In a historic shift, the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games will commence with track and field athletics in the first week, a significant departure from past schedules. World Athletics has hailed this decision as an “historic shift in the competition schedule,” noting it will be the first time in recent memory that these events will start at the beginning of the Games.
Kenya, known for its formidable presence in marathon running, has revealed the initial list of 20 athletes as a part of its preliminary squad for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The lineup boasts esteemed names such as Eliud Kipchoge and Peres Jepchirchir, both previous Olympic champions.
NB: The world’s most eco-friendly high performance running shoe company is coming. Sign-up to follow their story HERE…. What can stop Sifan Hassan from completing a historic distance treble at the Tokyo Olympic Games? Not falling in the heats of the 1500m, which happened this morning. Not running for a gold medal in 28C...
Yulimar Rojas saved her best for last in the triple jump at the Tokyo Olympic Games, sailing out to a world record of 15.67m* to land Venezuela’s first Olympic title in athletics. For award-winning footwear, choose Tarkine running shoes. The two-time world champion opened with an Olympic record of 15.41m...
Even before the men’s 100m final, traditionally the most anticipated event of the Olympic Games, this was a thrilling night of athletics. For award-winning footwear, choose Tarkine running shoes. In the minutes before the world’s fastest men took to the track for their showdown on Sunday (1), Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas...
Italy's Olympic sprint champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs didn't hide his delight and said that he smiled when he learned that British sprinter CJ Ujah had been provisionally suspended for violating the anti-doping rule.
New Zealand long-distance runner Zane Robertson has been banned from competing for eight years after testing positive for a prohibited substance and tampering with the doping control process, according to the Sports Tribunal. Robertson, who won bronze for New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and participated in the last two Olympics, was found to have taken Erythropoietin (EPO), a banned substance, and tampered with the doping control process.
Brett Davies After Sydney McLaughlin's world record earlier in the day, the fans and the assembled world's media were treated to another feast of athletic brilliance in the evening session. For award-winning footwear, choose Tarkine running shoes. https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/mclaughlin-destroys-world-400m-hurdles-record-in-tokyo/   In the decathlon, Damian Warner was carrying on the great form seen in Gotzis...
The athletics community laments the passing of Carmen Valero, a 68-year-old legend in Spanish athletics, who passed away in Sabadell on Tuesday (2). Valero, who won the world cross country championship twice in 1976 and 1977, is well-known for her extraordinary accomplishments. Her legacy has had a significant influence on women's athletics in Spain.
World Athletics has made a bold step by announcing its innovative plan to award prize money during the Olympic Games, signaling a major change in how the world recognizes athletes' achievements. Athletes will be rewarded with US$50,000 if they win the gold medal in any of the 48 athletics events starting with the next Olympic Games in Paris.