European Athletics News

Farah sprints to world-leading 5000m mark in Eugene 28 May 2017

Mo Farah demonstrated he has no plans to relinquish his world titles this summer with a blistering performance at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on Saturday, his last ever track race in the United States.

 

 

Ingebrigtsen makes history with a sub-four minute mile in Eugene 28 May 2017

It is not often an athlete who finishes 11th in a race steals the headlines, grabs all the plaudits and is given a standing ovation by the crowd.

 

 

Hassan breaks long-standing Dutch 5000m record in Eugene 27 May 2017

Sifan Hassan set her third national record of the season with a third-place finish in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Friday (26) night.

 

 

Tortu breaks Italian U20 100m record in Savona 26 May 2017

Filippo Tortu won a silver medal behind Noah Lyles in the 100m at the World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz last summer and the 18-year-old is continuing to crest an upward curve, opening his summer season with a record-breaking display in Savona on Thursday (25) evening. 

 

 

Live streaming available for European Champion Clubs Cup Group B 26 May 2017

Live streaming will be available for the European Champion Clubs Cup Group B which will be held in Leiria, Portugal on 27 May.

 

 

Innovators invited to pitch their ideas in Frankfurt 25 May 2017

Have you spotted a gap in the running market? Do you have a product or an idea which could be a game-changer in the industry? If so, we are inviting you to pitch your product at the European Running Business Conference!

 

 

Kolak set to impress on her return to Eugene 25 May 2017

When you are the youngest competitor in a field of nine including the world record-holder and the reigning world and European champions, it could be a frightening prospect – except nothing seems to daunt Croatian javelin thrower Sara Kolak.

 

 

Juska smashes long-standing Czech record 24 May 2017

Radek Juska rewrote Czech athletics history by breaking the national long jump record that had stood for 29 years when he leaped to a European-leading mark of 8.29m in Turnov.

 

 

One month to go - European Athletics Team Championships 23 May 2017

Today (23) marks one month to go until the seventh edition of the European Athletics Team Championships begins in Lille Metropole.

 

 

Media accreditation is open for European Athletics U20 Championships 23 May 2017

Media accreditation for the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto from 20-23 July is now open for written press, photographers and broadcast non-rights holders wishing to cover the event.

 

 

 

Moreira and Augusto lead Portuguese team for Minsk 23 May 2017

No country has a better record at the European 10,000m Cup than Portugal and the strength of their women’s team for Minsk shows they are determined to achieve more glory on 10 June.

 

 

Vicaut opens with 9.97 in Dijon 22 May 2017

French star Jimmy Vicaut, the joint European record-holder, moved to top spot on the 2017 rankings - and equal fifth on the world lists - with a blistering time of 9.97 at the French Interclubs in Dijon to break the sub-10 barrier for the 19th time. 

 

Klosterhalfen flies into the record books 22 May 2017

Germany’s Konstanze Klosterhalfen took her career to a new level in Karlsruhe on Friday night with stunning - and solo - performance over 5000m.   


 

Familiar faces grace the inaugural Stirling Marathon 22 May 2017

More than 6500 runners took part in the first edition of the Stirling Scottish Marathon on Sunday morning.

 

 

Palmisano, Linke and Banzeruk take the honours in Poděbrady 21 May 2017

Antonella Palmisano, Christopher Linke and Ivan Banzeruk took the three senior individual gold medals at the 12th edition of the European Race Walking Cup held in the Czech spa town and race walking mecca of Poděbrady on Sunday (21).

Live streaming and results available for European Race Walking Cup 20 May 2017

Live streaming and results will be available for the European Race Walking Cup Poděbrady 2017 on Sunday (21).

 

 

European U23 javelin record and world-lead for Turkey's Tugsuz 19 May 2017

It is proving quite a time for competitors preparing the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, later this summer and the latest athlete to grab the headlines is Turkish javelin thrower Eda Tugsuz.

The rising star of her discipline, who is still only 20, threw a stunning 67.21m for a European U23 record (subject to ratification), national record and world-leading mark at the Islamic Solidarity Games in the Azerbaijan capital Baku on Thursday.

Podebrady is fast becoming a home from home for Europe’s finest race walkers 19 May 2017

Plenty are headed back to the town 50km east of Prague for the second time in just over a month to compete on the same park course in the European Race Walking Cup on Sunday.

The European Athletics Permit Meeting on 8 April acted as a useful warm-up – for athletes and organisers alike – and on a fast 1km-loop there’s a fair chance those who did well will repeat the feat.

European Athletics U23 Championships media accreditation now open 19 May 2017

Media accreditation for the European Athletics U23 Championships Bydgoszcz 2017 (13-16 July) is now open for written press, photographers and broadcast non-rights holders. The deadline for applications with or without official media hotel accommodation is 23 June 2017.

Meet the Young Leaders: Gustav Magnusson 18 May 2017

As part of our new series, we have interviewed members of the European Athletics Young Leaders Youth Team. They were all nominated by their federations to take part in the Young Leaders Forum in Amsterdam last summer and are all recognised as potential leaders of our sport in years to come.

 


European Athletics attends World Broadcaster Briefing 17 May 2017

International Broadcasters came together this week to meet with Eurovision Production Coordination (EPC), host cities Berlin and Glasgow, and the seven participating European Sports Federations for a World Broadcaster Briefing ahead of the inaugural multisport European Championships in August 2018.

 

 

Submit your artwork for European Athletics Women’s Leadership Awards 17 May 2017

Fancy yourself as an artist? Bring out your paints, brushes, pencils, sketch pads and digital design programmes and get creating!

 

 

Record-breaker Henriques to make ninth successive appearance in Poděbrady 16 May 2017

Ines Henriques will be contesting her ninth successive edition of the European Race Walking Cup on Sunday as a senior competitor but she will be lining up as a world record-holder for the first time in Podebrady

 

 

European Athletics is a supporter of Global Running Day 16 May 2017

‘Global Running Day’ takes place for the second time on Wednesday 7 June and the event will once again unite the worldwide running community.

Györ set to welcome Europe’s top U18 prospects 16 May 2017

The north-west Hungarian city of Györ will stage the second edition of the European Athletics U18 Championships next July, a competition that has already proved to be a stepping stone to glory.

Robert-Michon is miles ahead in Montgeron 15 May 2017

It was quite a weekend for French discus thrower Melina Robert-Michon, who went from finishing eighth in the Diamond League in Shanghai on Saturday to winning the Elite Meeting de Montgeron on home soil on Sunday.

 

 

 

Fajdek is setting the standard again 15 May 2017

Pawel Fajdek hardly has anything left to prove as a two-time world champion and European gold medallist but he is already blowing away the cobwebs of his Olympic disappointment.

 

 

Tóth aims for the podium again in Poděbrady 14 May 2017

Slovakia have an outstanding record at the European Race Walking Cup and with reigning Olympic and world 50km race walk champion Matej Toth at the helm of their team, they will looking for more success across the border in the Czech town of Poděbrady in a week’s time on Sunday 21 May.

Milanov gains a morale-boosting win in Shanghai 14 May 2017

In the last two summers, Belgian discus thrower Philip Milanov has won two major championship silver medals, which is impressive going for an athlete who combines the hours needed to train to reach the top with that of being a student.

Could this be the year where he wins gold?

How Asha Philip never stopped believing 13 May 2017

Asha Philip has been through the pain and now the 26-year-old British sprinter is savouring the gain.

When it comes to the summer ahead, Philip cannot wait for the roar from her home crowd at the London Stadium when – selection permitting – she steps out onto the track at the IAAF World Championships in August.