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.
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.
On 4 March 2018, British police officer Nick Bailey found himself caught up in the Salisbury poisonings. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, he explains how running has helped him to process the trauma of that March day and its aftermath.
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.
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.
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.
When JuVaughn Harrison leaped 8.45m at the NCCA Indoor Championships, few would have understood the significance of the achievement.