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Runner's Web August 2017 FrontPage Archive

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(Training Peaks) Athletics: Iron Deficiency, Anemia and Endurance Athletes

(German Road Races) Athletics: Wilson Kipsang: "I have not yet had enough" - By Jürg Wirz - 44. Berlin-Marathon 2017
Since his debut seven years ago, Wilson Kipsang has been an integral part of the marathon establishment. Of seventeen races, he has won nine, including New York, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Frankfurt

(CardiovascularBusiness) Triathlon: Scientists dissect the reasons behind sudden cardiac death in triathlons

(RRW) Athletics: Lone American Vail Hopes for Personal Best at BMW Berlin Marathon
While Kenenisa Bekele, Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang battle each other for the world record at the front of Sunday's BMW Berlin Marathon here, Ryan Vail of Portland, Ore., will running several minutes behind waging his own personal battle against the clock

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Berlin Marathon promises to be a great race - but please don't feed the GOAT

Athletics: BMW BerlinMarathon Set for Sunday
Gladys Cherono ready for another sub 2:20 performance in Berlin

(The Epoch Times) Drugs in Sport: Whistleblower of China’s State-Sanctioned Doping Seeks Asylum
Olympic doctor who revealed doping quits the Communist Party

(Competitor) Athletics: Heat Forces Cancellation Of Rock ‘n’ Roll Montreal Marathon And Pushes Half And 10K One Hour Earlier

(USATF) Athletics: Harvey Lewis earns USATF Athlete of the Week after 24-Hour win

(Korea Times) Athletics: DMZ Marathon set for Sunday
The 14th Cheorwon DMZ International Peace Marathon will take place along South Korea's northern border Sunday

(Daily Nation) Athletics: You can bet on a new world record in Berlin

(CBC) Athletics: World-class track facility, 6 other recreation proposals, could be in Saskatoon's future
7 groups presented projects and proposals Wednesday for future recreation opportunities in the city

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Pacemakers crucial for record-chasing athletes in Berlin

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse, relay team relishing chance to slow down in off-season
Canucks are raising awareness for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis over next few weeks

(FloTrack) Athletics: Who Is Most Likely To Break The Marathon World Record In Berlin?

Athletics: Brooks Running Company Offers Free Shoes at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Fast Split Times for Mile 22 Will Win Runners Brooks Levitates with DNA AMP

Athletics: Saucony ® KOA TR Trail Shoe Named "Best Debut" By Runner’s World In 2017 October Trail Shoe Buyer’s Guide
All-new road-to-dirt warrior features Saucony’s award-winning EVERUN(TM) technology for enhanced energy return no matter how long the trail

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: he Road Goes on Forever and the Story Never Ends
Lance Armstrong has a new narrative about his incredible rise and fall. Should we believe him this time?

(The Guardian) Athletics: IAAF’s Sergey Bubka faces investigation on payment to disgraced Balakhnichev
$45,000 paid to Monaco firm a day after same amount paid to Diack company - Newly formed Athletics Integrity Unit investigating 2009 payment

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(IAAF) Athletics: Freimuth and Schäfer win 2017 IAAF Combined Events Challenge

(Daily Nation) Athletics: More money for Mombasa Marathon winners
(Capital FM) Maina, Jebet to defend Mombasa Marathon titles

(The Telegraph) Athletics: IAAF vice-president Sergey Bubka alleged to have wired dollars to disgraced Olympic official

(Inside the Games) Athletics: David Owen - Why I can summon only one cheer for the new Olympic Refuge Foundation

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Berlin's Dream Race
This coming Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon has something for everyone

(NBC) Cycling: Dutch cyclist returns from horrific Rio crash to win world title

Athletics: Olympians, NYC Champions Among Added Athletes to 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Field
- Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced changes to the elite field for the Oct. 8, 2017 race

Athletics: Stunning Running. BMO Vancouver Marathon registration opens for 2018
Vancouver’s only Marathon is back for its 47th year, registration opens early on Thursday

(Spikes) Athletics: The Boss Man
On Sunday (24th September), marathon maestro Eliud Kipchoge aims for the one major achievement missing from his CV – the official world record. We chat to the Kenyan from his base camp in Kaptagat ahead of his record assault in Berlin

(Women's Running) Athletics: Is Jordan Hasay America’s Next Great Road Racer? Probably

(NPR) Athletics: Film Chronicles The Road To The 2-Hour Marathon - It's 'Just 25 Seconds Away'

(SB Nation) Athletics: The Mexico City Marathon and 6 more tales of cheating throughout running history
The history of marathon cheating involves porta-pottys, doppelgangers, strychnine, and A LOT of incompetence.

Athletics: Boniface Kongin and Simegn Abnet Yeshanbel Emerge Victorious at Santa Fe Thunder Half Marathon
More than 1100 participants enjoyed the destination half marathon, 5k and one mile events

(Washington Post) Triathlon: This American triathlete went from unexpected Olympian to nearly toppling a sport legend

(The Star) Athletics: Kirui shifts base
Two-time world marathon Abel Kirui has moved his training base to Kaptagat as he intensifies preparations ahead of next month's Chicago Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Women’s National Coaches’ Poll - Week 2
2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Men’s National Coaches’ Poll - Week 2

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Behind-The-Scenes Breaking2 Story Is Breaking Out To TV This Week

(Portland Business Journal) Multisport: Sneaker world shakeup: Adidas overtakes Brand Jordan in the U.S.

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(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Severe weather creates chaos at Copenhagen Half-Marathon
Torrential weather forces mid-race cancellation of the Copenhagen Half-Marathon in Denmark

Athletics: Saucony® Announces Launch Of Freedom Track Club
Coached by 2004 U.S. Olympian Tim Broe, the Boston-based team is dedicated to helping talented runners progress to world-champion status in pursuit of their Olympic dreams

Athletics: Jupiter Medical Center Becomes Presenting Sponsor Of The FITTEAM Palm Beaches Marathon
Hospital to provide all medical services for race weekend

Athletics: Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - an IAAF Gold Label Marathon - continues to attract world class runners from across the globe. Djibouti’s Mumin Gala is the latest addition to the field and will battle for the lucrative prize money

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Pressure mounts as Kenyans Kipsang, Kipchoge off to Berlin marathon

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse one of 'unabashed, unapologetic' Canadians profiled in new book
Paralympic swimming champ Aurelie Rivard also among 33 people highlighted

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for October 29
Olympic Champion Vivian Cheruiyot seeks success on Frankfurt’s red carpet

(IAAF) Athletics: World bronze medallist Ingebrigtsen continues Norwegian renaissance

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Why Sunday’s Berlin Marathon will be a must-watch

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Usain Bolt parties with champagne in the sun as he continues to celebrate end of stellar athletics career
* Usain Bolt retired from athletics following the World Championships in London
* The Jamaican sprint star has been celebrating his retirement in some style
* 31-year-old Bolt posted a photo on Instagram of himself soaking up the sun

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Jeptoo - Berardelli did not give me EPO

Athletics: Champions and Top Challengers Return to Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Record-Setter Dominic Ondoro Looks for Third Straight Victory in 36th Annual Event

(FloTrack) Athletics: The NorCal Distance Project Has Disbanded

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(AW) Athletics:Morgan Lake’s not giving up on heptathlon plan
Despite focusing on the high jump this season, the double world junior gold medallist wants to return to the seven-discipline event in the future

(NBC) Athletics: How to watch Berlin Marathon world-record attempt

Multisport: AfterShokz Chases Performance with New Trekz Air Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones
The ultimate headphones for athletes will change the way they listen

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipyego in course record win in Czech

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2017 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings - Week 2
2017 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Region Rankings - Week 2
NCAA & NJCAA XC National Athletes of the Week

(Runner's World) Athletics: These Are the World’s Fastest Half Marathoners
Here’s a complete list of the world record-holders and all-time top 13.1-mile runners

(NY Times) Olympics: Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: British athletics diary, Paul Halford writes on Kyle Langford and Eilish McColgan

(ITV) Athletics: More than 10,000 runners take part in Bristol Half Marathon

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Edith Chelimo wins the Safaricom Iten 10K road race boosting her confidence ahead of the Cardiff half marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: My greatest challenge - Allen Johnson

Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Kipsang takes control to seal his second half marathon title

(Gary Cohen Running) Athletics: Emma Coburn Interview

(QC Online) Athletics: Rematch headlines QC Marathon men's field

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: The ‘fix’ is in but is it right that Russia compete in the Winter Olympics?
(RT) Russia against doping allegations: From claims to facts & WADA-admitted 'non-sufficient evidence'

(China Daily) Athletics: Mass fitness is the buzz out of Beijing Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: CJ Ujah: How Diamond League victory and London low can take him to the top
'Big Shapes' is not a tune that you will find on any motivational playlist

Athletics: Ethiopian Birhanu Legese wins 33rd Dam tot Damloop
In the last kilometre of the race, the Ethiopian managed to fight off the competition and was the first to cross the finish line on Peperstraat in Zaandam

(IAAF) Athletics: Warner and Vetter prevail in Talence

(NT News) Athletics: Kenyan star Silas Kiplagat wins elite men’s race at Mitchell Street Mile

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(IAAF) Athletics: Cheroben sizzles 58:40 world lead at Copenhagen Half Marathon

Athletics: Galen Rupp Triumphs at AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon
Meseret Defar places first in the women’s half marathon.

Athletics: 10th Annual Canada Army Run crosses the finish the line
Today, over 20 000 participants ran, walked and rolled through the National Capital Region in the 10th annual Canada Army Run, which coincided with various other celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary

(Dayton Daily News) Athletics: USAF Marathon winner Kelly had been here before

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World record could go in Berlin, admits Geoffrey Kirui

(SABC) Athletics: Ethiopian Asefa Negewo retains his title in Sanlam Marathon
(SuperSport) Mengistu Negewu defends CT Marathon title

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Bounasr and Beyene claim titles at Beijing Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Harun races to course record win in Sydney; Hattori completes Japanese hat-trick

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Toeing the line with Nike Oregon Project, Part 1 - Galen Rupp
Part 2 - Jordan Hasay

(Daily Mail) Athletics: The Great North Run is just one race but contains thousands of winners... happy families and great causes all feel the benefit
* The Great North Run took place in Newcastle earlier this month
* The event means so much to those competing - whether or not they run it in full
* Thousands of the public took part and shone during the annual spectacle

(NT News) Athletics: Mitchell Mile will offer ideal prep for couple Genevieve LaCaze and Ryan Gregson before Commonwealth Games

(IAAF) Athletics: Warner and Vetter the overnight leaders in Talence

Army Run - Ottawa, ON

Beijing Marathon - CHN

Copenhagen Half-Marathon - DEN
Live Webcast

Santa Fe Thunder - NM

Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half-Marathon - UK

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Athletics: Sarah Inglis and Geoff Martinson win the Under Armour Eastside 10K
A sold-out record crowd of 2,800 runners toured historic Gastown and the streets of Eastside Vancouver under sunny skies and perfect 13 degrees Celsius weather

(3Wire Sports) Olympics: In which my mother has (good) advice for the IOC

(ITU) Triathlon: Victory in Rotterdam secures Flora Duffy's two-time world championship crown
Mario Mola repeats World Championship title in Rotterdam
(Inside the Games) Mola and Duffy retain triathlon world titles at Rotterdam Grand Final
Mario Mola and Flora Duffy retained their International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Series titles at the Grand Final today in Rotterdam

(IAAF) Athletics: Jepchumba and Kipyego break course records at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon

(Specks In a Jaundiced Eye) Athletics: Going Soft
t the recent New Balance Falmouth Road Race on Cape Cod, old-timers recalled the days when nearly 50 men would run the serpentine 7-mile course in under 35:00, sub-5 minute per mile pace. This year only eight men accomplished that goal

(ITU) Triathlon: Aussie Matt Hauser dominates in Rotterdam to win Junior World Crown

(Sky Sports) Athletics: Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake reflects on beating Usain Bolt en route to world relay gold
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake has revealed how Great Britain overcame Usain Bolt to clinch 4x100m relay gold at the World Athletics Championship

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kiprop red hot favourite in Cape Town

(IAAF) Athletics: Mwangi aims to retain Copenhagen Half Marathon title against strong field

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Turmoil, the Portland Marathon Will Go On
Race organizers had to agree to several city demands to gain a permit

(WatchAthletics) Athletics: Weekend's Top Road Races from Around The World

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: The Condition That's Quietly Sidelining Female Athletes
For many, the female athlete triad has stood in the way of lasting success in sports, but researchers are finally starting to understand the condition better - and help women avoid the long-term consequences

(ESPN-W) Cycling: Anything for this - The costs, benefits of life in elite sport

(Track & Field News) Athletics: 2017 NCAA XC Women Individuals Preview
Schweizer Looks To Defend After Track Wins

Airforce Marathon - Dayton, OH

Under Armour Eastside 10K - Vancouver, BC

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(Dayton Daily News) Athletics: Thousands to run in Air Force Marathon; spots still available

(Runner's World) Athletics: What the Hell Happened at the Mexico City Marathon?
Over 5,000 runners were disqualified amid accusations of widespread course-cutting

(ITU) Triathlon: Montoya adds new World Champion honours to collect with U23 victory in Rotterdam
Taylor Knibb repeats Junior World Title in Rotterdam

(Inside the Games) Triathlon: Duffy poised to retain world triathlon title in Rotterdam - but Mola faces Gomez challenge
Mario Mola of Spain and Flora Duffy of Bermuda are favourites to retain their International Triathlon Union (ITU) world titles tomorrow as both carry significant rankings leads into the 2017 World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Rotterdam

(IAAF) Athletics: Defending champion Negewo faces stern test at Cape Town Marathon

(Daily Telegraph) Athletics: Sally Pearson will continue to coach herself after success at the IAAF world championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiptoo targets hat-trick at Dam Tot Damloop

(Variety) Athletics: Nike Ran a Marathon to Get a New Show on Nat Geo’s Schedule

(AllAfrica) Athletics: New Dutch Team's Marathon Assault
A newly-formed running team, mainly featuring star Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes, continues its assault on major global marathons with next weekend's Berlin Marathon in the team's cross-hairs

(WBUR) Athletics: Fenway Park Hosts First Marathon Inside A Major League Ballpark

(IAAF) Athletics: Former champions Ayenew and Birhanu return to Beijing Marathon

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Duffy has eyes on the prize
For Flora Duffy, clinching a second successive ITU World Triathlon Series title tomorrow is about as much a formality as can be expected

(IAAF) Athletics: All eyes on the underdogs ahead of the Sydney Marathon

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Shiny new digs, daunting challenge for Under Armour in Portland

(Bloomberg) Athletics: The Race to Run a Two-Hour Marathon
Nike, Adidas, and Vodafone want a record - and bragging rights- in Berlin.

(Medtronic) Athletics: Meet the 2017 Medtronic Global Champions
They come from around the world and have struggled with life-altering health conditions of all kinds. Today, thanks in part to medical technology, they’re pursuing their passions like never before

(Runner's World) Athletics: This Documentary Takes You Inside the 2-Hour Marathon Pursuit
What filmmaker Martin Desmond Roe learned from following Nike’s Breaking2 project for its duration

(ITU) Triathlon: All the World Championship chatter ahead of #RotterdamGF

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipyego and Jepchumba the favourites at Usti nad Labem Half

(The Star) Athletics: Keitany dreams
Women's only world marathon record holder Mary Keitany is optimistic of bagging a fourth title when she lines up at the 2017 New York City Marathon in November

(IAAF) Athletics: Kasyanov and Broersen return to defend their titles in Talence

(NBC) Drugs in Sport: U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, others call for Russia Olympic ban

(The Spectator UK) Drug in Sport: Ángel Hernández: I no longer dope athletes, but pretty much everyone else does
The legendary Mexican chemist turned coach on why performance enhancers in sport won’t go away

(Capital FM) Athletics: I’m under pressure for World Record in Berlin, admits Kipchoge

(NY Times) Drugs in Sport: Gary Wadler, Antidoping Pioneer, Had a Gift for Straight Talk

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(Spikes) Athletics: "Toughen up"
Brenda Martinez is speedy on the track, but drives 'like an old lady'. The US middle distance star shares some of her best bits of advice for on and off the track

Athletics: Defending Champions and Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X Winners Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug Lead Professional Wheelchair Field Featuring 24 Paralympians From 12 Countries
Top Athletes in the Global Chase for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XI Title to Race in Chicago

(MotivRunning) Triathlon: Wildflower Triathlon Returning in 2018

Athletics: Philadelphia is Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll
U.S. Olympians Galen Rupp and Jared Ward Headline AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon - -Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar and American Jordan Hasay highlight a stellar woman’s invitational field

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Best Running Tips of All Time
We've been doling out running advice for 40 years. Here are the 27 best tips, tricks, and ideas we've ever shared. It's your one-stop shop for all things running

(Salty Running) Athletics: Half-Miler to Marathoner: Nick Symmonds is Training for 26.2

(Cycling Tips) Drugs in Sport: Doping for a documentary - An interview with Icarus director Bryan Fogel

(Remezcla) Athletics: Mexico City Marathon Disqualified Over 5,000 Runners for Being Cheating Cheaters

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Kamworor eager to get maiden marathon title in New York quest

(Competitor) Athletics: A Sneak Peek At New Balance’s 2017 NYC Marathon Shoes And Apparel

(AP) Athletics: Israel protests marathon body's exclusion of West Bank race

(BBC) Triathlon: Non Stanford - Former world champion pulls out of World Triathlon Series Grand final
Non Stanford has pulled out of the World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Rotterdam

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Permit approved for 2017 Portland Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Yes, Time Really Slows Down When You’re Running Hard
New research measures the distortion in "perceived time" during all-out exercise

(IAAF) Athletics: Hosts France win Fly Europe street event in Paris

(Sport24) Athletics: Kipchoge the man to beat in Berlin

(BT Sport) Olympics: Paris awarded 2024 Olympics with Los Angeles named hosts for 2028 Games
Both cities will join London in becoming three-time hosts of the Olympic Games

(USATF) Athletics: Jenny Simpson’s record-setting win earns her USATF Athlete of the Week

(ITU) Triathlon: Mario Mola enters Rotterdam Grand Final as frontrunner to reclaim World Crown
Rotterdam to set the stage to crown Under 23 World Champions
Reigning Junior World Champions return to reclaim titles in Rotterdam

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Multisport: Zero To Hero
With six Ironman Championship wins under his belt and the title of "The Greatest Endurance Athlete of All Time" from ESPN, Mark Allen knows what he is talking about when it comes to competing in triathlons. Ahead of the Ironman World Championship on October 14th, Allen has been interviewed in the upcoming October issue of the Red Bulletin (on newsstands September 19) to share some personal training tips to get Ironman ready in 12 months

(Gulf Times) Athletics: Sleep, train, jump, repeat. Barshim has work cut out

(Inc.) Athletics: A 4-Time Olympic Medalist Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in a Few Short Words
Here's how to succeed -- and how to make the journey toward success seem almost easy

(Bloomberg) Multisport: Sports Drinks Makers Are Waging an $8 Billion Thirst War

(London Free Press) Athletics: London decathlete Damian Warner discards illness-stricken worlds, focuses on final event

(QC Online) Athletics: QC Marathon women's field 'wide open'

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for Ocotber 29th
Title holder Mark Korir returns for Frankfurt Round Two

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans Mutai, Maiyo hunt for honours in Cape Town

(Evening Standard) Drugs in Sport: Seb Coe - The fight against doping is a war of attrition - but we can win it
As testing improves, athletes and national federations also have a role to play in keeping sport clean

(Capital FM) Athletics: Olympic champion Kipchoge signs Sh14Mn ambassador deal with Isuzu

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Women’s National Coaches’ Poll - Week 1
2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Men’s National Coaches’ Poll - Week 1

(Runner's World) Athletics: Five World Records in Five Months for Jepkosge
On Sunday, the Kenyan became the first woman to break 30 minutes for a road 10K

(Competitor) Athletics: Inside the Chicago Marathon Med Tent With Medical Director George Chiampas

(The Star) Athletics: Makau tips Kipsang
Former marathon world record holder Patrick Makau believes the hunt for a new mark at the Berlin Marathon on September 24 by a trident of the fastest men over the distance this year, will not be an easy task

(Specks In a Jaundiced Eye) Athletics: The Technology Trap

(NY Times) Drugs in Sort: World Anti-Doping Agency Clears 95 Russian Athletes

(Fast Running) Athletics: Laura Weightman Reflects on Her Excellent Season

(3Wire Sports) Olympics: And now: the latest, greatest IOC corruption scandal

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Athletics: An Inspired Leslie Sexton to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Two years ago, Sexton knocked close to six minutes off her then personal best with a 2:33:23 clocking at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Athletics: Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Opens Registration
Chicago Continues St. Patrick?s Day Spirit With March 25, 2018 Race and Walk

Athletics: Perfect Great Racers Plan to Keep the Streak Alive at the 40th Running of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race on Sept. 24
21 men have run every single Great Race since the event launched in 1977

(AKIpress) Athletics: Refugee team from Africa to compete in Indoor Athletics track events

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Keitany on the loose, eyes course record in New York marathon

(AW) Athletics: Sifan Hassan’s high hopes for Birmingham 2018
After her record-breaking run last winter, Sifan Hassan is looking for more of the same when the IAAF World Indoor Championships take place in Birmingham

(IAAF) Athletics: Levchenko's London silver levitates her standing as Lasitskene’s main rival

(Runner's World) Athletics: Is the Boston Marathon Course Tougher Than the Other Marathon Majors?
A new journal paper proposes that Boston is unfairly regarded as faster than the other world marathon majors

(USATF) Athletics: Americans win tenth DecáNation title at Stadium du Lac de Maine

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Russian cyclists file suit against WADA, Canadian investigator
Suit says they were 'unfairly implicated' in an alleged doping scheme

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(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Coach of Andre De Grasse on money in athletics: "Our sport has a problem"
Stuart McMillan outlines why he think athletics has "a problem" when it comes to money including prize winnings

(NYRR) Athletics: Jenny Simpson Races to Record-Extending Sixth Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, as Nick Willis Grabs Record Fourth Victory
Record-number 7,664 total finishers race in 23 heats throughout the day

(The Nation) Athletics: Marathon organised for Bridge on the River Kwai
The Athletic Association of Thailand (AAT) and BEC-Tero Entertainment will stage the second the second FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship on Sunday December 10 in Kanchanaburi

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Women’s Region Rankings - Week 1
2017 NCAA DI Cross Country Men’s Region Rankings - Week 1

(Spikes) Athletics: "Keep a clear head"
Britain's Holly Bradshaw rose to new heights and a national record in 2017. The pole vault ace shares her best tips with SPIKES

(NBC) Drugs in Sport: Appeal set for Usain Bolt relay teammate’s doping case

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA XC National Athletes of the Week

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Wada declares Kenya fully compliant

(AC) Athletics: Seccafien, Levins secure 2017 Canadian 5k Road Race titles

(IAAF) Athletics: Maiyo retains Minsk Half Marathon title

Athletics: Athens Marathon - The Authentic with over 50,000 runners on November 12
Athens Marathon unites ancient and modern for latest edition of the Authentic Race

(The Guardian) Cycling/Athletics: Chris Froome and Mo Farah are united in success and disputed legacy
Cyclist may have ridden into history books with Tour de France and Vuelta a España double but he cannot escape the controversy surrounding his team

) Triathlon: Gomez Grabs Second IRONMAN 70.3 World Title
Javier Gomez of Spain took the men's race today in Chattanooga in convincing style

(The Guardian) Athletics: Mo Farah wins fourth Great North Run in row and eyes British marathon record
Briton kicks clear of New Zealand’s Jake Robertson for victory in 1hr 6sec - Farah says he will run marathon at Tokyo Olympics ‘only if I’m good enough’
(The Independent) Mo Farah makes more history with fourth successive Great North Run title
Farah becomes the first athlete to win the Great North Run four times in a row, and is now level in terms of most victories with Kenya's Benson Masya

(ESPN) Cycling: Froome wins Tour-Vuelta double as Contador completes final race
Great Britain's Chris Froome joined an exclusive club, winning his first Vuelta a Espana after taking the Tour de France crown in July

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(RRW) Athletics: Veterans Simpson, Willis Win Again on 5th Avenue
Simpson scored a record sixth title at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile shortly after Willis notched his fourth victory in the event, staged by New York Road Runners on a picture-perfect day

(IAAF) Athletics: Keitany and Farah make history at Great North Run

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah could perform dramatic U-turn on decision not to run for Great Britain & Northern Ireland again as he considers marathon credentials
* Mo Farah is refusing to rule out competing over the distance at Tokyo Olympics
* Farah: 'I wouldn't let my country down. I would love to represent my country'
* 34-year-old will take a break before gearing up for next April's London Marathon
* Dina Asher-Smith revealed she may skip March's world indoor championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Rionotukei sets course record at Taiyuan International Marathon

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: From Fat to Fast
Joyciline Jepkosgei gave a little skip as she crossed the line to win the Birell Prague Grand Prix

(RaceSLO) Athletics: Van der Groen, Van Ornum Win SLO Ultra presented by

Athletics: Sir Mo Farah To Run The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon
Farah retired from track competition this summer with an historic record of 10 global gold medals at World and Olympic Games over 5,000m and 10,000m

(Running USA) Athletics: Spotlight on the Sport - The Louisiana Marathon and Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon
Creating a different sort of running experience

(Running USA) Athletics: CIM Looks Ahead to 35th Anniversary with Record Registration Numbers
Charity entries still available for December 3 race

(BBC) Athletics: Farah wins Great North Run for fourth time
Britain's Mo Farah claims a record fourth successive victory in the Great North Run, beating New Zealand's Jake Robertson in a thrilling duel to win in one hour six seconds
(Daily Nation) Keitany wins Great North Run

(BBC) Athletics: Joyciline Jepkosgei breaks 30-minute road 10km barrier in Prague Grand Prix
Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei became the first woman to run under 30 minutes for a road 10km to win the Prague Grand Prix

(Capital FM) Athletics: 800M champion Bosse ‘much better’ after attack
World 800 metres champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse said Saturday he was "much better" after a vicious assault that left him with "multiple facial fractures" although he had still not resumed training

( Triathlon: Ryf Reclaims IRONMAN 70.3 World Crown
Switzerland's triathlon powerhouse showed her strength over a tough course against the world's best women

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Mo Farah earned right to leave the Olympics behind, says Brendan Foster
* The four-time Olympic champion is taking part in Sunday's Great North Run
* Farah became the first man to win the race for a third consecutive year in 2016
* Athletics chiefs would like him to be consider competing at 2020 Olympics

(The Standard) Athletics: Kenya's hits and misses after end of track season: Chepngetich and Obiri were outstanding as they added Diamond Trophies to their impressive show at worlds

B&O Yorkville Run - Toronto, ON

IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships - Chattanooga, TN

Longboat Toronto Island Run - ON

New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile - New York, NY

SimplyHealth Great North Run - Newcastle, UK
Webcast - 09:30 BST Sunday

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(AW) Athletics: Mo Farah and Vivian Cheruiyot ready to defend Great North Run titles
A look ahead to the action at the world’s biggest half-marathon

(Deadspin) Athletics: How A Small-Time Training Group And An Army Program Changed American Distance Running

(AW) Athletics: Nijel Amos rises to the Great North CityGames occasion
Diamond League series winner claims 500m victory, while Guy Learmonth lands the bragging rights as unusual events come to the fore on Tyneside

(IAAF) Athletics: Jepkosgei smashes world 10km record in Prague

(BBC) Athletics: Shakes-Drayton wins by 0.01 in photo finish
Great Britain's Perri Shakes-Drayton beats Anyika Onuora by 0.01 seconds to win the 500m at the Great North CityGames

(Training Peaks) Triathlon: 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Course Overview and Predictions

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Ethiopian runners win international marathon along Yellow River

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Ethiopia’s Olympic silver medallist Lilesa stands in way of fourth Farah Great North win
Sir Mo Farah’s dedicated road-running career starts tomorrow as he seeks a fourth consecutive win at the Simplyhealth Great North Run - but this will be no victory parade for the 34-year-old Briton given the recent addition to the field of Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa

(The Guardian) Triathlon: Chrissie Wellington: ‘I was troubled by disordered eating as a teenager'
The multiple world champion Ironman triathlete, 40, on the will to succeed, training too hard and the pleasure of snoring in bed

(SuperSport) Athletics: Kiryu first Japanese to break 10-seconds

(IAAF) Athletics: That moment when... Kirui became world champion

(Edinburgh Evening News) Athletics: 800m runner Lynsey Sharp looks to 2018 as a fresh start
Lynsey Sharp has revealed she’s ready to bounce back from an athletics season of frustration to set her sights on a double mission for 2018....

(AW) Athletics: Full marathon focus will bring results for Mo Farah, says Dathan Ritzenhein
American Ritzenhein believes success awaits Farah over 26.2 miles, but first comes the Simplyhealth Great North Run

(First Post) Athletics: American runners are slowing down: What an exhaustive new research study has found

(Deadline) Athletics: Louis Zamperini’s ‘Unbroken’ Story Continues In Sequel ‘Path To Redemption’

(AW) Athletics: Jenny Simpson’s ‘old-school’ training
The American on the training approach that has helped her claim multiple global middle-distance medals

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Will we see the first women’s sub-30min 10k ever run this weekend?

Athletics: AACR Philadelphia Marathon Offers $100 Entry into Full or Half Marathon
Offer in celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s 100th Birthday; Offers ends Tuesday morning at 6 a.m.

(The Guardian) Athletics: Untold stories: why we should know more about East African runners
Jemal Yimer finished fifth in the 10,000m at the world championships and Tim Cheruiyot came second in the 1,500m, yet their stories barely rated a mention. It’s symptomatic of a wider problem

(NYRR) Athletics: 21 Things on Kyle Merber's Mind During the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Russian high jumper laments country's lack of reform progress
Reigning world champion Maria Lasitskene competing as neutral athlete at IAAF events

Birell Prague Grand Prix - Czech Republic
Live Stream

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(The Guardian) Olympics: ‘The biggest lie in the history of world sport’: Diack dismisses corruption allegations
Son of former IAAF president accused of taking payments for votes - ‘My job was to help the IAAF identify countries to organise sporting events’

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Edwards re-launches fight against doping charges through new Facebook page
Britain's double Olympian shot putter Paul Edwards, banned for life in 1997 after a second positive doping test, has launched a Facebook page as part of his longstanding efforts to be cleared from charges that took place long before social media existed

(AI) Athletics: Berlin Marathon offers opportunity for American Ryan Vail to work on his Olympic goals

(Citius Mag) Athletics: NYRR Announces Deepest Media Mile Field In History

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Threats for Kenya in 3000m steeplechase

(The Economist) Sport: Technology and the quest for sporting records
Drawing a line between innovation and cheating has proved a difficult task

(Runner's World) Athletics: Kipchoge on the Berlin Marathon: "I Want to Run a World Record"
In May, he ran 26.2 miles in 2:00:25, but now the Olympic champion is going for the official mark to become the greatest of all time

(Spikes) Athletics: All in for Allen
During the IAAF World Championships, the internet fell in love with Devon Allen. And quite frankly, who can blame them? We catch up with the hottest property in athletics since the invention of all-weather tracks

(Runner's World) Athletics: Can Jenny Simpson Make It Six Victories on Fifth Avenue?
The world championships silver medalist faces a formidable field on Sunday at the iconic one-mile road race

(Daily Nation) Athletics: After near miss in Monza, Kipchoge now targets marathon world record

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Kipsang taunts rivals ahead of Berlin marathon

(Duluth News-Tribune) Athletics: Blankenship wins Minnesota Mile with a heavy heart, fast feet

(IAAF) Athletics: Rono and Sambu to defend titles at Taiyuan Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run: Brendan Foster's buddy, fitness to save sight & 10 steps to finish
There are as many reasons to take part in the Great North Run as there are competitors, and so many are worthy of a mention

(IAAF) Athletics: Maiyo set to defend title at Minsk half

(AW) Athletics: Chris O’Hare? dedicates Long Island Mile win to David Torrence
The HOKA One One event was renamed the David Torrence Mile in honour of the Olympic 5000m finalist who died last month

(DW) Olympics: 1972 Munich Olympics massacre - an avoidable catastrophe?
For 10 days, the 1972 Munich Olympics showcased the joy of sports. Then, terror struck. Germany's mishandling of the hostage crisis and a botched rescue attempt led to the formation of the GSG 9 tactical police unit

(RRW) Athletics: Medalists Simpson, Coburn Excited to End Seasons on Fifth Avenue
. Sunday's 37th running of the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile features four medalists from London, including Americans Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn, who are looking to put an exclamation point on an already superlative year

(USATF) Athletics: Darrell Hill sets new PR to win Diamond League final and USATF Athlete of the Week

( Athletics: Bekele targets 2:01.30 before he hangs his shoes

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(CBC) Athletics: Mo Ahmed: 'I gave the race' to Mo Farah
Canadian vows to improve after tactical error in legendary distance runner's final track event

Running: Kidrunner Announces Successful Market Launch Of Innovative Kid Jogger
Next round of pre-orders now available

(ESW) Triathlon: Brent McMahon and Alicia Kaye to race in the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships this weekend
Gearing up for the IRONMAN World Championships on October 14th, 2017

Athletics: Kenya’s Dickson Chumba Aiming For Canadian All Comers’ Record
Ever since its origin the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has attracted some of the world’s best marathoners but never an athlete with such a competitive record as Dickson Chumba

(BBC) Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham beats Liverpool to lead England bid

(BBC) Triathlon: New five year Ironman Wales deal confirmed for Tenby

(IAAF) Athletics: Jepkosgei - Jepchumba showdown on tap for Prague 10km

(The Guardian) Olympics: Familiar whiff of corruption continues to taint Olympic Games
Investigations in France and Brazil offer hope that IOC members may be targeted and Tokyo’s bid for 2020 is likely to be scrutinised

(BBC) Athletics: If i'd left malaria a day longer it could have been fatal - Onuora
Great Britain's 400m sprinter Anyika Onuora tells her story from contracting malaria to winning an Olympic medal at Rio 2016

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Ed Cheserek goes to Skechers Performance! The King signs long term sponsorship deal with Skechers Performance!

(Competitor) Athletics: The Top Americans Running This Year’s NYC Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics:2018 Boston Marathon Registration Opens on Monday
As in past years, faster runners are allowed to enter first

Athletics: CIM looks ahead to 35th anniversary with record registration numbers
Charity entries still available for December 3 race

(BT Sport) Athletics: UK Athletics chief executive defends Britain’s World Championships performance
British athletes managed six medals across this summer’s showpiece event

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyan marathoners set for Sanlam Cape Town race

(The Guardian) Olympics: London 2012 team insist bid for right to host Olympics was clean
Sebastian Coe confident ‘nothing embarrassing’ will be found after Brazil raids - Doubts grow over awarding of Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Games

(Capital FM) Athletics: Keino to step down as NOCK chairman
National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino said Wednesday he will not stand for re-election during the General Assembly in Nairobi on September 29

(BBTM) Athletics: Two-Time Race Champions Bolas, Kampf Return to Minnesota Mile
Top field, including event record holder and Rio Olympian Ben Blankenship, expected at 4th stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017; 11th edition features new course, evening race and $17,000 in Open prize money

Minnesota Mile - Duluth, MN

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Athletics: Olympian Natasha Wodak Leads Field for Under Armour Eastside 10k
Canadian Olympian Natasha Wodak heads a strong women’s field for the running of the Under Armour Eastside 10k, in Vancouver on Saturday September 16, though she is cautious about being considered the favourite >BR>
(AW) Athletics: Feyisa Lilesa added to Great North Run field
The Olympic marathon silver medallist makes his debut at the event against three-time winner Mo Farah

(NYRR) Athletics: Emma Coburn on Juggling the Life of an Athlete, Event Organizer, and Bride-to-Be

(WENY) Athletics: Great Wall Marathon: Is this the world's most picturesque endurance race?

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for October 29th
Last Year’s Runner-Up Fate Tola returns, Abebech Afework and Sara Hall boost Frankfurt field

(Running USA) Athletics: Record Number of Participants and Returning Champions Prevail at the Ninth Annual Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon
There were 64 participants who ran the full or half marathon for the ninth year in a row

(IAAF) Athletics: Simbu's brilliant bronze set to inspire a generation

(CBC) Athletics: Juggling act: Schoo - thletics left middle-distance runner McBride exhausted
Canadian has no regrets after cutting short running season

(IAAF) Athletics: Xie completes National Games sprint double with Chinese 200m record

Long Island MIle - NY
Live Webcast - 7 PM EDT

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipsang confident of lowering marathon world record

(USATF) Athletics: All-time great Carl Lewis to receive USATF Legend Award

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA National XC Athletes of the Week

Athletics: Gathering of Messengers Dinner to Honor Kip Keino at Santa Fe Thunder
Destination half marathon event makes final preparations for race day on Sept. 17

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Perfect suits, snap-back caps and Hublot watches - Usain Bolt shares his life's luxuries

(NN Running Team) Athletics: Introducing - Laban Mutai
Two-time marathon winner Laban Mutai is a reliable and highly valued member of the NN Running Team. Ahead of his assault on the Cape Town Marathon later this month we introduce a little bit more know about the softly-spoken 32-year-old athlete

(Gear Patrol) Athletics: The Best Running Shoes of 2017

(Phil Maffetone) Athletics: Boston Marathon - An Unfair Disadvantage

(The Virginian-Pilot) Athletics: Former U.Va. stars dominate Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

(Dayton Business Journal) Athletics: Air Force Marathon sells out first event

(CTV) Olympics: Police raid house of Brazil Olympic committee president

(News24) Athletics: Oscar Pistorius - Why the SCA must address the state's miscarriage of justice

(Star-Phoenix) Athletics: Where are they now - Jones Konihowski swaps track cleats for helping hands

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: McLaren denies Russian claims that state-sponsored doping allegations have been dropped
Richard McLaren has denied claims by Russian Independent Anti-Doping Commission head Vitaly Smirnov that he has dropped allegations of a state-sponsored doping programme in the country

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Athletics season review - London 2017 captured the masses, but Usain Bolt and Mo Farah must be replaced

(Science Daily) Drugs in Sport: Official tests fail to pick up majority of cases
At least 30-45 percent of athletes surveyed at 2 top events acknowledged use of banned doping techniques

(ITU) Triathlon: ITU Honorary President, Les McDonald, dies at 84 years of age

(Digital Journal) Athletics: Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt talks proudest moments, future
(Yahoo) Bolt staying positive after 'awful' exit from athletics

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Keitany keeps eyes on prize
World marathon record holder Mary Keitany will lead the Kenya challenge as she defends her title in the New York Marathon in November

(CNN) Cycling: Miguel Indurain - The cyclist 'from another planet'

(Spikes) Athletics: The Diamond Wrap
Friday’s fireworks marked the final flourish of a 14-date round the world tour of athletics. We take a look back at some weird and wonderful moments from the 2017 Diamond League

(Runner's World) Athletics: How to Slay Your (Running) Setbacks
When you see challenges where you once saw failures, you’re more likely to succeed

(IAAF) Athletics: Wlodarczyk and Fajdek win 2017 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge

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(ITU) Multisport: Multisport World Championships torch passed to Fyn after successful Penticton event

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: Two-Time Olympic Medalist Galen Rupp Wins Faxon Law New Haven 20K In Photo Finish
(USATF) Rupp, Hasay charge to victory at USATF 20 km Championships

(Medical Xpress) Drugs in Sport: New method to detect human growth hormone for anti-doping testing

(CBC) Cycling: Canadian cyclist Michael Woods moves into 8th at Vuelta
Ottawa native climbs a spot after 15th stage; Froome maintains overall lead

(IAAF) Athletics: Stahl leads Sweden to record-breaking victory at Finnkampen

(Daily Mail) Athletics: UK athletics supremo during Seb Coe and Steve Ovett glory days slams current crop of British athletes saying: 'Only first is good enough'
* Former UK athletics supremo Frank Dick was Daley Thompson's coach
* He was British athletics team boss for 15 years during Seb Coe glory days
* Frank Dick has blasted current crop of UK athletes in uncompromising interview
* He says they need to toughen up as they are too comfortable with losing

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: Jordan Hasay Faces New Haven 20K With New Focus

(Virginian Pilot) Athletics: Thousands run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon at the Oceanfront

(OC Register) Athletics: Costumed runners race to the finish at 12th annual Disneyland Half Marathon

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: Apologia
Writing about one’s own profession or pastime is not necessarily of interest to others

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race - CT
USATF 20K National Championship

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(BBC) Athletics: Watch BBC coverage of the Great City Games and Great North Run
BBC Sport brings you live coverage of the Great North City Games on Saturday, 9 September and the Great North Run on Sunday, 10 September

Athletics: Eggleston Dominates at the Scenic Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon
Japan’s Mao Ichiyama finishes strong with first-place in women’s division

(ITU) Triathlon: First ever World Cup victory for Gustav Iden in Karlovy Vary

(Guardian NG) Athletics: U.S.-based Egwim fires back at ‘incompetent’ Nigerian coaches

(AW) Athletics: Get set for the Simplyhealth Great North Run
Get set for the Simplyhealth Great North Run

(ITU) Triathlon: Gillian Backhouse grabs the first ever Karlovy Vary World Cup title

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Mutko claims most issues blocking RUSADA's reinstatement have been resolved
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed "almost all" of the issues blocking the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) have been resolved

(The Age) Athletics: Sally Pearson happy to fly solo as she plots her path towards Tokyo Olympics

( Athletics: Remembering Browning Ross, 'Father of American Distance Running'

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Blake ready to take control

(EA) Athletics: Confidence is the key for Klosterhalfen as Berlin beckons

(The Citizen) Athletics: A look back at SA Athletics’ magnificent 2017

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kipyegon and Hassan light up Diamond League with 1,500m duel on night of power cut in Brussels
On a night when a major power cut in northern Brussels affected operations at the second International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League final of the season at the King Baudouin Stadium, world 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands lit up the evening with an all-out surge around the final lap that eventually saw the Kenyan edge ahead to claim her first Diamond Trophy

(ITU) Multisport: Zofingen hosts its 10th Duathlon Long Distance World Championship

(ITU) Triathlon" Leeds lift first ever Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup

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(BBC) Triathlon: Mixed Relay Cup: Leeds team win inaugural event in Nottingham
A team from Leeds beat 16 other domestic and international quartets to win the inaugural British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup in Nottingham
(BT) Leeds lift first ever Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup
Leeds I won the first ever Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup in Nottingham in front of a packed crowd on the Victoria Embankment

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Saina to make marathon debut in New York City
United States-based Kenya’s Betsy Saina is ready to plunge into the enchanted waters of marathon when she lines up at the New York City Marathon on November 5

(Globe and Mail) Cycling: Canadian cyclist Michael Woods having the race of his life in Spain

(BBC) Athletics: I kept my battle with malaria a secret
In 2015 malaria caused an estimated 429,000 deaths worldwide. That year British athlete Anyika Onuora feared she would become part of that dark statistic. She was hospitalised but within a year Anyika won Olympic bronze as part of the Great Britain 4 x 400 relay team in Rio. All the while keeping her battle with the disease a secret from her team mates. She is now an for ambassador for the charity "Malaria No More"

(NBC Chicago) Athletics: Runner’s Guide to 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

(The Guardian) Athletics: Colin Jackson: phenomenal athlete who came out at 50
His 110m hurdles world record stood for a decade but only Jackson knows why saying he was gay took so long

(CBC) Athletics: Alysha Newman matches her Canadian pole vault record to end season
London, Ont. native all smiles after placing 3rd, jumping 4.75m at Diamond League final

(BBC) Women in Sport: Bumps, boobs & bouncing back
An athlete's path through pregnancy

(National Post) Athletics: For Mohammed Ahmed, records fall but podiums remain frustratingly elusive
The Canadian long-distance runner collected three more national records this season but can't crack an elite placement at a big meet

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Considering Sandi Morris - Stuart Weir writes on the WC and Olympic silver medalist

(Competitor) Athletics: 5 Things to Know About Shalane Flanagan

(NBC) Athletics: Ato Boldon on Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin and the 2017 season

(BBC) Triathlon: The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipyegon vs Hassan 1500m duel lights up Brussels - IAAF Diamond League

(NBC) Athletics: Redemption for Olympic champions in Diamond League final
2016 Olympic champions Elaine Thompson and Shaunae Miller-Uibo both failed to earn a medal in their signature event at August’s world track and field world championships. But they both returned to the top of the podium Friday in the second of two Diamond League finals in Brussels

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(AI) Athletics: The Lynsey Sharp interview
Twenty-seven-year-old Scottish middle-distance runner Lynsey Sharp is currently enjoying being a part of the resurgence in Scotland’s and Great Britain’s rise back into global athletics prominence

(ESW) Athletics: Competitor Rebrands With September Issue
Competitor magazine rebrands itself as Competitor Running; new masthead premieres with September issue

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Two Marathons Per Year?
The conventional wisdom has long held that at the very highest level professional marathoners optimized at two per year, one in the spring, one in the fall.

(Big Island Now) Athletics: 47th Maui Marathon Events Set for Oct. 15

(The Herald) Athletics: Derek Hawkins missing Gold Coast but happy to help brother Callum go for Commonwealth gold

(Daily Times) Drugs in Sport: Russia appoints new anti-doping chief

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Kamworor eager to prove mettle at New York marathon

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Kipruto wants ‘fast pace’ at Brussels season-ender

(CBC) Athletics: Hard-luck Aaron Brown eyes sub-20 seconds to end season
CBC Sports analyst Donovan Bailey calls for Canadian to run corner harder in 200m

(ITU) Triathlon: World Cup action returns this weekend with the Karlovy Vary race

(The Star) Athletics: Eyes on Keitany
Defending champion Mary Keitany will lead a competitive field for the 2017 New York City Marathon on November 5

(The Star) Athletics: Obiri targets perfect finish
World 5000m champion Helen Obiri will be hoping to add the Diamond League trophy to her impressive resume when she lines up at the last meeting of the 14-series competition in Brussels tonight

September Running Trivia

IAAF Diamond League Brussels - Belgium

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