WatchAthletics.com - Article feed https://www.watchathletics.com WatchAthletics.com - THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ONLINE VIDEOS Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:20:08 +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 Marathon and Half Marathon World Record Holders to Clash in Delhi https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11279/marathon-and-half-marathon-world-record-holder-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 2020 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon ETH 1 04 31Brigid Kosgei KEN 1 04 49Yalemzerf Yehualaw ETH 1 05 19Ruth Chepngetich KEN 1 05 30Netsanet Gudeta ETH 1 05 45Tsehay Gemechu ETH 1 06 00Evaline Chirchir KEN 1 06 01Brillian Kipkoech KEN 1 06 56Irene Cheptai KEN 1 07 39Mimi Belete BRN 1 08 16Failuna Matanga TAN 1 09 36Nazret Weldu ERI 1 10 51Tsigie Gebreselama ETH debutHawi Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:58:22 +0000 Marathon Project Releases Virtual Challenge Details https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11278/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 globe Participants will be able to compete in up to four races of their choosing a 5k a 10k a half marathon and a marathon as well as an overall Mileage Madness Challenge Each entrant will receive an official Marathon Project Half Zip a finisher s medal and will be eligible for raffle prizes social media shout outs from the Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:51:49 +0000 Sofia Marathon winners Khapilina and Sbaai provisionally suspended by AIU for EPO https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11276/sofia-marathon-winners-khapilina-sbaai-provisionally-suspended-by-aiu-for-epo/ The 2020 Sofia Wizz Air Sofia marathon winners Viktoriia Khapilina of Ukrain and Youssef Sbaai of Morocco have been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit AIU after they tested positive for recombinant EPO in an in competition test Khapilina won the women s race in a new Soffia marathon course record of 2 27 57 meanwhile Sbaai set the men s course record of The AIU has provisionally suspended Viktoriia Khapilina and Youssef Sbaai for the presence of recombinant EPO in violation Tue, 17 Nov 2020 18:15:02 +0000 Elijah Manangoi accepts AIU's two-year ban https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11272/elijah-manangoi-accepts-aiu-two-year-doping-ban/ The 2017 World 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi said he accepted the Athletics Integrity Unit s AIU two year ban for three whereabouts a World Athletics anti doping violation however he insisted that he was a clean athlete Mon, 16 Nov 2020 19:04:27 +0000 1500m World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two year doping ban https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11271/1500m-world-champion-elijah-manangoi-handed-two-year-doping-ban/ Former world 1500m world champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has been banned for two years for whereabouts failures a violation of World Athletics anti doping rules The Athletics integrity unit said that Manangoi missed or did not make himself available to three out of competition drugs tests His ban is backdated to 22 December 2019 At the 2015 world championships Manangoi took 1500m silver Two years later in London he won the 1500m World title Under the World Athletics Anti Doping Rules 3 Sat, 14 Nov 2020 14:11:54 +0000 Athletics Integrity Unit appeals decision to clear Salwa Eid Naser https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11270/athletics-integrity-unit-appeals-decision-to-clear-salwa-eid-naser/ The Athletics Integrity Unit AIU has appealed against a decision to clear the world 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrein of committing anti doping rules violation Last year Nigerian born Bahreini athlete Naser was charged for missing three out of competition drugs tests in a period of 12 months which is Wolrd Athletics anti doping rule violation and which would result in a minimum one year ban However World Athletics disciplinary panel last month dropped the charges on a technicality Fri, 13 Nov 2020 10:43:07 +0000 Defending Champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu return to Dehli Half Marathon https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11269/dehli-half-marathon-elite-athletes/ Defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemecu of Ethiopia will return to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 29 November Belihu and Gemecu won two previous editions 2018 and 2019 of the Dehli half marathon and will target for an unprecedented third successive victory I have been training well in the Ethiopia capital Addis Ababa for the last couple of months and I am very thankful to have the opportunity to race in Delhi a city I always enjoy Thu, 12 Nov 2020 12:28:38 +0000 Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m in Potchefstroom https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11266/wayde-van-niekerk-wins-400m-in-potchefstroom/ Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk easily won a 400m race clocking 45 89 seconds in I need to get some races in my legs just to get the nerves and momentum back into my mind and my body so I m prepared for next year van Niekerk added Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:14:46 +0000 Christian Coleman banned for two years for anti-doping rule violation https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11265/christian-coleman-banned-for-two-years-foranti-doping-rule-violation/ The Athletics Integrity Unit AIU banned the World 100m champion Christian Coleman of the United States for whereabouts failures for him to have returned home in between while the officers took a photo of his residence at 8 21pm to show there was nobody in his house Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:26:31 +0000 Olympic Champion Makhloufi Reportedly Under French Doping Investigation https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11264/makhloufi-reportedly-under-investigation/ According to the French broadcaster Stade 2 Algeria s mid distance runner Taoufik Makhloufi has been investigated by the French authorities to decide if the products related to doping found at the National Institute of Sport Expertise and Performance INSEP belong to the athlete A search led by officers from the Central Office for the Fight against Environmental and Public Health Damage had been performed at INSEP earlier in September Stade 2 reported that the officers found a sports bag Mon, 26 Oct 2020 14:46:30 +0000 Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon Title in Gdynia https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11263/jacob-kiplimo-wins-world-half-marathon-title/ Uganda s Jacob Kiplimo took the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon gold in Gdynia Poland on Saturday October 17 Kiplimo made history as the first athlete from Uganda to win the world half marathon title with a kick over the last of the four laps The 19 year old top runner won his first global title with a championships record with 58 49 holding off world seasonal leader Kibiwott Kandie 58 54 and Ethiopia s Amedework Walelegn 59 08 World 5000m and 10000m record holder Joshua Cheptegei had to Sat, 17 Oct 2020 11:29:20 +0000 Peres Jepchirchir Wins Women's Half Marathon World Title in Gdynia https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11262/peres-jpchirchir-wins-women-s-half-marathon-title/ Kenya s Peres Jepchirchir won the 2020 women s World Athletics Half Marathon Championships gold in a new World record time in Gdynia Poland on Saturday 17 Jepchirchir set the world record in a women only race with 1 05 16 6Joyciline JEPKOSGEI KEN1 05 58SB7Yasemin CAN TUR1 06 20NR8Netsanet GUDETA ETH1 06 46SB9Brillian Jepkorir KIPKOECH KEN1 06 56PB10Lonah Chemtai SALPETER ISR1 08 31SB Sat, 17 Oct 2020 10:27:03 +0000 Cheptegei aims his first World Half Marathon Championships title in Gdynia https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11260/cheptegei-aims-world-half-marathon-title-in-gdansk/ Joshua CheptegeiThe Polish city of Gydnia near Gdansk on the Baltic coast is set to host the 24th edition of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships World 5000m and 10000m record holder Joshua Cheptegei Jacob Kiplimo Peres Jepchirchir and Ababel Yeshaneh will be in the spotlight on Saturday 17 October According to the official figures 157 men and 127 women from 62 countries will take part in the World Championships The races will be held on a five kilometre loop around the city The race Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:44:40 +0000 Hassan Clocks 29:36.67 to Set European 10000m Record https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11259/hassan-clocks-29-36-67-to-set-european-10000m-record/ Sifan Hassan produced the highlight at the first edition of the FBK Nazomer After Summer with 13 16 05 was second Watch the whole women s 10000m Sat, 10 Oct 2020 14:23:40 +0000 Joshua Cheptegei Clocks new 10000m World Record with 26:11.02 https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11257/joshua-cheptegei-clocks-new-world-10000m-record/ Uganda s Joshua Cheptegei broke the men s 10000m World record with an astonishing 26 11 02 in Valencia on Wednesday October 7 at the NN Running Team Valencia World Record Day in Turia stadium Cheptegei smashed legendary Kenenisa Bekele s 10000m World record of 26 17 53 that has stood since 2005 by 6 53 seconds just 54 days after he had broken Bekele s 5000m World record at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco he added Cheptegei becomes the 10th man in history to hold the 5000m and 10 000m World Wed, 07 Oct 2020 20:25:41 +0000 Letesenbet Gidey Smashes Women's 5000m World Record in Valencia https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11256/letesenbet-gidey-smashes-women-s-5000m-world-record-in-valencia/ Letesenbet Gidey clocked a sensational 14 06 65 to break women s 5000m record at the NN Valencia World record day on Wednesday Gidey broke Tirunesh Dibaba s 12 year old world record in the 5000m by 4 5 seconds clocking 14 06 65 with the help of Spain s Esther Guerrero Kenya s 3000m steeplechase world champion and record holder Beatrice Chepkoech and wavelight pacing technology I m happy I m happy Gidey said in an interview after the race 2 51 2 51 2 49 2 48 2 47See the full results here Watch Wed, 07 Oct 2020 19:53:17 +0000 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Entry Lists Announced https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11254/world-athletics-half-marathon-championships-entry-lists-announced/ The organizers for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 published on Monday the official entry lists According to the heat sheets the men s race has 157 runners while the women s field has 126 entrants A total of 62 teams will compete at the 2020 World Half Marathon Championships Download pdf entry lists by eventDownload pdf entry lists by countryThe event takes place Saturday October 17 at 11 00 local time GMT 2 Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:50:53 +0000 Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei Win 2020 London Marathon https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11253/shura-kitata-wins-2020-london-marathon/ Ethiopia s Shura Kitata won a thrilling sprint finish to win the biggest race of his career in 2 05 41 edging Kenyan Vincent Kipchumba at the 40th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon on a wet and cold day in London Top results men1 KITATA Shura ETH 2 05 412 KIPCHUMBA Vincent KEN 2 05 423 LEMMA Sisay ETH 2 05 454 GEREMEW Mosinet ETH 2 06 045 WASIHUN Mule ETH 2 06 086 TOLA Tamirat ETH 2 06 417 KIPRUTO Benson KEN 2 06 428 KIPCHOGE Eliud KEN 2 06 499 NORDSTAD MOEN Sondre NOR 2 09 0110 Sun, 04 Oct 2020 11:25:47 +0000 London Marathon: Brigid Kosgei Wins Women's Race https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11252/london-marathon-brigid-kosgei-wins-women-s-race/ Defending champion and World record holder Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the 2020 London Marathon race in 2 18 58 American Sara Hall took a surprise second with a time of 2 22 01 on Sunday morning Kosgei who was defending her London title looked in control throughout the race which took place on a looped course in St James s Park She saw off competition from her compatriot and world champion Ruth Chepngetich and the USA s Sara Hall to finish more than three minutes ahead of second placed Hall Sun, 04 Oct 2020 09:49:48 +0000 London Marathon: Kipchoge and Kosgei lead star-studded field https://www.watchathletics.com/article/11250/london-marathon-kipchoge-and-kosgei-lead-star-studded-field/ World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge grabs the headlines at the 40th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon a World Marathon Majors and World Athletics Platinum road race Kenenisa Bekele has pulled out of the race due to a calf injury For live streaming and TV coverage see page here See the full list of elite athletes here Sat, 03 Oct 2020 02:44:46 +0000