WatchAthletics.com - Article feed https://www.watchathletics.com WatchAthletics.com - THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ONLINE VIDEOS Tue, 07 Jul 2020 23:11:41 +0000 en WatchAthletics.com - THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ONLINE VIDEOS https://www.watchathletics.com https://www.watchathletics.com/img/watch-athletics-logo.png 478 99 WatchAthletics.com - THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ONLINE VIDEOS World Champion Brazier Cruises to 1500m Personal Best in a Secret Meet in Portland https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11152/world-champion-brazier-cruises-to-1500m-personal-best-in-a-secret-eventin-oregon/ The reigning World 800m champion Donovan Brazier returned to racing with a stunning 1500m personal best at The Big Friendly Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:43:27 +0000 Armand Duplantis Clears Pole Vault WL 5.94m in Gothenburg https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11151/armand-duplantis-clears-wl-5-95-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 long jumo where Sweden s Thobias Montler jumped 8 13m W 2 5m s Video attempt 6 8 07m w 1 5m s Michaela Meijer won the women s pole vault with a solid 4 60m Khaddi Sagnia prevailed in the women s long jump with 6 64m See full meet results here Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:26:50 +0000 Kipsang Banned for four Years for Anti-Doping Rule Violation https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11150/kipsang-banned-for-four-years-for-anti-doping-rules-violations/ The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal WADT banned former marathon World record holder Wilson Kipsang for four years for violating anti doping rule The Athletics Integrity Unit said The athlete engaged in fraudulent and deceitful conduct by providing deliberately misleading and false information to the AIU in an attempt to obstruct and delay the investigation into his explanation and or prevent normal procedures from occurring namely the recording of a missed test against him Under anti Fri, 03 Jul 2020 13:34:19 +0000 Bowerman Track Club Intra-Squad Meet Produces World Leading Marks https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11149/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 produced three world leads In the men s 5000m Sean McGorty clocked the fastest time in the World in 2020 of 13 11 22 to deafeat narrowly teammate Grant Fisher 13 11 68 and Rio Olympic Games silver medalist Evan Jager 13 12 12 Elise Cranny who won the women s 5000m clocked 14 48 02 the 7th fastest times in US history while Wed, 01 Jul 2020 22:28:27 +0000 RunCzech Adds Two Road Races to its Summer Schedule https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11147/runczech-adds-two-road-races-to-its-summer-schedule/ RunCzech adds other 2 races to its summer season schedule Registrations for Runway Runs in Karlovy Vary and esk Bud jovice have been open since several days and now we can happily announce the launch of the Runway Run Prague and the Brewery Run by Birell These events will give you the chance to run on the runway of Prague airport and at the area of the famous Pilsen brewery The Runway Run Prague will take place at the V clav Havel airport on the 18 19 July The 5K course of the Sunset Run will Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:52:35 +0000 Mo Farah to Attempt 1 Hour World Record in Brussels https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11146/mo-farah-to-attempt-1-hour-world-record-in-brussels/ The four time Olympic champion Mo Farah will attempt to break Haile Gebrselassie s 1 hour World record of 21 285kmat the AG Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on September 4 Farah will race on the track for the first time after he switched to road racing in 2017 However less than a year ago Farah announced he would return to the track to defend his Olympic 10000m title at Tokyo 2020 Olympics European 10 000m silver medallist Bashir Abdi will be Farah s opponent in Brussels Ethiopian runners Ababel Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:40:20 +0000 Hamburg Marathon Plans to Host Event as Scheduled on September 13 https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11145/hamburg-marathon-plans-to-host-event-as-scheduled-on-september-13/ The Haspa Hamburg Marathon is scheduled to go ahead on September 13 with both elite and mass races More information about the Haspa Marathon Hamburg and online entry is available at www haspa marathon hamburg de Tue, 23 Jun 2020 16:36:51 +0000 Daniel Stahl Sets Discus Throw World Lead with 70.25m in Helsingborg https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11143/daniel-stahl-sets-discus-throw-world-lead-with-70-25m-in-helsingborg/ Sweden s Daniel Stahl set a new World lead on Sunday at a throws only competition in Helsingborg The World discus throw champion Stahl threw 70 25m in round three to become the first man to throw beyond the 70 meter mark His other attempts were 66 35m in the opening round 68 34m and 68 41m in round four and five respectively Another Swedish discus thrower Simon Pettersson set a lifetime best and World 4 with 67 10m In Saarij rvi Finland Sara Kuivisto running completely alone and in windy Mon, 22 Jun 2020 01:25:40 +0000 London Marathon Director Optimistic for the Race in October https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11142/london-marathon-director-optimistic-for-the-race-in-october/ London Marathon director Hugh Brasher is optimistic the race will take place in October despite speculations that the event will be canceled Sat, 20 Jun 2020 13:19:44 +0000 Christian Coleman Provisionally Suspended for Missing Three Drugs Test https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11141/christian-coleman-provisionally-suspended-for-missing-three-drugs-test/ World 100m champion Christian Coleman has been provisionally suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit AIU for missing three drug tests The AIU said on Twitter it had administered Coleman said The AIU policy does not require to call an athlete if they re not at the designated address Under the World Athletics Anti Doping Rules any combination of 3 whereabouts failures Filing Failure and or Missed Test within a period of 12 months constitute an anti doping rule violation for which the applicable Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:37:25 +0000 World Decathlon Record holder Mayer Splits from his Long-Time Coach https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11140/world-decathlon-record-holder-mayer-splits-from-his-long-time-coach/ World Decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer split from his coach Bertrand Valcin only one year and one month before the Tokyo Olympics Valcin coached the 28 year old Mayer for the past 12 years and led the Frenchman to Olympic silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics a World Championships gold medal in 2017 and the current decathlon World record of 9 126 points in 2018 Last year Mayer withdrew from the World Championships in Doha with an injury Currently Mayer is searching for a new coach that could Tue, 16 Jun 2020 21:04:36 +0000 European Athletics Publishes Qualifying Standards for 2021 Indoor Championships https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11139/european-athletics-publishes-qualifying-standards-for-2021-indoor-championships/ Qualifying Standards for the 2021 European Indoor Championships have been approved by European Athletics The 2021 European Indoor Championships will take place from 5 7 March in Torun Poland European Athletics said View or download European Indoor Championships Standards PDF here See timetable here Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:08:53 +0000 RunCzech Brings Back the Competition on the Roads https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11138/runczech-brings-back-the-competition-ton-the-roads/ The last few months have been very sad for the running world and especially for mass participation events When COVID 19 hit and races all over the world were either cancelled or postponed event organizers worldwide looked for ways of keeping their running fans engaged and active RunCzech the organizer of several international World Athletics Gold Label races which attract over 120 000 participants a year felt it is its civic duty to provide a program for its loyal runners and came up with a bit Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:45:44 +0000 RunCzech Launches Registrations for Unique Races at Airports https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11137/runczech-launches-registrations-for-unique-races-at-airports/ A few days ago the organizers of RunCzech races have launched the summer challenge esko b d l The Czech Republic keeps on running Besides that RunCzech has also prepared several running events in unique places Registration for the races at the airports Runway Run Karlovy Vary and Runway Run esk Bud jovice opens today The first series of races will take place in Karlovy Vary On Saturday 27 June it will start at 9 00 pm at Karlovy Vary Airport with the Sunset Run 5 km After several months of lock Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:33:38 +0000 Karsten Warholm Smashes 300m hurdles World Record at Impossible Games https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11136/karsten-warolm-smashes-300m-world-record-at-impossible-games/ Norwegian track and field star Karsten Warhlom clocked an impressive 33 78 to smash the 300m hurdles World record at the Oslo Bislett Impossible Games on Thursday June 11 In a solo race and almost empty stadium in Olso the double World champion and the 2nd fastest man in history over 400m hurdles Warholm broke the 300m World record with blazing 33 78 seconds shaving 0 60 seconds from Great Britain s Chris Rawlinson s previous record the indoor pole vault World record holder at 6 17m Duplantis Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:19:17 +0000 What to Watch at Oslo Bislett Impossible Games https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11134/what-to-watch-at-oslo-impossible-games/ The Oslo Impossible Games which takes place on Thursday 11 June is the first serious athletics event outdoors in the 2020 season will jump in Oslo with Lavillenie competing virtually from his home in France In the men s discus throw Daniel Stahl of Sweden will return to action after winning the gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha last October Where and how to watch the eventThe event starts at 6 00 pm GMT will be streamed and broadcast live in more than 100 countries around the Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:17:32 +0000 Radek Juska Sets European Long Jump Lead at Josef Odlozil Memorial https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11133/radek-juska-sets-european-long-jump-lead-at-josef-odlozil-memorial/ The Czech Republic s Radek Juska set a new European long jump lead with 8 03m W1 5m s leap at the 27th Josef Odlozil Memorial World Athletics bronze level athletics meet on Monday June 8 Radek Juska the European Indoor silver medalist from 2015 and World indoor championships finalist produced the first 8m jump in Europe with his 8 03m leap in round 5 to seal the victory in the long jump In the men s 100m Czech sprinter Jan Veleba took the win clocking 10 21 seconds beating Slovakian sprint star Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:02:33 +0000 World Champion Naser Missed Four Doping Tests Says Athletics Integrity Unit https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11132/athletics-integrity-unit-says-salwa-eid-naser-missed-four-dopng-tests/ World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrein has been provisionally suspended for missing four doping tests Athletics Integrity Unit AIU the IAU wrote on Twitter Under the World Athletics Anti Doping Rules any combination of 3 whereabouts failures Filing Failure and or Missed Test within a period of 12 months constitute an anti doping rule violation for which the applicable sanction is 2 years ineligibility subject to a reduction to a minimum of 1 year depending on the degree of fault Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:02:05 +0000 400m Champion Salwa Eid Naser Suspended for Anti-Doping Rule Violation https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11131/400m-champion-salwa-eid-naser-suspended-for-anti-doping-rule-violation/ The Athletics Integrity Unit AIU provisionally suspended women s 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrein for missing 3 drug tests in one year Naser who clocked the 3rd fastest time in the history of 48 14 seconds in Doha to win a surprise gold medal defeating the Olympic champion Shaunae Miller Uibo is now facing a two year ban from sports I only missed three drug tests which is normal It happens It can happen to anybody I don t want people to get confused in all this because I would never Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:01:22 +0000 World's Best Decathletes to Face Off in Ultimate Garden Clash https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11130/planets-top-decathletes-to-face-off-at-ultimate-garden-clash/ World s best decathletes Kevin Mayer Niklas Kaul and Maicel Uibo will face off in a virtual triathlon at the Ultimate Garden Clash on Sunday June 7 Kevin Mayer of France is the decathlon World record holder Germany s Niklas Kaul is the reigning World champion while Maicel Uibo of Estonia is the World Championships silver medalist Mayer will compete from his training base in Montpellier France Kaul will contest in Mainz Germany while Uibo will do the triathlon from his training base in Clermont Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:02:12 +0000