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Top sprinters and home stars set for London – IAAF Diamond League

May 23, 2018 - 12:07pm
Following the announcement that Christian Coleman and Andre De Grasse will compete at the Muller Anniversary Games, eight other world-class sprinters have been confirmed for the 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on 21-22 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Early season standouts sign up for Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

May 23, 2018 - 11:12am
Organisers of the Herculis meeting have announced that nine of the winners from the first two legs of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League will be in action in Monaco on 20 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Big throws expected at Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku

May 22, 2018 - 3:33pm
The confirmed participants for the 56th Paavo Nurmi Games on 5 June are easily the best ever for the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Stars set to collide in 100m, 400m hurdles and pole vault in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

May 22, 2018 - 2:52pm
The 100m will be one of Athletissima’s highlights as the world, Olympic and European champions will line up alongside one another at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 5 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Inside Athletics – Nafissatou Thiam

May 22, 2018 - 1:33pm
The sixth episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Belgium's world and Olympic heptathlon Nafissatou Thiam.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Bowie and Thompson top strong 100m field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

May 21, 2018 - 11:04pm
Four global sprint champions will clash at the Prefontaine Classic when world champion Tori Bowie, Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers and world indoor 60m champion Murielle Ahoure line up for the 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Finland enters final lap in preparations for IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

May 21, 2018 - 4:03pm
With 50 days to go until the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018, the host nation and its athletes are adding the finishing touches to their preparations for the event on 10-15 July.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Teen trials to senior success – Anita Márton

May 21, 2018 - 10:22am
It’s not just the gold medallists who gain valuable experience from competing at the IAAF World U20 Championships. Many athletes who exit the championships in the heats or qualifying rounds go on to become stars of the sport in their senior years.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Gebrselassie helps inaugurate WHO’s ‘Walk the Talk Health for All Challenge’ in Geneva

May 21, 2018 - 1:07am
Marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie helped inaugurate the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge” in Geneva today (20), a global movement to promote health and, particularly, physical activity as part of a healthy sustainable future.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Five meeting records tumble in Osaka

May 20, 2018 - 4:36pm
Five meetings records were broken at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Osaka on Sunday (20).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Records fall at Riga Marathon

May 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Both the men's and women's race records were broken at the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (20).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Thompson notches 100m victory, world lead for Price in Kingston

May 20, 2018 - 9:00am
Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson fulfilled her role as favourite with an authoritative victory in the women’s 100m while Deanna Price produced a world lead in the hammer throw at the Jamaica International Invitational Meeting on Saturday (19), the opening leg of the 2018 IAAF World Challenge series.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Poland’s men’s 4x400m relay quartet: when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

May 19, 2018 - 10:46pm
A look at the Polish men’s 4x400m relay squad that broke the world indoor record at the World Indoor Championships in March, a record that was ratified earlier this week.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Vrabcova-Nyvltova and Romanenko cruise to Karlovy Vary half marathon victories

May 19, 2018 - 10:00pm
Eva Vrabcova-Nyvltova and Roman Romanenko cruised to victories at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (19).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Men’s Hammer Throw Challenge kick-off takes centre stage in Osaka

May 18, 2018 - 9:45pm
The start of the men's side of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge will be among the chief highlights at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Osaka on Sunday (20).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

April and Rono the favourites at Riga Marathon

May 18, 2018 - 4:21pm
Lusapho April of South Africa and Kenyan Georgina Jepkirui Rono will start as favourites at the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (20).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Shanghai 800m winner Kisasy: ‘I plan to run under 1:43 this year’

May 18, 2018 - 11:57am
While it is perhaps a little premature to speak of David Rudisha’s successor as the planet’s premier two-lap runner, especially as the two-time world and Olympic 800m champion and world 800m record holder is still only 29, it is inevitable an athlete will one day emerge to replace the Kenyan great.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Warholm and Coleman confirmed for Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

May 18, 2018 - 11:13am
Karsten Warholm and Christian Coleman, two of the sport's most exciting rising stars, will compete at Stockholm's Bauhaus-Galan on 10 June, organisers of the sixth stop of the IAAF Diamond League announced.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Sprints in the spotlight in Kingston

May 17, 2018 - 5:21pm
As is customary sprinting events will feature prominently when the Jamaica International Invitational Meeting, the first of the IAAF World Challenge series, kicks off on Saturday (19) in Kingston.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

European runners vie for the limelight at Karlovy Vary Half Marathon

May 17, 2018 - 2:42pm
European runners will vie for the limelight at the sixth running of the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (19).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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