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

Published on August 12, 2009 |

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….

Lagat aims at defending precious World Champs double

Published on August 12, 2009 |

Berlin, Germany – He may be well into his thirties, but middle distance US star Bernard Lagat has the motivation of a teenager when it comes to defending his historical World Championships double this summer in Berlin. With the support of his family and his well known dedication, Lagat has put last year’s disappointment behind…

World Championships Results and Starting List

Published on August 6, 2009 |

Everything you need – From starting lists, race results and latest updates will be posted on the following page as soon the IAAF have them available.

BERLIN 2009 – IAAF Published Provisional Entry List

Published on August 5, 2009 |

The IAAF announced the Provisional Entry List for the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which begin this week in Berlin, Germany. The championships run from 15 to 23 Aug 2009 and the early list is now available on their website. The ENTRY LIST – as at 9 August 2009 – is downloadable as a…

Tyson Gay heads USA team to the World Championships in Berlin

Published on August 5, 2009 |

Reigning world champions Tyson Gay, Bernard Lagat, Allyson Felix, Jeremy Wariner, Kerron Clement, Michelle Perry, Reese Hoffa and Brad Walker will lead a potent Team USA roster at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships. USA Track & Field on Tuesday announced the Team USA roster for the 12th edition of the Championships,…

Ethiopia named World Championships team

Published on July 28, 2009 |

A strong Ethiopian team, lead by defending World champions Meseret Defar, Tirunesh Dibaba, and Kenenisa Bekele have selected to represent the country at the forthcoming IAAF World Championships in Berlin next month. Also included in the squad are Meselech Melkamu, Gelete Burka, Dire Tune and Sileshi Sihine….Full Team  

France announced World Championships team

Published on July 28, 2009 |

The inform Pole Vault star and national record holder Renaud Lavillenie, 2007 medallists Roman Mesnil and Yohann DINIZ (50km RW) are among those selected to represent France at the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Berlin (Aug 15-23). Also included are Mahiedine Mekhissi, the silver medal winner over 3000m Steeplechase in Beijing, two-time european 1500m champion…

Canada names World Championships team

Published on July 28, 2009 |

Sprint hurdlers Perdita Felicien, the 2003 World champion and Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, along with reigning world 800m silver medallist Gary Reed will lead a 31 member Canadian team to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany (15 – 23 August)….Full Team

Great Britain selects Chambers for Berlin sprint double

Published on July 28, 2009 |

By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON – Dwain Chambers has been named in a 60-member Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in Berlin. Chambers has been selected to race in both 100m and 200m dash, despite pulling out of the half-lap at the UK trials. UK Athletics head coach Charles…

Kenya team announced for World Championships

Published on July 23, 2009 |

Reigning World champion Janeth jepkosgei and Olympic gold medallist Pamela Jelimo are among those selected to represent Kenya at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin (Aug 15-23). The pair are considered strong medal favourites at the championships. Women Joyce Zakary (400m), Janeth jepkosgei, Pamela Jelimo (800m), Irene Jelegat, Nancy Jebet Lagat (1,500m), Ruth Bosibori, Gladys…

Bolt, Campbell-Brown head strong Jamaican World Champs team

Published on July 13, 2009 |

Olympic champions Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Shelly Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker head a strong Jamaican team selected to represent the nation at next month’s IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany. The team also includes sprinters Kerron Stewart, who leads the world over 100m on the women’s side with a spanking 10.75seconds, Asafa Powell,…

Kirani James thrilled to be compared with Bolt, but wants his own

Published on July 12, 2009 |

By Gary Smith, World-Track BRESSANONE, Italy — Grenada’s rising star Kirani James says he is thrilled at being mentioned as the same quality as Jamaican sprint marvel Usain Bolt, but wants to write his own history. James struck the eyes of the leading analysts at the World Youth in Bressanone with only his very first…