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Wrapping up a big weekend in distance running

The final weekend of February proved to be an exciting one for distance running fans as three major events took place. The USATF Tokyo...

Defending Champions Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma return to Hamburg

  Defending champions Tadu Abate and Dibabe Kuma will return to the Haspa Marathon in Hamburg. Fellow-Ethiopians Ayele Abshero, who was runner-up last year, and...

Diane Clement named as 2019 Member of the Order of Canada

Diane Clement named as 2019 Member of the Order of Canada, CBC article below: https://www.cbc.ca/…/order-of-canada-january-2020-1.5409261… Diane Clement was born in Moncton, New Brunswick and has led...

World Athletics program for 2020 and Kipchoge and Muhammad named World Athletes of the...

World Athletics An exciting year of athletics may be drawing to a close, but another packed programme is on the horizon for 2020. There will be...

Athletics Canada’s statement; University of Guelph terminates Coach Dave Scott-Thomas

With respect to the ongoing review by the University of Guelph into complaints made by former and current student-athletes, the university announced the termination...

Putin announces that Russia has “all the reasons” to appeal to CAS over WADA...

No wonder the Russian masses think that they have been dealt a cruel blow and that doping is perfectly okay. It comes from the...

World record alert: Letesenbet Gidey (ETH) Sets New 15km World Record

Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia has won the NN Zevenheuvelenloop in a new 15km world record. Gidey crossed the finish in the time of 44:20....

42-year-old John Komen comes from behind to win Athens Marathon

At the age of 42 Kenyan John Komen came through to upset the favourites and win the Athens Marathon in the time of 2:16:34....

I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike

Mary Cain’s male coaches were convinced she had to get “thinner, and thinner, and thinner.” Then her body started breaking down. At 17, Mary...

Bribe-taker responsible for awarding Doha World Athletics Championships appeared in court

Papa Massata Diack, as indicated below, was brought to stand in front of a judge in Dakar in a first step to having him...
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