The IAAF Diamond League in Rome on 2 June will have the first four men home in the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 3000m steeplechase, all Kenyans, on the start line of the event at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the meeting organisers announced on Tuesday (24).
Last June, Almaz Ayana clocked an African all-comers' 3000m record of 8:22.22 in Rabat and her recent win over the same distance on Doha in 8:23.11 prompts the question, how fast can she run over 5000m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in the Moroccan city on Sunday (22)?
Organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI have confirmed that five more Diamond Race winners from last year will be in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on 22 May.
Kenyan stars Jairus Birech and Faith Kipyegon took the honours at the 84th edition of the Cinque Mulini meeting, the sixth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series, in the northern Italian town of San Vittore Olona on a sunny Sunday afternoon (31).
The northern Italian town of San Vittore Olona plays host to the 84th edition of the Cinque Mulini cross country meeting on Sunday (31), with Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew chasing his third consecutive win in this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series.
With just four weeks to go until the 2015 edition of the Weltklasse Zürich, the first of this year's IAAF Diamond League finals, the meeting organisers were able to announce sparkling entry lists for another three events on Thursday (6).
Wayde Van Niekerk made a little bit of history at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris when he became the first African to run faster than 44 seconds for one lap of the track, when he ran 43.96 on Saturday (4).
For the world’s leading athletes converging on Oslo for the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, a mass of posters at their hotel next to the central station serves as a vivid reminder that this year marks the 50th anniversary staging of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games.
It was a weekend of old rivalries, surprise packages and huge opening statements as the 2015 Diamond Race got underway in Doha and Shanghai.
The 8th edition of the Meeting International Mohammed VI in Rabat, Morocco’s top annual athletics event and an IAAF World Challenge meeting, will have Bogdan Bondarenko, Kirani James and Allyson Felix among its stars on 14 June, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).
The Shanghai IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (17) was supposed to be about Bogdan Bondarenko and Mutaz Essa Barshim and their pursuit of the world record in the men’s high jump.