World champion Luvo Manyonga of South Africa and Juan Miguel Echevarría of Cuba, the 2018 world indoor champion, will head the field in the men's long jump at the Müller Anniversary Games, the tenth stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, in London on 20 July.
World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod has been at the top of the pile for some time. However, life at the elite end has not always been straightforward for the Jamaican superstar. Here he offers an interesting twist on our regular Advice To My Younger Self series.
Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki kick-started the athletics programme at the World University Games in Naples, winning the shot put with a games record of 21.54m.
Kelsey-Lee Barber and Thomas Röhler both clinched javelin victories with the final throws of their competitions at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meeting in Lucerne on Tuesday (9).
It may have been aided by a strong following wind, but world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor produced one of the longest leaps of his career to win at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar on Tuesday (9).
In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, world indoor long jump champion Juan Miguel Echevarria explains how he is working on every aspect of his performance in a bid to break the world record and put on a great show for fans of the sport.
Organisers of 2019 Herculis EBS IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (12) are aiming to not only host another spectacular edition but also, for the first time in athletics history, to produce an event where the stadium’s air quality will be take centre stage.
Weltklasse organisers arranged for Olympic pole vault silver medallist Sandi Morris and two-time Diamond League 200m champion Noah Lyles to team up with Swiss band Baba Shrimps to record a track ahead of the IAAF Diamond League finals in two months’ time.
Jamaica’s world U20 champion Briana Williams provided the highlight of the NACAC U18 Championships in Queretero, which concluded on Sunday (7).
USA’s Tonea Marshall and Samson Colebrooke of The Bahamas led a superb weekend of sprinting in Queretaro at the 10th North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC) U23 Championships, which concluded on Sunday (7).
Soufiane Bouchikhi is er zondag in Londen niet in geslaagd zich te plaatsen voor de 10.000 meter op het WK atletiek in Doha. Op de European Cup viel de Belgische veldloopkampioen net naast het podium met een chrono van 28:04.09, ver onder het WK-minimum (27:40.00).
Britain’s Steph Twell overhauled European champion Lonah Chemtai Salpeter to win the European 10,000m Cup in London on Saturday (6) while Italy’s Yemaneberhan Crippa timed his finish well to win the men’s race.
Japan’s Yuta Shitara slashed almost a full minute off the Australian all-comers’ record when he won a thrilling three-man battle over the closing 2.195 kilometres at the Gold Coast Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7).
The first league of the European Combined Events Team Championships in Ribeira Brava concluded on Saturday (6) with the Czech Republic dominating, while the super league kicked off in Lutsk where Estonia’s Kristjan Rosenberg and Ukraine’s Daryna Sloboda lead overnight.
World indoor 1500m record holder Samuel Tefera is among the headliners announced fo the Emsley Carr Mile at the Muller Anniversary Games, the 10th stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 20-21 July.
Three-time world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor will headline the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 15 September.
By the time Noah Lyles took to his blocks for the 200m at Lausanne’s Athletissima on Friday (5), three meeting records had already been broken at the eighth IAAF Diamond League fixture of 2019.
Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek climbed to a share of the 10th spot on the world all-time list at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Friday (5), smashing the Athletissima meeting record with a lifetime best of 6.01m.
De Amerikaan Noah Lyles is vrijdag de grote uitblinker geworden op de Diamond League atletiekmeeting in Lausanne. De nog altijd maar 21-jarige spurter snelde naar een beste wereldjaarprestatie van 19.50 en mag zich nu de vierde snelste man aller tijden noemen. De Poolse polsstokspringer Piotr Lisek wipte over 6m01.
Marathons ask so many questions, not least the one asked of every runner from the fastest to the slowest: how to hold it together when things get tough in the last 10km.