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Douglas and Murigi victorious at WMRA World Cup opener in Annecy 25. mai 2019

Britain’s Andrew Douglas and Lucy Wambui Murigi of Kenya lived up to expectations when winning at the Salomon Gore-tex Maxi-Race, the first leg of the World Mountain Running Association World Cup, in Annecy on Friday (24).

Weekend road preview: Jepchirchir and Ziani race again in Ottawa, past winners return to Okpekpe 24. mai 2019

Two IAAF Gold Label events on back-to-back days makes for a terrific weekend of racing and highlights Ottawa’s unique position as the only city in the world to be so acclaimed.

Rabat lines up epic clashes in long jump, pole vault and 1500m – IAAF Diamond League 24. mai 2019

The sixth stop in the IAAF Diamond League promises a mouth-watering clash of the titans in the men’s long jump, women’s pole vault and 1500m at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme in Rabat on 16 June.

Oslo’s steeplechase clash set to make a splash – IAAF Diamond League 24. mai 2019

Seven of the top eight women in the world steeplechase rankings will clash at the Oslo Bislett Games on 13 June, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting have announced.

How the WMRA has learned to overcome mountains when hosting championship events 23. mai 2019

Any major sporting event requires months of preparation, but organising the World Mountain Running Championships presents a rather unique set of challenges.

Johnson-Thompson and Schäfer resume duel while Warner seeks fifth title in Götzis 23. mai 2019

World indoor and European indoor champion Katarina Johnson Thompson and world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer are the star names of the heptathlon at the 45th Hypomeeting as the IAAF Combined Events Challenge makes its short journey from Lana, Italy on to the hallowed ground of Götzis, Austria for the competition on 25-26 May.

Former marathon world record-holder Greig dies 22. mai 2019

The IAAF is saddened to hear that Dale Greig, the British runner who set the inaugural women's world marathon best over a certified and measured course, died of cancer on 12 May, three days short of her 82nd birthday.

Murigi and Douglas among the favourites as WMRA World Cup kicks off in Annecy 22. mai 2019

The 2019 World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) World Cup will kick off on Friday (24) with the 16km event at the Salomon Gore-tex Maxi-Race around Lake Annecy.

Strong focus the key to Wlodarczyk’s longevity 22. mai 2019

Hammer world record-holder Anita Wlodarczyk made her eagerly-awaited 2019 debut in Nanjing last night, and by the lofty standards she has set over the past decade, it was a modest opening.

World leads for Gong and Tsegay in Nanjing 21. mai 2019

World leads by Lijiao Gong and Gudaf Tsegay were among the highlight performances at the inaugural Nanjing World Challenge on Tuesday (21).

Young stars set to shine in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League 21. mai 2019

Organisers of the Bislett Games have announced that three of the world’s most prodigious young athletics talents will be at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 13 June.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Michael Norman 21. mai 2019

Michael Norman stars in the eighth episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics.

Five global champions set to clash over 3000m in Stanford – IAAF Diamond League 21. mai 2019

The greatest field of women distance runners ever assembled on US soil will step to the starting line for the Prefontaine Classic 3000m when the IAAF Diamond League heads to Stanford on 30 June.

Gayle wins city centre long jump as inaugural Nanjing World Challenge kicks off - preview  20. mai 2019

Jumping before a crowd of nearly 1000 spectators outside of a mall in central Nanjing, Tajay Gayle notched a convincing victory in the street athletics style long jump competition that kicked off the inaugural Nanjing World Challenge meeting on Monday (20).

Harrison, Norman and Echevarria set for Stockholm – IAAF Diamond league 20. mai 2019

World record-holders, world leaders and world ranked No.1 athletes will compete at the Bauhaus-galan when the IAAF Diamond League reaches Stockholm on Thursday 30 May.

McLeod and Shubenkov to renew rivalry in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League 20. mai 2019

World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod and IAAF Diamond League champion Sergey Shubenkov will go head to head in the 110m hurdles at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme in Rabat on 16 June.

Lausanne serves up 10 of the world’s best jumpers – IAAF Diamond League 20. mai 2019

Organisers of Athletissima have announced that 10 of the best vertical jumpers in the world will be in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 5 July.

Diniz returns and Vaiciukeviciute surprises at European Race Walking Cup in Alytus 19. mai 2019

There were three predictable wins at the 13th European Race Walking Cup and a first major triumph for the hosts as the IAAF Race Walking Challenge reached the Lithuanian city of Alytus.

IAAF joins WHO in ‘walking the talk’ in Geneva 19. mai 2019

IAAF CEO Jon Ridgeon joined four-time New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany and European half marathon champion Tadesse Abraham at the World Health Organization’s ‘Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge’ event at the Place des Nations in Geneva on Sunday (19).

Weekend road round-up: Belihu wins in Bengaluru, records fall in Cape Town and Copenhagen 19. mai 2019

Andamlak Belihu added the TCS World 10K Bengaluru title to the Delhi Half Marathon crown he won seven months ago, crossing the line in the IAAF Gold Label road race in 27:56 on Sunday (19).

Norman, Wang and Lalova break meeting records in Osaka 19. mai 2019

Michael Norman’s 19.84 clocking in the 200m at the Golden Grand Prix Osaka was one of three meeting records set at the IAAF World Challenge competition on Sunday (19).

In super Shanghai sprint showdown, Lyles beats Coleman in 9.86 - IAAF Diamond League  18. mai 2019

Noah Lyles produced a thrilling come-from-behind 100m victory over Christian Coleman in one of the key showdowns at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday (18).

Samba sizzles 47.27 in Shanghai - IAAF Diamond League 18. mai 2019

Once again, Abderrahman Samba stole the spotlight with another superb performance to highlight the IAAF Diamond League Shanghai on Saturday (18).

Fab five: IAAF Diamond League 110m hurdles races 18. mai 2019

The men’s 110m hurdles is so often the curtain call event of the Shanghai Diamond League – the latest edition of which takes place today. With that in mind, here are five unforgettable men’s sprint hurdles races over the previous nine years of IAAF Diamond League history.

How to follow the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai 18. mai 2019

A slew of world and Olympic champions will gather in Doha on Friday (3) to help kick off the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, which gets underway for the tenth straight year in the Qatari capital, and with it the chase for a piece of the series’ US$8 million prize money purse. This year the meeting takes place in Doha's state of the art Khalifa Stadium which will host the IAAF World Athletics Championships later this year.

Weekend road preview: course records expected in Bengaluru, Riga and Guangzhou 18. mai 2019

The TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2019 on Sunday (May 19) will bring together two of the world’s leading distance runners who will be using the IAAF Gold Label road race as a vital part of their preparations for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Norman’s 200m seasonal debut among expected highlights in Osaka 17. mai 2019

Expectations will be high when Michael Norman takes to the 200m startline on Sunday (19) at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix Osaka, part of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.

Diniz returns to 50km while Italy looks set to dominate other distances in Alytus 17. mai 2019

The 13th European Race Walking Cup in the Lithuanian city of Alytus on Sunday (19) appears to be a great opportunity for Italian athletes to rack up points in the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

IAAF 'Walks the Talk' with WHO's Health for All Challenge in Geneva 17. mai 2019

For the second year, the IAAF extends its full support for the World Health Organization’s ‘Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge’ event that takes place in Geneva on Sunday (19). IAAF CEO Jon Ridgeon will attend the event where athletics stars Mary Keitany and Tadesse Abraham will take centre stage.

Latest Shanghai updates - IAAF Diamond League 17. mai 2019

Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Shanghai Diamond League meeting.

High-powered head-to-heads galore on tap in Shanghai - IAAF Diamond League 16. mai 2019

The tenth anniversary season of the IAAF Diamond League continues with the Diamond League Shanghai meeting on Saturday (18) whose programme includes a slew of tantalising head-to-heads that just may define much of the 2019 season in the run up to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Schäfer, Kazmirek and Freimuth among latest Götzis additions 16. mai 2019

World silver medallist Carolin Schäfer and 2015 Hypomeeting winner Kai Kazmirek will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May.

Rome reveals star-studded cast – IAAF Diamond League 15. mai 2019

Organisers of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea have announced a host of top athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 6 June.

Miller-Uibo, Lyles, Mayer and Vetter confirmed for Monaco – IAAF Diamond League 15. mai 2019

The three medallists from the women’s 200m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships are just some of the top athletes set to compete at the Herculis meeting when the IAAF Diamond League reaches Monaco on 12 July.

Samba and Benjamin lead quality 400m hurdles field in Stanford – IAAF Diamond League 14. mai 2019

Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic have declared their 400m hurdles field their ‘best ever’ with Abderrahman Samba, Rai Benjamin, Kerron Clement and Kyron McMaster all taking to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June.

Athletics historian Quercetani dies 14. mai 2019

The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that renowned athletics historian Roberto Luigi Quercetani died on Monday (13) at the age of 97.

Shanghai provisional entry lists, as at 14 May – IAAF Diamond League 14. mai 2019

The provisional entry lists for the second meeting of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, in Shanghai on 18 May, are now available.

Athlete refugees Lokinyomo and Lokoro finish 1-2 in Geneva 10km 13. mai 2019

Refugee athletes Domnic Lokinyomo Lobalu and Pur Biel finished 1-2 in the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF 10km on Saturday (11), the best performance ever by members of the Athlete Refugee Team.

First wave of relay teams qualify for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 13. mai 2019

At the end of two days of enthralling athletics action at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, the relay fields for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 have started to take shape.

Week-long 'Be Walk' health challenge kicks off on 13 May 13. mai 2019

'Be Walk', a week-long health challenge aimed at fighting sedentary lifestyles, kicks off today (13) - on the smart phone nearest you.

Weekend road round-up: Seboka retains Dalian title 12. mai 2019

Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka successfully defended her title while compatriot Tsegaye Getachew won the men’s race at the ICBC Cup Dalian International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (12).

Schoolchildren sample relays and a decathlon in Yokohama 12. mai 2019

In between sessions at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, dozens of Japanese schoolchildren took to the track at Yokohama International Stadium to take part in a team competition of their own.

Five nations emerge with victories as IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 conclude 12. mai 2019

On a night of thrilling upsets, five nations emerged with victories as the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 concluded before a crowd of more than 20,000 at Yokohama International Stadium, the largest to gather at an IAAF World Relays.

Duplantis vaults collegiate record of 6.00m in Fayetteville 12. mai 2019

European champion Armand Duplantis became the first pole vaulter in history to clear six metres in a collegiate competition, winning with 6.00m on the final day of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championships in Fayetteville on Saturday (11).

Qieyang and Wang take top honours in Taicang  12. mai 2019

World No1 ranked Qieyang Shijie emerged victorious from a deep field to win the women’s 20km title while Wang Kaihua won the men’s 20km event to complete a Chinese double at the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in the Chinese city of Taicang on Saturday (11).

US dominates on night of dramatic event debuts at IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 11. mai 2019

The United States kicked off the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 with a bang on Saturday (11), producing convincing victories in the competition’s two newest events.

Echevarria, Ibarguen and top sprint trio set for Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League 11. mai 2019

With less than two months until the 44th edition of Athletissima, organisers have announced the first athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 5 July.

Stockholm secures strong high jump field – IAAF Diamond League 11. mai 2019

Organisers of the Bauhaus-Galan have confirmed that the top six women in the high jump world rankings will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on 30 May.

Air quality monitor installed in Yokohama 11. mai 2019

As part of the IAAF’s continued pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world, the project's first air quality monitor in Asia was installed on Friday (10) at Yokohama International Stadium on the eve of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019.

Farah, Rupp and Hasay confirmed for Chicago Marathon 10. mai 2019

Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that past champions Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will compete at the IAAF Gold Label road race on 13 October while USA’s Jordan Hasay will feature in the women’s field.