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With the IAAF World Championships set to burst out of the blocks for the 16th time next Saturday 4 August for ten days of scintillating action, the athletes are fine tuning their final preparations for the premier athletics event of the year. A galaxy of stars are set to descend on London...
The men’s long jump final awaits Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) after he soared 7.91m (w: +0.6) to progress to the medal round on day one at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR). Opening his account with 7.67m (w: -0.3), Lapierre hit his best mark with his second attempt to ensure his...
Caster Semenya breaks 600 m world best at ISTAF Caster Semenya crowned the 76th edition of the ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with a world best in the 600 m. The South African ran 1:21.77, improving the former 20 year-old mark from Cuba’s Ana Fidelia Quirot by almost one second....
The Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, defending champion Kenenisa Bekele and the former world record holder Wilson Kipsang are ready for a world record chase in the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. The three strongest marathon runners in the world want to break the world record of 2:02:57 which...
Two-time winner looking to maintain unbeaten record in London Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world...
Preview: Jandakot Airport Track Classic All eyes are on Perth’s WA Athletics Stadium for this Saturday’s Jandakot Airport Track Classic as a host of Australia’s athletics stars step out to hone their form with just over a month to go before the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial. Olympic gold medallist and two-time...
FRIENDS FIRST, COBURN & SIMPSON GO HEAD TO HEAD AT NEW BALANCE INDOOR GRAND PRIX By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (09-Feb) -- Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson have been friends since the pair ran for coaches Mark Wetmore and Heather Burroughs at the University...
By Steven Mills, @trackside2018 (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND (04-Mar) -- Yomif Kejelcha’s winning time in the men's 3000m on the fourth and final day of the 17th IAAF World Indoor Championships here at Arena Birmingham was the slowest on record, but the Ethiopian ran a...
Emmanuel Mutai hopes he will return to running fast again when he competes in the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. The Kenyan is the fourth fastest marathon runner ever with a personal best of 2:03:13. In what is probably the strongest men’s elite field ever assembled in the history of...
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