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    August 14, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs sets sights on 100m European title with point to prove
The world’s premier sprinter returns to the European stage with huge uncertainty over what the week might entail for him

(BBC) Athletics: European Championships Munich 2022:: Asha Philip ruled out of 100m due to Covid
Great Britain's Asha Philip has been ruled out of the women's 100m at the European Championships in Munich after testing positive for Covid-19

(WA) Athletics: Ehammer: "I'm a decathlete – it's my passion"

(RRW) Athletics: Stepping Down In Distance, Wightman Hopes To Show His Range
Two and one half years ago a reporter asked reigning world 1500m champion Jake Wightman if he was married to the 1500m while still dating the 800m

(AW) Athletics: From the AW archive: Paula Radcliffe’s European 10,000m record in the rain
Part of a series featuring AW content from years gone by, here is our report of Radcliffe’s win in Munich in 2002

(WSJ) Athletics: Allyson Felix Is Retiring (for Real This Time)
After a highly decorated running career, the Olympian looks forward to spending more time with her daughter focusing on other projects: “I’m just going to have to continue to do the work.”

(AW) Athletics: European Athletics Champs – women’s preview
Here is our guide to the women’s events in Munich together with predictions and the timetable
European Athletics Champs – men’s preview

(WA) Running: Chesang and Kangogo win after dazzling debuts at Sierre-Zina

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Thomas Barr Hoping Irish Roar Can Inspire Him To Another European Medal

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Kenyan runner Wambui banned for seven years over positive test and cover-up
Kenyan runner Tabitha Gichia Wambui has been banned from competition for seven years after testing positive for norandrosterone and tampering with the anti-doping process

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Hoare Weaves the Strands of History – A Column by Len Johnson

(Track and Field News) Athletics: 2022 Euro Champs Stats Previews

City2Surf 14K - Sydney, Australia

    August 13, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Dina Asher-Smith exclusive: What must happen in sport's gender row – and why I can race into my 30s
World 200m bronze medallist has little time for fatalism about her career or the causes she cherishes on eve of defending European titles

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Aotearoa's oldest Olympic coach, Arch Jelley, celebrates 100th birthday

(EA) Athletics: "I’m ready for the challenge." Bol aiming for double gold in Munich 2022

(Daily Record) Athletics: Eilish McColgan reveals Commonwealth Games medal plan and key role boyfriend Michael Rimmer played in glory
Scot produced the moment of Birmingham 2022 with her sensational gold in the 10,000m to emulate mum Liz

(EA) Athletics: Jacobs given the green light to chase the European 100m title in Munich 2022

(Runner's World) Athletics: What you can learn from Keely Hodgkinson's training and race-day preparation
She doesn't run as many weekly training miles as you might think. Here's why…

(WA) Athletics:Despite all he faced, Felfner achieves aim - getting gold for Ukraine

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Jake Wightman exclusive: 'Dad will get more pride from going viral than me winning gold!'
British Athletics' new golden boy talks about his stunning 1500m world title, commentator-coach dad and love for 'low-key' parkruns

(Irish Independent) Athletics: One giant leap for mankind – Bob Beamon on his iconic 1968 Olympics long jump and podium protest
You’ll know him from the jump, at least those of a certain vintage will – the earth-shattering, mind-boggling, 8.90-metre quantum leap forward in human performance that carried Bob Beamon to Olympic gold in 1968

(Irish Times) Athletics: Chronicles of the once upon a time athletics reporter
Starting out in this old game it was always about getting the quotes

    August 12, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Chepngetich and Tura to defend Chicago Marathon titles

(HypeBeast) Athletics: Celebrating 50 Years of Nike Running
How the division has shaped what the brand is today

Triathlon: Stanford crowned European Champion
Non Stanford returned to the top of the podium for the first time since 2019 with an impressive performance at the European Championships in Munich as she stormed to victory in the women’s race

(Tracksith) Athletics: Memories of Munich '72
On Sunday September 10th, 1972, Frank Shorter changed the trajectory of running forever. His Olympic gold was the catalyst for the running boom, and helped shape the sport as we know it today. Fifty years on, Toni Reavis spoke to Shorter about his reflections on that race, while in Munich, as the city prepares for the 2022 European Championships, photographer Christian Brecheis, and runner Moritz Fischer retraced much of the 1972 race route, and deliberated on the Bavarian capital as a running city

(WA) Athletics: Global champions Jepchirchir, Obiri and Gebreslase confirmed for New York City clash

(Outside Online) Athletics: We Are in a Golden Age of Sprinting
The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipyegon mulls another attempt at 1,500m world record
* The Kaptagat-based Chepngetich clocked the second fastest time in the world, 3:50.37, to finish way ahead of USA’s Heather Maclean and Elise Cranny who settled for second and third place
* Chepngetich told Nation Sport on phone from Monaco that the world record was well within her reach
* She said she will not prepare for her next Diamond League race without revealing which meet she had entered

(EA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen to launch another 1500/5000m double attempt in Munich 2022
Hodgkinson and Muir lead the British charge in the middle and long distances in Munich 2022

Athletics: World Champion Tamirat Tola withdraws from 2022 TCS London Marathon
The Ethiopian has not fully recovered from his dominant run in Oregon where he set a new championship record of 2:05:36 and went one better than the silver medal he won at the 2017 World Championships in London

(Cycling Tips) Cycling: The motor-doping accusations at the heart of Italy’s biggest bike race
Stefano Stagni won the Maratona dles Dolomites, slept for 10 hours, then woke up to a phone filled with abuse

(The Independent) Athletics: Heat chambers, thermometer pills and chocolate milk: How Phil Sesemann prepared for hot Munich marathon
Exclusive interview: The top Briton in last year’s London Marathon competes in the European Championships on Monday and hopes to thrive in sweltering conditions

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Monaco DL — Kipyegon Scares The 1500 Record
A 3:50.37 left Faith Kipyegon just 0.31 from breaking the all-time best

(The Star) Athletics: Rono targets fourth Toronto Waterfront Marathon title
* “I am going back home. The race and the course, I know them very well,” said Rono
The ever-smiling Rono first won the title in 2016 when he clocked 2:08:26 and defended his title the following year in 2:06:52

    August 11, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(VeloNews) Drugs in Sport: USADA hands Jackson Huntley Nash a lifetime ban for multiple anti-doping rule violations
"This is yet another case that demonstrates the power of investigations in the shared fight to protect sport and athletes’ rights," says Travis Tygart

(WA) Athletics: Horvat starting to reap the rewards after switch to 800m

Athletics: Defending Champion Magdalyne Masai Returns to TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Three years ago Kenya’s Magdalyne Masai won the 2019 Toronto Waterfront Marathon setting a new course record of 2:22:16. That time is also a Canadian All Comers’ record

(Business Wire) Athletics: Brooks Running Sees Double-Digit Growth in Q2 – Keeping Pace With Long-Term Goals
Brooks delivers accelerated product innovation and runner engagement through 2022

(National Post) Athletics: Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

(EA) Athletics: Reigning champion Mihambo faces one of her biggest challenges yet in Munich 2022

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Steph Bruce – This Is How I Go Out
Carrie chats with Steph Bruce! They talk all about her Grit Finale (her final year of racing): why she’s hanging them up, her heart disease, her grit, what life my look like next year after the New York City Marathon, and so much more!

(The Guardian) Athletics: GB stars hope for encore in Munich’s trailblazing European Championships
Hodgkinson, Wightman, Muir and Pidcock among the athletes from nine sports competing in the multi-event games

(ESPN) Athletics: Former Olympic champion Ennis-Hill 'shocked and upset' as ex-coach banned for sexually inappropriate behaviour

(CBC) Athletics: Arop runs to Canadian record over 1,000 metres, placing 3rd at Diamond League Monaco
Aaron Brown 5th in 200m behind U.S. winner Noah Lyles, who lowers his meet mark

(The Guaardian) Triathlon: ‘An individual battle of survival’: Scot wins Norseman Xtreme Triathlon
Eilidh Prise complete the event in just under 12 hours - ‘I never had any expectations of winning’, says 26-year-old

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs fourth-fastest women's 100m ever
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran the fourth-fastest ever women's 100m, 10.62 seconds, to win at the Diamond League in Monaco

(WA) Athletics: Kipyegon and Fraser-Pryce continue hot streak in Monaco

    August 10, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Elite Runner Molly Bookmyer signs agency contract with Elite Runner Management
McKirdy Trained athlete is a 2X Olympic Trials qualifier.

(CNN) Athletics: Distance runner Hellen Obiri is moving thousands of miles from her home in Kenya to pursue her marathon ambitions

(Falmouth Road Race) Athletics: Men’s and Women’s Defending Champions; Stellar Wheelchair Fields Highlight the 50th Running of the ASICS Falmouth Road Race

(NYRR) Athletics: World Championships Medalists Gotytom Gebreslase, Lonah Chemtai Salpeter, and Hellen Obiri to Join Women’s Field at 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6
* Sara Hall, Emma Bates, Aliphine Tuliamuk, Des Linden, Nell Rojas, and Stephanie Bruce to anchor star-studded contingent of American women
* Defending wheelchair division champion Madison de Rozario to be challenged by Manuela Schär, Tatyana McFadden, and Susannah Scaroni

(Newsweek) Women in Sport: Education Department's Fake Punt on Women's Sports
Controversy continues to surround the participation of transgender-identifying athletes in women's sports

(WA) Athletics: Athletes put WXC Bathurst 23 course through its paces

(Science on Outside Online) Athletics: Drafting Isn’t Just for Elite Marathoners
A new study aims to resolve long-standing debates about how much drafting helps runners, and finds that even back-of-the-packers save meaningful time

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chepngetich targets new personal best in Monaco
* But watch out for USA’s Emma Coburn, the 2017 world champion, Kazakhstan’s Daisy Jepkemei and Ethiopia’s Werkuha Getachew among others
* This is the 10th leg of the Diamond League. The series will next go to Lausanne on August 26, Brussels on September 2 before ending on September 7-8 in Zurich

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco

(The Guardian) Athletics: GB stars hope for encore in Munich’s trailblazing European championships
Hodgkinson, Wightman, Jarman and Pidcock among the athletes from nine sports competing in the multi-event games

(Gulf News) Athletics: ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon 2022 reveals new race series edition in build-up to main December event
The aim is to hone fitness of elite and amateur racers, say organizers

(AI) Athletics: Eilish McColgan not resting on her laurels, Munich next, then the marathon

(Washington Post) Athletics: 30 years ago, Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu made history and reshaped running
Tulu inspired a generation of Ethiopian women to become distance runners while shattering racist tropes

Diamond League Monaco - Monaco

    August 9, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Inside the Games) Athletics: More than 50 athletes call for Munich 2022 marathons to be run earlier to avoid dangerous temperatures
A total of 51 athletes involved in the marathons at this month’s European Athletics Championships in Munich have called for organisers to change the timing of the events to avoid "severe risks" of excessive temperatures

(NBC) Athletics: Galen Rupp sets New York City Marathon debut; Abdi Abdirahman sets farewell

(Outside Online) Athletics: How Strava Fame Became a Burden for Molly Seidel
The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure

(NYRR) Ayhletics: Defending Champions Albert Korir and Marcel Hug and U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Stars Galen Rupp and Daniel Romanchuk to Headline Men’s Field at 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6
* Boston champion Evans Chebet, Americas record-holder Daniel Do Nascimento, and returning runner-up Mohamed El Aaraby to anchor diverse international contingent
* Five-time U.S. Olympian Abdi Abdirahman to race final career marathon; U.S. Olympian Shadrack Kipchirchir to make marathon debut

Athletics: Kenya’s Philemon Rono Returns to TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Training with an elite group of runners, which includes Eliud Kipchoge (Two time Olympic champion and world record holder), Rono is shooting for a 4th Toronto victory against another incredibly strong field

(WA) Athletics: Remembering Rudisha's 'gun to tape' world record run in London

(EA) Athletics: World champions Thiam and Mayer headline strong combined events line-ups in Munich

(SportTechie) Athletics: Olympic Hurdler Dalilah Muhammad on Track Shoe Technology, Frequency of World Records for 400-Meter Hurdles

(Spiked Online) Women in Sport: Men should not be playing in women’s sports
Too many people are still afraid to speak this obvious truth

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Commonwealth Games close a hectic stretch of competition for Canadian athletes

(CBC) Athletics: Sarah Mitton reflects on her winning international tour
The shot putter is excited to bring her gold medal home to Brooklyn, N.S.

(TheBigHalf) Athletics: Eilish McColgan to join Sir Mo Farah at The Big Half
Commonwealth Games star Eilish McColgan will make her debut at The Big Half 2022

(The Guardian) Athletics: Toni Minichiello banned for life by UK Athletics over sexually inappropriate conduct
Former coach of Ennis-Hill engaged in bullying behaviour - Multiple female athletes and coaches lodged complaints
(The Telegraph) Jessica Ennis-Hill's ex-coach Toni Minichiello banned for life for 'sexually inappropriate behaviour'
Findings relate to anonymous athletes over a 15-year period, with Ennis-Hill understood not to be one of the athletes involved

(The Telegraph) Athletics: How Victoria Ohuruogu finally stepped out of her sister's shadow
Ohuruogu is Britain's fastest woman this year over 400m and ready to build a legacy of her own

(Runner's World) Athletics: USATF Foundation Funds 150 Track and Field Athletes
Direct payments help keep some in the sport who would otherwise not be able to afford to continue training

(WA) Athletics: McLaughlin sets European all-comers’ record of 51.68 in Szekesfehervar

    August 8, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Independent) Olympics: Ten Commonwealth Games stars set to shine at Paris 2024 Olympics
Will the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham be Britain’s springboard to glory in two years’ time?

(NBC) Athletics: Noah Lyles faces new challenge at Monaco Diamond League; TV, live stream schedule

(NBC) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin ends season with another historic 400m hurdles time

(Diamond League) Athletics: Wanda Diamond League to return to London in 2023
The Wanda Diamond League will return to the London Stadium, site of the 2012 Olympic Games, next season after a three-year hiatus

(Fast-Women) Athletics: Eleanor Fulton’s patience is paying off
In the past five weeks, Eleanor Fulton has run personal bests at four distances: 1500m (4:03.03), mile (4:23.65), 800m (2:01.27) and 5,000m (15:19.19). While most of the milers Fulton competes against are full-time professional runners, Fulton works full time for a software company and fits her training in around that (The Telegraph) Athletics: Laura Muir bounces back to win 1,500m on golden summer’s night at Commonwealth Games
Scot makes up for heartaches of the past with victory in the 1,500 metres as compatriot Eilidh McColgan bags 5,000m silver

(Diamond League) Athletics: Monaco: Five Things To Look Out For
Yulimar Rojas, Noah Lyles and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are all competing for crucial points in their bid to reach the Wanda Diamond League Final as the series touches down for its tenth meeting of 2022 in Monaco on Wednesday

(The Courier) Athletics: Dundee star Eilish McColgan adds a silver medal to her gold in ‘dream’ Commonwealth Games finale

(WA) Athletics: Amusan and Richards join list of double champions at Commonwealth Games

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Laura Muir captures 1500m title
Scotland's Laura Muir won the Commonwealth 1500m crown with a remorseless display that ground her rivals to dust in her wake
(The Guardian) Laura Muir erases eight years of hurt but England’s women disqualified in relay
29-year-old takes 1500m title with a dominant display - Ohuruogu, Williams, Pipi and Knight penalised for lane error

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Classy Chebet crowned Commonwealth Games 5,000m champion
* Chebet stormed to the lead for the first time with 200m to go, zooming past compatriot Selah Jepleting and Eilish McColgan to win in 14 minutes and 38.21 seconds at the Alexander Stadium on Sunday
*Jepleting settled for bronze in 14:48.24

(Mirror) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce explains Commonwealth Games absence and details world record goal
Legendary sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sat down with Mirror Sport to explain why she did not compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and setting her sights on the world record following her blistering form

(Inside the Games) Athletics: McLaughlin to hit the World Athletics Continental Tour circuit in Gyulai Memorial
Sydney McLaughlin is a late addition to tomorrow’s World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Szekesfehervar - her first appearance on the circuit since pulverising her own world 400 metres hurdles record at last month’s World Athletics Championships in Eugene

(Register-Guard) Athletics: TrackTown USA earned its name during Oregon22

    August 7, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Matt Hudson-Smith denied gold in dramatic 400m finish
England's Matt Hudson-Smith was sensationally denied Commonwealth gold as Zambia's Muzala Samukonga powered to 400m victory in the final strides

(USATF) Athletics: Relay golds cement Team USATF atop World U20 Championships final medal table

(AI) Athletics: Saving sprint disqualifications like Devon Allen’s with a unique “random start” solution

(WA) Athletics: World U20 Championships celebrated as Cali confirms status as a 'cradle of champions'

(USATF) Athletics: Women's 4x100m relay breaks national record at World U20 Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ethiopian athletes show Kenyans dust in last day of World U20
* Ethiopia’s Birke Haylom stormed to victory in a championship record time of 4:04.27, breaking the previous mark held by Faith Chepng’etich since 2012 in Barcelona
* Brenda Chebet and the defending champion Purity Chekirui finished in second and third positions respectively timing new personal best times of 4:04.64 and 4:07.64

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Contract details for Oregon Ducks cross country, track and field coach Jerry Schumacher

(CBC) Athletics: Shot putter Mitton throws 19.44m for 3rd at Diamond League in Poland
Commonwealth, Canadian champion 3rd in qualifying for Diamond League Final

(The Independent) Athletics: ‘I’m still one of the fastest in the world’: Lina Nielsen opens up on battle with multiple sclerosis
The 400m hurdler took to the start line at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since revealing she had been diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS aged 17

    August 6, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Thompson-Herah and Kiplimo complete doubles at Commonwealth Games

(BBC) Athletics: ommonwealth Games: Mary Moraa beats Keely Hodgkinson and Laura Muir to 800m gold
Kenya's Mary Moraa gatecrashed Keely Hodgkinson and Laura Muir's Anglo-Scottish duel to take 800m gold at the Commonwealth Games
(The Guardian) Hodgkinson heartbreak as Moraa beats her to Commonwealth Games gold
Kenyan stuns English runner with unconventional late surge - Scotland’s Laura Muir takes 800m bronze after photo finish

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Jake Wightman takes 1500m bronze as Australia's Oliver Hoare wins gold
Scotland's world champion Jake Wightman says he is "relieved" to have earned Commonwealth bronze as Australia's Oliver Hoare charged through in the final few metres to claim a sensational 1500m gold
(The Guardian) Ollie Hoare wins epic Commonwealth Games 1500m final for Australia
Kenya’s Cheruyiot second; world champion Wightman third - Hoare is first Australian to win event since Herb Elliott in 1958

(Press-Herald) Athletics: Kenya’s Mathew Kimeli, Ethiopia’s Fantaye Belayneh win Beach to Beacon 10K
The Cape Elizabeth road race was held as an in-person event for the first time in three years

(WA) Athletics: Jamaica storms to world U20 4x100m record in Cali

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World U20: Double joy for Kenya in 3,000m race
* Ethiopia’s Melkeneh Azize bagged gold in 7:44.06 ahead of Kenya’s Felix Korir and Edwin Kimosong who settled for silver and bronze respectively
* World indoor 800m silver medalist Noah Kibet braced the rains to qualify for the final after winning the third heat in 1:46.37
* Kibet will be looking forward to a good run during the final to improve on the bronze medal he bagged last year during the Nairobi edition

(WA) Athletics: Walsh and Victor retain Commonwealth titles, Ricketts and Chepkoech set Games records

(Daily Nation) Athletics; Peerless Chepkoech wins steeplechase gold in Commonwealth Games
* The youngster helped Kenya reclaim the title when she won in a Championship Record time of nine minutes and 15.68 seconds on Friday at the Alexander Stadium
(BBC) Commonwealth Games: England's Elizabeth Bird claims steeplechase silver
Elizabeth Bird clinched a thrilling 3,000m steeplechase silver as England won five athletics medals on day eight of the Commonwealth Games.

Diamond League Silesia, Poland

TD Beach to Beacon 10K - Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    August 5, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Times) Athletics: Jake Wightman: We’re friends, we don’t need hatred to fuel the rivalry
The Scottish 1,500m world champion tells John Greechan about the tartan track trio built for success

(The Times) Women in Sport: Sprint sensation Christine Mboma’s swift progress puts spotlight on intersex rule ‘paradox’

(Mirror) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson explains Super Saturday legacy ahead of Commonwealth Games sequel
Ten years after Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford gave Britain an unforgettable track and field night, Hodgkinson is headline act on Super Saturday, The Sequel

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Bayi hopes his record will be broken

(Diamond League) Athletics: Silesia: How To Follow The Meeting
Find out how to watch online and on TV and follow live updates as Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Mondo Duplantis, Alison Dos Santos and others compete at the ninth leg of the 2022 Wanda Diamond League in Silesia this Saturday

(WA) Athletics: Afrifah amazes to pip Tebogo to 200m title, as Cherotich dominates in Cali

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 404: Helen Schlachtenhaufen – Breakthroughs in 2021: 5th at the Olympic Trials in the 1500 & Recently Signed with Nike

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Secret support: did prescription bras help Lionesses to Euro 2022 glory?
Well-fitting sports bras could improve performance and help athletes train for longer, research shows

(The Guardian) Athletics: World champion Jake Wightman into Commonwealth Games 1500m final
Scot wins heat in 3:48.34; teammate Josh Kerr also through - Rasheed Broadbell wins 110m hurdles with Andrew Pozzi third

(BBC) Athletics:Commonwealth Games: Lawrence Okoye wins discus silver at Birmingham 2022
England's Lawrence Okoye, who left athletics for American Football after London 2012, won his first senior medal with Commonwealth discus silver

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World U20: Chebet, Chepkirui ease into 1500m final in Cali
* Chepkirui a form two student at Tiloa Secondary School in Nakuru County, stayed behind the leading pack before crossing the line third in 4:19.94 in a race won by Ethiopia’s Mebriht Mekonen (4:18.07) while USA’s Addison Wiley timed 4:19.39 for second place
* Chepkirui will be seeking to defend her title although she acknowledged there is stiff competition

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: ‘I’m one of the greatest’
Self-belief paves way for Thompson-Herah gold medal

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kibet, Barngetuny storm World U20 800m semis in Cali
* Dominic Barngetuny came in second place after timing 1:50.96 in a race won by Heithem Chenitef from Algeria after clocking 1:50.71 while Mathew Erickson from Canada was third after timing 1:50.99
* Barngetuny, a Form Three student at Andersen High School in Trans Nzoia County, will be seeking to win a medal in the championship

(Armory Track) Athletics: Armory Foundation Announces Robust 2022-23 Indoor Track & Field Season

Sir Walter Miler - Raleigh, NC

    August 4, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(SportsConsortium) Women in Sport: Statement on World Triathlon’s new Transgender Policy
World Triathlon’s new policy on eligibility for the women’s category is a disappointment. Allowing males into the female category is not compatible with fairness for female athletes

(National Post) Athletics: Canada's Damian Warner 'gutted' with how his quest for a world decathlon title ended

(Claims) Sports: The most common sporting injuries

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Eilish McColgan's 10,000m Commonwealth Games triumph hailed a career 'turning point' by British athletics legend
Colin Jackson believes Eilish McColgan’s epic 10,000m Commonwealth triumph will be a career ‘turning point’ for the experienced Scottish runner

(GiveMeSport) Athletics: Usain Bolt’s 100m world record: Scientists reveal whether it will ever be broken

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Women in Sport: An Unconventional Training Idea for Older Women
Mounting evidence suggests that women respond differently to endurance training after menopause. Could donating blood be the solution?

(The Telegraph) Athletics: It is official - England is the world's heptathlon talent factory
With two medals in the Commonwealth Games, England's production line of talent in the heptathlon shows no signs of stopping

(The Guardian) Athletics: Classy Peter Bol defies rolled ankle to stay on track for Commonwealth gold
Bol qualifies fastest for 800m final at Birmingham Games - Evan O’Hanlon wins gold; Brandon Starc takes silver

(WA) Athletics: Clayton leads Jamaican 1-2, retaining world U20 100m title in Cali

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Sinclaire Johnson – Back in the Driver Seat
Carrie chats with middle distance superstar Sinclaire Johnson! They talk about her recent successes, racing in Europe, trusting herself and taking back the driver seat in her own career, the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people, and so much more!

(CBC) Athletics: It could have been worse: Damian Warner out 6-8 weeks, planning comeback after injury at world athletics
Olympic decathlon champion sustained hamstring strain, but avoided a more serious injury

(WA) Athletics: Thompson-Herah and Kiplimo victorious on opening days of Commonwealth Games action

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: World Triathlon allow transgender women to keep competing in female category
Restrictions will apply to compete internationally - Stance is at odds with decisions in swimming and rugby league

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala wins 100m gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
* The African champion clocked 10.02 seconds to dethrone Akani Simbine of South Africa who finished second.

    August 3, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Guardian) Athletics:‘This is for her’: Johnson-Thompson follows family loss with heptathlon gold
English athlete retains Commonwealth Games crown - Johnson-Thompson’s grandmother Mary died last week

(The Guardian) Athletics: Eilish McColgan’s epic 10,000m triumph lights up Commonwealth Games
Scot claims first major title of career with time of 30min 48.60sec - Elaine Thompson Herah wins women’s 100m with ease

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Scotland's Eilish McColgan wins 10,000m gold
Scotland's Eilish McColgan won her first major title as she strode away to the Commonwealth 10,000m title on a swell of cheers in Birmingham

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Doping? Another Kenyan athlete sent home from Commonwealth Games * Another marathoner, Philomon Kacheran, suffered similar fate and was replaced by Michael Githae, who ended up claiming bronze medal for Kenya in the marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Personal Bests Abound on Final Day of USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

(RunningUSA) Athletics: Registration Open for the 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events

(Science of Sport) Training: Heart Rate And Exercise: Why HR Variability May Be The New Frontier

(The Independent) Athletics: Matthew Hudson-Smith embraces having a ‘target’ on his back in chase for triple medal haul
England hoping for gold in both 400m and 800m finals

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Lina Nielsen exclusive: 'I have multiple sclerosis – but I still want to rule the athletics track'
Ahead of her Commonwealth Games debut, and a fortnight after World Championships disappointment, Nielsen opens up on her diagnosis

(PowerMeter) Cycling: How to Be Safe from COVID While You’re Cycling

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Flawless Mary Moraa itching for title in Birmingham
* Moraa noted that virtually all the athletes from Oregon are in Birmingham save for the world champion Athing Mu of the United States
* Moraa waited at the finishing line as she cheered her friend Goule, the 2018 Commonwealth Games 800m bronze medallist, to victory in the second heat in 1:58.39, beating World 1,500m bronze medallist Laura Muir to second place in 1:58.84

(SirWalterMiler) Athletics: Final fields set for 2022 Sir Walter Miler

(Ealing Times) Athletics: Lack of star power notable at Commonwealths
The starkest example of the struggle the Commonwealth Games has in attracting the world’s best athletes is that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has come all the way to Birmingham but will not be racing

(The Guardian) Athletics: Track stars will regret missing Commonwealth Games, say organisers
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce among the absentees - Scotland’s Laura Muir qualifies for 800m final

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ugandan Kiplimo strikes 10,000m gold as Kenyans take silver, bronze
* Wilberforce Talel is the last Kenyan to win the 10,000m title at the 'Club Games'
* Kiplimo is the fifth consecutive Ugandan to win the title

(Track Ledger) Athletics: Leave Yohan Blake alone!

    August 2, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Hill) Women in Sport: Six GOP senators ask Education Department about transgender Title IX changes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 3,000m champion Betty Chelangat dedicates gold to her parents
* In the men’s 5,000m final, Kenya missed out on a medal after Samuel Kibathi and Nelson Mandela finished sixth and eighth respectively
* Ethiopia’s Addisu Yihune won gold in 14:03.05 ahead of Eritrea’s Merhawi Mebrahtu, who clocked 14:03.33, while his compatriot Samuel Habtom settled for bronze in 14:03.67

Athletics: Malindi Elmore To Race 2022 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Canadian marathon record holder, Malindi Elmore, will chase her record (2:24:50) at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 16th

(RRW) Athletics: Brosnan, Flanagan Headed for NCAA Coaching Jobs
Two prominent distance coaches, one from the high school ranks and one from a pro team, have taken collegiate coaching jobs for the fall

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads heptathlon
England's Katarina Johnson-Thompson edged into a narrow 17-point lead after two events of the Commonwealth Games heptathlon

(WA) Athletics: Yihune and Chelangat get gold on action-packed first afternoon in Cali

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Moraa storms 800m final, Mawia misses out
* However, Moraa's compatriot Jarinter Mawia, who is the reigning Africa 800m champion, finished fourth in the third heat to miss out on qualification
* Natoya Goule from Jamaica won the second heat in 1:58.39 to qualify as World 800m silver medallist Keely Hodgkison claimed the third and last heat in 2:00.8 to also ease through to the final

(WA) Athletics: Championship record for Tebogo and a series of national records, as action starts in Cali

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan column: 'How has Scotland developed athletics stars?'
Scotland has seen a gold rush of world-class athletes over the last few years. But how has our wee nation managed to become a powerhouse in middle-distance running on a global stage?

(The Star) Athletics: Focus on Omanyala as sprints spring to life in Birmingham
* The 26-year-old National Police Service officer has been limbering up for an awe-inspiring show in Birmingham
* He will hope to emulate his fete in Eugene where he surmounted a visa hitch to cruise to the semi-final of the 100m, making him the first Kenyan to achieve the milestone

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: World Under-20 Championships: Kenyan duo storm 1500m final
* The fast three in each heat and the next three fastest losers qualify for the final to be held on Wednesday morning
* The duo will be seeking to win the title bagged by Vincent Keter during last year’s global event held in Nairobi

(EA) Athletics:Olympic champions Ingebrigtsen and Warholm to defend European titles in Munich

(Mirror) Athletics: World champion Jake Wightman reveals Seb Coe inspiration behind 1500m double bid
The athletics programme begins on Tuesday with world and Olympic silver medallist Kelly Hodgkinson opening her account in the 800m. Katarina Johnson-Thompson starts the defence of her heptathlon crown

(WA) Athletics: Three things to follow on day one in Cali: on your marks…

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Tade Ojora, the Nigerian 'royal' who went to Eton and now wants gold for England
Ojora, sent to boarding school in England at eight, competes for his adopted country over 110m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday

(BBC) Athletics: Adam Gemili: British sprinter splits with under-investigation coach Rana Reider
British sprinter Adam Gemili has left coach Rana Reider as an investigation into multiple claims of sexual misconduct by the American continues
(The Guardian) Adam Gemili splits with under-investigation coach Rana Reider
British sprinter to leave Tumbleweed Track Club - Reider has denied multiple sexual misconduct allegations

(National Post) Athletics: Twenty-five years later, onetime track star coaches Canada back to 4x100m relay gold
'There was one time in particular where I thought I was probably going to get fired,' Glenroy Gilbert admits

(CNBC) Athletics: The mindset that helped a marathoner become one of the country’s best in just 4 years: ‘Working harder isn’t necessarily better’

(AW) Athletics: Catch me if you can! Filbert Bayi’s famous Commonwealth win
ilbert Bayi’s front-running 1500m world record at the 1974 Commonwealth Games not only created history, it revolutionised middle-distance running

(WA) Atheltics: World U20 title defence the next step for determined De Klerk

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF set for World Athletics U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia

(USATF) Athletics: Three American Records Broken on Day Two of USATF Masters Championships

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