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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 5000m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The question of the men’s 5000m comes in two parts. First, has the combination of another year of age, the 10,000m final he will already have run, and the accumulating weight of his medals slowed Mo Farah’s closing burst at all? Second, will any of his aspiring rivals work together to beat him, or has one of them developed the speed and savvy needed to do it alone?

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Report18 Jun 2016

Van Niekerk and Gebremeskel shine in Boston

Wayde van Niekerk and Dejen Gebremeskel provided the highlights of the first day of the Adidas Boost Boston Games on Friday evening (17).

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Report28 Feb 2016

Maslak prepares for Portland with Czech 200m title – indoor round-up

World indoor 400m champion Pavel Maslak sharpened up for his title defence in Portland next month with a 20.78 victory over 200m at the Czech Indoor Championships on Sunday (28).

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Report14 Feb 2016

Defar shows in Boston that she's back on track after a long absence

Meseret Defar was gunning for her own 11-year-old meeting record of 8:30.05 in the women’s 3000m at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the second IAAF World Indoor Tour event of 2016, and she came tantalisingly close to it in her first race on a track since 2013, running a world-leading 8:30.83 on Sunday (14).

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Previews13 Feb 2016

Suhr looking to soar high again in Boston

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix seats are less expensive along the backstretch, but it’s entirely likely that the fans who snapped up tickets for there will get the best show at the second of this year’s IAAF World Indoor Tour meetings on Sunday (14).

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Report08 Feb 2015

Willis's mile win leads the string of indoor superlatives in Boston

The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center saw another world best, a world junior best, and six world-leading marks at the 20th edition of the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting now known as the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (7).

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Previews05 Feb 2015

Suhr opens season aiming for eighth Boston win

No woman has been as successful within the walls of the Reggie Lewis Center, in Boston’s Roxbury neighbourhood, as Jenn Suhr. On Saturday (7), she’ll make a 14th appearance at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting and try to extend her undefeated record at the New Balance Boston Indoor Grand Prix to eight wins.

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News30 Jan 2015

10 more stars set for Boston Indoor Permit meeting

Ten more global medallists have been added to the array of big names competing at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, in Boston on 7 February.

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Report19 Apr 2014

Close finishes and broken records as Gebremeskel and Huddle win Boston 5km

The 2014 BAA 5km on Saturday (19) was one for the ages, as thousands of runners took to the streets of Boston two days prior to the Boston Marathon.

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Report31 Mar 2014

Gebremeskel defeats local star Lagat for fourth straight Carlsbad win

Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel notched up his fourth consecutive victory at the 29th annual Carlsbad 5000 road race, crossing the line in 13:13 and coming home five seconds ahead of local favourite Bernard Lagat on Sunday (30).

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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men's 3000m final – Sopot 2014

So now we know why Caleb Ndiku kept his woolly hat on en route to victory in his firs-round heat. The Kenyan lined up for the final sporting flaming dyed red hair.

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Report07 Mar 2014

Report: men's 3000m first round – Sopot 2014

You have to take your hat off to Caleb Ndiku, which is more than the Kenyan did himself when it came to the crunch in the second of the two first-round heats.

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