to expect the current all-comers' records to fall at the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).

Girma and Kiptoo return to defend Beirut Marathon titles 10. november 2017

Kenya’s Edwin Kiptoo and Tigist Girma of Ethiopia will return to defend their titles at the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).

Cheyech targeting successful title defence in Saitama 10. november 2017

Flomena Cheyech of Kenya is targeting a successful title defence at the third annual Saitama International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, which doubles as the 101st Japanese national marathon championship, on Sunday (12).

Kiprotich, Karoki and Tsegay to face off in Fukuoka 09. november 2017

Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich, the 2012 Olympic and 2013 world marathon champion, will take on in-form Bidan Karoki and defending champion Yemane Tsegaye at the 71st Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 3 December.

Frerichs in ‘fantasy land’ after London steeplechase silver 08. november 2017

At an IAAF World Championships London 2017 full of surprises, there were few bigger than the sight of Courtney Frerichs chasing home her American compatriot Emma Coburn and taking the silver medal in the women’s 3000m steeplechase.

Following his instincts, Manangoi moves from aspiring 400m runner to world 1500m champion 07. november 2017

History has witnessed a number of 400m sprinters successfully stepping up in distance to the 800m. But surely very few former one-lap specialists have ever made such a stunning impact shifting directly to the 1500m as reigning world champion Elijah Manangoi.

My greatest challenge – Yohann Diniz 06. november 2017

The world 50km race walk champion talks about the long journey he has undertaken for his discipline to be taken seriously in France and beyond.

Ruto ready to challenge at Beirut Marathon 06. november 2017

A podium finish would suit Kenya’s Dominic Ruto Kipngetich just fine when he lines up for the 2017 Blom Bank Beirut Marathon on 12 November. But victory in this IAAF Silver Label race would be even sweeter.

Flanagan unseats Keitany in New York, Kamworor edges Kipsang 05. november 2017

Persistence, patience, and then at long last the ultimate prize – after decorated careers at the highest level, Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor enjoyed their day of days at the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday (5), taking victory in 2:26:53 and 2:10:53 respectively in this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Kelkilew and Siyum triumph at Marathon des Alpes Maritimes 05. november 2017

Ethiopian pair of Dejene Kelkilew and Tejitu Siyum claimed the title at the 10th edition of the Marathon des Alpes Maritimes, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in southern France on Sunday (6).

Tsega and Bekele break course records in Hangzhou 05. november 2017

Azmeraw Bekele and Muluhabt Tsega achieved an Ethiopian double victory at the 31st edition of the Hangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (5), breaking both course records in the process.

That moment when… Malcolm secured silver on his senior debut 04. november 2017

Christian Malcolm, the 1998 double world U20 champion and coach of Great Britain’s triumphant World Championships 4x100m relay quartet, recalls a key moment from the early stages of his long and accomplished career.

Ticket supplier announced for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 03. november 2017

The Ticket Factory, a national ticketing agent based in Birmingham, has been announced as a national supplier for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which will be held at Arena Birmingham from the 1 to 4 March.

Tanzanian distance runner Juma dies 03. november 2017

The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that Tanzanian distance runner Ismail Juma died in a motorcycle crash on Thursday (2) at the age of 26.

Keitany and Ghebreslassie ready for New York title defence 03. november 2017

Can anyone stop Mary Keitany? That’s the chief question ahead of the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday (5), where the current queen of the marathon will seek to win a fourth straight title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Kawauchi to make French debut at Marathon des Alpes Maritimes 03. november 2017

The prolific Yuki Kawauchi will be one of the main favourites at the marathon des Alpes Maritimes, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race whose 10th edition will take place on Sunday (5).

Course records the targets at Hangzhou Marathon 03. november 2017

Course record assaults are on tap at the 31st Hangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (5).

Rojas, Barshim and Trinidad and Tobago men's 4x400m relay team named ANOC Area athletes of the year 02. november 2017

Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela, the Trinidad and Tobago men’s 4x400m relay team and Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar were honoured for their achievements this year at the Association of Olympic Committees ANOC Awards 2017 in Prague on Thursday (2).

World champions Kirui and Ayana set for Delhi Half Marathon 02. november 2017

World champions Geoffrey Kirui and Almaz Ayana will headline the fields at the 13th Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 19 November.

Phillips: from long jump legend to aspiring photographer 01. november 2017

As a four-time world champion and the 2004 Olympic gold medallist, most fans recognise Dwight Phillips as a legend of the long jump. These days, the Georgia native, now retired from the sport, is directing his passion for athletics into his work as a coach and aspiring photographer.

Chumba chasing Beirut Marathon record 31. oktoober 2017

If her recent performances are any indication Eunice Chumba will be odds on favourite to challenge the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon event record when the IAAF Silver Label Road Race kicks off for the 15th year on Sunday 12 November.

My greatest challenge – Kori Carter 30. oktoober 2017

Kori Carter stormed to the world 400m hurdles title from the outside lane in London. But the US hurdler’s journey and subsequent success in the British capital was far from straight forward.

Job vacancy: director of platforms and distribution 30. oktoober 2017

The IAAF is seeking a Director of Platforms and Distribution.