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Report09 Jul 2016

Rollins wins 100m hurdles showdown at US Olympic Trials

Marketing and nationalistic fervor cause signs at the US Olympic Trials to proclaim this is the toughest team to make. Yet there has been some evidence of that. It was indisputably the case in the women’s 100m hurdles Friday (09) night, the seventh day of the U.S. selection competition. In a field so deep, there was inevitability of a fast hurdler being left behind. Turns out it was the fastest.

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Report31 Dec 2015

Kigen and Masai win at Madrid's San Silvestre Vallecana

Kenya’s Mike Kigen and Linet Masai produced commanding wins at Madrid’s famous San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Thursday (31).

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Previews29 Dec 2015

Kemboi, Jager and Masai among vast array of talent in Madrid

Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race and arguably the most prestigious of the myriad New Year’s Eve races around the world, offers quality line-ups in both the men’s and women’s categories on Thursday night (31).

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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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Feature05 Jul 2015

Jager hopes to turn Paris tumble into Beijing gold

Bitter disappointment is not the normal post-race emotion when an athlete breaks an area record, but that’s what Evan Jager felt when he crossed the finish line at the end of the 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday night.

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News23 Mar 2015

Steeplechase stars summit in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The world’s top steeplechasers will be heading to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 30 May for what could almost be a rehearsal of the battle for the medals at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (23).

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Report14 Sep 2014

Report: men's 3000m steeplechase – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

World leader and Diamond Race winner Jairus Birech finished off his stellar steeplechase season with another victory in the stadium where he won at the African Championships last month, clocking 8:13.18 to finish ahead of USA’s Evan Jager.

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News08 Jan 2014

Lagat headlines Millrose 2000m field

This year’s Millrose Games on 16 February will play host to the Paavo Nurmi 2000m, honouring the legacy of the multiple Olympic gold medallist who in 1925 set a world indoor record over the distance at The Armory.

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Feature14 Dec 2012

No wonder Jager is a steeplechase success

It’s September 2012 and Evan Jager is sitting centre court in a gymnasium in his hometown of Algonquin in Illinois, watching a high school dance routine.

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