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Before last week’s IAAF Diamond League meeting In Paris, world champion Sam Kendricks was asked to assess the 18-year-old Swede who had recently beaten him and every other pole vaulter of note on his home ground of Stockholm – Armand “Mondo” Duplantis.
World 20km race walk champion Eider Arévalo from Colombia shares his passion for the discipline and why he does it.
Canada’s Georgia Ellenwood and USA’s Scott Filip capped their 2018 season on a high note by taking the Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, held at Ottawa’s Terry Fox Athletics Facility, on 3-4 July.
Renaud Lavillenie cleared 5.91m – equalling his second-best effort of the season – to win the mem’s pole vault that took place in the FanZone on the shore of Lac Léman ahead of tomorrow evening’s IAAF Diamond League meeting at Lausanne’s Stade de la Pontaise.
US 400m champion and world indoor silver medallist Shakima Wimbley explains why the 2016 Olympic Trials was the low point of her career and recalls the elation of the 4x400m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
Selemon Barega is hoping history will repeat itself as he prepares for tomorrow’s 5000m in the eighth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to Lausanne Athletissima meeting, the eighth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.
The IAAF Diamond League bandwagon has arrived in Lausanne for Thursday’s eighth meeting of the series – and the summer melodies are sweet indeed. By the time what promises to be another pulverising night of track and field action is over at the Stade de la Pontaise, the headlines may have been written by any one of a number of athletes.
World champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya and Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba will square off over 5000m at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme de Rabat, the ninth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League on 13 July.
Reigning Olympic 400m hurdles champion Kerron Clement casts his mind back 14 years to this image of him and the world U20 record-breaking US 4x400m quartet at the 2004 World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy.
World Indoor and Commonwealth heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson will double up at the Müller Anniversary Games, the 11th stop on the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on 21-22 July.
Sergey Shubenkov powered to a 12.92 victory to highlight the Gyulai Memorial in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, on Monday (2) night.
The provisional entry lists for the eighth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne on 5 June are now available.
Australian Jake Doran broke the Oceania Area U20 100m record, clocking 10.15 (+1.5m) in Jämsä, Finland, on Sunday (1).
Argentina’s Nazareno Sassia and Ecuador’s Yuleixi Anai Angulo wrote two new area records as Brazil dominated the 24th South American U18 Championships which concluded on Sunday (1) at Jefferson Perez stadium in Cuenca, Ecuador.