A star-studded women's long jump field and top men's shot put clash have been announced for the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea in Florence, with exactly one month to go until the Wanda Diamond League meeting.
Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.
Given New Zealand’s status as a hot bed of world-class throws talent, it was little surprise that the shot, discus and hammer circles provided the headline acts at the International Track Meet in Christchurch – the opening World Athletics Continental Tour meeting of 2021.
After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.
The strongest shot put field ever assembled on US soil is the latest event confirmed for the 2020 Prefontaine Classic, part of the Wanda Diamond League, in Eugene on 6-7 June.
Tom Walsh became the first man to win back-to-back shot put titles in the IAAF Diamond League, winning at the AG Memorial Van Damme with 22.30m.
Four months of high-octane action, 12 enthralling qualifying meetings, and 16 newly-crowned champions in Zurich last week. The 2019 IAAF Diamond League now boils down to the AG Memorial van Damme in Brussels, the second final in the series, which will see another 16 winners crowned on Thursday and Friday (5-6).
The world’s best shot put battle returns to the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, as the clash for No.1 continues between USA’s Ryan Crouser and New Zealander Tom Walsh in Stanford on 30 June.