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(BBC) Great Manchester Run - 12:30 BST Sunday
(BBC) IAAF Diamond League highlights from Eugene - 1430 BST Sunday
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Caster Semenya wins the Women's 800m - IAAF Diamond League Eugene 2017

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(Daily Camera) Athletics: Bolder Boulder 2017 - Annual 10K shows true spirit of its host city
Memorial Day race has a little bit everything for everybody

(CBC) Athletics: Ottawa Race Weekend 2017 wraps up with registration down, fundraising up
Director says relief from fees would free up money to improve the event
(Ottawa Sun) Making Ottawa race weekend more 'special' key to sustain numbers, director John Halvorsen says

(Calgary Sun) Athletics: Third time's the charm for Kenyan marathoner
(Calgary Herald) Kenyan marathoner finally wins Calgary race
(CNW) More Records Set and Broken at Scotiabank Calgary Marathon

(KITV) Drugs in Sport: Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports Fast Facts

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiptanui and Shone survive conditions to win Ottawa Marathon

(RunOttawa) Athletics: 43rd Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend wrap-up
Scotiabank Charity Challenge sets new fundraising record
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Bolder Boulder 10K - Boulder, CO







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(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: A little pain and a lot of relief for Canadian runner Dayna Pidhoresky

(CBC) Athletics: Damian Warner captures 3rd Hypo Meeting decathlon title
Canadian completes record-tying hat trick at prestigious event, but falls short of personal best

(Buffalo News) Athletics: Kenya native becomes Buffalo marathon's first three-time winner

Triathlon: Sissons and Taylor-Brown grab first ever World Cup wins in Madrid
It was a day of firsts in the Spanish capital for the 2017 ITU Madrid World Cup, with both Ryan Sissons (NZL) and Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR) winning their first ever World Cup

(IAAF) Athletics: Thiam scores 7013 to break meeting record in Götzis
(The Guardian) Katarina Johnson-Thompson misses out in ‘greatest ever’ heptathlon
Briton can only finish fourth despite setting new personal best - Nafissatou Thiam becomes first athlete in 10 years to reach 7,000 points
(The Telegraph) Katarina Johnson-Thompson makes unwanted history with high-scoring heptathlon in Gotzis Hypo-Meeting

Athletics: Goolab grabs victory again as thousands run the Vitality Westminster Mile
Nick Goolab became the first man ever to retain the British men’s one-mile road race title at the Vitality Westminster Mile in central London on Sunday as 5,980 finishers crossed the Finish Line in front of Buckingham Palace on a day of remembrance and support for the victims of last Monday’s suicide bombing in Manchester

(ESPN UK) Athletics: Jo Pavey hoping London Marathon leads to World Championships

(BBC) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson sets new personal best & finishes fourth in Gotzis

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Prefontaine Classic Wrap-up

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: US Anti-Doping Agency probe into Mo Farah coach Alberto Salazar nears end
* It seems USADA are ready to present their evidence on coach Alberto Salazar
* Salazar is credited with turning Mo Farah into a quadruple Olympic champion
* A report accuses Salazar of using drugs to boost the performance of his athletes
* Any charge would be a major embarrassment for IAAF president Lord Seb Coe

(Burlington Free Press) Athletics: yler Andrews, Kasie Enman win Vermont City Marathon

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Eliud Kiptanui and Guteni Amana win Ottawa Marathon titles

(BBC) Athletics: Great Manchester Run - Tirunesh Dibaba and Dathan Ritzenhein win
Three-time Olympic track champion Tirunesh Dibaba won her fourth Great Manchester Run, finishing the 10km course in 31 minutes and three seconds
(The Telegraph) Great Manchester Run goes ahead amid security concerns

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: USADA allegedly ask for Sir Mo Farah's drug test samples
Investigators in the United States have asked for Sir Mo Farah’s samples to be released by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) so they can tested across the Atlantic, according to a newspaper article

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Rachel Cliff, Eric Gillis triumph at Canadian 10K Championships
The rundown from the 2017 Ottawa 10K and Canadian 10K Championships from Saturday evening in the nation's capital

(Luxemburger Wort) Athletics: Marathon runners turn up the heat in Luxembourg

(Sport24) Athletics: Semenya claims another Diamond League event

(Running USA) Athletics: American 10K Record Holder Shalane Flanagan to Return to the Roads at the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race
Flanagan to also make special appearance with "Run Fast, Eat Slow" co-author, Elyse Kopecky

(ESPN UK) Athletics: Q&A - Eatons on postretirement life, Mars vs. the Moon and new pup Zora

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chepng’etich, Kwemoi shine in Prefontaine

(RRW) Athletics: Farah Says Farewell to Hayward Field With Pre Classic Win
In 2011, Britain's Mo Farah made his Prefontaine Classic debut, winning the 10,000m in a European record 26:46.57

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Ethiopian runners take Ottawa 10K road race titles
(IAAF) Ethiopians Gudeta and Gebrsesilase win Ottawa 10k

(IAAF) Athletics: Bowie blasts to 200m win in Eugene - IAAF Diamond League

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse narrowly misses podium at Prefontaine Classic
Canadian finishes 4th in 9.96 seconds

(Eurosport UK) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen becomes youngest to run sub four-minute mile

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Salazar says Nike Oregon Project athletes "have nothing to hide"
Alberto Salazar, chief coach at the Nike Oregon Project (NOP), has denied any wrongdoing in the wake of the leaking of a US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report into activities there

Great Manchester Run - UK

Scotibank Half and Marathon - Ottawa, ON
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(BBC) Athletics: Mo Farah wins Diamond League 5,000m in Eugene, Oregon
Four time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah ran the fastest time of the year to win the 5,000m in the Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon

(IAAF) Athletics: Thiam and Johnson-Thompson closely matched while Warner comfortably leads in Götzis

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: As 20th RNR Marathon Nears, Fired Co-Founder Fights for Severance Pay, Personal Items

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Unclear why Ducks' sprinter Hannah Cunliffe didn't run Friday
Hannah Cunliffe, NCAA indoor champion in the 60 meters, didn't compete yesterday at the West Regional track meet and failed to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in either the 100 or 200. So far, the reason is a mystery

(EA) Athletics: Hassan breaks long-standing Dutch 5000m record in Eugene
Sifan Hassan set her third national record of the season with a third-place finish in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Friday (26) night

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson feeling on top of the world as her PBs fall
(The Guardian) Katarina Johnson-Thompson soars to lead prestigious Götzis Hypo-meeting
Heptathlete records her best one-day performance with 4,059 points - Olympic champion Nafissatou Thiam sits three points behind in second
(BBC) Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads Gotzis heptathlon by just three points
Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads the Gotzis heptathlon heading into the final day in Austria

(Toronto Star) Athletics: Canada’s Damian Warner poised for third title at top decathlon
Warner, a world silver and bronze medallist, is a favourite to claim Canada’s first decathlon world title

(Yahoo) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah prepares for final US race while allegations swirl

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Eugene showdown - Jamaicans brace for big tests at latest Diamond League stop

(Arab News) Athletics: Chespol dazzles, Dibaba fails in record bid in Prefontaine Classic

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Long jumper Brittney Reese gives the Prefontaine Classic crowd something to cheer about

(Ottawa Sun) Athletics: Wodak takes aim at a record run at Ottawa 10K





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