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Report25 Jan 2020

Adams secures Olympic qualifier on return to competition

In her first competition for almost 18 months, two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams achieved an Olympic qualifying mark of 18.65m.

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Lifestyle25 Jan 2020

Weekend reads: the best athletics stories from the past seven days

Start your weekend here, with a round-up of some of the best athletics, running and fitness-related stories from the past seven days.

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News24 Jan 2020

Latest Boston updates - World Athletics Indoor Tour

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the first meeting of the 2020 IAAF World Indoor Tour. 

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Previews24 Jan 2020

Worku and Yavi the favourites at the Cinque Mulini cross country

Ethiopian teenager Tadese Worku and defending champion Winfred Mutile Yavi from Bahrain will be in the spotlight at the 88th edition of the Cinque Mulini in San Vittore Olona, Italy, the seventh leg of this season’s World Athletics Cross Country Permit, on Sunday (26).

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Report24 Jan 2020

Degefa sizzles 2:19:38 in Dubai, debutant Adugna prevails in men's race

For tenacity, Worknesh Degefa was the star of the show in the 21st anniversary race of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race on Friday (24), the Ethiopian enduring mid-race physical problems to clock 2:19:38 and win the women’s race. But for sheer opportunism, debutants Olika Adugna of Ethiopia and Eric Kiptanui of Kenya carried the day, outwitting the tried and tested marathoners, to finish first and second in the men’s race, in 2:06:15 and 2:06:17.

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Press Release24 Jan 2020

Ten cities across four continents to host Gold meetings in 2020 Continental Tour

The full ten-meeting schedule for the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour (Gold level) has been finalised with the addition of Nairobi, which will be the first African host city.

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Previews24 Jan 2020

Tesfay leads Osaka Women's Marathon field while locals battle for Olympic team berth

Haftamnesh Tesfay leads a quartet of sub-2:22 runners at the 39th edition of the Osaka Women’s Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (26), while local eyes will be watching a race that could determine the third Japanese spot on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic team.

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Previews23 Jan 2020

Spotlight on Ali, Brazier and McLaughlin as World Athletics Indoor Tour kicks off in Boston

Saturday, 25 January, marks 183 days until the Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies in Tokyo. That would explain the heightened sense of urgency spiking through the athletics world. And on Saturday, many athletes – from Olympic hopefuls to medal aspirants – will be kicking off their Olympic year at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, the first stop on the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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IaafNews23 Jan 2020

Valencia Marathon reaps rewards from adopting World Athletics road race medical protocol

The World Athletics road race medical protocol, developed for last year’s World Athletics Championships in Doha, has drastically reduced the number of medical emergencies at other road races that have introduced the management system.

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News22 Jan 2020

World indoor medallists Clemons and Eaton confirmed for Dusseldorf

Organisers of the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf have announced two high-quality fields for the 60m hurdles races at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting on 4 February.

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Culture22 Jan 2020

City guide - Gdynia

The 24th edition of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships will take place on 29 March in Gdynia, a city of 246,000 residents on Poland’s Baltic coast.

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News22 Jan 2020

Past winners and global champions confirmed for Boston Marathon

John Hancock and the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) today announced the elite international fields for the Boston Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, on 20 April.

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