When the athletes on the start line for women’s 400m Hurdles semi-finals were announced to the crowd, one of them drew a significantly bigger reaction than any other – Natalya Antyukh of Russia.
Diamonds may be cool, like ice, but the competition in the Shanghai IAAF Diamond League on Saturday (18) will be anything but.
The women’s 400m Hurdles at the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, will provide a preview of the World Championships as the reigning Olympic and World champions the Diamond League Race winner.
There was a time when going off to practice was the easy part of Lashinda Demus's day. She was not just balancing being a mother and a professional athlete, she was doing it the hard way - with twins.