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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: women's 800m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Caster Semenya starts a red-hot favourite to upgrade on her Olympic silver medal from four years ago after enjoying a peerless campaign.

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News05 May 2016

Doha press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

The traditional pre-meeting press conference of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha took place on Thursday (5) and the emphasis was very much on how the series, now in its seventh season, directly laid the foundations for many an elite athlete’s road to Rio.

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News25 Apr 2016

Five more Diamond Race winners confirmed for Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI have confirmed that five more Diamond Race winners from last year will be in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on 22 May.

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News30 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – middle distance

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best middle-distance performances of the year.

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Report03 Sep 2015

Ayana wins the battle of the world champions in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

The highly publicised duel between a trio of gold medallists from the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 in the women’s 3000m was supposed to be one of the highlights of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich and so it proved, with Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana coming out on top on Thursday.

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Report29 Aug 2015

Report: women's 800m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Kenya’s defending champion Euince Sum ended up having to settle for the bronze medal on this occasion after a tense and enthralling three-way battle down to home straight as Marina Arzamasova returned the world 800m title to Europe on Saturday.

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News06 Aug 2015

Three more star-studded fields announced for Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

With just four weeks to go until the 2015 edition of the Weltklasse Zürich, the first of this year's IAAF Diamond League finals, the meeting organisers were able to announce sparkling entry lists for another three events on Thursday (6).

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News01 Aug 2015

Defending champions Kemboi, Sum, Kiprop and Kiplagat lead Kenya’s team for Beijing

Following the conclusion of the national trials, Athletics Kenya selected 46 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 later this month.

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Report25 Jul 2015

National 100m records for Schippers and Asher-Smith in London – IAAF Diamond League

Dafne Schippers brought day two of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London to a record-breaking conclusion at the Olympic Stadium when she sliced 0.02 from her Dutch record to win the women’s 100m in 10.92 at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on Saturday (25).

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Report04 Jul 2015

Van Niekerk makes history in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

Wayde Van Niekerk made a little bit of history at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris when he became the first African to run faster than 44 seconds for one lap of the track, when he ran 43.96 on Saturday (4).

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Report31 May 2015

Barshim soars, sprinters fly in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Mutaz Essa Barshim rekindled his Hayward Field magic and added to his growing resume in the high jump at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, going over a meeting record of 2.41m on Saturday (30).

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News22 Apr 2015

All eyes on Wilson in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Expectations are high for US 800m star Ajee’ Wilson this summer and she will get a chance to impress in front of a home audience at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May after the meeting organisers announced their women’s 800m field on Wednesday (22).

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