World Athletics Championships

World Athletics Championships

August 26, 2022

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Wants to Triple at 2023 Worlds; World Athletics Needs to Make One Easy Schedule Fix

Most of the other doubles at 2023 Worlds are pretty doable for potential doublers like Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone and Athing Mu, but the 1500, 5000, 10,000 triple looks to be impossible as is says Jonathan Gault. The good news is it could easily made to be quite doable. *MB: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wants to triple at Worlds. Should WA make a schedule change to help him do it?
July 25, 2022

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Dusts Field Over Final 200 to Win 2022 World 5,000m Title

Ingebrigtsen bounced back from 1500 silver to take 5,000 gold.
July 25, 2022

Athing Mu Becomes American Legend By Winning 2022 World 800m Title

Mu is the first American mid-d/distance runner to win world + Olympic titles. And she's still only 20.
July 24, 2022

Emmanuel Korir Adds World 800m Title to Olympic Crown

The unsponsored Korir used a huge final 200 to win after Canada's Marco Arop led most of the way.
July 23, 2022

Sydney McLaughlin Runs 50.68 to Destroy 400m Hurdles World Record & Win 2022 World Title

McLaughlin took a ridiculous .73 off the 51.41 record she set at USAs in June.
July 22, 2022

Noah Lyles (19.31) Breaks Michael Johnson's 200m American Record to Lead US Sweep at 2022 Worlds

Lyles ran the bend of his life to bury the field as Kenny Bednarek (19.77) and Erriyon Knighton (19.80) completed the sweep.
July 20, 2022

Norah Jeruto Wins Her 1st Steeplechase World Title In Style - 8:53.02 Championship Record

In a historically fast race, no one was faster than Norah Jeruto of Kazakhstan.
July 20, 2022

Dreams Become Reality: Jake Wightman Stuns Jakob Ingebrigtsen to Win World 1500m Title

Wightman lived every miler's dream by outkicking the Olympic 1500 champ with 200 to go, becoming the first Brit to win the 1500 at Worlds since 1983.
July 19, 2022

Soufiane El Bakkali Adds 2022 World Title to 2020 Olympic Steeplechase Crown

El Bakkali was clearly the best in a mad sprint as his 8:25 winning time was easily the slowest ever at Worlds. Evan Jager was top American in 6th.
July 19, 2022

Faith Kipyegon the GOAT Wins Global 1500m Title #4 at 2022 Worlds

Kipyegon sprinted away from silver medalist Gudaf Tsegay to win in 3:52.96. Laura Muir took bronze as Sinclaire Johnson was the top American in 6th.
July 18, 2022

Was Devon Allen Screwed? There's At Least A 99.9% Chance That He Was

The data is in and there is something MAJORLY wrong with the reaction timing equipment here in Eugene. Devon Allen was screwed. World Athletics needs to make amends. At a minimum, an exhibition race with him and Grant Holloway and anyone else who wants to show up needs to be held.
July 18, 2022

Day 3 PM Recap: A Mouth Watering Men’s 1500 Final Is Set As Devon Allen DQ Overshadows American Gold Rush, SAFP the GOAT

Grant Holloway repeated as 110 hurdles world champ as the US went 1-2-3 in the men's shot put with Ryan Crouser claiming his first world title. Plus Jakob Ingebrigtsen reveals he listens to the LetsRun podcast.
July 17, 2022

A Tale of Three Medals: Led by Fred Kerley, US Men Sweep the 100 at Worlds

A trio no one would have predicted three years ago led the first US sweep of the men's 100 in 31 years.
July 15, 2022

A 5-Minute Guide to the Marathons at the 2022 World Championships

Stars like Geoffrey Kamworor and Ruth Chepngetich are running. Who will win? With ideal conditions, could the times actually be fast? And can Galen Rupp medal? Plus meet one of the coolest stories of Team USA - Colin Mickow - the financial analyst who works a full-time job and runs 140-150 mpw.