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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    London Marathon equal prize money for able bodied and disability athletes
     23 February 2024
    This year's London Marathon will award equal prize money to able-bodied and wheelchair athletes, the first major marathon in the world to do so in a "landmark" move for equality in sport.
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    Carl Lewis likens World Athletics' radical long jump idea to April Fools' joke
    22 Feb: Arguably the greatest long jumper of all time, Carl Lewis, slams World Athletics following the revelation it's considering a change to one of the sport's oldest events.... more
    Tom Walsh has heaved his way to victory at the indoor silver tier shot put event in the Czech Republic
    21 Feb: Tom Walsh has heaved his way to victory at the indoor silver tier shot put event in the Czech Republic... more
    High Performance Sport feel the cost of an appeal is worth it when it comes to the ruling made against them by the Employment Relations Authority
    20 Feb: High Performance Sport feel the cost of an appeal is worth it when it comes to the ruling made against them by the Employment Relations Authority... more
    A New Zealand sports star accused of dishonestly taking a vehicle and intentional damage has appeared in court for the first time in person since he was charged
    20 Feb: A New Zealand sports star accused of dishonestly taking a vehicle and intentional damage has appeared in court for the first time in person since he was charged... more
    Matildas star Katrina Gorry reveals how she overcame her 'dark place' after birth of her daughter, Harper
    19 Feb: After the Matildas’ World Cup glory, star midfielder Katrina Gorry introduces us to the tiny secret weapon who rekindled her love for the game.... more
    Why Perth product Sasha Zhoya switched his allegiances from Australia to France for Paris Olympics
    15 Feb: Perth-born sprinting sensation Sasha Zhoya is poised to become one of the great showmen of modern athletics but he won't be doing it for Australia at the Paris Olympics.... more
    A first offshore victory of 2024 for shot putter Tom Walsh
    14 Feb: A first offshore victory of 2024 for shot putter Tom Walsh... more
    World pays tribute to 'Bolt-esque' marathon legend Kelvin Kiptum
    13 Feb: Kelvin Kiptum is being remembered as a "generational talent" who "had a whole life ahead of him to achieve incredible greatness".... more
    World Marathon record holder, Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum, dead aged 24
    12 Feb: Kenyan world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum has died in an accident aged 24.... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     20 Feb: High Performance Sport feel the cost of an appeal is worth it when it comes to the ruling made against them by the Employment Relations Authority +++++++
     12 Feb: World Marathon record holder, Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum, dead aged 24 ++++++
     20 Feb: A New Zealand sports star accused of dishonestly taking a vehicle and intentional damage has appeared in court for the first time in person since he was charged ++++++
     19 Feb: Matildas star Katrina Gorry reveals how she overcame her 'dark place' after birth of her daughter, Harper +++++
     30 Jan: Runner Geordie Beamish has outlined why he's opted out of his preferred 3000 metre steeplechase event for the past four months +++++
     30 Jan: Geordie Beamish has set the New Zealand record for the 5000 metres, now he wants to crack the 13-minute mark +++++
     23 Feb: London Marathon equal prize money for able bodied and disability athletes +++++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      22 Feb: Take-off change not what long jump needs - sawyers (BBCWorld)
      21 Feb: World athletics set to trial new long jump take-off (RadioNZ)
      21 Feb: World athletics could trial new long jump take-off (RadioNZ)
      21 Feb: World athletics could trial new long jump take-off (BBCWorld)
      20 Feb: World athletics indoor championships: josh kerr and laura muir named in great britain squad (BBCWorld)
      11 Feb: Mccartney soars to world-leading pole vault mark (RadioNZ)
      13 Dec: Wed, 13 Dec 2023: Dame denise lewis: olympic gold medallist is new uk athletics president (BBCWorld)
      12 Dec: Tue, 12 Dec 2023: World athletics awards 2023: armand duplantis and faith kipyegon among six named athletes of the year (BBCWorld)
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