World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and world indoor 60m champion Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast are to head-up the women’s 60m field at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the fifth stop of the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour, on 15 February.
In her first race of the year over barriers, world indoor champion Kendra Harrison won the 60m hurdles at the Martin Luther King Invitational in Albuquerque in 7.81.
Steeplechase specialists Leonard Kipkemoi Bett of Kenya and Winfred Mutile Yavi of Bahrain took the honours at the 88th Cinque Mulini in San Vittore Olona, the seventh leg of this season’s World Athletics Cross Country Permit series on a sunny Sunday (26).
It is just over a year now since World Athletics President Sebastian Coe announced the creation of the World Athletics Heritage Plaque. This location-based award honours outstanding contributions to the worldwide history and development of athletics.
The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour began with national records and fantastic performances in Boston, as world champions Donavan Brazier and Nia Ali kicked off their Olympic campaigns with victories at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (25).
In her first competition for almost 18 months, two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams achieved an Olympic qualifying mark of 18.65m.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the first meeting of the 2020 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
Ethiopian teenager Tadese Worku and defending champion Winfred Mutile Yavi from Bahrain will be in the spotlight at the 88th edition of the Cinque Mulini in San Vittore Olona, Italy, the seventh leg of this season’s World Athletics Cross Country Permit, on Sunday (26).
For tenacity, Worknesh Degefa was the star of the show in the 21st anniversary race of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race on Friday (24), the Ethiopian enduring mid-race physical problems to clock 2:19:38 and win the women’s race. But for sheer opportunism, debutants Olika Adugna of Ethiopia and Eric Kiptanui of Kenya carried the day, outwitting the tried and tested marathoners, to finish first and second in the men’s race, in 2:06:15 and 2:06:17.
The full ten-meeting schedule for the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour (Gold level) has been finalised with the addition of Nairobi, which will be the first African host city.