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LaShawn Merritt has won the Prefontaine Classic an unprecedented five times, but this year's 400m on 27 May in Eugene, the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League, has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him.

Eight men with sub-10 second lifetime bests will line up for the start of the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

The eighth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson.

This year, there is a change of scene for the Meeting de Paris, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League on 1 July, but it is continuing with the same bluish tint of meeting’s homeland.

The provisional entry lists for the third meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on 26-27 May are now available.

Organisers today unveiled the official medals for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

A collection of the world’s best distance runners in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic will provide a preview of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 final when they take to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 27 May.

World champion Dafne Schippers will return to the Bislett Games on 15 June to compete in the 200m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo.

On Wednesday 7 June, the worldwide running community will unite once again for the second "Global Running Day".

US champion English Gardner and Olympic long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta will lead the women's 100m field at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Qualification standards for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 have been published.

Follow all the exciting action which takes place during the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season with the news and results service supplied by the official IAAF Diamond League website and the IAAF Diamond League section of this website.

Thanks to a massive final-round leap of 8.61m, in-form South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga improved the IAAF Diamond League record by seven centimetres to highlight the field events action in Shanghai on Saturday (13).

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson continued her winning streak at the second meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series on Saturday (13), as the Jamaican prevailed in the women’s 100m with a world lead of 10.78 in Shanghai.

Members of the US marathon squad have been named for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Sprint hurdles sensation Kendra Harrison of the US is promising a spectacular show when she returns to the London Stadium for the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July, the ninth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk leads the list of the latest star names confirmed for this year's Athletissima meeting in Lausanne, the eighth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

A dozen Rio Olympic champions are set to face strong early season challenges as the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series continues in Shanghai on Saturday (13) evening.

Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Shanghai 2017 meeting.

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic on 26 May, the first day of the IAAF Diamond League meeting, and attempt to add the 5000m world record to her outstanding collection of achievements.