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Luke Mathews recorded a sensational new track record of 3.56.1 to win the 100th Victorian Mile championship last night. This is the first time Mathews has gone sub 4 and he has done it in style leading into the next few races of the Australian Athletics tour, as he...
Welcome to our very first update where we take a look at the teams currently taking shape for both the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and also the World U/20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The long road to making these teams for many started many years ago, but for...
By Chris Lotsbom; @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (20-Feb) -- In a highly anticipated rematch that drew comparisons to the famed Ali-Frazier bout of 1971, the NYRR Wanamaker Mile battle between Matthew Centrowitz and Nick Willis was the main event that capped an evening of...
Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Rachel Tallent (Vic) are one step closer to a maiden start at the Olympic Games after stunning personal best performances at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) this morning. To be automatically nominated for selection to the Australian Olympic Team, the...
Matt Centrowitz proved dominant over Nick Willis in a much-anticipated rematch at the Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile. The World silver medalist claimed the victory in the fourth-fastest time in history by running 3:50.63 Saturday in New York City. Click on picture to go to FloTracks article-
James Gurr (NSW) has upstaged the pre-race favourites to win the men’s 800m at the Adelaide Track Classic, as Alana Boyd (Qld) was victorious the women’s pole vault. First past the post in a race that also featured local favourite Dylan Stenson (SA, second, 1:47.79) and national record holder Alex...
The Canberra Track Classic has delivered arguably the best women’s long jump competition this decade, with Brooke Stratton (Vic) soaring to within striking distance of the national record as Chelsea Jaensch (Qld) joined the list of athletes qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Delivering a personal best of 6.79m at...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (19-Feb) -- Getting their first dose of the professional track circuit, collegians Dominique Scott and Erin Teschuk are excited for tomorrow's NYRR Millrose Games. While both have had their eyes on the Wanamaker Mile for Women for...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (18-Feb) -- It's been nearly two years since Molly Huddle has lined up on an indoor track, a long 24-month stretch that has seen her rise to world-class levels. Huddle will return to the indoor oval here...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (18-Feb) -- If Nick Willis's career ended tomorrow, the Kiwi would be satisfied. On his resume is an Olympic silver medal from 2008, three NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile titles, and personal bests of 3:49.83 and 3:29.66 for...
                   

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