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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...
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2016 Zatopek Promo: Video by Athletics Victoria

2016 Zatopek Promo: Video by Athletics Victoria @athsvic  Athletics Victoria is pleased to present the 56th edition of Zatopek:10 on Thursday 8th December, 2016 at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park. A celebration of Athletics featuring the Australian 10,000m Championships and the Victorian State...

Athletics New Zealand weekly round-up 28 November

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 28 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 26 November 2016 Olivia McTaggart added a further eight centimetres to her recent New Zealand under 17 pole vault record with a world class clearance...

New Zealand confirms participation in Australian Nitro Athletics Series

New Zealand confirms participation in Australian Nitro Athletics Series By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ In the Trans-Tasman rivalry at the Rio Olympic Games, New Zealand came out on top of Australia on the athletics medal table. Kiwis walked away from Rio with...

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified… World record Women's 3000m steeplechase: 8:52.78 Ruth Jebet (BRN) Paris St Denis 27 Aug 2016 Previous: 8:58.81 Gulnara Galkina (RUS) Beijing 17 Aug 2008 World U20 records Women’s 400m hurdles: 54.15 Sydney McLaughlin (USA) Eugene 10...

Athletics New Zealand weekly round-up 21 November

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 21 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 19 November 2016 Fourteen year old Dominic Overend smashed the Auckland junior boys 14 100m hurdles record. The grandson of New Zealand 100 and 220...

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 14 November 2016

Athletics NZ weekly round-up 14 November By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 12 November 2016 Hamish Gill 100m 10.73 (+0.8). Markos Ingham 100m 11.33 (+0.8) PB, 200m 22.71 (+0.9) PB. David Van Den Bogaard 100m 11.86 (+0.8),...