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Brandon McBride’s 1:44.63: “We wanted to be a little faster….”

Brandon McBride’s 1:44.63: “We wanted to be a little faster….”

Christopher Kelsall May 3, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated On Saturday, April 30th, Windsor, Ontario native Brandon McBride ran the fastest 800-metre race in the world so far for 2016 in Starkville, Miss. He won in the

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Cocoa from Ghana: the new sponsor for long jumper Ignisious Gaisah

Cocoa from Ghana: the new sponsor for long jumper Ignisious Gaisah

Christopher Kelsall May 3, 2016 0

Company, Cocoa from Ghana, has agreed to support international long jump competitor and Global Sports Communication athlete Ignisious Gaisah. Gaisah was born and raised in Ghana, and now, since 2013 is a Dutch citizen. Gaisah

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Trinity Western University’s Mark Bomba earns coaching award

Trinity Western University’s Mark Bomba earns coaching award

Christopher Kelsall April 30, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Trinity Western University Spartans Coach Mark Bomba has been recognised by Athletics Canada as the Development Coach of the Year, with the Jane and Gerry Swan Development Award. Bomba

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Heckaman Claims Penn Relays Shot Put Crown

Heckaman Claims Penn Relays Shot Put Crown

Christopher Kelsall April 29, 2016 0

Alex Ryan Leah Heckaman captured an individual crown and local product Seamus Collins clocked a personal-best time on the track as the first day of action at the 122nd Penn Relays came to a close

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Sifan Hassan to clash with Faith Kipyegon at Shanghai Diamond League

Sifan Hassan to clash with Faith Kipyegon at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall April 29, 2016 0

Marleen Rennings, Shanghai Diamond League meet oung middle distance stars Sifan Hassan and Faith Kipyegon will renew their 1500m rivalry at this year’s Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 14 May, the meeting organisers announced today. Kipyegon beat

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Youth Movement Leads Pre Classic Men’s 800

Youth Movement Leads Pre Classic Men’s 800

Christopher Kelsall April 27, 2016 0

Prefonataine Classic Three athletes in their early 20s are expected to vie for the win in the IAAF Diamond League 800 meters at this year’s Prefontaine Classic. Already a veteran at the age of 22, Botswana’s

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Daniel Kipkoech and Jane Murage win the 27th annual TC10K

Daniel Kipkoech and Jane Murage win the 27th annual TC10K

Christopher Kelsall April 24, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Over 7,000 competitors took in the 27th annual TC10K this morning under cloudy skies and cool, blustery conditions. The pre-race chatter never strayed far from the subject of wind

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TC10K athletes set to break the course record

TC10K athletes set to break the course record

Christopher Kelsall April 22, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 27th annual TC10K is set to take place Sunday, April 24th with an estimated field of 9,000 participants. Leading the field will be a handful of Kenyan

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Big Things Expected of Wesley Korir’s Protege at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Big Things Expected of Wesley Korir’s Protege at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2016 0

Paul Gains Sixteen months ago, Elkana Yego turned up at a three kilometre race in his town of Cherangany, Kenya, stripped down to his shorts then stunned onlookers with an emphatic victory running barefoot. On May

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Bett takes on the best of the rest at 2016 Shanghai Diamond League

Bett takes on the best of the rest at 2016 Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2016 0

World champion Nicholas Bett heads a 400m hurdles line-up at the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League that could even put the meeting’s favourite event, the sprint hurdles, in the shade. Bett produced one of the shocks

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