Organisers of the Fukuoka International Marathon have announced their elite field for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 6 December.
World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s virtual World Athletics Awards 2020 on Saturday 5 December.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport rules against Blake Leeper competing in Olympic Games and World Athletic Series Competitions with current mechanical aids (prosthetics).
Ireland’s Ron Delany and Hungary’s late Laszlo Tabori, two of the standout middle-distance runners of the 1950s, were friends and rivals. A recent discovery in the USA has reignited memories of the connection between these mile running greats and resulted in two significant additions to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.
Matej Toth became the first four-time winner of the 50km race walk at the Dudince Fifty, clocking a world-leading 3:41:15 on Saturday (24).
Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.
When Ajla Del Ponte made a breakthrough with a 100m PB of 11.08 at a low-key meeting in the Swiss town of Bulle back in July, it took many fans by surprise.
Preliminary analysis of data collected at last weekend’s World Athletics Half Marathon Championships indicates that Gdynia has the best air quality of any major athletics event or road race measured since World Athletics’ Air Quality Project started in 2018.
On 21 October 1964, nine men lined up for the Tokyo Olympic 1500m final. Three minutes and 38.1 seconds later, New Zealand’s Peter Snell became the first man in 44 years to complete an Olympic 800m/1500m double.
Quick: Name the first athlete to win the 100m at consecutive Olympic Games.
Athlete Refugee Team member Otmane Nait-Hammou is making a habit of rubbing elbows with some of the world's finest runners at World Championships.