Jesse Owens is most famously remembered for his four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Less often recalled, a little more than a year before Owens’ Olympic triumphs, he set a series of world records in one afternoon which ‘Sports Illustrated’ described as the “Greatest 45 minutes ever in sports” history.
In 300 days’ time, the world’s best distance athletes will descend on New South Wales in Australia for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2021 on 20 March.
When Sandor Szabo took to the start line at the 2013 World Mountain Running Championships, he was most likely the least experienced runner at the discipline.
Norwegian superstar Karsten Warholm has said that he would happily have shared his 2019 Diamond League title with US rival Rai Benjamin.
Transform your home into an athletics-themed escape room adventure.
On 25 May 1985, the IAAF Mobil Grand Prix, the world’s first professional global track and field circuit, administered by and operating with the authorisation of the then ‘International Amateur Athletic Federation’, today’s World Athletics, began in San Jose, California with the Bruce Jenner Classic.
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.