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Gebrselassie helps inaugurate WHO’s ‘Walk the Talk Health for All Challenge’ in Geneva 21. mai 2018

Marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie helped inaugurate the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge” in Geneva today (20), a global movement to promote health and, particularly, physical activity as part of a healthy sustainable future.

Five meeting records tumble in Osaka 20. mai 2018

Five meetings records were broken at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Osaka on Sunday (20).

Records fall at Riga Marathon 20. mai 2018

Both the men's and women's race records were broken at the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (20).

Thompson notches 100m victory, world lead for Price in Kingston 20. mai 2018

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson fulfilled her role as favourite with an authoritative victory in the women’s 100m while Deanna Price produced a world lead in the hammer throw at the Jamaica International Invitational Meeting on Saturday (19), the opening leg of the 2018 IAAF World Challenge series.

Poland’s men’s 4x400m relay quartet: when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts 19. mai 2018

A look at the Polish men’s 4x400m relay squad that broke the world indoor record at the World Indoor Championships in March, a record that was ratified earlier this week.

Vrabcova-Nyvltova and Romanenko cruise to Karlovy Vary half marathon victories 19. mai 2018

Eva Vrabcova-Nyvltova and Roman Romanenko cruised to victories at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (19).

Men’s Hammer Throw Challenge kick-off takes centre stage in Osaka 18. mai 2018

The start of the men's side of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge will be among the chief highlights at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Osaka on Sunday (20).

April and Rono the favourites at Riga Marathon 18. mai 2018

Lusapho April of South Africa and Kenyan Georgina Jepkirui Rono will start as favourites at the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (20).

Shanghai 800m winner Kisasy: ‘I plan to run under 1:43 this year’ 18. mai 2018

While it is perhaps a little premature to speak of David Rudisha’s successor as the planet’s premier two-lap runner, especially as the two-time world and Olympic 800m champion and world 800m record holder is still only 29, it is inevitable an athlete will one day emerge to replace the Kenyan great.

Warholm and Coleman confirmed for Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League 18. mai 2018

Karsten Warholm and Christian Coleman, two of the sport's most exciting rising stars, will compete at Stockholm's Bauhaus-Galan on 10 June, organisers of the sixth stop of the IAAF Diamond League announced.

Sprints in the spotlight in Kingston 17. mai 2018

As is customary sprinting events will feature prominently when the Jamaica International Invitational Meeting, the first of the IAAF World Challenge series, kicks off on Saturday (19) in Kingston.

European runners vie for the limelight at Karlovy Vary Half Marathon 17. mai 2018

European runners will vie for the limelight at the sixth running of the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (19).

Akani Simbine: I love sprinting because... 17. mai 2018

South African 100m record-holder Akani Simbine is among a crop of the world’s finest sprinters. Here the world and Olympic 100m finalist and Commonwealth 100m champion talks passionately about his ability to run fast and what it means to him.

Coleman to headline Eugene 100m field - IAAF Diamond League 17. mai 2018

Christian Coleman, the 2017 world 100m silver medallist, will take on world champion Justin Gatlin in the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic, the third leg of the IAAF Diamond League, on 26 May in Eugene.

Rupp and Hasay confirm Chicago Marathon return 16. mai 2018

Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that defending champion Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 7 October.

World champions Bosse and Semenya head 800m fields in Paris - IAAF Diamond League 16. mai 2018

Reigning 800m world champions Pierre-Ambroise Bosse and Caster Semenya will head the fields in their specialty events at the Meeting de Paris, the seventh stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 30 June.

High and low - Zharnel Hughes 16. mai 2018

Zharnel Hughes is one of the finest 200m exponents on the planet. The British sprinter reflects on a memorable race against his former training partner, Usain Bolt, and the disappointment of his 2016 and 2017 campaigns for his high and low moments.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Katerina Stefanidi 15. mai 2018

The fifth episode of the sixth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Greece's world and Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi.

Job vacancies: Paris 2020 European Championships logistics and operations managers 15. mai 2018

The local organising committee of the Paris 2020 European Championships is seeking an operations manager and a logistics manager.

Felix, Miller-Uibo and Francis to clash over 400m in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League 15. mai 2018

The winners of the three most recent outdoor global 400m titles will clash over one lap of the track at the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 25-26 May.

Teen trials to senior success – Blessing Okagbare 14. mai 2018

It’s not just the gold medallists who gain valuable experience from competing at the IAAF World U20 Championships. Many athletes who exit the championships in the heats or qualifying rounds go on to become stars of the sport in their senior years.

McLaughlin smashes own world U20 400m hurdles record with 52.75 in Knoxville 14. mai 2018

Sydney McLaughlin’s recent 53.60 run in the 400m hurdles lasted just two weeks as a world U20 record* as she obliterated the mark with a sensational 52.75 to win on the final day of the three-day Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championships in Knoxville on Sunday (13).

Host of global stars set for Rome – IAAF Diamond League 14. mai 2018

Organisers of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea have revealed the full fields for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 31 May with a line-up that includes 10 Diamond League champions, nine world champions, eight Olympic champions and seven world indoor champions.

Kibet and Dida battle harsh conditions to win in Okpekpe 13. mai 2018

Kenya’s Alex Kibet battled strong winds and heavy rain at the Okpekpe 10km Road Race to win the IAAF Silver Label event on Saturday (12) while Ethiopia’s Dera Dida was a similarly comfortable winner of the women’s race.

Hernando and Debats take top honours at Trail World Championships in Castellon 13. mai 2018

Spain’s Luis Alberto Hernando won a record-breaking third successive men’s title at the Trail World Championships in Castellon on Saturday (12) while Ragna Debats of the Netherlands put a stop to France’s winning streak in the women’s race.

Koech breaks Dalian course record 13. mai 2018

Edwin Kibet Koech won the Dalian International Marathon on Sunday (13) with the first ever sub-2:10 performance in the 32-year history of the IAAF Bronze Label road race, taking more than three minutes off the course record with 2:09:44.

IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge – one week to go 12. mai 2018

The last two IAAF challenge series of the year will commence in one week’s time when Kingston hosts the Jamaica International Invitational, the first meeting in the 2018 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.

Kinyamal announces arrival as records and rain fall in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League 12. mai 2018

Kenya’s new 800m ace Wycliffe Kinyamal lit up a muggy night in the Shanghai Stadium on Saturday (12) for the second meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League season.

Gong secures world-leading home win in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League 12. mai 2018

Gong Lijiao dominated the shot put at the second 2018 IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season in Shanghai on Saturday (12).

Hernando and Roche prepare for title defences at IAU Trail World Championships 11. mai 2018

Spain’s Luis Alberto Hernando and France’s Adeline Roche will face formidable fields in the defence of their titles at the eighth IAU Trail World Championships in Castellon on Saturday (12).

Rodriguez and Ruckstuhl return to Götzis 11. mai 2018

Organisers of the Hypo Meeting have confirmed that world indoor bronze medallist Yorgelis Rodriguez and 2015 world U18 champion Geraldine Ruckstuhl are among the latest additions to the field for the IAAF Combined Events challenge meeting in Götzis on 26-27 May.

Mukwanah and Ngelel set for tough title defence in Dalian 11. mai 2018

Ednah Mukwanah and Willy Ngelel will face tough challenges at the 31st edition of Dalian International Marathon when the Kenyans return to the Chinese city to defend their titles at the IAAF Bronze Label road race on Sunday (13).

Latest Shanghai updates – IAAF Diamond League 11. mai 2018

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

Spotlight on Walelegn and Tuei at Okpekpe 10km 10. mai 2018

Ethiopian teenager Amdework Walelegnat will look to continue his fine early season momentum at the sixth edition of the Okpekpe International 10km, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Saturday (12).

Athletics for Development project launched in Uganda 10. mai 2018

Sports can play a role in achieving development goals and supports children and young people in their development. The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) have now kicked off a project in Uganda in cooperation with local partners that puts this approach into practice. On 10 May 2018 the Athletics for Development project was officially launched by Uganda's First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataaha Museveni, at the National Primary Schools Athletics Championships in Apac, Uganda, in the presence of several thousand children and young people and numerous guests.

Twenty reigning world and Olympic champions converge on Shanghai - IAAF Diamond League 10. mai 2018

If it was the one-lap stars - on both the flat and over hurdles - who shone in the opening leg of the IAAF Diamond League circuit in Doha last Friday, it could well be sprinters over the shorter distances or for that matter the sprint hurdlers, who catch the eye as the second stop of the tour hits Shanghai on Saturday (May 12).

Kyron McMaster: I love hurdling because... 10. mai 2018

Kyron McMaster, the 2017 400m hurdles world leader, IAAF Diamond League winner and recently minted Commonwealth Games champion from the British Virgin Islands, chats about the passion for his event and why he does it.

Loaded field for Eugene's Bowerman Mile – IAAF Diamond League 10. mai 2018

World champion Elijah Manangoi and IAAF Diamond League champion Timothy Cheruiyot will return to the Prefontaine Classic’s Bowerman Mile to renew their rivalry at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.

Shanghai's top three moments – IAAF Diamond League 09. mai 2018

In three days’ time, the IAAF Diamond League moves to Shanghai for the second meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the meeting in China’s most populous city.

High and low – Christabel Nettey 09. mai 2018

Commonwealth long jump champion Christabel Nettey identifies a special win on home ground and a painful 2016 season for her high and low moments.

Perkovic after her solid Doha debut: ‘I think I have lots of metres to show this year’ 09. mai 2018

Eight world leads and two IAAF Diamond League records were set in Doha last Friday and it was Sandra Perkovic’s mammoth 71.38m discus launch through the late afternoon Doha sky that set the evening’s tone.

Taicang hosts first IAAF Race Walking Seminar 09. mai 2018

With the support of the IAAF, the IAAF Race Walking Committee organised and hosted a seminar on Friday 4 May in advance of the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.

World half marathon champions Kamworor and Gudeta head Bengaluru 10k fields 08. mai 2018

Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor and Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta took the honours at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 just a few weeks ago and the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2018 race promoters are proud to announce that both world champions will head the men’s and women’s elite fields at this year’s IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 27 May.

Vetter signs on for Götzis 08. mai 2018

European heptathlon champion Anouk Vetter has joined the field for the Hypo-Meeting in Gotzis, rounding out a 2017 World Championships podium reunion at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on 26-27 May.

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake’s story behind the picture 08. mai 2018

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, the Great Britain 4x100m anchor leg runner, reflects on this memorable image from the IAAF World Championships London 2017 taken moments after crossing the finish line in London.

Dibaba-Obiri 5000m clash set for Eugene – IAAF Diamond League 08. mai 2018

Genzebe Dibaba and Hellen Obiri headline a titanic matchup in the Prefontaine Classic women’s 5000m, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 26 May.

Kendricks, Braz and Manyonga join Rome jumps cast - IAAF Diamond League 07. mai 2018

A head-to-head battle between Sam Kendricks and Thiago Braz in the pole vault and a reunion of the 2017 World Championships podium finishers in the men's long jump will be among the star attractions at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the fourth leg of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 31 May.

Shanghai provisional entry lists, as at 7 May – IAAF Diamond League 07. mai 2018

The provisional entry lists for the second meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai on 12 May are now available.

After world record in Taicang, Liang eyeing four-hour barrier 07. mai 2018

Before the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, even the country’s most senior athletics journalists were not quite familiar with Liang Rui.

Rupp and Kitur take Prague Marathon wins 06. mai 2018

Galen Rupp of the U.S. and Bornes Jepkirui Kitur of Kenya ran to victory at today's Volkswagen Prague Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (6).