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High and low – Ronald Levy 18. juuli 2018

The 2017 season gave Commonwealth 110m hurdles champion Ronald Levy both the highest and lowest moments of his career so far.

Merlos and Vilches: 11,000 kilometres apart, but inseparable in Tampere 18. juuli 2018

It’s one of the great clichés trotted out by commentators and sports journalists across the world, usually in the aftermath of a competition that pitted two evenly matched rivals against each other: nobody deserved to lose.

London's top three moments – IAAF Diamond League 18. juuli 2018

Later this week, the IAAF Diamond League heads to London for the 11th meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the British capital.

London provisional entry lists, as at 18 July – IAAF Diamond League 18. juuli 2018

The provisional entry lists for the 11th meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in London on 21-22 July are now available.

McCartney vaults world-leading 4.94m in Jockgrim 18. juuli 2018

Olympic bronze medallist Eliza McCartney of New Zealand jumped to the top of the 2018 world list with a 4.94m clearance in the pole vault in Jockgrim, Germany on Tuesday (17).

Road to the final heats up in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League 18. juuli 2018

Top DJ Martin Solveig will be in residence at the Louis II stadium on Friday night as the IAAF Diamond League circuit reaches Monaco. If the sets he plans to mix are anything like as compelling as the mix of top-class action on show over two days of competition in the Principality, he will be doing very well.

Ten memorable moments from Tampere 17. juuli 2018

The IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 drew to a close little more than 24 hours ago, but memories of the event will linger for many years to come.

Abel Kirui’s story behind the picture 17. juuli 2018

As a two-time world marathon champion, 2012 Olympic silver medallist and former Chicago Marathon winner the exuberant Kenyan marathon star Abel Kirui boasts a long and distinguished career in the sport. Kirui takes time out from his training schedule and casts his mind back to this moment of pure elation moments after securing gold at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Daegu.

Monaco's top three moments – IAAF Diamond League 17. juuli 2018

Later this week, the IAAF Diamond League heads to Monaco for the tenth meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the Mediterranean Principality.

Monaco provisional entry lists, as at 17 July – IAAF Diamond League 17. juuli 2018

The provisional entry lists for the tenth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Monaco on 20 July are now available.

IAAF supports push for gender equity in leadership positions 16. juuli 2018

Against the backdrop of last weekend’s Athletics World Cup, presented by Muller, the sixth edition of the Women in World Athletics (WIWA) Conference took place at the London Stadium, this one in partnership with the world athletics federation, IAAF.

Mayr and Ndungu prevail at Grossglockner Mountain Race 16. juuli 2018

Andrea Mayr of Austria and Kenyan Gikuni Ndungu were the victors at the Grossglockner Berglauf in Heiligenblut, Austria, on Sunday (15), the opening race of the 2018 WMRA World Cup.

Dominant US team wins Athletics World Cup in London 16. juuli 2018

USA built on their overnight lead during the second day of the Athletics World Cup in London on Sunday (15), winning six of the 17 events to lift the trophy at the first staging of the eight-way multi-nation competition.

Without World Cup distractions, Ibarguen is seriously searching for 15 metres 16. juuli 2018

Usain Bolt is a Manchester United fan, David Rudisha is a noted Arsenal supporter and English Premier League clubs seem to dominate the football affections of athletes from the Caribbean, Africa and often Asia but Caterine Ibarguen can’t hide her love for her home town club back in Colombia, Atletico Nacional.

Keeping relaxed is key to world U20 discus champion Emilianov 16. juuli 2018

While most athletes, especially in an event as individual and as technically demanding as the discus, adopt a veneer of inscrutability which is maintained until after they leave the competition arena, Moldova’s Alexandra Emilianov wears her heart on her sleeve. 

Italy’s surprise 4x400m gold a fitting end to IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

In a week where nothing seemed certain, this was the only fitting conclusion – a dropped baton, a race filled with captivating, climactic chaos, the favourites beaten, the underdogs rising, and gold going to Italy.

Report: men’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

For a championships that had been full of exciting finishes and surprise medallists, the men’s 4x400m was a fitting final event.

Report: women’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

As expected, the United States cruised to its ninth straight women's U20 championship in the 4x400m relay, winning by more than two seconds over Australia in 3:28.74.

Report: women’s triple jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

On a week where age proved no barrier to sheer, unbridled brilliance, Bulgaria’s Aleksandra Nacheva unveiled a stunning leap in the second round of the triple jump to take her nation’s first ever medal in the event: gold.

Report: men’s discus – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

To say the men’s discus final at the IAAF World U20 Championships didn’t go to form would be something of an understatement.

Report: women’s high jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

The expected high jump duel between Karyna Taranda of Belarus and Maria Fernanda Murillo became a three-way battle when Ireland’s Sommer Lecky jumped into medal contention.

Report: men’s 800m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

With a run that required speed, stamina and a sheer sense of self-belief, Solomon Lekuta of Kenya secured his nation their third consecutive gold medal in the men’s 800m at the IAAF World U20 Championships.

Report: women’s 1500m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

With a long and sustained run from the bell, Alemaz Samuel Teshale became the third successive Ethiopian winner of the women’s 1500m at the IAAF World U20 Championships.

Report: men’s 3000m steeplechase – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

For the first time since these championships' inauguration in 1986, the winner of the men's steeplechase is not from Kenya.

Report: women’s 100m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 15. juuli 2018

Sprint hurdler Tia Jones won the USA’s first individual gold medal of the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on the sixth and final day of competition – but only just.

Wlodarczyk throws world lead while USA top overnight standings at Athletics World Cup 15. juuli 2018

After a strong start from Poland, the US team soon climbed to the top of the leader board on the first day of the Athletics World Cup in London on Saturday (14) and currently lead the competition with 109 points.

Williams secures sprint double on super Saturday in Tampere 14. juuli 2018

The penultimate day of action at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 featured some of the biggest names in junior athletics, but the biggest talking point of the session came from a 16-year-old Jamaican girl.

Report: men's 4x100m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

It took until the final event on the penultimate day of the World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 for the United States to win their first gold medal but after missing out on individual titles in the 100m and 200m, their sprinters combined superbly to win the 4x100m title for the sixth successive time.

Report: women's 4x100m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

With a reliably slick display of baton exchanges, Germany claimed its first women’s 4x100m title since 2000, holding off a late charge of Ireland to take gold in 43.82.

Report: men's 400m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

Pushed to the line and tested to the limit in a fiercely competitive race, Sokwakhana Zazini lived up to the massive expectations heaped upon his slight shoulders to strike gold in the 400m hurdles and take South Africa's second-ever men's gold in the event, and to join Zenéy van der Walt for the country's sweep of the discipline at these championships.

Report: men's javelin – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

In an event of impressive breakthroughs, three athletes rose above the rest – and indeed their previous selves – to send the medals to various corners of the globe: gold to Australia and Nash Lowis with 75.31m; silver to USA and Tzuriel Pedigo with 73.76m; bronze to Germany’s Maurice Voigt with 73.44m.

Report: men's 5000m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

A thrilling 5000m final at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 which was won by Kenya's Edward Zakayo would have been good enough to grace any Diamond League meeting both in terms of the line-up and ensuing spectacle.

Report: women's 200m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

Briana Williams stormed to victory in the 200m to collect her second sprint gold in less than 48 hours to sensationally cap her rise on the international stage.

Report: men's triple jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

One year after winning the world U18 triple jump title in Nairobi last year, Cuba’s Jordan A. Diaz added the world U20 title to his burgeoning collection with consummate ease.

Report: men's pole vault – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

On a week where nothing seemed certain, where no favourite seemed impervious to the pressure of a major championship final, Sweden’s Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis was ice cool, dispatching his rivals to take Sweden’s first ever men’s pole vault gold with the minimum of fuss.

Report: women's hammer – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

Camryn Rogers may have won the hammer with her opening effort of the competition, but that in itself doesn’t tell the full story of how close the contest was.

Report: men’s high jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

Greece was expected to contend for the men's hammer title but their first gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 came instead in the high jump.

Report: men’s 10,000m race walk – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

After covering 25 laps of the track in uncomfortably warm conditions, just six thousandths of a second separated the top two finishers at the end of the men’s 10,000m race walk at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.

Report: women’s 10,000m race walk – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 14. juuli 2018

The order from the U20 10km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships in Taicang, China in May was repeated on the track as the 10,000m race walk reached a thrilling three-way climax on the fifth morning of competition at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.

Obiri and Kigen get world-leading marks in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League 14. juuli 2018

Hellen Obiri delivered on her pre-race promise to “try to run fast” when the Kenyan sped to a 5000m world lead of 14:21.75 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Friday night (13).

Ibarguen scares 15 metres, Kirt nearly at 90 metres in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League 14. juuli 2018

Caterine Ibarguen produced the best triple jump performance in the world for more than a year when she bounded out to 14.96m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Friday night (13).

Great Britain charges up medals table with trio of gold in Tampere 13. juuli 2018

A thrilling conclusion to the heptathlon played out in the 800m and the onset of a sudden torrential rain shower which brought back memories of the IAAF World Championships in Helsinki in 2005 added an extra layer of frisson to proceedings.

Report: men’s 200m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

Nothing went according to the pre-champs form charts in the men's 200m. And Jona Efoloko and Charles Dobson, who produced a rare 1-2 finish in the event, were fine with that.

Report: women's 3000m steeplechase – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

Few athletes exude such class, grace and sheer natural ability as Celliphine Chepteek Chespol, and here in Tampere on Friday night (13) the Kenyan exhibited them all as she cruised to gold in the 3000m steeplechase in 9:12.78, a championship record.

Report: men’s 400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

Could this be the biggest upset of the six day championships? Unbeaten across heats, semifinals and finals in both individual and relay races this year, Jamaica's Christopher Taylor was run down in the home straight by a Belgian who had never broken the 46-second barrier before these championships.

Report: women's 400m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

Twenty-four years – it’s long enough for any country to be waiting, but especially a superpower of sprinting like South Africa.

Report: women's long jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

In perhaps the biggest upset of the championships to date, Germany’s Lea-Jasmin Riecke claimed gold with a superb leap of 6.51m, demoting Japan’s Ayaka Kora to second and USA’s overwhelming favourite Tara Davis to third.

Report: heptathlon – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

As if the contest hadn’t already been dramatic enough throughout the previous 36 hours, heavy rain started to fall before the third and final heat of the heptathlon 800m.

Report: men’s hammer – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 13. juuli 2018

Report: men’s hammer throw – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

Zohri's golden run puts Indonesia on the athletics map 13. juuli 2018

It was 10 seconds that shook up the world of sprinting – 10.18 seconds, to be precise, the amount of time it took Lalu Muhammad Zohri to stun the superpowers and grab 100m gold at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.