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To best describe the close friendship between training partners and occasional on track rivals Lieke Klaver and Femke Bol, perhaps the Dutch word of 'gunnen' (not begrudge) might be most apt.
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How friendship further inspires Klaver and Bol

To best describe the close friendship between training partners and occasional on track rivals Lieke Klaver and Femke Bol, perhaps the Dutch word of 'gunnen' (not begrudge) might be most apt.... Read More

Just one week after clocking 10.72 for 100m, Sha'Carri Richardson continued her fine form to run 22.11 (1.0m/s) in her 200m season debut at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday (16).
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Richardson runs 22.11 200m in Florida, McLaughlin impresses in California

Just one week after clocking 10.72 for 100m, Sha'Carri Richardson continued her fine form to run 22.11 (1.0m/s) in her 200m season debut at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday (16).... Read More

The leadership of the Cameroon Athletics Federation (CAF) have issued a rallying call for “everybody” from every area of the west African nation to participate in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’ to have their voice heard.
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Cameroon urges wide contribution to conversation

The leadership of the Cameroon Athletics Federation (CAF) have issued a rallying call for “everybody” from every area of the west African nation to participate in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’ to have their voice heard.... Read More

A Jamaican team of 39 athletes, including multiple global gold medallists Elaine Thompson-Herah and Asafa Powell, has been selected for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.
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Jamaica selects 39-strong squad for Silesia

A Jamaican team of 39 athletes, including multiple global gold medallists Elaine Thompson-Herah and Asafa Powell, has been selected for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.... Read More

The latest edition of the ‘Progression of World Athletics Records’, published in 2020 by World Athletics Heritage, is now available as an ebook.
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'Progression of World Athletics Records' ebook published

The latest edition of the ‘Progression of World Athletics Records’, published in 2020 by World Athletics Heritage, is now available as an ebook. ... Read More

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News16 Apr 2021

Job vacancies: eLearning Content Developer and Kids' Athletics Manager

World Athletics is looking for an eLearning Content Developer and a Kids' Athletics Manager to join its development department.

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News16 Apr 2021

AIU welcomes CAS decision to ban Christian Coleman for 18 months

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today that Christian Coleman of the USA has committed an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.4 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules and shall serve a period of ineligibility of 18 months from 14 May 2020.

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News14 Apr 2021

Hop to it, urge triple jump legends

USA triple jump icons Willie Banks and Christian Taylor have leapt forward to voice their support for the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.

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Press Release14 Apr 2021

Athletics committed to addressing barriers to growing the sport as more than 10,000 join Global Conversation

Better quality and more facilities, greater coverage of athletics in the media and on television and more athletics in schools are emerging as key drivers of growing athletics across the world. That’s according to early findings in the Global Conversation, the survey currently being conducted by World Athletics that will shape the future direction of the sport for the next decade.

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News14 Apr 2021

Prague prepares to host new marathon team event

An elite team competition designed to make the marathon a more strategic and engaging spectacle will be held in Prague on 30 May.

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News14 Apr 2021

Japanese team for Silesia confirmed

Japan has selected a youthful team of 23 athletes to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News14 Apr 2021

Athletics Kenya names World Athletics Relays team

World 800m bronze medallist Ferguson Rotich is among the 31 athletes named on the Kenyan team for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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Feature14 Apr 2021

All eyes on Tokyo's Olympic Stadium with 100 days to go

With every major milestone comes that extra surge of excitement and anticipation for the rescheduled Olympic Games, for which there are now just 100 days to go.

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Report13 Apr 2021

Linden breaks world 50km best

Desiree Linden has become the first woman to run 50km in under three hours, breaking the world best with 2:59:54 at a specially-organised event in Oregon on Tuesday (13).

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News13 Apr 2021

Dutch team selected for Silesia

Dafne Schippers, Churandy Martina and Femke Bol are among the 24 athletes selected to represent the Netherlands at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News13 Apr 2021

Host Poland names 44-strong team for World Athletics Relays

The Polish Athletic Association (PZLA) has announced a team of 44 athletes to compete on home soil at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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Feature13 Apr 2021

Stevens: "It was in the back of my mind that I might not throw again"

For the first 15-or-more years of Dani Stevens’s remarkable career, serious injury was something that happened to somebody else.

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