Athletics – IAAF looking at street meets as a possible new circuit

FILE PHOTO: Shaunae Miller-Uibo (C) of the Bahamas leads the field to win the Women's 200 meters straight, setting a new world best with a time of 21.76 seconds, at the Boston Games Street Meet in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

(Reuters) – As athletics turns its attention to 2019, competitions in stadiums and indoor arenas will not be the only talking points. Street meets, competitions in city centres and nearby areas emphasising sprints and field events, are growing in popularity in the United States and Europe. Already a common practice at some Diamond League meetings, […]

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