Jemma Reekie and Andy Pozzi produced the standout performances at the 13th Triveneto Meeting in Trieste, Italy, on Saturday (1), as the international athletics season continued its return in Italy, the European country hardest hit by this year's coronavirus pandemic.
It was quite fitting that the meeting at which Trayvon Bromell ran his fastest 100m for more than four years – a 9.90 clocking in Clermont on Friday (24) – was called ‘Back To The Track’.
Austrian combined events star Ivana Dadic tallied 6325 points in a one-hour heptathlon in Amstetten, Austria, on Thursday (24).
Two weeks after running a Dutch 400m hurdles record of 54.47 in the rain, 20-year-old Femke Bol was back in Arnhem on Saturday (18) – this time in better conditions – and took another chunk off her record, clocking 53.79.
Sandi Morris and Katie Nageotte topped a world-leading 4.81m at the Acadia Invitational on Thursday (16), a pole vault competition held on the jumping facility Morris helped build in Greenville, South Carolina.
Ten days after opening her 2020 track campaign with a 5000m win in Fukagawa, Kenya’s Rosemary Wanjiru was once again victorious, this time over 10,000m, on Wednesday (15) in Abashiri at the third meeting in the Hokuren Distance Challenge series.
Sebastian Hendel of Germany and Croatia's Matea Parlov Kostro turned in convincing victories at the 8th Heineken 0.0 Karlovački cener 10km in Karlovac, Croatia, on Saturday (11), the first World Athletics Label road race contested since 8 March.
World bronze medallist Moh Ahmed and US champion Shelby Houlihan made significant improvements on the North American 5000m records at a low-key competition at Jesuit High School in Portland on Friday night (10).
Allyson Felix notched a pair of impressive victories to highlight the Inspiration Games, the Zurich Diamond League organisers' entertaining and innovative answer to the global coronavirus pandemic that brought together 30 athletes competing in seven venues across two continents on Thursday (9).
World discus champion Daniel Stahl’s first-round throw of 68.10m at the Folksam Grand Prix withstood a sustained challenge from fellow Swede Simon Pettersson at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Karlstad on Wednesday (8).