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Dick Straight: Runner, Writer and family man, not necessarily in that order. Masters in Journalism.

Meeting de Paris 2018: In the name of Speed

Good old habits die hard. True to form, on Saturday, 30 June 2018 at the Charléty Stadium, the MEETING de PARIS will offer a programme in which the sprint event promises to be explosive. The organisers of the French...

Lyles and Coleman Ready to Clash in Pre Classic 200

Prefontaine Classic Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman are ready for a fantastic 200 duel at the Prefontaine Classic. The 20-year-old Lyles has never lost an IAAF Diamond League race, and indoor 60-meter world-record holder Coleman was last year’s fastest American in the 200. The stellar...

The stars of Shanghai set to shine at the Monaco Diamond League

The second leg of the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai gave rise to the 8 best performances of the year and 5 meeting records, and 4 of these winners are scheduled to compete at the Herculis EBS meeting in...

Bowie and Thompson Top Fabulous Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

It will be gold vs. gold when the world’s best take the starting blocks in the women’s 100 meters at the Prefontaine Classic. Tori Bowie won the World Championships gold last year, but Rio gold medalist Elaine Thompson rebounded to...

History Has Pre Classic’s International Mile Circled

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic’s International Mile – born in 2010 after the meet became inundated by interest in its famous Bowerman Mile – is a world-class race featuring established milers as well as rising stars. This year, two of the...

Kamulu, Kiptirui, Teferi and Tirop among the women’s elite field to challenge Netsanet Gedeta...

A strong women’s field, with elite runners from across the globe, has been assembled to challenge Ethiopia’s IAAF World Half Marathon Valencia 2018 winner Netsanet Gudeta at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2018 on Sunday 27 May. Gudeta’s rivals this weekend will...

WADA President hopeful Russian letter could help break deadlock with RUSADA

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has claimed a letter sent by Russian authorities could help bring an end to the ongoing impasse between the organisation and the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) after the...

WADA maintain RUSADA suspension after no progress made

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has maintained the suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as the body has still not met two outstanding reinstatement criteria. WADA director general Olivier Niggli confirmed there was no change in...

Gatlin and Coleman Lead an American 1-2 Punch in Pre Classic 100

Prefontaine Classic Who will the world’s top sprinter be this year? With a track friendly to fast times and eight lanes filled with prime contenders, the Prefontaine Classic will go a long way towards deciding that honor. Christian Coleman was last year’s fastest...

Meet de Paris: 800m athletes burning with enthusiasm

A double ration of thrills. On Saturday 30 June 2018, the MEETING de PARIS will present the audience at the Charléty Stadium with two reigning world champions from one of the most explosive middle-distance events: the 800m. Caster Semenya...
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