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Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Dick Straight February 17, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country’s 4×100 metres relay team, including Usain Bolt, stripped

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Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Dick Straight February 11, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Russian 800 metres runner Mariya Savinova has been stripped of her London 2012 Olympic gold medal and banned for four years for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The

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WADA warn against jailing doping cheats as Ethiopian faces three-year sentence

WADA warn against jailing doping cheats as Ethiopian faces three-year sentence

Dick Straight February 10, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reiterated its concern with handing jail terms to athletes who fails drugs tests after claims an Ethiopian runner faces at least three years behind bars

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Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Christopher Kelsall February 9, 2017 0

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Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Dick Straight February 9, 2017 0

World record holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a 5th time, and prime among his challengers will be both Thiago Braz– who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic

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Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich will run in Hamburg  in Haspa Marathon, April 23rd

Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich will run in Hamburg in Haspa Marathon, April 23rd

Dick Straight February 7, 2017 0

For the first time in the history of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon an Olympic Marathon champion will be on the start line of the elite field: Stephen Kiprotich will be a star attraction on

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IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

Christopher Kelsall February 6, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe is expected to propose a move away from formal bidding procedures for major events during a Council meeting here tomorrow. Under possible plans,

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Young talents shine bright at 2017 Harry Jerome Indoor Games

Young talents shine bright at 2017 Harry Jerome Indoor Games

Christopher Kelsall February 6, 2017 0

By Gary Kingston Stephen Abosi got the meet record he was looking for Saturday at the Harry Jerome Indoor Games, but he’s got a feeling it might not be fast enough to last very long. The

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Public Service Announcement: First Half Half Marathon Cancelled.

Public Service Announcement: First Half Half Marathon Cancelled.

Christopher Kelsall February 4, 2017 0

CANCELLATION NOTICE IT IS WITH DEEP DISAPPOINTMENT THAT PACIFIC ROAD RUNNERS HAS MADE THE DECISION TO CANCEL THIS YEAR’S RACE DUE TO THE WEATHER Yesterday I said we would make a decision on the race later

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Harry Jerome Indoor Games Saturday, February 4th

Harry Jerome Indoor Games Saturday, February 4th

Christopher Kelsall February 3, 2017 0

The Harry Jerome Indoor Games presented by TELUS is breaking records before the starting gun fires.  Over 600 entries from athletes ranging from 8 years to 80 years will run jump and throw at

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