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Course record holder Lusapho April and German record holder Arne Gabius duel in Hannover

Course record holder Lusapho April and German record holder Arne Gabius duel in Hannover

Dick Straight April 7, 2017 0

Kenya’s sub 2:07 runners Philip Sanga and Nicholas Kamakya head the start list of the HAJ Hannover Marathon. However, South Africa’s defending champion Lusapho April and Germany’s marathon record holder Arne Gabius are very

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The first ever professional running team: NN Running Team includes Eliud Kipchoge

The first ever professional running team: NN Running Team includes Eliud Kipchoge

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2017 0

NN Group and Global Sports Communication have launched a unique running partnership. Today, they are presenting the NN Running Team, the first professional running team in the world, bringing a new dimension to running. The Team The

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Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Dick Straight April 5, 2017 0

Prefontaine Classic The only American women besides Jackie Joyner-Kersee to win Olympic gold in the long jump will lead the world’s best at the Prefontaine Classic. The incredible field includes all three of last year’s Olympic

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Sensational sprints in store for Shanghai Diamond League

Sensational sprints in store for Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall April 5, 2017 0

Shanghai Diamond League Sprint fans are in for a treat at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday on 13 May when some of the fastest men and women on the planet will be burning

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Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Dick Straight April 3, 2017 0

America’s first Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 400-meter hurdles returns to the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s best-ever field in the event.  The superb collection includes not only every Olympic medalist from Rio,

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Nicole Esplin Wins Her First Big Race at the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon

Nicole Esplin Wins Her First Big Race at the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon

Dick Straight April 2, 2017 0

The city of Raleigh, North Carolina put out the red carpet for thousands of runners at Sunday’s Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon with featured charity ALS Association North Carolina Chapter.

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Late-entrant Joan Melly takes surprise victory while fellow-Kenyan Gilbert Masai wins

Late-entrant Joan Melly takes surprise victory while fellow-Kenyan Gilbert Masai wins

Dick Straight April 2, 2017 0

Kenyans Gilbert Masai and Joan Melly took the 37th edition of the Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday. While Masai was among the top favourites, late-entrant Joan Melly was an unexpected winner. Masai ran a

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Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday; half marathon time barriers the targets in Berlin

Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday; half marathon time barriers the targets in Berlin

Dick Straight March 31, 2017 0

Two significant half marathon time barriers are targeted in Sunday’s Berlin Half Marathon. While the men’s favourites from Kenya intend to go sub 60 minutes on the very flat loop course right through 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

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

No fewer than 13 Rio Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced today for the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League on 13 May, the second stop on the International

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World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

A packed women’s javelin field is the best in Prefontaine Classic history. World record holder Barbora Spotakova is one of all three Rio Olympic medalists slated to compete among a list full of Olympians, including

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