China's former Canadian heptathlete Zheng Ninali won at the World Athletics Challenge Combined Events meeting in Arona in Tenerife today after taking over the lead from Britain’s Holly Mills in the last two heptathlon disciplines of the shot put and 800 metres.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has hailed the news that parkrun is set to return in more than 500 locations in England on June 26 after several local authorities gave the popular fun runs a green light.
India's 1951 Asian Games marathon bronze medal winner and 1952 Olympian Surat Singh Mathur has died aged 90.
Britain’s Mills overnight heptathlon leader in World Athletics Challenge Combined Events meeting at Arona
Britain’s Holly Mills, seeking a Tokyo 2020 Olympics place, is overnight leader of the heptathlon at the latest World Athletics Challenge Combined Events series with 3823 points.
Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper has failed with his last attempt at being able to compete alongside able-bodied athletes at the delayed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected his appeal against a ruling from World Athletics.
Britain has pulled out of this year’s World Athletics U20 Championships in Kenya because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Decathletes and heptathletes seeking to secure remaining places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have converged on Arona, in Tenerife, for the latest two-day World Athletics Challenge Combined Events series that starts tomorrow.
A race walking mixed team event is set to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024, following confirmation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board that it will be the mixed-gender contest added to the athletics programme.
Parkrun has written to the United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson warning a further delay to its return is now "likely" and that it is therefore "fearful for our future".
Ingebrigtsen sets European 5,000m record in defeating Cheptegei at Diamond League meeting in Florence
Norway’s 20-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen earned a landmark 5,000 metres victory at the Diamond League meeting in Florence over a field including Uganda’s world record-holder Joshua Cheptegei as he set a European record of 12min 48.45sec, the fastest run this year.
Sifan Hassan, set to run at tomorrow’s Diamond League meeting in Florence, insisted she was "happy" that the world 10,000 metres record she set in Hengelo on Sunday (June 6) had been bettered two days later on the same track by Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey.
Letesenbet Gidey improved the newly established women’s 10,000 metres world record by five seconds tonight as she won the Ethiopian Olympic trials in 29min 01.03sec on the same Hengelo track where home runner Sifan Hassan had lowered the world mark to 29:06.82 two days earlier.
Max Siegel, chief executive of USA Track and Field (USATF), has stressed that the organisation "wholeheartedly supports" athletes demonstrating for social change.
Throwing is taking centre circle at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland, which started tonight - with Sweden’s world discus champion Daniel Stahl in winning mode - and continues tomorrow evening.
India’s Commonwealth Games 440 yards gold medallist Milkha Singh, known affectionally as "The Flying Sikh", is recovering in hospital after contracting COVID-19.