Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.
Karsten Warholm wrote a piece of ISTAF history by breaking the 40-year-old meeting record set by 400m hurdles legend Edwin Moses in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday (13).
Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).
Cynthia Bolingo delighted the home supporters at the KBC Night of Athletics, winning the 300m in a Belgian record of 36.54 at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Heusden-Zolder on Sunday (6).
Sometimes in athletics you need to experience the pain before the pleasure and for triple jumper Thea LaFond – the former arrived like a juggernaut at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Thirteen reigning world champions from around the globe are converging on Monaco this week for the first Diamond League meeting that will resemble a regular top-flight international one-day meeting since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.
World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks has donated to the Heritage Collection the singlet and bib number which he wore in 1985 when setting a triple jump world record.
Organisers of the Istvan Gyulai Memorial have announced that two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers and double world triple jump silver medallist Pedro Pablo Pichardo are among the latest additions to the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Szekesfehervar on 19 August.
Armand Duplantis’s world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor triple jump record of 15.43m and Joshua Cheptegei's 12:51 5km world record have been ratified.
Christian Taylor, the USA’s reigning two-time Olympic and four-time world triple jump champion, has made a further gracious donation to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.
María Vicente loves athletics so much that even the combined events isn’t enough for her.
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