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Thomas Puzey and Bailey Drewes Triumph at Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon

Thomas Puzey and Bailey Drewes Triumph at Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon

Dick Straight January 15, 2017 0

With most of the country in the throes of winter, thousands of runners took to the streets of Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe this weekend to participate in one of the American Southwest’s best races:

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Simbu and Kitur take the honours and USD$42,000 first prize cheques at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017

Simbu and Kitur take the honours and USD$42,000 first prize cheques at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017

Christopher Kelsall January 15, 2017 0

Tanzania’s Alphonce Simbu and Kenya’s Bornes Kitur triumphed at the 14th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 on Sunday, winning in 2:09:32 and 2:29:02 respectively to take home first prize cheques of USD$42,000. Simbu, fifth

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Coe to be recalled by British Parliament

Coe to be recalled by British Parliament

Christopher Kelsall January 11, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Sebastian Coe could be questioned by a Parliamentary Select Committee again after evidence from David Bedford in the Combating Doping in Sport inquiry undermined claims made by the International Association of

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A new study published today has claimed that Los Angeles could help increase economic output across the United States by $18.3 billion (£15 billion/€17 billion) if the city hosts the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

A new study published today has claimed that Los Angeles could help increase economic output across the United States by $18.3 billion (£15 billion/€17 billion) if the city hosts the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Dick Straight January 10, 2017 0

From Inside the Games A new study published today has claimed that Los Angeles could help increase economic output across the United States by $18.3 billion (£15 billion/€17 billion) if the city hosts the 2024

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US intelligence report claims Russian interference in Presidential Election linked to Olympic doping scandal

US intelligence report claims Russian interference in Presidential Election linked to Olympic doping scandal

Dick Straight January 8, 2017 0

From Inside the Games An United States intelligence report has claimed that Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 Presidential election was conducted partly in response to the Olympic doping scandal. According to the declassified report –

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David Rudisha named International Event Ambassador of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

David Rudisha named International Event Ambassador of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

Christopher Kelsall January 7, 2017 0

Phil Minshull, Spain Sports Double Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha named International Event Ambassador of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 With the 2017 race imminent, Procam International today announced the reigning Olympic and world 800m

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Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero and Dinknesh Mekash head the elite fields at the 2017 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero and Dinknesh Mekash head the elite fields at the 2017 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

Christopher Kelsall January 3, 2017 0

Ethiopian talent Ayele Abshero will be looking to make a big impact on his first trip to India when the gun goes for the 14th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon on Sunday

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Putin denies state-sponsored doping happened in Russia as IOC launches disciplinary action from Sochi 2014

Putin denies state-sponsored doping happened in Russia as IOC launches disciplinary action from Sochi 2014

Dick Straight December 24, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Vladimir Putin has said state-sponsored doping never happened in Russia on the same day the International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against 28 athletes from the country whose urine samples

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German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

German Athletics Federation President criticises Bach and calls for Russian Olympic Committee to be suspended by IOC

Dick Straight December 21, 2016 0

From Inside the Games German Athletics Federation (DLV) President Clemens Prokop has criticised the arguments of compatriot Thomas Bach, while calling for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be suspended until the country’s doping problems

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Isinbayeva claims “Russia must be allowed back” by IAAF and says they have done everything asked

Isinbayeva claims “Russia must be allowed back” by IAAF and says they have done everything asked

Dick Straight December 12, 2016 0

Yelena Isinbayeva has called for “a line to be drawn” under allegations that Russia operated a state-sponsored doping scheme and called for it be re-admitted back to competition by the International Association of Athletics

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