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Bett takes on the best of the rest at 2016 Shanghai Diamond League

Bett takes on the best of the rest at 2016 Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2016 0

World champion Nicholas Bett heads a 400m hurdles line-up at the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League that could even put the meeting’s favourite event, the sprint hurdles, in the shade. Bett produced one of the shocks

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Pre Classic Women’s 100m Hurdles is Colossal!

Pre Classic Women’s 100m Hurdles is Colossal!

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2016 0

Prefontiane Classic How good will the Prefontaine Classic women’s 100 hurdles be?  So good that because of the 3-per-nation restriction at the Olympics, it’ll be deeper than the Games final. That’s because five superstar Americans—including

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18-year old Kejelcha to Defend Pre Classic 5K Title

18-year old Kejelcha to Defend Pre Classic 5K Title

Christopher Kelsall April 18, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha will return to the Prefontaine Classic as the youngest winner by far of the men’s 5000 meters, the favorite racing distance of Steve Prefontaine.  And like Pre, Kejelcha is aiming

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Chinese long jump stars to take on world’s best at Shanghai Diamond League

Chinese long jump stars to take on world’s best at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall April 14, 2016 0

Marleen Rennings China’s teenage long jump star Wang Jianan will lead a quartet of homegrown talent against two of the world’s best leapers at the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League on 14 May, the meeting organisers

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Simpson, Rowbury Begin a New Chapter in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Simpson, Rowbury Begin a New Chapter in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Christopher Kelsall April 13, 2016 0

Prefonataine Classic Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury have one of America’s most intense rivalries and their recordbook writing will take on an Olympic theme in the women’s 1500 meters at the Prefontaine Classic. The fans will

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Gold Medalists Lead Hammer’s Return to Pre Classic

Gold Medalists Lead Hammer’s Return to Pre Classic

Christopher Kelsall April 11, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic The men’s hammer throw returns to the Prefontaine Classic after a hiatus of 11 years in what will be the event’s best collection of talent on U.S. soil since the 1996 Olympic Games

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Zhang vs Bondarenko in IAAF Diamond League Shanghai

Zhang vs Bondarenko in IAAF Diamond League Shanghai

Christopher Kelsall April 8, 2016 0

Marleen Vink, Shanghai Diamond League China’s very own maverick high jump hero Zhang Guowei is set to star at the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 14 May where he will come face-to-face with Bohdan

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Christian Taylor Leads a Florida Foursome in Pre Classic Triple

Christian Taylor Leads a Florida Foursome in Pre Classic Triple

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic American record holder Christian Taylor’s road to a second Olympic gold medal in the triple jump faces a major test at the Prefontaine Classic, which features a unique clash of five gold medalists

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Hurdlers to highlight star-studded Shanghai Diamond League

Hurdlers to highlight star-studded Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall March 31, 2016 0

Marleen Renning, Shanghai Diamond League Eight Beijing world champions and seven Olympic gold medallists are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced today for the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League on 14 May, the second

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The Shot’s Heavy Hitters to Meet at Pre Classic

The Shot’s Heavy Hitters to Meet at Pre Classic

Christopher Kelsall March 30, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic The planet’s two best men’s shot putters are ready for a new duel at the Prefontaine Classic.  For the first time, both are equipped with gold medals. Some might call it a rematch, but

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