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All the latest athletics articles, including special articles from our expert athletics journalist in Len Johnson.

A Column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe  There wasn’t much reason to remember the 1970s – apart from the fact that we could. It was the decade we regained our memories. It followed the ‘60s and, as everyone knows,...
Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live” (Lin Yutang). If you have ever raced in the evening, you will no doubt understand...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe  When Nike announced recently that its ‘window’ for the attempt to run the first sub-two hour marathon was 5-7 May, an intriguing possibility was raised. The date dead-centre in the window, 6 May,...
‘Before Rudisha’ Wilson Kipketer’s Top 5 Races “This man is one of the toughest competitors we have ever seen” - Steve Ovett © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Kipketer was the man to beat in the late nineties over 800. With...
REMEMBERING "THE GREATEST MARATHON" - LONDON 2002 By Mark Butler (c) 2002 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LONDON (14-Apr) -- Has there ever been such a day of marathon running?  The 22nd Flora London Marathon saw the fastest ever run...
Leonora is a remote outback town which is about an hours plane flight East of Perth. It’s a truly unique event held during the WA long weekend. This event involves fireworks, markets, kids’ activities, horse racing, a live concert...
IOC/ IAAF decision on the future of race walk within the Olympic Games and World Championships. It has recently come to light that the IOC has proposed changes to the athletics programme, starting in 2018. These changes include the abolishment...
A film by Runner's Tribe. Once a year for the last 14 years Australia's best middle distance runners have competed in The Leonora Golden Gift, also known as Australia's richest mile. Leonora is a remote outback town in Western Australia. The goal...
A Column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Crikey. No sooner do we write in defence of Matt Centrowitz’s tactics in the Rio Olympic men’s 1500 metres final than we get an Australian championships replete with races run on what...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (05-Apr) -- On April 17, Meb Keflezighi will race from Hopkinton to Boston for the final time as an elite athlete, closing a tremendous Boston Marathon career than...

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