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Great North Run: Dibaba to prevail over Kiplagat

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated The supremely talented Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia will be demonstrating her fitness over the streets of NewcastleGateshead, England...

Daniel Lieberman, 10 Years After “Born to Run”

Daniel Lieberman, 10 Years After “Born to Run” Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman is an evolutionary biologist whose 2004 study on human evolution, “Endurance running and...

Kiplagats to take on the Great North Run

Edna Kiplagat ran her way into the record books when she won the World Championship marathon in Moscow in August last year, becoming the...

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...
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Nairobi may host world youth track and field championships 2017

Athletics Kenya is in the process of bidding to host the World Youth Championships in Nairobi in 2017. The bidding process started in March...

Bekele: Thoroughly a Modern Marathoner

If a man sets a goal of breaking the course record in his first run over a marathon course, it would be wise for...

European Championships: Day 5 Report

Are you following the European Track and Field Championships? The final post at the end of day five reads as per below, but read the...

Tim Montgomery had it all then his world came crashing down

Whatever happened to him? He was on top of the world, but as the saying goes, the bigger you are, the harder you fall. Tim...

Mo Farah Wins European Championships 10,000m Over Teammate Andy Vernon

© Copyright -2014 - Athletics Illustrated At the 2014 European Track and Field Championships, English double gold medallist in the 5,000m and 10,000m in both...

Is the NCAA’s business model about to collapse? The Guardian Thinks So.

Scott Lemieux writes that it is a good thing that the NCAA business model is about to collapse, but is it? An almost radical court...