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Tergat: ‘Cross country is in my veins’ 25. märts 2017

Five-time world cross-country champion Paul Tergat knows what it means, not just to compete but excel in athletics’ oldest world championship event.

Follow all the action at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 24. märts 2017

The IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 takes place at the Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday (26), and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.

Arusei and Kangogo the favourites at Warsaw Half Marathon 24. märts 2017

Justus Kangogo and Peninah Arusei of Kenya will start as the favourites at the PZU Warsaw Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).

World Cross memories – Stephen Kiprotich 24. märts 2017

Stephen Kiprotich may be better known for his accomplishments on the road, but the Ugandan distance running star has cross country in his blood.

Rohler returns to Turku 24. märts 2017

Organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games have announced that Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler will return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku on 13 June.

Felix set to race in Kingston 24. märts 2017

Organisers of the Jamaica International Invitational have announced that world 400m champion Allyson Felix will return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kingston on 20 May.

My dream relay team – Lauryn Williams 23. märts 2017

In our lead-in to the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017, set for Nassau on 22-23 April, we ask 2005 world 100m champion, two-time world 4x100m champion and 2012 Olympic 4x100m champion Lauryn Williams to run the rule over her all-time greatest women’s 4x100m quartet from history.

Race previews – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 23. märts 2017

With just four days to go before the athletics world's attention focuses fully on the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, which takes place in the Ugandan capital on Sunday 26 March, our series of race previews begins today with a look at the men's U20, women's U20 and mixed relay competitions.

Senior men's preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 23. märts 2017

Not since the five-year reign of Kenenisa Bekele from 2002 to 2006 has a senior man managed to win back-to-back world cross-country titles, but Geoffrey Kamworor will be aiming to do exactly that at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday 26 March.

Senior women's preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 23. märts 2017

After Ethiopia prevented Kenya from winning a fifth successive senior women's team title two years ago in Guiyang, the east African powerhouse comes armed and ready to recoup from that loss and begin another streak at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday.

Barshim, Thompson and Schippers among the first signees in Doha – IAAF Diamond League 22. märts 2017

A slew of Olympic and world champions will kick off their outdoor seasons at the Doha 2017 meeting in the Qatari capital on 5 May, the first stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

BTC becomes tltle sponsor for IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 22. märts 2017

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) announced their title sponsorship of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017, the global event’s third edition, which will take place 22-23 April at The Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in the Bahamian capital Nassau.

Lavillenie to lead Turku pole vault field 22. märts 2017

World pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie is the first headliner announced for the Paavo Nurmi Games, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Turku, Finland on 13 June.

Mixed relay preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 22. märts 2017

While Kampala is expected to add to the rich tradition of IAAF World Cross Country Championships that now spans more than four decades, it will also add a new chapter from the moment the gun sounds the first race at the Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday (26). That will signal the start of the inaugural mixed relay which will kick off the action-packed afternoon programme in the Ugandan capital.

U20 men's preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 22. märts 2017

Gold medals in the U20 men’s race proved to be just the beginning for the likes of Eliud Kipchoge, Kenenisa Bekele, Asbel Kiprop and Geoffrey Kamworor, so distance-running fans will understandably be keen to see which of the world’s top teenage talents emerges as the victor at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017.

U20 women's preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 22. märts 2017

Since the inception of the junior/U20 contests at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1989, dozens of countries have grappled with one simple question: how do you beat Kenya and Ethiopia in the team chase? And in each of those 25 editions, the answer has proven elusive. That east African stranglehold looks unlikely to change this year.

Resurgent Molla holds key to Ethiopian revival in Kampala 21. märts 2017

There is always excitement in Ethiopia when an athlete comes along to simultaneously hold national titles in cross country and on the track. Fascination takes over about his running style, comparisons are made with the country’s crop of past champions, and anticipation builds ahead of his or her next international foray.

Facts & Figures – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 statistics handbook now online 21. märts 2017

Facts & Figures – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, the latest in a series of statistical reference books published ahead of IAAF World Championships, is now available.

Beitia leads Eugene high jump field – IAAF Diamond League 21. märts 2017

Olympic champion Ruth Beitia is among four gold medallists on the slate for the women's high jump at the 43rd Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

My greatest challenge – Chris Brown 20. märts 2017

2012 Olympic 4x400m champion and 2010 world indoor gold medallist Chris Brown has been one of the world’s leading one-lap runners for more than 15 years. Here the Bahamian superstar they call 'The Fireman' shares with us one major obstacle he overcame in the early phase of his career.

Maiden challenge victories for Thorne, Dunfee and De Sena in Monterrey 20. märts 2017

Benjamin Thorne and Evan Dunfee made it a Canadian double and joined Brazil’s Erica de Sena as they all enjoyed their first victories at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Monterrey on Sunday (19).

Dibaba and Robertson win heated battles in Lisbon 19. märts 2017

Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba and Jake Robertson of New Zealand took the victories at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the Portuguese capital on Sunday (19).

Huddle and Lilesa prevail in New York Half Marathon 19. märts 2017

Molly Huddle of the US and Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa won their respective titles at the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon in New York City on Sunday (19).

Kim and Wang dominate Asian 20km Race Walking Championships in Nomi 19. märts 2017

Kim Hyun-Sub of Korea notched a third continental 20km title at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan, the first Asian leg of the 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Sunday (19).

Maiyo successfully defends title at Gdynia Half Marathon 19. märts 2017

Hillary Maiyo became a repeat winner at the second edition of the ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (19).

Kipruto and Agai prevail in Seoul 19. märts 2017

Amos Kipruto led a top-ten sweep for Kenya at the Seoul Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the Korean capital on Sunday (19).

Mesfin breaks course record in Chongqing 19. märts 2017

Thanks to a powerful sprint in the final 500 metres, Ethiopia’s Afewerk Mesfin claimed a breathtaking victory with a new course record at the 2017 Chongqing International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in the southwestern Chinese city on Sunday (19).

Yego and Bayartsogt take New Taipei City marathon wins 19. märts 2017

Hilary Kipkosgei Yego of Kenya and Munkhzaya Bayartsogt of Mongolia were the victors at the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (19).

That moment when... Kilty returned to the sport 18. märts 2017

Britain’s 2014 world indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty has enjoyed a medal-laden three years in the sport. Here the two-time European indoor champion talks of the key moment after the London 2012 Olympics when he decided to come out of retirement

Manyonga smashes African long jump record with 8.62m 18. märts 2017

Launching an African record, Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga climbed the world all-time list with a best leap of 8.62m on the first day of the Athletics Gauteng North Championships in Pretoria on Friday (17).

Japan selects marathon team for IAAF World Championships London 2017 18. märts 2017

Japan has chosen the three men and three women who will represent them in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

World stars to salute Bolt at Jamaican ‘farewell’ meeting 18. märts 2017

A constellation of global athletics stars will be present to pay homage to Usain Bolt as he runs his last race on Jamaican soil during the second staging of the JN-Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday 10 June.

Former champions take on newcomers in Chongqing 17. märts 2017

Two former winners of the Chongqing International Marathon will return to the Chinese city on Sunday (19) to face a field that includes some athletes who could make a big breakthrough at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

Kenyan success looks set to continue in Seoul 17. märts 2017

With three sub-2:06 Kenyan men entered for the Seoul Marathon, it’s highly likely that an athlete from the east African nation will triumph again at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (19).

Cheruiyot-Dibaba clash could lead to course record in Lisbon 17. märts 2017

The EDP Lisbon Half Marathon’s flat and fast course has attracted numerous global medallists to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (19).

Course records the target in Gdynia 17. märts 2017

The second edition of the ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon on Sunday (19) will also be the first time the race has had an IAAF Bronze Label. Defending champion Hillary Maiyo and fellow Kenyan Stella Barsosio will be among the 6500 runners treading the streets of the Polish seaside town.

Chebor back to defend his title in New Taipei City 17. märts 2017

William Chebon Chebor is back to defend his title at the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (19).

Chocho, Tallent and Dunfee to clash over 50km in Monterrey 17. märts 2017

Following a solid display last weekend over 20km in Ciudad Juarez, Ecuador’s Andres Chocho is ready to take on some of the best 50km specialists, including Australia’s Jared Tallent and Canada’s Evan Dunfee as the IAAF Race Walking Challenge resumes on Sunday (19) for a second consecutive weekend in Mexico.

IAAF launches Athletics for a Better World project with Tegla Loroupe athlete refugees 17. märts 2017

The first phase of an Athletics for a Better World project organised in cooperation with the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation took place in Ngong, Kenya over the weekend.

World Cross memories – Deena Kastor  16. märts 2017

US marathon record holder Deena Kastor may well be best remembered for her feats on the road, but the seeds for her success were unquestionably honed in the white-hot competitive furnace of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

Thompson and Harrison among first confirmed names for Kingston 16. märts 2017

Organisers of the Jamaica International Invitational have released the names of some of the world’s top athletes set to compete at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on 20 May.

Full-strength British squads heading to IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 15. märts 2017

British Athletics has selected its first choice relay squads for the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 in Nassau on 22-23 April.

Spain to send 24 athletes to Kampala 15. märts 2017

Spain has selected 24 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March.

Genemo to defend Vienna Marathon title 14. märts 2017

Shuko Genemo will return to defend her title at the 34th Vienna City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 23 April.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Wayde van Niekerk 14. märts 2017

The third episode of the fifth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world 400m record holder and Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk.

Murray, Small and Duck lead British team for World Cross  14. märts 2017

British Athletics has announced a 16-strong team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, set for the Ugandan capital on Sunday 26 March.

Crouser to lead formidable shot put field in Eugene 14. märts 2017

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser will lead a power-packed shot put field at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series, on 27 May.

Bidding deadline approaching for 2020 World Athletics Series events 13. märts 2017

The deadline for the initial phase of the host city bidding process for four IAAF World Athletics Series events in 2020 is fast approaching.

Toroitich to lead Ugandan squad in Kampala 13. märts 2017

Timothy Toroitich will be captaining the host nation's squad at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March, the Ugandan Athletics Federation announced.

My greatest challenge – Genevieve LaCaze 13. märts 2017

Australian steeplechaser Genevieve LaCaze enjoyed a breakthrough 2016 by reaching the Olympic final and running a national record of 9:14.28. Here the 27-year-old talks about overcoming the challenge of living and training in the US for the first time.