Mexico’s Isaac Palma ruled on his home state and Peru’s Evelyn Inga posted a breakthrough performance to dominate the 50km at the Pan American Race Walking Cup in Mexico in the south-eastern city of Lazaro Cardenas, the fifth leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.
Mondo announced today that it has signed a contract to become the sole supplier of athletics equipment and track surfacing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Kenya and South Africa reinforced their dominance on the continent at the African U20 and U18 Championships which came to a close on Saturday (20) following five days of intense competition at Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan.
Throwers took centre stage as the 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships got underway in Doha on Sunday (21).
De Amerikaan Michael Norman, amper 21 jaar oud, heeft zaterdag indruk gemaakt op de 400 meter tijdens de Mt. Sac Relays in het Amerikaanse Torrance. Hij opende het seizoen met een chrono van 43.45, goed voor de zesde chrono aller tijden op die afstand (samen met Jeremy Wariner). Enkel Wayde van Niekerk, Michael Johnson en Butch Reynolds liepen ooit sneller. In een andere reeks zette Dylan Borlée 46.45 op de tabellen. Zijn broer Kevin verscheen niet aan de start.
Sweden’s Perseus Karlstrom achieved a historic win while Brazil’s Erica de Sena confirmed her favourite status as they dominated the 20km on the opening day of the 2019 Pan American Race Walking Cup in the south-eastern city of Lazaro Cardenas for the fifth leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge on Saturday (20).
US 400m runner Michael Norman and Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser started their 2019 outdoor campaigns on Saturday (20) with the best ever season debuts in history in their respective events.
Working in cooperation with local organisers, the IAAF will be live streaming all three afternoon sessions from the 2019 CARIFTA Games, which take place from 20-22 April at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
Kevin Mayer and Renaud Lavillenie, France’s two world record-holders in track and field events, will compete at the Meeting de Paris, part of the IAAF Diamond League, on 24 August.
Voormalig olympisch en wereldkampioen op de 1.500m Asbel Kiprop heeft van de Disciplinaire Commissie van de Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) een schorsing van vier jaar gekregen voor dopinggebruik, zo maakte de AIU zaterdag bekend. De schorsing is ingegaan op 3 februari 2018 en dus staat de 29-jarige Keniaan nog tot begin 2022 aan de kant.
In the third of the fab five series ahead of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, set for 11-12 May, we look back on five rousing races that took place in the previous four editions of the IAAF's newest World Athletics Series event.
Kenya’s Felix Kimutai and Afera Godfay of Ethiopia raced to course records at the Yellow River Estuary International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in the Chinese city of Dongying on Saturday (20).
Three years ago, and prior to giving birth to a baby boy, Tirfi Tsegaye was ranked among the world’s greatest marathon runners. Now, after gradually returning to training, the Ethiopian Olympian makes her first start since the arrival of young Tilember Miresa when she competes at the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 26 May.
Triple European champion Dina Asher-Smith and reigning world and European champion Ramil Guliyev will both launch their seasons in earnest over 200m in the Doha Diamond League, the first stage of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 3 May.
Organisers of the Yellow River Estuary International Marathon have assembled a deep field capable of breaking the men’s and women’s course records at the IAAF Gold Label road race in Dongying on Saturday (20).
The world’s best shot put battle returns to the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, as the clash for No.1 continues between USA’s Ryan Crouser and New Zealander Tom Walsh in Stanford on 30 June.
Ecuador’s Andres Chocho, Spain’s Diego Garcia and Brazil’s Erica de Sena lead a strong group of decorated athletes who will attempt to spoil a Mexican party as the country prepares to host the 2019 Pan American Race Walking Cup, the fifth leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, in the south eastern city of Lazaro Cardenas in the state of Michoacan.
Laura Muir, the world indoor 1500m silver medallist and European 1500m champion from Great Britain, casts her mind back more than a decade to pen a letter to her 12-year-old self.
De Internationale Atletiekfederatie IAAF heeft dinsdag het wedstrijdschema voor de Olympische Spelen van Tokio 2020 bekendgemaakt. De wedstrijden vinden van vrijdag 31 juli tot zondag 9 augustus plaats in het nieuwe olympische stadion van de Japanse hoofdstad.
Worknesh Degefa and Lawrence Cherono won the 2019 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Monday (15th) with utterly different race strategies. Degefa, running her first Boston, pulled away from the pack after the 5km mark and ran alone for two hours to the finish, winning in 2:23:31. Cherono ran defensively and only seized the lead from two-time Boston champion Lelisa Desisa in the last strides of the race, his clocking of 2:07:57 to Desisa’s 2:07:59 not really capturing how close their finish actually was.