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News30 May 2014

One-lap talent galore in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Athletes who have won major titles and Diamond Race trophies lead a pair of one-lap fields at the Prefontaine Classic, the next leg of the IAAF Diamond League which is being held in Eugene on 31 May.

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Report18 May 2014

Montsho and Makhloufi pay the price in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

In the 100m it pays to run your own race. At pretty well every other distance, it pays to be aware of your opposition, too. Amantle Montsho and Taoufik Makhloufi appeared to forget this at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, and they paid for it by being pipped on the line for the win in their events on Sunday (18).

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News02 Jan 2014

2013 end-of-year reviews – sprints

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best sprint performances this year, with Julin covering the men’s events and Jalava the women’s.

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Previews06 Sep 2013

IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge climax in Rieti – IAAF World Challenge

The Rieti Meeting 2013, the last IAAF World Challenge meeting of the year, will be a gathering of World and Olympic medallists who will honour the memory of late Italian sprint legend Pietro Mennea.

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Report12 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 400m final – Moscow 2013

History has taught us never to discount Christine Ohuruogu but boy did she leave it late, very late, to regain the World 400m title she last won in Osaka six years ago.

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Report11 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 400m semi-finals – Moscow 2013

If the first-round heats shaped a likely head-to-head showdown between Christine Ohuruogu and Amantle Montsho, then the semi-finals crystallised that belief.

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Report10 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 400m heats – Moscow 2013

The 2007 World champion Christine Ohuruogu laid down a clear marker of her gold-medal intentions by blitzing to the fastest ever women’s 400m first-round time in World Championships history.

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Previews08 Aug 2013

Women's 400m – Preview

Amantle Montsho attempts to become only the second athlete in history – the other being Australian great Cathy Freeman in 1997 and 1999 - to land back-to-back women’s 400m titles at the IAAF World Championships and she will be buoyed by an outstanding season

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Report19 Jul 2013

Seven world leads on magical night in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

A sequence of vivid performances on Friday (19) lit up the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco as brightly as the firework display which concluded the night’s entertainment.

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News25 Jun 2013

33 2012 Olympic medallists signed up by Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

The 2013 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne can currently boast of 33 medallists from the London 2012 Olympic Games at the 38th edition of the famous Athletissima meeting on 4 July.

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Previews10 Jun 2013

Montsho and Makhloufi the top names for Dakar – IAAF World Challenge

World 400m champion Amantle Montsho and Olympic 1500m champion Taoufik Makhloufi are among the headline acts at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Dakar on Wednesday (12).

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Report06 Jun 2013

Gatlin upsets Bolt, Ahoure surprises Felix in Rome - IAAF Diamond League

Justin Gatlin arrived in Rome saying that he wanted to make a statement at the Golden Gala, the first European stop in the 2013 IAAF Diamond League, by beating Usain Bolt but many people dismissed his comments as bluster, despite the fact that he was unbeaten over 100m going to his marks on Thursday (6).

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