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The Brazilian team dominated the 49th edition of the South American Championships, which took at Lima’s Videna Stadium on 12-14 June.
Two-time world indoor champion Genzebe Dibaba will return to her favourite Swedish city for the IAAF Diamond League meeting when she competes in the 5000m at Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics on 30 July.
Colombian athletics has come a long way since Jorge Perry, the nation’s first athletics Olympian, failed to finish the marathon at the 1932 Olympics.
World indoor 400m bronze medallist Shaunae Miller is among the world’s most versatile 200m/400m exponents. We chat to the 2011 world youth and 2010 world junior 400m champion from The Bahamas about some important elements to her life, both on and off the track.
Almaz Ayana opened her 2015 campaign last month by running the fastest 5000m on Asian soil. Another continent, a different event, but the feat she achieved at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rabat on Sunday (14) was essentially the same.
Eritrea’s Petro Mamu lived up to his billing as one of the favourites for the Montee du Grand Ballon, the second WMRA World Cup event of 2015, recording the second-fastest time in history in Willer-sur-Thur on Sunday (14).
Road-running specialists Yebrqual Melese and Mule Wasihun were among the winners at the five-day Ethiopian Championships in Addis Ababa which drew to a close on Sunday (14).
She may have just turned 21, but already Ajee Wilson has developed a bit of a pattern when it comes to major championships.
Kenya’s Simon Cheprot won the 25th edition of the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, covering the two-lap 10km course around the centre of the Breton town in 28:05 on Saturday (13).
Shamier Little moved to the top of the 2015 world 400m hurdles list with her 53.74 run to win at the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Saturday (13).
World record-holder David Rudisha remains unbeaten in the 800m at the Adidas Grand Prix. For his fourth straight appearance at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in New York on Saturday (13), the Kenyan had set himself a goal of running a 1:43 and setting the world leading mark.
Francena McCorory extended her winning streak in the 400m at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13) while Tori Bowie destroyed the field in the 200m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in New York.
World champion Hanna Kasyanova (nee Melnychenko) held on to her overnight lead to win the heptathlon at the TNT Express meeting on Saturday (13), but her husband Oleksiy Kasyanov had to withdraw from the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting due to back pain.
Canada’s Christabel Nettey captured her first IAAF Diamond League victory, Blanka Vlasic and Ruth Beitia shared a meeting record, while Vitezslav Vesely and Sandra Perkovic extended their Diamond Race leads at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13).
The theme of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo was scheduled to be one of world record-breaking, but the fitful winds that took over as the evening progressed blew that particular ambition away as far as the 50th anniversary running of the Bislett Games was concerned.
Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse, representing the University of Southern California, produced two of the fastest times in history under any conditions to win the 100m and 200m double at the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Friday (12).
World champion Hanna Kasyanova and her husband Oleksiy Kasyanov are the overnight leaders at TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
The Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13) will feature two world record-holders who ran some of the best times in their respective careers at this IAAF Diamond League meeting: Usain Bolt and David Rudisha.
Thailand dominated the athletics at the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, winning 17 of the 46 gold medals on offer during the six days of competition which concluded on Friday (12).
Just two days into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, meeting records have been broken in two events while several others have withstood strong challenges.