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Five time World Champion Geoffrey Kamworor withdraws from Tokyo Olympics
23 July 2021
Five time World Champion Geoffrey Kamworor withdraws from Tokyo Olympics
The three-time half marathon and two-time cross country World champion Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics due to an ankle injury.
Alex Wilson stunts with European 100m record and sub 20-second 200m in Georgia
19 July 2021
Alex Wilson stunts with European 100m record and sub 20-second 200m in Georgia
Switzerland sprinter Alex Wilson impressed by breaking the European 100m (9.84) and by clocking 19.89 in the 200m at the Georgia Games on Sunday.
Katir breaks Spanish record in the 3000m with 7:27.65 in Gateshead
14 July 2021
Katir breaks Spanish record in the 3000m with 7:27.65 in Gateshead
Mohamed Katir clocked the third fastest time in history in Europe of 7:27.65 to win the 3000m at the Gateshead Diamond League meet on Tuesday.
Gateshead Diamond League Preview: Thompson, Bromell, Vetter, Johnson Thompson in spotlight
13 July 2021
Gateshead Diamond League Preview: Thompson, Bromell, Vetter, Johnson Thompson in spotlight
Thompson-Herah and Bromell will highlight sprints events while Vetter and Johnson-Thompson will headline field events at the Gateshead Diamond League on Tuesday.
Kipyegon, Cheruiyot and Warholm in the spotllight in Monaco
10 July 2021
Kipyegon, Cheruiyot and Warholm in the spotllight in Monaco
Faith Kipyegon, Timothy Cheruiyot and Karsten Warholm grabbed the headlines at the 35th edition of the EBS Herculis Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco.
Middle distance races, Warholm and US sprinters in the spotlight at Herculis EBS in Monaco
09 July 2021
Middle distance races, Warholm and US sprinters in the spotlight at Herculis EBS in Monaco
High quality middle distance clashes, Karsten Warholm and Jamaican and US sprinters will highlight Monaco Diamond League, Herculis, on Friday.
Thompson, Simbine and Bol impress at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
06 July 2021
Thompson, Simbine and Bol impress at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
Elaine Thompson's 10.71, Akani Simbine's new African record 10.84 and Femke Bol's 2nd consecutive sub 53 in 400m H highlighted Gyulai Istvan Memorial on Tueday.
Norman faces Van Niekerk for the first time in Szekesfehrvar
06 July 2021
Norman faces Van Niekerk for the first time in Szekesfehrvar
The US Olympic Trials champion Michael Norman will go head-to-head against Olympic champion Wayde Van Niekerk for the first time at the Gyulai István Memorial today.
Femke Bol amazes with 52.37 in 400m hurdles at Stockholm Diamond League
04 July 2021
Femke Bol amazes with 52.37 in 400m hurdles at Stockholm Diamond League
Femke Bol took a close win in the 400m hurdles over US Shamier Little in 52.37 clocking the fourth-fastest time in history but missed the European record by 0.03s.
Duplantis set to put on a show on home soil in Stockholm
04 July 2021
Duplantis set to put on a show on home soil in Stockholm
Stockholm will renew the rivalry between pole vault stars Armand Duplantis, Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie on the second Scandinavian leg of the Diamond League.
Sha'Carri Richardson officially banned for one month for marijuana and will miss Tokyo Olympics
02 July 2021
Sha'Carri Richardson officially banned for one month for marijuana and will miss Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. 100m champion Sha'Carri Richardson will miss Tokyo Olympic Games after she was banned for mone month for tedting positive for marijuana.
Karsten Warholm breaks 400m hurdles World record with 46.70 in Oslo
01 July 2021
Karsten Warholm breaks 400m hurdles World record with 46.70 in Oslo
Karsten Warhol broke the 400m hurdles World record at the withan unbelievable 46.70 Oslo Diamond League, the Bislett Games, on Thursday Jul1.
Oslo Diamond League: Warholm, Duplantis, Obiri and men's Dream Mile in Spotlight
01 July 2021
Oslo Diamond League: Warholm, Duplantis, Obiri and men's Dream Mile in Spotlight
Karsten Warholm, Armand Duplantis, Hellen Obiri in 5000m and loaded Men's Dream Mile will headline the Oslo Diamond League, the 2021 Bislett Games, on Thursday.
Christine Mboma runs amazing 48.54 to smash World Junior 400m record
30 June 2021
Christine Mboma runs amazing 48.54 to smash World Junior 400m record
Namibian athlete Christine Mboma amazed by running an unbelievable 48.54s to break the World U20 junior record in the 400m in Bydgoszcz on Wednesday.
Irish runner Mark Englsih breaks 800m NR and books his ticket to Tokyo Games
30 June 2021
Irish runner Mark Englsih breaks 800m NR and books his ticket to Tokyo Games
Mark English sealed his spot at the Tokyo Olympics after he broke the Irish 800m record at the Meeting Castello near Barcelona on Tuesday.
Van Niekerk wins 400m, Vetter throws 90m+ twice in Luzern
29 June 2021
Van Niekerk wins 400m, Vetter throws 90m+ twice in Luzern
Van Niekerk won 400m, Johannes Vetter threw javelin over 90m mark twice while Jacob Kiplimo and Daniel Simiyu impressed in 5000m at the Spitzen Leichtetik Luzern.
Noah Lyles wins U.S. track and field Olympic trials 200m with 19.74
28 June 2021
Noah Lyles wins U.S. track and field Olympic trials 200m with 19.74
Noah Lyles won the U.S. trials 200m with the fastest time in the world this year of 19.74 seconds as Kenny Bednarek and Erriyon Knighton finished 2nd and 3rd.
Sydney McLaughlin smashes 400m hurdles world record at U.S. track and field Olympic trials
28 June 2021
Sydney McLaughlin smashes 400m hurdles world record at U.S. track and field Olympic trials
Sydney McLaughlin crushed the women's 400m hurdles record with a stunning 51.90 seconds to win the U.S. track and field Olympic trials on Sunday.
Fraser-Pryce clocks her first ever sub-22 at Jamaican Campionships
27 June 2021
Fraser-Pryce clocks her first ever sub-22 at Jamaican Campionships
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocked an impressive 21.79s her first ever sub-22-second 200m and successfully completed a sprint double at Jamaican championships.
Rai Benjamin and Grant Holloway dominate hurdles with near World records at U.S. Olympic trials
27 June 2021
Rai Benjamin and Grant Holloway dominate hurdles with near World records at U.S. Olympic trials
Rai Benjamin (46.83) and Grant Holloway (12.81) came very close to break the 400m hurdles and 110m hurdles World records at the 2021 U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene.
Gabby Thomas runs 2nd fastest 200m in history, Erriyon Knighton smashes Bolt's U20 World record
27 June 2021
Gabby Thomas runs 2nd fastest 200m in history, Erriyon Knighton smashes Bolt's U20 World record
U.S Olympic Trials 200m: Gabby Thomas ran 21.61 the 2nd fastest time in history while 17-year-old Erriyon Knighton broke Usain Bolt's World U20 record with 19.88.
Men's Discus in Spotlight in Kuorate as Daniel Stahl set WL 70.55m while Kristjan Ceh set NR 70.35m
26 June 2021
Men's Discus in Spotlight in Kuorate as Daniel Stahl set WL 70.55m while Kristjan Ceh set NR 70.35m
Discus throwers Sweden's Daniel Stahl and Slovenia's Kristjan Ceh highlighted the 2021 Kuorate Games by passing the 70m mark on Saturday (26).
Allyson Felix Qualifies for 200m Final at U.S. Olympic Trials
26 June 2021
Allyson Felix Qualifies for 200m Final at U.S. Olympic Trials
One of the most decorated Olympic athletes in history, Allyson Felix, qualified for the 200m finals on the 5th day at the 2021 U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene.
Fraser-Pryce storms to Jamaican 100m title with 10.71
26 June 2021
Fraser-Pryce storms to Jamaican 100m title with 10.71
Jamaican Track and Field Championships: Fraser-Pryce wins 100m as Shericka Jackson and Thompson-Herah take 2nd and 3rd, Yohan Blake was second in the men's 100m.
Mo Farah misses Tokyo Olympics Qualifyig Standard
25 June 2021
Mo Farah misses Tokyo Olympics Qualifyig Standard
The 4-time Olympics champion Mo Farah will miss the Tokyo Olympics after he failed to run the 10,000m qualifing mark by 20 seconds at the British Championshionships.
Mo Farah will try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 10,000m
25 June 2021
Mo Farah will try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 10,000m
Mo Farah, the 4-time Olympic gold medalist will attempt to qualify for the 10,000m at the British Championships on Friday, June 25.
Fraser-Pryce and Thompson-Herah cruise throught 100m heats at Jamaican Championships
25 June 2021
Fraser-Pryce and Thompson-Herah cruise throught 100m heats at Jamaican Championships
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah cruised thrught the 100m heat on the openning on day one the Jamaican National Champiosnhips.
Veronica Campbell Brown retires from track and field
24 June 2021
Veronica Campbell Brown retires from track and field
One of the most decorated athlete in history Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica announced her retirement from track and field on Wednesday.
Duplantis clears 6.00m in cold and rainy Karlstad
22 June 2021
Duplantis clears 6.00m in cold and rainy Karlstad
Despite low temperatures and rain, Armand Duplantis cleared 6.00m to break the meeting record on Tuesday night at the Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden.
Clayton Murphy runs 800m world lead to win U.S. Trials
22 June 2021
Clayton Murphy runs 800m world lead to win U.S. Trials
Clayton Murphy clocked a new World leading time in the men's 800m final on the fourth day of the 2021 U.S. Olympic trials on Monday afternoon in Eugene, Oregon.
Trayvon Bromell wins 100m, Rudy Winkler sets American record and Allyson Felix makes 5th Olympics
21 June 2021
Trayvon Bromell wins 100m, Rudy Winkler sets American record and Allyson Felix makes 5th Olympics
U.S Olympic Trials: Trayvon Bromell won the 100m, Rudy Winkler set American hammer throw record and Allyson Felix made her 5th U.S. Olympic team in the 400m.
Sha'Carri Richardson Dominates US Olympic Trials' 100m
20 June 2021
Sha'Carri Richardson Dominates US Olympic Trials' 100m
Sha'Carri Richardson dominated the womne's 100m at the U.S Track and Field trials and booked ticket to her first Olympic games on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon.
Ryan Crouser Destroys World Shot Put Record with 23.37m / 76-8 ¼
19 June 2021
Ryan Crouser Destroys World Shot Put Record with 23.37m / 76-8 ¼
Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the world shot put record at the US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon throwing 23.37m / 76-8 ¼ on Friday, June 18.
U.S. Olympic Committee forbids banned Shellby Houlihan to compete at Olympic Trials
18 June 2021
U.S. Olympic Committee forbids banned Shellby Houlihan to compete at Olympic Trials
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee prohibits banned American runner Shelby Houlihan to compete at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials ultimately.
Shelby Houlihan will run the US Olympic team trial despite doping ban
17 June 2021
Shelby Houlihan will run the US Olympic team trial despite doping ban
Shelby Houlihan, who was banned from track and field for four years for doping will compete in the 1500m and 5000m at the US track and field Olympic team trials.
US 1500m and 5000m record holder Shelby Houlihan tests positive for anabolic steroid
15 June 2021
US 1500m and 5000m record holder Shelby Houlihan tests positive for anabolic steroid
Shelby Houlihan, the US record holder in the women’s 1500 and 5000 meters has tested positive for a anabolic steroid nandrolone and recived 4-year ban from sports.
Ingebrigsten runs European 5000m record (12:48.93); Hassan (3:53.63) defeats Kipyegon in 1500m
11 June 2021
Ingebrigsten runs European 5000m record (12:48.93); Hassan (3:53.63) defeats Kipyegon in 1500m
Diamond League Florence: Jakob Ingebrigtsen clocked a European 5000m record with an amazing 12:48.93, Sifan Hassan beat Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon in 1500m.
Meeting records under threat at the Golden Gala in Florence
10 June 2021
Meeting records under threat at the Golden Gala in Florence
Diamond League: Joshua Cheptegei, Dina Asher-Smith, Sifan Hassan, Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir and Mutaz Barshim will headline the Golden Gala in Florence on Thursday.
Kazakhstan's Nadezhda Dubovitskaya clears 2.00m and sets Asian High Jump Record
09 June 2021
Kazakhstan's Nadezhda Dubovitskaya clears 2.00m and sets Asian High Jump Record
Kazakhstan's Nadezhda Dubovitskaya became the first Asian woman to clear 2.00m in the high jump at the 2021 Kazakh Championships in Astana on Tuesday.
Polish throwers take big wins in Turku
09 June 2021
Polish throwers take big wins in Turku
Polish throwers Marcin Krukowski, Wojcich Nowicki and Malwina Kopron were in the spotlight at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku.
Gidey breaks Hassan's two-day-old 10,000m world record with 29:01.03 in Hengelo
08 June 2021
Gidey breaks Hassan's two-day-old 10,000m world record with 29:01.03 in Hengelo
Letesenbet Gidey broke Sifan Hassan's two-day-old 10,000m world record with 29:01.03 at the Ethiopian Olympic trials in Hengelo, Netherlands on Tuesday.
Paavo Nurmi Games: Wlodarczyk and Fajdek in the spotlight in Turku
08 June 2021
Paavo Nurmi Games: Wlodarczyk and Fajdek in the spotlight in Turku
Polish hammer throw stars Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek will be in the spotlight on the second day of the 2021 Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku on Tuesday.
McLaughlin sets season debut record 52.83 for the 400m hurdles in Nashville
07 June 2021
McLaughlin sets season debut record 52.83 for the 400m hurdles in Nashville
Sydney McLaughlin clocked the fastest season debut in history with 52.83 for the 400m hurdles in history at the Music City Track Carnival in Nashville.
Sifan Hassan Destroys World 10,000m World Record
06 June 2021
Sifan Hassan Destroys World 10,000m World Record
Sifan Hassan just broke the women's 10,000 records at the running an unbelievable 29:06.84 at the FBK Games in Hengelo.
Trayvon Bromell blasts 9.77 World Lead in Miramar
05 June 2021
Trayvon Bromell blasts 9.77 World Lead in Miramar
USA's sprint star Trayvon Bromell clocked a new World lead with a wind-legal (+1.5m/s) 9.77 seconds today at the NACAC New Life Invitational.
European 10000m Cup: Frencham Amdouni wins as Mo Farah finishes 8th
05 June 2021
European 10000m Cup: Frencham Amdouni wins as Mo Farah finishes 8th
Morhad Amdouni Amdouni of France won the European Cup 10,000m while Mo Farah finsihed in 8th place in Birmingham on Saturday.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce becomes second-fastest woman in history
05 June 2021
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce becomes second-fastest woman in history
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the 2nd fastest woman in the 100m of all time after clocking 10.63 seconds in Kingston on Saturday.
Duplantis, Asher-Smith, Hassan among the stars in Hengelo
05 June 2021
Duplantis, Asher-Smith, Hassan among the stars in Hengelo
Duplantis, Asher-Smith and Hassan are among the stars for the FBK Games in Hengelo, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Saturday, June 6.
Farah targets Tokyo Olympics qualifying at European 10,000m Cup
04 June 2021
Farah targets Tokyo Olympics qualifying at European 10,000m Cup
Mo Farah will return to track since 2017 and will try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics at the European 10,000m cup in Birmingham on Saturday, June 5.
Warholm smashes his own one year old 300m hurdles world record
04 June 2021
Warholm smashes his own one year old 300m hurdles world record
Karsten Warholm smashed his year-old world 300m hurdles record with an amazing 31.45 at the Bislett Night of Highlights meeting in Oslo Friday.
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