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Kenya’s Mary Wacera successfully defended her title at the World’s Best 10k in San Juan, winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 31:41 on Sunday (26).
Competing on her home track, Eliza McCartney broke the Oceania record in the pole vault, topping 4.82m at the Auckland Track Challenge on Sunday (26).
Ivana Spanovic is approaching her best form with the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade only five days away.
Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Sarah Chepchirchir clocked impressive world-leading performances at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Croatia's Olympic champions Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak produced impressive season openers at the Croatian Winter Throwing Championships in the Dalmatian seaside city of Split on Saturday (25).
The United States will send 28 athletes to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March.
New Zealand shot putter Tom Walsh enjoyed a memorable 2016 campaign, kick-started by his emphatic success at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016. Here the gifted Kiwi reflects on the significance of his victory in Oregon.
World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba set an outright 1000m PB at the ‘Villa de Madrid’ international meeting, but fell a couple of seconds shy of her world record target on Friday (24).
The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that former mile world record-holder Derek Ibbotson died on Thursday (23) at the age of 84.
With a new course that has eliminated some of the toughest elements, fast times are expected at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
The World’s Best 10K in San Juan will celebrates its 20th edition on Sunday (26) with a new course, where Mary Wacera will try to clinch a third title at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
As a 2:22:17 marathon performer and 2013 world bronze medallist, Kayoko Fukushi has carved out a reputation as one of the world’s leading marathon runners. Yet the Japanese athlete believes her experiences at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships also played their part in helping her achieve her goals on the road.
It may have been an improvement of just one hundredth of a second on his previous best, but Ronnie Baker’s world-leading 6.46 run at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Torun made the rest of the athletics world sit up and take note.
Casimir Loxsom has admitted: “I’m as close as you can be to a 600-metre specialist.”
Olympic 400m hurdles champion Kerron Clement has enjoyed a long and successful career. Yet the greatest sense of pride he felt was making the US team against all the odds at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
With the second season of the IAAF World Indoor Tour having come to a close after the last of its five meetings, 11 athletes – five men and six women in 2017 – have booked their place at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018.
Peru’s René Champi and Ecuador’s Carmen Toaquiza grabbed the senior titles at the 32nd edition of the South American Cross Country Championships on Sunday (19) at the Parque Padre Hurtado in La Reina, a suburb of the Chilean capital of Santiago.
The Confederation of African Athletics has announced a new address for its official website.
Konstanze Klosterhalfen improved her outright 1500m lifetime best by exactly two seconds with a solo display on the second day of the German Indoor Championships in Leipzig on Sunday (19).
The IAAF is saddened to hear that 1980 Olympic 800m champion Nadezhda Olizarenko died on Friday (17) at the age of 63 after a long illness.
Kenya’s Titus Ekiru was the surprise victor at the 33rd edition of the Zurich Maratón de Sevilla on Sunday (19), improving the course record at this IAAF Silver Label Road Race to 2:07:43. In the women’s race, Spain’s Paula González successfully defended her title with a massive career best of 2:28:54.
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser set the tone for the 2017 season in impressive fashion, throwing 22.05m to win The Big Shot and Fast K competition in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Sunday (19).
Dane Bird-Smith and Regan Lamble, Australia’s top finishers in the 20km race walks at the Rio Olympic Games, picked up 2017 pretty much where they left off 2016 with victories at the Oceania Championships in Adelaide on Sunday (19).
Klaudia Siciarz produced a small stir last weekend when she clocked a lifetime best of 8.17 at the Copernicus Cup in Torun but the 18-year-old caused a sizeable shock on the first day of the Polish Indoor Championships in the same city on Saturday (18).
Leonard Barsoton and Irene Cheptai captured the men’s and women’s senior titles at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships in Nairobi on Saturday (18).
Laura Muir would be the first to agree that two out of three ain’t bad. The Briton achieved two of her three record targets at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (18), providing the highlight of the meeting with a European indoor 1000m record.
In just over 12 months’ time, the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 will take place at Arena Birmingham and more than 400 athletes from 150 countries are expected to compete.
Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam is currently the world’s pre-eminent female combined-eventer. Here the Belgian reflects on her first major senior global championships as a key staging post in her development.
The Zurich Maraton de Sevilla – an IAAF Silver Label Road Race for the first time, after carrying a Bronze Label for three years – will take place on Sunday (19) and offers one of the flattest circuits worldwide, with barely 10 metres between the highest and lowest points.
The organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships have today unveiled separate digital platforms to identify the unique qualities of both events which make up the biggest sporting occasion of 2017.
Craig Virgin remains the only US athlete to win the men’s senior race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. In the second part of our series where we’ve invited top athletes to recall their memories of competing at the World Cross, the 1980 and 1981 gold medallist reflects on his experiences in the event and explains why he would encourage any distance runner worth their salt to fully embrace the biennial competition.
The five-meeting IAAF World Indoor Tour culminates on Saturday (18) with the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, where athletes will be battling for a wildcard to enable them to return to the British city for next year’s IAAF World Indoor Championships.
USA’s Christina Manning produced the top performance at the Athlone International Grand Prix on Wednesday (15), speeding to a 7.82 victory in the 60m hurdles.
Ethiopia’s Endeshaw Negesse leads the entries for the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Race Race, in Otsu on 5 March.
With just one meeting left in this year’s IAAF World Indoor Tour, there’s still much to play for when athletes line up at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (18).
Things are going well at the moment for Poland’s rising 800m star Joanna Jozwik. Just ask her.
Usain Bolt was named 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year at a ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday (14).
The first episode of the fifth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Ethiopian distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie.
Tickets are now on sale for the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017, local organisers have announced.
Britain's 2008 Olympic and two-time world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu has been one of the finest one-lap runners on the planet for the past decade. Here the hugely experienced athlete talks about how she has overcome a constant stream of challenges during her long and successful career.
World U20 cross-country champion Letesenbet Gidey and national 5000m champion Getaneh Tamire Molla were among the winners of the 34th Jan Meda International Cross Country, Ethiopia’s trials for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, at the Jan Meda race course in Addis Ababa on Sunday (12).
Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia but equally known in race walking as the home of Jared Tallent, will again launch the IAAF Race Walking Challenge with the Oceania 20km Championships on Sunday (19).
Organisers of the Golden Spike have announced that double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah will contest the 10,000m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on 28 June.
Andrew Pozzi produced the best performance of this weekend’s British Indoor Championships in Sheffield (11-12).
Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took an overwhelming victory at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, winning comfortably in 1:08:15 on Sunday (12).
Melaku Belachew smashed the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon race record to win the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (12).
Ten world leads and numerous records were broken at the Millrose Games in New York City on Saturday (11).
In his first 400m race of the season, 21-year-old Fred Kerley smashed the world lead – and moved to equal fifth on the world indoor all-time list – with an outright lifetime best of 45.02 at the Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson on Friday (10).
Usain Bolt came to Australia to win the first Nitro Athletics series. Bolt and his All-Stars did just that, sweeping the series 3-0 at the finale at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday (11).
Great Britain’s 2012 European champion and 2016 Olympic 800m finalist Lynsey Sharp is among the finest two-lap exponents in the world. Here she reflects on the significance of joining Terrence Mahon’s coaching group in early 2013.