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Ethiopians Gudeta and Gebrsesilase win Ottawa 10k 28. mai 2017

Taking the lead just past the three-kilometre mark, Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta ran away from a strong women’s field at the Ottawa 10k, winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 31:35 on Saturday (27).

Bowie blasts to 200m win in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League 28. mai 2017

It was billed as the race of the weekend, and the women’s 200m duly delivered a contest for the ages at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Saturday afternoon (27), with Tori Bowie upsetting the odds and blasting to victory in an IAAF Diamond League record of 21.77 (1.5m/s).

Taylor sails to series triple jump record of 18.11m in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League 28. mai 2017

On Thursday afternoon, two days before the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Christian Taylor made a bold prediction about his triple jump competition. “I think this will be a game-changer,” he said.

Thiam and Johnson-Thompson closely matched while Warner comfortably leads in Götzis 27. mai 2017

Just six points separate the top three heptathletes after the first day of the Hypo Meeting in Götzis as Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads from Olympic champion Nafissatou Thiam at the end of the first day of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on Saturday (27).

Kerley cruises to 43.70 clocking for 400m at NCAA West Preliminaries 27. mai 2017

Fred Kerley broke a 25-year-old collegiate record in the 400m with a time of 43.70 at the NCAA West Preliminary rounds in West Austin on Friday (26).

Chespol stuns with world U20 record in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League 27. mai 2017

On the first evening of action at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene, many had expected the women’s 3000m steeplechase to prove another demonstration by world record-holder Ruth Jebet, but a new star emerged in the form of Kenya’s Celliphine Chespol. The 18-year-old came back from near-disaster at the penultimate water jump to win in 8:58.78, the second-fastest run of all time and a world U20 record*.

Jepkosgei back to defend Edinburgh Marathon crown 26. mai 2017

A strong Kenyan contingent is expected to dominate proceedings once again at the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday (28) as the event, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, reaches its 15th year.

Jelela out to defend Ottawa Marathon title, Kenyans favoured in 10km 26. mai 2017

Ottawa is unique in the world of road racing in that it has two IAAF Gold Label road races on the same weekend: the Ottawa 10k on Saturday 27 May and the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on Sunday 28 May.

Kiplagat leads Kenya’s marathon selections for IAAF World Championships London 2017 26. mai 2017

Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat has been named as one of Kenya’s marathon runners for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Mouth-watering 200m clash set to highlight Eugene action – IAAF Diamond League 25. mai 2017

An all-star clash in the women’s 200m will be the headline attraction on the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Friday and Saturday (26-27).

Warner and Thiam seek successful start to 2017 in Götzis 25. mai 2017

Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam and world decathlon silver medallist Damian Warner top the bill at the Hypo Meeting in Götzis, the Austrian leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, in the Mosle Stadium on 27-28 May.

Latest Eugene updates – IAAF Diamond League 25. mai 2017

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Rising talent ready to challenge in Eugene 400m - IAAF Diamond League 24. mai 2017

LaShawn Merritt has won the Prefontaine Classic an unprecedented five times, but this year's 400m on 27 May in Eugene, the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League, has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him.

French stars poised to host the world’s best in Paris - IAAF Diamond League 23. mai 2017

This year, there is a change of scene for the Meeting de Paris, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League on 1 July, but it is continuing with the same bluish tint of meeting’s homeland.

IAAF Inside Athletics - Elaine Thompson 23. mai 2017

The eighth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson.

De Grasse leads field of eight sub-10 men in Eugene 100m - IAAF Diamond League 23. mai 2017

Eight men with sub-10 second lifetime bests will line up for the start of the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Job position available - Director of Development 22. mai 2017

The IAAF is looking for a Director of Development who will work under the guidance and direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in our Monaco office.

Eugene provisional entry lists, as at 22 May - IAAF Diamond League 22. mai 2017

The provisional entry lists for the third meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on 26-27 May are now available.

My greatest challenge – Hirooki Arai 22. mai 2017

Japan’s Olympic 50km Race Walk bronze medallist Hirooki Arai has emerged as a world-class performer over the past few seasons. Here the 28-year-old explains the challenge he faced after missing out on qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Teferi impresses and Belehu shocks at Ethiopian Championships 22. mai 2017

An impressive championship record by world 5000m silver medallist Senbere Teferi and a shock victory for newbie Anduamlak Belehu in the men’s 10,000m were the highlights of the Ethiopian Championships which ended on Sunday (21) at the Addis Ababa stadium.

Palmisano shines in Podebrady 21. mai 2017

The latest IAAF Race Walking Challenge race saw Europe’s finest return to Podebrady, Czech Republic, on Sunday (21) for the second time in just over a month.

Liu breaks Asian javelin record in Kawasaki 21. mai 2017

Liu Shiying of China broke the Asian record in the javelin to highlight the Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Kawasaki, Japan on Sunday (21).

IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals unveiled 21. mai 2017

Organisers today unveiled the official medals for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Thompson and McMaster impress in Kingston 21. mai 2017

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson further underlined her imperious early season form with a strong run in the women’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, on Saturday (20) in Kingston.

Fajdek spins to 82.31m hammer world lead in Halle 21. mai 2017

Pawel Fajdek extended his own world lead in the hammer throw at the 43rd edition of the Hallesche Werfertag, the annual two-day throws meeting in Halle, Germany, on Saturday (20). 

Potter secures World Championships berth with British 10,000m win 21. mai 2017

Olympic finalist Beth Potter landed her first British title on Saturday (20), winning the national 10,000m trial race for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Korio and Cheptai post impressive Kenyan double victory at Bengaluru 10km 21. mai 2017

Alex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of this IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 28:12 and 31:51 respectively, on Sunday (20).

Chemutai eclipses course record at Gothenburg Half Marathon 21. mai 2017

Fancy Chemutai enhanced her reputation as one of the rising stars of the road racing circuit with a course record on a warm and blustery day in the Gothenburg Half Marathon on Saturday (20) in 1:07:58.

Kimitei and Jelagat break course records in Karlovy Vary 21. mai 2017

Both course records fell at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon as Kenyan duo Wilfred Kimitei and Yvonne Jelagat triumphed at the IAAF Gold Label Race on Saturday (20).

That moment when… Clement finally became Olympic champion 20. mai 2017

US 400m hurdler Kerron Clement talks about the moment he won a long-awaited gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Röhler ready to rebound in Kawasaki 20. mai 2017

When Olympic champion Thomas Röhler takes to the javelin runway at the Golden Grand Prix on Sunday (21), he’ll be hoping that his performance at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kawasaki will be more in line with his season-opening performance in Doha earlier this month.

Geremew, Komon and Robertson confident ahead of World 10K Bengaluru 19. mai 2017

Defending champion Mosinet Geremew will contest the TCS World 10K Bengaluru with several ambitions in mind when he stands on the start line at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (21).

Close contests expected in Podebrady 19. mai 2017

Last weekend the Americas got a chance to show their worth in Lima; this weekend the focus of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge is the European Race Walking Cup in Podebrady on Sunday (21).

Kovacs throws 22.57m, best in the world for 14 years 19. mai 2017

World shot put champion Joe Kovacs added one centimetre to his lifetime best at the Tucson Elite Classic in Tucson on Thursday (18), winning with 22.57m.

Farah tops Eugene’s 5000m field – IAAF Diamond League 19. mai 2017

A collection of the world’s best distance runners in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic will provide a preview of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 final when they take to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 27 May.

Job position available - Head of Event Operations 18. mai 2017

The IAAF is looking to add a Head of Event Operations to our event delivery team.

Race records under assault at Karlovy Vary Half Marathon 18. mai 2017

Both the men's and women’s race records will be the targets at the fifth edition of the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (20).

Thompson the headline act in Kingston 18. mai 2017

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson headlines a galaxy of stars competing at the 14th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational on Saturday (20), the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF World Challenge.

Reese, Rojas and Claye jump to world leads in Guadeloupe 18. mai 2017

World-leading performances by Brittney Reese in the long jump and Yulimar Rojas and Will Claye in the triple jump were among the highlights at the International Meeting Region de Guadeloupe in Baie Mahault on Wednesday (17).

Cuban journalist Montesinos dies 18. mai 2017

The IAAF is saddened to learn that renowned Cuban athletics journalist and AIPS America Vice President Enrique Montesinos died in Paris on Tuesday (16) at the age of 69.

Wlodarczyk and Fajdek to highlight hammer in Ostrava 18. mai 2017

World hammer champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek of Poland will return to the Golden Spike meeting, part of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, in Ostrava on 27 June in an attempt to break the meeting records.

Schippers returns to Oslo – IAAF Diamond League 17. mai 2017

World champion Dafne Schippers will return to the Bislett Games on 15 June to compete in the 200m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo.

Johnson-Thompson, Ikauniece-Admidina and Nana Djimou set for Götzis 17. mai 2017

Five major championships medallists are among the latest additions to the heptathlon field for the Hypo-Meeting, the next leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, in Götzis on 27-28 May.

Gardner and Bartoletta top Eugene's 100m field – IAAF Diamond League 16. mai 2017

US champion English Gardner and Olympic long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta will lead the women's 100m field at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Tenders closing 16. mai 2017

After receiving dozens of requests, the IAAF would like to remind remaining interested parties in the public tenders issued last week that further requests will only be accepted until and including the following dates:

IAAF joins Global Running Day campaign 16. mai 2017

On Wednesday 7 June, the worldwide running community will unite once again for the second "Global Running Day".

Still chasing elusive gold, Gong dreaming big in 2017  15. mai 2017

With a tattoo on her right arm that reads “Do what you do, say what you do”, Gong Lijiao is not a person that likes to talk big.

IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 qualification system and entry standards published 15. mai 2017

Qualification standards for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 have been published.

Stevens equals 200m world lead in Eugene 15. mai 2017

Rio Olympic 200m finalist Deajah Stevens notched an impressive double sprint victory to highlight the Pac-12 Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Sunday (14).

My greatest challenge – Franck Elemba 15. mai 2017

African Games champion and Olympic fourth-place finisher Franck Elemba is one of the rising stars of the shot put circle. Here the man from the Republic of the Congo talks about the difficulty of overcoming frequent moves from country to country in his younger days as one of his major obstacles.