Prodigious teenager Sasha Zhoya provided the highlight on the first day of the French U20 Championships in Miramas on Saturday (22), smashing the world U20 60m hurdles record with 7.34.
In their best joint domestic display yet, Peter Bol and Joseph Deng closed the Sydney Track Classic, the opening event of the World Athletics Continental Tour, with a one-two in the men’s 800m on Saturday (22).
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With her final attempt of the evening, Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas bounded out to a world triple jump record of 15.43m* at the Meeting Villa de Madrid, the final World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting of the season, on Friday (21).
Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the world record* to win the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on Friday (21), clocking 1:04:31 at the World Athletics Gold Label road race.
The inaugural World Athletics Continental Tour, a series of leading international one-day meetings around the globe, kicks off this weekend with back-to-back meetings in Sydney and Auckland.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Villa de Madrid meeting, the seventh and final stop on the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour.
Armand Duplantis narrowly failed to set his third consecutive world pole vault record in the space of 12 days as he came close to clearing 6.19m at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin, France, the sixth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Wednesday (19).
World marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei is the standout entrant at the 14th Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Friday (21).