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Athing Mu 50.03 split in 4x400m relay at Texas Tech Invite
30 January 2021
Athing Mu 50.03 split in 4x400m relay at Texas Tech Invite
Athing Mu, a freshman 800m runner from Texas Tech, anchored her team to a victory with an amazing 50.03 split in the 4x400m at Texas Tech Invite.
KC Lightfoot Clears 5.95m for a new NCAA record
30 January 2021
KC Lightfoot Clears 5.95m for a new NCAA record
KC Lightfoot cleared 5.95m to break his own NCAA collegiate record by 1cm at the Texas Tech Indoor Invitational on Saturday (30).
Keely Hodgkinson destroys World Junior U20 800m record with 1:59.03
30 January 2021
Keely Hodgkinson destroys World Junior U20 800m record with 1:59.03
Keely Hodgkinson smashed the World Junior U20 800m record indoors with an incredible 1:59.03 at Track and Field Indoor Vienna on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Andreas Almgren crushes his own swedish 3000m record with 7:41.6
30 January 2021
Andreas Almgren crushes his own swedish 3000m record with 7:41.6
Andreas Almgren smashed his own Swedish 3000m record indoors with a stunning 7:41.6 on Saturday at Greyhound Winter in Sollentuna on Saturday, Jan 30.
Unversity of Oregon men break DMR NCAA and World best
30 January 2021
Unversity of Oregon men break DMR NCAA and World best
Oregon men beat the Distance Medley Relay NCAA record and World best with 9:19.42 on Friday night at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Bryce Deadmon clocks 45.29 at Texas Tech Invitational
30 January 2021
Bryce Deadmon clocks 45.29 at Texas Tech Invitational
Bryce Deadmon a senior of Texas A&M clocked a new NCAA lead with 45.29 at Texas Tech Indoor Invitational on Frida, Jan 29.
Femke Bol beats 23-year-old Netherlands 400m record with  50.96
30 January 2021
Femke Bol beats 23-year-old Netherlands 400m record with 50.96
Femke Bol broke the Netherlands national 400m record indoors that stood for 23 years with an outstanding result of 50.96sec at the international Vienna Indoor meet.
Duplantis, Kendricks, Mihambo and Asher-Smith in action at ISTAF indoor series
29 January 2021
Duplantis, Kendricks, Mihambo and Asher-Smith in action at ISTAF indoor series
Olympic and world championships medalist Armand Duplantis, Sam Kendricks, Malaika Mihambo and Dina Asher-Smith will headline ISTAF series in Düsseldorf on Sunday.
Dina Asher Smith and Renaud Lavillenie grab the headlines in Karlsruhe
29 January 2021
Dina Asher Smith and Renaud Lavillenie grab the headlines in Karlsruhe
World 200 champion Dina Asher-Smith and former world pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie headlined a great edition of the Karlsruhe Indoor.
Women’s 60 metres sprint in the spotlight in Karlsruhe
28 January 2021
Women’s 60 metres sprint in the spotlight in Karlsruhe
Loads of the world’s top track and field athletes will be competing at the first 2021 World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in Karlsruhe on Friday.
Ryan Crouser smashes shot put World record with 22.82m
24 January 2021
Ryan Crouser smashes shot put World record with 22.82m
Ryan Crouser just broke the shot put World record indoors with 22.82m at the inaugural Amercian Indoor Track League I in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Sunday (24).
Athing Mu breaks 40-year-old NCAA 600m record
24 January 2021
Athing Mu breaks 40-year-old NCAA 600m record
Athing Mu broke the 40-year-old collegiate (NCAA) record in the 600 Meters with a blazing 1:25.80 on Saturday (23) at Aggie Indoor Invitational.
Jim Walmsley misses 100km World record by 12 seconds
23 January 2021
Jim Walmsley misses 100km World record by 12 seconds
US ultra marathoner Jim Walmsley almost broke the world record for the 100km distance with a time of 6:09:26.
Adrian Piperi 21.12m improves his own NCAA shot put record with 21.12m
23 January 2021
Adrian Piperi 21.12m improves his own NCAA shot put record with 21.12m
Adrian Piperi improved his previous collegiate (NCAA) best with a huge 21.12m (69-3½) throw to win the shot at the Wooo Pig Classic.
Hugues Fabrice Zango sets new triple jump World record with 18.07m
16 January 2021
Hugues Fabrice Zango sets new triple jump World record with 18.07m
Hugues Fabrice Zango leaped massive 18.07m to break the World record in the triple jump indoors at the meeting in Aubière, France on Saturday (16).
Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal suspended
14 January 2021
Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal suspended
The reigning Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal of the United States has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for an anti-doping r
Natoya Goule and Kameron Jones clock fast times in the 600m in Clemson
10 January 2021
Natoya Goule and Kameron Jones clock fast times in the 600m in Clemson
Naotoya Gaule and Kameron Jones clocked the world leading 600m times at the Clemson Orange and Purple Elite indoor track and field meet in Clemson, SC.
Akimenko Clears 2.30m WL in High Jump at Christmas Starts
08 January 2021
Akimenko Clears 2.30m WL in High Jump at Christmas Starts
The 2019 World championships silver medalist Mikhail Akimenko on his third attempt cleared 2.30m to set an early 2021 World lead in the men's high jump at Christmas.
Dibaba and Gressier win 5km at Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona
31 December 2020
Dibaba and Gressier win 5km at Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona
Genzebe Dibaba and Jimmy Gressier won 5km at the at the 2020 Cursa dels Nassos, Hellen Obiri attempted 10km WR but less than 1km into the race she crashed.
Dibaba and Obiri target 5km and 10km world records in Barcelona
30 December 2020
Dibaba and Obiri target 5km and 10km world records in Barcelona
Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba will attempt the women's 5km world record while Kenya's Hellen Obiri will attempt the women's 10km record in Barcelona on Thursday.
Stewart McSweyn clocks World leading mile
30 December 2020
Stewart McSweyn clocks World leading mile
Stewart McSweyn clocked a 2020 World lead and Australian all-comers’ record for the mile with an impressive of 3:50.61 on Tuesday (December 29).
Mayer and Aguilar win Meeting de la Réunion
20 December 2020
Mayer and Aguilar win Meeting de la Réunion
World record holder Mayer won the decathlon with 8552 while Colombia's Aguilar prevailed in the womne's heptathlon with 6055 points at at the Meeting de la Réunion.
Results: Meeting de La Reunion 2020
19 December 2020
Results: Meeting de La Reunion 2020
Results for the 2020 Meeting de La Reunion 2020; Kevin Mayer won Decathlon with WL 8552 while Evelis Aguilar of Colombia took heptathlon with 6055.
Mayer and Aguessy Thomas are the overnight leaders in La Réunion
18 December 2020
Mayer and Aguessy Thomas are the overnight leaders in La Réunion
World record holder Kevin Mayer is the overnight leader with 4350 points of the meeting La Réunion, the World Combined Events Challenge in Saint Paul.
World Indoor Championships in Nanjing Postponed to March 2023
10 December 2020
World Indoor Championships in Nanjing Postponed to March 2023
World Athletics postponed the Nanjing World Indoor Championships from March 2021 to March 2023. Next World indoors will be held in Belgrade in 2022.
Kibiwott Kandie breaks world half marathon record with 57:32
06 December 2020
Kibiwott Kandie breaks world half marathon record with 57:32
Kibiwott Kandie broke the world record in the half marathon with a sensational time of 57:32. He broke the previous world record held by Kamworor by 29 seconds.
2015 World 800m Champion Arzamasova of Belarus Gets 4-year Doping Ban
05 December 2020
2015 World 800m Champion Arzamasova of Belarus Gets 4-year Doping Ban
2015 World 800m Champion Marina Arzamasova of Belarus recieved a 4-year doping ban by the Disciplinary Tribunal on Friday.
Jepchirchir, Jepkosgei, Kipruto, Kiplimo and Gidey grab the headlines in Valencia
04 December 2020
Jepchirchir, Jepkosgei, Kipruto, Kiplimo and Gidey grab the headlines in Valencia
Valencia Marathon have attracted the best marathon ever in the history of this event featuring 17 women with sub 2:24 times and 21 men with sub 2:07 PBs.
Ethiopians Yehualaw and Walelegn set new course records at the Delhi Half Marathon
29 November 2020
Ethiopians Yehualaw and Walelegn set new course records at the Delhi Half Marathon
Ethiopians Yalemzerf Yehualaw (64:46) and Amedework Walelegn (59:52) clocked new course records at the 2020 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday (29).
Marathon and Half Marathon World Record Holders to Clash in Delhi
23 November 2020
Marathon and Half Marathon World Record Holders to Clash in Delhi
Women's marathon and half marathon world record holders Brigid Kosgei of Kenya and Ababel Yeshaneh of Ethiopia will clash at the Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday (29).
Marathon Project Releases Virtual Challenge Details
23 November 2020
Marathon Project Releases Virtual Challenge Details
The Marathon Project has announced the details for its Virtual Challenge, a 26-day event beginning on November 25 for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities across the
Sofia Marathon winners Khapilina and Sbaai provisionally suspended by AIU for EPO
17 November 2020
Sofia Marathon winners Khapilina and Sbaai provisionally suspended by AIU for EPO
The 2020 Sofia Soffia marathon winners Viktoriia Khapilina of Ukrain and Youssef Sbaai of Morocco tested positive for EPO in an in-competition test.
Elijah Manangoi accepts AIU's two-year ban
16 November 2020
Elijah Manangoi accepts AIU's two-year ban
The 2017 World 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi accepted Athletics Integrity Unit two year doping ban, but, insisted that he was a clean athlete.
1500m World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two year doping ban
14 November 2020
1500m World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two year doping ban
The 2017 World 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has been banned for two years for whereabouts failures, a violation of anti-doping rules.
Athletics Integrity Unit appeals decision to clear Salwa Eid Naser
13 November 2020
Athletics Integrity Unit appeals decision to clear Salwa Eid Naser
The AIU has appealed against a decision to clear the world 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrein of committing anti-doping rules violation.
Defending Champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu return to Dehli Half Marathon
12 November 2020
Defending Champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu return to Dehli Half Marathon
Defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu will return to the Delhi Half Marathon, a World Athletics gold label road race on Sunday, November 29.
Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m in Potchefstroom
05 November 2020
Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m in Potchefstroom
Watch: Wayde van Niekerk takes a very comfortable victory in a track and field meet in Potchefstroom on Wedneday.
Christian Coleman banned for two years for anti-doping rule violation
27 October 2020
Christian Coleman banned for two years for anti-doping rule violation
Athletics Integrity Unit has banned the World 100m champion Christian Coleman for two years after missing three doping tests.
Olympic Champion Makhloufi Reportedly Under French Doping Investigation
26 October 2020
Olympic Champion Makhloufi Reportedly Under French Doping Investigation
Taoufik Makhloufi has been investigated for possible doping. Evidently a bag with drugs and syringes and documents belonging to him was found in a training center.
Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon Title in Gdynia
17 October 2020
Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon Title in Gdynia
19-year-old Jacob Kiplimo took a surprise win at the World Atheltics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday morning.
Peres Jepchirchir Wins Women's Half Marathon World Title in Gdynia
17 October 2020
Peres Jepchirchir Wins Women's Half Marathon World Title in Gdynia
Kenya‘s Peres Jepchirchir won the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships gold in a new World record time of 1:05:15 in Gdynia, Poland.
Cheptegei aims his first World Half Marathon Championships title in Gdynia
16 October 2020
Cheptegei aims his first World Half Marathon Championships title in Gdynia
Men‘s and women‘s preview for the World Athletics Half Marathon Champiosnhips Gdynia 2020 on Saturday 17 October.
Hassan Clocks 29:36.67 to Set European 10000m Record
10 October 2020
Hassan Clocks 29:36.67 to Set European 10000m Record
Sifan Hassan clocked an impressive 29:36.67 to smash the Euopean record of 30:01.09 that belonged to Paula Radcliffe on a cold and rainy evening in Hengelo.
Joshua Cheptegei Clocks new 10000m World Record with 26:11.02
07 October 2020
Joshua Cheptegei Clocks new 10000m World Record with 26:11.02
Joshua Cheptegei destroyed the 10000m World record with an astonishing 26:11.02 at the NN Running Valencia World record day on Wednesday.
Letesenbet Gidey Smashes Women's 5000m World Record in Valencia
07 October 2020
Letesenbet Gidey Smashes Women's 5000m World Record in Valencia
Letesenbet Gidey clocked a sensational 14:06.65 to break 5000m record at the NN Valencia World record day on Wednesday.
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Entry Lists Announced
05 October 2020
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Entry Lists Announced
World Athletics released on monday the official start lists for the World Half Marathon Championships Gdyna 2020.
Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei Win 2020 London Marathon
04 October 2020
Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei Win 2020 London Marathon
London Marathon: Shura Kitata took a surprise win, Eliud Kipchoge finished 8th, meanwhile Brigid Kosgei successfully defended her title from last year.
London Marathon: Brigid Kosgei Wins Women's Race
04 October 2020
London Marathon: Brigid Kosgei Wins Women's Race
Defending champion Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the 2020 London Marathon race in 2:18:58 as the American Sara Hall took a surprise second with a time of 2:22:01.
London Marathon: Kipchoge and Kosgei lead star-studded field
03 October 2020
London Marathon: Kipchoge and Kosgei lead star-studded field
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge grabs the headlines at the London Marathon, while Kenenisa Bekele has pulled out of the race with a calf injury.
London Marathon to Use Social-Distancing Technology
29 September 2020
London Marathon to Use Social-Distancing Technology
The 2020 London Marathon will use Bump technology system to implement social-distancing during the build-up to and at the elite events on Sunday 4 October.
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