USA’s Tonea Marshall and Samson Colebrooke of The Bahamas led a superb weekend of sprinting in Queretaro at the 10th North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC) U23 Championships, which concluded on Sunday (7).
Soufiane Bouchikhi is er zondag in Londen niet in geslaagd zich te plaatsen voor de 10.000 meter op het WK atletiek in Doha. Op de European Cup viel de Belgische veldloopkampioen net naast het podium met een chrono van 28:04.09, ver onder het WK-minimum (27:40.00).
Britain’s Steph Twell overhauled European champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter to win the European 10,000m Cup in London on Saturday (6) while Italy’s Yemaneberhan Crippa timed his finish well to win the men’s race.
Japan’s Yuta Shitara slashed almost a full minute off the Australian all-comers’ record when he won a thrilling three-man battle over the closing 2.195 kilometres at the Gold Coast Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7).
The first league of the European Combined Events Team Championships in Ribeira Brava concluded on Saturday (6) with the Czech Republic dominating, while the super league kicked off in Lutsk where Estonia’s Kristjan Rosenberg and Ukraine’s Daryna Sloboda lead overnight.
World indoor 1500m record holder Samuel Tefera is among the headliners announced fo the Emsley Carr Mile at the Muller Anniversary Games, the 10th stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 20-21 July.
Three-time world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor will headline the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 15 September.
By the time Noah Lyles took to his blocks for the 200m at Lausanne’s Athletissima on Friday (5), three meeting records had already been broken at the eighth IAAF Diamond League fixture of 2019.
Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek climbed to a share of the 10th spot on the world all-time list at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Friday (5), smashing the Athletissima meeting record with a lifetime best of 6.01m.
De Amerikaan Noah Lyles is vrijdag de grote uitblinker geworden op de Diamond League atletiekmeeting in Lausanne. De nog altijd maar 21-jarige spurter snelde naar een beste wereldjaarprestatie van 19.50 en mag zich nu de vierde snelste man aller tijden noemen. De Poolse polsstokspringer Piotr Lisek wipte over 6m01.
Marathons ask so many questions, not least the one asked of every runner from the fastest to the slowest: how to hold it together when things get tough in the last 10km.
Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of Athletissima in Lausanne, the eighth stop of the IAAF Diamond League's 10th season.
A 5000m showdown featuring the top nine men in the world and a triple jump duel between Caterine Ibarguen and Yulimar Rojas are just two of the many exciting clashes set to take place at Lausanne’s Athletissima on Friday (5), the eighth of 12 qualifying IAAF Diamond League fixtures ahead of the two finals.
Wojciech Nowicki's world-leading 81.74m effort in the hammer throw highlighted the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in the western Polish city on Tuesday (2).
Jonathan Sacoor stars in the 11th episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics.
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Atsushi Hoshino, a long-time athletics journalist and recipient of the IAAF World Journalist Award in 2010, died at his home in Tokyo on Monday (1). Hoshino was 93.
Sheila Chelangat of Kenya broke the African 10km all-comers record at the 10KM de Port-Gentil, an IAAF Bronze Label race, in Gabon on Sunday (30 June).
If ever an athlete is showing all the signs of living up to his name, it is Telahun Haile Bekele.
.World-leading marks were set in six track events at the Prefontaine Classic, but it was the women’s 3000m that produced the greatest set of marks at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on Sunday (30).
The big guys took centre stage at the Prefontaine Classic and not surprisingly huge throw(s) were the highlights of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on Sunday (30). The only surprise was who produced the fireworks.