Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal and world 800m silver medallist Amel Tuka are the first big names confirmed for the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, the newest addition to the World Athletics Indoor Tour, set to take place in Lievin on 19 February.
Fresh from winning 200m gold, 100m silver and 4x100m silver at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, British sprint star Dina Asher-Smith has been confirmed to compete at the Müller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium, part of the 2020 Diamond League, on 4-5 July.
Preparations for the World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020 stepped up a notch on Wednesday (4) as the event’s emblem and slogan were unveiled, marking 100 days to go until the sport’s next big global competition.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that Sapporo Odori Park in Hokkaido was approved by the IOC as the venue for the marathon and race walk events at the IOC Executive Board meeting held today in Lausanne, Switzerland. This followed confirmation from World Athletics.