An oval 400m track rarely produces as many twists and turns as unfolded on the second night of athletics competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Triumph for Thompson-Herah on night of thrills and spills in Tokyo

An oval 400m track rarely produces as many twists and turns as unfolded on the second night of athletics competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games.... Read More

Poland’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Games came with a special bonus: a place in the Olympic history books.
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Poland makes history with Olympic mixed 4x400m win

Poland’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Games came with a special bonus: a place in the Olympic history books.... Read More

In one of the greatest sprint races of all-time, Elaine Thompson-Herah stunned with an Olympic record of 10.61 (-0.6m/s) to retain her 100m title at the Tokyo 2020 Games on Saturday (31).
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Thompson-Herah runs Olympic record to retain 100m title in Tokyo

In one of the greatest sprint races of all-time, Elaine Thompson-Herah stunned with an Olympic record of 10.61 (-0.6m/s) to retain her 100m title at the Tokyo 2020 Games on Saturday (31).... Read More

Daniel Stahl continued his dominance of the men’s discus
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Stahl leads Swedish 1-2 in discus

Daniel Stahl continued his dominance of the men’s discus ... Read More

Athletes like setting the bar high. Nijel Amos raised his impossibly high nine years ago when he finished second behind David Rudisha’s epic world record-breaking run.
Features

Amos, 'last man standing' from epic 2012 Olympic 800m final, continues gold chase

Athletes like setting the bar high. Nijel Amos raised his impossibly high nine years ago when he finished second behind David Rudisha’s epic world record-breaking run.... Read More

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Report31 Jul 2021

McLaughlin, Muhammad and Bol one step nearer to 400m hurdles showdown

The women’s 400m hurdles is living up to expectations as a must-see event of the Tokyo Olympics.

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Previews31 Jul 2021

Five things to follow on day three in Tokyo

The action is hotting up in Tokyo and another four gold medals will be claimed on day three of athletics at the Olympic Games on Sunday (1).

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Feature30 Jul 2021

Mixed 4x400m makes Olympic debut - "This is not a secondary event"

After a thrilling global senior debut at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, the mixed 4x400m relay made its eagerly anticipated inaugural Olympic appearance on Friday night.

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Report30 Jul 2021

Barega wins first final as action heats up at Tokyo Olympics

Selemon Barega gave a distance-running masterclass to win the men’s 10,000m.

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Previews30 Jul 2021

Five things to follow on day two in Tokyo

There are three titles up for grabs on the second day of athletics action at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday (31).

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Report30 Jul 2021

Barega returns Olympic 10,000m title to Ethiopia

Selemon Barega restored Ethiopia’s dominance in the men’s 10,000m, charging to the front on the final lap and holding off two Ugandan favourites to win the first athletics gold medal of the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday (30).

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Report30 Jul 2021

Ta Lou and Thompson-Herah impress in 100m heats as athletics begins at Tokyo Olympics

Eye-popping 100m times in the opening athletics session at the Tokyo Olympics

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News29 Jul 2021

Inside Track Tokyo 2020: go behind-the-screen with celebrities, experts and families

Celebrities, experts and families will be sharing their reactions live with the world as they follow the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Feature29 Jul 2021

Athletics by the numbers at the Tokyo Olympic Games

As we count down the final moments until the first athletics session at the Tokyo Olympic Games, here are 10 key figures to keep an eye on throughout the next 10 days.

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Previews29 Jul 2021

Five things to follow on day one in Tokyo

Four years, 11 months and nine days after the action in Rio came to a close, Olympic Games athletics will make its highly anticipated return at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium on Friday (28).

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Feature28 Jul 2021

Olympic champion Wolfermann's Munich 1972 jersey is displayed in MOWA

Klaus Wolfermann, the 1972 Olympic javelin champion who one year later became a world record-breaker, recently made the generous donation of his long sleeve jersey from Munich.

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Press Release28 Jul 2021

Riga, Guangzhou and Muscat to host World Athletics Series events

The World Athletics Council has today (28) agreed on the host cities of three future World Athletics Series events at their meeting in Tokyo.

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