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Gothenburg Grand Prix - what and how to watch
28 August 2020
Gothenburg Grand Prix - what and how to watch
Live stream and meet preview for the 2020 Gothenburg (Göteborg) athletics Grand Prix, a World athletics bronze level series.
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 dived over the finish line to win the Irish 1500m final on Saturday (23).
2021 Napoli City Half Marathon set for February 28
26 August 2020
2021 Napoli City Half Marathon set for February 28
2021 Napoli City Half marathon will be staged on Sunday, February 28th.
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
25 August 2020
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
Results: 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial; Jemma Reekie 800m outdoor PB 1:58.63, Vetter 90.86m in Javelin, Cheruiyot 800m SB 1:45.34, Nowicki SB in Hammer 80.09m.
World Class Fields Set for Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
24 August 2020
World Class Fields Set for Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
Live stream and preview for the 2020 Janusz Kusocinski Memorial a World Athletics silver level series taking place on Tuesday (25).
Karsten Warholm Impresses with 46.89 at Stockholm Bauhaus Galan
23 August 2020
Karsten Warholm Impresses with 46.89 at Stockholm Bauhaus Galan
Stockholm Diamond League (Bauhaus Galan): Karsten Warhlom clocked a stunning 46.89 and 1hour later he also won the 400m with 45.05.
Live Stream and Preview - Stockholm Diamond League Bauhaus Galan
23 August 2020
Live Stream and Preview - Stockholm Diamond League Bauhaus Galan
Live streaming, TV and preview for the 2020 Stockholm Bauhaus Galan Diamond League meet.
London Marathon 2020 Elite Runners Fields
21 August 2020
London Marathon 2020 Elite Runners Fields
Elite athletes fields for the 2020 London Marathon, super clashes between Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele and Brigid Kosgei vs Ruth Chepngetich.
Lyles Takes Sprint Double at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
19 August 2020
Lyles Takes Sprint Double at Gyulai Istvan Memorial
At Gyulai Istvan Memorial Noah Lyles won the 100m and 200m, Nadine Visser clocked a new 100mh WL 12.68 and Zango jumped 17.43 WL to beat Taylor in the triple jump.
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 go for the 34-year-old Johnny Gray’s 1:12.81 600m World recrod at Gyulai Istvan Memorial on Wednesday.
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
High Schooler Justin Robinson produced a 400m world lead of 44.91 at the American Track League in Marietta, Georgia.
Piotr Lisek Soars 5.90m in Pole Vault in Szczecin
16 August 2020
Piotr Lisek Soars 5.90m in Pole Vault in Szczecin
At Memoriał Wiesława Maniaka Piotr Lisek cleared 5.90m to set the 2nd best mark in the World.
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
2020 Herculis Monaco Diamond League: Timothy Cheruiyot, Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Jake Wightman break 3:30 for the 1500m.
Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5000m World Record in Monaco
14 August 2020
Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5000m World Record in Monaco
Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei broke the World 5000m record by almost two seconds with a stunning 12:35.36 performance at the Herculis Monaco Diamond League.
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
Diamond League Monaco (Herculis) - Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei will attempt to break the 5000m World record of 12:37.35.
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
18-year-old Max Burgin clocks 1:44.75 and sets European Junior U20 800m record at the British Milers Club Gold Standard Race in Stretford.
Vetter Unleashes Monster 91,49m Throw at Paavo Nurmi Games
11 August 2020
Vetter Unleashes Monster 91,49m Throw at Paavo Nurmi Games
Johannes Vetter and Daniel Stahl highlighted 2020 Paavo Nurmi Games World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Level series in Turku.
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
Kenny Bednarek and Sha Carri Richardson highlight Star Athletics Sprint Showcase in Monteverde, Florida on Monday.
Berglund breaks 45-year-old Swedish 2000m record in Sollentuna
10 August 2020
Berglund breaks 45-year-old Swedish 2000m record in Sollentuna
Kalle Berglund set a new Swedish 2000m record running 4:59.71 at the 2020 Folaksm Grand Prix Sollentuna.
Johannes Vetter Throws 87.36m World Lead at German Championships
09 August 2020
Johannes Vetter Throws 87.36m World Lead at German Championships
Johannes Vetter threw a World-leading 87.36m to win the javelin contest at the 2020 German Athletics championships in Braunschweig on Sunday (9).
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 clocked 10.87 World lead to win the 100m and to beat Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.88) the Velocity Fest 4.
2020 London Marathon Will be Elite-Only Race
07 August 2020
2020 London Marathon Will be Elite-Only Race
London Marathon 2020 will have only elite races, Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele duel still happening.
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
Shaunae Miller-Uibo Goes Sub 11 seconds in Clermont
25 July 2020
Shaunae Miller-Uibo Goes Sub 11 seconds in Clermont
Olympic 400m Champion Shauane Miller-Uibo dipped under 11 seconds in 100m for the first time in her career at the Back To Track Series in Clermont on Friday.The Bahamian clocked a
Ciara Mageean Breaks Irish 800m record with 1:59.69 in Bern
24 July 2020
Ciara Mageean Breaks Irish 800m record with 1:59.69 in Bern
Ciara Mageean became the first Irishwoman to run the 800m under two minutes at the CITIUS Champs in Bern on Friday (24). In her first outdoor meet in 2020, the 28-year-old
Colombia's Mauricio Ortega Sets South American Discus Throw Record with 70.26m
23 July 2020
Colombia's Mauricio Ortega Sets South American Discus Throw Record with 70.26m
Colombian discus thrower Mauricio Ortega set a new South American record with 70.26m throw in a meet in a meet in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal on Wednesday.Ortega added more
Former World 1500m Champion Elijah Manangoi Provisionally Suspended
23 July 2020
Former World 1500m Champion Elijah Manangoi Provisionally Suspended
Kenya's 2017 World 1500m champion  Elijah Manangoi has been provisionally suspended from athletics for whereabouts failures by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).Manangoi was
ISTAF to Take Place on 13 September with Duplantis and 3,500 Fans in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium
22 July 2020
ISTAF to Take Place on 13 September with Duplantis and 3,500 Fans in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium
Green light for Go and ISTAF 2020: the oldest athletics meeting in the world will take place as planned on Sunday, September 13. It will be one of the first sports events where
Michael Norman Storms 9.86 World Lead in 100m in Texas
20 July 2020
Michael Norman Storms 9.86 World Lead in 100m in Texas
Michael Norman blazed to a new World lead and a personal best 9.86 100m win at a track meet Ft. Worth, Texas, on Monday.In his first 100m in four years, Norman smashed his previous
Ouassim Oumaiz sets Spanish 5KM record with 13:19 in Nijmegen
20 July 2020
Ouassim Oumaiz sets Spanish 5KM record with 13:19 in Nijmegen
The Spanish runner Ouassim Oumaiz made some history this past weekend by breaking the national record in a 'secret' road race in the Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands
 RunCzech re-opens Prague with running festival at the airport
20 July 2020
RunCzech re-opens Prague with running festival at the airport
Runners flowed into the check in, showed their passports, got their start numbers, passed the security and boarded through the gate D6. Then the airport shuttle busses took them to
Ryan Crouser Throws Massive 22.91m in Marietta
19 July 2020
Ryan Crouser Throws Massive 22.91m in Marietta
American shot putter Ryan Crouser threw a huge 22.91m highlighting the first stage of the 2020 American Track League Summer Series in Marietta, Georgia, on Saturday.The Olympic
USA Sprinter Stevens Banned for Whereabouts Failures
16 July 2020
USA Sprinter Stevens Banned for Whereabouts Failures
Top USA track and field sprinter Deajah Stevens has been banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit for whereabouts failures.Stevens received an 18-month ban starting from 17 February
Are the Tokyo Olympics Going to Go Ahead in 2021?
14 July 2020
Are the Tokyo Olympics Going to Go Ahead in 2021?
What fate awaits the Tokyo Olympics in 2021? Costs continue to mount and fears of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic are increasing, threatening to disrupt proceedings yet
Chicago Marathon 2020 Canceled
14 July 2020
Chicago Marathon 2020 Canceled
The 2020 Chicago Marathon has been canceled because of coronavirus fears, the event organizers said on Monday (13)."For 42 years, runners, volunteers, and spectators have shown up
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Returns to Action with 100m World Lead
11 July 2020
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Returns to Action with 100m World Lead
Jamaican track and field super-star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce returned to competition on Saturday (11) with a strong performance in the 100m race at the Velocity Fest meet in
Mo  Ahmed (12:47.20) and Shelby Houlihan (14:23.92) Set North American 5000m Records
11 July 2020
Mo Ahmed (12:47.20) and Shelby Houlihan (14:23.92) Set North American 5000m Records
Canadian long-distance runner, Mo Ahmed, and American Shelby Houlihan set a new North American 5000m records at the Bowerman Track Club Intrasquad II Meet on late Friday night in
Weltklasse Zurich Inspiration Games: Start Lists and How to Watch Live
09 July 2020
Weltklasse Zurich Inspiration Games: Start Lists and How to Watch Live
The Weltklasse Zürich billed as "Inspiration Games" will bring together some of the biggest track and field stars in a very distinctive athletics competition via TV screens on
Annimari Korte Clocks 2nd Fastet 100m Hurdles Time in the World in Jyväskylä
08 July 2020
Annimari Korte Clocks 2nd Fastet 100m Hurdles Time in the World in Jyväskylä
Image source Finland AthleticsAnnimari Korte with the 2nd fastest 100m hurdles time in the World highlighted the Motonet Grand Prix in Jyväskylä, Finland while Armand Duplantis
World Champion Brazier Cruises to 1500m Personal Best in a Secret Meet in Portland
06 July 2020
World Champion Brazier Cruises to 1500m Personal Best in a Secret Meet in Portland
The reigning World 800m champion, Donovan Brazier, returned to racing with a stunning 1500m personal best at “The Big Friendly" meet in Portland Oregon on Friday, July 3.The
Armand Duplantis Clears Pole Vault WL 5.94m in Gothenburg
04 July 2020
Armand Duplantis Clears Pole Vault WL 5.94m in Gothenburg
World indoor record-holder Armand Duplantis (SWE) set a new World pole vault lead of 5.94m at the Bauhaus Jumps Challenge in Gothenburg on Saturday.Another highlight was the men's
Kipsang Banned for four Years for Anti-Doping Rule Violation
03 July 2020
Kipsang Banned for four Years for Anti-Doping Rule Violation
The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal (WADT) banned former marathon World record holder Wilson Kipsang for four years for violating anti doping rule."Disciplinary Tribunal has
Bowerman Track Club Intra-Squad Meet Produces World Leading Marks
01 July 2020
Bowerman Track Club Intra-Squad Meet Produces World Leading Marks
On late Monday night, the US-based Bowerman Track Club hosted an intra-squad track meet in Portland, Oregon.The meet which had only four events (men's and women's 1500m and 5000m)
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