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Europeans to Get Thousand hours of TV coverage of Euros!

Europeans to Get Thousand hours of TV coverage of Euros!

Christopher Kelsall August 8, 2014 0

The Europeans love their track and field. Proof of that is their offering 1000 hours of television coverage of the sport, specifically the European Athletics Championships. The 22nd European Athletics Championships in Zurich has crossed

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Uh Oh, Australian Athletics Authority being investigated

Uh Oh, Australian Athletics Authority being investigated

Dick Straight August 8, 2014 0

Australian athletics heavyweights have demanded an external investigation into the sport’s peak body as fresh allegations emerge about axed coach Eric Hollingsworth and an apparent protection racket around him. Hollingsworth was sensationally sent home from

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Kenya in “Rightful Place” as athletics medal leaders at Commonwealth Games

Kenya in “Rightful Place” as athletics medal leaders at Commonwealth Games

Christopher Kelsall August 7, 2014 0

Athletics Kenya was apparently quite satisfied with their 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games performance by saying that they “took their rightful place as leaders,” in the medal haul in the sport of athletics. Fair enough,

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Double world and Olympic track champion to race half-marathon event in September

Double world and Olympic track champion to race half-marathon event in September

Dick Straight August 7, 2014 0

Mo Farah is set to return to road race action in September at the Bupa Great North Run. The double world and Olympic track champion has had his summer plans interrupted by illness and was forced

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Ray Williams added to the Ole Miss Track and Field Staff

Ray Williams added to the Ole Miss Track and Field Staff

Christopher Kelsall August 6, 2014 0

OXFORD, Miss. – Brian O’Neal added head coaching experience to his Ole Miss track & field staff on Wednesday with the addition of Rafael “Ray” Williams. For the last four years, Williams has served as

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Coach Kevin Sullivan Brings a Breadth of Experience to Michigan

Coach Kevin Sullivan Brings a Breadth of Experience to Michigan

Christopher Kelsall August 6, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated As reported on the University of Michigan Wolverines website, legendary Canadian middle-distance athlete Kevin Sullivan has joined his alma mater as a coach. He is now the head

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Edna Kiplagat To Race Bupa Great North Run

Edna Kiplagat To Race Bupa Great North Run

Dick Straight August 6, 2014 0

Two-time world marathon champion to run half-marathon event in September Edna Kiplagat is to return to British roads on September 7 to race the Bupa Great North Run. The two-time world marathon champion was victorious over 26.2

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Team Nigeria promises to dominate Africa again

Team Nigeria promises to dominate Africa again

Dick Straight August 6, 2014 0

The Nigerian team leaves for Morocco Thursday . Team Nigeria track and field team will arrive Marrakesh, Morocco, venue of the 2014 Africa Athletics Championships on Thursday. The championships begins on August 10. The thletes that took

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DYLAN WYKES FACES FATHERHOOD AND SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

DYLAN WYKES FACES FATHERHOOD AND SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

Dick Straight August 6, 2014 0

PAUL GAINS Canada’s Dylan Wykes will make his third appearance at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon with the fingers on both hands crossed, hoping that medical doctors are precise. The IAAF Silver Label race is scheduled

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Cameron Levins to Race Only the 10,000m Distance at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Cameron Levins to Race Only the 10,000m Distance at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Christopher Kelsall July 21, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins is now officially competing only in the 10,000m distance at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. There was speculation that he was to race the 10,000m as

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