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Series09 Feb 2017

World Cross memories – Sonia O’Sullivan

In the first part of a new series where top athletes recall their memories of competing at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, we chat to Ireland’s Sonia O’Sullivan who in 1998 became the first athlete to win the senior race double.

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Feature27 Mar 2015

IAAF ambassador Sonia O'Sullivan is a committed cross country fan

Seventeen years on from completing her historic long and short-course double at the 1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Sonia O’Sullivan took to the stage as an IAAF ambassador at this year’s pre-event press conference in Guiyang, China, on Friday (27).

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Press Release10 Dec 2013

IAAF Global Seminar on Cross Country Running takes place in Belgrade

More than 100 participants from all six of the IAAF Area Associations gathered in the Serbian capital Belgrade for the IAAF Global Seminar on Cross Country Running on Monday (9).

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Press Release22 Nov 2013

IAAF Global Seminar on cross-country running

The IAAF Global Seminar on cross-country running will take place on 9 December 2013 in the Serbian capital Belgrade and will discuss the major issues facing cross-country participation, and cross-country running in general.

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News24 Jan 2002

Sonia O'Sullivan plans another comeback

The incomparable Sonia O’Sullivan is ready to make another incredible comeback at this year’s World Cross Country Championships in her home country, just three months after giving birth.

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Previews01 Jun 2000

Ivan Pedroso heads strong Cuban challenge at the Ericsson Grand Prix

Three time World long jump champion Ivan Pedroso of Cuba will join an all star line up which already includes Maurice Greene, Wilson Kipketer and Sonia O'Sullivan at the Ericsson Grand Prix on June 15th in Helsinki's Olympic stadium.

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News05 Oct 1998

O'Sullivan ends her season with victory in the Great North Run

O'Sullivan ends her season with Great North Run win

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Feature25 Mar 1998

A lesson from Marrakech...

With the World Cross Country Championships returning to Africa for the first time in 23 years and temperatures soaring into the 30s, most believed that the almost complete domination of this competition by runners from Kenya, Ethiopia and Morocco in recent years would continue.

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