Rhonex Kipruto’s world records over 5km (13:18) and 10km (26:24), as well as Sasha Zhoya’s world indoor U20 60m hurdles record of 7.34 have been ratified.
Pole vault sensation Armand Duplantis maintained his incredible run of form with a 6.01m victory at the Perche Elite Tour meeting in Clermont-Ferrand on Sunday (23).
World long jump champion Malaika Mihambo delighted 12,500 spectators at the ISTAF Indoor in Berlin on Friday (14) with a world-leading leap of 7.07m.
In her first race of the year over barriers, world indoor champion Kendra Harrison won the 60m hurdles at the Martin Luther King Invitational in Albuquerque in 7.81.
The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour began with national records and fantastic performances in Boston, as world champions Donavan Brazier and Nia Ali kicked off their Olympic campaigns with victories at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (25).
Organisers of the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf have announced two high-quality fields for the 60m hurdles races at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting on 4 February.
Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal and world 800m silver medallist Amel Tuka are the first big names confirmed for the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, the newest addition to the World Athletics Indoor Tour, set to take place in Lievin on 19 February.
Setting a national record in the hurdles is to the USA what a national record in distance running is to Ethiopia or Kenya. In other words, it is a rare, and memorable, achievement.
You could call it the curse of the gifted, but to Nadine Visser it feels more like a blessing.
Andrew Pozzi whipped the British crowd into a delighted frenzy, as the local athlete stormed to a popular and frantically-tight victory in a dramatic final over the USA’s Jarrett Eaton, for Britain’s first gold medal on the men's side at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018.
The men’s 60m hurdles finalists were decided at the opening of the sixth and final session of these championships, and as in the first round, it was Britain’s Andrew Pozzi who emerged as the fastest qualifier.