World long jump silver medallist Shara Proctor is one of five global championship medallists to have been named on the British team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.
Six more athletes clinched automatic selection for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 on the second day of the British Indoor Championships in Sheffield, perhaps the most surprising being Adelle Tracey over four laps of the track on Sunday (28).
Tiffany Porter has won medals at the last two IAAF World Indoor Championships and she’ll be going for her third successive place on the 60m hurdles podium at this championship next month in Portland. Great Britain’s 2014 European 100m hurdles champion is the next top athlete to answer our First Impressions questions.
Dina Asher-Smith was one of a handful of top performers at the three-day British Championships, which concluded on Sunday (5) in Birmingham, as athletes looked to book their spot on the team for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
Dawn Harper Nelson has led the world list in 2014 since 5 July with the 12.44 she clocked at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris.
The ISTAF Berlin meeting, part of the 2014 IAAF World Challenge, promised big throws, and it delivered. Unfortunately, for the home crowd, the best throw of the day saw Poland’s Anita Wlodarczyk deprive local star Betty Heidler of her hammer world record* with a huge effort of 79.58m on Sunday (31).
One of the most compelling rivalries of this year’s IAAF Diamond League season is set to resume at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix when Bohdan Bondarenko does battle again with Mutaz Essa Barshim on Sunday (24).
A triple gold medal haul for Great Britain and a world-leading performance in the decathlon highlighted a wet, windy and unseasonably chilly second day at the European Championships in Zurich on Wednesday (13).
It was supposed to have been the Sally Pearson show. In the heats and the semi-finals there had been nothing to suggest that the Olympic champion from Australia would be denied in her mission to follow LoLo Jones into the record books as a back-to-back winner of the women’s 60m hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Championships.