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Press Release21 Apr 2017

IAAF/LOC press conference highlights – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Some of the world's finest sprinters joined IAAF CEO Olivier Gers and local dignitaries at the official pre-competition press conference on the eve of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 to share their thoughts, enthusiasm and aspirations about the IAAF's newest World Athletics Series event which this weekend (22-23 April) celebrates its third edition.

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Series29 Jun 2016

World Junior memories – Natasha Hastings

USA’s Natasha Hastings is the latest athlete to take part in our series which looks back at past World Junior triumphs. The 400m runner won the world junior title in 2004 before going on to win seven global titles in the 4x400m.

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Report14 Feb 2016

Roberts produces 'unbelievable' world-leading shot mark in Boston

Kurt Roberts put up a world-leading shot put mark of 21.57m, a personal best, with the last attempt of the competition to provide the highlight of the field events at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the second IAAF World Indoor Tour event of the year, on Sunday (14).

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Report24 Jul 2015

Bolt lights up London as Farah flies to world-leading win – IAAF Diamond League

“Bolt is back,” was the message from the stadium announcer after the men’s 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday evening (24).

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News29 Apr 2015

Richards-Ross and Felix to duel over 400m in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix are set to go head-to-head over one lap of the track at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May, after the meeting organisers announced their women’s 400m field on Wednesday (29).

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Report28 Feb 2015

Taiwo breaks heptathlon meeting record at US Indoor Championships

A championship record of 6273 in the men’s heptathlon by Jeremy Taiwo highlighted the action on day two of the USATF Indoor Championships in Boston on Saturday (28).

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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's 4x400m final – Sopot 2014

The USA asserted their dominance from the outset, storming to a world-leading 3:24.83 victory in an event that, quite surprisingly, the USA have won only once in the history of these championships.

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Report02 Feb 2014

Menkov magnificent in Moscow with 8.30m leap at Russian Winter

Five 2014 world leading marks in championship events and Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman coming close to the world best over 600m were the highlights of the Russian Winter indoor meeting in Moscow, the second of this year’s IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, on Sunday (2).

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Report06 Sep 2013

Fraser-Pryce leads Jamaican sprint triple in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

It’s not often that Usain Bolt is upstaged, not least by a fellow Jamaican, but at the final IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2013, the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial in Brussels, it was Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce who stole the show.

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Previews08 Aug 2013

Women's 400m – Preview

Amantle Montsho attempts to become only the second athlete in history – the other being Australian great Cathy Freeman in 1997 and 1999 - to land back-to-back women’s 400m titles at the IAAF World Championships and she will be buoyed by an outstanding season

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Report16 Feb 2013

Ahouré’s sub-seven sprint steals the show in Birmingham

Mo Farah’s ear-busting 3000m victory may have been the meeting’s grand finale but it was four women who stole the show at the British Athletics Grand Prix in Birmingham, an IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting, this afternoon (Saturday).

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Report26 Jan 2013

Five world-leading marks in Glasgow, Solomon and Greene shine over 600m

World 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene believes he is on track to retain his title in Moscow this summer after the British athlete opened his 2013 season with his first UK record at the British Athletics Glasgow International on Saturday (26).

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