As the curtain came down on a memorable 14th edition of the World Indoor Championships it is hard not to think what we had witnessed today inside a vociferous Atakoy Athletics Arena was the past, present and future of the sport.... Read More
It’s fair to say the men’s 800 metres at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships has not followed the form book, but normalcy was restored at the last when the favourite, Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia, took the gold medal in one minute 48.36 seconds.... Read More
If you were to break down the actual amount of on-track effort it took to claim a World title at these 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Yelena Isinbayeva would certainly take the top prize.... Read More
It was a good start for us. But with the British runner speeding up and slowing down I messed up my rhythm. I could not do my own rhythm.... Read More
I was waiting for this victory like a mother is waiting to give birth to her baby. It was very important for me, Yelena Isinbayeva.
I came here to set a statement for the rest of the year. I want to break the world record. The track is great and the crowd is awesome. I have been to the bazaar and the people are really nice. I will certainly come back here, Justin Gatlin
the Florida Gators- won the national college championships and that motivated me a lot. I felt excited already from the warm-up and every jump was crazy, Will Claye
I am very happy and very lucky. This is my first medal in an international competition! I did not expect to win at all and beat all these Olympic and World champions! Dimitrios Chondrokoukis.
I am blessed and very grateful for the victory tonight. I am thankful to God. As far as the Olympic Games are concerned, it is hard for me to choose just one event, Veronica Campbell Brown.
It is championships race so I knew it would be slow. I positioned myself well and held on for the win, Mohammed Aman.
I'm so happy to win the gold medal, because it is my first win and also because I defeated Meseret Defar, Hellen Osando Obiri.
For me, I am happy. These last three years, with my injury, were a desaster for me. Injuries have a great impact on top athletes, Pamela Jelimo.
I am blessed to become the first woman to win back-to-back indoor titles, plus the American and the Championships record, Brittney Reese.
Throughout this action-packed weekend the IAAF website will offer extensive coverage of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
Not having a single representative in yesterday's 400m final must have put a little extra fire in the collective belly of the U.S. men's 4x400m Relay squad as the quartet cruised to a comfortable victory, their fourth straight in the event at the World Indoor Championships.