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Kamila Skolimowska memorial 2021 preview
05 September 2021
Kamila Skolimowska memorial 2021 preview
Multiple olympic medallists will be in the spotlight at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Sunday, September 5.
Duplantis, Hassan and Cherry set Brussels Diamond League Meeting Records
04 September 2021
Duplantis, Hassan and Cherry set Brussels Diamond League Meeting Records
Armand Duplantis, Sifan Hassan and Michael Cherry broke meeting records in in front of 28000 fans at the penultimate leg of the Wanda Diamond League in Brussels.
Tokyo Olympic Stars prepare to shine at centenary ISTAF meeting in Berlin
03 September 2021
Tokyo Olympic Stars prepare to shine at centenary ISTAF meeting in Berlin
Olympic Stars prepare to shine at Centenary ISTAF meeting in Berlin with Tokyo on September 12, contests renewed in high jump, long jump and discus.
Duplantis, Hassan, Thiam and Asher Smith in the spotlight in Brussels
02 September 2021
Duplantis, Hassan, Thiam and Asher Smith in the spotlight in Brussels
Armand Duplantis, Sifan Hassan, Nafissatou Thiam and Dina Asher Smith will headline the Memorial Ivo Van Damme Bruels Diamlond League on Friday.
Gelete Burka and Fabienne Schlumpf Head Vienna City Marathon Field
02 September 2021
Gelete Burka and Fabienne Schlumpf Head Vienna City Marathon Field
Gelete Burka and Fabienne Schlumpf will head the women’s field of the Vienna City Marathon. Around 25,000 runners have registered for the 12 September race.
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2022 to be held in Japan on March 13
01 September 2021
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2022 to be held in Japan on March 13
The Nagoya Women’s Marathon is pleased to announce its plan to hold the 2022 edition with 22,000 participants, on the same scale as before the Covid-19.
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw Smashes World Half Marathon Record
30 August 2021
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw Smashes World Half Marathon Record
Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashed the women's World half marathon record with an amazing 1:03:44 at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon in Larne, Northern Ireland.
Duplantis, Thompson Herah and Nyonsaba set meeting records in Paris
28 August 2021
Duplantis, Thompson Herah and Nyonsaba set meeting records in Paris
Armand Duplantis, Elaine Thompson and Francine Nyonsaba highlighted the Wanda Diamond League meeting in the Paris Charlety Stadium with three meeting records.
Paris Diamond League Meeting Preview
28 August 2021
Paris Diamond League Meeting Preview
Jamaican star Elaine Thompson Herah will headline the women’s 100m race at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Paris Charlety Stadium on Saturday.
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce blazes 10.60 to win 100m in Lausanne
26 August 2021
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce blazes 10.60 to win 100m in Lausanne
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce stormed to a new personal best of 10.60 in the women's 100m at the Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League on Thursday.
Ilya Ivanyuk wins the high Jump at Athletissima in Lausanne
26 August 2021
Ilya Ivanyuk wins the high Jump at Athletissima in Lausanne
World outdoor bronze medallist Ilya ivanyuk won the men’s high jump competition at the City Event held at the Place de l’Europe in the Lausanne centre on Wednesday evening, on
Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League Preview
26 August 2021
Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League Preview
Elaine Thompson Herah in the women’s 100m and Karsten Warholm in the men’s 400m will headline Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League meet on Thursday.
Berlin Half Marathon: Jepkosgei (65:16) breaks Sifan Hassan’s course record, Felix Kipkoech (58:57)
22 August 2021
Berlin Half Marathon: Jepkosgei (65:16) breaks Sifan Hassan’s course record, Felix Kipkoech (58:57)
SCC EVENTS / Petko BeierJoyciline Jepkosgei took the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON with a spectacular course record of 65:16. The 27 year-old Kenyan smashed the mark of Dutch
Elaine Thompson-Herah  Clocks Unbelievable 10.54 in the 100m in Eugene
21 August 2021
Elaine Thompson-Herah Clocks Unbelievable 10.54 in the 100m in Eugene
Jamaica's Olympic champion Elaine Thompson clocked 10.54 the second fastest 100m in history at the Eugene Diamond League Prefontaine Classic.
Olympic re-matches and World record attempt set for Eugene Diamond League
21 August 2021
Olympic re-matches and World record attempt set for Eugene Diamond League
Twenty-two Olympic gold medallists from the recent Tokyo Games will be in the spotlight at the 46th edition of the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene.
Over 20,000 runners will run the Generali Berlin Half Marathon Sunday
20 August 2021
Over 20,000 runners will run the Generali Berlin Half Marathon Sunday
Former world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei and several world class runners will feature Generali Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday, August 22.
Entry Standards for the 2022 European Athletics Championships Announced
17 August 2021
Entry Standards for the 2022 European Athletics Championships Announced
European Athletics announced on Tuesday the entry standards and the qualifying system for the 2022 Championships.
Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa Stunts with 9.86 to Smash Kenyan 100m National Record
15 August 2021
Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa Stunts with 9.86 to Smash Kenyan 100m National Record
Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa destroyed his own Kenyan national 100m record with a stunning 9.86 at the Josko Lauf Meeting in Austria on Friday.
Ethiopian Legend Kenenisa Bekele will run Berlin Marathon
14 August 2021
Ethiopian Legend Kenenisa Bekele will run Berlin Marathon
Kenenisa Bekele announced on Thursday he will race the iconic Berlin Marathon on September 26.
World Athletics Junior U20 Championships Entry Lists
12 August 2021
World Athletics Junior U20 Championships Entry Lists
See the provisional entry lists for the World Athletics Junior U20 championships Nairobi 2021.
Solomon Mutai and Betesfa Getahun opt for Vienna, organizers expect Green Light
11 August 2021
Solomon Mutai and Betesfa Getahun opt for Vienna, organizers expect Green Light
As things stand in Austria the Vienna City Marathon will go ahead on 12th September.
Eliud Kipchoge defends Olympic Marathon Title
08 August 2021
Eliud Kipchoge defends Olympic Marathon Title
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge solidified his legend status by successfully defending his Olympic marathon title on Sunday morning in Sapporo, Japan.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen takes 1500m, Sifan Hassan wins second gold in Tokyo
07 August 2021
Jakob Ingebrigtsen takes 1500m, Sifan Hassan wins second gold in Tokyo
Jakob Ingebrigtsen won the 1500m gold setting a new Olympic and European record with 3:28.32, Sifan Hassan won the 10000m to claim her second gold in Tokyo.
Miller Uibo defends 400m title, Felix wins 10th Olympic medal
06 August 2021
Miller Uibo defends 400m title, Felix wins 10th Olympic medal
Athletics day 8 Tokyo Olympic Games: Shaunae Miller Uibo defended her 400m title title while Alyson Felix won her 10th Olympic medal by taking third.
Ryan Crouser narrowly misses shot put world record
05 August 2021
Ryan Crouser narrowly misses shot put world record
Ryan Crouser successfully defended his Olympic title with the greatest series in the shot put history.
Sydney McLaughlin breaks World record to win gold in the 400m hurdles in Tokyo
04 August 2021
Sydney McLaughlin breaks World record to win gold in the 400m hurdles in Tokyo
The USA's Sydney McLaughlin broke the World record with an amazing run of 51.46 seconds to win the gold medal in the 400m hurdles final at the Tokyo Olympics.
Warholm obliterates 400m hurdles world record with 45.94 to win Olympic gold
03 August 2021
Warholm obliterates 400m hurdles world record with 45.94 to win Olympic gold
Karsten Warholm obliterated his own 400m hurdles World record with an unbelievable run of 45.94 seconds to win the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Jasmine Camacho Quinn wins historic Olympic title for Puerto Rico
02 August 2021
Jasmine Camacho Quinn wins historic Olympic title for Puerto Rico
Jasmine Camacho Quinn became the first-ever Puerto Rican track and field athlete to win an Olympic gold medal by claiming the women’s 100m hurdles final in 12.37.
Marcell Lamont Jacobs surprises with Olympic 100m gold
01 August 2021
Marcell Lamont Jacobs surprises with Olympic 100m gold
Tokyo Olympic Games men's 100m final: European Indoor champion Marcell Lamont Jacobs from Italy shocked everyone by winning the Olympic 100m gold medal with 9.80.
Rojas smashes triple jump world record with 15.67
01 August 2021
Rojas smashes triple jump world record with 15.67
Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas set a new triple jump world record on the third day of the Athletics competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games on Sunday.
Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Olympic 100m Final
31 July 2021
Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Olympic 100m Final
Tokyo Olympics women's 100m Final: Elaine Thompson-Herah won the final in 10.61, the 2nd fastet time in history, as Jamaican women swept the podium.
Blessing Okagbare expelled from Tokyo after testing positive for HGH
31 July 2021
Blessing Okagbare expelled from Tokyo after testing positive for HGH
Nigeria’s sprint star Blessing Okagbare tested positive for doping HGH and has been expelled from Tokyo Olympics the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Saturday.
Barega takes the Olympic gold medal in the 10000m
30 July 2021
Barega takes the Olympic gold medal in the 10000m
Ethiopia's Selemon Barega outran several runners including World record holder Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo to win the Olympic men's 10,000m gold in Tokyo.
The head-to-head clashes to watch at the Olympic Games
30 July 2021
The head-to-head clashes to watch at the Olympic Games
Preview and top head-to-head clashes to watch for the number one Olympic games sport, the Athletics, in Tokyo 2020.
Swiss Sprinter Alex Wilson Suspended for Doping
29 July 2021
Swiss Sprinter Alex Wilson Suspended for Doping
Swiss Sprinter Alex Wilson who ran a sensational European 100m record of 9.84 and a 200m PB of 19.89 last week in Georgia has been suspended from sports for doping.
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.
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