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Provisional Start lists for the Doha Diamond League
21 September 2020
Provisional Start lists for the Doha Diamond League
Wanda 2020 Doha Diamond League organizers released provisional entry lists. The final Diamond League event this year will take place at the Doha's Qatar Sports Club on Friday,
The 10th Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon succeeded the pandemic challenge
20 September 2020
The 10th Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon succeeded the pandemic challenge
Over two thousand runners flooded the streets of Ústí nad Labem during the jubilee 10th year of the Mattoni Half Marathon. The event showed that even in difficult times caused by
Vienna City Marathon moves from April into September
18 September 2020
Vienna City Marathon moves from April into September
The Vienna City Marathon is the second major international marathon which has been moved from a spring date of 2021 into the second half of the year. The race is now scheduled for
Duplantis Flies 6.15m in Rome - New World Outdoor Record
17 September 2020
Duplantis Flies 6.15m in Rome - New World Outdoor Record
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis broke Sergey Bubka’s world outdoor record with 6.15m in his second attempt in a magical evening at the Olympic Stadium in the fifth leg of the Wanda
Duplantis and Warholm in the spotlight in Rome
16 September 2020
Duplantis and Warholm in the spotlight in Rome
World pole vault record holder Armand “Mondo” Duplantis and double world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm are in the spotlight at the 40th edition of the Golden Gala
RunCzech is getting ready for its first half marathon this year in Ústí nad Labem
16 September 2020
RunCzech is getting ready for its first half marathon this year in Ústí nad Labem
RunCzech is aligning its activities in accordance with the incoming regulations and we are constantly working on the 10th edition of the Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon,
Karsten Warholm breaks Ed Moses’ 40 year-old ISTAF record in Berlin
13 September 2020
Karsten Warholm breaks Ed Moses’ 40 year-old ISTAF record in Berlin
Karsten Warholm wrote a piece of ISTAF history by breaking the 40 year-old meeting record of the great Edwin Moses in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday. The Norwegian stormed to
ISTAF Berlin: Scandinavian supremacy, Warholm, Duplantis, Stahl among the stars
13 September 2020
ISTAF Berlin: Scandinavian supremacy, Warholm, Duplantis, Stahl among the stars
Some of the biggest names will feature in Berlin’s ISTAF on Sunday: Karsten Warholm, Armand Duplantis and Daniel Stahl could create Scandinavian supremacy while German stars
Karsten Warholm to Attempt 400 hurdles World Record in Berlin
09 September 2020
Karsten Warholm to Attempt 400 hurdles World Record in Berlin
Norway's Karsten Warholm will try again the 400m hurdles World record at Berlin's ISTAF on Sunday, September 13.The 2-time World champion, Warholm, undefeated since September 8,
16th International Golden Roof Challenge - World Record and World Leading Performance in Innsbruck!
07 September 2020
16th International Golden Roof Challenge - World Record and World Leading Performance in Innsbruck!
The Golden Fly Series once again lived up to expectations as the unique 16th International Golden Roof Challenge played out yesterday evening in Innsbruck!The first jumps of
Duplantis, Stahl, Vetter and Mihambo promise top performances, spectators readmitted at ISTAF
07 September 2020
Duplantis, Stahl, Vetter and Mihambo promise top performances, spectators readmitted at ISTAF
As one of very few athletics meetings this year Berlin’s traditional ISTAF will readmit spectators when the event will go ahead in the iconic Olympic Stadium on 13 September.
Johannes Vetter surprises with second best javelin throw in histroy of 97.76m
06 September 2020
Johannes Vetter surprises with second best javelin throw in histroy of 97.76m
Germany's Johannes Vetter produced a massive 97.76m javelin throw, the 2nd best mark in history, at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics gold level series meeting,
Peres Jepchirchir Sets new women's half marathon World record in Prague
05 September 2020
Peres Jepchirchir Sets new women's half marathon World record in Prague
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir produced a stunning women's only World half marathon record at the Prague 21.1 km - Ready for the Restart - on Saturday, September 5.Jepchirchir clocked
Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan Break one-hour World records
04 September 2020
Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan Break one-hour World records
The 4-time Olympic champion, Mo Farah ran 21330m to break the men's one hour World record in Brussels Diamond League Memorial Van Damme on Friday, Sept. 4.Farah surged past his
Brussels Diamond League: Farah, Hassan and Kosgei to attempt World one hour World records
03 September 2020
Brussels Diamond League: Farah, Hassan and Kosgei to attempt World one hour World records
Mo Farah, Sifan Hassan and Brigid Kosgei will try to break the men's and women's one-hour World records at the Brussels Diamond League Memorial Van Damme on Friday (4).In his first
Duplantis sets new Diamond League record with 6.07m in Lausanne
02 September 2020
Duplantis sets new Diamond League record with 6.07m in Lausanne
World record-holder Armand Duplantis set a new Diamond League record and a new outdoor personal best at the Athletissima street pole vault meeting in the city center of Lausanne on
How to Watch Diamond League Lausanne Athletissima Live
02 September 2020
How to Watch Diamond League Lausanne Athletissima Live
Athletics action continues on Tuesday, September 2 with Lausanne Athletissima a WANDA Diamond League meet.This year's Lausanne Diamond League has only men's and women's pole vault
World Class Fields set for Prague 21.1 Km
01 September 2020
World Class Fields set for Prague 21.1 Km
While the COVID-19 pandemic has put the entire world on hold, race organizers at RunCzech were determined to find a way of hosting at least one magnificent event before the regular
Golden Roof Challenge to Stage World Class Long Jump and Pole Vault
31 August 2020
Golden Roof Challenge to Stage World Class Long Jump and Pole Vault
Despite the special circumstances this year and postponing the event to September some of the world’s best long jumpers and pole vaulters are once again meeting at the Golden
Daniel Rownden Clocks 1:44.74 in Göteborg
29 August 2020
Daniel Rownden Clocks 1:44.74 in Göteborg
Daniel RowdenGreat Brittain's Daniel Rowden clocked a huge 800m personal best time to highlight the 2020 Folksam Göteborg Grand Prix on Saturday (29).The 22-year-old, Rowden won
Gothenburg Grand Prix - what and how to watch
28 August 2020
Gothenburg Grand Prix - what and how to watch
Gothenburg Grand Prix 2020, the World athletics bronze level series takes place Saturday, August 29.The women's pole vaultHolly Bradshaw the British record-holder (4.81m), the
Finish of the year! Irish Championships Men's 1500m Final
26 August 2020
Finish of the year! Irish Championships Men's 1500m Final
In a dramatic fashion, Paul Robinson flew across the finish line to win the men's 1500m final at the Irish national championships on Saturday (23).The last 120m were full of drama
2021 Napoli City Half Marathon set for February 28
26 August 2020
2021 Napoli City Half Marathon set for February 28
The countdown for the Napoli City Half Marathon has started. The registrations are officially open for the 8th edition of the race, scheduled for the 28th February
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
25 August 2020
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial - Tuesday, August 25, Chorzow (POL).Results Men100m wind -0.8m/s1SAFO-ANTWI SeanGHANA10.23  2RODGERS
World Class Fields Set for Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
24 August 2020
World Class Fields Set for Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
There are a couple of high-level international athletics competitions left in August and one of them is the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial, a World Athletics silver level series, which
Karsten Warholm Impresses with 46.89 at Stockholm Bauhaus Galan
23 August 2020
Karsten Warholm Impresses with 46.89 at Stockholm Bauhaus Galan
Norway's Karsten Warholm came very close to break the 400m hurdles World record at the Stockholm Bauhaus Galan - Wanda Diamond League meet on Sunday (23).Warholm surprised once
Live Stream and Preview - Stockholm Diamond League Bauhaus Galan
23 August 2020
Live Stream and Preview - Stockholm Diamond League Bauhaus Galan
Several Olympic games and World championships medalists will headline the 2020 Bauhaus Galan, the second official Diamond League meeting which takes place at the historic Olympic
London Marathon 2020 Elite Runners Fields
21 August 2020
London Marathon 2020 Elite Runners Fields
The 2020 London Marathon Organizers released the men's and women's elite athlete's fields.This year's London marathon will have only elite athletes races while the mass
Lyles Takes Sprint Double at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
19 August 2020
Lyles Takes Sprint Double at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
The United States sprint star Noah Lyles won the 100m and the 200m at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial, the World Athletics Continental Tour gold series, in Székesfehérvár, Hungary on
Donovan Brazier is Going for the 600m World Record at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
18 August 2020
Donovan Brazier is Going for the 600m World Record at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
Donovan Brazier will headline the 2020 Gyulai Istvan Memorial (World Athletics Gold Level Series) in Szekesfehervar on Wednesday (19) as he attempts to break the 34-year-old 600m
High Schooler Justin Robinson Clocks 400m World Lead of 44.91
16 August 2020
High Schooler Justin Robinson Clocks 400m World Lead of 44.91
Justin Robinson (USA) who just graduated from high school, produced a stunning 44.91 in the men's 400m on Saturday at the sixth stage of the American Track League series in
Piotr Lisek Soars 5.90m in Pole Vault in Szczecin
16 August 2020
Piotr Lisek Soars 5.90m in Pole Vault in Szczecin
Poland's pole vault star Piotr Lisek highlighted the 3rd editoion of Memoriał Wiesława Maniaka in Szczecin on Sunday (16).The World Championships silver medalist, Lisek, cleared
Cheruiyot, Ingebrigtsen and Wightman go sub 3:30 in the 1500m
14 August 2020
Cheruiyot, Ingebrigtsen and Wightman go sub 3:30 in the 1500m
Timothy Cheruiyot, Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Jake Wightman produced stunning sub 3:30 for the 1500m at the Herculis Monaco Diamond League on Friday (14).The reigning World champion,
Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5000m World Record in Monaco
14 August 2020
Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5000m World Record in Monaco
Joshua Cheptegei broke the men's 5000m World record with a stunning 12:35.36 at the Herculis Monaco Diamond Leagu on Friday (14).Cheptegi, who was following right behind the pacers
Cheptegei's 5000m World Record Attempt in the Spotlight in Monaco
13 August 2020
Cheptegei's 5000m World Record Attempt in the Spotlight in Monaco
The 2020 Wanda Diamond League season will resume with a special meet in Monaco as Meeting Herculis takes place on Friday (14).Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei, the reigning World champion
Max Burgin Clocks Sensational 1:44.75 to Break European U20 Record
11 August 2020
Max Burgin Clocks Sensational 1:44.75 to Break European U20 Record
Rising British middle-distance star, Max Burgin, broke the European U20 800m record on Tuesday (11).The 18-year-old, Burgins, clocked a sensational 1:44.75 to break his own
Vetter Unleashes Monster 91,49m Throw at Paavo Nurmi Games
11 August 2020
Vetter Unleashes Monster 91,49m Throw at Paavo Nurmi Games
The long-awaited Paavo Nurmi Games, the opening leg of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Level series, kicked off on Tuesday (11) in Turku, Finland.Germany's Johannes
Kenny Bednarek Blazes to 200m World Lead with 19.80 in Monteverde
11 August 2020
Kenny Bednarek Blazes to 200m World Lead with 19.80 in Monteverde
21-year-old Kenny Bednarek produced the highlight at the  Star Athletics Sprint Showcase in Monteverde Academy in Florida on Monday (10).Bednarek stunned by winning the men's
Berglund breaks 45-year-old Swedish 2000m record in Sollentuna
10 August 2020
Berglund breaks 45-year-old Swedish 2000m record in Sollentuna
Photo: Deca Text & ImageKalle Berglund in his season debut broke the 45-year-old Swedish 2000m record at the Folkasm Grand Prix in Sollentuna on Monday (10).Berglund, who set
Johannes Vetter Throws 87.36m World Lead at German Championships
09 August 2020
Johannes Vetter Throws 87.36m World Lead at German Championships
Johannes VetterJohannes Vetter's 87.36m World-leading throw in the javelin was the highlight of the second day at the 2020 German Athletics championships in Braunschweig on Sunday
Fraser-Pryce (10.87) and Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.88) Highlight Velocity Fest 4 in Jamiaca
09 August 2020
Fraser-Pryce (10.87) and Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.88) Highlight Velocity Fest 4 in Jamiaca
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah highlighted the Velocity Fest 4 on Saturday (8) in Kingston, Jamaica.Fraser-Pryce, the reigning World champion, clocked a new 100m
2020 London Marathon Will be Elite-Only Race
07 August 2020
2020 London Marathon Will be Elite-Only Race
The 2020 London Marathon on October 4 will have only elite races while mass-event was canceled. The elite men's and women's and wheelchair divisions will have fields of 30-40
Allman Cracks 70m Barrier to Set American Discus Throw Record in Idaho
02 August 2020
Allman Cracks 70m Barrier to Set American Discus Throw Record in Idaho
Valarie Allman became the first American woman to throw discus over 70m in Iron Wood Throwers Center in Idaho (USA) on Saturday, August 31.The 25-year-old,  Allman who took
Reekie (1:59.52) edges Muir (1:59.54) in a thriller 800m at Triveneto Meeting
02 August 2020
Reekie (1:59.52) edges Muir (1:59.54) in a thriller 800m at Triveneto Meeting
Scottish middle-distance stars Jemma Reekie and Laura Muir clashed in a thrilling women's 800m race at the Triveneto Meeting in Italy on Saturday, August 1.The British
Michaela Meijer (4.83m) Sets Swedish Pole Vault Record
01 August 2020
Michaela Meijer (4.83m) Sets Swedish Pole Vault Record
Michaela Meijer established a new Swedish pole vault record at the Stavhoppstouren del 5 (Pole vault tour #5) meet in Norrköping on Saturday, August 1.The 27-year-old, Meijer
Brazier (1:43.84) Clocks 800m World Lead; Bowerman TC Sets 4x1500m World Record
01 August 2020
Brazier (1:43.84) Clocks 800m World Lead; Bowerman TC Sets 4x1500m World Record
Donovan Brazier set a new 800m World lead at the Big Friendly track meet in Portland, Oregon on late Friday (31) night.The reigning World champion, Brazier, clocked 1:43.84 to
World 800m Champion Donovan Brazier to Attempt U.S. 800m Record
31 July 2020
World 800m Champion Donovan Brazier to Attempt U.S. 800m Record
World 800m champion Donavan Brazier will attempt to break the U.S. 800 meters record at the "Big Friendly 3" track meet in Portland, Oregon on Friday (31) night. Last year, at
World Athletics changes Olympic qualification dates and shoe technology rules
28 July 2020
World Athletics changes Olympic qualification dates and shoe technology rules
World Athletics announced on Tuesday that marathoners and race walkers can make the Tokyo Olympic qualifying standards beginning September 1."Road athletes will be able to register
200m Clermont: Noah Lyles (19.94) defeats Steven Gardiner (19.96)
26 July 2020
200m Clermont: Noah Lyles (19.94) defeats Steven Gardiner (19.96)
Noah Lyles and Steven Gardiner dipped under 20 seconds in the 200m dash at the Back to the Track meet in Clermont, Florida on Saturday afternoon.The World 200m champion Lyles
Elaine Thompson-Herah Blasts 10.73 in Kingston
26 July 2020
Elaine Thompson-Herah Blasts 10.73 in Kingston
The Olympic 100m and 200m champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah, highlighted the Velocity Fest Meet #3 at Jamaica College in Kingston Saturday, July 25.Competing for only her 3rd race
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