World cross-country silver medallist Bedan Karoki defeated an impressive field to win the senior men’s 10km at the Discovery Cross Country Championships in Eldoret, Kenya, on Sunday (31).
The 2015 IAAF Diamond League season has reached its halfway point and the Diamond Race tables are beginning to take shape.
Gold medallists and world record holders will be lined up for what could be a stunning women’s 5000m at the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, after the 41st Prefontaine Classic meeting organisers announced an outstanding field on Wednesday (8).
Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew and Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin will line up for the Cross de Atapuerca looking to add another victory to their tally when the IAAF Cross Country Permit series gets underway in Burgos on 16 November.
US record-holder Emma Coburn beat her arch rival, world leader Hiwot Ayalew, to take eight points for Americas in the first track event of day two, avenging her defeat from two months ago when the two met at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.
The Confederation of African Athletics has announced the Africa team for the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup to be held in Marrakech, Morocco on 13-14 September.
The first of two IAAF Diamond League finals will take place at the famous Weltklasse meeting in Zurich with no fewer than 16 Diamond Races to be concluded on Thursday.
USA’s 2011 world champion Jennifer Simpson produced one of the performances of the night to win a brutally hard, talent-stacked women’s 1500m in cold and damp conditions at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday (21).
David Rudisha lived up to his promise at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix when he moved to the top of the 800m world list with a commanding performance. There was also a world-leading run at the IAAF Diamond League meeting from Hiwot Ayalew in a record-breaking women’s 3000m steeplechase on Saturday (12).
All eyes were on Kenya’s Hellen Obiri and Sweden’s Abeba Aregawi in the women’s 1500m, number one and two in the world prior to Saturday night’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday (5), but neither woman was in contention for victory at the bell.