Euroopa Kergejõustikuliidu uudised (inglise keeles)

Germany establish clear lead ahead of the final day in Lille 24. juuni 2017

Germany are on course to regain the European Athletics Team Championships title after establishing a 15.50 points overnight lead - despite Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler finishing only third in a competition won with an effort of 87.95 from Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch - one of four championship records on the second day in Lille Metropole.


Switzerland push for promotion in Vaasa; results from Tel Aviv and Malta 24. juuni 2017

There are nineteen events to complete tomorrow afternoon in Vaasa - and less than twenty points separate the top five countries in the standings - but Switzerland have put themselves in a fine position to gain promotion into the European Athletics Team Championships Super League for the first time.

 

Brits in command in the hurdles on the opening day in Lille 23. juuni 2017

David Omoregie did his best to indicate to Olympic silver medallist Orlando Ortega from Spain that he will not have tomorrow’s 110m hurdles final at the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Lille Metropole all his own way as he defeated him in today’s heats with a season’s best of 13.34 to Ortega’s 13.36. 

 

Hussein qualifies fastest for a hotly anticipated 400m hurdles final in Vaasa 23. juuni 2017

European-leader Karsten Warholm admitted he was expecting “a safe race” before he looked at the start lists for the European Athletics Team Championships First League in Vaasa but the line-up in the 400m hurdles wouldn’t look out of place in a European Championships final.

 

Rohler leading Germany’s title bid in Lille – and looking forward to Berlin 2018 23. juuni 2017

Thomas Rohler, who began his season by going to second on the all-time javelin lists with 93.90m at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha, is part of a strong German team at the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Lille Metropole seeking to regain the team title they won in Braunschweig in 2014.

 

Over 80 hours TV coverage of European Athletics Team Championships 23. juuni 2017

The Lille Métropole 2017 European Athletics Team Championships this weekend are set to receive more than 80 hours of free-to-air television coverage across the continent.

Lalova-Collio aims to seal another sprint double in Vaasa 22. juuni 2017

Finnish soil has been particularly kind over the years to veteran Bulgarian sprinter Ivet Lalova-Collio, who claimed her maiden senior outdoor title over 100m at the 2012 European Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki.

 

Kasyanov and Ruckstuhl among the top names for the Combined Events Team Championships 22. juuni 2017

Final entries for all three leagues of the European Athletics Combined Events Team Championships are now available on their respective pages of the European Athletics website.

Team spirit will be on show in Vaasa 22. juuni 2017

Each country competing at the European Athletics Team Championships First League in Vaasa, Finland will have their own goals and expectations but for the Scandinavian countries, there is a little more at stake over the next three days.

 

Live streaming from European Team Championships Super and First Leagues 22. juuni 2017

European Athletics will stream live both this weekend’s European Athletics Team Championships Super League and First League on its website.

The day in Lille that changed Edwards forever 22. juuni 2017

When the eleven men line up for the triple jump in Lille Metropole on Sunday at the European Athletics Team Championships, they will be stepping into a path of track and field history. 

 

Does history beckon for France thanks to home advantage? 21. juuni 2017

History beckons France in Lille Métropole this weekend (23-25) as the hosts seek their first European Athletics Team Championship title - and their world pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie is looking forward to the chance of throwing team-mate Jessica Cerival into the water pit once again.

Scandavian battle for promotion to feature in First League contest 21. juuni 2017

The saying that every point counts at the European Athletics Team Championships was never more true than two years ago in Heraklion when Estonia avoided relegation from the by just one point.

Minenko leads newly promoted Israel’s hopes in Tel Aviv 21. juuni 2017

As Tel Aviv stages the European Athletics Team Championships for the first time this weekend, their hosting of the Second League will bring together twelve nations sprinkled with some outstanding individual stars. 

 

Azerbaijan poised for promotion in Malta 21. juuni 2017

Of the participating teams lining up for the European Athletics Team Championships Third League in Marsa, Malta this weekend, Azerbaijan will be hoping they can build on their success of two years ago. 

 

Perkovic back to her best in Velenje 21. juuni 2017

A little over 48 hours after suffering her first defeat in nearly two years, Sandra Perkovic was back in winning form at the European Athletics Classic Meeting in Velenje on Tuesday (20) evening. 

 

Demireva hoping destiny will bring her a gold medal 20. juuni 2017

It hasn’t been the start to the season the Mirela Demireva had hoped for, with three modest outings in IAAF Diamond League meetings so far, but the Rio 2016 Olympic Games high jump silver medallist is aiming to change that this weekend.

One month to go – European Athletics U20 Championships 20. juuni 2017

Today marks one month to go until the European Athletics U20 Championships takes place in Grosseto, Italy, from 20-23 July.

Tentoglou takes a big leap forward with 8.30m European lead 19. juuni 2017

Miltiádis Tentóglou stole the show on the final day of the Greek National Championships in Patra on Sunday with the second best long jump ever by a European U20 athlete, and the best by any European in 2017.

Warholm and Ingebrigtsen make the headlines in Stockholm 18. juuni 2017

Karsten Warholm would be forgiven for thinking he is in a dream after an extraordinary three days in his young career.

After winning the 400m hurdles at the Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday, the 21-year-old Norwegian talent triumphed again on Sunday with his second consecutive success at an IAAF Diamond League, this time in Stockholm.

A-Z of the European Athletics Team Championships (Part Two) 17. juuni 2017

Part two of the A-Z of the European Athletics Team Championships.

A-Z of the European Athletics Team Championships (Part One) 17. juuni 2017

In the countdown to one of the biggest track and fields events of the year, and the world’s premier team competition between nations, we take a look at next weekend’s European Athletics Team Championships with a special A-Z of the event which started in 2009.

Final entries available for European Team Championships Third League 16. juuni 2017

Final entries available for the European Athletics Team Championships Third League.

Final entries available for European Team Championships Second League 16. juuni 2017

Final entries are available for the European Athletics Team Championships Second League.

Dream night in Oslo for home stars Warholm and Ingebrigtsen 16. juuni 2017

Karsten Warholm and Jakob Ingebrigtsen lit up Oslo on Thursday on a glorious night for Norway at the historic Bislett Games, the latest stop on the 2017 IAAF Diamond League circuit.

Final entries available for European Team Championships First League 15. juuni 2017

The final entries for the European Athletics Team Championships First League in Vaasa are now available.

 

 

Final entries available for European Team Championships Super League 15. juuni 2017

The final entries for the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Lille Metropole are now available to view

Ortega in command in Huelva 15. juuni 2017

Olympic 110m hurdles silver medallist Orlando Ortega maintained his fine start to the season with victory on home soil at the Meeting Iberoamericano de Atletismo in Huelva on Wednesday (14) night. 

 

 

Ingebrigtsen’s race against the clock in Oslo 14. juuni 2017

When thoughts turn to Oslo, the words ‘Dream Mile’ are not far behind as they conjure so many magical moments in track and field history, including the world records of Steve Ovett in 1980 and Steve Cram in 1985.

Shukh set to challenge for senior honours in Tallinn 14. juuni 2017

Alina Shukh produced one of the standout performances of the inaugural European Athletics U18 Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia last summer and the 18-year-old will be in contention for senior honours at the European Combined Events Team Championships Super League in Tallinn, Estonia from 1-2 July.