Bahrain continued their recent dominance of the Asian Cross Country Championships, taking clean sweeps of the medals in three out of the four categories and all four team titles on home soil at the 13th edition of the biennial championships in Manama on Monday (29).
The 59th edition of Campaccio, the first IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of 2016, will feature an impressive men’s field including 2014 Campaccio winner Albert Rop, Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Thomas Longosiwa, 2011 world cross-country champion Imane Merga and his Ethiopian compatriot Yasin Haji on Wednesday (6).
The 59th Campaccio-International Cross Country will see Bahrain’s 2014 winner Albert Rop return to try to regain his title on 6 January, organisers announced on Monday (21).
Double Olympic, world and European 5000m and 10,000m champion Mo Farah will drop down in distance and contest the 3000m at the Doha 2015 meeting, the opening competition of this year’s IAAF Diamond League on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Tuesday (31).
A fine selection of the world’s most promising young distance runners, arguably topped by Bahrain’s Albert Rop and Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon, will gather at the Iris Lotto Cross Cup meeting in Brussels, the second of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, on Sunday (21).
Poland’s Anna Rogowska went to the top of the 2014 women’s pole vault list when she cleared a world-leading 4.76m at the Flanders Indoor meeting, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, on Sunday (9).
The 2014 Campaccio cross country meeting on 6 January , the first of two IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings in Italy in January, will be a rematch of the sharp end of the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships senior men’s race, organisers announced on Thursday (19).
Ethiopia got a winning double at the 81st edition of the famous Cinque Mulini cross country race in the Italian town of San Vittore Olona, an IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting, with 2012 World Junior Championships 5000m gold medallist Muktar Edris and his compatriot Afera Godfay taking the honours on Sunday (3).
The legendary Cinque Mulini – Five Mills - Cross Country race in San Vittore Olona, a IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting, continues to maintain its place in the history of the discipline with its 81st edition on Sunday (3).
Kenya’s Albert Rop and Ethiopia’s Eleni Gebrehiwot were the winners of the ING Eurocross - an IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting - in Diekirch, Luxembourg,
on a snow covered course and in almost freezing condition on Sunday (27).