Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.
To anyone looking at the results from afar, Lauren Bruce’s Oceania hammer record of 73.47m last September seemed something of an anomaly.
Remembering Kamila Skolimoska, the first Olympic women's hammer throw champion, on the anniversary of her historic victory at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Today marks the anniversaries of three very significant historic world records which were all set in 1960 in Walnut, California.
Four-time world hammer champion Pawel Fajdek, double world pole vault medallist Piotr Lisek and European 400m champion Justyna Swiety-Ersetic are just some of the Polish stars set to compete at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Silesia on 6 September.
It was a busy weekend – in relative terms, of course – across Europe with competitions taking place in Finland, Serbia, Czech Republic, Norway and Hungary.
Deanna Price’s hammer career almost ended before it even got going.
Recently crowned world champions Pawel Fajdek of Poland and DeAnna Price of the USA topped the end-of-year standings for the 2019 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge. Fajdek won the challenge for the fifth time, adding to victories in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. For Price, it was her first finish atop the standings.
Pawel Fajdek of Poland may not be able to win Olympic medals in the hammer but he can’t stop winning world titles.