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$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 earn points in the first 12 IAAF Diamond League meetings...
Athletics Australia is saddened to confirm the passing of Olympic legend, Betty Cuthbert, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. An icon of athletics in Australia and around the world, Betty shot to fame at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, winning gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. She went on...
Excitement continues to build for the arrival of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton in Australia after a Training and Operational Exercise was conducted through Warwick and Gatton today. This morning’s Exercise simulated an actual Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) day to induct and train crew members, and to work through...
Petty latest addition to NZ World Champs team Angie Petty is the latest Kiwi athlete added to the New Zealand team for the 2017 World Championships to be held in London in August. The 25 year-old 800m specialist ran under the A standard for selection last Thursday in Eagle Rock, California,...
Results: 2017 Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League Women's results 100 Metres - Women Race Race 1 Wind: +1.0 m/s 1 Williams , Bianca GBR 11.30 2 Ghafoor , Madiea NED 11.57 3 Matheis , Lara GER 11.63 4 Dagry , Samantha SUI 11.64 5 Hooper , Gloria ITA 11.65 6 Whitney , Kaylin USA 11.68 7 Humair , Fanette...
The disciplines for the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour were confirmed on Thursday (3). The 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour will consist of five meetings staged throughout January and February. • New Balance Indoor Grand Prix (Boston, USA) Saturday 28 January • PSD Bank Meeting Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf, GER) Wednesday 1 February • Indoor...
THREE-PEAT FOR MARY KEITANY AT TCS NYC MARATHON Americans Huddle, Abdirahman Earn Third-Place Finishe By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (06-Nov) -- Kenya's Mary Keitany made one of the strongest winning moves in TCS New York City Marathon history, blasting away from the field at...
Julian answers a wide range of listener questions ahead of the marathon from his preparation, to race strategy and shoe choice. Moose On The Loose echoes the sentiments on the compromises made to the quality of a global sporting event, going through the many challenges made during Doha.
Anne Garrett’s Remarkable Story A Column By Ryan Nelson from the USA for Runner's Tribe Every once in a great while, humanity gets reminded that age is really nothing more than a state of mind. When challenged or motivated, we are all capable of doing amazing things well into our seventies...
The 21-year-old was taken to hospital by ambulance after falling heavily during a training jump at the WA Institute of Sport high performance centre in Mt Claremont. A WAIS statement confirmed she had fractured the tibia in her right leg. Parnov will undergo surgery today morning which will require her to...
                   

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