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Dibaba breaks world 2000m record in Sabadell

World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba added to her growing list of record-breaking achievements by breaking the world 2000m record* at the Miting Internacional de Catalunya in the Spanish city of Sabadell on Tuesday (7). The three-time world indoor champion overtook...

USA Foursome Sets World DMR Best At New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

By David Monti, @d9monti and Chris Lotsbom, @chrislotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (28-Jan) -- An all-star foursome of American Olympians --Emma Coburn, Sydney McLaughlin, Brenda Martinez and Jenny Simpson-- lowered the world indoor best for the...

Wilson Blasts Fast 600m at New Balance Games

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (21-Jan) -- Ajee' Wilson continued to show strong early-season form, clocking the second-fastest indoor 600m ever by an American woman at the 22nd annual New Balance Games...

Petty and Rowe win Potts Classic 800m titles

Angie Petty takes eighth Potts Classic 800m title Angie Petty won the feature women’s 800m race for an unprecedented eighth time after very strong finish at the Potts Classic on a balmy Saturday evening in Hastings. Petty tucked in behind the...

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Athletics New Zealand announces International Series featuring stars from Rio

Several of New Zealand’s stars from Rio 2016 including medallists Tom Walsh, Eliza McCartney and Liam Malone will be in action against top international athletes this February in the Athletics New Zealand International Athletics Series. The series of three events...

Flashback – Manzano, Uceny Win 2012 USA Olympic Trials 1500m Titles

NOTE: With Morgan Uceny announcing her retirement today at age 31, let's flash back to her victory at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials in Eugene --Ed. MANZANO, UCENY WIN OLYMPIC TRIALS 1500M CROWNS By David Monti (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly,...

IAAF Diamond League Adopts Championship Style Model

$3.2 million prize money for Finals of 2017 IAAF Diamond League In a major restructure, the IAAF Diamond League has adopted a championship style model with the finalists competing for a prize pool of $3.2 million. From next season, athletes will...

Zatopek:10 2016 Distance Preview

Zatopek:10 2016 Distance Preview Event Date: Thursday 8th December, 2016 Start Time: 6.30pm (Gates open 5.00pm) Venue: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Zatopek10 Men Open 10,000m: 8.55pm This year’s men’s race is arguably one of the most competitive Zatopek:10...

Athletics New Zealand’s Weekly Round up

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 5 December  By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND           New Zealand Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships, Douglas Track and Field, The Trusts Arena, Henderson – 2/4 December 2016 Nick Moulai highlighted the second day of competition with a New...