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Kenyans target landmark breakthrough of sub 2:10 on historic course No marathon runner has ever broken 2:10 on the historic course in Athens. This is the target which the elite men have set themselves on Sunday for the 34th edition of the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic.“ A group of leading...
With less than a month to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, the IAAF can reveal the names of the finalists for the 2016 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): Men Usain Bolt (JAM) Mo Farah (GBR) Wayde van Niekerk (RSA) Women Almaz Ayana (ETH) Elaine Thompson (JAM) Anita Wlodarczyk...
Former Athens winner Hillary Yego returns to Athens Hillary Yego caused a major surprise three years ago with his victory in the Athens Marathon. The Kenyan ran 2:13:51 on the tough course which was the original 1896 route leading from the town of Marathon to the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens....
Athletics NZ weekly round-up 7 November  By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ AUCKLAND Athletics Auckland Meeting, Mt Smart Stadium – 5 November 2016 Mark down Olivia McTaggart as our next pole vault star. Last week she enjoyed becoming a member of the four metre pole vault club and on Saturday the 16 year old celebrated...
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...
2016/17 IAAF CROSS COUNTRY PERMIT SERIES - ONE WEEK TO GO The series of eight individual meetings in five different countries which make up the 2016/2017 IAAF Cross Country Permit series will kick off next weekend with the Cross de Atapuerca on Sunday 13 November. The Atapuerca race, held near the Spanish...
CABRAL, GRØVDAL WIN ABBOTT DASH TO THE FINISH LINE 5K By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (05-Nov) -- As has come to be tradition on TCS New York City Marathon weekend, Donn Cabral ran to another win here at the Abbott Dash to the...
LOVING THE MARATHON, SARA HALL READY TO TACKLE NEW YORK CITY By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (03-Nov) -- It was the fall of 2012 when things came to a screeching halt for Sara Hall. Running in Kona, Hawaii, Hall tripped on a pipe, fell...
FOUR YEARS ON, TIM RITCHIE ENERGIZED FOR TCS NYC MARATHON DEBUT By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (04-Nov) -- Fewer than 72 hours before the TCS New York City Marathon, Tim Ritchie sat back and thought about Sunday's race through the city's five boroughs....
Usain Bolt launches Nitro Athletics A new world of athletics, ignited in Melbourne Thanks to @AthsAust The world’s greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, will compete and captain the ‘Bolt All-Stars’ in a new sports entertainment series set to revolutionise global track and field. A high energy, team-based competition, Nitro Athletics will see the stars...
                   

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