European Athletics has ruled out Hungary’s offer to stage the 2020 European Cross Country Championships following the event's cancellation, citing a lack of time for preparation.
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Armand Duplantis, who began this troubled season with two pole vault world records, will end it with the additional distinction of producing a world-best clearance outdoors as he achieved 6.15 metres at tonight’s penultimate Diamond League meeting in Rome.
Tomorrow's penultimate Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome's Stadio Olimpico offers Armand Duplantis and Karsten Warholm one of their last likely opportunities in 2020 of attaining the new world record marks to which they have come so tantalisingly close in recent months.
Britain’s newly established 800 metres champion Daniel Rowden set a personal best of 1min 44.09sec to win a hugely competitive race at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, where local heroine Sandra Perkovic delivered another home discus victory with 64.67 metres.
Rio 2016 shot put champion Ryan Crouser maintained his superb winning run tonight in the opening event of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb as he beat world champion Joe Kovacs with a meeting record of 22.74 metres, the best seen in Europe since 1988.
While Karsten Warholm and Ryan Crouser fell a little short of the world records they had been targeting at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, an evening of compelling competition was highlighted by momentous struggles in the men’s triple jump and 5000 metres events.
Tomorrow's Golden Spike meeting in the Czech city of Ostrava features a fresh world record holder in Sifan Hassan, but the keener focus will be on two athletes teetering on the brink of setting new global marks – Karsten Warholm and Ryan Crouser.
Second best javelin throw ever for Vetter at World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow
Johannes Vetter produced a stunning effort at World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow tonight as he threw the javelin out to 97.76 metres, the second farthest mark ever behind the 1996 world record of 98.48m by the Czech Republic’s Jan Zelezny.
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser, whose performances have reached new levels this season, will be eagerly watched in Chorzow in Poland tomorrow night as he takes part in the latest stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series.
Sir Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands set respective men’s and women’s world one-hour records at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting here tonight.
Three world records are in the sights of Diamond League athletes who have gathered here to compete in an empty King Baudouin Stadium tomorrow evening, with the marks for the men's and women's one-hour race and the women's 1000 metres under threat.
World pole vault record holder Armand Duplantis needed an outdoor personal best of 6.07 metres to earn his 12th consecutive victory at the Lausanne Wanda Diamond League exhibition event tonight after a titanic contest with double world champion Sam Kendricks.
Moen pulls out of Brussels Diamond League one-hour race because of new World Athletics shoe regulations
Norway’s Sondre Nordstad Moen, the first European to run a marathon in less than two hours and six minutes, has withdrawn from Friday’s one-hour race at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting in Brussels because of the recent World Athletics (WA) rule change regarding track shoes.
Pole vault world record holder Armand Duplantis will seek his 12th consecutive victory of 2020 tomorrow when he competes against a stellar field at Lausanne in the fifth event on this season’s COVID-19-truncated Wanda Diamond League (WDL) programme.
Karsten Warholm came agonisingly close to breaking the world 400 metres hurdles world record of 46.78 seconds at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, clocking 46.87 in a race where he had done everything right apart from knocking over the last hurdle.