Vlasic, Friedrich and Ukhov confirmed for Moravian High Jump Tour

Hustopece, Czech Republic – Two-time World champion Blanka Vlasic, her rival Ariane Friedrich and European indoor champion Ivan Ukhov will be headline attractions for next month’s 6th edition of the Moravia High Jump Tour. Vlasic, also the reigning World champion indoors, will commence her indoor season on 26 January in the eastern Moravian city of…

Easy win for Friedrich, Collins lands sprint double at DAK Leichtathletik-Gala

By Gary Smith, World-Track Bochum-Wattenscheid — St Kitts and Nevis’ former World 100-metres champion Kim Collins landed the sprint double at the DAK Leichtathletik-Gala meeting in Bochum-Wattenscheid on Sunday. At the same meeting, Germany’s World Championships medal favourite Ariane Friedrich won the women’s high jump with a clearance of 1.99m. "I am satisfied with my…

Ariane Friedrich in strong German Championships team

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