Feature: Niklas Kaul

This article was first published on the IAAF website on 1 August 2019. This time last year Niklas Kaul received an unexpected phone call.  It was a call that, a week later, resulted in him competing in his first major international championship decathlon at senior level. The World bronze medallist Kai Kazmirek was injured and…

Feature: Riley Cooks

New experiences, new approaches, new sponsors, and new ground being broken. The last few years have been all about transition for 25-year old US heptathlete Riley Cooks. And as the clock counts down to the US Championships heptathlon at the Drake Stadium in Des Moines, this is the story of how Riley made the transition…