With just one week to go before voting for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year concludes, here’s a closer look at this year's men’s and women’s nominees in the middle and long-distance events.
Selemon Barega's world U20 record* in the 5000m and Christian Coleman’s dominant victory in the 100m highlighted the action on the track at the Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday (31), the second of two 2018 IAAF Diamond League finals.
Birmingham Diamond League men report
Emmanuel Korir ran the fastest 800m since 2012, clocking 1:42.05, to light up the second day of the Anniversary Games in London on Sunday (22), the 11th meeting in the IAAF Diamond League.
A USA quartet broke the world indoor record* in the women's 4x800m to highlight the 111th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday (3).
Ronald Kwemoi clocked an impressive 3:30.89 Kenyan all-comers record in the 1500m to highlight the second and final day of the Kenyan World Championships Trials in Nairobi on Saturday (24).