Russian Winter


Sidorova flies high and three doubles at the Russian Indoor Championships
The Russian Indoor Championships, held in Moscow at the CSKA hall, saw three athletes perform a double, but the star performer over the three-day event, which ended on Thursday (19), was pole vaulter Anzhelika Sidorova.

Collins, Kibet and Licwinko all post world-leading marks in Moscow
St Kitts sprinter Kim Collins continued to astound and defy Father Time at the traditional Russian Winter meeting, the second of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, which ironically fell on the warmest February day for many years in Moscow with temperatures around 3 degrees Celsius outside the CSKA Arena on Sunday (1).

Happy Cares of Elena Isinbaeva
Two-times Olympic Champion, many times World Champion and World Record Holder in Pole Vault gave an exclusive interview to and told about her new role in life and how she copes with being a Mum and also about her plans for the future.

Ivanov and Strelkov win silver and bronze in mens 20kmRW
Aleksandr Ivanov and Denis Strelkov won the silver and bronze medals in the mens 20km Race Walking at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich today. They finished in 1 and 2 seconds after Spains Miguel Angel Lopez who won the race in 1:19:44. The Russians set a personal best, Ivanov clocked 1:19:45 and Strelkov clocked 1:19:46.

Russian team for Zurich
Russian Athletics Federation has announced a national team for the European Athletics Championships to be held in Zurich on 12-17 August. The team consists of 92 athletes, including 45 men and 47 women.

Koneva, Klishina and Klyashtornaya rock at the Russian Champs
During three days of the Russian Championships in Kazan on 23-26 July there was only one European lead Anna Nazarova-Klyashtornayas 6.93m long jump but there were still a number of close battles and high quality results in other events.

Yelena Isinbayeva becomes mother
A two-time Olympic champion, a three-time World champion and the current record holder in the womens pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva gave birth a daughter on 28 June.

Russia looks to bounce back in Cheboksary
Russia has been stung into action by its failure to win the European Athletics Team Championships Super League at the weekend.

Ukhov leading the way to high jumps new golden age
There was an audible groan of dismay when Ivan Ukhov failed to make a serious first attempt at the height of 2.43m in Friday nights IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha. It was no more than a natural spectator reaction, similar in nature to the groan that is evinced by a false start.

2016 IAAF World Junior Championships in Kazan
In its second and last day of business in the Senegalese Capital of Dakar, the IAAF Council decided that the Russian city of Kazan will be the host of the 2016 edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships on Tuesday (15).

Kuchina continues winning streak at Russian Indoors
Mariya Kuchina, the current world leader in the womens high jump, was dominant on the final day of the Russian Indoor Championships, held at the CSKA Indoor Arena in Moscow on February 17-19.

Ryzhova improves 400m world lead, Ukhov dominates high jump at Russian Indoors
Thirteen sets of medals were awarded on the second day of the Russian Indoor Championships, held at the CSKA Indoor Arena in Moscow on February 17-19.

Ryzhova sets 400m world lead, Sidorova wins pole vault at Russian Indoors
Four finals were held on the first day of the Russian Indoor Championships at the CSKA Indoor Arena in Moscow, but Kseniya Ryzhova stole the show with a world-leading 400m time of 51.06 on Monday (17).

Menkov magnificent in Moscow with 8.30m leap at Russian Winter
Five 2014 world leading marks in championship events and Ethiopias Mohammed Aman coming close to the world best over 600m were the highlights of the Russian Winter indoor meeting in Moscow, the second of this years IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, on Sunday (2).

Moscow hopes for 600m world best, expects high jump world record attempts
The Russian capital is currently frozen, with temperatures around minus 20 degrees Celsius, but the traditional Russian Winter indoor meeting, the second of this winters IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, should warm things up on Sunday (2).

Jumping events at Russian Winter
The organizers of the Russian Winter meeting to be held on 2 February have announced the line-up in the mens high jump, the womens long jump and the womens pole vault.

Terrence Trammell at Russian Winter
Two-time World Indoor champion, World and Olympic medalist in the mens hurdling events Terrence Trammel will perform at the Russian Winter on 2 February in Moscow.

Mens hurdles at Russian Winter
The organizing committee of the Russian Winter meeting has formed a superb line-up in the mens 60mH, where best Russian hurdlers Sergey Shubenkov and Konstantin Shabanov will face Beijing Olympic champion and former 110mH record holder Dayron Robles of Cuba.

Jumpers getting ready for Russian Winter
Competitors of the Russian Winter meeting achieve perfect results 2 weeks before the meeting in Moscow on 2 February.

Ukrainians at Russian Winter
Ukraines Anna Melnichenko and Natalya Lupu will come to the Russian Winter meeting on 2 February in Moscow.

Ivan Ukhov goes over 2.41m in Chelyabinsk!
Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov produced the best indoor performance in the world for 21 years when he cleared 2.41m at the Yuriy Lukasevich Memorial meeting in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Thursday (16).

Russian Winter with record
The organizing committee of the Russian Winter meeting has announced the line-up in the mens 1500m and is looking forward to updating the events course record of 3:35.19 set by Venuste Njoigabo (Burundi) in 1996.

Jelimo at Russian Winter
Olympic champion and current World indoor champion Pamela Jelimo of Kenya will compete at the 2014 Russian Winter meeting to be held on 2 February in Moscow.

Application for a Diamond League competition
The Minister of Sports of Russia Vitaly Mutko said that Moscow would like to apply for the Diamond League competition to be organised regularly in Moscow, moreover, the Ministry is also considering application for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Russia.

Return to Moscow
More athletes have confirmed their participation in the 23rd Russian Winter meeting to be held on 2 February 2014 in Moscow.

Run for record
An attempt to set a new World best performance in the mens 600m will be made at the 2014 Russian Winter on 2 February in Moscow. Runners will attack Nico Motchebons 1:15.12 from February 1999.

Russian Winter 2014: two months to go
The 23rd edition of the Russian Winter will be held at the CSKA Arena in Moscow on 2 February 2014, but some master classes and kids competitions take place one day before with Tatyana Lebedeva and Yaroslav Rybakov retiring their amazing careers in athletics.

The report on the work
ARAF Anti-Doping Commission published the annual report on the work during the competition season.

Bolts 100m gold highlights dramatic evening Day 2 wrap, Moscow 2013
Nature delivered a perfect backdrop for the 100m final, if not perfect footing, and Usain Bolt reclaimed the World title at 100m with a flash of lightning over his shoulder. The 100m final capped a long second day of competition on Sunday at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Daegu replays feature on first day of IAAF World Championships Day 1 wrap, Moscow 2013
Just as the opening ceremonies began with a video review of images from previous World Championships, the first finals of the 2013 edition were their own review of the last World Championships in Daegu, 2011.

Zaripova injured and out of the 2013 IAAF World Championships
Russias Yuliya Zaripova, the London 2012 Olympic Games and reigning World champion in the womens 3000m Steeplechase, has sadly had to withdraw from the 2013 IAAF World Championships through injury.

Zaripova shows off her speed with 1500m win at Russian Championships
The final day of Russian Championships in Moscow saw an outstanding womens 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 Moscows 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 Russias 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.

Ukhov upset as Mudrov wins High Jump at World University Games
Despite his below-par performance at his only other outdoor outing this summer, London 2012 Olympic Games champion Ivan Ukhov was still the High Jump favourite on the third day of the World University Games in Kazan, but he found himself upstaged by his compatriot Sergey Mudrov on Tuesday.

Klishina and Fajdek the stars of the second day at the World University Games
Severe thunder storms forced the organisers of the World University Games to suspend the second days programme in Kazan, Russia, for more than 30 minutes but that didnt distract Russian long jump star Darya Klishina on Monday (8).

World University Games kick off in Kazan
With an impressive opening ceremony at the Kazan arena, the 27th World University Games began on July 6 in the presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Russia rule after a thrilling two days at European Athletics Team Championships
Together as one the Russian team waved and celebrated as they stood for the bank of photographers to capture the moment they had worked so hard for all weekend.

Zurich 2014: tickets on sale.
Next year the European Athletics Championships Zurich 2014 will be a true highlight for athletics fans. Make sure to buy tickets in advance.

Ave Mariya! Abakumova and Ryemyen star in Moscow - IAAF World Challenge
The Moscow Challenge, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, saw the headlines being made by two namesakes on Tuesday (11): Russian javelin thrower Mariya Abakumova and Ukrainian sprinter Mariya Ryemyen.

Birthday wishes
The IAAF President Lamine Diack celebrates his 80th anniversary today, on 7 June.

Menkov jumps 8.39m in Eugene, best in the World since 2013 - IAAF Diamond League
Russias Aleksandr Menkov took the plaudits at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday night (31) when he won the Long Jump with the best mark in the world for almost two years with a leap of 8.39m at the fourth of this summers IAAF Diamond League meetings.

Past and present stars promote Moscow 2013 at Sportaccord - IAAF World Championships
400m Hurdles legend Edwin Moses and the reigning Olympic 20km Race Walk champion Elena Lashmanova joined IAAF President Lamine Diack at the 2013 SportAccord Convention in Saint Petersburg on Wednesday (29) to help promote the IAAF World Championships.

World leads from Chicherova and Oliver in Beijing - IAAF World Challenge
The 2013 IAAF World Challenge Beijing, the first athletics meeting held at the Birds Nest Stadium since the 2008 Olympics, sent a clear message on Tuesday (21) evening in warm and nice weather.

Russian team top European Cup Race Walking 2013 scoring table
Russian team scored 44 points at the European Cup Race Walking 2013 held in Dudince (SVK) and topped the scoring table.

MENS 20KM: Sterlkov holds on in a tight finish
This was the best race of the day as far as a man versus man event.

JUNIOR WOMENS 10KM: Medvedeva cruises to easy win
The race was so one-sided a boxing trainer would have thrown the towel in at the equivalent of the first round.

WOMENS 20KM: Kirdyapkina finally converts silvers into gold
By the time theyre finished, Anisya Kirdyapkina and Sergey Kirdyapkin wont have room for the furniture the medals will have taken over.

UNIOR MENS 10KM: Russian duo of Parshin and Markov dominate
They tried to tie the race but the two leading Russians forgot all about electronic recording.



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