Chepngetich's 1:04:02 half marathon and Niyonsaba's 5:21.56 2000m world records are now official
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Ratified: world records for Chepngetich and Niyonsaba

Chepngetich's 1:04:02 half marathon and Niyonsaba's 5:21.56 2000m world records are now official... Read More

A closer look at the 10 contenders
A closer look at the nominated athletes
The applications of three Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria.
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World Athletics approves the applications of three Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

The applications of three Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria.... Read More

For Raven Saunders, a text message was, quite literally, a matter of life or death.
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Saunders, on her journey from the edge to Tokyo, Oregon and beyond

For Raven Saunders, a text message was, quite literally, a matter of life or death.... Read More

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News25 Oct 2021

World discus gold medallist Stevens retires

Australia's Dani Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after a career which saw her win a world discus title and compete at four Olympic Games.

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News25 Oct 2021

Kipchoge crowned best male athlete of Tokyo 2020 at ANOC Awards

Eliud Kipchoge has been named the best male athlete of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Association of National Olympic Committees Awards.

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Press Release25 Oct 2021

Best photographs of 2021 to be recognised at World Athletics Awards

World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at the World Athletics Awards 2021.

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Report24 Oct 2021

Habte and Niyomukunzi take the spoils in Amorebieta

Eritrea’s Awet Habte and Burundi’s Francine Niyomukunzi earned victories at Spain’s first World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold meeting of the season

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Report24 Oct 2021

Gidey smashes world half marathon record in Valencia

World and Olympic medallist adds half marathon mark to her world records for 5000m and 10,000m

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Report24 Oct 2021

Abdi wins Rotterdam Marathon in European record of 2:03:36

Olympic bronze medallist takes 40 seconds off continental mark

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News23 Oct 2021

World 200m bronze medallist Quinonez dies

Alex Quinonez, 1989-2021

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Previews22 Oct 2021

Gidey and Yehualaw target world half marathon record in Valencia

Organisers have assembled a star-studded line-up for the World Athletics Elite Label road race.

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Press Release22 Oct 2021

Nominees announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year.

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Previews22 Oct 2021

World Cross Country Tour heads to Amorebieta

Thomas Ayeko and Joel Ayeko head the cast at the 67th Cross Internacional Zornotza.

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Press Release21 Oct 2021

Nominees announced for Male World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Male World Athlete of the Year.

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News21 Oct 2021

Prolific athletics photographer Durand dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that Jean-Pierre Durand, one of the sport’s most prolific photographers, died on Tuesday (19) at the age of 66.

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