Wightman, Dos Santos, Patterson… What to remember from Tuesday night in Eugene

Each evening at these Worlds has surprises in store and Tuesday’s session did not escape this observation. In a 1,500m started on very fast bases, the Briton Jake Wightman won in the sprint ahead of the reigning Olympic champion, the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen. The latter took the lead 800m from the line, setting a very … Read more

Armand Duplantis beats the best outdoor performance in history with 6.16m in Stockholm

It is not a world record strictly speaking, but Armand Duplantis signed the highest jump ever recorded outdoors, Thursday evening in front of his public, in Stockholm. In the authentic stadium of the Swedish capital, in front of a packed turn, Duplantis improved the best world performance in history with 6.16 m. A centimeter better … Read more