Christian Taylor’s hopes of earning a third successive Olympic triple jump title in Tokyo have been shattered by a ruptured Achilles tendon sustained in yesterday’s competition in Ostrava.
The 2021 Wanda Diamond League (WDL) series will include all the disciplines World Athletics planned to remove from its top tier programme this year before the coronavirus pandemic prompted a radically re-shaped programme.
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.
Hugues Fabrice Zango earned a rare victory over the double Olympic and four-time world champion Christian Taylor at the second World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of the season in Hungary tonight with a 2020 world-leading mark of 17.43 metres.
Christian Taylor, the double Olympic and four-times world triple jump champion, is in the line-up in Hungary tomorrow at the second World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of the season.
A new athlete-led organisation representing the interests of track and field athletes, the Athletics Association, has formally launched today.
Organisers of the annual Weltklasse in Zurich are preparing for tomorrow’s staging of another international track and field event involving competitors in different venues – the Inspiration Games.
Triple jump icon Christian Taylor has donated his singlet and bib number from the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha in Qatar to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.
The Athletics Association, a "unified voice" for professional track and field athletes, has called for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Christian Taylor has outlined the measures that will shortly be taken to establish The Athletics Association - the representative group he founded earlier this month to form an independent mouthpiece for competitors.
Something grown-up happened in Monaco this weekend at World Athletics’ annual award gathering: dialogue.
World Athletics confirms Coe and Taylor meeting is on as Lavillenie and Dame Valerie Adams prepare to join Council
World Athletics has confirmed that the planned meeting between world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor and its President Sebastian Coe and chief executive Jon Ridgeon ahead of the World Athlete of the Year awards on Saturday (November 23) here will go ahead.
Mike Rowbottom: World Athletics gets its title sorted, but fixing the Diamond League looks a little more complex
Among the many advantages of the International Association of Athletics Federations becoming World Athletics is the fact that it is three fewer words to say - or type.
Olympic and world champion triple jumper Christian Taylor, founder of the The Athletics Association, will join other key members in meeting World Athletics President Sebastian Coe in Monaco this week.