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Eaton leads the praise as Mayer takes the world decathlon record to 9126 points 18. september 2018

Ashton Eaton has led the praise after seeing his decathlon world record sensationally eclipsed by France’s Kevin Mayer who beat Eaton’s mark of 9045 by 81 points with his brilliant 9126 performance in Talence last weekend.

ECCC Track & Field U20 video interviews and highlights 17. september 2018

Sport Lisboa e Benfica won the men’s title at the ECCC Track & Field U20 in Castellon, Spain on Saturday (15) afternoon.


Schafer concludes season with heptathlon victory in Talence 17. september 2018

There was also European success to toast in the heptathlon at the Decastar this weekend as Germany’s Carolin Schafer capped off another memorable season with victory in Talence.

Incredible Mayer sets world decathlon record of 9126 points 16. september 2018

Kevin Mayer was planning to go on holiday after the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships but the Frenchman rearranged his plans after the pre-competition favourite and event leader recorded three fouls in the decathlon long jump.

Hassan shatters European half marathon record with 65:15 in Copenhagen 16. september 2018

Sifan Hassan surprised everyone - including herself - with her scintillating performance in the Copenhagen Half Marathon, a five-star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All, on Sunday (16) morning.

Sport Lisboa e Benfica narrowly crowned U20 champions in Castellon 16. september 2018

While Fenerbahce dominated the women’s division once again, the men’s competition at the ECCC Track & Field U20 in Castellon, Spain on Saturday (15) was a much more closely contested affair with Portugal’s Sport Lisboa e Benfica winning with 115 points from Denmark’s Sparta AM with 103 points.

Fenerbahce secure a seventh successive U20 crown in Castellon 16. september 2018

The women of Fenerbahce maintained their amazing domination of the ECCC Track & Field U20 on Saturday (15) in Castellon, Spain. They took the Group A title for the seventh year in a row with one of the most sensational performances in competition history, winning by 31.5 points from hosts Playas de Castellon

Atletica Vicentina Club and AD Mass Ljubljana splits honours in Leiria 16. september 2018

Atletica Vicentina Club won the men’s league at the ECCC Track & Field U20 Group B in Leiria, Portugal with 117 points ahead of Swiss-based COA Valais Romand while AD Mass Ljubljana prevailed in the women’s division with 87.5 points ahead of another Swiss team, BTV Aarau Athletics.

Turkey poised to push for another club double in Castellon 14. september 2018

Castellon, Spain is the setting on Saturday (15) for the men of ENKA and women of Fenerbahce Sport Club to defend Turkey’s Group A titles at the ECCC Track & Field U20.

Kanter retires from competition with a sixth-place finish in Tallinn 14. september 2018

More than 3000 people packed into the Kadriorg Stadium in Tallinn on Thursday (13) evening for Gerd Kanter’s farewell competition.

Lemaitre aiming for a Glasgow comeback after missing Berlin 12. september 2018

Christophe Lemaitre missed out on the chance of taking his medal haul from European Championships into double digits in Berlin due to injury but the Frenchman is looking towards the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1-3 March.

Hassan now sets her sights on the Copenhagen Half Marathon 12. september 2018

After winning the 3000m at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 in a world-leading and national record 8:27.50, Sifan Hassan will turns her attention to the roads and will run the Copenhagen Half Marathon – a five star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All – next Sunday (16).

Minsk Half Marathon proves successful again with 35,000 runners taking part 11. september 2018

Nearly 35,000 runners took part in this year's edition of the Minsk Half Marathon on 9 September, an event which is expanding in participation and reputation with every passing year.

Rutherford’s place in history is ensured as he retires in Newcastle 11. september 2018

The distance of his final jump did not matter. It also did not matter that he did not win, because Greg Rutherford has done more winning than most.

Kanter set to bid farewell to competition in Tallinn 11. september 2018

A fortnight after Robert Harting threw for the very last time, Gerd Kanter will also call time on his illustrious career at home in Tallinn on 13 September when he will compete in a special team event at the Kadriorg Stadium.

Tamberi closes his season with a 2.30m clearance in Pescara 10. september 2018

It has been a big year for Italian high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi, even if he did suffer the disappointment of missing out on a medal at the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships by a few centimetres.

Shubenkov, Lasitskene and Rohler victorious for Team Europe in Ostrava 09. september 2018

Team Europe had to settle for second place at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, finishing with 233 points and 29 points behind a victorious Team Americas squad but can still take pride in a number of sparkling performances headed by victories from Sergey Shubenkov, Mariya Lasitskene and Thomas Rohler.

Farah flies to 59:26 half marathon at the Great North Run 09. september 2018

Great Britain's Mo Farah won a record fifth Great North Run – a five star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All – in 59:26 on Sunday.

Hassan and Sidorova the Team Europe heroes on day one in Ostrava 08. september 2018

Sifan Hassan and Anzhelika Sidorova were Team Europe’s only winners of the first day of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 on Saturday but the continental selection are in second place with 123 points after 19 of the 37 events, just 12 behind their expected rivals Team Americas.

Distance running pioneer Leather passes away at the age of 85 08. september 2018

Diane Leather, the first woman in history to break five minutes for the mile, passed away on Thursday at the age of 85.

One month to go - AthTech18 08. september 2018

Registration for the 2018 Athletics Data Conference - AthTech18 – on 9 -11 October 2018 in Gijon, Spain is now open and can be applied for here.

Naert and Stefanidi voted European Athletes of the Month for August 07. september 2018

Belgium’s Koen Naert and Greece’s Ekaterini Stefanidi have been voted male and female European Athletes of the Month for August.

Team Europe ready to defend IAAF Continental Cup title 07. september 2018

Team Europe will be out to defend their IAAF Continental Cup title in the Czech city of Ostrava on Saturday and Sunday.

Prague to host the 2019 European Running Business Conference 06. september 2018

The second edition of the European Running Business Conference will be held in the Czech capital of Prague from 6-8 September 2019 and registration is already open.

Team Europe Media Guide for the IAAF Continental Cup now available 06. september 2018

The Team Europe Media Guide for the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 is now available, not just for journalists but for all athletics fans.

Normal service is resumed as Perkovic wins in Zagreb 05. september 2018

Not only was Sandra Perkovic beaten at the IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Friday (31) evening, the Croatian also finished outside of the top two in a competition for the first time since the IAAF Continental Cup in 2014.

Voting is open for European Athlete of the Month: August 2018 04. september 2018

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

Harting bids farewell where it all began in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin 03. september 2018

How fitting that Germany’s Robert Harting saved the best of his final day until last. When the discus left his right hand to signal the end of his extraordinary career, it carried across the Olympic Stadium in Berlin and landed at 64.95m.

Finland and Sweden split the honours at the annual Finnkampen match 03. september 2018

Honours were shared in Tampere on Saturday between Finland and Sweden at the Finnkampen, a two-day match which has been staged since 1925.

Shubenkov and Lasitskene maintain winning form in Padua 03. september 2018

Sergey Shubenkov may have narrowly missed out on regaining the European title in Berlin last month but he is ending the season in winning fashion.