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News29 Oct 2020

Looking back at the 2020 Wanda Diamond League

At the start of the 2020 outdoor season, in the aftermath of the postponement of the Olympic Games and other major championships, it was deemed almost impossible for international track and field meetings to go ahead during a global pandemic.

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Report03 Oct 2020

World champions shine as Kip Keino Classic delivers the magic in Nairobi

Three of Kenya’s world champions – Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech – were triumphant at the Kip Keino Classic World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday (3) as Nairobi hosted its first ever global one-day meet at the newly-refurbished Nyayo National Stadium.

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Feature27 Sep 2020

Obiri ponders plans for Olympics and beyond

Hellen Obiri came close to walking away from the sport eight years ago.

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Report25 Sep 2020

Obiri and McSweyn victorious in Doha as Wanda Diamond League draws to a close

With about 90 seconds to go in the women’s 3000m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (25), it looked as though Hellen Obiri would register a rare defeat in the Qatari capital.

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News24 Sep 2020

In Doha, world and Olympic champions prepare for memorable end to an unusual year

In a year without any major international championships, world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri will experience the next-best thing when she takes to the start line for the 3000m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (25).

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Previews23 Sep 2020

Loaded 3000m line-up for Doha as 2020 Wanda Diamond League set to go out on a high

It may have been a far-from-normal season, but the Wanda Diamond League will end on a high in Doha on Friday (25) with what is quite possibly the deepest line-up seen in any discipline this year.

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Feature22 Aug 2020

World leader Cheruiyot seeks faster times in Stockholm

One of the standout performances at last week’s Wanda Diamond League opener in Monaco was world champion Timothy Cheruiyot’s powerful 3:28.45 victory in the 1500m, just 0.04 shy of his career best. But he was planning to go faster - and intends to go even faster tomorrow.

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Report14 Aug 2020

Cheptegei breaks world 5000m record in Monaco as Diamond League action returns

World 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei broke the world 5000m record at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday night (14), clocking a stunning 12:35.36.

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Previews12 Aug 2020

Global champions and world record-holders head to Monaco as Diamond League action resumes

Thirteen reigning world champions from around the globe are converging on Monaco this week for the first Diamond League meeting that will resemble a regular top-flight international one-day meeting since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Previews17 Jan 2020

Worku and Obiri the favourites at the Italica Cross

Ethiopia’s Tadese Worku and Kenya’s Hellen Obiri will be the marquee athletes at the ‘Cross Internacional de Itálica’ in Santiponce on the outskirts of on Sunday (19), the sixth leg of the 2019/20 World Athletics Cross Country Permit series. The event promises to be a rematch of last Sunday’s races in Elgoibar as both podiums will be on show again.

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Report12 Jan 2020

Obiri and Worku take the spoils in Elgoibar

Kenya’s world cross-country champion Hellen Obiri and Ethiopia’s world U20 cross-country silver medallist Tadese Worku captured commanding wins at the 77th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the current World Athletics Cross Country Permit series, in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (12).

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Previews10 Jan 2020

Obiri and Kifle the favourites in Elgoibar

At a press conference on Wednesday, elite race manager Zigor Díez announced the names of the athletes in contention at the 77th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (12).

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