Zaripova shows off her speed with 1500m win at Russian Championships
The final day of Russian Championships in Moscow saw an outstanding women’s 1500m won by London 2012 Olympic Games 3000m Steeplechase winner Yulia Zaripova, who won her first national title at the distance in an impressive 4:02.56 on Thursday (25).

Tarabin produces best Javelin mark since 2011 at Russian Championships
Two world leading marks in the throws, thanks to Dmitry Tarabin and Tatyana Lysenko, provided the highlights of the third day of Russian Championships in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday (24).

Isinbayeva, Kolchanova and Kotulskaya are the second day stars at the Russian Championships
Pole Vault star Yelena Isinbayeva cleared 4.75m to provide the highlight of the second day of the Russian Championships on Tuesday (23), the final test event before the IAAF World Championships next month.

Aristarkhova and Akhmadiyev take first titles at Russian Championships
Many of Russia’s top athletics stars have been pre-selected for the IAAF World Championships, but there are still plenty of spots on the team available for the global showpiece on home soil in Moscow next month.