Aries Merritt, the 110 metres hurdles world record holder who underwent a kidney transplant a week after winning bronze at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, will return to this year's version of the event in London in full health.
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Britain's Shauna Coxsey retained her International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Bouldering World Cup title as she won the sixth and penultimate event of the season in Navi Mumbai.
Germany reclaim European Athletics Team Championships title on day when Lavillenie rises to challenge
Germany extended their half-way lead over Poland here to reclaim the European Athletics Team Championships title they last won two editions ago in 2014.
Two huge long jump talents, Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist Tianna Bartoletta and London 2012 champion and triple world champion Brittney Reese, produced an extraordinary display at the USA Track and Field World Championships trials in Sacramento as both qualified for this summer’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London.
Germany look a decent bet to win the European Athletics Team Championships title they last won in 2014 after establishing a 16.50 points overnight lead here - despite their Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler only finishing third.
Great Britain’s reigning champion Shauna Coxsey remained on course to retain her International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Bouldering World Cup title in Navi Mumbai today as she qualified with ease for tomorrow’s semi-finals.
The contractual agreement for the first International School Sport Federation (ISF) Gymnasiade to be held in Africa has been signed, confirming that the biennial multi-sports event will take place in Marrakesh next year.
Christian Coleman’s rising ambitions in the 100 metres were checked on the second day of the USA Track and Field World Championships trials in Sacramento as he was narrowly beaten to the title by 35-year-old Justin Gatlin, who clocked 9.95sec.
David Omoregie did his best to indicate to Spain’s Olympic silver medallist Orlando Ortega that he will not have tomorrow’s 110 metre hurdles final at the European Athletics Team Championships all his own way.
Svein Arne Hansen, the European Athletics (EA) President, underlined here today that the controversial suggestions to annul world and continental records in the sport set before 2005 were now firmly the responsibility of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and that any decision on them was not likely at least until the end of the year.
Christian Coleman gave another display of sizzling pace as he won his 100 metres heat at the USA Track and Field (USATF) World Championship trials in Sacramento in 9.93sec on a day which saw Galen Rupp lose out in the men's 10,000m.
France will seek to make sporting history in Lille this weekend as the country targets a first victory in the European Athletics Team Championship it hosts here from tomorrow until June 25.
The United States Track & Field Championships that start in Sacramento tomororw are due to feature 23 Olympic gold medallists - but a new wave of talent could mean many familiar names fail to qualify for this summer's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London.
Andre De Grasse produced the fastest 100 metres of the season - and his quickest ever - as he took advantage of a huge following wind to win at the sixth International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting of the season here in 9.69sec.
After the home heroics of Norway's athletes on Thursday (June 15), Sweden's track and field performers will step up here tomorrow in an effort to provide a similar flourish at the sixth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.