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IAAF 4h
Athletics can be a family affair, last weekend Larissa Lapichino, daughter of jumped 6.12m aged 16. Whilst at the French XC regionals Saskia Diagana (daughter of ) and Isla Lough (daughter of )came 1st & 2nd respectively.
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IAAF 5h
It's nearly here, the 'IAAF Inside Athletics' series is returning soon for it's sixth season, hosted by
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IAAF 6h
WOW - great to see and nominated for Sportswoman of the year. 🙌🙌
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IAAF 6h
In our latest 'Story behind the photo' series piece, Shaunae Miller-Uibo aka talks in detail about the spectacular image of her falling across the finish line to strike 400m gold at the Rio Olympic Games.
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IAAF 10h
IAAF announces a US$500,000 solidarity fund to help member federations in the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) area recover from the devastating damage caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose. More:
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IAAF 11h
Another crazy finish, wait till the end
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IAAF Jan 15
Glad you liked it, his favorite place to compete is Eugene. We plan to improve the sound quality in future videos, thanks for your feedback. 🏃
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IAAF Jan 15
Job vacancies - the IAAF is currently seeking: - Manager for governance - Manager for member federation relations More:
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IAAF Jan 15
Here is the second installment of one of our latest weekly features. takes on the clock to answer as many questions as possible in 60 seconds.
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IAAF Jan 15
After London success, world champion Geoffrey Kirui aiming for further marathon greatness. More:
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Prefontaine Classic Jan 14
Holy cow! started 2018 off with a huge vault!
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Holly Bradshaw Jan 14
Me waiting for my indoor season to start ⌚️
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IAAF Jan 14
"I had been involved in athletics from a young age. My parents had both represented Greece at a junior level – my dad as a triple jumper and my mum as a 400m sprinter – and I had tried a number of events, but found I got bored very easily."
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IAAF Jan 14
“After the competition, I phoned my mum who said she was so happy and also feeling well. This was a huge moment for me and was part of the reason I was so elated to win the gold medal in London.”
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IAAF Jan 13
World 200m champion will go up against Great Britain's in the Glasgow 60m.
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SPIKES Jan 13
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IAAF Jan 13
In the countdown to , we're taking a look at some of the great world indoor champions from the past. First up: three-time world indoor 1500m champion Marcus O'Sullivan. His story:
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IAAF Jan 13
Tola and Mergia among latest additions to Boston marathon field.
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IAAF Jan 13
Greece's World and Olympic champion talks about why she loves pole vaulting "The first ever Olympic women’s pole vault at the 2000 Sydney Games provided the inspiration for me to try the event."
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IAAF Jan 12
The 'Story behind the picture', one of our new features in 2018. "This was a huge moment for me and was part of the reason I was so elated to win the gold medal in London." -
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