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Report03 Sep 2019

Perkovic and Kolak delight home crowd in Zagreb

Sandra Perkovic may not have been her usual dominant self so far this year, but the home crowd at the Hanzekovic Memorial in Zagreb – the final IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2019 – cheered the world and Olympic discus champion on to a 67.78m victory on Tuesday (3).

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Report02 Sep 2019

Walsh dominates in rainy Zagreb

Beating back wind and rain, Tom Walsh dominated the shot put competition as the Zagreb IAAF World Challenge meeting got underway at the City Fountains Park in the centre of the Croatian capital on Monday (2).

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Report01 Sep 2019

Krause smashes 2000m steeplechase world best in Berlin

Gesa Felicitas Krause smashed the world best in the rarely-run 2000m steeplechase to highlight the ISTAF meeting in Berlin, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, at the city's fabled Olympic Stadium on Sunday (1).

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Previews01 Sep 2019

Perkovic and Kolak in the spotlight in Zagreb

As is now tradition, local heroines Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak will serve as both headline acts and meeting poster girls for the Hanzekovic Memorial in the Croatian capital Zagreb, the final IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2019, on Tuesday (3).

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Previews30 Aug 2019

Berlin’s ISTAF provides dress rehearsal for World Championships

The combination of top fields and hot weather for Berlin’s ISTAF on Sunday (1) means the IAAF World Challenge meeting will act like a dress rehearsal for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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News19 Aug 2019

Felix, Perkovic and Kolak confirmed for Zagreb

Organisers of the Hanzekovic Memorial have confirmed that Olympic gold medallists Allyson Felix, Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak will compete at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Zagreb on 3 September.

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News14 Aug 2019

Mihambo, strong German javelin quartet among first announcements for ISTAF

European champion and 2019 world leader Malaika Mihambo will be among the marquee attractions at the 78th ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on 1 September.

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Report20 Jun 2019

Miller-Uibo breaks 300m world best, Lasitskene tops 2.06m and Kirt joins 90-metre club in Ostrava

World-leading performances by Magnus Kirt and Mariya Lasitskene and a world best in the 300m by Shaunae Miller-Uibo were the among the standout performances at the 58th edition of the Golden Spike in Ostrava, Czech Republic, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on Thursday (20). 

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Previews18 Jun 2019

Coleman’s 200m season opener in the spotlight in Ostrava

Christian Coleman's eagerly anticipated season's debut over 200m will be among the key highlights at the 58th Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Thursday (20).

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Report11 Jun 2019

Wlodarczyk back on top while Kirt wins again in Turku

Tuesday evening (11) at the 57th Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku was perfect in many ways.

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Previews10 Jun 2019

Ståhl, Wlodarczyk and Kirt among the favourites in Turku

As is often the case at the Paavo Nurmi Games, throwing events will take centre stage at the IAAF World Challenge meeting with world leader Daniel Ståhl and Olympic champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Thomas Rohler set to compete in Turku on Tuesday (11).

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Report10 Jun 2019

Victories for Kendricks, Kipkemboi and Bekele in Hengelo

World pole vault champion Sam Kendricks broke one of the oldest FBK Games meeting records at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Hengelo on Sunday (9).

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