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Gen 10: speed sensation Briana Williams

December 13, 2018 - 14:30
Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.
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Niiya and McSweyn take Zatopek: 10 victories in Melbourne

December 13, 2018 - 12:10
There is a long tradition of distance running in Japan. There is a long tradition of distance running in Australia. But the twain had scarcely met before Hitomi Niiya won this year’s annual Zatopek 10,000m race in Melbourne on Thursday (13) night.
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Ruswahl Samaai: I love jumping because…

December 13, 2018 - 08:00
World bronze medallist Ruswahl Samaai successfully defended his African long jump title earlier this year and went on to win at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018. The South African is in a bit of a love-hate relationship with his event, though…
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High and low – Yorgelis Rodriguez

December 12, 2018 - 12:59
Yorgelis Rodriguez is Cuba’s leading heptathlete, but despite being just 23 years old, the all-rounder has still had some ups and downs in her career.
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Gen 10: distance prodigy Selemon Barega

December 12, 2018 - 09:39
With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.
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Minsk to host Europe vs USA match in 2019

December 12, 2018 - 03:42
An exciting Ryder Cup-style match between Europe and the United States will be staged at the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk, Belarus, on 9-10 September ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
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UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative launched at COP24 in Katowice

December 11, 2018 - 17:00
The global sports sector and UN Climate Change launched the Sports for Climate Action Framework at the COP24 Conference in Katowice, Poland, today (11), an effort to gather sports organisations, teams, athletes, and fans in a concerted effort to raise awareness and action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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Gen 10: all-round sprint star Sydney McLaughlin

December 11, 2018 - 14:30
With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, over the course of the next two weeks – Monday through Friday – we'll highlight the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.
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Przybylko's hunt for World Indoor Tour crown to begin in Karlsruhe

December 11, 2018 - 12:19
European high jump champion Mateusz Przybylko has his sights firmly set on winning the IAAF World Indoor Tour crown in his event this winter.
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Kevin Mayer's story behind the picture

December 11, 2018 - 09:06
French multi-events star Kevin Mayer reflects on this magical moment of pure elation when setting the world decathlon record of 9126 points in Talence last September.
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Kawauchi and Linden to defend Boston Marathon titles

December 10, 2018 - 15:16
Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden will return to defend their titles at the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 15 April, 2019.
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Gen 10: rising pole vault star Armand Duplantis

December 10, 2018 - 09:00
With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, over the course of the next two weeks --Monday through Friday-- we'll highlight the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.
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Ingebrigtsen and Can impress at European Cross Country Championships

December 9, 2018 - 14:56
Endurance may be the key component when it comes to success at this discipline, but at the European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, the Netherlands on Sunday (9), senior champions Filip Ingebrigtsen and Yasemin Can showed it also helps to have little speed.
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Road round-up: Ziani and Girma take Guangzhou victories, Eshete sprints to Saitama title

December 9, 2018 - 09:27
Morocco’s Mohammed Ziani and Tigist Girma of Ethiopia beat the rain and cold weather to take top honours at the Guangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (9).
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Donald Smith: new voice on the block

December 8, 2018 - 09:40
Announcing has always been a passion of Donald Smith’s.
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Mosop hopeful of strong return in Guangzhou – weekend road-racing preview

December 7, 2018 - 14:37
Kenya’s Moses Mosop leads a quality field at the Guangzhou Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (9).
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Kipserem clocks 2:04:04 at inaugural Abu Dhabi Marathon

December 7, 2018 - 11:28
Kenya’s Marius Kipserem and Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed their PBs to secure victories at the inaugural ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon on Friday (7).
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Simpson and Coburn set for Boston return

December 6, 2018 - 22:55
Organisers of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix have announced that Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn, two of USA’s most accomplished middle-distance runners, will return to Boston for the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 26 January.
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Sixteen years in the making, Kipchoge now confirmed as the best in the world

December 6, 2018 - 13:46
Eliud Kipchoge may have covered one of the sport’s most iconic distances faster than any other athlete in history, but the Kenyan marathon runner is in no hurry.
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Ibarguen’s hop, step and jump to the top of the world

December 5, 2018 - 18:15
Caterine Ibarguen had an unpleasant surprise on Tuesday as she discovered that, while she had safely arrived at Nice airport, her luggage had not.
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