Hugues Fabrice Zango earned a rare victory over the double Olympic and four-time world champion Christian Taylor at the second World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of the season in Hungary tonight with a 2020 world-leading mark of 17.43 metres.
Christian Taylor, the double Olympic and four-times world triple jump champion, is in the line-up in Hungary tomorrow at the second World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of the season.
As soon as the time of 18.90sec came up for the 200 metres during last month’s Inspiration Games - almost three tenths of a second faster than the world record of 19.19 set at the 2009 World Championships by Usain Bolt - it appeared obvious that something was amiss.
Allyson Felix won the 150 metres showdown against Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo tonight in a live link-up, seven-venue Inspiration Games that appeared briefly – but erroneously – to have produced an unfeasible world 200m best from Felix’s fellow American Noah Lyles.
Organisers of the annual Weltklasse in Zurich are preparing for tomorrow’s staging of another international track and field event involving competitors in different venues – the Inspiration Games.
Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi, American world champion sprinter Noah Lyles and Jamaican 110 metres hurdler Omar McLeod have been added to the list of athletes for Diamond League exhibition event, the Inspiration Games, in Zurich next month.
Eliud Kipchoge, who became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours last month, is among five finalists for the 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year award.
The United States won three out of four golds on day five of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here as Sam Kendricks retained his men's pole vault title in dramatic fashion and Noah Lyles and Donavan Brazier, both 22, earned their first titles at 200 and 800 metres, respectively.
Dina Asher-Smith won her first International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League title as she ran a season’s best in the women’s 100 metres final at the second of the finals in Brussels.
The final 16 Diamond League champions of the season will be decided in Brussels tomorrow night (September 6), as the International Association of Athletics Federations' season-long series concludes.
Five Olympic champions, 11 world champions and 12 defending champions will converge on Zurich tomorrow, for the first of two International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League finals.