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Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday; half marathon time barriers the targets in Berlin

Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday; half marathon time barriers the targets in Berlin

Dick Straight March 31, 2017 0

Two significant half marathon time barriers are targeted in Sunday’s Berlin Half Marathon. While the men’s favourites from Kenya intend to go sub 60 minutes on the very flat loop course right through the

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Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

No fewer than 13 Rio Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced today for the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League on 13 May, the second stop on the International

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World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

A packed women’s javelin field is the best in Prefontaine Classic history. World record holder Barbora Spotakova is one of all three Rio Olympic medalists slated to compete among a list full of Olympians, including

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Luik triplets run new Vienna 10K on day before Marathon

Luik triplets run new Vienna 10K on day before Marathon

Dick Straight March 29, 2017 0

Leila, Liina and Lily Luik received a considerable share of awareness at the Olympic Marathon in Rio 2016. Being the first triplets in the history of sports who competed at Olympic Games they got

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Josphat Ndambiri selects Duesseldorf for his comeback race

Josphat Ndambiri selects Duesseldorf for his comeback race

Dick Straight March 28, 2017 0

Josphat Ndambiri has chosen the METRO Marathon Duesseldorf for his comeback race. After a long injury break the Kenyan now targets the race along the river Rhine on April 30. With his personal best of

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Fredericks temporarily stands down from IAAF Council role amid ethics probe

Fredericks temporarily stands down from IAAF Council role amid ethics probe

Dick Straight March 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Frankie Fredericks has temporarily stepped down from his role as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council, according to the body’s President Sebastian Coe. The IAAF head confirmed

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Dayna Pidhoresky’s Around the Bay 30K performance

Dayna Pidhoresky’s Around the Bay 30K performance

Christopher Kelsall March 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Dayna Pidhoresky did Sunday what few women have accomplished and that is win the historic Around the Bay 30K for a third time. She ran it in

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Brandon Vail interview

Brandon Vail interview

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2017 0

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Sadie Sigfstead interview

Sadie Sigfstead interview

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2017 0

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“Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships

“Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Dick Straight March 26, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The four-strong Athletes Refugee Team due to take part in tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital of Kampala has been unable to

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