Barshim 2.37m, Bleasdale 4.75m at Russian Winter meeting in Moscow
The vertical jumps provided the highlights of the Russian Winter meeting, an IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting, with high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim clearing 2.37m and pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale going over 4.75m in Moscow on Sunday (3).

Stars of middle distances at “Russian Winter”
Yekaterina Poistogova, Silas Kiplagat, Daniel Komen and other stellar runners will compete at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting “Russian Winter”

Stellar hurdlers at “Russian Winter”
The 22nd edition of the “Russian Winter” meeting, that will take place in Moscow on February 3rd, will host spectacular 60 m hurdles heats

More stars for “Russian Winter”
Olympic medalists Yarisley Silva and Moutaz Essa Barshim will take part in the international “Russian Winter” meeting. World indoor 800 m champion Mohammed Aman will attempt to beat the world record in the 600 m.

“Russian Winter” for kids
Event’s organizing committee invites kids to take part in star master-classes

Menkov will defend last year’s title
World indoor bronze medallist, “Russian Winter 2012” winner Aleksandr Menkov will be the headliner of the long jump at this year’s competition

German Public Service Broadcaster agreement concluded for Moscow 2013
The IAAF is delighted to announce the conclusion of a broadcasting deal in Germany for the 2013 IAAF World Championships, Moscow, Russia.

Chambers at the “Russian Winter”
World indoor champion in the 60 m Dwain Chambers will compete at the international “Russian Winter” meeting in Moscow on February 3rd

Rodichenko passes away
Vladimir Rodichenko, the honorary Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee, the honorary ARAF Vice-President, professor, PhD in pedagogic science, passes away after suffering from a prolonged illness at the age of 81

Fans’ expectations
As tickets go on sale for the 2013 World Championships, superfans Jody and Bayo Furlong list five things to watch out for in Moscow (SPIKES Magazine)

Moscow 2013 ticket sales
Online tickets sales for the Moscow 2013 IAAF World Championships (10-18 August) are open

UK event dates announced
GB & NI World Championships 2013 Trials scheduled for 12-14 July

Self-coached Kozmus and Philips go for gold
Hammer thrower Kozmus and long jumper Philips resumed training having one goal in mind: Moscow 2013 gold medal.

Spencer aims to change medal-less trend at the Worlds
She won her third 400m hurdles IAAF Diamond League title this year. But after missing out on a medal at the London Olympic Games, Spencer has rejected criticism around her returns at major championships

Lemaitre to double in Moscow
In the end of the season debrief French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre revealed that he will compete in both the 100m and 200m at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.

Apologies accepted
The ARAF President Valentin Balakhnichev comments on recent Bolt speculation

More track for Farah and three-peat for Bolt
Farah wants to repeat Olympic double in Moscow and turn to marathon in 2014, Bolt to focus on 100 and 200 m ahead of Moscow and Rio

Rest is over for Barras, Semenya and Quinonez
Quinonez prepares for the season with an extended support team, Barras returns to training after the injury, Semenya plans a revenge upon Savinova in Moscow

Rap for the champ
European javelin medallist Valery Iordan talks his plans for a new season and the World Championships soundtrack

EUROVISION and VGTRK appointed as Host Broadcaster for Moscow 2013
The IAAF is delighted to announce that EUROVISION, through its wholly owned subsidiary Eurovision Production Coordination (EPC), together with VGTRK, the Russian state broadcaster, has been appointed as official Host Broadcaster for the next edition of the IAAF World Championships, which takes place in Moscow from 10-18 August 2013

Gatlin and Heidler aim for Moscow
Justin Gatlin skips indoor season to peak for the World Championships. Betty Heidler plans to set a new world record in 2013

Lavillenie switches coach
After crowning his career with pole vault Olympic gold, Renaud Lavillenie has decided to switch coaches. Since 2008 he has been coached by Damien Inocencio, but last week announced that in future he would be guided by former vaulter, Phillipe D’Encausse who cleared 5.75 in 1993.

Moscow 2013 ticket sales’ launch
IAAF World Championships 2013 LOC announces the start of the ticket sales at the special press-conference

Tamgho eyes the world title
After more than a year of absence Teddy Tamgho returned to training. He knows that it will take time to get back to the highest level, but he has an ambitious goal in mind: to become the world champion in Moscow

Sokolova is happy with the wild-card
Elena Sokolova, Olympic silver medallist in the long jump and IAAF Diamond League overall winner, shared with her plans for the next year.

Ennis and Whyte look ahead
Ennis is set to stay in heptathlon for another Olympic cycle, Whyte is looking to get her first individual medal in Moscow

Harper relaxes on the eve of the 2013 season
London silver medallist in 100 m hurdles intends to compete in Moscow

Bolt defers World Championships wild card to Blake
Usain Bolt will not seek a wild card entry into the 100 metres at next year’s World Championships, hoping instead to secure a spot via the Jamaican trials, the six-time Olympic gold medallist said.

Kirdyapkin wins men’s 50kmRW
Sergey Kirdyapkin won the men’s 50km Race Walking at the Games of the XXX Olimpiad setting an Olympic record of 3:35:59.

Tatyana Lysenko wins hammer throw
World champion Tatyana Lysenko won the women’s hammer throw at the Games of the XXX Olumpiad in London. She set an Olympic record of 78.18m.

One year until the World Championships
365 days left until the Moscow IAAF World Championships 2013 opening ceremony

Silver medal for Yelena Sokolova
Yelena Sokolova set a personal best of 7.07m in the women’s long jump and took the silver medal at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London.

Natalya Antyukh wins Olympic gold medal in 400mH
European champion and World season leader Natalya Antyukh won the women’s 400mH at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. She clocked 52.70 and set her personal best as well.

Ukhov wins men’s high jump
Ivan Ukhov won the men’s high jump at the Games of the XXX Olimpiad in London. He cleared 2.38m.

Zaripova wins gold, Isinbayeva and Kolodko take bronze medals
Yuliya Zaripova won the women’s 3000mSt at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. She clocked a World leading and set a personal best time of 9:06.72.

Petrova-Arkhipova finishes third
Tatyana Petrova-Arkhipova finished third in the women’s marathon at the Games of the XXX Olimpiad in London. She set a personal best of 2:23:29 and beat the World’s best marathoners.

Silver medal for Pishchalnikova, bronze medal for Chernova
Darya Pishchalnikova took the silver medal in the women’s discus throw at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. Tatyana Chernova took the bronze medal in the women’s heptathlon.

Team Russia is ready for the London Olympics – Day 4, Russian Champs
Cheboksary, Russia - On the fourth and final day of the Russian Championships, eight gold medals were at stake (6 July).

Russian team for London
Russian Athletics Federation named the national team for the XXX Summer Olympic Games in London. The team will consist of 104 athletes.

Four world season leads and one national record at Russian championships – Day 3
Cheboksary, Russia - Day 3 was the best yet of the 2012 Russian championships which are taking place in the capital of the Republic of Chuvashiya.

Two world season leads at Russian Championships, Day 1 and 2
Cheboksary, Russia - The national championships in Cheboksary are as expected turning out to be quite a struggle for the Olympic tickets.

Shubenkov adds senior to under-23 gold
Sergey Shubenkov, Russia’s 21-year-old European under 23 champion over the 110m hurdles, added the European senior title in impressive fashion here as he held off the pressing challenge of the men either side of him – Garfield Darien of France and Artur Noga of Poland – to take gold in 13.16 before dancing an exuberant jig of joy, his face a wide smile.

Russian rocket Borzakovskiy blasts to victory
The big name of the race was the 2004 world Olympic champion Yuriy Borzakovskiy and he duly delivered in a tailor-made race for him, sprinting to victory down the finishing straight.

Davydova takes the 400m hurdles gold with a world leading time 53.77
With an impeccably judged race, Russia’s Irina Davydova clinched the 400m hurdles gold at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki in a world leading time of 53.77.

Arzhakova takes 800m gold in a dramatic finish
Yelena Arzhakova of Russia took the women’s 800m gold with a time of 1:58.51 in a race which produced astonishing drama in the final straight, with Britain’s Lynsey Sharp who had been seventh at the bell passing runners all the way down the final 60 metres to take a silver medal in a personal best of 2:00.52 and match the achievement of her father Cameron, who won 200m silver at the 1982 European Athletics Championships in Athens.

Golovkina claims Russia’s first European gold at 5000m
An exciting last-lap tussle saw Russia’s Olga Golovkina move from third to first in the last 40m of the 5000m to claim gold in 15:11.70. Second was a fast finishing Lydmila Kovalenko of the Ukraine 0.33 down, while the long-time leader, Sara Moreira of Portugal, had to settle for bronze an agonising 0.02 adrift on the line.

Russian team for Helsinki
Russian Athletics Federation has announced the national team for the 2012 European Athletics Championships to be held on 27 June to 1 July in Helsinki (Finland). The Russian team will consist of 69 athletes, 34 men and 35 women.

Sanchez and Sibileva beat the heat in Sesto San Giovanni – IAAF Race Walking Challenge
Eder Sanchez from Mexico and Russian Tatyana Sibileva took the honours at the 55th edition of the Coppa Città di Sesto San Giovanni, the Italian leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, held in very hot conditions on Sunday.

Russia’s Poistogova makes 1500m breakthough at Znamensky Memorial meeting
The 54th Znamensky Memorial meeting, an European Athletics Outdoor Classic Meeting, in the Moscow suburb of Zhukovsky saw a fast women 1500m with Yekaterina Poistogova clocked in a new personal best of 4:00.11 to win on Sunday.

Savinova’s 800m victory the highlight in Moscow - IAAF World Challenge
Mariya Savinova’s impressive 800m victory was the key highlight at the Moscow Challenge on Monday (11), a stop on the IAAF World Challenge Meeting series as well as a test event for 2013 IAAF World Championships.


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