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Feature26 Sep 2019

On rebound from injury, Qatari 400m runner Haroun upbeat as championships approach

It was a balmy 36 degrees when the sun began to descend behind the Qatar Sports Club stadium on Tuesday evening and Abdalelah Haroun was about to kick off one of his last speed workouts ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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Feature22 Sep 2018

Globetrotter Haroun hopes for happy homecoming in 2019

Few athletes better encapsulate the term ‘global traveller’ than Abdalelah Haroun.

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Report03 Feb 2018

Haroun retains 400m title at Asian Indoor Championships

World bronze medallist Abdalelah Haroun successfully defended his 400m title on the second day of the Asian Indoor Championships in Tehran on Friday (2).

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Report19 Sep 2017

Rypakova secures Asian Indoor Games jumps double in Ashgabat

Olga Rypakova drew on her years of experience to capture a career fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts gold medal in the triple jump in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Tuesday (19).

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Report22 Jul 2016

Report: men's 400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

Prior to the championships, a one-two for Botswana wasn’t beyond the realms of possibility, but their challenge started to peter away after the semifinals when 44.22 performer and world U20 leader Baboloki Thebe – who stopped the clock at 44.67 – was disqualified for a lane infringement.

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Report22 Jul 2016

Norman, Cockrell and Haroun impress in Bydgoszcz

Dominating victories by Michael Norman in the 200m and Anna Cockrell in the 400m hurdles pushed the USA’s all-time gold medal tally at these championships past the 100 mark to highlight the fourth day of action at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on Friday (22).

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News29 Mar 2016

Barshim and Haroun out to impress home fans in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Local heroes Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abdalelah Haroun will be out to impress their home fans at the opening IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2016, which see the series start in Doha on 6 May.

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Report20 Feb 2016

Al-Garni and Adekoya in the spotlight at the Asian Indoor Championships

Another Asian indoor record and six competition records fell on the second day of the Asian Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar, but it was local star Mohamed Al-Garni’s successful 1500m title defence that brought the crowd to their feet in the Aspire Dome on Saturday (20).

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News03 Feb 2016

Stockholm set for two more world indoor record attempts

Along with the previously announced attack on the women’s mile world indoor record at the Globen Galan, there will be two other world indoor record attempts at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Stockholm on 17 February.

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Report11 Jul 2015

Rodgers and Thompson make the most of Madrid's sprinter-friendly facilities

Sprinters Mike Rodgers and Elaine Thompson were crowned as ‘the best performers’ at the 33rd Meeting de Madrid, the annual IAAF World Challenge meeting in the Spanish capital, on Saturday evening (11).

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Previews09 Jul 2015

Fierce 100m fights in prospect in Madrid, home star Beitia set to shine

Both 100m events should provide the main highlights on Saturday (11) at the Meeting de Madrid, an IAAF World Challenge event and Spain’s most prestigious track and field competition.

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Report05 Jul 2015

Makwala regains African 400m record with 43.72

Less than 24 hours after South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke his African record with 43.96 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris, Isaac Makwala took it back with a sensational 43.72 run at the Resisprint meeting in the Swiss city of La Chaux-de-Fonds on Sunday (5).

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