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Ethiopia's Anbesa and Tsegaye triumph in Brcko 10km 25. juuni 2017

Running in very hot conditions, Ethiopia's Lencho Tesfaye and Belaynesh Tsegaye triumphed Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (24) evening.

Freimuth and Schafer the overnight leaders in Ratingen  24. juuni 2017

Rico Freimuth and Carolin Schafer of Germany are the overnight leaders at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, which commenced on Saturday (24).

Germany leads European Team Championships after day 2 24. juuni 2017

Germany leads the European Team Championships after the second day of competition in Lille, France.

Kwemoi scorches 3:30.89 1500m Kenyan all-comers record in Nairobi - Kenyan World Championships Trials, day 2 24. juuni 2017

Ronald Kwemoi clocked an impressive 3:30.89 Kenyan all-comers record in the 1500m to highlight the second and final day of the Kenyan World Championships Trials in Nairobi on Saturday (24).

That Moment When... Crouser smashed through the 60ft barrier for the first time  24. juuni 2017

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser emerged as a world-class senior athlete during an outstanding 2016. Here the 24-year-old American talks about the circumstances surrounding how he first achieved his maiden 60ft (18.28m) throw.

Claye sails 17.91m in Sacramento - US Championships day 2 24. juuni 2017

Will Claye climbed to the No. 9 spot on the all-time triple jump list to highlight the second day of the US Championships in Sacramento on Friday (23).

Thompson storms to 10.71 world lead in Kingston - Jamaican championships day 2 24. juuni 2017

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson secured her second domestic 100m title in a world leading 10.71 (0.8 m/s) on Friday (23) to highlight a tension filled second day of the four-day JAAA National Senior Championships in Kingston.

Tirop and Rutto nab hard-fought victories in Nairobi - Kenyan world championships trials, day 1 23. juuni 2017

Kenya’s crème de la crème of distance-running talents were in action on the first of the two-day Kenyan World Championships Trials in Nairobi on Friday (23).

World Championships wonders - Irving Saladino 23. juuni 2017

From the captivating duel between Mike Powell and Carl Lewis in Tokyo in 1991 to Dwight Phillips’ unexpected but thrilling fourth world title success 20 years later in Daegu, the men’s long jump has served up many great memories in the 34-year history of the IAAF World Championships.

Spotlight on Abele and Schafer in Ratingen 22. juuni 2017

Germany’s formidable combined events corps will be on full display at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (24-25).

Keter and Degefa the favourites in Olomouc 22. juuni 2017

Kenneth Keter of Kenya and Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa will start as favourites at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (24). 

Langat and Tsegaye lead the fields for the Vidovdan 10km in Brcko  22. juuni 2017

Kenya's Peter Langat and Belaynesh Tsegaye of Ethiopia will lead their respective fields at the Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (24) evening.

World U18 memories - Hakim Sani Brown 22. juuni 2017

Ahead of the forthcoming IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 we focus on the memories of athletes who have competed in past editions of the event. In the latest in our series we catch up Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, who stormed to the 100m-200m sprint double at the 2015 edition in Cali, Colombia.

Bolt to race in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League 21. juuni 2017

Organisers of the Herculis EBS meeting have confirmed that Usain Bolt will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 21 July as part of his farewell tour.

World stars face Britain’s best in London – IAAF Diamond League 21. juuni 2017

Thirty-five podium finishers from Rio, including 11 gold medallists, and 10 world champions will compete at the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July in what could be their final IAAF Diamond League appearance before the IAAF World Championships London 2017 in the same stadium one month later.

Van Niekerk clocks 9.94 personal best in Velenje 21. juuni 2017

Olympic champions Wayde van Niekerk and Sandra Perkovic produced the key performances at the 22nd edition of the International Athletics Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia, on Tuesday (20).

Giant hopes growing for Dacres after first Diamond League win in Stockholm 20. juuni 2017

At the press conference held in Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium a day before it hosted the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, Jamaica’s affable giant of a discus thrower, Fedrick Dacres, was asked:  “Were you just a skinny kid when you started?"

My greatest challenge – Ashley Spencer 19. juuni 2017

USA’s Olympic 400m hurdles bronze medallist and 2012 world U20 400m champion Ashley Spencer is an emerging force with a hugely exciting career ahead of her. Here the 23-year-old talks about the huge sacrifice of being away for much of the year from her close-knit family.

Cachova and Bourrada victorious at TNT Express meeting in Kladno 18. juuni 2017

Local star Katerina Cachova produced a strong second day on Sunday (18) to successfully defend her title at the TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, while pre-event favourite Larbi Bourrada of Algeria dominated the decathlon with a score of 8120.

De Grasse flies to windy 9.69 100m win in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League 18. juuni 2017

Andre De Grasse took advantage of a huge following wind in Stockholm at the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season to run a faster 100m than he has ever previously managed, his 9.69 comfortably topping this year’s world list, albeit annulled for record purposes by the 4.8m/s of wind assistance at his back, way in excess of the allowable limit of 2.00m/s.

Lasitskene extends winning streak in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League 18. juuni 2017

Maria Lasitskene underlined her position as overwhelming favourite to retain the world high jump title this summer as she produced her fifth jump this season of 2.00m or higher – easily enough to earn maximum IAAF Diamond League points in Stockholm at the Bauhaus Galan on Sunday (18).

Karsten Warholm – an ordinary, everyday, extraordinary athlete 18. juuni 2017

Norway’s 21-year-old man of the match at Thursday’s Bislett Games, 400m hurdles winner Karsten Warholm, will put everything on the line again in the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season at Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic Stadium.

Fikadu and Mihretu the winners at Langueux 10km 18. juuni 2017

Bahrain’s Dawit Fikadu and Ethiopia’s Birhane Mihretu produced strong finishes to claim the titles at the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Saturday (17).

Klucinova and Bourrada lead after first day in Kladno 17. juuni 2017

Czech heptathlete Eliska Klucinova and Algerian decathlete Larbi Bourrada hold the overnight lead at the TNT Express Meeting Kladno after the pair respectively tallied 3828 and 4158 at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on Saturday (17).

Wlodarczyk and Fajdek victorious in Samorin 17. juuni 2017

Poland’s pair of world hammer champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek dominated the PTS Meeting in the Slovak town of Samorin on Saturday (17), extending their overall lead in the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.

That moment when… Thompson secured her first major championship medal 17. juuni 2017

Elaine Thompson blitzed to the 100m/200m sprint double at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Here the Jamaican reflects on the significance of taking 200m silver at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015.

Latest Stockholm updates – IAAF Diamond League 17. juuni 2017

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Bauhaus Galan in Stockholm, the sixth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Stahl looms large for Sweden as Stockholm readies itself for IAAF Diamond League action 17. juuni 2017

Home discus thrower Daniel Stahl looms large in the Bauhaus Galan posters that have been publicising Sunday’s sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season in Stockholm – and home hopes for him are now soaring given the way he translated that standing into real life in Oslo on Thursday night as he dominated the world’s leading performers in his field.

Host nation Kenya names team for IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 16. juuni 2017

Following the conclusion of their national trial event earlier this week, host nation Kenya has named its team for next month’s IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017.

26 world and Olympic champions line up for Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League 16. juuni 2017

The Athletissima organisers have signed up 13 winners from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and 13 winners from the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 6 July.

Galaxy of stars to assemble in Paris – IAAF Diamond League 16. juuni 2017

The setting is changing, but the tone remains. When the Meeting de Paris returns to the Charléty Stadium on 1 July, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League will boast one of its best line-ups in recent years.

Clash of top African decathletes and Czech heptathletes expected in Kladno 16. juuni 2017

A decathlon battle between South Africa’s Willem Coertzen and Algeria’s Larbi Bourrada is the expected highlight of TNT Express Meeting Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (17-18).

World Championships wonders – Derrick Adkins 16. juuni 2017

For three glorious years in the mid-1990s, Derrick Adkins reigned supreme in the men’s 400m hurdles. From 1994 to 1996 the US athlete was ‘the man’ in his event, winning world and Olympic titles and bettering 48 seconds a total of 21 times

Stockholm provisional entry lists, as at 16 June – IAAF Diamond League 16. juuni 2017

The provisional entry lists for the sixth meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Stockholm on 18 June are now available.

Warholm runs himself to glory and exhaustion in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League 16. juuni 2017

The Oslo Bislett Games got the result it wanted on Thursday (15) as the U20 Dream Mile went like a dream for home runner Jakob Ingebrigtsen. But the IAAF Diamond League meeting also got the result it never really expected as decathlete-turned-400m hurdler Karsten Warholm defeated a field including the Olympic champion Kerron Clement.

Barshim breaks Sotomayor’s meeting record with 2.38m in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League 15. juuni 2017

Mutaz Essa Barshim finally released meeting organiser Steinar Hoen from his personal pain here at the Oslo Bislett Games, the season’s fifth IAAF Diamond League meeting, by breaking the Bislett Stadium’s 28-year-old high jump record of 2.37m on Thursday (15).

Amare to defend her title in Langueux 10km 15. juuni 2017

Ethiopia’s Meskerem Amare will be looking to retain her title at the 27th edition of the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Saturday (18).

World U18 memories – Jason Richardson 15. juuni 2017

In the latest of our series in which athletes recall their World U18 Championships memories, USA's 2011 world 110m hurdles champion Jason Richardson reflects on winning the rarely achieved 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles double at the 2003 edition in Sherbrooke, Canada.

Chepkirui among winners at Kenya’s World U18 Trials 15. juuni 2017

Kenya’s top teenage talent was on show this week as they competed for places at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017.

Team Personal Best in full swing ahead of IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. juuni 2017

With little more than 50 days to go before the IAAF World Championships London 2017, official inspiration programme Team Personal Best is in full swing and growing with more than 100 events signed up.

Fajdek throws world-leading 82.40m in Turku 14. juuni 2017

Not even cold weather could dampen the mood at the Paavo Nurmi Stadium during the first IAAF World Challenge meeting held at the stadium on Tuesday (13).

Latest Oslo updates – IAAF Diamond League 13. juuni 2017

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Oslo Bislett Games, the fifth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Rising hopes in Oslo for high jumpers and home talent – IAAF Diamond League 13. juuni 2017

Will the Bislett Stadium witness its first 2.40m high jump? Can home athletes Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Karsten Warholm make the most of events showcasing their rising talents? Will Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya maintain her now customary dominance over two laps? All will become clear at the Oslo Bislett Games on Thursday (15), the fifth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season.

Game on as De Grasse plans to dethrone Bolt 13. juuni 2017

Andre De Grasse has awakened the sleeping giant.

China selects 51 athletes for IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 13. juuni 2017

The Chinese Athletics Association has selected 51 athletes to compete at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 on 12-16 July.

Lavillenie and Harting set to star in Berlin 13. juuni 2017

Organisers of the ISTAF meeting have announced that pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic discus champion Christoph Harting will be competing at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on 27 August.

Oslo provisional entry lists, as at 13 June – IAAF Diamond League 13. juuni 2017

The provisional entry lists for the fifth meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Oslo on 15 June are now available.

IAAF Inside Athletics – Thiago Braz 13. juuni 2017

The ninth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz.

My greatest challenge – Derek Drouin 12. juuni 2017

World and Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin has proved a formidable championship performer in recent times. The Canadian, however, talks about the difficulties he faced after taking bronze medals at the 2012 Olympic Games and 2013 World Championships.

Da Silva clocks 20.15 at Brazilian Championships 12. juuni 2017

A national record and five championship records were set at the 36th Brazilian Championships, which took place on 9-11 June at the Arena Caixa in São Bernardo do Campo near São Paulo.