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As we mark one week to go to the fourth edition of the IAAF World Relays, we look at a quintet of factors which will make next weekend’s edition in Yokohama (11-12 May) a sure fire winner.
Hellen Obiri continued her strong racing momentum with a sensational 3000m performance to highlight track action at the Doha 2019 IAAF Diamond League meeting in the Qatari capital on Friday (3).
Sweden’s Daniel Stahl produced one of the finest discus series in history to highlight action on the infield at the Doha 2019 IAAF Diamond League meeting in the Qatari capital on Friday (3).
Twelve months on from her convincing victory at the Volkswagen Prague Marathon, Bornes Jepkirui is back in the Czech capital to defend her title at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (5).
A slew of world and Olympic champions will gather in Doha on Friday (3) to help kick off the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, which gets underway for the tenth straight year in the Qatari capital, and with it the chase for a piece of the series’ US$8 million prize money purse. This year the meeting takes place in Doha's state of the art Khalifa Stadium which will host the IAAF World Athletics Championships later this year.
Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Doha 2019 meeting.
Dozens of the world's finest athletes are gathering in Doha to help kick off the 2019 IAAF Diamond League on Friday (3), which gets underway for the tenth consecutive year in the Qatari capital, and with it the chase for a piece of the series’ US$8 million prize money purse.
World, Olympic and European champion Katerina Stefanidi has won almost all there is to win in the pole vault, but all of her success hasn’t come without learning a few valuable lessons along the way.
Preparations for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 are getting into full swing. On 1 May at 12:00 CEST, registration for the mass race will be launched, with entry fees starting from 120 PLN.
Erica Bougard, the third-place finisher at last year’s Hypomeeting, will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May alongside a handful of US teammates.
The provisional entry lists for the first meeting of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, in Doha on 3 May, are now available.
Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic have announced a stellar 110m hurdles field for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June.
The 12th edition of the TCS World 10K promises to deliver enthralling head-to-head competition after the elite fields for the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 19 May were announced.
Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, world ranked No.14, produced a national shot put record of 21.77m to beat Brazilian favourite Darlan Romani the 35th Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo on Sunday (28) as the 2019 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge got under way at the Estádio do Centro Nacional de Desenvolvimento do Atletismo in Bragança Paulista, São Paulo.
Czech decathlete Jan Dolezal and US heptathlete Annie Kunz took top honours at the 32nd edition of the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai in Lana, the first meeting in the 2019 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on a cold and windy Sunday (28).
.Seven months after he destroyed the world record, Eliud Kipchoge cemented his status as the greatest marathon runner of all time on Sunday (28) by clocking the second-fastest time in history and becoming the first man to achieve a quartet of victories at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race.
Ethiopia’s Abera Kuma just might be the most talented athlete to race the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon this year. Indeed, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label event are confident they have the man who can threaten the current course record on 26 May.
The stateside early-season results continue to impress as Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo produced the second-fastest time of her career in her first individual race of 2019.
Kristjan Rosenberg from Estonia and Annie Kunz from the USA are the overnight leaders at the 32nd edition of the Multistars, but Adam Sebastian Helcelet and Allison Reaser-Halverson look poised to challenge for victory at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Lana.
Kenya’s Reuben Kerio and Ethiopia’s Shasho Insermu set race records at the 42nd Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, crossing the line of the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:08:18 and 2:26:24 respectively on Saturday (27).