African Female Athletes Top List As IAAF Announce Finalists For 2018 Female Rising Star Award

With just three weeks to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018, the IAAF is delighted to announce the five finalists for the 2018 Female Rising Star Award to recognise this year’s best U20 athlete. The winner will be announced live on stage at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018 in Monaco on Tuesday 4 December.

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Radcliffe Joins UN Campaign for Clean Air

World marathon record-holder Paula Radcliffe has joined fellow IAAF ambassador Haile Gebrselassie as a UN Environment Advocate for Clean Air and will campaign against air pollution worldwide. UN Environment announced today that Radcliffe would work alongside Gebrselassie to raise awareness of the health threats caused by air pollution. In May, the IAAF pledged its support

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Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum Breaks World Half Marathon Record In Valencia With 58:18

One year after his compatriot Joyciline Jepkosgei broke the women’s world record at the Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum broke the men’s world record* at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (28), clocking 58:18 to take five seconds off the mark set by Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese in 2010. At

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