Mariya Lasitskene notched a superb three-peat in the high jump to highlight field event action on the fourth day of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
Will Claye climbed to the ninth spot on the world all-time triple jump list to highlight the second day of the US Championships in Sacramento on Friday (23).
Olympic champion Ruth Beitia is among four gold medallists on the slate for the women's high jump at the 43rd Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.
The 30-something generation would appear well poised to mount a strong challenge for the Olympic gold in an event which serves up a number of compelling story lines.
Head-to-head encounters feature strongly on the fourth stop of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon, giving the famed Prefontaine Classic meeting the look of an Olympic Games preview on Friday and Saturday (27-28).
World-leading performances by Johnathan Cabral in the 110m hurdles and Jenna Prandini in the 100m were among the chief highlights at the 58th Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (16).
World indoor high jump champion Vashti Cunningham’s outdoor professional debut at the Prefontaine Classic is set to be one of the most eagerly awaited performances at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 28 May.
They saved the best for last. On the final day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, a sellout crowd of 7191 filled the stands at the Oregon Convention Center. Throughout an action-packed two-hour programme, they witnessed several individual displays to remember, and some thrilling contests they’ll simply never forget.
Vashti Cunningham became the youngest ever women’s winner at the World Indoor Championships, the American's first-time clearance at 1.96m being decisive.
Teenage star Vashti Cunningham came of age in style by smashing the world junior indoor high jump record on the second day of the US Championships in Portland on Saturday (12), the 18-year-old soaring over 1.99m to establish a world-leading mark.
If 2014 was the year of the high jump and 2015 the year of the triple jump, 2016 could turn out to be the year of the pole vault.