Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May after last year becoming the youngest ever winner of the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic, organisers of the meeting announced on Monday (18).
Kenya’s reigning world indoor 3000m champion Caleb Nidiku will take on his Ethiopian rivals Yenew Alamirew and Yomif Kejelcha over 15 laps of the track at the Indoor Meeting – Karlsruhe on Saturday 6 February, organisers for the opening 2016 IAAF World Indoor Tour event announced on Saturday (30).
After a disappointing experience at the IAAF World Championships, Wilson Kipsang is looking for some redemption in the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race over 10 miles in the Netherlands on Sunday (20).
The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene has a history of producing fast 5000m races, including the only sub-13:00 times – five and counting – recorded on US soil. That number could rise at this year’s Prefontaine Classic on 30 May.
Less than one month remains before the 2015 IAAF Diamond League season gets underway in Doha on 15 May.
Double Olympic, world and European 5000m and 10,000m champion Mo Farah will drop down in distance and contest the 3000m at the Doha 2015 meeting, the opening competition of this year’s IAAF Diamond League on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Tuesday (31).
You can’t do much better than being able to showcase a world record holder in the premier meeting in his home country and so Paris meeting director Laurent Boquillet has struck gold securing the services of Renaud Lavillenie for the eighth of this summer’s IAAF Diamond League meetings on Saturday (5).
There may have been four world leads at the 2014 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Wednesday (11), but if there was one record on the night that delighted the Norwegian fans who packed the famous stands at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games the most, it was in the Dream Mile.
The fastest young talents in a decade are ready to challenge a 28-year-old defending champion and 39-year-old world champion at the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, over 5000m on 31 May.
In the 100m it pays to run your own race. At pretty well every other distance, it pays to be aware of your opposition, too. Amantle Montsho and Taoufik Makhloufi appeared to forget this at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, and they paid for it by being pipped on the line for the win in their events on Sunday (18).
A perfectly paced race gave Kenyan marathon specialist Stanley Biwott victory in the 58th Sao Silvestre International 10km race in Luanda, Angola, on Tuesday (31).
World and Olympic finalist Viola Kibiwot broke the World best at the 4 Mile of Groningen on Sunday (13), while Yenew Alamirew won a competitive men’s race.