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Western Australia’s Sophie White set the track alight early on day two, with a new meet record and a Youth Olympic Games qualifier in the heats of the U18 100m hurdles. White, clocked 13.30 (w1.1) to better the previous record set by Abbie Taddeo (NSW) in 2011 by .16sec qualifying...
Arne Gabius breaks German record with 2:08:33, Ethiopians Sisay Lemma and Gulume Tollesa celebrate double win in Frankfurt After 27 years of waiting, there’s a new name on the German marathon record as Arne Gabius returned in triumph to the scene of his debut at the distance last year and ran...
Eliud Kipchoge astounded the running world by taking the huge chunk of one minute, 18 seconds off the world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. Germany’s most spectacular road race was the stage for the moon landing of marathon running on Sunday. But the Olympic champion still had enough energy in...
Canberra (ACT) will welcome para-athletes from across the world for the IPC Athletics Grand Prix this weekend. Coinciding with the 2016 ACT Athletics Championships to deliver a bumper weekend of track and field to the nation’s capital, the two-day meeting is the opening leg of a ten-event series hosted by the...
The Inside Running Podcast live interview with Collis Birmingham, presented by the Nike Pegasus 35. Presented by Nike, Inside Running Podcast and The Running Company Ballarat this Inside Running live event will examine the life of an extraordinary individual athlete in our sport who is making a positive impact in...
Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast In thrilling fashion, Nick Hough has lit up Carrara Stadium with a bronze medal performance in the men’s 110 metre hurdles. Hough, who finished an agonising fourth at the Glasgow Games, shaved 0.04 off his three-year-old personal best...
The IAAF continues to work tirelessly to bring its events to athletics fans across the globe. From 4-13 August, fans will be able to watch the best athletes in the world in action at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, which will bring a record 2038 athletes from 205 teams to...
By Chris Lotsbom, @chrislotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved FALMOUTH, MA, USA (20-Aug) -- This morning, Stephen Sambu faced the daunting task of winning his fourth consecutive New Balance Falmouth Road Race, something no man had ever done before. Dictating the race and dealing with a stubborn Leonard...
Robert Chemosin could hardly have made a more fitting statement with regard to this year’s motto of the Vienna City Marathon: Theatre of Emotions. Asked about the significance of his victory the 27 year-old said that „this marks the beginning of a new life for me“. In blustering winds...
Double Olympic champion Felix Sanchez has just announced his retirement at the age of 38. Evidently he will not defend his title at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Between 2001 and 2004, he won 43 consecutive races. Sanchez's is ranked 8th all-time with his 47.25 in the 400m hurdles. He made...
                                 
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