The world’s best pole vaulter won the Prefontaine Classic last year, in one of the highest quality vault competition ever held in the USA. Renauld Lavillenie returns to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 31 May with an additional accolade – the title of world record holder – and he’s still looking for more.
The first ISTAF Indoor meeting in Berlin’s 02 World Arena saw Australian hurdler Sally Pearson in scorching form on Saturday night (1).
Following last weekend’s National Indoor Championships, the German Athletics Federation (DLV) has selected a contingent of 21 athletes (11 women, 10 men) for this year’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, 7-9 March.
Great Britain’s Perri Shakes-Drayton provided the highlight of the BT Great CityGames in Manchester by beating Russia’s London Olympic 2012 Games 400m Hurdles champion Natalya Antyukh and setting a World best of 25.74 in the rarely-run straight 200m Hurdles on Saturday (25).