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Jessica Ennis-Hill will return to the Olympic Stadium in London this summer to take part in the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games on 24-25 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, organisers announced on Tuesday (14).
Mutaz Essa Barshim will return to the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 30 May, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, where he set the high jumping world on fire in 2013.
US steeplechaser and 2014 IAAF Continental Cup winner Emma Coburn, the third fastest woman over the barriers in the world last year, gives her opinion on some of the best things in her world.
Germany’s Florian Reus and USA’s Katalin Nagy took the individual titles at the 11th IAU 24 Hour World Championships in Turin, Italy, on Saturday and Sunday (11-12).
Luka Rotich Lobuwan notched up the first marathon win of his career when he won the ninth edition of the Santiago de Chile Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in 2:11:53 on Sunday (12).
Evergreen Kenneth Mungara, now 41, and his Kenyan compatriot Lucy Karimi took the 2015 Milano Marathon titles, winning at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 2:08:44 and 2:27:35 on Sunday (12).
It was a double Kenyan celebration at the sixth Brighton Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, as Duncan Maiyo smashed his personal best to win in 2:10:15 while Pennina Wanjiru won the women’s race in 2:34:24 on Sunday (12).
At the 13th Johnson/JJK Invitational in the US town of Westwood, shot putter Joe Kovacs reached a lifetime best of 22.35m on Saturday (11), the longest distance in the world since 2010.
Abera Kuma from Ethiopia pulled away from his rivals in the last seven kilometres of the 35th edition of de NN Rotterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, to win in 2:06:46 on Sunday (12).
Sisay Lemma won the 32nd Vienna City Marathon in 2:07:31 in windy and relatively warm weather conditions at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (12).
Mark Korir won the 39th edition of the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon, crossing the line at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in a personal best of 2:05:49 on Sunday (12).
Competing in his first 200m race since winning the 2013 world title in Moscow, Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt cruised to victory at the UTech Classic in Kingston on Saturday (11).
Gemma Steel denied Fionnuala Britton a maiden victory on home soil at the SPAR Great Ireland Run 10km, triumphing in blustery conditions at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday (11).
World and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton will compete at the 2015 FBK Games, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in the Dutch city of Hengelo on 24 May.
Svein Arne Hansen of Norway was elected as President of European Athletics on Saturday (11).
Svein Arne Hansen, of Norway, was elected as President of European Athletics on Saturday (11).
As has become traditional, the men's and women's hammer events will be held the day before the main meeting at Ostrava Golden Spike meeting, which is part of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, on 25 May.
The ninth edition of the Santiago de Chile Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, will take place in the Chilean capital on Sunday (12).
After winning the Vienna City Marathon with a course record of 2:05:41 last year, Getu Feleke promised to return to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2015. And that’s exactly what he will do on Sunday (12).
A quartet of Kenyans will clash at the 15th edition of the Suisse Gas Milano City Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).