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41-year-old Kipchumba wins Beijing marathon in 2:11:00 despite high levels of air pollution
20 September 2015
41-year-old Kipchumba wins Beijing marathon in 2:11:00 despite high levels of air pollution
This Sunday approximately 30,000 runners took part in the 35th edition of  Beijing Marathon despite controversy over high levels of air pollution.  Beijing marathon
 Kenyans Kemboi and Ochichi  win Cape Town Marathon
20 September 2015
Kenyans Kemboi and Ochichi win Cape Town Marathon
Battling hot and humid weather conditions, Shadrack Kemboi from Kenya took the win at the second edition of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on Sunday September
Farah clear to continue with Salazar
18 September 2015
Farah clear to continue with Salazar
UK Athletics says that there is no reason to be worried about Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar and his training program - The Nike Oregon Project - based in the United
Belarusian hammer thrower banned for doping
17 September 2015
Belarusian hammer thrower banned for doping
Belarusian hammer thrower Pavel Krivitsky has been banned for four years for doping by his country's National Anti-Doping Agency.  Krivitsky, who finsished in
Start Lists: International Multi Event Challenge Decasar 2015
17 September 2015
Start Lists: International Multi Event Challenge Decasar 2015
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Kipsang to Defend NYC Marathon Title
15 September 2015
Kipsang to Defend NYC Marathon Title
 Former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsangof Kenya will defend his TCS New York City Marathon crown on November 1.  Kipsang will face a strong group of
Willis and Simpson win 5th Avenue Mile
14 September 2015
Willis and Simpson win 5th Avenue Mile
New Zealand's Nick Willis and American Jenny Simpson took victories at the world's most famous road mile race, the 5th Avenue Mile, on Sunday afternoon in New York. The
Mo Farah runs the fastest 1/2 marathon ever  by a European to beat Kenya's Stanley Biwott
13 September 2015
Mo Farah runs the fastest 1/2 marathon ever by a European to beat Kenya's Stanley Biwott
 Great Britain's Mo Farah won the Great North Run for the second year in a row in a sprint finish ahead of Kenya's Stanley Biwott on Sunday, September 13. The 2014 London
Live: IAAF World Challenge Rieti
13 September 2015
Live: IAAF World Challenge Rieti
Live Stream, Results, Start Lists: 2015 IAAF World Challenge meeting Rieti. Evemt Scheduled for Sunday September 13 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm Central European time.  Watch
Jepchirchir’s rise continues as the young Kenyan Star  smashes event record to win in Usti nad Labem
13 September 2015
Jepchirchir’s rise continues as the young Kenyan Star smashes event record to win in Usti nad Labem
 The surge to the top of Peres Jepchirchir showed no sign of faltering as the 21-year-old Kenyan surprised herself with the emphatic nature of her victory. A week after
Schippers concludes season with Great North City Games 100m record
13 September 2015
Schippers concludes season with Great North City Games 100m record
Newly-crowned world 200m champion Dafne Schippers of Netherlands wrapped up her impressive season with a win at Great North City Games in Tyneside, Great Britain on Saturday
Schippers Beats Felix in 200m in Brussels
12 September 2015
Schippers Beats Felix in 200m in Brussels
 World champion Dafne Schippers held of American sprint super star Allyson Felix to win the women´s 200m, at Friday's  Diamond League meet in
Kenyan's Jepchirchir and Chebii  go in search of fresh roads to conquer in Usti nad Labem 1/2 marathon
11 September 2015
Kenyan's Jepchirchir and Chebii go in search of fresh roads to conquer in Usti nad Labem 1/2 marathon
The Kenyan talents of Peres Jepchirchir and Daniel Chebii will complete a busy week when they line up at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon on Saturday. Fresh from their
Live: Diamond League Brussels
11 September 2015
Live: Diamond League Brussels
 Live Stream, Results, Entries: 2015 IAAF Diamond League Brussels (Memorial Van Damme). Event scheduled for Friday, September 11 at 8:00pm Central European
Entry Lists: Diamond League Brussels
10 September 2015
Entry Lists: Diamond League Brussels
Entry Lists: 2015 IAAF Diamond League Brussels (Memorial Van Damme) - Event Scheduled for Friday, September 11. Entry Lists Men 100m EN ENTRY
Nigeria's National Sports Commission Bans Okabare from 2016 Rio Olympics
09 September 2015
Nigeria's National Sports Commission Bans Okabare from 2016 Rio Olympics
World's one of the top female sprinters Blessing Okakbare of Nigeria has been banned by the National Sports Commission (NSC), from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The NSC
Mo Farah returns to defend Great North Run title
09 September 2015
Mo Farah returns to defend Great North Run title
 Great Britain's double world champion over 5000m and 10000m, Mo Farah, will defend his Great North Run title on Sunday, Sept 13 and attempt to become the second British
Ogunde Sets 100m  Meeting Record in Rovereto
09 September 2015
Ogunde Sets 100m Meeting Record in Rovereto
Qatar’s Asian champion Femi Ogunode set a new 100m meeting record of 10.00 on Tuesday night at  Palio Città della Quercia meeting in Rovereto. However Ogunode missed
Guliyev Shocks with 19.88 in 200m in Zagreb
08 September 2015
Guliyev Shocks with 19.88 in 200m in Zagreb
Turkey's Ramil Guliyev produced the top mark at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Zagreb on Tuesday night as he took the victory in the men's 200m with a massive personal best 19.88
Tired Usain Bolt Withdraws from Brussels Diamond League
07 September 2015
Tired Usain Bolt Withdraws from Brussels Diamond League
 World fastest man Usain Bolt has withdrawn from this Friday's Diamond League final in Brussels due to fatigue.  Bolt was scheduled to run the 200m on September 11
Fraser-Pryce wins 100m in Padua
07 September 2015
Fraser-Pryce wins 100m in Padua
Jamaican sprint superstar Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce won the women's 100m at Atletica Mondiale meeting in Padua on Sunday braking Merlene Ottey’s meeting record.   The
Live: ISTAF Berlin IAAF World Challenge
06 September 2015
Live: ISTAF Berlin IAAF World Challenge
 Live stream, Results, Entries: IAAF World Challenge meet ISTAF Berlin. Event Scheduled for Sunday, September 6 at 5:00pm European Central Time. Watch Live
World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12
06 September 2015
World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12
After winning World 200m title and world silver in 100m in Beijing last week, Netherlands' sprint star Dafne Schippers returned to track with a win over 100m at 2015 Flame Games in
Lavillenie Vaults 5.93m at  Salzburg City Jump Meet
06 September 2015
Lavillenie Vaults 5.93m at Salzburg City Jump Meet
World pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie, after disappointing performance at Beijing World Championships last week, managed to bounce back on Friday by wining the
 Peres Jepchirchir runs world 10k lead
06 September 2015
Peres Jepchirchir runs world 10k lead
 Peres Jepchirchir gave ample proof of her status as a rising star among the distance events by running 30:55, the fastest time in the world for the women’s 10k, to take top
Entry Lists: ISTAF Berlin - IAAF World Challenge Meet
04 September 2015
Entry Lists: ISTAF Berlin - IAAF World Challenge Meet
 Five current world champions will headline ISTAF Berlin, an IAAF world challenge meet, on Sunday, September 6.   Germans will be able to see in action their two world
Geoffrey Ronoh eyes course record while Kilel and  Jelagat head strong women’s field at Prague GP
04 September 2015
Geoffrey Ronoh eyes course record while Kilel and Jelagat head strong women’s field at Prague GP
Geoffrey Ronoh, the defending champion in the Birell Prague Grand Prix, leads parallel lives. He is as committed to his career as a Wildlife Ranger in Kenya, combating the
Final Scores: Diamond Race Winners
04 September 2015
Final Scores: Diamond Race Winners
First 16 Diamond Race Champions were crowned after the conclusion of the first Diamond League finals at Zurich Letzigrund Stadium on Thursday, September 3. See full Diamond League
Live: Diamond League Zurich
03 September 2015
Live: Diamond League Zurich
Live Stream, Results, Entry Lists: IAAF Diamond Legaue meet Weltklasse Zurich. Event scheduled for Tursday, September 3 at 8:00pm Central European time.  Watch Live
Barber wins pole vault inside Zurich train station  with 5.92m and sets Canadian indoor record
03 September 2015
Barber wins pole vault inside Zurich train station with 5.92m and sets Canadian indoor record
The Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond league meet, kicked off on Wednesday afternoon with pole vault contest inside the Zurich main train station.  It was Canada's Shawn
Rudisha wants fast time in Zurich
02 September 2015
Rudisha wants fast time in Zurich
After winning his second world 800m title last week in Beijing, Kenya's David Rudisha says he wants to produce a fast time in tomorrows 800m race at Zurich IAAF Diamond League
Beijing World Championships Men's 4x400m Official Splits
01 September 2015
Beijing World Championships Men's 4x400m Official Splits
Splits: men's 4x400m relay - IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Russia - Time 3:03.05 Order Athlete
Van Niekerk & James to battle for DL Trophy
01 September 2015
Van Niekerk & James to battle for DL Trophy
Newly crowned world 400m champion South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk and Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James will line up on Thursday, Sep. 3 in Zurich to battle for Diamond
Women's 4x400m Final Splits - Allyson Felix Officially 47.72
31 August 2015
Women's 4x400m Final Splits - Allyson Felix Officially 47.72
 IAAF Wolrd Championships Beijing official women's 4x400m splits - Full race video here. Ukraine - Time 3:25.94 Order Athlete
Bolt and Gatlin to run in Brussels
31 August 2015
Bolt and Gatlin to run in Brussels
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will race at next weekend's Diamond League in  Brussels. However we will not see a rematch of Bolt and Gatling as they are entered in different
Entry Lists: Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond League
31 August 2015
Entry Lists: Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond League
 Provisional Entry Lists: IAAF Diamond League Meet Weltklasse Zurich - Thursday, September 3  Entry Lists Men   200m Men ENTRY
Kenya Tops Medal Table at World Athletics Championships in Bejing
31 August 2015
Kenya Tops Medal Table at World Athletics Championships in Bejing
Kenyan team concluded the 15th world athletics championships on top for the first time by winning seven gold medals. Kenyan athletes also won 7 silver and 3 bronze medals.
Highlights: World Championships Day 9
30 August 2015
Highlights: World Championships Day 9
World athletics championships Beijing day 9 highlights. Jamaican women beat USA in the 4x400m final - Video Pen ultimate event in these championships was women's 4x4000m
Ethiopian Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon gold
30 August 2015
Ethiopian Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon gold
Mare Dibaba won the first women's marathon gold for Ethiopia at the 15th  world athletics championships on Sunday, Aug 29.   Entering the Beijing Olympic stadium
Photo Highlights: Day 8 World Athletics Championships Beijing
29 August 2015
Photo Highlights: Day 8 World Athletics Championships Beijing
World athletics championships highlights day 8 Ashton Eaton after breaking his own decathlon world record scoring 9045 points.  View image | gettyimages.com Men's
Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon World Record, wins world championships gold
29 August 2015
Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon World Record, wins world championships gold
 American Ashton Eaton has broken his own world decathlon record at the world athletics championships in Beijing on Saturday, August 29.  Eaton first broke the
World Athletics Championships Day 7 Highlights
28 August 2015
World Athletics Championships Day 7 Highlights
Beijing World Athletics championships day 7 highlights. Schippers Breaks European 200m Record Shubenkov Takes 110m hurdles crown Ashton Eaton sets decathlon 400m world
Photos from World Championships Day 6
28 August 2015
Photos from World Championships Day 6
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of second place Justin Gatlin of the United States View image | gettyimages.com David Oliver of the
Usain Bolt remains world's #1 sprinter as he beats Gatlin in 200m final
27 August 2015
Usain Bolt remains world's #1 sprinter as he beats Gatlin in 200m final
World Championships Beijing - There is no more questions to answer - Usain Bolt remains  the "King" of the sprints. Jamaican Usain Bolt has beaten his biggest
Cambell-Brown finishes her 200m heat in wrong lane and doesn't get DQ
26 August 2015
Cambell-Brown finishes her 200m heat in wrong lane and doesn't get DQ
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown was competing in a 200m heat and ended up in Margaret Adeoye's (GBR) lane for the second half of the
2 Kenyan's Fail Drug Test at Beijing World Championships
26 August 2015
2 Kenyan's Fail Drug Test at Beijing World Championships
 Two Kenyan athletes have been suspended after testing positive for doping at the World Championships in Beijing, the IAAF has announced. Athletes that failed drug test
Wayde van Niekerk and Julius Yego Headline World Championships Day 5
26 August 2015
Wayde van Niekerk and Julius Yego Headline World Championships Day 5
South African Wayde van Niekerk  and Kenya's Julius Yego were the top stars during the day 5 of the 15th world athletics championships in Beijing on Wednesday, Aug 26. Van
Photos: World Athletics Championships Beijing Day 4
25 August 2015
Photos: World Athletics Championships Beijing Day 4
Images of World Athletics Championships Beijing day 4 - Tuesday, August 25 Rudisha in lead during the men's 800m final View image | gettyimages.com Here are men's 800m
Cuba's Denia Caballero beats Perkovic in the women's discus throw final
25 August 2015
Cuba's Denia Caballero beats Perkovic in the women's discus throw final
Cuba's Denia Caballero beat defending champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia in the women's discus throw final in the 4th day day of the IAAF world championships in
Photo: Best Moments of Day 3 at World Championships in Beijing
25 August 2015
Photo: Best Moments of Day 3 at World Championships in Beijing
 Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce takes gold in women's 100m final. View image | gettyimages.com   Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen celebrates her triple jump
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