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Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2017 0

BMW Berlin Marathon The elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 has grown in star quality even more with the announcement that the man who broke the world record there in 2013, Wilson

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Fredericks provisionally suspended by IAAF over potential ethics breach

Fredericks provisionally suspended by IAAF over potential ethics breach

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council member Frank Fredericks has been provisionally suspended over a potential breach of the organisation’s Code of Ethics. Michael Beloff, chairman of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal,

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Gabriele Grunewald’s Medical Fund

Gabriele Grunewald’s Medical Fund

Christopher Kelsall July 19, 2017 0

From Gabriele Grunewald’s Fundraising page: Gabriele Grunewald has been inspiring us all with her grit, determination, grace, and resolve as she has continued to train, race, and share her story through her fourth bout with

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Save the Berlin Olympic Stadium, one of the world’s greatest athletics arenas

Save the Berlin Olympic Stadium, one of the world’s greatest athletics arenas

Christopher Kelsall July 4, 2017 0

The Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller and his Social Democratic Party, who currently form a governing coalition with two other left-wing parties in the German capital, continue with their plans to transform the Berlin

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WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

Christopher Kelsall July 2, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The accreditation of two laboratories based in Kazakhstan and South Africa has been revoked by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty and the South African Doping Control

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RUSADA’s bid for reinstatement resumes

RUSADA’s bid for reinstatement resumes

Christopher Kelsall June 28, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) bid for reinstatement has been given a major boost after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced they could resume testing today. RUSADA has been granted permission to

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Meeting de Paris; Taylor, Thompson, McLeod, Barshim, a galaxy of stars at the Charléty Stadium!

Meeting de Paris; Taylor, Thompson, McLeod, Barshim, a galaxy of stars at the Charléty Stadium!

Dick Straight June 16, 2017 0

The setting is changing, the tone remains. For its return to the Charléty Stadium, on Saturday 1 July, the MEETING de PARIS will offer the public a line-up worthy of its most stellar years.

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Lucy Smith smashes Canadian 5000m record for 50-plus

Lucy Smith smashes Canadian 5000m record for 50-plus

Christopher Kelsall June 15, 2017 0

From sister publication, Victoria Sports News Saanich’s Lucy Smith saw the schedule for the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Track Series, quickly checked what the Canadian record is for the 5,000m distance (5K on the track) and

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ISTAF in Berlin on 27th August with Renaud Lavillenie and Christoph Harting

ISTAF in Berlin on 27th August with Renaud Lavillenie and Christoph Harting

Dick Straight June 13, 2017 0

Two great stars of track and field have confirmed that they will be competing in this year’s ISTAF on August 27 in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium: Renaud Lavillenie of France, world record holder in the

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Vic City Invite results

Vic City Invite results

Christopher Kelsall June 9, 2017 0

See Community race results from same night>> Join discussion forum on this subject>> Vic City Invite Men’s A – 1500m Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time 7 1 m Lucas Jarron 3:50.06 6 2 m Christian Gravel 3:51.07 3 3 m Royden Radowits 3:51.27 10 4 m Kieran Lumb 3:51.35 9 5 m Maxilian Trummer 3:52.38 5 6 m Declan White 3:52.49 8 7 m John Gay 3:52.68 2 8 m Levi Neufeld 3:55.52 4 9 m Brendan Hoff 3:57.52 1 10 m Kieran McDonald 4:05.62   Women’s A – 800m Bib Overall Gender Age Name Time 4 1 f Annie LeBlanc 2:04.87 7 2 f Claudia Saunders 2:05.34 2 3 f Maite Bouchard 2:05.39 9 4 f Eleanor Fulton 2:05.40 3 5 f Helen

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