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Ghazal grabs Asian Indoor Games high jump gold with Games record 20. september 2017

World bronze medallist Majd Eddin Ghazal headed to Ashgabat as one of the overwhelming gold medal favourites at the Asian Indoor Games, but half way through the high jump final on Wednesday (20) it looked as though the Syrian wouldn’t even make it on to the podium, let alone top it.

Freimuth and Schäfer win 2017 IAAF Combined Events Challenge 20. september 2017

Germany’s Rico Freimuth and Carolin Schäfer topped the end-of-season standings in the 2017 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

Rypakova secures Asian Indoor Games jumps double in Ashgabat 19. september 2017

Olga Rypakova drew on her years of experience to capture a career fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts gold medal in the triple jump in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Tuesday (19).

Cheruiyot joins Frankfurt Marathon field 19. september 2017

Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya, the 2016 Olympic 5000m champion, has joined the field for the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 29 October, organisers have announced.

World bronze medallist Ingebrigtsen continues Norwegian renaissance 19. september 2017

Medals are like buses. After Vebjorn Rodal claimed bronze in the men’s 800m in Gothenburg in 1995, Norway went 10 consecutive editions of the IAAF World Championships without winning a medal on the track. Then in a matter of days, at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, two appeared almost at once.

Kazakhs off to strong start at Asian Indoor Games in Ashgabat 18. september 2017

With three gold medals – and two of those won with Games records – Kazakhstan got off to a flying start on the first day of athletics at the Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat on Monday (18).

My greatest challenge – Allen Johnson 18. september 2017

Four-time world champion Allen Johnson is one of the all-time hurdling greats. But the 1996 Olympic champion says that jetlag was one of the toughest barriers he had to overcome during his career.

Cheroben sizzles 58:40 world lead at Copenhagen Half Marathon 17. september 2017

Abraham Cheroben clocked a world-leading 58:40 to win the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (17).

Warner and Vetter prevail in Talence 17. september 2017

Damian Warner and Anouk Vetter prevailed at the 41st edition of the Decastar in Talence, France, on Sunday (17), the last competition of the 2017 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

Bounasr and Beyene take top honours in Beijing 17. september 2017

Salah-Eddine Bounasr stunned a quality field that included 11 sub-2:10 runners to become the first Moroccan winner in the 37-year history of Beijing Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (17) while Meselech Beyene rallied to extend Ethiopia’s win streak in the women’s race to four years.

Legese and Chelangat win Dam tot Damloop 17. september 2017

Birhanu Legese and Mercyline Chelangat were the clear and proud winners of the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, that covers the 10 mile distance between the Dutch cities of Amsterdam and Zaandam, on Sunday (17).

Negewo successfully defends title at Cape Town marathon 17. september 2017

Asefa Mengstu Negewo came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage in 2016 and destroyed a quality field to successfully defend his title at the SANLAM Cape Town Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (17).

Harun races to course record win in Sydney; Hattori completes Japanese hat-trick 17. september 2017

Makda Harun raced to a course record victory in the Sydney marathon on Sunday, while Shota Hattori overtook Werkunesh Seyoum close to the finish line to make it a hat-trick of wins for Japan in the men’s division of this IAAF Gold Label Road race.

Warner and Vetter the overnight leaders in Talence 17. september 2017

Olympic bronze medallist Damian Warner and world bronze medallist Anouk Vetter lead after day one (16) of the Decastar in Talence, the final competition of the 2017 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

Jepchumba and Kipyego break course records at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon 16. september 2017

Violah Jepchumba returned to winning ways at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, while Barselius Kipyego retained his title at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Saturday (16).

That moment when… Ikauniece-Admidina overcame injury to place fourth in Rio 16. september 2017

Latvia’s 2015 world bronze medallist Laura Ikauniece-Admidina is among the world’s leading heptathletes. Here the talented 25-year-old talks about her pride in overcoming an injury-riddled build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Mwangi aims to retain Copenhagen Half Marathon title against strong field 16. september 2017

There may have been just two previous editions of the Copenhagen Half Marathon, but the IAAF Gold Label road race has already proven itself to be one of the fastest 13.1-mile races in the world.

Kiptoo targets hat-trick at Dam Tot Damloop 15. september 2017

He won at the Dam Tot Damloop in 2015 and 2016 and on Sunday (17) he could potentially achieve a historic hat-trick at the IAAF Silver Label 10-mile race between Amsterdam and Zaandam. But the circumstances have changed for Edwin Kiptoo.

Defending champion Negewo faces stern test at Cape Town Marathon 15. september 2017

Asefa Negewo made history in 2016 when he won the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in a South African all-comers’ record of 2:08.41. The Ethiopian returns to the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (17) to defend his title, but will face tough opposition.

Former champions Ayenew and Birhanu return to Beijing Marathon 15. september 2017

Organisers of the Beijing Marathon have assembled a quality field for the 37th edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race with defending champion Mekuant Ayenew and 2014 winner Girmay Birhanu, both from Ethiopia, set to vie for the men’s title on Sunday (17).

All eyes on the underdogs ahead of the Sydney Marathon 15. september 2017

The past two editions of the Blackmores Sydney Marathon have seen the form charts overturned. Recent results of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race suggests that in looking for likely winners of this year’s race, to be held on Sunday (17), you would be best advised to look for a ‘smokey’.

Kipyego and Jepchumba the favourites at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon 14. september 2017

Defending champion Barselius Kipyego and Violah Jepchumba will start as the favourites at the seventh Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road race, in the north-central Czech city on Saturday (16).

Kasyanov and Broersen return to defend their titles in Talence 14. september 2017

Oleksiy Kasyanov and Nadine Broersen face a difficult task in their attempt to retain their titles at the 41st edition of the Decastar, the last fixture of this year’s IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (16-27) in Talence, in the outskirts of Bordeaux. 

Hosts France win Fly Europe street event in Paris 14. september 2017

Rain may have fallen for most of the afternoon, but that hardly dampened the spirits of the many young spectators watching the Fly Europe street athletics competition in Paris on Wednesday (13).

IOC makes historic decision by simultaneously awarding Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles 13. september 2017

The Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru, today elected Paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028.

Levchenko's London silver levitates her standing as Lasitskene’s main rival 12. september 2017

It has been a stunning season by any account for Ukrainian high jumper Yuliya Levchenko.

My greatest challenge – Koji Murofushi 11. september 2017

During an illustrious career, Koji Murofushi snared two Olympic medals and the full trifecta of World Championships medals. Here the Japanese hammer icon reminisces about the obstacles he faced on his journey to his 2004 Olympic gold and 2012 Olympic bronze medals.

Simpson and Willis race to record victories at Fifth Avenue Mile 11. september 2017

USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending sixth win – matching the event-record time of 4:16.6 in the process – and New Zealand’s Nick Willis took the tape in 3:51.3, tying the men’s record with his fourth event title at the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on Sunday (10).

Farah set to race the London Marathon 11. september 2017

World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in 2018.

Maiyo retains Minsk Half Marathon title 11. september 2017

Kenya’s Hillary Kiptum Maiyo successfully defended his title at the Minsk Half Marathon, winning the IAAF Bronze Label road race by more than a minute in the Belarusian capital on Sunday (10).

Keitany and Farah make history at Great North Run 10. september 2017

Mo Farah became the first athlete to win four consecutive titles at the Simplyhealth Great North Run, while Mary Keitany became the event’s third three-time winner of the women’s race in South Shields on Sunday (10).

Rionotukei sets course record at Taiyuan International Marathon 10. september 2017

Running alone for the last eight kilometres, Kenya’s Chemtai Rionotukei broke the women’s course record by 16 seconds to win the Taiyuan International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in the western Chinese city on Sunday (10).

Jepkosgei smashes world 10km record in Prague 09. september 2017

Joyciline Jepkosgei broke the world 10km record* at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (9).

Webb and Asher-Smith take 150m victories in Newcastle 09. september 2017

Victories by Dina Asher-Smith and Ameer Webb in the 150m dash were among the key highlights of the Great North CityGames street athletics competition in Newcastle on Saturday (9).

That moment when… Kirui became world champion 09. september 2017

Kenyan marathoner Abel Kirui says that his memorable maiden World Championships success in Berlin was a pivotal moment in his career.

Maiyo set to defend title at Minsk half 08. september 2017

Kenyan Hillary Maiyo will defend his title at the third edition of the Minsk Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (10).

Rono and Sambu to defend titles at Taiyuan Marathon 08. september 2017

Reigning champions Georgina Rono and Evans Sambu, both from Kenya, are looking to defending their titles at the 2017 Taiyuan International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (10).

Chumba aiming for Canadian all-comers’ record in Toronto 08. september 2017

Ever since its origin the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has attracted some of the world’s best marathoners but never an athlete with such a competitive record as Dickson Chumba.

Gong ends triumphant season with third Chinese National Games title 07. september 2017

World shot put champion Gong Lijiao collected her third consecutive gold medal at the Chinese National Games in Tianjin on Wednesday (6), which marked the last competition of her 2017 season.

Jepkosgei - Jepchumba showdown on tap for Prague 10km 07. september 2017

Joyciline Jepkosgei and Violah Jepchumba, history's two fastest women over 10km, will face off over the distance once again at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (9).

Arevalo and De Sena win 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge 06. september 2017

With the series having concluded at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, Colombia’s Eider Arevalo and Brazil’s Erica de Sena have been confirmed as the overall winners of the 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

Tola targets second German marathon victory of 2017 in Frankfurt 06. september 2017

Fate Tola missed victory at last year’s Mainova Frankfurt Marathon by just 15 seconds, but the 29-year-old German will return to the IAAF Gold Label road race on 29 October with the aim of taking her second victory on home soil this year.

Simbu's brilliant bronze set to inspire a generation 06. september 2017

Twelve years is a long time to wait, particularly for a nation like Tanzania, which has no shortage of athletic talent but so often has to play second fiddle to the distance-running superpowers of Kenya and Ethiopia.

Xie completes National Games sprint double with Chinese 200m record 05. september 2017

Xie Zhenye earned his second gold medal at the Chinese National Games as he improved his own national 200m record to 20.20 at the quadrennial multi-sport competition in Tianjin on Tuesday (5).

Dutkiewicz daring to dream after joining the greats in London 05. september 2017

Looking up to the greats of your event is one thing, but trying to beat them is quite another. 

Wlodarczyk and Fajdek win 2017 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge 04. september 2017

For the fourth time in the history of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, Polish duo Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek topped the end-of-season standings.

My greatest challenge – Trey Hardee 04. september 2017

Trey Hardee suffered a serious elbow injury en route to the 2011 world decathlon title. The recently retired US all-rounder talks about the long, hard road to recovery and the enormous pride he felt on bouncing back to take Olympic silver in 2012.

Stahl leads Sweden to record-breaking victory at Finnkampen 04. september 2017

World discus silver medallist Daniel Stahl produced the headline performance at this year’s Finnkampen, the annual Sweden-vs-Finland match, as hosts Sweden retained their men’s and women’s team titles at the conclusion of the two-day contest in Stockholm on Sunday (3).

Yang proves consistency with victory at National Games 03. september 2017

World champion Yang Jiayu proved her victory in London three weeks ago was not just a flash in the pan, as she withstood challenges from Qieyang Shijie in the last kilometre to win the 20km race walk at the Chinese National Games in Tianjin on Sunday (3).

Miller-Uibo profits double at the ‘Redemption Games’ Part II 03. september 2017

A huge power cut in Brussels meant the lights were dimmer than usual at the second IAAF Diamond League final on Friday (1), but the athletic performances – notably Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s completion of a 200m/400m Diamond Trophy double – and the new, sudden-death format of the finals shone, well, dazzlingly.