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Armand Duplantis, the holder of the world record in pole vaulting, is gearing up to headline the prestigious Mondo Classic in his hometown of Uppsala. The event, scheduled for February 6th, forms a part of the esteemed World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver series. Duplantis, known for his exceptional skill and previous victory in defending his pole vault title at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, is anticipated to deliver another exhilarating performance.
The annual unveiling of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2024 marks a celebration of dynamic young talent across a spectrum of industries. Within this coveted selection of 600 individuals are impactful figures representing a diverse range of fields, from trailblazing entrepreneurs to influential creatives.
Melbourne, Australia; 29 November 2023 - The curtain will rise on the Chemist Warehouse Summer Season this Saturday, 2 December with On Track Nights Zatopek:10 setting the stage ablaze for a year of athletic brilliance at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne.
Shericka Jackson, the two-time World 200m champion, received an esteemed accolade during the University of Technology's (UTECH) recent graduation ceremony. Recognizing her exceptional achievements in 2023, she was granted an honorary Doctorate of Law Honoris Causa.
Amid the glitz of the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, Usain Bolt, renowned as the world's fastest man, revealed his admiration for Britain's racing maestro, Lewis Hamilton, at the star-studded event in Sin City.
Elaine Thompson-Herah, a five-time Olympic champion, is preparing for the Paris 2024 Olympics by making a strategic shift in her coaching team. According to recent reports, she has parted ways with coach Shanikie Osbourne due to disputes arising from what her management has described as "excessive demands."
The 19th edition of the Pan American Games wrapped up with an impressive showcase of athletic prowess and a historic double triumph by Joselyn Brea of Venezuela at Santiago de Chile's National Stadium. The venue was once more filled to capacity as fans witnessed an array of outstanding performances on the event's final day.
The final day of the Pan American Games at Santiago's Julio Martinez Pradanos National Stadium was nothing short of spectacular for American athletes. Matthew Ludwig, Curtis Thompson, and Rachel McCoy delivered exceptional performances, securing gold medals and ending long-standing title droughts in their respective events.
As the seasoned British distance runner, Andrew Butchart, transitions away from the track, he embarks on an exciting new challenge: his first-ever marathon. At 32 years of age, Butchart humbly refers to himself as a "novice" learning the ropes of marathon running.
In a significant twist of fate, the world steeplechase champion, Norah Jeruto, whose provisional suspension in April led to her missing the entire 2023 outdoor track season, received a favorable announcement today. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has revealed that the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal has overturned her suspension, paving the way for her return to competitive athletics. Jeruto, a 28-year-old athlete originally hailing from Kenya but representing Kazakhstan since 2022, had faced suspension due to irregularities detected in her Athlete Biological Passport (ABP). Initially, the AIU had asserted that Jeruto's ABP profile presented "compelling evidence of anti-doping rule violations." It's worth noting that Jeruto had never tested positive for any doping substances, and she steadfastly maintained her innocence, attributing her unusual blood values to illness and ulcer-related issues.