Nafi Thiam is één van de tien kanshebsters op de titel Europese Atlete van het Jaar. De Europese Atletiekfederatie heeft de shortlist vrijdag bekendgemaakt op haar website.
The timetable of the athletics programme for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been published and, as was originally announced at the IAAF Council Meeting in Beijing in 2015, innovatively includes a cross-country element.
Julien Watrin laat zich voortaan coachen door Jonathan Nsenga. Zondag kondigde hij zijn vertrek bij Jacques Borlée aan.
Na 4 jaar houdt Julien Watrin het voor bekeken met Jacques Borlée. "Het is tijd om een bladzijde om te slaan en een nieuwe te ontdekken", zegt de Belgian Tornado.
Cédric Van Branteghem kan terugkijken op een geslaagde Memorial Van Damme, ondanks de problemen met de verlichting in het stadion. "Het was een mooie avond."
Organisers of the Beijing Marathon have assembled a quality field for the 37th edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race with defending champion Mekuant Ayenew and 2014 winner Girmay Birhanu, both from Ethiopia, set to vie for the men’s title on Sunday (17).
The past two editions of the Blackmores Sydney Marathon have seen the form charts overturned. Recent results of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race suggests that in looking for likely winners of this year’s race, to be held on Sunday (17), you would be best advised to look for a ‘smokey’.
Defending champion Barselius Kipyego and Violah Jepchumba will start as the favourites at the seventh Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road race, in the north-central Czech city on Saturday (16).
Oleksiy Kasyanov and Nadine Broersen face a difficult task in their attempt to retain their titles at the 41st edition of the Decastar, the last fixture of this year’s IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (16-27) in Talence, in the outskirts of Bordeaux.
The 2017 IAAF Diamond League season came to a close earlier this month with finals in Zurich and Brussels as a thrilling summer of athletics action drew to a superb climax.
Rain may have fallen for most of the afternoon, but that hardly dampened the spirits of the many young spectators watching the Fly Europe street athletics competition in Paris on Wednesday (13).
The Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru, today elected Paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028.
It has been a stunning season by any account for Ukrainian high jumper Yuliya Levchenko.
During an illustrious career, Koji Murofushi snared two Olympic medals and the full trifecta of World Championships medals. Here the Japanese hammer icon reminisces about the obstacles he faced on his journey to his 2004 Olympic gold and 2012 Olympic bronze medals.
USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending sixth win – matching the event-record time of 4:16.6 in the process – and New Zealand’s Nick Willis took the tape in 3:51.3, tying the men’s record with his fourth event title at the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on Sunday (10).
World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in 2018.
Kenya’s Hillary Kiptum Maiyo successfully defended his title at the Minsk Half Marathon, winning the IAAF Bronze Label road race by more than a minute in the Belarusian capital on Sunday (10).
Mo Farah became the first athlete to win four consecutive titles at the Simplyhealth Great North Run, while Mary Keitany became the event’s third three-time winner of the women’s race in South Shields on Sunday (10).
Running alone for the last eight kilometres, Kenya’s Chemtai Rionotukei broke the women’s course record by 16 seconds to win the Taiyuan International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in the western Chinese city on Sunday (10).
Joyciline Jepkosgei heeft zaterdag in Praag haar eigen wereldrecord op de 10 km op de weg scherper gesteld. De Keniaanse klokte 29:43 in de Tsjechische hoofdstad en wordt zo de eerste vrouw ooit die buiten de piste onder het halfuur duikt. Op de piste deden zeven vrouwen haar dat al voor.