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Olympian Dr Gregory Haughton says that a great deal of emphasis should be placed on mental training for the country's track and field athletes if the nation wants to maintain its dominance in the sport.Speaking to The Sunday Gleaner after giving the...

The Mico University College launched the third staging of the Pre-University Men's Programme PUMP It Up 5K Run/Walk on Monday. The fundraising initiative will be held on Sunday with the objective of raising funds to provide scholarships for at risk...

Thousands of Jamaicans from diverse social backgrounds gathered together at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus Sunday morning to "Run for Dreams " as the CB Group/UWI Scholarship 5K Run is tagged. This was the seventh renewal of the...

Jamaica's Briana Williams, a double gold medallist at this year's World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland is among five athletes short listed for the IAAF's Female Rising Star Award.The winner of the award will be announced at the IAAF...

When the National Stadium undergoes major repair next year, the velodrome will be removed in order to bring spectators closer to the action on the field and to also increase the capacity of the venue to 38,000.The 500m cycle track is where Jamaica...

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) will in three months stage the Run For Your Heart 5K in Kingston.Slated for February 3, 2019, the foundation aims to raise $1 million for the organisation's outreach programmes.Through this initiative, the HFJ,...

Track and field athletics will be looking to add much power and strength to the Jamaica Olympic Association's (JOA) 'Lima Invasion', when the country participates in the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru.The JOA signalled its intention to...

Former Commonwealth and Pan-Am Games 100m champion Lerone Clarke retired a few years ago, but his love for track and field continues. As a result, Clarke has launched Ace Track, a club he hopes will help athletes compete with confidence. The new...

International Media

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei won the NN ZevenHeuvenloop in 41:05 to take eight seconds of the world best.

The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that Viktor Trkal, a well-known athletics official, author, judge and coach in the Czech Republic, died on Sunday (11) at the age of 89.

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Ethiopia’s Senberi Teferi were victorious at the 15th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’, the opening race of the 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series held in windy conditions on Sunday (11) in Burgos, Spain.

The IAAF is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on its Vetting Panel.

The first International Athletics Film Festival (FICA) got underway in the Spanish city of San Sebastian – home to the prestigious annual San Sebastian International Film Festival since 1953 – on Tuesday (6) with a showing of Carlos Saura’s Marathon, the official film of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.

The 17th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world long jump record-holder Mike Powell.