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IAAF Inside Athletics - Geoffrey Kamworor 19. märts 2019

The fourth episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with reigning world cross country and half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor.

IAAF teams with WMA to sponsor 1st World Masters Conference in Torun 18. märts 2019

Strength and endurance training methods and techniques for masters athletes will be the key topics discussed at the inaugural IAAF WMA Masters Conference on 26-27 March in Torun, Poland.

Radcliffe discusses girls’ empowerment through sport at ‘She Runs - Active Girls’ Lead’ event in Paris 18. märts 2019

“When you start out, think, ‘What do I really want? Where do I really want to go?’ That is what will shape your future. I think back to something that my first coach said to me when I was 11 years old: ‘aim for the moon, because even if you miss, you will land among the stars’. That for me was a licence to dream.”

Road round-up: Cheruyiot smashes course record at Lisbon half, Kiplagat and Mokonin take convincing victories at Seoul Marathon 17. märts 2019

Kenyans Mathew Kipsaat and Naomi Jepkogei Maiyo ran to race record performances at the New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (17).

Moen and Gashie dominate Gdynia Half Marathon  17. märts 2019

Sondre Nordstad Moen of Norway and Genet Gashie of Ethiopia turned in dominant victories at the Gdynia Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (17).

Yamanishi and Ma prevail at Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 17. märts 2019

It was cold, it rained, and the winner at the 20km Asian Race Walking Championships wore arm gloves to ward off the elements - but Toshikazu Yamanishi (20km race walk world ranking: 3) lived up to star billing when he fired off the fastest time in the year at this, the third leg of the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

Fab five: World Cross Country courses 16. märts 2019

In the latest in our series we focus on five special venues to have hosted the IAAF World Cross Country Championships over the past 46 years.

Weekend road preview: Kiptanui and Cheruiyot lead fields for Lisbon Half, Race record assault on tap in New Taipei City 15. märts 2019

Kenyans Erick Kiptanui and Vivian Cheruyiot lead strong field's for the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (17).

Yamanishi and Ma the favourites at Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 15. märts 2019

The trophy engraver at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships will almost certainly add Toshikazu Yamanishi’s name on Sunday - but whether the Japanese wins the overall race is another matter.

The ‘Tortu effect’: young sprinter’s rise lifting hopes for Italy’s sprint relay ambitions 14. märts 2019

After attracting considerable attention during his standout U20 career, Filippo Tortu didn’t take long to command the spotlight in his first season of senior competition.

Olympic champions Kiprotich and Kemboi join Hamburg Marathon field 14. märts 2019

Past Olympic champions Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi are the latest star names added to the field of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on 28 April.

Medallists dominate British team for IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 13. märts 2019

British Athletics has named a team of 26 athletes with 78 major international outdoor medals between them for the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 on 11-12 May.

Chemutai and Kiprop lead entries for Prague Half Marathon 13. märts 2019

The 21st edition of the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon on 6 April will feature the strongest field of professional runners and the largest field of amateur entrants in the storied history of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Eight things we learned from the 2019 indoor season 12. märts 2019

All of the big indoor meetings for 2019 are now in the books and, with the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on the distant horizon, athletes are already starting to turn their attention to the outdoor season.

Echevarria leaps wind-assisted 8.92m in Havana 11. märts 2019

Juan Miguel Echevarria quite literally got his outdoor campaign off to a flying start when leaping to a wind-assisted 8.92m to win the long jump at the Copa Cuba meeting in Havana on Sunday (10).

Road round-up: Johannes victorious in Nagoya, Bounasr wins Lake Biwa Marathon, records fall in Barcelona, Salpeter wins Roma-Ostia Half 10. märts 2019

Commonwealth champion Helalia Johannes (marathon world rank: 53) won the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday (10), smashing own Namibian record at the IAAF Gold Label road race with 2:22:25.

Holloway breaks North American indoor 60m hurdles record at NCAA Indoor Championships 10. märts 2019

Setting a national record in the hurdles is to the USA what a national record in distance running is to Ethiopia or Kenya. In other words, it is a rare, and memorable, achievement.

Fab five: World Cross near-misses 09. märts 2019

In the latest in our Fab Five series counting down to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, we pay tribute to a quintet of athletes who boast an outstanding World Cross pedigree without ever having scaled to the top of the podium in the individual races.

Duplantis tops 5.83m at NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham 09. märts 2019

Even if they did not reach all their goals on Friday (8) night, Armand Duplantis and Grant Holloway remain the key figures of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

Liu breaks world 50km race walk record in Huangshan, cracking 4-hour barrier 09. märts 2019

Liu Hong of China broke the world record* in the 50km race walk on Saturday (9), clocking 3:59:15 at the Chinese Race Walk Grand Prix in Huangshan to become the first woman to break the 4-hour barrier in the event.

Weekend road preview: Ndirangu eying title defence at Lake Biwa, Adola and Salpeter lead strong fields at Roma-Ostia half, Jemeli and Jepkesho the favourites in Nagoya, race record assault on tap in Barcelona 08. märts 2019

A powerful Kenyan armada will try to better the men’s race record of 2:07:30 at the Zurich Barcelona Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (10).

Ikeda’s rise from team member to Olympic contender 07. märts 2019

When Tokyo was announced as the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games, it barely registered on Koki Ikeda’s radar.

Koech and Nadolska head fields for Hannover Marathon  07. märts 2019

Kenya's Duncan Koech and Karolina Nadolska of Poland will head their respective fields at the HAJ Hannover Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on 7 April.

Advice to my younger self: Geoffrey Kamworor 06. märts 2019

Three-time world half-marathon champion and two-time world cross-country champion Geoffrey Kamworor takes a trip back in time to offer some words of wisdom to his younger self.

Kipchirchir and Frerichs lead US team for IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 06. märts 2019

National cross-country champion Shadrack Kipchirchir and world steeplechase silver medallist Courtney Frerichs lead the US team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 on 30 March.

IAAF Inside Athletics - Ivana Spanovic 05. märts 2019

The third episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world and European indoor long jump champion Ivana Spanovic.

Kiprop gunning for hat-trick in Vienna 05. märts 2019

Defending champion Nancy Kiprop will be chasing a hat-trick of victories when she returns to the Austrian capital for the 36th edition of the Vienna City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 7 April.

As Moloney charts his course to Doha and Tokyo, comparisons with Mayer begin 05. märts 2019

Ashley Moloney and Kevin Mayer have one thing in common: they are both decathlon world champions.

For Johnson-Thompson, learning ‘to stay in the moment’ is key 04. märts 2019

Progress can be measured in many ways, and for Katarina Johnson-Thompson the numbers on the results sheet can tell a misleading tale.

Muir completes double-double as European Indoor Championships conclude 04. märts 2019

With a magnificent front-running performance – sealing a historic double-double at 1500m and 3000m – Scottish heroine Laura Muir (1500m world rank: 1) electrified the home crowd in Glasgow to provide a fitting climax to the European Indoor Championships on Sunday night (3).

Kejelcha breaks world indoor mile record with 3:47.01 in Boston 03. märts 2019

Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday (3).

Legese and Aga secure Ethiopian double at Tokyo Marathon 03. märts 2019

Birhanu Legese (marathon world rank: 55) and Ruti Aga (marathon world rank: 10) claimed the top spots at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (3), landing just the second Ethiopian double in the 13-year history of the IAAF Gold Label road race.

Warholm and J. Ingebrigtsen dominate 'Norway night' at European Indoor Championships 02. märts 2019

Norway’s night in Glasgow, and no one could argue – all that could be done was salute the superb, scintillating brilliance of Karsten Warholm and Jakob Ingebrigtsen.

Fab five: World Cross classic finishes 02. märts 2019

In the latest in our Fab Five series counting down to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, we highlight five classic finishes from past editions of the World Cross.

Johnson-Thompson and Muir lead gold rush for hosts on first day of European Indoor Championships 02. märts 2019

A brilliant brace of gold medals from Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Laura Muir made it a memorable opening night for the hosts at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow on Friday (1).

Course records under threat as Chumba seeks third Tokyo Marathon victory 01. märts 2019

Defending champion Dickson Chumba will aim to become the first three-time winner of the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (3), while both the men’s and women’s course records could be threatened at the IAAF Gold Label road race in the Japanese capital.

Radcliffe: from elite athlete to clean air advocate 01. märts 2019

Despite being diagnosed with asthma at the age of 14, Paula Radcliffe went on to win multiple world titles at cross country, the half marathon and marathon. She also won three New York and three London marathons, setting the world record of 2:15:25 in the British capital in 2003.

Lessons learned, Rojas looks ahead with renewed optimism 27. veebruar 2019

When Yulimar Rojas set a South American indoor triple jump record of 14.92m in Madrid earlier this month, it was a bittersweet moment for the 23-year-old Venezuelan.

Asher-Smith hoping to rule on home turf in London – IAAF Diamond League 26. veebruar 2019

Triple European sprint champion Dina Asher-Smith will compete at the Müller Anniversary Games – part of the IAAF Diamond League – at the London Stadium on 20-21 July.

IAAF Inside Athletics podcast – Lolo Jones 26. veebruar 2019

The latest IAAF Inside Athletics podcast features guest star Lolo Jones.

Road round-up: Godfay breaks Mexican all-comers' record at Guadalajara Half Marathon, Ngeno and Matango triumph in Safi 25. veebruar 2019

Kenya’s Bernard Kipkorir Ngeno and Tanzania’s Failuna Abdi Matanga reigned supreme at the Safi International Half Marathon on Sunday (24), smashing the course records with respective winning times of 1:01:06 and 1:10:50.

Indoor round-up: Brazier clocks 600m world best in New York, Lisek and Kendricks clear 5.93m world lead in Clermont Ferrand 25. veebruar 2019

Blazing 600m performances by Donavan Brazier and teenager Athing Mu highlighted the final day of the US Indoor Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in the New York City borough of Staten Island on Sunday (24).

Abraham eager to 'bounce back' in Vienna 25. veebruar 2019

Swiss marathon record holder Tadesse Abraham will be eager to bounce back from a recent sub-par outing when he lines up for the 36th edition of the Vienna City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 7 April.

Peru dominates at South American Cross County Championships 24. veebruar 2019

Peruvian athletes dominated at the 34th edition of the South American Cross Country Championships at the “Parque de Samanes” in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Saturday (23). The event qualified the senior and U20 champions to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 on 30 March.

Kirui surprises Kamworor and Kipruto at Kenyan Cross Country Championships 23. veebruar 2019

Steeplechase specialist Amos Kirui upstaged some of his more established domestic rivals to win the hotly-contested senior men’s race at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships in Eldoret on Saturday (23).

Fab five: World Cross teams 23. veebruar 2019

We take a look back at five noteworthy team performances from the 46-year history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

Weekend road preview: Kenyan contingent targetting double at Guadalajara Half Marathon, Ngeno and Ayalew head fields in Safi 22. veebruar 2019

Justus Kipkogei Kangogo and Rhonzas Kilimo lead the Kenyan contingent at Sunday’s 33rd Electrolit Guadalajara Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, where Veronica Wanjiru and Agnes Barsosio will aim to break 70 minutes for the first time in the event’s history.

IAAF World Indoor Tour winners secure wildcards for Nanjing 22. veebruar 2019

After the sixth and final meeting of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour brought the series to a close for another year, 11 athletes have booked their place at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020.

Mud, mud glorious mud! World Cross winners’ kit on display in Aarhus 21. veebruar 2019

In one week’s time on Thursday 28 February, the IAAF Heritage Cross Country Running Display – 1819 to 2019 will open in DOKK1 library and culture centre in the city of Aarhus, Denmark.

Ta Lou dashes 7.02, J. Ingebrigtsen defeats Tefera in Dusseldorf 20. veebruar 2019

Marie-Josee Ta Lou stormed to a world-leading 7.02 victory in the 60m while Jakob Ingebrigtsen defeated freshly-minted world indoor record holder Samuel Tefera in the 1500m to highlight the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf on Wednesday (20), the final stop of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour.