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Cheptegei set to return in Amsterdam – weekend road running preview 21. september 2018

Now recovered from the knee injury that has kept him out of racing since April, world silver medallist Joshua Cheptegei will return to action on Sunday (23) at the Dam tot Damloop, a 10-mile IAAF Silver Label road race from Amsterdam to Zaandam.

Beriso to challenge Toronto marathon course record 20. september 2018

Ethiopia’s representation at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just got stronger with the addition of Amane Beriso to the elite women’s field.

Jenn Suhr: I love vaulting because... 20. september 2018

Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic champion, has enjoyed a resurgence of form this season, improving her career best outdoors to 4.93m in mid-April. For this week’s edition of our ‘I love athletics because…’ series, the 36-year-old US star takes time out to explain more about her motivation and passion for vaulting.

IAAF Athletes' Commission letter to WADA Executive Committee 19. september 2018

The IAAF Athletes’ Commission has today sent a letter to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee for consideration at its meeting on September 20.

High and low – Salwa Eid Naser 19. september 2018

One-lap star Salwa Eid Naser has enjoyed a stellar 2018 campaign, winning the IAAF Diamond League 400m title and Asian Games gold medal. The 20-year-old athlete from Bahrain achieved her career high earlier this year, while her misfortune at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was something of a low.

More than 170 nations set to compete at Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games 18. september 2018

Provisional entries for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games confirm that 179 nations will be represented among the 680 allocated places for athletics in the Argentinean capital from 11-16 October.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Sergey Shubenkov 18. september 2018

The 14th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with sprint hurdler Sergey Shubenkov.

Kipchoge credits teamwork for his success after ‘moon landing’ marathon 17. september 2018

Eliud Kipchoge astounded the athletics world by taking the huge chunk of one minute and 18 seconds off the world record at the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday (16).

Murigi retains title while Chemonges leads Ugandan sweep at IAAF/WMRA World Mountain Running Championships 17. september 2018

Kenya’s Lucy Murigi successfully defended her senior title at the IAAF/WMRA World Mountain Running Championships in Andorra on Sunday (16), while Robert Chemonges led a Ugandan 1-2-3 in the senior men’s race.

Mayer breaks decathlon world record in Talence with 9126 16. september 2018

World champion Kevin Mayer broke the decathlon world record* at the Decastar meeting in Talence on Sunday (16), scoring 9126 at the final IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture of 2018.

Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin with stunning 2:01:39 16. september 2018

In a stunning display of distance running, Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record* at the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday (16), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:01:39.

Hassan smashes European record at Copenhagen Half Marathon 16. september 2018

In her first serious attempt at the distance, European 5000m champion Sifan Hassan took more than a minute off the European record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday (16), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in a course record of 1:05:15.

Aiyabei ends Kenyan drought at Beijing Marathon 16. september 2018

Pre-race favourite Valary Jemeli Aiyabei lived up to expectations at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday (16), becoming the first ever Kenyan winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Gold Label event.

Favourites Kemboi and Kibarus deliver in Sydney 16. september 2018

Elijah Kemboi and Mercy Kibarus, among the favoured runners in the Blackmores Sydney Marathon, duly delivered a double victory for Kenya in the IAAF Gold Label race on Sunday (16).

Mayer and Schafer the day one leaders in Talence 15. september 2018

Kevin Mayer produced a strong opening day in the decathlon at the Decastar in Talence, France, positioning himself for a legitimate assault on the world record at this IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting.

Kiprop and Kipyokei take Usti nad Labem Half Marathon victories 15. september 2018

Kenyans Stephen Kiprop and Diana Chemtai Kipyokei raced to comfortable victories at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (15).

Strong fields targeting fast times at Copenhagen Half Marathon 14. september 2018

Strong fields in both the men's and women's races will be targeting fast times at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).

Kipchoge and Kipsang set sights on fast times in Berlin 14. september 2018

Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang will meet for the third time in their rivalry at the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race that will celebrate its 45th edition in the German capital on Sunday (16).

Kiplangat and Murigi ready to defend world mountain running titles 14. september 2018

Some of the world’s top mountain runners, hailing from 40 nations, will line up at the 34th edition of the WMRA World Mountain Running Championships as the event goes to Andorra for the first time on Sunday (16).

Course record assaults on tap at Sydney Marathon 14. september 2018

For most of the runners in Sunday’s (16) Blackmores Sydney marathon, the goal is to finish. Simply conquering the 42.195 kilometres from North Sydney to the Opera House represents the sole aim.

The spotlight on Mayer in Talence 14. september 2018

World decathlon champion Kevin Mayer will start as the favourite at this weekend’s (15-16) Decastar meeting in Talence, France, the final meeting of the 2018 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

Course records in danger at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon 14. september 2018

Organisers are hoping that the most international field they've ever assembled will put the course records in jeopardy at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, and IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (15).

Former champions Beyene and Sado return to Beijing Marathon 13. september 2018

Reigning champion Meselech Beyene of Ethiopia and her compatriot Fatuma Sado, winner of the 2014 edition, will both return to the Chinese capital aiming to capture another title at the Beijing Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).

Rai Benjamin: I love hurdling because... 13. september 2018

Twenty-year-old Rai Benjamin currently sits joint number three on the all-time 400m hurdles lists following his sensational 47.02 clocking when winning the NCAA title in June. The US-born Benjamin, a dual national who has previously represented Antigua in international competition, talks about his athletics journey so far and just why he enjoys the intricacies of his event.

Kiprotich targets fast time in Toronto 13. september 2018

Over its decades-long history, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been graced by some of the world’s greatest marathoners, but never an Olympic champion. That will all change on 21 October when Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich will race in this IAAF Gold Label event.

Dates confirmed for 2018-2019 IAAF Cross Country Permit 13. september 2018

The dates for the fixtures in the 2018-2019 IAAF Cross Country Permit series have been confirmed.

High and low – Brandon Starc 12. september 2018

Australian high jumper Brandon Starc has enjoyed a fabulous breakthrough season, clearing 2.36m to climb to equal third on this year’s world list. The 24-year-old looks back on a challenging 2017 campaign for his low moment and the sweet success he enjoyed on home ground at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games for his high moment.

Steve Hooker’s story behind the picture 11. september 2018

Australia’s 2009 world and 2008 Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker reflects on this image taken when he and Renaud Lavillenie are set to share an embrace at the end of a titanic battle at the 2010 IAAF Continental Cup in Split, Croatia.

Continental Cup elimination 3000m a tough but rewarding experience for Chelimo and Ahmed 10. september 2018

Elimination racing in track and field is far from new. But it was new to Mohammed Ahmed on Sunday – and it felt, well, tough.

Negewo breaks course record at Minsk Half Marathon 10. september 2018

Ethiopia’s Abebe Negewo broke the course record at the Minsk Half Marathon, while Kenya’s Sheila Jerotich became the first non-Belarusian winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Bronze Label event on Sunday (9).

Taylor, Ibarguen and Miller-Uibo lead Americas to victory at IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Various innovations and changes in format resulted in two entertaining days of action at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, but ultimately the teams from Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific could not compete with the might of the Americas as they won 18 of the 37 events on their way to lifting the trophy on Sunday (9).

Report: mixed 4x400m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

The concluding event of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 displayed all the unpredictable entertainment we’ve come to expect of the mixed 4x400m, but in the end the result was anything but a surprise, Team Americas once again reigning supreme and taking a clear win in 3:13.01.

Report: men's 100m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Noah Lyles ended his 100m breakout season on a high, battling Su Bingtian of China and Team Asia-Pacific to add the IAAF Continental Cup title to his growing collection of accolades.

Report: men's 3000m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Had Team Americas not already played, and won, on their joker for the men’s events on the second day, then Paul Chelimo and Mohammed Ahmed would have done them proud in the men’s 3000m, where they took first and second place respectively in a race where the elimination element loomed huge.

Report: women's javelin - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Lyu Huihui closed out a great year with victory in the women’s javelin in the final field event of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, the Asia-Pacific thrower getting the best of Europe’s Christin Hussong in the head-to-head final.

Report: women's shot put - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Gong Lijiao added a Continental Cup win to her World Championships title as she came through for victory in the shot put in Ostrava. Gong only had the third best mark of the day overall at 19.63m, but she delivered when it mattered, defeating the American Raven Saunders in the final round.

Report: men's 1500m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Running with the composed confidence of a world champion, Elijah Manangoi dispatched his rivals from around the globe for the second straight year with a peerless performance to win the 1500m at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018.

Report: women's 400m hurdles - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Shamier Little, beaten to the Diamond League women’s 400m hurdles title in Zurich last month by her US colleague Dalilah Muhammad, the Rio 2016 champion, suffered another narrow defeat here.

Report: women's long jump - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Caterine Ibarguen emulated her feat from the recent IAAF Diamond League final, adding a win in the long jump to the victory she achieved in the triple jump a day earlier. Second in the preliminary round, the Colombian kept her composure brilliantly to achieve the best distance of the day with a 6.93m national record leap with her final attempt, overcoming Brooke Stratton from Australia.

Report: women's 3000m steeplechase - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

World record holder Beatrice Chepkoech of Kenya was the runaway victor in the women's 3000m steeplechase with a new Cup record of 9:07.92. The athlete from Team Africa took the lead from the gun and was never in any danger of being caught.

Report: men's javelin - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

The reigning Olympic and European champion Thomas Rohler did not disappoint in the men's javelin throw. Despite having to battle hard throughout the three phases of the competition, the German came through with a best of 87.07m to beat Cheng Chao-Tsun of Chinese Taipei in the final round.

Report: men's 400m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Abdalelah Haroun finished powerfully to take the men’s 400m title here in 44.73.

Report: women's 200m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Running down Dafne Schippers over the final 40 metres, Shaunae Miller-Uibo extended her unbeaten streak to 10 races this season with her convincing victory in the 200m.

Report: men's pole vault - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Rising 21-year-old pole vault talent Timur Morgunov may have won European silver in a personal best of 6.00m and overall IAAF Diamond League victory in the space of the last month, but on this occasion the authorised neutral athlete had to give best to the older hands.

Report: women's 800m - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

There was no surprise in the women's 800m as one of the most dominant women in global athletics took the victory with a dominating performance. Caster Semenya of South Africa led from start to finish to reach the finish in 1:54.77, barely half a second off the national record she set in Paris earlier this year.

Report: men's 110m hurdles - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Team Europe got action on the track off to a sizzling start courtesy of Sergey Shubenkov and Pascal Martinot-Lagarde’s 1-3 finish to take double points after playing one of their two jokers in the event. But they had to work hard for it to beat Jamaica’s Commonwealth champion Ronald Levy who produced his best race of the season.

Report: men's triple jump - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

It was clear from his very first effort in the men’s triple jump that world and Olympic champion Christian Taylor, representing Team Americas with a metaphorical joker on his back, was not going to be beaten today.

Report: women's high jump - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

Anything other than victory by Mariya Lasitskene would be a major upset in any high jump competition. The world and European champion has lost just one out of her last 50 competitions, and she maintained that record in Ostrava with another decisive win. Her mark of 2.00m marked the sixteenth time this year that she has cleared the two-metre barrier.

Report: men's hammer - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 09. september 2018

A masterful display of control and consistency earned Tajikistan’s 36-year-old Rio 2016 champion Dilshod Nazarov victory in the men’s hammer as Team Europe’s Wojciech Nowicki, who tops the 2018 world list with 81.85m, failed to progress beyond the first three qualifying throws.

Kipruto threatens world 10km record at Prague Grand Prix 09. september 2018

World U20 champion Rhonex Kipruto sped to a convincing victory at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, confirming his status as one of the world’s most promising distance runners by coming within two seconds of the world record at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Saturday (8).