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Do the Russians continue to dope?

Do the Russians continue to dope?

Dick Straight March 22, 2017 0

The Russian doping may continue full steam ahead. We don’t know. But we do know their culture and acceptance of cheating cannot be changed overnight. The International Olympic Committee, International Association of Athletics Federations and

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Both of London’s Olympic Champions will run in Hamburg: Tiki Gelana completes the package

Both of London’s Olympic Champions will run in Hamburg: Tiki Gelana completes the package

Dick Straight March 21, 2017 0

Both Olympic Marathon champions from London 2012 will be on the start line for the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on April 23: after Stephen Kiprotich’s participation was confirmed last month, Tiki Gelana has completed the

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Four Gold Medalists to Battle in Pre Classic Women’s High Jump

Four Gold Medalists to Battle in Pre Classic Women’s High Jump

Dick Straight March 20, 2017 0

Prefontaine Classic The oldest, youngest and perhaps most patient are among four major gold medalists in a world-class women’s high jump field at the Prefontaine Classic. The stellar field includes American record holders on different levels

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Los Angeles Mayor wants to host Olympics in 2024 and warns IOC he will keep campaigning hard

Los Angeles Mayor wants to host Olympics in 2024 and warns IOC he will keep campaigning hard

Dick Straight March 20, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has warned that his city is not going to give up on their campaign to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, despite increasing signs the

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Natasha Wodak to run Race Roster Spring Run Off 8K – April 8TH

Natasha Wodak to run Race Roster Spring Run Off 8K – April 8TH

Dick Straight March 15, 2017 0

Paul Gains Over its four-decade history the Race Roster Spring Run Off 8km has seen world champions and record holders dueling with the nation’s best in a race which traditionally kicks off the racing season. This

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Defending champion Shuko Genemo returns to Vienna City Marathon

Defending champion Shuko Genemo returns to Vienna City Marathon

Dick Straight March 14, 2017 0

Defending champion Shuko Genemo will return to the Vienna City Marathon. The Ethiopian youngster caused a surprise when she took Austria’s most prestigious road running event with a personal best of 2:24:31 despite very

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Jack Gin Family Foundation to support Vancouver Sun runners in need

Jack Gin Family Foundation to support Vancouver Sun runners in need

Dick Straight March 13, 2017 0

The 33rd annual Vancouver Sun Run is happening April 23rd and there will be many ways to help support those in need.   The 2017 Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Ford will be partnering up

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Mizael Carrera Triumphs with Repeat Win at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon

Mizael Carrera Triumphs with Repeat Win at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon

Dick Straight March 11, 2017 0

Over 24,000 runners took flight through the nation’s capital at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & ½ Marathon braving the cold with smiles on their faces. Mid-March in Washington D.C.

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Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Dick Straight March 10, 2017 0

Russia continue to be defy not only gravity, but doping logic. They are a resolute bunch. From Inside the Games Yelena Isinbayeva has been reappointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today, despite

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April and Gabius will be challenged by Kenyans in Hannover

April and Gabius will be challenged by Kenyans in Hannover

Dick Straight March 8, 2017 0

Course record holder and defending champion Lusapho April of South Africa will duel with German record holder Arne Gabius in the HAJ Hannover Marathon on 9th April. However there are three Kenyans in the

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