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Marathon and Half Marathon World Record Holders to Clash in Delhi
23 November 2020
Marathon and Half Marathon World Record Holders to Clash in Delhi
Women's marathon and half marathon world record holders Brigid Kosgei of Kenya and Ababel Yeshaneh of Ethiopia will clash at the 2020 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday,
Marathon Project Releases Virtual Challenge Details
23 November 2020
Marathon Project Releases Virtual Challenge Details
The Marathon Project has announced the details for its Virtual Challenge, a 26-day event beginning on November 25 for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities across the
Sofia Marathon winners Khapilina and Sbaai provisionally suspended by AIU for EPO
17 November 2020
Sofia Marathon winners Khapilina and Sbaai provisionally suspended by AIU for EPO
The 2020 Sofia Wizz Air Sofia marathon winners Viktoriia Khapilina of Ukrain and Youssef Sbaai of Morocco have been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU)
Elijah Manangoi accepts AIU's two-year ban
16 November 2020
Elijah Manangoi accepts AIU's two-year ban
The 2017 World 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi said he accepted the Athletics Integrity Unit's (AIU) two-year ban for three whereabouts, a World Athletics anti-doping violation,
1500m World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two year doping ban
14 November 2020
1500m World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two year doping ban
Former world 1500m world champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has been banned for two years for whereabouts failures, a violation of World Athletics anti-doping rules.The Athletics
Athletics Integrity Unit appeals decision to clear Salwa Eid Naser
13 November 2020
Athletics Integrity Unit appeals decision to clear Salwa Eid Naser
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has appealed against a decision to clear the world 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrein of committing anti-doping rules violation.Last
Defending Champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu return to Dehli Half Marathon
12 November 2020
Defending Champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu return to Dehli Half Marathon
Defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu of Ethiopia will return to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 29
Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m in Potchefstroom
05 November 2020
Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m in Potchefstroom
Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk easily won a 400m race clocking 45.89 seconds in  Potchefstroom, South Africa on Wednesday (4)."A great opportunity and a positive step in
Christian Coleman banned for two years for anti-doping rule violation
27 October 2020
Christian Coleman banned for two years for anti-doping rule violation
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) banned the World 100m champion, Christian Coleman of the United States, for whereabouts failures.  The 24-year-old Coleman who won 100m and
Olympic Champion Makhloufi Reportedly Under French Doping Investigation
26 October 2020
Olympic Champion Makhloufi Reportedly Under French Doping Investigation
According to the French broadcaster Stade 2, Algeria's mid-distance runner Taoufik Makhloufi has been investigated by the French authorities to decide if the products related to
Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon Title in Gdynia
17 October 2020
Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon Title in Gdynia
Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo took the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon gold in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday, October 17.Kiplimo made history as the first athlete from Uganda to win the
Peres Jepchirchir Wins Women's Half Marathon World Title in Gdynia
17 October 2020
Peres Jepchirchir Wins Women's Half Marathon World Title in Gdynia
Kenya‘s Peres Jepchirchir won the 2020 women's World Athletics Half Marathon Championships gold in a new World record time in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday (17). Jepchirchir set the
Cheptegei aims his first World Half Marathon Championships title in Gdynia
16 October 2020
Cheptegei aims his first World Half Marathon Championships title in Gdynia
Joshua CheptegeiThe Polish city of Gydnia near Gdansk on the Baltic coast is set to host the 24th edition of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships. World 5000m and 10000m
Hassan Clocks 29:36.67 to Set European 10000m Record
10 October 2020
Hassan Clocks 29:36.67 to Set European 10000m Record
Sifan Hassan produced the highlight at the first edition of the FBK Nazomer (After Summer athletics series) on a cold and rainy evening in Hengelo on Saturday, October 10.The
Joshua Cheptegei Clocks new 10000m World Record with 26:11.02
07 October 2020
Joshua Cheptegei Clocks new 10000m World Record with 26:11.02
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei broke the men's 10000m World record with an astonishing 26:11.02 in Valencia on Wednesday, October 7 at the NN Running Team Valencia World Record Day in
Letesenbet Gidey Smashes Women's 5000m World Record in Valencia
07 October 2020
Letesenbet Gidey Smashes Women's 5000m World Record in Valencia
Letesenbet Gidey clocked a sensational 14:06.65 to break women's 5000m record at the NN Valencia World record day on Wednesday.Gidey broke Tirunesh Dibaba’s 12-year-old world
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Entry Lists Announced
05 October 2020
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Entry Lists Announced
The organizers for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 published on Monday the official entry lists.According to the heat sheets, the men's race has 157
Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei Win 2020 London Marathon
04 October 2020
Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei Win 2020 London Marathon
Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata won a thrilling sprint finish to win the biggest race of his career in 2:05:41 edging Kenyan Vincent Kipchumba at the 40th edition of the Virgin Money
London Marathon: Brigid Kosgei Wins Women's Race
04 October 2020
London Marathon: Brigid Kosgei Wins Women's Race
Defending champion and World record holder Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the 2020 London Marathon race in 2:18:58, American Sara Hall took a surprise second with a time of 2:22:01 on
London Marathon: Kipchoge and Kosgei lead star-studded field
03 October 2020
London Marathon: Kipchoge and Kosgei lead star-studded field
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge grabs the headlines at the 40th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Marathon Majors and World Athletics Platinum road
London Marathon to Use Social-Distancing Technology
29 September 2020
London Marathon to Use Social-Distancing Technology
The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon is working with Tharsus, one of the UK’s most advanced robotics companies, to use its Bump technology system to implement social-distancing
World Athletics Includes 5km to Road Running Championships
29 September 2020
World Athletics Includes 5km to Road Running Championships
The track and field/athletics governing body (World Athletics) added the 5km to its Road Running World Championships schedule.The Road Running Championships will include the World
Obiri and Kipyegon set world leading times in Doha
25 September 2020
Obiri and Kipyegon set world leading times in Doha
Two world seasonal best times were set by Hellen Obiri in the women’s 3000m (8:22.94) and Faith Kipyegon in the women’s 800m (1:57.68) in a great night for middle-distance
Doha Diamond League: Duplantis is set to end his season on a high note
24 September 2020
Doha Diamond League: Duplantis is set to end his season on a high note
The men’s pole vault, the women’s 3000 metres and the women’s 100 metres are the expected highlights at the Doha Wanda Diamond League meeting at the Qatar’s Sports Club on
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
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