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Report04 Feb 2015

Barshim jumps Asian record 2.40m in Banska Bystrica

Mutaz Essa Barshim improved his own Asian record by two centimetres to 2.40m at the Banskobystrická latka 2015 high jump competition in the Slovakian town of Banska Bystrica on Wednesday (4).

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News13 May 2014

Seven global high jump champions set to feature in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

The women’s high jump at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 11 June is shaping up as one of the most eagerly anticipated competitions to be staged at the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League.

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News29 Apr 2014

Five more global champions announced for Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

Three Olympic champions and two world champions are among the latest international stars to be added to the glittering fields for the 2014 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 18 May, organisers confirmed on Tuesday (29).

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News14 Apr 2014

High jumpers seeking high notes in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Every medallist from the major international championships of the past three years is confirmed for the star-studded women’s high jump contest at the 2014 Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 31 May, organisers announced on Monday (14).

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News07 Jan 2014

2013 IAAF Diamond League review – part 1

The 2013 IAAF Diamond League got off to a bang in May with a host of meeting records and world-leading performances in Doha.

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News28 Dec 2013

2013 end-of-year reviews – jumps

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best jumps performances of the year with Julin covering the men’s events and Jalava the women’s.

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News15 Nov 2013

Monaco press points – Anna Chicherova, Svetlana Shkolina, Sara Simeoni

Ahead of the 2013 World Athletics Gala in Monaco, Russia High Jump stars Anna Chicherova and Svetlana Shkolina faced the media on Friday (15), the former having won at the 2011 IAAF World Championships and London 2012 Olympic Games and the latter taking the honours at this summer’s World Championships on home soil in Moscow.

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Feature19 Sep 2013

Shkolina’s dramatic rise and Antyukh’s fall

What a difference 12 months make for Russian team-mates Svetlana Shkolina and Natalya Antyukh. While Shkolina has seen her fortunes soar this year, Antyukh has plummeted from the dizzy heights she occupied in 2012.

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Report06 Sep 2013

Fraser-Pryce leads Jamaican sprint triple in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

It’s not often that Usain Bolt is upstaged, not least by a fellow Jamaican, but at the final IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2013, the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial in Brussels, it was Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce who stole the show.

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Report22 Aug 2013

Defar defies the Stockholm elements to run fastest 3000m in 2013 – IAAF Diamond League

Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar would have preferred to have raced over 5000m, the distance at which she has won consecutive Olympic and World titles, but she made the very best of the scheduled 3000m race at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm to win in 8:30.29, the world’s fastest time this year, on Thursday (22).

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News21 Aug 2013

Stockholm press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Sweden’s 2013 World Championships 1500m gold medallist Abebe Aregawi and her Kenyan 800m counterpart Eunice Sum sat alongside each other at the DN Galan meeting hotel the day before the IAAF Diamond League competition and the inevitable question was asked of them ahead of their forthcoming 800m race: “Who is going to win?”

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Previews21 Aug 2013

World champions Aregawi and Sum clash in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Swedish favourite Abebe Aregawi is among 12 World champions – including Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop, USA’s David Oliver, Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar, Czech Republic’s Zuzana Hejnova , Russia’s Svetlana Shkolina and Colombia’s Caterine Ibarguen and Germany’s Christina Obergfoll - competing at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday.

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