British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, a triple European gold medalist, would like to raise the profile of female athletes and believes the best way of doing that is to have more women telling the story.
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A blind runner, assisted by a relay team of three guide dogs, made history on Sunday by completing the 2019 United Airlines New York City Half Marathon without any human help.
Joan Benoit Samuelson, the first woman to win an Olympic marathon gold medal, is going to race in next month’s Boston Marathon at age 61, organizers said on Friday.
India’s Neeraj Chopra is reluctant to discuss specific targets for the next couple of years but his coach Uwe Hohn has laid out a comprehensive roadmap for the former javelin world junior champion to win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The IAAF’s decision to limit the longest event in the Diamond League circuit to 3,000 meters will “disproportionately affect” Ethiopia and Kenya, two powerhouses of middle and long-distance events, running great Haile Gebrselassie has said.
Athletics’ Diamond League circuit will have a trimmer look and fewer meetings beginning in 2020 as the one-day competitions aim for a more consistent, fast moving format, the IAAF said on Monday.
Rio Olympics race walk champion Liu Hong broke the 50km world record and became the first woman to dip under the four-hour mark at an event in Haungshan on Saturday, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said.
Britain’s Laura Muir won the women’s 1500 meters to complete a European Indoor Athletics Championships double on Sunday but Norwegian teenager Jakob Ingebrigtsen missed out in the men’s event, beaten by Marcin Lewandowski.
Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha broke the world indoor mile record when he clocked three minutes 47.01 seconds during an invitational meet in Boston on Sunday.
Norway enjoyed a bumper night at the European Indoor Athletics Championships on Saturday as teenager Jakob Ingebrigtsen won the 3,000 meters ahead of his bronze medal-winning brother Henrik and Karsten Warholm stormed to gold in the 400 meters.
Former European outdoor 1,500 meters champion Filip Ingebrigtsen was disqualified in the heats of the European indoor championships on Friday, though his younger brother and race favorite Jakob qualified safely for Sunday’s final.
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Olympic 400-metres champion Wayde van Niekerk is unsure whether he will defend his title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in September, instead setting his sights on retaining the gold medal he won in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
Male-to-female transgender athletes dominating female competitors
Track and field’s U.S. governing board (USATF) has voted to continue their year-old “temporary administrative leave” of president Vin Lananna.
Donavan Brazier romped to the fastest 600 meters ever run and teenager Athing Mu came close to the women’s record at the U.S. indoor championships in New York on Sunday.
Olympic champion Ryan Crouser shook off a recent fever to dominate the men’s shot put at the U.S. indoor championships in New York on Saturday.
The rain buffets the training camp tent as Noah Lyles offers up a hip-hop song that has been on his mind.
American sprinter Noah Lyles is dropping plans for a sprint double at September’s world championships in Doha and will focus only on the 200 meters, he told Reuters.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is fighting for her athletics future.
Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera broke the long-standing world indoor 1,500 metres record when he clocked three minutes, 31.04 seconds at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Birmingham, England on Saturday.
The Jamaican Athletics Federation is sticking with its decision to hold their world championships trials during a period typically reserved for Diamond League and other meetings despite concerns from track and field stakeholders.
The Jamaican athletics federation’s decision to hold their world championships trials during a period typically reserved for Diamond League and other meetings is raising global concerns.
The Prefontaine Classic, North America’s only Diamond League meeting, will be held at California’s Stanford University this year as work continues on a new world championship stadium at the traditional site in Eugene, Oregon, officials said on Tuesday.
Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha missed tying the world indoor mile record by one-hundredth of a second and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans highlighted the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday.
Kenya’s 19-year-old Stephen Kiprop won the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon on Friday in a course record-equalling 58 minutes and 42 seconds, the fastest time ever recorded by a teenager.
Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina has been suspended for doping and is set to be stripped of two world championship medals, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday.
British runner Susannah Gill has won the women’s title at the World Marathon Challenge after completing seven marathons in seven days, battling diverse conditions across seven continents.
The Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half-marathon, which bills itself as the world’s fastest such race, is set to be even quicker next month because its course has been changed to take in some of the new man-made Al Marjan Island, organizers said on Tuesday.
Three-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce exuded confidence of returning to her peak form following an easy 7.21 second clocking over 60 meters at the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Invitational meet in Kingston on Saturday.
Sydney McLaughlin made her professional debut a dominant one with the American teenager clocking the fastest time of the young season to win the women’s 500 meters at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Saturday.
American Sydney McLaughlin makes her professional debut on a Boston track on Saturday but it won’t be in the hurdles.
The total amount raised through the London Marathon will top 1 billion pounds ($1.31 billion) this year, organizers said on Friday.
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has had her doping ban doubled to eight years after being found guilty by the IAAF of providing false information while defending herself against her initial sanction, the Athletics Integrity Unit have said.
In Japan, where more people run marathons than anywhere else, it takes a special character to stand out from the crowd.
Sprint great Usain Bolt said on Monday the current generation of Jamaican athletes had it too easy and that they were not working hard enough to get to the highest level.
Former world champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Lasitskene were among 42 Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals in international competition this year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Monday.