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Runner's Web July 2017 FrontPage Archive

  July 25, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(IAAF) Athletics: Bolt and Thompson lead Jamaican squad for IAAF World Championships London 2017

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Greg Rutherford joined by Richard Kilty in missing London World Championships after freak accident

(Irish Examiner) Athletics: Mark English back on track as World test beckons

(Weekend Post) Athletics: Our Nijel Back to Glory
Following a year and half frustrated in the dumps, running sensation Nijel Amos has recaptured his glory and is threatening to overhaul the dynamics of the 800m race at the IAAF World Championships next month. Amos has proven he still has fires to burn, just as he did at the 2012 London Olympics whilst a teenager

(The Guardian) Athletics: Niels de Vos says future is bright as London prepares for Bolt and company
Head of UK Athletics and London 2017 wants the capital to be known for athletics every summer, just as it is for Wimbledon tennis

(TASS) Drugs in Sport: Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018
Nineteen Russian track-and-field athletes have been cleared to take part in the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, scheduled for August 4-13

(Reuters) Athletics: Russian athletes going to world championships as neutrals will be paid by state

(Science of Sport) Athletics: An Open Letter to Athletics South Africa - Address the non-selection controversies for the sake of athletes

Athletics: GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Deep Field of Milers to Pittsburgh
Sixth edition attracts eight sub-4 minute men’s milers and nine sub-4:30 minute women’s milers for Friday evening, July 28 downtown event; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; 3rd stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017

(Deadspin) Cycling: Chris Froome's Next Race Will Be Against History

(Florida Gators) Athletics: Solinsky Rechanneling Competitive Fire Into Coaching
" If I was an athlete looking around, I would definitely want that: a coach that’s super passionate, cares, and is willing to stick by you." --Matt Tegenkamp, two-time Olympian

(MotivRunning) Athletics; How to Fix Professional Track and Field

(Mirror) Athletics: Greg Rutherford admits devastation at missing out on defending world long jump title in London
"In the last few days I have had to accept an unfortunate reality," he said of his ankle ligament problem

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Steve Cram's top 10 tips for running a mile faster than ever before

(IOL) Athletics: Caster Semenya set to race for double gold

(Ironman.com) Triathlon: The Monday Round-Up - McMahon Sets New Course Record in Lake Placid
Race results from France and Lake Placid, Alaska Airlines makes flying with bikes cheaper, and more news worth reading in the endurance sports world

Athletics: 2017 Run for a Reason Charity Program Raised $1.4 Million-Plus!
Nearly 9 out of every 10 dollars raised through the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program goes to Pittsburgh-area nonprofits

(Mirror) Athletics: Mo Farah's fitness warning to fans as he prepares for track swansong in World Championships
Britain's multiple gold medallist defends his 10,000m and 5,000m titles at the scene of his 2012 Olympic triumphs

(Deseret News) Athletics: Deseret News half marathon - Riley Cook, Brett Hales finish 'tied for first'

(AP) Cycling: Bardet and Barguil give France hope of ending Tour drought

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Russia enters 19 athletes for World Championships in London despite doping ban
* Russia is currently suspended from international competition for doping
* However they plan on sending 19 athletes to World Championships in London
* Of the 19 there are three ex-champions, including high jumper Maria Lasitskene
* The group were given exemption after the IAAF reviewed their testing history

(Japan Today) Olympics: Japan marks 3 years to go until 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony
(Asahi Shimbun) New National Stadium starts to take shape for 2020 Olympics

(Independetn.IE) Athletics: Thrill-seeker Barr vows to bask in London limelight
Ireland's star quartet hit top gear to claim national titles
(Irish Examiner) Time for Athletics Ireland to invest in the future
Four athletes - no matter which way you dress it up, is a number that should cause concern






  July 24, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(BBC) Athletics: Scot Eilidh Doyle takes inspiration from former GB captains into 2017 Worlds
Eilidh Doyle will draw on inspirational memories of former captains Christine Ohuruougu and Dai Greene when she leads out Great Britain's World Athletics Championship team in London next month

(USATF Foundation) Athletics: USATF Foundation awards $625,000 in Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant Funds

(IAAF) Athletics: Mechaal’s 1500/5000m double highlights Spanish championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cut the circus, give Saruni his 800m ticket to London!

Athletics: Marine Corps Marathon to Announce Course and Transportation Details
MCM runners to hear announcement July 25 at MedStar Health in D.C. at 6:30 p.m.

Maratona di Roma "Lands" In China: Subscribed A Four-Year Agreement With Optimum Concepts LLC
Maratona di Roma (Rome Marathon), the most important running event in Italy, "landed" in China, the new frontier of marathoners with its 3 million finisher registrations in 2016 in the 328 race distance in China

(SF Gate) Athletics: Thousands turn out for SF Marathon, where even last place is a triumph
(Marin IJ) Mill Valley’s Jorge Maravilla wins 40th San Francisco Marathon

(Women's Running Magazine) Athletics: Massive Support Is Pouring In For Gabe Grunewald’s Cancer Treatment
She Did Not Respond To Chemotherapy - And The Donations Started

(Mirror) Athletics: Jessica Ennis-Hill hopes to inspire more new mums to return to sport after confessing her first pregnancy was 'unexpected'
The mum-of-one will soon be a mum-of-two

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: The Athletepreneur - An Interview with Nick Symmonds

(IAAF) Athletics: Makwala and Van Niekerk rivalry can light up post-Bolt athletics world

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF ready for repeat success in return to London

(IAAF) Athletics: My greatest challenge - Tyree Washington

(IAAF) Athletics: World U20 records fall in decathlon and women’s 4x100m in Grosseto

(The Guardian) Athletics: Eilidh Doyle will captain Great Britain athletics team at World Championships
The 400 metres hurdler was voted into role by fellow team members - The championships get under way at London Stadium on August 4

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Glave urges private sector to assist Jamaican distance running

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Kids Athletics event in Nairobi helps ensure lasting legacy for the sport in Kenya

(NZ Herald) Athletics: Nick Willis added to NZ World Championships team

(News-Review) Athletics: Repeat winners Kampf, Edwards add to legacies with Ryan Shay Mile titles

(USAT) Triathlon: Renée Tomlin Earns Repeat Victory at Tiszy World Cup
Erin Dolan and Tamara Gorman also raced well, placing 11th and 12th respectively






  July 23, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kiplagat, Chepkirui wing gold in Bahamas

(ITU) Triathlon: Tomlin repeats victory in #TiszyWC; Bicsak gets his first World Cup win

(The Guardian) Cycling: Chris Froome wins fourth Tour de France after Champs Élysées procession
Team Sky rider tops overall standings 54sec ahead of Rigoberto Urán - Dylan Groenewegen wins final stage in Paris sprint finish
Five reasons why Chris Froome and Team Sky dominated the Tour de France
Race management, team support and the lack of a serious rival were all significant factors on the three-week journey to Paris
(BBC) Tour de France 2017: Is Chris Froome Britain's least loved great sportsman?
Bearing in mind that it took 110 years for the first Briton to win a Tour de France, you'd expect the man who then wins four of the next five to be one of the most loved and admired sportsmen of this or any other era

(CBS BAy Area) Athletics: Bay Area Runners Win 40th San Francisco Marathon

(Winnipeg Free Press) Athletics: The fastest man on Earth
By the early 1940s, Jesse Owens, winner of four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games, was making money on barnstorming tours with Negro league baseball teams; twice those tours brought him to Winnipeg

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Icarus film finds more than Greek tragedy in Russia doping scandal
Bryan Fogel’s docu-thriller dissects Russia’s drug-driven corruption of Olympics and challenges belief in world athletics that anti-doping drives are winning

(CBC) Athletics: Melissa Bishop sets Canadian record in women's 800m
Eganville, Ont., native bests her previous mark by 0.01 seconds

(IAAF) Athletics: Van Niekerk leads South African team for IAAF World Championships London 2017

(NZ Herald) Athletics: Pregnant Dame Valerie Adams a 'machine' at the gym

(German Road Races) Athletics: $500,000 USD prized Asian Premier Marathon Series 2017-18 launched in Beijing
Doha, 22 July, 2017: In a major boost to the development of endurance sports in Asia, Asian Athletics Association is proud to announce $500,000 prized Asian Premier Marathon Series 2017-18

(The Guardian) Cycling: Sky’s the limiting factor for Chris Froome in Tour de France popularity stakes
Briton’s four wins place him in exalted company, but team’s image prevents fans from properly celebrating his achievements

(IAAF) Athletics: Rupp and Hasay lead US entries for Chicago Marathon

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: 'People will seek to cheat' - Coe cannot promise clean Worlds
IAAF president Lord Coe says he cannot guarantee next month's World Athletics Championships in London will be drug free

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Coach Kirwa worried man as athletes fail to report to camp

(Cleveland.com) Athletics: Former Beaumont star Emily Infeld keeps on running

(Runner's World) Athletis: Running Through Grief
Jordan Hasay discusses her meteoric rise as a runner, and how the sport helped her cope after the death of her mother

(IAAF) Athletics: Shukh wins epic heptathlon duel at European U20 Championships

(Yahoo) Cycling:Froome eyes Tour de France greatness after sealing win No. 4

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Brendan Foster has a legacy to rival Usain Bolt... he is the voice of his sport and a conforting, informed presence
* Athletics commentator Brendan Foster is preparing to leave the BBC
* He has been a familiar fixture of the sporting summer for the past 37 years
* Foster has a self-effacing style but he is still one of the best in his profession
* Like Usain Bolt, he has made athletics seem palatable in recent years

Ironman Lake Placid - NY

The San Francisco Marathon - CA






  July 22, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(USADA) Drugs in Sport: U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Kayla Bushey, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: 40th anniversary of Falmouth 77-A Whole Lot Of Jumpin' Going On!

(The Guardia) Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial
Team Sky rider increases lead to 54 seconds in stage 20 time trial - Bodnar wins penultimate stage with Uran moving top second overall

(CBC) Athletics: Bolt wins 100m at Diamond League Monaco; De Grasse, relay team DQ'd
Olympic icon holds off field; Canadians suffer from bad exchange

(Sport24) Athletics: Wayde, Caster headline strong SA world champs squad

(The Voice) Athletics: Jamaica 55 - How a small nation nurtures world-class athletes
Athletics fan and proud Jamaican Paul Lawrence reflects on Bolt's legacy and the strategies that have bought many other great athletes to prominence, ahead of Jamaica's 55th year of independence from colonial rule

(The Standard) Athletics: US-based Saruni dropped from 800m team for World Championships

(Outside Online) Health and Fitness: 8 Simple Ways to Train, Eat, and Exercise Like an Athlete
What's old is new again. These eight straightforward principles will help you perform your best, no newfangled hacks required.

(Nick Symmonds) Athletics: Erasing World Records?!? | #RunAloha Vlog

(ESPN) Cycling:Cyclist Michael Matthews shows up big for Australia
For the past 20 years, the Tour de France has been good to Australia, with Robbie McEwen claiming the green jersey three times US-based Saruni dropped from 800m team for World Championshipsand Cadel Evans taking the title in 2011. Michael Matthews is doing what he can to pick up where they left off

(The Telegraph) Athletics:Usain Bolt produces season's best 9.95 seconds in Monaco victory in timely boost ahead of London






  July 21, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Outside Online) Athletics: Five Reasons You Should Watch the Athletics World Championships
Yes, televised track and field can be exciting. But don’t take our word for it.

(The Guardian) Cycling: Boasson Hagen breaks clear to win stage 19 as Froome tightens grip on Tour title
Norwegian rider holds off pursuants to claim solo win - Chris Froome unruffled and retains yellow jersey
Team Sky rule the Tour de France again but will remain unloved
Chris Froome’s impending triumph cannot mask the unpopularity of a team tainted by the increasing bullishness of Dave Brailsford in the face of legitimate questions

(The Guadian) Athletics: Usain Bolt lays down marker with his season’s best 100m in Monaco
Jamaican’s 9.95sec serves as a world championships warning - Britain’s Laura Muir and Eilish McColgan both set personal bests in 3,000m
(Sport24) Bolt, Van Niekerk, Semenya shine in Monaco

(USATF) Athletics: Ajee' Wilson shatters 800m American record at Monaco Diamond League

(RTE) Athletics: David Gillick: Bolt jolt would help next generation

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Tempo Training with Alberto Salazar

(Running USA) Athletics: im Beam® Bourbon Unveiled as Presenting Sponsor of the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon
The UBHM is an experiential destination event that celebrates and promotes 200 years of Louisville and Kentucky distilling history

(TeamUSA) Triathlon: USA Triathlon Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Awardees and Jesse Thomas Scholarship Recipients

(Yahoo) Cycling: Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms

(BBC) Paralympics: Usain Bolt - Para-athlete Liam Malone vows to run faster than Olympic legend

(Outside Online) Cycling: Science of Performance - This Is What Happens to Your Body During the Tour de France
It's the most grueling competition in the world, and it takes a massive toll on riders' bodies

(Balls.IE) Athletics: English-Born Sprinter Makes Last-Ditch Attempt To Run For Ireland At World Champs

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Top Indian shot putter fails drugs test for banned stimulant
Asian shot put champion Manpreet Kaur has been barred from next month's World Athletics Championships in London after failing two drugs tests

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Alysia Montaño - On Fire
Carrie interviews Olympian Alysia Montaño! They chat about food, racing during pregnancy, athlete sponsorship, and much more!

(Beach2Beacon) Athletics: Maine Native Ben True and Mary Keitany of Kenya Returning to Defend Crowns at Special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
Stellar elite field also includes Americans Shalane Flanagan and Jordan Hasay, two-time Olympic gold medalist Meseret Defar, and past champs Wude Ayalew, Joyce Chepkurui and Stephen Kosgei Kibet

IAAF Diamond League Monaco






  July 20, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Chicago Tribune) Athletics: Joan Benoit Samuelson, 60, aims to set record at Chicago Marathon

(Spikes) Athletics: Ready for liftoff
It could be a massive few weeks for the hottest property in pole vaulting, Mondo Duplantis, but the Swedish star and his parents refuse to set limits

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Mike Rowbottom - The monstrous question looms - is Usain Bolt still the A-Team?

(ITU) Triathlon: World Cup circuit returns to Tiszy for the 21th year
ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds in 2018

(Washington Post) Athletics: ‘I was surprised’: First-year pro runner Drew Hunter joins elite company in 1,500

(The Guardian) Cycling: Chris Froome protects Tour de France lead after Warren Barguil wins stage 18
Team Sky’s race leader holds off main rivals Bardet and Uran - Froome’s deficit trimmed to 23sec with three stages remaining
Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome in control, Warren Barguil wins stage 18

(NY Times) Athletics: Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride
Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of - or because of? - an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom

Athletics: Two-Time Olympic Medalist Galen Rupp and American Marathon Debut Record Holder Jordan Hasay Headline Strong Field of American Runners at the 40th Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Running Legend and 1984 Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson Chasing Age Group World Record and Sub-Three Marathon

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Monaco Diamond League meeting is reality checkpoint for Bolt's London ambition
Usain Bolt, hoping to bow out in a blaze of golden glory at next month's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, tops the bill in tomorrow night’s 30th anniversary Herculis meeting in Monaco - the 11th IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Jamaica would support false start change

(News Folo) Athletics: Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto to miss IAAF World Championship in London

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Usain Bolt denies claim he had Andre De Grasse 'booted out' of Monaco race

(BBC) Athletics: Usain Bolt to run 100m and 4x100m at World Championships in London

Athletics: BMW Berlin-Marathon set for September 24
Wilson Kipsang returns: Former World Record Holder still hungry for success

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O'Sullivan - European tour a trip down memory lane
'It’s important for young athletes to explore and enjoy the things beyond the track'

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Russian octet cleared to compete as neutrals, 53 declined
(The Guardian) IAAF clears eight Russian athletes to compete as neutrals but rejects 53 more
Sergei Litvinov, Ilya Ivaniuk and Alayna Lutkovskaya among those approved - Majority of Russia’s athletes will still miss London 2017 world championships

(New Vision) Athletics: Uganda's marathon dilemma
"There are no two ways about it. We have to choose the best three to make the team."

(CTV) Athletics: De Grasse coach - 'If anyone deserves the right to choose the field, it's Bolt'

(IOL) Athletics: It’s too late to race Wayde van Niekerk, says Bolt

(IAAF) Athletics: Bolt ‘expecting to win’ at Monaco’s 30th birthday party - IAAF Diamond League

(Citius Mag) Athletics: How to run in extreme conditions
As runners, however, learning to deal with inclement weather is part of your job

(Outside Online) Health and Fitness: The 5 Most Basic Rules of Health and Fitness
In today's quick-fix culture, it's more important than ever to remember that a few simple lifestyle changes can transform your overall health

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Citius Mag Podcast: Dathan Ritzenhein on joining the Hanson Brooks Distance Project, focusing on 2020, the best Colorado XC team and more






  July 19, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Citius Mag) Athletics: The Strange Magic of Division II
Two years ago, the NCAA did away with a long-standing slogan published on banners and t-shirts at all NCAA Division II events: “I Chose Division II.”

(Running USA) Athletics: Jim Beam® Bourbon Unveiled as Presenting Sponsor of the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon
The UBHM is an experiential destination event that celebrates and promotes 200 years of Louisville and Kentucky distilling history

(Daily Herald) Athletics: Molex celebrates third year as Chicago Marathon sponsor

(CBC) Athletics: Crystal Emmanuel breaks 34-year-old Canadian 200m record
25-year-old sprints to time of 22.50 seconds, dethroning Marita Payne-Wiggins

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse 'booted out' of 100m showdown against Bolt
Olympic champ wanted non-elite field before worlds, says Canadian sprinter's coach

(The Guardian) Cycling: Chris Froome extends narrow Tour de France lead as Roglic wins in Alps
Briton now leads by 27 seconds from Rigoberto Uran and Romain Bardet - Roglic prevails after Galibier test; Marcel Kittel abandons earlier on stage

(Reuters) Athletics: Bolt winning race against time to peak for London

(AC) Athletics: Canada names 2017 IAAF World Championships team

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Inside the top security world of sport's drug squad - special report

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan stars 'could miss' Monaco Diamond League

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: It Takes Money...by Tianna Bartoletta
(Sweat Science) Drugs in Sport: Should Track and Field Reset Its World Records?
Here’s a look at the arguments in favor of an unpopular proposal

(NBC) Athletics: Usain Bolt set for test in last race before world championships

(Yahoo) Cycling: Froome looking to control Alps on Tour 17th stage

(NBC Bay Area) Athletics: 27,000 Runners to Participate in 40th Annual San Francisco Marathon
The increase of runners led to a record sellout this year

(Inside the Games) Para-Athletics: Whitehead questions move to wipe double-leg amputee world records following blade rule changes
Great Britain’s Richard Whitehead has criticised World Para Athletics’ decision to re-set all T43/F43 and T42/F42 world and regional records at the beginning of next year, questioning how such a move is supposed to motivate athletes

(Athlete Biz) Athletics: Gabriele's Medical Fund
Gabriele has been inspiring us all with her grit, determination, grace and resolve as she has continued to train, race, and share her story through her fourth bout with cancer in eight years

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Jessica Ennis-Hill finally to receive her 2011 world gold medal at London
Tatyana Chernova loses appeal against steroid offences decision - Toni Minichiello: ‘She is the best female athlete Britain has ever produced’

(France24) Athletics: IOC working with France in Frankie Fredericks graft probe

(Nairobi News) Athletics: David Rudisha trolled for blonde Twitter moment






  July 18, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: AK shifts focus to preparing U-20 side for championship

(KGW) Athletics: Portland Marathon selects route; race still in limbo, city says

(BBC) Athletics: Scot Laura Muir confident before double attempt at World Championships
Laura Muir believes she will be in her "best shape" for both the 1500m and the 5,000m at the World Championships in London in August

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Chernova fails with Court of Arbitration for Sport appeal
Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova will officially lose her 2011 world title and London 2012 Olympic bronze medal after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed her appeal against her ban for blood doping

(TracKerati) Athletics: Linda Prefontaine's Tour de Pre

(Spikes) Athletics: This is Kat calling
At the end of 2016, Katarina Johnson-Thompson packed her bags and moved from Liverpool, where she’d lived and trained all her life, to Montpellier, France. FS caught up with the British heptathlete during her first return to home soil since the big move

(The Guardian) Cycling: Michael Matthews wins stage 16 at Tour de France after crosswinds chaos
Dan Martin caught out in late stages and loses time on GC rivals - Chris Froome safely retains yellow jersey as Alps stages loom
(Yahoo) Froome thanks key team-mate Kwiatkowski, again

Athletics: England’s Top Marathoners to Challenge Canadians at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Using the 2017 London Marathon as its selection event, England Athletics has chosen six athletes to represent the country at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 22nd

(Washington Post) Running: ‘American runners have never been slower,’ a new report says - but why?

(Star-Herald) Athletics: Health providers help keep Monument Marathon runners on track

(BT) Triathlon: World Champions Australia confirmed for British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup
Having won the ITU Mixed Relay World Championship title in Hamburg this weekend, the Australian team has now confirmed its participation in the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham on 2 September. The event will be televised live by BBC

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Nick Willis nudges closer to world champs spot with season's best 1500m in Padova

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA director general claims progress being made after visiting RUSADA headquarters
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director general Olivier Niggli has reportedly claimed progress is being made towards the potential reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA

(Outside Online) Triathlon: The Best Triathlon Training Plans
Where triathletes can find the best online guidance

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Q&A with Craig Engels on Nike Oregon Project, breaking out and chasing sub-4

(Outside Online) Athletics: A History of Marathon Fueling
What was once spontaneous consumption has turned into a science of its own

RoadTo) Athletics: Road to London

(The Star) Athletics: AK in dilemma
Athletics Kenya are in dilemma on which 800m athlete to drop from the Team Kenya to the 2017 World Championships, days before the final entry list submissions






  July 17, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France: Chris Froome feared he would not retain yellow jersey
Britain's Chris Froome thought it was "game over" in his bid to win a fourth Tour de France title when his bike had a mechanical issue on stage 15

(USA Today) Drugs in Sport: Feds don't want Lance Armstrong to say 'everybody was doing it'

(Vice Sports) Athletics: The Five-Buck Bump of Cocaine That Destroyed an Olympic Dream

(IAAF) Athletics: My greatest challenge - Holly Bradshaw

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya to bid for World U-20, Diamond League meeting

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Interview With Anna Rohrer after her 10,000m debut

(Yahoo) Cycling: Forget loyalty, Landa should go for the Tour title - LeMond

(IAAF) Athletics: Lasitskene tops 2.00m in Padua

(The Guardian) Politics of Sport: How Bahrain uses sport to whitewash a legacy of torture and human rights abuses
Campaign groups argue that Bahrain’s association with glamour sport is used to ‘launder’ a more wholesome image for the country

(NY Daily News) Athletics: Running Doc’s tips for post-marathon recovery

(House of Run) Athletics: Exit Interview
Jason and Kevin chat with Olympian and World Championships silver medalist Nick Symmonds about his final season in track and field, the future of athlete’s rights, the flaws of the Olympic model, Clayton Murphy’s attempt at a double, Donavan Brazier’s potential and the flaws of marathon pace calculators

(BBC) Athletics: Frankie Fredericks - IAAF Council member suspended from athletics pending an ethics investigation
IAAF Council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the sport's governing body said on Monday

(IAAF) Athletics: Crouser dominates in Rabat - IAAF Diamond League

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Olympic champions Kipruto and Braz hit trouble at Rabat Diamond League
Olympic champions Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Elaine Thompson boosted their hopes of global titles next month with super-swift sprints at the tenth International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting of the season in Rabat, but for Rio 2016 winners Conseslus Kipruto and Thiago Braz the evening was anything but uplifting

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League - Britain's Chijindu Ujah in sub-10 second 100m win in Rabat
Britain's CJ Ujah ran under 10 seconds in Rabat, Morocco, to set a new meeting record and secure his third 100m Diamond League win of the season

(USATF) Athletics: Seven American age group records set on final day of USATF Masters Outdoor Championships






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Athletics: Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon
Tyler Pence takes men’s title; Daniel Dolney & Michelle Kim win 10K races

(Spikes) Athletics: The Nairobi Wrap II
What a week! The curtains have drawn on the IAAF World U18 Championships and it couldn't have been better. Heroic performances, a party atmosphere and the friendliest hosts imaginable - Nairobi 2017 was a genuine epic

(Sport24) Athletics: Team SA top final medal table at U18 World Champs

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse wins Diamond League 200m race in Rabat
The 22-year-old sprinter from Markham, Ontario won the 200m event in a meet record time of 20.04 seconds

(The Guardian) Cycling: Tour de France: Chris Froome gives ‘maximum’ after broken spoke
Stage 15 won by Dutchman Bauke Mollema - Froome retains yellow jersey ahead of rest day

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kenya clinch double gold as World Under-18 Athletics Championships close in Nairobi
Kenya secured two final titles as the World Under-18 Athletics Championships drew to a close in front of 60,000 spectators at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi

(ITU) Triathlon: Australia crowned first-time Mixed Relay World Champions

(Aspen Times) Athletics: Cool Runnings: Kansan sets course record in Aspen Valley Marathon win

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: Gatorade Athletes of the Year Sydney McLaughlin on SI cover

(Daily Nation) Athletics: It's gold and silver for Kenya in 2000m steeplechase

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Sonia O'Sullivan's Daughter Crowned Irish U17 1500m Champion

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Give us financial support, Kenyan legends beg

(Running USA) Athletics: imATHLETE Supports the International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM) in Efforts To Reduce Fatalities in Endurance Sports
imATHLETE and its membership platform provide a catapult for growth of the IIRM

(Citius Mag) Athletics: How Shelby Houlihan went from an NCAA star at 1,500 meters to a 5,000 meter Olympian

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Postcard from Kenya - Sarah Mwangi’s journey to UTEP

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Russian doping mastermind benefited from London 2012 drugs ‘preview’
Grigory Rodchenkov was invited to inspect laboratory before Games - ‘Without this, all Russian doping situation will be collapsed’

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Takamatsu Makes Return to Racing After Nike Oregon Project Disappointment

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Duffy completes hat-trick in Hamburg
Good day for Aussies at Hamburg triathlon
Australian triathletes Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle have finished second in their respective World Series races in Germany

(ESPN) Cycling: Chris Froome retakes yellow as Michael Matthews wins stage 14

IAAF Diamond League - Rabat, Morocco






  July 15, 2017:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Blake reassures fans after groin injury forces withdrawal from Rabat meet

(IAAF) Athletics: Thrilling finishes entertain packed stadium on fourth evening - IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017
(Daily Nation) Poor tactics cost Kenya again as Ethiopia sweep medals

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France - Team Sky's Chris Froome reclaims yellow jersey
Chris Froome sensationally reclaimed the yellow jersey after a thrilling uphill sprint at the end of stage 14 of the Tour de France
(Cycling News) Aru loses Tour de France lead after 'being too far back' in stage 14 finale
'We've lost a battle, but not the war,' says Astana team management

(ITU) Triathlon: Flora Duffy Collects First-Career WTS Sprint Distance Win in Hamburg
Mola earns first-ever repeat WTS Hamburg win

(IAAF) Athletics: Poole defies gravity to take gold on fourth morning - IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

(Balls.IE) Athletics: 16-Year-Old Cuban Leaps To Incredible Triple Jump Record At U18 Worlds

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Semenya drops down to challenge Olympic 400m champion at Rabat Diamond League
World and Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will step down a distance to take on the Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo at the tenth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Rabat tomorrow

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA deliver legacy outreach programme at World Under-18 Athletics Championships
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are delivering the latest installment of their legacy outreach programme at the World Under-18 Athletics Championships in Kenyan capital Nairobi

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Biggest athletics event ever held in Kenya

(CBC) Athletics: Cam Levins hopeful of reviving track career
Canadian distance runner leaves famous Nike Oregon Project training group

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Kim Sets Korean 5000 m National Record, Tsuetaki Clears Steeple Standard, Osako Comes Up Short - Abashiri Highs and Lows

(IAAF) Athletics: Makwala achieves historic 200m-400m double in Madrid

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Gil Roberts - American ingested banned substance from kissing girlfriend
Olympic gold medallist Gil Roberts has been cleared of failing a drugs test, after it was found that he ingested a banned substance by kissing his girlfriend

(The Independent) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Chris Froome fails to reclaim yellow jersey as Warren Barguil takes Bastille Day victory
A strategic long-distance attack by Froome’s team-mate Mikel Landa piled pressure on the other Tour contenders

(The Star) Athletics: Radcliff e tips Keitany to break her record
World marathon record holder, Paula Radcliffe, has tipped Kenya’s Mary Keitany to break her 14 year- old mark

(The Herald) Athletics: As Mo Farah announces his retirement, debate over greatest-ever tag rages on . . .

(ESW) Athletics: Chicago Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll
Annual summertime race returns this weekend July 15-16; Registration is still available for all distances at the Health & Fitness Expo
Women’s running pioneer Kathrine Switzer headlines weekened festivities
Last year’s champion, Neely Spence Gracey, returns to defend her title

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse set for 200m in Rabat after recharge following nationals
Rest becomes priority for Canadian sprinter as track and field worlds near






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(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Chris Froome stays second as France's Barguil wins on Bastille Day
Britain's Chris Froome failed to reclaim the leader's yellow jersey as Frenchman Warren Barguil took stage 13 of the Tour de France on Bastille Day

(USA Today) Triathlon: U.S. triathletes see golden opportunity in relay

(NY Times) Triathlon: A Triathlon Standout, Even Before the Race
Max Fennell, who will race in New York City this weekend, is considered to be the only black professional triathlete in a sport lacking in diversity

(Diamond League) Athletics: Rabat - 5 Things To Look Out For
Can Andre De Grasse secure his place in the Final? Will Caterine Ibargüen return to top spot? We bring you five things to keep your eye on as the Road To The Final stops off in Morocco this weekend

(Toni Reavis) Athletics:Tracktown Freeze Out

(Spikes) Athletics: The Nairobi Wrap I
We're past the halfway mark of the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 and so far, it's been a cracker. Five sessions down, four to go, and we've had as many tears falling in the Kasarani Stadium as we've had raindrops. Here's what has the Kenyan crowds screaming for more

(Running USA) Athletics: Mile Road Race Numbers Continue to Rise with Nearly 150,000 Finishers in 2016
New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile Ranks as Largest Mile Event

(The Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Injury was blessing in disguise, says Duffy

(Deseret News) Women in Sport: Intersex athletes: A showdown for rights - but for whom?

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Merlene Ottey was really fast

(Competitor) Athletics: Katherine Switzer Preps for NYC Marathon at Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: The Controversy Around Caster Semenya Explained
Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand, female athletes with atypically high testosterone levels, are drawing attention to the very messy debate about who counts as a woman in track and field

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Clinch crowned decathlon champion at World Under-18 Athletics Championships
France’s Steven Fauvel Clinch was crowned as the men’s decathlon champion on the second day of the World Under-18 Athletics Championships in Nairobi






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(CTolleRun) Athletics: Dick Beardsley - I Couldn’t Be Happier
Carrie goes for a walk with the legendary Dick Beardsley! He discusses his struggle with addiction, his passion for the sport, and moving back to Minnesota to open a Bed and Breakfast in Bemidji

Athletics: Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles
6th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

(Competitor) Health and Fitness: U.S. Runners Are Getting Slower And Health May Be To Blame

Athletics: Running USA, Ashworth Awards Extend Partnership with New Three-Year Agreement
The agreement will continue to showcase the Massachusetts-based company as a valued partner, while being named the Official Medallions and Awards partner of Running USA

(BBC) Athletics: James Ellington - Sprinter targets shock return at 2018 Commonwealth Games

(Napa Valley Register) Athletics: Competitive field assembled for Napa-to-Sonoma half marathon

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Froome cracks as Bardet wins stage 12
Britain's Chris Froome lost the leader's yellow jersey to Fabio Aru as France's Romain Bardet won stage 12 of the Tour de France in Peyragudes

(BBC) Athletics: Mo Farah announces last track appearance after World Championships

(USA Today) Athletics: ALL-USA Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Sydney McLaughlin, Union Catholic (N.J.)

(ITU) Triathlon: ITU confirms dates for WTS Abu Dhabi and WTS Yokohama 2018

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Sonia O'Sullivan's 15-Year-Old Daughter Impresses With 800m Victory At The Morton Games

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Healthy Cheserek seeks citizenship, a shoe contract
Record-setting distance runner is ready for his professional career to get started

(Palm Beach Daily News) Athletics: Palm Beach approves marathon running onto the island - by 1 vote

Athletics: Marine Corps Marathon Transfer Program Opens Today
Those registered can officially transfer entry to another runner for October events

(Observer-Dispatch) Athletics: Boilermaker has changed a lot in its 40-year history

(NPR) Athletics: Why Are American Runners Getting Slower?

(Running USA) Athletics: Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Attracts International Field
Destination Races’ Flagship Event Resonates with Competitive and Casual Runners

(VMLM) Athletics: London Marathon Events launches the London Classics

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF WU18 Nairobi - Competition Day 1 morning session

(Triathlete) Triathlon: These 24 Photos Will Get You Pumped for Mixed Relay Triathlon

(IAAF) Athletics: Infield takes centre stage in Madrid






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(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Marcel Kittel wins stage 11, Chris Froome retains overall lead

(Irish Times) Athletics: The Dublin Marathon has now sold out
All 20,000 race entries filled over three months ahead of the event on October 29th

(USATF) Athletics: Allyson Felix named USATF Athlete of the Week following world leading 400m

(ITU) Triathlon: 21 Teams Will Fight in Hamburg for the Mixed Relays Crown

(RRW) Athletics: Three-Time Olympian Ritzenhein Joins Hansons-Brooks
Three-time Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein of Belmont, Mich., has joined the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance project and will be coached by Keith and Kevin Hanson, Brooks Running announced today
(Runner's World) New Sponsor, New Attitude. Can Dathan Ritzenhein Make the 2020 Olympic Team?
He's been at the top of U.S. distance running since high school. Now he's joining his home state training group.

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: High-Intensity Workouts May Be Good at Any Age
Old mice could rapidly gain fitness and strength, even if they started off frail and exercised for only a few minutes a week

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipkemboi keeps Kenyans on edge on first morning - IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017


(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin is first repeat winner of Gatorade Athlete of the Year award

(TSN) Athletics: Athletics Canada names Gilbert head coach

(ITU) Triathlon: Women's Hamburg Roster Looking to Shake Up Series Rankings
Huge men's talent coming out for WTS Hamburg

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport:If Mo Farah cares about his sport there are questions he must answer
* Hackers released files which claimed Mo Farah was under suspicion of doping
* Farah was among a number of athletes classed as 'likely doping' by the IAAF
* Another document from 2016 suggested Farah was no longer under suspicion
* Olympic champion promised at the weekend: 'I will never, ever fail a drugs test'

(ESPN) Cycling: Can Alberto Contador disrupt this Tour de France?

(IAAF) Athletics: Vetter throws 94.44m in Lucerne, moves to second on all-time world javelin list

(CTV News) Olympics: IOC to cut deal with Paris and Los Angeles for 2024, 2028 Olympics

USATF) Athletics: Qualifying standards announced for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, selection procedures in place for 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships






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(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships - Adam Gemili misses out on 200m place as GB name squad

(Spikes) Athletics: "The jump is born on the ground"
Lithuania's Airine Palsyte is one of the - literally - rising stars of athletics. The European indoor high jump champion shares her top tips on life as an athlete

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Germany's Marcel Kittel sprints to stage 10 win

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya, Ethiopia renew rivalry in girls’ 3,000m final

(CyclingNews) Cycling: Motor doping "honeypot" sting site draws team managers and cycling trade publications

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Medical records leak was unacceptable, says Coe

(Lennd) Olympics: Managing the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process with LA 2024 COO, John Harper

(FiveThirtyEight) Drugs in Sport: Track And Field May Scrap Its Records Because Of Doping Scandals. Is That A Good Idea?

(AI) Athletics: Cameron Levins with new coach - has renewed new enthusiasm

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Yadav stripped of 800m gold medal after disqualification at Asian Athletics Championships
Sri Lanka's Nimali Waliwarsha Konda was crowned women's 800 metres champion after initial winner Archana Yadav of India was disqualified for infringement on a dramatic final day of the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar

(ESPN) Cycling: The Tour de France stage that stripped every rider to the core
(BBC) Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome relieved after 'most eventful' stage of career

(The Telegraph) Athletics: More people than ever are running but fewer bother taking notice of elite athletics

(Post and Courier) Athletics: Charleston Marathon shake-up: Event's founders are out, new race route undetermined

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kenya’s IAAF U18 preparedness wows the world
With just a day to the 10th edition of the IAAF World U18 Championships to be hosted in Nairobi, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Monday made a final inspection of Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani ahead of the global showpiece that starts on Wednesday






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(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Russia plans to take prize money from athletes caught doping
Prime Minister Medvedev intends to develop path to confiscate income from cheaters

(Voice Online) Athletics:Diamond run by Allyson Felix
US star warms up for World Championships with an effortless win

(Citius Mag) Athletics: The Strange Magic of Division II

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: Sportswear Brands Should Use Athletes - —Not Models- in Their Ads
Female athletes deserve the same respect for their athletic abilities as their male counterparts

(The Sports Examiner) Olympics: Ronald Reagan’s advice for the IOC and future Olympic bids

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: London Diamond League Coverage

(Sunday Times) Women in Sport: Advantage IAAF or CAS?
The governing body for global athletics, the IAAF, heads to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland at the end of the month, armed with evidence it hopes will be enough to overturn a CAS decision of 2015, and to reinstate its so-called "hyperandrogenism policy"

(Toronto Star) Athletics: Athletics photographer has mastered the art of winning
From Ben Johnson to Usain Bolt, Claus Andersen has chronicled the world's fastest with his camera

(IAAF) Athletics: Vetter defeats Röhler at German Championships, Klosterhalfen and Krause impress

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: After successful week, track and field nationals will return to Ottawa in 2018
There’s one simple way to measure the success of the Canadian Track and Field Championships, which wrapped up Sunday at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility

(Yahoo) Cycling: Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: 'Nearly half the country believes drug-taking is rife in sport'

(The Missoulian) Athletics: Geofrey Terer wins 2nd straight Missoula Marathon, Bryanna Petrie captures first crown

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Aries Merritt takes note of McLeod, Levy

(The Star) Athletics: Asbel for upgrade
Three times World 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop has revealed his burning desire to switch to long distance running, but not until after he has emulated the great Hicham El Guerrouj’s record of four wins at the World Championships in London next month

(Runner's Wolrd) Athletics: Three Kids, a Job, and the World Championships
Sara Vaughn is having the best season of her career. But how does she do it all?

(The Guardian) Athletics: Is running ability down to effort or DNA? And can it be proved?
If you’re really serious about competitive running, there are companies that test your DNA to determine your sporting potential. But does it work?

(Evening Standard) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah defends himself once more after latest Fancy Bears hack
Sir Mo Farah reiterated he has nothing to hide as he defended himself against further leaks from Russian hackers

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Andre De Grasse and Crystal Emmanuel complete sprint sweep at nationals
In true Canadian fashion, the country’s top male and female sprinters completed a double-double to cap the national track and field championships Sunday






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(NBC) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya on new testosterone study: ‘I don’t have time for idiots’

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Gabriela Stafford, Charles Philibert-Thiboutot defend Canadian 1,500m titles
The marquee distance event of the national championships went off on Sunday afternoon at Terry Fox Facility in Ottawa

(Yahoo) Cycling: No reason for Aru and others to wait for Froome, says LeMond
(VeloNews) Froome anxious to hear Aru’s explanation for his attack

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya coach predicts huge medals harvest at Kasarani

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah hits out at media for 'making something out of nothing' after IAAF labelled him 'likely doper'
(The Guardian) Sir Mo Farah sprints to victory before taking media to task over leak story
After Anniversary Games 3,000 metres win insists ‘I will never fail a drugs test’ - Laura Muir surprisingly beaten by Kenya’s Hellen Obiri in one-mile race

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Laura Muir happy with PB after missing out on mile record
Laura Muir dismissed any disappointment after she missed out on breaking Zola Budd’s 32-year-old mile record

(IAAF) Drugs in Sport: IAAF approves the application of a further 16 Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

(Times Colonist) Athletics: De Grasse captures second title at Canadian track championships

(Yahoo) Cycling: Froome's teammate Thomas crashes out of Tour de France

(BBC) Athletics: Mo Farah wins 3,000m at Anniversary Games

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Howman claims Fancy Bears attack on IAAF undermines fight against doping
Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) head David Howman has labelled the release of the personal medical records of 47 athletes by hacking group Fancy Bears as "deplorable" and claims it "seriously undermines" the fight against doping in the sport

(BBC) Athletics: GB's O'Hare wins thrilling 1500m
Watch as Britain's Chris O'Hare snatches victory in the last 30m to win the men's 1500m finish at the Anniversary Games in London

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Aaron Brown aiming to challenge Andre De Grasse in 200-metre final
No question, Andre De Grasse will be the star of the show as the Canadian Track and Field Championships wrap up Sunday

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Hometown heroine Melissa Bishop claims fourth Canadian title in 800 metres
The sun was beaming on Melissa Bishop on Saturday evening

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Laura Muir wants a happy Anniversary at London Stadium as she targets Zola Budd's 32-year-old mile record
* 24-year-old has recovered from a stress fracture in her foot to keep dream alive
* She's gunning for Zola Budd's 1985 record that is unbeaten in three decades
* Headlining Anniversary Games with four-time Olympic gold winner Sir Mo Farah
* Farah runs in 3,000m after his personal data was leaked by Russian hackers

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Melissa Bishop leads wire-to-wire to handily win Canadian 800m title
The Canadian record holder wins the national 800m title by more than three seconds to officially punch her ticket to the IAAF World Championships
(CBC) Melissa Bishop captures 4th Canadian 800-metre title
Brandon McBride wins men's race

(IAAF) Athletics: That moment when... Miller-Uibo decided she wanted to become a 'Golden Girl'

IAAF Diamond League London - UK
Müller anniversary games






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(Mirror) Athletics: Mo Farah still hasn't won over the hearts of the British public, claims GB distance legend Brendan Foster
BBC commentator Foster, an Olympic 10,000m bronze medallist himself, has known Farah for years

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir out to break Zola Budd mile record on way to world championships
The Scot has set five British records over various distances in the past year and tackles the mile for the third time at the Anniversary Games on Sunday

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Andre De Grasse takes over the track in Ottawa with massive entourage
Canada's fastest man is drawing sellout crowds at the Canadian Track and Field Championships, thanks in part to 30-40 family and close friends who have made the trip to watch him run

(NY Times) Athletics: Olympic Medal, Earned; Glory, Denied; Future, Uncertain
Chaunté Lowe learned eight years after the 2008 Beijing Games that she had earned a bronze medal in the high jump. The news has been exhilarating and sobering

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Lilian Calmejane wins stage eight, Froome in yellow jersey

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Resolute Rana Reider on cultivating winning athletes - 'I push them to be the best they can be'

(CBC) Athletics: Debbie Brill raised the bar
The revolutionary high jumper's legacy - and Canadian record - have stood the test of time

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Harrison set for return at stadium where she broke world record
A year on from breaking the long-standing 100 metre hurdles world record at London’s Olympic Stadium, Kendra Harrison will return tomorrow for the ninth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Farah seeks to end trying week on a high note

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes: It’s so frustrating that I must fight for the last spot - now I must bring my A-game to London

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: What 2017 Finalists For The Bowerman Have In Common

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Laura Muir out to prove she's miles better at London Anniversary Games

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Coe says sorry to Farah after his medical information is leaked

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse wins 100M final in 10.11 at Canadian championships
Markham sprinter had hoped to go below 10 seconds; Crystal Emmanuel takes women's title
(Ottawa Citizen) Canadian sprint king Andre De Grasse wins third consecutive 100m title
Andre De Grasse gave credit to the Ottawa crowd

(The Herald) Women in SPort: IAAF claim research validates their case that high testosterone levels in hyperandrogenic women affords 'significant competitive advantage'

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Under the radar?
London-bound trio of world champions Asbel Kiprop and Julius Yego alongside world silver medallist Helah Kiprop are among over 40 athletes named to have returned suspicious Athletes Biological Passport in leaked IAAF documents obtained by Hack Team, Fancy Bear

(NBC) Athletics: Allyson Felix on skipping the double, traveling for LA 2024

(Eurosport UK) Drugs in Sport: Jamaica's Livermore tests positive says anti-doping panel chief
(BBC) Jason Livermore: Jamaican Commonwealth Games gold medallist tests positive
Jamaican Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jason Livermore has tested positive for a banned substance, the country's anti-doping disciplinary panel says

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Andre De Grasse cruises to easy semifinal win at Canadian championships

(Inside the Games) Triathlon: Gold Coast named host of 2018 World Triathlon Series Grand Final

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake returning home as Britain's fastest sprinter

(The Star) Athletics: Obiri leads Kenyan onslaught at London Diamond League

(NBC ) Athletics: Mo Farah leads Olympic champs, world-record chasers; London preview

(Times of India) Women in Sport: Country is with me, asserts Dutee Chand

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah’s London Stadium return overshadowed by doping questions
Farah back at scene of his greatest triumphs for Anniversary Games - Laura Muir expected to break Zola Budd’s one-mile British record

(TSN) Athletics: De Grasse confident going into national championships






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(BBC) Athletics: Jo Pavey ends bid to earn World Championships selection for London 2017

(IAAF) Athletics: World Championships wonders - Perdita Felicien

(Oregon Live) Drugs in Sport: There is a McCarthyesque feel to unsupported doping allegations

(Capital FM) Drugs in Sport; Jepkosgei responds to Fancy Bears doping report
Osaka 2007 World Champion Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei has become the latest Kenyan elite athlete to respond to reports linking her to doping contained in hacked documents released by the Fancy Bears

(Diamond League) Athletics: London - 5 Things To Look Out For
As the Road To The Final reaches London, the pressure is rising for those athletes yet to secure their place in the Final. We take you through five disciplines where key points can be won this Sunday

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Kipchoge To Attempt Official World Marathon Record In Berlin 2017

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Marcel Kittel wins stage seven, Froome keeps yellow jersey
Marcel Kittel won his third stage of the 2017 Tour de France after a photo-finish in Nuits-Saint-Georges

(CBC) Athletics: Professional runner outruns 2 bears while training in woods
Kenyan took refuge on a screened front porch

(CBC) Athletics: Matt Hughes rebounds from freak collision to earn spot on Canada's world track team
Oshawa, Ont., native wins 3,000-metre steeplechase at Canadian championships

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: I’ll never fail drugs test - Farah
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah tells BBC Breakfast he is "never going to fail a test" following the release of hacked documents that appear to show his test results once caused suspicion

(RRW) Athletics: Great Middle Distance Races Highlight Track Town Summer Series Final
The first Track Town Summer Series Final at Icahn Stadium here delivered a terrific fan experience, punctuated by compelling middle distance races which featured dramatic stretch runs and fast times
Sports Illustrated) How runner Robby Andrews qualified for the World Outdoor Championships

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Mo Ahmed adjusts on the fly to defend men's 5,000-metre championship
Mo Ahmed seemed to take it easy for a while, but he took care of business when the time came

(Outside Online) Athletics: There Will Never Be Another Usain Bolt
The Jamaican sprinter always seemed to be having a great time. We'll miss him

(Scotsman) Athletics: Laura Muir runs quickest 800 metres of her life
Laura Muir proved she’s back on track by running the quickest 800 metres of her life at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne

(IAAF) Athletics: Van Niekerk and Lasitskene break Diamond League records in Lausanne

(IAAF) Athletics: Kolak comes of age in Lausanne - IAAF Diamond League

(Sport24) Athletics: Wayde cruises to 400m victory in Lausanne

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Inside track - Tom Bosworth's guide to the rising stars of Great Britain athletics

(Runner's World) Athletics: Marathon World Record Attempt Set for September
Eliud Kipchoge will race the flat, fast course in Berlin, where the current mark was established






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(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport; IAAF were concerned about quality of anti-doping tests in Kenya
International Association of Athletics Federations wrote to Athletics Kenya - Questions raised over access to top athletes working in the police force

(CBC) Athletics: Injury forces high jumper Derek Drouin out of nationals
Canadian Olympic champion plans to compete at worlds despite 'nagging' Achilles issue

(AM NY) Athletics: Allyson Felix talks TrackTown Summer Series’ New York debut

(USATF) Athletics: Kendricks earns USATF Athlete of the Week after third Diamond League win in 2017

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Marcel Kittel wins stage six, Froome retains yellow jersey
Britain's Chris Froome kept hold of the leader's yellow jersey, as Marcel Kittel won a sprint finish on the 216km sixth stage of the Tour de France

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Anniversary Games 2017 - Rooney and 4x400m team to get medals
Britain's men's 4x400m relay team from Beijing 2008 will finally receive their Olympic bronze medals at the Anniversary Games on 9 July

(AI) Women in Sport: Steve Magness on the Bermon-Garnier study: "This proves Testosterone matters, even if it is naturally produced in female athletes"
"It’s the difference between barely making the qualification to get there and being a runaway gold medal winner"

Athletics: Krista DuChene: One Final Push
Athletes aren’t always the best judge of when it’s time to retire but 2016 Canadian Olympian Krista DuChene has no false illusions

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Seoul marathon winner Kipruto of Kenya eyes Amsterdam glory

(NBC) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge sets next attempt at marathon world record

(Irish Times) Women in Sport: Sonia O’Sullivan - Women’s 800m running is not a fair race
CAS must make decision in light of study on women with high testosterone levels

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: De Grasse chasing Canadian 100-metre standard in Ottawa
The trademark wide smile was written all across Andre De Grasse’s face as he hit the ground running in Ottawa on Wednesday

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: ir Mo Farah named in dope report but quadruple Olympic gold medallist's camp insist: 'He's never failed a test'
* Sir Mo Farah has been named as part of the latest Fancy Bears leaked files
* IAAF anti-doping chiefs have not yet established if the documents are authentic
* Farah and training partner Galen Rupp were named among 40 athletes in files
* A spokeswoman for Farah insisted on Wednesday that he has 'never failed a test'

Athletics: BMW Berlin-Marathon set for September 24
Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

(Alaska Dispatch News) Running: Attention, Mount Marathon women - Now Allie Ostrander also crushes the downhill

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah strenuosly denies 'entirely false' doping allegations after latest Fancy Bears leak
The Fancy Bears published the material on Wednesday, claiming they want "to show the scale of doping violations in track and field and to expose (the) inefficiency of anti-doping control"
(Mirror) Sir Mo Farah claims innocence after hacker group's latest leaked doping reports name Olympic gold medallist
The four-time gold medal winner's team have moved to deny reports and claim accusations of wrongdoing are "totally incorrect"

(IAAF) Athletics: Canada’s Lepage and Oudenaarden take Pan American Combined Events title in Ottawa

(Sports Features) Women in Sport: No level playing field in Olympic sport
Let's be blunt - life is not fair. If life had a level playing field we would all be as rich as Trump. It is never going to happen because it is not possible.
So we come this week to the matter of the IAAF-sponsored research into hyperandrogenism which it re-produced from a paper in the current issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine under the head-line Levelling the Playing Field in Female Sport

(AW) Athletics: Wayde van Niekerk and Laura Muir among stars set for Lausanne>A?
A look ahead to the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Switzerland

(WeAreEaton) Athletics: WTF?! A Marathon??

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Berlin warned taking athletics track out of Olympic Stadium would end any future Games bid
Plans to redevelop Berlin’s Olympic Stadium as purely a football arena would end any chance the city had of securing a future Games, Clemens Prokop, President of the German Athletics Association (DLV), has warned

(Complex Sports) Athletics: Olmypic Legend Allyson Felix is Happy to Let Others do the Sprinting in New Series

(News and Star) Drugs in Sport: IAAF confirms latest Fancy Bears release was hacked earlier this year
The Russian hacking group that stole the medical records of dozens of sports stars last year has released a huge batch of documents and emails from the International Association of Athletics Federations
(The Telegraph) New Fancy Bears leak says IAAF cleared Mo Farah after doping fear
(The Guardian) Mo Farah was suspected, then cleared, of doping by IAAF expert
Fancy Bears hackers reveal IAAF details of Mo Farah blood passport - Mo Farah spokesperson: ‘He has never failed a blood test’

(CBC) Athletics: Emerging star Crystal Emmanuel eyes double gold at track nationals
Toronto native nears Canadian record in 200m after shedding bad habits

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Anniversary Games 2017 - 'We're like sisters - sprinters are all just crazy anyway'

(CBC) Athletics: Shawn Barber eyes consistency at Diamond League Lausanne
Canadian pole vaulter 'more focused, engaged' as track and field worlds approach

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Exclusive interview: No obstacle too great for Kendra Harrison – hurdles star who defied a broken hand

IAAF Diamond League Lausanne - Switzerland

TrackTown Summer Series - New York, NY






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(Yahoo) Cycling: Sagan accepts Tour de France expulsion as Froome licks lips

(Spikes) Athletics: Bolt by Numbers
Simply put, Usain Bolt is the best sprinter of all time. Thirteen individual gold medals, seven at world championships and six at the Olympic Games, are the stuff of legends. Add five individual world records, with four of them set in major finals, and his claim to a rare level of greatness becomes undeniable

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Bring On the Exercise, Hold the Painkillers

(BBC) Athletics: Greg Rutherford - Long jump world champion withdraws from Anniversary Games with ankle injury

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics; How to follow the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships
All the information you need, in one place, for the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships in Ottawa

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Van Niekerk returns to 400m action at IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne
Eight days after eclipsing Usain Bolt’s official world best time for the 300 metres in Ostrava, Wayde van Niekerk will take to the track at the Stade olympique de la Pontaise for the annual Athletissima meeting in Lausanne tomorrow to run his first major 400m since he broke the world record from lane eight to win the Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Greg Rutherford struggling to defend world title after latest injury setback

(Diamond League) Athletics: Lausanne - 5 Things To Look Out For
Who will join Andre De Grasse in the final? Can Dafne Schippers secure her place in the top eight? As the Road To The Final reaches Lausanne, here are five things to look out for at Athletissima this Thursday

(ATC) Athletics: Korir, Tuliamuk Win USA 10 km Championships at AJC Peachtree Road Race
(IAAF) Korir Holds Off Kipchirchir, Tuliamuk Dominates at the USATF 10 km Championships

(Alaska Dispatch News) Athletics: Ostrander grabs Mount Marathon title as fastest Alaska woman ever

(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: New IAAF data may mean return to treatment for naturally hyperandrogenic athletes such as Semenya
Caster Semenya and other athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone may need to return to taking suppressant medication after a new study has found that they could have a competitive advantage of up to 4.5 per cent over some of their rivals

(NZ Herald) Athletics: Why Nick Willis is looking to be on top of the world

(Science of Sport) Women in Sport: Testosterone, performance & intersex athletes - Will the IAAF evidence be enough?

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Pierce Lepage learning decathlon discipline on the fly
Pierce Lepage still feels like he’s got plenty of learning to do, watching closely to see how the world’s best decathletes go about their business

(TASS) Athletics: 14 Russians bid to take part in IAAF World Championships

(RTE) Women in Sport: No easy answer to 'intersex' athletes dilemma

(The Guardian) Sports: General public is losing faith in scandal-ridden sports, survey claims
Results suggest fans in Britain have least confidence in football - And 74% say sports put making money ahead of providing entertainment

(ESPN) Cycling: Peter Sagan disqualified from Tour de France after elbow on Mark Cavendish

(IAAF) Athletics: The world awaits Van Niekerk’s 400m outing in Lausanne - IAAF Diamond League






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Athletics: Sathre, Frick Win 8th Annual Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon
More than 3800 Compete in 13.1 Mile, Relay & 5K Races

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish crashes heavily as Arnaud Demare wins stage four

(BBC) Athletics: IAAF 2017 World Championships - Eilidh Doyle will treat every race like final in London
Eilidh Doyle says she will have to be at her best in every heat to have a chance of reaching the 400m hurdles final at the 2017 World Championships

(BBC) Women in Sport: Sport & gender - A history of bad science & 'biological racism'
Life looked pretty good for Dutee Chand last July

(AJC) Athletics: Leonard Korir wins AJC Peachtree Road Race Elite Men’s Division
Aliphine Tuliamuk wins AJC Peachtree Road Race Elite Women’s Division

Athletics: Save the Berlin Olympic Stadium, one of the world’s greatest athletics arenas
The Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller and his Social Democratic Party, who currently form a governing coalition with two other left wing parties in the German capital, continue with their plans to transform the Berlin Olympic Stadium into a pure football arena

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya could be forced to take testosterone medication after study finds significant advantage

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Andre De Grasse and Melissa Bishop among poster athletes for nationals

(RunRepeat) Athletics: American Runners Have Never Been Slower (Mega Study)
For this Mega Study, we have analyzed 34,680,750 results from 28,732 different races

(NPR) Athletics: Pentagon Considers Canceling Program That Recruits Immigrant Soldiers

(Alaska News Dispatch) Athletics: Mount Marathon hopefuls drop thousands of dollars for race slots at last-minute auction

(Indiean Express) Women in Sport: Dutee Chand’s gender case to be re-opened
The CAS ruling of July 27, 2015 had said that there was no clear evidence that she might have benefited from her condition of having enhanced testosterone levels than others

(BBC) Women in Sport: Gender tests study 'shows female testosterone advantage'
Gender tests for female athletes with high levels of testosterone could be reinstated after a new study found it gave them a "competitive advantage"

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Kerley & Rogers Win The Bowerman Fan Vote In 2017

(AJC) Athletics: Heat and humidity lead to red alert for AJC Peachtree Road Race

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya could be forced to undertake hormone therapy for future Olympics
Study shows performance-boosting effects of testosterone in female athletes, reopening controversial debate about intersex and hyperandrogenous competitors
Using testosterone to categorise male and female athletes isn’t perfect, but it’s the best solution we have
Using testosterone to categorise male and female athletes isn't perfect, but it's the best solution we have
An important new study could lead to the reinstatement of rules imposing a maximum level of male sex hormones in athletes competing as female
Caster Semenya could be forced to undertake hormone therapy for future Olympics

Athletics: Levelling The Playing Field In Female Sport: New Research Published In The British Journal Of Sports Medicine
New research has been published today in support of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) currently suspended Hyperandrogenism Regulations

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Athletes like the TrackTown Summer Series, what about the fans?

(Parade) Athletics: Catching Up With the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

(AP) Women in Sport: Study finds women with more testosterone get large boost

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Surprise, Ben Blankenship wins the 1,500 at the TrackTown Summer Series meet

Peachtree Road Race - Atlanta, GA






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(USATF) Athletics: Star-studded fields ready to celebrate the Fourth of July at the USATF 10 km Championships

(Mpora) Running: Helene Diamantides Whitaker Interview | The Ultra Marathon Runner on Why Gender Doesn’t Matter

(BBC) Athletics: British trials - Darren Campbell and Goldie Sayers criticise British Athletics

(Sky Sports) Athletics: Mentor Darren Campbell reflects on guiding Quillan Isidore, Holly Bradshaw and Mark English
If there's an athlete who knows a thing or two about adversity, it's Darren Campbell.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cheyech steps up training for World Championships

(SlowTwitch) Triathlon: Pemberton Council nixes future support of IM Canada

(AA) Athletics: Michelle Jenneke’s two very different passions

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: Robby Andrews hoping local fans inspire him to hit qualifying time at prestigious meet Thursday at Icahn

(AW) Athletics: Laura Weightman among winners on day of thrills and spills at British trials
Weightman and Jess Judd among athletes to secure World Champs spots, while Bethan Davies breaks British record in 5000m race walk

(IAAF) Athletics:Munyai clocks 20.22 as African junior championships conclude

(ESPN) Cycling: From food to fuel, a behind-the-scenes look at one Tour team's magic bus

(The Guardian) Athletics: British athletics faces crucial world championships after trials no-shows

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Adam Gemili injury leaves his World Championships hopes in the balance

(IAAF) Athletics: Oiglane and Shukh take European Super League Combined Events titles in Tallinn






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(Yahoo) Cycling: Sky time-trial suit only had 'placebo effect', says LeMond

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cherotich claims double as Lekuta reigns in Africa Under-20 Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Chepkoech and Levy upstage Olympic champions in Paris - IAAF Diamond League

(Yahoo) Cycling: Surrender the yellow jersey, LeMond advises Team Sky

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships - Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake wins men's 200m to guarantee place

(AJC) Athletics: Sam Chelanga runs to the beat of his own drummer

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Marcel Kittel wins sprint finish with Mark Cavendish fourth

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith limps back into frame for world championships in London
British 100m and 200m record holder broke her foot in February - Dream of appearing in London alive after sixth-place finish in 100m trials

(Alaska Dispatch News) Running: All eyes on Anchorage’s Scott Patterson in Mount Marathon men’s race

(Quartz) Running:I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

(USATF Foundation) Athletics: 30 USATF Foundation Grantees Ascend to Podium at USATF Outdoor Championships

(The Beach Reporter) Athletics: Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto is Redondo Beach 4th of July 5K 'Pathfinder'

(Yahoo) Cycling: The greatest threat to Chris Froome's reign at the Tour de France is an ex-teammate, a soft-spoken Tasmanian who's never come close to winning a 3-week race

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Versatile Wambui to gun for gold over 800m

(IAAF) Athletics: Lake leaps to British high jump title

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: All the way victories for Japan’s Yamagishi and USA’s Hall in ASICS Half Marathon

(Sport24) Athletics: Wayde van Niekerk targets speed

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Noguchi and Bekele spectacularly share spoils of Gold Coast Airport Marathon

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Olympic champions Jebet and McLeod limp away from Paris Diamond League
Olympic champions Ruth Jebet and Omar McLeod, hoping to build on their recent successes here with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London just over a month away, both finished their events limping heavily (Deadspin) Drugs in Sport: The Curious Case Of Ajee Wilson's Positive Drug Test

(IAAF) Athletics: Hassan holds off Kipyegon in Paris - IAAF Diamond League

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith revives London World Championships dream

(IAAF) Athletics: Chepkoech and Levy upstage Olympic champions in Paris - IAAF Diamond League

(Deadspin) Women in Sport: Lack Of Testosterone Limits Leads To Debate Over Transgender High School Athlete

(EA) Athletics: Estonia leads the way after the first day in Tallinn






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(CBC) Athletics: Pole-vaulter Shawn Barber returns to top 3 at Diamond League
High-jumper Mike Mason finishes 6th in his event

(The Guardian) Athletic Dina Asher-Smith limps back into frame for world championships in London
British 100m and 200m record holder broke her foot in February - Dream of appearing in London alive after sixth-place finish in 100m trials

(BBC) Cycling: Tour de France 2017 - Geraint Thomas wins opening stage, Chris Froome sixth

(Oregon Live) Athletics: No mystery about Ben Blankenship's race plan Sunday at Mount Hood CC: he will run to win

(Independent.IE) Athletics: ‘I wasn’t afraid I would die; I knew I was dying’ - Flynn

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Men's 1,500 at Sunday's TrackTown meet could be a great race

(BT Sport) Athletics: Christine Ohuruogu’s hopes of making London 2017 dented at British trials
The 33-year-old former Olympic champion finished third in her heat

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Liam Morgan - RUSADA may be on path to redemption, but it will take longer for athletes to trust Russia again

(Bicycling) Drugs in Sport: That EPO Study You’re Reading About May Not Tell The Full Story
Sports scientists push back against the idea that EPO has no effect on performance

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kiprop aims to go one better in London contest

(Mile High Sports) Athletics: Game Faces - Jennifer Simpson, USA Track & Field

(IAAF) Athletics: Ethiopia tops medal tables after day 2 at African U20 Championships

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Why did USATF make the Olympic Trials announcement Wednesday?

(Deseret News) Athletics: Doug Robinson - The big reset: Track might erase the record book and start over

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: Curtains For Usain?
Just as well Usain Bolt has decided not to run the 200 metres in the World Championships in London in August

(BBC) Athletics: Joel Fearon living the sub-10 dream before British Team Trials
(The Guardian) Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake aims to help fans forget British trial no-shows
Sprinter wants to fill void caused by Farah, Rutherford, Pavey absence - Mitchell-Blake excited to be back home in Birmingham this weekend

(BBC) Athletics: Rodger Harkins - Performance director says Scottish athletics hitting new heights
Scottish Athletics performance director Rodger Harkins believes the sport is at an all-time high in Scotland

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Joyline Cherotich wins gold in Under-20 Championships

Athletic Experience Podcast: It Fitz #9 - Russell Smelley - US Championships - Kendell Williams / Sharon Day / Devon Williams

July Running Trivia Quiz

Canada Day Races - Kanata, ON

IAAF Diamond League Paris - France
Live Stream - 2 PM EDT






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