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Previews22 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: long jump

Expected highlights in the men's and women's long jump.

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News28 Jun 2021

US long jumper Shinnick retroactively recognised as world record-breaker

Fifty-eight years after the competition took place, Phil Shinnick’s leap of 8.33m – achieved during the 1963 California Relays in Modesto – has been recognised by World Athletics as a long jump world record in the event’s official progression.

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Series10 Jun 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: horizontal jumps

Every athlete has a story.

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Previews08 Jun 2021

World record-breakers Hassan and Cheptegei lead distance showcase in Florence

Fresh from her heroics at the FBK Games in Hengelo, world record-breaker Sifan Hassan will again take centre stage at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, a Wanda Diamond League meeting, in Florence on Thursday (10).

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Report30 May 2021

Brume and Malone break records in Chula Vista

Nigeria’s Ese Brume and USA’s Maggie Malone made history at the Chula Vista Field Festival, setting area and national records respectively at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting on Saturday (29).

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Previews21 May 2021

World stars raring to go as Wanda Diamond League action returns to Gateshead

The Muller Grand Prix Gateshead will be flooded with stellar talent, with a cast featuring 10 reigning world or Olympic champions and a combined cache of more than 100 global medals.

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Feature20 May 2021

Texas switch helped Davis get back on the road to Tokyo

Tara Davis was enjoying a day off from her track and field training duties at the Mike Myers Stadium in Austin. “No, it’s not named after the movie guy,” she chuckles, referring to the star of the Austin Powers films.

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News16 May 2021

Seven Diamond League clashes to look forward to in 2021

The first Wanda Diamond League meeting of 2021 is set to take place in Gateshead on 23 May.

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Report15 May 2021

Mu runs North American U20 400m record in Texas, top jumps marks from Harrison and Gittens

Eighteen-year-old Mu clocks 49.84 to break record held by Sanya Richards-Ross

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Report13 May 2021

Jacobs runs 9.95 Italian 100m record in Savona

European indoor 60m champion Marcell Jacobs stole the show at the 10th edition of the Memorial Giulio Ottolia in Savona on Thursday (13), breaking the Italian 100m record with 9.95 (1.5m/s).

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News10 May 2021

Top long jump and shot put clashes set for Florence

A star-studded women's long jump field and top men's shot put clash have been announced for the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea in Florence, with exactly one month to go until the Wanda Diamond League meeting.

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Report09 May 2021

Inspired performances by Kurokawa and Miura in Tokyo

Competing in the stadium which will host Olympic athletics action this summer, Kazuki Kurokawa and Ryuji Miura were among the athletes to rise to the occasion at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on Sunday (9).

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