Rhonex Kipruto’s world records over 5km (13:18) and 10km (26:24), as well as Sasha Zhoya’s world indoor U20 60m hurdles record of 7.34 have been ratified.
As the athletics world took its first few tentative steps into 2020, the 2019 World Championships decathlon seemed a world away.
World 200m champion Noah Lyles has donated one of his World Championships team USA singlets, a pair of stars & stripes socks and a signed competition bib number from the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.
An international athletics season of one-day meetings is taking shape between August and October this year following the commitment of most Continental Tour Gold and Wanda Diamond League meeting directors to organise their events on rescheduled dates in 2020.
The Wanda Diamond League today announces a shortened, provisional calendar for late summer and autumn 2020.
Having undergone serious shoulder surgery, elbow and achilles issues as well as a cancer scare, there is little wonder Maria Andrejczyk has had to draw upon her 'warrior' spirit after several years of turmoil.
Over the course of a running career that began in the early 1990s, New Zealander Melissa Moon amassed 21 national titles, and made national teams for the World Half Marathon Championships, World Cross Country Championships and World University Games. But it wasn't until she took on another challenge - running up and down mountain trails, and later up staircases that lead to the observation decks of the world’s tallest buildings, non-traditional venues that today’s runners in lockdown are beginning to embrace - that Moon finally found her true running calling.
Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.