Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.
New Zealand’s two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams produced a stunning return to form to post her longest throw for five years with a 19.65m effort at the Sir Graeme Douglas International, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, on Saturday (27).
Martinot-Lagarde debuts with 7.54 in Miramas, Walsh and Adams notch shot put wins in Hastings
After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.
In her first competition for almost 18 months, two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams achieved an Olympic qualifying mark of 18.65m.
World pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams will make a different type of history on Friday when they become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following the governance reforms introduced in 2016.
We’re reaching the final stretch in our countdown to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018. Today, we visit with New Zealand shot put superstar Valerie Adams, who clinched four successive world indoor titles from 2008-2014 during a glorious period of dominance in her event. Adams reflects on her memories of competing across six IAAF World Indoor Championships and what the biennial event means to her.
Rio 2016 Olympic Games champion Michelle Carter brought her season to an end with a win but the Diamond Trophy went to Valerie Adams at the special city centre shot put competition held ahead of the main IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Thursday (8).