WatchAthletics.com - Article feed https://www.watchathletics.com WatchAthletics.com - THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ONLINE VIDEOS Sat, 25 Sep 2021 00:34:48 +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 Berlin Marathon: Kenenisa Bekele’s best chance to break World Record https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11542/kenenisa-bekele-and-his-best-chance-for-another-world-record/ photo credit photorun netEthiopia s long distance superstar Kenenisa Bekele is back the 39 year old will be on the start line to defend his title in the BMW BERLIN MARATHON on Sunday his fourth appearance in the race Two years ago he ran through the Brandenburg Gate on his way to another Ethiopian record of 2 01 41 a mere two seconds outside the world record of Kenya s Eliud Kipchoge Thanks to that performance he remains the second fastest marathoner of all time and heads Berlin s elite field Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:33:34 +0000 Hiwot Gebrekidan Eyes Berlin Marathon Course Record https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11541/hiwot-gebrekidan-eyes-berlin-marathon-course-record/ Photo credit photorun netThe women s race at the BMW BERLIN MARATHON on Sunday is looking increasingly like an attack on the course record The best time to date was set three years ago when the Kenyan Gladys Cherono ran 2 18 11 Half a dozen women will be on the start line who have run under 2 25 and among them is the Ethiopian Hiwot Gebrekidan the fastest women in the world this year thanks to her personal best of 2 19 35 in winning the Milan title in April She will be making her debut in the Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:11:14 +0000 Star studded field set for BMW Berlin Marathon https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11540/star-studded-field-set-for-bmw-berlin-marathon/ Photo SCC EVENTS Petko BeierA contingent of some of the world s top runners and around 25 000 mass participants will be on the start line next Sunday September 26 for the 47th edition of the BMW BERLIN MARATHON The Ethiopian superstar Kenenisa Bekele heads the men s entry while his compatriot Hiwot Gebrekidan is an equally strong contender for the women s title If Kenenisa Bekele can summon similar form to that which he showed on the streets of Berlin two years ago when he came within two Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:43:57 +0000 Bromell sizzles 9.76 at Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11539/bromell-sizzles-9-77-at-kip-keino-classic-in-nairobi/ Men s 100 metres This year s US Trials champion Trayvon Bromell improved his PB by 0 02 to 9 76 with a tailwind of 1 2 m s edging Kenya s Ferdinand Omanyala who broke Akani Simbine s African record by 0 07 with 9 77 Justin Gatlin finished third in 10 03 edging Mouhamadou Fall by 0 01 Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:25:14 +0000 Kipyegon, Chemutai, El Bakkali to headline the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11538/faith-kipyegon-headlines-the-line-up-in-the-1500m-at-kip-keino-classic-in-nairobi/ Olympic champions Faith Kipyegon Peruth Chemutai and Soufiane El Bakkali Olympic 100m silver medallist and fresh Diamond League winner Fred Kerley fresh Olympic champion Wojchech Nowicki in the men s hammer throw and 10 km world record holder Agnes Tirop from Kenya will be in the spotlight at the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday 18 September The meeting will be held at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani which recently hosted the Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:03:28 +0000 Francine Niyonsaba sets new 2000m World record in Zagreb https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11537/francine-niyonsaba-sets-new-2000m-world-record-in-zagreb/ Francine Nyonsaba from Burundi improved Genzebe Dibaba s world 2000m record by more than two seconds at the Boris Hanzekovic in Zagreb the penultimate leg of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Tue, 14 Sep 2021 21:16:30 +0000 Memorial Boris Hanzekovic in Zagreb Preview and Results https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11536/memorial-boris-hanzekovic-zagreb-preview-and-results/ Double Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the meeting record with 22 84m in the men s shot put competition dedicated to Ivan Ivancevic at the Memorial Boris Hanzekovic in Zagreb the penultimate leg of the Continental Tour in Zagreb Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:05:28 +0000 Valarie Allman celebrates her birthday with huge 71.16m PB at the centennial ISTAF Berlin https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11535/valarie-allman-sets-71-16-m-discus-pb-on-her-birthday-at-the-centennial-istaf-berlin/ Image credit Camera4 ISTAFValarie Allman had a perfect birthday present for the centennial of the ISTAF At the world s oldest athletics meeting which was first staged in Berlin in 1921 the US Discus Olympic Champion threw a spectacular 71 16 m It was not just a meeting record a personal best and a world lead but also a US record and an area record While this was the outstanding result in front of 20 000 spectators in Berlin s iconic Olympic Stadium another fine throwing result came in the Sun, 12 Sep 2021 21:24:10 +0000 Leonard Langat wins Vienna City Marathon after Derara Hurisa disqualified for wrong shoes https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11534/leonard-langat-wins-vienna-marathon-after-derara-hurisa-disqualified-for-wrong-shoes/ Photo credit VCM Leo HagenThe Vienna City Marathon produced two breaking news of completely different content on Sunday and none of them was about records The race became the first major marathon worldwide with a strong international elite field and a mass race since the start of the Corona pandemic and then ended with a disqualification of the runner who crossed the line first Ethiopia s Derara Hurisa wore shoes which are not compliant with the rules While it is the first time that such a Sun, 12 Sep 2021 15:05:43 +0000 Agnes Tirop and Senbere Teferi break 10km and 5km World records https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11533/agnes-tirop-30-01-and-senbere-teferi-14-29-break-10km-and-5km-world-records/ Agnes Tirop of Kenya smashed the 10km World record while Senbere Teferi of Ethiopia broke the world 5km record on Sunday at the Adizero Road To Records event in Herzogenaurach Tirop the World championships 10 000m bronze medallist clocked 30 01 to shave 28 seconds from the previous women only 10km road record held by Asmae Leghzaoui of Morrocco from 2002 Kenya s Sheila Chepkirui finished second in 30 17 while her compatriot Nancy Jelagat was third in 30 50 Teferi the 2015 world 5000m silver Sun, 12 Sep 2021 11:39:56 +0000 Swiss dreams meet African excellence in Vienna’s comeback marathon https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11532/swiss-dreams-meet-african-excellence-in-vienna-s-comeback-marathon/ Foto credit VCM Leo HagenFabienne Schlumpf and Tadesse Abraham the two Swiss record holders will be running in the same marathon for the first time It is Austria s Vienna City Marathon that provides the stage for Swiss dreams on Sunday I am hoping for a double triumph for Switzerland says Tadesse Abraham However they will have to overcome African excellence to achieve what would be a very memorable double victory Ethiopians Betesfa Getahun and Gelete Burka head the start lists With a total of 26 Fri, 10 Sep 2021 23:31:09 +0000 Warholm and Lasitskene in the Spotlight at the 100th ISTAF Berlin on Sunday https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11531/warholm-and-lasitskene-in-the-spotlight-at-the-100th-istaf-berlin-on-sunday/ BERLIN ISTAF turns 100 and it s time to celebrate this milestone up to 25 000 fans and many world class athletes will make the party go with a swing Malaika Mihambo Mariya Lasitskene Valarie Allman Karsten Warholm Johannes Vetter Kristin Pudenz Gesa Krause and Konstanze Klosterhalfen will be competing in Berlin s Olympic Stadium on Sunday supporting programme begins at 1435 as well as Paralympic stars Johannes Floors and Niko Kappel and other well known performers Live Television coverage of the Fri, 10 Sep 2021 14:29:30 +0000 Sidorova, Rojas and Duplantis highlight Diamond League Final in Zurich https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11530/sidorova-rojas-and-duplantis-highlight-diamond-league-final-in-zurich/ Anzhelika Sidorova Yulimar Rojas and Armand Duplantis were in the spotlight at the Weltklasse Zurich in front of 20000 enthusiastic spectators who packed the historic Letzigrund Stadium Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:43:57 +0000 Strong Japanese quartet in Vienna’s comeback marathon https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11529/strong-japanese-quartet-in-vienna-s-comeback-marathon/ With a strong quartet of Japanese elite runners headed by Kento Kikutani the Vienna City Marathon will go ahead for the first time since April 2019 on Sunday Austria s major road race event sees its 38th edition and organizers have registered around 26 000 entries This includes races at shorter distances Around 6 000 marathon runners will compete in Vienna on Sunday The Vienna City Marathon will be the first major marathon worldwide with a strong international elite field and a mass race since Thu, 09 Sep 2021 14:20:19 +0000 Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League Final Results and Preview https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11528/weltklasse-zurich-diamond-league-final-results-and-preview/ One month after the Olympic Games 17 Olympic champions in individual events will line up at the Weltklasse Zurich Seven events women s and men s 5000 metres men s and women s shot put men s and women s long jump and women s high jump took place in the The line up also features Australian middle distance runners Stewart McSweyn and Chris Hoare who finished first and second in Brussels Mohamed Katir from Spain who improved three national records to 3 28 76 in the 1500m in Monaco 7 27 64 in the Thu, 09 Sep 2021 12:17:26 +0000 Kenenisa Bekele and Hiwot Gebrekidan lead powerful Ethiopian Challenge in Berlin https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11527/kenenisa-bekele-and-hiwot-gebrekidan-lead-powerful-ethiopian-challenge-in-berlin/ Image SCC EVENTSThe BMW BERLIN MARATHON will get underway on Sunday September 26 with high quality elite fields headed by the Ethiopian superstar Kenenisa Bekele on his fourth appearance in Germany s biggest and most spectacular marathon while his compatriot Hiwot Gebrekidan will run in Berlin s women s field for the first time Gebrekidan is currently the fastest female marathon runner in the world this year The BMW BERLIN MARATHON Tue, 07 Sep 2021 12:45:54 +0000 Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce sets Polish all-comers record with 10.81 https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11526/shelly-ann-fraser-pryce-sets-polish-all-comers-record-with-10-81/ Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce won the women s 100 metres in 10 81 at the Memorial Kamila Skolimowska at the Slaski Stadium in Chorzow a World Athletics Continental Gold meeting The double 100m Olympic champion beat Olympic finalists Mujinga Kambundji from Switzerland 11 08 and Darryl Neita 11 15 Mon, 06 Sep 2021 06:06:01 +0000 Kamila Skolimowska memorial 2021 preview https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11525/kamila-skolimowska-memorial-2021-preview/ Multiple olympic medallists will be in the spotlight at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Chorzow a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Sunday 5 September See live stream and TV coverageWomen s 100 metres Fraser Pryce won the olympic silver medal in the 100m in Tokyo in 10 73 and the gold medal in the 4x100 in 41 02 The Jamaican sprint legend wonthe 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne in 10 60 setting the third fastest time in history She will face her compatriot Sun, 05 Sep 2021 09:25:20 +0000 Duplantis, Hassan and Cherry set Brussels Diamond League Meeting Records https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11524/brussels-diamond-league-duplantis-hassan-and-cherry-set-meeting-records/ Armand Duplantis Sifan Hassan and Michael Cherry broke meeting records at the 45th edition of the Memorial Ivo Van Damme at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels the penultimate leg of the Wanda Diamond League The top Belgian meeting was held in front of 28000 spectators See the full Brussels Diamond League meet results here Men s pole vault Sat, 04 Sep 2021 05:35:40 +0000 Tokyo Olympic Stars prepare to shine at centenary ISTAF meeting in Berlin https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11523/tokyo-olympic-stars-prepare-to-shine-at-centenary-istaf-meeting-in-berlin/ Those athletes who struck Olympic gold in Tokyo will have to be at their best at the centenary edition of the ISTAF meeting in Berlin s Olympic Stadium on Sunday September 12 Three women who stood at the top of their respective podiums in Japan will be renewing rivalry with those who challenged them all the way in pursuit of Olympic glory Malaika Mihambo of Germany competes in the long jump the Russian Mariya Lasitskene goes in the high jump and Valarie Allman of the USA heads the discus line up Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:02:22 +0000