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Marcell Jacobs Clocks Italian 100m Record with 9.95 in Savona
13 May 2021
Marcell Jacobs Clocks Italian 100m Record with 9.95 in Savona
Marcell Jacobs clocked a new Italian 100m record with a stunning 9.95 seconds in the preliminary round at the Meeting Citta di Savona on Thursday (13).
Richardson and Benjamin in the spotlight at USATF Golden Games in Walnut
10 May 2021
Richardson and Benjamin in the spotlight at USATF Golden Games in Walnut
Sha’Carri Richardson (10.77) and Raj Benjamin (47.13) grabbed the headlines in a great edition of the USATF Golden Games at Mt. Sac in Walnut, California Sunday (9).
Barshim and Tobe share the win with 2.30 in the high jump in Tokyo
09 May 2021
Barshim and Tobe share the win with 2.30 in the high jump in Tokyo
Ready Steady Tokyo: Barshim and Tobe shared the high jump win with 2.30m, Gatlin won 100m, 19-year-old Japanese Ryuji Miura ran 8:17.46 in the steeple.
Gudaf Tsegay makes 10000m debut with crazy 29:39.42
09 May 2021
Gudaf Tsegay makes 10000m debut with crazy 29:39.42
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay ran an amazing 29:39.42 10,000m debut on Saturday at the Fernanda Ribeiro Gold Gala in Portugal.
Julimar Rojas and Hugues Fabrice Zango set Triple Jump World Leads
08 May 2021
Julimar Rojas and Hugues Fabrice Zango set Triple Jump World Leads
Julimar Rojas and Hugues Fabrice Zango set triple jump World leads with 15.14m and 17.40m respectively on Saturday, May 8.
Vetter Highlights European Throwing Cup with 91.12m
08 May 2021
Vetter Highlights European Throwing Cup with 91.12m
Germany’s Johannes Vetter highlighted the opening day of the European Throwing Cup in Split, Croatia on Saturday by launching javelin over 90m mark twice.
Star-studded field set for USATF Golden Games in Walnut
07 May 2021
Star-studded field set for USATF Golden Games in Walnut
Shaunae Miller Uibo, Michael Norman, Raj Benjamin, Noah Lyles, Allyson Felix, Kendra Harrison and Donovan Brazier will line up at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday.
 Elaine Thompson-Herah drops 10.78 in Clermont
03 May 2021
Elaine Thompson-Herah drops 10.78 in Clermont
Elaine Thompson-Herah ran World No.2 10.78 while high schoolers Errioyn Knighton and Jaylen Slade wind-aided clocked 9.99 and 10.04 respectively in Florida.
Italy Surprises with two Victories at the World Relays Championships
02 May 2021
Italy Surprises with two Victories at the World Relays Championships
A double vicotry for Italy in the women’s 4x100 and mixed 4x400 relay highighted the second day of the 2021 World Athletics Relays Championships in Chrozow, Poland.
JuVaughn Harrison Soars to LSU High Jump Record with 2.30m
02 May 2021
JuVaughn Harrison Soars to LSU High Jump Record with 2.30m
JuVaughn Harrison cleared a new Louisiana State University school outdoor high jump record with 2.30m at the LSU Invitational.
Poland wins the first title at the 2021 World Relays in Chorzow
02 May 2021
Poland wins the first title at the 2021 World Relays in Chorzow
Host nation Poland won the first gold medal in the 2x2x400m relay in a packed first day at the World Athletics Relays Championships Silesia 21 in Chorzow.
Trayvon Bromell Clocks 100m World Lead in Jacksonville
01 May 2021
Trayvon Bromell Clocks 100m World Lead in Jacksonville
Trayvon Bromell clocked a new 100m World lead of 9.88 seconds, Divine Oduduru won the 200m in 19.88 at the North Florida Invitational in Jacksonville, Florida.
Preview: World Athletics Relays Silesia 2021
29 April 2021
Preview: World Athletics Relays Silesia 2021
The 2021 World Athletics Relays Championships takes place this weekend at the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow, Poland on 1-2 May.
Kirani James and Nijel Amos return to action with 400m race in Arizona
26 April 2021
Kirani James and Nijel Amos return to action with 400m race in Arizona
Kirai James and Nijel Amos opened the outdoor season with a solid 400m race at the Canyon Invitational in Pheonix, Arizona on Saturday (24).
Johannes Vetter throws huge world lead in the javelin 91.50m
25 April 2021
Johannes Vetter throws huge world lead in the javelin 91.50m
The 2017 world champion Johannes Vetter from Germany, threw a massive world lead in the javelin with a 91.50m throw in Offenburg on Saturday.
Fred Kerley 9.91, Natasha Morrison 10.87 impress at TRUFit Sprint Classic in Miami
25 April 2021
Fred Kerley 9.91, Natasha Morrison 10.87 impress at TRUFit Sprint Classic in Miami
Fred Kerley set a new World lead and broke the 10-second barrier for the first time in his career in the 100m with 9.91 seconds at the TRUFit Sprint Classic.
Miller Uibo impresses with 400m stadium record at Hayward Field at USATF Grand Prix
25 April 2021
Miller Uibo impresses with 400m stadium record at Hayward Field at USATF Grand Prix
Reigning Olympic champion Shaunae Miller Uibo set the fastest time in the world this year and the Hayward Field record in the women’s 400m with 49.08 at USATF GP.
Noah Williams 44.30 in 400m and Ju’Vaughn Harrison 8.44m in Long Jump set World Leads in Baton Rouge
25 April 2021
Noah Williams 44.30 in 400m and Ju’Vaughn Harrison 8.44m in Long Jump set World Leads in Baton Rouge
Noah Williams and Ju’Vaughn Harrison produced 400m and long jump world leads at the 2021 Luisina State University (LSU) Alumni Gold track and field meet.
Miller Uibo, Lyles and Felix in the Spotlight at the USATF GP at Oregon Relays
23 April 2021
Miller Uibo, Lyles and Felix in the Spotlight at the USATF GP at Oregon Relays
Preview: USATF GP at Oregon Relays, World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, Miller Uibo, Lyles, Felix, and Michael Norman in the spotliight this Saturday.
Eric Avila and Rachel Schneider Win USA Road Mile Titles at Drake Relays
22 April 2021
Eric Avila and Rachel Schneider Win USA Road Mile Titles at Drake Relays
Eric Avila and Rachel Schneider were the winners of the 2021 USA Track and Field Road Mile championships on the opening day of the annual Drake Relays in Des Moines.
Nicola McDermott Becomes the first first Australian Women to Clear 2.00m in High Jump
19 April 2021
Nicola McDermott Becomes the first first Australian Women to Clear 2.00m in High Jump
Nicola McDermott became the first Australian woman to clear a high jump bar set at two metres on Sunday (18) at the Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney.
Kipchoge and Steinruck win NN Mission Marathon Enschede
18 April 2021
Kipchoge and Steinruck win NN Mission Marathon Enschede
Eliud Kipchoge and Germany Katharina Steinruck were the winners at the NN Mission Marathon Enschede on Sunday, April 17.
Athing Mu Destroys NCAA 800m Record with 1:57.73
18 April 2021
Athing Mu Destroys NCAA 800m Record with 1:57.73
Athing Mu from Texas A&M demolished the US collegiate (NCAA) outdoor record in the Women’s 800 Meters on Saturday at the Michael Johnson Invitational.
Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Blazes 12.32 in 100m Hurdles
17 April 2021
Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Blazes 12.32 in 100m Hurdles
Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn clocked a stunning 12.32 (w +1.7m/s) to move #7 on the all-time list in the 100m hurdles at the Tomas Jones Memorial.
Christine Mboma Improves 400m World Junior Record to 49.22 Seconds
17 April 2021
Christine Mboma Improves 400m World Junior Record to 49.22 Seconds
Christine Mboma improved her 400m World Junior Record U20 to 49.22 on Saturday at the Namibian campionships.
CAS Reduces Christian Coleman's Doping Ban to 18 Months
16 April 2021
CAS Reduces Christian Coleman's Doping Ban to 18 Months
100m World Champion Christian Coleman's two year doping ban reduced to 18 months, however he will still miss the Tokyo Olympics.
Eliud Kipchoge set to return at the NN Mission Marathon in Enshede
16 April 2021
Eliud Kipchoge set to return at the NN Mission Marathon in Enshede
Reigning marathonOlympic champion and world record holder Eliud Kipchoge will return to action at the NN Mission Marathon in Enschede on Sunday, April 18.
17-year-old Namibian Athlete Christine Mboma sets new 400m World Junior Record with 49.24
11 April 2021
17-year-old Namibian Athlete Christine Mboma sets new 400m World Junior Record with 49.24
17-year-old Namibian Athlete Christine Mboma set a new 400m World Junior Record U20 record with a stunning 49.24 seconds at the All-Comers meet in Lusaka, Zambia
Sha'Carri Richardson Clocks 6th fastest 100m in history at Miramar Invitational
10 April 2021
Sha'Carri Richardson Clocks 6th fastest 100m in history at Miramar Invitational
Sha'Carri Richardson produced the 6th fastest 100m time in history of 10.72 secinds at the Miramar Invitational on Saturday in South Florida.
NN Mission Marathon will be staged as planned on April 18
07 April 2021
NN Mission Marathon will be staged as planned on April 18
NN Mission Marathon with Eliud Kipchogw will take place in Enschede, Netherlands on Sunday, April 18.
Miller-Uibo impresses with 200m World Lead in Florida
05 April 2021
Miller-Uibo impresses with 200m World Lead in Florida
Shaunae Miller-Uibo opened her 2021 outdoor season with an impressive 22.03 second World Lead in the 200m in Clermont Florida on Sunday.
Ruth Chepngetich Smashes World Half Marathon Record in Istanbul
04 April 2021
Ruth Chepngetich Smashes World Half Marathon Record in Istanbul
World marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya won the 2021 N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon with a stunning World record of 1:04:02 on Sunday.
Aleia Hobbs clocks the first sub 11 second 100m this year in Louisiana
03 April 2021
Aleia Hobbs clocks the first sub 11 second 100m this year in Louisiana
Aleia Hobbs clocked the first sub 11 second 100m this year with a 10.99 second performance at the LSU Invitational Battle on the Bayou in Louisiana.
Terrance Laird blazes 19.81 in the 200m at Texas Relays
28 March 2021
Terrance Laird blazes 19.81 in the 200m at Texas Relays
Terrance Laird from Louisiana States University clocked an impressive 19.81 second personal best to win the 200m final on the 3rd day of Texas Relays on Saturday.
Tara Davis Soars 7.14m to Set NCAA Long Jump Record at Texas Relays
26 March 2021
Tara Davis Soars 7.14m to Set NCAA Long Jump Record at Texas Relays
Tara Davis from the University of Texas set a new collegiate NCAA long jump record with a massive leap of 7.14m performance on the second day of 2021 Texas Relays.
Strong marathon debut by Simon Boch, Fabienne Schlumpf breaks Swiss half marathon record in Dresden
21 March 2021
Strong marathon debut by Simon Boch, Fabienne Schlumpf breaks Swiss half marathon record in Dresden
Simon Boch (GER) runs Olympic marathon qualifying standard in his debut, Fabienne Schlumpf set the Swiss HM record with 68:27 at Itelligence Citylauf Invitational.
Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden with Moen, Naert, Meucci and Petros on Sunday
18 March 2021
Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden with Moen, Naert, Meucci and Petros on Sunday
Three of Europe's best marathoners Sondre Moen, Koen Naert and Daniel Meucci promise thrilling race at the Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden on Sunday.
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held with 4,704 participants with Covid-19 protective measures
14 March 2021
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held with 4,704 participants with Covid-19 protective measures
The Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held on Sunday, March 14 in the city of Nagoya, Japan as scheduled.- Mizuki Matsuda won her first victory over Nagoya in 2:21:51- The Tiffany
Cole Hocker takes Mile and 3000m titles at NCAA championships
14 March 2021
Cole Hocker takes Mile and 3000m titles at NCAA championships
Cole Hocker took a histroic Mile and 3000m double to became the youngest athlete of any country to win such a middle distance doble at NCAA championships.
Tara Davis sets new NCAA lcollegiate long jump record with  6.93m (22-9)
13 March 2021
Tara Davis sets new NCAA lcollegiate long jump record with 6.93m (22-9)
Tara Davis a junior from Texas, who returned to collegiate competition after two years jumped a huge 6.93m (22-9ft) to set a new NCAA long jump record.
JuVaughn Harrison Clears 2.30m and leaps 8.45m to win NCAA high jump and long jump titles
12 March 2021
JuVaughn Harrison Clears 2.30m and leaps 8.45m to win NCAA high jump and long jump titles
JuVaughn Harrison of LSU cleared 2.30m and leaped to a massive 8.45m personal best to win high jump and long jump NCAA indoor championships titles in a single day.
 Nagoya Women’s Marathon the first mass participation race to be held in Japan during Covid-19 times
10 March 2021
Nagoya Women’s Marathon the first mass participation race to be held in Japan during Covid-19 times
The Nagoya Women’s Marathon is delighted to announce that the 2021 will be staged in Nagoya city, Japan on Sunday, March 14, 2021 as planned.
Armand Duplantis sets European indoor hampionships record in the pole vault with 6.05m
07 March 2021
Armand Duplantis sets European indoor hampionships record in the pole vault with 6.05m
The championship record by Armand Duplantis in the men’s pole vault, and 4 world-leading performances highlighted the final day of the European Indoor Championships.
Marcell Jacobs Wins European Indoor 60m Gold with World Leading 6.47
06 March 2021
Marcell Jacobs Wins European Indoor 60m Gold with World Leading 6.47
Marcell Jacobs stromed to a European indoor 60m gold with a world leading time of 6.47 ahead of German record holder Kevin Kranz and defending champion Jan Volko
Nafissatou Thiam claims her second European indoor gold medal in the pentathlon
05 March 2021
Nafissatou Thiam claims her second European indoor gold medal in the pentathlon
Reigning Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam won her second European Indoor gold medal in the pentathlon setting a world seasonal best of 4904 points.
Neeraj Chopra breaks Indian Record with 88.07m Javelin Throw
05 March 2021
Neeraj Chopra breaks Indian Record with 88.07m Javelin Throw
Neeraj Chopra broke his own national record with an 88.07m javelin throw at the Indian Grand Prix in Patiala on Friday, March 5.
Torun 2021: Montler jumps 8.18m in the qualifying round
05 March 2021
Torun 2021: Montler jumps 8.18m in the qualifying round
The first session of the European Indoor Championships in Torun got underway. Thobias Montler from Sweden led the men's long jump qualifying round with 8.18m.
Preview: European Indoor Championships Torun 2021
03 March 2021
Preview: European Indoor Championships Torun 2021
Torun hosts the 36th edition of the European Indoor Championships from 4 to 7 March 2021. A record 733 athletes will compete at the old continent championships.
Kengo Suzuki Wins Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon with 2:04:56 Japanese Record
28 February 2021
Kengo Suzuki Wins Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon with 2:04:56 Japanese Record
Kengo Suzuki surprised everyone with a new Japanese record by winning the final edition of Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon within 2:04:56 seconds on Sunday, February 28. The
Athing Mu destroys World U20 Indoor record with 1:58.40
27 February 2021
Athing Mu destroys World U20 Indoor record with 1:58.40
18-year-old Athing Mu, a freshman from Texas A&M smashed the World U20 indoor record with an incredible 1:58.40 at the SEC championships on Saturday, February 21.
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