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Series17 Aug 2019

Fab five: celebrations at the World Championships

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we reminisce about five very special celebrations from previous editions.

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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 3000m steeplechase – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

It has been 36 years since the 3000m steeplechase gold medallist came from a country other than Kenya, a streak that's unlikely to end in Rio.

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News02 Jul 2016

Kenya names 50-strong team for Rio

Athletics Kenya has nominated a team of 50 athletes (including reserves) to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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News17 May 2016

World champions Kemboi, Ibarguen and Schwanitz among the latest names for Rome – IAAF Diamond League

World champions Ezekiel Kemboi, Caterine Ibarguen and Christina Schwanitz are among the latest stars confirmed for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 2 June, the meeting organisers announced on Tuesday (17).

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Previews17 May 2016

Barber gets chance to bounce back on his return to Beijing

After lowering his colours to Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday, world champion Shawn Barber will be hoping for a change of fortune at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing on Wednesday (18).

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News05 May 2016

Doha press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

The traditional pre-meeting press conference of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha took place on Thursday (5) and the emphasis was very much on how the series, now in its seventh season, directly laid the foundations for many an elite athlete’s road to Rio.

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News02 May 2016

Champions galore on their way to Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Nine reigning world outdoor champions are set to flock to Doha along with some of the sport’s biggest stars for the opening meeting of the IAAF Diamond League on Friday (6).

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Previews29 Dec 2015

Kemboi, Jager and Masai among vast array of talent in Madrid

Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race and arguably the most prestigious of the myriad New Year’s Eve races around the world, offers quality line-ups in both the men’s and women’s categories on Thursday night (31).

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News29 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – long distance

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best long-distance performances of the year.

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Press Release26 Nov 2015

Six Athletes’ Commission members appointed

Six members of the IAAF Athletes’ Commission have been appointed by IAAF Council.

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Previews02 Sep 2015

20 individual world champions to compete in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

As befits the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, with the Weltklasse Zurich coming just a few days after the end of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, the famous Swiss meeting will feature a plethora of world champions on Thursday (3).

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Report24 Aug 2015

Report: men's 3000m steeplechase final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

As expected, Kenya dominated this race, with Ezekiel Kemboi proving that he’s the consummate championship competitor by taking his fourth consecutive world title and seventh straight medal at the IAAF World Championships.

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