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Report06 Aug 2021

Cheptegei adds to medal haul with 5000m gold

Joshua Cheptegei added to his already impressive CV by winning the Olympic 5000m title

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Report02 Aug 2021

Hassan wins 5000m to get Olympic treble target under way

On Sunday, Sifan Hassan confirmed that she would be attempting an unprecedented Olympic treble in Tokyo. On Monday she completed the first part of that mission by winning the 5000m title in impressive style.

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Report30 Jul 2021

Barega wins first final as action heats up at Tokyo Olympics

Selemon Barega gave a distance-running masterclass to win the men’s 10,000m.

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Feature27 Jul 2021

Ahmed and Knight: Canada’s formidable 5000m duo

Moh Ahmed and Justyn Knight will be looking to pack a 1-2 punch at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Previews24 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: 5000m

Expected highlights in the 5000m

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Previews08 Jun 2021

World record-breakers Hassan and Cheptegei lead distance showcase in Florence

Fresh from her heroics at the FBK Games in Hengelo, world record-breaker Sifan Hassan will again take centre stage at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, a Wanda Diamond League meeting, in Florence on Thursday (10).

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Feature04 Jun 2021

The trials and tribulations of being a top Ethiopian distance runner

Over the past few years, people have taken note of the rise of Ethiopian steeplechasers.

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Feature11 May 2021

Barega’s success, built on hard work and determination

Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.

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Previews07 May 2021

Barshim ready for return to international action in Tokyo

World high jump champion Mutaz Barshim will make his first appearance outside of his home country for two years at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, in the Japanese capital on Sunday (9).

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Feature01 Jan 2021

Inspired by pacing and training with stars, Kimeli looks to become one of the greats

When Nicholas Kimeli looks back on 2020, he is under no illusion how fortunate he has been to have such a successful season during the most unexpected of years.

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Press Release28 Oct 2020

Ratified: Cheptegei's 5000m world record

Joshua Cheptegei's world 5000m record of 12:35.36 set at the Wanda Diamond League in Monaco on 14 August has been ratified.

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Report07 Oct 2020

Cheptegei and Gidey break world records in Valencia

The Spanish city of Valencia had never seen an outdoor world record on the track before Wednesday night (7) but within the space of 50 minutes it witnessed not one but two, as Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei and Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey went into new territory.

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