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Meeting de Paris; Taylor, Thompson, McLeod, Barshim, a galaxy of stars at the Charléty...

The setting is changing, the tone remains. For its return to the Charléty Stadium, on Saturday 1 July, the MEETING de PARIS will offer...

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

© Copyright - 2017 - Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario...

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world's best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming...

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge...

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships...

English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

A historically fast straightaway awaits a Prefontaine Classic women’s 100m field loaded with Olympians, but one runner knows the track better than anyone else. English Gardner,...

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the...

Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic and attempt to add the 5000-meter world record to one of the greatest collections of track...

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this...

Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

For the first time since his historic win in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz will return to Hayward Field to battle the world’s best in the...