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Press Release29 Sep 2020

World Athletics Road Running Championships to be included in the global calendar 

World Athletics will launch a new global event in 2023 – the World Athletics Road Running Championships – as part of calendar changes approved at the most recent Council meeting. 

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Feature29 Sep 2020

Twenty years after her Olympic triumph, Skolimowska's legacy lives on

Remembering Kamila Skolimoska, the first Olympic women's hammer throw champion, on the anniversary of her historic victory at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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News29 Sep 2020

Spain announces squad for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Spain will send a team of five men and three women to the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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IaafNews28 Sep 2020

New way to judge jumps take-off fouls among recent competition rule changes introduced for 2020 and 2021

In case you missed it, World Athletics will be introducing a significant change to the way take-off fouls are judged in long and triple jumps, starting on November 1 2021.

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Feature28 Sep 2020

Coach Ruiter on star pupil Cheptegei: ‘He will be the new standard’

When Joshua Cheptegei made history to wipe 1.99 seconds from Kenenisa Bekele’s world 5000m record in Monaco in August, it generated an outpouring of ecstasy in a mild-mannered Dutchman situated some 9000 kilometres away in Uganda.

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Feature27 Sep 2020

Obiri ponders plans for Olympics and beyond

Hellen Obiri came close to walking away from the sport eight years ago.

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Report26 Sep 2020

Sparking glimmers of hope, mass racing returns with Rotorua Marathon

On a day to hearten the New Zealand running community and offer a glimmer of hope to the world, the 2020 Rotorua Marathon, one of the world’s first mass participation road races since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, took place on Saturday (26).

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Press Release26 Sep 2020

World Athletics Council extends deadline for RusAF’s reinstatement plan

The World Athletics Council has granted an extension to the deadline for the Russian Athletics Federation’s Reinstatement Commission to finalise its reinstatement plan.

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Report25 Sep 2020

Obiri and McSweyn victorious in Doha as Wanda Diamond League draws to a close

With about 90 seconds to go in the women’s 3000m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (25), it looked as though Hellen Obiri would register a rare defeat in the Qatari capital.

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News25 Sep 2020

Poland names home team for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

Host nation Poland will field a team of eight athletes for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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Feature25 Sep 2020

Remembering Magic Monday, the greatest night in athletics history

Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.

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News24 Sep 2020

How to follow and watch the Diamond League meeting in Doha

Wanda Diamond League action for 2020 concludes on Friday (25) with the Doha Diamond League meeting from the Qatari capital.

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