THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 13-19 AUGUST

The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the IAAF website and its social media channels.

Monday 13 August

Feature: Ten highlights from the European Championships
Social media: 60 seconds with Sergey Shubenkov
Social media: Moment of the week

Tuesday 14 August

Feature: Ten highlights from the NACAC Championships
Series: Story behind the picture – Getty photographer Richard Heathcote on an image of the women’s 5000m at the 2017 World Championships
Social media: IAAF Inside Athletics podcast featuring 2016 world U20 decathlon champion Niklas Kaul, who recently finished fourth at the European Championships

Wednesday 15 August

Series: High and low – Natoya Goule
Feature: IAAF Diamond League Birmingham – top three moments

Thursday 16 August

Preview: IAAF Diamond League Birmingham
Series: Bruno Hortelano: I love sprinting because…
Social media: IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 countdown

Friday 17 August

Press conference: IAAF Diamond League Birmingham, Crowne Plaza Hotel, time TBC
Athletes: A selection of the top local and international stars set to compete in Birmingham.
Watch live: diamondleague.com/livestream

Updates: IAAF Diamond League Birmingham
Social media: Magic moments special from the 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham

Saturday 18 August

Report: IAAF Diamond League Birmingham

Sunday 19 August

Feature: Focusing on one of the top performers at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Press release: IAAF Diamond League finalists
Social media: IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 – 20 days to go