Ethiopian Abdulahl Dawud and defending champion Priscah Jepleting Cherono are the favourites at the 32nd edition of the Huawei Venice Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, which starts from Villa Pisani in Stra and ends at the Riva dei Sette Martiri in Venice, on Sunday (22).

LONDON -- Team USATF's performance at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London was one for the record books, from a record number of medals to all-time best performances.

Finisher total rises 13% year-over-year, while total events surge 18% - WICHITA, Kan. – For the second year in a row, finisher numbers for Fourth of July races increased, ranking the holiday as the second most popular among runners in 2016, sitting only behind Thanksgiving.

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 29, 2017NBC Sports Group continues coverage of the IAAF Diamond League this Saturday, July 1, from Paris, France, live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN and streamed live with NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.” As part of its coverage, NBC Sports Gold will present exclusive bonus coverage of field events, highlights, replays, and an exclusive 30-minute preview of the event.

 

WR by Van Niekerk - OSTRAVA (CZE, Jun 28): Wayde Van Niekerk eclipsed Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old world 300m best of 30.85, clocking 30.81 at the Ostrava Golden Spike. Only three men have ever broken the 31-second barrier for 300m: Van Niekerk (30.81), Johnson (30.85) and Usain Bolt (30.97). Botswana’s Isaac Makwala was second in 31.44 ahead of South Africa’s Clarence Munyai who set a world U20 best of 31.61 with Pavel Maslak fourth in a Czech record of 31.80. Bolt bade farewell to Ostrava with victory in the 100m in 10.06 (-0.3) ahead of Cuba’s Yunier Perez (10.09) and Jak Ali Harvey (10.26) while Mo Farah won the 10,000m in 27:12.09 from Kenya’s Mathew Kimeli (27:14.43).