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Preview of the INIT Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, which is set to star Mondo Duplantis, Berihu Aregawi and Malaika Mihambo
World Indoor Tour Gold

Global stars converge on Karlsruhe for World Indoor Tour Gold opener

Preview of the INIT Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, which is set to star Mondo Duplantis, Berihu Aregawi and Malaika Mihambo... Read more

Remembering Peter Snell's 3:54.4, set at Cooks Gardens in 1962
Heritage

60th anniversary of Snell’s first mile world record

Remembering Peter Snell's 3:54.4, set at Cooks Gardens in 1962... Read more

Three days to go until series opener on 28 January
World Indoor Tour

World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meetings ready for lift-off

Three days to go until series opener on 28 January... Read more

2016 Olympic sprint hurdles champion Omar McLeod also confirmed for the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
World Indoor Tour

Miller-Uibo ready to return to Staten Island

2016 Olympic sprint hurdles champion Omar McLeod also confirmed for the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix... Read more

The remarkable rise of the one-lap sprinter from the Dominican Republic
Feature

Marileidy Paulino, from 400m newcomer to Olympic silver medallist in one year

The remarkable rise of the one-lap sprinter from the Dominican Republic... Read more

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and 2015 world champion Julius Yego are joined by host Steve Backley
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World Athletics Podcast – javelin special

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and 2015 world champion Julius Yego are joined by host Steve Backley... Read more

ATHLETES

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Ryan CROUSER

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Faith KIPYEGON

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Damian WARNER

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Yulimar ROJAS

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Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH

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Sifan HASSAN

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Karsten WARHOLM

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Sydney MCLAUGHLIN

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Armand DUPLANTIS

Videos

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Devon Allen clocks 12.99 to win 110m hurdles in Zagreb

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Trayvon Bromell runs world-leading 9.76 in Nairobi

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South Africa break world U20 4x100m record in Nairobi

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Sifan Hassan breaks the world 10,000m record in Hengelo

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Sha'Carri Richardson wins the 200m in Ostrava

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Women's 100m - World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21

Records

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World Record*, Area Record
12:49
Men's 5 Kilometres
BerihuAREGAWI
Ethiopia
WHEN 31 Dec 2021
WHERE Barcelona (ESP)
Area Record
1:07:15
Women's Half Marathon
SaraHALL
United States
WHEN 16 Jan 2022
WHERE Houston, TX (USA)
National Record
8.29
Women's 60 Metres Hurdles ind.
VictoriaRAUSCH
Luxembourg
WHEN 16 Jan 2022
WHERE L'Anneau-Halle d'athlétisme de Metz, Metz (FRA)
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