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.
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).
“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).
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).