07 December, 2016

$3.2 million prize money for Finals of 2017 IAAF Diamond League

In a major restructure, the IAAF Diamond League has adopted a championship style model with the finalists competing for a prize pool of $3.2 million.

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15 May, 2016

China’s jumpers lead the way as relay boys power to victory

It was Huang Changzhou who claimed China is now “a powerhouse in men’s long jumping” last Thursday, but it was his young friend and rival Gao Xinglong...

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14 May, 2016

4x100m Men: Zhang brings baton home for China

Zhang Peimeng brought the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League meeting to a rousing climax as he held off Ronald Levy down the finishing straight to hand...

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14 May, 2016

Javelin Men: Röhler beats Czech pair as Abdelrahman comes up short

World silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman couldn’t match his 2014 heroics on his return to Shanghai this evening as Thomas Röhler took the first javelin...

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14 May, 2016

High Jump Men: Bondarenko beats showman Zhang on countback

Bohdan Bondarenko defied the roars to beat China’s maverick high jump hero Zhang Guowei and his countryman Wang Yu as the first four all finished with...

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14 May, 2016

Long Jump Men: Gao wins China’s cheers with narrow win

Gao Xinglong took only three jumps in the much-anticipated men’s long jump tonight but his second round effort of 8.14 was enough to take victory by...

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14 May, 2016

Pole Vault Men: Lavillenie beaten as Kendricks claims lifetime best

Sam Kendricks produced the highest vault of his life to beat world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and world champion Shawn Barber and move to second...

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14 May, 2016

110m Hurdles Men: Jamaicans dominate as McLeod goes sub-13

Omar McLeod produced the year’s first sub-13 second performance to take a commanding victory over countryman Hansle Parchment and move clear at the...

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14 May, 2016

5000m Men: World lead as unexpected Edris explodes to victory

A storming last 200m brought victory for the unfancied Muktar Edris who won a five-man bust-up over the last lap to claim the winner’s 10 Diamond...

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14 May, 2016

Long Jump Women: Meeting record for Spanovic as Bartoletta is beaten

A meeting record of 6.95 was enough for world bronze medallist Ivana Spanovic to inflict defeat on last year’s world champion and Diamond Race winner...

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