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The 2027 track and field world championships have been awarded to Beijing, where the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2022 Winter Games were held. China is also hosting the world indoor championships next year in Nanjing. China hosting indoor worlds in ’25; Olympic champion Johnson starting new leagueThe Associated Press ·Continue Reading

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Christopher Morales Williams’ world indoor record in the 400 metres cannot be ratified due to issues with the starting blocks, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) said on Tuesday. Christopher Morales Williams’ time off 44.49 seconds will still stand as ‘world best’Thomson Reuters · Posted:Continue Reading

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Q&A After setting two Canadian records in as many races, Edmonton runner and reigning 800-metre world champion Marco Arop has ended in his indoor season to focus on training for an outdoor campaign he hopes will include earning his first Olympic medal. Reigning Canadian, world champ will skip indoor worldsContinue Reading

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Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar of long-distance running, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya late Sunday. 24-year-old was 1st person to run marathon in under 2 hours, 1 minute Kenyan athlete Kelvin Kiptum, who holds the world record in theContinue Reading

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Jamaican great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said the Paris Games will be her fifth and final Olympics. Jamaican great to focus on family after Summer GamesThe Associated Press · Posted: Feb 09, 2024 11:53 AM EST | Last Updated: 8 hours ago Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, pictured competing at the 2023 World Athletics ChampionshipsContinue Reading

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Malindi Elmore and Cam Levins are heading to Paris this summer, with Athletics Canada announcing Wednesday the two marathon runners earned early nominations to represent Canada at the Olympics. Each runner will be competing at their 3rd Games this summer in ParisThe Canadian Press · Posted: Feb 07, 2024 3:24Continue Reading

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Shawn Barber, the Canadian pole vault record holder and 2015 world champion, has died from medical complications. He was 29. Barber died Wednesday at home in Kingwood, Texas, his agent, Paul Doyle, confirmed to The Associated Press. 5-time Canadian champion, national record holder made Olympic final at Rio 2016 PatContinue Reading