Swiss record holder Tadesse Abraham will run his next marathon in Austria. Organisers of the Vienna City Marathon confirmed the start of the 36-year-old who holds a personal ...
Lasistkene soars 2.04m - a new World lead and personal best equal
Russian high jumper Mariya Lasitskene set a new World-lead and equaled her personal best mark indoors with 2.04 clearance to prevail over Anna Chicherova at 2.00 at the 2019 Russian Winter meeting in Moscow on Sunday, February 3. It was Lasitskene's fifth win this season where she goes over 2.00m, in the high jump.
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• SPOTLIGHT ON TEFERA AS WORLD INDOOR TOUR SET TO CONCLUDE IN DUSSELDORF
Nine of this season's 11 IAAF World Indoor Tour titles will be up for grabs when the six-meeting series concludes with the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf on Wednesday (20) night, but none will be as eagerly anticipated and as closely watched as the battle for the men's 1500m when Samuel Tefera returns to the track just four days after his sensational world record-breaking run in Birmingham.
February 19, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG
• Caster Semenya: South African runner's appeal against IAAF rule begins
Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya's appeal against a regulation restricting testosterone levels in female runners began on Monday - as the head of world athletics again defended the rule. South African Semenya, 28, is seeking to overturn the regulation at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The case will be heard until Friday, with a verdict expected by 29 March.
February 19, 2019 See More on: BBC Sports
• Selection chaos sees British Athletics forced to pick incomplete sprint team for European Indoor Championships
Richard Kilty, the double reigning European 60m champion, has hit out at not being given the chance to attempt a historic hat-trick in Glasgow after British Athletics were forced into humiliatingly selecting just one male sprinter despite having three spots to fill.
February 17, 2019 See More on: The Telegraph
• COURSE RECORDS FALL AT SEVILLE AND HONG KONG MARATHONS
Ethiopians Ayana Tsedat and Guteni Shone grabbed convincing victories at the 35th Zurich Maratón de Sevilla. 22-year-old Tsedat clocked 2:06:36 to improve the race record by 1:07. Likewise Shone’s winning time of 2:24:29 broke the course record by a similar difference, 1:06. Volha Mazuronak of Belarus (2:26:13) and Kenyan Barnabas Kiptum (2:09:20) broke course records at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.
February 17, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG