Athing Mu missed world indoor U20 800m record by 0.04, KC Lightfoot topped an early-season world lead of 5.94m in Lubbock while Rohan Browning sped to a wind-assisted 9.96 clocking over 100m at the Illawarra Track Challenge in Wollongong, Australia.
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Mu threatens world U20 indoor 800m record, Lightfoot tops 5.94m, Browning scorches wind-assisted 9.96 - weekend round-up

Athing Mu missed world indoor U20 800m record by 0.04, KC Lightfoot topped an early-season world lead of 5.94m in Lubbock while Rohan Browning sped to a wind-assisted 9.96 clocking over 100m at the Illawarra Track Challenge in Wollongong, Australia.... Read More

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango produced the first standout athletics moment of 2021 by sailing to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday (16).
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Zango smashes world indoor triple jump record with 18.07m

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango produced the first standout athletics moment of 2021 by sailing to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday (16).... Read More

World Athletics is looking for an Event Operations Coordinator to join its competition and events department.
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Job vacancy: Event Operations Coordinator

World Athletics is looking for an Event Operations Coordinator to join its competition and events department.... Read More

While for many people 2020 was a year to forget, for sprint hurdler Aaron Mallett the year could not have tasted much sweeter.
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Following late-season breakthrough, Mallett aims to hit the ground running in 2021

While for many people 2020 was a year to forget, for sprint hurdler Aaron Mallett the year could not have tasted much sweeter.... Read More

In 2019 the rising Icelandic star finished last at the World Championships. After a breakthrough throw last year, he enters 2021 as one of the best discus throwers in the world.
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After threatening 70-metre barrier, Gudnason emerges as Tokyo medal threat

In 2019 the rising Icelandic star finished last at the World Championships. After a breakthrough throw last year, he enters 2021 as one of the best discus throwers in the world.... Read More

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Feature08 Jan 2021

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Press Release08 Jan 2021

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Feature07 Jan 2021

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Feature05 Jan 2021

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While the staggering marathon feats of Eliud Kipchoge and to a lesser extent Kenenisa Bekele have quite righty earned the bulk of media attention in recent years, it would be a little churlish not to also acknowledge the feats of Ethiopian marathon ace Birhanu Legese.

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News03 Jan 2021

Mountain running in 2020: athletes look back on an unusual year

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Feature01 Jan 2021

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News31 Dec 2020

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News30 Dec 2020

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