Usain Bolt to add sparkle to Paris Diamond meet
Usain Bolt to add sparkle to Paris Diamond meet

 Jamaican athletics legend Usain Bolt will line-up in the 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on July 4, the organisers announced on Wednesday.

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year
Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams were named World Athletes of the Year at an IAAF gala in Monaco on Friday.

Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma
Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma

Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

Oscar Pistorius unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events
Oscar Pistorius unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events

A promoter of the Diamond League has revealed that Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at the tournament's future events.

Prince Barshim ready to supplant King Sotomayor
Prince Barshim ready to supplant King Sotomayor

Mutaz Essa Barshim is a rarity in high-class Qatari athletics: not an incomer from Nigeria or Kenya but a real homegrown talent who is within a whisper of breaking one of track and field`s most legendary records.

Justin Gatlin rolls back the years as tyro Barshim basks
Justin Gatlin rolls back the years as tyro Barshim basks

American Justin Gatlin rolled back all of his 32 years to record a fast 100-200m sprint double at the final Diamond League meeting of the season on Friday.

Justin Gatlin scorches to Diamond League 100m win
Justin Gatlin scorches to Diamond League 100m win

US sprinter Justin Gatlin scorched to a season`s fastest 9.77sec in winning the men`s 100m at the final Diamond League meet of the season on Friday.

Justin Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League
Justin Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League

US sprinter Justin Gatlin will go for a 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday, up against a raft of track stars but not Jamaican Usain Bolt.

Veronica Campbell-Brown wins photo finish
Veronica Campbell-Brown wins photo finish

Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown snatched victory in a photo finish to post her first Diamond League 100 metres win in over three years at the popular Weltklasse Zurich meet here.

Usain Bolt ends season early

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has ended his injury-plagued season early after competing in just three races.

Kaliese Spencer, Kirani James grab headlines in Birmingham

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer raced to her second fastest time of the year while Grenada`s Olympic champion Kirani James also cruised, as they racked up wins in the Birmingham Grand Prix here.

Usain Bolt breaks 10 seconds under roof in Warsaw

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100 metres race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday.

Mahiedine Mekhissi redeems himself with 1500m title

French athletics badboy Mahiedine Mekhissi won the European outdoor 1500 metres title on Sunday to make up for the disappointment of being disqualified after winning the 3000m steeplechase on Thursday.

Mo Farah gunning for record books at European Championships

The incentive for Mo Farah when he hits the comeback trail at the European Championships, which open at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich on Tuesday, will be a place in the record books.

Fraser-Pryce regaining confidence following Glasgow outing

World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce believes last weekend`s Glasgow Grand Prix was a turning point in her comeback from injury, and is hoping to continue improving for the rest of the season.

Blake`s injury woes continue as he pulls up in Glasgow

Yohan Blake`s injury troubles hit a new low as he pulled up during the 100 metres at Friday`s Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.

Jamaican Parchment shatters national record in Paris

Jamaican Hansle Parchment set a new national record in the men`s sprint hurdles when he raced to a world-leading 12.94 seconds, to win at the Paris Diamond League here Saturday.

Powell pulls out of Paris meet

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Saturday`s Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers announced Thursday.

Bolt to miss Ostrava and Paris meets

Jamaica`s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt, currently recovering from a foot injury, said Friday he is not ready to race at meets in Ostrava or Paris.

Amos wins, Rudisha seventh at Prefontaine

London Olympic runner-up Nijel Amos of Botswana won the 800 meters Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic in a 2014 world-best time while long-injured reigning Olympic champion David Rudisha finished seventh.