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China’s 23-year-old Lu Huihui improved the Asian record for the women’s Javelin to 65.62m at the national track and field grand prix meeting in the south China city of Zhaoqing on Saturday (27).
The 104th edition of the historic Drake Relays in Des Moines featured a number of re-matches from the London 2012 Olympic Games but arguably none was better than the women’s Pole Vault which saw Cuban’s Yarisley Silva win with 4.85m on Friday (26).
“Dear friends, it is a pleasure to give you some news, just a day or so before my first meeting of the outdoor season, here in the United States. I have had a busy schedule this month.
The course record is the goal in the men’s race of the 11th METRO GROUP Marathon Dusseldorf on Sunday, and the favourites to do it at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race are the Kenyan pair of Paul Biwott and Duncan Koech.
No less than 17,000 runners will gather in the Spanish capital on Sunday to take part in the 36th Rock’n’Roll Madrid Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday.
Three more London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallists and one reigning World champion have been added to the star-studded roster for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 18 May, organisers announced on Friday (26).
With the adidas Grand Prix in New York City one month away, 10 of the best track and field athletes in the world have been added to the deep international field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 25 May.
Russia’s London 2012 Olympic Games and 2011 IAAF World Championships High Jump gold medallist Anna Chicherova has resumed intensive training but, while getting ready for the summer, and like many mothers, she has also had to struggle with sudden and serious family issues like the illness of her young daughter Nika.
Two big new names have been announced to join Jamaica’s Usain Bolt at the Meeting AREVA in Paris on 6 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting: the two superheroes of French athletics Renaud Lavillenie and Christophe Lemaitre.
The ninth episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
The men’s 3000m Steeplechase field at the 39th Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 1 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, will include all three London 2012 Olympic Games medallists, as well as seven of the top 10 fastest men last year.
Twenty-five of South Africa’s youth athletes are currently listed in the top-10 across 16 events in the latest world youth lists published by the IAAF, and based on current performances there seems real prospects that the green and gold colours could grace the podium.
This year’s Volkswagen Prague Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 12 May boasts an impressive line-up of elite runners and hopes are high that one – or even both – of the course records will be broken.
Ostap the gopher has been unveiled as the official mascot of the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk which will take place on 10-14 July.
Yohan Blake, World champion over 100m, and Japhet Korir, World champion on the cross-country, are the two latest signings for the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme, one of two finals in the IAAF Diamond League series, in Brussels on 6 September.
It’s the time of the year when 18-year-olds in Ethiopia fret about their looming university entrance exams or immerse themselves with the latest trends in pop culture. But newly-minted World junior cross-country champion Hagos Gebrhiwet is not a typical teenager.
World 100m champion Yohan Blake and World 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will compete at the Edmonton International Track Classic on 29 June.
Italy’s Albericco Di Cecco and Sweden’s Kajsa Berg are among the expected front-runners at the 22nd 100km IAU European Championships, which takes place in Belves, France on 27 April.
The women’s 400m Hurdles at the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, will provide a preview of the World Championships as the reigning Olympic and World champions the Diamond League Race winner.
With the IAAF World Youth Championships, Donetsk, Ukraine (10 to 14 July 2013) fast approaching, the IAAF Statistics and Documentation Division has now made available the first World Youth lists covering the 2013 outdoor season.