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Deribe Robi eyes 2:05 to 2:06 time in Vienna

Deribe Robi eyes 2:05 to 2:06 time in Vienna

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2017 0

Ten runners feature personal bests of sub 2:10 in what is likely the best ever men’s elite field in the history of the Vienna City Marathon. Depending on weather conditions organisers hope for a

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Shuko Genemo ready for another fast race in Vienna

Shuko Genemo ready for another fast race in Vienna

Dick Straight April 21, 2017 0

A year after battling high winds during the Vienna City Marathon Shuko Genemo is back in the Austrian capital. Despite the severe conditions in 2016 the Ethiopian won the race with a personal best

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Stephen Kiprotich targets fast time in Hamburg

Stephen Kiprotich targets fast time in Hamburg

Dick Straight April 21, 2017 0

London’s Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich is ready for a fast race at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. The 28-year-old from Uganda hopes for a 2:06 time in Germany’s biggest spring marathon. And

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Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai

Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai

Dick Straight April 20, 2017 0

Olympic jump champions Derek Drouin and Jeff Henderson will face the men they beat to claim gold in Rio last August when they open their 2017 Diamond League campaigns in Shanghai on 13 May. Both

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Reigning Olympic and World Champions Headline Pre Classic 110 Hurdles

Reigning Olympic and World Champions Headline Pre Classic 110 Hurdles

Christopher Kelsall April 18, 2017 0

In a first-ever showdown on American soil, the last five No. 1 world-ranked high hurdlers will go head-to-head at the 2017 Prefontaine Classic. The all-star quintet includes the last two Olympic Champions, the last

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Meeting de Paris, going back to its roots

Meeting de Paris, going back to its roots

Christopher Kelsall April 14, 2017 0

On Saturday 1 July 2017, in the late afternoon, the cream of French and global athletics will push open the gates to the Stade Charléty. The legendary arena will serve as a showcase and

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The 33rd Running of The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford is Coming! Only 10 days left to the Run – Register NOW!

The 33rd Running of The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford is Coming! Only 10 days left to the Run – Register NOW!

Christopher Kelsall April 13, 2017 0

Vancouver Sun Run Spring is finally here and excitement is building for one of the most beautiful road races in the world.  The 2017 Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Ford takes place Sunday, April 23

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Vienna City Marathon records under threat

Vienna City Marathon records under threat

Dick Straight April 13, 2017 0

Both course records could be attacked at the Vienna City Marathon on 23rd April. With deeper elite fields than in recent editions organisers hope to see fast winning times. Current course records stand at

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Pole vault stars to light up Shanghai Diamond League

Pole vault stars to light up Shanghai Diamond League

Dick Straight April 11, 2017 0

An all-star cast takes centre stage for the men’s pole vault at the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 13 May as two world champions, the Olympic gold medallist and the world record holder

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Geoffrey Mutai returns to Ottawa Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai returns to Ottawa Marathon

Dick Straight April 11, 2017 0

Paul Gains Geoffrey Mutai has a torrid love affair with the Ottawa 10k. The Kenyan superstar returns to the Canadian capital for the fourth time in six years to compete in this IAAF Gold Label race (Saturday,

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