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IAAF Diamond League Adopts Championship Style Model

$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. From next season, athletes will...

Athletics New Zealand’s Weekly Round up

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 5 December  By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND           New Zealand Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships, Douglas Track and Field, The Trusts Arena, Henderson – 2/4 December 2016 Nick Moulai highlighted the second day of competition with a New...

Athletics New Zealand weekly round-up 28 November

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 28 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 26 November 2016 Olivia McTaggart added a further eight centimetres to her recent New Zealand under 17 pole vault record with a world class clearance...

New Zealand confirms participation in Australian Nitro Athletics Series

New Zealand confirms participation in Australian Nitro Athletics Series By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ In the Trans-Tasman rivalry at the Rio Olympic Games, New Zealand came out on top of Australia on the athletics medal table. Kiwis walked away from Rio with...

Athletics New Zealand weekly round-up 21 November

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 21 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 19 November 2016 Fourteen year old Dominic Overend smashed the Auckland junior boys 14 100m hurdles record. The grandson of New Zealand 100 and 220...

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 14 November 2016

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 14 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 12 November 2016 Hamish Gill 100m 10.73 (+0.8). Markos Ingham 100m 11.33 (+0.8) PB, 200m 22.71 (+0.9) PB. David Van Den Bogaard 100m 11.86 (+0.8),...

Athens Marathon. The Authentic: Awards for Kipchoge, Sumgong, Gebrselassie

Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie Awards to the Olympic Marathon Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong as well as the former world record holder Haile Gebrselassie were the crowning moments of the AIMS gala in Athens,...

IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2016 finalists announced

With less than a month to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, the IAAF can reveal the names of the finalists for the 2016 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): Men Usain Bolt (JAM) Mo...

Athletics New Zealand weekly round-up

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 7 November  By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 5 November 2016 Mark down Olivia McTaggart as our next pole vault star. Last week she enjoyed becoming a member of the four metre pole...

Usain Bolt launches Nitro Athletics

Usain Bolt launches Nitro Athletics A new world of athletics, ignited in Melbourne Thanks to @AthsAust The world’s greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, will compete and captain the ‘Bolt All-Stars’ in a new sports entertainment series set to revolutionise global track and field. A...