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Series19 Oct 2019

Fab five: landmark moments in athletics

Following Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour run for the marathon distance last weekend, we look at five other landmark moments for the sport.

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Series17 Feb 2015

IAAF Inside Athletics – Javier Sotomayor

The second episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.

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News21 Nov 2014

Monaco press points – Mutaz Barshim, Bogdan Bondarenko, Patrik Sjoberg, Dick Fosbury and Javier Sotomayor

Five of the greatest high jumpers of all time gathered in front of the media before the 2014 World Athletics Gala in Monaco on Friday (21) to celebrate a season in which the event – and the rivalry between Mutaz Barshim and Bogdan Bondarenko in particular – has captured the imaginations of track and field fans around the globe.

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Feature08 Jul 2014

Teenage talent to the fore – a brief history of the IAAF World Junior Championships

There have been national junior championships for athletes dating back to the 1920s, with the former Czechoslovakia having organised what is believed to be the first in 1921. But having a global event – the IAAF World Junior Championships – that puts young talent on display is a relatively recent innovation.

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News26 Dec 2000

Pedroso and Garcia named Cuban Athletes of the Year

Cuba's Olympic gold medallists shared top honours for the nation's best male and female athletes for 2000, while high jump record holder Javier Sotomayor received special mentions

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Report20 May 1999

Cubans ready for the World Championships

The Cuban National Championships, which took place in La Havana ended yesterday.

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