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News24 May 2020

300 days to go - World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2021

In 300 days’ time, the world’s best distance athletes will descend on New South Wales in Australia for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2021 on 20 March.

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Feature01 Apr 2019

First global senior title secured, Cheptegei now wants more

Winning the world cross-country title meant a lot to Joshua Cheptegei. It was redemption for his melt-down at home in Kampala two years ago. It was Uganda’s first senior win at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. And he led his team to a gold medal which was another first.

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Feature31 Mar 2019

Having conquered the cross, Obiri turns focus back to track

The Kenyan Championships has long been regarded as the toughest cross-country race on earth.

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Report30 Mar 2019

Senior men's report: Cheptegei dethrones Kamworor and leads Ugandan 1-2 in Aarhus

For the second time running, Joshua Cheptegei finished the senior men’s race at the World Cross-Country Championships not knowing where he was.

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Report30 Mar 2019

Senior women’s report: Dominant Obiri makes history in Aarhus

They may not have matched their unprecedented top-six sweep from 2017, but Hellen Obiri ensured the senior women’s crown stayed with Kenya, winning at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.

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Report30 Mar 2019

U20 men’s report: Mengesha leads Ethiopian 1-2 in Aarhus

Milkesa Mengesha timed his race to perfection to lead an Ethiopian 1-2 finish in the U20 men’s race at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.

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Report30 Mar 2019

U20 women's report: Chebet prevails in dramatic finish in Aarhus

In one of the closest finishes in the history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Kenya's world U20 5000m champion Beatrice Chebet added the world U20 cross country title to her growing list of honours.

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Report30 Mar 2019

Mixed relay report: Ethiopia gains revenge on Kenya in Aarhus

A storming final leg run from Fantu Worku in the mixed relay at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 gave Ethiopia the first gold medal of the day.

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Series30 Mar 2019

World Athletics Club – Aarhus

Join cross country legends Paul Tergat, Lynn Jennings, John Treacy and Paula Radcliffe as well as some of this year's competitors including Joshua Cheptegei, Courtney Frerichs and Matt Baxter for the inaugural episode of the World Athletics Club.

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News30 Mar 2019

Watch the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019

The IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 will be live streamed on the IAAF's YouTube channel.

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News29 Mar 2019

Mohammed and Nait-Hammou ready for their Athlete Refugee Team debut

Otmane Nait-Hammou is a native Moroccan now living in Stockholm. Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed is from Sudan, currently living in Israel. The pair's very different life paths will converge tomorrow here in Aarhus where they'll make their debut as teammates on the Athlete Refugee Team.

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