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All three Olympic medallists from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio are just the beginning of a deep women’s 400m hurdles field announced for the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 26 May. In fact, every confirmed entrant owns at least one major medal.
Valerie Adams will return to international competition at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after the birth of her first child. Great as the venerable Dame Valerie’s record is, she may have to add to it to re-establish herself as New Zealand’s best shot putter.
Ahead of the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, set for 5-6 May, we continue our Way of the walk series as race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Jane Saville and Robert Korzeniowski discuss how the carding system works.
Team Qatar will be out in full force at this year’s Doha Diamond League.
Ethiopia’s Amdework Walelegn stormed to a Turkish all-comers record on Sunday (8) at the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, clocking a personal best of 59:50 in his second appearance over the distance.
Ethiopian Rahma Tusa won a third straight title at ACEA Rome Marathon on Sunday (8), clocking 2:23:46 at this IAAF Silver Label road race.
Seyefu Tura of Ethiopia and Kenyan Lucy Wangui Kabuu took the honours at the 18th edition of the EA7 Emporio Armani Milano Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Race, on Sunday (8).
Kenneth Kipkemoi was the proud winner of the 38th edition of the NN Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday (8), clocking 2:05:44 at this IAAF Gold Label road race.
Seboka Negusse of Ethiopia and Kenya’s Agnes Kiprop raced to their respective titles at the HAJ Hannover Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (8).
Paul Lonyangata and Betsy Saina cruised to victories at the Paris Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race whose 42nd edition took place on Sunday (7).
A golden double for Australia in the race walks and a golden finish for chief rival England highlighted the first day of athletics at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Rio Maior provided a great race walking journey on Saturday (7), as China's Qieyang Shenjie took her second win in the Portuguese city while young Spanish walker Diego Garcia pulled off a major surprise when he collected his first international victory.
Joan Melly won the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon today (7), clocking 1:05:04 in the Czech capital to highlight the 20th running of this IAAF Gold Label road race.
Kenyans Edwin Kipngetich Koech and Sheila Chepkech will be looking to defend their titles at the 18th EA7 Emporio Armani Milano Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (8).
Kenya’s Gilbert Kirwa and Germany’s Fate Tola are very much in the focus before the HAJ Hannover Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (8).
Kenyan Patrick Wachira Muriuki and Konjit Tilahun Biruk of Ethiopia will start as marginal favourites at the 29th Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on Sunday (8).
Kenyan Laban Korir will be among the favourites at the 38th edition of the NN Rotterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (8).
World champions Dafne Schippers and Mutaz Essa Barshim will be making their debut appearances at the 57th Ostrava Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, on 13 June, organisers have announced.
Ethiopia will be looking to add to its success at the ACEA Rome Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, which will celebrate its 24th edition on Sunday (8).
Paul Lonyangata of Kenya will be looking to retain his title at the Paris Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race whose 42nd edition takes place on Sunday (8).