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News22 Feb 2021

Muhammad and Kipchoge named World Athletes of the Year

Kipchoge and Muhammad have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year

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Previews15 Jun 2014

Three world record attempts, Lavillenie and Merritt set to highlight Ostrava meeting

Three planned world record assaults and appearances by world leaders Justin Gatlin, Renaud Lavillenie and LaShawn Merritt are just some of the highlights expected at the 53rd Golden Spike meeting on Tuesday (17).

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News21 May 2014

World record-holders Spotakova, Dibaba and Kiplagat added to Ostrava fields

Barbora Spotakova’s streak of seven podium finishes at Ostrava’s Golden Spike meeting came to an end last year as the javelin world record-holder was on a baby break, but the Czech star will make a popular return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting on 17 June.

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News10 Mar 2009

Gebrselassie to attack his own World record for One Hour in Hengelo - IAAF World Athletics Tour

The organisers of the Fanny Blankers Koen Games announced yesterday that Haile Gebrselassie will attack his own World record for the One Hour in Hengelo on 1 June 2009.

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News31 Dec 2007

2007 World records in review

As the year ends, let's take a look at the senior World Indoor and Outdoor records broken in 2007.

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News03 Jul 2007

Million Dollar Haile?

They have the world’s only seven-star hotel; now they’ve got the world’s only 24 World record runner. Fresh from his two most recent World records**, last week, Haile Gebselassie of Ethiopia announced this morning in Dubai that he will compete in the next Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, scheduled for 18 January 2008. That, said for Gebselassie it will be his final marathon before the Olympic Games in Beijing later that year.

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News16 Mar 2006

Gebrselassie approaching Record for Running Records

Haile Gebrselassie posted his third road running World record (pending ratification) of 2006 last weekend when he ran 1:11:37 for 25 kilometres at Alphen aan den Rijn.

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News07 Jun 2003

Tegla Loroupe beats Karolina Szabo’s World 30,000 metres record in Warstein

Tegla Loroupe of Kenya beat the 15 year old World 30,000m record at a small track meeting here on Friday evening, 6 June. Almost a month after her 30th birthday Tegla Loroupe ran 1:45:50.00 for the distance, lowering the mark (1:47:05.6) set by Hungary’s Karolina Szabo in Budapest on 22 April 1988 by 1:15.6 minutes.

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News30 Jan 2001

Loroupe and Skolimowska records ratified

The IAAF has officially ratified two world records set during 2000.

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