Elaine Thompson won her 14th straight 100m race at the Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athletisme, the tenth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League, in Rabat on Sunday (16).
Up until one month ago, the women’s 400m hurdles looked set to be one of the most open events of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Speaking at the press conference ahead of the Golden Spike meeting on Friday 20 May, Usain Bolt outlined his intentions to run well below 10 seconds for 100m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava, provided the weather played ball.
The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (6), the opening meeting of the 2016 series, has once again assembled a plethora of the sport’s biggest names with Omar McLeod, Christian Taylor, Dafne Schippers and Almaz Ayana to mention just four.
Organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI have confirmed that five more Diamond Race winners from last year will be in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on 22 May.
World champions Ashton Eaton and Zuzana Hejnova are among the latest stars confirmed to compete at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on 20 May, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced on Thursday (21).
World champion Dafne Schippers will compete in the 100m at the Doha 2016 meeting on 6 May in what promises to be one of the most anticipated events at the opening competition of the IAAF Diamond League series.
Sergey Shubenkov and Zuzana Hejnova have earned the most votes in the hurdles category in the first round of voting for the 2015 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.
As befits the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, with the Weltklasse Zurich coming just a few days after the end of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, the famous Swiss meeting will feature a plethora of world champions on Thursday (3).
Zuzana Hejnova came to Beijing to defend her world title from Moscow two year, and after an injury-stricken 2014, in the final she had to deal with the whole new generation of fast and fierce ladies.