Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba produced a superbly judged performance in the 400m hurdles to highlight the action on the track at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea in Rome, the fourth leg of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on Thursday (31).
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.
For the first time since the IAAF Diamond League was inaugurated in 2010, the Prefontaine Classic on 28 May will stage the women’s 100m hurdles. And, for the first time in history, five women with PBs faster than 12.4 will line up against one another.
Renaud Lavillenie and Sandra Perkovic are two of the most dominant athletes in IAAF Diamond League history. Both were coming off rare losses in Lausanne, but rebounded at Monaco’s Herculis meeting on Friday (17).
IAAF World Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie is feeling “positive and optimistic” about getting back to business as usual in Lausanne’s Stade De La Pontaise on Thursday (9), just five days after his disappointing fifth place in the pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris.
The 40th edition of Lausanne’s famous Athletissima meeting, the ninth event in this season’s IAAF Diamond League, offers a welter of events featuring that priceless commodity within any sport – true competition.
Olympic silver medallist Erik Kynard provided one of the highlights of the second day of the US Championships as he equalled his personal best of 2.37m to win the high jump in Eugene on Friday night (26).
The 40th edition of Lausanne’s famous Athletissima meeting on 9 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, continues to add to its star-studded fields and the meeting organisers announced a host of top distance runners, sprint hurdlers and field event exponents on Thursday (21).
Vitezslav Vesely isn’t the most consistent of throwers, but the world champion can often throw long when it counts and he won his first competition outside his native Czech Republic for more than a year when he unleashed a terrific second-round throw of 88.14m on Thursday (4).
Three weeks after suffering a rare defeat at the IAAF World Relays, multiple world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt returned to winning ways at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, recording his seventh victory at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on Tuesday (26).
Jehue Gordon, Tori Bowie, Aleec Harris, Jasmin Stowers, Tony McQuay and Sharika Nelvis have been added to the line-up for the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City on 13 June, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced today (6).