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By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (13-Sep) -- Experience reigned supreme here at the 35th running of the NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile, as American Jenny Simpson and New Zealander Nick Willis claimed their fourth and third titles, respectively. Both used late kicks to...
A few weeks after winning the 5,000m and 10,000m world titles in Beijing, Mo Farah has retained his Great North Run title after a thrilling battle with Kenyan Stanley Biwott over the half marathon course. Farah clocked 59 minutes 23 seconds, 37 seconds quicker than his time last year, with...
Ondoro, Bise Win Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Huddle, Chelanga Win USATF 10 Mile Titles St. Paul, Minn. – October 4, 2015 – Dominic Ondoro of Kenya and Abraha Serkelam Bise of Ethiopia won today's Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon held in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Ondoro won the men's race in 2:11:16....
By David Monti (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved CHICAGO (08-Oct) -- Wearing her red and white Athletics West kit, 28 year-old Joan Benoit stepped to the starting line of the Chicago Marathon 30 years ago here this month as the first-ever women's Olympic Marathon champion. She was simply...
The 12th episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch bellow and features an exclusive interview with USA’s two-time world indoor 60m hurdles champion Nia Ali. https://youtu.be/uNIW8zPfwn8 This episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is presented by Sweden's 2005 world high jump champion Kajsa Bergqvist.
Shura Kitata from Ethiopia has won the 2020 London Marathon in a sprint finish, out kicking Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba, to stop the clock at 2:05,41, on a cold rainy day in London. Sisay Lemma from Ethiopia was 3rd, just behind in 2:05.45. Kitata and his challenges add intrigue and depth to the world marathon rankings; showing the crazy depth go talent at a global level.
Paul Koech turns to the road while Arne Gabius hopes for another PB in the ASICS Grand 10 Berlin Kenya’s world-class steeplechaser Paul Koech turns to the road, when he will run the ASICS Grand 10 Berlin this Sunday. There is a group of strong African runners among his rivals...
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Video courtesy of Athletics Australia 2017 Aus Ath Champs Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre - 26/03/2017 to 2/04/2017 Men's 1500 Metre Open National: N 3:31.06 2010 Ryan Gregson, NSW 3:36.00 WCQ World Champs Qual Finals 1 Gregson, Ryan 90 VIC 3:52.86 2 Ramsden, Matthew 97 WA 3:53.12 3 Austin-Cray, Will 93...
Super Saturday - Event Previews from All Angles There will be non stop athletics action this Saturday, as we see major competitions take place in Portland, Oregon (IAAF World Indoor Championships) followed by the Sydney Track Classic and finishing with the Queensland Track Classic. It is everything you could wish for as...
Five Australians have travelled to Monaco for the Monaco Diamond League. To be held on Friday August 14, it is traditionally one of the highlights of the track and field calendar. With the majority of the season cancelled due to Covid-19, Monaco looks to provide the world’s best with a rare shot of elite competition.