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Kenya’s Laban Korir To Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title

by Paul Gains Laban Korir will return to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 18th to defend his 2014 title and, if the conditions are...

Russian Olympic Committee discuss doping issues at IOC meeting

From Inside the Games Russian officials have insisted they are committed to anti-doping initiatives after hosting a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Russian...

Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

The Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Geoffrey Kirui are the candidates for the 2017 Men’s BMR Awards; Mary Keitany of Kenya and Rose...

Bach accuses critics of Olympic Movement of ignorance and aggression

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has attacked those who criticise the Olympic Movement but insisted that no organisation can...

Pound warns IOC President not to “stuff it up” when he makes decision on...

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) veteran Richard Pound has launched a stinging attack on world governing bodies for only feeling pain in...

Coe criticised in British Parliamentary report for infamous “declaration of war” speech after claims...

From Inside the Games A British Parliamentary report into doping in sport has heavily criticised International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe after...

Shawn Barber’s supposed Craigslist tryst with a cocaine-sniffing and boozing first-timer

Let's take a leap of faith.... If you can believe (see link below and click-through for story), that Mr. Shawnacy Barber, world champion pole vaulter,...

Haile Gebrselassie retires from athletics

Global Sports Communication Running legend Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running at the Great Manchester Run today where he ran his last competitive...

New Stars to Battle Experience in Dynamic Pre Classic 400 Hurdles

Prefonataine Classic Two athletes who came out of nowhere to earn their first major medals will be surrounded by four multiple medalists in the Prefontaine...

Dick Pound attacked by IOC colleague

From Inside the Games Richard Pound has accused his International Olympic Committee (IOC) colleague Gerardo Werthein of an "extraordinary attack" in a fiery exchange which...