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Feature10 Jun 2021

Coe's monumental 800 metres

10 June 1981 remains a red-letter day in the long history of 800m running, for it was in Florence late that night that Sebastian Coe lowered his own world record from 1:42.33 to 1:41.73.

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Press Release20 May 2021

Ratified: Mu’s world U20 indoor 800m record

Athing Mu’s world U20 indoor 800m record of 1:58.40, set at the SEC Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on 27 February, has been ratified.

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News14 May 2021

James, Kerley and Dibaba added to Ostrava fields

Grenada’s 2012 Olympic 400m champion Kirani James will continue his comeback at the Ostrava Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on 19 May.

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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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News23 Apr 2021

Rogers, Brazier and Taylor ready for top-quality test in Eugene

Global medallists Raevyn Rogers, Donavan Brazier and Christian Taylor are preparing for an early-season top-quality test of their form at the USATF Grand Prix – the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold standard meeting of 2021 – on Saturday (24).

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Feature05 Apr 2021

Demons conquered, Giles fears nothing in his quest for 800m success

Elliot Giles vividly recalls the turning point in his career.

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Feature31 Mar 2021

How Hoppel is embracing his rapid rise

Career paths for the vast majority of athletes rarely take a constantly upward trajectory. Injury, loss of form and a multitude of other factors contribute to setbacks, often frequently so.

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Report27 Mar 2021

Browning, Bisset and Hall tear it up in Brisbane

The Queensland Track Classic was the first Australian casualty of the coronavirus pandemic last year, but Brisbane’s major athletics meeting bounced back with a vengeance in 2021.

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Report17 Feb 2021

Giles triumphs in Torun in 1:43.63, second-fastest indoor 800m time in history

The nature of his recent victories had hinted at a big breakthrough, but even Elliot Giles appeared surprised when he crossed the line in 1:43.63 to win the men's 800m at the Copernicus Cup – part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour – in Torun on Wednesday (17).

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Report14 Feb 2021

Area records tumble at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

The book of world records may have survived the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, but continental records took a hammering at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in Staten Island on Saturday (13).

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Feature01 Feb 2021

800m standouts Vasquez and Sanchez lead Puerto Rico’s Olympic hopes

There is no minimum size required to be a powerhouse, and when it comes to running the 800m at the highest level, Puerto Rico is near the top of the list.

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Series27 Jan 2021

Doha to Tokyo: Halimah Nakaayi

In the latest in our mini-series, we look at world 800m champion Halimah Nakaayi’s journey to the Tokyo Olympics.

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