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Nine Diamond League champions return to action in Zagreb

September 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
As has become tradition, local heroine Sandra Perkovic will serve as both headline act and meeting poster girl for the Hanzekovic Memorial in the Croatian capital Zagreb, the final IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2018, on Tuesday (4).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High quality field for Copenhagen Half Marathon

September 1, 2018 - 1:38pm
Organisers of the Copenhagen Half Marathon have assembled one of the deepest half marathon fields in history for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 September.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

After Zurich triumph, Kipruto is latest addition to list of shoeless wonders

September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
The first of this season’s IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich produced a classic sprint finish in the women’s 5000m, where Kenya’s Hellen Obiri held off Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands, an IAAF Diamond League record shot put of 22.60m from New Zealand’s world champion Tomas Walsh, and a winning javelin throw of 91.44m from Germany’s Andreas Hofmann. But it will be remembered for the shoe – or rather, the missing shoe.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Barega clocks 12:43.02 world U20 record in Brussels - IAAF Diamond League

September 1, 2018 - 1:01am
Selemon Barega's world U20 record* in the 5000m and Christian Coleman’s dominant victory in the 100m highlighted the action on the track at the Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday (31), the second of two 2018 IAAF Diamond League finals.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Ibarguen concludes Diamond double in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

August 31, 2018 - 10:55pm
Caterine Ibarguen’s unlikely double diamond ambitions reached fruition at the 42nd Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday (31) as the Colombian star added the IAAF Diamond League title in the long jump to the triple jump title she took in Zurich just over 24 hours earlier.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Eleven European champions return to Berlin for ISTAF meeting

August 31, 2018 - 2:40pm
Eleven winners from the recent European Championships will return to Berlin’s Olympic Stadium for the ISTAF meeting on Sunday (2) for the penultimate IAAF World Challenge fixture of 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Asian Games ends on a high as Qatari quartet breaks long-standing Asian 4x400m record

August 31, 2018 - 1:39am
The athletics programme of the Asian Games concluded in style in Jakarta on Thursday (30) as a long-standing Asian record was broken in the final event of the championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kipruto and Obiri retain titles with impressive finishes in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

August 31, 2018 - 12:07am
On a night that was all about winning rather than times, Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya found a way to retain his IAAF Diamond League steeplechase title at Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting on Thursday (30).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dominant Hofmann wins javelin in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

August 30, 2018 - 11:49pm
A third-round effort of 91.44m earned Germany’s ‘Third Man’, Andreas Hofmann, his first big international javelin prize as he claimed one of the 16 Diamond Trophies on offer in the first of the IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday (30).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Gong retains shot put title in Brussels - IAAF Diamond League

August 30, 2018 - 7:13pm
Lijiao Gong successfully defended her Diamond League title in the shot put, prevailing in a see-saw battle with US champion Raven Saunders.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Lonah Chemtai Salpeter: I love running because…

August 30, 2018 - 12:52pm
European 10,000m champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel talks about her passion and enthusiasm for distance running.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Latest Brussels updates – IAAF Diamond League

August 30, 2018 - 11:28am
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the AG Van Damme Memorial, the second of two IAAF Diamond League finals.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Back-to-back IAAF Diamond League finals no problem for Schippers, Hassan and Ibarguen

August 30, 2018 - 1:35am
An IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich on Thursday night. An IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Friday night. All good – unless you happen to be one of those athletes planning to turn up at both events.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Koike wins 200m thriller at Asian Games

August 30, 2018 - 1:16am
The closest finish yet of the Asian Games came in the men’s 200m on the fifth day of athletics action in Jakarta on Wednesday (29).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Second 16 Diamond League champions to be crowned in Brussels - IAAF Diamond League

August 30, 2018 - 1:13am
For athletics fans, there is no rest for the weary this week. After Zurich witnesses the crowning of 2018’s first 16 IAAF Diamond League champions on Thursday (30), the second 16 titles will be decided at the 42nd AG Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday (31).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Morgunov tops 5.91m to take Zurich station pole vault - IAAF Diamond League

August 29, 2018 - 10:30pm
Timor Morgunov, who came to many people’s notice when he narrowly avoided impaling himself on his pole at the Rabat Diamond League meeting – landing with it ripping through his shorts – is now earning attention in much happier circumstances.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and low – Nikola Ogrodnikova

August 29, 2018 - 2:51pm
Czech javelin thrower Nikola Ogrodnikova has made a major breakthrough this year with a series of top-three finishes on the IAAF Diamond League circuit. The European silver medallist reflects on one catastrophic moment of despair from 11 years ago and one moment of pure elation from earlier this year.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Latest Zurich updates – IAAF Diamond League

August 29, 2018 - 11:01am
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Weltklasse Zurich, the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Strong day for China in Jakarta - Asian Games day 4 

August 29, 2018 - 9:00am
China took four out of seven gold medals on offer on the fourth day of athletics competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Tuesday (28). The first one came from the men’s 110m hurdles.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Asia-Pacific team announced for IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018

August 29, 2018 - 4:50am
The Asia-Pacific team has been announced for the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 to be held on 8-9 September.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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