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.
Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of Athletissima in Lausanne, the eighth stop of the IAAF Diamond League's 10th season.
A 5000m showdown featuring the top nine men in the world and a triple jump duel between Caterine Ibarguen and Yulimar Rojas are just two of the many exciting clashes set to take place at Lausanne’s Athletissima on Friday (5), the eighth of 12 qualifying IAAF Diamond League fixtures ahead of the two finals.
Wojciech Nowicki's world-leading 81.74m effort in the hammer throw highlighted the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in the western Polish city on Tuesday (2).
Jonathan Sacoor stars in the 11th episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics.
The IAAF is deeply saddened by the news that Atsushi Hoshino, a long-time athletics journalist and recipient of the IAAF World Journalist Award in 2010, died at his home in Tokyo on Monday (1). Hoshino was 93.
Sheila Chelangat of Kenya broke the African 10km all-comers record at the 10KM de Port-Gentil, an IAAF Bronze Label race, in Gabon on Sunday (30 June).
If ever an athlete is showing all the signs of living up to his name, it is Telahun Haile Bekele.
.World-leading marks were set in six track events at the Prefontaine Classic, but it was the women’s 3000m that produced the greatest set of marks at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on Sunday (30).
The big guys took centre stage at the Prefontaine Classic and not surprisingly huge throw(s) were the highlights of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on Sunday (30). The only surprise was who produced the fireworks.
Kai Kazmirek charged into day two of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Ratingen the same way he left day one: at full speed, towards a second World Championships standard and onwards to an Olympic standard. And in the heptathlon, Verena Preiner led from start to finish to claim Ivona Dadic’s Austrian record.
Anne Zagré heeft zich zondag in het Zwitserse La Chaux-de-Fonds geplaatst voor het WK atletiek in Doha (27/09-6/10). Ze liep in de reeksen van de 100 meter horden naar 12.96, twee honderdsten onder de limiettijd.
World indoor triple jump champion Will Claye produced the third-best result in history to win at the Jim Bush Track and Field meeting in Long Beach, California, with a stunning leap of 18.14m on Saturday (29).
In the sunshine of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Ratingen, German’s Kai Kazmirek was in superb form, less than 100 points behind his score from Rio at the end of day one and entertaining his home crowd with a lifetime best long jump, and a new meeting record in the 400m. He was pushed all the way by France’s Basile Rolnin, who set personal bests in four of his events. As did Verena Preiner, who at the end of the first day leads her compatriot Ivona Dadic in the heptathlon.
Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, the seventh stop of the IAAF Diamond League's tenth season.
Ben Broeders heeft zaterdag op een atletiekmeeting in het Duitse Hof het Belgisch record polsstokspringen bijgesteld naar 5m76. Het record stond sinds 2018 op naam van Arnaud Art, die in Luik over 5m72 wipte.
Ahead of the Bowerman Mile later today, which provides one of the traditional highlights of the annual Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, we identify five unforgettable races over the classic distance.
The Prefontaine Classic is the next stop for the IAAF Diamond League, but while Eugene’s Hayward Field undergoes restoration in anticipation of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Oregon21, this year’s meeting moves south to Palo Alto, California and Stanford’s Cobb Track and Angell Field.
Elizaveta Parnova and Julia Ratcliffe provided the performances of the day as the Oceania Championships closed in Townsville on Friday (28).