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Famous Kenyan cross-country athlete Lucy Mawia Muli is going through a difficult time in her career after receiving a provisional suspension from the Italian Federation due to a positive doping test. Mawia was subject to severe punishment by the Italian Anti-doping Tribunal for alleged violations of anti-doping rules.
Beatrice Chebet of Kenya won the senior women's title at the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Belgrade, 2024, in an incredible demonstration of her physical prowess and unwavering determination. She is the first senior female athlete to accomplish this feat back-to-back since Tirunesh Dibaba in 2006.
Belgrade, Serbia; 30 March 2024 - Australia has continued its rich tradition in distance running at the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships, with strong team performances across the board led by the nation’s senior men as debutants Haftu Strintzos and Edwards Marks steered Australia to fifth position in Belgrade, Serbia.
Launceston, Tasmania; 14 March 2024 - This August, Australian athletics sets it sights on Tasmania, as the country’s most southern state gets set to host an unprecedented Australian Cross Country Championships for all ages, incorporating juniors to elite and through to masters participants.
Canberra, Australia; 1 March 2024: The first Australian athletes for the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships have been named, with Victorian Haftu Strintzos and Canberran local Paige Campbell set to lead the charge in Serbia after storming to victory at Stromlo Forest to confirm their selection alongside distance veterans Liam Adams and Melissa Duncan.
Inaugurating the London International Cross Country event at Parliament Hill was more than just a spectacle. The organizers, led by Eamonn Martin, aimed to fill the void left by the dearly missed Great Edinburgh XC. Their vision goes beyond, harboring ambitions to host the European Championships at this iconic venue.
In a breathtaking display of athletic ability, Yves Nimubona became the first Rwandan male to win the Energyvision CrossCup Hannut on Sunday (21), and Edinah Jebitok won her third Gold-level race of the World Athletics Cross Country Tour.
This weekend, the spotlight shifts to Parliament Hill as Hugo Milner, a hopeful contender for the Olympic triathlon, takes on the London International Cross Country. Despite his dedication to swim-bike-run ambitions, Milner contemplates the prospect of competing in the World Cross Country Championships in Belgrade later this year.
Beatrice Chebet, the world cross-country champion, and Berihu Aregawi, the silver medallist, demonstrated their supremacy at the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, proving their elite position. Taking place in Elgoibar, Spain, on Sunday (7), the competitors showed remarkable expertise in navigating the difficult course due to the continuous rain.
San Giorgio su Legnano witnessed a display of exceptional athleticism as Daniel Simiu Ebenyo and Francine Niyomukunzi claimed victory at the prestigious Campaccio, part of the World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold series.