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Meeting de Paris; Taylor, Thompson, McLeod, Barshim, a galaxy of stars at the Charléty Stadium!

Meeting de Paris; Taylor, Thompson, McLeod, Barshim, a galaxy of stars at the Charléty Stadium!

Dick Straight June 16, 2017 0

The setting is changing, the tone remains. For its return to the Charléty Stadium, on Saturday 1 July, the MEETING de PARIS will offer the public a line-up worthy of its most stellar years.

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ISTAF in Berlin on 27th August with Renaud Lavillenie and Christoph Harting

ISTAF in Berlin on 27th August with Renaud Lavillenie and Christoph Harting

Dick Straight June 13, 2017 0

Two great stars of track and field have confirmed that they will be competing in this year’s ISTAF on August 27 in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium: Renaud Lavillenie of France, world record holder in the

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Pound confident Russian athletes will be found guilty of Sochi 2014 doping despite IOC inaction

Pound confident Russian athletes will be found guilty of Sochi 2014 doping despite IOC inaction

Dick Straight June 6, 2017 0

Inside the Games Richard Pound has criticised International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach for the way he is continuing to respond to doping problems involving Russia and has expressed concerns over the aims of

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Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Dick Straight May 25, 2017 0

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world’s best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming to be a world-class race featuring established milers as well

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LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

Dick Straight May 23, 2017 0

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him. It will be a Pre Classic debut for half the

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Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Dick Straight May 19, 2017 0

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships final this summer. More than half the field own an Olympic

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Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Honour the Greeks who fought for our freedoms; do the distance

Dick Straight May 13, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated     We could do a better job of honouring the man who delivered the good news that freedom was won in a battle against the invading Persians at Marathon,

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Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Dick Straight May 10, 2017 0

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic and attempt to add the 5000-meter world record to one of the greatest collections of track achievements ever seen. Fittingly, the 2015 Track & Field News Woman

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Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday, 13 May, when many of the greatest distance runners

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Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

For the first time since his historic win in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz will return to Hayward Field to battle the world’s best in the Prefontaine Classic’s most famous race, the Bowerman Mile. Even on his

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