The Brighton Marathon today became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic as organisers announced plans to stage the event in the form of a concluding 10 kilometres race on October 11 had been reluctantly cancelled.
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Obiri and Kipyegon set 2020 world bests at final Diamond League meeting in Doha and Duplantis wins again
Kenya’s Hellen Obiri and Faith Kipyegon registered 2020 world-best times over the relatively unfamiliar distances of 3,000 and 800 metres respectively at tonight’s final Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha.
Freeman was "petrified" about receiving medal after Sydney 2000 victory she admits on 20th anniversary
On the 20th anniversary of her momentous 400 metres victory at the Sydney Olympics, Cathy Freeman has revealed that what "petrified" her most about the occasion was the thought of the medal ceremony.
Hellen Obiri, Beatrice Chepkoech, Conseslus Kipruto and Timothy Cheruiyot will return to action tomorrow in the city where they won world titles last year - Doha - for the last meeting in this season’s Wanda Diamond League (WDL).
European Athletics has ruled out Hungary’s offer to stage the 2020 European Cross Country Championships following the event's cancellation, citing a lack of time for preparation.
Armand Duplantis, who began this troubled season with two pole vault world records, will end it with the additional distinction of producing a world-best clearance outdoors as he achieved 6.15 metres at tonight’s penultimate Diamond League meeting in Rome.
Tomorrow's penultimate Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome's Stadio Olimpico offers Armand Duplantis and Karsten Warholm one of their last likely opportunities in 2020 of attaining the new world record marks to which they have come so tantalisingly close in recent months.
Britain’s newly established 800 metres champion Daniel Rowden set a personal best of 1min 44.09sec to win a hugely competitive race at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, where local heroine Sandra Perkovic delivered another home discus victory with 64.67 metres.
Rio 2016 shot put champion Ryan Crouser maintained his superb winning run tonight in the opening event of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb as he beat world champion Joe Kovacs with a meeting record of 22.74 metres, the best seen in Europe since 1988.
While Karsten Warholm and Ryan Crouser fell a little short of the world records they had been targeting at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, an evening of compelling competition was highlighted by momentous struggles in the men’s triple jump and 5000 metres events.
Tomorrow's Golden Spike meeting in the Czech city of Ostrava features a fresh world record holder in Sifan Hassan, but the keener focus will be on two athletes teetering on the brink of setting new global marks – Karsten Warholm and Ryan Crouser.
Second best javelin throw ever for Vetter at World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow
Johannes Vetter produced a stunning effort at World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow tonight as he threw the javelin out to 97.76 metres, the second farthest mark ever behind the 1996 world record of 98.48m by the Czech Republic’s Jan Zelezny.
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser, whose performances have reached new levels this season, will be eagerly watched in Chorzow in Poland tomorrow night as he takes part in the latest stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series.
Sir Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands set respective men’s and women’s world one-hour records at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting here tonight.
Three world records are in the sights of Diamond League athletes who have gathered here to compete in an empty King Baudouin Stadium tomorrow evening, with the marks for the men's and women's one-hour race and the women's 1000 metres under threat.