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2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships: Copenhagen, Denmark

This will be the 20th edition of the championships (including the two editions that were renamed the ‘IAAF World Road Running Championships’) and Denmark is the 16th country to host the World Half Marathon Championships. The event is being held in Scandinavia for just the second time ever, 20 years after Oslo hosted it. It’s also just the second time in the history of the championships that it is being held in spring. Brussels in 2002 was the only other World Half Marathon Championships that was held at this time of year.

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Zersenay Tadese (ERI) will race for an unprecedented sixth individual title at the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. Click HERE to watch the race online Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 AM ET LIVE, or tune in to see the race on television on March 29 at 7 PM ET on Universal Sports. In the women’s competition, […]

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 3: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 3: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Morning Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Morning Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Morning Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Morning Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt wins 100m

As if there was any doubt, world Record holder, Usain Bolt (JAM), after being disqualified last time with a false start, gets it right today, beating Justin Gatlin (USA) by .08 seconds at 9.77.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt 100m Heat

Usain Bolt (JAM) runs a 10.07 in his heat to qualify for the Semi-Finals tomorrow.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Aman wins 800m

In the last Men’s 800m race of the season, Mohammed Aman (ETH) gets his 4th win and the Diamond League title as well with a world leading time of 1:42.37, Nick Symmonds (USA) was 2nd.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Hastings wins 400m

In the last Women’s 400m race of the season, Natasha Hastings (USA) beats out the Diamond League winner Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .05 seconds, while the newly crowned World Champ, Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) was 5th.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Hastings wins 400m

In the last Women’s 400m race of the season, Natasha Hastings (USA) beats out the Diamond League winner Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .05 seconds, while the newly crowned World Champ, Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) was 5th.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Usain Bolt wins 100m

In the non-Diamond League Men’s 100m race, the World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, gets it done in 9.80 seconds, just .10 faster than Michael Rodgers (USA) who posted his season’s best.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Fraser-Pryce wins 100m

In the last women’s 100m race of the 2013 season, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) gets the win at 10.72 seconds and claims both the 200m and 100m Diamond.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Gordon wins 400m hurdles

In the last Men’s 400m hurdles race of the season, newly crowned world champ Jehue Gordon (TRI) gets the win at 48.32, as Javier Culson (PUR) settled for 3rd, but it was enough to win the Diamond League for the second time.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels (mobile)

Less than four months after the opening meeting of the series, the 2013 IAAF Diamond League will reach a climax on Friday (6) in Brussels at the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial. This event airs Sept 6 @2:00pmET. 

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels

Less than four months after the opening meeting of the series, the 2013 IAAF Diamond League will reach a climax on Friday (6) in Brussels at the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Diamond Winners part 1

Check out all the Diamond League winners receiving their awards on the first night of competition.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

The newly crowned World Champ David Oliver (USA) wins his third race and claims the Diamond in the Men’s 110m hurdles.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: USA wins 4×100

In the non-Diamond League event, despite having Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on their side, Team Jamaica came in .11 seconds short, as Americans Pierre, Anderson, Townsend and Williams grabbed the win.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Kiplagat wins 1500m

In the Men’s 1500 final, Silas Kiplagat gets his second win, by .67 seconds over Ayanleh Souleiman. Souleiman won three races earlier and claims the overall Diamond League win.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Merritt wins 400m

In the Men’s 400m, World Champ Lashawn Merritt gets the better of Olympic Champ Kirani James onece again, to win the final and claim the overall Diamond League win as well.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Usain Bolt wins 100m

In the final men’s 100m race of the Diamond League season, Jamacian Usain Bolt ran a slow, 9.90, Nickel Ashmeade was 2nd. Though he finished 3rd today, Justin Gatlin’s three wins this season allowed him to claim the overall Diamond League title.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Fraser-Pryce wins 200m

Olympic and World Champ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) gets the win in the Women’s 200m Final. She also won the first race of the season and claims the Diamond League win as well.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Symmonds wins 800

In a non-Diamond League event, Nick Symmonds (USA) gets the win by .23 seconds over Marcin Lewandowski (POL) at 1:43.56, Duane Solomon (USA) misses the podium by .10 seconds in 4th.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Defar wins 5000m

Olympic Champ Meseret Defar (ETH) pulls away from World Champ Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) in the last 200m, each had two wins this season and with this final win for Defar, she wins the Diamond League.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich

In addition to the 17 final events, the 2013 Zurich program of events will include the men’s 200m, the men’s 800m, and the 4x100m women’s relay. Usain Bolt’s 19.66 meeting record in the 200m and Mohammed Aman’s dramatic upset victory over David Rudisha were just a pair of the highlights at the Weltklasse Zurich in 2012.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich (mobile)

In addition to the 17 final events, the 2013 Zurich program of events will include the men’s 200m, the men’s 800m, and the 4x100m women’s relay. Usain Bolt’s 19.66 meeting record in the 200m and Mohammed Aman’s dramatic upset victory over David Rudisha were just a pair of the highlights at the Weltklasse Zurich in 2012. This event airs Aug 29 @2:00pmET.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Sum wins 800m

New World Champ, Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN,) gets the win at 1:58.84. This was her first Diamond League win, just barely holding off Alysia Montano (USA) by .12 seconds

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Merritt wins 400m

During the Diamond League in Stockholm, two-time World Champ Lashawn Merritt won the 400m with a time of 44.69. Though this is Merritt’s second Diamond League win of the season, Kirani James (GRN) still leads the 2013 Diamond League with only two final meets to go.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Defar wins 3000m

Meseret Defar (ETH) gets the win with the world leading time at 8:30.29, just beating Mercy Cherono (KEN) by .94 seconds.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

Recently crowned World Champ, David Oliver (USA), gets the 110m Hurdle win with a time of 13.21, beating Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) by .14 seconds. This is Oliver’s second Diamond League win.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Smelyk wins 200m

In an open field, Serhly Smelyk (UKR), found all the way over in lane eight, gets the win in the final meters at 20.54 seconds, beating Jaysuma Saidy Ndure (NOR) by .04 seconds.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Stewart wins 100m

In an open field, Kerron Stewart (JAM) gets the win at 11.24, her first of the season, barely beating Alexandria Anderson (USA) by .01.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Souleiman wins 1500m

Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets the win, at 3:33.59, beating the newly crowned World Champ Asbel Kiprop (KEN), who was 6th. Souleiman has now won three races, with only the final to go.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm: Hejnova wins 400m hurdles

At 53.71 seconds, Zuzana Hejonova (CZE), the newly crowned World Champ, has now won six out of six races, with only the finals to go she has secured her diamond

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm (mobile)

DN Galan is the first Diamond League meet after the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, which ended Sunday, August 18th. That should mean fans will expect to see a lot of World champions at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium four days later, and for those competitors who didn’t succeed in the Russian capital, DN Galan is an opportunity for revenge. This event airs Aug 22 @2:00pmET. 

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm

DN Galan is the first Diamond League meet after the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, which ended Sunday, August 18th. That should mean fans will expect to see a lot of World champions at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium four days later, and for those competitors who didn’t succeed in the Russian capital, DN Galan is an opportunity for revenge.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Obergfoll wins Javelin

In women’s Javelin, Christina Obergfoll (GER) gets the win with her second throw at 69.05 meters, 2.45 meters better than Kimberley Mickle (AUS), defending champ Maria Abakumova (RUS)was 3rd.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Tamgho wins Triple Jump

In Men’s Triple Jump, 2010 indoor champ Teddy Tamgho (FRA) gets the win at 18.04 meters, winning by .36 meters. Will Claye (USA) was 3rd, .54 back and the defending and Olympic champ Christian Taylor (USA) was 4th.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Matthew Centrowitz Interview

Matthew Centrowitz (USA) talks about winning silver in the Men’s 1500m.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt Interview

Usain Bolt (JAM) talks about his team’s 3rd 4×100 win and the future.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Sum wins 800m

In Women’s 800m, the defending and Olympic champ Mariya Savinova (RUS) fell .42 seconds short of winning Gold again, as Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN) gets the win at 1:57.38. Americans Brenda Martinez and Alysia Montano finished 3rd and 4th.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Kiprop wins 1500m

In Men’s 1500m, Asbel Kiprop (KEN), the 2008 Olympic champ, wins his second World Championship (2011, 2013) .50 seconds faster than Matthew Centrowitz (USA), finishing at 3:36.28.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Jamaica wins 4x100m

In women’s 4x100m, with the absence of American stars Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix, Team USA had to fight hard for second (as France was DQ’d), coming in 1.46 seconds behind the Jamaican team at 41.29.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Jamaica wins 4x100m

During the final day of the 2013 IAAF World Championships, Usain Bolt helped to power Team Jamaica to another title, finishing the Men’s 4x100m relay with a time of 37.36, .30 seconds faster than Team USA.

 

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 9: Evening Session

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 9: Evening Session (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 18 @2:30pmET.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Vesely wins Javelin

In Men’s Javelin, the European Champ, Vítezslav Vesely (CZE) is now the World Champ nailing 87.17 meters on his first throw. Former world champ Tero Pitkamaki (FIN) was .10 behind in 2nd place.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Rollins wins

21 year old Brianna Rollins (USA) talks about her win in the Women’s 100m hurdles.

 
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