Norway’s 17-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen transformed himself from prodigious junior to astounding senior here tonight as he took on a classy 1500 metres field including elder brothers Henrik and Filip, respectively the 2012 and defending champion in this event, and pulverised it.
Qatar's 400 metres hurdles phenomenon Abderrahman Samba announced here today that tomorrow's International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting at the Stade de la Pontaise will be his last of the season.
Concerns have been raised by one of Russia's leading athletes after 36 competitors suddenly withdrew from the Siberian Indoor Championships in Irkutsk when drug testers paid a surprise visit.
The indignation expressed in some quarters this week over Russian athletes being allowed to compete at Pyeongchang 2018 under the banner of “Olympic Athlete of Russia” is something I don’t understand.
On a night when a major power cut in northern Brussels affected operations at the second International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League final of the season at the King Baudouin Stadium, world 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands lit up the evening with an all-out surge around the final lap that eventually saw the Kenyan edge ahead to claim her first Diamond Trophy.
Three Olympic champions arrived here for the concluding International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League final, seeking to finish their seasons on a high after World Championship disappointment.
If I might coin a phrase, there have been too many losers at the World Athletics Championships - for some people.
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.
There is a gladiatorial feel to the fourth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome tomorrow, as a number of the sport's Olympic champions face the fierce challenge of those seeking to overcome them.
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.
So the Rio de Janeiro Mayor has become embroiled in another 2016 Olympics-related corruption scandal. And Kenya’s 2016 Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has tested positive for EPO. And yes, six international riders have been provisionally suspended by the International Equestrian Federation after their horses failed doping tests.
Yelena Isinbayeva appeals to IAAF to take part in Rio 2016 as neutral athlete as Russia take their case to CAS
Yelena Isinbayeva is among Russians to have applied to be allowed to compete as a neutral athlete at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the country officially filed an appealed to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) to have its ban lifted.
Russia to lose eight Olympic medals if athletics suspension remains in force at Rio 2016, sports data company claims
Russia’s suspension from athletics competition will cost the country a total of eight Olympic medals if it is still in force during Rio 2016, according to Infostrada Sports’ Virtual Medal Table (VMT).
The hurdles nominees for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athlete of the Year award have been named as Russia's Sergey Shubenkov and the Czech Republic's Zuzana Hejnova.
Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov and Yekaterina Galitskaya won the respective men’s and women’s hurdles events on day five of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Games in the South Korean city of Mungyeong.