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Loretta Blaut Named AAC Women’s Most Outstanding Field Performer

With the 2018 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the books, the AAC today announced the recipients of the meet’s Most...

Gatlin and Coleman Lead an American 1-2 Punch in Pre Classic 100

Prefontaine Classic Who will the world’s top sprinter be this year? With a track friendly to fast times and eight lanes filled with prime contenders, the...

Meet de Paris: 800m athletes burning with enthusiasm

A double ration of thrills. On Saturday 30 June 2018, the MEETING de PARIS will present the audience at the Charléty Stadium with two...

Phyllis Francis Leads Olympic-Sized Pre Classic Women’s 400

Prefontaine Classic World champion Phyllis Francis will recognize every other runner in the Prefontaine Classic women’s 400 – she’s been on the podium with each of them. Francis...

Top story Brazilian informer claims payment to Diack secured four votes for Rio 2016

From Inside the Games A bribe allegedly paid to Senegal's ex-athletics boss Lamine Diack supposedly secured Rio de Janeiro four votes in their successful bid...

Boston Marathon Champion Desiree Linden to take part in Synchrony San Diego Rock ‘n...

Rock 'n Roll Marathon The 2018 Boston Marathon Champion, Desiree Linden, is set to participate in the 2018 Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll® San Diego Marathon & ½...

Slugfest in the Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

The world’s top two current milers will bring their rivalry back to the Prefontaine Classic as headliners for the Bowerman Mile, all set to...

Samsung and Papa Diack accused of masterminding secret lobbying plan for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic...

From Inside the Games New corruption allegations surrounding Pyeongchang's successful bid for this year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have surfaced in claims that technology giants...

HAJ Hannover Marathon on Sunday: Gilbert Kirwa goes for course record

Kenya’s Gilbert Kirwa and Germany’s Fate Tola are very much in the focus before Sunday’s HAJ Hannover Marathon. Kirwa hopes to finally put injury...

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...