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Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of eight Olympic medals and five world titles, has announced her retirement from competitive athletics.
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Two-time Olympic 200m champion Campbell-Brown retires

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of eight Olympic medals and five world titles, has announced her retirement from competitive athletics.... Read More

The best pole vaulters in the world are set to gather in Scandinavia for back-to-back clashes in the Wanda Diamond League next month.
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Pole vault heavyweights in Oslo and Stockholm

The best pole vaulters in the world are set to gather in Scandinavia for back-to-back clashes in the Wanda Diamond League next month. ... Read More

Johannes Vetter is the latest global star to sign up to the Müller British Grand Prix and all eyes will be on whether he can break Jan Zelezny’s world javelin record at the Wanda Diamond League event in Gateshead on Tuesday 13 July.
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Vetter confirmed for Gateshead

Johannes Vetter is the latest global star to sign up to the Müller British Grand Prix and all eyes will be on whether he can break Jan Zelezny’s world javelin record at the Wanda Diamond League event in Gateshead on Tuesday 13 July.... Read More

In one month from now, when the Olympic cauldron is lit in Tokyo’s National Stadium, the first Games to be held in the midst of a global pandemic will get under way.
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10 athletes set to make national sporting history at the Tokyo Olympics

In one month from now, when the Olympic cauldron is lit in Tokyo’s National Stadium, the first Games to be held in the midst of a global pandemic will get under way.... Read More

In the concluding part in our Japan’s Seven Wonders series, we gaze into our crystal ball and look ahead at what to expect from the forthcoming rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Japan's seven wonders: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

In the concluding part in our Japan’s Seven Wonders series, we gaze into our crystal ball and look ahead at what to expect from the forthcoming rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games.... Read More

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Report22 Jun 2021

Duplantis defies Karlstad conditions with 6.00m vault

Mondo Duplantis, it seems, can’t catch a break.

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News22 Jun 2021

Muhammad, Miller-Uibo and Kiplimo confirmed for Szekesfehervar

Global champions Dalilah Muhammad, Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jacob Kilpimo are among the latest stars who have confirmed their participation at the Gyulai Memorial – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Szekesfehervar on 6 July.

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Report22 Jun 2021

Murphy, Purrier St Pierre and Nilsen among the winners on day of surprises in Eugene

With mayhem all around on the fourth day of action at the US Olympic Trials, two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks is relieved to be going to Tokyo.

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Series21 Jun 2021

World Athletics Podcast – 110m hurdles special

Renaldo Nehemiah, Allen Johnson, Aries Merritt and Grant Holloway recently came together virtually for a special 110m hurdles edition of the World Athletics podcast.

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Series21 Jun 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: short throws

Every athlete has a story.

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Report21 Jun 2021

Bromell back to his best while Felix and Winkler make history in Eugene

Bromell won the 100m in 9.80 (0.8m/s), and Felix made her fifth Olympic team during the USA Olympic Trials on Sunday night (20) in Eugene, Oregon.

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Press Release20 Jun 2021

World Athletics commits an extra US$1million prize money for athletes at World Athletics Championships

World Athletics today announced it was substantially increasing the prize money for athletes at its flagship world championships, starting with the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 next year.

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Report20 Jun 2021

Tsegay and Dobek cruise to lifetime bests in Chorzow

World indoor record-holder Gudaf Tsegay and European indoor champion Patryk Dobek claimed middle-distance victories at the Orlen Janusz Kusocinski Memorial – a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting – in Chorzow on Sunday (20).

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Report20 Jun 2021

Kazmirek and Ellenwood victorious in Ratingen

Germany’s Kai Kazmirek and Canada’s Georgia Ellenwood emerged the winners at the Stadtwerke Mehrkampf-Meeting, thanks to strong second-day performances at the World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events meeting in Ratingen on Sunday (20).

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Report20 Jun 2021

Richardson and Allman live up to expectations in Eugene

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson and discus thrower Valarie Allman won their respective events on the second day of action at the US Olympic Trials in Eugene on Saturday (19), booking their spots at what will be their first Olympic Games.

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Report19 Jun 2021

Crouser smashes world shot put record with 23.37m in Eugene

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the long-standing world record in the shot put at the US Olympic Trials, throwing 23.37m* in Eugene on Friday (18).

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News19 Jun 2021

Indian athletics legend Singh dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that India’s three-time Asian Games champion Milkha Singh died on Friday (18) at the age of 91 due to Covid-19 complications.

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