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Latest Stories
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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Feature28 Oct 2020

Rising star McDermott: ‘High jump was my calling’

It is fair to say that rising Aussie high jump ace Nicola McDermott discovered her calling early in life.

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News27 Oct 2020

Takaku, Hattori and Kawauchi lead Fukuoka Marathon entries

Organisers of the Fukuoka International Marathon have announced their elite field for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 6 December.

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Press Release27 Oct 2020

Best photographs of 2020 to be recognised at World Athletics Awards

World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s virtual World Athletics Awards 2020 on Saturday 5 December.

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Press Release26 Oct 2020

World Athletics Awards goes virtual for 2020

This year's finest athletics achievements will be celebrated at the World Athletics Awards 2020, to be staged as a virtual event on Saturday 5 December and streamed live on the World Athletics YouTube channel.

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Press Release26 Oct 2020

World Athletics’ response to CAS announcement of decision in Leeper case

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rules against Blake Leeper competing in Olympic Games and World Athletic Series Competitions with current mechanical aids (prosthetics).

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Press Release25 Oct 2020

Trophy and bib number from mile greats Delany and Tabori donated to Heritage

Ireland’s Ron Delany and Hungary’s late Laszlo Tabori, two of the standout middle-distance runners of the 1950s, were friends and rivals. A recent discovery in the USA has reignited memories of the connection between these mile running greats and resulted in two significant additions to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.

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Performance24 Oct 2020

How to prepare for your debut marathon

Mara Yamauchi's five top tips for preparing for your debut marathon.

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Report24 Oct 2020

Toth triumphs in Dudince, Fujita breaks through in Osaka

Matej Toth became the first four-time winner of the 50km race walk at the Dudince Fifty, clocking a world-leading 3:41:15 on Saturday (24).

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Lifestyle24 Oct 2020

Weekend reads: the best athletics stories from the past seven days

Start your weekend here, with a round-up of some of the best athletics, running and fitness-related stories from the past seven days.

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Feature23 Oct 2020

Kiplimo’s rise continues with first senior world title

Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.

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Feature22 Oct 2020

Del Ponte’s rise from relay regular to individual contender

When Ajla Del Ponte made a breakthrough with a 100m PB of 11.08 at a low-key meeting in the Swiss town of Bulle back in July, it took many fans by surprise.

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