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Better quality and more facilities, greater coverage of athletics in the media and on television and more athletics in schools are emerging as key drivers of growing athletics across the world. That’s according to early findings in the Global Conversation, the survey currently being conducted by World Athletics that will shape the future direction of the sport for the next decade.
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Athletics committed to addressing barriers to growing the sport as more than 10,000 join Global Conversation

Better quality and more facilities, greater coverage of athletics in the media and on television and more athletics in schools are emerging as key drivers of growing athletics across the world. That’s according to early findings in the Global Conversation, the survey currently being conducted by World Athletics that will shape the future direction of the sport for the next decade.... Read More

An elite team competition designed to make the marathon a more strategic and engaging spectacle will be held in Prague on 30 May.
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Prague prepares to host new marathon team event

An elite team competition designed to make the marathon a more strategic and engaging spectacle will be held in Prague on 30 May.... Read More

Japan has selected a youthful team of 23 athletes to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.
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Japanese team for Silesia confirmed

Japan has selected a youthful team of 23 athletes to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.... Read More

World 800m bronze medallist Ferguson Rotich is among the 31 athletes named on the Kenyan team for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.
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Athletics Kenya names World Athletics Relays team

World 800m bronze medallist Ferguson Rotich is among the 31 athletes named on the Kenyan team for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.... Read More

With every major milestone comes that extra surge of excitement and anticipation for the rescheduled Olympic Games, for which there are now just 100 days to go.
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All eyes on Tokyo's Olympic Stadium with 100 days to go

With every major milestone comes that extra surge of excitement and anticipation for the rescheduled Olympic Games, for which there are now just 100 days to go.... Read More

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Report13 Apr 2021

Linden breaks world 50km best

Desiree Linden has become the first woman to run 50km in under three hours, breaking the world best with 2:59:54 at a specially-organised event in Oregon on Tuesday (13).

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News13 Apr 2021

Dutch team selected for Silesia

Dafne Schippers, Churandy Martina and Femke Bol are among the 24 athletes selected to represent the Netherlands at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News13 Apr 2021

Host Poland names 44-strong team for World Athletics Relays

The Polish Athletic Association (PZLA) has announced a team of 44 athletes to compete on home soil at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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Feature13 Apr 2021

Stevens: "It was in the back of my mind that I might not throw again"

For the first 15-or-more years of Dani Stevens’s remarkable career, serious injury was something that happened to somebody else.

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News12 Apr 2021

Britain names World Athletics Relays team

British Athletics has announced a 16-strong team for the women’s, men’s and mixed 4x400m events at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 on 1-2 May.

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Feature12 Apr 2021

New heights reached, Kennedy is riding the wave

For many people, lockdown evokes emotions of frustration and anxiety. Yet for recently-minted Australian pole vault record-holder Nina Kennedy, she credits the period last year for helping transform her career.

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News12 Apr 2021

Jamaicans speaking with strong voices

Some of the most respected figures in Jamaican athletics have lent their weight of support to the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.

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Report11 Apr 2021

Tanui breaks Italian all-comers' record in Siena

Kenya’s Angela Tanui and Eric Kiptanui claimed victory at the Xiamen Marathon and Tuscany Camp Global Elite Race in Siena on Sunday (11), with Tanui breaking the Italian all-comers' record with 2:20:08 at the specially-organised elite-only event.

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Report10 Apr 2021

Price breaks North American hammer record with 78.60m

In just her second competition of the year, world champion DeAnna Price of the USA added 36 centimetres to her own North American hammer record on Friday (9) at the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri, winning with 78.60m.

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News10 Apr 2021

Rainbow Nation urges innovation

South African leadership has stressed the need for “a fresh approach” from within the sport to be articulated through the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.

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Feature10 Apr 2021

‘A Greek! A Greek!’ 125th anniversary of the first Olympic marathon

On 10 April 1896, Spiridon Louis of Greece won the first ever marathon at an Olympic Games, ancient or modern

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News08 Apr 2021

AIU welcomes guilty verdicts against nine Russian athletes based on the evidence underlying the McLaren Reports

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday in relation to nine cases brought by the AIU against Russian Athletes.

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