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Relevant and recent news from around the world of running.

Lucy Smith smashes Canadian 5000m record for 50-plus

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...

Gatlin and Coleman Lead an American 1-2 Punch in Pre Classic 100

Prefontaine Classic Who will the world’s top sprinter be this year? With a track friendly to fast times and eight lanes filled with prime contenders, the...

Olympic Summit calls for all athlete commissions to be elected in apparent dig at...

All sports organisations have been once again urged to elect Athlete Commissions in order to "respect the principles of democratic legitimacy, universality and diversity"...

Dayna Pidhoresky Leads Strong Field at Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Paul Gains Dayna Pidhoresky. Photo credit: Inge Johnson/Canada Run SeriesInjury free for nearly two years now, Dayna Pidhoresky has been enjoying an unprecedented block of...

Bearcats Find Success in Opening Week of Summer Competitions

Alex Ryan The first week of summer competition came to a close over the weekend for current and incoming members of the University of Cincinnati...

How Nike Can Grow Its Women’s Business

Interesting below, and link to the whole story, Forbes suggest to Nike how they can grow their women's business. I guess they started with...

Christabel Nettey Breaks National Record

Christabel Nettey of Surrey, BC smashed her Canadian indoor long jump record Saturday in Albuquereque, NM. Her jump of 6.78m exceeded her national record...
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Kuwait suspension lifted by IOC in time for Asian Games

From Inside the Games A ban on Kuwait has been lifted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in time for them to compete under their...

Olympic Champion Vivian Cheruiyot seeks success on Frankfurt’s red carpet

For the first time the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon will have an Olympic champion in the elite field. Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya, winner of the...

Pre Classic Women’s High Jump Strikes Gold with Young Talent

Prefontaine Classic Mariya Lasitskene, the world’s dominant women’s high jumper, will be facing an incredible collection of young Prefontaine Classic débutantes as she attempts to...