Jamaica's Olympics 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod may miss the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast because he claims that the event is too close to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World indoor Championships.
Omar McLeod and Faith Kipyegon each converted Olympic into International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship success today after perfectly paced efforts in their respective 110 metres hurdles and 1500m finals.
Olympic champions Ruth Jebet and Omar McLeod, hoping to build on their recent successes here with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London just over a month away, both finished their events limping heavily.
The Meeting de Paris, held since 1999 at the Stade de France, switches back this year to the historic venue of the Charléty Stadium, which will host the 2020 European Athletics Championships.
Russia’s world 110 metres hurdles champion Sergey Shubenkov will return to competitive action on a global platform for the first time in a year when he runs at the Shanghai International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting tomorrow.
Two emerging 22-year-old talents came of age here tonight as Jamaica’s effervescent Omar McLeod won the men’s 110m hurdles and Faith Kipyegon of Kenya outsprinted Ethiopia’s world champion Genzebe Dibaba to take the women’s 1500m gold.
World and Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metre champion Mo Farah gets his Olympic season off and running in Eugene tomorrow night as he runs his first outdoor track race since retaining his world titles in Beijing last summer.