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Inside Running Podcast (podbean.com) This week is sponsored by New Balance, where you can check out their full range of running shoes including the recently released and reviewed Vongo v5. Brad finally joins in the lockdown experience after a solid Deek’s Quarters session. Julian works through his knee issues but still rolls...
Catriona Bisset has broken her own Australian 800m record, clocking 1:58.09 in Poland. Her time is the third fastest in the world this year. Bisset is now widely considered a serious threat for a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics.
IR20: Trevor Vincent - Brought to you by RunnersTribe Julian trains and then plays cat and mouse at Run For The Kids, coming 4th overall and 2nd best again to the Norwich Nemesis. Running power couple Liam Adams & Charlotte Wilson each take out the win on the hilly 15km...
Kenyan world record marathon runner, Brigid Kosgei, has won the 2020 London Marathon.“The weather is not good,” Kosgei told Gabby Logan on the BBC. “We haven’t had much time to prepare ... I had some struggles out there.”Kosgei’s winning time was 2:18.28.  In 2019 Kosgei shocked the running world, when she broke Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record, clocking 2:14:04 in Chicago. Her time in London, just over four minutes off her mark, but given the bad weather and interrupted preparation, it's an amazing time.
Pole vaulter Nina Kennedy has won Australia’s first medal at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA, clearing 4.80m to win bronze.
With one week to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the finalists for the photograph of the year have been selected. From the 100 images that were submitted, a panel of judges – comprising David Burnett, Anthony Edgar, Raquel Cavaco-Nunes, Dwight Phillips and Rafael Segui – has whittled down...
Shot Put
Olympic shot put Champ to take on Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill in NZ Athletics New Zealand has lured Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser to New Zealand to take on New Zealand’s shot putting stars Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill. Four of the top nine shot putters from the Rio Olympics...
Several of New Zealand’s stars from Rio 2016 including medallists Tom Walsh, Eliza McCartney and Liam Malone will be in action against top international athletes this February in the Athletics New Zealand International Athletics Series. The series of three events will give New Zealanders the chance to see world class...
Rio's remarkable record week The 206th IAAF Council Meeting was held today (20) and was chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe, who summed up a week of outstanding performances in the Olympic Stadium and on the roads of Rio de Janeiro. Three world records and the triple triple The athletics programme of...
The international athletics season is upon us, with Australia’s eight-strong team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships today arriving in the host city of Portland (USA) before competitions commences on 17 March 2016. The first global event in this most exciting Olympic year, the four days of competition will welcome...
                   

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