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Report21 Feb 2020

Yeshaneh breaks half marathon world record in Ras Al Khaimah

Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the world record* to win the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on Friday (21), clocking 1:04:31 at the World Athletics Gold Label road race.

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Press Release21 Feb 2020

Inaugural World Athletics Continental Tour to kick off this weekend

The inaugural World Athletics Continental Tour, a series of leading international one-day meetings around the globe, kicks off this weekend with back-to-back meetings in Sydney and Auckland.

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News20 Feb 2020

Latest Madrid updates - World Athletics Indoor Tour

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Villa de Madrid meeting, the seventh and final stop on the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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Report19 Feb 2020

Duplantis tops 6.07m in Lievin, narrowly misses 6.19m

Armand Duplantis narrowly failed to set his third consecutive world pole vault record in the space of 12 days as he came close to clearing 6.19m at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin, France, the sixth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Wednesday (19).

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Previews19 Feb 2020

Double assault on triple jump records in Madrid

Yulimar Rojas and Hugues Fabrice Zango will aim to inch closer to – and perhaps even surpass – the world indoor triple jump records at the Villa de Madrid meeting on Friday (21), the final stop on the World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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Previews19 Feb 2020

Kosgei targeting fast time at Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

World marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei is the standout entrant at the 14th Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Friday (21).

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News18 Feb 2020

Abate and Kuma to defend Hamburg Marathon crowns

Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma will return to defend their titles at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on 19 April.

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Feature18 Feb 2020

Cheptegei on his 2020 aspirations: ‘I want to go and make history’

“Everything starts in the mind,” says Joshua Cheptegei. “If you believe you can do this, then it’s possible.”

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News18 Feb 2020

Latest Lievin updates - World Athletics Indoor Tour

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, the sixth stop on the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour. 

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Previews17 Feb 2020

Duplantis set to take centre stage in Lievin

Armand Duplantis, who has twice improved the world pole vault record in the space of a week, will seek an unprecedented hat-trick on Wednesday (19) evening as the illustrious Meeting Haut-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Liévin makes its debut in the World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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Report16 Feb 2020

Weekend road round-up: Chumo and Bekere take Barcelona half marathon wins

Kenya’s Victor Chumo and Ethiopia’s Ashete Bekere took their respective titles at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16). On a perfect day for running, the 33-year-old Chumo succeeded after a thrilling sprint finish in 59:58 while Bekere was an overwhelming victor to smash her career best by exactly four minutes to 1:06:37.

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Report16 Feb 2020

Yamanishi cruises to national 20km title in Kobe, secures Olympic team spot

It was an island of dreams for Toshikazu Yamanishi at the 103rd Japanese National 20km Championships as he roared home to gold and a place in the Japanese Olympic team.

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