When Meseret Defar and Bernard Lagat compete at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on 7 February, both will be marking milestones in their careers at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting. Two-time Olympic champion Defar will be competing for ... IAAF, 3 weeks ago
Bernard Lagat, 'Mezzie' Defar Join NBalance Boston Indoor Lineup - New England Runner, 3 weeks ago
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Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba on her way to breaking the world indoor 3000m record in Stockholm (DECA Text & Bild) Copyright Genzebe Dibaba will take a tilt at the world indoor 5000m record at the XL Galan meeting in Stockholm on 19 February, ...IAAF, 2 weeks ago
The athletics world is accustomed to seeing Ethiopian women winning 5000m or 10,000m titles, but no one from the East African nation of 94million whose last name does not start with a D had been able to get to the top of the podium at the Olympic ...IAAF, 1 month ago
Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back at the best long-distance running performances of the year. Men's 5000m It was a relatively low-key season in terms of performances in the men's 5000m with only four athletes running faster ...IAAF, 1 month ago
By AYUMBA AYODI More by World 5,000m silver medallist Mercy Cherono has hit the road running in readiness for the 2015 season where she targets two world titles. After winning silver at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, finishing behind ...Daily Nation, 1 month ago
The IAAF World Championships in track and field kick off on Saturday morning in Berlin and run through Sunday Aug. 23. Here are five things to look for at the upcoming championships: 1. Usain Bolt vs. Tyson Gay Consider this a showdown between ...SI.com, 1 month ago Surprises at IAAF worlds; women prevail at rowing worlds SI.com, 1 month ago
Allyson Felix is aiming for a fourpeat in the 200, but can she outrun Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce?
Photo: The IAAF World Championships start Saturday in Moscow, in what could be a season highlight for a sport racked by drugs, injuries, withdrawals and even the horrific incidents involving Oscar Pistorius and the Boston Marathon. In perhaps the ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Track and field is contested by more nations than any other sport in the Olympic Games. Yet, track-centric events in the women's track and field competition in London will center on a very small number of nations: Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Russia ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Azmeraw Bekele and Wude Ayalew, both former winners of the race, won the men's and women's races respectively at the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run 10km in Addis Ababa earlier today. Bekele who had won here in 2010 returned to win his second title, to ...Great Run, 2 months ago Former winners Ayalew and Bekele triumph at Great Ethiopian Run IAAF, 2 months ago
"I don't like running," claims Liam Myles. It is an extraordinary admission from a man who has just dashed halfway across the world to be involved in a remarkable road race. Amid more than 35,000 vibrant red t-shirts, the softly spoken Irishman is ...AllAfrica.com, 2 months ago
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