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Feature18 Aug 2020

Chasing Gray, part 2: Brazier relishing rare opportunity to test his 600m capabilities 

When he crossed the finish line first in the 800m final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha last year, Donavan Brazier also took down a US national record which had stood for 34 years. That 1:42.60 standard belonged to Johnny Gray, Brazier’s former coach.

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Report26 Jan 2020

Brazier and Ali kick off World Athletics Indoor Tour with dominant victories in Boston

The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour began with national records and fantastic performances in Boston, as world champions Donavan Brazier and Nia Ali kicked off their Olympic campaigns with victories at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (25).

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Report27 Aug 2017

Semenya breaks 600m world best in Berlin

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya set a new world best for the rarely-run 600m to highlight the 76th edition of the ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday (27).

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Previews25 Aug 2017

Eight world champions top the bill in Berlin

Eight recently crowned world champions along with the cream of Germany's track and field stars will highlight the 76th edition of Berlin’s ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, on Sunday (27).

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Report06 Mar 2017

Baker speeds to world-leading 6.45 to win US indoor 60m title

The best definitely was saved for last to conclude the final day of the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday (5).

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Feature21 Feb 2017

Loxsom – more than just a 600m specialist

Casimir Loxsom has admitted: “I’m as close as you can be to a 600-metre specialist.”

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Report21 Jan 2017

Korir sets world indoor best for 600m

Previously unheralded Emmanuel Korir may not be an unknown name for much longer after setting a world indoor best for 600m at the Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational in Albuquerque on Friday (20).

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News07 Apr 2016

Schippers and Rudisha among a dozen more stars for Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

A further 12 stars have confirmed that they will appear at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on 5 June, including world champions Dafne Schippers and David Rudisha, organisers announced on Thursday (7).

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Report14 Feb 2016

Defar shows in Boston that she's back on track after a long absence

Meseret Defar was gunning for her own 11-year-old meeting record of 8:30.05 in the women’s 3000m at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the second IAAF World Indoor Tour event of 2016, and she came tantalisingly close to it in her first race on a track since 2013, running a world-leading 8:30.83 on Sunday (14).

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Report09 Aug 2015

Fajdek throws 83.93m in Szczecin

Poland’s world champion Pawel Fajdek stole the spotlight from his compatriot and women’s hammer world record-holder Anita Wlodarczyk when he fired his implement out to two successive national records at the 61st Janusz Kusocinski Memorial meeting, part of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, on home soil in Szczecin on Sunday (9)

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News18 Mar 2015

Rudisha, Bondarenko and Maslak will compete in Ostrava

Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha, world high jump champion Bogdan Bondarenko and European indoor 400m champion Pavel Maslak are among the first athletes signed up to compete at the Golden Spike IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava on 26 May.

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Report01 Mar 2015

Loxsom breaks national 600m record while Carter putts world lead at US Indoor Champs

Casimir Loxsom was the star of the show on the final day of the USATF National Indoor Championships in Boston on Sunday (28) as the 23-year-old blitzed his way to a US indoor record of 1:15.33 with a gun-to-tape win in the 600m.

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