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News24 May 2017

Rising talent ready to challenge in Eugene 400m – IAAF Diamond League

LaShawn Merritt has won the Prefontaine Classic an unprecedented five times, but this year's 400m on 27 May in Eugene, the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League, has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him.

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News22 Mar 2017

Barshim, Thompson and Schippers among the first signees in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

A slew of Olympic and world champions will kick off their outdoor seasons at the Doha 2017 meeting in the Qatari capital on 5 May, the first stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

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Previews10 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 400m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 400m final set new standards over one lap of the track. Never before had three men broken 44 seconds in the same race, and there is high anticipation that there could be a repeat of that three-way duel in Rio.

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Report15 May 2016

Goodwin soars to 8.45m long jump in Guadeloupe

Marquise Goodwin soared to a personal best and world lead of 8.45m (0.8m/s) when winning the men's long jump at the Meeting Region Guadeloupe on Saturday evening (14).

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News11 May 2016

400m meeting record under threat in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The men’s 400m rivalry between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a fifth time on 28 May; after sub-44 races in the past two years, it is possible that one of the oldest meeting records at the IAAF Diamond League competition could take a tumble.

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Report06 May 2016

Brooks upsets the favourites in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Tia Brooks twice improved on her personal best to win the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha with 19.48m and become the first winner of a Diamond Race discipline in 2016 after she managed an upset victory on Friday (6).

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Report17 Apr 2016

World leads tumble in Nassau

Kirani James’s 44.36 victory in the 400m was among several world-leading performances at the Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational in Nassau on Saturday (16).

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News29 Mar 2016

Barshim and Haroun out to impress home fans in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Local heroes Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abdalelah Haroun will be out to impress their home fans at the opening IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2016, which see the series start in Doha on 6 May.

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Report03 Sep 2015

Merritt gets 400m revenge but James takes Diamond Race in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

The first three men in the IAAF World Championships 400m last week were the first three home at the Weltklasse Zurich, but the order was completely different on a chilly night at the first of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League finals, as USA’s LaShawn Merritt produced a perfectly executed race to win over one lap of Zurich’s famous Letzigrund stadium in 44.18.

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Report30 Aug 2015

Report: men's 4x400m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Once again, the closing event of the IAAF World Championships, the men’s 4x400m relay, did not disappoint as this time around it produced a battle that kept spectators on the edge of their seats until the very last few seconds.

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Report26 Aug 2015

Report: men’s 400m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa won a scintillating men’s 400m final in the Bird’s Nest on Wednesday night, leading three men under 44 seconds – the first time this has ever happened.

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News20 Aug 2015

Five Olympic champions added to Zurich line-up – IAAF Diamond League

Two weeks prior to the annual gathering of athletics stars at Letzigrund Stadium, organisers of the Weltklasse Zurich have announced the star cast for the men’s 400m, 800m, and 1500m for the first of the IAAF Diamond League finals on 3 September.

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