During his remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, IAAF President Lamine Diack called for a minute’s silence in remembrance of the victims of the earthquake and tsunami which struck Japan with such violent force recently.... Read More
Imana Merga doesn’t win too many races, in fact he only won two of his 10 outings on the track in 2010 and a handful of road races but he chose the right moment to grab his first victory of this year.... Read More
In the end, it was a battle between two World champions for a World Championship neither had won at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain.... Read More
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships traditionally heralds the climax, and the end of the cross country season, but Ethiopia’s 2011 senior men’s champion Imana Merga cannot relax and hang up his spikes just yet.... Read More
Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor was nobody’s favourite to win the <b>IAAF World Cross Country Championships</b> Junior race, after finishing fourth at his own national trials last month, but the 18-year-old Kenyan showed what a difference a month of dedicated preparation can make with a stunning display of gun-to-tape front running.... Read More
- Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon sprinted to victory in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships opening race, the junior women’s event, at Punta Umbria 2011, a sparkling sprint under a brilliant sun.</P>
Spain plays host to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships for the third time on Sunday (20) and so it’s appropriate then that Ayad Lamdassem will be on hand to give the local crowd plenty to cheer.
2011 – On Saturday (19), the day before the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain, 100 celebrities from the running world took part in a 4km race on the world championship course to raise money for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). </P>
Statistician Mark Butler takes a look at all the statistics, facts and figures behind the IAAF World Cross Country Championships to take place on Sunday (20) in Punta Umbria, Spain.<br>
The 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbría, Spain, will definitely see a new name crowned as the senior men’s champion as no previous winner will be on the start line.
At some stage of the senior women’s race at Punta Umbria 2011, you’d fancy Linet Masai will have to start thinking about who her real friends are.
The preliminary entry lists for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Punta Umbria, Spain (Sunday 20 March) are now available.<br>
A sum of US$280,000 in prize money will be paid by the IAAF for the two senior races at the 39th edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Punta Umbria, Spain which will be held on Sunday 20 March 2011.<BR><BR>