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Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers had a day to dream of at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, part of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League, setting two national records in the space of two hours to light up a damp and cool Hampden Park stadium on Saturday (12).
David Rudisha lived up to his promise at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix when he moved to the top of the 800m world list with a commanding performance. There was also a world-leading run at the IAAF Diamond League meeting from Hiwot Ayalew in a record-breaking women’s 3000m steeplechase on Saturday (12).
Follow the exciting action which takes place during the 2014 IAAF Diamond League season with the news and results service supplied by the official IAAF Diamond League website and the IAAF Diamond League section of this website.
After finishing out of the medals at last year’s IAAF World Championships, US 100m hurdler Dawn Harper-Nelson is on the comeback trail aided by a new weightlifting regime and an eye-catching Mohawk hairstyle.
You might think beating the reigning world and Olympic champion at an IAAF Diamond League meeting, and setting a personal best at the ripe old age of 35 is reason enough to be pleased with your day’s work. But for Gia Lewis-Smallwood her shock discus victory over Sandra Perkovic at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix on Friday was made so much sweeter simply because it happened in Scotland.
Just six days after setting a Dutch national record with 3:57.00 in Paris last Saturday, Sifan Hassan produced another fantastic 1500m finish to beat Abeba Aregawi in a meeting record of 4:00.67 at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, at Hampden Park on Friday (11).
Sandra Perkovic’s perfect IAAF Diamond League record came to an end on a bright and breezy evening at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix as the 35-year-old Scotland-loving American, Gia Lewis-Smallwood, produced a personal best to end the Croatian’s winning streak on Friday (11).
The United States will send 89 athletes to the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held on home soil in Eugene between 22-27 July.
David Rudisha aims to lower the world-leading time to 1:43 or quicker over two laps of the track when he returns to racing at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, at Hampden Park on Saturday (12).
The provisional entry lists are now available for the 10th meeting of the 2014 season of the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco on 18 July.
The French Alpine town of Gap has a great mountain running tradition and it continues this year with the 13th edition of the European Mountain Running Championships on Saturday (12).
“Hello fans! The month of June came and went so quickly.
Rudisha returns to land of his greatest triumph as global champions descend on Glasgow – IAAF Diamond League
When David Rudisha steps to the line for the men’s 800m, the penultimate event of the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix – the ninth of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League meetings – on Friday and Saturday (11-12), it will be two years minus 28 days since the great Kenyan’s last competitive appearance on UK soil.
The women’s 100m and men’s 400m at the Herculis meeting will feature a host of talented sprinters when the IAAF Diamond League descends upon Monaco on 18 July.
Olympic hammer champion Krisztian Pars unleashed a lifetime best throw of 82.49m at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar to win at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in front of a home crowd on Tuesday (8).
British Athletics has today announced a finalised team of 46 athletes for the IAAF World Junior Championships to be held in Eugene, Oregon on 22-27 July.
There have been national junior championships for athletes dating back to the 1920s, with the former Czechoslovakia having organised what is believed to be the first in 1921. But having a global event – the IAAF World Junior Championships – that puts young talent on display is a relatively recent innovation.
Russia may have won the overall title at the European Cup Combined Events Super League in the Polish city of Torun, but the individual victories in the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting went to Dutch pair Nadine Broersen and Eelco Sintnicolaas on Saturday and Sunday (6-7).
The provisional entry lists are now available for the ninth meeting of the 2014 season of the IAAF Diamond League on 11-12 July in Glasgow.
Nick Willis, the 2008 Olympic 1500m silver medallist, is among the world's best middle-distance runners.