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Runner's Web February 2019 FrontPage Archive

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(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2019 Men’s Pre-NCAA Indoor Watch List

(USATF) Athletics: More than 1,000 athletes set for USATF Masters Indoor Track Champions in Winston-Salem

(EA) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen: "I am not there to finish second or third"

(SILive) Athletics: Staten Island on the Run: The "fast and the furious" dominate at Ocean Breeze

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Greg McMillan - Keep All the Systems Primed
Carrie interviews esteemed distance running coach Greg McMillan! They chat about his coaching philosophies, his history with the Boston Marathon, and he tells Carrie the secret to staying fit when she doesn’t have a race on the calendar

(Toronto Star) Athletics: Caster Semenya goes to court for the right to run
(Times Live) MPs dress up for Caster Semenya in support of her battle with IAAF

(The Asahi Shimbun) Athletics: Tokyo Marathon to be real-life security trial run ahead of Games

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Japan Announces Team of 22 for Aarhus World XC Championships

(Runner's World) Athletics: Harvard Runner Loses Shoe, Gains Gruesome Injury on Way to Winning Championship 3K
Warning: His foot looks exactly like you’d think it would after pounding shoeless on a rough track for 2500 meters

(Forbes) Drugs in Sport: Sports Doping, Criminals And Corporate Sponsors

(USATF) Athletics: Mu American record wins her USATF Athlete of the Week

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Five athletes arrested in anti-doping raids targeting ‘criminal organisation
Police make arrests at Nordic world skiing championships - One of athletes ‘caught in the act of doping’ during raid

(Runner's World) Athletics: 2019 New York City Marathon Entrants By the Numbers
The largest marathon in the world had a record-breaking number of applicants this year

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Holly Bradshaw exclusive: Losing a sponsor deal before would have killed me but right now I'm loving life

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Steeplechase queen Chepkoech now wants a piece of X-Country cake

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: Indoor running on the fast track to Glasgow
Irish team includes a number of athletes who will have a chance to get amongst the medals

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Asha Philip buzzing off home crowd as she chases British record in defence of European indoor title in Glasgow

(Diamond League) Athletics: Coburn's Shanghai Shock
Back in 2014, Emma Coburn sprang a big surprise with a breakthrough performance in the 3000m steeplechase in Shanghai, as she stuck to the pacemaker and smashed her PB

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Athletics: Steve Cram's British athletes to watch in Glasgow
Former 1500m world champion Steve Cram has picked his British athletes to watch at the European Indoor Championships, which begin on Friday in Glasgow

(IAAF) Athletics: Australian city of Bathurst to host 2021 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

(Fast Running) Athletics: Seeking help after ignoring the signs
English half marathon champion Katherine Wood explains how she has been affected by an eating disorder and why she is now seeking help

(BBC) Athletics: The Gambia's first female Olympian: 'They call me poor'
The Gambia's first female Olympian Gina Bass was the flagbearer for her home country at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Three years on, the 24-year-old finds herself fighting against wage disparity in order to make it to the top of her sport

(Outside Online) Women in Sport:Here's What’s at Stake in the Caster Semenya Case
The IAAF is worried about “losing the next generation of female athletes.” Here's a breakdown of both sides of the debate

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Laura Muir going all out for historic Euro ‘double-double

(The Star) Athletics: Kirui ready to dance his way to victory at Hamburg race

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(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Rudisha doubtful to compete at World Championships

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2019 Women’s Pre-NCAA Indoor Watch List

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Richard Kilty exclusive interview: 'Most sprinters would swap their careers to achieve what I’ve done'

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bahrain's Rose Chelimo going for podium at Tokyo Marathon

(AP) Drugs in Sport: 9 people arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany

(CityAM) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya's challenge of the IAAF's testosterone proposals will shape the future of sport no matter the verdict

(Runner's World) Athletics: Everything You Need to Know About the Boston Marathon
Want to run the oldest annual race in the world? Read o
Just How Bad Is Heartbreak Hill?
You’ve heard the stories. Now find out if the numbers back them up

(teleSur) Women in Sport: French Store Caves To Anti-Muslim Rhetoric, Pulls Sports Hijab

(Reuters) Olympics: German athletes score advertising win over IOC for Games

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: The IAAF, testosterone and the awkward untidiness of real life

(EA) Athletics: More track history beckons for Jakob Ingebrigtsen in Glasgow

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Kemoy Campbell released from hospital
Jamaican Olympic middle distance athlete Kemoy Campbell was on Tuesday evening released from the New York Presbyterian Columbia Medical Center, 17 days after collapsing while competing at the Millrose Games in New York

(RaceRaves) Athletics: Getting to know the Abbott World Marathon Majors

(Runner's World) Athletics: Watch Lomong Brothers Connect Through Running in New HBO Documentary
Younger brothers Alex and Peter hope to compete in the 2020 Olympics to follow in Lopez’s footsteps

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Amos Kirui: National X-Country champion wants gold in Denmark

(IAAF) Athletics: Lessons learned, Rojas looks ahead with renewed optimism

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Championships: Laura Muir targets double gold
"I don't need your approval. If I want a dog, I'm getting a dog."

(Daily Nation) Athletics: It's the World Record or nothing for Conseslus Kipruto

(Houston Chronicle) Athletics: Carl Lewis to open up on his track and field career

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

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(Irish Examiner) Athletics: Scientists predict marathon record will go below two hours in 2032

(NY Times) Athletics: The Glamorous Existence of the World’s Greatest Shot-Putters
Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs can heave a 16-pound ball farther than just about anyone else. Meanwhile, their lives have become track and field’s version of a buddy flick

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 6
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 6

(RRW) Athletics: Saturday's Road To Gold In Atlanta To Feature Dozens of 2020 Olympic Marathon Hopefuls
Dozens of American men and women who hope to run the 2020 Olympic Marathon in Tokyo will test the USA Olympic Team Trials Marathon course in Atlanta this Saturday at the special Road to Gold road race

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF world rankings launched

Sweat Science @ Outside Online) Athletics: There's New Research on the Science of Barefoot Running
A new model reinterprets those pretty graphs that seemed to show minimalist shoes reducing impact forces

(BBC) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith: European champion on pressure, rivals & relentless focus
From modelling at Paris Fashion Week to being a cover star for glossy magazines, Dina Asher-Smith is a sprinter in demand

(Daily Mail) Womne in Sport: Nike enlists intersex women's track star Caster Semenya in overtly political Oscars ad
* Nike continues to wade into politically charged advertising with its recent spot
* The commercial features track star Caster Semenya, who is battling the IAAF
* The two-time Olympic gold winner is seeking to overturn new regulations which would force females with high levels of testosterone to medically lower them
* The rest of the ad features other prominent women in sport like Serena Williams and Simone Biles and calls out phrases often used to diminish female athletes
* The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has set a deadline of March 26 for a verdict in Semanya's appeal hearing that concluded on February 22

(Runner's World) Athletics: How Emily Sisson Is Adjusting Her Diet for Her Marathon Debut
Grain bowls and pancakes give her the energy she needs to go long

(Capital FM) Athletics: 2019 Safaricom Marathon set for June 29
The 20th edition of the Safaricom Marathon will run June 29 at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Organisers announced on Tuesday

(Daily Nation) Athletics:Lewa Marathon entry fee increased

(Daily Nation) Athletics: AK warns against lethargy
Speaking on Monday after only 15 athletes from a squad of 30 turned up for a briefing at Riadha House in Nairobi, a furious Athletics Kenya vice president Paul Mutwii said it was sad that most athletes skipped the meeting despite having been informed of it in advance

(AllAfrica) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya in the Race of Her Life

(Reuters) Athletics: Board declines to reinstate Lananna to USATF presidency (IAAF) Athletics: Asher-Smith hoping to rule on home turf in London - IAAF Diamond League

(Tri247) Triathlon: Lucy Charles talks Olympic Games ambitions

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Top-10 Marks Of The Collegiate Weekend: February 18-24, 2019

(NBC) Athletics: Vashti Cunningham wins U.S. women’s high jump title with help from father Randall Cunningham

(Runner's World) Athletics: Who Is Jakob Ingebrigtsen?
The teenager from Norway is well on his way to becoming one of the best middle distance runners of his generation

(The Star) Athletics: Pay us our money, athlete tells the government
As Athletics Kenya (AK) selected a formidable team to represent Kenya at the World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark on March 30, some athletes are still complaining over the failure by the government to honour their promises of allowances and medal prize money

(BBC) Athletics: Wayde van Niekerk - Olympic champion makes winning return after knee injury
Olympic and world 400m champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk made a winning return to action after almost 17 months out

(IAAF) Athletics: Godfay breaks Mexican all-comers record at Guadalajara Half Marathon, Ngeno and Matango triumph in Safi - Road race round-up

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Nyandika Maiyoro family scoffs at politicians' condolences

(Irish Times) Athletics: Dublin Marathon organisers add 2,500 extra places
October race will now have a capacity of 22,500 after the previous 20,000 sold out

(Runner's World) Athletics: Houlihan Wins 2-Mile and Earns Ninth National Title
"I woke up this morning and thought, ‘new day, new race.’"

(Jamaica Gleaner) Women in Sport: The IAAF’s Semenya dilemma
Opinions continue to be sharply divided on the saga involving South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya. One view is that Semenya’s testosterone discrepancy and resultant advantage are all natural, thus, she should be allowed to compete as is. The dominant contending view is that the very same testosterone discrepancy renders her advantage unfair

(Osburn Oracle) Athletics: Chicago Marathon Reveals Elite American Lineup

(RRW) Athletics: World and USA Bests for 600 Meters for Brazier and Teenager Mu at Toyota USATF Indoor Championships
Blistering 600-meter performances by Donavan Brazier and teenager Athing Mu were the highlights from today's third and final day of the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex here

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: USATF Board Forces Vin Lananna to Use Grievance to Win Presidency Back

Athletics: Fast Elite Fields Ready For Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon And Half Marathon
The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon (NVM) and Half Marathon has assembled formidable elite athlete fields for the 41st annual event scheduled for Sunday, March 3, 2019

(IAAF) Athletics: Records fall as Ngeno and Matanga triumph at Safi Half Marathon - Road race round-up

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: 5 reasons why World Triathlon Bermuda is the perfect season opener
World Triathlon Bermuda offers a topical race-cation, world-class field and great atmosphere

(Tampa Bay Times) Athletics: Arizona’s Scott Fauble holds off defending champ in Gasparilla half-marathon
The 27-year-old just beats out Elkanah Kibet for his first race victory in four years
Aliphine Tuliamuk remembers her roots after Gasparilla half-marathon win
The Kenya native, who regularly donates running gear back home, is big on inspiring the next generation
Time for a chat? Gasparilla 8K champ barely breaks a sweat
Armwood High teen Jake Turner pulls off the repeat with ease while Carol Hollenbeck wins for the women

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(The Star) Athletics: Obiri admits Denmark will be tricky
Commonwealth Games 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri is seeking to venture into uncharted territory with her eyes focused on the first World Cross Country Championships medal

(IAAF) Athletics: Records fall as Ngeno and Matanga triumph at Safi Half Marathon - Road race round-up

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bedan Karoki: Eager to reinvent, get rid of bridesmaid label

(Running USA) Athletics: Nine Olympians and Nine Paralympians to Lead Star-Studded Professional Athlete Field as All Four Defending Champions Return for 2019 United Airlines NYC Half
Ben True, Buze Diriba, Ernst van Dyk, and Manuela Schär will aim to defend titles as TCS New York City Marathon champion Daniel Romanchuk also lines up; U.S. Olympian Des Linden to use event as final tune-up ahead of Boston Marathon title defense, while U.S. Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo will make his half-marathon debut

(Outside Online) Athletics: Yomif Kejelcha and Running's Worst Near Misses
What’s worse than missing a world record by one-hundredth of a second?

(AllAfrica) Women in Sport: NUMSA Backs 'Naturally Superior' Caster Semenya
The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa has come out in support of South African athlete Caster Semenya, declaring that she is "naturally superior"

(RRW) Athletics: Hunter Gets USA Two-Mile Title From Section "B"
In what was likely the longest three hours of his life, Drew Hunter had to wait to see if his mark of 8:25.29 in the "B" section of the men's two-mile at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships here at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex would hold up

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Eilidh Doyle angry as British Athletics deny her husband a coach’s pass

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Steph Twell wins Scottish cross-country title in Kilbarchan yellow

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Championships - Laura Muir has 'true belief' to win medals
Britain's Laura Muir has "complete confidence" in her ability to "win global medals", says British Athletics performance director Neil Black

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(BT Sport) Athletics: British Athletics chief hails Muir’s belief ahead of European Indoor Championships
Muir is planning to defend her 1500m and 3000m indoor titles

(BBC) Triathlon: 'Brownlee is back!' Jonny wins Super League triathlon in Singapore
Great Britain's Jonny Brownlee wins the men's eliminator race at the Super League triathlon event in Singapore. The Super League Eliminator features three rounds of swim-bike-run, with 10 racers eliminated in the first round and five more in the second to leave a top 10 racing for the title in a final round

(RRW) Athletics: Kenyan Cross-Country Championships
In the senior men's race, 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships steeplechase gold medalist Amos Kirui was the upset winner, breaking away from the lead pack in the final circuit

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kamworor stunned! Amos Kirui wins National Cross Country title
Red-hot Hellen Obiri obliterates the field to win National X-Country title

(Tri247) Triathlon: Jonathon Brownlee, Katie Zaferes take Day One at Super League Triathlon Singapore

(Sport24) Women in Sport: Semenya given 'last word' as gender hearing ends
(Jamaica Gleaner) Semenya ruling will change athletics forever

(Irish Times) Athletics: Fair is unfair – Are my Nike 4% runners a sporting advantage?
Ian O’Riordan: Vaporflys are now at the front of almost every competitive distance race

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Future Star sets national high school record on Day 1 of Toyota USATF Indoor Championships

(The Star) Athletics:Kenyan athletes target double at Guadalajara race

(AP) Women in Sport: Slowing Caster Semenya would diminish her sport

(CBC) Women in Sport: Physical gift or unfair advantage? Caster Semenya takes IAAF to court
In a watershed moment for gender politics in sport, hyperandrogenic runner Caster Semenya is going to court against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to fight their female eligibility rules. CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey explains

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Christmas in July - The Pacific Pursuit 10,000m

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(BBC) Women in Sport: Habana: Semenya 'targeted' by IAAF
South African rugby star Bryan Habana asks if Caster Semenya is being specifically targeted by the governing body of athletics, the IAAF.
The South African middle-distance runner is appealing against a ruling which restricts testosterone levels in female runners.
This week, IAAF president Lord Coe said the new regulations are "to protect the sanctity of fair and open competition."

(The Star) Athletics: Daggers drawn for Team Kenya slots: Only 30 out of the 260 participants to make cut for next month’s world cross country in Aarhus, Denmark

(The Independent) Women in Sport: Why the arguments against trans, intersex and DSD athletes are based on prejudice and ignorance
This week, DSD athlete Caster Semenya has fought the decision to set a limit on allowable testosterone levels for athletes. And, for some, this is the final stroke of the Doomsday Clock, the opening of the floodgates

(CBC) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya appeal case ends, decision expected in late March
Hearing concludes with 2-time Olympic champion having the 'last word'

(BBC) Triathlon: 'It is brutal' - Holland on Super League Triathlon format
World Triathlon Series Champion Vicky Holland discusses the Super League Triathlon format with BBC's Louise Minchin ahead of Saturday's eliminator races in Singapore

Athletics: 2,500 International Runners from over 60 Countries Participated in Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2019
Marathon Winner: Demi Samuel Getachew - Winning Time: 2:14:30

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Athletics Kenya keen to curb doping in national teams

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Monument unveiled in Eldoret to honour athletes

(3Wire Sports) Athletics: Breaking: not bad, all good for 2024

(ITU) Triathlon: Asia renews the development contract with ITU for 2019

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: ‘It’s made me a stronger person’: Gryphons’ sprinter recalls journey from Zimbabwe to Guelph

(IAAF) Athletics: Kenyan contingent targetting double at Guadalajara half marathon - weekend road racing preview

(Fox Sports) Women in Sport: ‘Violation of women’s bodies’: The human rights issue behind Caster Semenya case

(IAAF) Athletics: Timetable confirmed for IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019

(SILive) Athletics: USATF Indoor Championships on Staten Island a dream come true for borough’s track and field fans

(RRW) Athletics: Off-Distances Have Athletes Moving Up, Moving Down for USATF Indoor Championships
For the third time at the Toyota USA Track & Field Indoor Championships, athletes will run "off-distances" of 300m, 600m, 1000m, one mile and two miles instead of the international standard distances of 400m, 800m, 1500m and 3000m

Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon - Israel

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(Hindustan Times) Athletics: ‘I compete against time’: Marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge’s mantra
There’s a saying champions think differently, especially in sport where the conviction of a winner sets him apart. Kenyan marathon great Eliud Kipchoge exemplifies that

(Forbes) Athletics: 40+ Age Group Takes Lead In 'Largest Marathon Study Of Recreational Runners Ever Conducted'

(The Local) Athletics: Paris Olympics to include breakdancing and allow public to run marathon course

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Ajeé Wilson - Having that Connection
Carrie interviews America’s fastest 800m runner and 2016 Olympian Ajeé Wilson! They discuss what it was like to go professional at such a young age, her mindset behind setting her American records, and how she never takes an ugly race pic

(Runner's World) Athletics: Des Linden and Paul Chelimo Headline the New York City Half Marathon
They’ll be joined by a stacked field of elites using the March 17 race to tune up for their spring marathons

(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: Semenya reveals defence against IAAF funded by private donors, not South African Government
Two-time Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has denied reports that the South African Government are paying her legal fees as her appeal against an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling,which could see her banned from competing against women, continues

(The Star) Athletics: Mountain to climb?: Real test for athetes as barriers are introduced in tomorrow’s race

(Cycling News) Cycling: 2021 Tour de France to start in Copenhagen
Three-day Grand Depart to be followed by rest day

(AW) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya and IAAF case continues to divide opinion
Paula Radcliffe and Billie Jean King among those to speak out as Court of Arbitration for Sport hears Semenya’s appeal against IAAF’s testosterone rules

Athletics: Marine Corps 17.75K Sells Out 3,300 Entries
An expanded field of runners to receive ‘Access Granted’ to the 44th MCM

(Sport24) Women in Sport: Caster: No knowledge of R25m govt payment to fight case
While grateful for the support she has received, South African star runner Caster Semenya has distanced herself from reports that government has paid R25 million towards her ongoing gender court hearing against the IAAF in Switzerland

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kiplimo floors Cheptegei
Jacob Kiplimo is on fire. His global dominance in the cross-country season continued as he beat a bunch of more experienced seniors to win the National title at Tororo Golf Course on Saturday

(Reuters) Athletics: Lyles drops plans for 100m bid at world championships

(BBC) Athletics: Charlie Grice - Briton ruled out of European Indoor Championships with injury
British middle-distance runner Charlie Grice has been forced to pull out of the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow because of a foot injury

(Fast Running) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen beats world record holder in Dusseldorf
The teenager clocks 3:36.02 to break the world indoor under-20 and Norwegian indoor 1500m record

(USATF) Athletics: Simbassa's gold at NACAC Cross Country earns him USATF Athlete of the Week

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(The Herald) Athletics: Laura Muir, athletics, Scotland, Great Britain
The IAAF has not received any complaints about the shoes Laura Muir was wearing when she broke the British indoor mile record on Saturday but the governing body said it would investigate if concerns are raised
(BBC) Laura Muir: Scot's record-breaking spikes could be investigated
The spikes worn by Laura Muir when she broke the British indoor mile record on Saturday will be investigated if complaints are made about them, athletics' governing body has said

(IAAF) Athletics: Ta Lou dashes 7.02, J. Ingebrigtsen defeats Tefera in Dusseldorf

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: ‘It’s 50/50 for Kemoy’ - Dr Wright: You never can write off anybody, ­especially someone like Campbell, who is very ­determined

Athletics: Film Roman To Launch First Live Action Feature Film Project
Adapted from the best-selling autobiography by Lopez Lomong, it charts his remarkable rise from a Sudanese child-soldier to become the United States flag bearer at the Beijing Olympics

(IAAF) Athletics: Watch the Dusseldorf World Indoor Tour live stream

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: How Many Push-Ups Can You Do? It May Be a Good Predictor of Heart Health
Men who could get through 40 or more push-ups had 96 percent less risk of heart problems in the next 10 years than those who quit at 10 or fewer

(XinhuaNet) Athletics: Kenyan champ Karoki not concerned on Bekele's withdrawal from Tokyo marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Richard Kilty given shock place in European Indoor Championships by organisers despite failing to meet British Athletics' qualifying standard
* Richard Kilty had resigned himself to missing out on chance to defend 60m title
* He fell short of the excessively harsh national team qualifying mark of 6.60sec
* European Athletics Council bypassed British Athletics and invited him to race
* Before the intervention, Britain faced situation of taking only Ojie Edoburun

(TASS) Drugs in Sport: Number of neutral-status applications from Russian track and field athletes exceeds 200
In late December, the IAAF reported that in 2018 the world’s athletics body received more than 200 applications from Russian athletes

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Laura Muir's record mile run at risk of being spiked as leading sportswear manufacturer seeks clarification over shoes complying with athletics rules
* Laura Muir smashed 31-year-old British mile record in Birmingham last weekend
* However, her run is under scrutiny over the studded shoes she wore for the race
* The IAAF say they will study the shoes Muir used if they receive a complaint

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

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(RRW) Athletics: Peachtree To Celebrate 50th Running With $50K Course Record Bonuses
The event's four champions --male and female runners, and male and female wheelchair racers-- could each win a $50,000 bonus should they break the event record for their category

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: Is Kratom a Performance Enhancer or a Lethal Opioid?
Deep in the heart of the Adirondacks, the unexpected death of a small-town police sergeant has added fuel to a nationwide controversy over an herbal supplement

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Conseslus Kipruto to lead Coast team at Eldoret race

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Proposed testosterone limit ’flawed’ and ‘hurtful’, say Caster Semenya’s lawyers
Day two of challenge against IAAF’s revised eligibility rules - Regulations ‘do not empower anyone’, say lawyers

(Sport24) Women in Sport: SA Twitter blasts controversial UK writer after shocking Caster tweet

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 5
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 5

Athletics: St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon Announces Course Updates And New Innovations For 20th Year Of Running In The Music City
Annual race to bring focus on Running, Music and Community with distances for everyone

Athletics: Vienna City Marathon set for 7 April
Tadesse Abraham wants to bounce back with a victory in Vienna

(Fast Kate) Athletics: Race Weight
"With indoor track season underway, I’m reminded of one of my favorite peeves with running culture: race weight" - Kate Grace

(Tempo Journal) Athletics: Magda Boulet Chases Forever
From the track, to the roads, to the trails, and back again

(Mail & Guardian) Women in Sport: Meet the experts who will determine Semenya’s fate

(CNN) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

(Fast Running) Athletics: Fionnuala McCormack to run Boston Marathon
The Irish distance running star will make an exciting return to the marathon in April

(BBC) Athletics: Zoey Clark proud to be part of Scottish athletics' 'golden generation'
Zoey Clark has called the current crop of Scottish athletes the "golden generation" after a record number of her compatriots were selected for the European Indoor Championships team

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Laura Muir - World and Olympic crowns are now within her reach
Some superstars propel themselves into the limelight like a wrecking ball from a cannon. Others light a fuse but make us settle back for a slow burn. In life, as on the athletics track, Laura Muir has never been one to loudly demand attention. Her deeds can generate noise enough. And although the Scot was once more prospect than prodigy, she now resembles a human torpedo on a trajectory into the unknown

(IAAF) Athletics: Spotlight on Tefera as World Indoor Tour set to conclude in Dusseldorf

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Is there a right and a wrong way to celebrate sporting success?

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipchoge wins Laureus Exceptional Achievement award

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(The Star) Athletics: Excitement as Kisii prepare to host next National x-country trials

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya's lawyers claim IAAF breached confidentiality rules
(The Independent) Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of breach of regulations at CAS hearing
The South African 800-metres double Olympic champion is seeking to overturn a new set of IAAF regulations that are aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes

(Tri247) Triathlon: Vicky Holland, Mario Mola win ETU Triathlete of the Year Awards

( Women in Sport: Martina Navratilova has faced backlash over her transgender remarks
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has drawn widespread condemnation over remarks towards transgender women

(Statesman) Athletics: Lieberg wins drama-filled race to claim women’s Marathon

(Times Live) Athletics: Ed Moses predicts Wayde will come back strong

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kemboi, Cheruiyot to be honoured with statues in Eldoret

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Court has Semenya’s career in its hands – and decision could affect all of sport
(CBC) Caster Semenya arrives for landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics
IAAF wants women with elevated testosterone levels to lower them with medication

(Morning Star) Athletics: Laura Muir leads charge for Britain at European Indoor Championships

(Mail & Guardian) Women in Sport: Semenya’s lawyers slam IAAF for ‘confidentiality breach

(EA) Athletics: Klosterhalfen breaks German 3000m record with 8:32.47 in Leipzig

(Mail & Guardian) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya case kicks off
Caster Semenya is expected to have her case heard before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CSA) this week. The Olympic gold medalist, backed by Athletics SA (ASA), is challenging regulations that would force her to artificially lower her testosterone levels in order to compete in sanctioned competition

(The Giardian) Athletics: UK Athletics selects only one male sprinter for European Indoors
Ojie Edoburun is sole pick for men’s 60m in a 48-strong team - Reigning champion Richard Kilty thought to be lodging appeal

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Cheboitibin Breaks Seko's Course Record at Ome 30 km
One of Japan's longest-standing course records at its elite races fell Sunday as Kenyan Ezekiel Cheboitibin (Sunbelx) beat the great Toshihiko Seko's 38-year-old Ome 30 km Road Race record by almost 30 seconds

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Coast cross country senior women's winner Nthei may run juniors

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Slow down!
Grand Prix ambassador Fraser-Pryce has words of advice for budding athletes

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(IAAF) Athletics: Ndama tallies 4672 pentathlon world lead in Miramas, World leads for Klosterhalfen and Schwanitz in Leipzig - indoor round-up

(BT Sport) Athletics: Neil Black defends British Athletics’ selection policy for Glasgow event
Ojie Edoburun is the only British man who will contest the 60 metres

(Paul Merca) Athletics: Arizona's Carlos Villareal leads seven runners under 4 minutes at Dempsey Saturday

(BBC) Athletics: Kemoy Campbell - Jamaican could leave hospital in next week after collapsing during 3,000m
Jamaican runner Kemoy Campbell could be released from hospital within the next week after collapsing during the 3,000m at the Millrose Games in New York

Athletics: Ethiopeans Tsedat Abege Ayana and Guteni Shone Imana smash the course records of the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla
The Zurich Maraton de Sevilla 2019 has been the fastest in its history with two new course records and five men sub 2h07

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Podium finish could be the catalyst - Praught-Leer: Long and middle distances could match sprints in near future

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Selection chaos sees British Athletics forced to pick incomplete sprint team for European Indoor Championships

(RTE) Women in Sport: Navratilova: Semenya unfairly targeted by new rules around testosterone levels

(IAAF) Athletics: Wanders and Hassan set world 5km records in Monaco

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Reece Prescod shines with personal best in Birmingham... but British Athletics risk embarrassment by not filling their sprint card for Glasgow
* Reece Prescod sent out another flame-footed message on Saturday
* He finished second in a strong 60m field at the Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham
* But there will be no disguising British Athletics' embarrassment on Sunday
* They'll name an incomplete sprint team for the European Indoor Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Canada and the USA dominate NACAC Cross Country Championships

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon: record-breaking Kenyan Barnabus Kiptum so far ahead his rivals never saw him
Second-paced Ethiopian Dawit Wolde says he thought he had won after battling two others to the finish line
(IAAF) Course records fall at Seville and Hong Kong marathons - weekend road racing round-up

(IAAF) Athletics: Fab five - World Cross one-hit wonders

(Punch) Athletics:Kia signs five-year Lagos marathon sponsorship deal

(EthioSports) Athletics: Samuel Tefera - Ethiopian teenager breaks 22-year-old 1500m world record

(The Independent) Athletics: Laura Muir smashes 31-year-old British indoor mile record as Reece Pescod claims second in 60m
The Scot beat Kirsty Wade's indoor record by five seconds

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(CBC) Athletics: Offbeat marathon runner Yuki Kawauchi to race in Vancouver
2018 Boston champ, who sometimes runs in panda suit, will toe line in May race

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Holly Bradshaw and Laura Muir enjoy perfect European Indoors warm up with Birmingham success

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir: Scot breaks 31-year-old mile record by more than five seconds
Scot Laura Muir smashed Kirsty Wade's 31-year-old British record to win the women's indoor mile in Birmingham

(BBC) Athletics: Samuel Tefera - Ethiopian teenager breaks 22-year-old 1500m world record
Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera broke Hicham El Guerrouj's 22-year-old 1500m indoor world record with a stunning performance in Birmingham

(IAAF) Athletics: Tefera breaks world indoor 1500m record in Birmingham

(Runner's World) Athletics: Bad Race or Workout? Here’s How Molly Huddle Handles Them
Disappointing runs usually have a specific cause. Learn from them and move on

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir has her sights on 1988 indoor mile record in Birmingham
Kirsty Wade’s indoor mile Birtish record has stood for 31 years - Muir to defend her 1500m and 3,000m indoor titles next month

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: David Pain Dies at 96; Masters Track Founder Inspired 1st Triathlon

(Team USA) Athletics: Engaged Olympic Runners Clayton Murphy And Ariana Washington Dish On The Proposal And Their Upcoming Wedding

(Idaho State Joournal) Athletics: Olympic champion Dan O'Brien offers message of overcoming adversity

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon: Tokyo Olympic Games could remain a dream for local female marathon runners fears coach
* Four women’s runners will be attempting the marathon qualifying mark but coach Murao said it would be very difficult
* Three Hong Kong girls have represented Hong Kong at the Olympics

(Daily Nation) Athletics: History of 10,000m - featuring Tergat, Gebrselassie and Cheruiyot

(IAAF) Athletics: Race record assaults on tap at Seville Marathon, Wanders and Hassan headline inaugural Monaco 5km - Weekend road racing preview

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon: high humidity could affect 74,000 runners at Sunday showpiece, experts warn
* Weather forecast says the maximum humidity could reach 95 per cent with temperatures set to reach 21 degrees Celsius
* Runners reminded to put on gear with good ventilation for heat evaporation and must rest or stop if they feel unusual

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Reece Prescod says 'smart decision-making' the reason behind skipping European Indoor Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir has her sights on 1988 indoor mile record in Birmingham
Kirsty Wade’s indoor mile Birtish record has stood for 31 years - Muir to defend her 1500m and 3,000m indoor titles next month

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Athletics: 2019 Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon - Entrant Profile Stories
Runners Motivated to Run 41st Annual Race for Compelling Reasons

(Daily Nation) Athletics: KDF soldiers mount heavy artillery in Eldoret, waiting to attack Kenya Police

(BBC) Athletics: When to watch and who to follow at the Indoor Grand Prix on BBC TV & online
Britain's Laura Muir, Reece Prescod and Asha Philip are the star attractions as the athletics season continues with the Indoor Grand Prix at Arena Birmingham on Saturday

(BBC) Athletics: James Ellington says he will compete at Tokyo 2020 after motorbike crash
"This scar is where I snapped my tibia and my fibia and they were poking through through the skin."

(SGB Media) Athletics: Asics Resets Americas Team After Another Challenging Year
Following a year of double-digit declines, Asics America Group (AAG) reported that Koichiro Kodama will replace Gene McCarthy as CEO of the region in a broad management overhaul

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: 'This is a gross violation of human rights law': South African government slam IAAF before Olympic Champion Caster Semenya's hearing after they say she 'should be forced to take testosterone-supressing drugs'
* IAAF will hold five-day hearing at Court of Arbitration of Sport from Monday
* The case is concerning athletes with 'differences of sexual development'
* DSD athletes could be forced to take drugs if they want to compete
* South African government have claimed rules are targeting Semenya
(The Guardian) Caster Semenya gets government backing in IAAF testosterone row
Sports minister calls proposed limits a ‘gross violation of human rights’ - Double Olympic champion takes her fight to court on Monday

(SILive) Athletics: The nation’s top runners are coming to Staten Island - Meet Ajee’ Wilson

(Outside Online) Athletics: Kemoy Campbell and the Crisis of Runners' Healthcare
If a pro runner gets hurt during competition, should meet organizers foot the bill?

(BBC) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya - South African government calls on world to fight against IAAF rule
Caster Semenya has been "targeted" by the IAAF, says South Africa's sports minister, who called a proposed IAAF rule a human rights violation
(The Telegraph*) Caster Semenya the blameless champion on trial again

(Team USA) Triathlon: USA Triathlon Announces 2019 Regional Championships Calendar

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon - Former Kenyan runner Eunice Chumba aims for victory representing Bahrain
* The 25-year-old has a personal best time of two hours, 24, minutes and 27 seconds
* The Jakarta Asian Games silver medallist will be hoping improve on her fifth place from her last Hong Kong Marathon appearance in 2013

(Fast Running) Athletics: Steph Twell and Topi Raitanen win in Armagh
A record 113 runners break the 15 minute mark in the men’s 5k as 49 women go sub 10 minutes over 3k

(ESPN) Sport: Rob Koehler - Change is being demanded, and change has to come
Former World Anti-Doping Agency deputy director general Rob Koehler was named as head of a new organization called Global Athlete, which plans to mobilize athletes worldwide to lobby for change.

(CBC) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya appeal case mixes science, sports, gender politics
Olympic 800-metre champion's running future will be decided by 3 judges next week

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(Spikes) Athletics: Heartbeat
First things first, let me introduce myself. My name is Katharina Bauer. I am 28-years-old. I am a pole vaulter and since 17 April 2018 I have a defibrillator fitted in my chest

(AP) Drugs in Sport: Russia says another Olympic bid possible, despite doping

(Morning Star) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya's running future to be decided in landmark case next week

(USATF) Athletics: Wilson sets 800 record to win USATF Athlete of the Week

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Emily Infeld - What the HECK
Carrie catches up with 2016 Olympian Emily Infeld! They discuss her recent injury and surgery, the rollercoaster ride of doctors and therapists, her cross training habits, and much more

(AP) Women in Sport: Semenya appeal case mixes science, sports, gender politics
(The Telegrah) Caster Semenya: Olympic champion is ‘biological male’, IAAF lawyers will argue>A?

Athletics: Haspa Marathon Hamburg set for 28 April
World record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei runs marathon debut in Hamburg

(Outside Online) Athletics: Shalane Flanagan on How to Achieve Peak Performance
Eight life lessons from one of America's best marathoners

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir - Scot targets second European Indoor double after pain of Glasgow 2014
Laura Muir aims to make up for the disappointment of Glasgow 2014 by defending both of her European Indoor Championships titles on home soil

(EA) Athletics: Lewandowski breaks Polish mile record on his debut in Athlone

(IAAF) Athletics: Kejelcha and Muir set to light up Birmingham

(The Shadow League) Athletics: Black Girl Strength - Olympian And Financial Planner Lauryn Williams
Williams is now a certified financial planner who owns her own business where she helps all sorts of people get their money right

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya: IAAF denies it wants to classify athlete as biological male
Case to be heard at the court of arbitration for sport next week - ‘IAAF has not said DSD athletes should be classified as male’
(BBC) Caster Semenya: IAAF denies it will tell court athletes like South African should be classed as male
Athletics' governing body has denied it will tell a court female athletes with high testosterone levels like Caster Semenya should be classified as male
(The Telegraph) IAAF insists it accepts Caster Semenya's 'legal sex without question' despite report lawyers will argue she is 'biological male'
(Daily Mail) Caster Semenya's right to race without being forced to take medication set for new CAS hearing with IAAF arguing 'DSD athletes should reduce their testosterone levels before competing at international level'
* The IAAF will hold a five-day hearing at Court of Arbitration of Sport next week
* The case is concerning athletes with 'differences of sexual development'
* It could well conclude with DSD athletes being made to take drugs against their wishes if they want to keep racing

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: Vin Lananna Poised to File Grievance Over His Removal as USATF President

(Reuters) Athletics: New Jamaican world trials dates worry other meet organizers

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(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya should be classified as a MALE athlete, IAAF set to argue at landmark hearing next week
* The IAAF will hold a five-day hearing at Court of Arbitration of Sport next week
* The case is concerning athletes with 'differences of sexual development'
* The international body will argue that Caster Semenya is 'biologically male'

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport; Dwain Chambers barred from competing at Birmingham Grand Prix due to doping past

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: A day in the life with Canadian record holder Damian Warner
Follow Warner through a day of training as he prepares for the 2019 World Championships and 2020 Olympics

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Champion shot putter Valerie Adams still loving training at 32 weeks pregnant

(Fast Running) Athletics: Laura Muir among 50 global medalists set for Birmingham
Yomif Kejelcha and Elaine Thompson are also set to star at the Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham

(IAAF) Athletics: CAS dismisses Ibrahim appeal

(RunnerSpace) Athletics: Stanford Selected as Site of 2019 Pre Classic

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Help pours in for Kemoy
Minister of Sport Olivia Grange says the Government will assist Olympian Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed while performing pacesetting duties in the 3,000 metres at the Millrose Games in New York last Saturday

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Endurance Sports: Sports Drinks Are Overhyped. But They Work.
The evidence in support of carbohydrate drinks is flimsier than you might think—which is why the results of a new study are worth paying attention to

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Winter Tri World Champions Crowned in Frigid Asiago, Italy

(Democrat & Chronicle) Athletics: CAA track champion Sammy Watson will turn pro, eyes World Championships, Olympics

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

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(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Reasoned decisions in Russian cases highlight use of McLaren Report evidence in establishing rule violations
Reasoned decisions by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have provided weight to the reliability of McLaren Report evidence in establishing rule violations against Russian athletes implicated in the country's doping scandal

(MLive) Athletics: Dathan Ritzenhein takes positive step toward Boston Marathon

Athletics: Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run On Track To Top $9 Million Dollars Raised for Children's Miracle Network Since 2002
Charity Race Participant Entries available until February 15

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast - Episode 49 with Hillary Allen
"There were days when I was just so exhausted and I didn’t even want to get up out of bed because I didn’t even see the point. There was so much time that I spent wishing that the accident would have killed me because it felt like it was easier than to have to face the pain and face the challenges of everyday life. But then I’d receive a message and some voice of encouragement, sometimes from a dear friend, sometimes from a complete stranger, and it just built this community that I felt that I had near and far and it again let me discover the strength that I had within me, whether or not it was still there. Trail running, I felt, I could experience it in a new way but talking with complete strangers or my friends supporting me, it also allowed me to dig deep and find that within me."

(The Standard) Drugs in Sport: Former Tokyo Marathon winner Chepchirchir latest Kenyan to be implicated in doping scandal

(CTS) Endurance Sports: Can Running in Extreme Cold Permanently Hurt Your Lungs?

(IAAF) Athletics: Ortega-Eaton showdown set for Dusseldorf

(Nation) Athletics: Kenyans dominate Buriram Marathon
Kenyan runners won both men’s and women’s titles at the 3rd Buriram Marathon while local star Boonthueng Srisang made a hat-trick win in the Thai category at the Chang International Circuit on Sunday

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Lane 9 - Millrose Games Was Wild

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Weekend U.S. Roundup - A Memorable 4×4

(Triathlete) Triathlon: A Unique Winter Triathlon Destination - Doha, Qatar contributor Adam W. Chase reports on his experience spectating the Doha Triathlon in Qatar

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(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 019 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 4
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 4

(IAAF) Athletics: Tiumay and Dida take Janmeda Cross Country victories in Addis

Athletics: Slower runners benefit most from elite methods, high-tech shoes, study suggests
Think state-of-the-art shoes, performance diets and well-thought-out racing strategies are only for elite runners? Think again

Athletics: Strong Pro Field Set To Break The Course Record. 12,500 Participants
Course records assaults at the the flattest marathon course in Europe: Zurich Maraton de Sevilla

(Edinburgh News) Athletics: Insider knowledge helps Chris O’Hare become UK Indoors 3,000m champion

(Sky Sports) Olympics: South Korea chooses capital Seoul for 2032 Summer Olympics bid
North Korea may come on board as joint host; Olympics offers "something more than a sports festival... an opportunity to change the fate of the Korean Peninsula," says Seoul's mayor

(The Advocate) Athletics: Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series provides fast course for elite, amateur runners alike

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Kemoy Campbell not in coma, says agent Ray Flynn.

(BBC) Athletics: British Indoor Championships - Jemma Reekie wins to secure European Indoor spot
Jemma Reekie took inspiration from training partner Laura Muir to win the 1500m at the British Indoors and take her place on the Great Britain team for next month's European Indoors in Glasgow

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon chiefs apologise as ‘slowcoaches’ complain about cut-off times for elite group
* Organisers of Sunday’s showpiece only reveal cut-off times over the weekend for challenge group in half marathon
* Police warn airport users to plan their route because of road closures and inconvenience on Sunday

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya's Kiptanui wins Barcelona Half Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Indoor round-up: Ingebrigtsen clocks 3:36.21 world U20 indoor 1500m record, Holloway and Irwin fly to world leads in Fayetteville

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Millrose Games Women — American 800 Record For Ajee’ Wilson

Athletics: Nearly 13,000 Registered Runners Converge In The Crescent City For The 2019 Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half-Marathon
Ryan Hendricks (McKinney,Texas) and Kayla Campasino (Bel Air, Md.) takes top spots in the marathon; Dathan Ritzenhien (Belmont, Mich.) and Berhane Dibaba (Ethiopia) win the half marathon

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson steps up to win long jump British indoor title

(Runner's World) Athletics: Philadelphia Nurse Nails an Olympic ‘A’ Qualifying Time in the Marathon
Unsponsored runner Samantha Roecker, who ran 2:30:25 at the CIM, is hot on the heels of the best distance runners in the country

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Olympic champion Faith Chepng’etich back in training, hungry for more glory

(Fast Running) Athletics: Chris O’Hare wins British indoor 3000m title - weekend round-up
The 2018 European and Commonwealth finalist won British indoor gold in Birmingham while Charlotte Arter ran a Welsh half marathon record in Barcelona

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Jared Ward on Balancing Life As A Father and Pro Runner, Rio 2016 Memories, U.S. Men’s Marathoning

(CBC) Athletics: Jessica O'Connell runs to Canadian women's indoor record at Millrose Games
Calgary native beats Megan Metcalfe-Wright's mark by over 2 seconds in 3,000 metres

(SportBT) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson admits Thiam absence is ‘real shame’
Johnson-Thompson is preparing for next month’s European Indoor Championships in Glasgow

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: Jamaican Olympian Kemoy Campbell Hospitalized After Collapse During Race at Millrose Games

(ITU) Triathlon: Alex Yee and Ai Ueda stride to Cape Town golds

(Runner's World) Athletics: Men and Women’s Indoor 800-Meter American Records Fall at Millrose Games
Donavan Brazier and Ajee’ Wilson shattered records that had stood for decade

(IAAF) Athletics: Dereje and Kiptanui take the spoils in Barcelona half

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: It's the lady from Pondside
...and by a country mile - Merlene Joyce Ottey

(The Guardian) Athletics: Jamaican runner Kemoy Campbell taken to hospital after collapsing at Millrose Games
Distance runner was acting as pace-setter when he collapsed - Campbell, 28, competed in 5,000m for Jamaica at Rio Olympics

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Millrose Games Men — Kejelcha Scares Mile World Record

(Sweat Elite) Athletics: Training for a Sub 2:05 Marathon

(RRW) Athletics: Near World Indoor Record For Kejelcha At NYRR Millrose Games
A near miss at the world indoor record in the mile and a pair of U.S. bests in the 800 highlighted a bustling evening at the 112th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games

(Runner's World) Athletics: We Bust Our Butts to Make the Most of Our Training—It’s Time for Researchers to Aim for Excellence, Too
A group of vocal exercise scientists is calling for reform in the field. Here’s hoping they get it

(BBC) Athletics: emoy Campbell - Jamaican athlete taken to hospital after collapsing during 3,000m
Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell has been taken to hospital after collapsing during the men's 3,000m at the Millrose Games in New York

(USATF) Athletics: American indoor records highlight 112th NYRR Millrose Games

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dwain Chambers return dashed by false start at British Indoor Championships

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chepng’etich, Maruka to lead Nairobi charge

(Nassau Guardian) Athletics: Registration now open for Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas

(BBC) Athletics: Philip wins fourth consecutive 60m title
GB sprinter Asha Philip secures her fourth successive national 60m title on day one of the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Laura Muir considering double-double bid at European Indoor Championships
Laura Muir’s ambitions are constrained by precious few limitations. Aiming high is the hallmark of a champion and for months, the 25-year-old has insisted that she would restrict herself to a single medal bid at next month’s European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, rather than attempting to defend the 1,500 and 3,000 metres titles she captured so impressively in Belgrade in 2017

(BBC) Athletics: Marvellous Muir secures 3,000m title
GB's Laura Muir wins the British title as the 25-year-old cruises to a comfortbale victory in the 3,000m at the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mutai, Kiplangat star in South Rift Cross Country
Jepkorir, Kwemoi triumphant as Rift picks squads

(ITU) Triathlon: Russia crowned again World Champion of Winter Triathlon

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Science Behind Maximizing Your Winter Run
Make the most of your next cold-weather workout with these 5 expert tips

(BBC) Athletics: Dwain Chambers disqualified after false starts in British Indoors 60m semi-final
Dwain Chambers' hopes of representing Britain at the European Indoor Championships are over after he was disqualified for a false start in his 60m semi-final at the British Indoors

(Paul Merca) Athletics: Condensed Husky Classic meet doesn't bother distance races...

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Wildflower Unexpectedly Cancels 2019 Event
Organizers cited "several external circumstances" beyond their control

(Forbes) Athletics: Ryan Crouser Is Chasing Another Olympic Gold Medal, Delaying Finance Career

(Runner's World) Athletics: Accolades Continue to Pile up for High School Record-Breaker Katelyn Tuohy
Juggling high-level training with a tough course load, she just won her fourth Gatorade award

(Outside Online) Endurance Sports: The Science Behind Maximizing Your Winter Run
Make the most of your next cold-weather workout with these 5 expert tips

(IAAF) Athletics: Fab five - World Cross U20 stars

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dwain Chambers’ return to sprinting welcomed by Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Chambers, banned for doping in 2004, comes out of retirement - Mitchell-Blake says 40-year-old’s return is good for the sport

(Fast Running) Athletics: Julien Wanders breaks Mo Farah’s European Half marathon record
Another record breaking morning at the Ras Al Khaimah half marathon with 11 under 60 minutes and five women under 66:30

(BBC) Athletics: Naomi Ogbeta on the Edinburgh Festival, YouTube... and the triple jump
The triple jump was always going to suit Naomi Ogbeta. After all, why do only one thing when you can do three?

(Track & Field News) Athletics: The Millrose Games Tops This Weekend’s Watch List

NYRR Millrose Games - New York, NY
Live Broadcast on NBC from 4:30 - 6:00 ET

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(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Chep suspended - Athletics fraternity thrown into confusion as another elite is provisionally suspended

Women in Sport: Testosterone limits for female athletes based on flawed science
New international regulations for track and field would require certain women with high testosterone levels to medically lower them to compete

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Aliphine Tuliamak Interview
Aliphine Tuliamak runs for Northern Arizona Elite and is one to watch for making the 2020 Marathon Team! She grew up in Kenya where she would run to and from school everyday and came to the United States for college where she ran for Iowa and Witchita State

(RRW) Athletics: Cheserek Ready for Fast-Paced NYRR Wanamaker Mile
The 25-year-old University of Oregon grad is returning to the Big Apple to run in the featured event of the iconic Millrose Games, the concluding Wanamaker Mile

(NY Times) Athletics: Ed Cheserek Runs On
The 17-time collegiate national champion is now 25 and trying to figure out exactly who he is, and which country he will represent

(ESW) Athletics: Third Annual RunSignup RaceTrends Report Shows Flat Race Participation

(Team USA) Triathlon: USA Triathlon and USA Triathlon Foundation Off on the Right Foot with Newton Running

Athletics: Records Galore At 13th Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
The reputation of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon was enhanced in spectacular style today, with a record 11 men breaking the one-hour barrier, while three women battled for supremacy in a finishing sprint that put them all under 66 minutes.

(The National) Athletics: Stephen Kiprop and Senbere Teferi the victors at RAK Half Marathon
More than 3,000 runners compete in the race on Friday in Ras Al Khaimah

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Richard Kilty ready for unlikely reunion with 40-year-old Dwain Chambers at British Indoor Championships

(Lohud) Athletics: Cross-country - Katelyn Tuohy named U.S top high school girls X-C runner for second time

(Fast Running) Athletics:Strong British field named for The Big Half
Dewi Griffiths, Andy Vernon, Charlotte Purdue and Lily Patridge are among the runners joining Mo Farah in London next month

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2019 Men’s Mid-Indoor Watch List

RAK Half-Marathon - Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Live Stream on Youtube

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(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF roster set for 2019 NACAC Cross Country Championships

(AI) Athletics: City of Victoria to host 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2019 Women’s Mid-Indoor Watch List

(Inside the Games) Olympics: IOC and IAAF discussing holding additional athletics events in morning session at Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have confirmed there will be additional gold medal events held in morning sessions of athletics at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo

(AW) Athletics: Peres Jepchirchir inspired ahead of Ras Al Khaimah return
The former world record-holder on how her baby daughter and Eliud Kipchoge provide motivation as she gets ready for her half-marathon comeback

(ESW) Triathlon: St. Anthony’s Triathlon Announced as 2019 USAT Regional Championship in Both Olympic-Distance and Paratriathlon Championship
USA Triathlon selects the 36th annual St. Anthony’s Triathlon as a 2019 regional championship race

(BBC) Running: World Marathon Challenge - Britain's Susannah Gill wins after runs in seven continents
British runner Susannah Gill has won the World Marathon Challenge after completing seven marathons across seven continents in seven days

(Outside Online) Athletics: Why the Bowerman Track Club Is the Best in the Nation
Thanks to its dominant women’s squad, the BTC has supplanted the Oregon Project

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tana River County in historical cross country meet

(AW) Athletics: London winners face Mo Farah at Big Half
Wilson Kipsang and Daniel Wanjiru added to fields for The Vitality Big Half in London next month

(ITU) Triathlon: Winter Triathlon World Champs to be crowned in the Italian Alps

Athletics: New champions to be crowned at 13th Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
With neither champion from 2018 returning for Friday’s 13th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, the scene is set for two enthralling races, and bearing in mind the strength in depth, both men’s and women’s contests are perhaps harder to predict than for several years.

(IAAF) Athletics: Rojas-Peleteiro rematch on tap in in Madrid

(Fast Running) Athletics: Laura Muir runs Scottish 800m indoor record in Torun
Muir improves on her Scottish record and moves to fourth on the UK all-time rankings

(The Star) Athletics: Rhonex, Zakayo to renew rivalry as AK regions pick sides for national trials

(USATF) Athletics: Wood breaks high jump record to win USATF Athlete of the Week

(IAAF) Athletics: Tefera clocks 3:35.57 world lead in Torun

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(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir breaks own Scottish indoor 800m record in Poland
Laura Muir broke her own Scottish indoor record over 800m as she finished second by the narrowest of margins at the Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mercy Cherono makes comeback as stars eye trial slots

(Toronto Sun) Athletics: Pole vaulter Alysha Newman's long injury layoff proved invaluable

(SBS News) Triathlon: Triathlon star Gomez to race in Geelong
Newly-married Spaniard Javier Gomez will be the man to beat at the Geelong 70.3 triathlon

(SuperSport) Athletics: Titi hangs up spikes due to mystery illness
Reigning African 200m champion Ncincilili Titi of South Africa has called time on his career - at least for now - due to a mystery illness

(Metro) Athletics: Morgan Lake - Doha, so good but I want to be peaking in September

(WBNG) Athletics: Olympic Gold Medalist Benoit Samuelson has high opinion of Elmira native Molly Huddle

(Daily Nation) Athletics: History of London Marathon - featuring Kipchoge, Keitany and Radcliffe

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Can You Get Too Much Exercise? What the Heart Tells Us
Men who exercised the most tended to have more arterial plaque and higher calcium scores. But they were less likely to die prematurely from a heart attack

(ESW) Athletics: Dathan Ritzenhein Opens Up the World of Elite Runners in His New Column for Competitor Running
Twice Monthly "Ritz on Running" Brings Insights from Professional Running and Racing

(Running USA) Athletics: New Balance Increases Presence in Scandinavia with Göteborgsvarvet Sponsorship

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 3
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index - Week 3

(Runner's World) Athletics: ‘Good to Go’ Investigates the Science Behind Recovery
Author Christie Aschwanden dives into what’s serious and what’s a sham among recovery methods

(Science of Sport) Athletics: The aging of elite performance: “Geriatric champions” and have the rules for getting older changed?

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre proposal 'falls way short', warn opposition group

(BBC) Athletics: Dwain Chambers to race at British Indoor Championships at age 40
Former world indoor champion Dwain Chambers is to make his latest return to athletics at the age of 40 when he lines up in the 60m at the British Indoor Championships on Saturday

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: ‘No show, no go!’
President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake has sought to remind Jamaican athletes that only those who participate in the Senior National Championships are eligible for selection for the IAAF World Championships.

(Armory Track) Athletics: 112th NYRR Millrose Games Ready to Take Center Stage at The Armory

(AW) Athletics: Laura Muir gets set for World Indoor Tour in Torun
Double European indoor champion to race 800m at Orlen Copernicus Cup, where 60m world leader Ewa Swoboda sprints in front of home fans

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

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Battle for inclusion at Paris 2024 underway but which sports deserve to make the cut?

(Fast Running) Athletics: Charlotte Purdue runs UK’s 9th fastest half marathon in Japan – weekend round-up
The British marathoner and Sinead Diver clock PBs at the Marugame Half Marathon, while there were fast times at Chichester, Dewsbury, Alsager, over in Germany, and lots more!

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan runner opens second petrol station

(Track & Field News) Athletics: USATF Women’s XC — Houlihan Tops At Longer Distance

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Denmark's 1988 London Marathon winner Jørgensen dies while on training run
Henrik Jørgensen, winner of the 1988 London Marathon, has died after suffering a heart attack while on a training run

(NZ Herald) Athletics: The mile celebrated at the Sir Peter Snell International at Cooks Gardens in March

Athletics: DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Partners with Zwift to Launch Virtual Training Program
Runners can train in a virtual world with customized workouts to prepare them for the elevation of the Pittsburgh Marathon course

(Fast Women) Athletics: Why so many fast women?
Women’s Running published an article last week about why there are so many "fast women" (specifically in the marathon, in the U.S.) right now, and not surprisingly, I have opinions about this

(TASS) Drugs in Sport: Russia's Athletics Federation sends to IAAF 172 apps of athletes seeking neutral status
In total, the All-Russia Athletics Federation has received 188 relevant applications from national athletes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Karoki to step up pursuit for elusive gold in Tokyo Marathon

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dwain Chambers comes out of retirement aged 40 in bid to resume international career

(Nigerian Guardian) Athletics: Athletes accuse organisers of ‘killing’ Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Salty Triathlete - In Defense of Fast Food
"You're a triathlete. You must be a health nut. What do you eat? You probably eat super healthy. You, like never go to Mcdonald's right?"

(IAAF) Athletics: Swoboda in the spotlight in Torun

(CBC) Athletics: 200 runners turn out at -30 C for Edmonton half marathon
'There's a new definition of cold in my world,' South African runner says

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: ‘Mr. Marathon’ Tracy Sundlun Sues Competitor Group, Company He Founded

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(German Road Races) Athletics: What Happened At The Marathon In Košice 90 Years Ago

(Inside the Games) Olympics: French feminist group call for hijab ban at Paris 2024
French feminist group, the International League for Women’s Rights (ILWR), has called on the organisers of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris to ban the hijab and other items of Islamic clothing during the Games, to ensure female Muslim athletes can compete free from religious restrictions

(The Star) Athletics: Saina best again
Kenya’s Betsy Saina pulled away from Japan’s Ayuko Suzuki in the final kilometre of the Marugame Half Marathon to successfully defend her title at the IAAF Silver Label road race in 1:07:49 yesterday

(USATF) Athletics: Masters USATF Cross Country Champions are crowned

(The Standard) Athletics: Mercy Cherono is back after maternity break

(ChatNewsToday) Athletics: Watson pushing for the podium ahead of World Championships
For local hurdler Sage Watson, the 2018 track and field season was a learning experience like no other

(EyeWiitnessNews) Olympics: South Africa could be kicked out of IOC, says SASCOC
The Zulman Inquiry probed governance issues at SASCOC and issued a damning report highlighting serious ethical issues

(Battlesford Now) Athletics: Canada’s Drouin feels for the London Olympic runner-up, whose moment was stole

(Bloomberg) Drugs in Sport: The Wrong Way to Deal With Olympic Doping
China and the U.S. are making plans to criminalize the practice, which may only make it harder to mete out speedy punishment

(Xinhuanet) Drugs in Sport:One year on, world champ Kiprop waits final verdict on his dope violation offense

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jebitok wins Nakuru junior cross country race

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Alysha Newman sets new national indoor pole vault record
24-year-old breaks her own Canadian record at meet in Germany

(Fast Running) Athletics: A committee-style approach to training is paying dividends for Jamie Webb
Higher mileage and a willingness to race over-distance and embrace the mud are all part of the 800m athlete’s game plan

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Sinead Diver Clocks Fastest Ever W40 Half Marathon Time

(Outside Online)Endurance Sports: The Greatest Tool for Recovery Might Be Common Sense>/A>
In her new book, 'Good to Go,' science writer Christie Aschwanden breaks down popular myths about recovery

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(USATF) Athletics: USATF Mourns Loss of Joe Gentry
Joe Gentry, a World Indoor Championships coach for Team USATF in 2003 and an Olympic coach for Thailand, passed away last week at the age of 75

(Japan Times) Athletics: Three Japanese marathoners book tickets for 2020 Olympic trials

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Nandi's Bor rules Discovery Nyahururu 10KM race

(The Star) Athletics: Nyairera’s revival
Olympic 800m silver medallist Margaret Nyairera’s coach Sam Maina is keen to get the athlete back on track after dipping in form the last one year

(EthioSports) Athletics: Genzebe Dibaba Clocks Second Fastest Indoor 1500m of all Time in Karlsruhe

(inside the Games) Olympics: A false prophecy and sports governance - is a psychological flaw damaging decision-making?

(IAAF) Athletics: Cross-country round-up: Kiplimo and Cherono take top honours in Albufeira, Houlihan and Kipchirchir win US titles

(Daily Nation) Athletics: I want to bag more medals in 2019, Ugandan Cheptigei says

(IAAF) Athletics:Saina retains Marugame Half Marathon title

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Eilish McColgan sets sights on longer distances for Tokyo
The days of hurling herself into over-sized puddles and over booby traps disguised as hurdles seems an age ago for Eilish McColgan

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Derek Drouin may get Olympic silver in fallout from Russian doping scandal
2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov was among 12 Russians found guilty of doping

Super Sunday Run - Sacramento, CA

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(RRW) Athletics: With Superior Sprint Speed, Houlihan & Kipchirchir Win USA Cross Country Titles
With powerful and well-timed sprints, Shelby Houlihan and Shadrack Kipchirchir won their first-ever national cross country titles here today at Apalachee Regional Park at the USATF Cross Country Championships.

(RRW) Athletics: "The Courage To Start" Is Exciting New Initiative From Salmini Films, Producer Of The "Running" Television Program

(IAAF) Athletics: Fab five: World Cross legends

(Gulf Today) Triathlon: World’s best to line up for World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
(USATF) Athletics: Houlihan, Kipchirchir victorious at USATF Cross Country Championships

Athletics: Great performances from Kendricks, Prescod, Mihambo and Müller in Berlin
ISTAF INDOOR in front of 12,100 spectators

(Sweat Science @ Outside Online) Endurance Sports: There's New Data on the Beet Juice Boost
The benefits of beet juice seem to be weaker in trained athletes. They just need more of it, a new study suggests

(BBC) Athletics: ISTAF Berlin -: Great Britain's Reece Prescod and Kristal Awuah win the 60m races
Great Britain's Reece Prescod and Kristal Awuah set personal bests as they won the 60m races at the ISTAF indoor event in Berlin

(AllAfrica) Athletics; Ethiopians Sweep Top Prizes in Lagos Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Waweru and Saina return to defend Marugame half marathon titles

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo in the spotlight in Albufeira

(Irish Echo) Athletics: Millrose will always have its Irish air

USATF Cross Country Championships - Tallahassee, FL

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(RRW) Athletics:All Agree, Winning USATF XC This Year Will Be Something Special
There has not been such a strong gathering of American runners, with strong career stats from the mile to the marathon, at these championships since they were held in Boulder, Colo., in 2007 when Alan Culpepper beat Adam Goucher, Dathan Ritzenhein, and Jorge Torres in the men's race, and Deena Kastor beat Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, and Lauren Fleshman in the women's

(News & Record) Athlwtics: Olympians lead fields for Camel City Elite Races in Winston-Salem on Saturday

(AW) Athletics: Asha Philip not getting carried away by her world-leading start
Sprinter happy with 7.12 run but is focused on securing the chance to defend her European title in Glasgow

(IAAF) Athletics: Live Updates from Karlsruhe

(NYRR) Athletics: Tadesse Yae Dabi and Roberta Groner Honored as 2018 Fred Lebow Runners of the Year at 40th Annual NYRR Club Night

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: British high jumper Robbie Grabarz in line for London 2012 silver medal upgrade after Russian stripped of gold

(Eurosport UK) Athletics: Butchart ready to strike back against Ingebrigtsen brothers at Glasgow 2019
Scottish distance star Andrew Butchart has stoked the fire ahead of his clash with the Ingebrigtsen brothers at Glasgow 2019, saying the Norwegian pair 'aren't ready' to beat him

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Injury derails return of Rudisha, still eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Doping bans for 12 Russian athletes including 2012 Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov
London 2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov is among 12 Russian track and field athletes banned for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Athletics: Mammoth Track Club and Kansas City Smoke Headline Deloitte Elite Club Competition at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle
Registration Now Open for Inaugural One-Mile Event on March 23

Athletics: Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Kicks Off 2019 PRRO Circuit Season
Annual 13.1 mile road race on Sunday, February 24 offers $30,000 U.S.-only prize purse; race winners eligible to compete for the $10,000 Super Bonus at the 2019 PRRO Championship; overall 2018-19 PRRO Circuit event prize purse exceeds $330,000, including $109,500 U.S.-only money

(Fast Running) Athletics: Glasgow 2019 - Andy Butchart and Asha Philip mark one month to go
The GB Olympians share their excitement as the Glasgow hosted European Indoor Championships fast approaches

(EA) Athletics: European silver medallist Kramer to target Swedish indoor 800m record

(Lindsey Hein) Running: Scott Jurek Live
Scott Jurek is a Husband, Father, Author and one of the names we will never forget in the world of Ultra running

(Spikes) Athletics: Recovery - by Cindy Ofili
Going into the race, there was a voice in my head: Cindy, don’t do it

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipkorir eyes success in Lagos Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Defending champions face competitive fields at Lagos City Marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Lord Coe targets second term as IAAF president to continue doping fight
* The double Olympic 1500m champion has been at the helm since 2015
* Athletics' world governing body will hold elections for the post in September
* His predecessor, Lamine Diack, held office for 16 years at the IAAF

(Armory Track) Athletics: English Gardner Returns to Her Roots And to the NYRR Millrose Games

(Runner's World) Athletics: 28 Frozen-Faced, Beardsicle-Filled Photos That Prove Winter Running Can Be the Most Fun of All
Before you resort to the treadmill, read these motivating tips to brave the great outdoors

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Things To Watch As We Move To February’s First Weekend
Defending champ Leonard Korir hopes to make it 3 USATF XC titles in a row

(The Undefeated) Sports: Athletes and activism - The long, defiant history of sports protests
From Ali to Althea Gibson and Bill Russell to LeBron, players have used their platform to spotlight injustice and chosen ceremonial moments to take a stand

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