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Runner's Web January 2023 FrontPage Archive

    January 31, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Athletes start to turn the tide in the trans debate
Various athletes have spoken out at World Athletics' proposal to allow transgender athletes to continue in the women's categor

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Cam Levins to headline 2023 Tokyo Marathon
The Canadian marathon record holder is returning to Japan on March 5

(Outside Online) Athletics: Iten, Kenya, Is Where Running Champions Are Made
Americans Nell Rojas and Nathosha Rogers train alongside the diligence of Kenya’s best runners

Athletics: Mekkonen Set for Dubai Marathon’s “Life-changing” Streets
Former Champion Confirmed for February 12 Race

(The Independent) Women in Sport: Eilish McColgan insists one per cent advantage for trans women athletes ‘too much’
World Athletics is currently consulting member federations over its transgender policy

(WA) Athletics: 200 days to go until the World Athletics Championships Budapest 23
Expectations are high, 100,000 tickets have already been sold, and the volunteer programme is proving to be hugely popular as the World Athletics Championships Budapest 23 marks 200 days before the start of competition

(BBC) Athletics: London Marathon 2023: Mo Farah prepares for 'emotional goodbye' at home race
Mo Farah is preparing to say an "emotional" London Marathon "goodbye" to his home support after confirming his participation in April's race
(The Telegraph) When is the London Marathon 2023 and will Mo Farah be running?
Plus, start times, race route, affected transport and best viewing spots

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Alicia Monson Passes An Important Test
Coming off a year in which she earned her first World Ranking Monson successfully examined her speed over a mile in the Armory

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 2
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 2

(WA) Athletics: Full 28-strong Australia team named for home World Cross Country Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Mo Farah to give London Marathon ‘one more shot’ before likely retirement
‘I’d love to finish at home. This will probably be my last year.’- Farah keeps door open to competing at world championships

(BBC) Athletics: Jake Wightman could miss European Indoor Championships with foot injury
World 1500m champion Jake Wightman looks set to miss the indoor season - including the European Championships - after injuring his foot in training

    January 30, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Runenr's World) Athletics: 10 Fast and Flat Marathons to Run in 2023
Looking to set a PR in 2023? Check out these scenic and geographically diverse fast and flat marathons

Athletics: Triple European Champion Femke Bol to make New Balance Indoor Grand Prix debut on Feb. 4
New US indoor 5000m record-holder Woody Kincaid added to men’s 3000m at 28th-annual event

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Top 10 Moments From An Action-Packed Weekend of Track
The Boston University track never ceases to amaze us

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: No more 200m for Shelly?
The bell could be tolling for five-time World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce regarding her future in the 200m, with the likelihood that the shorter sprint will be her sole priority from now on

(NYRR) Athletics: TCS New York City Marathon Launches New Brand Campaign and Logo
Application for the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon drawing opens on February 8

(WA) Athletics: Asher-Smith and Neita set for 60m at Birmingham World Indoor Tour Final

(Fast Women) Athletics: Fast Women: Katelyn Tuohy breaks the collegiate mile record
Alicia Monson, Ajee' Wilson, and Madie Boreman earn wins in New York City

(The Herald) Women in Sport: Discus star Kirsty Law demands fairness in transgender debate
Exactly how and where trans athletes fit into the competitive sport picture is a conversation set to rumble on for some time. It is a highly emotive and contentious subject with little scope for nuance or grey areas with those involved traditionally entrenched in their own ideology

(Kyodo News) Olympics: Dentsu officials admit to Tokyo Olympic test event bid rigging

Athletics: Pair of Kenyans take Home Life Time Miami Marathon Titles
18,000 runners representing all 50 states and 69 countries competed in iconic event

(CBC) Athletics: Toronto runner Lucia Stafford clocks fastest-ever indoor 1,000m by North American woman
2020 Olympian's 2:33.75 effort eclipses Jenna Westaway's 2:37.04 Canadian record

(BBC) Athletics: Kate O'Connor: Dundalk athlete smashes Irish indoor pentathlon record in Clermont
Kate O'Connor has smashed the Irish indoor pentathlon record at the World Indoor Tour event in Clermont

>SPORTBible) Athletics: Usain Bolt looks a shadow of his former self after losing £10 million to scammers

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Little-known Langat tops Discovery race
* The Rosa Associati Company also organised last week's Discovery 10km road race in Kapchorwa, Uganda

(Track and Field News) AthleticsL Terrier Classic — Records Galore On Super-Fast Track
Yared Nuguse’s 7:28.23 is the fastest 3000 ever by an American, indoors or out

    January 29, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Betsy Saina sets a new course record (1h08:25) at the flattest half marathon in Europe
EDP Medio Maraton de Sevilla 2023

Athletics: Malaika Mihambo and Ewa Swoboda produce the highlights in Düsseldorf's ISTAF
Germany’s Olympic long jump champion Malaika Mihambo and Poland’s sprinter Ewa Swoboda produced the highlights at the ISTAF INDOOR Düsseldorf.

(AW) Athletics: Aimee Pratt signs for On Running
British 2020 3000m steeplechase champion joins On Running team ahead of 2023 season

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(CBC) Women in Sport: 'Good For a Girl' explores the hazardous lives of young women track athletes in North America
Author Lauren Fleshman describes the dangers facing 'a woman running in a man's world'

(WA) Athletics: Hailu wins Osaka Women's Marathon
The 24-year-old led an Ethiopian top two, clocking 2:21:13 to win by almost a minute ahead of Meseret Gola (2:22:12). Japan’s Yuka Ando finished third in 2:22:59.

(The Herald) Athletics: Lynsey Sharp surprises herself to be back in the running
"I’m not coming back to be mediocre, I want to be really good.”

(CBC) Women in Sport: Trudeau government dropped the ball on fighting abuse in sport, former minister says
Kirsty Duncan says the government failed to follow through on her work after she left the post

(Independent Women's Forum) Women in Sport: 12X NCAA All-American Swimmer Riley Gaines Sends Letter to Incoming NCAA President Charlie Baker
“Take time to hear from the growing number of female athletes who have been hurt, traumatized, or excluded by NCAA policies that claim to promote inclusion.”

(The Spectator) Women inn Sport: World Athletics’ trans policy isn’t scientific

(The Star) Athletics: Imali eyes World Athletics Championships in Budapest
* Speaking at the track and field season opener at Mumias Sports Complex in Kakamega County, where she bagged the 100m title in 11.7secs, Imali said she is targeting to meet the 11.0 seconds qualifying time.
* To help her achieve her dream, her manager Lee-Roy Newton has lined up pre-season training in South Africa and races in Europe to help her meet the qualifying standards

(Inside the Games) Olympics: National Olympic Committee of Ukraine to hold Extraordinary General Assembly to discuss Paris 2024 boycott
he National Olympic Committee of Ukraine (NOCU) is to hold an Extraordinary General Assembly to discuss whether to boycott Paris 2024 if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete

ISTAF - Dusseldorf, Germany

Life Time Miami Marathon and Half - Miami, FL

Osaka International Women's Marathon - Osaka, Japan

Richmond Road Races - Richmond, ON

    January 28, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Hodgkinson breaks world indoor 600m best, Kincaid and Nuguse lead fast times in Boston

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Peter Bol’s positive drug test feels like a bad dream. It will be a real-life tragedy if confirmed
Bol has denied ever taking a prohibited substance, and that chimes with everything Australia thought it knew about him. But now his reputation hangs in the balance

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson storms to world 600m record
Olympic 800m silver medallist breaks Kotlyarova’s long-standing mark and becomes third British record-breaker in the space of 24 hours
(BBC) Keely Hodgkinson: Briton breaks women's 600m world indoor record
Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson has broken the women's 600m world indoor record at the World Indoor Tour meeting in Manchester

(BBC) AThletics: Sam Atkin breaks Mo Farah's British 3,000m record in Boston
Sam Atkin broke a record set by Mo Farah as he recorded the fastest 3,000m time in history by a British runner.

(WA) Athletics: 50 years of the World Cross Country Championships: the launch in 1973

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Team GB Olympic runners join revolt over plans that could mean competing against transgender women
World Athletics plans to increase restrictions on trans women but not ban them

(CBC) Athletics: Sask. track star gets chance to compete for home crowd
Michelle Harrison headlines international field at this weekend's Knights of Columbus Indoor Games

(WA) Athletics: Osaka Women’s Marathon set to crown new champion

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘It’s put a damper on me’: Usain Bolt fires business manager over fraud case
Usain Bolt fires business manager over Jamaica fraud case - Bolt’s attorneys claim athlete’s account is down to $12,000

(Mornington Chasers Running Club ) Women in Sport: About Trans Athletics Survey UK
87% of athletics volunteers who expressed a view said that males who have been through male puberty should not be allowed to compete in the female category

(ISTAF) Athletics: Mihambo, Kendricks, Lückenkemper and Swoboda are among a host of stars ready to roll in Düsseldorf

(BBC) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith sets British 60m record to win Germany meeting
Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record as she won the women's 60m at the World Indoor Tour in Germany
(WA) Asher-Smith blazes to British and meeting record of 7.04 in Karlsruhe

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 442: Lucy Bartholomew – Ultras and Ironman; Finding Joy in the Process
Lucy Bartholomew is an ultra runner and is now an Ironman. She completed her first Ironman last year, placing fourth and qualifying for the Kona World Championships so she will be doing that this year!

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Changes galore as AK launches Sirikwa cross country tour
* Besides adopting a new name “Sirikwa World Athletics Cross Country Gold Tour” replacing “Memorial Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Tour”, organisers have made charges to the two kilometres loop course
* Athletics Kenya President Jack Tuwei announced during the launch Friday at the Lobo Village that each of the Under-18 winners will be pocketing US$750 (Sh93,000)
* Nation Media Group are the media partners and the event shall be aired live on NTV and other platforms

(The Star) Athletics: Moshon, Wanjiku lead Torongo for Sunday's Discovery race
* The camp’s head coach Barnabas Kitilit said the race has been the source of many athletes who have gone ahead to conquer the world.
• He said he will be traveling alongside Benson Moshon, Geoffrey Rono and Lukas Kiprop who will compete in the senior men’s 10km race

(AW) Women in Sport: Grassroots opposition to World Athletics’ transgender proposals
Maths and data experts from Mornington Chasers Running Club find 87% of club representatives in Britain do not want transgender athletes in women’s events

    January 27, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(FanHub) Athletics: A confident, excited Sage Hurta-Klecker is ready for upcoming season

(The Star) Athletics: How winning New York, Boston marathons propelled Hussein to stardom
* After finishing ninth in 1985 in 2:15:55 and fourth in 1986 in 2:12:51, Hussein went on to win the 1987 New York City Marathon in 2:11:01.
• Hussein says that despite his running success, he cannot publicly disclose his net worth for personal reasons, mainly because this would violate the cultural norms of his Kalenjin community

Athletics: ISTAF INdoor in Düsseldorf on Sunday
Mihambo, Kendricks, Lückenkemper and Swoboda are among a host of stars ready to roll in Düsseldorf

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: British runner’s stand on climate change shows there is no movement in sports world and nothing is meant to change

(SMH) Athletics: A stitch in time: How Robinson beat mystery ailment to break Deek’s marathon record

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Saskatchewan’s Carol LaFayette-Boyd named World Masters Athlete of the Year
The 80-year-old sprinter and jumper from Regina broke SIX world age-group records in 2022

(The Times*) Women in Sport: Trans athletes likely to be barred from female classifications
World Athletics set to move towards a new open category in which trans and intersex competitors take on elite men in track and field

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 USTFCCCA National High School Cross Country Coaches of the Year

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in Karlsruhe

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 USTFCCCA Cross Country Academic Awards

    January 26, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(B & T Magazine) Women in Sport:New campaign aims to "correct the internet" and make more sportswomen more visible

(CitisuMag) Athletics: What To Watch at Lilac Grand Prix, Dr. Sander Invitational, BU Terrier Classic and the Razorback Invitational
Recapping USATF XC Championships, OAC's viral workouts and more

(WA) Athletics: Quality contests in Karlsruhe for first World Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2023

(99%Invisible) Athletics: The Comrades
Most years, more than 15,000 people run the Comrades – way more than run any other ultra-marathon in the world.

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Betty Lempus: Kenyan road runner banned for five years over doping
Kenyan road runner Betty Wilson Lempus has been banned for five years from competing after being found to have twice violated World Athletics anti-doping rules

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Tokyo Marathon Elite Field

(CNN) Olympics: IOC clears path for Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in upcoming Olympic Games

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Sara Slattery, Whitney Krempin, and Karissa Johnson – She Chooses To Run
Carrie chats live with Sara Slattery, Whitney Krempin, and Karissa Johnson at Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona and the Moms on the Run Runcation Weekend! The group talks about their roles in the industry, how the sport has changed over time for ladies, parenting in sports as kids get older, how they were as athletes, where they’d like to see the sport go, and so much more!

(Nordic Sports Science Forum) Women in Sport: When Ideology Trumps Science: A response to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport’s Review on Transwomen Athletes in the Female Category

(The Star) Athletics: Mokamba confident sprinters will post good results this year
* Mokamba believes giving Kenyan sprinters more opportunities to compete in races throughout the year, will enable them to assert their authority on the global stage.
* Mokamba comprised the quartet that stormed to a new national record in the 4×100m after placing second in the semi-finals during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Biology trumps gender – unless you are World Athletics and are willing to rewrite the rules
World Athletics ready to appease tiny minority to detriment of half the population

(Washington Post) Health and Fitness: Why nonalcoholic beer beats regular beer after exercise
For performance, recovery and overall health, nonalcoholic beer is a better choice than regular beer or even a sports drink

(Neuroscience) Running: Using Running to Escape Everyday Stresses May Lead To Exercise Dependence Instead of Mental Well-being

(WA) Athletics: Bol and Tsegay to take to the track in Lievin

(Star Phoenix) Athletics: Donovan Bailey talks about Saskatoon, Olympic gold, and what would happen if he ran again
"The Saskatoon Field House was the very first place on the planet that I knew I was going to be great and that I knew I belonged," said Bailey, who will be in the city this week as a guest of the K of C Games

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Star Olympian Peter Bol's legal team question 'interpretation of lab data' that saw the runner receive a positive drug test and threatens to destroy his career
* Olympian Peter Bol's legal team question positive drug test
* Lawyer says the runner's positive test result was a 'margin call'
* Bol is suspended and result threatens to destroy his career

(BBC) Women in Sport: World Athletics: New transgender rules 'would leave women at serious disadvantage', says Amelia Strickler
ritish shot putter Amelia Strickler says plans by World Athletics to allow transgender women to continue to compete in female international track and field events "would leave women at a serious disadvantage"
(Globe and Mail) World track body propose no ban on transgender athletes

    January 25, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Female Olympic hopefuls join growing revolt against plan to race trans women
The British athletes shared their thoughts on World Athletics' new 'preferred option' plan, first revealed by Telegraph Sport, on Twitte

(Tri247) Triathlon: Duffy surprised at Jorgensen’s return to the sport ahead of Paris 2024

Athletics: Surf City Marathon presented by 361° announces partnership with The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
27th annual event brings 15,000 participants from across the U.S. to Huntington Beach on Sunday, February 5, 2023

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 2000 athletes set for Discovery Cross Country
* Race director David Letting told Nation Sport that everything is in place for a successful event.
* “Preparations are at an advanced stage and the course is the usual one and we expect a larger number this year because of the resumption of sports. The race has always shaped athletes and this is where managers or those scouting for talent get athletes,” said Letting

(TrailRunner) Health and Fitness: Health Risks Associated with Ultramarathons
Running, even extremely long distances, can be done with minimal long-term health impacts for most people. Here’s what to know about the risks associated with running ultras, according to expert

(Christian Post) Women in Sport: World Athletics considering stricter rules for biological men competing as women

(Track and Field News) Athletics: T&FN Interview — Dathan Ritzenhein
Himself a 3-time Olympian in his running days, Ritz is now the chief button-pusher of the burgeoning On AC

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Biology trumps gender – unless you are World Athletics and are willing to rewrite the rules
World Athletics ready to appease tiny minority to detriment of half the population

(Champion Women) Women in Sport: Access to Female Athletes’ Locker Rooms Should Be Restricted to Female Athlete

(Boston Herald) Women in Sport: Battenfeld: Charlie Baker about to confront heated debate over transgender athletes

(Gulf Today) Athletics: Korir and Obiri among elite runners to compete in RAK Half Marathon

(Fox Sports) Women in Sport:‘I am worried’: World Athletics’ shock stance over transgender athletes revealed

(Runner's World) Athletics:Pregnant Runners Can Defer Boston Marathon Entry
Those who are expecting or who have recently given birth can enter either of the next two races

    January 24, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(BAA) Athletics: Boston Athletic Association Announces Pregnancy Deferral Accommodations for All B.A.A. Events, Including Boston Marathon

(NBIGP) Athletics: World Champions McLaughlin-Levrone and Jackson set for 60m dash at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Feb. 4

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

(AW) Woen in Sport: World Athletics plans restrictions but no outright ban on transgender athletes
Global governing body set to keep the door open for transgender women to compete at the highest level under controversial new proposals

(Outside Online) Athletics: Here’s Why It Feels Like Every Elite Runner Is Changing Sponsors Right Now
January marks the season when many professional runners announce sponsorship changes. Here’s why that’s important, and what it means for the future of running.

(Syte of Swimming) Women in Sport: The Class Action World Athletics Should Fear As Storm Amelia Joins The Weather Girls To Stop It Raining Men In Women’s Sport

(Trinidad & Tobago Guardian) Athletics: FBI to help probe SSL fraud
Last week, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, said no effort will be spared in uncovering the full extent of the fraud at the SSL, whose clients included including eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt

(Dai Sport) Women in Sport: Welsh Athletes Wait On Trans Policy After Amelia Strickler Warning

(WA) Athletics:World Athletics launches Content Creator Programme

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Trans women like me should not be in female sport – I could have won London 2012 gold
Athlete, who was a British men’s record holder prior to gender reassignment, says it is 'unfair and unethical' for her to compete

(Independent.IE) Women in Sport"‘We will follow the science’ – World Athletics says transgender policy not set in stone after athlete criticism

(WA) Athletics: World Athletics Continental Tour expands for 2023

(BBC) Women in Sport: World Athletics proposes new transgender eligibility rules
World Athletics has proposed continuing to allow transgender women to compete in female international track and field events

(WA) Athletics: Strong start to World Indoor Tour, Russell and Alfred make early season statements

    January 23, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(ICFS) Women in Sport: Letter to World Athletics
Re: Fairness in Women’s Athletics

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: World Athletics’ transgender regulations see scientific rigour give way to a fudge
Sebastian Coe promised to be ‘guided by science’ when it comes to sport’s most divisive issue. But World Athletics’ solution is clearly designed to protect it from legal action too

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: 'It's going to be the end!': British shot put champion Amelia Strickler says continuing to allow trans women to compete in female category will 'SCREW' biological women like her... as World Athletics 'proposes rule change that stops short of outright ban'
* Amelia Strickler blasted mooted plans by World Athletics on trans athletes
* Trans women can currently compete in the female track and field category
* And a proposed rule change would continue to allow them to do so
* The change would however increase restrictions on trans women to compete

(The Times) Athletics: Seb Coe ‘not ruling out’ bid for IOC presidency

9 Wide World of Sports) Drugs in Sport: 'Massive shock' as Peter Bol maintains innocence after positive drug test

(DyeStat) Athletics: Texas' Julien Alfred Lowers Own Collegiate 60-Meter Dash Record to 7.02 in New Mexico

(AW) Athletics: Eco-friendly Innes FitzGerald turns down World Cross trip
British distance running talent refuses to fly to Australia next month due to environmental concerns

(DyeStat) Athletics: Janeah Stewart Equals World All-Time Best in Weight Throw With 84-Foot Effort at Vanderbilt Invitational

    January 22, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce grateful, happy with women’s performances
Grateful as she is for her fifth Sportswoman of the Year award, five-time world 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce chose the moment to honour the other nominees in what she called an excellent year for Jamaican women in sport

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: British shot put champion criticises plans to allow trans women to compete in female category
'I hope more of us band together to prevent this because it’s going to be the end,' said Amelia Strickler, of World Athletics rule change

(WA) Athletics: Schrub and Daniel claim CrossCup wins in Hannut

(EA) Athletics: De Smet highlights CMCM Indoor Meeting with a breakthrough 1:45.04 800m

(EA) Athletics: Asher-Smith impresses with 7.09 season’s opener over 60m in Jablonec

(WA) Athletics: Kurgat and Bor triumph at US Cross Country Championships
(USATF) Kurgat, Bor Impress with Victories at the USATF Cross Country Championships

(Bicycling) Drugs in Sport: 10 Years After His Confession, Lance Armstrong Is Still Chiming in on His Legacy
Should his results be reinstated? "The only people that should be asked are the ones who were in the battle with me," he says

(Bational Post) Women in Sport: Barbara Kay: Fairness may be coming back to sport
Governing bodies are beginning to recognize that allowing transwomen to compete in women's categories is inherently unjust

(RRW) Athletics Kurgat, Bor Surge to USA Cross Country Titles
At the first-ever edition of the USATF Cross Country Championships to be held in Virginia, Ednah Kurgat and Emmanuel Bor used powerful mid-race moves to secure the open 10-K titles at Pole Green Park, about 12 miles north and east of Richmond, the state capital

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Weekend Recap: Russell Sets Collegiate Hurdling Record As Indoor Season Heats Up

(Runner's World) Athletics: Emmanuel Bor and Ednah Kurgat Win Titles at USATF Cross-Country Championships
It was a sweep for U.S. Army runners in Virginia on Saturday

(Mirror) Athletics: US 100m star Sha'Carri Richardson booted off plane after flight attendant 'altercation'
The controversial 22-year-old athlete made her feelings known to her Instagram followers following a verbal altercation with a flight attendant on board a plane

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Star Olympian Peter Bol's legal team question 'interpretation of lab data' that saw the runner receive a positive drug test and threatens to destroy his career
* Olympian Peter Bol's legal team question positive drug test
* Lawyer says the runner's positive test result was a 'margin call'
* Bol is suspended and result threatens to destroy his career

    January 21, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(DyeStat) Athletics: Kentucky's Masai Russell Sets Collegiate 60-Meter Hurdles Record With 7.75 Effort at Texas Tech

(WA) Athletics: Olympic champions Moon and Stefanidi to clash in Boston

(WA) Athletics: Chepngetich dazzles at Kenyan Cross Country Championships

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: World Athletics proposals to preserve path for trans women in female category
‘Preferred option’ would halve permitted plasma testosterone - Spokesperson says World Athletics would consult more widely

FanHub) Athletics: Back in stride again: Olympian Valerie Constien eager to return to racing after injury

(Globe and Mail) Running: This marathoner made her kids part of her training – and her race to the finish line

(Mirror) Women in Sport: Transgender athletes to be allowed to compete against women in new World Athletics rules
World Athletics have reportedly sent a 'confidential consultation' to member federations with the preferred option to tighten rules around trans women athletes but not ban them from female events

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kibathi, Sang crowned national junior cross country champions
* Kibathi, who finished second last year in Eldoret, had his act together this time around to win the men's 8 kilometre race in 23 minutes and 12.2 seconds
* Sang clocked 19:43.8 to win women's 6km race, beating South Rift's duo of Miriam Chepkirui and Miriam Chemutai in 19:54.0 and 20:02.6 respectively
Lokir turns on class to win national cross country title
* The 22-year-old Lokir decided to show his rivals a clean pair of heels after 6km, sweeping the course at the Kenya Prisons Staff Training College, Ruiru, to victory in 29 minutes and 19.5 seconds
* Lokir turns his focus to the Sirikwa World Cross Country Gold Tour due for February 4 at Lobo Village, Eldoret, Uasin Gishu
Chepng'etich wins maiden national cross country title
* Chepng'etich, the 2019 world marathon champion, sealed her maiden National Cross Country title when she swept the course from gun-to-tape, winning in 32 minutes and 56.4 seconds at the Kenya Prisons Staff Training College, Ruiru, Kiambu on Saturday
* Chepng'etich edged out Sheila Chepkirui from Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) to second place by three seconds as 2021 World Under-20 3,000m champion, Zenah Jemutai from North Rift clocked 33:06.5 for third place
* Dorcas Cherop from Nairobi settled fifth in 33:09.3 with compatriot Africa 10,000m champion Caroline Nyaga clocking 33:10.8 for sixth in the World Cross Country Bronze Tour race

(Runner's World) Athletics: Memo to Runners: Your Race Wants You Back in 2023!
And your little dog, too. Bring the kids. Just show up. Please

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Dame Flora Duffy crowned female triathlete of the year

(USATF) Athletics:Cross country stars gather in Virginia for USATF Championships

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport:Exclusive: World Athletics set to allow transgender athletes to compete against women under new rules
New plans drawn up as the governing body's 'preferred option' will see testosterone limit reduced and treatment time lengthened

USATF Cross Country Championships - Richmond, VA

    January 20, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(NBIGP) Athletics: Olympic Champions Moon and Stefanidi to clash at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Feb. 4

(The Star) Athletics: Tanui patches things up with Gebre, 30 years after shoe drama in Stuttgart
* The Kenyan track sensation was the first man to run a half marathon in less than an hour (59:47) in Milan in 1993, a record that was later broken by compatriot Paul Tergat.
• Tanui recalls a candid conversation with coach Limo on the eve of the race in which they agreed to go all out to destroy their opponents and win gold for the country

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chesang, Yeko win Discovery road race in Uganda
* Doreen Chesang, who will be representing Uganda at the World Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia ran a brilliant race from behind a pack of five athletes before she surged forward in the last lap to win
* Dismas Yeko bagged victory in the men's 10km senior race after timing 28:37.43 ahead of Leonard Chemutai who clocked 28:47.26
* Jacob Kiplimo, the race ambassador said the event had shown that there are talents in the grassroots which need to be tapped going forward

(WA) Athletics: Daniel and Rono hoping to maintain winning ways in Hannut

(ESW) Triathlon:Stars Set to Descend on Nice for Global Triathlon Awards
Great and the good of triathlon ready to celebrate the sport at the inaugural GTAs

(EA) Athletics: European Athletics to offer extensive World Athletics Indoor Tour streaming in 2023

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 441: Laura Thweatt – A Fresh Outlook on Training and Racing
Laura just announced that she is running the Boston Marathon. She is a 2:25 marathoner. She placed 5th at the Olympic Trials in Atlanta. This past fall, she had a disappointing race at the Chicago Marathon and she shares all about that in this episode. Laura has really changed her outlook on what 2023 is going to look like for her life, racing and training. She has a great mindset and you’ll hear all about it!

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Australian Olympic athlete Peter Bol fails out-of-competition doping test
The 800m runner strongly denies ever using banned agent EPO - Career ‘hanging in the balance’, says national record holder

(RRW) Athletics USA Athletes To Vie For World Athletics XC Championships Team Spots For First Time In Four Years
The COVID pandemic caused the postponement of the 2021 World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia, to February 18, of this year, so American athletes haven't had a chance to make a World Cross team since February 2, 2019

(CBC) Athletics: Coach who removed sprinter from Olympics charged with breach of integrity standards
Deemed to have broken rules involving honesty, dignity, protecting reputation

(japan Running News) Athletics: Tokyo Kokusai University Head Coach Yuji Oshida Resigns After Team Misses Hakone Podium

(Runner's World) Athletics: How to Watch the USATF Cross-Country Championships
Spots on Team USA for the World Athletics Cross-Country Championships are on the line Saturday in Virginia

(WA) Athletics: Mu stars in Millrose Games 600m
Athing Mu is already the second-fastest women’s indoor 600m runner of all time and the US middle distance star could make another statement when she returns to the Millrose Games, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting, in New York on 11 February

(EA) Athletics: Two-time winner Mahuchikh returns to Banska Bystrica

(NBC) Athletics: Track & Field Events on NBC

(The Star) Athletics: Kipchoge eyes two more World Marathon Majors titles
* “2022 was a great and very successful year for me. Right now my focus is on the Boston Marathon as I seek to win my fifth World Marathon Majors race,” said the four-time Berlin Marathon champion.
* The four-time London marathon champion said his target in the education sector is to build at least a library in each of the 47 counties

    January 19, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Independent) Athletics: Belarus coach charged with alleged integrity breaches in sprinter case
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya defected from Belarus during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after criticism of her team’s coaching staff

(KWCH) Athletics: Trinity Academy student-athlete breaks Jim Ryun’s 58-year-old record

(USCTrojans) Athletics: University Names USC Field After 11-Time Olympic Medalist, Alumna Allyson Felix

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Two-time triple jump Olympian José Tima handed provisional suspension by AIU
Ana Lucia José Tima, a Dominican Republic triple jumper who has represented her nation twice at the Olympic Games, has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for two banned substances

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kibet warms up for Australia with Budapest ticket
* Kibet looks to be in form. Back in November, he won the famous Seven Hills Runs 15K in Nijmegen, Netherlands to add to his respectable third place finish at the Cardiff Cross Challenge in Wales back in October

(WA) Athletics: Former Senior Vice President Hersh dies
World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that Bob Hersh, a long-standing member of the World Athletics Council and former Senior Vice President of the global governing body, died on Wednesday (18) at the age of 82

(The Guardian) Athletics: Usain Bolt lawyers say $12.7m is missing from Olympic champion’s account
Jamaican authorities investigating after alarm is raised - Firm says several clients may be missing large sums

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Gabi Rooker – Finding the Ability to Believe in Yourself
Carrie chats with Gabi Rooker! They discuss her new career as a marathoner, how she joined the sub-2:30 club (in only her third marathon!), how she transitioned from a stellar gymnastics career, her husband and coach, heart rate training, her dogs, and so much more!

(Runner's World) Athletics: Pile-up Causes Chaos at Valencia 10K Start
A tight starting line led to several injuries, as well as frustration from athletes

(Royal Gazette) Athletics: Runners gear up for Butterfield & Vallis 5K

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Aucklander Connor Bell smashes 21-year-old New Zealand discus record

(The New Indian Express) Drugs in Sport: Dutee 'provisionally suspended' for doping offence; athlete says no such communication
An Adverse Analytical Finding report of NADA that has apparently been sent to Dutee has said that she tested positive for SARMs

    January 18, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(BAA) Athletics: 2023 B.A.A. Distance Medley
The B.A.A. Distance Medley is a three-race series which includes the B.A.A. 5K (April 15), B.A.A. 10K (June 25), B.A.A. Half Marathon (November 12). By registering for the B.A.A. Distance Medley, you'll get guaranteed entry into all three races plus exclusive participant perks and leaderboards!

(Marathon Investigation) Athletics: Instagram Influencer Runs Sub 3:00:00 Houston Marathon – Wearing Someone Else’s Bib
As it currently stands, the owner of the bib is now qualified to enter The 2024 Boston Marathon despite not running one step of The Houston Marathon

Athletics: Shamrock Run, Kells Irish Pub Announce New Partnership for Portland
Two of downtown’s largest springtime events to join forces for biggest St. Patrick’s Day Weekend ever in 2023

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Mwangi Wangari latest Kenyan athlete to be provisionally suspended by AIU
James Mwangi Wangari is the latest Kenyan athlete to receive a provisional suspension from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Dame Flora Duffy in running to be crowned triathlete of the year
Dame Flora Duffy is the favourite to be crowned female triathlete of the year at the inaugural Global Triathlon Awards

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Eliud Kipchoge urges athletes to shun doping
* The 38-year-old, who is considered among the best long-distance athletes of all time, also warned his compatriots that using drugs to enhance their performances on the track and field will also negatively impact their health
* Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic and World marathon champion, spoke on Tuesday night at the launch of the Tecno Phantom X2 series phone in Nairobi
* Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba has described the doping menace as a 'crisis' and warned that efforts are underway to criminalise the vice

(BBC) Athletics: IOPC investigator quit over Bianca Williams stop and search case
An investigator has revealed she quit her job at the police watchdog over the handling of a complaint about the stop and search of two black athletes

(BBC) Running: Tunnel Ultra: The mind-bending 200-mile ultra-marathon in the dark
How do you like to spend your weekend off?

(WA) Athletics: Tergat named ambassador for World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 23

(Women's Running) Athletics: Emily Sisson Breaks Her Own American Record at Houston Half Marathon
The 31-year-old ran 1:06:52 to become the first American woman under 1:07 in the half marathon distance

    January 17, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

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    January 16, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Matsuda Anchors Osaka to National Women's Ekiden Title, Junior High Schooler Drury 9:02 For 3 km

Athletics: Runners celebrate LA's first race of the year at the Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K
North Carolina’s Jonathan Martin, Military Lawyer Margaux Curcuru earn half-marathon victories at 7th annual event

(WA) Athletics: Australia’s top eight confirm places for World Cross

(BBC) Olympics: Olympic Games to remain free to air on BBC up to 2032
Every Olympic Games up to and including the 2032 summer Games will continue to be shown free to air across the BBC

(The Standard) Athletics: Kipchoge: My target is to win Boston Marathon

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Emily Sisson Smashes Her Own American Record + Other Biggest Winners From Houston
Emily Sisson took 19 seconds off her own American record and finished second in 1:06:52 at the Houston Half Marathon on Sunday.

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian trio achieves personal-best times in Houston Marathon, Half Marathon
National marathon champion Malindi Elmore wins women's half marathon in Arizona

(Runner's World) Athletics: Emily Sisson Runs Another American Record at the Houston Half Marathon
The 31-year-old averaged an astounding 5:06.1 per mile to break her record by 19 seconds

    January 15, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics Records, Wild Finishes Highlight Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon
Today's Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon here this morning produced two exciting sprint finishes, a near record in the women's marathon, and an American record in the women's half-marathon

(Houston Chronicle) Athletics: Dominic Ondoro sprints to 1-second win over Tsedat Ayana to take Chevron Houston Marathon men's title
Aramco Half Marathon: Leul Aleme, Hiwot Gebremaryam win titles

(Inside thew Games) Drugs in Sport: Eritrean runner suspended by AIU following fourth place finish at Amsterdam Marathon
Long distance and road runner Natsinet Amanuel of Eritrea has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for the presence/use of a prohibited substance, testosterone

(Indian Express) Athletics: Mumbai Marathon: Course records shattered as Ethiopia’s Hayle Lemi and Anchalem Haymanot make most of cool weather
Ethiopia’s Hayle Lemi bettered the elite men’s course record by more than 30 seconds, comfortably finishing the race in 2:07:32. Anchalem Haymanot finished the race in 2:24:15

(WADA) Drugs in Sport: WADA statement on Russian Anti-Doping Agency finding of ‘no fault or negligence’ in case of ROC figure skater

(Cyxcling News) Drugs in Sport: Thibaut Pinot has done cycling a service by voicing his doubts
Doping didn't ruin my career, but it often frustrated me' says retiring Frenchman

(The Guardian) Athletics: The big picture: the champion runners of Iten
Shamil Tanna captures the hard training and collective spirit of the aspiring Olympic athletes of a tiny town in western Kenya known for its marathon winners

(WA) Athletics: Yehualaw threatens world 10km record in Valencia

(MileSplit) Athletics: Moll Sisters, Other Elites Slated For Nat. Pole Vault Summit

(Arkansas Razorbacks) Athletics:Britton Wilson breaks 600m collegiate record at Arkansas Invite

(CBC) Athletics: Sarah Mitton improves indoor shot put record for Canadian women to 19.80 metres
Nova Scotia native became national outdoor record holder, champion last season

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Government to crack down on trans athletes competing in female sports
Culture Secretary calls meeting of sports executives and will urge them to ‘protect the integrity’ of women’s events

Chevron Houston Marathon - Houston, Texas

Valencia Ibercaja 10K - Valencia, Spain

    January 14, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Women's Running) Women in Sport: Sara Vaughn’s Memorable Mother-Daughter Mile
Professional runner Sara Vaughn will race with daughter, Kiki, 16, on the track this weekend in Seattle

(WSJ) Women in Sport: Runner Lauren Fleshman Wants Women to Thrive on the Track
The long-distance champion says the demands of organized athletics are often at odds with the needs of growing young women

(NSAF) Athletics: The Armory Foundation and Nike make their new partnership official

(Houston Chronicle) Athletics: It's full speed ahead for Emily Sisson in Chevron Houston's half marathon

(Toronto Star) Athletics: How the landscape of local marathons is changing as organizers run out of options
Lower participation numbers, construction, rising costs and the pandemic have forced many organizers to drop the full marathon or take it off-road.

(irish Times) Athletics: Tales of Emil Zatopek, Ron Clarke and sport’s simple twist of fate
Sport has a history of playing out that way – of dispensing its favour on some great athletes and players while ignoring the claims of others as deserving

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Adding Up Boston 2023
All things being equal, like injuries, illness, and travel visas, 13 men with marathon personal bests under 2:06 will line up in Hopkinton, Massachusetts on April 17th for the 127th Boston Marathon (most sub-2:06s in Boston history). Intriguingly, the men’s field will be led by marathon world record holder, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya

(Royal Gazette) Athletics:Dage Minors romps to second Butterfield Mile win in Bermuda

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Sprinter Makena transitions to Cross County in style
* Starehe’s Stephen Lemayian, who scaled to senior ranks with a bang, won the men’s 10km in 29:19.3.
* Lemayian, who finished ninth during the National Cross Country Championships last year at Lobo Village in Uasin Gishu, beat Kamukunji’s Arion Kipkoech and Brian Kiptoo from Lang’ata to second and third places in 30:02.6 and 30:10.3 respectively

(WA) Athletics: Ealey, Dongmo and Schilder star in strong shot put field for Karlsruhe

(RRW) Athletics Athletes Hope For Fast Times In Houston On Sunday
The Houston Marathon Committee expects a total of 33,000 runners between the We Are Houston 5-K on Saturday (6,000) and the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon on Sunday (27,000)

(WA) Athletics:ehualaw chases world 10km record in Valencia

(BBC) Athletics: Usain Bolt: Investigation opened after ex-Olympic champion spots 'discrepancies' in investments
A company which looks after Usain Bolt's investments is under investigation after reports he may have lost millions of dollars to fraud

    January 13, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(USATF) Athletics: USATF, Bobby Kersee, and WebMD Unveil Details About First-ever LA Grand Prix Track Festival
Innovative Fan Festival at UCLA Celebrates Track & Field’s Past, Present, and Future

(VeloNews) Cycling: Dutch study: Two thirds of pro riders have poor bone health
Research by a Dutch university has shown a high prevalence of low bone density in pro riders, putting them at risk of conditions such as osteoporosis

(Lindsey Hein) Women in Sport: Episode 440: Lauren Fleshman – Good for a Girl
Lauren Fleshman’s new book, Good for a Girl, is out now! Lauren has had a big career in so many different areas – running, entrepreneurship, coaching, etc. In her book, Lauren goes through all of that!

(Washington Times) Women in Sport: Female athletes warn NCAA to ‘keep women’s sports female’ or face lawsuit

(AW) Athletics: World 10km records under attack in Valencia
Yalemzerf Yehualaw will challenge her global mark of 29:14 this weekend at a Spanish event which is features world-class line-ups and a large number of talented Brits

(Daily Nation) Athletics: The business side of Haile Gebrselassie
* Apart from the hotels, Haile is the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors, he owns Alem Cinema, Alem Fitness Centre, Haile Natural Honey and has also invested in real estate.
* Haile built Ayelech Degefu Memorial School, Assela School and Bahir Dar School in honour of her late mother. The Haile Museum is still under construction.

(Capital FM) Athletics: Marathon giant Kipchoge excited ahead of ‘special’ Boston debut
Having conquered four of the six world major marathons, World Record holder Eliud Kipchoge will be on target number five when he debuts in Boston in April, and he regards this as a ‘special race’ in the Americas

(Runner's World) Women in Sport: Top College Running Programs Move Away From Body Composition Testing
The practice doesn’t help young athletes improve their performance—and it can be harmful

(Houston Chronicle) Athletics: A Houston marathon runner wouldn't let a heart attack get in the way of his dream
Esau Velazquez had a heart attack six months before the Boston Marathon, but rehab helped him return to running. He's now back at full strength for the Houston Marathon

(Royal Gazette) Athletics: From eating dirt to a phone call from Barack Obama, runner Meb Keflezighi continues to inspire

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: USADA announces appointment of Bobo as new chief operating and innovation officer
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has officially announced John Bobo has joined it as its new chief operating and innovation officer (COIO)

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Announces Coaching and Medical Staffs for Bathurst23

(Globe and Mail) Women in Sport: Demonstrators protest NCAA’s transgender athlete inclusion

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ethiopian athletes ready to conquer the world in 2023
*Nation Sport recently spent time with some Ethiopian athletes in Addis Ababa as they prepared for the new season
* A major highlight is the World Athletics Championships scheduled for Budapest, Hungary on August 19-27

(FanHub) Athletics: Update: I’m Still Here - Marlee Starliper

(Houston Public Media) Athletics: Longtime Houston Marathon runner, local charity she supports draw inspiration from each other
LaToyia Adams is again running this year’s Chevron Houston Marathon in support of Steel Magnolia Moms, a local charity benefitting mothers with special needs children. The runner and organization have developed a unique bond through the marathon’s Run for a Reason program

(The Guardian) Athletics: Usain Bolt reportedly missing millions from investment accounts
Athlete’s manager says Jamaican authorities investigating - Olympic champion noticed discrepancies this week

(IconsWomen) Women in Sport: NCAA Demand Letter
We write as attorneys on behalf of the Independent Council on Women’s Sports (ICONS), a network of current and former collegiate and professional women athletes and their families, to put you on official notice that your practice of allowing male athletes on women’s teams constitutes illegal discrimination against women on the basis of sex

(Daily Caller) Women in Sport: Female Athletes Demand NCAA Protect Women’s Sports Outside Annual Convention
* Current and former female athletes rallied outside the National College Athletics Association (NCAA) annual convention Thursday to demand the organization implement policies to safeguard women’s sports.
* A petition was delivered to the NCAA after the rally to demand the NCAA enforce single-sex athletic teams.
* “I want to show the NCAA their discrimination against female athletes like me does not go unnoticed,” Macy Petty, a Lee University volleyball player who competed against a biological male during the USA Volleyball junior qualifiers, told the DCNF
(Washington Post) Demonstrators protest NCAA's transgender athlete inclusion

    January 12, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Cycling Magazine) Drugs in Sport: An absolutely wild story about a Mexican rider who got a doping sanction
Elias Montañez Barroso has been suspended for four years

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Team Kenya starts camp at Kigari ahead of World X-Country event
* Athletics Kenya had during the national trials last month considered taking the team to either Nandi, Kericho, Uasin Gishu or Machakos counties.
* The World Cross Country Championships is on February 18 at Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, Australia

(EA) Athletics: Asher-Smith announced for the 60m at the Golden Jubilee edition of Jablonec
Dina Asher-Smith is the biggest international name confirmed for the 50th anniversary edition of the Jablonec Indoor 2023 on 21 January, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Bronze meeting

(Runner's World) Athletics: This Men’s Field Just Might Take Down the Boston Marathon Course Record
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge is the one to watch in a strong men’s field, with Scott Fauble, Conner Mantz, and CJ Albertson among the top American entries

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Los Angeles 2028 gondola facing challenges as opposition hopes new Mayor stops it
Plans for a gondola ride to transport fans at the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles face an uncertain future following a change in the city's Mayor and legal challenges

(CTolleRun) Athletics:Vanessa Fraser – Diving Into the Deep End With My Eyes Closed
Carrie chats with Vanessa Fraser! Vanessa is a pro runner making her half marathon debut in Houston this weekend, so she joins Carrie to talk about her training, taking a leap and moving closer to her family in San Francisco, training like a pro while working a new job, being coached by Shalane Flanagan, needing a spark, not being defined by results, and much more!

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Bobby Kersee Optimistic About His Big Stars
The noted SoCal coach sees big things in the future for Athing Mu and Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone

(WA) Athletics: Hoare to defend Wanamaker mile title at Millrose Games

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(RRW) Athletics: Q&A Jenny Simpson In Advance Of Her Half-Marathon Debut In Houston
On Sunday, 2011 World Athletics 1500m champion Jenny Simpson will make her half-marathon debut at the Aramco Houston Half-Marathon.

    January 11, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Women's Running) Women in Sport: Chasing Goodness: Lauren Fleshman’s Chasing Goodness: Lauren Fleshman’s ‘Good for a Girl’
Lauren's Fleshman's book Good For A Girl offers a look at her own journey in running in a system that was built for the opposite gender

(NPR) Women in Sport: The sports world is still built for men. This elite runner wants to change that

(AW) Athletics: 2022 international merit rankings – women
Here are the leading female athletes from last year based on their marks during the year, positions in major events and win-loss records against fellow competitors
2022 international merit rankings – men
Who are the top male athletes last year based on times, heights and distances, positions in major events and win-loss records against fellow competitors?

(Diamond League) Athletics: "Like Christmas": Diamond League Debuts
Swiss sprinter Ajla Del Ponte and US long jumper Steffin McCarter reflect on the thrill of competing in their first ever Wanda Diamond League meetings

)Bamford) Athletics: In Conversation With Lord Sebastian Coe
Four times Olympic medal winner, a former Member of Parliament and current President of World Athletics - introducing committee member of The Club, Lord Sebastian Coe. From exclusive guidance on how to maintain fitness, to his proudest career moments and love affair with jazz, we share with you an insight into the life and career of one of the greatest athletes of our time

(Runner's World) Athletics: Annie Coburn, Mother of Steeplechase Champion Emma Coburn, Dies at 62
She was an inspiration to her four children and popular in Colorado’s elite running community

(EA) Athletics: Murto soars over 4.75m on her season’s debut in Kuortane
With just over 50 days to go until the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Wilma Murto opened her season in auspicious form in Kuortane on Saturday (7) by improving her seven-year-old indoor lifetime best

(The Star) Athletics: Ngugi targets for top spot at Boston after two podium finishes
* Ngugi, who clocked 2:25:20 hrs to finish third in 2021 and 2:21:32 last year to finish second, says her ultimate goal will be to win this year's edition which is slated for April 17. 
* Besides Ngugi, a strong Kenyan presence is expected with the likes of New York champion Sharon Lokedi, Fancy Chemutai and Celestine Chepchirchir expected to line up

(Capital FM) Athletics: New York surprise winner Lokedi among elite list for Boston Marathon
After her imperious run at the New York Marathon where she won on debut, American-based Kenyan Sharon Lokedi has landed her second major marathon invitation after being listed among the elite crop for this year’s Boston Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2023 Women’s Preseason Watch List

    January 10, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Pole vault clashes set for Karlsruhe and Torun

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: What would Jerome Drayton’s marathon time be with today’s shoe technology?
Happy 78th Birthday to a pioneer in Canadian distance running. Drayton's 2:10:09 at the 1975 Fukuoka Marathon was only 57 seconds off the world record at the time

(RRW) Athletics Former Miler Kampf Hopes Houston Half Will Be Her Ticket To Trials Marathon
Last year four-time USATF road mile champion Heather Kampf had a quixotic idea.

(WA) Athletics: Jacobs joins line-up for Lievin

(SMH) Athletics: The world’s fastest man to square off with ‘the Flying Mullet’ in Melbourne

(The College Fix) Women in Sport: Female-to-male transgender swimmer bottoms out in competitions
Was formerly a standout female competitor

(NBC) Drugs in Sport: Anna Chicherova, Olympic high jump champion banned for doping, retires

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Thriving partnership promises to uplift sport in Kenya, Ethiopia
* Ethiopia’s former ambassador to Kenya, Meles Alem, was guest of honour in 2022 Eldoret City Marathon. Race director, Tanui said organisers will introduce a wheelchair race, and the Paralympics category as one way of bringing everyone on board.
* The Great Ethiopian Run is a company which organises various races spread across the year in Ethiopia

(The Star) Athletics: Serem wants Kenya to reclaim 3,000m SC heritage in Budapest
* Serem, who is keen to represent the country at the World Championships in Budapest in Hungary in August, said the country is fast losing grip on what used to be its preserve.
* Serem said he wants to be part of the battalion that will launch a campaign in Budapest to reclaim the lost glory

(VN Express) Athletics: AIMS expert evaluates VM HCMC midnight course
Kim Vivian, an expert from the International Marathon Association (AIMS), has completed the measurement of four distances of the VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight

(WA) Athletics: Jacobs joins line-up for Lievin

(The Star) Athletics: Inaugural Cross Border International Marathon set for March 26
* Registration fee for the 21km elite race is Sh1,600 with all registered individuals entitled to a t-shirt, medal and wristband, added Joash.
* • “We are working with Athletics Kenya and Athletics Tanzania to make the event a success,” said Joash

(Trail Runner Mag) Running: More Prize Money Is Flowing Into Trail Running. What Does That Mean for the Sport?
Trail running is growing and professionalizing. Here’s what the influx of cash means for the future of trail running

(True North) Women in Sport: Majority of recreational athletes say sports should be separated by sex: poll

(WA) Olympics: Athletics timetable for Paris 2024 Olympic Games published
(CBC) 2024 Olympic track and field finals to be held in evening, World Athletics announces
Men's 100m final set for Aug. 4 while women's marathon ends 11-day event Aug. 11

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Repechage rounds and evening-only stadium finals in Paris 2024 Olympics athletics schedule>A?
World Athletics has announced the schedule for athletics at the Paris 2024 Olympics, which will run from August 1 to 11 at the Stade de France and hold all stadium finals in the evenings

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Big-Time Track Set For A Return To LA
Coach Bobby Kersee & businessman Bob Brisco are bullish on the prospects of a new meet to be staged at UCLA in May

    January 9, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(BAA) Athletics: Global Medalists, National Record Holders, Olympians and Paralympians Among 127th Boston Marathon Women’s Field

(Millrose Games) Athletics: Hoppel, Murphy, and Kibet Lead the Way in Deep Men’s 800m

(EA) Athletics: Murto soars over 4.75m on her season’s debut in Kuortane

(Sport Business) Athletics:Kenya targeting 2029 World Athletics Championships

(ICSF) Women in Sport: Uniting to Preserve Women’s Sports: Global Launch of International Consortium on Female Sport

(Glorius) Athletics: The Fallacy Of Failure
What happens if we accept and embrace failure? British sprinter Imani-Lara Lansiquot talks about failure and how she learnt to come out on top

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: ICFS Launched As Global Fighting Force In Face Of Threats & Discrimination Against Women in Sport

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Virginia Tech Soccer Player Benched For Refusing To Kneel, Awarded $100K

(SMH) Athletics: Diver sets sights on Paris Olympics after Australian record triumph

(WFTV) Athletics: ‘Electric’: Runners compete in final race at 2023 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

(Runner's World) Running: Peloton Fined $19 Million Over Dangerous Treadmill Defect That Led to Death
The company was charged with failing to report product defects, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission

(Dyestat) Athletics: Karrie Baloga Bags Meet Record With 9:25 3,000m At Hispanic Games

(Wolf) Women in Sport: “Keep Women’s Sports Female”: Rally against the NCAA

    January 8, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Jebitok second as Ethiopia, Eritrea rule Elgoibar
* On a cloudy day but one without rain by the time of the events, the 7.6km women’s race kicked off at a pedestrian pace, the opening 400m on the track being covered in 1:31.
*  By the bell the duo at the helm had a three-second advantage on Yavi, herself nine seconds clear of Kipkemboi with Niyonsaba a distant fifth, 25 seconds in arrears

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipng’eno, Jebet crowned Nandi Mountain Run champions
* Tindiret Member of Parliament Julius Melly urged athletes to protect the country's image. Uasin Gishu Senator Jackson Mandago asked athletes to stay away from scrupulous doctors
* “We have athletes like Kipchoge Keino, Janeth Jepkosgei, Patrick Sang among others who practiced clean sports and they brought glory home. Why would you think of ruining what was built all those years by using drugs which will only see your careers go downhill? asked Mandago

(Royal Gazette) Athletics: Hundreds burn off Christmas excess in new Rum to Beach race

(Tri247) Triathlon: ‘Nice was at least right up there with Kona’ – Mark Allen on his two triathlon homes

(WA) Athletics: Daniel and Barega take the spoils in Elgoibar

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Mississauga Marathon to become the Mississauga Half
Under new ownership, the race decided to strengthen its roots and cater to the most registered distance, the half marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Lynsey Sharp makes a winning return to the track after more than a three-year absence as the former European 800m champion returns after having a baby to top the podium for 600m event in Glasgow
* Lynsey Sharp made a winning return to athletics after a lengthy absence
* Sharp was away from the track for more than three-years before her comeback
* Sharp raced in 2019 before having a baby and surgery to remove cancerous cells
* The 32-year-old won the 600m race at the Glasgow Athletics Miller Meet

(Trail Running) Drugs in Sport: Sierre Zinal women’s champion busted for doping
Despite a positive test in May 2022, Esther Chesang still competed and won Sierre Zinal in August due to a failure of communication by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Athletics doping in Russia is on the decline, says RUSADA
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Veronika Loginova has claimed domestic doping in Russian athletics has dropped, as the country looks to be reinstated into competition this year

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mkungo siblings dominate Taita Taveta Cross Country Championship
* Taita’s Timothy Nzioka won the men 8km junior title when he returned 21:35 followed by Mwatate duo of Samson Mayiani and Caleb Munyao who clocked 21:59 and 24:10 respectively.
* Maria Shali of Taita won the 6km women junior crown when she finished in 22:04, followed by teammate Gloria Mwachofi (22:15) and Mwatate’s Virginia Eghisha (22:22)

(Morocco World News) Athletics: Soufiane El Bakkali, Ex-Athletes Criticize Moroccan Athletic Management

(Capital FM) Drugs in Sport: Footballer Osok, high jumper Sawe, US-based Saruni among fresh names handed doping suspensions
Tusker FC midfielder Teddy Osok, high jumper Mathew Sawe as well as elite athletes Agatha Jeruto, Alice Aprot, USA based Michael Saruni and Kumari Taki are among the big names listed in the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) latest list of sportsmen suspended due to various doping offences.

(WA) Athletics: "Too short to be a high jumper" – Holm gifts world indoor title bibs to MOWA

(The Inner Sanctum) Athletics: Oceania First: Melbourne to host World Athletics gold medal meet

    January 7, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Tuwei welcomes new WA transfer of allegiance rules
* Several Kenyan athletes have switched allegiances to rival countries in major global competitions over the years.
* "Some of our athletes changed their nationalities without informing the federation. We filed an appeal and I’m glad World Athletics accepted it; we discussed it, and now we have new rules for 2023,” Tuwei said

(SMH) Athletics: Sydney chasing Kipchoge in race to join world’s ‘major’ marathons

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: ADAK suspends 20 over doping offences
* This is the first time ADAK has come out to publish the names of the doping offenders before their appeals are heard
* Aprot, who has been struggling with form for many years, was flagged down on July 14 last year for the presence of prohibited Letrozole Metabolite Methanol
* Sawe, who holds the high jump National Record of 2.30 metres, was suspended on July 11 last year for the presence of prohibited Triamcinolone acetonide

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tuitoek, Kipng'etich crowned Central Rift cross country champions
* uitoek representing Nandi County beat a competitive field to win the senior women 10 kilometres race in 34:31.2 ahead of her team mates Roselida Jepketer (35:34.4) and Sheila Jebet (35:42.0) who were second and third respectively
* In the men’s 10km senior category, Kipng'etich from Nandi County crossed the line in a time of 29:30.1 with Hillary Kipchirchir (29:54.0) from Uasin Gishu County and Jackson Kipleting (30:05.5) from Nandi County settling for second and third positions respectively
* In South Rift cross country championships held at Kericho Teaches Training College in Kericho County, Collins Kipkorir won the 10km senior men’s race after timing 29:38.5 ahead of Wesley Ledama who clocked 30:00.3 while Collins Kibet sealed the podium in 30:09.4
Kimutai, Lokir win North Rift cross country titles
* The Kapsait-based Kimutai, who was representing Trans Nzoia County, crossed the line in 32 minutes 53.93 seconds beating teammate Zenah Jemutai to second place in 33:09.11
* In the men’s 10km senior category, it was a brilliant race for the Japan-based Lokir representing West Pokot County who ran from behind before surging forward in the last few metres to win in 28:31.88
* His teammate Reuben Longosiwa came in second in 28:31.89 while Dennis Kipng'etich from Elgeyo Marakwet County sealed the podium positions in 28:35.05

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Ivy league trans male swimmer Iszac Henig struggles to go head-to-head against men after transitioning - and finished 79th out of 83 in last meet
* Henig wrote in an op-ed that he 'wins less' but 'lives more' as a man
* In November, he finished in 79th place at a men's meet at Columbia University
* Henig has caused controversy and backlash against transgender athletes
* However, living as what he feels is his true identity has improved his life

(BBC) Athletics: Lynsey Sharp makes comeback from injury and child birth
Former European 800m champion Lynsey Sharp raced for the first time in more than three years as she made her comeback from injury and child birth

(WA) Athletics: Daniel and Kwizera triumph at Campaccio

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kenya confirm plans to bid for 2029 World Athletics Championships
Kenya has revealed plans to bid for the 2029 World Athletics Championships after missing out on the 2025 hosting rights last year

(National Review) Women in Sport: Kudos to Federal Judge for Sound Reversal of Position on Transgender Sports Law

(OutSport) Women in Sport: These 20 trans women have won national or international competitions or championships
While most trans women aren’t winning major titles, here are over a dozen athletes who have found success

(GoDucks) Athletics: Schumacher Adds Solinsky to UO Staff

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 438: Elly Henes – Transition to Pro Running – 14:52 5k & Being Coached by Mike Smith in Flagstaff
Elly Henes is a professional runner for Adidas. She lives in Flagstaff and is coached by Mike Smith. Elly ran for NC State where she was an NCAA champion in the 5k. She won that title in 2021. This was exactly 30 years after her mom became NCAA Champion in 5k at NC State as well. She was coached by her mom at NC State

    January 6, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(EA) Athletics: Ehammer and Sulek seek back-to-back combined events victories in Aubière

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Western nations considering Paris 2024 boycott if Russia is allowed to compete
The renewed aspiration of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for maintaining "universality" with ideological integration at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games - embracing drug-free athletes from Russia and Belarus uninvolved in Ukraine atrocities - could be spectacularly counter-productive

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 USTFCCCA High School State Cross Country Coaches of the Year

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: No drug 'cover-up' in Kenyan athletics - Lord Coe
There is "no suggestion" that there has been any state-sponsored drug cheating in Kenyan athletics despite a series of high-profile doping scandals, says World Athletics president Lord Coe

(WA) Athletics: Muir headlines Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kamworor turns on class to reclaim Police cross country title
* The 30-year-old Kamworor reclaimed the title he lost last year after a thrilling two-horse exchange coupled with lot of teasing with Commonwealth Games 10,000m silver medallist Daniel Simiu
* Kamworor and Simiu subjected fans to an enthralling sprint finish with the 2015 and 2017 World Cross Country champion having the last laugh in 29 minutes and 39.1 seconds
* Simiu held his head only bowing down to Kamworor's superior kick as he walked across the finishing line in second place in 29:46.9

(PR Newswire) Athletics: USATF, Bobby Kersee, and WebMD Unveil Details About First-ever LA Grand Prix Track Festival
Innovative Fan Festival at UCLA Celebrates Track & Field's Past, Present, and Future

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russia, India and Kenya top list as AIU issues latest global list of sanctions
Russian track and field athletes, banned by World Athletics in November 2015 following the revelations of a concerted home doping regime, account for almost a quarter of the names on the latest overall list of offenders issued by the Athletics Integrity Unit

(Runner's World) Athletics: Spencer, the Official Dog of the Boston Marathon, Honored With Portrait
For nine years, the 12-year-old golden retriever has supported marathoners by holding Boston Strong flags near mile 3

    January 5, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Tentoglou, Dendy and Masso top Torun long jump line-up

(Richmond Spiders) Athletics: Steve Taylor, USATF to Host National Cross Country Championships at Pole Green Park

(EA) Athletics: One month to go until the 2023 ECCC Cross Country

(CitiusMag) Athletics: The Year Ahead For Every U.S. Pro Distance Running Team

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Sudden Cardiac Arrest on National TV: An Explainer and What it Means for Triathletes
Tragic events at a recent NFL football game has athletes of all kinds asking: Are we at risk?

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Coe: Ruto's assurance on war against doping satisfying
* Coe described meeting President William Ruto Thursday at State House, Nairobi as the most crucial and important moment that affirmed the country’s commitment to the war against doping
* Coe warned that plans are always fine and dandy on the table but the task now is for all to implement, monitor and make sure that they are making the right progress
* Coe explained that the meeting with Namwamba on Wednesday gave him enough time to understand the commitment across governmental departments after the retreat that took place in December

(Tri247) Triathlon:Nice confirmed as dual host of IRONMAN World Championship to 2026

(OurBodiesOurSport) Women in Sport: Tell the NCAA: Stop Discriminating Against Female Athletes

(WA) Athletics: Campaccio's illustrious history recognised with World Athletics Heritage Plaque

Sports and Fitness: ACSM Exercise is Medicine® Initiative Announces Strategic Partnership with EXI®
The partnership combines scientific knowledge and pioneering technology. Empowering certified professionals to safely and quickly enable personalized exercise at scale

(Dyestat) Athletics: In Memoriam 2022 - John Dye, The Accountant Who Revolutionized High School Track

(CTolleRun) Multisport: Gwen Jorgensen – She Can Do Anything!
Carrie welcomes Gwen Jorgensen, her mom Nancy, and her sister Elizabeth back to the show! They talk about Gwen’s new baby George, Gwen’s recent announcement of returning to the triathlon, Christmas stories, the trio’s new book called “Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete” and the accompanying teacher’s guide, and much more!

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Kemp promoted to WADA chief operating officer
Stuart Kemp has been promoted to chief operating officer at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to replace the late Frédéric Donzé, who died last August

(EA) Athletics: Jacobs and Swoboda confirmed for Orlen Cup in Lodz

(WA) Athletics: Kipkemboi, Daniel, Kwizera and Chelimo in the spotlight at Campaccio

    January 4, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics Sisson Returns To Aramco Houston Half-Marathon As Double American Record Holder
Nearly four years ago in near-freezing conditions, Emily Sisson ran the Aramco Houston Half-Marathon and achieved what was then a surprising result

(WA) Athletics: Holloway, Moon and Hodgkinson confirmed for Lievin

(Jamama Gleaner) Athletics: Track women continue to lead, good signs for men

(Mirror) Athletics: Laura Muir’s coach calls for New Year Honours overhaul as list “very structurally wrong”
Laura Muir enjoyed another superb year out on the track after becoming European and Commonwealth 1500m champion, but the Team GB missed out on a spot on the New Year Honours list

(The Age) Athletics: Australian athletes to take on world in Maurie Plant meet in Melbourne

(Cycling News) Drugs in Sport: Iñigo González, Spanish amateur national champion, tests positive for EPO and tramadol
Rider faces possible ban of up to four years for EPO use

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Refugee Olympic Team for Paris 2024 to have base in Kenya
The Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) will have a base in Kenya to prepare for the next year's Olympic Games in Paris, with eight athletes set to train in the North Rift of the countr

(Armory Track) Athletics: Alicia Monson and Colby Alexander Highlight Stacked Mile Fields at Dr. Sander Invitational, January 28th at The Armory

    January 3, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Allman, recent MOWA contributor, on the choreography of discus throwing

(Diamond League) Athletics: Key Dates for 2023
From a return to Florence and London to the first Wanda Diamond League Final outside of Europe, there is much to look forward to in athletics' premier one-day series in 2023

(Houston Public Media) Women in Sport: Track coach accused of sexual misconduct in lawsuit filed against Houston Christian University
According to the lawsuit, HCU’s former associate head track coach and recruiting coordinator “was particularly fond of young girls.”

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Laura Muir's coach claims there is 'something very structurally wrong' with the New Years Honours List... as he questions why Britain's female track and field stars keep getting overlooked for an MBE
* Laura Muir did not feature on the New Years Honours List once again
* Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson also missed out 
* Muir's coach cannot understand why none of them have been recognised 
* Muir's coach Andy Young thinks the honours system needs to be overhauled 

(Daily Mail) Pentahlon : Team GB pentathlete helps bring drowning swimmer safely to shore after hearing her screams as he walked his dog on New Year's Day
* Martin Murray, , was on Pendower beach, Cornwall when he heard shouting 
* Mr Murray, who lives near Ruan High Lanes, guided the swimmer to safety
* He regularly competes abroad with Team GB and got a gold medal in 2019
* Mr Murray warned people about the dangers of open water swimming in winter

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World Athletics head Coe lands in Kenya for brief tour 
* “We are happy that despite choosing Kenya for holiday, he will still find time to talk to us and see what we are doing,” said Tuwei.
* “He will conduct open sessions with the coaches and athletes, which is most welcomed and a great honour.”

(The Guardian) Athletics: Jake Wightman: ‘I’d never seen my dad break the third wall and say anything about me’
The 1500m world champion on his father’s commentary during his victory, Ingebrigtsen’s reaction and why he hid his twin’s running spikes at school

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russia expected to contribute $1.2 million to WADA for 2023, with no reduction in RUSADA state funding
Russia is expected to contribute around $1.2 million (£992,000/€1.12 million) to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2023, while state funding to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is set to remain in line with last year's levels, according to its director general Veronika Loginova

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Cheptegei still stands, Kiplimo rises
First in the 10000m final, Cheptegei chiselled through the nine-man field and held on to defeat Kenyans Daniel Ebenyo, Kibiwott Kandie and Edward Zakayo to win in a Games’ record time of 27:09.19 on August 2

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Komazawa University One Step Away From Perfect Season With Hakone Ekiden Day One Win

    January 2, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Gidey and Aregawi triumph at Jan Meda Cross Country

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: 2022 Marathon Year
With the conclusion of the Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon on December 17th and the Taipei Marathon a day later, the top end of 2022 Marathon season came to a close

(Inside the Games) Triathlon: Double Olympic champion Brownlee appointed to British Olympic Foundation Board
Two-time Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee has been appointed to the Board of the British Olympic Foundation (BOF)

( Cycling" Giant postpones payments to suppliers due to falling demand, rising inventory levels, and market “headwinds”
“We still believe the future of the cycling market continues to be bright,” says the Taiwanese manufacturer, as Merida insists its cash flow remains normal

(Daily Nation) Athletics: AK Regional X-Country Championships set for this weekend
* Athletes competing at the nationals will be eyeing a slot at the Sirikwa World Cross Country Gold Tour event which will mark its second edition this year at Lobo Village
* AK Vice President in charge of competitions Paul Mutwii told Nation Sport that all the regions will select teams that will compete at the nationals where Team Kenya for the World Cross Country Championships will also feature

(WA) Athletics: Burnie to Bathurst and beyond: milers clash in Tasmania

(Fast-Women) Athletics: Injuries nearly forced her out of high-level sport. Lizzie Bird adjusted her training—and became a British record holder

(WA) Athletics: Jumping into its second century – Azerbaijan athletics celebrates its centenary

(WA) Athletics: Taye threatens world record in Barcelona, Cheptegei wins in Madrid

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson is not setting her sights on bronze or silver, she wants gold every time
I just love watching Keely, who is such a gutsy athlete – and I'm really excited to see her progress this year as she hunt global gold

(Tri247) Triathlon: 2022 Year in Review: Best new events

(EA) Athletics: European Athletics President's 2023 New Year Message

    January 1, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(NYRR) Athletics: 2022 NYRR Midnight Run Results.

(EA) Athletics: Katir motors to 27:19 10km clocking in Madrid

(WA) Athletics: 10 reasons to be excited for 2023

(The Independent) Athletics:‘Grounded’ Keely Hodgkinson can dominate the 800 metres, says Lord Coe
The 20-year-old will be eyeing a world title in the summer

(National Review) Women in Sport: Males Quietly Encroach on Niche Women’s Sports, Far from the NCAA, High-School Spotlight

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Detroit Free Press Marathon introduces new anti-doping policy for 2023
Mary Akor of Gardenia, Calif., won the 2022 race after previously serving a two-year suspension for doping. In 2023, she will be unable to defend her marathon title due to its new anti-doping policy

(RedState) Women in Sport: Kira Davis: My Sponsors Dropped Me for the Sin of Recognizing Biological Reality

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