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.
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).
For most of the 800m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Thursday (9), it looked as though Olympic champion and world record-holder David Rudisha was going to follow up his victory in New York exactly according to plan.
Following their fantastic feats already in this season’s IAAF Diamond League, all eyes will be on Renaud Lavillenie and Pedro Pablo Pichardo at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meeting in Rome on Thursday (4).
It was a weekend of old rivalries, surprise packages and huge opening statements as the 2015 Diamond Race got underway in Doha and Shanghai.
The 'Abdijcross' in Kerkrade put together arguably their best ever fields for the 50th running which played host to a Kenyan double on Sunday (19).