Britain’s 2014 European 400m hurdles champion Eilidh Doyle is the first of a host of global stars to confirm her attendance for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the sixth and final meeting of the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, on Sunday 25 February.
Speaking on the eve of the IAAF World Championships London 2017, British team captain Eilidh Doyle urged her teammates to draw on the home support and focus on personal bests rather than medals, in order to rise to the occasion.
Matthew Hudson-Smith’s third career sub-45-second performance was one of the key highlights at the three-day British Championships that concluded in Birmingham on Sunday (26).
Tia Brooks twice improved on her personal best to win the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha with 19.48m and become the first winner of a Diamond Race discipline in 2016 after she managed an upset victory on Friday (6).
As expected, host nation Russia leads the team standings at the end of the first day of action at the European Team Championships in Cheboksary with world champion Aleksandr Menkov being one of five Russian winners on Saturday (20).
British Athletics today named men’s and women’s teams for both the 4x100m and 4x400m to compete at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 on 2-3 May.
Kaliese Spencer rounded off her near-perfect season with a peerless performance in the 400m hurdles, adding an IAAF Continental Cup title to the Commonwealth Games gold medal she won earlier this summer.
One of the most compelling rivalries of this year’s IAAF Diamond League season is set to resume at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix when Bohdan Bondarenko does battle again with Mutaz Essa Barshim on Sunday (24).
World-leading performances by Olympic champions Sandra Perkovic and Krisztian Pars provided the highlights of the fifth day of action at the European Championships in Zurich on Saturday (16).
Just six days after setting a Dutch record of 3:57.00 in Paris last Saturday, Sifan Hassan produced another fantastic 1500m finish to beat Abeba Aregawi in a meeting record of 4:00.67 at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, at Hampden Park on Friday (11).
With none of the country’s three London 2012 Olympic Games champions in action, it was two vertical jumpers who flew highest at the UK Indoor Championships at Sheffield’s EIS Arena on Saturday and Sunday (9/10).