• World Athletics Partner
  • World Athletics Partner
  • World Athletics Partner
  • World Athletics Partner
  • World Athletics Media Partner
  • World Athletics Supplier
  • World Athletics Supplier
  • World Athletics Supplier
Seiko Countdown427d 22h 15m 22s
World Athletics Championships Oregon22
Jacob Kiplimo will also be among the athletes competing in front of a 1500-strong crowd when the Golden Spike takes place in Ostrava on 19 May.
Continental Tour Gold

Zango and Taylor in Ostrava head-to-head

Jacob Kiplimo will also be among the athletes competing in front of a 1500-strong crowd when the Golden Spike takes place in Ostrava on 19 May.... Read More

Breaking the four-minute mile was the classic athletics landmark until Roger Bannister did it in May 1954. A lesser-known target was 1:30:00 for women in the 20km race walk.
Heritage

Saxby's barrier-breaking 20km paved the way for female race walkers

Breaking the four-minute mile was the classic athletics landmark until Roger Bannister did it in May 1954. A lesser-known target was 1:30:00 for women in the 20km race walk.... Read More

Katerina Stefanidi, Sandi Morris and Anzhelika Sidorova will all compete again in Doha for the Wanda Diamond League meeting on 28 May.
Wanda Diamond League

World pole vault medallists reunite in Doha

Katerina Stefanidi, Sandi Morris and Anzhelika Sidorova will all compete again in Doha for the Wanda Diamond League meeting on 28 May.... Read More

A closer look at the major global athletics events staged in The Land of the Rising Sun
Feature

Japan’s seven wonders: Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games

A closer look at the major global athletics events staged in The Land of the Rising Sun... Read More

“We’re not done yet,” exclaimed Sha'Carri Richardson, speaking trackside after the second of her sub-10.80 100m runs at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday (9). Seeing the path the 21-year-old has blazed so far, it’s easy to believe her.
Continental Tour Gold

Sha'Carri Richardson, history maker

“We’re not done yet,” exclaimed Sha'Carri Richardson, speaking trackside after the second of her sub-10.80 100m runs at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday (9). Seeing the path the 21-year-old has blazed so far, it’s easy to believe her.... Read More

Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.
Feature

Barega’s success, built on hard work and determination

Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.... Read More

100 ONES TO WATCH IN TOKYO


Long distance

ATHLETES

FEATURED ATHLETE


Ryan CROUSER

FEATURED ATHLETE


Johannes VETTER

FEATURED ATHLETE


Yulimar ROJAS

FEATURED ATHLETE


Jiayu YANG

FEATURED ATHLETE


DeAnna PRICE

FEATURED ATHLETE


Gudaf TSEGAY

FEATURED ATHLETE


Armand DUPLANTIS

FEATURED ATHLETE


Hugues Fabrice ZANGO

FEATURED ATHLETE


Ruth CHEPNGETICH

VIDEOS

video


Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins the 100m hurdles in Eugene

video


Shaunae Miller-Uibo wins the 400m in Eugene

video


Highlights - World Athletics Relays Silesia 21

video


Eugene highlights - World Athletics Continental Tour Gold

video


The secret behind Dutch relay success

video


Michael Norman beats Rai Benjamin in the 400m in Eugene

Records

Latest Records

View all
World Record*, Area Record*
14:39
Women's 5 Kilometres
KarolineBjerkeli GRØVDAL
Norway
WHEN 01 May 2021
WHERE Maarud gård (NOR)
Area Record, National Record
72.25
Women's Hammer Throw
AnnetteECHIKUNWOKE
Nigeria
WHEN 16 Apr 2021
WHERE Hutsell-Rosen Track, Auburn, AL (USA)
National Record
64.68
Women's Javelin Throw
VictoriaHUDSON
Austria
WHEN 26 Apr 2021
WHERE Leichtathletikarena, Eisenstadt (AUT)
View full list