Hicham El Guerrouj El Guerrouj lengthens his stride
K. Ken Nakamura for IAAF

After the World Championships, I will run the 5000m in Zurich. And from next year, the 5000m will be my main event. I will run the 5000m in the Athens Olympic Games.
Stefan Holm Stefan Holm flying high
A. Lennart Julin for the IAAF

12 March 2001 - Lisbon - "Stefan Holm the surprise winner in Spala" was the consensus of the international media – including the IAAF website - after the prestigious high jump meet in the Polish town about a month ago.
Daniel Caines Caines keeps British 400 tradition going strong
By IAAF Correspondent
11 March 2001 - Lisbon - Tradition can be a difficult opponent but Daniel Caines proved in the Atlantico Pavilion arena today that nothing stands in his way.
Women's 3000 metres Going the distance
K. Ken Nakamura looks at two surprise endings in Lisbon
It was a time of celebration for host country Portugal at the World Indoor Championships. Rui Silva of Portugal won the first gold medal for the host country in the 8th World Indoor Championships by winning the 1500m.
3000yegorova_final_small.jpg (10109 bytes) Olga Yegorova - surprising herself
The pundits had the race even run before the off this evening. It was going to be a showdown between the Olympic and reigning world outdoor 5000 metre champion Gabriela Szabo from Romania and Ireland’s sweetheart Sonia O’Sullivan.
IAAF web editorial team in Lisbon: Reports: Nick Davies, Ed Gordon, Garry Hill; Features: A. Lennart Julin, K. Ken Nakamura, Samuel Richards; Statistics: Ottavio Castellini; IT & Results: Emanuele Perotti-Nigra; Support: Laura Arcoleo, Polly Wright; Co-ordinating Editor: Sean Wallace-Jones