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Even though Isaac Beacroft thought he was "done for" in the last few meters of the U20 men's 10km at the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships in Antalya, he persisted. The 16-year-old made his international debut and quickly gained international attention by showcasing incredible courage and perseverance. Beacroft has another important match on his schedule as the World Athletics U20 Championships in Lima draw closer in 100 days.
Australia's Rose Davies made a significant mark at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold event, held in Tokyo on Sunday, May 19, by breaking the 5000m meeting record.
Keely Hodgkinson, the accomplished Olympic and world silver medalist, has established a new personal record in the 400 meters at the Meeting Citta di Savona. The 22-year-old athlete from Atherton, under the guidance of Wigan coaches Trevor Painter and his wife Jenny Meadows, is celebrated for her achievements in the 800m, having secured silver medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and in the 2022 and 2023 world championships.
Melbourne, Australia; 16 May 2024 -  The Board of Athletics Australia is delighted to announce Simon Hollingsworth OLY as its new Chief Executive Officer.
On Friday, May 10, 2024, the Doha Diamond League showcased a spectacular evening of athletics, with reigning world and Olympic champions delivering outstanding performances across various disciplines. The star of the night was undoubtedly Kenya's Mary Moraa, who orchestrated a tactical masterclass in the women's 800m, securing a season's best time of 1:57.91.
The Seashore Group Doha Meeting, a key event in the Wanda Diamond League, witnessed spectacular performances by Alison dos Santos and Kenny Bednarek, who shattered meeting records in a thrilling display of athletic prowess on Friday (10). Alison dos Santos’ Triumphant Return For Brazilian hurdler Alison dos Santos, this event marked...
As the sun sets over Rio Maior this Saturday, May 11, the stage is set for a showdown of epic proportions in the world of racewalking. Kimberly Garcia and Erica Sena, two formidable athletes, are gearing up to renew their rivalry at the prestigious Grande Prémio Internacional de Rio Maior, a key event on the World Athletics Race Walking Tour.
Mary Moraa, the current World 800m champion, has revealed her detailed schedule for the forthcoming season in a calculated attempt to win the Olympics. This will undoubtedly lead to an incredible feat of athleticism. With her sights set on the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, the 23-year-old sportswoman is preparing to leave her mark on the international scene.
In the whirlwind of elite athletics, where every stride counts, one pivotal moment can define an entire career. For Elise Cranny, that moment crystallized during the World Championships in Budapest. As she sprinted towards the finish line in the 5,000 meters, she couldn't shake the feeling that she had hesitated, missed an opportunity to seize control of the race.
Seventy years after Roger Bannister's historic achievement, the spirit of pushing boundaries resounded once more on Oxford's revered Iffley Road track. Despite a day of relentless rain, a pause in the showers mirrored the calm that enveloped the track seven decades ago.