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Rwandan Runners Emerge Victorious at Lululemon Toronto 10K

Paul Gains Surprises were abundant at the lululemon Toronto 10K today with a pair of refugees from Rwanda emerging victorious in the men’s and women’s divisions....

Meeting HERCULIS EBS 2019 : Wayde VAN NIEKERK back in Monaco

The Meeting Herculis EBS is fast approaching. In 30 days’ time, the locals in Monaco will get to witness a series of clashes between...

MEETING de PARIS 2019 : The first two clashes announced at Charléty Stadium

The Meeting de PARIS 2019, set to be hosted on Aug. 24 at the Charléty Stadium, has some interesting clashes in the pipeline between...

Class of the World Return for Women’s 200 at Pre Classic

Prefontaine Classic All three Olympic medalists from Rio lead an impressive Prefontaine Classic women’s 200 meters. The field boasts IAAF Diamond League winners in three events...

Selemon Barega returns to defend his 2-mile title in the Prefontaine Classic

Selemon Baregareturns to defend his 2-mile title in the Prefontaine Classic. That’s good news for fans and bad news for the rest of the field....

IAAF extends Russian suspension for 11th time following allegations of forged documents and suspended...

From Inside the Games The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has extended the Russian Athletics Federation's (RusAF) suspension for the 11th time following allegations...

Hertz Pacific Distance Carnival – Canadian 10,000m Championships – Elite Field

Clifton Cunningham, BC Athletics With days to go until the 2019 Hertz Pacific Distance Carnival, the event is excited to announce the elite fields for...

Jerome Blake aspires to be a one-percenter.

By GARY KINGSTON “That’s the ultimate goal,” says the up-and-coming Canadian sprinter from Kelowna. “To be in that (top) one per cent level, to go...

No matter who wins in the Caster Semenya case, someone loses

No one expected the Caster Semenya situation to go away quickly. Also, no one expected Semenya to go away without a fight. In fact,...

Fireworks Ready in Star-Studded Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Prefontaine Classic The rulers of the women’s 1500 meters will come together in a rare meeting at the Prefontaine Classic. This match-up will be just the second...