Victories by Dina Asher-Smith and Ameer Webb in the 150m dash were among the key highlights of the Great North CityGames street athletics competition in Newcastle on Saturday (9).
There’s plenty of tradition associated with Oslo’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games, not the least of which is the strawberry party hosted annually on the eve of the meeting by the mayor of the Norwegian capital in the city’s historic city hall.
“See you in Birmingham” was a common phrase overheard at the closing dinner of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday night, and several disciplines being contested at both events, most flights from Rome to England on Friday and Saturday carried world-class athletes ready to contest in their second Diamond League in three days.
Some of the sport’s most exciting new sprint talents will take on four former winners of the Prefontaine Classic 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May.
Tia Brooks twice improved on her personal best to win the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha with 19.48m and become the first winner of a Diamond Race discipline in 2016 after she managed an upset victory on Friday (6).
World-leading performances by Johnathan Cabral in the 110m hurdles and Jenna Prandini in the 100m were among the chief highlights at the 58th Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (16).
US collegiate records by Tia Brooks in the women’s Shot and Arkansas in the men’s 4x400m relay highlighted the NCAA Indoor Championships at the Randal Tyson Center in Fayetteville on Friday and Saturday (March 8-9), while Lawi Lalang broke the meeting records in the mile and 3000m within the space of two hours.