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Series16 Nov 2019

Fab five: multiple winners of the World Athlete of the Year award

Ahead of the World Athletics Awards 2019 we toast a special quintet of athletes from yesteryear who have all enjoyed great success at the glittering annual event.

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Series08 Sep 2015

IAAF Inside Athletics – Hicham El Guerrouj

The 16th episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.

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News20 Nov 2014

Monaco press points – Hicham El Guerrouj and Robert Korzeniowski

Hicham El Guerrouj and Robert Korzeniowski are among the 2014 inductees into the IAAF Hall of Fame and the two athletics legends faced the press in Monaco on Thursday (20).

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Feature17 Sep 2014

A decade after retirement, El Guerrouj still has Midas touch in inspiring future generation

Ten years on from the Athenian drama of the 2004 Olympic men’s 1500m final, Hicham El Guerrouj was still playing catch up.

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News27 Dec 2004

Hicham El Guerrouj and Hasna Benhassi named Moroccan Athletes of the Year

Double Olympic champion Hicham El Guerrouj and 800m Olympic silver medallist Hasna Benhassi have been named Moroccan Athletes of the Year following a survey jointly organised by the Moroccan Press Agency, the Moroccan National Radio station and TVM, the main national Television broadcaster. Overall 28 media were involved in the voting process.

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News20 Nov 2001

Track & Field News names its Athletes of the Year

Recordsetting pole vaulter Stacy Dragila (US) and mile king Hicham El Guerrouj (Morocco) have been named the world’s top track & field athletes for the 2001 season by Track & Field News.

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Previews23 Aug 2001

El Guerrouj delays plans for move to 5000 metres

The chance for a share of the Golden League Jackpot and delays in his training schedule have decided Hicham El Guerrouj to delay his long-heralded move up to the 5000 metres. Speaking in Brussels on the eve of tomorrow's sixth leg of the 2001 IAAF Golden League, the Moroccan World Champion over 1500 metres confirmed that he will not be running the longer distance before next season.

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News21 Oct 1999

El Guerrouj and El Moutawakel to become UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors

The United Nations Children's Fund has asked Hicham El Guerrouj and Nawal El Moutawakel to be Goodwill Ambassadors

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News12 Oct 1999

Latest News from Morocco

Morocco's Nezha Bidouane, the 1997 400m hurdles World Champion, successfully underwent surgery on her right Achilles’ tendon two weeks ago and is now recovering well.

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News07 Sep 1999

El Guerrouj plans to extend range to 5000m

Fresh from yet another world record, Hicham El Guerrouj plans to rule supreme from the 1500m to the 5000m

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Report06 Sep 1999

Golden Jackpot for Szabo and Kipketer, World Record for El Guerrouj

Gabriela Szabo and Wilson Kipketer win the IAAF Golden League jackpot. World Record for El Guerrouj

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Report06 Jul 1999

El Guerrouj smashes mile record as Johnson dashes Thompson’s jackpot hopes

Hicham El Guerrouj had vowed to return the world record for the mile to Morocco. Tonight he lived up to his word in front of an ecstatic crowd in Rome’s Olympic Stadium.

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