Athletics


Gidey beats 2-day-old mark

Two days after Sifan Hassan smashed the world 10,000 meters record in Hengelo, Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey — competing on the same track in the Dutch city — improved the mark by another 5 seconds to win...

June 10, 2021, Thursday


Hassan sets new women’s 10,000m world record

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands fired a warning shot ahead of the Tokyo Olympics by setting a new world record in the women’s 10,000 meters yesterday....

June 7, 2021, Monday


Van Niekerk finds form

South Africa’s Olympic 400 meters champion Wayde van Niekerk stepped up his return from long-term injury with a victory over 200 meters at the ASA Athletix Invitational on Tuesday....

April 1, 2021, Thursday


Shanghai Half Marathon scheduled for April 18

The 2021 Shanghai Half Marathon, featuring 6,000 runners, has been scheduled for April 18, organizers announced yesterday....

March 25, 2021, Thursday


Nazarov banned for doping

Olympic hammer throw champion Dilshod Nazarov of Tajikistan has been banned for two years in a doping case and will not be able to defend his title at the Tokyo Games, the Athletics Integrity Unit said...

March 19, 2021, Friday


World Athletics pushes for gender equality

WORLD Athletics president Sebastian Coe said recently he wants an organization in which a woman can aspire to the top job and one that retains far more female athletes as coaches and officials. The governing ...

March 13, 2021, Saturday


New ‘red’ relay race to be held in city

A NEW relay race, with its route linking the shikumen neighborhoods of downtown Shanghai with the South Lake of Jiaxing City in neighboring Zhejiang Province, will be held next month to mark the 100th...

March 10, 2021, Wednesday


Holloway breaks record

Grant Holloway broke the world record for the indoor 60-meter hurdles that had stood for 27 years, clocking 7.29 seconds at an event in Madrid on Wednesday....

February 26, 2021, Friday


Crouser breaks record

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser set a new world indoor record on Sunday, breaking American compatriot Randy Barnes’ 32-year-old mark with a throw of 22.82 meters....

January 26, 2021, Tuesday


Zango leaps to record

Hugues Fabrice Zango became the first athlete from Burkina Faso to set a world record when he posted the longest ever indoor triple jump with a leap of 18.07 meters at an event in Aubiere, France, on...

January 18, 2021, Monday




 

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