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Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games officially confirmed by UK Government

Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games officially confirmed by UK Government

Dick Straight September 30, 2017 0

From Inside the Games A bid from Birmingham for the 2022 Commonwealth Games was today officially confirmed by the United Kingdom Government. Confirmation of the bid comes just a day before the official deadline set by

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Catherine Watkins Chasing Canadian Masters’ Marathon Record

Catherine Watkins Chasing Canadian Masters’ Marathon Record

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2017 0

Paul Gains If things go according to plan, Catherine Watkins will be a new Canadian Masters’ record holder in the marathon come October 22nd. The 46-year-old from Vancouver has set the women’s 45 years+ standard of

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WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

Dick Straight September 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the accreditation of the Paris laboratory. A ban has been placed on the facility in the French capital, known as the French Laboratoire National

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Uganda’s Alex Chesakit Racing at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Uganda’s Alex Chesakit Racing at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Christopher Kelsall September 26, 2017 0

Paul Gains East African runners have dominated the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon the past two decades, but one thing this IAAF Gold Label race has never had is a Ugandan victor. Alex Chesakit is hoping to

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Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

Dick Straight September 25, 2017 0

BMW Berlin Marathon The morning after winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON for the second time in three years, Eliud Kipchoge was in a reflective mood. Looking back on Sunday’s race which produced more than its fair share

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Video interview: Brent Fougner on hosting U Sport Championships

Video interview: Brent Fougner on hosting U Sport Championships

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2017 0

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Cole Peterson interview – catching up after World University Games (FISU)

Cole Peterson interview – catching up after World University Games (FISU)

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2017 0

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Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

Christopher Kelsall September 24, 2017 0

The BMW Berlin Marathon course is now home to 13 of the 22-fastest men’s marathon performances all-time, with Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge winning Sunday’s edition in the time of 2:03:32. The race dubbed the marathon

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WADA set to face scrutiny at Paris meeting from Governments over criticism of NADOs

WADA set to face scrutiny at Paris meeting from Governments over criticism of NADOs

Christopher Kelsall September 24, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Public authority representatives within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are set to make their opposition to Sir Craig Reedie’s criticism of the National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) clear after he opposed their calls for

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Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

Christopher Kelsall September 22, 2017 0

The Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, defending champion Kenenisa Bekele and the former world record holder Wilson Kipsang are ready for a world record chase in the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday.

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