Organisers of the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 marked 100 days to go with an appearance by Lunani, one of the tallest mascots in sport.
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World Athletics Relays Silesia21 marks 100 days to go

Organisers of the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 marked 100 days to go with an appearance by Lunani, one of the tallest mascots in sport.... Read More

If the World Athletics Relays has highlighted anything across its first four editions, it’s that relays are a far more diverse area of the sport than many people realise.
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How unpredictability and diversity have become a key feature of the World Athletics Relays

If the World Athletics Relays has highlighted anything across its first four editions, it’s that relays are a far more diverse area of the sport than many people realise.... Read More

In the latest in our mini-series tracking the journey of athletes from the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 through to the Tokyo Olympics, we focus on world javelin champion Kelsey-Lee Barber from Australia.
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Doha to Tokyo: Kelsey-Lee Barber

In the latest in our mini-series tracking the journey of athletes from the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 through to the Tokyo Olympics, we focus on world javelin champion Kelsey-Lee Barber from Australia.... Read More

After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.
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Propelled by a passion for teaching, Stevenson now calls the shots for two of the world's best throwers

After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.... Read More

Initiative designed to allow runners around the world to participate and interact with each other in the year leading to the main event.
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Local organisers launch World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 21 Global Challenge

Initiative designed to allow runners around the world to participate and interact with each other in the year leading to the main event.... Read More

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Report17 Jan 2021

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.

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Report16 Jan 2021

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).

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News16 Jan 2021

Job vacancy: Event Operations Coordinator

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

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Feature15 Jan 2021

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.

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Feature14 Jan 2021

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.

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Series13 Jan 2021

Doha to Tokyo: Steven Gardiner

Catching up with world 400m champion Steven Gardiner

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Feature11 Jan 2021

Rome victory leaves Scotti beaming with pride and motivated for future

Edoardo Scotti’s 45.21-second run in the 400m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome last year was more than just a PB.

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Report10 Jan 2021

Gashahun and Gebreselama victorious at Great Ethiopian Run

Abe Gashahun and Tsigie Gebreselama were the winners of the 2021 Great Ethiopian Run

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Report09 Jan 2021

Mahuchikh tops 2.02m in Kiev

The 19-year-old displayed solid early season form, equalling her indoor career best.

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Feature08 Jan 2021

The captivating allure of the Hakone Ekiden, one of Japan’s most popular annual sporting events

The Melbourne Cup in horse racing is known as the race that stops the nation but, in truth, there’s an event in athletics that holds a country in a far-more-captivated grasp: the Hakone Ekiden.

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Press Release08 Jan 2021

Host city bidding process launched for three future World Athletics Series events

The events include the new World Athletics Road Running Championships.

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Feature07 Jan 2021

Separated by 18,000 kilometres, race walking couple Blocki and Barber face long distance challenges one day at a time

Lockdowns and travel restrictions have kept them apart for 15 months.

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