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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
Lijiao Gong successfully defended her Diamond League title in the shot put, prevailing in a see-saw battle with US champion Raven Saunders.
European 10,000m champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel talks about her passion and enthusiasm for distance running.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the AG Van Damme Memorial, the second of two IAAF Diamond League finals.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Weltklasse Zurich, the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals.
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.
The Asia-Pacific team has been announced for the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 to be held on 8-9 September.