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Report31 May 2018

Samba sizzles 47.48 Asian record in Rome - IAAF Diamond League

Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba produced a superbly judged performance in the 400m hurdles to highlight the action on the track at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea in Rome, the fourth leg of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, on Thursday (31).

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Press Release17 Apr 2017

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified…

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Report07 Feb 2017

Dibaba breaks world 2000m record in Sabadell

World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba added to her growing list of record-breaking achievements by breaking the world 2000m record* at the Miting Internacional de Catalunya in the Spanish city of Sabadell on Tuesday (7).

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News25 Apr 2016

Home stars Schippers and Hassan to star in Hengelo

Organisers of the AA Drink FBK Games have confirmed that world 200m champion Dafne Schippers and world indoor 1500m champion Sifan Hassan will compete in front of their home crowd at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Hengelo on 22 May.

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Report14 Feb 2016

Kazmirek gets world-leading heptathlon total in Tallinn – indoor round-up

Germany’s Kai Kazmirek put together a world-leading heptathlon total of 6111 points at the International Combined Events Meeting in the Estonian capital of Tallinn on Sunday (14).

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Report08 Feb 2015

Willis's mile win leads the string of indoor superlatives in Boston

The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center saw another world best, a world junior best, and six world-leading marks at the 20th edition of the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting now known as the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (7).

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News07 Jan 2015

Defar and Lagat set to return to Boston

When Meseret Defar and Bernard Lagat compete at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on 7 February, both will be marking milestones in their careers at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.

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Report17 Jun 2014

Seven world leads and five meeting records in Ostrava

Brave efforts in the middle distances by Genzebe Dibaba and Caleb Ndiku and Justin Gatlin’s world-leading dash in the 100m were among the highlights of a thoroughly entertaining 53rd edition of Ostrava’s Golden Spike on Tuesday (17).

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Previews15 Jun 2014

Three world record attempts, Lavillenie and Merritt set to highlight Ostrava meeting

Three planned world record assaults and appearances by world leaders Justin Gatlin, Renaud Lavillenie and LaShawn Merritt are just some of the highlights expected at the 53rd Golden Spike meeting on Tuesday (17).

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News21 May 2014

World record-holders Spotakova, Dibaba and Kiplagat added to Ostrava fields

Barbora Spotakova’s streak of seven podium finishes at Ostrava’s Golden Spike meeting came to an end last year as the javelin world record-holder was on a baby break, but the Czech star will make a popular return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting on 17 June.

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Report15 Feb 2014

Lagat’s US 2000m record highlights Millrose Games

Bernard Lagat provided the highlight of the 107th NYRR Millrose Games, the oldest invitational athletics meeting in the USA, when he set a US 2000m indoor record of 4:54.74 at the Armory in New York on Saturday (15).

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Report08 Feb 2014

World indoor records for US 4x800m quartet and Mary Cain over 1000m in Boston

The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, delivered the expected world indoor 4x800m record* as a US All Stars team led home by Erik Sowinski clocked 7:13.11 on Saturday (8).

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