Bislett Games meeting organiser Steinar Hoen was left dazed with joy here tonight as all his wishes came true .
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Organisers of tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo have broken with long tradition by according a men’s under-20 race the status of Dream Mile in order to showcase the prodigious talent of home runner Jakob Ingebrigtsen.
Joachim Low has defended his controversial decision to name a relatively unfamiliar German squad for the FIFA Confederations Cup that starts in Russia on Saturday (June 17), insisting his star names needed to rest ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
Nine-time Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis is hoping to produce future athletics stars through a newly-launched professional track club that will draw primarily on post-graduate athletes at the University of Houston (UH).
Rome's Olympic Stadium witnessed what might be a changing of the guard in the women’s triple jump as Colombia’s 33-year-old world and Olympic champion Caterine Ibarguen had her unbeaten run of over a year ended.
There is a gladiatorial feel to the fourth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome tomorrow, as a number of the sport's Olympic champions face the fierce challenge of those seeking to overcome them.
United States Olympic sprint relay gold medallist Jon Drummond has had his eight-year doping ban for possession, trafficking and administration of illegal substances confirmed.
Thomas Bach will become the second International Olympic Committee (IOC) President to honour the Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) when he attends tomorrow's sold-out Opening Ceremony of the 17th edition at the San Marino Stadium.
Christian Taylor produced the fourth best triple jump of all time - 18.11 metres - to win on the second day of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon.
Alberto Salazar, chief coach at the Nike Oregon Project (NOP), has denied any wrongdoing in the wake of the leaking of a US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report into activities there.
Kenya’s 18-year-old world junior champion Celliphine Chespol thrilled spectators at the opening session of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in Eugene as she ran the second fastest 3,000 metre steeplechase of all time - despite temporarily losing a shoe during the race.
Genzebe Dibaba will attempt to break the women's world 5,000 metre record tomorrow at Hayward Field in Eugene on the opening night of the third International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
An interim report by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) which claims athletics coach Alberto Salazar infringed anti-doping rules has now been published in its entirety.
Laurent Petrynka, President of the International School Sport Federation (ISF), has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Education Commission and is charged by IOC President Thomas Bach with providing a vital "bridge" for children to continue sporting activity once they leave school.
Noah Lyles of the United States and Kenyan Kipyegon Bett produced the headline performances at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League event in Shanghai as the teenagers claimed victories today.