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Feature06 May 2021

Already a record-breaker, Harrison looks to leap higher and longer

When JuVaughn Harrison leaped 8.45m at the NCCA Indoor Championships, few would have understood the significance of the achievement.

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Press Release04 May 2021

Ratified: Iapichino's world U20 indoor long jump record

The Italian's 6.91m leap is now in the record books

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Report17 Apr 2021

Camacho-Quinn runs 12.32 100m hurdles, Richardson and McLaughlin also impress

Continuing her comeback in style, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn stormed to a 100m hurdles win in 12.32 (1.7m/s) to move to equal seventh on the world all-time list at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday (17).

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Report27 Mar 2021

Davis and Malone join seven-metre club, Laird clocks 19.81 for 200m

Tara Davis's leap broke the US collegiate record set by Jackie Joyner-Kersee 36 years ago.

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Feature17 Mar 2021

Challenges overcome, Ibarguen's ambition still burns brightly

The great athletes never stand still. They face challenges with gusto. They are continually prepared to adapt and will stop at nothing in their thirst for knowledge in order to self-improve.

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Report20 Feb 2021

Iapichino breaks world U20 indoor long jump record with 6.91m in Ancona

Larissa Iapichino broke the world U20 indoor record in the long jump with a leap of 6.91m at the Italian Indoor Championships in Ancona on Saturday.

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News27 Dec 2020

2020 review: jumps

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the jumps

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Report18 Sep 2020

Wang and Liu impress at Chinese Championships

World silver medallist Liu Shiying and 2015 world bronze medallist Wang Jianan produced the highlights of the Chinese Championships, which drew to a close on Friday (18) after four days of action in Shaoxing.

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Report08 Sep 2020

Mihambo leaps world-leading 7.03m in Dessau, Hynne breaks Norwegian 800m record in Rovereto

World champion Malaika Mihambo, competing off a shortened run-up, sailed out to a world-leading 7.03m to win the long jump at Anhalt 2020, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, in Dessau on Tuesday (8).

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Feature12 Aug 2020

The glorious twelfth – a day of world record landmarks

Today marks the anniversaries of three very significant historic world records which were all set in 1960 in Walnut, California.

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Report28 Jun 2020

Rooth moves to No.2 on world U20 decathlon all-time list, Ehammer leaps 8.15m

European U20 bronze medallist Markus Rooth smashed the Norwegian U20 decathlon in Oslo on Sunday (28), moving to No.2 on the world U20 all-time list with a score of 8238.

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Feature01 May 2020

After following in her mother’s footsteps, Iapichino ready to forge her own path 

When Italy’s 17-year-old rising star Larissa Iapichino won the European U20 long jump title last year, she followed some very big, and very familiar footsteps: those of her mother, Fiona May, who took the same title in 1987, eight years before winning the first of her two world long jump crowns. 

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