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  • Zersenay Tadese, Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin (PHOTO/IAAF/Victah Sailer)

    Kipchoge, Kipsang set sights on fast times in Berlin

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    Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang will meet for the third time in their rivalry at the BMW Berlin Marathon that will celebrate its 45th edition in the...

  • Lucy Murigi Wambui on her way to winning the WMRA World Cup race in Sierre-Zinal (...

    Kiplangat, Murigi ready to defend Mountain Running titles

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    Some of the world’s top mountain runners, hailing from 40 nations, will line up at the 34th edition of the WMRA World Mountain Running Championships...

  • Valary Aiyabei wins the Prague Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Giancarlo Colombo / organisers)

    Aiyabei favourite at Beijing Marathon

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    Valary Jemeli Aiyabei heads to Beijing Marathon on Sunday as the favourite but the Ethiopian pair of Meselech Beyene and Fatuma Sado provide a dauntin...

  • Stephen Kiprotich crosses the line at the Tokyo Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/AFP / Getty Images)

    Kiprotich targets fast time in Toronto

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    Over its decades-long history, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been graced by some of the world’s greatest marathoners, but never an ...

  • Kipruto threatens World 10km record at Prague Grand Prix

    Kipruto threatens World 10km record at Prague Grand Prix

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    World U20 champion Rhonex Kipruto sped to a convincing victory at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, confirming his status as one of the world’s most pro...

  • Korir shines in Ostrava

    Korir shines in Ostrava

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    Emmanuel Korir of Kenya lived up to his billing as favourite in the men’s 800m as he and his Team Africa team-mate, Nijel Amos of Botswana, ensured ...

  • Fancy Chemutai on her way to winning the RAK Half Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Victah Sailer / ...

    Kipruto, Chemutai eye winning returns to Prague

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    The top three men from last year will return to Birell Prague Grand Prix on Saturday while Fancy Chemutai, last year’s runner-up, headlines the wome...

  • Lonah Chemtai Salpeter: Why running is in my DNA

    Lonah Chemtai Salpeter: Why running is in my DNA

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    European 10,000m champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel talks about her passion and enthusiasm for distance running. I was born in the village o...

  • Abraham Cheroben winning the Copenhagen Half Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Organisers)

    Cheroben to defend Copenhagen Half title

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    Organisers of the Copenhagen Half Marathon have assembled one of the deepest half marathon fields in history for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 S...

  • Conseslus Kipruto on his way to winning the 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League ...

    Kipruto, Obiri retain DL titles in style

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    On a night that was all about winning rather than times, Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya found a way to retain his IAAF Diamond League steeplechase title...

  • Timothy Cheruiyot and Elijah Manangoi in the mile at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in ...

    First 16 DL champions to be crowned in Zurich

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    Spectators at Zurich’s Letzigrund Stadium have grown accustomed over the years to richly entertaining track and field action and they are highly unl...

  • Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor, winner of the 2014 world half marathon title in Copenhagen (PHOTO/Getty Images)

    Kamworor to defend New York title

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    Reigning TCS New York City Marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sund...

  • Ndiwa, Aprot claim Kenyan 1-2 in 10K

    Ndiwa, Aprot claim Kenyan 1-2 in 10K

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    A dominant 1-2 finish in the 10,000m by Kenyans Stacy Ndiwa and Alice Aprot highlighted the fourth day of competition at the 21st African Athletics Ch...

  • London gamble shows Korir the path

    London gamble shows Korir the path

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    Emmanuel Korir’s stunning 800m win at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London will go down as one of the stand-out performances of the summer. ...

  • Marathon runners in action (PHOTO/AFP /Getty Images)

    Lilesa, Kosgei to defend Bogota Half titles

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    Feyisa Lilesa and Brigid Kosgei will return to defend their titles at the 19th edition of the Bogota Half Marathon on Sunday. Lilesa, the 2016 Olym...

  • Moitalel Mpoke Naadokila celebrates winning a silver medal in the boys 400m hurdles finals at ...

    Nairobi to host World U20 Championships in 2020

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    Nairobi has been selected as the host city of the 2020 IAAF World Athletics U20 Championships. The Kenyan capital's candidacy was formally endorsed...

  • Philemon Rono wins the Toronto Waterfront Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Organisers / Victah Sailer)

    Rono aiming for Toronto Marathon three-peat

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    Kenya’s Philemon Rono will return to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on 21 October intent on winning this IAAF Gold Label race for the th...

  • After World record heroics, Chepkoech set sights on next target

    After World record heroics, Chepkoech set sights on next target

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    For most spectators in Friday’s steamy and spectacular IAAF Diamond League meeting in the Stade Louis II, Beatrice Chepkoech’s 3,000m steeplechase...

  • Chepkoech breaks steeplechase World record in Monaco

    Chepkoech breaks steeplechase World record in Monaco

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    On a night of sensational running at a hot and humid Stade Louis II, Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech produced the crowning performance of the tenth IAAF ...

  • Abel Kirui en route to victory at the 2016 Chicago Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Getty Images)

    Abel Kirui’s story behind the picture

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    As a two-time world marathon champion, 2012 Olympic silver medallist and former Chicago Marathon winner the exuberant Kenyan marathon star Abel Kirui ...

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