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Emmanouil Karalis: I love vaulting because...

2 hours 56 minutes ago
Greek teenager Emmanouil Karalis finished fifth in the pole vault at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 earlier this year, clearing 5.80m – a height only one other U20 athlete in history has ever bettered.

High and low – Claire Tallent

1 day 4 hours ago
Claire Tallent was shown the red card in two of the biggest races of her career, but the Australian race walker rebounded from those disappointments to take bronze on her 50km debut at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.

Town of Runners takes the top prize at FICA

4 days 3 hours ago
Town of Runners, the 2012 documentary directed by Jerry Rothwell about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, took the top prize – an impressive golden Achilles trophy – at the International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) in San Sebastian, Spain, on Saturday (10).

Armistice Day: Remembering the athletes who died in the First World War

5 days 15 hours ago
In 1912 in Stockholm, the men’s 5000m made its Olympic debut in spectacular fashion as Finland’s Hannes Kolehmainen and France’s Jean Bouin staged a stirring duel in which both broke the former world record by 25 seconds. Kolehmainen eventually triumphed by just 0.1 of a second. But within six years three of the top six finishers in that race, young men in their prime on that golden day, would be dead, all casualties of the Great War.

Molla and Teferi return to defend titles in Burgos

6 days ago
The Ethiopian pair of Getane Molla and Senbere Teferi will defend their titles at the ‘Cross de Atapuerca’ in Burgos on Sunday (11), the first of nine 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings which will conclude on 3 February in Albufeira.

Muir set to return to Birmingham for Indoor Grand Prix

6 days 19 hours ago
Double European indoor champion and multiple British record-holder Laura Muir is the first big name confirmed for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on 16 February, part of the IAAF World Indoor Tour.

High and low – Tobi Amusan

1 week 1 day ago
Nigerian sprint hurdler Tobi Amusan ended 2018, her first professional season, with the Commonwealth and African titles. The 21-year-old explains how gold at the 2015 African Games set her on the path to glory.

International Athletics Film Festival opens in San Sebastian

1 week 1 day ago
The first International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) got underway in the Spanish city of San Sebastian – home to the prestigious annual San Sebastian International Film Festival since 1953 – on Tuesday (6) with a showing of Carlos Saura’s Marathon, the official film of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Mike Powell

1 week 2 days ago
The 17th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world long jump record-holder Mike Powell.
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