Israel's Maru Teferi has dedicated his marathon silver medal at Munich's European Championships to the families of victims of the 1972 terrorist attack.
It’s been another massive day at the Commonwealth Games, and the WA athletes have been in the thick of it, from Hockey and 3x3 Basketball to lighting up the pool.
Marathon journeyman Liam Adams has taken it up to the professionals in Birmingham, leading for 30km and falling just short of a medal.
Australia's Jessica Stenson has become the first woman to claim three Commonwealth Games marathon medals after winning in Birmingham.
Gotytom Gebreslase has won the women's marathon at the world athletics championships completing an Ethiopian double after Tamirat Tola won the men's event.
Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola has won the men's marathon at the world athletics championships in Eugene
The world half-marathon championships have been cancelled with China unable to host the races due to the COVID pandemic.
Olympic marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir is looking at either the London, Berlin or Chicago marathons to attempt a new world record.
Evans Chebet of Kenya won the Boston Marathon as the race returned to its traditional Patriots' Day spot in the schedule.
Daniel Romanchuk has won his second men's wheelchair Boston Marathon, claiming the victory in the 126th edition of the race in 1 hour, 26 minutes and 58 seconds
An estimated 50,000 runners will be back on the streets again for the New York Marathon when the great massed race returns to full capacity in November.
World Athletics have acted to reduce the impact of new developments in running shoe technology, but the changes will not take place until November 2024.
Milly Clark and Eloise Wellings both met the qualification standard for next year's world championships and Commonwealth Games at the Melbourne Marathon.
Australian marathon runner Sinead Diver is set to race the Commonwealth Games over the world titles with a schedule clash forcing athletes to choose.
Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir have won a Kenyan marathon double in New York with compatriot Viola Cheptoo dedicating second place to slain Agnes Tirop.
Australian wheelchair racer Madison de Rozario has capped the best year of her career in spectacular style, becoming the first Australian woman to win the New York marathon.
Australian long-distance runner Jess Stenson's quickest marathon has come in her first race since giving birth, fuelling her shot at a third Games in Paris.
About 33,000 participants will run in the New York City Marathon on Sunday when it returns to the streets after last year's virtual run.
Tokyo Olympics 10,000 metres bronze medallist Letesenbet Gidey has smashed the women's half marathon world record in Valencia.
World champion Ruth Chepngetich has added another major triumph to her c.v with a Chicago Marathon win, while Ethiopian Seifu Tura was the men's victor.
Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma and Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei have won the men's and women's London Marathon with 40,000 runners joining the world's best.
Beijing's marathon will return to the athletics calendar amid tight biosecurity restrictions, including proof of vaccination.
Ethiopia's Guye Adola has relegated race favourite Kenenisa Bekele into third placing in winning the Berlin marathon.
Sunday's Berlin marathon marks the start of a six-week spate of big marathons.
John Bagratuni and Robert Semmler
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