Sebastian Hendel of Germany and Croatia's Matea Parlov Kostro turned in convincing victories at the 8th Heineken 0.0 Karlovački cener 10km in Karlovac, Croatia, on Saturday (11), the first World Athletics Label road race contested since 8 March.
World bronze medallist Moh Ahmed and US champion Shelby Houlihan made significant improvements on the North American 5000m records at a low-key competition at Jesuit High School in Portland on Friday night (10).
Allyson Felix notched a pair of impressive victories to highlight the Inspiration Games, the Zurich Diamond League organisers' entertaining and innovative answer to the global coronavirus pandemic that brought together 30 athletes competing in seven venues across two continents on Thursday (9).
World discus champion Daniel Stahl’s first-round throw of 68.10m at the Folksam Grand Prix withstood a sustained challenge from fellow Swede Simon Pettersson at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Karlstad on Wednesday (8).
In one of the highest quality weekends of the 2020 outdoor season so far, several world and Olympic medallists were in action across Europe, North America and Asia.
European U20 bronze medallist Markus Rooth smashed the Norwegian U20 decathlon in Oslo on Sunday (28), moving to No.2 on the world U20 all-time list with a score of 8238.
European U23 bronze medallist Aliaksei Katkavets came out on top in a multi-venue handicap javelin competition in Belarus on Friday (12), winning with a throw of 81.12m.
And so the impossible became possible. Wanda Diamond League action returned for the first time in 2020 with Oslo’s Impossible Games on Thursday (11). Although an exhibition event, a host of records and entertaining battles lit up the unusually empty Bislett Stadium.
World-leading performances by Finland’s Annimari Korte and Bence Halasz of Hungary were the key highlights on Sunday (7) as athletics action continued its return in European countries that are emerging from lockdown.