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Report07 Jun 2018

Samba’s momentum continues in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

A stunning meeting record of 47.60 by Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba in the men’s 400m hurdles proved the highlight of the Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday night (7), the fifth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.

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Report15 Jun 2017

Barshim breaks Sotomayor’s meeting record with 2.38m in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

Mutaz Essa Barshim finally released meeting organiser Steinar Hoen from his personal pain here at the Oslo Bislett Games, the season’s fifth IAAF Diamond League meeting, by breaking the Bislett Stadium’s 28-year-old high jump record of 2.37m on Thursday (15).

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Report23 Jun 2016

Sprint double for Ivory Coast but hosts South Africa dominate at African Championships

Ivorian speedsters dominated the sprint finals, and East African athletes swept the podium in the women’s 5000m, but South African athletes raked in 10 medals to open a gap at the top of the medals table at the African Championships in Durban on Thursday (23).

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Report11 Jun 2016

Ahoure powers to African 100m record of 10.78 in Florida

Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast broke the African 100m record when running 10.78 (1.6m/s) at the Star Athletics Pro Meet in Montverde, Florida on Saturday (11).

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News10 Jun 2015

Oslo press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

The three finest high jumpers of the new generation – Mutaz Essa Barshim, Bogdan Bondarenko and Ivan Ukhov – gathered in Oslo’s City Hall on Wednesday (10) to speak about tomorrow’s IAAF Diamond League event where, once again, they will seek to surpass the longstanding world record of 2.45m set 22 years ago by Cuba’s Javier Sotomayor.

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News27 May 2015

Oslo lines up the world's top sprinters – IAAF Diamond League

One of the world’s leading sprinters, Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown, will make her long-awaited debut at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo when she competes in the 100m at this year’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 11 June.

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Report25 Feb 2015

Nelvis hurdles world-leading 7.83 to upstage Lavillenie and Barshim in Malmo

Sharika Nelvis upstaged global superstars Renaud Lavillenie and Mutaz Barshim with the performance of the night at the Malmo Games, the US sprint hurdler flying to a world-leading 60m hurdles time of 7.83 on Wednesday (25).

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Previews19 Feb 2015

Farah gets his 2015 season underway in Birmingham

Home star Mo Farah will definitely be the star attraction at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, the fifth and final IAAF Indoor Permit meeting of the season, in Birmingham on Saturday (21).

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Report15 Feb 2015

Two world bests – one expected and one surprise – fall at Millrose Games

The 108th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games, held at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory on Saturday (14), produced two world bests and five world-leading marks.

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News29 Dec 2014

Jeter and Ahoure set to duel over 60m in Birmingham

Top sprinters Carmelita Jeter and Murielle Ahoure will grace the women’s 60m at the 2015 Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, in Birmingham on 21 February, the organisers announced on Monday (29).

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Report14 Aug 2014

Souleiman, Ndiku and Ahoure among winners on final day of African Championships

The 2014 African Championships in Marrakech drew to a close on Thursday (14) as no fewer than 15 titles were decided. One of the most hotly contested of those, the men’s 1500m, was the last individual event on the programme and it did not disappoint.

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News02 Jun 2014

Felix to run in Oslo for first time – IAAF Diamond League

Olympic champion Allyson Felix will be looking to put an injury-plagued 2013 behind her and re-establish herself as the dominant force in 200m running at the Bislett Games on 11 June, the fifth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League.

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