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“We’re not done yet,” exclaimed Sha'Carri Richardson, speaking trackside after the second of her sub-10.80 100m runs at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday (9). Seeing the path the 21-year-old has blazed so far, it’s easy to believe her.
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Sha'Carri Richardson, history maker

“We’re not done yet,” exclaimed Sha'Carri Richardson, speaking trackside after the second of her sub-10.80 100m runs at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday (9). Seeing the path the 21-year-old has blazed so far, it’s easy to believe her.... Read More

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100 ones to watch in Tokyo: long distance

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Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.
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Barega’s success, built on hard work and determination

Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.... Read More

Athletes from around the world have tuned in to the recent athletics test events to catch a glimpse of the courses, facilities and track they're hoping to compete on when the Games kick off in July, including two clusters of the Athlete Refugee Team from their bases in Tel Aviv and Ngong.
Features

After a year of pandemic setbacks and challenges, athlete refugees now eyeing Tokyo berths

Athletes from around the world have tuned in to the recent athletics test events to catch a glimpse of the courses, facilities and track they're hoping to compete on when the Games kick off in July, including two clusters of the Athlete Refugee Team from their bases in Tel Aviv and Ngong.... Read More

World triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas started her Olympic season in style, leaping a world-leading 15.14m (2.0m/s) to win at the Meeting Toni Bonet in Ibiza, Spain, on Saturday (8).
Reports

Rojas opens with 15.14m, Andrejczyk throws 71.40m

World triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas started her Olympic season in style, leaping a world-leading 15.14m (2.0m/s) to win at the Meeting Toni Bonet in Ibiza, Spain, on Saturday (8).... Read More

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Feature09 May 2021

Gateshead revisited

The Wanda Diamond League will be reopening a treasure trove of world class athletics heritage when the 2021 season gets underway with Mondo Duplantis, Dina Asher-Smith and co in action at the Muller Grand Prix Gateshead in two weeks today, Sunday 23 May.

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Feature09 May 2021

From Silesia to Nairobi for South Africa’s rising 400m star Pillay

With 100 days to go until the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21, Lythe Pillay is one of his country’s brightest prospects for gold.

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Feature08 May 2021

Irena Szewinska: The first lady of Polish sport

Only one athlete in history has set world records at 100m, 200m and 400m: Irena Szewinska – the brightest star of Polish athletics.

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News08 May 2021

Athletes to target Tokyo at Oceania Invitational Series

Australia’s Gold Coast will welcome the area’s best athletes in June as they look to secure Olympic qualification at the Oceania Invitational Series.

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Press Release07 May 2021

World Athletics and Mondo revolutionise elite competition equipment

World Athletics and its Official Supplier Mondo are delighted to reveal a new range of cutting-edge equipment designs, which will be introduced this year.

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Feature06 May 2021

Already a record-breaker, Harrison looks to leap higher and longer

When JuVaughn Harrison leaped 8.45m at the NCCA Indoor Championships, few would have understood the significance of the achievement.

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Press Release04 May 2021

Ratified: Iapichino's world U20 indoor long jump record

The Italian's 6.91m leap is now in the record books

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News03 May 2021

Athletics 2021 is published

'Athletics 2021 - The International Track and Field Annual’ has been published

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News03 May 2021

Job vacancy: Broadcast Content Co-Ordinator

This is an exciting new and important position in the World Athletics Broadcast team.

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Feature03 May 2021

'We are one big heart' - how Ecuador's 4x100m women made Olympic history in Silesia

Saturday night in Chorzow, heat three of the women’s 4x100m, and four Ecuadorian sprinters are huddled together in the mixed zone, looking out at the blue track.

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Report02 May 2021

Double delight for Italy on thrilling second day in Silesia

It wouldn’t be the relays without a few thrills and spills and action on the second day of the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 didn’t disappoint, with wins for Italy, Cuba, South Africa, hosts Poland, Germany and the Netherlands on Sunday (2).

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Feature02 May 2021

Silesia showcases Dobek's versatility, with options open for Tokyo

Sprinter or middle-distance runner? It’s a question many have asked Poland’s Patryk Dobek this year, one he now also has to ask himself.

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