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The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of eight Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes in 2018 under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended. In December 2017, the IAAF issued a simplified...
The Big Shot in Christchurch proved two things on Friday evening -Tom Walsh is hard to beat and Dame Valerie Adams is on the improve. The Athletics NZ International Series rolled though Christchurch for The Big Shot at the Retro Sports Facility in front of a big appreciative crowd. New Zealand’s...
Further to today’s announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerning the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games the IAAF’s comment is as follows. MIXED RELAYS The IAAF is delighted that the IOC would like to include a Mixed 4x400m Relay in the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020...
Best Ever Field Set to Race in 15th Leonora Golden Gift Olympians, Australian champions and stars of tomorrow will contest Australia’s Richest Mile Running Race this June. The 2017 Leonora Golden Gift Elite Mile is shaping up to be one to remember as the nation’s best athletes battle for a...
Eliza McCartney
Athletics NZ - @AthleticsNZ The Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships take place in Hamilton 17 – 19 March. We pose eight key questions ahead of the 2017 edition of the championships. How fast can red-hot sprinter Joseph Millar run? New Zealand’s in-form sprint ace Joseph Millar will be an overwhelmingly...
London calling for Bird-Smith & Lamble as Gregson & Buckman smash national records London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships. Stopping the...
Coles Nitro Athletics
By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe In the twilight of a perfect summer’s evening in Melbourne, over 7000 spectators anxiously ambled into Lakeside Stadium. It worked for Twenty20 Cricket. It worked for Fast5 Netball. But would it work for track and field? For many, attending the inaugural event was for one...
Nitro Athletics: Will it be a success?  Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe On February 4th, 9th and 11th, Australian athletics will receive a facelift as Lakeside Stadium opens its gates to the three-day extravaganza of Nitro Athletics. Modelled in a similar fashion to Twenty20 cricket, it’s going to be...
CONQUERING HANGOVER HILL   A Column by Daniel Wallis - Runner's Tribe in conjunction with SOS Rehydrate BIG NIGHT, BAD MORNING A hangover is not a disease, so there isn’t really a cure. However, there are a couple of methods with which you can mitigate the effects and help with the...
Tomorrow Josh Harris (@_JoshHarris) will take on the world’s best at the Flotrack Beer Mile World Championships. Having recently run a solo 4:56 personal best as part of a time-trial, Harris enters the competition with a ranking of 8th. Along with defending World Champ Corey Gallagher (@CoreyGallagher4) and superstar Lewis Kent...
                                 
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