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In an unexpected turn of events at the Boilermaker 15K on Sunday, John Korir claimed the top spot, surprising many onlookers. Korir, who had finished second in his debut race through the streets of Utica last year, emerged victorious this time, defeating his fellow Kenyan, Jemal Yimer. Yimer, who had set records and won the race for the past two years, finished just five seconds behind Korir's winning time of 42 minutes, 10.04 seconds.
As the Paris 2024 Olympic Games approach, the Herculis EBS meeting in Monaco on Friday (12) promises an exciting showcase of elite athletic talent. This penultimate event of the Wanda Diamond League is set to feature numerous global champions and world record-holders, creating a buzz ahead of the Olympics.
Paris, France - Australian athlete Jessica Hull made history on Sunday by setting a new national record in the women's 1500m at the Paris Diamond League 2024, clocking an outstanding time of 3:50.83.
In a stunning display of athletic prowess, world champions Yaroslava Mahuchikh and Faith Kipyegon shattered world records within an hour of each other at the Meeting de Paris, part of the Wanda Diamond League, on Sunday (7th).
Dina Asher-Smith, the British record holder for the 100m and 200m, stands as the nation’s fastest female sprinter. Her illustrious career includes six European gold medals, the 2019 world championship in the 200m, and two Olympic bronze medals in the 4x100m relay from the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Games.
The body of former high jump world champion Jacques Freitag, who had been missing for nearly a month, was discovered by South African police, local media reported on Wednesday.
Shericka Jackson, the reigning two-time world champion in the 200m, delivered an impressive performance in Saturday’s qualifying heats at the Jamaican Olympic Trials, securing the fastest time of the day. Fresh off her victory in the 100m event on Friday, which earned her a spot at the Paris Olympics, Jackson clocked a season-best 22.67 seconds despite a -0.9 m/sec headwind at Kingston's National Stadium.
Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone gave a breathtaking performance at Hayward Field, kneeling just past the finish line, her hand covering her mouth in shock as her eyes locked onto the television screen. She has just shattered her own 400-meter hurdles world record—her fifth since June 2021.
Brisbane, Australia; 1 July 2024 –   The future stars of Australian athletics will take centre stage in the very city that will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032, with Tourism and Events Queensland and the Brisbane Economic Development Agency today announcing Brisbane as the location for the 2024 Chemist Warehouse Australian All Schools Athletics Championships.
Quincy Wilson, the 16-year-old standout from Bullis School near Washington D.C., showcased his exceptional skill at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, finishing sixth in the 400-meter final with a time of 44.94. The top spot went to Quincy Hall with a time of 44.17, followed closely by Michael Norman at 44.41 and Chris Bailey at 44.42, securing their spots on the team headed to Paris.