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Previews08 Aug 2016

Preview: men's long jump – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Back on Super Saturday four years ago, the famous night when British athletes won three gold medals within an hour at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Greg Rutherford was probably the least expected of the trio to triumph but he has since gone on to prove himself to be the consummate championship performer.

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News04 Feb 2016

Global long jump medallists take on home stars in Stockholm

Four medallists from last year’s IAAF World Championships will compete in the long jump at the Globen Galan, part of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Stockholm on 17 February.

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News29 Jul 2015

Stockholm press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who competes tomorrow for the first time since winning the 100m in Paris in 10.74 over three weeks ago – the fastest run in the world this year – revealed ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm that she may change her plans next month and defend both her 100m and 200m world titles after all.

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Feature01 Apr 2015

Beijing breakthrough beckons for Torneus after European indoor win

For Swedish athletics fans, the mid-2000s when Carolina Kluft, Christian Olsson and Stefan Holm reigned supreme is no doubt remembered with the nostalgia that is evoked when British fans recall the days when Seb Coe, Steve Cram and Steve Ovett ruled the track in the late 1970s and 1980s.

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Report19 Feb 2015

Dibaba sets world indoor 5000m record in Stockholm

A year ago, Genzebe Dibaba demolished the 3000m world Indoor record at the XL-Galan in the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. When she returned this Thursday evening (19) she delivered the best kind of deja-vu experience for almost 10,000 spectators at the penultimate IAAF Indoor Permit meeting of the winter.

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Previews17 Feb 2015

Dibaba’s record attempt the main attraction in Stockholm

For the 26th straight year, the Globe Arena will host top-class athletics when the XL Galan, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, descends upon Stockholm on Thursday (19).

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News04 Feb 2015

Host of athletics stars will face Sweden’s best in Stockholm

Some of the world’s top athletes will take on a handful of Sweden’s medal winners from recent major championships on 19 February at the XL-Galan, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.

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Report16 Jul 2014

Nazarov lives up to expectations in Karlstad

The Karlstad stop of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge tour on Wednesday (16) provided brilliant conditions with blue skies, warmth, sun and an enthusiastic crowd. The throwers responded well as all of them improved upon their challenge scores to strengthen or improve their positions in the standings.

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Previews04 Feb 2014

Aregawi’s world record mission made tougher for Stockholm

Almost immediately as Abeba Aregawi had finished the 1500m at last year’s XL-Galan, having missed the world indoor record by an agonising 12 hundredths of a second, she decided to return to the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Stockholm on 6 February even more determined to break the mark.

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News25 Jan 2014

Quality long jump clash set for Stockholm

Michel Torneus has won the long jump on home soil at the XL Galan for the past three years and he will be looking for a fourth consecutive victory at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Stockholm on 6 February.

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Previews19 Feb 2013

Can Kipketer's 1000m World indoor record be broken in Stockholm?

The XL-galan meeting - an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting - in the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm celebrates its 24th edition on Thursday (21) and the usually sold out crowd of more than 10,000 have been treated to no less than eight World indoor records as well as three World junior records.

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News18 Feb 2013

Stasek 20.73m, Kudlicka 5.77m, Torneus 8.15m at national indoor champs

The second day of various national indoor championships were held across Europe on Sunday (17), and there were impressive results in Prague from Czech shot putter Martin Stasek and pole vaulter Jan Kudlicka.

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