Weekend Round-up - 18th & 19th August | News & Media | Welsh Athletics - Athletau Cymru

<i>Monday 20th August</i><p>IAAF Diamond League - Birmingham - Saturday 18th August<p><b>Melissa Courtney</b> (Poole AC; Rob Denmark) broke the long-standing Women's</b> …

British Athletics

Several changes to IAAF World Championships #Doha2019 schedule

The next IAAF World Championships, Doha 2019, will see several changes to its timetable.<p>The event will have only evening sessions – split into two – …


Excel centre sees profits hit £31.1m mark

Pre-tax profits at Excel, the exhibition centre in London that is home to the Boat Show, rose by 22.7pc to a record £31.1m in the year to Dec 31, 2017 after it hosted a string of new events.<p>At 100,000 sq metres, (119,600 sq yds) Excel is London’s biggest exhibition centre making it a magnet for …


NACAC: no longer an automatic worlds qualifier

Historically, the NACAC Championships have served as a qualifier for the following year’s World Championships. The winners of each race used to …




African athletics needs a marketing drive

Africa cannot seem to shake its label as the stepchild of global athletics despite establishing itself as one of the best performing continents in …

South Africa

Birmingham: Live Updates

After a short break, we're back in the UK for the twelfth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, and you can follow all the action right here on …

IAAF Diamond League

Birmingham Diamond League men report

In his previous two competitions on British soil, Christian Coleman beat Usain Bolt twice (semi-final and final) en route to world outdoor 100m …

IAAF Diamond League

Top Kenyan athlete caught in doping scheme suspended

<b>Kenya's 800 metres runner Kipyegon Bett has been indicted by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for trying to evade a doping test by 'refusing to</b> …


Programme 2018 & Results

IAAF Diamond League

Ones to watch at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham

Diamond League<p>The Diamond League series heads to the Alexander Stadium for its last stop ahead of the two finals in Zurich and Brussels and the …

IAAF Diamond League

Danil Lysenko will challenge at CAS the IAAF suspension

<b>Danil Lysenko, photo by PhotoRun.net</b><b>MOSCOW (RUS):</b> High jump World indoor champion Danil Lysenko will challenge at CAS the IAAF's decision about his …


Continental Cup trophy symbolises teamwork and unity

A unique trophy is on offer for this year’s winners of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018. The September 8-9 meeting will be in Ostrava, Czech …


IAAF: IAAF statement on Karim Ibrahim| News | iaaf.org

Mr Karim Ibrahim is no longer a serving member of the IAAF Council. This is following a decision by the IAAF Vetting Panel who has found Mr Ibrahim …


7 SA stars at Birmingham's IAAF Diamond League leg

2018-08-17 21:45<p>Akani Simbine (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - South African athletes will be chasing places in the <b>IAAF Diamond League</b> finals, to be held later …

IAAF Diamond League

Latest Birmingham updates – IAAF Diamond League

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Muller Grand Prix, the 12th stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.

IAAF Diamond League

USATF Said NACAC Winners Would Get The 'A' Standard--That's Not True

USATF Said NACAC Winners Would Get The 'A' Standard--That's Not True<p>In the wake of last weekend’s NACAC (North American, Central American and …

Track & Field

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in Birmingham

Coming Up<p>Watch live action from the IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Birmingham beginning on Saturday at 9 a.m. ET.<p>Live action begins on …

IAAF Diamond League

Kenya's Kipyegon suspended for failing to submit to doping test

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kipyegon Bett is the latest Kenyan athlete to be suspended for a doping-related offense, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Thursday.<p>The 20-year-old Bett, who won the 800 meters bronze medal at last year's World Championships in London, refused or failed to submit …


Kenyan runner Kipyegon Bett charged with evading doping test

MONACO -- Kenyan runner Kipyegon Bett, last year's world bronze medalist in the 800 meters, has been charged with evading a doping test.<p>The Athletics …


Expanded exchange zones approved

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Wednesday approved expanding the exchange zones to 30 meters in men’s and women’s track and field sprint …


Dutee keen not to invite pressure by way of expectations

“I will put in the best efforts and hope for the best result,” says the star sprinter.

Sports (India)

Goule almost quit track and field

Natoya Goule came close to quit track and field in 2017. She was frustrated by below-par performances. A year later, she is Jamaica’s fastest ever …


Continental Cup: the unknown IAAF track meet

Photo: Michael Doyle.<p>The IAAF Continental Cup, which kicks off September 8th in Ostrava, Czech Republic, is a quadrennial competition among four …


Craig Engels, Rachel Schneider Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile: Hassan Mead, Josh Kerr Also Set for the Men's Mile on New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend

<i>The Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile is a great addition to the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend. The event has become an exciting event on its own,</i> …

Track & Field

Korir eyes stab at Rudisha’s World Record

<b>NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15- African 800m silver medalist Emmanuel Korir has set a target of going for David Rudisha’s World Record of One minute, 40.91</b> …

IAAF Diamond League

Birmingham Diamond League women report

When it came to the crunch, halfway down the home straight at the Alexander Stadium, Shaunae Miller-Uibo had too much class for her rivals in the …

IAAF Diamond League

Canadian runner admits doping violation at Dublin City Marathon

<b>Sport Ireland has said a runner from the 2017 Dublin City Marathon has tested positive for a banned substance.</b><p>Canadian Natasha Yaremczuk subsequently …


Simbine, Semenya lead Team Africa's SA contingent at IAAF Continental Cup

JOHANNESBURG - A 20-strong South African contingent has been selected for the African team that will compete at the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, …

Sport (South Africa)

2018 Zurich Diary: Lyles vs Guiliyev and Wilson

<b>Ramil Guiliey and Alex Wilson, 2018 European Championship 200 meters, photo by Getty Images / Berlin 2018</b><b>Lyles vs Guliyev and Wilson</b>ZURICH (SUI): …