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Previews10 Jan 2020

Obiri and Kifle the favourites in Elgoibar

At a press conference on Wednesday, elite race manager Zigor Díez announced the names of the athletes in contention at the 77th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (12).

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Report04 Dec 2016

Burka and Kifle dominate in Aranda de Duero – cross-country round-up

A decade after winning the short course title at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Fukuoka, Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka began her potential path to Kampala next March with an unopposed victory at the Cross de la Constitucion in Aranda de Duero on Saturday (3).

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Previews25 Nov 2016

Toroitich to chase second title in Alcobendas

Uganda’s Timothy Toroitich will return to Alcobendas as the man to beat at the 35th Cross Internacional de la Constitución on Sunday (27), the second of three Spanish races scheduled for the 2016-17 IAAF Cross Country Permit series.

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Report06 Dec 2015

Korikwiang and Kipsang prevail in Iten – cross-country round-up

Pauline Korikwiang continued her comeback to top-level racing with a commanding victory at the fourth leg of the AK/KCB Cross Country Series in Iten on Saturday (5).

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Previews23 Mar 2015

Junior men’s preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

You have to go back to 1991 for the last time an athlete from somewhere other than Kenya or Ethiopia won the world cross country junior men’s title, but Uganda might have the man to end this quarter century-long dominance at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 in the shape of Joshua Cheptegei.

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