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Julian gets his hip looked after, and puts in some heat sessions. Brad struggles a bit with motivation but stringing together some days. Brady froths over the warmer weather while waiting for the iron infusion to kick in. Stewart McSweyn runs the Zurich Diamond League 5000m in 13:32, paced by Ryan Gregson & Pat Tiernan with Joshua Cheptegi of Uganda taking the win. Zurich Diamond League Results via Watch Athletics
Just 24 hours after a historic race in the men’s 400m hurdles, the women’s final on Wednesday (4) resulted in a similarly mind-boggling outcome as Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record* to take gold in 51.46. Mirroring what happened in the men’s event, Dalilah Muhammad finished second in 51.58,...
Athletics Australia President Jan Swinhoe is delighted to announce the permanent appointment of Peter Bromley as Chief Executive Officer.
Isaiah Priddey ran an outstanding race to crush the New Zealand under 18 record and win the New Zealand Commonwealth Games 1500m trial race in Whanganui at the Cooks Classic meeting on Tuesday evening. The seventeen year old Hamilton athlete ran 3:44.34 to slash 1.76s off the record held by Southlander Eddie...
Athletics News SPIKES, the official Skype Bot for the world of international track and field athletics, is launched today to mark ‘One Week To Go’ to the start of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4-13 August). The bot, which was developed in collaboration with Skype, will go live directly and cover every angle of the...
The sub two-hour marathon is the last great barrier of modern athletics. Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, a special marathon being run between late September and early October 2019. The event will be supported and...
In 2021 the ASB Christchurch Marathon will step back in order to move forward. For the first time since the earthquakes, participants will run on the traditional two lap course, and for the first time ever, the event moves to the earlier date of April 11th.
Multiple NSW and Australian junior champion, Angus Beer, has announced his commitment to the University of Missouri. The talented middle distance runner from Sydney's prestigious Trinity College announced his intentions via instagram stating:
Day 9 - Basically, the best night of all-round athletics I’ve ever witnessed. You want a local hero returning to form and thrilling the crowd? Barshim did it all. He literally turned the Khalifa stadium into gridlock. With all the whinging going on about the small crowds, Barshim’s appearance in the...
Five reigning Olympic champions showed their supremacy with victories at the 41st edition of the FBK Games in Hengelo on Monday (6), with Sweden’s Mondo Duplantis shining brightest of all, clearing 6.01m in the pole vault – the highest outdoor clearance this year.
                   

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