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25.03.2014 - Renaud Lavillenie to compete at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games

The new pole vault World Record holder, Renaud Lavillenie, will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Wednesday 11 June. The French pole vaulter claimed his place among the all-time great track and field athletes when he cleared 6.

16 metres on 15 February this year, beating the 21-year-old record of the pole vaulting legend Sergey Bubka. more

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13.06.2013 - World Leads for Bolt and Defar the Highlights in Oslo’s Bislett Stadium

The ExxonMobil Bislett Games on Thursday evening enjoyed two world leads as the sixth stage of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League arrived in Oslo for the prestigious athletic event.

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13.06.2013 - Fourth Oslo win for Defar

Two-time Olympic 5000m champion Meseret Defar is the distance queen of Oslo. The Ethiopian has won here three times before, highlighted by her 2007 World record of 14:16.

63. She was beaten by Genzebe Dibaba in Shanghai in her first Diamond League appearance of 2013, but Defar wasn’t ready to suffer a defeat on one of her favourite European tracks. more

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12.06.2013 - IAAF Diamond League Arrives at Bislett Stadium – Event Preview

The ExxonMobil Bislett Games will take place on Thursday evening as the sixth stage of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League comes to the Oslo for the prestigious athletic event.

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12.06.2013 - Veteran throwers seek to beat Walcott at Bislett

Two Nordic veterans will take on a young Carribean Olympic champion in possibly the second most anticipated event in Thursday's ExxonMobil Bislett Games.

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11.06.2013 - Oslo Welcomes Bolt, Chicherova and Co.

The traditional curtain-raiser for the ExxonMobil Bislett Games welcomed athletes and esteemed guests to the Russian Embassy in Oslo Tuesday evening, as the annual strawberry party hosted the official press conferences ahead of the prestigious athletic event on Thursday.

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11.06.2013 - A Legend returns: Defar back at Bislett

Arguably one of the greatest female distance runners of all time, Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar will make her much anticipated return to Oslo when she contests the 5000m at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games.

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10.06.2013 - "I’m back"

Usain Bolt was received by a collected press corps upon his arrival at Oslo Airport tonight.

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10.06.2013 - The return of the Kings: Coe, Ovett and Cram at Bislett

The “British kings of middle distance” will collectively return to Oslo for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century when they gather in Oslo to celebrate the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games on 13th of June.

In the late 70s and early 80s Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram were the most recognizable athletes in the world and the most dominant. more

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