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News08 May 2017

Kiprop and Centrowitz lead all-star mile field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop and Olympic champion Matthew Centrowitz will return to the Prefontaine Classic on 27 May to compete in the IAAF Diamond League meeting’s most famous race, the Bowerman Mile.

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Previews03 May 2017

Sixteen world and Olympic champions converge on Doha to help kick off IAAF Diamond League season eight 

Sixteen reigning Olympic and world champions will assemble in Doha on Friday (5) to help kick off the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series, which gets underway for the eighth straight year in the Qatari capital.

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News10 Apr 2017

More star power in Doha's 1500m, 3000m and 100m hurdles fields – IAAF Diamond League

Another wave of Olympic medallists and world champions have announced their participation in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha, adding to an already incredible list of athletics superstars who will compete on 5 May at the Qatar Sports Club.

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Report26 Mar 2017

Kenya prevails in inaugural mixed relay – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

Kenya’s mixed relay secured the nation’s first gold of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 with an eight-second victory over east African rivals Ethiopia.

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Press Release25 Mar 2017

IAAF/LOC press conference highlights – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

On the eve of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, some of the world’s top middle and long distance runners joined IAAF President Sebastian Coe, dignitaries from the Local Organising Committee and IAAF Ambassadors Paul Tergat and Tegla Loroupe at the pre-event press conference at the Sheraton Hotel in central Kampala on Saturday (25).

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News29 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – middle distance

In the ninth part of our 2016 end-of-year reviews, statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best middle-distance performances of the year.

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News24 Aug 2016

Lausanne press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Of the dozens of Athletissima match-ups that feature prominently on tomorrow evening’s IAAF Diamond League meeting programme, among the most intriguing is the one pitting Matthew Centrowitz of the US, the freshly-minted Olympic 1500m champion, and Asbel Kiprop, Kenya’s three-time world 1500m champion, over the rarely-run 1000m distance.

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Report18 Aug 2016

Report: men's 1500m semi-finals – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The last two Olympic champions, Asbel Kiprop and Taoufik Makhloufi, qualified with ease for Saturday’s final from the first of two semi-finals which followed the stereotype for championships middle-distance racing at this level of a major championship.

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Report16 Aug 2016

Report: men's 1500m heats – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Three-time world champion and 2008 Olympic gold medallist Asbel Kiprop progressed smoothly to Thursday’s semi-finals with a comfortable win in the first heat on Tuesday.

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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 1500m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The big favourite – on the basis that he has won the past three world titles and was the 2008 Olympic champion – has to be Asbel Kiprop.

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Previews14 Jul 2016

World’s best converge for high class Monaco meeting – IAAF Diamond League

The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco has a reputation for high-class performances. With the Rio Olympics just a month away, the clashes in store at Herculis on Friday (15) will have added spice.

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News02 Jul 2016

Kenya names 50-strong team for Rio

Athletics Kenya has nominated a team of 50 athletes (including reserves) to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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