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News16 Jul 2016

Ayana targets double gold as Ethiopia announce team for Rio

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana will seek to become just the second woman in history to win Olympic gold in both the 5000m and 10,000m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next month.

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News25 May 2016

Perkovic looking for long throws in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

London 2012 Olympic Games champion Sandra Perkovic will head the women’s discus field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, actually competing at the famed Prefontaine Classic on Friday night (27), although the main programme will be on Saturday.

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Previews04 Jan 2016

Campaccio kick starts the 2016 IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings

The 59th edition of Campaccio, the first IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of 2016, will feature an impressive men’s field including 2014 Campaccio winner Albert Rop, Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Thomas Longosiwa, 2011 world cross-country champion Imane Merga and his Ethiopian compatriot Yasin Haji on Wednesday (6).

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News04 May 2015

Throwing stars Kovacs and Perkovic set to wow Doha – IAAF Diamond League

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).

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Report14 Jun 2014

Harting in a hurry but grabs New York meeting record – IAAF Diamond League

Robert Harting's travel itinerary for his first trip to New York wouldn't have been anyone's first choice. After arriving from Germany at 6pm on Friday night, he was awake early for the ride out to Randall's Island from Manhattan for the start of the competition at the IAAF Diamond League meeting before turning around and boarding a plane back to Europe a few hours later.

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Report01 Jun 2014

Obiri breaks her own US all-comers 1500m record in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Despite feeling a bit fatigued, Kenya's Hellen Obiri was confident in the strength and duration of her kick at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday (31).

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News24 Mar 2014

Chemos leads a loaded steeplechase field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Kenya’s Milcah Chemos will bring her gold-medal smile and steeplechase talent back to the Prefontaine Classic in what is shaping up as a Kenya v Ethiopia battle over the barriers on 31 May, organisers for the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (24).

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Report24 Nov 2013

Bett battles for his win in Alcobendas but Assefa breezes to victory

Kenya’s Emmanuel Bett and Ethiopia’s Sofia Assefa took the victories at the 32nd Cross Internacional de la Constitución in the Madrid suburb of Alcobendas on Sunday (24).

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Report13 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 3000m Steeplechase final – Moscow 2013

One of the curious anomalies in World Championship history prior to Moscow was that no Kenyan woman had ever landed this title. Not anymore.

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Report10 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 3000m Steeplechase heats – Moscow 2013

Milcah Chemos’s quest for a long-awaited global gold medal was made easier before she even took to the start-line for this evening’s 3000m Steeplechase heats.

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Previews07 Aug 2013

Women's 3000m Steeplechase – Preview

Of the six Russian athletes who will defend their World titles in Moscow, Yuliya Zaripova is one of the host nation’s biggest hopes of winning a second successive gold medal.

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