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Runner's Web August 2023 FrontPage Archive

    August 31, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Adugna Takele Joins Strong Ethiopian Team for TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Ten years after his first appearance on Canadian soil Adugna Takele will chase victory at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 15th.

(BBC) Athletics: The Big Half 2023: Mo Farah runs in London for final time - BBC coverage times
Mo Farah will race for the final time in his home city of London at The Big Half on Sunday

(Sportskeeda) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines supports suspension of transgender cyclist Veronica Ivy

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Aussie pole vault world champion Nina Kennedy takes out Diamond League title with record-breaking effort - and she did it inside a TRAIN STATION
* Aussie Nina Kennedy, 26, has won another pole vault final
* This time was triumphant in Zurich, inside a train station
* Recently snared gold medal at World Athletics Championships

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Geoffrey Kamworor braces to face familiar foes as he heads to Great North Run
Lauded as a man of all surfaces, Kamworor has conquered races on track, roads and Cross Country

Pulse Sports) Athletics: Timothy Cheruiyot takes sabbatical from athletics after Budapest debacle
The former 1500m World champion Timothy Cheruiyot will miss Zurich Diamond League tonight

(Evening Standard) Athletics: The World Athletics Indoor Championships are coming to the UK: How to get tickets for Glasgow 2024
British fans excited for championships after Josh Kerr and Katarina Johnson-Thompson win gold in Budapest 2023

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian contenders focused on Diamond League Final after successful athletics worlds
Late qualifying push begins this week in Zurich, China and ends Sept. 8 in Brussels

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

(Inside the Games) Athletics; Oudéa-Castéra says French Athletics Federation meeting "constructive" after disappointing World Championships
French Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra has admitted results at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest were "not up to our ambitions", but said a meeting with French Athletics Federation (FFA) officials was "constructive"

(Gukf Times) Athletics: Kennedy pips Moon to win Zurich pole vault in train station

(AW) Athletics" Josh Kerr attacks British 1500m record in Zurich
Diamond League in the Swiss city features a stack of recently-crowned world champions from Budapest

(CBC) Athletics:The stars of the track and field world championships are back
Many gold medallists competing in this week's Diamond League meets

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: I swam with trans athlete Lia Thomas – the woke left don’t care about women’s rights
Women-only spaces are vital for sexual assault survivors like me. So why have progressives stayed silent?

Diamond League Zurich - Switzerland

    August 30, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: World champion Josh Kerr maturely reacts to Jakob Ingebrigtsen's disrespectful comment
The Scottish middle-distance runner has fired back with fierce words following Jakob Ingebrigtsen's controversial remarks

(Genspect) Women in Sports: Five Years Later: What I’ve Learned About Women and Men in Sports
By Martina Navratilova

(Daily Nation) Athletics:Kamworor, Chebet in elite list for New York Marathon
* Evans Chebet will be looking to defend his title after winning last year's race in 2:08:41 with Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata finishing second in 2:08:54 while Dutchman Abdi Nageeye came third in 2:10:31
* Joining Chebet in the race is two-time New York Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor who has a personal best of 2:04:23, 2021 champion Albert Korir and Edward Cheserek who will be making his marathon debut
* It will be a battle of titans in the women's category when Olympic Marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir (2:17:16), Boston Marathon champion Hellen Obiri (2:21:38), defending champion Sharon Lokedi (2:23:23) and world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei (2:14:04) clash in New York

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: GB athletics team debated driving back from Budapest
Following a record-equalling World Athletics Championships, a buoyant British team considered driving back from Budapest after being stranded by flight cancellations

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Why KRA will not be taxing the millions Faith Kipyegon, Mary Moraa and co earned in Budapest
The Kenyan athletes will enjoy a tax-free income at home from their winnings at the 2023 World Championships due to a number of reasons

(Daily Caller) Women in Sport: Karine Jean-Pierre: Men Annihilating Women In Sports Is A ‘Complicated Issue’

(The Sun) Women in Sport: A trans cyclist in the list of top females? What message does that send to girls?
Glossy magazine “power” lists are, more often than not, utter cobblers

(WA) Athletics: Most engaging World Athletics Championships in history finishes on a high in Budapest

(NBC) Athletics:World champions return for Diamond League meets in Zurich, Xiamen; TV, stream schedule

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Disappointment at Worlds, This Runner Set a National Road 5K Record 4 Days Later
Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal of Norway narrowly missed qualifying for the 5,000-meter final in Budapest—so she took the roads as soon as she possibly could for redemption

    August 29, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Ouside ONline) Athletics: What’s Sifan Hassan’s Secret? Restlessness.
The most prolific athlete at this year’s World Championships was also the most fun to watch

(IWF) Women in Sport: Oberlin College Administrators Caught On Secret Recording Reprimanding Head Lacrosse Coach For Defending Women’s Sports
Oberlin College Women’s Lacrosse Coach Tells Disturbing Story of Being ‘Burned at the Stake’

(NYRR) Athletics: 17 Olympians, 11 World Championships Medalists, and Six Past Champions to Highlight Decorated Open Division at 2023 TCS New York City Marathon on November 5
* Defending champion Evans Chebet to challenge two-time winner Geoffrey Kamworor in men’s race; Edward Cheserek to make 26.2-mile debut
* Molly Huddle and Kellyn Taylor to lead American women; Letesenbet Gidey to run first TCS New York City Marathon

(WA) Athletics: Newly crowned world champions out in force in Zurich

(Capital FM) Athletics: Wait for me in Paris Olympics, vows Beatrice Chebet after Budapest Bronze
Commonwealth champion Beatrice Chebet says the entrance of Faith Kipyegon in 5000m race has motivated her to go extra-mile, promising to unleash her full potential at next year’s Paris Olympics

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Preseason
Men's Rankings

(The American Spectator) Women in Sport: The Non-Binary Athletic Category Hurts Female Athletes
Bottom line: They are just men competing against women

Athletics: Kenya’s Sharon Kemboi Looking To Prove Herself at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Sharon Kemboi might not be well known on the world athletics stage at the moment but there’s a solid chance the Kenyan will have a major impact on the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 15

(Mirror) Athletics: British athletes learn verdict of team boss after 10-medal World Championships
Stephen Maguire says the door is open “for everyone” going forward but warned that for all concerned the message is “we need to win in Paris”

(The Times) Athletics: British athletes stuck in Europe amid air traffic chaos
Group of 30-40 forced to return to hotel in Budapest after failed attempts to leave World Championships

(Diamond League) Athletics: Zurich: Five things to look out for
From Nina Kennedy and Katie Moon in the pole vault to Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson in the sprints, many of the newly crowned world champions will resume their Wanda Diamond League campaigns at Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: ‘I can still do more’ - Faith Kipyegon targeting more success after unbelievable 2023 season
The 29-year-old feels more is yet to come after two gold medals at the 2023 World Championships and three world records this year

(Olymic Channel) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce injury update: Jamaican superstar expected to make full recovery
The 16-time world medallist sustained a muscle injury at the World Championships but is expected to recover without any complications

(WA) Athletics: Tokyo a big target for home star Kitaguchi after golden boost in Budapest

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Josh Kerr have Great Britain dreaming of gold rush at Paris Olympic Games following success in World Championships
* Josh Kerr and Katarina Johnson-Thompson both claimed gold in Budapest
* The 10 medals won by GB was their best total for three decades
* The Olympic Games in Paris are now less than a year from getting underway

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Mary Moraa appreciates 'husband' among others after dominant 800m World Championships victory
With her dominant achievement in the women’s 800m, Moraa became the third woman to win the world title

(CBC) Athletics: Was that Canada's best track and field world championships ever?
6 medals in Budapest included a record 4 gold

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan: Scot reveals she spent five 'distressing' days in hospital with 'fluid leak' in spine
McColgan won silver at the European Championships and gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last year
Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan has revealed she spent five "distressing" days in hospital last week to address a "fluid leak" in her spine

(BBC) Women in Sport:Bobbi Gibb: The Boston Marathon pioneer who raced a lie

(The Guardian) Athletics: Team GB has ‘feelgood factor’ back but Paris will be step up, says athletics chief
World championship record medal haul equalled in Budapest - Stephen Maguire warns Olympics ‘will be another level’

    August 29, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Ouside ONline) Athletics: What’s Sifan Hassan’s Secret? Restlessness.
The most prolific athlete at this year’s World Championships was also the most fun to watch

(IWF) Women in Sport: Oberlin College Administrators Caught On Secret Recording Reprimanding Head Lacrosse Coach For Defending Women’s Sports
Oberlin College Women’s Lacrosse Coach Tells Disturbing Story of Being ‘Burned at the Stake’

(NYRR) Athletics: 17 Olympians, 11 World Championships Medalists, and Six Past Champions to Highlight Decorated Open Division at 2023 TCS New York City Marathon on November 5
* Defending champion Evans Chebet to challenge two-time winner Geoffrey Kamworor in men’s race; Edward Cheserek to make 26.2-mile debut
* Molly Huddle and Kellyn Taylor to lead American women; Letesenbet Gidey to run first TCS New York City Marathon

(WA) Athletics: Newly crowned world champions out in force in Zurich

(Capital FM) Athletics: Wait for me in Paris Olympics, vows Beatrice Chebet after Budapest Bronze
Commonwealth champion Beatrice Chebet says the entrance of Faith Kipyegon in 5000m race has motivated her to go extra-mile, promising to unleash her full potential at next year’s Paris Olympics

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Preseason
Men's Rankings

(The American Spectator) Women in Sport: The Non-Binary Athletic Category Hurts Female Athletes
Bottom line: They are just men competing against women

Athletics: Kenya’s Sharon Kemboi Looking To Prove Herself at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Sharon Kemboi might not be well known on the world athletics stage at the moment but there’s a solid chance the Kenyan will have a major impact on the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 15

(Mirror) Athletics: British athletes learn verdict of team boss after 10-medal World Championships
Stephen Maguire says the door is open “for everyone” going forward but warned that for all concerned the message is “we need to win in Paris”

(The Times) Athletics: British athletes stuck in Europe amid air traffic chaos
Group of 30-40 forced to return to hotel in Budapest after failed attempts to leave World Championships

(Diamond League) Athletics: Zurich: Five things to look out for
From Nina Kennedy and Katie Moon in the pole vault to Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson in the sprints, many of the newly crowned world champions will resume their Wanda Diamond League campaigns at Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: ‘I can still do more’ - Faith Kipyegon targeting more success after unbelievable 2023 season
The 29-year-old feels more is yet to come after two gold medals at the 2023 World Championships and three world records this year

(Olymic Channel) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce injury update: Jamaican superstar expected to make full recovery
The 16-time world medallist sustained a muscle injury at the World Championships but is expected to recover without any complications

(WA) Athletics: Tokyo a big target for home star Kitaguchi after golden boost in Budapest

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Josh Kerr have Great Britain dreaming of gold rush at Paris Olympic Games following success in World Championships
* Josh Kerr and Katarina Johnson-Thompson both claimed gold in Budapest
* The 10 medals won by GB was their best total for three decades
* The Olympic Games in Paris are now less than a year from getting underway

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Mary Moraa appreciates 'husband' among others after dominant 800m World Championships victory
With her dominant achievement in the women’s 800m, Moraa became the third woman to win the world title

(CBC) Athletics: Was that Canada's best track and field world championships ever?
6 medals in Budapest included a record 4 gold

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan: Scot reveals she spent five 'distressing' days in hospital with 'fluid leak' in spine
McColgan won silver at the European Championships and gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last year
Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan has revealed she spent five "distressing" days in hospital last week to address a "fluid leak" in her spine

(BBC) Women in Sport:Bobbi Gibb: The Boston Marathon pioneer who raced a lie

(The Guardian) Athletics: Team GB has ‘feelgood factor’ back but Paris will be step up, says athletics chief
World championship record medal haul equalled in Budapest - Stephen Maguire warns Olympics ‘will be another level’

    August 28, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

>(Back of the Pack) Drugs in Sport: Allie Ostrander's four-month ban for a masking agent detected in an OOC test was levied soon after she signed with Kilian Jornet's gear company NNormal
No wonder demoralized trail runners of privilege worship this guy. And we need better masking agents for masking agents


(Outside Online) Athletics: Top 10 Moments of the Track and Field World Championships in Budapest
The stoke is high for the Paris Olympics after a remarkable nine-day world championships

(Balls.IE) Athletics:Relay Redemption For Femke Bol After Incredible 4x400m Final

(The Times) Athletics: World Championships: Ohuruogu omitted as GB relay team earn bronze

(Daily Mail) Athletics: 'World's sexiest athlete' Alica Schmidt gives behind-the-scenes insight on life for competitors at the World Championships
* Alica Schmidt, 24, has opened up on what life is like at the World Championships
* The German track-and-field athlete has been dubbed the 'world's sexiest athlete'
* Schmidt's team came seventh in the final of the 4x400metre relay in Budapest" />

(CBC) Athletics: Moh Ahmed 7th in men's 5,000m, misses podium at worlds for 2nd straight year
Canada 4th in women's 4x400 relay, Rory Linkletter top Canadian in men's marathon

(The Telegraph) Athletics: British athletes ready to produce own Netflix-style show as BBC talks rumble on
Jake Wightman and his potential Paris Olympics team-mates are keen to go 'rough and ready' in a pre-Games documentary to get it made

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Why Great Britain will feel optimistic about Olympic success
Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Josh Kerr will be among the British athletes targeting Olympic glory in Paris after delivering spectacular golden moments at a thrilling World Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: The best of the 2023 World Athletics Championships – in pictures
As the 2023 World Athletics Championships draws to a close, we take a look at the best moments of track and field from Budapest

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Keely Hodgkinson wins 800m silver as Mary Moraa triumphs
Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson had to settle for silver as Mary Moraa triumphed in a thrilling 800m final at the World Championships in Budapest
(The Telegraph) Keely Hodgkinson suffers agonising heartbreak in 800m at World Championships
Gold once again eludes Briton as she has to settle for silver after fine run in Budapest
(The Times) Keely Hodgkinson settles for silver in thrilling world 800m final
(Daily Mail) Keely Hodgkinson takes silver AGAIN in the 800m metres at the World Athletics Championships... as Brit star vows to go one better in Paris after also coming second at the Tokyo Olympics
* Keely Hodgkinson took silver in the 800metres final in Budapest on Sunday
* She already held world and Olympic silver medals in the 800metres event

* The 21-year-old has vowed to go one better in next summer's Paris Olympics
(The Guardian) Athletics: Coe applauds Budapest atmosphere claiming city is ready to host Olympics
More than 95% of tickets sold for world championships - Sebastian Coe: ‘I can’t remember a better atmosphere’

    August 27, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: With Blistering Close, Ingebrigtsen Successfully Defends World 5000m Title
Coming off of his defeat in the 1500m by Britain's Josh Kerr, Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen was ready to give his all tonight at the National Athletics Center to retain the World Athletics 5000m title he won in Eugene a year ago

(The Guardian) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson forced to settle for silver as Mary Moraa wins world 800m
Three-way tussle ends with Athing Mu taking bronze - ‘One of these days I will get the top spot,’ promises Briton

(EA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen, Mahuchikh and the Netherlands take world titles on last day of Budapest 23M
Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Yaroslava Mahuchikh and the Netherlands’ women’s 4x400m quartet took gold on the final night of the World Athletics Championships Budapest 23 to take the European title tally to 16 on Sunday

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: VICTORIA HOOD: The cynical wokery of Vogue including transgender cyclist Emily Bridges in their line up of 'powerhouse' females demeans every girl who dares to dream

(Independent.IE) Athletics: Cathal Dennehy: Amusan can’t hurdle the hard questions forever
Athletes like Tobi Amusan make it increasingly difficult for serious journalists to cover

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon reveals coach Patrick Sang's words that keep driving her to break records
Kipyegon outsmarted Sifan Hassan and compatriot Beatrice Chebet to clinch the 5000m world title for the first time in her career

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Ben Pattison wins remarkable World Championship bronze after doctors told him he could not run
Pattison finished third in 800m final three years after heart surgery brought about by Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome diagnosis
(The Sunday Times) Ben Pattison lands shock 800m World Championship bronze
The 21-year-old, who was diagnosed with a serious heart condition, landed a shock bronze medal in 800m in Budapest

(BBC) Athletics: Paula Radcliffe column: Big three ready for 800m battle as Keely Hodgkinson bids for gold
For Keely Hodgkinson to win her first global gold medal at the World Championships would be really important in several ways

(The Sunday Times) Women in Sport: On your bike, Vogue — we can see what you think of women’s sport
The only athlete on the magazine’s list of powerful females is a trans cyclist with odd ideas on diversity

(RRW) Athletics: Ten Years After Kiprotich, Kiplangat Wins Marathon Gold For Uganda
The 23 year-old Kiplangat, who won the Commonwealth Games marathon title one year ago, ran a savvy race capped by a strong close and crossed the finish line in 2:08:53, a solid time given the hot, humid and sunny conditions

(WA) Athletics: Treble for Lyles and a relay championship record on night when Kipyegon and Duplantis shine

(The Times) Athletics: Noah Lyles: If we aren’t even professional with ourselves, we’re a joke sport

(Sky Sports) Athletics: Great Britain's women win 4x100m relay bronze at World Championships as Ben Pattison also takes stunning bronze in men's 800m
Great Britain's 4x100m women's relay team claimed a bronze medal at the World Championships despite the absence of superstar sprinter Dina Asher-Smith

(NY Times) Athletics: A Mongolian Marathoner’s Secret Weapon? Staying Power.
There is no one else quite like Ser-Od Bat-Ochir. The 41-year-old marathoner has represented Mongolia at every major competition since 2003

    August 26, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Kipyegon Adds 5000m Gold At World Athletics Championships
In the women's 5000m final here tonight at the National Athletics Center, every woman in the field knew that Kenya's Faith Kipyegon would set the race up for a last-lap sprint

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines explains why she doesn’t like the term ‘biological female’ in ‘OutKick on Fox’ special
Gaines is one of several guests on Sunday night's special, which begins at 10 p.m. ET

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson awaits her golden moment as the 21-year-old is tipped as Britain's best shot at a gold medal in Sunday's women's 800metres final
* Keely Hodgkinson is tipped as Britain's best shot at a gold medal on Sunday
* The 21-year-old is set to compete at the women's 800metres final
* Hodgkinson has already impressed many during her professional career so far

(CBC) Athletics: Victorious Pierce LePage makes world decathlon history in leading Canada's 4-medal haul
Sarah Mitton 1st Canadian woman to collect shot put medal at event with silver

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘No more amateur stuff’: Noah Lyles on mission to transform athletics
The sprint champion with three golds in Budapest believes more professional marketing could raise the sport’s profile

(CBC) Athleitcs: Marco Arop wins Budapest 800M

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Stand with actual biological women for Women's Equality Day
President Biden must not bow to demands of radicals who want to erase women's progress

(WA) Athletics: Five things to look out for on the final day at WCH Budapest 23

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith's agonising wait for global gold drags on as the battling star admits 'it's been a tough week' after struggling to find winning form in Budapest
* Dina Asher-Smith finished seventh in the women's 200m final on Friday night
* The 27-year-old lamented a difficult world championships in Budapest
* Asher-Smith admitted it has been a 'difficult week' but vowed to return

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Noah Lyles is closest to a Usain Bolt successor - with a little help from Netflix
The sprint double winner says he is 'ready to transcend' athletics, and is soon to be the star of a documentary series about the sport

(BBC) Athletics: Michael Johnson column: Noah Lyles' bold statements bring pressure - but that motivates him
It was difficult to imagine a scenario in which Noah Lyles would not win 200m gold and complete his sprint double at the World Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Australia’s Mackenzie Little claims javelin bronze at world titles
Javelin star throws 63.38m to win Australia’s third medal at 2023 titles - Little, 26, flies home Monday to complete her studies to be a doctor

(The Star) Athletics: Moraa describes her semi-final race as 'final before final'
* Moraa clocked 1:58.48 to win her heat ahead of United States' Athing MU, who posted 1:58.78, and Uganda's Halimah Nakaayi (1:58.89)
* The second heat was won by Keely Hodgkinson in 1:58.48 with United States' Nia Akins (1:58.61) and Noélie Yarigo (1:59.43) second and third respectively

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Marathon legend Catherine Ndereba identifies what contributed to Kenya’s poor showing in women’s marathon at World Championships
Catharine Ndereba was not happy after Kenya’s Rosemary Wanjiru and Sally Kaptich finished sixth and seventh on Saturday having gone to Budapest with hopes of winning a medal

(Runner's World) Athletics: These are the Nike running spikes ruling the World Champs
The Nike ZoomX Dragonfly is the footwear of choice among many of the top distance runners – so what makes it so good?

(RRW) Athletics: Ethiopia's Beriso Wins Women's World Marathon Title In Budapest
On a day better suited for sunbathing and a dip in the pool, Ethiopia's Amane Beriso Shankule overcame both the heat and a stacked field to win the World Athletics women's marathon title at Heroes' Square this morning

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: Victoria Ohuruogu to compete in relay despite anti-doping investigation
Sprinter was pictured training alongside boyfriend, who is serving a three-year doping ban, in December

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith bemoans nerve problem after disappointing World Athletics Championships
Plus, Zharnel Hughes misses out on 200m medal after fourth-place finish behind American winner Noah Lyles

(The Guardian) AThletics:USA’s Lyles adds 200m world title to 100m and wants to ‘transcend the sport’
Lyles storms home in 19.52sec to complete sprint double - Zharnel Hughes finishes behind Knighton and Tebogo

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: De Grasse sixth in men’s 200m at worlds; LePage, Warner poised for decathlon medals

    August 25, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Mu Gets A Scare, But Advances to 800m Final In Budapest
Reigning world and Olympic 800m champion, Athing Mu of the United States, successfully advanced to her final tonight at the National Athletics Center, but only by dodging a near disaster and making a quick recovery

(CBC) Athletics:Canada's Andre De Grasse 6th in 200m at worlds after skipping 4x100 relay heats
Minus decorated anchor, reigning champion Canadians fail to reach final of team event

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Zharnel Hughes falls short of 200m medal as Noah Lyles wins double gold
Britain's Zharnel Hughes missed out on a 200m medal as Noah Lyles completed a sensational sprint double and Shericka Jackson won women's gold in Budapest

(The Guardian) Athletics: World Athletics pledges to put crowds before cash at world championships
‘We can’t afford empty stadiums,’ says Sebastian Coe - President offers cautious approval to Saudi investment

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 483: Matt McDonald – 10th at 2023 Boston Marathon, Training with the B.A.A., Post-Doctoral Associate at MIT
Matt McDonald finished 10th at the Boston Marathon this past year in 2023. He was the 2nd American behind Scott Fauble. He lives in Boston and trains with the BAA. He placed 10th at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials running 2:12:19. He has PR of 2:11:10 and a half marathon PR of 63:56. He is a graduate of Princeton University, he holds a doctorate in chemical engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, and is currently a post-doctoral associate in chemical engineering at MIT

(MSN) Women in Sport: New York City Marathon changes pregnancy deferral policy – but it requires athletes to pay to defer

(WA) Athlertics:Five things to look out for on day eight at WCH Budapest 23

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: Josh Kerr: Beating everyone knowing I’m clean is very satisfying
The new 1,500m world champion was inspired by his childhood friend, Jake Wightman, who took gold in the same event last year

(Evening Standard) Athletics: ‘Insane’ Zharnel Hughes can secure place in history with 200m medal, says Daryll Neita
Gold medal hopeful Zharnel Hughes has been labelled "insane" by GB sprint team-mate Daryll Neita ahead of tonight's 200metre final

(CBC) Athletics: Olympic champion Damian Warner seeking redemption at upcoming worlds in Budapest
CBC Sports looks back on the events that led to Damian Warner’s ‘catastrophic’ injury at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, and his journey back from injury

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Matthew Hudson-Smith has 'big plans' after winning silver
World bronze last year. Silver this year. Matthew Hudson-Smith is certain about what must come next

The new 1,500m world champion was inspired by his childhood friend who took gold in the same event last year

(The Guardian) AThletics: Matt Hudson-Smith takes world 400m silver after being pipped on the line
Jamaica’s Antonio Watson storms through to take gold - Briton finishes second despite struggling with achilles injury

(CBC) AThletics: Camryn Rogers claims hammer throw gold, becoming 1st Canadian woman to win world title in 20 years
Olympic champion Andre De Grasse punches ticket to 200m final

(USATF) Athletics:Kassanavoid, Little top five-medal night for Team USATF on Day 6 of World Athletics Championships

    August 24, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Favorites Advance In Men's 800m and 5000m At World Athletics Championships
There were no middle or long distance finals on the schedule tonight at the National Athletics Center here, but key athletes from the men's 800m and 5000m advanced to their respective finals

(The Telegraph) Athletics: We only notice the greatness of Steve Cram every couple of years
The BBC's lead athletics commentator articulates the consequence and meaning of every race he covers with a deftness that is hard to match

(The Guardian) Athletics: Buggy collision delays start of men’s 200m world championship semi-finals
Two golf buggies carrying sprinters crash on the way to stadium -
US sprinter Noah Lyles wins race despite being in vehicle
(The Telegraph) Athletics: Josh Kerr wages psychological warfare to defeat ‘unbeatable’ Jakob Ingebrigtsen
British runner used a nightmare-inducing shirt and tinted glasses to unsettle Norwegian on his way to 1500m gold at World Championships

(WA) Athletics: Five things to look out for on day seven at WCH Budapest 23

(NewsTalk) Women in Sport: Transgender athletes in sport: 'It's about safety and fairness'
Sports must consider both safety and fairness when deciding whether transgender athletes should compete against women, according to a World Rugby sports scientist

(Outside Online) Athletics: Josh Kerr Shocks Jakob Ingebrigtsen for the 1,500-Meter World Title
A Scotsman plays spoiler to the Olympic gold medalist for the second year in a row

(Daily Star) Athletics: Team GB's new superstar and Vogue 'It Girl' going for gold at World Championships
Keely Hodgkinson is blazing a trail as one of Great Britain's best hopes for gold in Budapest - and she's already an Olympic medal-winner who has friends inside the England football camp

(CBC) Athletics: Thursday is a big day for Canada at the World Athletics Championships
De Grasse in tough 200m semi; Rogers goes for hammer medal

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Josh Kerr 'throws 16 years in the sport at the final 200m' to become 1500m champion
As Josh Kerr, adorned with a golden crown, absorbed the moment in Budapest, a 16-year dream had finally come true

(The Guardian) Athletics: Australia’s Nina Kennedy shares pole vault gold at world championships
American Katie Moon ties after clearing 4.90m in Budapest - Pair agree to share gold medal instead of going to jump-off

(Youtube) Athletics: Men's 1500m Final | Budapest 2023

(Reduxx) Women in Sport: Trans-Identified Male Coach Used Girls’ Locker Room to Undress Multiple Times, Incidents Kept Quiet by Pennsylvania School District

)WA) Athletics: Warholm wins record third world 400m hurdles title in Budapest

(CBC) Athletyics: Canada's Camryn Rogers reaches hammer throw final at World Athletics Championships
Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney through to men's 200m semis

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Great Britain’s Josh Kerr channels spirit of Seb Coe and Steve Cram to claim 1500m gold
Kerr took the lead on the final lap and raced away from Jakob Ingebrigtsen to emulate compatriot Jake Wightman’s win in Eugene last year
(The Times)Josh Kerr stuns Jakob Ingebrigtsen to win 1,500m World Championship gold
When a race wrapped in a soap opera finally reached its conclusion on Wednesday night, the phenomenon that is Jakob Ingebrigtsen had to confront the crushing realisation that yet another British middle-distance runner had beaten him to a world title
(BBC) World Championships 2023: Britain's Josh Kerr stuns Jakob Ingebrigtsen to take gold
Britain's Josh Kerr stunned Norway's Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen to take 1500m gold at the World Championships in Budapest

    August 23, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Kerr Storms To First World 1500m Title
Josh Kerr, 25, the Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist, ran literally the perfect race and took home the title in 3:29.38 once again leaving the immensely talented Ingebrigtsen as the silver medalist

(The Guardian) Athletics: Britain’s Kerr stuns Ingebrigtsen to win world championship 1500m gold
Olympic bronze medallist outkicks Norwegian for victory - Scottish runner, 25, follows Jake Wightman’s win last year

(WA) Athletics: Shocks, showdowns and shared golds on a thrilling day in Budapest

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics: GB's Kerr wins brilliant 1500m gold - reaction

(The Times) Athletics: Laura Muir’s tough year takes toll as Matthew Hudson-Smith shines
Contrasting fortunes for British stars at World Athletics Championships

(BBC) Athletics: Kenyan athletes held after 'love triangle' death of Rwandan runner Siragi Rubayita
Two Kenyan athletes have been arrested after a Rwandan runner was found dead at a renowned training centre in western Kenya following an alleged involvement in what local media have dubbed a "love triangle".

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson blasts ‘awful’ heat – and 6am doping test – at World Athletics Championships
Britain’s 800m gold-medal hope says heat wave in Budapest is ‘draining’, while defending champion Athing Mu ends mystery by showing up

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Large number of GB athletes not drug tested before 2022 world championships
AIU reveals 16 of 73 athletes untested in 10 months before event - Average number of out-of-competition tests was 2.42

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: What a Newly Banned Painkiller Tells Us About the Limits of Endurance
Tramadol has a long history of suspected abuse among cyclists, and now there’s enough to data to put it on WADA’s banned list

(NY Tines) Athletics: One of the World’s Fastest 1,500-Meter Runners Just Wants to Be an Orthodontist
Yared Nuguse, a podium contender at the world championships in Budapest, will only run as long as it’s fun, but he also wouldn’t mind a trip to the Paris Olympics

Athletics: Dubai Marathon route confirmed for January 2024.
Runners Set for Return to Familiar Course

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Keely Hodgkinson, Zharnel Hughes and Dina Asher-Smith progress
Keely Hodgkinson made a winning start to her bid for world gold and 100m bronze medallist Zharnel Hughes also won his 200m heat in Budapest

(Yahoo) Ath;etics: Keely Hodgkinson predicts ‘good race’ against Athing Mu in 800m final

(Toronto Star) Triathlon: Triathlon tragedy in storm’s wake claims Toronto athlete and ‘amazing human being’
‘I really hesitate to do a blame game; I just want Ivan back,’ says Ivan Chittenden’s coach after Sunday’s disastrous events in Ireland

(NY Times) Athletics: Long-Distance Runner Alicia Monson Finds Time to Stand Still
The American runner enters the preliminaries on Wednesday in the 5,000 meters at the world championships in Budapest amid a remarkable year

(CBC) Athletics: Camryn Rogers can't stop breaking records | Athletics North
Fresh off of her University graduation AND breaking her own Canadian record (again) at Mt. SAC Relays we spoke with Canada's top hammer thrower Camryn Rogers about her first season as a pro, breaking all the records and of course what's next

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Cool running – Josh Kerr leads new golden generation of GB middle-distance athletes
The Scot believes crop of British excellence comes down to the grassroots and the gritty, rainy days at Scottish championships

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Matthew Hudson-Smith chases gold after European record
With a European record secured and the favourite suffering misfortune, Matthew Hudson-Smith can sense an opportunity

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘All the feels’: USA’s Laulauga Tausaga obliterates PB for shock discus gold
Hawaii-born athlete claims surprise world title - Valarie Allman had been cruising towards gold medal

(The Guardian NG) Athletics: Amusan raises Nigeria’s medal hope, strolls into semifinal in Budapest

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 800m shocker in Budapest as Korir, Rotich exit, Wanyonyi and Ngeno advance
* It was not a good night for the Olympic and world 800m champion Emmanuel Korir and the Olympic 800m silver medallist Ferguson Rotich after they shockingly exited in the preliminaries
* Wanyonyi hit the bell in 51.39, but dropped back for Frenchman Gabriel Tual to take the lead briefly before the Kenyan won the first heat in 1:44.92

(The Guardian) Athletics: Australia’s Peter Bol bows out in 800m heats at World Athletics Championships
Tokyo Olympics finalist placed fifth in opening race - Integrity boss labels Bol’s anti-doping case a ‘disaster’

SMH) Athletics: ‘This next Olympic cycle is my peak’: Unable to keep up with Kipyegon, Hull eyes Paris Games

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada’s Marco Arop advances to men’s 800m semis at World Athletics Championships

    August 22, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Rising To The Moment, Kipyegon Wins Third World 1500m Title
On a very warm night and in front of a roaring crowd at the National Athletics Center here, Kenya's Faith Kipyegon blasted the final lap of the women's 1500m final in 56.6 seconds to take her third world title in 3:54.87

(Newswekk) Women in Sport: Powerlifting Changes Rules After Transgender Athlete Wins Women's Event

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Laura Muir sixth as Faith Kipyegon wins third title
Laura Muir finished sixth in the women's 1500m final as Faith Kipyegon claimed her third World Championships gold in dominant fashion in Budapest
Women 1500m Finals | World Athletics Championships 2023

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sports: Head of Athletics Integrity Unit takes aim at doping policies of other sports
‘Many will go through careers without being tested’ - David Howman especially critical of football and Fifa

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Extreme heat causes World Athletics to alter race plans amid Seb Coe's climate change warning
Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes will now have an earlier start to their 200m heats on Wednesday

(BBC) Athletics: Michael Johnson column: Sha'Carri Richardson can become 'serial champion' after 100m gold
Sha'Carri Richardson's dramatic 100m victory at the World Championships is a very significant moment in her career - and a weight off her shoulders

(NY Times) Athletics: Sha’Carri Richardson Is the Fastest Woman in the World
Richardson outran Shericka Jackson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to take home her first major world championship title

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Transgender powerlifter could be BANNED as Canada's union for the sport is ordered to change its rules by international governing body after she lifted 200kg more than female competitor
* Canada's powerlifting body told to follow global rules for trans competitors
* The IPF has issued the organization an ultimatum after concerns over fairness
* It comes as lifter April Hutchinson wrote a fiery column last week

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Jiggling' Michelle Jenneke opens up on how her viral pre-race dance led to her being shattered by 'unfair' criticism - as she leads Australia's charge at World Athletics Championships
* Jenneke felt ostracised from team
* Star says she was unfairly targeted
* Will continue doing her dance

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Hungry Wanyonyi ready to strike in Budapest but will Emmanuel Korir blow hot or cold in 800m?
The 28-year-old seeks victory in a competitive field, aiming to maintain Kenya's dominance while facing strong contenders from around the world

(The Telegraph) Athletics: The vomit-inducing training sessions that took Katarina Johnson-Thompson back to the top
In two quite extraordinary days, British heptathlete completed a journey from fearing that her career was over to a world title

(Escape) Cycling: Massage therapist charged with rape over incidents at USA Cycling camp
The case stems from a camp that took place in Massachusetts last September

>(Daily Mail) Athletics: Disbelief for Dina Asher-Smith as she flops in the women's 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest - unable to replicate Katarina Johnson-Thompson's Sunday heroics
* DIna Asher-Smith was unable to add another medal to her collection on Monday
* The British athlete failed to replicate the heroics of Katarina Johnson-Thompson

(USATF) Athletics: USA Track & Field Launches New “Behind The Wings” Podcast

(WA) Athletics: Stahl and Richardson take world titles with championship records in Budapest

(CBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Richardson wins 100m showdown and what to watch on Tuesday
American storms back to take gold in major debut

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Holly Bradshaw says pole vault is damaging her mental health
An emotional Holly Bradshaw said she did not "know how much more she could take" after an early exit in the pole vault at the World Championships

(The Guardian) Triathlon: Ironman swimming race in Ireland in which two died did not have approval
Ivan van Chittenden and Brendan Wall were competing in event that Triathlon Ireland did not sanction owing to bad weather

(The Guardian) Athletics: Sha’Carri Richardson storms to 100m gold in stunning redemption tale
American beats Jackson and Fraser-Pryce from outside lane - Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith trails in disappointing eighth

    August 21, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Guardian*) Athletics: ‘Push through the pain barrier’: KJT and coach reveal her golden training runs
Aston Moore put Katarina Johnson-Thompson through brutal sessions to make the heptathlete a world-beater again

(WA) Athletics: Past winners strike gold again as hosts Hungary celebrate first medal

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson was in 'ROBOT mode' as she produced a career-best 800m performance to win the world heptathlon title in Budapest
* Katarina Johnson-Thompson reclaimed her world heptathlon title on Sunday
* The Team GB athlete has bounced back from injury to become world champion
* Johnson-Thompson produced a career-best 800m performance to take gold

(Ther Telegraph) Athletics:Sally Gunnell interview: ‘It astounded me, how good I was'
The only British woman to win gold at the 1992 Olympics on the depth of athletics today and learning to cope under pressure

Athletics: Victory and a course record the target for Weldon Langat in Brasov
The gaze of athletics fans around the world will turn towards Brasov in just under a month’s time as world-class distance running returns to the picturesque Romanian city for the Brasov Running Festival over the weekend of 9-10 September 2023

(National Post) Triathlon: Two men die during swimming portion of Ironman event in Ireland
Two men, one in his mid-60s and one in his mid-40s, died in separate incidents during the 1.9 kilometre swimming portion of the competition

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: Rachel Zilinskas masters Mont-Tremblant for first pro win
After a year of injury, former national team swimmer bounces back with first pro win

(Washington Post) Athletics: Kenyan runner Faith Kipyegon is focused on defending her 1,500 world title in a record-breaking year

(3Wire Sports) Athletics: Dead last. And, no doubt, the real winners of the men's 100 in Budapest

(The Times) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes banishes ghost of Tokyo false start with 100m bronze

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Ferdinand Omanyala reveals what cost him a medal at World Championships
Omanyala fizzled out to finish a disappointing seventh as Botswana’s wonder kid Letsile Tebogo made history

(The Times) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins heptathlon gold at World Championships
(Daily Mail) Katarina Johnson-Thompson delivers a comeback for the ages after years of injury HELL by showing her grit and gold to finally become world champion again
* Katarina Johnson-Thompson has become a double heptathlon world champion
* The 30-year-old has had to battle back from serious injuries for this moment
* Johnson-Thompson labelled her achievement as the 'best day of her life'

(Mirror) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes gives thanks to Linford Christie for helping him end global medal drought
Britain's fastest man takes bronze in the men's 100 metres and admits: “My heart’s full of emotions"

(The Guardian) Athletics:
(BBC) World Athletics Championships 2023: Katarina Johnson-Thompson & Zharnel Hughes star for GB
Katarina Johnson-Thompson is back on top of the world and Zharnel Hughes earned a breakthrough 100m bronze on a stellar night for GB in Budapest

(The Guardian) Athletics: USA’s Noah Lyles wins 100m world title as Hughes seals bronze for GB
* American aiming to add 200m crown on Friday
* Hughes wins GB’s first 100m men’s medal in 20 years
* Letsile Tebogo wins silver for Botswana

    August 20, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: With Patient Approach, Cheptegei Wins Third Straight World 10,000m Title
wo-time defending champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda won his third straight world 10,000m title at the National Athletics Center here tonight by using the strength of a road racer and the speed of a miler

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Sifan Hassan safely through to 1500m final day after dramatic fall in 10,000m
The Dutchwoman recovers from agonisingly missing out on a medal in the women's 10,000m to qualify for the women's 1500m final

(Boston Globe) Athletics: Hellen Obiri dominates Falmouth Road Race; Wesley Kiptoo leads Kenyan sweep in men’s race

(NBC) Athletics: Noah Lyles wins 100m at world championships, first step of sprint double

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins stunning heptathlon gold
Katarina Johnson-Thompson claimed a stunning heptathlon gold at the World Championships in Budapest to complete a remarkable turnaround in her career.
(The Telegraph) Redemption for Katarina Johnson-Thompson as she wins gold at World Championships
After being offered a wheelchair to leave the Olympic track in Tokyo, Johnson-Thompson defied the sporting odds

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: History beckons for Cheptegei
The men’s 10000m final comes up Sundayt. Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei is back at this stage, with an aim to retain the 25-lap title

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads before final heptathlon event
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson will begin the final event of the heptathlon in gold medal position at the World Championships in Budapest

(Plse Sports) Athletics: Sha'Carri Richardson, Fraser-Pryce cruise to the women's 100m semifinal in style
Richardson also oozed class in her Heat as she sprinted to the finish line and clocked 10.92, the fastest time in the heats

(Castanet) Triathlon: Penticton Ironman cancelled
The announcement comes following a province-wide state of emergency in response to multiple out-of-control wildfires

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Dutch athletes Femke Bol and Sifan Hassan suffer dramatic falls
For much of their respective events, Sifan Hassan and Femke Bol's first day at the World Championships was going exactly to plan

(The Guardian) Athletics: American Ryan Crouser overcomes blood clot to claim shot put world title
American successfully defends shot put world title in Hungary - Double Olympic champion smashed own world record in May

(RRW) Athletics: Ethiopians Sweep Women's 10,000m at World Athletics Championships
In a nail-biting race with a painfully slow start and a rough and tumble finish, the Ethiopian trio of Gudaf Tsegay, Letesenbet Gidey and Ejgayehu Taye took gold, silver and bronze, respectively, in the women's 10,000m on the first day of the 2023 World Athletics Championships at the brand new National Athletics Center here

(Daily Mail) Athletics: British sprint star Dina Asher-Smith is more confident than ever as she prepares to add to her medal haul at her sixth World Championships - and she's unafraid of being written off: 'we don’t run on paper, we run on the track'
* The 27-year-old has enjoyed a promising return to fitness and form this season
* Asher-Smith is feeling ‘stronger, faster, technically better and more confident'
* UK Athletics defend their strict selection policy for the World Championships

(AW) Athletics: Double dutch disaster brings amazing day of drama to a close
Sifan Hassan loses out on 10,000m title, while cramp strikes Femke Bol at the vital moment as Netherlands are denied a golden double in Budapest

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: GB win mixed relay silver as Katarina Johnson-Thompson eyes medal
Great Britain won mixed 4x400m relay silver at the World Championships as Katarina Johnson-Thompson put herself in contention for heptathlon gold on the opening day in Budapest

(The Guardian) Athletics: Prescod accuses UK Athletics of ‘emotional blackmail’ over relay withdrawal
Sprinter gives explosive interview at world championships - GB take silver in mixed 4x400m relay after Bol’s dramatic fall

(Boston25 News) Athletics: Falmouth Road Race inspires two friends to push through challenges
(Cape Cod News) Falmouth Road Race To Run Second Year With Fewer Runners

ASICS Falmouth Toad Race - Falmout, MA

    August 19, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Kenya walks away empty handed in women's 10,000m as Ethiopians sweep podium
All hopes rested on the Kenyan trio of Grace Loibach, Agnes Ngetich, and Irine Kimais to deliver but they, unfortunately, failed to sparkle

(CBC) Athletics: Evan Dunfee, Ethan Katzberg set Canadian records on Day 1 of athletics worlds
Race walker 4th in 20 km race; Victoria's Adam Keenan joins Katzberg in hammer fina

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith set on delivering at Worlds in ‘golden’ women’s 100m field
British sprinter enters the world championships without any hype and is excited by the chance to stun her daunting rivals

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Malindi Elmore to run Berlin Marathon
Will she re-emerge as the Canadian marathon record holder after Natasha Wodak took the title on the same course last year?

(Washington Post) Drugs in Sport: A positive test, an infamous burrito and a running career in purgatory

(Pulse Sports) Athleics: VMary Moraa seeking divine intervention as she gears up for tough World Championships outing
Moraa will first set her foot on the track on Wednesday, August 23, for the 800m heats

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Kenyan athlete wins doping case, to sue ADAK for damages
In his defence, Taki, who was represented by Kirimi Mbobua, stated that he has never taken an illegal substance and that all the tests carried out on May 28, 2022, June 25, 2022 and July 14, 2022 all returned negative results

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon tees up compatriots into 1500m semis in Budapest
* Fast-rising Nelly Chepchirchir won the third heat while the 2017 world Under-18 bronze medallist Edinah Jebitok settled fourth in the first heat to sail through alongside Kipyegon.
* The 2021 world under- 20 1,500m champion Purity Chepkirui fell short

(WA) Athletics: Five things to look out for on day one at WCH Budapest 23

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Peter Bol refuses to talk with Athletics Australia at World Championships in sensational fallout to drug scandal which threatened his career
* Bol stands firm on no comment with AA
* Runner feels body hung him out to dry
* Jess Hull among Aussie stars at world titles

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF event-by-event preview – World Athletics Championships – Budapest 23

(NBC) Athletics: Ryan Crouser finds blood clots in leg, says safe to compete at worlds

(CBC) Athletics: Improved fitness has Canadian runner Moh Ahmed confident of return to world podium
'I don't think we've seen the best of Moh,' says Bowerman coach Jerry Schumacher

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson is mates with England's footballers and now a Vogue 'It Girl'... she is athletics' superstar hiding in plain sight and now she's going for World Championships gold
* Kelly Hodgkinson is Britain's best bet for an individual gold medal in Hungary
* One of her closest friends from school is England Lionesses star Ella Toone

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson and Zharnel Hughes stand out as athletics battles to break into the mainstream
World Athletics Championships get under way on Saturday with two Britons big gold medal prospects, but recognition is not what it used to be

(The Guardian) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson aims to lead British athletics out of shadows in Budapest
The fastest woman over 800m this year is heading to the world championship looking to emulate her close friend Ella Toone

    August 18, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: April Hutchinson: Here's the truth about this trans powerlifter's first-place picture: The runners-up were the ONLY female competitors willing to compete... and that cuddly toy on the podium was an especially cruel twist
* Trans athlete Ann Andres ignited a firestorm by dominating the Canadian Powerlifting Union's women's regional championship
* Now, powerlifter April Hutchinson, a former friend of Andres, reveals a fascinating insight about what happened behind the scenes of the competition

(CBC) Athletics: Veteran sprinter Aaron Brown is still learning, still humble
Canadian, 31, enters 7th world championships and credits diligence for his longevity

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 482: Vanessa Corcoran – It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint; Road to the Marathon and PhD
Vanessa wrote the book It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint, My Road to the Marathon and PhD. It’s the story of taking on two challenges, training for the marathon and beginning and finishing a doctoral program in Medieval History. Although both challenges may seem in stark opposition to one another, they share a lot in common and require a lot of overcoming significant mental roadblocks

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Jake Wightman & Steve Cram preview Budapest event
World champion Jake Wightman believes all four Scottish middle-distance runners going to the World Athletics Championships can claim a medal

(Daily Mail) Athletics: British sprint sensation Zharnel Hughes reveals all on his aviation obsession, training with Usain Bolt and his spooky race predictions
* Zharnel Hughes has admitted his eerily specific predictions leave him spooked
* Away from the track, the sprinter is able to relax using a flight simulator at home
* He has also opened up on his experiences training alongside legend Usain Bolt

(The Times) Triathlon: Lucy Charles-Barclay: 100km triathlon puts Olympics in the shade
The Briton is buying into the intermediate distance as organisers attempt to thrust her sport into the mainstream

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Stuttgart 1993 - when Jackson, Gunnell and Christie put British athletics on top of the world
Sally Gunnell and Colin Jackson on the "big three" of British athletics and what it takes to win at the World Championships

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Adam Gemili says he turned to food for comfort after poor form
British sprinter Adam Gemili says he turned to food for comfort after "the worst time of my life"

(GBNews) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies questions ‘common sense’ of open category for transgender athletes - ‘Rewarding mediocrity!’
World Aquatics have revealed new measures for trans athletes

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Marcell Jacobs on 2023 World Athletics Championships: "I've had a lot of doubts"
Italy's 100m Olympic champion opens up about his chances at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, after two injury-hit years since he won Tokyo 2020 gold

(NBC) Athletics: Pedro Pablo Pichardo, Olympic triple jump gold medalist, to miss world title defense

(Women's Running) Athletics: U.S. 800 Meter Champion Nia Akins Excels in Her “Junior Year”
In an event that is teeming with talent, Akins is a rising star

(Fox News) Women in Sport: North Carolina overrides veto to ban trans athletes from competing in women's sports, putting law into effect
The Fairness in Women's Sports Act will be put into effect immediately

(Daily Nation) Athltics: Coe re-elected President of World Athletics for third time

(Inside the Games0 Athletics: World Athletics Championships to feature $100,000 world record reward
Athletes who break world records at the World Athletics Championships here are in line to win a $100,000 (£78.5 million/€92 million), after Japanese electronics giant TDK extended its long-running support of the event

(The Guardian NG) Drugs in Sport:AIU expresses disappointment after Tobi Amusan gets nod to compete at World Championships

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: British athletes risk bans after missing spate of drug tests
British athletics chiefs have had to remind their elite stars to follow anti-doping rules more carefully after racking up a record number of missed drugs tests in the build-up to these World Championship

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Lord Coe: Resisting radical change in athletics would be insanity
Coe was re-elected as World Athletics president for a third and final time in Budapest ahead of the start of World Championships on Saturday

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Taking a small GB squad to the World Championships does not make sense
It is disappointing because opportunity and experience for athletes can help lead to more British success at Olympic level

(BBC) Athletics: Russian & Belarusian track and field athletes 'unlikely' to be at Paris Olympics - Lord Coe
Russian and Belarusian track and field athletes are "unlikely" to be able to compete at the 2024 Olympics, says World Athletics president Lord Coe

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘I know I can run as fast’: Christine Mboma on the medical minefield of World Athletics’ DSD ruling
Instead of chasing gold at the world championships, the Olympic silver medallist is 5,000 miles away, taking pills to lower her testosterone level

    August 17, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: Marco Arop’s Olympic dream takes shape in the heart of Dixie
Mississippi is home to Canadian runner who wants to be fastest 800-metre runner in history

(FloTrack) Athletics: Athing Mu In Budapest? We Preview The Women's Distance Events At Worlds
The World Championships go down in just two days. Here are three massive storylines heading into the women's distance events in Budapest, Hungary

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Yohans Mekasha to race TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Still only 25 years of age - relatively young for a marathoner - he ran a personal best of 2:07:19 at the Kosice Marathon (Slovakia) last October finishing 3rd in a hard fought race

(Morning Star) Drugs in Sport: Kenya's crisis is unique and driven by poverty, track and field's anti-doping head says

(Yahoo) Athletics: Lord Coe backs Keely Hodgkinson and Zharnel Hughes for World Championship glory

Athletics:More top athletes at the BMW BERLIN MARATHON
As already announced in the press release of SCC EVENTS on July 13, 2023, the world record holder Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) and the winner of the TCS London Marathon 2022, Amos Kipruto (KEN), will start in the German capital

(BBC) Triathlon: Beth Potter: Briton claims dramatic Paris 2024 triathlon test event win
Britain's Beth Potter out-sprinted home favourite Cassandre Beaugrand to secure victory in the Paris 2024 triathlon test event

(BBC) Athletics: 2023 World Athletics Championships: Where might Africa win gold?
Athletics fans across Africa are turning their attention to the Hungarian capital Budapest for the World Athletics Championships

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Eilish McColgan ruled out by injury
Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan has pulled out of the World Athletics Championships in Budapest starting on Saturday after failing to recover from a knee injury

(Deadspin) Drugs in Sport: Victor Conte: Players are still doping and the leagues know it
BALCO mastermind tells Deadspin how athletes are still circumventing PED tests

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: Richard Freeman: Former British Cycling doctor gets four-year doping ban

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Olympic champion Warner out to prove a point by winning elusive world decathlon title

(CBC) Athletics: Prepare for a spicy women's 100m, and will Noah Lyles eat his words at worlds? | Athletics North6 hours agoSports
The event we've been waiting for all season is finally upon us, and 3-time Olympian Phylicia George joins us to talk all things World Athletics Championships. Streaming begins August 19th on & CBC Gem

(The Telegram) Athletics: Lord Coe: Netflix can save athletics
President of World Athletics urges stars to accept intrusion of Netflix-style documentaries ahead of World Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Eugene Amo-Dadzie: the remarkable journey of ‘world’s fastest accountant’
Sprinter prepares for world championship debut at the age of 31 hoping his story as a late developer can act as an inspiration
(The Telegram) The ‘world’s fastest accountant’ who found his talent while racing buses
Eugene Amo-Dadzie sets his sights on the World Championships after becoming the fourth-fastest British sprinter in history

(The Guardian) Athletics: Reece Prescod quits GB relay team before World Athletics Championships
Sprinter still plans to take part in individual 100m in Budapest - 4x100 men’s squad have won medals at last two worlds

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson’s killer session
British 800m record-holder explains the training workout she fears the most

(Mirror) Women in Sport: Sam Kerr admits hiding gender to play football and teammate "cried when he found out"
Australia and Chelsea star striker Sam Kerr had to battle her way through the youth football ranks pretending to be a boy for years until her father and coach put a stop to it

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Michael Norman to miss Worlds, refocus for Paris 2024
The reigning 400m World champ announced Tuesday (15 August) that he has withdrawn from the global meet that begins Saturday (19 August)

    August 16, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Christian Post) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines won't let hatred infect her, says she’s ‘not anti-trans’ but pro-fairness

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada’s Camryn Rogers embracing self-imposed pressure with eyes on world title

(The Times) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies and her son: ‘The police intercepted a letter bomb’
The swimmer and her son Elliott Redmond on blended families, trans people in sport and her fight for a gold meda

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Harvard-Educated Doctor Explains To Riley Gaines That There Really Are Only Two Sexes

(Outside Online) Athletics: 10 Things to Know About the World’s Fastest Man
Zharnel Hughes is the British record holder and the world’s top-ranked 100-meter sprinter this year who will bid for his first individual title at the World Championships in Budapest

(Mirror) Athletics: Laura Muir ends summer of discontent with GB captaincy for World Championships
British star lifts lid on one of the most challenging periods in her career as she prepares to challenge for 1500m podium in Budapest

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Usain Bolt's long-standing 200m mark among records under threat
When it comes to major championships, medals are the name of the game for the world's best athletes

(The Guardian) Athletics: Cravont Charleston: can a sprinter without a shoe sponsor become world champion?
The 25-year-old was a shock winner in the 100m at July’s US championships. Now he’s aiming for more glory in Budapest against the world’s best

(Toronto Sun) Women in Sport: 'RADICAL DISDAIN FOR WOMEN:' Justin Trudeau blasted after trans powerlifter sets Canadian record

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Julien Alfred on a mission: ‘I have the potential to be one of the best.’
The NCAA champion in both the 100m and 200m, Alfred has her sights set on Olympic glory for Paris 2024. She wants to win Saint Lucia its first-ever Olympic medal but first up are the World Athletics Championships. Find out in our exclusive interview how it all started and how her win over Sha'Carri Richardson changed things

(ITU) Triathlon: Men’s final push to Paris 2024 continues with Friday’s crucial Olympic Games Test Event
Athletes chase first Paris 2024 spots at Thursday's huge Olympic Games Test Event

(Mirror) Athletics: Sally Gunnell sends message to Keely and Co 30 years on from her world title
Track legend reveals hidden story of her 1993 world title win in Stuttgart and tells Budapest-bound Brits to win the mind game

(CBC) Athletics: Canadians to watch at the 2023 World Athletics Championships | Athletics North
Athletics Canada is sending 50 athletes to the 2023 Worlds Athletics Championships starting August 19th in Budapest, Hungary. Here we preview the Canadian contingent with someone whose done it all before; 3-time multi-sport Olympian Phylicia George

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Laura Muir heads for World Championships 'in best shape ever' after coach split
The Scottish long-distance runner will captain Great Britain at the World Championships in August
(The Times) Laura Muir: I was suffering – I just had to leave my coach
After a difficult period and acrimonious split with her coach, 30-year-old Scot says she feels in the shape of her life

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Alyson Bell heads to Budapest with famous faces
Scottish sprinter Alyson Bell will not need to worry about getting to know her room-mate on her World Championships debut given she is likely to be paired with a familiar face

(Newark Advertiser) AThletics: Newark Half Marathon a big success as course records broken, Sonia Samuels wins the female race for the second year in a row while Daniel Connolly pips previous winner Joe Wilkinson at the line

    August 15, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Guadian) Athletics: Laura Muir: ‘It’s been a rollercoaster. But we’re at a high point now’
Great Britain’s captain for the World Athletics Championship is relishing a fresh start in Budapest after turbulence off the track

(Cycling News) Drugs in Sport: Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman banned for anti-doping violation
Following years of trials and investigations, Freeman receives a four-year ban for possession of a banned substance

Athletics:Ethiopia’s Waganesh Mekasha To Run TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
With a 5th place finish at the 2022 Chicago Marathon Waganesh is an experienced and highly talented distance runner who is targeting the Canadian all-comers’ record (2:22:16) set in Toronto four years ago by Kenya’s Magdalyne Masai.

Athletics:National top athletes will also participate in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2023
This year's BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will take place on September 24 - the sports event is one of the most prestigious marathons in the world. SCC EVENTS, the organiser of the event, is expecting more than 45,000 runners from about 150 nations

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines slams Justin Trudeau after trans powerlifter sets unofficial women's world record

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Goule-Toppin has big chance to win historic 800m medal

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala to link up with team mates in Budapest
* Team manager Rono Bunei said both the men’s 4x400m relay and 4x400m mixed relay, the women’s 10,000m, the women’s 1,500m , and men’s 3,000m steeplechase teams were due to fly out last night
* The next batch of Team Kenya athletes will leave for Budapest tonight, followed by the rest of the track athletes, including the women’s 800m team led by Commonwealth Games 800m champion Mary Moraa, and 2015 world javelin champion Julius Yego on Thursday

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2023: Hodgkinson v Mu, Kerley v Jacobs - the key rivalries in Budapest
Rivalries can define sports, athletes, eras

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: NCAA sprint champ Julien Alfred: I always wanted to be Saint Lucia's first Olympic gold medallist

(Sportskeeda) Women in Sport: "Misogyny in plain sight" - Fans support women athletes amidst transgender debate at 2023 UCI World Cycling Championships

(The Star) Athletics: Veterans Kirwa, Sang to lead runners at Devolution race
We managed to register 64 athletes for the veterans' race. We know there are many others who would wish to compete but we can only manage such numbers,” said Uasin Gishu County Athletics Kenya Public Relations Officer Bakari Keme

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Mary Moraa faces formidable foes in quest for World Championships 800m glory
The 23-year-old's unbeaten streak faces tough competition from international contenders

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kiplimo’s injury blows up Uganda’s medal quest
Huge Miss. Kiplimo will miss the World Championships for a second time in three editions following an acute injury near his right hamstring. He will be a huge miss for Uganda’s medal count in Budapest especially after having won six individual medals at the last five major global championships since 2020 including the World Half-Marathon, World Cross-country and Commonwealth titles

(CBC) Athletics: Tight-knit Canadian men's 4x100m relay team eyes repeat at world championships
De Grasse, Brown, Rodney, Blake aiming for 2nd straight gold medal in Budapest

(The Guardian) Athletics: Darren Campbell no longer with GB on eve of World Athletics Championships
Sprints head has difference of opinion with UKA’s Maguire - News is the latest bump in the road for team before Budapest

(Reduxx) Women in Sport: Male Powerlifter Sets New Women’s Record During 2023 Western Canadian Championship

    August 14, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Council selects host cities for future World Athletics Series events

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Bahamian sprinter Terrence Jones on emulating Usain Bolt: "He won his first Olympic title at 21. During Paris 2024, I'll be 21."
Like Bolt, Jones runs both the 100m and 200m. And he says his family roots in the West Indies shaped him: "Life in the Bahamas made me who I am now."

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Sierre Zinal: American runner Sophia Laukli denies Kenyan podium sweep
Kenya's Philemon Kiriago and American Sophia Laukli both charged to blisteringly fast wins

(WA) Athletics: WCH Budapest 23 preview: 100m and 110m hurdles

(Pulse Spprts) Athletics: Kenyan trio face uphill battle in 10,000m thriller at Budapest World Championships
Facing Ethiopian and Ugandan dominance; Kenyan runners look to upset the balance and make their mark

(BBC) Athletics:World Championships 2023: Dina Asher-Smith 'in amazing shape' before Budapest
A historic moment had seldom felt so routine

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Wisconsin Parents Don’t Like The Idea Of Trans Athletes Joining Girls’ Team

(Punch) Drugs in Sport: Budapest: Tobi Amusan not cleared of doping, says World Athletics

(The Times) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson: I thought my career was over
British heptathlete feared that achilles tendon injury had robbed her of her ‘superpower’

(WA) Athletics: WCH Budapest 23 preview: marathon

(Jamaoca Gleaner) World Athletics helps Amusan race against time
With less than a week to go before the start of the 2023 World Athletics Championships, world 100m hurdles champion and world record holder Tobi Amusan is awaiting a decision from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), regarding an alleged whereabouts violation

    August 12, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Injury-plagued Emmanuel Korir's message to his 'worried' fans ahead of World Championships
Korir faced a big blow after suffering a calf injury that has seen him fail to live up to the billing at the Diamond League Meetings

(Dyestat) Athletcs: Lynna Irby-Jackson 'Up Next' to Run 400 Meters at Worlds After McLaughlin-Levrone Withdrawal
No Stranger To Team USA, Irby-Jackson Already Training For A Relay Spot, Says Goal 'Always' Is To Medal At Worlds

(Independent.IE) Athletics: ‘Finishing fourth in the Olympics is tough, finishing fourth twice is f**king awful’
Eamonn Coghlan relives golden day of redemption 40 years on and says Irish athletes can dream big with Rhasidat Adeleke primed for a very bright future

(ADF) Women in Sport: More Young Women Sidelined While West Virginia Sports Law on Hold
Female athletes in West Virginia are losing opportunities to compete and win after an order from the 4th Circuit

(WA) Athletics: WCH Budapest 23 preview: 1500m
5000M Preview
10,00M Preview

(National Review) Women in Sport: World Sports Organizations Wake Up to the Absurdity of Trans-Athlete Policies
It’s time U.S. sports associations took notice

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Ferguson Rotich with a message to those questioning his form
Rotich will be competing in the men's 800m at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary

(WA) Athletics: WCH Budapest 23 preview: 800m

(VNExpress) Athletics: Japanese runner wins VnExpress Marathon in Nha Trang

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: Katarina Johnson-Thompson reawakened and on medal hunt
"I think I bought into the fact that it was over for me," says Katarina Johnson-Thompson

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Ksh3.5 million up for grabs for Eldoret City Marathon winners
The event is scheduled for October 1 will see winners reap big for their efforts

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ababu to Team Kenya: Go out there, compete clean and conquer the world
* On July 8, officials named a team of 57 to compete in Budapest. Kenya’s decision not to field the men’s 4x100m relay team at the championship has trimmed the team to 54 members
* Last week, Kenya replaced 1,500m runner Brenda Chebet in the team with Purity Chepkirui who finished fourth at the national trials

    August 12, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The National) Athletics: Megan Keith reflects on 'crazy' journey ahead of World Championships
At the start of this season, so distant a prospect was competing in this summer’s World Athletics Championships for Megan Keith that she didn’t even know when the event was taking place

(VNExpress) Athletics: Foreign runners all set for second VnExpress Marathon Nha Trang
Many runners from all over the world, from Asia to Europe, received their race kits Saturday for the VnExpress Marathon Nha Trang the next day

(The Times) Athletics: Norwegian odd couple who have risen to the top of athletics
One is arguably the best athlete in the world, the other a veteran coach with ‘one foot in the grave’ but together they have formed a world-beating partnership

(CBC) Athletics:Noah Lyles' audacious boast of breaking Bolt's 200m world record not so far fetched
Jamaican icon set 19.19 second mark at 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Track and field: Which world records can be broken at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest?
From Yulimar Rojas to Ryan Crouser, find out which athletes are aiming for more than just a world title at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest

(WA) Athletics: WCH Budapest 23 preview: 100m
200M Preview
400m Preview

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: AK Kenya president Jack Tuwei gives update on government's house reward to Faith Kipyegon
Kipyegon was awarded the house after breaking her second successive world record in a span of a week

(NY Times) Athletics:A Hotbed of Distance Running Talent Emerges in Uganda
Led by a duo of world record holders, athletes from Uganda’s Mount Elgon are challenging decades of Kenyan and Ethiopian dominance

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Good news for Kenya’s 5,000m & 10,000m team as injury knocks serial threat out of World Championships
The Ugandan runner will not be travelling to Budapest which might help Kenya’s medal prospects in the two races which have proved problematic down the years

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2023: How to watch live on the BBC, key times and schedule of finals
The World Athletics Championships take place in Budapest, Hungary, from 19-27 August and you can watch live coverage of every event on the BBC

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Timothy Cheruiyot reveals why he gave Jakob Ingebrigtsen a Kenyan bracelet at the Tokyo Olympics
Ingebrigtsen had just beaten Cheruiyot to the 1,500m gold but the Kenyan still showed him a gesture of gratitudeS

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies: Trans activists call my children’s school to abuse them
Olympian says her views on backing women in sport has led to trolls bullying her and her family as she calls for more support from athletes

(Baptist Press) Women in Sport: Baptist leaders applaud transgender athlete decisions as victory for reality

(LA Times) Athletics: Injured Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone will not run in world track championships

(The Times) Cycling: World Cycling Championships: Ben Wiggins wins junior time trial silver
Bradley Wiggins’ son says he has ‘backed up the hype’ after coming second in time trial in Stirling

(Pulse Sports) Drugs in Sport: Another big blow! The Athletics Integrity Unit suspends Rodgers Kwemoi and Agnes Barsosio
The 2019 Hangzhou Marathon champion Agnes Barsosio and the 2022 N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon Rodgers Kwemoi are the latest Kenyans to be summoned by the AIU

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Teen sprinter who holds U20 100-metre world record suspended for doping
Florida's Isaam Asinga beat American star Noah Lyles in April race

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Athletics: What We Know About the Future of Endurance Training
Sports scientists weigh in on the trends that will keep the PRs coming

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone withdraws with knee injury
Olympic and world 400m hurdles champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone has pulled out of the World Championships in Budapest because of a knee injury

    August 11, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RadioTour) Cycling: The Astonishing Return of Chloé Dygert
Two national titles, two World Championship titles, and she’s still going

(CitiusMag) Drugs in Sport: Suriname’s Issam Asinga Suspended for Banned Substance Ahead of World Championships

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 480: Maggie Montoya – 2:29 Marathoner Running with Roots Running and Salomon
Maggie Montoya is sponsored by Salomon. She is a member of the Roots Running team in Boulder, Colorado. She has set several personal bests since joining Roots. Recently, at the Grandma’s Half Marathon she broke Kara Goucher’s course record, running 69:26 and won the race. Maggie also competed in the Bolder Boulder 10k for Colorado Team USA and they won the whole thing!

(Tri247) Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee undergoes successful ankle surgery and sets timeline for triathlon return

(Evening Standard) Athletics: London Marathon 2024: Date, route and how to enter
Kelvin Kiptum and Sifan Hassan won event in 2023

>(The Times) Cycling: Geraint Thomas to savour World Championships time-trial
After his second-placed finish in the Giro d’Italia in May, Thomas took a long break but is now in solid shape for the 50km race

(The Star) Athletics: Lokedi hungry to defend title against an elite field
* Lokedi will be up against Boston Marathon winner Hellen Obiri, Olympic gold medallist Peres Jepchirchir and marathon world record-holder Brigid Kosgei in a star-studded field on November 5
* Obiri, a two-time world 5,000m champion, said she feels ready for the challenge after winning the Boston Marathon earlier in the year, saying the race gave her the experience needed to tackle her opponents

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: No reason Ireland can’t be fighting for medals at the World Athletics Championships
‘At this stage, there’s not much more work to be done, just fine-tuning and getting that balance right’

(MMegiOnline) Drugs in Sport: Concern as Botswana records another doping case

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Noah Lyles shares reason behind his 'cockiness' as he unveils targets for Budapest showdown
Many might be wondering why the sprint sensation decided to share his targets publicly instead of making them private

(The Guardian NG) Drugs in Sport: World Athletics confirms Tobi Amusan will compete in Budapest if…

(RTE) Athletics: Elizabeth Ndudi sets Irish national U20 record on way to winning European gold

(NBC) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce entered in 100m but not 200m at world championships

    August 10, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Outside Online) Cycling: An American Cyclist Just Won the World Title After Three Years of Heartbreak
Chloé Dygert’s win in the individual time trial on Thursday came after years of injuries, surgeries, freak illnesses, and personal setbacks

(WA) Athletics: Final entry lists published for World Athletics Championships Budapest 23

(Outside Online) Athletics: How U.S. Record Holder Alicia Monson Prepares for a World Title Run
In the opulent alpine resort town of St. Moritz, Switzerland, America’s fastest distance runner is preparing to measure up against the world’s best. How close can she get?

(CBC) Athletics: Is WaveLight technology an unfair advantage? | Athletics North
WaveLight technology is a visual pacesetter, and can be used to show how fast an athlete needs to run in order set a world record. But is the ability to see a world record pace unfair to athletes of the past who didn't have the same advantage? Rob and Morgan discuss whether to keep the lights on, or turn them off

(The Telegraph) Cycling: Katie Archibald: Anxiety has been building. You feel you are going to be trotted out for slaughter
The Scot has struggled with pressure at the World Championships following the death of her partner last year

(BAA) Athletics: Registration for 128th Boston Marathon presented by Bank of America Begins September 11
Athletes can submit a registration application between September 11-15

Athletics:Dayna Pidhoresky Seeking Second Canadian Marathon Championship in Toronto
Elite marathoners have many options to chase fast times each fall. Dayna Pidhoresky has chosen the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 15th where she will seek her second Canadian Championship gold medal in four years.

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: The Dangerous Promise of the Pro-Doping “Enhanced Games”
Legalizing some performance-enhancing drugs might result in less cheating, but at what cost?

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Purity Chepkirui dives into deep end at Budapest Worlds
Athletics Kenya Chief Administrative Officer Susan Kamau Wednesday night said the federation will issue a statement on Chebet “in due course.”

(WA) Athletics: Lohalith leads six-strong Athlete Refugee Team at WCH Budapest 23

(Irish Times) Athletics: Ciara Mageean a picture of faith and self-belief as Budapest World Championships beckon
‘I know I’m in the best shape I’ve ever been,’ says athlete who is targeting podium place

(Sports Brief) Athletics: Fraser Pryce Withdraws From 200m of World Athletics Championships
* Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will not go for a sprint double at the World Athletics Championships
* The Jamaican will now chase her sixth world title and be part of her country's 4x100m relay
* The 100m specialist previously won gold in the 200m at the 2013 championships in Moscow

(WA) Athletics: Kipyegon and Sang – an athlete and coach view of a world record spree, years in the making

(Runner's World) Athletics: Hellen Obiri Wants Redemption at This Year’s New York City Marathon
She would be the first woman to win the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon in the same year since 1989

(The Times) Cycling: Cycling World Championships: Emma Finucane claims brilliant gold
The 20-year-old from Wales turned in the performance of the night in Glasgow, while Katie Archibald went close to another medal

(EA) Athletics: Zakrzewski achieves a rare 100/200m European U20 sprint double in Jerusalem
Marek Zakrzewski became the first man to secure the 100m/200m gold at the European Athletics U20 Championships since Great Britain’s Darren Campbell in 1991 on Wednesday

(Runner's World) Athletics: Top Names Announced for 2023 New York City Marathon
The race will feature the reigning champion, Olympic medalists, and the marathon world record holder

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Nafi Thiam Withdraws From World Championships Due To Injury

(NBC) Athletics: Noah Lyles has detailed and scary plans for world championships

    August 9, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Moraa warns opponents to expect a fierce battle in Budapest
* She said she had worked on all the key components of her race including her speed down the homestretch
* While she continues to hold high her dream of shattering the world record in the two-lap race, Moraa's immediate goal is to place it on the podium

(MYRR) Athletics: Sharon Lokedi, Hellen Obiri, Peres Jepchirchir, and Brigid Kosgei to Race 2023 TCS New York City Marathon on November 5

(Diamond League) Athletics: Bol to face McLaughlin-Levrone in Brussels
Dutch 400m hurdles star Femke Bol will face US rival Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone in the 400m hurdles at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, while Erriyon Knighton and Eleanor Patterson will be looking to secure qualification to the Wanda Diamond League Final

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: USTFCCCA Coaches Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Announced

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Beatrice Chebet: How granny helped launch her athletics career
Back in 2016 when she was a Form Three student at Saramek Secondary School, Londiani, a neighbour visited her grandmother, who she had lived with for almost two years

(EA) Athletics: Laros unleashes 51.35 last lap to win 1500m gold in Jerusalem
Niels Laros and Agate Caune underlined why they are considered two of the continent's brightest distance running prospects with commanding albeit contrasting victories on the third morning session of the Jerusalem 2023 European Athletics U20 Championships on Wednesday

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Road to Budapest: Tactical Kenya pulls 4x100m relay team out of World Championships
Athletics Kenya has opted against fielding a relay team due to a doping case that would complicate matters in future

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Chepkwony sets sights on VnExpress Marathon Marvelous Nha Trang course record after overcoming visa hitch
Chepkwony had earlier registered to participate in VnExpress Marathon Imperial Hue 2023 but had a visa problem and could not enter Vietnam

(Pulse Sports) Drugs in Sport: Mark Otieno posts impressive time in first competitive race after two-year doping ban
The former 100m national champion showed that he’s still got it as he stormed to a second-place finish in his first competitive race since August 2021

(WA) Athletics: Turning pressure into potential, Weber targets major medals

(AC) Athletics: ICYMI: Youth Will Be Served
Canada’s young athletes are getting their chance to shine on the world stage

    August 8, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Track and field: USA confirms 2023 World Athletics Championships team including Noah Lyles, Fred Kerley, Sha'Carri Richardson, and Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone
Defending world 100m and 200m champions Kerley and Lyles are back to challenge for the title again, while Sha'Carri Richardson makes her first Worlds team. Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone will race in the 400m flat. Discover the full team

(The Times) Cycling: BMX pioneer and working mum define emotive World Cycling Championships
Rain, protests and organisational hiccups – but human drama of competitors like Kieran Reilly and Elinor Barker has been the heart of successful championships

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Team USA Full Roster Announced For 2023 World Athletics Championships
Here's a look at the 139-person roster that will represent USA Track and Field at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest

(CBC) Athletics: American McLaughlin-Levrone passes on defending world title in the 400m hurdles to focus on 400
Worlds begin Aug. 19 in Budapest, live streaming available on CBC Sports

(The Guardian) Athletics:Krystsina Tsimanouskaya: ‘I’m sure my career would be over if I was in Belarus now’
Sprinter who defected after the Tokyo Olympics has built a new life in Warsaw and won the right to run for Poland at this month’s world championships

(Canadian Running Magazine)m Athletics: Sifan Hassan to race three events at 2023 World Athletics Championships
The Dutch distance superstar will take on three events (1,500m, 5,000m, and 10,000m) in nine days, just five weeks before she races the Chicago Marathon

(Yahoo) Triathlon: Paris Olympics fears over dirty water after mass vomiting and diarrhoea at World Triathlon

(Washington Times) Athletics: A Belarusian sprinter who was forced out of the Tokyo Olympics has been cleared to race for Poland

(USATF) Athletics: USA Track & Field Names Roster of 139 Athletes for Budapest 23

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Shock as Kenyan marathoner collapses and dies after training
Former world marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto, who used to train with him at Kapng’etuny in Ainabkoi, Uasin Gishu County, was shocked to learn of Chepkwony's death

(The Telegraph) Athletics: British Athletics accused of being a 'boys club' after selecting 10 male coaches and no women
British team at World Championships in Budapest starts on August 19 but there will be no female UKA coaches

    August 7, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Dyestat) Athletics: Addy Wiley Adds Sub-2 800 Performance to Impressive Resume at Ed Murphey Classic
Wiley, representing NAIA Huntington University in Indiana, is only female athlete in collegiate history to eclipse 2-minute barrier in 800 and run under 4:04 in 1,500 in her career; Jones prevails in 1,500 in a personal-best 4:02.83 in Memphis

(WA) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone | My great World Championships moment
How a young runner who didn't like the 400 metres came to set a huge 400m hurdles world record. The world champion explains all

(Inside the Games0 Triathlon: World Triathlon reveals already has alternative plan if Seine ruled unsafe for Paris 2024 test event
World Triathlon has revealed that a duathlon format will be adopted in Paris later this month should the Seine be deemed a risk to athletes but remains confident that its test event for next year’s Olympics and Paralympics will be staged as planned

(BBC) Athletics: Megan Keith: Former orienteering champion navigating her way into athletics limelight
Megan Keith admits she took "a bit of an odd" route into top-level athletics given her teenage years were spent having "a fair bit of success in quite a short time in orienteering"

(The Telegraph) Cycling: Transgender protester brings Cycling World Championships road race to a halt
Five people arrested after protesters glue themselves to road in what Scottish Government describes as ‘utterly nonsensical act’

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Noah Lyles ramps up the mind games with World Championships rival Zharnel Hughes ahead of this month's 100m showdown in Budapest
* Zharnel Hughes set the fastest 100 metres time in the world earlier this year
* Noah Lyles beat the British sprinter at the London Stadium in July
* The pair will meet again at the World Championships in Budapest

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Double threat for Omanyala as Noah Lyles makes his intentions clear ahead of Budapest clash
Omanyala will be bidding to become the first African to medal at the World Championships but day-by-day tough opposition arises

(The Irish News) Athletics: Noah Lyles frustrated with lack of motivation to improve track and field

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sha'Carri Richardson shares emotional story that almost led her to commit suicide
The National champion narrated how when she was a junior in High School, she almost committed suicide

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Tom Walsh heads 'best-assembled' New Zealand team for World Athletics Championships

(Fast-Women) Athletics: Is USATF prioritizing TV over the athletes?
USATF announces late start for Olympic Marathon Trials

    August 6, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Conner Mantz confronts Beach To Beacon 10K champion for unsportsmanlike move
"There was a lot of room on the left, but he saw me passing him and ran me into the fence. My momentum was gone," said Mantz

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Injury-plagued Emmanuel Korir ready to 'fight' to defend his world title
Korir has failed to impress since the start of the 2023 season due to his injury

(NY Times) Athletics:She’s One of the Fastest Women Ever. All She’s Missing Is a Gold Medal.
Marie-Josée Ta Lou of Ivory Coast has been milliseconds away from the top of Olympic and World Championship podium stands. She has a chance at redemption this month in Budapest

(WA) Athletics: Championship and national records fall at World University Games

(EA) Athletics: President Karamarinov: “We are ready to deliver the best ever European Athletics U20 Championships”
The European Athletics U20 Championships has a long and esteemed history dating back to 1970 but European Athletics President Dobromir Karamarinov believes the upcoming championships in Jerusalem from 7-10 August will be the best edition to date (Olympic Channel) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson lead Jamaican team for World Athletics Championships 2023
The two defending sprint champions are hoping to add more glory to their stellar careers while five-time Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has been selected for the relays

Athletics:Yihune And Obiri Lead The Pack In The 25Th Running Of The Td Beach To Beacon 10K
Ruth White of Orono and Matt Rand of Portland take top honors for Maine runners

    August 5, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Is this the future of sports broadcasting? Drone flies behind women's hurdles event showing incredible view at Citius Meeting in Switzerland
* A drone flew behind the women's 100m event offering a fascinating view
* Native Swiss star Ditaji Kamundji took out the race with a 12.47s finish in Berne

(WA) Athletics: Self-belief the key to Rose coming into full bloom

(Runner's World) Athletics: America’s Fastest Teacher Signs a Shoe Deal With Brooks
Susanna Sullivan, who heads to the World Championships at the end of the month, is giving up her private tutoring clients

(The Journal Gazette) Women in Sport: Title IX transgender accommodations weaken women's sports in support of radical agenda

(EA) Athletics: Kambundji blazes to a European U23 100m hurdles record of 12.47 in Berne

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Gabriela DeBues–Stafford opens up about the injury keeping her out of world champs
Persistent post-injury pain after DeBues–Stafford's recent races in Europe led to a surprising discovery about its source

(Runner's World) Athletics: Olympic Marathon Trials Announcement of Noon Start Time Prompts Athlete Backlash
If temperatures in Orlando are higher than normal—or even just normal—it could make for a long day for America’s best marathoners and alter the nature of the race

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: The millions up for grabs for top eight finishers at the World Championships
Some of the Kenya stars who will be looking to shine as they head to Central Europe include Faith Kipyegon, Ferdinand Omanyala, and Mary Moraa among many others

(Outside Online) Athletics: New to Pacing? Three Expert Running Pacers Share Their Best Practices.
Pacing at long distance running events is common in North America, but it can also be intimidating. Here are seven essential tips from veteran ultra athletes

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TD Beach to Beacon 10K - Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    August 4, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Spiked) Women in Sport:How the Lia Thomas scandal could save women’s sports
The sight of a hulking great male winning a women’s trophy exposed the insanity of the trans ideology

(WA) Athletics: What’s new at the World Athletics Championships Budapest 23

(The Times) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon: I broke mile record but now I want to smash them all
The Kenyan athlete has had a hugely successful season but says she is far from finished and is eyeing more history at the World Championships this month

(The Telegraph) Commonwealth Games: Commonwealth Games are dying before our eyes
With hosts and prospective candidates withdrawing from the running for 2026 and 2030, only a radical overhaul can save them

(Gaines for Girls) Women in Sport: Why Don't More People Care about Women's Sports?
Riley is joined by Lee University volleyball player Macy Petty. The discuss how Macy was reprimanded by Chat GTP for discussing trans athletes and how come more people don’t stand up for women’s sports.

(Unherd) Women in Sport: British Rowing sees sense on trans participation
The organisation has followed swimming's lead on female competition

(The Times) Cycling: Katie Archibald gets hero’s welcome as Britain obliterate rivals
Home favourite’s gold medal hopes firmly on track as women’s pursuit team obliterate opposition in qualifying

(Runner's World) Athletics: America’s Fastest Teacher Signs a Shoe Deal With Brooks
Susanna Sullivan, who heads to the World Championships at the end of the month, is giving up her private tutoring clients

(AW) Athletics: How to watch the World Champs in Budapest
For athletics fans in the UK the BBC is offering comprehensive coverage of the August 19-27 event

(The Star) Athletics: Kirwa explains why the country is likely to turn around fortunes in Budapest
* Kenya will seek to flip its fortunes and replicate the windfall of the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships after a disappointing performance at Oregon 22 last year.
* There was, however, a noticeable slump in the nation's curve in Oregon, where the contingent took home 10 medals, including two gold, five silvers, and three bronze

(AI) Drugs in Sport: Athletics Integrity Unit testing increasing leading up to World Championships
One Canadian, 18 Americans, 24 from Morocco and despite the popular belief that Kenya (65) has the most suspended athletes next to Russia — which has a blanket ban on their entire program — it is India with 88 ineligible athletes

(AW) Athletics: Mo Katir chasing historic 1500m/5000m double in Budapest
European 5000m record-holder aiming to do both that and the 1500m at the World Championships

(The Times) Cycling: GB women’s team sprinters break world record – but settle for silver
Home team also boosted by William Tidball’s gold in the scratch race as the World Cycling Championships got under way in Glasgow

(Irish Times) Athletics: Rhasidat Adeleke leads Ireland’s largest ever World Athletics Championships team
Some 23 athletes will represent the country in Budapest, beginning on August 19th

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Geoff Capes: ‘If eight or nine tried to fight me – I would ask for more’
Exclusive: British shot put record holder for the past 51 years looks back on his remarkable athletics career, diet and feats of strength

(The Telegraph) Commonwealth Games: Commonwealth Games suffers another blow as 2030 left without any host as Alberta pulls bid
The future of the sporting championship is in jeopardy as the hosts of the next two games pull out over mounting costs

(NY Post) Women in Sport: Ex-UPenn teammate ‘had nightmares for weeks’ after sharing locker room with Lia Thomas

(WA) Athletics: Watch an exclusive interview with pole vault superstar Duplantis

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bad luck or just unlucky? Kibiwott Kandie forced out of World Championships
* Kandie made the team for the 44th World Athletics Cross Country Championships, Bathurst, Australia where he finished fifth before leaving nothing to chance this time round to seal the world championships qualifying standards, finishing second at the Adizero Road to Records 10km race in 26:53 in Germany in April.
* Kandie has been on a roller-coaster this year, defending his Kenya Defence Forces’ 10,000m and 5,000m titles before going for the national 10,000m crown

(WA) Athletics: Hassan and Bol feature on Dutch team for WCH Budapest 23

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Olympic finalist Alex Bell sticks it to UK Athletics after World Championships snub... PLUS Usain Bolt's leaning towards being a coach
* Alex Bell set an Olympic standard after missing out on selection for Budapest
* Keely Hodgkinson may not face Athing Mu at World Championships next month
* Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt interested in becoming an athletics coach after all

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*Runner's World UK) Athletics: Eilish McColgan: 'I ate McDonald’s every single day to try put on weight'
Scottish athlete Eilish McColgan spoke on the Game Changers podcast about embracing her body shape, and inspiring others to do the same

(Charlotte Observer) Women in Sport: From injury to activist: Why this NC athlete doesn’t want to compete against trans women

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse, reigning men's relay champions headline Canadian team for worlds
Event begins Aug. 19 in Budapest, live streaming available on CBC Sports

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Kibiwott Kandie reveals next move after injury rules him out of World Championships
This marks the second consecutive time the Commonwealth Games 10,000m bronze medallist will be missing out on the global showpiece

(AC) Athletics: Canada reveals 2023 World Athletics Championships Team

(Fast Compaby) Women in Sport: Women are finally racing in a Tour de France—here’s what took so long
Pressure from athletes and sponsors got pro cycling’s biggest boys’ club to shift gears and create the Tour de France Femmes.

(WA) Athletics: Defending champions Fraser-Pryce and Jackson lead Jamaican team for WCH Budapest 23

(LA Times) Athletics: Olympic champion Athing Mu mulling whether to defend her world championship in 800 meters

(The Times) Cycling: Paris 2024: Britain’s track bike inspired by fighter-jet technology
The Hope-Lotus is designed to win medals, not beauty contests, starting at the UCI World Championships
V(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Watch: Sha'Carri Richardson reacts to an interview she was 'forced' to do in 2021
In one particular interview with TODAY, a media house in the United States of America, Richardson has come out to say that she was forced into it

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Two-time heptathlon champion Nafi Thiam a doubt for Budapest
Two-time Olympic and world heptathlon champion Nafi Thiam is a doubt for the World Athletics Championships

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Brendon Rodney shocks sprinting world at Canadian Track and Field Championships
The 31-year-old Canadian sprinter came away from nationals with a 100m personal best, two podium finishes and world championship standards in the 100 and 200 metres

(Daily Mail) Athletics: World Athletics chief Seb Coe backs UK Athletics' controversial decision to send their smallest squad in 18 years to the World Championships - eager for the competition to only include the 'best of the best'
* UK Athletics have come under fire for selecting smallest squad in 18 years
* Up to 20 athletes will miss out and some have threatened to take legal action
* Critics claim they are denying athletes valuable championship experience

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: Richard Freeman won’t defend himself against anti-doping charges
Decision leaves panel to press ahead with ruling that could amount to first doping ban for actions of a staff member during tenure of Sir Dave Brailsford at Team Sky and British Cycling

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Coe sticks by World Athletics ban on Russians and Belarusians, insisting "I am not a neutral"
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has strongly defended his federation’s decision not to allow Russians or Belarusians to take part in its competitions in the wake of last year’s invasion of Ukraine, insisting: "I am not a neutral."

(CBC) Athletics: Botswanan Letsile Tebogo sprints to men's U20 100m world record of 9.91 seconds
20-year-old draws comparisons to Usain Bolt showboating to junior mark in Colombia

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Gwendolyn Berry: United States hammer thrower gets 16-month doping ban
Hammer thrower Gwendolyn Berry has been banned for 16 months by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for a banned substance

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: British Rowing to ban transgender athletes from women's events after members urge policy change
Exclusive: British Rowing's decision comes after 80 per cent of its members called for a change in approach

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(BBC) Athletics: Somalia sorry for fielding record slow sprinter
There have been calls in Somalia for officials to be sacked, after fielding a novice 100m sprinter in the the World University Games in China

(NBC) Athletics: Jenny Simpson, U.S. mile legend, to race Olympic marathon trials

(Runner's World) Athletics: New Hong Kong Half Marathon Will Give Runners a Chance to Cross Forbidden Territory
The first-ever Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Half Marathon will be held in November

(Knox News) Women in Sport: Opinion: Transgender athletes pose a threat to women's rights in sports | George Korda

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Kipyegon, Omanyala and Moraa learn new venue for Diamond League meeting in China
Shenzhen has been replaced as host city for the September 2 Diamond League meeting with the event heading to the South East coast of China

Athletics:Final Fields set for 2023 Sir Walter Miler
The “Miler” returns in its tenth year to its standard first Friday night spot on August 4, 2023, back at Meredith College

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Somalian runner clocks 'slowest-ever' 100m time as she finishes 10 seconds behind other athletes at the World University Games in China
* Nasra Ali Abukar ran the women's 100 metres race in a sluggish 21.81 seconds
* She was left trailing by fellow competitors and finished now even in camera shot
* Her performance went viral amid nepotism claims in home country of Somalia

(The Gleaner) Drugs in Sport: Cole: Amusan charges do not hurt anti-doping process

(The Times) Cycling: My brutal five days and 550km of life as professional tour cyclist
Forget the Champs Élysées, David Bates was just glad to see Pau and a can of lager after an ordeal that was as tough off the bike than it was on it

(National Review) Women in Sport: Biological Differences between Men and Women Matter in Sports
When comparing similarly aged, gifted, and trained males and females, males’ inherent biological advantages tip the playing field unalterably in their favor

(WA) Athletics: One year to go until athletics action begins at Paris 2024 Olympic Games

(Gulf Times) Drugs in Sport: EPO testing questioned after Australian track star Bol cleared

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(USATF) Athletics: 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon Course Reveal

(Runner's World) Athletics: USATF Announces Noon Start Time for Olympic Marathon Trials
Athletes and coaches are worried that the weather could be hot and create unsafe conditions for athletes

Athletics: Life Time Miami Marathon Opens Registration
Rapid sellout expected for the January 28, 2024 Event

(The Times) Cycling: How to watch the Cycling World Championships
Cyclists of all disciplines come together in Glasgow for what should prove to be a one-of-a-kind event. Sam Munnery provides you with all you need to know

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Coe: World Athletics will not interfere with selection of teams

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon now plans to attack the 40-year-old 800m world record
Her main focus at the moment is to successfully defend her world title when she heads to Budapest later this month

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Peter Bol: Australian track star cleared of doping
Australian sporting darling Peter Bol has been cleared of blood doping six months after failing a drug test
(Daily Mail) Aussie Olympian Peter Bol has been 'completely exonerated' after being branded a drug cheat - as big mistake with test result is revealed
* Returned positive result for EPO in January
* Has always maintained his innocence
* New development 'a dream come true'

(The Guardian) Atjhletics: Tori Bowie’s death highlighted a devastating reality for Black women in the US
The Olympic sprint champion died during childbirth earlier this year. But she was far from an anomaly in a troubled US health system

(The Times) Cycling: Tour de France Femmes: Demi Vollering powers to overall victory
Dutchwoman holds off rivals in Pau by finishing second in the closing time-trial

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