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Rohler and Vetter to renew rivalry in Zurich on the road to Berlin 23. august 2017

Olympic champion Thomas Rohler and world champion Johannes Vetter have faced off against each other almost on a weekly basis in 2017 and the head-to-head between the two global champions and domestic rivals is poised at six competitions apiece heading into tomorrow night’s Zurich Diamond League.


Spotakova is still striking gold at the age of 36 22. august 2017

It is nine years next month since that Saturday afternoon in Stuttgart where Barbora Spotakova smashed the javelin world record. And now, when 13 September comes around again, she will mark the anniversary as still being the best there is.


Still time to vote for the winning artwork for the European Athletics Women’s Leadership Awards 22. august 2017

The appointed European Athletics jury has selected a final shortlist of 7 stunning works of art from the numerous entries that were submitted from across Europe during the 10 weeks prior to the closing date at the end of July.

Wightman wins Emsley Carr Mile to fatherly accompaniment 21. august 2017

It was surely a first in track and field: an athlete winning a major 1500m race with his father commentating to the crowd at the same time.

But that is what happened in Birmingham on Sunday in the 64th staging of the historic Emsley Carr Mile which took place during the IAAF Diamond League meeting.

3000m record glory for Hassan and Klosterhalfen in Birmingham 20. august 2017

There was sun and then clouds but the stars came out in style in Birmingham at the last IAAF Diamond League meeting before the two finals and it was a fantastic afternoon for European athletes.

Vetter soars out to 93.88m in Thum 19. august 2017

World javelin champion Johannes Vetter produced another huge throw - and another sparkling series - at the 14th edition of the Thumer Werfertag in Thum, Germany on Friday evening.

Diniz seeking a golden closing chapter to his career 18. august 2017

Yohann Diniz has won three European titles in the 50km walk but things have seldom gone right for the Frenchman at the World Championships or Olympic Games. His luck changed on a warm and sunny morning on The Mall last Sunday when Diniz produced one of the most assured displays of the championships to secure the title.


Ingebrigtsen returns to winning form in Sopot 17. august 2017

It has been a month of highs and lows for Jakob Ingebrigtsen. He won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto last month but his chances of securing a triple were scuppered by a fall on the last lap of the 1500m final.


Hurdles takes priority for high achieving Baji on the road to Tokyo 16. august 2017

A bronze medal in the 110m hurdles at last week’s IAAF World Championships London 2017 added to an amazing few months in his life after he graduated from university as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in February.


Stanek equals Czech record in Warsaw 16. august 2017

Tomas Stanek just missed out on a medal at the World Championships but the 26-year-old banished that disappointment with a standout showing at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Warsaw on Tuesday evening.


Broadcasters reveal ambitious plans for Berlin-Glasgow 2018 European Championships 15. august 2017

BBC and ARD-ZDF representatives gave a glimpse into their large-scale broadcast plans for the first multisport European Championships at a special event to mark the one-year-to-go countdown.

Beitia presented with Fair Play award 15. august 2017

Reigning Olympic and European high jump champion Ruth Beitia of Spain was presented with the International Fair Play award from The International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) at a ceremony in London on Sunday afternoon.


Triple gold for Europe on the final day of London 2017 14. august 2017

Europe celebrated three more golds – taking the total to 18 overall for the championships – on a fabulous final day at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Hansen pays tribute to European athletes and London 2017 organisers 14. august 2017

European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen paid tribute to the European athletes in action over the 10 days of competition at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 as well as the Local Organising Committee.

Gold medals galore as Europe has a night to remember at London 2017 13. august 2017

The incredible versatility of European athletes was shown to the fore on a memorable penultimate night at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.


Paris ready to welcome Europe's best athletes in 2020 12. august 2017

The great adventure between athletics and France will soon witness a brand new episode. For the first time since 1938, the European Athletics Championships will be hosted in 2020 in the French capital, at the Charléty Stadium. The event will take place after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, from Wednesday 26 to Sunday 30 August.

London redemption for Fajdek and Schippers after Rio disappointments 12. august 2017

Pawel Fajdek and Dafne Schippers are on top of the world again. A year on from disappointments at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the pair retained their world titles after another amazing night for Europe at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Guliyev sprints into Turkish athletics history 11. august 2017

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, it is the time for hope and predictions and within athletes, it is probably a common theme that their ambition in the year ahead is to peak at the perfect time on the perfect stage of the biggest event of the season.

Hat’s my boy! Warholm roars to 400m hurdles glory 10. august 2017

Every gold medal picture tells its story so the old saying goes but few photos are like those of Karsten Warholm after the end of the 400m hurdles on Wednesday night.

Bosse in dreamland after Europe's stunning 800m success 09. august 2017

With 150 metres to go in the IAAF World Championships London 2017 men’s 800m final, Pierre-Ambroise Bosse led. The field were preparing their assault on him, just like they had in a similar situation at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games but the Frenchman was going through a rare experience.

Wlodarczyk in a class of her own as London basks in her brilliance 08. august 2017

At the end, Anita Wlodarczyk thanked the crowd for their support but it was the 55,000 people inside the London Stadium who were probably the lucky privileged ones.

One year to go to Berlin 2018 07. august 2017

The gun will go on the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships in exactly one year’s time, with the German capital staging what will be the sport’s most important competition on the continent next year between 7-12 August.

Stefanidi and Thiam are London golden girls with Berlin now beckoning 07. august 2017

Greece’s Ekaterini Stefanidi and Belgium’s Nafi Thiam were the champions in Rio, they are now the champions in London and already the excitement is building for their next major target: the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Muir prepares for the next big challenge as London awaits 06. august 2017

There will not actually be a baton, as such, which Sir Mo Farah can pass onto Laura Muir but the IAAF World Championships London 2017 are very much about the present and the future for the host nation.

Gudzius turns back the clock as Lithuania celebrate discus gold 06. august 2017

One moment, one glorious, instinctive second that showed the spirit of sport amid a modern-day battle of the gladiators.

Farah’s golden message to the next generation after London glory 05. august 2017

It was close to midnight in the London Stadium and Sir Mo Farah could talk no more but it was nothing to do with exhaustion.

Ingebrigtsen and Kolak voted Athlete of the Month for July 04. august 2017

Norway’s Jacob Ingebrigtsen and Croatia’s Sara Kolak have been voted the male and female European Athlete of the Month for July.

Berlin 2018 ticket & hotel special packages 04. august 2017

The IAAF World Championships London 2017 get underway on Friday (4). To celebrate this, the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships organisers have made available an unbelievable ticket and hotel offer for next year’s biggest event on the continental athletics calendar.

Super-sized Stahl looking to stand tall in London 04. august 2017

If discus thrower Daniel Stahl doesn’t not get a medal in the discus it will not be through lack of support.

“I’ll have 25 people here watching me. Friends, weightlifters, Vikings! I think you’ll notice them,” he joked at a press conference on the eve of the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Thiam poised to add to her medal haul in London 03. august 2017

When London staged the Olympic Games five years ago, Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam was digesting finishing 14th in the heptathlon at the World U20 Championships a few weeks earlier in Barcelona.