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World Half Marathon Championships Postponed Until October
06 March 2020
World Half Marathon Championships Postponed Until October
The track and field governing body World Athletics has postponed the World Half Marathon championships due to Corona virus outbreak. The 2020 World Half Marathon championships
Paris Marathon Postponed Due to Corona Virus Outbreak
06 March 2020
Paris Marathon Postponed Due to Corona Virus Outbreak
The 2020 Paris Marathon have been postponed due to corona virus outbreak in France, the race organizers announced on Thursday. The historic Paris marathon have been postponed
Kenenisa Bekele Smashes Mo Farah's Course Record at the Vitality Big Half in London
01 March 2020
Kenenisa Bekele Smashes Mo Farah's Course Record at the Vitality Big Half in London
The Vitality Big Half 2020: Legendary Ethiopian runner Kenenisa Bekele broke Mo Farah's course record on Sunday in London. Bekele clocked 1 hour and 22 second in the half
43-year-old Abdi Abdirahman Makes USA Olympic Marathon Team
01 March 2020
43-year-old Abdi Abdirahman Makes USA Olympic Marathon Team
Abdi Abdirahman made the USA marathon team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games on Saturday, Feb. 29 in Atlanta Georgia. Galen Rupp was a clear winner in 2:09:20, meanwhile the
Results: Tokyo Marathon 2020
01 March 2020
Results: Tokyo Marathon 2020
Results: Tokyo Marathon 2020 (World Athletics Platinum label / World Marathon Majors road race) - Sunday, March 1. See Full Results Here Top
Birhanu Legese and Ruti Aga to defend their titles at the Tokyo Marathon
29 February 2020
Birhanu Legese and Ruti Aga to defend their titles at the Tokyo Marathon
Ethiopian top runners Birhanu Legese and Ruti Aga will defend the titles they won last year at the Tokyo Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label Road Race and World Marathon
Klosterhalfen Sets new European 5000m Indoor Record with 14:30.79 in Boston
28 February 2020
Klosterhalfen Sets new European 5000m Indoor Record with 14:30.79 in Boston
Germany's Konstanze Klosterhalfen clocked a new European 5000m indoor record at the Boston University Last Chance Invitational on Thursday (27).See full meet results here.The
Elite Athletes: Tokyo Marathon 2020
24 February 2020
Elite Athletes: Tokyo Marathon 2020
Elite Athletes: 2020 Tokyo Marathon (World Athletics Platinum label road race) - Sunday, March 1. Complete elite athele list MEN |
Ayenew Gebre (2:04:46) and Juliet Chekwel (2:23:13) Break Sevilla Marathon Course Records
23 February 2020
Ayenew Gebre (2:04:46) and Juliet Chekwel (2:23:13) Break Sevilla Marathon Course Records
Ethiopia's Mekuant Ayenew Gebre and Ugandan Juliet Chekwel broke Sevilla marathon course records on Sunday. The 29-year-old Gebre broke the tape in 2:04:46 beating the course
Wayde Van Niekerk Wins 200m and 100m in Bloemfontein
22 February 2020
Wayde Van Niekerk Wins 200m and 100m in Bloemfontein
Olympic Champion and World record holder over 400m Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa clocked 20.31 in the 200m and 10.10 in the 100m on Saturday (22) in Bloemfontein . Van
Duplantis to Attempt Another World Record at All Star Perche in Clermont-Ferrand
22 February 2020
Duplantis to Attempt Another World Record at All Star Perche in Clermont-Ferrand
Armand Duplantis will attempt another pole vault World record on Sunday at the annual All Star Perche meeting in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The 20-year-old Swedish star opened
Yulimar Rojas Breaks World Triple Jump Indoor Record in Madrid
22 February 2020
Yulimar Rojas Breaks World Triple Jump Indoor Record in Madrid
Double world outdoor and indoor champion Yulimar Rojas from Venezuela broke the world indoor record in the women’s triple jump with 15.43m in her sixth attempt. Watch Yulimar
Results: Meeting Villa de Madrid 2020
21 February 2020
Results: Meeting Villa de Madrid 2020
Results: Meeting Villa de Madrid 2020 (World Athetics Indoor Tour) - Friday, February 21.. Results Men 60m
Rojas and Zango grab the headlines in Madrid triple jump competitions
21 February 2020
Rojas and Zango grab the headlines in Madrid triple jump competitions
Triple jump stars Yulimar Rojas and Fabrice Zango will grab the headlines at the Villa de Madrid meeting at the Polideportivo Municipal Gallur on Friday 21st February. Madrid
Yeshaneh Smashes World Record to win Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
21 February 2020
Yeshaneh Smashes World Record to win Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh clocked a new World record at the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon on Friday. Yeshaneh broke the tape at 1:04:31 to take 20 seconds
Strong Elite Fields Set for Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half Marathon
20 February 2020
Strong Elite Fields Set for Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half Marathon
Strong women's and men's elite fields have been set for the 2020 Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half Marathon on Firday. The organizers have put together one the stongest women's elite
Duplantis Clears 6.07m Before narrowly Missing 6.19m in Lievin
20 February 2020
Duplantis Clears 6.07m Before narrowly Missing 6.19m in Lievin
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis won the men’s pole vault with 6.07m with the greatest ease at the Meeting Hauts de-France Pas de Calais in Lievin before coming close to breaking
Results: Meeting Pas-de-Calais Lievin 2020
19 February 2020
Results: Meeting Pas-de-Calais Lievin 2020
Results: Meeting Pas-de-Calais Lievin 2020 (World Athletics Indoor Tour) - Wednesday, February 19. Results Men 60m Final 1 BAKER Ronnie USA 6.44 2 KEMP
Duplantis Seeks his third World Record in Lievin
19 February 2020
Duplantis Seeks his third World Record in Lievin
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis will seek his third consecutive world record in the men’s pole vault at the Meeting-Haut-de France Pas de Calais in Lievin, the sixth and
Defending Champions Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma return to Hamburg
18 February 2020
Defending Champions Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma return to Hamburg
Defending champions Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma will return to the Haspa Marathon Hamburg. Fellow-Ethiopians Ayele Abshero, who was runner-up last year, and Meseret Belete
Tokyo Marathon Suspends Mass Race Over Coronavirus Fear
17 February 2020
Tokyo Marathon Suspends Mass Race Over Coronavirus Fear
Organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Marathon canceled mass participation race due to the coronavirus breakout. A the Tokyo marathon on March 1, only 176 elite runners and wheelchair
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Smashes 5km World Record with 12:51 in Monaco
16 February 2020
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Smashes 5km World Record with 12:51 in Monaco
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei clocked a new 5km World record on Sunday at the 2nd edition of the Monaco Run with a stunning 12 minutes 51 seconds. Running under ideal weather
Duplantis Breaks the World Pole Vault Record Again in Glasgow
15 February 2020
Duplantis Breaks the World Pole Vault Record Again in Glasgow
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis broke his world record set in Torun last week as he cleared 6.18m with the greatest ease at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow. The European
Results: Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow 2020
15 February 2020
Results: Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow 2020
Results: 2020 Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow (World Athletic Indoor Tour) - Saturday, February 15. Results Men 60m Final POS ATHLETE
Malaika Mihambo Stuns with 7.07 Meters for Tenth on the Alltime List at Berlin ISTAF Indoor
15 February 2020
Malaika Mihambo Stuns with 7.07 Meters for Tenth on the Alltime List at Berlin ISTAF Indoor
  Malaika Mihambo stunned 12,500 spectators at the ISTAF INDOOR in Berlin with a phenomenal last attempt of 7.07 meters. Germany’s long jump world champion from Doha
Duplantis and Kendricks set to Highlight the Men’s Pole Vault in Glasgow
14 February 2020
Duplantis and Kendricks set to Highlight the Men’s Pole Vault in Glasgow
Swedish 20-year-old pole vault star Armand “Mondo” Duplantis will be back in action at the Muller Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow just six days after breaking the
Olympic and World champions to Headline ISTAF Indoor
13 February 2020
Olympic and World champions to Headline ISTAF Indoor
Three Olympic champions and one World champion are the stars at the ISTAF INDOOR which will take place in the Mercedes Benz Arena before a packed house of 12,500 spectators on
Yulimar Rojas Produces the Farthest Triple Jump in 10 Years in Metz
09 February 2020
Yulimar Rojas Produces the Farthest Triple Jump in 10 Years in Metz
Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas produced the farthest triple jump in the last 10 years at the International Indoor meet in Metz in France on Sunday. Rojas, the defending World
Ajee Wilson, Elle Purrier, and Donavan Brazier Break American Records at Millrose Games
09 February 2020
Ajee Wilson, Elle Purrier, and Donavan Brazier Break American Records at Millrose Games
Three new American mid-distance records indoors were set at the 2020 Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. The reigning World champion Donavan Brazier broke his own American
Duplantis Sets New Pole Vault World Record with 6.17m
08 February 2020
Duplantis Sets New Pole Vault World Record with 6.17m
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis broke Renaud Lavillenie’s world record by clearing 6.17m in his second pole vault competition of the season at the Orlen Copernicus Cup in Torun,
Results: Copernicus Cup Torun 2020
08 February 2020
Results: Copernicus Cup Torun 2020
Results: Orlen Copernicus Cup Torun 2020 (World Athletics Indoor Trour) - Saturday, February 8. Results Men 60m Final Pos Athlete Country Mark 1 VOLKO
Armand Duplantis to Headline Copernicus Cup in Torun
08 February 2020
Armand Duplantis to Headline Copernicus Cup in Torun
Armand “Mondo” Duplantis will be in the spotlight at the Orlen Copernicus Cup in the Northern Polish city Torun (the birthplace of Nicolas Copernicus), the third leg of the
Duplantis Clears 6.00m, Almost Breaks 6.17m World Record in Dusseldorf
05 February 2020
Duplantis Clears 6.00m, Almost Breaks 6.17m World Record in Dusseldorf
Reigning European pole vault champion and world silver medallist Armand “Mondo” Duplantis from Sweden cleared 6.00m in his first competition of the year setting a world
Results: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2020
04 February 2020
Results: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2020
Results: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2020 (World Athletics Indoor Tour) - Tuesday, February 4. Results Men 60 Metres
Pole vaulters Kendricks, Duplantis and Lisek in the spotlight in Dusseldorf
03 February 2020
Pole vaulters Kendricks, Duplantis and Lisek in the spotlight in Dusseldorf
The three medallists of the World Championships in Doha Sam Kendricks, Armand “Mondo” Duplantis and Piotr Lisek will be in the spotlight in a world-class pole vault
World Class Women's Long Jump and Men's Pole Vault Set for ISTAF Indoor
03 February 2020
World Class Women's Long Jump and Men's Pole Vault Set for ISTAF Indoor
Germany’s World champion in the women’s long jump, Malaika Mihambo, and an unusually strong men’s pole vault competition including the Olympic champion Thiago Braz,
Jemma Reekie Sets British 800m Record with a Sensational 1:57.91
01 February 2020
Jemma Reekie Sets British 800m Record with a Sensational 1:57.91
Jemma Reekie stunned the crowd at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow by clocking British and Scottish Records in an Invitational 800m race on Saturday. In a thrilling
Mahuchik Breaks World Under 20 Record in Karlsruhe
01 February 2020
Mahuchik Breaks World Under 20 Record in Karlsruhe
  World high jump silver medallist Yaroslava Mahuchik won the women’s high jump breaking the world under 20 record for the second time this season with 2.02m in the Messe
Results: Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe 2020
31 January 2020
Results: Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe 2020
Results: 2020 Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe (World Athletics Indoor Tour) - Friday, January 31. Results
Levchenko and Mahuchik Grab the Headlines in Karlsruhe
30 January 2020
Levchenko and Mahuchik Grab the Headlines in Karlsruhe
Women’s high jump and men’s pole vault will be in the spotlight at the 36th edition of the Indoor Meeting in Karlsruhe, the second leg of the 2020 World Athletics Indoor
2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour starts with New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
25 January 2020
2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour starts with New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
This year’s World Athletics Indoor Tour kicks off the season with the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix. What should you expect? There is much expectation about this years’
Results: New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2020
25 January 2020
Results: New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2020
Results: 2020 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix (World Athletics Indoor Tour) - Saturday, January 25. Results Men (World indoor tour) 60m  1 Demek Kemp (USA) 6.502
Debutant Bikila Wins 2020 Dubai Marathon
24 January 2020
Debutant Bikila Wins 2020 Dubai Marathon
Ethiopia's Olika Adugna Bikila took a surprise win at the 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday morning. Bikila with a very late surge claimed the win in Dubai in
Results: Dubai Marathon 2020
23 January 2020
Results: Dubai Marathon 2020
Results: 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Maraton - Friday, January 24. Search full results here Top Results Men 1. Adugna Bikila, Olika (ETH) - 2:06:15 2. Kiprono Kiptanui, Eric
Dubai Marathon 2020 - Live Stream and Race Preview
23 January 2020
Dubai Marathon 2020 - Live Stream and Race Preview
Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa will attempt to win her second Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon while compatriots Soloman Deksisa and Seifu Tura lead a strong men's field. In
Mahuchikh Set World Indoor U20 Record of 2.01m in Lviv
19 January 2020
Mahuchikh Set World Indoor U20 Record of 2.01m in Lviv
Ukranian Yaroslava Mahuchikh broke the World indoor U20 high jump record on her season’s debut at the Demyanyuk Memorial in Lviv on Saturday (19). Mahuchikh who four months
Kenenisa Bekele Set for 2020 London Marathon
17 January 2020
Kenenisa Bekele Set for 2020 London Marathon
Legendary Kenenisa Bekele will face Marathon World record holder and Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge at the 2020 London Marathon. Bekele, a three-time Olympic gold medallist
Michelle Lee Ahye Banned From Athletics for Whereabouts Failures
14 January 2020
Michelle Lee Ahye Banned From Athletics for Whereabouts Failures
The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal (DT) has banned Trinidadian sprinter Michelle Lee Ahye from sports for whereabouts failures. Michelle Lee Ahye received two-year ban
Moroccan Marathon Record Holder El Mahjoub Dazza Suspended for Doping
14 January 2020
Moroccan Marathon Record Holder El Mahjoub Dazza Suspended for Doping
A high profile marathoner runner El Mahjoub Dazza has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) from sports for doping. The AIU confirmed on Tuesday
Rhonex Kipruto Sets World 10km Record in Valencia
12 January 2020
Rhonex Kipruto Sets World 10km Record in Valencia
  Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto set a new World 10km record on Sunday in Valencia.  The World championships bronze medalist, Kipruto, clocked 26:24 smashing Joshua Cheptegei's
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