Seiko Countdown387d 11h 28m 35s
World Athletics Championships Oregon22
Latest Stories
Press Release02 Apr 2021

Ratified: World records for Tsegay, Chepkoech and Kandie

Gudaf Tsegay, Beatrice Chepkoech and Kibiwott Kandie will go into the Olympic season with recent world records to their names, after their respective marks over 1500m, 5km and the half-marathon were ratified this week.

Read more
Report14 Feb 2021

14:43! Chepkoech breaks world 5km record in Monaco

Beatrice Chepkoech broke the world 5km record at the Monaco Run on Sunday (14), clocking 14:43*.

Read more
Report31 Dec 2020

New Year's road round-up: Kipkemboi and Chelimo win in Bolzano, Dibaba and Obiri victorious in Barcelona

Kenya’s Margaret Kipkemboi and Uganda’s Oscar Chelimo won the 46th edition of the Boclassic Alto Adige in Bolzano, Italy, a World Athletics Bronze Label race on Thursday (31).

Read more
Feature28 Sep 2020

Coach Ruiter on star pupil Cheptegei: ‘He will be the new standard’

When Joshua Cheptegei made history to wipe 1.99 seconds from Kenenisa Bekele’s world 5000m record in Monaco in August, it generated an outpouring of ecstasy in a mild-mannered Dutchman situated some 9000 kilometres away in Uganda.

Read more
Report20 May 2020

Ingebrigtsen breaks Norwegian 5km record in Stavanger

Double European champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen took nine seconds off the Norwegian 5km road record on Wednesday (20), clocking 13:28 in a low-key race in Stavanger.

Read more
Press Release13 May 2020

Ratified: Kipruto’s 5km and 10km world records and Zhoya’s world U20 60m hurdles record

Rhonex Kipruto’s world records over 5km (13:18) and 10km (26:24), as well as Sasha Zhoya’s world indoor U20 60m hurdles record of 7.34 have been ratified.

Read more
Press Release30 Jan 2020

Ratified: Muhammad's world 400m hurdles record, Mahuchikh's world U20 high jump records and Cheptegei's world 10km record

Dalilah Muhammad's world 400m hurdles record of 52.16 and Yaroslava Mahuchikh's world U20 high jump records of 2.02m and 2.04m, all set at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, have now been ratified, along with Joshua Cheptegei's world 10km record of 26:38* and Edward Cheserek's 5km world record-equalling run of 13:29.

Read more
Press Release20 Jan 2020

Ratified: Keter’s world 5km record

Robert Keter’s world 5km record of 13:22 has been ratified.

Read more
Press Release28 Mar 2019

World records ratified

The following world records have been ratified...

Read more
Report17 Feb 2019

Wanders and Hassan set world 5km records in Monaco

Julien Wanders of Switzerland and Sifan Hassan from The Netherlands raced to world record* performances at the inaugural 5km Herculis in Monaco on Sunday (17). 

Read more
Report01 Jan 2019

Tola and Gudeta victorious again in Bolzano

Ethiopians Tamirat Tola and Netsanet Gudeta collected their second victories each at the 44th edition of the Boclassic in Bolzano, Italy, on Monday (31).

Read more
Report01 Jan 2017

Tirop and Edris take the honours at Boclassic

World cross-country champion Agnes Tirop and world cross-country bronze medallist Muktar Edris triumphed at the Boclassic Sylvesterlauf in Bolzano on a sunny but cold afternoon on New Year’s Eve (31).

Read more