He is already a world and Olympic champion and the owner of the second-best triple jump of all time but what Christian Taylor really wants is competition.
Kenya’s world champion Julius Yego and his Czech predecessor Vitezslav Vesely will be part of an outstanding javelin competition at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on 16 June, organisers of the Bauhaus-Galan announced on Thursday (26).
World silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman is looking forward to performing on Chinese soil again when he spearheads a world-class javelin field at the star-studded IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday (14).
Organisers of the Golden Spike in Ostrava have announced that world champion Julius Yego, world silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman and 2013 world champion Vitezslav Vesely will clash in the javelin at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on 20 May.
The Kenyan men’s 4x400m squad brought the curtain down on the athletics competitions at the All-Africa Games with a win in a Games record of 3:00.34 and a thrilling duel with favourites Botswana on Thursday (17).
When athletes mention disruption to their preparations coming into a major championship, they are usually speaking about injuries, or viruses, or even what’s usually known as ‘niggles’. The common dominator is, it’s all about them.
The 2015 IAAF World Challenge circuit will end on Sunday (13) in the Raul Guidobaldi Stadium in the Italian town of Rieti but proceedings get underway on Saturday with the final event in the men’s IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.
There was promise for a high-quality javelin competition after some great throws earlier this season and tonight’s final didn’t disappoint.
Almaz Ayana opened her 2015 campaign last month by running the fastest 5000m on Asian soil. Another continent, a different event, but the feat she achieved at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rabat on Sunday (14) was essentially the same.
The 8th edition of the Meeting International Mohammed VI in Rabat, Morocco’s top annual athletics event and an IAAF World Challenge meeting, will have Bogdan Bondarenko, Kirani James and Allyson Felix among its stars on 14 June, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).
The Confederation of African Athletics has announced the Africa team for the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup to be held in Marrakech, Morocco on 13-14 September.