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Relevant and recent news from around the world of running.

Norway 2022 bid fears grow

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...

Chris Solinksy moving from athlete to coach

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...

Europeans to Get Thousand hours of TV coverage of Euros!

The Europeans love their track and field. Proof of that is their offering 1000 hours of television coverage of the sport, specifically the European...

Uh Oh, Australian Athletics Authority being investigated

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...

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

Athletics Kenya was apparently quite satisfied with their 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games performance by saying that they "took their rightful place as leaders," in...

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

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...

Ray Williams added to the Ole Miss Track and Field Staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Brian O’Neal added head coaching experience to his Ole Miss track & field staff on Wednesday with the addition of Rafael...

Coach Kevin Sullivan Brings a Breadth of Experience to Michigan

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated As reported on the University of Michigan Wolverines website, legendary Canadian middle-distance athlete Kevin Sullivan has joined his...

Edna Kiplagat To Race Bupa Great North Run

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...

Team Nigeria promises to dominate Africa again

The Nigerian team leaves for Morocco Thursday . Team Nigeria track and field team will arrive Marrakesh, Morocco, venue of the 2014 Africa Athletics Championships...
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