In the end, the much-touted 5,000m world record didn’t happen, but for 14 minutes and 15 seconds inside the Stade de France on Saturday night, Genzebe Dibaba – with a little help from fellow Ethiopian Almaz Ayana – served up a race of the most enthralling nature. It was a race
The French may not have gotten everything they had hoped for from their local heroes but cometh the final event, cometh Jimmy Vicault with a 9.86 second 100m to equal the European 100m record – and of course a new French record. Asafa Powell affirmed he is a medal contender
Seven down, seven to go. With the Diamond League on hiatus in recent weeks to accommodate such events as the US Championships and European Team Championships, we now prepare to get back on track with meeting number eight in Paris this weekend. To mark the halfway point in the calendar,
From Excavation Grunt To The U.S.’s Fastest Man At 1,500: Ben Blankenship Discusses His Journey And His Breakthrough 2015 Season Ben Blankenship has been going from strength to strength since his excellent indoor season. Three years ago he was injured and working in excavation with a friend in Colorado but
1. Ingebrigtsen Building Fan-Following 2012 European 1500m champion, and 2015 euro indoor 3000m medalist Henrik Ingebrigtsen has been working wonders for athletics in Norway causing his local club to be inundated with memberships. He has said he hopes kids will chose athletics over the often more popular team sports. More
1. Oscar Winner Born To Run Matthew McConaughey looks set to take up the lead role in the movie adaption of best-selling running book “Born to run”. McConaughey is apparently a keen triathlete so shouldn’t struggle too much to get in shape for the role. More details here 2.