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News24 Nov 2020

Khannouchi says he’s fit for Worlds – Tarasov sidelined

record holder, plans to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Edmonton despite recent back trouble. The Moroccan-born runner will be representing the United States for the first time since becoming a citizen last year.

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Report10 Sep 2016

Rudisha sizzles fast 500m in Newcastle

Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha capped his 2016 season with a fast 500m victory to highlight the Great North CityGames in Newcastle on Saturday (10).

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News03 Feb 2016

Stockholm set for two more world indoor record attempts

Along with the previously announced attack on the women’s mile world indoor record at the Globen Galan, there will be two other world indoor record attempts at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Stockholm on 17 February.

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Report15 Feb 2015

Two world bests – one expected and one surprise – fall at Millrose Games

The 108th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games, held at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory on Saturday (14), produced two world bests and five world-leading marks.

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Report25 Feb 2014

Ukhov's stock continues to rise as the Russian jumps 2.42m in Prague

Big-time indoor athletics returned to the Czech capital Prague for the first time in five years and high jumpers stole the show at the 02 Arena, with Ivan Ukhov jumping an absolute Russian record and 2014 world-leading height of 2.42m on Tuesday (25).

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Report13 Jan 2014

Two world leads at Moscow Christmas Cup, Biryukova jumps 6.98m

The traditional Moscow Christmas Cup meeting on Sunday (12) saw two world-leading performances from a pair of Svetlanas: middle distance runner Svetlana Karamasheva and long jumper Svetlana Biryukova.

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News03 Oct 2012

Gena wants first Ethiopian victory in Toronto

“I would love to be the man who brings the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title to Ethiopia,” says Siraj Gena upon learning that no Ethiopian man has ever won this IAAF Silver Label race.

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News15 Sep 2012

U.S. defeats the hosts in Newcastle street match

Britain’s athletes produced some of the best performances of the Great North City Games with Dwain Chambers taking the 100m in 10.04, Chris Tomlinson winning the Long Jump with an event record of 8.18m and Anyika Onuora clocking 16.70 for the 150m. But it was team USA that won the match versus Great Britain with a convincing score of 6-3. Each winner of the nine disciplines collected one point.

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Previews08 Sep 2012

8 London Olympic champions on show; Jumps in the spotlight in Rieti

Eight London Olympic gold medallists will take part in the Rieti IAAF World Challenge meeting at the Raul Guidobaldi Stadium on Sunday 9 September.

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News12 Aug 2012

Heat takes a heavy toll in Omsk

Omsk, Russia – Heat took a heavy toll on the runners at the Siberian International Marathon on Sunday (12).

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Feature09 Aug 2012

20 years on you will have people saying ‘I was sitting on my couch, watching Hardee and Eaton win.’

Ashton Eaton may be the Decathlon World record holder and – now, Olympic champion – but he was happy to let his fellow American and silver medallist Trey Hardee, the 2009 and 2011 World champion, do the talking for him when it came to assessing his place in the overall scheme of the athletics world.

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Report05 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Women's Marathon

Ethiopia’s Tiki Gelana took the Olympic women’s Marathon title in London today following in the footsteps of 1996 winner Fatuma Roba, the only previous medallist from her east African country in this event. Her winning time of 2:23:07 was way off her national record of 2:18:58 set when winning the Rotterdam marathon this spring but in today’s wet conditions, which saw her slip over earlier on, it was a triumph and most importantly inside the Olympic record. The previous fastest was Naoko Takahashi in Sydney in 2:23:14.

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