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NN Mission Marathon will be staged as planned on April 18
07 April 2021
NN Mission Marathon will be staged as planned on April 18
NN Mission Marathon with Eliud Kipchogw will take place in Enschede, Netherlands on Sunday, April 18.
Miller-Uibo impresses with 200m World Lead in Florida
05 April 2021
Miller-Uibo impresses with 200m World Lead in Florida
Shaunae Miller-Uibo opened her 2021 outdoor season with an impressive 22.03 second World Lead in the 200m in Clermont Florida on Sunday.
Ruth Chepngetich Smashes World Half Marathon Record in Istanbul
04 April 2021
Ruth Chepngetich Smashes World Half Marathon Record in Istanbul
World marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya won the 2021 N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon with a stunning World record of 1:04:02 on Sunday.
Aleia Hobbs clocks the first sub 11 second 100m this year in Louisiana
03 April 2021
Aleia Hobbs clocks the first sub 11 second 100m this year in Louisiana
Aleia Hobbs clocked the first sub 11 second 100m this year with a 10.99 second performance at the LSU Invitational Battle on the Bayou in Louisiana.
Terrance Laird blazes 19.81 in the 200m at Texas Relays
28 March 2021
Terrance Laird blazes 19.81 in the 200m at Texas Relays
Terrance Laird from Louisiana States University clocked an impressive 19.81 second personal best to win the 200m final on the 3rd day of Texas Relays on Saturday.
Tara Davis Soars 7.14m to Set NCAA Long Jump Record at Texas Relays
26 March 2021
Tara Davis Soars 7.14m to Set NCAA Long Jump Record at Texas Relays
Tara Davis from the University of Texas set a new collegiate NCAA long jump record with a massive leap of 7.14m performance on the second day of 2021 Texas Relays.
Strong marathon debut by Simon Boch, Fabienne Schlumpf breaks Swiss half marathon record in Dresden
21 March 2021
Strong marathon debut by Simon Boch, Fabienne Schlumpf breaks Swiss half marathon record in Dresden
Simon Boch (GER) runs Olympic marathon qualifying standard in his debut, Fabienne Schlumpf set the Swiss HM record with 68:27 at Itelligence Citylauf Invitational.
Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden with Moen, Naert, Meucci and Petros on Sunday
18 March 2021
Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden with Moen, Naert, Meucci and Petros on Sunday
Three of Europe's best marathoners Sondre Moen, Koen Naert and Daniel Meucci promise thrilling race at the Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden on Sunday.
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held with 4,704 participants with Covid-19 protective measures
14 March 2021
Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held with 4,704 participants with Covid-19 protective measures
The Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2021 was held on Sunday, March 14 in the city of Nagoya, Japan as scheduled.- Mizuki Matsuda won her first victory over Nagoya in 2:21:51- The Tiffany
Cole Hocker takes Mile and 3000m titles at NCAA championships
14 March 2021
Cole Hocker takes Mile and 3000m titles at NCAA championships
Cole Hocker took a histroic Mile and 3000m double to became the youngest athlete of any country to win such a middle distance doble at NCAA championships.
Tara Davis sets new NCAA lcollegiate long jump record with  6.93m (22-9)
13 March 2021
Tara Davis sets new NCAA lcollegiate long jump record with 6.93m (22-9)
Tara Davis a junior from Texas, who returned to collegiate competition after two years jumped a huge 6.93m (22-9ft) to set a new NCAA long jump record.
JuVaughn Harrison Clears 2.30m and leaps 8.45m to win NCAA high jump and long jump titles
12 March 2021
JuVaughn Harrison Clears 2.30m and leaps 8.45m to win NCAA high jump and long jump titles
JuVaughn Harrison of LSU cleared 2.30m and leaped to a massive 8.45m personal best to win high jump and long jump NCAA indoor championships titles in a single day.
 Nagoya Women’s Marathon the first mass participation race to be held in Japan during Covid-19 times
10 March 2021
Nagoya Women’s Marathon the first mass participation race to be held in Japan during Covid-19 times
The Nagoya Women’s Marathon is delighted to announce that the 2021 will be staged in Nagoya city, Japan on Sunday, March 14, 2021 as planned.
Armand Duplantis sets European indoor championships record in the pole vault with 6.05m
07 March 2021
Armand Duplantis sets European indoor championships record in the pole vault with 6.05m
The championship record by Armand Duplantis in the men’s pole vault, and 4 world-leading performances highlighted the final day of the European Indoor Championships.
Marcell Jacobs Wins European Indoor 60m Gold with World Leading 6.47
06 March 2021
Marcell Jacobs Wins European Indoor 60m Gold with World Leading 6.47
Marcell Jacobs stromed to a European indoor 60m gold with a world leading time of 6.47 ahead of German record holder Kevin Kranz and defending champion Jan Volko
Nafissatou Thiam claims her second European indoor gold medal in the pentathlon
05 March 2021
Nafissatou Thiam claims her second European indoor gold medal in the pentathlon
Reigning Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam won her second European Indoor gold medal in the pentathlon setting a world seasonal best of 4904 points.
Neeraj Chopra breaks Indian Record with 88.07m Javelin Throw
05 March 2021
Neeraj Chopra breaks Indian Record with 88.07m Javelin Throw
Neeraj Chopra broke his own national record with an 88.07m javelin throw at the Indian Grand Prix in Patiala on Friday, March 5.
Torun 2021: Montler jumps 8.18m in the qualifying round
05 March 2021
Torun 2021: Montler jumps 8.18m in the qualifying round
The first session of the European Indoor Championships in Torun got underway. Thobias Montler from Sweden led the men's long jump qualifying round with 8.18m.
Preview: European Indoor Championships Torun 2021
03 March 2021
Preview: European Indoor Championships Torun 2021
Torun hosts the 36th edition of the European Indoor Championships from 4 to 7 March 2021. A record 733 athletes will compete at the old continent championships.
Kengo Suzuki Wins Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon with 2:04:56 Japanese Record
28 February 2021
Kengo Suzuki Wins Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon with 2:04:56 Japanese Record
Kengo Suzuki surprised everyone with a new Japanese record by winning the final edition of Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon within 2:04:56 seconds on Sunday, February 28. The
Athing Mu destroys World U20 Indoor record with 1:58.40
27 February 2021
Athing Mu destroys World U20 Indoor record with 1:58.40
18-year-old Athing Mu, a freshman from Texas A&M smashed the World U20 indoor record with an incredible 1:58.40 at the SEC championships on Saturday, February 21.
Renaud Lavillenie Clears 6.06m at  All Star Perche
27 February 2021
Renaud Lavillenie Clears 6.06m at All Star Perche
Renaud Lavillenie, cleared 6.06m, the highest vault since 2014 while Holly Bradshaw went over 4.78m for the win at All Star Perche in Clermon Ferrand.
Armand Duplantis Soars 6.10m at Serbian Open Indoor Meet
24 February 2021
Armand Duplantis Soars 6.10m at Serbian Open Indoor Meet
Armand Duplantis cleared a huge 6.10m in the pole vault and set a new World lead at the Serbian Open Indoor meet in Belgrade on Wednesday (24).
Grant Holloway Sets new 60m hurdles World record with 7.29 seconds
24 February 2021
Grant Holloway Sets new 60m hurdles World record with 7.29 seconds
Grant Holloway clocked a new 60m hurdles World record breaking the previous record by Collin Jackson by 0.02 at the 2021 Villa de Madrid on Wednesday, February 24.
Duplantis and Spanovic to Star Serbian Open
23 February 2021
Duplantis and Spanovic to Star Serbian Open
The world pole vault record holder, Armand Duplantis, and Ivana Spanovic, the world indoor champion, will headline the Serbia Open indoor meet on February 24.
Grant Holloway headlines star-studded field in Madrid
23 February 2021
Grant Holloway headlines star-studded field in Madrid
Grant Holloway one more time this indoor season will attampt the 60 metres hurdles WR at the Villa de Madrid, the final leg of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold.
Allyson Felix clocks indoor PB 200m at the Amarican Track League in Fayetteville
22 February 2021
Allyson Felix clocks indoor PB 200m at the Amarican Track League in Fayetteville
Allyson Felix, the 2012 Olympic champion, won the 200m in a new PB at the American Track League #4 meeting in Fayetteville Arkansas on Sunday (21).
 Tamberi clears World leading 2.35m at Italian Indoor Championsips
21 February 2021
Tamberi clears World leading 2.35m at Italian Indoor Championsips
Gianmarco Tamberi cleared a new World-leading 2.35m at Italian Championships, while Anzhelika Sidorova at Russian pole vault festival went over 4.90m also WL..
18-year-old Larissa Lapichino Jumps 6.91m (22-8) to set a new U20 Long Jump Record
20 February 2021
18-year-old Larissa Lapichino Jumps 6.91m (22-8) to set a new U20 Long Jump Record
18-year-old Larissa Lapichino set a new world U20 long jump indoor record with a huge leap of 6.91m (22-8ft) at the Italian Indoor championships on Saturday (20).
19-year-old Maria Vicente beaks Spanish pentathlon record with 4501
19 February 2021
19-year-old Maria Vicente beaks Spanish pentathlon record with 4501
19 years old Maria Vicente broke the Spanish record with 4501 points on the opening day of the Spanish Athletics indoor championships in Madrid on Friday.
Kenya's Nicholas Kiptoo Kosgei and Bahreini Nelly Jepkosgei banned for Doping
19 February 2021
Kenya's Nicholas Kiptoo Kosgei and Bahreini Nelly Jepkosgei banned for Doping
The Athletics Integrity Unit, AIU, has banned Kenyas distance runner Nicholas Kiptoo Kosgei and Bahreini middle-distance runner Nelly Jepkosgei for Anti Doping rules violation.The
Croatia's High Jump Super Star Blanka Vlasic Retires from Athletics at 37
19 February 2021
Croatia's High Jump Super Star Blanka Vlasic Retires from Athletics at 37
Croatia's one of the most decorated athletes of all time Blanka Vlasic announced her retirement from athletics at age of 37 on Friday.
Eliud Kipchoge to Run Hamburg Marathon in April
19 February 2021
Eliud Kipchoge to Run Hamburg Marathon in April
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge will race the Hamburg marathon on April 11 as he continues to prepare to defend his Olympic title in Tokyo.
Giles sets the second fastest 800m time in history in Torun
17 February 2021
Giles sets the second fastest 800m time in history in Torun
Elliot Giles broke the British indoor record with an impressive 1:43.63 becoming the second fastest 800m indoor runner in history at the Copernicus Cup in Torun.
Holloway is set to highlight the 60m hurdles race in Torun
16 February 2021
Holloway is set to highlight the 60m hurdles race in Torun
Grant Holloway will try to break the world indoor record 60m hurdles record at the Copernicus Cup in Torun, the 4th leg of the World Indoor Tour Gold on Wednesday.
How Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce plans to Make History at the Olympic Games
15 February 2021
How Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce plans to Make History at the Olympic Games
Hers is how Jamaicas sprint superstar Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce plans to make history at the Tokyo Olympic games.
Chepkoech sets new world 5km record at the Monaco Run
14 February 2021
Chepkoech sets new world 5km record at the Monaco Run
The World steeplechase champion Beatrice Chepkoech clocked 14:43 to set a new World record in the 5km at the Herculis Monaco Run on Sunday.
Joshua Cheptegei to Race at Herculis Monaco 5km Run on Sunday
14 February 2021
Joshua Cheptegei to Race at Herculis Monaco 5km Run on Sunday
Reigning World 10000m champion Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei returns to the competition on Sunday, February 14 with a 5km road race in Monaco.Cheptegei will return to Herculis Monaco's
KC Lightfoot Soars 6.00m to Smash his own NCAA Pole Vault Record
14 February 2021
KC Lightfoot Soars 6.00m to Smash his own NCAA Pole Vault Record
KC Lightfoot, a junior from Baylor, cleared a huge 6.00m to break his own NCAA pole vault record on Saturday at Texas Tech Shootout.
Miller Uibo runs the eighth fastest time in history in the women’s 400 metres in New York
14 February 2021
Miller Uibo runs the eighth fastest time in history in the women’s 400 metres in New York
Shaunae Miller Uibo, Michael Norman and Trayvon Bromell headlined the World Indoor Tour Gold meeting at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in New York.
Cooper Teare and Cole Hocker clock 3:50.39 and 3:50.55 respectively to smash NCAA mile record
13 February 2021
Cooper Teare and Cole Hocker clock 3:50.39 and 3:50.55 respectively to smash NCAA mile record
Oregon runners Cooper Teare and Cole Hocker of Oregon destroyed the NCAA mile record with 3:50.39 and 3:50.55 respectively at the Tyson Invitational on Friday.
Sprint Events to Highlight New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
12 February 2021
Sprint Events to Highlight New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
New Balance Indoor Grand Prix: Michael Norman, Noah Lyles, Shaunae Miller Uibo and McLaughlin in the spotlight in New York on Saturday.
Start Lists: New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2021
12 February 2021
Start Lists: New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2021
See the start lists for the 2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix NB GP, World Athletics Indoor Tour gold level series, on Saturday, February 13.
Gudaf Tsegay Smashes 1500m Indoor World Record with 3:53.09 in Lievin
09 February 2021
Gudaf Tsegay Smashes 1500m Indoor World Record with 3:53.09 in Lievin
Gudaf Tsegay smashed the 1500m indoor record world record with a sensational 3:53.09 at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais Lievin on Tuesday Feb. 9.
Five 6-meter Club Pole Vaulters to highlight the meeting Hauts de France Pas de Calais in Liévin
09 February 2021
Five 6-meter Club Pole Vaulters to highlight the meeting Hauts de France Pas de Calais in Liévin
Five members of the exclusive 6 metres club will be in the spotlight at the meeting Hauts de France Pas de Calais in Liévin on Tuesday, February 9.
Marquis Dendy LJ 8.21m and Sandi Morris in PV 4.88m set new World Leads at Amercian Track League #3
08 February 2021
Marquis Dendy LJ 8.21m and Sandi Morris in PV 4.88m set new World Leads at Amercian Track League #3
World leads by Dendy in the long jump, Morris in the pole vault and a new US highschool record by Hobbs Kessler highlighted the Amerian Indoor Track League series.
Athing Mu Smashes World U20 400m Record in Texas
07 February 2021
Athing Mu Smashes World U20 400m Record in Texas
18-year-old Athing Mu clocked an amazing World junior u-20 record with 50.82 in Texas smashing Sanya Richards-Ross previous mark by 0.30 seconds.
18-year-old Larissa Iapichino jumps 6,75m
06 February 2021
18-year-old Larissa Iapichino jumps 6,75m
18-year-old Larissa Iapichino (ITA) jumped to a new lifetime best mark of 6.75m at the Italian Junior Championships on Saturday in Ancona. It is also the 2nd best performance
Duplantis clears World leading 6.03m in Rouen
06 February 2021
Duplantis clears World leading 6.03m in Rouen
Armand Duplantis cleared a new World leading 6.03m at the Perche Elite Tour (Pole Vault only) in Rouen, France on Saturday (6).
Barega and Bol produce world leads at the Meeting Metz Moselle Athlélor
06 February 2021
Barega and Bol produce world leads at the Meeting Metz Moselle Athlélor
Two World leads by Ethiopia's Selemon Barega (3:34.62) and Femke Bol (50.81) in the 400m highlighted the 2021 Meeting Metz Moselle Athlélor in France.
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