Karsten Warholm was the toast of Oslo this time last year as he earned a breakthrough 400 metres hurdles win over Olympic champion Kerron Clement of the United States, lowering his Norwegian record to 48.25 seconds.
South Africa’s Caster Semenya, whose National Federation have vowed to fight the impending International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules on hyperandrogenism that threaten to diminish her effectiveness, did not betray any anxieties on the track tonight.
Barshim and Rohler have world records on their minds with 2018 IAAF Diamond League set to start in Doha
A total of 17 current world and Olympic champions have gathered in Doha for the opening 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting as tremors run through the sport following the reports of a positive doping test by Kenya’s former world and Olympic 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop, and his own impassioned denial.
Russia's 20-year-old high jumper Danil Lysenko, competing as an Authorised Neutral Athlete (ANA), took his first major gold on the opening day of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships at Arena Birmingham, defeating the dominant figure in his event, Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim.
The United States won almost five times more medals than any other country at their home staging of the last International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships in Portland two years ago, and another medal-table-topping performance looks in prospect as the 2018 edition gets underway at Arena Birmingham tomorrow.
Our eldest cat walks weirdly. Sometimes it looks as if she is struggling to get about. Then, outside, you see something black and white fly up a tree. And it’s no magpie – it’s she.
Mutaz Essa Barshim and Nafissatou Thiam have been named as the World Athletes of the Year at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) annual awards night here.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has announced the nominees for the World Athlete of the Year awards.
On an afternoon when Sir Mo Farah ran and won his final track race on British soil, Qatar’s high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim produced the stand-out performance at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Diamond League in Birmingham.
A week after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, the season’s focus moves to Birmingham where a host of newly minted gold medallists will compete tomorrow in the 12th Diamond League meeting of the season.
On the final day of an International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships that have produced a succession of surprise results, the last two field event golds in the men’s high jump and women’s discus went to the disciplines’ undisputed, pre-eminent performers - Mutaz Essa Barshim and Sandra Perković.
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.
Bislett Games meeting organiser Steinar Hoen was left dazed with joy here tonight as all his wishes came true .
Organisers of tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo have broken with long tradition by according a men’s under-20 race the status of Dream Mile in order to showcase the prodigious talent of home runner Jakob Ingebrigtsen.
Germany’s Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler gave the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha historical significance as he produced an effort of 93.90m, the furthest thrown for 20 years.