Bouncing back from his first 100m defeat since 2019, Trayvon Bromell won the 100m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Gateshead on Tuesday evening (13) to re-establish himself as the favourite for gold at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Thompson-Herah clocks 10.71, Bol wins 400m hurdles in 52.81 and Simbine breaks African 100m record with 9.84
Many events at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – on Monday and Tuesday (5-6) will offer a sneak preview of what may happen at the Olympic Games in a few weeks’ time.
The Dutch team for the Tokyo Olympic Games has been announced, with double world champion Sifan Hassan named for three events.
There was success for the host nation Poland on an action-packed first evening of competition at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, with Joanna Jozwik and Patryk Dobek teaming up to win the 2x2x400m.
For the hundreds of world-class athletes who made the journey to Poland for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, this hasn’t been a straightforward task, and the same goes for all those who have worked tirelessly to make the event possible.
One of the best performances so far at the European Indoor Championships came in the last final of the day as Italy’s Lamont Marcell Jacobs powered to 60m gold in 6.47 in Torun on Saturday (6).
The nature of his recent victories had hinted at a big breakthrough, but even Elliot Giles appeared surprised when he crossed the line in 1:43.63 to win the men's 800m at the Copernicus Cup – part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour – in Torun on Wednesday (17).
Selemon Barega clocked a 3:34.62 world-leading run in the 1500m to highlight the Meeting Metz Moselle Athlélor, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver meeting, in the northeastern French city on Saturday (6).
First six-metre clearance for Lavillenie since 2016.