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Report07 Aug 2019

Pérez wins discus in dramatic fashion at Pan-American Games

After the marathon and 20km race walk events, held in previous dates, athletics took centre stage at the 18th edition of the Pan-American Games with the beginning of the track and field programme on Tuesday (6).

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Report16 Jun 2019

All's well that ends well for Dacres in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres ended the night with an IAAF Diamond League record and world lead in the men’s discus after successfully appealing against the disqualification of his third-round throw at the Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme in Rabat on Sunday (16).

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News05 Nov 2018

Dacres and Miller-Uibo named NACAC athletes of the year

Jamaican discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and Bahamian sprinter Shaunae Miller-Uibo have been named the NACAC (North American, Central American and Caribbean) athletes of 2018.

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Series11 Oct 2018

Fedrick Dacres - I love throwing because…

Fedrick Dacres has put Jamaican discus throwing on the map. The 2018 IAAF Diamond League winner and Continental Cup champion explains where his love for the event comes from.

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Report31 Aug 2018

Ibarguen concludes Diamond double in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

Caterine Ibarguen’s unlikely double diamond ambitions reached fruition at the 42nd Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday (31) as the Colombian star added the IAAF Diamond League title in the long jump to the triple jump title she took in Zurich just over 24 hours earlier.

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Report13 Aug 2018

Dacres and Little the standout performers on final day of NACAC Championships

Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres and USA’s Shamier Little produced superlative performances on Sunday (12), the final day of the third NACAC Championships, a competition that saw 27 records set or broken during the three-day event at Varsity Stadium in Toronto.

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Report30 Jun 2018

Semenya’s 1:54.25 one of seven world leads in Paris - IAAF Diamond League

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya ran a race of brutal simplicity at the Meeting de Paris IAAF Diamond League stop at the Charlety Stadium on Saturday (30) to record her fastest ever time of 1:54.25 – putting her fourth on the all-time world list - after leading from gun to tape.

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Report10 Jun 2018

Echevarria sails windy 8.83m in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

Echevarria sails windy 8.83m in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

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News07 Jun 2018

Stockholm’s top three moments – IAAF Diamond League

In three days’ time, the IAAF Diamond League moves to Stockholm for the sixth meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the Swedish capital's Olympic Stadium.

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Report31 May 2018

World leads for Manyonga and Lasitskene top infield action in Rome - IAAF Diamond League

Luvo Manyonga continues to demonstrate that, when it comes to men’s long jumping, he is human dynamite.

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Feature20 Jun 2017

Giant hopes growing for Dacres after first Diamond League win in Stockholm

At the press conference held in Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium a day before it hosted the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, Jamaica’s affable giant of a discus thrower, Fedrick Dacres, was asked:  “Were you just a skinny kid when you started?"

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Report18 Jun 2017

Lasitskene extends winning streak in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Maria Lasitskene underlined her position as overwhelming favourite to retain the world high jump title this summer as she produced her fifth jump this season of 2.00m or higher – easily enough to earn maximum IAAF Diamond League points in Stockholm at the Bauhaus Galan on Sunday (18).

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