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Runner's Web December 2018 FrontPage Archive

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(Journal-Sentinel) Athletics: Under a new owner, the Milwaukee Marathon deserves a chance to get it right

(IAAF) Athletics: 2018 in review - road and cross country

(SGB Media) Olympics: Dick’s Sporting Goods To End U.S. Olympic Sponsorship

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Further calls made to reinstate RUSADA suspension with Moscow Laboratory deadline set to expire
Athletes today made further calls for the ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to be reimposed with a key deadline to open up the Moscow Laboratory set to lapse

(Capital FM) Athletics: Karoki targets Tokyo Marathon crown in 2019
Bedan Karoki, the 2016 World Half Marathon silver medalist says his biggest target for the 2019 season is clinching the Tokyo Marathon title when he lines up for the race in the Japanese capital next March

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Athletics Championship - Jake Wightman to miss Glasgow event
Jake Wightman is expected to miss the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow in March because of injury.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Karoki wins inaugural Nyahururu 10km race

(Barbados Today) Athletics: Splash the cash
he time has come for the powers that be in Barbados to start pumping more money into athletics.

(EthioSports) Athletics: Gete Alemayehu smashes course record at Corrida Pédestre Internationale de Houilles

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Russian doping - Russia set to miss end-of-year Wada deadline
Russia is set to miss Monday's end-of-year deadline to hand over data from its Moscow anti-doping laboratory

NYRR Midnight Run - New York, NY

San Silvestre Vallecana 2018 - Madrid, Spain

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(Rapid TV News) Athletics: Now TV wins media rights for HK Marathon
Hong Kong pay-TV operator Now TV has acquired rights to broadcast the Hong Kong Marathon on 17 February 2019.

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Yuki Kawauchi’s 2018 year in review
The Citizen Runner and Boston Marathon champion, who plans to turn pro in 2019, raced 12 marathons, 16 half-marathons, 2 ultras and a variety of shorter races in 2018

(CGTN) Athletics: Chinese Athletics Association announces penalties for marathon violations

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Meijo Breaks Mount Fuji Women's Ekiden Course Record to Beat Five-Tiime Champion Ritsumeikan

(YNet News) Athletics: Speedy Beatie: Israel's first female Haredi marathon runner
Clad in a modest skirt and headscarf, Bracha Deutsch, a mother of five from Jerusalem, was first across the finish line at the National Half Marathon Championships, and now she has her sights set on the Olympics

(IAAF) Athletics: Wanders improves European 10km record to 27:25 in Houilles

Athletics: "Runners’ Forest" Charity Project established by the Athens Marathon seeks support among the German and International Running Community
The Hellenic Athletics Federation SEGAS - organizers of the Athens Marathon - which established its charity project "Runners’ Forest"at the end of October to support the reconstruction of areas devastated by fire in and around the town of Mati, has announced the extension of the project until the end of February

(BA) Athletics: Courtney Aiming To Build On Outstanding 2018 With Even Stronger 2019

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: 110m hurdles - New glamour event for Jamaica

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Katelyn Tuohy sets #1 US time running on a gym floor
Tuohy ran her season opening 3,000m in 9:41 on a gym floor

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Pre’s Trail in the running to be a city of Eugene historic landmark

(YLE) Athletics: Finland’s Tampere bids for 2024 European Athletics Championship
The city of Tampere in south-central Finland is bidding against Minsk, Gothenburg and Silesia for the European track and field games

(Perth Now) Athletics: World athletics championship push for Perth in 2029, no Commonwealth Games bid

(SCMP) Athletics: Health checks are a must for runners
* The city’s premier annual running carnival attracts tens of thousands of entrants
* But in an eagerness to take part, many runners overlook the need for health assessments and adequate preparation

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Allie Kieffer and Brad Hudson on the coach-athlete relationship
Allie Kieffer on her nutrition, her background and her relationship with coach Brad Hudson on her new YouTube

(NBC 7) Athletics: Probation for Woman in Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Gun Incident

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(AI) Athletics: 2018 Year in Review - Athletics Illustrated’s most searched athletes and stories

(Running USA) Athletics: Thousands of Runners to Usher in the New Year at the 40th Annual NYRR Midnight Run
Historic race will feature thousands of runners getting a head start on their 2019 resolutions, and the only New Year’s fireworks display in Manhattan

(Times Live) Athletics: Oscar Pistorius - Feeding souls with Bible readings and vegetable garden

(Running USA) Athletics: 2018 Boston Marathon Winner Desiree Linden to run The Louisiana Half Marathon
Linden will use the event as a tune-up race in preparation for 2019 Boston Marathon

(Inside the Games) Athletics: IAAF Athlete of the Year Ibargüen receives national award in Colombia
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) female athlete of the year Caterine Ibargüen has been presented with a national award in her home country in recognition of her outstanding achievements this year

(ESPN) Drugs in Sport: Russia working with WADA to settle laboratory data transfer - Kremlim

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: “We will be the best” – The training & making of Jakob Ingebrigtsen
"The exact measurements and figures I never say anything about, but it is a fact that nobody in Norway is close to the results that Jakob performs…I have been with and tested Norwegian world class performers for years, dating back to the time of the Kvalheim brothers (70s and 80s), and have never experienced anything near. Jakob’s results (lab results) are enormous, even for a 25-year-old; Jakob’s achievements are extremely extreme." - Leif Inge Tjelta (Norwegian University Professor)

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: China to make doping a criminal offence and warns athletes who test positive could be sent to prison
China is set to make doping a criminal offence, with any athletes found to have broken the law handed jail terms and "criminal punishments", it has been reported

(IAAF) Athletics: Dibaba and Obiri to clash in Madrid, Kiplimo heads men’s field

(Runner's World) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge Wants Young Athletes to Succeed in Both Sports and Education
The Kenyan marathoner urged student-athletes to stay focused on the big picture

(Outside Online) Endurance Sports: 10 Times We Redefined Human Limits in 2018
Here are the most jaw-dropping accomplishments of the year

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: It's Kipchoge again!
Eliud Kipchoge really is the male track and field athlete of the year

(Runner's World) Athletics: How to Get Into the 2019 Brooklyn Half Marathon
Landing a spot in America’s biggest half marathon isn’t easy. But we’ve laid out the ways you can ensure you’ll cruise down the Coney Island boardwalk this spring

(USATF) Athletics: The Year In Records 2018 - Sprints, Distance and Race Walk
The Year In Records 2018: Relays

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(ArmoryTrack) Athletics: Natoya Goule, Kemoy Campbell to Highlight Caribbean Contingent at Dr. Sander Invitational

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans mourn Charles Mukora, man who coached Kipchoge Keino

(Emirates News Agency) Athletics: Over 15,000 runners take part Zayed Charity Marathon in Cairo

(AW) Athletics: Merit rankings 2018 - UK women
Statistician Peter Matthews’ assessment of athletics form and achievements during the past year

(TASS) Drugs in Sport: Lasitskene says to move abroad for trainings if Russia sealed off to anti-doping officials
Russian track and field athletes were required in the past three years to be under a constant supervision of anti-doping services, the athlete recalled

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse changes coaches, training bases
24-year-old will be working with American Rana Reider out of Florida

(The Telegraphi) Paralympics: Blake Leeper interview: How an alcoholic drug addict became the fastest man on no legs

(EA) Athletics: Famed Weltklasse meeting organiser Andreas Brugger dies

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: What Could Be?
In this season of hope, with a new divided government about to take over in Washington, Americans agree on one thing - and not much else, that the nation is more divided than at any time since the 1960s, maybe even the 1850s

Athletics: Lydiard Fundamentals Part 3: Strength Endurance Phase
This article is a 5 part series written by Chelsea Ho of Sweat Elite

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Stephanie Bruce Interview
Stephanie Bruce ran an impressive PR of 2:29:21 at CIM just weeks after placing 11th at the NYC Marathon. The PR was set from 7 years ago, a time she ran before she had both of her kids

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Why 2018 belonged to Kenyan juniors who proved nation’s supremacy will continue

(AW) Athletics: Laura Muir - reflections on a standout year
The European 1500m champion, Diamond League winner, double world indoor medallist and veterinary graduate tells Jessica Whittington about a year to remember

(The Herald) Athletics: Reflecting on another year of forward progress in Scottish athletics

(WJTV) Athletics: Road sign dedicated in Tori Bowie's honor

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: New Zealand Olympian and distance running folk hero Bill Baillie dies

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(Newsweek) Athletics: Utah College Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Asked Police for Help Days Before Being Killed by Harasser

(NY Times) Women in Sport: For Women, a Year of Stunning Deeds and Wrenching Moments
It was a year of undeniable progress for women in sports, despite the revelations at the Larry Nassar trial

Athletics: 2019 Carlsbad 5000 Registration is Open
The World’s Fastest 5K will take place on the coastal streets of Carlsbad, California on April 6-7, 2019

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: RUSADA director general calls on Putin to help reach urgent resolution on Moscow Laboratory data access
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus has called on President Vladimir Putin to ensure a solution to the issues surrounding access to the data at the Moscow Laboratory is reached before the December 31 deadline as he warned sport in the country was "on the brink of abyss"

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Kelly Herron - Your Body Cannot Go Where Your Mind Has Not Been
Carrie welcomes Kelly Herron back to the show! Kelly was the subject of a horrific attack more than a year ago and has gone on to be an inspiration to women all over the world. In this episode, they talk about her recent 40 minute PR in the Honolulu Marathon, her latest attack (and how she is doing since then), her goals for the future, being on Dr. Oz with Nancy Grace, and the new love in her life

(The Guardian) Sport: Stars of 2019 - the women set to shine in the year ahead
From a generational track star to a 19-year-old prop, here are five of the best sporting prospects to look out for

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Hughes, Mildren win Boxing Day 10 miler for second consecutive year
The 98th annual Boxing Day 10-miler saw beautiful temperatures and fast results

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Review of 2018 - Dina Asher-Smith's brilliance, Eliud Kipchoge's marathon record and a memorable European Championships

(Outside Online) Athletics: What’s Next for the Marathon in 2019
More fat shoes, farewell to Flanagan, and the continued dominance of Kipchoge

(Tri247) Triathlon: Tim Don, the sequel: Iron Again
From Kona to Kona - Full Circle for Tim Don

(IAAF) Athletics: Yuki Hashioka: I love jumping because...

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Minsk bids to host 2024 European Athletics Championships
Minsk is bidding to host the 2024 European Athletics Championships with the Belarusian capital set to hold the Second European Games next June

Athletics: Understand key elements of form assessment
This is an excerpt from Running Form by Owen Anderson

(Pacific Standard) Athletics: Will a New Running Shoe Antagonize the Marathon's Culture War?
Nike's new $250 shoe that makes a faster runner might be cause for celebration, but it plays into a long-running debate over the deeper meaning of the marathon and who should participate in it

(MIT News) Athletics: Studying pavement from a marathon runner's perspective
A research assistant and avid runner, PhD candidate Thomas Petersen discusses his experience both researching and competing on pavement

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Top 10 Canadian performances from 2018
Canadians had a great year in running in 2018. Here's our top 10 performances

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(Eurosport UK) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith credits performance to self-belief
Dina Asher-Smith admitted an increase in her self-belief has benefited her performances on the track

(TechoBezz) Athletics: Samsung’s 5G Phone to be Named ‘Bolt’?

(The Times*) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge - I have shown that beating two hours is possible. We are only 25 seconds away
Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking a historic marathon mark this year, but he tells Matt Dickinson that he can go faster

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipchoge Keino stadium to be ready in April, PS says

(The Star) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge - The hero who beat odds to excel at world stage

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Track And Field News picks Kipchoge, Semenya

(IAAF) Athletics: High and low - Gong Lijiao

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(Runner's World) Athletics: 11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Fitness in 2019
Become a stronger, faster runner in the new year

(Sportsmax.TV) Athletics: Jamaican Olympic sprint hurdler dies from cancer

( Athletics: Kosice Marathon results in several personal records
The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russia refusing to comply again is no surprise but WADA must take sternest possible action if country fails to meet deadline

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Why Do We Run?
I love asking people I meet why they run because the answers never cease to surprise (or amaze) me

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Also a Good Year for the Japanese Women

(Gulf Today) Athletics: Kipruto targets Xiamen title after 2018 poor show

(Gary Cohen Running) Athletics: Johnny Gregorek Interview
Johnny Gregorek was a member of the 2017 World Championships team and finished in 10th place with a time of 3:37.56

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(Runner's World) Athletics: Her Doctor Told Her She’d Be Lucky to Run a Mile During Chemo. Instead, She Trained for a Marathon
"I just wanted to be normal. I figured if I could keep running, I could fight cancer."

(Outside Online) Health and Fitness: These Are the Biggest Fitness Trends of 2019
We asked some of most prominent experts what to expect in the coming year

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian Sports Minister says Moscow Laboratory is ready for another visit from WADA
The Moscow Laboratory is ready for another inspection visit from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Russia's Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said today

(Lope Magazine) Athletics: The No-Nonsense, Fist Fightin’, 27-Time National Champion Who Raced His Ass Off

(IAAF) Athletics: A look back at the ratified world records set in 2018

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya's world beaters, Shoe4Africa offer sick kids gifts in Eldoret

(Canadian Running Magazone) Athletics: Kara Goucher: "I am not the same athlete I was before. And that’s OK."
Kara Goucher is running the Houston Marathon in a few weeks, but her goals have shifted.

(indian Express) Athletics: Mumbai: Marathon organisers booked for cheating after no-show
The Mumbai Police have filed a case of cheating against the organisers of a marathon after participants, who had signed up for the run on December 9 and paid the registration fee, complained that the organisers did not show up, forcing them to go home

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(IOL) Athletics: Semenya among world athletes to end 2018 with winning streaks of 10 or more

(SDE) Athletics: Be patient, I will marry soon - World silver medalist Timothy Cheruiyot

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Olympic Channel launches on connected TV devices
The Olympic Channel is now available on connected television devices for Android TV and Apple TV, it has been announced

Athletics: What is plantar fasciitis?
This is an excerpt from Running Anatomy-2nd Edition by Joseph Puleo & Patrick Milroy.

(Eurosport UK) Running: One of the most extreme races on the planet: The Antarctic Marathon

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Ethiopian runners triumph 2018 Hainan Danzhou International Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: After solid 2018 campaign, Kerley ready to take the next step as Doha approaches

(Triathlete) Troathlon: Lionel Sanders Takes Triathlon Mainstream in New National Ad
Over the holidays, if you're paying attention, you'll see a new ad playing all over the country on TV and online with Serena Williams, NBA star Jayson Tatum, and some triathlete...

(Cycling Weekly) Troathlon: Busting the triathlon taboo - Is it time cyclists broadened their horizons?

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(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Russia prevents WADA from finding doping data in Moscow lab
Turned away after authorities demand WADA equipment is 'certified under Russian law'

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus has warned the decision to deny an inspection team access to the Moscow Laboratory could be "devastating"

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: "The Taste for Fatigue"
Today, in this season to be jolly, we wish a happy 74th birthday to famed Italian Coach Renato Canova, who has prepared many a great runner for what were the athletic performances of their lives

(Science Direct) Athletics: Planning for spectator thermal comfort and health in the face of extreme heat: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons

(IAAF) Athletics: Five athletes end 2018 with win streaks of 10 or more

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Decathlon for women?
Rio 2016 gold medallist Nafi Thiam isn't sure about the decathlon replacing the heptathlon, but men's world champ Kevin Mayer is all for it

(Runner's World) Athletics: Here Are the Most Mind-Blowing Race Moments of 2018
There were a whole lot of crazy kicks, insane feats of endurance, and freaky-fast times this year

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Track And Field News picks Kipchoge, Semenya as Athletes of Year

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Russian doping: RUSADA on verge of suspension again
Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada) is again on the verge of suspension after a World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) inspection team was denied full access to a Moscow anti-doping laboratory

(AW) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith wins double in AW Readers’ Choice Awards
Sprint star claims international and British female honours, while Eliud Kipchoge and Mo Farah are also among the winners

(The Star) Athletics: Rhonex looks unstoppable - Fast-rising distance Kenyan maestro is the man to watch at the 2019 World Championships

(Daily Mail) Athletics: UK Athletics board inform UKA Members Council that under-fire chief Richard Bowker will NOT step down
* Sportsmail revealed Richard Bowker’s tenure appears to be drawing to a close
* Members Council told him that majority had lost confidence in his leadership
* UKA board has now written back informing them that Bowker will not resigning

(WADA) Drugs in Sport: Update on WADA mission to extract Moscow Laboratory data

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(ESPN) Cycling: Q&A - Why Mary Wittenberg made the leap from running to cycling

(Southern Times) Druhs in Sport: Top Bots athletes among those to be re-tested
Top Botswana athletes, Isaac Makwala, Nijel Amos and Amantle Montsho are among some renowned runners whose London 2012 Olympic Games samples will be re-tested

(The Independent) Athletics: Allyson Felix opens up on premature birth of her daughter after secretly competing while pregnant
The most decorated American woman in track and field history with six Olympic gold medals gave birth to daughter Camryn at 32 weeks in November but kept the news private until this week

(EthioSports) Athletics: An Interview with Legendary Ethiopian Marathon Runner Belayneh Densamo

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Keturah Orji Wins The Bowerman in 2018
Michael Norman Wins The Bowerman In 2018

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - barrier breaker Celliphine Chespol

(This Day) Athletics: Over 4,000 Runners from 42 Countries for 2019 Access Bank Lagos Marathon

(Independent.IE) Athletics: 17-year-old athletics sensation Sarah Healy takes home Irish Independent Young Sportstar of the Year award

(BBTM) Athletics: The Best Mile Moments of 2018
Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!

(RT) Drugs in Sport: ‘We failed to prevent it:’ Russian President Vladimir Putin on doping scandal

(BBC) Athletics: Allyson Felix - Six-time Olympic champion reveals she gave birth to daughter prematurely
Six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix has revealed that she gave birth to her daughter eight weeks premature last month

(JDL Fast Track) Athletics: 2019 Camel City Elite Offering Flat Track “World Record” Bonuses
Goal Is to Become the Fastest 200m Flat Track in the World

(Japan Times) Drugs in Sport: JAAF seeks to ban use of iron injections by long-distance runners

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Nationality Review Panel clears 10 athletes to compete under new flags

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(Runner's World) Athletics: Former Pro Cyclist Dani Rowe’s Running Injury Proves Even Elite Athletes Need to Start Slow
"Not exactly the best start to my retirement from professional cycling..."

(IAAF) Athletics: Adam Kszczot - I love running because...

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Cory McGee - Hard Work is the Key
Carrie chats with professional runner Cory McGee! They recall their first encounter at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games (where Cory’s dad was working with the FBI), what it’s like to win 22 state championships in high school, and what Cory is doing to prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games

(Spikes) Athletics: Identity
Rai Benjamin has finally been cleared to represent the United States of America

(NBC) Athletics: Boston Marathon not in Shalane Flanagan’s plan

Athletics: Controlling your pace during races
This is an excerpt from Runner's Edge, The by Stephen McGregor & Matt Fitzgerald.

(Global News) Drugs in Sport: U.S. senators bring bill to criminalize doping conspiracies like Russia’s in 2014

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Exclusion of Eliud Kipchoge from honours a shame

(ESPN W) Athletics: Allyson Felix on pregnancy and motherhood: 'Only so much of this you can predict, much less control'

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - middle distance wunderkind Jakob Ingebrigtsen

(Business Standard) Athletics: Marathon champ Kirui undecided on world title defence

(CBC) Athletics: Musical parody highlights Canadian runners' accomplishments
Alex Cyr, Nick Falk look back at an 'eventful' 2018

(Canadian Running Magazine) Running: Love winter running? The Antarctic Ice Marathon may be for you
A bucket list race for those who love cold, wind, snow and ice--oh and who can spare $26,000 for the race entry

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: IAAF update guidelines for authorised neutral athletes after Russia ban extended
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has issued updated guidelines for Russians looking to compete under authorised neutral status (ANA) following their decision to extend their ban on the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) once again

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Trailblazing Keitany wins another award

(BBC) Athletics: Watch: When the hammer throw goes wrong
Scottish hammer thrower Chris Bennett recently lost his British Athletics funding and now he's lost his footing, too...

(Inside the Games) Swimming: International Swimming League backer claims "day of the sports governing body is coming to an end"
International Swimming League (ISL) financer Konstantin Grigorishin has suggested the "day of the sports governing body is coming to an end" and has called for swimmers to accept nothing less than 50 per cent of revenues from competition organisers

(USATF) Athletics: 2019 USATF Championship Series broadcast schedule announced on NBC Sports Group properties

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(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Eliud Kipchoge urges young athletes to keep off drugs

(ESPN) Cycling: Former NYC Marathon exec Wittenberg joins EF Education First pro cycling team

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan marathoner Mary Keitany wins New York Road Award

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: The 2019 track season and two exciting sprint stars

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Dr. Joe Vigil Honored With George Dales Award

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - all-round talent Alina Shukh

(Lohud) Athletics:Katelyn Tuohy, surrounded by teammates, receives Key to Rockland

(JDL Fast Track) Athletics: 2019 Camel City Elite Men’s Fields Announced
Star-Studded Mile Field Includes Centrowitz, Chelimo, Cheserek and Willis

(The Herald) Athletics: 12 days of Christmas: Day Six: Heartache for Hawkins on highway to hell...
The mood in the temporary stands at the Broadwater Parklands was excited and upbeat as our little gaggle of journalists and other Team Scotland members waited for the winner of the Gold Coast marathon to arrive.

(IAAF) Athletics: Patrick Sang's story behind the picture

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Tough times beckon - AK introduce licenses for athletes, coaches in a bid to curb doping

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(IAAF) Athletics: Stefanidi set for Karlsruhe and Birmingham appearances

(IAAF) Athletics: Tanui and Kamulu confirmed for Belfast

( Athletics: Chinese Sprinter Su vows to break 9.90s barrier

(Runner's World) Athletics: Marathoner Thanks the Fast-Acting YMCA Workers Who Saved Her Life
A trained staff kept Stacie Logan alive after a cardiac arrest episode while on the treadmill

(RRW) Athletics: Americans Hasay, Hall To Join Champions Linden & McFadden In Boston Marathon Field
. John Hancock, the financial services company which manages and bankrolls the race's top athletes on behalf of the Boston Athletic Association, reported earlier today that Hasay and Hall would be part of a 29-athlete elite American field in both the runner and wheelchair athlete divisions

Athletics: Coolsaet and Sexton Crowned Canada Running Series Champions In Record Breaking Year
More than $6 million was raised for local charities through the series

(Outside Online) Running: When Your Body Says No
A lifelong runner and outdoor athlete is hit with a mysterious physical breakdown. Once the engine starts to fail, what happens to the mind?

(Fast Running) Athletics: Fastest 10,000m female runner this year set for Northern Ireland’s top cross country event
Pauline Kamulu will head to Northern Ireland in January for the IAAF permitted cross country meet

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Marathon star Lucy Kabuu fights ex-husband over property millions

(Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Rising star Kamulu will aim to prove her quality in Dundonald

(EA) Athletics: All roads lead to Glasgow for four-time champion Lavillenie

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - distance maestro Rhonex Kipruto

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian Olympic Committee admits struggling to get athletes stripped of medals for doping to return them
Russian athletes disqualified from the Olympic Games have failed to return any of their medals in 2018, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) have admitted

(JDL Fast Track) Athletics: 2019 Camel City Elite Women’s Fields Announced
American Record Holders Ajee’ Wilson and Charlene Lipsey Headline the 2019 Event

(The Star) Athletics: Limo leads Kenyan sweep in Mersin Marathon in Turkey

Athletics: Should Nike’s Zoom Vaporfly 4% be legal?

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(Fast Running) Athletics: England’s champions of the road series launched
The new series will include six England Championships races from 5k to marathon distance

(ESPN) Cycling: Five takeaways from Sky's planned exit from cycling

Endurance Sports: Ironman Extends Agreement With Sportstats For North American Ironman And Ironman 70.3 And Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Events
Long-term partnership ensures accurate and quality timing for IRONMAN and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series events

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian Ed Whitlock’s marathon record falls after 14 years

(AI) Athletics: Melissa Bishop is back training; Aims for 2019 Doha IAAF World Track and Field Championships

(Runner's World) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge Named Second in Rankings of Most Dominant Athletes of 2018
After ESPN crunched the numbers, the Kenyan marathoner bested mainstream favorites like LeBron James and Drew Brees

(Outside Online) Endurance Sports: The Best CBD-Infused Foods for Athletes
Keep calm and snack on

(Japan Times) Athletics: Marathon runners Suguru Osako, Hiroto Inoue amongst recipients at Athletics Award

(Digital Journal) Athletics: Mondo Duplantis talks 2018 accomplishments, future plans, success
2018 was the year of Mondo Duplantis in the sport of pole vault. Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis chatted with Digital Journal about his 2018 accomplishments and he opened up about his plans for the future

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - one-lap wonder Salwa Eid Naser

(The Star) Athletics: Kipngetich smashes course record at Shenzhen Marathon

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(Independent.IE) Athletics: Up and running: what is behind Ireland's obsession with marathons?
Dublin's City Marathon once struggled to drum up interest but tickets for the 2019 race sold out in just 40 days. John Meagher on why so many of us are addicted to pounding the pavements

(EthioSports) Athletics: GEN 10 - Distance Prodigy Selemon Barega of Ethiopia

(Runner's World) Athletics: 70-Year-Old Sets World Age Group Record for Marathon
Gene Dykes of Pennsylvania averages 6:39 pace and breaks Ed Whitlock’s famous mark

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Course records smashed in Shenzhen, Ethiopian double in Kolkata

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mwetich, Chepkemoi rule Kisumu marathon

(Jack Dog Welch) Athletics: Is Ken Martin Too Young To Be An OGOR?
Original Gangster Of Running: a title awarded more for who you are than when you were running big time

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jepkemei, Kosgei win senior titles at AK cross country series meeting

(Mirror) Athletics: Olympian Greg Rutherford reveals he was banned from celebrating Christmas as child
Festive fun was banned for the London 2012 hero as a child but he vows to give his kids the Christmas he never had

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(Citizen TV) Athletics: Yegon, Chepkemoi to defend Kisumu Marathon titles

(SCMP) Athletics: Rampant cheating and ill-advised patriotism: how China’s booming marathon industry became a magnet for ridicule
* Running craze set to make marathons in China a US$17 billion industry by 2020, with nearly 2,000 events a year and 10 million participants
* But mishaps continue to accompany the sport’s growth, from ‘impostor’ runners to short cuts to competitors being handed a flag at the wrong moment

(Irish Times) Athletics: Boom times are back for Dublin Marathon – and this madness makes sense
Entries for 2019, on the 40th anniversary, are already sold out - prepare for sweet insanity

(TeamUSA) Athletics: Why You Won’t Want To Miss USATF’s Night Of Legends Broadcast

(IAAF) Athletics: Lyles' Doha ambition: ‘I want to be the world champion before I go to the Olympics’

(AJC) Athletics: Another title for Atlanta track star Coleman - World’s Fastest Graduate

(Spikes) Athletics: Mother - by Dame Valerie Adams
It was emotionally draining, financially draining, and a process that brought me to tears so many times

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - speed sensation Briana Williams

(Outside Online) Athletics: Are Marathoners Getting Faster or Is It the Shoes?
Plotting top-100 marathon times for the past decade shows that Eliud Kipchoge’s world record is a huge outlier. The question is why

(WBUR) Athletics: How Much Do Aging Runners Really Slow Down? Maybe Less Than You Think

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith a real contender for BBC Sports Personality of the Year
The athlete who won three European gold medals is likely to be up against Harry Kane, Geraint Thomas and Lewis Hamilton

(Fast Running) Athletics: Europe name strong cross country team for Stirling
Seven individual medallists in Tilburg will compete for Europe at next month’s Great Stirling XCountry

(Lindsay Hein) Running: Camille Herron Interview
Camille Herron just broke some serious World Records at Desert Solstice. She broke both the 100 mile World Record on a track, in the middle of breaking the 24 hour World Record on the track – running 162 miles in 24 hours. That’s an average of 8:50 pace

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(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Russian doping - Wada will gain access to Moscow laboratory data
The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) says it is "another step closer" to gaining full access to the former Moscow anti-doping laboratory

(The Crimson) Athletics: A Day in the Life of a Harvard Sprinter - Ngozi Musa

(Runner's World) Running: These Are the Hardest Races in the World
Can your legs handle the most brutal events around the globe?

(Inverse) Athletics: Once and for All, Scientist Determines Best Elite Running Shoe on the Market
These sneakers are faster than track spikes

(Wearable) Endurance Sports: Garmin sets eyes on medical wearables with its latest partnership
Actigraph collaboration the latest example of Garmin getting serious about health

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mutai eyes successful defence in Mt Elgon

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen Ten: long jump star Juan Miguel Echevarria

(IAAF) Athletics: Course record assaults on tap in Shenzhen and Mersin - weekend road racing preview

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Yegon eyes hat-trick at Kisumu Marathon

(Reuters) Athletics: Gatlin still believes he can be a contender in Doha 100m

(Team USA) Triathlon: Do you have what it takes to be the next great American triathlete?

(SCMP) Athletics: Coroner in race death inquest queries why Hong Kong Marathon organisers did not get participants to self-evaluate their health
* Wong Wai-kuen asked why runners were not provided with questionnaires to assess their health
* Ng Cheuk-yue died one day after taking part in the marathon’s 10km race in 2015. Race organisers say this race has claimed the most lives in the event’s history

(Forbes) Athletics: At New York City Marathon, Doctor Springs Into Action
As he realized the seriousness of the situation, Dr. Strange quickly began administering CPR

(Fast Running) Athletics: Ireland’s Kia Race Series to return after successful first year
Kerry O’ Flaherty was among the Irish distance runners to impress at the inaugural race series this year

(Eurosport UK) Triathlon:Brownlee brothers headline British Triathlon Performance Programme
Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee have retained their places on British Triathlon's 2019 World Class Performance Programme despite suffering injury hit seasons

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(Independent) Drugs in Sport: Russian biathletes questioned by Austrian police over possible doping violations in Biathlon World Cup
The questions concerned potential offences committed during last year's Biathlon World Cup races

(Armory Track) Athletics: NCAA Champions to Face Off in 112th NYRR Millrose Men's 3,000m

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipruto goes for course record in Kolkata road race

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: 300+ probable cheaters at Honolulu Marathon
Mass cheating uncovered at Honolulu Marathon, which does not publish full results

(Triathlete) Triathlon: One Year In: Rocky Harris On Completely Changing the Focus of USAT
USAT’s new boss reviews his first year in office and gives insight into what lies ahead

(Runner's World) Athletics: 15 Great Races to Run in the New Year
Whether it be on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, or even both, what better way to get a head start on your running resolutions?

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - speed sensation Briana Williams

(Diamond League) Athletics: Bolt and the Flower Girl
2012 was Usain Bolt's finest season in the IAAF Diamond League, as the Jamaican superstar rampaged around the circuit to claim the Diamond Trophy in the 100m. Yet his most memorable Diamond League moment came in Oslo, a few seconds after he crossed the finish line

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

(Inner Voice) Drugs in Sport: Clean Sport Matters
By Kara Goucher

(Fast Running) Athletics: Laura Muir to lead GB cross country team in Stirling
The European 1500m champion is among a 20 strong GB team set to compete in Stirling next month
(Sweat Science Outside Online) Cycling: Sweat Science - Loving the Pain
There’s no more painful pursuit for a cyclist than the hour record

(IAAF) Athletics: Niiya and McSweyn take Zatopek: 10 victories in Melbourne

(SBS) Athletics: McSweyn, Diver win Australia 10,000m titles
Irish-born distance runner Sinead Diver has won the Australian women's 10,000m title

(Irish Times) Athletics: Dublin or Doha? Marathon dilemma for Mick Clohisey
The Dublin race comes three weeks after the marathon at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar

(IAAF) Athletics: Ruswahl Samaai: I love jumping because...

Athletics: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces 2019 Tour Schedule & 24-Hour Global Sale
24-hour Global Sale offers lowest registration prices of the season on Thursday, Dec. 13

(Triathlete) Triathlon: The Historic, Exciting 2018 Tri Season, in 37 Photos
Triathlon photographer Paul Phillips travels the world to capture images from the sport’s top events. Here, he shares his favorite photos from 2018

(The Star) Athletics:Kip missed out World record holders Kipchoge, Chepkoech overlooked for State honours

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(EA) Athletics: Cross country running returns to its roots in Tilburg

(Running USA) Athletics: Results of Inaugural Global Runner Study: Asia Presented by Running USA at MPA Event
tudy findings reflect growing interest in running for health and fitness on the continent, with unique distinctions from U.S. market

(Tuko) Athletics: Kenyans angry after marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge misses in Uhuru's presidential awards list

(IAAF) Athletics: High and low - Yorgelis Rodriguez
Yorgelis Rodriguez is Cuba’s leading heptathlete, but despite being just 23 years old, the all-rounder has still had some ups and downs in her career

(IAAF) Athletics: Minsk to host Europe vs USA match in 2019

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Huge reception awaits Honolulu champ

(ESPN) Cycling: Sky to end involvement in Team Sky after 2019 season
Sky will end its involvement in cycling after the 2019 season in a move that could end Team Sky's participation in professional road races such as the Tour de France, the team announced Wednesday

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Is Aerobic Exercise the Key to Successful Aging?
Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger; weight training did not have the same effect

(Irish Times) Athletics: Rising junior athletics on accelerated path to success
Sonia O’Sullivan and David Matthews have set up the Accelerator Academy

(AW) Athletics: Eilish McColgan’s confidence boost
The European medallist tells Jessica Whittington about the year she classes as her most successful yet

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10: distance prodigy Selemon Barega

(Runner's World) Athletics: What U.S. Record-Holder Molly Huddle Thinks About When Racing
Use these techniques to run faster at any distance

(Hawaii News Now) Athletics: Good Samaritans help save man’s life during Honolulu Marathon

(CyclingNews) Drugs in Sport: Rasmussen on micro-blood doping study - I told you so
Danish researchers show performance gains from 135ml autologous transfusion

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Detraining Syndrome in Jamaican athletes
I recently learned that Michael Johnson, former USA 200m, 400m world record holder, had a stroke

(Sky Sport) Endurance Sports: Jo Pavey encourages asthmatics to take control of condition through exercise

NBC Chicago) Athletics: Marathon Runners Learn If They Are Selected to Run in Chicago for 2019
Runners who did not receive their entry through the drawing Tuesday can still sign up through the marathon’s charity program

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Episode 40 with Des Linden
"I talk about why I had success in Boston - it’s a 26.2-mile race that this year felt like 30, right? You add in the wind, and the conditions, and it suddenly feels longer, which is part of why I have this advantage in my mind. And so why not test that theory out in the actual distance? I think I can finish a marathon feeling like I can probably go another 10 miles, I just couldn’t go a lick faster, so let’s see how far we can extend that. I think those are all intriguing to me."

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(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA begins audit of Russian Anti-Doping Agency as key deadline looms
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Margarita Pakhnotskaya has promised the body will immediately take any observations from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on board as officials from the global watchdog started an audit of the organisation in Moscow today

(CBC) Athletics: Track showdown - Europe and U.S. to go head-to-head before 2019 worlds
They will meet in Belarus in September for cash prizes

(Straits Times) Athletics:Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon - Still work to do to attain Major status

)Boston Globe) Athletics: Defending champions to return for 2019 Boston Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - all-round sprint star Sydney McLaughlin

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: The myth of the running shoe

Athletics: Field Selected for the 42nd Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon With Today's Non-Guaranteed Entry Drawing
Limited Entries Still Available Through Official Charity Teams >

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss
After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions.

(IAAF) Athletics: Przybylko's hunt for World Indoor Tour crown to begin in Karlsruhe

(BBC) Athletics: Colin Jackson to be Wrexham Glyndwr University chancellor
Former world 110m hurdles champion Colin Jackson has been named as Wrexham Glyndwr University's new chancellor

(Triathlete) Triathlon: A Brief Complaint From a Salty Triathlete: Tridentity Crisis
Let’s give ourselves permission to redefine what it means to be a triathlete this off-season, writes Kelly O'Mara

(SBS) Athletics: Australia appoints Brit Olympian
Four-time British Olympian Christian Malcolm has joined Athletics Australia in a high performance role as the team looks to improve its medal haul in Tokyo

(AW) Athletics: Kerron Stewart on career highlights and life after competitive athletics
The recently-retired Jamaican sprinter, who won three Olympic and six world medals during her career, reflects on her time on the track and shares her future plans

(Sporting News) Athletics: Meet Joseph Deng - Australia's newest track sensation
From a refugee camp, to an Australian record

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Doha’s midnight marathon poses exciting challenge

(IAAF) Athletics: Kevin Mayer's story behind the picture

(AI) Athletics: Victoria, BC group to bid on Pan Am Cross Country Cup and World Cross Country Championships

(The Straits Times) Athletics: Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Kenyans monopolise podium positions but all enjoy morning out

(9to5mac) Endurance Sports: Testing Apple Watch Series 4 half marathon battery life with cellular off: over 50% after 2 hours

(The Guardian) Athletics: Jimmy Gressier retains Euro U-23 Cross Country title but faceplants on finish line - video
Jimmy Gressier successfully defended his men’s under-23 European Cross Country title in the Netherlands on Sunday, but the runner’s failed celebration are likely what will be remembered best

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Vincent Yator - From jaws of death to Honolulu podium

(Outside Online) Athletics: What I Learned from a Running Therapy Session
A wave of psychotherapists are treating patients by running with them

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Olympic silver medallist González blames contaminated meat for failed drugs test
Olympic race walk silver medallist Maria Guadalupe González of Mexico has become the latest athlete to blame a positive drugs test on contaminated meat

(IAAF) Athletics: Kawauchi and Linden to defend Boston Marathon titles

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Daley Thompson accuses British athletics of racism as he defends himself against claims he was 'rude or difficult', saying 'negativity I received was because of the colour of my skin'
* Daley Thompson claimed may have received negativity due to 'colour of my skin'
* Olympic medalist defended himself against old descriptions he was 'difficult'
* Decathlete said was 'different time' and 'some people just weren't ready' for him

(Mail & Guardian) Athletics: Kenyan men take first 17 places in Singapore marathon

(BBC) Women in Sport: Anyika Onuora - Olympic medallist on body image confidence issues as a young athlete
British Olympic medallist Anyika Onuora says she used to wear baggy clothes to hide her body because people "felt entitled to touch it"

(USATF) Athletics: Masters Champions Crowned at USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in Sub-freezing Temperatures

(BT Sport) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith to double up at next year’s World Championships
The triple European champion is aiming for gold in the 100m and 200m at Doha

Athletics: National Elites, Race Faithfuls and First-Time Runners Cross the Finish Line in BMW Dallas Marathon’s 48th Running
With sunshine and temperatures in the mid-40s, more than 16,000 runners raced through downtown Dallas, stately neighborhoods and around White Rock Lake - on a course lined with thousands of cheering spectators - to finish at Dallas City Hall for the 48th year of the BMW Dallas Marathon

(Irish Times) Athletics: Unprecedented demand as 2019 Dublin Marathon sells out
All 20,000 entries for next year’s race have sold out 10 and a half months in advance

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Singapore Marathon will go down Kenya's history books

(IAAF) Athletics: Gen 10 - rising pole vault star Armand Duplantis

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyans shine again - Kipkorir, Cherono shine at the Standard Chartered Singapore marathon

(BBC) Athletics: James Dasaolu - British public saved my career, says Olympic sprinter
Sprinter James Dasaolu says the British public has "saved" his career after a crowd-funding campaign raised the £9,000 he needed for surgery

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ekiru, Kiplagat win Honolulu Marathon as Kenyans impress in Hawaii

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Aiyabei, Kipchumba rule Rimoi-Kamnarok half marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Mackey, Blankenship, Nomad Track Club and Tinman Elite earn national titles at USATF National Cross Country Championships

(RRW) Athletics: Successful Marathon Debut for American Cabral At Honolulu Marathon
Two-time Olympic steeplechase finalist Donn Cabral made a successful marathon debut here today at the 46th Honolulu Marathon, finishing fourth in 2:19:16

(RRW) Athletics: Despite Powerful Trade Winds, Ekiru Comes Close to Honolulu Marathon Record
Despite running alone for the final third of the race and battling powerful trade winds, Kenya's Titus Ekiru still managed to threaten the course record at today's 46th Honolulu Marathon, clocking 2:09:01.

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian crisis has helped Coe consolidate his position as master of all he surveys

(IAAF) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen and Can impress at European Cross Country Championships

(Vogue UK) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith On Modern Life And Keeping Your Self-Esteem Intact
For British Vogue's Future Issue, the sprinting phenomenon considers: when modern life pushes you off track, can you keep your self-esteem in intact?

Daily Nation) Athletics: Patrick Sang: The kingmaker behind Eliud Kipchoge’s stellar profession

Athletics: 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Reaches New Heights With World Class Race Weekend
Kenyans sweep all elite marathon podium spots in strongest ever SCSM field; Debutants Joshua Kipkorir and Priscah Cherono win 2018 SCSM

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cheserek, Mirriam win Honolulu mile race

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen storms to third successive U20 title in Tilburg
(Balls.IE) Knee Slide Celebration Goes Wrong For Frenchman At Euro Cross Country Champs
(BA) British Team Take Six Medals To Finish Fourth At European Cross Country Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Clean sweep for Kenyans in Singapore marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Ziani and Girma take Guangzhou victories, Eshete sprints to Saitama title

Athletics: Sydney Masciarelli and Cole Hocker Capture First Place Titles at the 40th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals Presented by Eastbay
Race conditions at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego were ideal with firm terrain, sunshine and temperatures reaching 65 degrees

(The Standard) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge - The shining light of a morally decaying nation

SPAR European Cross Country Championships - Tilburg, Netherlands
Live streaming available for SPAR European Cross Country Championships

Honolulu Marathon - Hawaii

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(RRW) Athletics: Cheserek Wins Fast Kalakaua Merrie Mile In Photo Finish
Edward Cheserek, a Kenyan living in Flagstaff, Ariz., successfully defended his title at the third annual Kalakaua Merrie Mile in Waikiki here this morning, clocking the fastest-ever mile in the state of Hawaii: 3:54.83

(Outside Online) Endurance Sports: How Elite Athletes Respond to Extreme Heat
At the 2016 world championships in Qatar, cyclists swallowed thermometer pills before competing. Here’s what scientists learned

(EA) Athletics: SPAR European Cross Country Championships press conference highlights

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chebet, Chepkirui seek to reclaim Honolulu titles

(Running USA) Athletics: Don Kardong, Founder and Race Director of the Lilac Bloomsday Run, to Retire in 2019

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Brigid Kosgei wins Kalya Half Marathon

(The National) Athletics: Ababel Yeshaneh targets return to Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon in 2019 after storming to inaugural title
Ethiopian runner, a half marathon specialist, smashed her personal best by nearly 13 minutes to win the women's title

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Interview - Dr. Jim Barahal, President Honolulu Marathon Association

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Guarantee or not? Questions swirl around track and field world championships

(Outside Online) Athletics: Turning Ocean Pollution into Trail-Running Shoes
Through a partnership with Parley for the Oceans, adidas is collecting plastic from coastal areas and recycling it into shoes and apparel

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Obiri rules out competing in world indoor tour

(USATF) Athletics: Olympians and elites ready for USATF Club Cross Country Championships

(Fast Running) Athletics: Irish team targets success at European Cross Country Championships
Ireland’s strong team of experience and youth aims to impress in Tilburg

(USATF) Athletics: Over 2,900 youth to participate in 2018 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Council decisions on rules and events for 2019 and beyond

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(RRW) Athletics: Steeplechaser Cabral To Make Surprise Marathon Debut in Honolulu On Sunday
Through the mud and over the hills, Donn Cabral pressed forward along the trail at Reservoir #6 in West Hartford, Conn.

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Bonking at Last Year’s Dallas Marathon, Chandler Self Is Ready for a Do-Over
A perfect storm of factors led to her collapse—and she’s determined not to make the same mistakes this year

(The National) Athletics: Marius Kipserem rates Abu Dhabi Marathon as 'best win so far' after setting new personal best
Kenyan took more than two minutes off his PB to win the inaugural title, while women's champion Ababel Yeshaneh took nearly 13 minutes off her best time

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Get to Know Triathlon’s Original Coaching Legend
When the rest of the tri world was preaching quantity over quality, coach Col Stewart paved the way with a new style

Athletics: Fundamentals of the Lydiard Method
This is the beginning of a five-part series with subsequent articles diving deeper into the specifics and physiological basis of each phase

(VeloNews) Drugs in Sport: Armstrong: Uber investment saved him; Weisel hasn’t been honest
Armstrong's investment netted him millions. He also says former team backer Thom Weisel was dishonest about his complicit role with USPS

(USATF) Athletics: Olympians and elites ready for USATF Club Cross Country Championships

Athletics: Strongest Elite Field In Event History Ready To Race At 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon
It is all systems go for the 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) which takes place this weekend with the strongest elite field in the event’s history

(AC) Athletics: Burnaby to host 2019 and 2020 Canadian 10,000-metre Championships

(RRW) Athletics: At 87, Roger Hauge To Complete Fourth Round of 50-State Marathon Feat At Honolulu Marathon
Almost 30 years ago, Roger Hauge ran his first mile

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: CIM Champion Emma Bates
CIM Champion Emma Bates joins me today on the show! She debuted the marathon in 2:28 to take the win in California on Sunday

(RRW) Athletics: NCAA Champion Phelan Finds Strength In Sharing Her Mental Health Journey
When Jaimie Phelan feels overwhelmed with crippling anxiety, she centers herself by naming the people around her, often her teammates.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Former Olympic champion reveals struggle with alcohol

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman Presentation To Be Carried LIVE On ESPN3

(Harry Jerome) Athletics: Harry Jerome to be honoured on June 20, 2019 at Swangard Stadium

(Des Moines Register) Athletics: Mile posts - Q&A with USA Marathon champion, Boone native Brogan Austin

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipserem clocks 2:04:04 at inaugural Abu Dhabi Marathon
(The National) Elite runners and amateurs hit the streets for Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon
Kenya's Marius Kipserem won the men's marathon title, with Ababel Yashaneh of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race

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(Fast Running) Athletics: Abraham Kiptum world half marathon record is now official
The Kenyan athlete’s 58:18 run in Valencia has been ratified by the IAAF

Athletics: Middle distance stars Simpson & Coburn set for return to New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Jan. 26
Local sprint star Gabby Thomas to make pro debut at 24th-annual Boston meet

(RT) Women in Sport: Forbes Woman Africa cover with Caster Semenya divides opinion on Twitter

(Armory Track) Athletics: New York, New Jersey Olympians, World's Top Sprinters Set to Clash at 112th NYRR Millrose Games

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Abbey D’Agostino - Purpose-Based Identity
Carrie spends some time with Olympian Abbey D’Agostino! They discuss her return to racing, her fall at the Olympic Games (and how that changed her life), getting married and moving from Boston to North Carolina, her future plans in the sport, and her never-ending positivity

(Fast Running) Athletics: European Cross Country Championships: Who, what and when?
Timetable, course preview and tv guide for this weekend’s European Cross Country Championships

Athletics: Dallas Marathon Announces Title Partnership Extension with BMW
Texas’ longest running and largest marathon continues title partnership with global brand

(IAAF) Athletics: Sixteen years in the making, Kipchoge now confirmed as the best in the world

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Triple Bypass Heart Surgery, Dave McGillivray Is Back Running
Runner’s World sat in on the Boston Marathon director’s cardio-pulmonary exercise test

(Outside Online) Athletics: The California International Marathon Is for the People
The race is a celebration of the amateur athlete

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans nominated for New York Road Awards

(Diamond League) Athletics: Keni Harrison's world record
She may have won the Diamond Trophy in style, but 2016 was a turbulent year for 100m hurdle star Keni Harrison, as she fought back from devastating lows to incredible highs. Her greatest triumph of all came at the London Diamond League meeting, where she clocked 12.20 to break the world record

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: AK - Dopers will not represent Kenya again

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenyan Chepkirui aims to reclaim Honolulu Marathon crown

Athletics: Grandma’s Marathon Receives Multiple Awards
Grandma’s Marathon was named by BibRave to The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America

(Runner's World) Athlettics: Teen Star Looks Toward Olympic Trials - While Shying Away From the Spotlight
Katelyn Tuohy tries to keep a low profile, which is hard to do when she wins so much

(Inside the Games) Athletics: National sponsor logos allowed on kit for IAAF World Championships in Doha
National teams will be permitted for the first time to display the logo of a sponsor on their kit at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, starting next year with the latest edition in Doha - for which qualifying standards have today been announced

(Gulf Today) Athletics: Top runners for Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Anderson’s NXN victory wins him USATF Athlete of the Week

(Bicycling) Cycling: Strava’s Year in Sport Numbers Are In. How Do Your Rides Compare?
See how your cycling habits stack up against Strava trends

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(Runner's World) Athletics: Watch - Olympic Trials Hopeful Crawls Across Finish Line—Will It Be Enough?
Hayley Sutter’s legs gave out a few feet short of 26.2 miles. That didn’t stop her

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive Kyle Langford interview - I would still shake the hand of the drugs cheat who denied me world 800m bronze

(Loop) Athletics: Dame Valerie;s plans for Tokyo 2020 undeterred by pregnancy

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge says Geoffrey Kamworor will surpass what he has done in running
In a press conference before the IAAF Awards on Tuesday, Kipchoge revealed just how talented he believes Kamworor to be

(Daily Mail) Athletics: British sprinter James Dasaolu to undergo surgery after crowd-funding £9,000 career-saving operation
* James Dasaolu requires urgent surgery on an Achilles injury to save his career
* He has managed to raise the required £9,000 through a gofundme page
* Former European 100m champion lost British Athletics funding two years ago

Athletics: Lotus Personal Safety Device Review
The Lotus Personal Safety device (LPSD) is marketed as a novel device that solves the problems of other 'single-feature solution' products which offer GPS tracking, panic buttons, or other one-way communication methods.

(National Post) Athletics: Study bolsters findings that marathons increase heart stress. But what that means is unclear
It may not be indicative of any cardiovascular dysfunction - or it may

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: IAAF again lead way against doping by upholding ban on Russian athletes
* IAAF's decision confirmed at annual congress in Monaco on Tuesday
* It will embarrass WADA, who reinstated Russia despite failing to meet conditions
* Russia banned in 2015 after revelations of state-sponsored doping programmme

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(SBS) Athletics: Kipchoge and Ibarguen named IAAF athletes of the year
(Daily Nation) Kipchoge crowned IAAF Male athlete of the year

Athletics: New Ownership Announced for Carlsbad 5000
U.S. running legend Meb Keflezighi headlines new ownership team operating iconic road race

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport; ‘This debt must be settled’: IAAF extends Russia’s doping ban
Athletics governing body demands access to drug-test samples - Unclear whether Russian athletes will compete at world championships

(ESW) Athletics: New Ownership Announced for Carlsbad 5000
U.S. running legend Meb Keflezighi headlines new ownership team operating iconic road race / The World’s Fastest 5K will take place on the coastal streets of Carlsbad, California on April 7, 2019

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World record holder Jepkosgei puts off marathon debut

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Budapest officially awarded 2023 IAAF World Championships

(Runner's World) Athletics: A Healthier, Happier Kara Goucher Targets New Marathon Goals
After a three-year hiatus, the two-time Olympian has a different outlook on where training fits into her life

(TrackSmith) Athletics: When It Hurts, Go Faster
Locomotive. Beast. Frankenstein. Fool. Genius

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge - I will win the Athlete of the year award
Why Eliud Kipchoge, Caterine Ibarguen should win IAAF awards

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Russia's athletics ban extended into fourth year despite controversial Wada reinstatement

(Sport24) Athletics: Young Americans ready to take King Bolt's mantle

(Rapid City Journal) Athletics: Dick Beardsley's tale of triumph, tragedy and perseverance

(Inside the Games) Athletics: IAAF ban on Russia set to be extended again as Budapest prepare to be officially awarded 2023 World Championships
A ban on Russia that has already lasted more than three years is set to be extended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) here tomorrow, while Budapest is expected to be officially awarded the 2023 World Championships

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: IAAF to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate Russia

(ESPN) Cycling: In death of Paul Sherwen, cycling loses one of its biggest and best ambassadors

(Kyodo News) Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Organizers settle on 6 a.m. marathon starts

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year
(Mirror) Dina Asher-Smith can be Britain's golden girl at Worlds says Paula Radcliffe
"Everyone has that purple patch in their career where it feels just a little bit easier, where you have just a little bit more conviction that it’s going to go your way. I think that’s the period of her career that she’s coming into"

(The Star) Athletics: Kipsang keen to run at London or Tokyo marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Former international athlete and businessman Jon Ridgeon announced as new IAAF Chief Executive Officer

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(ESPN) Cycling: Former pro cyclist, broadcaster Paul Sherwen dies at 62

Athletics: ISTAF Indoor in Berlin on 1 February
Lavillenie, Spanovic, Lückenkemper plus unique men’s versus women’s discus

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Okano, Viljugrein take Reggae Marathon crowns

(Sport24) Athletics: Coe in spotlight as IAAF mulls Russian reintegration

(EA) Athletics: Dulce Felix clocks 2:25:24 on her comeback in the Valencia Marathon

Record Numbers Qualify for U.S. Olympic Trials on Beautiful Sacramento Morning

Athletics: San Antonio Welcomes Approximately 20,000 Runnners For The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half-Marathon
Silas Kipruto of Kenya wins half marathon in 1:04:20 with Sasha Gollish of Canada first for women in 1:13:35

(BBC) Athletics: Steph Twell - Scot impresses on marathon debut in Spain
Steph Twell ran the fastest time by a Scottish woman for over six years on her marathon debut in Valencia

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(RRW) Athletics: Austin, Bates Win USATF Marathon Titles At Cal Int'l Marathon
On a near-perfect day for marathon running with sunny skies and comfortably cold temperatures, Brogan Austin of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Emma Bates of Boise, Idaho, won the USATF Marathon titles at the California International Marathon here this morning

(USATF) Athletics: Bates Wins Race and USATF Running Circuit, Austin Earns Late Victory at the USATF Marathon Championships

(Fast Running) Athletics: Steph Twell runs 2:30 marathon debut in Valencia
Twell clocks the second fastest time by a UK female athlete this year as Fast Running’s Robbie Britton achieves his sub 2:30 marathon

(Business Standard) Olympics: Olympic Games broadcasters gear up for the biggest show on earth

(CBC) Athletics: My rebirth - Cam Levins
'This moment was so much more than enjoying a career that seemed finished'

(IAAF) Athletics: Gebrselassie clocks 2:04:30 Spanish all-comers record in Valencia

(The National) Athletics: Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon: All you need to know
All the information for all the races on Friday, December 7

(Japan Times) Athletics: Yuma Hattori ends Japanese drought in Fukuoka

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: Carlsbad’s Willie Banks ‘Floating’ as U.S. Pick for IAAF Council, Track and Field’s Top Power

(Lohud) Athletics: Cross-country - Katelyn Tuohy breaks own course record, repeats as Nike Cross Nationals X-C champ
(Runner's World) Katelyn Tuohy Wins Her Second National Cross-Country Title in Dominating Fashion
She broke her own course record and finished 17 seconds up on second place

(RRW) Athletics: Recovered From TCS NYC Marathon, Bruce Seeks USA Marathon Title In Sacramento
It has only been 27 days since Stephanie Bruce finished 11th at the TCS New York City Marathon in 2:30:59, the second-fastest time of her career

California International Marathon - Sacramento, CA
U.S. Marathon Championship

Fukuoka International Marathon - Japan

Reggae Marathon - Negril, Jamaica

Valencia Marathon - Spain

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(Orlando Sentinel) Athletics: Transplanted Kenyan, Lakeland woman top OUC Orlando Half Marathon field

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Adam Goucher on ‘Running With the Buffaloes’ and the 1998 Colorado XC team - 20 Years Later

(Nassau Guardian) Athletics: Making the case for 2021 IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas

(Asian Age) Athletics: Last year’s winners to light up full marathon
Kalmadi is currently chairman of the Pune International Marathon Trust and is set to flag off the races on Sunday

(IAAF) Athletics: Houlihan and Lyles named US athletes of the year

(The Telegraph) Running: Meet Jon Albon – the unknown British runner who could eclipse Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill with $1m prize

(EthioSports) Athletics: Yemane Tsegay out to regain Fukuoka Title

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Plotting Obiri wins Ol Kalou X-country

(Reuters) Athletics: IAAF looking at street meets as a possible new circuit

(RRW) Athletics: His Arteries Repaired, Colley Is Ready To Run His First Marathon
When you meet Andrew Colley you can't help but notice his long, flowing hair which hangs well below his shoulders. But you'll have to look closer at the ZAP Fitness-Reebok athlete to see the two long scars on the backs of his legs from two surgeries more than a year ago which saved the 27 year-old's running career

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Laurie Knowles Interview
2018 CNO Financial Group Indianapolis Monumental Champion and Course Record Holder Laurie Knowles joins me on the podcast today!

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Tokyo 2020 on a seemingly smooth path but will there be a bump in the road?

(Fast Running) Athletics: Record entries for European Cross Country Championships
The Ingebrigtsen brothers are among the leading runners set for Tilburg

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: All systems go for Reggae Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Kitwara tipped - Spanish all-comers’ record the target at Valencia Marathon as Kenyans join fray

(RRW) Athletics: Bates Finds Higher Cause To Drive Her in Marathon Debut
When Emma Bates lines up for her marathon debut at the California International Marathon here on Sunday, she won't be wearing the colorful kit of a shoe company or running club like the rest of the elite women competing in what is also the annual USATF Marathon Championships.

(Daily Mail) Athletics: British sprinter James Dasaolu fighting to save his career as he seeks funding for urgent £25,000 surgery
* James Dasaolu requires urgent surgery on an Achilles injury to save his career
* He is attempting to raise the required £25,000 through a gofundme page
* Former European 100m champion lost British Athletics funding two years ago

(Channel NewsAsia) Athletics: Late outdoor worlds mean fewer will compete indoors

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