The Tokyo 2020 athletics test event held in the National Stadium featured the first appearance of redesigned elite competition area equipment incorporating light-emitting diode (LED) technology to allow it to light up and enhance the viewing experience.
European Athletics (EA) chief executive Christian Milz revealed today a team had to be excluded entirely from the weekend's European Throwing Cup in Split because of positive COVID-19 tests.
Sha'Carri Richardson produced two sub-10.80sec 100 metres times at the USA Track & Field Golden Games at Walnut, California, on a day when National Football League wide receiver DK Metcalf ran respectably but unspectacularly in his first meeting since high school.
Qatar’s world high jump champion Mutaz Barshim had to settle for a share of victory in Tokyo’s National Stadium in the Ready Steady Go meeting serving as a test event for the Olympic competition scheduled to take place less than three months from now.
World high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar is among the international stars competing in the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, acting as the official athletics test event in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Hosts Ecuador won three of the six titles contested in the Pan American Walking Cup, which was held in Guayaquil in tribute to the recently deceased coach Luis Chocho.
National Football League (NFL) wide receiver DK Metcalf looks likely to earn the headlines one way or another at tomorrow's USA Track and Field (USATF) Golden Games in Walnut in California.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected appeals from El Mahjoub Dazza and Gomathi Marimuthu against their respective four-year doping suspensions.
Twenty-year-old home athlete Glenda Morejón will be a focus of attention when she races in the women’s 20 kilometres event at the Pan American Race Walking Cup that starts tomorrow at Guayaquil in Ecuador.
UK Athletics has reached an agreement with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to move the Anniversary Games away from the London Stadium - built for the 2012 Olympics - because of increased costs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tamara Press, a three-time Olympic champion for the Soviet Union whose outstanding performances led to speculation over her gender, has died age 83.
Italy won two golds on the concluding day of the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 held in a chilly Silesian Stadium as the other titles were spread between South Africa, The Netherlands, Cuba, Germany and the hosts.
Ecuador’s women’s 4x100 metres team, who arrived in Poland ranked 40th in the world standings, will be among the 16 teams contesting the Olympic title this summer after setting a national record of 43.86sec tonight at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21.
More facilities and greater media coverage have been identified as areas that need to be addressed to help grow athletics, according to a survey.
Three-time world high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene and 2019 world pole vault champion Anzhelika Sidorova are among the first Russian athletes to be confirmed as Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA) for the 2021 season following approval from the World Athletics Doping Review Board.