In the latest of our series in which athletes recall their World U18 Championships memories, USA's 2011 world 110m hurdles champion Jason Richardson reflects on winning the rarely achieved 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles double at the 2003 edition in Sherbrooke, Canada.
Usain Bolt may have been the star of the non-Diamond Race action, but it was his stable-mate Zharnel Hughes who produced the sparkle in the men’s 200m, the best of the six events with points at stake on day one of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday (24).
US Olympians Christian Taylor, Jason Richardson, and Aries Merritt met with the press at Hayward Field after the morning session on Friday (25) at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014.
Every lane is set to be shining with medallists in the 110m hurdles on 31 May at the Prefontaine Classic, the third leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League.
If the opening round heats had a distinctly American odour, the fragrance was unmistakably Russian after the semi-finals as Sergey Shubenkov led the qualifiers for the final later tonight.
Nine reigning World champions and 20 individual Olympic medallists from London will lead the US team at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August.
A double gold medallist at the IAAF World Youth Championships is quite rare, but there are a few athletes who look capable of achieving that feat at this year’s edition in Donetsk, Ukraine on July 10-14.
Olympic Pole Vault champion Renaud Lavillenie may not yet have the same medal collection as the legendary Sergey Bubka, but on Thursday (4) in Lausanne at Athletissima 2013, the eighth leg of the IAAF Diamond League, the Frenchman could achieve something that even the great World record-holder did not manage.