Noah Lyles is doing things at age 20 that, well, things not even Usain Bolt did. There might never be a sprinter to match Bolt, but Lyles is trying to emulate him in performance and showmanship.
Reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson retained her national 100m title with a hard fought victory over two-time Olympic and three-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on Friday (22), the second day of the Jamaican National Senior Championships in Kingston.
Michael Bentley is not regarded as one of Jamaica’s most promising young sprinters for nothing. On Friday night (22), the second day of the Jamaican National Junior Championships, he sent shockwaves defeating a quality field to win the U20 100m title.
The president of Athletics Kenya, Lieutenant General Jackson Tuwei, and the Principal Secretary for Sports in Kenya, Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia, visited the IAAF headquarters in Monaco on Friday (22) to discuss Kenya’s bid to host the 2020 IAAF World U20 Championships.
China’s Su Bingtian provided the main highlight of the Meeting Madrid 2018 as he took the men’s 100m in a blistering 9.91 (0.2m/s) at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on Friday (22).
Eline Berings heeft vrijdag in Madrid de 100 meter horden gewonnen op een meeting van de World Challenge, het niveau net onder de Diamond League. Ze liep in de Spaanse hoofdstad naar 13.01. Dit seizoen liep Berings al 12.89, en daar bleef ze in Madrid 12 honderdsten boven. De tweede plaats was voor de Amerikaanse Kristi Castlin 13.05. Berings is al geplaatst voor het EK atletiek, van 7 tot 12 augustus in Berlijn.
De IAAF heeft aan 33 Russische atleten de toestemming gegeven om in 2018 onder neutrale vlag aan internationale atletiekkampioenschappen deel te nemen. Dat maakte de Wereldatletiekbond vrijdag bekend op zijn website. De Russische nationale atletiekbond blijft wel geschorst.
Exactly one year before Minsk hosts the 2019 European Games, IAAF President Sebastian Coe was in the Belarusian capital for the opening of the Dynamo Stadium following its latest reconstruction.
Jordan Diaz is one of 13 Cuban athletes who will compete at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on 10-15 July.
One defending champion and three world U18 champions feature on Kenya’s team for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on 10-15 July.
Had it not been for athletics, Rovane Williams could have wound up living an undesirable life.
Three months after her world record run at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018, Ethiopian Netsanet Gudeta Kebede will be making her eagerly anticipated follow-up over the distance at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (23).
A slew of high profile head-to-head matches have been announced by organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme de Rabat, the ninth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, set for 13 July.
Strong fields in the men's pole vault and women's high jump and triple jump have been announced for the Meeting de Paris, the seventh meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, set for 30 June.
A strong mix of local and international stars are set to highlight The Meeting Madrid 2018, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in the Spanish capital on Friday (22).
Conseslus Kipruto, the World, Olympic and IAAF Diamond League steeplechase champion from Kenya, shares his athletics journey and just why he has developed such a passion for an event he has dominated globally for several years.
Moses Kibet will start as favourite at the Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (23) evening.
The IAAF is seeking a financial reporting and planning manager at its Monaco headquarters.
Drew Windle is a family man.
IAAF Diamond League 1500m champion Timothy Cheruiyot says the high point of his career so far was earning a world silver medal. The Kenyan’s all-time low, however, was missing out by 0.07 on qualification for the 2014 IAAF World U20 Championships.