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Race records assault expected at Mexico City Marathon 24. august 2019

Mathew Kipkoech and Vivian Kiplagat lead a group of eight sub 2:10 men and eight sub 2:30 women vying to become the new champions and to rewrite the records at the 37th Telcel Mexico City International Marathon on Sunday, an IAAF Gold Label road race.

Vargas’s journey from Puriscal to Pan American gold 24. august 2019

When she crossed the finish line first in the 100m hurdles race at Lima’s Videna Stadium, Andrea Carolina Vargas made history.

Fab five: multiple medallists at the World Championships 24. august 2019

For sheer World Championships bling, little can match this special quintet of athletes who racked up an enviable number of medals.

How to follow the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris 24. august 2019

Season 10 of the IAAF Diamond League continues with the Meeting de Paris on Saturday (24) where the programme includes a slew of tantalising head-to-heads that will continue to define much of the outdoor season in the run up to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Job vacancy: Lead Counsel Sports and Business Law 23. august 2019

The IAAF is seeking a Lead Counsel for Sports and Business Law at its Monaco headquarters.

Latest Paris updates – IAAF Diamond League 23. august 2019

Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Meeting de Paris, the 12th stop of the IAAF Diamond League's 10th season.

Stars converge on Paris to secure tickets to Zurich and Brussels - IAAF Diamond League 22. august 2019

Conseslus Kipruto, Kenya’s world and Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion, returns to competition in the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday (24) after recovering from the foot fracture that was diagnosed in May and will now face the Moroccan he beat to the Diamond League title in Zurich last year, Soufiane El Bakaali.

Rono seeking hat trick of Toronto marathon victories 22. august 2019

Philemon Rono is almost as familiar with Toronto roads as those around his training camp in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley.

Last remaining places in the finals up for grabs in Paris – IAAF Diamond League 21. august 2019

The Meeting de Paris on Saturday (24) marks the final scoring opportunity in the IAAF Diamond League ahead of the finals in Zurich (29 August) and Brussels (6 September).

Advice to my younger self: Jenn Suhr 21. august 2019

USA’s 2012 Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr, who is set to compete at this weekend’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris, passes on some advice to her teenage self.

Kamworor and Tirop take 10,000m titles at Kenyan Championships 21. august 2019

Three-time world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor and 2015 world cross-country champion Agnes Tirop won the 10,000m titles at the Kenyan Championships, held at Nairobi’s Nyayo Stadium on Wednesday (21).

IAAF Inside Athletics – Sandra Perkovic: ‘My wish is to go to five Olympic Games’ 20. august 2019

In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, world and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia outlines her long-term career plan.

Paris provisional entry lists, as at 20 Aug – IAAF Diamond League 20. august 2019

The provisional entry lists for the 12th meeting of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, in Paris on 24 August, are now available.

IAAF seeking candidates for independent member of Athletics Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel 20. august 2019

The IAAF is seeking candidates for the Independent Member of the Athletics Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel.

Felix, Perkovic and Kolak confirmed for Zagreb 19. august 2019

Organisers of the Hanzekovic Memorial have confirmed that Olympic gold medallists Allyson Felix, Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak will compete at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Zagreb on 3 September.

McLeod and new coach confident of making magic happen in Doha 19. august 2019

Scrappy, inconsistent and out-of-character; Omar McLeod’s races for the first half this season were essentially a reflection of the difficulties he has faced throughout the year.

Miller-Uibo victorious in Birmingham sprint showdown – IAAF Diamond League 18. august 2019

The two big headline events of the Muller Grand Prix did not disappoint as Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Danielle Williams came out on top in high-quality clashes at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (18).

Chepkoech and Klosterhalfen smash meeting records in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League 18. august 2019

World record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech produced a dominant run in the Muller Grand Prix 3000m steeplechase as she led five women inside the old meeting record at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (18).

Latest Birmingham updates – IAAF Diamond League 17. august 2019

Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham, the 11th stop of the IAAF Diamond League's 10th season.

Fab five: celebrations at the World Championships 17. august 2019

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we reminisce about five very special celebrations from previous editions.

Sprints and hurdles in the spotlight in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League 16. august 2019

With the IAAF Diamond League finals just weeks away, the women’s 100m hurdles at Birmingham’s Muller Grand Prix on Sunday (18) will be one of the most intriguing events of the meeting.

Kamau and Ramanantsoa – two unsung heroines in African athletics 15. august 2019

When Kenya’s leading athletes get to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in September, few will think of the logistics of how they got there. It will be all thanks to the work of a woman nowhere near as popular as the star athletes the east African country often produces.

Comprehensive guide to sports nutrition now available 15. august 2019

A comprehensive guide to sports nutrition, which summarises all the latest scientific developments relevant to athletic performance, is now available on the IAAF website as part of the latest IAAF Consensus Statement on Nutrition for Athletes.

Mihambo, strong German javelin quartet among first announcements for ISTAF 14. august 2019

European champion and 2019 world leader Malaika Mihambo will be among the marquee attractions at the 78th ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on 1 September.

Much at stake in Birmingham with finals looming – IAAF Diamond League 14. august 2019

There are just two more meetings in the IAAF Diamond League ahead of the finals in Zurich (29 August) and Brussels (6 September).

Deadline for Athlete Commission nominations fast approaching 13. august 2019

A reminder to athletes wishing to declare their candidacy for the six IAAF Athletes Commission positions available for election in 2019: the deadline is 15 August 2019 (23:59 CEST).

With improved consistency, Barber upbeat as Doha approaches 13. august 2019

Describing the few days following the Rio Olympics as “pure devastation” Kelsey-Lee Barber was in a state of despair.

Kuma brother-sister duo targeting double victory in Toronto 12. august 2019

In its lengthy history the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has never had a brother and sister duo claim victory in this IAAF Gold Label event. That could all change if Abera Kuma and his sister Dibabe Kuma have their way on 20 October.

Course records smashed at Sierre-Zinal mountain race 12. august 2019

Kilian Jornet of Spain and Switzerland's Maude Mathys smashed the respective course records at the Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland, the fifth race in the 2019 WMRA World Cup series, on Sunday (9).

Portugal wins European First League crown as Ingebrigtsen brothers shine on their home track 11. august 2019

Portugal claimed the single Super League promotion place at the European Athletics Team Championships First League on Sunday (11) in Sandnes, Norway – home to the fabulous Ingebrigtsen brothers – despite winning only four of the 40 events over three days.

Poland triumphs at European Team Championships 11. august 2019

Poland doubled its victory tally to ten on the final day of competition to clinch the team title at the European Athletics Team Championships Super League before an enthusiastic home crowd in Bydgoszcz on Sunday (11).

Peters breaks Pan-American Games javelin record with 87.31m 11. august 2019

Grenada’s Anderson Peters broke the Pan-American Games record in the javelin throw on Saturday (10), throwing 87.31m to highlight the final day of track and field action at the Estadio de la Videna in Lima.

Throwers shine on days 1 and 2 at European Team Championships 10. august 2019

Solid performances in the throws were the key highlights on days 1 and 2 of the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Friday (9) and Saturday (10).

Fab five: surprise winners at the World Championships  10. august 2019

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we remember five surprising gold medal winners at past editions of the biennial event. 

Rojas leaps world-leading 15.11m at Pan-American Games 10. august 2019

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas produced one of the most impressive performances of the 18th edition of the Pan-American Games, winning the triple jump with a 15.11m leap, a world leader, Games’ and national record on Friday (9) to highlight day four action at Lima’s Estadio de la Videna.

WMRA World Cup to resume with strong fields for Sierre-Zinal Race 09. august 2019

The World Mountain Running Association World Cup is approaching its peak point of the season with the iconic Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland, the fifth race in the 2019 series, on Sunday (9).

Silva wins third straight Pan-American Games pole vault title 09. august 2019

Cuban Yarisley Silva produced the best performance of the third day of track and field at the Pan-American Games on Thursday (8), topping 4.75m to win the pole vault on another cold night at the “Estadio de la Videna” in Lima.

Harrison takes on Williams in Birmingham hurdles showdown – IAAF Diamond League 08. august 2019

World record-holder and world indoor champion Kendra Harrison will face world leader and 2015 world champion Danielle Williams as part of a world-class 100m hurdles field assembled for the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham, the 11th stop on the IAAF Diamond League, on Sunday 18 August.

Romani breaks Pan-American Games shot put record with 22.07m 08. august 2019

Brazil’s Darlan Romani produced the highlight of the second day of track and field at the Pan-American Games in Lima on Wednesday (7) by winning the shot put with a Games record of 22.07m.

Stefanidi and Suhr head stacked pole vault field in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League 08. august 2019

World, Olympic and European pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi will be joined at the Muller Grand Prix Birmingham by 2012 Olympic champion and world leader Jenn Suhr in heading up a stacked pole vault field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday 18 August.

Advice to my younger self: Kenenisa Bekele 08. august 2019

During an illustrious career, the Ethiopian endurance running great has bagged three Olympic and 17 senior world titles. The world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder takes time out to chat to his younger self.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Caterine Ibarguen: ‘My passion for athletics runs in my veins’ 07. august 2019

In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, Olympic triple jump champion Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia explains how she feels like a different person when she steps on the runway.

Pérez wins discus in dramatic fashion at Pan-American Games 07. august 2019

After the marathon and 20km race walk events, held in previous dates, athletics took centre stage at the 18th edition of the Pan-American Games with the beginning of the track and field programme on Tuesday (6).

Keitany and Desisa to defend New York Marathon titles 06. august 2019

Defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa will return to the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 3 November. Keitany will go for her fifth career title in New York and Desisa will be gunning for a second.

Warholm and Thompson set for Paris return - IAAF Diamond League 06. august 2019

World 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm and double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson have been added as headline acts for the Meeting de Paris, the 12th stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 24 August.

Pearson, world champion and 2012 Olympic 100m hurdles gold medallist, retires 06. august 2019

When Sally Pearson crossed the line to take a silver medal in the 100m hurdles at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, she let out a scream of equal parts elation and amazement. Moments later she gasped in a trackside interview: “Oh, my God! You’ve got to be kidding me, right. Is this real?”

Mayer, Bosse and Diniz head first wave of French team selection for Doha 05. august 2019

Defending world champions Kevin Mayer, Pierre-Ambroise Bosse and Yohann Diniz are part of the first wave of athletes selected by the French Athletics Federation for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Hassan and Kejelcha: training partners and mile world record holders  05. august 2019

They were both born in Ethiopia but now live in America. They share the same training group and coach and this year the bond between Sifan Hassan and Yomif Kejelcha has strengthened even more after both have recorded a world mile record. 

National championships round-up: Mihambo leaps world-leading 7.16m in Berlin 05. august 2019

European champion Malaika Mihambo saved her best for the final round of the long jump on the second of two days at the well-attended German Championships in Berlin, leaping a world-leading PB of 7.16m (0.4m/s).

Former marathon world record-holder Heatley dies 04. august 2019

The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that Britain’s Basil Heatley, the 1964 Olympic marathon silver medallist and former world record-holder for the distance, died on Saturday (3) at the age of 85.