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The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

Dick Straight April 26, 2017 0

All three Olympic medalists from Rio are returning to Pre, where the eventual Olympic trio met for the first time last year in a race that was even tighter than the Rio final. Incredibly, added

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Tough tests for Rio’s hurdles heroes in Shanghai

Tough tests for Rio’s hurdles heroes in Shanghai

Christopher Kelsall April 25, 2017 0

A roll call of recent champions and record breakers will line up for the two hurdles events at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 13 May when Rio Olympic gold medallists Omar McLeod and

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European Athletics Team Championships Super League

European Athletics Team Championships Super League

Dick Straight April 25, 2017 0

The best of European athletics will be heading to northern France to compete in the Lille Métropole Stadium from 23 to 25 June 2017. The seventh edition of the European Athletics Team Championships Super

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Passion for the Marathon still fires 2012 Olympic gold medallist Stephen Kiprotich

Passion for the Marathon still fires 2012 Olympic gold medallist Stephen Kiprotich

Christopher Kelsall April 24, 2017 0

As he reflected a few hours after finishing runner-up to Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Mekonnen on his debut in the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday, Stephen Kiprotich was clearly a man who has quite a few

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Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

Dick Straight April 24, 2017 0

This year’s women’s metric mile at the Prefontaine Classic could see the most sub-4 times in the meet’s history, thanks to the strongest field ever assembled in the United States. Nearly half of the entrants

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Kenyans Albert Korir and Nancy Kiprop win thrilling duels

Kenyans Albert Korir and Nancy Kiprop win thrilling duels

Dick Straight April 24, 2017 0

Kenyans Albert Korir and Nancy Kiprop took the Vienna City Marathon after thrilling duels. Korir edged ahead in the final 150 metres, beating Ishmael Bushendich by two seconds. Korir clocked 2:08:40 in windy conditions,

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Tsegaye Mekonnen and Jessica Augusto triumph in Hamburg

Tsegaye Mekonnen and Jessica Augusto triumph in Hamburg

Dick Straight April 24, 2017 0

Tsegaye Mekonnen and Jessica Augusto grasped the top honours in the 32nd edition of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. In a tight men’s finish, Ethiopia’s Mekonnen held off the Olympic Marathon Champion from

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Deribe Robi eyes 2:05 to 2:06 time in Vienna

Deribe Robi eyes 2:05 to 2:06 time in Vienna

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2017 0

Ten runners feature personal bests of sub 2:10 in what is likely the best ever men’s elite field in the history of the Vienna City Marathon. Depending on weather conditions organisers hope for a

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Shuko Genemo ready for another fast race in Vienna

Shuko Genemo ready for another fast race in Vienna

Dick Straight April 21, 2017 0

A year after battling high winds during the Vienna City Marathon Shuko Genemo is back in the Austrian capital. Despite the severe conditions in 2016 the Ethiopian won the race with a personal best

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Stephen Kiprotich targets fast time in Hamburg

Stephen Kiprotich targets fast time in Hamburg

Dick Straight April 21, 2017 0

London’s Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich is ready for a fast race at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. The 28-year-old from Uganda hopes for a 2:06 time in Germany’s biggest spring marathon. And

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