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Uganda announce $5000 for Olympic Gold
19.10.2011 World
Uganda have announced a $5000 cash reward for any gold medal won at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

High calibre 5Km added to New York Marathon weekend
19.10.2011 World
New York, USA - World 10,000m silver medallist Sally Kipyego and U.S. Olympians Deena Kastor and Dathan Ritzenhein will be among the headliners of the inaugural NYRR Dash to the Finish Line set for 5 November 2011.

Emily Brichacek wins road race despite being hit by motorbike
19.10.2011 World
DISTANCE runners are a tough breed - and that showed yesterday when Emily Brichacek won a road race after being knocked down by a photographer on a motorbike.

Questions about 30km WR
19.10.2011 World
Organizers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon confirmed that their womens winner, Koren Yal of Ethiopia, would be paid a CAD 25,000 bonus for achieving a new course record, even though under present international rules she had only tied the record.

Stars of Europe honoured during the Awards Night in Arona
16.10.2011
The best of European Athletics was honoured at a glittering ceremony to mark the European Athletics Awards Night presented by MONDO in Arona, Spain, on Saturday evening.

Final decision
13.08.2011
Russian shot putter Yevgeniya Smirnova will get the bronze medal of the World Junior Championships.

Relay gold
13.08.2011
Russian athletes will get the gold medal of the European U23 Championships after Ukrainian athletes received a 2-year ban.

Feofanova places third in London
06.08.2011
Svetlana Feofanova took the third place at the Aviva London Grand Prix held in London. She cleared 4.71m. Andrey Silnov won the mens high jump with 2.36m.

Isinbayeva and Ukhov win in Stockholm
30.07.2011
Yelena Isinbayeva won the womens pole vault at the DN Galan meeting in Stockholm. She cleared 4.76m.

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lamine Diack
29.07.2011
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin assured IAAF President Lamine Diack that the Russian government and the Moscow Mayors Office will do everything in their power to ensure the success of the World Championships in Athletics in 2013.

President Diack visits Luzhniki Stadium Moscow 2013
28.07.2011
Moscow, Russia IAAF President Lamine Diack today (28) visited Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital which will be the main venue for the 2013 IAAF World Championships from 10 to 18 August 2013.

Russian team for Daegu
25.07.2011
The Russian team for the 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu will consist of 83 athletes, 36 men and 47 women.

Russian athletes take 18 medals in Tallinn
24.07.2011
Russian athletes took 18 medals (8 gold, 4 silver, 6 bronze) at the European Athletics Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Russian team won in the medal table and placed second in the placing table with 189 points.

Martynova impresses with 4:01.68 win in Cheboksary - Russian Champs, Day 4
24.07.2011
Cheboksary, Russia On a day with 12 titles on the line, Yekaterina Martynovas victory in the 1500m highlighted the final day of the Russian championships in Cheboksary on Sunday (24).

Dmitrik prevails; Antyukh and Abakumova also highlight Russian Champs, Day 3
24.07.2011
Cheboksary, Russia - Aleksey Dmitriks victory in the hotly-contested mens High Jump and Natalya Antyukhs 53.75 win the 400m Hurdles highlighted the third day of the Russian championships on Saturday (23).

Chicherova 2.07m; Kapachinskaya 49.35 and Savinova 1:56.95 stun Russian Champs, Day 2
23.07.2011
Cheboksary, Russia - The second day of Russian Championships were highlighted by the 2.07m national High Jump record from Anna Chicherova, and two other world season leads in the womens 400m by Anastasiya Kapachinskaya and in the 800m by Maria Savinova.

With near World record run, Kipruto steals the show in Monaco Samsung Diamond League
22.07.2011 World
Monte-Carlo - Olympic champion Brimin Kipruto, with a fantastic 3000m Steeplechase victory, outshone even Usain Bolt the worlds fastest man with his success in a Kenyan record time at the Herculis/Samsung Diamond League meet on Friday (22).

Savinova clocks 1:58.03 world lead in Cheboksary - Russian champs, Day 1
22.07.2011
Cheboksary, Russia - 855 athletes from 66 Russian regions have gathered in Cheboksary, the capital of the Chuvash Republic, for the Russian national championships which began on Thursday (21).

Lashmanova walks to world record gold
21.07.2011
Yelena Lashmanova claimed the first gold of the European Athletics Junior Championships in Tallinn this morning as she dominated the womens 10,000m walk to become the first junior to officially complete the distance in under 43 minutes.

IAAF announces Pan-European TV Agreement with Eurosport for 2011-2013
19.07.2011 World
Monte-Carlo - The IAAF is delighted to announce the conclusion of a Pan-European broadcasting deal brokered by IEC in Sports, IAAFs media rights agency for Europe and Africa, with Eurosport for the IAAF World Athletics Series of events from 2011 to 2013.

Ukhov and Shkolina win in Eberstadt
18.07.2011
Ivan Ukhov won the mens high jump at the Hochsprung-Meeting in Eberstadt, Germany. He cleared 2.24m. Svetlana Shkolina won the womens high jump clearing 1.99m.

Russian team tops placing table in Ostrava
17.07.2011
Russian team scored 220 points at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava and topped the placing table. Russian athletes took 10 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals.

Gold and silver medal in womens 20kmRW
17.07.2011
Tatyana Mineyeva won the womens 20kmRW at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava. She clocked 1:31:42. Nina Okhotnikova finished second in 1:31:51.

Bogatyryov wins, Strelkov takes bronze medal in 20kmRW
17.07.2011
Pyotr Bogatyryov won and Denis Strelkov took the bronze medal in the mens 20kmRW at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava. Bogatyryov clocked 1:24:20 and Strelkov clocked 1:24:25. Valery Filipchuk finished 4th - 1:24:30.

Isinbayeva wins with 4.60m in heavy rain and strong winds in Heusden
16.07.2011
Yelena Isinbayeva showed guts and character in her comeback in competition at the KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden-Zolder on Saturday (16).

2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in Ostrava
16.07.2011
Olga Topilskaya won the womens 400m at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava clocking 51.45 seconds. Yuliya Terekhova finished second clocking 52.63.

Menkov wins mens long jump
16.07.2011
Aleksandr Menkov won the mens long jump at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava. He achieved 8.08m.

Kolodko wins shot put in Ostarva
15.07.2011
Yevgeniya Kolodko won the womens shot put at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava. She achieved 18.87m. Olesya Sviridova was 7th with 16.81m.

Arzhakova wins 800m in Ostrava
15.07.2011
Yelena Arzhakova won the womens 800m at the European U23 Championships in Ostrava. She set PB of 1:59.41 and was the only one who clocked a sub-2 minute time.

Dominguez cleared
13.07.2011 World
Spanish judge Mercedes Pérez Barrios dismissed all charges of doping and selling drugs without prescription against steeple world champion Marta Dominguez on Monday.

Russian team for Ostrava
12.07.2011
Russian team for the European U23 Championships in Ostrava will consist of 60 athletes, 30 men and 30 women.

World records ratified
12.07.2011
Monte-Carlo - The following World records have recently been ratified...

Chicherova sets season best
11.07.2011
Anna Chicherova placed second after Blacnka Vlasic by attempts in the womens high jump at the Aviva British Grand Prix held in Birmingham. She set her SB of 1.99m.

Lukyanenko wins in Madrid
11.07.2011
Olympic silver medalist Yevgeniy Lukyanenko won the mens pole vault at the 39th Meeting de Atletismo Madrid 2011 held in Spain. He cleared 5.72m.

Sanya Richards-Ross: We were close friends but Justin Gatlin betrayed me
10.07.2011
(Sporting Alert) American World 400-metres champion Sanya Richards-Ross says she felt betrayed after he good friend Justin Gatlin was caught for doping.

Buchelnikova places third in Lille
10.07.2011
Mariya Buchelnikova placed third in the womens long jump at the 7th IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France. She achieved 6.11m.

World lead for Kuznetsov in Lille
10.07.2011
Yegor Kuznetsov won the mens 400mH at the 7th IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France. He set a World lead and a personal best of 50.97sec. Usman Usmanov took the bronze medal in the mens high jump with a PB of 2.13m.

Dmitrik shares win in Paris
09.07.2011
Russias Aleksey Dmitrik and Czechs Jaroslav Baba shared the win in the mens high jump at the Meeting Areva Paris Saint-Denis, a Samsung Diamond League meeting, held in Paris, France. They cleared 2.32m.

In dramatic finish, Parshin takes 10,000m Race Walk title - Lille 2011
09.07.2011
Lille, France - There was a dramatic finish to the 10,000m Race Walk when the fourth days action at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille got underway on a cool and damp French morning (9).

Leontyeva takes bronze medal
08.07.2011
Nadezhda Leontyeva finished third in the womens 5000m at the 7th World Youth Championships in Lille, France. She clocked a personal best of 22:00.84 to take the bronze medal. Olga Nacharkina finished 9th in 22:52.40.

Urech 12.62 Swiss record
07.07.2011
Lisa Urech clocked new Swiss 100 m hurdles record 12.62 (+0.5) at the Resisprint meet in favorable altitude of 997 m. Former mark of Julie Baumann was 12.76 from 1991.

Indian doping problems
07.07.2011
In India in 2011 already 9 athletes returned positive doping tests in the first six months. In the National Games held at Ranchi during February three athletes were tested positive.

Lalova 10.96 at 100m
06.07.2011
Superb 100 m sprint 10.96 (+0.8) by Ivet Lalova of Bulgaria highlighted the first day of the 64th Balkan Athletics Championships. She is so first European sprinter to go under 11 since 2005, last time by French Christine Arron 10.93.

Strutz and Bleasdale 470 in Pole Vault
06.07.2011
The traditional Junior Gala Meet (U23 and U19 categories) saw superb women pole vault competition won by Martina Strutz with 470 who tried at new WL 478.

Russia do the double at Torun Super League
04.07.2011
Russia got a historic double victory at the European Cup Combined Events Super League when they won both the mens and womens team competitions in the Polish city of Torun on Sunday.

Armstrong, Ellerton, Felicien and Klaas top-out Harry Jerome Classic in Vancouver
03.07.2011
Burnaby, B.C. Canada - Many of Canadas finest track and field athletes marked their 1 July national holiday with memorable performances at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic in Vancouver on Friday (1).

Huge new world season lead 20.94m by Ostapchuk; Borzakovskiys back 1:43 in Zhukovskiy IAAF World Challenge
03.07.2011
Zhukovskiy, Russia - The 53rd edition of Brothers Znamenskiy Memorial was highlighted by a huge 20.94m put by Belarussias Nadzeya Ostapchuk, while the spectators in the Meteor stadium in this town on the outskirts of Moscow went home especially satisfied by the victory of local lad Yuriy Borzakovskiy who went under 1:44 at 800m.

Wada revoke Turkish labs licence
02.07.2011
The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) on Tuesday imposed their ultimate sanction when they revoked the accreditation of the laboratory in Ankara due to non-compliance with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL).

Rogowska injured
01.07.2011
At the 24th Pole Vault meet (sea pier) German Martina Strutz cleared 470 in first attempt and won (she tried at world leading 478 too). Second world champion Anna Rogowska with 460 as she injured after breaking the pole at 470 (palm injury).

Chicherova wins in Lausanne
01.07.2011
Anna Chicherova won the womens high jump at the Athletissima, a Samsung Diamond League meeting, held in Lausanne. She cleared 1.95m.

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