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Press Release16 Mar 2017

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified…

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Report25 Aug 2016

Souleiman sets 1000m series record in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Ayanleh Souleiman became the fifth-fastest 1000m performer of all time to highlight the middle distance action at Lausanne’s Athletissima meeting, the 11th stop in the 2016 IAAF Diamond League, on Thursday (25).

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News30 May 2016

Kiprop and Souleiman head Oslo's Dream Mile field – IAAF Diamond League

The Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, and the organisers of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games have announced a star-studded lineup for this year’s race on 7 June, including Kenya’s world champion Asbel Kiprop.

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News09 May 2016

Eugene assembles its best ever mile field – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic claim that their Bowerman Mile field for this year’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on 28 May is the best they have ever had.

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Report01 Apr 2016

Souleiman ushers new era of athletics in Djibouti

From the outset, it looks like another typical day in Djibouti City.

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Previews18 Feb 2016

Farah to close a stellar programme in Glasgow

Mo Farah had to settle for second place at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country in January but with a solid block of altitude training in Ethiopia under his belt, the Brit will be looking to claim his first win of the year at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix, the final IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting of 2016, on Saturday (20).

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Report17 Feb 2016

Dibaba and Souleiman break world indoor records in Stockholm

The Globen Galan – the third stop on the new IAAF World Indoor Tour – had three world record wishes and they all came true at the Ericsson Globe Arena on Wednesday (17).

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News03 Feb 2016

Stockholm set for two more world indoor record attempts

Along with the previously announced attack on the women’s mile world indoor record at the Globen Galan, there will be two other world indoor record attempts at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Stockholm on 17 February.

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Feature31 Jul 2015

Souleiman boxing clever ahead of Beijing

Ayanleh Souleiman presented one of the most jubilant figures on a long, rain swept evening of athletics in Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic stadium on Thursday as he celebrated his overwhelming 1500m victory with an exuberant display of shadow boxing for the benefit of his tracking TV cameraman, all the while with a trademark smile.

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Report30 Jul 2015

Fraser-Pryce shows off her speed in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

In the last event of a chilly Thursday evening at Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic stadium, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce offered further convincing evidence of how hard it will be for anyone to deprive her of her world 100m title next month, or indeed this year’s 100m Diamond Race, in which she now has a four-point lead as she proceeds towards the final in Zurich on 3 September.

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News29 Jul 2015

Stockholm press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who competes tomorrow for the first time since winning the 100m in Paris in 10.74 over three weeks ago – the fastest run in the world this year – revealed ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm that she may change her plans next month and defend both her 100m and 200m world titles after all.

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Report08 Jul 2015

Genzebe Dibaba sets African 1500m record of 3:54.11 in Barcelona

Genzebe Dibaba set an African 1500m record of 3:54.11 in Barcelona’s Estadi Joan Serrahima stadium on Wednesday evening (8).

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