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Arthur Abele and Carolin Schäfer notched convincing victories to score a Germany sweep at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge Meeting, on Sunday (17) in Ratingen, Germany.
You could call it the curse of the gifted, but to Nadine Visser it feels more like a blessing.
Clémence Calvin and Moses Kibet claimed the honours at the 28th edition of the Corrida de Langueux 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Saturday (16).
Tia Jones is giving it another go for gold. So are former IAAF age-group champions Tara Davis and Sammy Watson.
In his first year as an U20 athlete, China’s Zhang Yao has already set his eyes on winning all the big titles in the age group.
Just 76 points separate the top five decathletes at the end of the first day of the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, while there’s just 52 points between the top two heptathletes at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Ratingen.
World U20 leader Anthony Schwartz won the 100m in 10.23 on Friday (15) to highlight the opening day of the USA Junior Championships in Bloomington, Indiana.
It took Vivian Cheruiyot three attempts at the distance to get it absolutely right but it wouldn’t be fair to say her win at this year’s London Marathon was simply a case of third-time lucky.
There will be 21 world and Olympic champions at Athletissima on 5 July, but perhaps one of the most intriguing athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne is not part of that group of global medallists.
USA’s Devon Allen passed up a potential career as a wide receiver to instead focus on athletics. The Olympic finalist and 2016 US champion explains why he loves hurdling.
The slogan for the Meeting de Paris – ‘Speed in Paris’ – is not just reserved for the flat sprints; the hurdle events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 30 June promise to be just as explosive.
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that four-time Olympic gold medallist and six-time world champion Mo Farah will contest the IAAF Gold Label road race on 7 October.
Three weeks after her heptathlon came to an abrupt end in Götzis, world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer will be back in action at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Combined Events Meeting this weekend (16-17), hoping for better luck at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture.
Ethiopia’s Birhane Mihretu Gebrekidan will be looking to claim a second victory at the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Saturday evening (16).
Battling unseasonably chilly conditions, Juan Miguel Echevarria followed up on his breakthrough performance in Stockholm with a command performance at the 57th edition of the Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic on Wednesday (13).
When Balázs Baji lunged for the line in the 110m hurdles final at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 to secure an unexpected bronze, he became the first Hungarian in the 34-year history of the global event to win a track medal.
St Lucian high jumper Levern Spencer says winning the Commonwealth title earlier this year was the highlight of her career and it came just months after her all-time low.
World hammer throw champion Anita Wlodarczyk notched her first victory of the season at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in Ostrava on Tuesday (12) while Andrius Gudzius prevailed against a strong field in the men’s discus throw.
World 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm has already picked up where he left off last year, lowering his own national record in two of his three races this season, first to 47.82 in Rome and again to 47.81 in Stockholm. Through it all, he's been battling with Qatari Abderrahman Samba in one of the sport's newest and most exciting rivalries.
Seven 2018 world leaders and ten world champions will converge on the eastern Czech city of Ostrava for the 57th Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on Wednesday (13).