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Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Shanghai Diamond League meeting.
The tenth anniversary season of the IAAF Diamond League continues with the Diamond League Shanghai meeting on Saturday (18) whose programme includes a slew of tantalising head-to-heads that just may define much of the 2019 season in the run up to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
World silver medallist Carolin Schäfer and 2015 Hypomeeting winner Kai Kazmirek will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May.
Organisers of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea have announced a host of top athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 6 June.
The three medallists from the women’s 200m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships are just some of the top athletes set to compete at the Herculis meeting when the IAAF Diamond League reaches Monaco on 12 July.
Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic have declared their 400m hurdles field their ‘best ever’ with Abderrahman Samba, Rai Benjamin, Kerron Clement and Kyron McMaster all taking to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June.
The IAAF is deeply saddened to hear that renowned athletics historian Roberto Luigi Quercetani died on Monday (13) at the age of 97.
Refugee athletes Domnic Lokinyomo Lobalu and Pur Biel finished 1-2 in the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF 10km on Saturday (11), the best performance ever by members of the Athlete Refugee Team.
At the end of two days of enthralling athletics action at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, the relay fields for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 have started to take shape.
'Be Walk', a week-long health challenge aimed at fighting sedentary lifestyles, kicks off today (13) - on the smart phone nearest you.
Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka successfully defended her title while compatriot Tsegaye Getachew won the men’s race at the ICBC Cup Dalian International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (12).
In between sessions at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, dozens of Japanese schoolchildren took to the track at Yokohama International Stadium to take part in a team competition of their own.
On a night of thrilling upsets, five nations emerged with victories as the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 concluded before a crowd of more than 20,000 at Yokohama International Stadium, the largest to gather at an IAAF World Relays.
European champion Armand Duplantis became the first pole vaulter in history to clear six metres in a collegiate competition, winning with 6.00m on the final day of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championships in Fayetteville on Saturday (11).
World No1 ranked Qieyang Shijie emerged victorious from a deep field to win the women’s 20km title while Wang Kaihua won the men’s 20km event to complete a Chinese double at the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in the Chinese city of Taicang on Saturday (11).
The United States kicked off the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 with a bang on Saturday (11), producing convincing victories in the competition’s two newest events.
With less than two months until the 44th edition of Athletissima, organisers have announced the first athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 5 July.
Organisers of the Bauhaus-Galan have confirmed that the top six women in the high jump world rankings will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on 30 May.
As part of the IAAF’s continued pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world, the project's first air quality monitor in Asia was installed on Friday (10) at Yokohama International Stadium on the eve of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019.
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that past champions Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will compete at the IAAF Gold Label road race on 13 October while USA’s Jordan Hasay will feature in the women’s field.