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Spanovic and Kszczot set to compete in TorunFollowing disappointment in Doha, Morejon keen to make amends in 2020After reaching world final, late starter Greaux looks to go one better in Tokyo
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News20 Jan 2020

World medallists set to feature in hurdles, 3000m and long jump in Lievin

Organisers of the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais have confirmed that sprint hurdlers Orlando Ortega and Pascal Martinot Lagarde, long jumpers Ese Brume and Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk and Ethiopian distance runner Selemon Barega will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Lievin on 19 February.

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Press Release20 Jan 2020

Ratified: Keter’s world 5km record

Robert Keter’s world 5km record of 13:22 has been ratified.

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Report19 Jan 2020

Worku maintains momentum as Chelimo reigns supreme in Seville

Ethiopia’s teen phenomenon Tadese Worku and Kenya’s world 5000m silver medallist Margaret Chelimo captured convincing victories at the Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, the sixth leg of this season’s World Athletics Cross Country Permit series, on Sunday (19).

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Report19 Jan 2020

Weekend indoor round-up: Mahuchikh tops 2.01m world U20 indoor record in Lviv

Yaroslava Mahuchikh broke the world U20 indoor record* in the high jump, topping 2.01m at the Demyanyuk Memorial High Jump meeting in Lviv, Ukraine, on Saturday (18).

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Report19 Jan 2020

Niiya breaks Japanese half-marathon record in Houston, marathon debutant Hurisa breaks Indian all-comers’ record in Mumbai

Ethiopia’s Derara Hurisa wasn’t considered among the favourites for the Tata Mumbai Marathon but the late addition to the field upset the odds to win the World Athletics Gold Label road race in a course record of 2:08:09 on Sunday (19).

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Press Release17 Jan 2020

World Athletics pleased with Oregon21 planning and preparations as five-day venue visit concludes

World Athletics officials have praised the planning and preparations for the World Athletics Championships Oregon21, after a busy week of meetings and venue visits in both Portland and Eugene, Oregon this week.

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Previews17 Jan 2020

Weekend road preview: Lagat and Alemu back to defend Mumbai titles, Degefa gunning for fourth Houston win

Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu both proclaimed themselves fit and ready to not only bid for back-to-back titles at the Tata Mumbai Marathon, but the pair also aim to attack the course records on Sunday (19). 

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Previews17 Jan 2020

Worku and Obiri the favourites at the Italica Cross

Ethiopia’s Tadese Worku and Kenya’s Hellen Obiri will be the marquee athletes at the ‘Cross Internacional de Itálica’ in Santiponce on the outskirts of on Sunday (19), the sixth leg of the 2019/20 World Athletics Cross Country Permit series. The event promises to be a rematch of last Sunday’s races in Elgoibar as both podiums will be on show again.

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News17 Jan 2020

Bekele to take on Kipchoge at London Marathon

The gladiatorial match-up the whole world has been waiting for – Eliud Kipchoge versus Kenenisa Bekele – is on and will take place on 26 April at the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon.

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News16 Jan 2020

Echevarria confirmed for Madrid

World indoor long jump champion Juan Miguel Echevarria will lead the field in his specialty at the Villa de Madrid meeting, the seventh stop on the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on 21 February.

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IaafNews15 Jan 2020

Coe inaugurates new NACAC headquarters in Nassau

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe joined newly elected area president Mike Sands at the inauguration of the new NACAC Athletics Association headquarters in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Tuesday (14).

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News15 Jan 2020

10 expected highlights of the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour

The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour – a global circuit of seven of the best indoor track and field meetings – will kick off in Boston on 25 January.

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