The United States won a third successive Golden Baton as overall winners of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays in Nassau, but on an evening that began with rain the sun came out for the hosts with victory in the concluding, new event of the mixed 4x400 metres.
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Jamaica’s Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Elaine Thompson brought home the baton with ease to earn the 4x200m title at the third International Association of Athletics Federations World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau in an event record of 1min 29.04sec on a night when her compatriots in the men’s 4x100m, the world and Olympic champions, crashed out in the heats.
A third and innovative edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays this weekend in the Bahamas will involve an Athlete Refugee Team wearing on-body cameras, a new mixed 4x400 metres relay and drone footage.
Uganda was rewarded for its first staging of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships with its first gold in the competition.
Harley Windsor is hoping to become the first Aboriginal Australian to reach the Winter Olympics by earning a qualifying place at this week's International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships - but his fate could ultimately rest on whether the mother of his Russian partner in the pairs, Yekaterina Alexandrovskaya, can learn English in time.
“Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships
The four-strong Athletes Refugee Team due to take part in tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital of Kampala has been unable to make the trip because administrative problems, it was revealed at today’s pre-event press conference.
Exclusive: Innovative plans detailed by Aarhus 2019 organisers to get cross country back at Olympics
Organisers of the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus plan to use mass participation and a more challenging course to help achieve the key aim of getting the sport back onto the Olympic programme.
Four runners under the team leadership of Kenya's Tegla Loroupe will form an Athlete Refugee Team in the mixed relay event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Kampala.
Belgrade's Mayor Sinisa Mali has revealed that the successful hosting of the European Athletics Indoor Championships here will be "a step forward" to seeking the International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships in 2020.
Ivana Spanovic turned a packed Kombank Arena into a ferment of national celebration here tonight as she walked the walk having talked the talk about delivering long jump gold for the host nation at the 34th European Athletics Indoor Championships.
Britain’s Laura Muir broke the 32-year-old European Athletics Indoor Championships record over 1,500 metres, completing the first part of her planned double.
Piotr Lisek of Poland claimed victory against the odds in a dramatic men’s pole vault final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships here less than a week after he had suffered painful injuries to his legs and arm when his pole snapped during a warm-up meeting in the German town of Zweibrucken.
European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen believes there has been “a change of mentality” in Russia regarding action to rectify allegations of widespread doping abuse and hopes to see the country’s athletes back in international action “sooner rather than later".
"Driving licence" anti-doping test will be mandatory for all 2020 European Athletics Championships competitors
Every athlete planning to compete at the 2020 European Athletics Championships in Paris will have to pass a "driving licence system" relating to anti-doping and the ethics of sport before they will be registered, it has been revealed.
Ivana Spanovic, Serbia's poster girl for the European Athletics Indoor Championships due to begin here tomorrow, was asked twice at the pre-event press conference if she felt pressure defending the long jump title she won in Prague two years ago.