Strong sprints and throws fields expected for Colorful Daegu

DAEGU — Sprinters Walter Dix, Carmelita Jeter and Kirani James, as well as throwers Tatyana Lysenko and Betty Heidler are amongst the already confirmed stars for the Colorful Daegu Meeting, organisers said on Tuesday. The track and field meeting, which will take place on May 16 is part of the IAAF World Challenge series. Americans […]

Can Heidler and Dietzsch repeat Germany’s golden moments in Berlin?

Berlin, Germany – At the 2007 Osaka World Championships, Germany won seven medals with all but one being obtained in a throwing event. Two years on and the host country is still the force to be reckoned with in these events with the two defending champions Betty Heidler and Franka Dietzsch top of the list. […]

Ariane Friedrich in strong German Championships team

By Mellissa Henry for World-Track BERLIN — National champion and World leader Ariane Friedrich heads a athletes selected on Tuesday to represent Germany at next month IAAF World Championships. Friedrich, who set a new German record of 2.06metres last month at the IAAF Golden League meeting in Berlin – the same venue that will host […]