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On 10 April 1896, Spiridon Louis of Greece won the first ever marathon at an Olympic Games, ancient or modern
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‘A Greek! A Greek!’ 125th anniversary of the first Olympic marathon

On 10 April 1896, Spiridon Louis of Greece won the first ever marathon at an Olympic Games, ancient or modern... Read More

In just her second competition of the year, world champion DeAnna Price of the USA added 36 centimetres to her own North American hammer record on Friday (9) at the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri, winning with 78.60m.
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Price breaks North American hammer record with 78.60m

In just her second competition of the year, world champion DeAnna Price of the USA added 36 centimetres to her own North American hammer record on Friday (9) at the Tom Botts Invitational in Columbia, Missouri, winning with 78.60m.... Read More

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday in relation to nine cases brought by the AIU against Russian Athletes.
News

AIU welcomes guilty verdicts against nine Russian athletes based on the evidence underlying the McLaren Reports

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday in relation to nine cases brought by the AIU against Russian Athletes.... Read More

The incredible story of Nawal El Moutawakel, who inspired a generation of Arab female athletes.
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Nawal El Moutawakel: the 54 seconds that changed her life

The incredible story of Nawal El Moutawakel, who inspired a generation of Arab female athletes.... Read More

Despite the postponement of some events due to the pandemic, Athletics Kenya is wasting no time in reaching across the nation for participants in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.
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Kenya looks online for future

Despite the postponement of some events due to the pandemic, Athletics Kenya is wasting no time in reaching across the nation for participants in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.... Read More

Latest Stories
News07 Apr 2021

World Athletics Vetting Panel member Schimming-Chase appointed High Court Judge of Namibia

Esi Schimming-Chase, a member of the World Athletics Vetting Panel, has been appointed as Judge in the High Court of Namibia with effect from 1 April.

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News07 Apr 2021

Canada selects squad for Silesia

Athletics Canada has selected 24 athletes to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News07 Apr 2021

World Athletics endorses regular health evaluations for athletes on World Health Day

There is no doubt that regular physical activity is one of the best ways of increasing life expectancy. But while an active lifestyle has many benefits, it doesn’t come without risk.

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Feature06 Apr 2021

Third time lucky at European Indoors, Jacobs now turns his attention to outdoor world stage

Marcell Jacobs is keen to forget his first two appearances at the European Indoor Championships.

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Feature05 Apr 2021

No stopping Loroupe in her crusade for peace in sport

Her days of record-breaking performances and big city marathon wins may now be consigned to the record books, but Tegla Loroupe still lives life in the fast lane.

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News05 Apr 2021

Indian leadership backs campaign

Athletics leadership in India has embraced the opportunity to evolve the sport through the Global Conversation.

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Feature05 Apr 2021

Demons conquered, Giles fears nothing in his quest for 800m success

Elliot Giles vividly recalls the turning point in his career.

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Feature03 Apr 2021

Relay champion Gardener on the art of the 4x100m

For Jason Gardener – who was this week announced as the World Athletics ambassador for the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 on 1-2 May – it all started at the World U20 Championships.

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News02 Apr 2021

Action returns to Hayward Field

As Oregon track and field head coach Robert Johnson highlighted during this week’s behind the scenes reveal, Hayward Field at the University of Oregon has so much to offer that listing all its facilities is not a quick job.

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Press Release02 Apr 2021

Ratified: World records for Tsegay, Chepkoech and Kandie

Gudaf Tsegay, Beatrice Chepkoech and Kibiwott Kandie will go into the Olympic season with recent world records to their names, after their respective marks over 1500m, 5km and the half-marathon were ratified this week.

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Report01 Apr 2021

Hall leaps from sub-two to sub-four in Melbourne

Linden Hall has made her own piece of Australian athletics history, becoming the first Australian woman to run under four minutes for 1500m in Melbourne on Thursday (1).

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News01 Apr 2021

World Athletics Relays Silesia21 preparations enter finishing straight

After 18 months of intense preparations, plans for the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 are now in the final stages, with just one month to go until the event.

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