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Report03 Oct 2020

World champions shine as Kip Keino Classic delivers the magic in Nairobi

Three of Kenya’s world champions – Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech – were triumphant at the Kip Keino Classic World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday (3) as Nairobi hosted its first ever global one-day meet at the newly-refurbished Nyayo National Stadium.

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Feature16 Aug 2020

On its 25th anniversary, remembering Kiptanui’s historic sub-eight-minute steeplechase

For Moses Kiptanui, it was just a matter of time.

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Feature31 Jul 2020

How Davis and Bayi made history for Tanzania

When Ron Davis started out in athletics, he probably never dreamed that he would get to travel the world doing what he loved best – much less that it would lead to him laying down roots half way across the world in Tanzania.

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Feature25 Jul 2020

After injuries and quarantine, Casetta once again inspired to push for Olympic qualification

Successful and versatile throughout her youth, Argentina’s Belén Casetta pushed her own limits and found extraordinary inspiration at the 2017 World Championships.

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Feature16 Jun 2020

Wale ready to make more steeplechase history for Ethiopia

If one fact was gleaned from the world of men’s steeplechasing in 2019 it was that Ethiopia is no longer prepared to play second fiddle to their great East African rivals Kenya.

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Feature10 Feb 2020

Girma’s one-year journey from unknown runner to global medallist

This time last year, few people in the athletics world had heard of Lamecha Girma.

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News02 Dec 2019

2019 review: middle and long distances

Our end-of-year reviews continue with renowned statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava taking a look back at 2019’s key action on the middle and long distance track events.

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Feature05 Oct 2019

Against all odds, Kipruto claims his most treasured gold

If you build it, the fitness will come. At a time of crisis, that’s what Conseslus Kipruto had to tell himself.

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Report04 Oct 2019

Report: men's 3000m steeplechase - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

There is a reason why Conseslus Kipruto has won as many championship medals as he has done: he simply knows how and when to perform.

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Report30 Sep 2019

Report: women's 3000m steeplechase - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Two years since a mid-race blunder cost her the chance of a medal, Beatrice Chepkoech made no such mistakes tonight and produced one of the most dominant steeplechase performances in World Championships history.

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Previews23 Sep 2019

Preview: men's 3000m steeplechase - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

The men’s steeplechase could be one of the most wide-open track events at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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Previews23 Sep 2019

Preview: women's 3000m steeplechase - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Beatrice Chepkoech has waited two long years for her chance to make amends for what happened at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

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