As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we remember five surprising gold medal winners at past editions of the biennial event.
Global champions Keshorn Walcott and Jehue Gordon enjoyed contrasting wins at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain on the final day of the Trinidad and Tobago Championships on Sunday (28).
Following their fantastic feats already in this season’s IAAF Diamond League, all eyes will be on Renaud Lavillenie and Pedro Pablo Pichardo at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meeting in Rome on Thursday (4).
Jehue Gordon, Tori Bowie, Aleec Harris, Jasmin Stowers, Tony McQuay and Sharika Nelvis have been added to the line-up for the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City on 13 June, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced today (6).
The Prefontaine Classic men’s 400m hurdles will be one of the most competitive events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 29-30 May.
The IAAF Diamond League opened in Doha on 9 May with one dominant thrower in action – New Zealand’s Valerie Adams notching her 46th straight victory in the women’s shot put – and now it’s the turn of Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovic to try to impress in Shanghai on Sunday (18).
USA’s London 2012 Olympic Games and 2011 IAAF World Championships triple jump gold medallist Christian Taylor will make his 2014 debut in his specialist event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, China, on Sunday (18).
Ahead of the 2013 World Athletics Gala in Monaco, two young world champions – Trinidad and Tobago's 400m hurdler Jehue Gordon and US 100m hurdler Brianna Rollins – were described as ‘the future of the sport’ by another former young world champion, Ato Boldon, on Friday (15).
To the naked eye, it was almost impossible to tell who won the dramatic men's 400m Hurdles final at the IAAF World Championships on Thursday, but Trinidad and Tobago's Jehue Gordon knew.
There is no stronger love from a stadium full of fans for their sport than when an athlete can ask for silence, and get it. Bohan Bondarenko had all of Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow hanging on his every jump on Thursday evening on the sixth day of competition at the IAAF World Championships.