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Mondo Duplantis’ Girlfriend Smiles in Pride As Boyfriend Averts Career Upset at World Indoors

March 05, 2024
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Noah Lyles Strikes Back at Critics with Cryptic Post After Controversial USATF Decision Favoring 6x World Champ

March 05, 2024

“Politics for Years”: LSU Coach Picks Side in Noah Lyles vs Fred Kerley Debate

March 04, 2024
Fred Kerley sad, US Source – YouTube

Ellen DeGeneres Gets Fresh Competition as Belgium Recreates Iconic Picture at World Indoor Championships

March 04, 2024
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Running Two Decades Without a Single Medal, 38-Year-Old Track Star Turns Tables at World Indoor Championships

March 04, 2024
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Despite Grave Injuries, Withdrawals, and Failures America Creates History at World Athletics Indoor Championships

March 04, 2024
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Who Is Nikki Hiltz Dating? All You Need To Know About the Olympic Champion’s Girlfriend

March 04, 2024

“Noah Lyles Cost the USA Gold”: Track World Expresses Disbelief Over Unfair Decision at World Indoors

March 03, 2024

“Y’all Like Puppets”: Furious Fred Kerley Slams USATF Over Unfair Decision for World Indoor Championships

March 03, 2024
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Noah Lyles’ Last Minute Efforts in Vain as Team USA Suffers Brutal Blow at World Indoor Championships—Day 3

March 03, 2024
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“This One Is for My People”: Thea LaFond Becomes Voice of Another Caribbean Island on World Athletics Map

On the last day of the 2024 World Indoor Championships, Dominican track star Thea LaFond took her nation to great heights on triple jump win.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 03, 2024

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Breaking: Noah Lyles Drops Absolute Shocker for America at World Indoor Championships

After his silver medal showdown with Christian Coleman, Noah Lyles aims for gold once again at the 2024 World Indoor Championship.

Christaline Meyers

March 03, 2024

“He Has to Get Better”: Noah Lyles’ Coach Drops Honest Confession After World Indoor Championships Shocker

After Noah Lyles nabbed the silver podium in the 60m at the World Indoor Championships 2024, coach Lance Brauman spilled some truths.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 03, 2024

Lyles and Brauman

Aleia Hobbs’ Career Plagued by Misfortune As Signs Pointed to a Fateful Outcome: ‘My Legs Feel Heavy’

The unfortunate twist in Aleia Hobbs' career as she hinted at a foreboding outcome with her pre-race statement,

Yashika Dutta

March 03, 2024

Aleia Hobbs

Doomsday Strikes as Karsten Warholm Accepts Biggest Upset at World Indoor Championships

At the World Indoor Championships 2024, 400m hurdles reigning champ Karsten Warholm faced an upset by a new talent Alexander Doom in 400m.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 03, 2024

Doom and Warholm

“Died at the End”: Femke Bol Bursts out Emotions After Absolute Shocker at World Indoors

Following her victory in the women's 400m finals at the World Indoor Championships in Glasgow, Femke Bol expresses her overwhelming emotions.

Christaline Meyers

March 02, 2024

Which American Athlete Has Defeated Grant Holloway in 60M Hurdles?

Discover the American athlete managed to defeat the formidable Grant Holloway in the 60m hurdles event, shaking up the track and field scene.

Yashika Dutta

March 02, 2024

Grant Holloway

Unexpected Loss for America as Aleia Hobbs Escorted Out on a Wheelchair at World Indoors

Aleia Hobb faces a heartbreaking setback as an injury prevents her from competing at the women's 60m finals at the World Indoor Championships. 

Christaline Meyers

March 02, 2024

Broken Ankle Lands Margot Chevrier on a Stretcher; Fans Express Disappointment: ”How Awful”

Fans express disappointment as Margot Chevrier suffers a broken ankle during pole vault, prompting sympathy and concern.

Disita Sikdar

March 02, 2024

“They Are So Boring”: Track Fans Join Michael Johnson To Slam World Indoor Championships

As the track world watches the  World Indoor Championships, excitment veteran Michael Johnson slams the event with countless fans backing him.

Christaline Meyers

March 02, 2024

Christian Coleman Receives $100K Challenge From NFL Legend Ahead of Paris Olympics

After Christian Coleman clinched his 60m World Indoor Championships gold, NFL icon Robert Griffin threw a rare challenge to him.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 02, 2024

Christian Coleman, source_ Instagram

Disappointment Strikes as Athlete Runs in Protest After Lawful DQ at World Indoor Championships

Controversial protest by track and field star after being disqualified sparks debate within the sports community.

Yashika Dutta

March 02, 2024

Asier Martinez

“Nonsense of a Decision”: Track and Field World Erupts Over Unfair DQ at World Indoor Championships

The harsh disqualification of an Irish athlete at the 2024 World Indoor Championships in Glasgow has left track and field fans enraged.

Christaline Meyers

March 02, 2024

Aleia Hobbs’s Tough Time With Social Media and How the Olympian Overcome It

World's gold medalist Aleia Hobbs shares her incredible story of overcoming hate comments, now, heads to World Indoor semi-finals.

Divya Purohit

March 02, 2024

Aleia Hobbs

“We’re Not Listened To”: Devastated Olympic Champion Heavily Criticizes World Athletics Over Multiple Issues

The Olympic champion expresses profound disappointment and criticism towards World Athletics for neglecting multiple concerns.

Maleehah Shakeel

March 02, 2024

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‘Definition of Dominance’: Grant Holloway’s 73rd Win Earns Massive Respect From Three-Time British Champion in Glasgow

Glasgow's three-time British champion hails Grant Holloway's victory, impressed by his outstanding performance on the track

Maleehah Shakeel

March 02, 2024

Grant Holloway

Noah Lyles’ Adidas Deal: Why Are Track and Field Athletes’ Contracts Kept a Huge Secret?

Noah Lyles' recent Adidas contract renewal sheds light on the secrecy surrounding track and field athlete contracts and their confidentiality.

Christaline Meyers

March 02, 2024

“Such a Class Act”: Twitter Applauds As Noah Lyles Averts Interview To Respect Canadian National Anthem

Despite his loss, Noah Lyles won the hearts of fans with a wholesome display at the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships. 

Christaline Meyers

March 01, 2024

World Athletics Championships. Budapest 2023.

“Enough Money To Buy All the Groceries”: Noah Lyles’ Adidas Boast Turns Into a Mockey As Fans Have a Field Day

Noah Lyles' boast about his Adidas deal has turned into a comical spectacle, with fans having a blast poking fun at the mystery behind it.

Maleehah Shakeel

March 01, 2024

Noah Lyles

“Not Happy”: ‘Furious’ Femke Bol Expresses Her Anger Over Last-Minute World Athletics Decision

Femke Bol voices her frustration over the Impromptu adjustments to her schedule at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow.

Abhishek Rathore

March 01, 2024

Femke Bol

Christian Coleman Silences Noah Lyles at World Indoor Championships 2024

At the World Indoor Championships 2024, Christian Coleman has taken a sweet revenge by achieving the 60m feat, moving past Noah Lyles.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 01, 2024

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World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024: A Heartbreaking Tale of Injuries, Falls and Withdrawals

At the World Indoor Championships 2024, the athletes are writing success stories but some are also falling at the mouth of major setbacks.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 01, 2024

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Taking a Brutal Head Crash at Finish Line, Sarah Haley Shuts Critics With a Bold Statement

Sarah Haley shuts down critics after her race, where she faced a heartbreaking stumble at the Glasgow 2024 World Indoor Championships.

Christaline Meyers

March 01, 2024

Sarah Haley

Adidas Opens a Box of Memories to Support Noah Lyles at World Indoor Championships

Adidas surprises American prodigy Noah Lyles ahead of his showdown with rival Christian Coleman at the Indoor World Championships.

Abhishek Rathore

March 01, 2024

Noah Lyles

“I Puked”: Ferdinand Omanyala Reveals Unheard Struggles of Sport at World Indoor Championships

At the 2024 World Athletics Championships, Kenyan track star Ferdinand Omanyala has advanced to the 60m semi-finals. But his body was shaky.

Agnijeeta Majumder

March 01, 2024

Ferdinand

“Ask Him About Me”: Christian Coleman Opens Up on Noah Lyles Rivalry Ahead of World Indoors

Rivalry heats up as Noah Lyles challenges Christian Coleman's 60m supremacy. Sparks fly ahead of Glasgow showdown.

Arya Patil

March 01, 2024

Christian Coleman and Noah

The 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships, which is the 19th edition of this prestigious international indoor track and field competition under the World Athletics, marks a historic moment as it ventures to Scotland for the first time. Following the footsteps of Birmingham in 2003 and 2018, Glasgow prepares to host this monumental event.

It holds added significance as it serves as a crucial juncture in the qualification journey for athletes worldwide, promising exhilarating displays of athleticism as competitors vie for their coveted spots in the upcoming Paris Games.

When is the 2024 World Athletic Indoor Championships held?

It will start on March 1st and will culminate on 3rd March.

The major venue of the 2024 World Athletic Indoor Championships

This event will be held in the Emirates Arena. It is situated in Glasgow, Scotland, which was established in 2012.

World Athletics Indoor Championships schedule

1st MarchStart Time
Women’s pentathlon 60m hurdles10:05
Women’s 400m heats10:20
Women’s pentathlon high jump10:55
Men’s 400m heats11:00
Women’s shot put final11:06
Women’s 600m heats11:40
Men’s 800m heats12:22
Men’s 60m heats13:10
Women’s pentathlon shot put13:20
Women’s 1500m heats19:05
Women’s pentathlon long jump19:15
Women’s high jump final19:41
Men’s 60m semi-final19:45
Men’s 1500m heats20:10
Men’s shot put final20:20
Women’s 400m semi-finals20:50
Men’s 400m semi-finals21:10
Women’s pentathlon 800m21:30
Men’s 60m final21:45
2nd MarchStart Time
Men’s long jump final10:00
Men’s 60m hurdles heats10:10
Men’s heptathlon 60m11:00
Women’s 60m heats11:20
 Women’s 800m semi-finals12:10
Men’s heptathlon long jump12:15
Men’s 800m semi-finals12:30
Men’s heptathlon shot put13:35
Women’s pole vault final19:05
Men’s 60m hurdles semi-finals19:10
Men’s heptathlon high jump19:30
Men’s triple jump final19:40
Women’s 60m semi-final19:45
Women’s 3000m final20:15
Men’s 3000m final20:40
Women’s 400m final21:00
Men’s 400m final21:10
Men’s 60m hurdles final21:30
Women’s 60m final21:45
3rd MarchStart Time
Men’s heptathlon 60m hurdles10:05
Women’s triple jump final10:18
Women’s 60m hurdles heats10:25
Men’s 4x400m relay heats11:10
Men’s heptathlon pole vault11:15
Women’s 4x400m relay heats11:38
Men’s high jump final11:50
Men’s pole vault final19:00
Women’s long jump final19:15
Women’s 60m hurdles semi-final19:40
 Men’s 4x400m relay final20:15
Women’s 4x400m relay final20:30
Women’s heptathlon 1000m20:45
Women’s 60m hurdles final21:00
Men’s 800m final21:10
Women’s 800m final21:20
Men’s 1500m final21:30
 Women’s 1500m final21:45

Athletes to look out for at the World Athletics Indoor Championships

This championship boasts a stellar roster of athletes including 18 gold medalists from previous Indoor Worlds, seven reigning Olympic champions, and numerous world record holders. Among the contenders, Noah Lyles, seeking his first indoor gold, faces stiff competition from Christian Coleman in the men’s 60m event. British favorites Laura Muir and Josh Kerr aim for glory in the 3000m, while Molly Caudery and Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis strive for dominance in pole vaulting.

The excitement continues with Grant Holloway eyeing another world record in the 60m hurdles and Karsten Warholm challenging the 400m flat track. Dutch star Femke Bol looks to maintain her reign in the women’s 400m. Other notable athletes, including Ryan Crouser, Julien Alfred, and Yaroslava Mahuchikh, promise thrilling performances, ensuring Glasgow 24 delivers unforgettable moments for fans worldwide.

What was the qualification process for the 2024 World Athletic Indoor Championships?

Athletes earned their spots in individual events through a variety of pathways:

  1. Meeting the designated entry standard criteria.
  2. Securing a coveted World Indoor Tour wild card by emerging as overall event champions in either the 2023 or 2024 World Indoor Tours.
  3. Attaining a position in the world rankings to ensure the target number of athletes in each event was filled.

Qualification for the pentathlon and heptathlon, each accommodating 12 athletes, followed a distinct process:

  1. Winners of the 2023 World Athletics Combined Events Tour automatically qualified.
  2. The top five athletes from the 2023 world outdoor lists, with a maximum of one athlete per country, earned their places.
  3. The top five athletes from the 2024 world indoor lists were granted qualification.
  4. Additionally, World Athletics reserved the discretion to select one additional athlete for participation.

Read More: When, Where, and How To Watch the 2024 World Indoor Tour Gold Madrid

Where to watch the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships?

BBC has got broadcasting rights for the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships. Follow these steps to watch it on BBC:

  1. Subscribe to a VPN service optimized for streaming, such as ExpressVPN.
  2. Download the VPN app compatible with your device (premium VPNs offer apps for various platforms, including Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, etc.).
  3. Launch the app and connect to a UK-based server.
  4. Navigate to BBC iPlayer.
  5. Enjoy live streaming of the championships from anywhere across the globe.

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