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Athlete of the Month - October, 2015 We have counted all the votes and the winner of our inaugural Athlete of the Month (for October) is awarded to 16 year-old Zach Facioni. Congratulations! Facioni took the win, polling 76 votes to defeat Jess Trengove (66), while third place ended up going...
Australian record holder Alex Rowe (Vic) will launch his 2016 campaign at the Adelaide Track Classic on Saturday 20 February. Competing in the men’s 800m, Rowe’s start marks his first competitive hit-out since July 2015 and provides him with a great opportunity to join Jeff Riseley (Vic) and Josh Ralph...
Matt Centrowitz proved dominant over Nick Willis in a much-anticipated rematch at the Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile. The World silver medalist claimed the victory in the fourth-fastest time in history by running 3:50.63 Saturday in New York City. Click on picture to go to FloTracks article-
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved CHICAGO (05-Oct) -- Sixteen years ago this week, it was a near-freezing day here and Kenya's Catherine Ndereba got off to a slow start at the Chicago Marathon.  She was the defending race champion, and running with compatriot Lornah...
Paul Koech turns to the road while Arne Gabius hopes for another PB in the ASICS Grand 10 Berlin Kenya’s world-class steeplechaser Paul Koech turns to the road, when he will run the ASICS Grand 10 Berlin this Sunday. There is a group of strong African runners among his rivals...
Latest World Running News For Today, Tuesday, 19 April 2016 (AEST)| Published Daily And Updated 24/7 -Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa are Boston Marathon Champions -Australia’s got Tallent. Two of them. And they’re both on their way to Rio. Meet Olympic 50km race walking champ Jared and his little...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved CONCORD, Mass., USA (1-Jun) -- Ten men dipped under four minutes for the mile here at the Adrian Martinez Classic, led by a euphoric David Torrence in 3:53.21. The Olympian for Peru stormed to a triumphant win down the...
The IAAF Doping Review Board has today agreed that Russian long jump athlete Darya Klishina meets the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in International Competition as a neutral athlete under Competition Rule 22.1A. The Doping Review Board, which is composed of Robert Hersh (chair), Sylvia Barlag and Antti Pihlakoski, has...
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...
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has proven a tourism winner with record economic impact, visitor nights and the highest number of international competitors in history. Tourism and Major Events Minister Kate Jones said the event delivered a record 80,000 visitor nights and economic impact of $24 million to the Gold...