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Athletics Australia Chief Executive Officer, Phil Jones, has spoken firmly in the wake of the release of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission Report. “The contents of the WADA Independent Commission Report into allegations of doping in athletics is disturbing and Athletics Australia welcome the swift response by the...
The click-bait articles were quick to flood the internet, but authorities have cleared 20-year-old Oliver Dustin of cocaine use, accepting there had been cross-contamination of a sample that contained small traces of cocaine. Earlier, Dustin was told he had returned an adverse analytical finding for traces of a cocaine metabolite in France. It has put his first Olympic outing in doubt, just 10 days before the opening of the Games in Tokyo. 
In this article, we focused on the age distribution of marathon finishers. And we were looking for the patterns in the participants' age.   For this research, we have analyzed 2,340,118 results of marathon finishers from 148 races.  Also, we interviewed 7 experts and asked for their observations and explanation of the visible trends. Key...
Jim Walmsley has been batting an ITB injury lately, and admits that his preparation has been far from perfect. But it'll take more than a niggle to stop Walmsley, the American has won his third Western States 100, in as many attempts (in 2020 the event was cancelled).
Third marathon, third personal best and a first victory: Nancy Kiprop had every reason to celebrate at the Vienna City Marathon. The Kenyan took the 34th edition of the Vienna City Marathon on Sunday and clocked the second fastest time ever in the events’ history. Nancy Kiprop improved to...
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday clocking 4:12.33 seconds, beating the 4:12.56 set by Russia’s Svetlana Masterkova in 1996.
Men’s Hammer Pawel Fajdek of Poland wins the men’s hammer throw with a throw of 263 feet, 4 inches. Dilshod Nazarov of Tajikistan is second (256-3) and Wojciech Nowicki of Poland is third (252-2). Women’s 800 Meters Alysia Montano wins the women’s 800, a race featuring 10 Americans, in 2:00.78. Kate Grace...
Eloise Wellings chats about her Olympic aspirations, fighting injury, her charity and more.
Zhang to face Bondarenko at Shanghai Diamond League China’s very own maverick high jump hero Zhang Guowei is set to star at the 2016 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 14 May where he will come face-to-face with Bohdan Bondarenko, the man he matched height-for-height at the Beijing World Championships last...
This episode of Inside Running Podcast is proudly brought to you by Runderwear. Visit www.runderwear.net.au Julian continues his comeback trail, joining in the Mooseathon and recruiting prospective elite runners. Brad covers the mat well and shares more tales from the gym. Brady cuts down in some 200s and gets in tune with his...