European Athletics News

Reh aiming to break 15-minute mark for 5000m in 2018 20 September 2017

Alina Reh claimed the 3000m and 5000m titles at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Eskilstuna, Sweden in 2015 and while she has since been overshadowed by teammate Konstanze Klosterhalfen - who won bronze in the 1500m at those championships - Reh concluded her season by bettering a long-standing domestic record on Sunday.


Get your seat at the European Running Business Conference 20 September 2017

The European Running Business Conference is a must-attend event for any stakeholder in the running industry. The two-day event will connect the industry’s foremost experts from across the globe, acting as a platform to make new contacts and share ideas to further develop the mass participation running market. 


Vetter concludes season with heptathlon victory in Talence 18 September 2017

Less than six weeks after winning the bronze medal at the World Championships with a national record of 6636, Anouk Vetter from the Netherlands closed her season with a commanding victory at the prestigious Talence Decastar meeting this weekend.

ASK Slavia Praha and PAC top the standings in Leiria 17 September 2017

On a day where at times there was hardly a cloud in the sky – unlike the rain in Group A Brno – the men of ASK Slavia Praha and women of PAC from the Netherlands triumphed in Group B of the ECCC Track & Field U20 Group P in Leiria, Portugal. 


Double Turkish delight for Fenerbahce in Brno 17 September 2017

The men and women of Fenerbahce Sport Club had a day of celebration in Brno, Czech Republic on Saturday (16) as they won the men’s and women’s trophies at the ECCC Track & Field U20 Group A.


Samorin is setting the standard for sustainability 16 September 2017

This year’s SPAR European Cross Country Championships will take place in the Slovak town of Samorin on 10 December and the event will be staged at the state-of-the-art x-bionic® sphere - a certified Olympic training centre and the country’s official Olympic training centre for 27 sports.

Live streaming available for European Champions Club Cup U20 Group A and B 15 September 2017

Live streaming and live results will be available for the European Champions Club Cup U20 Group A in Brno, Czech Republic and Group B in Leiria, Portugal.


Vote now for your male and female European Athletes of the Year 15 September 2017

The European Athletics Golden Tracks awards will be presented to the winners during a televised gala evening in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday 14 October. As part of the voting process, fans are able to cast their vote in the four categories across our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Vote now for your male and female Rising Stars of the Year 15 September 2017

The European Athletics Golden Tracks awards will be presented to the winners during a televised gala evening in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday 14 October. As part of the voting process, fans are able to cast their vote in the four categories across our Facebook and Twitter pages.


Europe’s leading clubs to challenge for honours in Brno and Leiria 14 September 2017

Istanbul-based Fenerbahce will be chasing a fourth successive victory in the women’s division on Saturday (16) when the southern Czech city of Brno stages the European Champions Club Cup U20 Group A.

75,000 tickets already sold for Berlin 2018 13 September 2017

With 328 days until the start of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships, the organisers have announced that an unprecedented 75,000 tickets have already been sold for the six day event from 7-12 August.


50,000 runners expected to take to the streets of Athens 12 September 2017

The most historic of road races is set to take place again on 12 November and organisers are expecting a bumper field of 50,000 runners from over 100 countries to take part in events across the programme.


Belarus wins at Running For All races in Vilnius and Minsk 11 September 2017

Belarus’ Dzmitry Hryhoryeu and Ukraine’s Mariya Hudak were triumphant at the Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon winning in 2:26:58 and 2:48:58 respectively on Sunday.

Farah wins record fourth consecutive Great North Run 10 September 2017

European Athletics’ Running For All calendar is filled almost every weekend with top-quality road races and none more so than the Great North Run, with this year’s edition of the race being won by three-time European Athlete of the Year Mo Farah for a record fourth consecutive year.

Warholm and Baji aim for hurdles heroics in Berlin 09 September 2017

With the 2017 track season about to come to an end, many of Europe’s top athletes have already set their sights on next summer and the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships.

Meet the Young Leaders: Lenka Rudová 08 September 2017

As part of our ongoing series, we have interviewed members of the European Athletics Young Leaders Youth Team.

President Hansen: World Championships must be back in Europe in 2023 07 September 2017

European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen has called for the 2023 IAAF World Championships to be brought back to Europe after the next two editions

Stefanidi plotting an indoor path towards title defence in Berlin 07 September 2017

There are two main reasons why Ekaterini Stefanidi cannot wait for next year’s European Athletics Championships in Berlin.


Tola to challenge for the podium on home soil in Frankfurt 06 September 2017

A week after German record-holder Arne Gabius was confirmed for the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, the organisers have also announced that last year’s runner-up Fate Tola will also be returning to the start-line for the 37th edition of this race on 29 October.


Drechsler to work as an official in Berlin 2018 06 September 2017

Unforgotten are her multiple gold medals in the long jump from the Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships and thirteen years after announcing her retirement, Heike Drechsler will return to Berlin’s Olympic Stadium - but not as an active athlete.


Guliyev and Stefanidi voted European Athletes of the Month for August 04 September 2017

Recently crowned world pole vault champion Ekaterini Stefanidi from Greece and surprise world 200m champion Ramil Guliyev from Turkey have been voted European Athletes of the Month for August.


Winning artwork for the Women’s Leadership Awards is announced 04 September 2017

After two weeks of voting on our European Athletics Facebook page, the winning artwork to be presented as the main prize to the Women’s Leadership Award winners at the Golden Tracks ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on 14 October has been chosen.


Stahl and Karlstrom help Sweden to home glory in Stockholm 04 September 2017

World silver medallist Daniel Stahl has had a summer to remember and this weekend he added another touch of gloss to his glory.


Confidence is the key for Klosterhalfen as Berlin beckons 03 September 2017

It is easy to forget that Konstanze Klosterhalfen is still only 20 such has been the impression she has already made in the senior ranks this summer.


Perkovic leads European stars on a triumphant night in Brussels 02 September 2017

Sandra Perkovic led the way on a glorious night for European athletes as the IAAF Diamond League season finale in Brussels on Friday night.

Meet the Young Leaders: Tobias Nwenwu 01 September 2017

As part of our ongoing series, we have interviewed members of the European Athletics Young Leaders Youth Team.

Voting is open for European Athlete of the Month: August 2017 01 September 2017

The European Athlete of the Month voting for August is underway across our European Athletics Twitter and Facebook pages


Rovereto brings the 2017 European Athletics one-day meetings to a climax 30 August 2017

European Athletics’ 2017 series of one day meetings came to an end on Tuesday night with the 53rd edition of the Palio Citta del Quercia meeting in the Italian town of Rovereto.

Krause already has a return trip to Berlin next summer in her diary 29 August 2017

Reigning European 3000m steeplechase champion Gesa-Felicitas Krause bounced back after her fall in the final of her specialist event at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 with a national record and 2017 European-leading time of 9:11.85 in Berlin last Sunday.

Kopron breaks Heidler’s championship record in Taipei 28 August 2017

The Polish team produced an excellent showing in the Universiade, finishing second behind Japan on the medal table in Taipei with six gold medals, and fourteen in total.