World Athletics Championships

World Athletics Championships

September 01, 2023

6 Final Thoughts from Budapest: Handing Out MVPs, We Need More Worlds in Europe, & More

After 12 days in Budapest, Jonathan Gault shares his final reflections from a terrific 2023 World Athletics Championships and includes 4 simple rule changes that should be made before Tokyo 2025. Plus who are his Budapest MVPs?
August 27, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Leaves It Late, Repeats as 5000m World Champion

Ingebrigtsen said he was still not fully recovered from the illness that plagued him earlier in the meet but had enough to outkick Spain's Mo Katir for gold by .14.
August 27, 2023

Mary Moraa Wins Clash of the Titans in 800 Meters at 2023 World Championships over Athing Mu and Keely Hodgkinson

After Mu took the race out in 56.01, Moraa hung onto her most of the way until pulling away midway down the home straight to win in 1:56.03.
August 26, 2023

Faith Kipyegon Becomes First Woman to Sweep 1500/5000m Titles at Worlds

Kipyegon closed in an absurd 56.59 for her final 400 to join Bernard Lagat (2007) as the only athletes to pull off the double at Worlds.
August 25, 2023

Noah Lyles & Shericka Jackson Repeat as 200m World Champions in Budapest

Jackson set a championship record of 21.41 (#2 all-time) while Lyles ran 19.52 to complete the 100/200 double.
August 24, 2023

Day 6 Recap: Jamaica Shines With Double Gold as Men's 800/5K Finals Are Set

Danielle Williams stunned the women's 100 hurdles field and Antonio Watson won the 400 in a golden 30 minutes for Jamaica.
August 23, 2023

Josh Kerr Follows His Instincts to Incredible Upset in 1500m at 2023 World Championships

For the second year in a row, a runner from Edinburgh AC upset Jakob Ingebrigtsen in the world final as Kerr replicated Jake Wightman's race from a year ago to take gold.
August 23, 2023

Worlds Day 5 AM Recap: Athing Mu Runs & Wins Prelim; Richardson & Lyles Breeze in 200 Prelims

Mu won her 800 heat in 1:59.59 while Sha'Carri Richardson led all 200m qualifiers in 22.16.
August 21, 2023

2023 World Athletics Championships Race Videos

Want to see the race videos from the 2023 World Track and Field Champs? We've got the top ones here.
August 21, 2023

A Resilient Sha'Carri Richardson Wins the 100-Meter World Title

Richardson went from bombing out of USAs in the first round in 2022 to world champion in a championship record of 10.65 one year later.
August 21, 2023

Grant Holloway Three-Peats as 110m Hurdles World Champion

Grant Holloway won his third straight world championship 110m hurdles title, as Hansle Parchment got the silver and Daniel Roberts got the bronze.
August 20, 2023

Noah Lyles Becomes the Fastest Man in the World by Winning 2023 World 100m Title

The 200 specialist Lyles is now a 100-meter world champion and halfway to becoming the first man to win the 100/200 at Worlds since Bolt in 2015.
August 20, 2023

Noah Lyles Wins 2023 100m World Championship

Noah Lyles did it. He ran a 9.83 to comfortably take home the 100m title.
August 19, 2023

Down Goes Hassan! Gudaf Tsegay Wins Dramatic 10K Final at 2023 Worlds

Sifan Hassan was 30 meters from gold but went down after contact with Tsegay in the home straight.
August 19, 2023

Worlds Day 1 AM Recap: Sifan Hassan Rips Last Lap, Kenneth Rooks Beats El Bakkali

All three Americans advanced in the women's 1500 while 2/3 made it in the men's steeple (Benard Keter was eliminated).
August 18, 2023

Friday at Worlds: Athing Mu Is Here, American 100m Stars Not Worried About Marcell Jacobs, & More

Mu is in Budapest and it looks like she will run Worlds, while Fred Kerley and Noah Lyles are feeling confident ahead of the 100 meters.
August 17, 2023

Can Keira D'Amato Win a Medal in the World Championships Marathon?

D'Amato was 8th last year as a last-minute replacement and is coming off a 66:39 AR in the half on July 1.
August 16, 2023

The Fan's Guide to the 2023 World Athletics Championships

We share our 5 biggest storylines of the 2023 World Athletics Championships which start Saturday in Budapest and should be amazing. Sha'Carri Richardson's quest for gold, Noah Lyles quest for the WR, and Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Faith Kipyegon quest for doubles all make the list.
August 12, 2023

2023 Worlds Men's 1500 Preview: Is There Any Way to Beat Jakob Ingebrigtsen?

Ingebrigtsen has been magnificent in 2023 but history says it is very hard to win a global 1500 title from the front. Plus can Yared Nuguse earn the US's first medal since Centro in Rio?