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Wacera secures hat-trick at World’s Best 10k in San Juan 27. veebruar 2017

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).

McCartney vaults 4.82m Oceania record in Auckland, Crouser putts 22.15m 26. veebruar 2017

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).

Spanovic improves to 6.96m in Belgrade – indoor round-up 26. veebruar 2017

Ivana Spanovic is approaching her best form with the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade only five days away.

Kipsang and Chepchirchir clock world leads and Japanese all-comers' records at Tokyo Marathon 26. veebruar 2017

Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Sarah Chepchirchir clocked impressive world-leading performances at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).

Strong openers for Perkovic and Kolak in Split 26. veebruar 2017

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).

USA fields full teams for IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 25. veebruar 2017

The United States will send 28 athletes to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March.

That moment when… Walsh became world indoor champion 25. veebruar 2017

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.

Dibaba, Elemba, Taplin and Beitia excel in Madrid 25. veebruar 2017

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).

Former mile world record-holder Ibbotson dies 24. veebruar 2017

The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that former mile world record-holder Derek Ibbotson died on Thursday (23) at the age of 84.

Records anticipated at Tokyo Marathon 24. veebruar 2017

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).

Wacera aiming for third title on World’s Best 10k’s new course 24. veebruar 2017

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.

World Cross memories – Kayoko Fukushi 23. veebruar 2017

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.

After indoor success, ‘newbie’ Baker is no longer an unknown 22. veebruar 2017

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.

Loxsom – more than just a 600m specialist 21. veebruar 2017

Casimir Loxsom has admitted: “I’m as close as you can be to a 600-metre specialist.”

My greatest challenge – Kerron Clement 20. veebruar 2017

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.

IAAF World Indoor Tour winners secure wildcards for Birmingham 20. veebruar 2017

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.

Champi and Toaquiza take South American cross-country titles 20. veebruar 2017

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.

New address for CAA website 20. veebruar 2017

The Confederation of African Athletics has announced a new address for its official website.

Klosterhalfen storms to German indoor 1500m title – national indoor championships round-up 19. veebruar 2017

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).

1980 Olympic 800m champion Olizarenko dies 19. veebruar 2017

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.

Ekiru surprises with course record at Seville marathon 19. veebruar 2017

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.

Crouser debuts with a 22.05m blast in Christchurch 19. veebruar 2017

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).

Bird-Smith and Lamble impress in Adelaide 19. veebruar 2017

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).

Siciarz speeds to world U20 60m hurdles record at Polish Indoor Championships – indoor round-up 18. veebruar 2017

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).

Barsoton and Cheptai take Kenyan cross-country titles 18. veebruar 2017

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).

Muir and Farah break European records as IAAF World Indoor Tour climaxes in Birmingham 18. veebruar 2017

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.

Ticket registration launched for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 18. veebruar 2017

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.

That moment when… Thiam first competed on the big stage 18. veebruar 2017

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.

Men’s course record under threat in Seville 17. veebruar 2017

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.

New dedicated digital platforms unveiled for IAAF World Championships London 2017 17. veebruar 2017

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.

World Cross memories – Craig Virgin 16. veebruar 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.

Farah and Muir aim to bring down the house in Birmingham 16. veebruar 2017

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.

Manning the standout performer in Athlone 16. veebruar 2017

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.

Negesse and former champion Kipruto lead Lake Biwa Marathon entries 16. veebruar 2017

Ethiopia’s Endeshaw Negesse leads the entries for the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Race Race, in Otsu on 5 March.

IAAF World Indoor Tour standings going into the final event of 2017 15. veebruar 2017

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).

Jozwik on her 2017 success: ‘Things are moving in a good direction’ 15. veebruar 2017

Things are going well at the moment for Poland’s rising 800m star Joanna Jozwik. Just ask her.

Bolt named sportsman of the year at Laureus World Sports Awards 14. veebruar 2017

Usain Bolt was named 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year at a ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday (14).

IAAF Inside Athletics – Haile Gebrselassie 14. veebruar 2017

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.

IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 tickets on sale 13. veebruar 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017, local organisers have announced.

My greatest challenge – Christine Ohuruogu 13. veebruar 2017

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.

Gidey, Tamire and Dida among the winners at Ethiopian Cross Country Championships   13. veebruar 2017

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 to launch 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge 13. veebruar 2017

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).

Farah to compete in 10,000m in Ostrava 12. veebruar 2017

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.

Pozzi and Ugen highlight British Indoor Championships 12. veebruar 2017

Andrew Pozzi produced the best performance of this weekend’s British Indoor Championships in Sheffield (11-12).

Kiplagat achieves fourth consecutive Barcelona Half Marathon triumph 12. veebruar 2017

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).

Belachew breaks race record at Hong Kong Marathon 12. veebruar 2017

Melaku Belachew smashed the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon race record to win the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (12).

Wilson, Hassan and Okolo shine on night of world leads and records at Millrose Games 12. veebruar 2017

Ten world leads and numerous records were broken at the Millrose Games in New York City on Saturday (11).

Kerley clocks 45.02, fastest indoor 400m in the world for six years – indoor round-up 12. veebruar 2017

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).

All-Stars sweep Nitro series as Bolt wins 150m 11. veebruar 2017

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).

That moment when… Sharp made a big move 11. veebruar 2017

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.