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News18 May 2015

5000m in Eugene set to be fast – IAAF Diamond League

The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene has a history of producing fast 5000m races, including the only sub-13:00 times – five and counting – recorded on US soil. That number could rise at this year’s Prefontaine Classic on 30 May.

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News31 Mar 2015

Farah to run 3000m in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Double Olympic, world and European 5000m and 10,000m champion Mo Farah will drop down in distance and contest the 3000m at the Doha 2015 meeting, the opening competition of this year’s IAAF Diamond League on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Tuesday (31).

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Report13 Sep 2014

Report: men's 5000m – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

Isiah Koech, still only 20, added his name to an illustrious list of 5000m champions at the IAAF World and Continental Cup, none more so than Morocco’s own hero Said Aouita, who won this event at the World Cup in 1989.

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News19 May 2014

Stacked 5000m headed by Alamirew, Soi, Lagat and True heading for Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The fastest young talents in a decade are ready to challenge a 28-year-old defending champion and 39-year-old world champion at the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, over 5000m on 31 May.

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News05 Mar 2014

World 800m champion Sum leads strong Kenyan contingent in Melbourne

Middle distance fans will witness some of Kenya’s best athletes in Melbourne later this month at the opening leg of the IAAF World Challenge series on 22 March.

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Previews07 Feb 2014

Kszczot faces African challenge over 800m in Gent

Despite the withdrawal of two-time world indoor champion Abubaker Kaki, the men’s 800m still remains one of the most interesting events to look forward to at the Flanders Indoor meeting, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, in Gent on Sunday (9).

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Previews07 Aug 2013

Men's 5000m – Preview

A slow start, a moderate build-up, a frantic finish with Mo Farah winning. Can anyone prevent this scenario from playing out in Moscow?

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Report14 Jul 2013

Javelin star Julius Yego steals the show at Kenyan trials

Kenya will send a provisional team of 49 athletes for the 2013 IAAF World Championships after the conclusion of the national trials in Nairobi Nairobi’s Nyayo National Stadium, where Javelin thrower Julius Yego stole the show with a national record of 82.09m on Saturday (13).

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News13 May 2013

Lagat and Rupp headline superb 5000m field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

One of the best 5000m fields in the world this year will be in the at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, USA, on 1 June and the IAAF Diamond League race will feature top Americans Bernard Lagat and Galen Rupp.

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