Athletics

Fuchs, German athletics journalist, dies at 43| News

Christian Fuchs, a German athletics journalist and founder of Leichtathletik.de, died at his home in Straubing, Germany, on Monday (8). Fuchs, who had been battling cancer, was 43. Educated and trained as a banker, Fuchs switched his professional pursuits towards...

Schippers and Asher-Smith to square off in Glasgow 60m| News

World 200m champion Dafne Schippers will square off against Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain in the 60m dash on 25 February at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the sixth and final stop on the 2018 IAAF World Indoor...

Deksisa and defending champion Kitur head Mumbai Marathon fields| News

Ethiopia’s Solomon Deksisa and defending women's champion Bornes Kitur lead an impressive field announced today by organisers of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, an IAAF Silver Label road race, whose 15th edition is set for 21 January. With the announcement...

60 seconds with Christian Taylor| News

'60 seconds', the IAAF's new weekly social media and website series, kicks off today with two-time Olympic and three-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor as the inaugural guest. Each week, the series will present a video interview in...

Stowers eager to make her mark in Birmingham| News

At her home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US sprint hurdler Jasmin Stowers keeps a large board hanging on her bedroom wall. On it, a number – one she gives careful consideration to before deciding upon each year, for it...

Job vacancy: Lead counsel sport law and governance| News

The IAAF is seeking a Lead counsel in sport law and governance. Reporting directly to the Director of Legal and Business Affairs, The Lead counsel in sport law and governance provides advice on constitutional and regulatory matters and implements...

Ashenfelter, 1952 Olympic steeplechase champion, dead at 94| News

Horace Ashenfelter, the 1952 Olympic champion in the 3000m steeplechase, died on Saturday (6) at a nursing home in West Orange, New Jersey. He was 94. Born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania in 1923, Ashenfelter attended Penn State University where he...

Sado beats the rain to regain Xiamen Marathon title| News

Ethiopia’s Fatuma Sado overcame heavy rain and a stomach problem in the latter sages to win a second title at the Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7). As the winner of 2013, Sado and defending champion...

Mola and Tola notch Ethiopian double at Safi half marathon| News

  As the rain cascaded down on runners alongside Morocco’s Atlantic Coast, Ethiopia made it a double at the Safi International Half-Marathon on Sunday morning (7) – Getaneh Molla and Meseret Belete Tola taking respective victories in 1:03:01 and...

Kibet and Rengeruk claim top spots at Campaccio | News

James Kibet and Lilian Rengeruk claimed a Kenyan double at the 61st edition of Campaccio on a rainy and cold day at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in San Giorgio su Legnano. Kibet won a close men’s 10km...

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