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Report24 Jul 2016

USA steals the show on climactic final day in Bydgoszcz

After six thrilling days of action, perhaps this was the only appropriate climax.

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Report24 Jul 2016

Report: women's high jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

Ukraine’s Yuliya Levchenko led the 2016 world outdoor U20 list with a 1.95m clearance but world U18 champion Michaela Hruba, who already boasts sizeable experience at senior level, produced one of her best jumps of the summer campaign to claim her second global title in as many years.

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Report19 Jun 2016

Spotakova throws world lead of 66.87m at Czech Championships

Barbora Spotakova showed she is well on track to take her third successive Olympic javelin title later this summer when throwing a 66.87m to win the Czech Championships in Tabor on Sunday (19).

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Feature18 Jul 2015

Hruba stands tall in Cali

When it comes to the high jump, size matters. Never was that more in evidence than on Friday night in Cali, Colombia as Czech high jumper Michaela Hruba, who stands at 1.88m in her socks, confirmed her sizeable reputation as one of the event’s future stars.

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Report18 Jul 2015

Championship records for Taki and Piskunov in Cali

On an unforgettable day for global 1500m running, Kumari Taki ensured day three of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 would also be ignited by a stellar metric mile performance as he smashed the boys’ championship record courtesy of a bold front-running display on Friday (17).

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Report18 Jul 2015

Girls' high jump – IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

With a dominant display of jumping, Czech Republic’s Michaela Hruba confirmed her vast potential when winning her first major international title in the girls’ high jump at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Friday night (17), her biggest clearance of 1.90m giving her a vast eight-centimetre winning margin.

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Report15 Jul 2015

Sani Brown gets opening morning in Cali off to a flying start

Barely 30 minutes after the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 got under way in the Colombian city, jaws dropped in the Pascual Guerrero stadium as Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown sped to a championship record of 10.30 in the first heat of the 100m on Wednesday morning (15).

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Previews14 Jul 2015

Girls' high jump preview – IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015

In a field of considerable depth, Czech Republic’s Michaela Hruba stands out as the favourite.

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Report21 Aug 2014

Chepngetich, Halasz, Sebsibe and Swoboda continue their Youth Olympic Games gold medal quest

‘Coming events cast their shadow before them’ is a well-known Chinese proverb and its meaning proved perfectly apt as a busy second athletics session provided some key pointers for the finals which lie ahead at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Thursday (21).

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Report01 Jun 2014

Halasz sets world youth hammer best in Baku

Hungarian hammer thrower Bence Halasz was the star performer at the European Trials for the Youth Olympic Games, setting a world youth best of 87.16m in Baku at the three-day competition (30 May-1 June).

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