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  • World Championships: What to watch out for on day nine

    World Championships: What to watch out for on day nine

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    There’s a lot to watch out for on day nine of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, almost too numerous to mention, in fact. With pre...

  • Five things to look out on Day Six at Doha Worlds

    Five things to look out on Day Six at Doha Worlds

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    As the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 moves into the second half, Day Six brings four gold medals and a whole raft of events with heats,...

  • Athletics - Diamond League - Doha - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - May 3, 2019 Kenya's ...

    Road to Doha: In Manangoi’s absence, who will reign supreme in 1,500m?

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    It seems wrong to describe Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen as a wunderkind, because even though he only turned 19 on 19 September, he has the attitude ...

  • Samples collected from athletes to test for doping. PHOTO/File

    AIU announces robust programme for Doha Worlds

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    The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), in partnership with the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 Local Organising Committee (LOC) and the Qata...

  • From glory to glory, terrific Kamworor rises

    From glory to glory, terrific Kamworor rises

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    Before he even lined up in Copenhagen on Sunday (15), Geoffrey Kamworor was already considered to be one of the best ever half marathon runners in his...

  • Kamworor to headline Copenhagen Half Marathon

    Kamworor to headline Copenhagen Half Marathon

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    Once again, a high class field will line up for the fifth edition of the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday with Geoffrey Kamworor leading the men's f...

  • Kiptoo, Mitei, Keter set for Frankfurt return

    Kiptoo, Mitei, Keter set for Frankfurt return

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    Mark Kiptoo, who set the world 40+ best at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon last year, will return to Germany's oldest city marathon for its 38th editio...

  • Athletics - Diamond League - Monaco - Stade Louis II, Monaco - July 12, 2019 Kenya's Timothy ...

    Cheruiyot clinches Diamond League trophy

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    Timothy Cheruiyot produced a convincing run at the AG Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday to secure his third successive Diamond League trophy ov...

  • Fancy Chemutai in action at the Birell Grand Prix (PHOTO/IAAF/Organisers)

    Koech, Chemutai lead Prague 10K fields

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    Kenyans Geoffrey Koech and Fancy Chemutai lead the fields at the Birell Prague Grand Prix 10km in the Czech capital on Saturday. On the men's side,...

  • Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele crosses the finish line past the Brandenburg Gate to win the 43rd ...

    Bekele added to Berlin Marathon field

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    Organisers of the BMW Berlin Marathon have announced that Kenenisa Bekele has joined a loaded men’s field for the September 29 race. Bekele is on...

  • Classy Chepkoech dominates in Zurich

    Classy Chepkoech dominates in Zurich

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    Beatrice Chepkoech was the class of the field in the women’s steeplechase, the world record holder taking command from the gun en route to a convinc...

  • NASSAU, BAHAMAS - APRIL 22: Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson of Jamaica ...

    Europe to stage World Relays for the first time

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    The IAAF World Relays will head to Europe for the first time in 2021, with the Polish region of Silesia confirmed today as host of the fifth edition...

  • Kenyan teen Kibet breaks 5K meet record in Italy

    Kenyan teen Kibet breaks 5K meet record in Italy

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    Kenyan teenager Michael Kibet broke the meeting record in the 5000m at the Palio della Quercia in Rovereto, Italy on Tuesday. In a close 5000m race...

  • Kiplagat breaks race record at Mexico City Marathon

    Kiplagat breaks race record at Mexico City Marathon

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    Vivian Kiplagat broke the women’s race record at the 37th Telcel Mexico City Marathon, while Duncan Maiyo’s victory in the men’s race made it a ...

  • Rono seeking Toronto Marathon hat-trick

    Rono seeking Toronto Marathon hat-trick

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    Philemon Rono is almost as familiar with Toronto roads as those around his training camp in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. On two previous visits to ...

  • Nov 4, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Mary Keitany smiles after crossing the finish line to win ...

    Keitany to defend New York City Marathon

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    Defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa will return to the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday 3 November. Keitany...

  • Kiprop, Yimer among the first signees for Valencia Half Marathon

    Kiprop, Yimer among the first signees for Valencia Half Marathon

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    Kenya's Stephen Kiprop and Ethiopians Jemal Yimer and Sembere Teferi are among the first star names announced for the Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP Ha...

  • Hellen Obiri shines in London

    Hellen Obiri shines in London

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    Impressive victories by Hellen Obiri and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce highlighted the second day of action at the Muller Anniversary Games in London Stadiu...

  • Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 1500 Metre Final – London Stadium, London, Britain - August 7, 2017. ...

    Back on track, Kipyegon prepares for Worlds

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    Few athletes in global athletics can quite boast the combination of sheer success and zest for living like Faith Kipyegon. With her naturally vivac...

  • Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor wins the 2014 world half marathon title in Copenhagen (PHOTO/IAAF/Courtesy)

    Kamworor to headline Copenhagen Half

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    Three-time world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor will headline the Copenhagen Half Marathon on September 15. Over the past five years or s...

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