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After strong performances on the opening day of the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai on Friday (27), USA’s Erica Bougard and Norway’s Martin Roe are the overnight leaders at the opening leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
With the 2018 IAAF Diamond League set to start in Doha on Friday 4 May, double Diamond Trophy winner Shaunae Miller-Uibo and world javelin champion Johannes Vetter spoke to the media via a teleconference on Thursday (26).
If ever there was an athlete in the right place at the right time, it’s world 50km race walk champion Ines Henriques.
Sam Kendricks enjoyed a flawless 2017 season winning the world title, Diamond League trophy and also gained admission to the six-metre club. Here the US pole vaulter talks about his background in the sport and why he has a zeal for vaulting.
Jenny Simpson will lead a strong women's 1500m field at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
The 2018 IAAF Combined Events Challenge kicks off on Friday (27) with the 31st edition of the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai in Florence.
Olympic champion Caterine Ibargüen will return to the Paavo Nurmi Games on 5 June, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced today.
Jamaican 400m hurdler Ristananna Tracey unsurprisingly plumps for her bronze medal-winning success at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 for her high moment and recalls a year of personal loss coupled with track pain for her low moment.
Tampere Stadium, host venue for the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018, is at the heart of the championship medals unveiled today.
Two-time Olympic, three-time world and six-time Diamond League champion Christian Taylor will kick off his 2018 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha on 4 May at the Qatar Sports Club in what promises to be a phenomenal triple jump showdown. Organisers have also announced a strong field in the women’s 100m hurdles lead by world record holder Kendra Harrison while Sandra Perkovic will top the field in the women’s discus.
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Arthur Eustace, an IAAF Honorary Life Member, died on Tuesday (24) at his home in Kapiti Coast, New Zealand. Eustace, a Patron and Life Member of Athletics New Zealand, was 92.
World champion Maria Lasitskene, world silver medallist Yuliya Levchenko and world indoor bronze medallist Alessia Trost will highlight the high jump at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the fourth leg of the IAAF Diamond League, on 31 May.
Organisers of the Muller Anniversary Games have confirmed that triple Olympic medallist Andre de Grasse will line up against world indoor champion Christian Coleman at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on 21-22 July.
US long jumper Mike Powell is best remembered for his world record-breaking exploits at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, however, he endured a forgettable competition which ended with him unceremoniously face down in the sandpit.
Conseslus Kipruto and Evan Jager will return to the Prefontaine Classic on 25-26 May to renew their steeplechase rivalry at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany were crowned Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XI champions following the conclusion of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (22).
In the latest of our ‘Way of the Walk’ series we chat to race walking legends Jefferson Perez, Robert Korzeniowski and Jane Saville on the importance of nutrition.
Championship records by world indoor 1500m champion Samuel Tefera and two-time national cross country champion Getaneh Molla were the highlights on the sixth day of the 47th Ethiopian Athletics Championships which concluded on Sunday (22).
Twanisha Terry produced one of the fastest 100m performances in history by an U20 athlete with her 10.99 victory on the final day of the Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (21).
Eliud Kipchoge continues to defy the notion that runners only have a finite number of good marathons in their legs as he extended his record at the distance to 10 wins from 11 starts at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (22).