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A closer look at the 10 contenders
World Athlete of the Year 2021

Spotlight on the men’s nominees

A closer look at the 10 contenders... Read More

For Raven Saunders, a text message was, quite literally, a matter of life or death.
Feature

Saunders, on her journey from the edge to Tokyo, Oregon and beyond

For Raven Saunders, a text message was, quite literally, a matter of life or death.... Read More

World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at the World Athletics Awards 2021.
World Athletics Awards

Best photographs of 2021 to be recognised at World Athletics Awards

World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at the World Athletics Awards 2021.... Read More

Australia's Dani Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after a career which saw her win a world discus title and compete at four Olympic Games.
News

World discus gold medallist Stevens retires

Australia's Dani Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after a career which saw her win a world discus title and compete at four Olympic Games.... Read More

World and Olympic medallist adds half marathon mark to her world records for 5000m and 10,000m
Report

Gidey smashes world half marathon record in Valencia with 1:02:52

World and Olympic medallist adds half marathon mark to her world records for 5000m and 10,000m... Read More

ATHLETES

FEATURED ATHLETE


Ryan CROUSER

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Faith KIPYEGON

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Damian WARNER

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Yulimar ROJAS

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Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH

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Sifan HASSAN

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Karsten WARHOLM

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Sydney MCLAUGHLIN

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Armand DUPLANTIS

VIDEOS

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Devon Allen clocks 12.99 to win 110m hurdles in Zagreb

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Trayvon Bromell runs world-leading 9.76 in Nairobi

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South Africa break world U20 4x100m record in Nairobi

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Sha'Carri Richardson wins the 200m in Ostrava

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Sifan Hassan breaks the world 10,000m record in Hengelo

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Women's 100m - World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21

Records

Latest Records

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World Record*, Area Record, National Record
29:38
Women's 10 Kilometres
KalkidanGEZAHEGNE
Bahrain
WHEN 03 Oct 2021
WHERE Genève (SUI)
Area Record*
30:52
Women's 10 Kilometres
EilishMCCOLGAN
Great Britain & N.I.
WHEN 26 Sep 2021
WHERE Manchester (GBR)
National Record
14.81
Men's Triple Jump
AmadouOURY BAH
Guinea
WHEN 10 Oct 2021
WHERE Stade Jean Leroi, Blois (FRA)
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