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50 Golden Moments: Jackson secures historic fourth 110m hurdles gold in Munich 22. oktoober 2020

An exclusive group of athletes had won four successive European titles in field events but no athlete had achieved the same feat on the track prior to the Munich 2002 European Athletics Championships.

Olympic qualifying is the main objective for race walkers in Dudince 22. oktoober 2020

The race for qualification for the 50km race walk at the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year will resume in earnest at the Dudinska 50K, a European Athletics Race Walking Permit Meeting, in Dudince, Slovakia on Saturday (24).

Breakthrough performer Klaver is aiming to go even faster in 2021 21. oktoober 2020

Prior to 2020, it is fair to say athletics fans outside the Netherlands had probably not heard of Lieke Klaver. 

50 Golden Moments: Szewinska storms to a sprint double in Rome 1974 20. oktoober 2020

Irena Szewinska won a record 10 European medals in her incredible career, a feat which is yet to be matched or surpassed even though the European Athletics Championships have taken place biennially since 2010.

Grovdal smashes Kristiansen’s Norwegian 10km record with 30:32 18. oktoober 2020

European 3000m steeplechase bronze medallist Karoline Bjerkeli Grovdal smashed Ingrid Kristiansen’s long-standing Norwegian 10km record of 30:59 at the Hytteplanmila in Hole on Saturday (17), setting one of the fastest times ever by a European.

Kejeta stuns with 65:18 clocking for world half marathon silver 17. oktoober 2020

Germany’s Melat Kejeta produced an incredible display to win individual silver at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday (17) morning in a women’s-only European record of 65:18 behind Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir who improved her world record to 65:16.

Karamarinov closes 2020 e-Convention with an optimistic message for 2021 16. oktoober 2020

Today (16) marked the conclusion of a successful three-day 2020 European Athletics e-Convention which World Athletics President Sebastian Coe and European Athletics Interim President Dobromir Karamarinov had opened together on Wednesday.

Leading European Athletics Forward in Challenging Times policy paper launched 16. oktoober 2020

European Athletics Interim President Dobromir Karamarinov launched the Leading European Athletics Forward in Challenging Times policy paper in his address at the start of the final day of the 2020 e-Convention on Friday (16).

50 Golden Moments: Vaatainen blazes to a long distance double in Helsinki 1971 15. oktoober 2020

The Finns dominated the long distance events in the early decades of the 20th century courtesy of the likes of the Kolehmainen brothers, Paavo Nurmi and Ville Ritola, sweeping medals at the Olympic Games in a similar fashion to the Kenyans and Ethiopians on the global stage nowadays.

Adapting in pandemic times provides the theme on day two of the e-Convention 15. oktoober 2020

Sporting events across the world have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the second day of the 2020 European Athletics e-Convention featured three case studies on how event organisers have adapted in the context of the pandemic.

Expert speakers and athletes impart their knowledge at the Athletes Forum 14. oktoober 2020

The inaugural Athletes Forum was held on the first day of the 2020 European Athletics e-Convention and nearly 200 athletes took part in a stimulating, thought-provoking and varied programme.

Innovative inaugural Digital Forum one of the highlights of e-Convention opening day 14. oktoober 2020

The opening day of the 2020 European Athletics e-Convention saw more than 100 participants connect from all parts of the continent and get involved in the first ever Digital Forum on Wednesday (14).

Coe and Karamarinov to address the theme of “leading change” at e-Convention 13. oktoober 2020

European Athletics Interim President Dobromir Karamarinov and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe will deliver keynote speeches at the 2020 European Athletics e-Convention which begins tomorrow (14) and finishes on Friday.

50 Golden Moments: Holm soars over a championship record of 2.40m in Madrid 13. oktoober 2020

Stefan Holm had an Olympic title to his name, part of a thrilling trio of Swedish triumphs in Athens the summer before, but he was still hardly the favourite to take the 2005 European indoor title upon his arrival in Madrid.

European champion Sprunger to retire at the end of 2021 13. oktoober 2020

European 400m hurdles champion Lea Sprunger from Switzerland has announced she is planning to retire at the end of the 2021 season.

LIQUI MOLY an Official Partner for Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships 12. oktoober 2020

European Athletics has today announced LIQUI MOLY as an Official Partner of the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Poland.

Palmisano wins in Podebrady in a European-leading 1:28:40 10. oktoober 2020

Contesting her first race at the distance since the World Athletics Championships in Doha last year, Italy's Antonella Palmisano made a winning comeback in the 20km race walk at the rescheduled 88th edition of the Podebrady Walking 2020, a European Athletics Race Walking Permit Meeting, on Saturday (10).

Hassan shatters European 10,000m record with 29:36.67 in Hengelo 10. oktoober 2020

In cold and wet conditions, double world champion Sifan Hassan shattered Paula Radcliffe’s long-standing European 10,000m record in a late season race in Hengelo on Saturday (10).

The countdown is on for the first ever European Athletics e-Convention 09. oktoober 2020

Today marks five days to go until the first ever European Athletics e-Convention and the finishing touches are being put into place ahead of a stimulating and action-packed three day programme which commences on 14 October.

Drahotova and Karlstrom to command the focus in Podebrady 09. oktoober 2020

Domestic hopes will once again be pinned on Anezka Drahotova at the rescheduled Podebrady Walking 2020, a European Athletics Race Walking Permit Meeting, in the Czech Republic on Saturday (10).

50 Golden Moments: Guei’s anchor leg heroics in Zurich 08. oktoober 2020

The French relay team has produced some unforgettable moments in European Championships history.

Bol and Vetter voted Athletes of the Month for September 08. oktoober 2020

After three days of intense voting across our social media accounts, Germany’s Johannes Vetter and Femke Bol from the Netherlands are your Athletes of the Month for September 2020.

Toth to chase Olympic 50km race walk qualifying standard in Dudince 07. oktoober 2020

Reigning Olympic 50km race walk champion Matej Toth only has one goal in mind when he lines up in the Dudinska 50 in Dudince, Slovakia on 24 October: to achieve the Olympic qualifying standard of 3:50:00.

50 Golden Moments: Diniz’s record-breaking hat-trick on the streets in Zurich 06. oktoober 2020

Yohann Diniz won his third European 50km race walk title in Zurich and the Frenchman was unequivocal in his conviction that his gold medal in 2014 was by far the most special of the three.

Get voting! Athletes of the Month nominees for September announced 05. oktoober 2020

The summer campaign might have been a brief and interrupted one but the outdoor season still concluded with some excellent performances by European athletes across all events.

Zhoya speeds to a 13.27 world U20 110m hurdles lead in Madrid 05. oktoober 2020

Competing as a guest at the Spanish U20 Championships in Madrid on Sunday (4), France’s Sasha Zhoya scorched to another fast time in the 110m hurdles.

50 Golden Moments: Ingebrigtsen double leads Norway to history in Tilburg 01. oktoober 2020

It was possibly a day that no Norwegian athletics fan of the last 30 years probably thought they might ever live to see, the sight of Norway topping the medal table at the SPAR European Athletics Championships.

Athletes and Digital Forums to feature at 2020 European Athletics e-Convention 30. september 2020

The European Athletics e-Convention is less than two weeks away and the first of three days from 14-16 October will see for the first time an Athletes Forum and a Digital Forum at this event.

50 Golden Moments: Lalova finally gets to shine in Helsinki 29. september 2020

Back in 2005, at that summer’s World Athletics Championships, it could have been the moment for Ivet Lalova to get among the medals.


Helsinki Olympic Stadium open for business again...and with a Mondo track 28. september 2020

One of Europe’s most iconic athletics stadiums, the Helsinki Olympic Stadium, is officially back in business for athletics events after being shut down since 2016 for refurbishment and renovation.