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Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 0

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser leads a power-packed shot put field at the Prefontaine Classic that includes all of the world’s best. In addition to Crouser, three other major gold medalists (and the Rio Olympic

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Ed Whitlock dead at age 86

Ed Whitlock dead at age 86

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 1

Paul Gains Just a week after his 86th birthday the ever so gracious and remarkably talented long distance runner Ed Whitlock has died at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. In a statement issued this

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Mizael Carrera Triumphs with Repeat Win at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon

Mizael Carrera Triumphs with Repeat Win at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon

Dick Straight March 11, 2017 0

Over 24,000 runners took flight through the nation’s capital at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & ½ Marathon braving the cold with smiles on their faces. Mid-March in Washington D.C.

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Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Dick Straight March 10, 2017 0

Russia continue to be defy not only gravity, but doping logic. They are a resolute bunch. From Inside the Games Yelena Isinbayeva has been reappointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today, despite

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April and Gabius will be challenged by Kenyans in Hannover

April and Gabius will be challenged by Kenyans in Hannover

Dick Straight March 8, 2017 0

Course record holder and defending champion Lusapho April of South Africa will duel with German record holder Arne Gabius in the HAJ Hannover Marathon on 9th April. However there are three Kenyans in the

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Fredericks steps down from IAAF Taskforce amid IOC investigation into suspicious payments

Fredericks steps down from IAAF Taskforce amid IOC investigation into suspicious payments

Dick Straight March 7, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Frankie Fredericks has resigned as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce which is overseeing Russia’s potential reinstatement following allegations made in Le Monde last week. The International Olympic Committee

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Investigation launched into suspicious payments made before Rio were awarded 2016 Olympics

Investigation launched into suspicious payments made before Rio were awarded 2016 Olympics

Dick Straight March 4, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission investigators are seeking to clarify reported evidence linking officials Lamine Diack and Frankie Fredericks to payments made in Brazil three days before Rio de Janeiro

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WADA President “blindsided” by “counter-productive” IOC letter

WADA President “blindsided” by “counter-productive” IOC letter

Dick Straight March 3, 2017 0

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has admitted he was blindsided by the release of an International Olympic Committee (IOC) letter which revealed his organisation had warned there may

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Echikunwoke, Valles Earn Berths into NCAA Indoor Meet

Echikunwoke, Valles Earn Berths into NCAA Indoor Meet

Dick Straight March 1, 2017 0

Alex Ryan The NCAA has announced the participants into the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships with University of Cincinnati student-athletes Annette Echikunwoke and Adrian Valles both earning berths into the event that will

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Eliud Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time

Eliud Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time

Dick Straight February 28, 2017 0

VIENNA CITY MARATHON It was seven years ago in April when huge parts of Europe’s airspace were closed after the eruption of the Icelandic vulcano Eyyafyallayöküll. An ash cloud had spread over Britain and then

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