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By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LOS ANGELES (11-Feb) -- With each step taken here at the USA Olympic Trials Marathon on Saturday, Luke Puskedra will feel a sense of accomplishment. Just a few short years ago, the tall 26-year-old contemplated giving up competitive running...
Hamish Peacock (Tas) and Ryan Gregson (NSW) are determined to add their names to the list of athletes qualified for Rio 2016 at the Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart (Tas) this Saturday 13 February. A local favourite in his home city, Peacock narrowly missed the Olympic Games javelin standard at...
The very best of Australian athletics will be on display across the country in the coming fortnight, with Athletics Australia today confirming impressive entry lists for all of the Briggs Athletics Classic, the Adelaide Track Classic and the Canberra Track Classic. The highlights include: -       Australian record holder Ryan Gregson (NSW) taking...
Olympic Year Ignites Athletes in Canberra ACT Championships - Canberra, 7-9 February It's not hard to be excited when you know that it's an Olympic year, and it's made even easier when our track and field stars are firing on all cylinders. At the ACT Championships in Canberra over the weekend we...
Three Tough Battles Face Top Kiwis in Christchurch Fascinating battles loom across all three events in The Big Shot & Street Mile events in central Christchurch on Monday’s public holiday, with the Kiwi stars all facing up to tough competition. The first event will be the Women’s Street Mile, probably the...
Torita Isaac (Qld) is determined to chase down the qualifying mark for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Canberra (ACT) this weekend. Scheduled to start in both the women’s ambulant 200m and 400m, Isaac, who has cerebral palsy and is visually impaired, can strengthen...
Canberra (ACT) will welcome para-athletes from across the world for the IPC Athletics Grand Prix this weekend. Coinciding with the 2016 ACT Athletics Championships to deliver a bumper weekend of track and field to the nation’s capital, the two-day meeting is the opening leg of a ten-event series hosted by the...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (02-Feb) -- A brother and sister from Davis, Calif., are set to make history in Los Angeles on February 13, at the USA Olympic Trials Marathon regardless of the outcome of the race.  Brendan Gregg and Kaitlin Gregg Goodman...
Long distance athlete cooks up tasty Rio run
Big Moves on All-Time Lists after Hunter Track Classic The Hunter Track Classic has always been known for some quality performances over the distance events, and on Saturday night we were again witness to individual brilliance on the track. It all started in the men's 800m where 20 year-old Luke Mathews...
                   

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