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Series03 Aug 2019

Fab five: teenage winners at the World Championships

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we look at a quintet of special athletes who defied age and logic to be crowned world champions in their teenage years.

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Series12 Jan 2019

Fab five: January performances

To kick-start our new ‘fab five’ series, we highlight a quintet of world-class performances which were all produced in the first month of the year.

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Previews19 Oct 2018

Dibaba and Jepkosgei ready to duel in Delhi

At the pre-race press conference for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei both pronounced themselves fit and ready to go at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (21).

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News06 Oct 2018

Dibaba and Gebrhiwet added to Delhi Half Marathon fields

Tirunesh Dibaba, considered by many to be the world’s greatest female distance runner, will run the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 21 October.

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News31 Jul 2018

Dibaba heads high quality women’s field for Berlin Marathon

Multiple world and Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba leads the elite women’s field for the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 16 September.

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Series29 Mar 2018

Tirunesh Dibaba: I love running because…

The three-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion is one of the greatest female endurance runners of all-time. Here the 32-year-old Ethiopian legend and reigning Chicago Marathon champion explains her passion for running.

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News23 Jan 2018

Dibaba, Wanjiru, Chelimo, Biwott and Adola added to London Marathon fields

Organisers of the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon have confirmed that Tirunesh Dibaba and defending champion Daniel Wanjiru will return to the IAAF Gold Label road race on 22 April.

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Report08 Oct 2017

Dibaba dominates and Rupp times it right to win in Chicago

While the women’s race at the Chicago Marathon saw the coronation of a distance-running great, the men’s equivalent saw the arrival of a new champion at the 40th edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (8).

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Feature10 Aug 2017

Dibaba trains sights on Chicago following silver success in London

From the roads to the track – and back again – there seems little that can quell the success of the lady we have come to regard as the queen of distance running: Tirunesh Dibaba.

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News07 Jun 2017

Bekele and Dibaba lead Ethiopia’s marathon selections for IAAF World Championships London 2017

The fastest Ethiopian marathon runners in history will lead their nation’s team at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

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News06 Feb 2017

Greatest ever RAK Half threatens records

The intense spotlight of the global road running community falls on the RAK Half Marathon on 10 February, where one of the strongest ever women’s half marathon fields has been gathered and the men’s field contains 12 runners with sub-60-minute PBs.

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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: women's 10,000m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Two-time defending champion Tirunesh Dibaba will be at the start for the women’s 10,000m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but for once she isn’t even the standard bearer for the Ethiopian team.

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