Six world record-holders will headline a stunning cast of athletic talent for the 60th edition of the Golden Spike in Ostrava, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Wednesday (19).
In Olympic year, and to mark the International Day of Families, we take a look at some of the familial connections between athletes who competed at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo and those who are contenders for this year's Games in the Japanese capital.
World champions Grant Holloway and Beatrice Chepkoech will aim to continue their record-breaking form when they head to Torun for the Copernicus Stop on Wednesday (17), the next World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021.
Kenya’s Margaret Kipkemboi and Uganda’s Oscar Chelimo won the 46th edition of the Boclassic Alto Adige in Bolzano, Italy, a World Athletics Bronze Label race on Thursday (31).
Kibiwott Kandie smashed the world record in the half marathon today, clocking 57:32 at the Valencia Half Marathon.
Organisers of the Herculis meeting announced today – on what would have been Gabriele Grunewald’s 33rd birthday – that the women’s mile event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on 12 July will be named the ‘Brave Like Gabe Mile’ in honour of the US distance runner who died earlier this month.
Sprint hurdler Sergey Shubenkov earned what must surely have been his most painful ever victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday (16).
Like a two-stage firework, the IAAF Diamond League meetings in Oslo and Rabat are scheduled to light up the athletic firmament in the space of four days – and after the spectacular display by Norway’s Karsten Warholm in the Bislett Stadium, the attention now turns to the prospect of more pyrotechnics from the group of athletes assembling at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme in the Moroccan capital.
A familiar name but an unfamiliar face came out on top in the men’s 5000m at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea as Telahun Haile Bekele won in a world-leading 12:52.98 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday (6).
The greatest field of women distance runners ever assembled on US soil will step to the starting line for the Prefontaine Classic 3000m when the IAAF Diamond League heads to Stanford on 30 June.