IAAF plans to cut long-distance races worry East African athletes

The IAAF wants to make the Diamond League more marketable and believes longer races slow things down.

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    Another development at the Diamond League could affect the future of generations of athletes.

    The IAAF wants to sideline the 5,000 and 10,000-metre events, which are dominated by East Africans.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi travelled to the high-altitude training camps in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya to find out how it could affect a deep-rooted culture of long-distance running.


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