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Stefanidi bests Morris on countback in Zurich pole vault - IAAF Diamond League  24. august 2017

World and Olympic champion Ekaterini Stefanidi extended her unbeaten streak to 12 in a captivating women's pole vault competition at Zurich's main train station on Wednesday (23).

Latest Zurich updates – IAAF Diamond League 23. august 2017

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Weltklasse Zurich, the first of two finals of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

First 16 IAAF Diamond League Champions to be crowned in Zurich - IAAF Diamond League 22. august 2017

Sixteen IAAF Diamond League champions will be crowned on Thursday (24) at the Weltklasse in Zurich, the first of two 2017 IAAF Diamond League finals.

More pressure the better for Barshim 22. august 2017

Some athletes crumble under pressure. Others, like Mutaz Essa Barshim, thrive.

Perkovic leads parade of stars in Zagreb 22. august 2017

Local heroine Sandra Perkovic will head a star cast of recent IAAF World Championships London 2017 medallists at the Hanzekovic Memorial in the Croatian capital Zagreb, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on 29 August.

Zurich provisional entry lists, as at 21 August - IAAF Diamond League 21. august 2017

The provisional entry lists are now available for the Weltklasse Zurich, the 13th meeting and the first of two finals of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League, on 24 August.

My greatest challenge - Tyrone Smith 21. august 2017

Bermudan long jumper Tyrone Smith has been an established international performer for the past decade. Here the three-time Olympian, who earlier this year posted a national record of 8.34m, talks about the challenge of working full time and trying to perform at the top level.

Tickets set to go on sale for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 21. august 2017

Tickets for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 will go on sale on Monday (21), with thousands expected to be snapped up in the next few days, following a superb summer of athletics.

Barshim bounds over world-leading 2.40m in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League 20. august 2017

He hadn’t jumped or jogged, let alone trained, since winning the world high jump title exactly one week ago, but Mutaz Essa Barshim looked full of life as he bounded over 2.40m at the Muller Grand Prix, providing the highlight of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (20).

Farah bids farewell to British public with Birmingham victory – IAAF Diamond League 20. august 2017

Mo Farah wasn’t challenged at the Muller Grand Prix in the same way he was at the recent IAAF World Championships London 2017, but his victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (20) marked a significant milestone nonetheless.

Latest Birmingham updates – IAAF Diamond League 19. august 2017

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Muller Grand Prix Birmingham, the 12th stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series

My greatest challenge – Christian Taylor 19. august 2017

World and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor is one of the world’s most high profile athletes. Here the US athlete, who claimed his third world title in the event in London on 10 August, explains how the major technical changes he made in 2013-14 were his greatest obstacle.

That moment when… Krause earned world bronze 19. august 2017

German steeplechaser Gesa Felicitas Krause earned the bronze medal at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015. Here the 25-year-old talks about the significance of that achievement.

World Championships rematches the theme in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League 18. august 2017

One week after the IAAF World Championships London 2017 drew to a close, the IAAF Diamond League picks up just a couple of hours away from the British capital with the Muller Grand Prix Birmingham on Sunday (20).

World champion Vetter faces Olympic champion Röhler in Berlin 17. august 2017

World champion Johannes Vetter will take on Olympic champion Thomas Röhler in a big javelin showdown at the ISTAF Meeting, part of the IAAF World Challenge, on 27 August.

Kimetto, Tadese and Dibaba to face defending champions Kirui and Kiplagat in Chicago 16. august 2017

Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today (16) that defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will line up alongside world record-holder Dennis Kimetto, half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese and three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba at the IAAF Gold Label road race on 8 October.

Birmingham provisional entry lists, as at 16 August – IAAF Diamond League 16. august 2017

The provisional entry lists are now available for the 12th meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham on 20 August.

Zurich to host 18 freshly-minted world champions – IAAF Diamond League 15. august 2017

Organisers have confirmed that 18 freshly-minted world champions will be competing at the Weltklasse Zurich on 24 August, the first of this season's two IAAF Diamond League finals.

Claye hoping to find the right beats in search of world record 15. august 2017

For most competitors, athletics is predominantly about championships. The attempt to peak for that one day a year, when the medals are up for grabs, is at the forefront of their minds for the full season leading in. It’s almost as if nothing else matters.

Pearson's golden moment all the greater after injury heartache 14. august 2017

Five years ago Sally Pearson was on top of the world. The Australian 100m hurdler had just claimed the Olympic title in London, to add to the gold medal she won at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu the year before. She was the dominant force in sprint hurdling, and looked set to be the standard bearer for the event for many years to come.

Now retired, Bolt excited about the next chapter 14. august 2017

It was not the fastest 400m of Usain Bolt’s career (his lifetime best will go down in history as 45.28, dating back to 2007) but it was a landmark circuit for the Jamaican who has illuminated track and field these past nine years with his superhuman talent and his stellar personality.

Surprise victories continue through to the end – day 10 wrap – IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. august 2017

The United States topped the medal table at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 with 10 gold medals – and 31 in total – but the championships fittingly climaxed with yet another upset result in the men’s 4x400m with Trinidad & Tobago claiming the title.

Report: men's 4x400m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. august 2017

Two years ago at the World Championships, Trinidad and Tobago’s men’s 4x400m team followed the US quartet home for silver. Two years on, an inspired performance enabled them to reverse those positions and earn a historic victory as Lalonde Gordon, a part of their quartet for the last five years, found the will to take over the lead in the final 20 metres from the wunderkind last leg runner for the States, Fred Kerley.

Report: women's 4x400m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. august 2017

After the drama in the men's 4x100m when Bolt pulled up with cramp on the last leg, it was a similar story for Jamaica in the women's 4x400m, as second-leg runner Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby pulled up injured while in second place.

Report: women's 800m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. august 2017

If there was one athlete likely to live up to a favourite tag at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, it was surely always going to be Caster Semenya.

Report: men's high jump final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 14. august 2017

Heading into these championships, the conventional wisdom was that the men's high jump title was Mutaz Essa Barshim's to lose. Arriving undefeated in six competitions and armed with the seven of the eight best clearances in the world, the Qatari was among the clearest favourites in the British capital over these ten days of competition.

Report: women's 5000m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

The early stages of the 5000m final played out in an almost identical manner to the 10,000m with Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana making a huge surge after a ponderous opening to proceedings but while the Kenyan challenge fettered away in the 10,000m, Hellen Obiri produced an irresistible burst of speed on the last lap to deny the reigning champion a much vaunted long distance double.

Report: men's 1500m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

It’s not often that team tactics are used at major championships. It’s even rarer that they work.

Report: women's discus final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

Normal service was resumed on closing night of these unforgettable 2017 IAAF World Championships. In the discus circle, at any rate.

Beitia receives Fair Play Award 13. august 2017

Olympic high jump champion Ruth Beitia of Spain received the International Fair Play award from The International Fair Play Committee (CIFP), with the support of the IAAF, at a ceremony in London on Sunday (13).

Report: men's 20km race walk – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

All good things come to those who work and wait as Eider Arevalo discovered in the 20km race walk.

Report: women's 20km race walk – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

A dramatic last 100 metres saw leader Lyu Xiuzhi disqualified, leaving Chinese teammate Yang Jiayu to take gold in the women’s 20km race walk.

Report: men's 50km race walk – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

Finally at the sixth attempt, Yohann Diniz became world champion on the same course that left him leaning on a tree in despair five years ago at the 2012 Olympics.

Report: women's 50km race walk – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

Ines Henriques breezed home to become the first women’s world 50km race walk champion – and at the same time pocketed a handsome $160,000 for her win and world record*.

Gold all the sweeter for Schippers after Rio heartbreak 13. august 2017

Twelve months ago in Rio de Janeiro, after lying despondent on the side of the track for some time, Dafne Schippers got up, took off her spikes and flung them to one side in frustration.

Lots of things to watch on day 10 – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

Things to watch on the final day of action at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Brits bag surprise gold in Bolt’s swansong – day nine wrap – IAAF World Championships London 2017 13. august 2017

Seven gold medals were decided on the penultimate night of action at the London stadium, with the Great Britain men’s and USA women’s sprint relay teams, Australia’s sprint hurdler Sally Pearson and Germany’s Johannes Vetter in the javelin among the victors, while there was disappointment for Usain Bolt and Mo Farah, as they exited the global stage.

Report: men's 4x100m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

Just when you thought these drama-laden IAAF World Championships London 2017 could hardly get any more surreal, up pops the sight of a British runner, born in the Borough of Newham, the district of the London Stadium, but raised partly in Jamaica, upstaging the fastest man in history in his farewell race.

Report: women's 4x100m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

Tori Bowie took her second gold medal of the IAAF World Championships London 2017, anchoring the USA 4x100m team to victory in a world-leading 41.82, as they regained the crown that they last secured in Daegu six years ago.

Report: decathlon 1500m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

By the time he lined up for the 1500m, Kevin Mayer knew that the hard work had been done. All that was left was about four-and-a-half minutes of running to secure the title.

Report: men's 5000m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

There’s a neat symmetry to Mo Farah’s career as a global medalist. Following a pulsating 5000m race in front of a vocal and passionate crowd at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, 10 gold medals over 5000m and 10,000m are now neatly sandwiched by two silvers, both secured in races where the 34-year-old was defeated by an Ethiopian rival.

Report: men's javelin final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last year Johannes Vetter shed tears of frustration as he missed out on the bronze medal by 6cm in fourth place. Twelve months on, in the London Stadium on the penultimate night of action at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, the 24-year-old German cried tears of unbridled joy as he stepped up to gold medal status.

Report: women's 100m hurdles final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

With the 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper-Nelson of the USA, Australia's 2012 Olympic champion Sally Pearson and the USA's world record-holder Kendra Harrison part of a top class line up, the women's 100m hurdles was tipped as one of the races of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and it did not disappoint.

Report: women's high jump final – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

The theme of upsets continued into the penultimate day of the IAAF World Championships London 2017, but Maria Lasitskene coolly retained her world title in the high jump with a first-time clearance at 2.03m.

Report: decathlon javelin – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

Kevin Mayer still has one decathlon discipline to go but has already surpassed the 8000-point barrier.

After move from home, Gardiner grows into global medallist 12. august 2017

He doesn’t like the cold, Steven Gardiner. Not many Bahamians do.

Report: decathlon pole vault – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

If ever there was an example of how perilous the decathlon could be, the pole vault in London is it.

Report: decathlon discus – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

Kevin Mayer’s overall lead might be down to just 24 points, but the Olympic silver medallist won’t be worried as he heads into the three last decathlon disciplines.

Report: men's 4x400m heats – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

The United States qualified fastest for tomorrow night’s concluding event at these Championships, the men’s 4x400m final, in 2:59.23, the best time run in the world so far this season, with Trinidad and Tobago second fastest in 2:59.35 ahead of Belgium (2:59.47).

Report: women's 4x400m heats – IAAF World Championships London 2017 12. august 2017

Just as has been the case in four of the past five IAAF World Championships, the battle for gold looks likely to be between the USA and Jamaica.