Christian Taylor and Will Claye, who have combined to claim seven major gold medals, will headline the men's triple jump at the 44th Prefontaine Classic on 25-26 May, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.
During a breakout 2017 season, emerging 400m star Fred Kerley ran a blistering 43.70 to climb to seventh on the all-time lists and also snared the US one-lap title. We find out more about the exciting 22-year-old as he draws upon a hugely influential moment from his personal life and a serious injury which derailed his athletics career for a couple of seasons.
The third episode of the sixth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Australian pole vaulter Kurtis Marschall.
After topping the medals table with 44 gold, 27 silver and 11 bronze medals, Jamaica maintained their stronghold on the Carifta Games at the 47th edition of the event in Nassau from 31 March until 2 April.
World silver and bronze medallists Hirooki Arai and Kai Kobayashi are among the 20 members of the Japanese team for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on 5-6 May.
World high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar will bring his high-flying act back to the Prefontaine Classic to challenge a world-class field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 25-26 May.
The countdown to the IAAF Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 continues with our series looking at the finer details of the discipline. In this latest instalment, race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Robert Korzeniowski and Jane Saville explain the leg straightened rule.
The highlight of the fourth and final day of the Texas Relays in Austin on Saturday (31) was a pole vault competition in which Renaud Lavillenie, Shawn Barber and Armand Duplantis all cleared 5.92m.
Abraham Kiptum and Janet Rono may have had the fastest PBs of the respective men’s and women’s fields at the Daegu International Marathon, but their victories at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (1) didn’t come easy.
There are just 100 days to go until the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 gets underway and the Finnish city is feverishly preparing to welcome the world’s best young athletes on 10-15 July.
Peter Callahan heeft vrijdagavond de 1.500 meter op de Stanford Invitational in de Verenigde Staten gewonnen. De 26-jarige Amerikaanse Belg, die internationaal voor België uitkomt, klokte 3:38.41 en strandde zo op slechts 31 honderdsten van de limiet voor het EK in Berlijn in augustus.
When viewed through the lens of social media, the life of a teenage athletics icon can seem deceptively glamorous. But as Sydney McLaughlin knows, the routine required to reach the top is far more mundane.
Sydney McLaughlin opened her 2018 outdoor campaign with an impressive sprint double on the first two days of the Florida Relays (29-30).
One year on from Pamela Rotich’s four-second victory over Winnie Jepkorir at the Daegu International Marathon, the Kenyan duo will return to the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (1).
No fewer than 14 world and Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced for the Shanghai Diamond League on 12 May, the second stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.
In 2004, when Annette Purvis joined Athletics New Zealand as one of its board members, she had more in mind than to just strategize and work towards the betterment for the organisation and the athletes involved.
De Belga-fotograaf Jasper Jacobs heeft de Nikon Press Photo Awards gewonnen in de categorie sport. Hij schoot het kiekje op de meerkampmeeting van het Oostenrijkse Götzis, toen Nafi Thiam zich tot de op twee na beste zevenkampster aller tijden kroonde.
Kim Vanderlinden and Helena van der Plaetsen met at their local athletics club when they were nine years old. Today they co-own a company, Wafel Sports Management, and represent the likes of world and Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam and European decathlon champion Thomas van der Plaetsen.
The three-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion is one of the greatest female endurance runners of all-time. Here the 32-year-old Ethiopian legend and reigning Chicago Marathon champion explains her passion for running.