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Previews21 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: hammer

Expected highlights in the women's and men's hammer.

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Series01 Jul 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: long throws

Every athlete has a story.

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News19 May 2021

Riehm's three world records left Rehlingen reeling with delight

Marking a historic anniversary, Germany’s Karl-Hans Riehm has become the latest world record-breaker to make a generous donation of competition kit to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.

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News05 May 2021

Wlodarczyk leads strong throws cast for Turku

Four-time world hammer champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek are among the first star names confirmed for the Paavo Nurmi Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in the Finnish city of Turku on 7-8 June.

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Report24 Apr 2021

Miller-Uibo smashes stadium record in Eugene

World-leading marks achieved at this stage of the season don’t tend to leave too much of an imprint on the world all-time lists, but Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s 49.08 to win the 400m at the USATF Grand Prix in Eugene – the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2021 – broke the stadium record for an iconic venue.

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Report26 Mar 2021

Ratcliffe breaks Oceania hammer record with 73.55m in Hastings

Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.

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Feature23 Mar 2021

Now focused solely on hammer, Bruce looks to become global contender

To anyone looking at the results from afar, Lauren Bruce’s Oceania hammer record of 73.47m last September seemed something of an anomaly.

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News26 Dec 2020

2020 review: throws

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the throws

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Feature29 Sep 2020

Twenty years after her Olympic triumph, Skolimowska's legacy lives on

Remembering Kamila Skolimoska, the first Olympic women's hammer throw champion, on the anniversary of her historic victory at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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Report16 Sep 2020

Tavernier breaks French hammer record in Kladno

Alexandra Tavernier broke the French record in the hammer to highlight the Kladno Throws and Kladno Memorials, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Wednesday (16).

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Feature12 Aug 2020

The glorious twelfth – a day of world record landmarks

Today marks the anniversaries of three very significant historic world records which were all set in 1960 in Walnut, California.

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Report08 Aug 2020

Speedy times from Fraser-Pryce and Thompson-Herah

Many of Poland’s top athletes were in action at the Skolimowska Throws Festival in Spala on Saturday (8) as four-time world champion Pawel Fajdek and European champion Wojciech Nowicki renewed their rivalry in the hammer.

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