Living up to her meeting poster girl billing, Genzebe Dibaba powered to the second fastest indoor 1500m of all time to highlight the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on Saturday (3), the opening leg of the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour.
The Meeting de Madrid 2016 will feature rising 800m star Amel Tuka and former world pole vault champion Raphael Holzeppe on Thursday 23 June, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the Spanish capital announced on Tuesday (2).
This year’s Prefontaine Classic boasts a star-studded pole vault field with the top five finishers from last year’s World Championships set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May.
In the first of an anticipated series of high-profile pole vault contests this winter, Raphael Holzdeppe defeated Renaud Lavillenie and Shawn Barber in front of a capacity crowd at the Perche Elite Tour in Rouen on Saturday (23).
The world record holder Renaud Lavillenie embarked on his fourth quest for what has become an elusive world title on Monday. However, his quest for the gold medal was interrupted by the new name in the game or, at last, one that has only emerged this year.
The German Athletics Federation (DLV) will travel to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 with a team of 65 athletes.
A handful of world champions and Diamond Race winners will head to the Herculis meeting at the Stade Louis II on 17 July to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.
Renaud Lavillenie, the pole vault world record-holder and Olympic and European champion, will return to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 30 May, organisers of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (16).
Germany’s world pole vault champion Raphael Holzdeppe will compete at the Karlsruhe indoor meeting on 31 January, the first of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, the organisers announced on Friday (5).