Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek climbed to a share of the 10th spot on the world all-time list at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Friday (5), smashing the Athletissima meeting record with a lifetime best of 6.01m.
The winners of the past five global titles will clash in the women’s shot put at the Prefontaine Classic – the seventh meeting of this year’s IAAF Diamond League – in Stanford on 30 June.
Just four days after the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour kicked off in Boston, the global series continues at the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Wednesday (1).
History could beckon in the first field event final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as Valerie Adams attempts to become the first woman to land a hat-trick of Olympic titles in a track and field event.
The German Olympic Committee (DOSB) has made its final round of nominations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, meaning 92 athletes will represent Germany in the athletics programme from 12-21 August.
World champions Ezekiel Kemboi, Caterine Ibarguen and Christina Schwanitz are among the latest stars confirmed for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 2 June, the meeting organisers announced on Tuesday (17).
World champions Piotr Malachowski, Christina Schwanitz and Katharina Molitor will lead their respective fields at the Doha 2016 Meeting on Friday 6 May, the opening meeting the seventh season of the IAAF Diamond League.
The first three men in the IAAF World Championships 400m last week were the first three home at the Weltklasse Zurich, but the order was completely different on a chilly night at the first of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League finals, as USA’s LaShawn Merritt produced a perfectly executed race to win over one lap of Zurich’s famous Letzigrund stadium in 44.18.