A stunning display of one-lap hurdling by Norway’s Karsten Warholm proved the highlight of what was a wonderful evening of action at the European Championships in Berlin on Thursday night (9).
Brazilian shot putter Darlan Romani has enjoyed an outstanding 2018 setting a South American record of 21.95m and claiming a string of top three finishes in the IAAF Diamond League. The 27-year-old, who finished fourth at the World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, articulates his thoughts on his passion for his discipline.
In the land of combined events, this was exactly what was needed to bring the home crowd roaring to life. On the second full day of action at the European Championships in Berlin on Wednesday (8), Germany’s Arthur Abele delivered the hosts their first gold medal and caused the old Olympic Stadium to shake at its seams.
After setting a national record on his long-awaited marathon debut earlier this year, New Zealand’s Jake Robertson will turn his attention to overcoming a world-class field – including defending champion Philemon Rono – at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, on 21 October.
Newly crowned European 100m champions Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes will compete at Birmingham’s Muller Grand Prix on 18 August, the last of the ‘qualifying’ IAAF Diamond League meetings ahead of the two finals.
US 400m hurdler Georganne Moline reflects on the pain of several seasons of turmoil followed by a resurgence in form, kick-started by a physical and mental overhaul.
The IAAF is deeply saddened and shocked to hear that Kenya’s 2015 world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett, 28, died in a car accident on Tuesday (7).
If ever there was a doubt about the current superpower of European sprinting, it was erased at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on Tuesday night (7), where British sprinters Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes powered to 100m glory in blazing times on the first full day of action at the European Championships.
The 11th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams.
The curtain fell on the 21st African Championships less than 24 hours ago, but memories from the competition in Asaba, Nigeria, are sure to linger for many years to come.
Kenya captured six more titles on Sunday (5) to claim bragging rights as the winningest squad in Africa as the 21st edition of the continent's championships concluded in Asaba, Nigeria.
Andrea Mayr of Austria shattered the course record at the PIZTRIVertical race in Malonno, Italy, the second stop of the WMRA World Cup, on Saturday (4).
A dominant 1-2 finish in the 10,000m by Kenyans Stacy Ndiwa and Alice Aprot highlighted the fourth day of competition at the 21st African Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, before another near capacity crowd at Stephen Keshi Memorial Stadium on Saturday (4).
Athletics Canada, in partnership with NACAC, will host a Coach Conference as part of next weekend’s NACAC Track & Field Championships in Toronto.
Marta Megra survived a wicked early pace to win the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon a year ago collecting $25,000 for the victory. Despite the financial windfall - a princely sum in her home Ethiopia - she was disappointed with the result.
Producing one of the most dominant displays at these championships so far, Caster Semenya sped to a 49.96 victory in the 400m to highlight the third day of action at the African Athletics Championships on Friday in Asaba, Nigeria.
Noah Lyles, this season's fastest man in the world over both 100m and 200m, will headline the 100m field at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham IAAF Diamond League fixture on 18 August.
Saint Lucia's Levern Spencer and Trinidad and Tobago's Keshorn Walcott were the standout performers at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on Thursday (2), a day that Cuba added four gold medals to its tally.
Dominating victories by Hellen Obiri in the 5000m and Marie Josée Ta Lou in the 100m along with a spirited battle between South African long jumpers Ruswahl Samaai and Luvo Manyonga highlighted the second day of action at the 21st African Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, on Thursday (2).
US middle-distance runner Shelby Houlihan has enjoyed a breakout season, triumphing on the IAAF Diamond League circuit over 1500m and breaking the North American 5000m record. Here the 25-year-old talks in detail of her unequivocal passion for what she does.
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