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USATF NACAC report from Kamloops

USATF NACAC report from Kamloops

Christopher Kelsall August 11, 2014 0

The Americans report on their athlete’s performance at NACAC track and field championships. Some solid performances from Shelby Houlihan, Erin Finn, Cierra White, Ashton Purvis, Akeem Alexander and several others. The Americans, as expected were

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Norway 2022 bid fears grow

Norway 2022 bid fears grow

Dick Straight August 9, 2014 0

Opposition to Olympic Games bid mounts as Norway deals with the possibility of a 2022 bid backlash. Oslo 2022 have sought to clarify “misconceptions” over the role of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid fears

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Chris Solinksy moving from athlete to coach

Chris Solinksy moving from athlete to coach

Christopher Kelsall August 8, 2014 0

One of Jerry Schumacher’s best athletes, Chris Solinsky, who owned the American record for 10,000m and was the first non-African person to run under 27:00 for 10,000m is moving on to coaching. The top

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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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