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World silver and bronze medallists Hirooki Arai and Kai Kobayashi are among the 20 members of the Japanese team for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on 5-6 May.
World high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar will bring his high-flying act back to the Prefontaine Classic to challenge a world-class field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 25-26 May.
The countdown to the IAAF Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 continues with our series looking at the finer details of the discipline. In this latest instalment, race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Robert Korzeniowski and Jane Saville explain the leg straightened rule.
The highlight of the fourth and final day of the Texas Relays in Austin on Saturday (31) was a pole vault competition in which Renaud Lavillenie, Shawn Barber and Armand Duplantis all cleared 5.92m.
Abraham Kiptum and Janet Rono may have had the fastest PBs of the respective men’s and women’s fields at the Daegu International Marathon, but their victories at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (1) didn’t come easy.
With 100 days to go, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö named ambassador of IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018
There are just 100 days to go until the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 gets underway and the Finnish city is feverishly preparing to welcome the world’s best young athletes on 10-15 July.
When viewed through the lens of social media, the life of a teenage athletics icon can seem deceptively glamorous. But as Sydney McLaughlin knows, the routine required to reach the top is far more mundane.
Sydney McLaughlin opened her 2018 outdoor campaign with an impressive sprint double on the first two days of the Florida Relays (29-30).
One year on from Pamela Rotich’s four-second victory over Winnie Jepkorir at the Daegu International Marathon, the Kenyan duo will return to the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (1).
No fewer than 14 world and Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced for the Shanghai Diamond League on 12 May, the second stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.
In 2004, when Annette Purvis joined Athletics New Zealand as one of its board members, she had more in mind than to just strategize and work towards the betterment for the organisation and the athletes involved.
Kim Vanderlinden and Helena van der Plaetsen met at their local athletics club when they were nine years old. Today they co-own a company, Wafel Sports Management, and represent the likes of world and Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam and European decathlon champion Thomas van der Plaetsen.
The three-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion is one of the greatest female endurance runners of all-time. Here the 32-year-old Ethiopian legend and reigning Chicago Marathon champion explains her passion for running.
With less than six weeks to go until the Doha 2018 IAAF Diamond League, fans can expect another exhilarating evening of world-class athletics as the first headline athletes have been announced. Doha will once again kick off the Diamond League season in style as athletics’ biggest stars come together on 4th May at Qatar Sports Club for this unmissable fixture on Qatar’s sporting calendar.
Omar McLeod’s hopes for a third straight Prefontaine Classic victory on 26 May will require him to beat the deepest field of 110m hurdlers ever assembled at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
The 2010 World U20 Championships provided both the career highs and lows for world high jump champion Mutaz Barshim.
Strong winds hampered performances at the Queensland International Track Classic in Brisbane on Wednesday (28), the final warm-up meeting before the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. But even a -1.6m/s breeze couldn’t slow down Britain’s Zharnel Hughes in the 200m.
Several speakers at the 2nd IAAF Global Road Running Seminar spoke of the need for heroes to engage the public and broaden the appeal of the discipline and one day later IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 hosts Spain found their man – Carles Castillejo.
Rahma Tusa will be targeting her third straight victory at the ACEA Rome Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on 8 April.
Getty Images photographer Stu Forster snapped this iconic shot of Kelly Holmes’s wide-eyed look of surprise after her gold win in the 800m at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Here the British snapper talks about his journey to taking the image and what it means to him.