Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the long-standing world record in the shot put at the US Olympic Trials, throwing 23.37m* in Eugene on Friday (18).
Some of the world’s best pole vaulters will be looking to test themselves on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics when they compete at the Muller British Grand Prix – a Wanda Diamond League meeting – in Gateshead International Stadium on 13 July.
Geoffrey Kamworor ran the quickest 10,000m time ever recorded in Kenya on Friday (18), clocking an all-comers' record of 27:01.06 at the Kenyan Championships in Nairobi to secure his Olympic team place for Tokyo.
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first of six high jump world records set by Siberian Valeriy Brumel during a remarkable career which was sadly cut short at 23 years of age due to a motorbike accident.
In the latest in our ‘seven wonders’ series, we turn our attention to the most recent global athletics event staged in Japan: the World Athletics Relays Yokohama 2019.
World champions Karsten Warholm, Yulimar Rojas, Tajay Gayle, Anzhelika Sidorova and Kelsey-Lee Barber are among the first stars confirmed for the Meeting Herculis EBS – part of the Wanda Diamond League – in Monaco on 9 July.
Francisco Belo, Fanny Roos and Ama Pipi were among the many athletes to break a meeting record at the Kladno hází a Kladenské Memoriály – a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting – in Kladno on Tuesday (15).