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News08 Jul 2016

Edward, Ashmeade and Lemaitre take on Bolt in London – IAAF Diamond League

After withdrawing from last weekend’s Jamaican Championships with a hamstring injury, Usain Bolt has confirmed that he will be fit to compete in the 200m at the Müller Anniversary Games on Friday 22 July. Meanwhile, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London have added three more top sprinters to the field.

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Report29 Aug 2015

Report: men's 4x100m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on a spine-tingling evening of athletics by anchoring Jamaica to a fourth successive men’s 4x100m title and extended his record-breaking personal haul of IAAF World Championships gold medals to 11 on Saturday night.

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News20 May 2015

Five sub-20 sprinters entered for Eugene 200m – IAAF Diamond League

The men’s 200m at the Prefontaine Classic on 30 May, the next leg of the IAAF Diamond League, will feature five men with PBs faster than 20 seconds.

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Report04 May 2015

Men's 4x200m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

This event provided one of the highlights of the 2014 IAAF World Relays but this year it turned into a comedy of errors for both Jamaica and the USA.

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Previews29 Apr 2015

Men's 4x200m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Last year, the Jamaican quartet of Nickel Ashmeade, Warren Weir, Jermaine Brown and Yohan Blake flew to a world record of 1:18.63, breaking a 20-year-old mark held by a famed Santa Monica Track Club team, to provide one of the highlights of the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

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News25 Apr 2015

Bolt and Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s team for the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Sprint superstars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s 44-strong squad that will go across the Caribbean to the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, which will be staged in Nassau on 2-3 May.

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Report28 Aug 2014

Simpson and Campbell-Brown triumph in Zurich after tight finishes – IAAF Diamond League

Several races at the first of this year’s IAAF Diamond League finals had thrilling finishes but the one that had the packed Letzigrund Stadium gasping was the women’s 1500m, when the USA’s Jenny Simpson held off a desperate charge from Shannon Rowbury to win in 3:59.92, just 0.01 ahead of her compatriot on Thursday (28).

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Previews27 Aug 2014

Zurich all set for 16 Diamond Race deciders – IAAF Diamond League

The first of two IAAF Diamond League finals will take place at the famous Weltklasse meeting in Zurich with no fewer than 16 Diamond Races to be concluded on Thursday.

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Report24 Aug 2014

Child’s play for Spencer, Harper Nelson cleans up in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

Kaliese Spencer confirmed her status as currently the world’s No.1 400m hurdler with another emphatic win at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, while Dawn Harper Nelson ran clean over all 10 barriers to win a thrilling 100m hurdles tussle with Queen Harrison on Sunday (24).

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Series13 Jul 2014

Work, rest and play – Nickel Ashmeade

We chat to Nickel Ashmeade, a member of the Jamaican quartet that stormed to 4x100m relay victory at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, about his life at work, rest and play.

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Report11 Jul 2014

Hassan beats Aregawi again with a meeting record in Glasgow – IAAF Diamond League

Just six days after setting a Dutch record of 3:57.00 in Paris last Saturday, Sifan Hassan produced another fantastic 1500m finish to beat Abeba Aregawi in a meeting record of 4:00.67 at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, at Hampden Park on Friday (11).

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Previews23 May 2014

Men’s 4x200m preview – IAAF World Relays

The world best in this seldom-run event is a 1:18.68 by the Santa Monica Track Club at the 1994 Mt SAC Relays. Twenty years later, it’s probably going to see its most serious challenge since 2003, which was the last time any team ran faster than 1:20.

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