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It was not quite the assault on 2.40m and above that was envisaged, but Mutaz Essa Barhsim took the world lead from Bogdan Bondarenko and the early points in Shanghai on Sunday (17) in what should be a year-long rivalry through the rest of the IAAF Diamond League.
Both the women’s 100m and the men’s long jump were billed as loaded events in the lead-up to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Sunday (17).
Bahrain’s Eunice Kirwa became the first woman to complete the Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon within 70 minutes, winning the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in a course record of 1:09:37 on Sunday (17).
World champions Pawel Fajdek and David Storl produced the best marks at the Hallesche Werfertage, the traditional throws meeting in the German city of Halle on Saturday (16).
Follow all the exciting action which takes place during the 2015 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.
Poland’s Pawel Wiesiolek and Greece’s Sofia Yfantidou both moved up the leader board on the second day of the Multistars meeting in Florence on Saturday (16) to win the decathlon and heptathlon respectively at the second leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
Alex Oloitiptip Korio and Angela Tanui emerged victorious at the Okpekpe Road Race on Saturday (16), winning the men’s and women’s races respectively to achieve the second Kenyan double in the three-year history of the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race.
In an interview published in the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport on Friday morning, Pedro Pablo Pichardo predicted: “I will be over 18 metres soon.”
The topic of icons is not one you would necessarily associate with an athletics press conference, but icons got a fair old work-out in Shanghai on Saturday ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (17).
Sixteen disciplines begin their 2015 IAAF Diamond League journey in Shanghai on Sunday (17), but it is hard to see any of the other 15 events topping the men’s high jump.
Italy’s Simone Cairoli and Nigeria’s Uhunoma Osazuwa are the surprise overnight leaders at the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai meeting in Florence, the second leg of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
Christian Taylor is an intelligent, articulate and erudite athlete. And he can now add fortune-telling to his list of talents.
Jasmin Stowers was very much an unknown quantity internationally before she arrived in Qatar, despite her world-leading times of 12.40 and 12.39 in Des Moines and Kingston in the past three weeks, but she showed her poise and class to power to a personal best and IAAF Diamond League record of 12.35 on Friday (15).
On a night of superb performances at the first IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015, Allyson Felix cannot be denied her place in the spot light in Doha.
Follow the exciting action which takes place during the 2015 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.
When Tigist Teshome defends her Lattelecom Riga Marathon title on Sunday (17), she’ll line up against a much tougher field than last year’s edition of the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race.
Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede and Kenya’s Martin Mathathi are the favourites for the fifth annual Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon on Sunday (17), with the IAAF Silver Label Road Race also known as the Naoko Takahashi Cup.
The IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen 2014 won the Sport Tourism Digital Marketing Award at the Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards on Thursday (14).
Proving that he’s one of the current superstars of the sport, and in anticipation of his first appearance at Doha's Qatar Sports Club at the first IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015, British distance runner Mo Farah drew most of the questions and the biggest crowd at the pre-event press conference and his ‘meet-the-press’ event on Thursday (14).
Three world record holders went on a tour of the Chinese capital on Thursday (14) as the city begins the 100-day countdown to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.