Judging by their early season form, shot putter Joe Kovacs and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic are poised to produce fireworks at the Doha 2015 meeting on 15 May, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (4).
A gold medal appears to be the price of admission into the men’s shot put at the 41st Prefontaine Classic, part of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League series, at Eugene’s historic Hayward Field on 29-30 May.
Local stars Sandra Perkovic, Blanka Vlasic and Ana Simic will command much of the spotlight in the Croatian capital Zagreb at the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial, the penultimate IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2014, on Tuesday (2).
The ISTAF Berlin meeting, part of the IAAF World Challenge, will see nine Olympic, 15 world and 15 European champions lining up on the blue track of Berlin’s iconic Olympic stadium on Sunday (31).
Mariya Kuchina may not be the world leader, but she has still been the most consistent female high jumper this year. She has also shown she has strong nerves and that quality was particularly on display when winning her discipline at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich on Thursday (28).
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.
USA’s Tianna Bartoletta, who arrived in Stockholm with the top four women’s long jumps of 2014 to her credit, announced on the eve of this IAAF Diamond League meeting that she was competitive about everything, including “who can load the dishwasher fastest.”
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).
With almost everyone's eyes fixated on the clock on Friday (30) on the eve of the main competition programme for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Galen Rupp remained focused on competing, unmoved by time.
The 40th edition of the Prefontaine Classic on 31 May, a 2014 IAAF Diamond League meeting, has put together a superb men's shot put field which will feature every global championship gold medallist since 2011, the meeting organisers announced on Wednesday (12).
Nine reigning World champions and 20 individual Olympic medallists from London will lead the US team at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August.