The World Athletics Elite Platinum Label event will return on Sunday and as usual the organisers have brought together a mouth-watering line-up.
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Kamworor aims to conquer Valencia

The World Athletics Elite Platinum Label event will return on Sunday and as usual the organisers have brought together a mouth-watering line-up.... Read More

When an athlete makes history by achieving something that has never been done before, you’d think they’d struggle for motivation in the aftermath.
Features

Athlete of the Year award motivates Thompson-Herah to work towards career goals

When an athlete makes history by achieving something that has never been done before, you’d think they’d struggle for motivation in the aftermath.... Read More

Following confirmation from the Confederation of African Athletics, we note the death of Lamine Diack, President of the IAAF from 1999 to 2015.
News

Former IAAF President Lamine Diack dies

Following confirmation from the Confederation of African Athletics, we note the death of Lamine Diack, President of the IAAF from 1999 to 2015.... Read More

Colombia's women and Brazil's men rewrote the South American U23 4x100m records at the inaugural Pan American Junior (U23) Games.
Reports

South American U23 records fall at inaugural Pan American Junior Games in Cali

Colombia's women and Brazil's men rewrote the South American U23 4x100m records at the inaugural Pan American Junior (U23) Games.... Read More

Tokyo Olympic medallists Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs will renew their rivalry at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting.
News

Crouser and Kovacs to battle once more at Millrose Games

Tokyo Olympic medallists Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs will renew their rivalry at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting.... Read More

Latest Stories
Feature02 Dec 2021

With great success comes rising recognition for award winner Warholm

It’s no surprise to hear that since the Tokyo Olympic Games, Norway’s men’s 400m hurdles champion and world record-holder Karsten Warholm has been receiving even more attention.

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News02 Dec 2021

Johnson's iconic gold spikes join the Heritage Collection

Three running spikes worn by eight-time world champion and four-time Olympic Games gold medallist Michael Johnson have been donated.

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Press Release01 Dec 2021

Thompson-Herah and Warholm named World Athletes of the Year

Olympic champions Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica and Karsten Warholm of Norway have been named the World Athletes of the Year

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Press Release01 Dec 2021

World Athletics Series events awarded to Glasgow and Lima

World Athletics Council agrees on host cities of two future World Athletics Series events

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Press Release30 Nov 2021

Dates announced for future World Athletics Series events in Cali, Guangzhou and Riga

World Athletics Council confirms dates for several upcoming World Athletics Series events

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News30 Nov 2021

World record-holder Duplantis confirmed for Birmingham

The Olympic pole vault champion will compete at the World Indoor Tour Gold meeting on 19 February

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Feature30 Nov 2021

Keino makes donation to MOWA on anniversary of his 5000m world record

It was a year of world record-wrecking carnage

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News29 Nov 2021

New research shows scale of child abuse in sport

World Athletics has joined with a group of university and sports partners to support a major research project on child abuse in sport.

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Press Release29 Nov 2021

Guide to the World Athletics Awards 2021

With just two days to go until the World Athletics Awards 2021, the spotlight shifts to the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.

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Report28 Nov 2021

Tesfu and Oukhelfen take the spoils in Alcobendas

Abdessamad Oukhelfen and Dolshi Tesfu captured respective victories at the Cross Internacional de Alcobendas.

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Report28 Nov 2021

Kotut and Maru claim marathon crowns in Florence

Cybrian Kotut and Tsehay Alemu Maru took the honours at the 37th edition of the World Athletics Label road race.

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Feature28 Nov 2021

Focus on finalists: Elaine Thompson-Herah and Karsten Warholm

We take a closer look at the achievements of the five women and five men who have been confirmed as finalists for Athlete of the Year.

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