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Two Olympic qualifiers from Eleanor Patterson and Nicola McDermott in the women’s high jump have lead the charge at the 2020 Canberra Track Classic. Although both Patterson and McDermott had already jumped the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying height (1.96m), McDermott in June 2019 in Ostrava and Patterson in January 2020 in Canberra, they both again cleared 1.96m at the meet.
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The IAAF today announced the appointment of new CEO, Olivier Gers, following a six-month search which attracted more than 200 potential candidates from around the globe in sport, business and entertainment. Olivier Gers, 46, has more than 20 years of commercial, marketing and media experience, leading large global teams in...
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Mo Farah becomes the first person to win the Great North Run four times in a row, while Mary Keitany claims victory for the third time. Top 10 results #GreatNorthRun2017 Mo and Jake really motored the second half. pic.twitter.com/WaAwbp2aLw — Dan Lilot (@Lilot1TrackMind) September 10, 2017
London is calling for Team Australia, with the 37-strong squad making their way to the 2017 World Para-Athletics Championships from airports across the nation overnight. Marking the return of competition to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park after the resounding success of the 2012 Paralympic Games, the green and gold, including roommates Claire Keefer (F41,...
The next edition of the world richest road mile, the Mitchell Street Mile, will next be held as part of the 2021 Arafura Games from 14-22 May, 2021. Owned and operated by Athletics NT, the iconic event has run annually since 2014, however, the withdrawal of naming rights sponsor Lottoland...
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...
Complete Stockholm DL Results 16/06/2016 Bauhaus-Galan Stockholm (Olympiastadion) 100m Men 16 JUN 2016 / 21:00 Wind: -0.8 m/s Rank Name Nat Date of Birth Lane Reaction time Result 1 HARVEY Jak Ali TUR 4 MAY 1989 5 0.160 10.18 2 MEITÉ Ben Youssef CIV 11 NOV 1986 3 0.140 10.25 3 BAILEY Daniel ANT 9 SEP 1986 4 0.128 10.31 4 LOCKE Dentarius USA 12 DEC 1989 6 0.156 10.31 5 KILTY Richard GBR 2 SEP 1989 2 0.124 10.31 6 QUARCOO Jonathan NOR 13 OCT 1996 1 0.159 10.60 7 ROSE O'Dain SWE 19 JUL 1992 7 0.147 10.83 ROBERTSON Andrew GBR 17 DEC 1990 8 F1 DQ R 162.7 800m Men 16 JUN 2016...
Brad has a quiet Christmas over in Bateman’s Bay. Julian clocks his highest mileage post-Doha and banters all the way. Brady keeps his long run in check over in Falls Creek. Andy Buchanan takes out the win in a sub-63 at the Year End half marathon in Tachikawa, Japan. Bendigo Advertiser Report New...
Athletics Australia, World Athletics, Oceania Athletics, and Queensland Athletics are very pleased to announce that the 2020 edition of the Queensland Track Classic, 20 March 2020, will join the World Athletics Continental Tour as a Silver level permit meet.