Get Active on Olympic Day
From the captivating duel between Mike Powell and Carl Lewis in Tokyo in 1991 to Dwight Phillips’ unexpected but thrilling fourth world title success 20 years later in Daegu, the men’s long jump has served up many great memories in the 34-year history of the IAAF World Championships.

Yet for sheer sixth-round drama, perhaps nothing tops the 2007 showdown between Irving Saladino and Andrew...
View details ⇨
Muffet Harrison
Anotida Keisha Makosa
Loris Agostinelli
Ryan Crouser had his fill of success in 2016, taking gold in Rio in an Olympic record, but the shot put giant is hungry for more this season. Now he wants the world record: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Ryan Crouser had his fill of success in 2016 taking gold in
The IAAF World U18 Championships starts in 20 days!

For all the latest from Nairobi, head this way: [ Goo.gl Link ]
The IAAF World U18 Championships starts in 20 days
Dougie Mwaniki
Situma Anthony
Next up in our World U18 Championships memories series: rising Japanese sprint star Hakim Sani Brown, who cruised to the 100m and 200m world U18 titles in 2015, breaking competition records at both in the process. Watch below and read more here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Katrin A. Arling
Da-ve Campbell
Ahmad Bsso
Excited about the Paris Diamond League? We are!

Next stop of the IAAF Diamond League circuit on Saturday 1st of July
Excited about the Paris Diamond League We are
John Kirton
Japan's Hirooki Arai was one of the main protagonists in the thriller that was the men's 50km race walk in Rio. The Olympic bronze medallist gives spikes.iaaf.org an insight into life as a race walker: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Japans Hirooki Arai was one of the main protagonists in the thriller
As part of his farewell tour, Usain Bolt will contest the 100m at the Herculis - Diamond League in Monaco on 21 July: [ Goo.gl Link ]
As part of his farewell tour Usain Bolt will contest the 100m
Elodie Miles
KC Datta
Arun Rajput
At the press conference held in Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium a day before it hosted the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, Jamaica’s affable giant of a discus thrower, Fedrick Dacres, was asked: “Were you just a skinny kid when you started?"

"I would say slim," he responded, with a wide grin.

He is slim no longer; nor are his chances of finishing the season as a winner of the...
View details ⇨
At the press conference held in Stockholms Olympic Stadium a day before
Marvalyn Bennett
Oshane Black
Muffet Harrison
World-leading 400m hurdler Ashley Spencer is used to clearing barriers. But moving away from her family was one obstacle she found particularly tough to overcome: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Worldleading 400m hurdler Ashley Spencer is used to clearing barriers But moving
ICYMI, Andre De Grasse sped to a windy 9.69 (!!!) to win the 100m at yesterday's BAUHAUS-galan.

Catch up with the action here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
and here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
ICYMI Andre De Grasse sped to a windy 969 to win the 100m at yesterday's BAUHAUSgalan
Granwell Farao
Balachandra Nadig
Bobby Archer King
Earlier this week, Karsten Warholm delighted fans at the Bislett Games when winning the 400m hurdles. Later today he will try to do it all again at the BAUHAUS-galan.

Here's the story behind the decathlete-turned-hurdler: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Earlier this week Karsten Warholm delighted fans at the Bislett Games when
Muffet Harrison
Elaine Thompson's world 200m silver medal in Beijing paved the way for her sprint double in Rio: goo.gl/E3aewS
Elaine Thompsons world 200m silver medal in Beijing paved the way for
Kenny Montha
Muffet Harrison
Natasia Reid
After disappointments in 1992 and 1993, USA's Derrick Adkins established himself as the world's top 400m hurdler in the mid-1990s.

Here's the story behind his 1995 world title: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Karol Radke
Michele Raney
Sandy Dee
IAAF Diamond League stop #5 is in the books!
Report 1 - Barshim breaks Sotomayor's 28-year-old meeting record topping 2.38m in Oslo: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Report 2 - Warholm runs himself to glory and exhaustion: [ Goo.gl Link ]
IAAF Diamond League stop 5 is in the books
Paulo Cesar Cardoso
Melissa Deysel
Tun Mra
5⃣0⃣ DAYS TILL THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

To get y'all in the right mood, we've put together 5⃣0⃣ reasons why we cannot wait for the London World Champs to start: bit.ly/SPIKES50Reasons
IAAF World Athletics Club 06/15/2017
Paulo Cesar Cardoso
Obad Kerry
Mark Tolliver
Happy birthday Dafne Schippers!
Happy birthday Dafne Schippers
Tun Mra
Henry James Kaiser
Bobbie Rice
Next up in our World U18 Memories series: Jason Richardson, the 2011 world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medallist in the 110m hurdles, who looks back at his rare 110m/400m hurdles double at the 2003 World Youth Championships in Sherbrooke, Canada. [ Goo.gl Link ]
Maïté Bouchard
Jose Luis Pesantez Corral
Monika Chabowska
In 50 days' time the IAAF World Championships kicks off in London.

To get you in the right mood, relive some of the most exciting moments from Beijing two years ago.
Tony Aherne
Bianca Papaleo
Mathilde Quéron