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Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Dick Straight May 25, 2017 0

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world’s best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming to be a world-class race featuring established milers as well

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LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

Dick Straight May 23, 2017 0

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him. It will be a Pre Classic debut for half the

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Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Dick Straight May 19, 2017 0

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships final this summer. More than half the field own an Olympic

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TCS World 10K Bengaluru

TCS World 10K Bengaluru

Christopher Kelsall May 18, 2017 0

Ethiopia’s defending champion Mosinet Geremew will contest the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 with several ambitions in mind when he stands on the start line of one of the world’s most prestigious annual 10km races this

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English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

Christopher Kelsall May 17, 2017 0

A historically fast straightaway awaits a Prefontaine Classic women’s 100m field loaded with Olympians, but one runner knows the track better than anyone else. English Gardner, 25, might want to run every major race at the

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Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2017 0

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the performance of double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson in Shanghai this

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Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Dick Straight May 10, 2017 0

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic and attempt to add the 5000-meter world record to one of the greatest collections of track achievements ever seen. Fittingly, the 2015 Track & Field News Woman

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Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday, 13 May, when many of the greatest distance runners

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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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