The track used for the Tokyo Olympics is 13mm thick and its designers believe it can provide a performance benefit of up to 1-2%.
Heading into the Tokyo Olympic Games, five athletes had a shot at making history by becoming the first woman to win three Olympic gold medals in a single individual athletics discipline.
For the second consecutive Olympic Games, performances by the Refugee Olympic Team were a source of inspiration for tens of millions of displaced persons from around the world, and their stories resonated with millions more.
There is something of the Usain Bolt about Soufiane El Bakkali.
More than 50 athletes from the sport of athletics will carry the flags for their nation at the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Sunday.
The world record-holder becomes just the third man to win back-to-back Olympic marathon titles.
The most globally successful edition of the Games for athletics
It was a breathtaking night of athletics.
All four men on USA’s 4x400m team went into the final feeling as though they had something to prove.
With three world titles already to her credit, Mariya Lasitskene needed an Olympic gold medal to complete her resume.