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Tokyo to bid on the 2025 World Athletics Championships

Tokyo plans to bid on the right to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships. Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, and the inspection team chairman from World Athletics, Antti Pihlakoski, appeared at a media conference on Wednesday. The team is visiting...

Lamont Marcell Jacobs withdraws from Prefontaine Classic, three world record attempts are on

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated The Italian sprinting phenom, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, has pulled out of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. American Trayvon Bromell will take his spot on the roster. Bromell is a World Championships...

Addy Townsend aiming to better her mother’s best in the 800m at Harry Jerome...

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Over her many years in track and field, Brit Townsend has collected all kinds of singlets, jackets and sweatshirts from various meets, stuff she just can’t bring herself to throw out. The former Olympian and current SFU track and cross-country...

Five reigning Olympic champions and many national record-holders lining up at FBK Games

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The 41st edition of the FBK Games in Hengelo is held on Monday, June 6. This year’s event will be full of exciting battles. The world’s best athletes — both national and international — will battle for the win...

Athletics Canada’s National Track Tour continues with nine more meets

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Pacific Distance Carnival Athletics Canada's National Track Tour kicked off with the Pacific Distance Carnival at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC (Vancouver). The Carnival took place on May 14 offering races over 200m, 800,...

Edward Cheserek and Biruktayit Degefa (Eshetu) win Carlsbad 5000

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated The last time that the Carlsbad 5000 was run was pre-pandemic in 2019. That year, "King" Edward Cheserek won the men's race in the time of 13:29. Fellow Kenyan Sharon Lokedi claimed...

Eilish McColgan breaks British and European 10K record at Great Manchester Run, Jake Robertson...

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Women's race Eilish McColgan broke the British and European 10K record in the Great Manchester Run Sunday. Finishing in second place, she clocked a 30-minute and 19-second performance. Only Kenya's Hellen Obiri ran...

Six world leads plus five British wins as Müller Birmingham Diamond League sets tone...

British athletes shone at their home Müller Birmingham Diamond League as Laura Muir, Dina Asher-Smith, Matt Hudson-Smith, Keely Hodgkinson and the women’s 4x100m relay took victory while there were also six world leads set at an impressively renovated Alexander...

Video interview: Gabriela DeBues-Stafford

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mpwgXNLhiM&t=210s Gabriela DeBues-Stafford is preparing for her 2022 track season, especially the 2022 Eugene World Athletics Championships happening in mid-July. Athletics Illustrated talked to her trackside at Centennial Stadium at the University of Victoria...

Olympian and holder of seven Canadian records, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford, appears ready for another great...

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Tokyo Olympian and Canadian record holder in seven events, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford, appears ready for a big 2022 season. For the sport of athletics, the only competitive environment that is as strong as...
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