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    June 30, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Gainesville Sun) Women in Sport: Whitley: Transgender sports leaders lose credibility when they deny the obvious

(Fox News) Women in Sport: NCAA is destroying what it means to be a female athlete like me
Female athletes devote our free time and skip big events, only to have NCAA wreck our sports

(Newsweek) Women in Sport: Sex, Science, and Fairness in Women's Sports

(Capital FM) Athletics: Why prize money for Nairobi City Marathon was reduced by Ksh 2.5million
The prize money for the winner of the 42km race at this year’s Nairobi City Marathon was reduced to ensure that at least the first 20 finishers walk home with something in their pockets

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Lausanne stage awaits Cheptegei, Chemutai
Cheptegei is looking to polish ahead of his bid to retain the 10000m gold medal at the Budapest World Athletics Championships later in August

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Where to watch Mary Moraa in tonight's Diamond League Meeting in Lausanne
The action will start at 8 PM local time with the women's javelin and the main program will kick off at 9 PM with the women's 800m

(Pulse Sports ) Athletics: Kibiwott Kandie out to reclaim Kenya's lost glory in 10000m
The last time a Kenyan won the men’s 10000m race at the global event was during the 2001 World Championships

(Evening Standard) Drugs in Sport: CJ Ujah interview: I was ashamed after my drugs ban ... but now my conscience is clear
The former Olympic Stadium looms large over its athletics warm-up track, a reminder of the high point of CJ Ujah’s career

(CBC) Athletics: 'I learned my lesson': Sprinter Bednarek says to not underestimate 'Championship Andre'
De Grasse, teammate Brown set for 100, 200m showdowns on Canada Day weekend

(WA) Athletics: Greatest World Championships moments – 40 to 31

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 470: Kara Winger – Four-Time Olympian and World Championships Silver Medalist
Kara Winger is on the show today! Kara is a four-time Olympian and a World Championships Silver Medalist. She is a former American Record Holder and Diamond League Champion. She has accomplished all of this while throwing the Javelin

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

(The Star) Athletics: 40 greatest World Championships moments countdown to start on June 30
* The first part of the countdown, covering moments 40 through to 31, will be revealed on Friday, marking 50 days to go until the World Athletics Championships Budapest 23.
* The next 10 moments (30 to 21) will be revealed on 6 July and the following 10 (20-11) will be published on 13 July

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Nairobi City Marathon: Organisers to monitor air quality on route
Athletics Kenya (AK) under the United Nations “Sports for Climate Action” have installed nine air quality sensors along the route that will indicate if the air athletes are breathing is permissible in competitive sports

(USATF) Athletics: Bobby Kersee to receive 2023 USATF Legend Coach Award

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes: Usain Bolt inspiring me to be world's fastest man
Hughes, who is set for a homecoming at the British Championships next week, is using Bolt to become a quicker sprinter

(The Guardian) Athletics: Hughes targets world championships after shattering Christie’s 100m record
Sprinter flying high after running fastest time of the year - Hughes says he is ready to be ‘part of the rumble’ in Budapest

Diamond League Laussane - Switzerland

    June 29, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Street party for Olyslagers with 2.02m high jump world lead in Lausanne

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 66 world-class runners enter Africa’s richest marathon
* Kipkosgei, the metric miler-cum-distance runner, has a career best of 2:07:07 from his second place at the 2021 Eindhoven Marathon. He is yet to compete since finishing sixth at Loop Den Haag Half Marathon on September 25 last year
* It will be Kipkemboi’s first race since winning the Istanbul Marathon in 2:10: 18 on November 6, last year

(Campus Reform) Womern in Sport: Boise State professor drops hard data on the trans sports controversy
* In a June 22 tweet, Boise State professor Scott Yenor compared the women's track and field world records to the championship times of D3 men and high school boys in 2015.
* 'There are many, many men who are interested in and better at sports than the best women,' Yenor said in a statement

(NY Times) Cycling: Tour de France: Vingegaard vs. Pogacar Is the Race to Watch
The 110th edition of cycling’s greatest race begins Saturday in Spain. Here’s a primer on the stars, the squads and the story lines

(The Citizen) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya has not given up on her career, her wife confirms
If she wants to compete against women again, Semenya might have to return to court.

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen and Girma clash in hunt for fast 1500m in Lausanne
(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Gold medal-winning Aussie Olympian lifts the lid on her 12-year drug test hell as she details the insane level of surveillance athletes go through
* Jessica Fox reveals drug test requirements
* Olympic champ says it still 'blows her mind'
* Missing a test can lead to a two-year ban

(The Star) Athletics: Kipchoge signs with Mozilla Africa as brand ambassador
* My foundation works in areas of health, environment and education. We have set-up a library in Nandi County where we have equipped books that our local youth can access-Kipchoge
* Mozilla is keen to identify and work with individuals whose values resonate with ours in advancing mutually beneficial programs that supports the needs of communities-O'Brien

(EA) Athletics: The bigger the stage the better for Norway’s newest one lap talent Ingvaldsen
He may be only 20 but Havard Bentdal Ingvaldsen has already developed a habit that could carry him to lofty heights in the years ahead. It’s one every athlete wants, but only some possess: the ability to produce your best when it matters most

9Inside the Games) Olympics: Exclusive: IOC top management pay bill up by 50 per cent in four years
The US dollar wage bill for the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s executive management has risen by 50 per cent in the space of four years

(Road.CC) Cycling: Cheating at the Tour de France — a rich history dating back 120 years
Besides doping, since its start the race has seen some egregious and at times ingenious rule-breaking

(ITU) Triathlon: Course details revealed for 2023 World Triathlon Championships Finals Pontevedra

(MSN) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines Throws Down the Gauntlet: Lashes Out at ‘Emotional Blackmail' Involving Transgender Swimmer Lia Thomas!

(Fox Sports) Women in Sport: The trans-sport two-step dishonors female athlete pioneers like my mom
Transgender activists' demands discriminate against women athletes

(On3.com) Athletics: Florida's Parker Valby becomes first female track and field athlete to ink NIL deal with Nike

(The Times) Cycling: Tour de France: How cyclists keep their bodies fit and firing
An examination of fuelling and recovery regimes reveals meticulous planning — and offers a few tips for riders at amateur level
Have we reached an era of cycling that can be trusted?
Technology advances have enabled riders to break records without there being a need for automatic suspicion. Is this naivety, asks David Bates
(Diamond League) Athletics: Monaco unveils star-studded triple and long jump line-ups
Pedro Pablo Pichardo and Andy Diaz will resume their rivalry in the men's triple jump at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco in July.

    June 28, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Diamond League) Athletics: Lausanne: Five things to look out for
From an in-form Jakob Ingebrigtsen to the return of Ryan Crouser and Neeraj Chopra, fireworks are guaranteed at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Lausanne this Friday.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Moraa, Chepkoech eye success in Lausanne Diamond League
* Chepkoech, who finished fourth in the Doha and Florence Diamond League races, hopes to break the 9-minute mark for the first time in nearly a year
* Chepkoech, the 2019 world 3,000m steeplechase champion, took Kipyegon and previous record holder Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia through 3,000m in 8:31.91 before, Kipyegon, smashed the 5,000m world record in a new time of 14:05.20

(The Star) Athletics: Cheruiyot to use Diamond League to improve shape ahead of Budapest
* Cheruiyot said besides eyeing a vintage performance in the series, he will also use the stage to gauge his stamina as he smarts from a long layoff occasioned by a nagging injury.
* Cheruiyot feels he needs to up his game heading into the premier annual global showpiece, where he will also strive to reclaim the title he last won in Doha during the 2019 extravaganza

(Tri247) Triathlon: “I’m a champion and expect champion results” – Jorgensen fired up for next race

(WA) Athletics: New one-day schedule for World Road Running Championships in Riga

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Coach Bernard Ouma Explains The Evolution Of The 1500 Meters, Timothy Cheruiyot's Training

(IWF) Women in Sport: Why Gutting Title IX Is Psychological Warfare
It’s evident that gender revolutionaries are championing the Soviet model to destabilize existing institutions and re-educate the masses

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Florida's Parker Valby Signs NIL Deal With Nike After NCAA Championship Win

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson takes on Mary Moraa in Lausanne
Athletissima meeting in Switzerland ready to stage two-lap duel on Friday as Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Ryan Crouser and Femke Bol are also in action

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: Ironman 70.3 Mont-Tremblant rescheduled to take place alongside full-distance event in August
Ironman also offers a number of options for athletes who don't want to race in August

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Golden Spike 2023: Simbini stuns De Grasse to win 100m final, while Duplantis and Crouser reaffirm dominance
World record holders Armand Duplantis and Ryan Crouser lead competition from start to finish, while Czech two-time Olympic javelin champion Barbora Spotakova makes comeback nine months after announcing retiremen

(AI) Athletics: The Addy Wiley interview: Huntington University, track and surviving childhood cance

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Report reveals high level of drug use in athletics

(Endurance.BIZ) Drugs in Sport:UCI initiatives to combat doping and technological fraud at 2023 Tour de France

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Enhanced Games president claims a British Olympian is one of almost TWO HUNDRED athletes to express an interest after plans were announced for Olympic-style event with no drugs testing
* Michael Johnson has branded the Enhanced Games as a 'ridiculous PR stunt'
* Aron D'Souza stated a British Olympian is one of many seeking more information
* The dangerous and depressing plan to stage the 'Enhanced Games' next year

(The Times) Cycling: Tadej Pogacar: Slovenian star bidding to regain Tour de France crown
One half of Slovenia’s cycling power couple is loved globally, but less so in his home country. Elgan Alderman finds that the two-times Tour winner has not had a straightforward rise to stardom

(WA) Athletics: Duplantis clears 6.12m world lead as meeting records fall in Ostrava

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2023 Women’s Finalists
Men’s Finalists

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Tobi Amusan blazes to her best race of the year at Golden Spikes Meet in Ostrava
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan sped to her fastest time this year to finish third behind Jasmine Camacho-Quinn in Ostrava

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse earns 1st top-3 finish in 100m in over a year, ties season-best time in Ostrava
Fellow Canadian Jerome Blake 6th in sprint double, Alysha Newman's pole vault struggles continue

    June 27, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Athletics: Why Are Runners Suddenly So Fast?
Records are falling and times are dropping. Is it the shoes, or something else?

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Defending champion Barsosio out of Nairobi City Marathon
* The winners in both categories will go home Sh 3.5 million richer, down from Sh6 million awarded in the last edition
* The second and third athletes in both categories will pocket Sh2.25 million and Sh1.5 million respectively with the prize money trickling down all the way to the 20th position

(BBC) Athletics: Jolien Boumkwo: Belgium shot putter who ran 100m hurdles thanks crowd for support
Belgian shot-putter Jolien Boumkwo has thanked fans for "heartwarming" support after her surprise 100m hurdles appearance at the European Athletics Team Championships

(MassLive) Women in Sport: ‘Offensive’ transgender Facebook posts end 2nd job prospect for school administrator

(Forbes) Athletics: Can Athing Mu Become The Next Transcendent U.S. Track Star?

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

(Mirror) Drugs in Sport: Enhanced Games to allow drug-taking and has 'support' of athletes and doctors
The eye-catching idea would see competition in athletics, aquatics, gymnastics, strength and combat sports and involve no drug-testing in pursuit of world records

(The Guardian) Olympics: Let them drink water: alcohol ban at Paris Olympics does not apply to VIPs
Hospitality exemption allows for champagne prized guests - Fans travelling to Rugby World Cup free from restrictions

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Tobi Amusan: Running 11s is not impossible to break my World Record
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan believes its possible to break her World Record and running sub-12s is an achievable goal

(Gulf Times) Athletics: Kipchoge looking at Olympic marathon treble

(Sky Sports) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes says coach Glen Mills tells him he has similar traits to Usain Bolt
Zharnel Hughes became Britain's fastest ever man on Saturday as he broke Linford Christie's 100m national record of 9.87 by 0.04 seconds; Hughes believes he can go "even faster" at the 2023 Athletics World Championships in Budapest, which take place in August

    June 26, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RunningUSA) Athletics: Historically Fast Fields Set for 54th Running of AJC Peachtree Road Race

(Newsweek) Women in Sport: Lance Armstrong Speaks Out After Backlash Over Transgender Comments

(The Running Effect Podcast) Athletics: The Inside Scoop with Parker Valby

(NY Times) Athletics: Belgium Was Out of Hurdlers. So a Shot-Putter Agreed to Run.
Jolien Boumkwo’s 100-meter hurdles debut was not a joke or a stunt. Her team needed the points in a European meet

(BBC) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes: 'The sky is the limit' says sprinter after breaking British 100m record
British sprinter Zharnel Hughes says "the sky is the limit" after breaking the 30-year British men's 100m record, with his next target securing a place on the World Championships podium

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: Smoke from forest fires force cancellation of Mixed Relay races at WTCS Montreal
Montreal suffering worst air quality of any major city in the world

(Spiked) Women in Sport: ‘Women are being asked to move over’
Sharron Davies on the trans takeover of women’s sport

(WA) Athletics: Italy wins European Team Championships as competition records fall in Silesia

(Dyestat) Athletics:Sinclaire Johnson Strong in 1,500 at Stumptown High Performance in Preparation for USATF Outdoor Championships
Reigning U.S. champion runs 4:00.77 at Jesuit High in final tuneup before national meet at Hayward Field; Akins, Dixon, Hassan, Meyer and Sprout also victorious, with future Duck Watcke clocking 1:47.70 in 800 for No. 12 in U.S. prep history

(BBC) Athletics: European Athletics Team Championships: Captain Bianca Williams stars as Great Britain finish fifth
Team captain Bianca Williams ran her fastest 200m time in five years as Great Britain finished fifth overall at the European Athletics Team Championships

(BAA) Athletics: 2023 B.A.A. 10K presented by Brigham and Women’s Hospital Kicks Off Summer in Style
Athletes from 49 states and 102 countries participated in the 6.2 mile race through Back Bay

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Belgian shot putter Jolien Boumkwo runs in 100m hurdles in bizarre moment at European Championships
Following the withdrawal of her team-mate, the Belgian shot putter competed in the event to secure vital points for her struggling team

    June 25, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(EA) Athletics: Team champions for the first time! Italy dominates in Silesia 2023
Olympic high jump champion Gianmarco Tamberi played a captain’s part as Italy secured their first ever European Athletics Team Championships title they so narrowly missed in the Silesian Stadium two years ago on Sunday

(BBC) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes: British athlete predicted his 9.83 run to break Linford Christie's 30-year 100m record
"If you can dream it, you can achieve it," Zharnel Hughes wrote on Instagram, after running 9.83 seconds to break Linford Christie's 30-year British 100m record

(The Guardian) Athletics: Shot putter runs 32sec 100m hurdles after injury hits Belgium at Euro Champs
Team faced disqualification until 29-year-old stepped up - Teammates had to withdraw because of injury

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: Eugene Amo-Dadzie: The dope testers didn’t want to know me when I was running 10.8sec
Accountant is pleased with the recognition after sudden rise into Britain’s all-time list of quickest sprinters

(The Times) Cycling: Have we reached an era of cycling that can be trusted?
Technology advances have enabled riders to break records without there being a need for automatic suspicion. Is this naivety, asks David Bates

(NY Times) Women in Sport: The Legal Foundation of Women’s Sports Is Under Fire
In the realm of athletics, if we want to both secure and continue the remarkable advances women have made in the 51 years since Congress passed Title IX, it’s important to remember that sex still matters, and sex distinctions in the law should remain

(Daily Mail) Womenn in Sport: Drugs cheat Lance Armstrong is accused of blatant hypocrisy on social media after questioning the 'fairness of trans athletes in sport' after he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping
* Lance Armstrong announced a new series around transgender athletes in sport
* The former cyclist's suitability to discuss issues of fairness was mocked online
* Armstrong was famously stripped of Tour de France titles for doping offences

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: Harvard swimmer says the Biden admin is using the transgender debate as a 'civil rights movement'

(The Telegraoh) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes breaks Linford Christie's 30-year British 100m record
The 27-year-old held off Jamaican Ackeem Blake by a tenth of a second to break the former Olympian Champion national record

(ITU) Triathlon: Beth Potter reigns in Montreal
Matt Hauser strikes gold in WTCS Montreal

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: Belgian Shot Putter Was the Ultimate Team Player for Running 100M Hurdles in Viral Video

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: American Sprinter Noah Lyles Matches Usain Bolt Record at NYC Grand Prix

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Champion swimmer who was forced to change in a CLOSET to avoid undressing in front of trans athlete Lia Thomas breaks her silence and slams NCAA for putting women in a 'stressful and hostile environment'
* Kylee Alons revealed she was forced to cower in a closet to avoid trans rival Lia Thomas at the 2022 NCAA Championships
* The champion swimmer slammed the NCAA organizers for putting women in a 'stressful and hostile environment'
* READ MORE: Sports performance experts reveal to DailyMail.com why the 'undeniable' physical advantage of trans women can't be undone

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: Ironman 70.3 Mont-Tremblant cancelled due to smoke from forest fires

(NY Post) Women in Sport: Keeping trans women out of women’s sports is ‘hardest fight I’ve had’: Olympian

(USATF) Athletics: Lyles, McLaughlin-Levrone lead parade of Team USATF stars at NYC Grand Prix

(NY Times) Running: Altitude Meets Adrenaline: Running the Dolomites
The limestone pinnacles and green meadows of one of the most scenic mountain ranges on earth provide the backdrop to a seven-day adventure in Italy

(RRW) Athletics: World Champion Mu Returns To Action With Decisive Win at NYC Grand Prix
Reigning Olympic and world 800m champion Athing Mu made her long-anticipated return to competition here today at the New York City Grand Prix, and the 21 year-old from nearby Trenton, New Jersey, had a very good day at the office

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Moraa anchors Kenya mixed relay team to new national record
* It was an explosive battle between Moraa’s team and Botswana as Kenya A led from start to finish, winning in three minutes and 14.64 seconds on Saturday at the Nyayo National Stadium
* The performance saw Kenya A move to ninth place in the world ranking and road to the World Athletics Championships scheduled for August 19 to 27 in Budapest, Hungary, dislodging Slovenia
* The 16 top ranked countries in the world by July 31, 2023 will automatically qualify for the world championships and Kenya can only pray that no team dislodges them

(CBC) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes breaks 30-year-old British 100m record with 'dream' run
Caroline Ehrhardt top Canadian at NYC Grand Prix with 3rd-place finish in triple jump
(WA) Hughes runs world-leading British 100m record in New York>A?

BAA 10K - Boston, MA

Vancouver Half Marathon - Vancouver, BC

    June 24, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(BBC) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes runs 9.83 to break Linford Christie's long-standing British men's 100m record
Zharnel Hughes has broken Linford Christie's British men's 100m record, which had stood for 30 years, by clocking 9.83 seconds in New York

(Science of Sport) Athletics: Why So Many Athletics Records Are Being Broken / Elite Athletes And Cramp
From ultra-distance events like the Comrades Marathon to the tracks of the Diamond League, athletics records are being broken at every turn. The team drill down to the realities of technology and discuss its influence over these performances to put them into perspective. We also discuss World No. 2 Carlos Alcaraz's cramping implosion at this year's French Open and why Novak Djokovic and mountain biker Nino Schurter seem to defy their own advancing years to stay at the top

(BBC) Athletics: European Athletics Team Championships: Great Britain fourth heading into final day in Poland
Issy Boffey took second in the women's 800m as Great Britain dropped to fourth overall at the European Athletics Team Championships in Silesia, Poland

(Carolina Journal) Women in Sport: Sen Applewhite receives ‘frightening’ messages after women’s sports bill vote
Applewhite said that, following her vote on H.B 574, she was called many things that "you probably can't print."

(RadioTour) Women in Sport: Protest To Protect Women in Sports Planned at US Road Nationals

(Express) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies says trans athletes are denying young women sporting opportunities
Swimmer and campaigner Sharron Davies passionately believes male-born competitors who identify as female represent more of an injustice than the dope cheats who cruelly robbed her of a gold medal at the Olympics.

(WA) Athletics: World leads for Tsegay in Nerja and Tinch in Fayetteville

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 469: Grace Norman – Paralympic Gold Medalist and 3x World Champion
Grace Norman is a three-time World Triathlon para champion in 2016, 2017, and 2022. She is a 2020 Tokyo Paralympic silver medalist, a 2016 Rio Paralympic Gold Medalist, an 8-time World paratriathlon Championships Medalist (3 golds, 2 silvers, and 2 bronze). She is a two-time USA Paratriathlon National Champion and a 13-time World Paratriathlon event medalist

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kasait, Kosgei stun favourites to claim national titles
* Kasait, the Kenya Prisons 1,500m and 5,000m champion braves a thrilling onslaught from the 3,000m steeplechase world record holder Beatrice Chepkoech to win in 15 minutes and 01.37 seconds
* After bagging bronze in women’s under-20 at the World Cross Country Championships in Australia in February and the Africa Under-20 3,000m steeplechase in May in Lusaka, Kosgei went for the national crown in 9:35.25
* Meanwhile, Boniface Mweresa from Kenya Defence Forces and Kenya Prisons’ Esther Mbagari are the new national men and women’s 200m champions

(The Times) Cycling: Chris Froome left out of Tour de France squad
Elsewhere, Mark Cavendish’s hopes of surpassing Eddy Merckx have been boosted by Mark Renshaw joining his team

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Enhanced Games: audacious plan for sporting event without drug testing
Australian Aron D’Souza wants to stage first event next year - Olympic chef de mission Anna Meares: ‘it’s a joke, unfair, unsafe’

(Cycling News) Cycling: Triathlete Findlay claims second elite women's Canadian time trial title

(State of Swimming) Olympics: Happy Olympic Day But Not Until Bach’s IOC Bursts Bubble Blinding Them To The Torture & Torment Of The Rape Of A Nation & Ravage Of Fair Play

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in New York

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Josette Andrews’ Dream Is Clicking
Major life changes can be hard on athletic careers, but Josette Andrews has only gotten better in the months since she tied the knot with Olympian Robby Andrews and moved halfway across the country to Colorado to join the On Athletic Club and the coaching of Dathan Ritzenhein

(USATF) Athletics: NYC Grand Prix Event-By-Event Preview

(BBC) Athletics: European Athletics Team Championships: Hannah Nuttall helps Great Britain to second place
Hannah Nuttall's second place in the women's 5,000m helped Great Britain end day one of the European Athletics Team Championships second overall

B.A.A. 10K - Boston, MA

NYC Grand Prix - Randalls Island, New Yor

    June 23, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(NY Times) Athletics: Want to Run a World-Record Time? Follow the Green Lights.
Wavelights have helped runners stay on a pace to break multiple world records. They were developed by a former pacer

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines Slams Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan With Logic Over Their Belief In The Inclusion Of Trans Athletes In Women’s Sports

(Capital FM) Sports: Government to launch ‘proper’ reward scheme for all international winning sportsmen
Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba has said the government is set to launch a new and revamped reward scheme for all sportsmen who win international events across all sports disciplines

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala eyes sub-10 seconds in Nationals final
* As Omanyala positioned himself for his third national 100m title, a new women’s national 100m champion was set to be crowned after defending champion Maximilla Imali was disqualified after a false start in her semi-final heat
* Omanyala, the Commonwealth Games and Africa 100m champion, hit his pistons well from the blocks to win against the -0.5 wind speed, improving his first round victory of 10.08 on Thursday
* Omanyala of Police won to set up an explosive battle with Steve Onyango from Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), who won the third semi-final heat in 10.49 (-0.1) as Onyango’s teammate Meshack Babu won the second semi in 10.52
Nusra breaks national women's 100m hurdles record
* The 21-year-old Nusra tore the hurdles in 13.87 seconds to claim her maiden national 100m hurdles title at the Nyayo National Stadium on Friday
* Nusra’s feat saw her erase the previous record of 13.99 set by Priscilla Tabunda in April last year at the National Athletics Championships at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani
* It’s the Africa 400m hurdles bronze medallist Wiseman Were, who retained his 110 hurdles title, clocking 14.03 to win as KDF athletes swept all the podium places

(EA) Athletics: 7 mouthwatering clashes to follow at the European Athletics Team Championships 1st Division

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Canadian Olympian Julie-Anne Staehli gives old running shoes a new purpose
Staehli's ReRun Shoe Project turns used running shoes into an opportunity to make physical activity more accessible

(Fox News) Women in Sp0ort: Elisabeth Hasselbeck argues safety of biological women should be top priority in transgender athlete debate
Riley Gaines testified NCAA female swimmers did not consent to share a locker room with transgender competitor Lia Thomas

(Nine.com) Athletics: Why Aussie running whiz-kid Cameron Myers is primed as overseas debut looms

(Spiked) Women in Sport: The battle for women’s sport
Sharron Davies on how trans ideology is destroying fair play

    June 22, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Sprint showdowns in spotlight at NYC Grand Prix

(Diamond League) Athletics: Kipyegon to take on the mile in Monaco
Kenyan star and 1500m world record holder Faith Kipyegon will take on the women's mile at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco next month

(CBC) Athletics: Olympic sprinter Aaron Brown on how to improve the pay structure of track and field
Host Morgan Campbell chats with two-time Olympic medallist Aaron Brown about how a change to the structure of track and field could help athletes receive more money

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jesire, Chepkemoi equal national high jump record
* The men’s 4x100m and 4x400m world championships qualifying races were not staged after South Sudan and Botswana teams rescheduled their arrival to Friday

(BBC) Athletics: George Mills: British athlete on taking a different path and aiming for World Championships
George Mills is more than happy to talk about the role his Dad has played in shaping his career

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2023 Women’s Semifinalists

(Fox News) Women in Sport: NC State swim star Kylee Alons changed in storage closet during 2022 NCAA Championships
Lia Thomas was at the 2022 NCAA Championships and won a national title

(Castanet) Athletics: Okanagan Running Collective hopes to revive Kelowna marathon

(SportsMax) Athletics: Fitter and faster, Natoya Goule eyes national record as she targets podium finish in Budapest

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ruth Chepng'etich targets world record at Chicago Marathon
* Last year, Chepng'etich became the second fastest woman in marathon history when she defended her Chicago Marathon title in two hours, 14 minutes and 18 seconds, missing the world record by 14 seconds

(CBC) Athletics: Knighton wins Oslo 200m in Bolt-like fashion, De Grasse places 5th | Athletics North

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines grand slams queer activist's Senate testimony that men can't beat Serena Williams
Gaines spoke at the Senate hearing on 'Protecting Pride: Defending the Civil Rights of LGBTQ+ Americans'

(Deadspin) Olympics: The Olympic Scandal we should be talking about
Paris is in the midst of a housing crisis ahead of the 2024 Games, and LA is up next

(IWV) Women in Sport: Independent Women’s Voice Launches Keep Women’s Sports Female Open Letter Signed By Over 100 Female Athletes

(WA) Athletics: Bullet Bob, the Lightning Bolt of his day

(Running USA) Athletics: 2023 Race Trends: Global Runner Survey

(Tri247) Triathlon: WTCS Montreal: Start time, preview and watch live

(Media ITE ) Women in Sport: https://www.mediaite.com/sports/riley-gaines-disputes-claim-that-trans-women-dont-have-an-advantage-in-sports-both-serena-and-venus-lost-to-the-203rd-ranked-mens-tennis-player/

    June 21, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: The transgender sports debate is becoming harder for lawmakers to ignore

(NBC Chcago) Athletics: ‘Legendary matchups' set as Chicago Marathon announces 2023 elite female headliners

(IWF) Women in Sport: Independent Women’s Law Center And Independent Women’s Forum Release 2nd Edition Of “Competition” Report, Focus On The Threat To Women’s Sports
Since the release of the groundbreaking report in 2021, the threat to women’s sports has grown

Athletics: Olympic and World champion Athing Mu to make 2023 season debut at USATF NYC Grand Prix on Sat., June 24
A gold-level stop on World Athletics’ Continental Tour Gold, the USATF NYC Grand Prix will take place at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York City on Saturday, June 24

(Canadian Cycling Magazine) Cycling: Derek Gee given a hero’s welcome at Preston Street Criterium
The revelation of the Giro made an appearance at the Ottawa race

(SportsMax) Athletics: National junior 100m record holder, Alana Reid, signs multi-year deal with Nike

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field National Awards

(The Star) Athletics: KCB pump Sh5 million into next month's Nairobi City Marathon
* Bank's representative, George Odhiambo, said the company is determined to ensure sports sustainability
* This sponsorship comes days after KCB sponsored the upcoming WRC Safari Rally with Sh150 million and will be the official financial partner of the event

(CitiusMag) Athletics: 2023 New Balance Nationals Outdoor: Favorite Moments

(AW) Athletics: Melissa Courtney-Bryant wins big in Tomblaine 1500m
Welsh athlete enjoys win of her life plus news of Irish 1500m records and results from Oslo in our international results round-up

(ITU) Triathlon: Taylor Spivey eyes first WTCS victory in Montreal

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Fastest Man Without a Country
Refugee Dominic Lobalu has proven that he can beat the best runners in the world. But will that be enough to get him to the World Championships?

(WA) Athletics: Two world records and a house for Kenya's Kipyegon

USATF Masters 1 Mile Championships - Indianapolis, IN

    June 20, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(IWF) Women in Sport: Title IX, Male-Bodied Athletes, and the THreat to Women's Sports

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: IOC would have already helped swimmers robbed of medals by doping cheats if they were men, claims USA pool legend Nancy Hogshead - as she savages the body for being 'chicken'
* Sharron Davies was robbed of Olympic gold by an East Germany drug cheat
* The IOC is reluctant to revise records that identify East Germans as winners
* Nancy Hogshead says the body would have acted if those robbed were men

(Antigua Observer) Athletics: A matter of time: Former world champion Kim Collins believes Bolt’s record will be broken

(Evening Standard) Olympics: Paris Olympics headquarters raided by police in corruption investigation
Anti-corruption police in France have raided the headquarters of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games organising committee as part of an investigation into the embezzlement of public funds

(The Star) Athletics: Annual Eldoret City Marathon postponed again
* The annual event was earlier set to take place on Sunday but has been pushed to October 1
* Speaking in Eldoret on Tuesday, race director, Moses Tanui, apologised to athletes who had prepared for the race

(BBC) Athletics: Eugene Amo-Dadzie: 'World's fastest accountant' stuns athletics with sub 10-second 100m
It was first thing on Sunday morning that Eugene Amo-Dadzie - the self-styled world's fastest accountant - heard the knock on his front door.

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Cam Levins and Élissa Legault win Canadian Half Marathon Championships
Canada's men's 21.1-km record holder defended his title in Winnipeg, finishing with a course record of 61:41

(Carolina Jounal) Women in Sport: Former UNC Coach Sylvia Hatchell: Males should not compete on women’s teams

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Former Lia Thomas teammate challenges White House rhetoric on trans athletes: 'Dangerous for women'
Paula Scanlan said she plans to 'stand against' any attempts to rewrite Title IX

(PortageOnline) Athletics: https://www.portageonline.com/articles/hopper--neil-are-manitoba-marathon-champions>A?
(Global News) Triumphant runners conquer Manitoba’s 45th marathon on Father’s Day

    June 19, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Refugee athletes see light at the end of the tunnel through U20 programme

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Six countries set for Kenyan Athletics Championships
* Kamau clarified that they brought the trials forward so as to give athletes ample time to prepare for several Diamond League races that are lined up before Budapest and visa processing
* Silesia Diamond League is due for July 16 in Poland and will be followed by the Monaco Diamond League on July 21 and London Diamond League on July 23

(BAA) Athletics: Race Week Reminders: 2023 B.A.A. 10K presented by Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Nearly 10,000 participants expected to race through Back Bay on Sunday, June 25

(Diamond League) Athletics: Warholm continues campaign in Monaco
Norwegian 400m hurdles star will be out for more Wanda Diamond League glory when he hits the track at Herculis EBS Monaco in July

(EA) Athletics: One day to go to Silesia 2023! How to follow the European Athletics Team Championships
There will be extensive and comprehensive coverage of the Silesia 2023 European Athletics Team Championships across all platforms from 20-25 Jun

(BBC) Athletics: Decathlon and heptathlon 'sidelined' by UK Athletics, says Harry Kendall
A top British decathlete claims the discipline is being "continuously sidelined" after being omitted from the UK Athletics Championships schedul

(BBC) Athletics: Jazmin Sawyers: GB athlete on European gold, coping with setbacks & leaning on friends
"I've always loved competing. In the heat of a championship is my favourite place to be, but until March this year I'd never taken gold, and I'd been underestimating just how good it would feel to win"

(WA) Athletics: Kaul and Schafer win in Ratingen

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Oslo show encourages Kiplimo ahead of Budapest
Kiplimo wants a prize bigger than his 10000m bronze medal from the Oregon Worlds in Eugene, USA last year

(Irish Times) Athletics: Coscoran out on his own after record 1500m run in Nice
Coscoran out on his own after record 1500m run in Nice

    June 18, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Special Father's Day for Faith Kipyegon's dad
*Kipyegon would shock the world when she not only beat the 5000m world record holder Letesenbet Gidey but also shattered the record in Paris on June 9

(ITU) Triathlon: Anahi Alvarez earns first World Cup gold and Gwen Jorgensen back on the podium in Mexico
Spain's David Castro crowned champion in Huatulco battle royale

(The Times) Cycling: How cycling fanatic’s horror crash led to meeting with Lance Armstrong
Mark Webber fractured vertebrae and had to rehab for six months after being hit by a motorbike in the mountains, but the episode changed him for the better

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: 'We should have won... I wouldn't be working my a**8 off now at 60!': Ann Inge and British swimming relay girls reflect on Olympic heartache after being denied life-changing golds by East German doping scheme in 1980
* Ann Osgerby and her team-mates were denied Olympic golds by doping cheats
* Were it not for the doping scheme of East Germany, they would be champions
* Despite admissions by several athletes, the IOC refuse to set the record straight

(IWN) Women in Sport: Petition To UCI And USA Cycling To Keep Women’s Cycling FEMALE

(NY Times) Cycling: Three Teams Drop Out of Tour de Suisse After Cyclist’s Death
Gino Mäder’s Bahrain-Victorious squad and two other teams withdrew on Saturday, but organizers said they would complete the multistage race this weekend

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘I’m born to suffer’: refugee athlete Dominic Lobalu on race to find a home
Saga of the stateless elite runner and the Swiss school teacher who saw his talent is the subject of a new documentary

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Marathon Beneva de Montréal is back for 2023
Mark your calendar for Sept. 22-24

(News-Tribune) Athletics: Barno extends his record with fifth Grandma's Marathon win
The Kenyan missed breaking Dominic Ondoro’s course record by approximately eight seconds.
First-time marathon runner tops two-time defending champ to win Grandma's Marathon
Lauren Hagans, running her first marathon, defeated two-time defending champion Dakotah Lindwurm to claim the women's Grandma's Marathon title.
Grandma's Marathon: Montoya tops Goucher's record mark in Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
The Boulder, Colorado native completed the course in 1 hour, 9 minutes and 26 seconds
(Star-Tribune) Grandma's Marathon Hall of Fame inductee Elisha Barno wins record fifth title
Lauren Hagans of Little Rock, Ark., won the women's title in her marathon debu

(WA) Athletics: Schafer and Urena the leaders on first day in Ratingen

Athletics: Veteran, Rookie Claim Titles At 47th Annual Grandma’s Marathon
Barno, Hagans Reach Top of Podium with Varying Levels of Experience
Montoya Breaks Goucher’s Record, Reichow Bests Own Pr To Win 33Rd Annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Canadian Half Marathon Championships - Winnipeg, MB
Manitoba Marathon - Winnipeg, MB

    June 17, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse eyes progress, return to Olympic sprinting form with toe injury behind him
Canadian record holder posts season-best time over 200m at Oslo Diamond League

(News Tribune) aTHLETICS: 2023 Grandma's Marathon updates: Hall of Famer, first-time marathon runner among winners
Saturday morning's live coverage of the marathon in Duluth

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Youngsters Kimutai, Chepkorir reign in AK Nairobi meet
* Nairobi region used the one-day championships at the Kenya Prisons Nairobi West ground to select their team for the National Athletics Championships scheduled for June 22 to 24 at Nyayo National Stadium
* Kimutai scotched the murram track and the field in 13 minutes and 50.9 seconds to claim men’s 5,000m, beating Geoffrey Rono and Shadrack Kiptoo to second and third places in 13:59.2 and 14:04.8 respectively
* Chepkorir clocked 9:45.4 to win and edge out Teresa Cherotich to second place in 9:51.8 as Emily Wairimu came third in 10:32.6

(BBC) Athletics: England U23 Championships: Keely Hodgkinson wins 400m title in championship record
Olympic 800m silver medallist Keely Hodgkinson ran a personal best to break the England U23 Championship record and win the 400m title in Chelmsford

Athletics:Woodfine and Mawhinney Victorious at Under Armour Toronto 10K
Tristan Woodfine and Erin Mawhinney put on convincing displays of front running today as they won the Under Armour Toronto 10K in warm and breezy conditions.

(CNN) Women in Sport: Mayo Clinic accused of ‘placing academic freedom in jeopardy’ after suspending physician who criticized US agency during pandemic

(The Times) Women in Sport: Unfair Play: The Battle for Women’s Sport by Sharron Davies review — women are being cheated of medals
The former Olympian Sharron Davies takes on trans ideology in this passionate defence of women’s sport

(Time) Women in Sport: Allyson Felix: Tori Bowie Can't Die In Vain

9Texas Standard) Women in sport: Texas sues White House over Title IX protections for transgender athletes

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Young volleyball star who was injured when trans player spiked a ball at her head accuses Biden administration of 'hypocrisy' after Karine Jean-Pierre called opposition to transgender athletes in girls' sports 'dangerous'
* High school volleyball player Payton McNabb appeared on Fox News Friday
* She was injured in November 2022 during a match against transgender athlete
* McNabb slammed Biden administration for supporting trans athletes

(The Star) Athletics: Omanyala, Kinyamal lead Diamond League standings
* Wycliffe Kinyamal is leading the standings with 17 points ahead of former world Under-20 champion Emmanuel Wanyonyi who has 16 points.
* Lilian Kasait lead a Kenyan sweep in the 5,000m category with 12 points followed by Margaret Chelimo with nine points

(The Star) Athletics: Kwemoi to make half marathon debut at Antrim Coast Half Marathon
* He opened his 2023 season with a 10th-place finish in the 10,000m at the 31st Kanakuri Memorial Middle-and Long-Distance Invitational Meet.
* Another athlete who has confirmed participation is Great Britain’s Callum Hawkins who will be opening his season at the even

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's greatest moments at the World Athletics Championships

(FreeBeacon) Women in Sport: Californians Are Terrified To Say What 'Everyone Knows' About Trans Athletes in Girls' Sports

(Mirror) Women in Sport: Tori Bowie weighed just 96 pounds while eight months pregnant when she died in childbirth
The autopsy of the track and field star and former world and Olympic champion Tori Bowie revealed she had lost a considerable amount of weight when she passed and was also pregnant

(Stuff) Athletics: Maia Ramsden eyes big things as NCAA 1500m title puts her on the fast-track

(WA) Athletics: McLaughlin-Levrone to race 400m in New York

(BBC) Triathlon: King's Birthday Honours 2023: Former triathlon world champion Non Stanford made MBE
Former World Triathlon champion Non Stanford has been made an MBE in the King's Birthday Honours

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Announces Road Rosters for Budapest 23

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen Moves To No. 6 All-Time For 1500m, Highlights Oslo Diamond League

Grandma's Marathon - Duluth, MN

Under Armour 10K - Toronto, ON

    June 16, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Olympic and World champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone to race at USATF NYC Grand Prix on Saturday, June 24
World 400m champion Michael Norman set for 100m/200m double at Icahn Stadium on June 24 event

(RRM) Athletics: Boulderthon® Debuts New Course That Will Start And Finish In Downtown Boulder

(Sport News Africa) Drugs in Sport: AIU wants to get rid of the nagging issue of doping in Kenya

(The Star) Athletics: Wanyonyi plots to wrestle the world 800m title in Budapest
* Wanyonyi set his season in motion when he lit up the 60,000-capacity Moi Stadium, Kasarani track on May 13 to retain the Kip Keino Classic 800m title.
* Buoyed by the splendid run, Wanyonyi now feels greatly poised to make Team Kenya the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary

(The Star) Athletics: Chepkoech is happy to return and promises more goodies this season
* Kenya's dominance over the distance was set in motion when Milcah Chemos stormed the winner's podium at the 2013 World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Russia
* Hyvin Kiyeng then kept the fire burning after blazing to another gold during the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China

(NY Times) Cycling: Cyclist Dies After Mountain Crash in Tour de Suisse
Gino Mäder of Switzerland and another rider tumbled into a ravine during the fourth stage on Thursday. Mäder, 26, died Friday morning

(KARE) Athletics:Grandma's Marathon is a go, despite air quality concerns
Officials say they have protocols in place if the air quality worsens this weekend

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Coe claims World Athletics Championships track will deliver "historic performances"
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed the track at the National Athletics Centre will deliver "historic performances" at the World Championships in Hungary's capital Budapest

(BBC) Women in Sport: Allyson Felix: Olympic great calls for better maternity care for black women after Tori Bowie's death
Olympic great Allyson Felix has called for better maternity care for black women to ensure the death of team-mate Tori Bowie is "not in vain"

(Global News) aTHLETICS: Manitoba Marathon keeping close eye on weather after heat shut down 2022 event

(RRW) Athletics: At Oslo Diamond League, Ingebrigtsen Delivers Again
Just six days after setting a new world best for two miles, Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen came roaring back at tonight's Bislett Games in Oslo, setting a new meeting and European Athletics 1500m record of 3:27.95

(WA) Athletics: Combined events stars look to make a mark in Ratingen

(WA) Athletics: Warholm and Ingebrigtsen outstanding in Oslo

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Ta Lou blasts to a World Lead and Meeting Record of 10.75s at Oslo Diamond League

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: Karsten Warholm and Jakob Ingebrigtsen shine in Oslo
Karsten Warholm and Jakob Ingebrigtsen shone on home soil at the Oslo Diamond League, while Britons Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita finished tied fourth in the women's 100m
(EA) European 1500m record! 3:27.95 for Jakob Ingebrigtsen in Oslo
For the second time in six days, Jakob Ingebrigtsen revised the middle distance record books at the Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday (15) evening

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Wayde van Niekerk marks Diamond League return with an effortless win of 44.38s in Oslo
World Record holder van Niekerk was highly impressive in his 400m victory at Oslo Diamond League
(IOL) There were days where I thought I would never get back to the track, says Wayde van Niekerk
Wayde van Niekerk may be taking more of a holistic approach to athletics these days, but his competitive spirit is burning as bright as ever

(The Guardian) Athletcs: Asher-Smith and Neita run a dead heat in battle of Brits but lag behind Ta Lou
Sprinters finish joint-fourth at Diamond League meeting - ‘I was hoping for a little bit quicker,’ admits Asher-Smith

Irish News) Athletics; Mageean finishes Dream Mile run in 11th place

    June 15, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Christin Post) Women in Sport: Most Americans oppose men in women's sports, say attempts to change sex 'morally wrong': Gallup

(WA) Athletics: Sebastian Coe welcomes perfect stage for the world’s best athletes to shine at WCH Budapest 23

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian Sarah Mitton wins shot put gold at Diamond League competition
(CBC) Canada's Sarah Mitton snares shot put victory at Oslo Diamond League
Andre De Grasse places 5th in men's 200m with season-best time

(The Spectator) Women in Sport: Men don’t belong in women’s sport
Olympic leaders say there’s no such thing as male advantage in sport. Here’s a simple question for them: if that were true, why not just scrap sex-based categories of men and women altogether?

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies: ‘I lost the vast majority of work the moment I put my head above the parapet’
After Davies was robbed of a gold medal in 1980, the former Olympian is campaigning to keep biological men out of women's sports categories

(KeirRadnedge) Athletics: Coe set to serve four more years as unopposed head of World Athletics

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: 'I will be a legend or maybe a World Record holder' - Erriyon Knighton
Erriyon Knighton believes he can break Usain Bolt's 200m World Record of 19.19s

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kiplimo takes winning streak to Oslo
Kiplimo will on Thursday attempt to win his fifth successive race when he makes his season track bow over the 5000m distance during the Bislett Games, a leg of the Wanda Diamond League (DL), in Norwegian capital Oslo

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen, Warholm, Rojas and Duplantis ready to go in Oslo

(Splice Today) Women in Sport: Americans Are Less Comfortable With Transgender Athletes

(Diamond League) Athletics: Oslo: Press Conference
Mondo Duplantis, Yulimar Rojas, Wayde Van Niekerk and Jakob Ingebrigtsen will all feature at the pre-meeting press conference ahead of Thursday's Wanda Diamond League meeting in Oslo

(Irish Examiner) Athletics: Noble: 'We just need to get out of Adeleke's way and not interfere'
Truth is plenty of kids bloom at underage without showing the same colours at the elite level. Not Adeleke.

(BBC_ Athletics: Nicole Yeargin: Team GB sprinter says relay medals not enough
Scottish sprinter Nicole Yeargin is targeting a first individual medal in response to her coach telling her "no-one cares" about her relay success

(Wa) Top sprint clashes set for NYC Grand Prix

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse eyes progress, return to Olympic sprinting form with toe injury behind him
Canadian record holder carries 'winner's mentality' into Diamond League race in Oslo

(The Real Science of Sport Podcast) Athletics: What's the deal with the World Records?
Sean Ingle on Track and Field's record-breakers

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

(Barron's ) Athletics: Jacobs Vows To Bounce Back, Takes Aim At Critics

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Is Wavelight technology good for the sport?
The inclusion of Wavelight technology enhances the potential for thrilling performances that captivate viewers, but it also destroys the essence of competitive racing

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Shock as top marathoners opt out of Team Kenya for Budapest
* Announcing the changes, Athletics Kenya director of competitions Paul Mutwii said that Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Michael Githae will remain as a reserve
Mutwii, who announced the changes in Eldoret Wednesday, said Bethwel Kibet, who finished fifth at Seville Marathon in February, will join Githae on the reserve list

Diamond League Oslo - Norway

    June 14, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(MediaITE) Women in Sport: https://www.mediaite.com/opinion/the-press-is-out-of-touch-with-the-american-people-on-transgender-athletes

(Spiked Online) Women in Sport: Trans ‘inclusion’ makes a mockery of fairness
A male cyclist has dominated yet another female competition. This is grossly unfair.

(Cycling News) Women in Sport: Trans time triallists set to ride in 'open' category after new Cycling Time Trials policy announcement
Female transgender riders will no longer be able to ride in the female category, in a move similar to that of British Cycling

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

(The Times) Athletics: World records are tumbling – but is this down to super shoes?
Three landmark performances at Diamond League in Paris all came in new footwear that improves athletes’ running economy and can shave seconds off times for long-distance races

(Global News) Athletics: Saskatchewan track star Savannah Sutherland captures NCAA hurdles title

(ICONS) Women in Sport: Independent Council on Women’s Sports and USA Powerlifting Urge Public Support for Women Powerlifters in Historic Minnesota Lawsuit
Appeal Filed in Cooper v. USA Powerlifting Case

(SportsMax) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce says motivation is still there to compete- “I still feel good; I still feel hungry”

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Classy Sarah Healy Wins 1500m At Continental Tour Gold Meeting In Finland

(The Independent) Athletics: Diamond League Oslo schedule and start lists
Everything you need to know ahead of the fifth event of the season

(CGTN) Athletics: From mechanic to marathon champion, Cen Wanjiang runs into a new life

(EA) Athletics: Bol headlines Dutch team for the European Athletics Team Championships
Treble European champion Femke Bol, the 2022 European Athlete of the Year, will chase yet more honours as she spearheads a full-strength Dutch team at the European Athletics Team Championships in Silesia from 20-25 June

(BBC) Athletics: Anna Hall: American expects heptathlon 'dogfight' at World Championships
"Every single global heptathlon now is going to be an absolute dogfight," predicts Anna Hall. "That is so exciting."

(Reduxx) Women in Sport: IRELAND: Trans-Identified Male Takes MASSIVE Lead Ahead Of Females In Ultra-Distance Cycling Challenge

(The Distance) Women in Sport"The Lia Thomas Effect: Americans Reject Men Cheating At Sports More Than Ever, Now
A perfect poll for Pride month

(WA) Athletics: Vadlejch throws javelin world lead to win in Turku

(CBC) Athletics: 3 world records, a Noah Lyles win & first look at Olympic champ Marcell Jacobs | Athletics North

(CBC) Athletics: Camryn Rogers 2nd in hammer throw at Paavo Nurmi Games to lead Canadian contingent
Pole vaulter Newman posts no height; runner Kipyegon rewarded for world records

(The Independent) Athletics: Tori Bowie death: Olympic sprinter who died alone in childbirth hailed as ‘beacon of light’
Athlete reportedly suffered complications that may have included eclampsia and respiratory distres

(USATF) Athletics: USATF mourns passing of Olympic gold medalist Harvey Glance
Olympic gold medalist and World Championships men's head coach Harvey Glance died June 12th after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week. He was 66

(BBC) Athletics: Marathon Eryri: Race to drop Snowdonia from official name
A marathon has announced it will be known solely by its Welsh name, dropping its English title

    June 13, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(VN Express) Athletics: Kenyan woman inspires by running men's Vietnam marathon

Athletics: Tristan Woodfine Favoured at the Under Armour Toronto 10K
Among the 6,500 runners expected for the 2023 Under Armour Toronto 10K (June 17th) - the fifth stop on the 2023 Canada Running Series - Tristan Woodfine is the favourite. It’s a situation with which he appears entirely comfortable.

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen, Warholm, Rojas and Duplantis ready to go in Oslo

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Birth Gender Should Dictate Sports Participation, 69% Of Americans Say In New Poll
(USA Today) Americans less supportive of transgender athletes playing for teams of their choice, poll finds

(Gallup) Women in Sport: More Say Birth Gender Should Dictate Sports Participation
* Opposition to transgender athletes on teams matching gender identity rises
* 39% say they know someone who is transgender, up from 31% in 2021
* Majority still say changing one’s gender is morally wrong

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field All-America

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

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon: I can now buy my father his favourite car
* Kipyegon recalled that before she left the country, she asked her coach who would be capable of breaking the 5,000m world record of 14:06.52
* I thought it was a tall order but little did I know that I will be the one to do the great honour...it is amazing,” said Kipyegon
Ruto awards Faith Kipyegon Sh6m house, Sh5m cash for breaking world records
* He spoke Tuesday after hosting Faith Kiyegon and Ferdinand Omanyala for breakfast at State House, Nairobi.

(Post-Millenial) Women in Sport: US rugby team IGNORES official guidelines, allows biological male to play
The World Rugby body ultimately highlights that trans-identified males are not allowed to compete due to the risk of injury posed to female competitors

(BBC) Athletics: Tori Bowie: American three-time Olympic medallist died from complications in childbirth
American sprinter Tori Bowie died from complications in childbirth, her agent has said
(CBC) Autopsy finds American Olympic sprinter Tori Bowie died at 32 during childbirth: reports
3-time Olympic medallist was found dead in her home on May 2

(The Guardian) Olympics: Tessa Sanderson: how the first Black British woman to win an Olympic title fought her way to the top
In 1984, she became the only Briton ever to win gold in an Olympic throwing event – then went back to work as a typist. She describes her rivalry with Fatima Whitbread, struggles to find funding and life after athletics

    June 12, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyan athletes dominate Kigali International Peace Marathon
* In the women's half marathon race, Kenya once again took control. Winfridah Moraa Moseti led the pack, winning the race with a time of 1:12:40.
* The event, which initially started in 2004 as an amateur race, has grown into one of the continent's most prestigious athletics events

(Diamond League) Athletics: Olympic champions descend on Lausanne
Olympic champions Katie Moon, Ryan Crouser and Selemon Barega will all feature at the sixth Wanda Diamond League meeting of the season in Lausanne on June 30th

(Bloomberg) Athletics: Is Marathon Running Healthy or Unhealthy?

(London Free Press) Athletics: Young legend grows as Olympians' daughter smashes OFSAA record

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Emily Sisson Back To Racing With Plans For A Fall Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Kenya land team titles at World Mountain and Trail Running show
* In the women’s category, Kenya garnered 14 points to finish top while Great Britain and Northern Ireland tied for second place with 43
* Philemon Kiriago inspired Kenya to the team title after clinching a silver in the race which was won by Uganda’s Leonard Chemutai

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sha'Carri Richardson nominated for BET Sportswoman of the Year Award
Track and Field has two representatives as Sha'Carri Richardson and Allyson Felix have been nominated for 2023 BET Sportswoman of the Year Award

(Daily Nation) Athletics" Kenyans shine in Kigali International Peace Marathon
* Jebet sprinted in the last 500m to win the title in 31:55 ahead of Reline, who clocked 32:09, while Komen came in third place in 32:33
* The race was tough especially in hilly places but I had to give it my best to win. The race attracted few athletes but tough ones. It is better to have many but not tough unlike today,” said Jebet

(CNN) Athletics: History made at an astonishing track and field meet in Paris

(NY Times) Athletics: Two N.C.A.A. Titles in 25 Minutes? A Sprinter Is Up for the Task.
Britton Wilson of Arkansas is a favorite to win the N.C.A.A. titles in both the 400 meters and the 400-meter hurdles. She’ll need to recover quickly between the two

    June 11, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Q&A With Gjert Ingebrigtsen On The Norwegian Training Formula

(IWV) Women in Sport: How Much Do You Know About Men in Women’s Sports & Spaces?
Take the quiz to test your knowledge!

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Julien Alfred Leads Texas Women To NCAA Outdoor Title As Upsets Highlight Day 4
Parker Valby Claims 5000m Victory At The NCAA Championship

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tergat: Paris show sign of great things to come for Kenya at 2024 Olympics
* Tergat was also on hand to congratulate Africa and Commonwealth 100 metres champion Ferdinand Omanyala who clocked his first sub-10 seconds on European soil
* The blue running track at the 20,000-seater Charlety Stadium was set alight by the night’s electric performances that also saw Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma break the 3,000m steeplechase world record and Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen run a world best in the two-mile race
* In the men’s 800m, Kenya’s impressive Emmanuel Wanyonyi said he will slowly build his bid to challenge David Rudisha’s mountain, 11-year-old world record of 1:40.91 set at the London Olympics

(News-Leader) Women in Sport: To protect women's sports, consider altering men's divisions or creating new ones

(The Spun) Women in Sport: Donald Trump Announced His 'Promise' For Transgender Athletes
“I will keep men out of women’s sports,” Trump told supporters at the North Carolina Republican Party’s convention, according to Fox News

(Daily Signal) Women in Sport: Female Athletes Ask Circuit Court to Keep Biological Males Out of Women’s Sports

(News24) Athletics: Records tumble as SA heroes Dijana, Steyn break new ground at Comrades 2023

(WA) Athletics: Alfred completes NCAA sprint triple in Austin

(VN Express) Athletics: Kenyan wins women’s VnExpress Marathon Quy Nhon

(RTE) Athletics: Rhasidat Adeleke wins NCAA Championships gold with record run

(WA) Athletics: Unusual moments and oddities at the World Athletics Championships

(WA) Athletics: Obiena joins pole vault's six-metre club in Bergen

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Daley Thompson and Lord Coe back The Mail on Sunday as we launch campaign for Olympic gold for Sharron Davies and others robbed by East Germany's state-sponsored drug cheating
* Davies finished second at the Moscow 1980 Olympics behind Petra Schneider
* The East German swimmer has admitted her win was achieved through doping
* Legends back our campaign for Davies to be given Olympic champion status

(Reduxx) Women in Sport: Trans-Identified Male Places First In Women’s Category At Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: Sam Long dominates Ironman 70.3 Boulder as Lionel Sanders takes another sprint for second
There was no competition for the win, but once again the Canadian star generated lots of excitement with a sprint for second

(OutKick) Athletics: Virginia Tech WR Cole Beck, The Fastest White Guy Of All-Time, Gets Smoked In NCAA 100M Championship

    June 10, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sha'Carri Richardson jogs and makes 10.73w look easy
Sha'Carri Richardson was flawless in her race at the Star Athletics Sprints series in Florida, blazing to an amazing windy 10.73s

(The Reporter) Athletics: Ethiopia selects marathon squad
Defending champs to lead team

(The College Fix) Women in Sport: Missouri joins 21 other states in protecting women’s sports
‘In Missouri, we support real fairness, not injustice disguised as social righteousness’

(irish Times) Athletics: Rhasidat Adeleke: How good can she truly be?
The option of ‘turning pro’ is hard to resist as Paris Olympics beckon

(The Guardian) Athletics: Asher-Smith and Muir refuse to panic despite disappointment in Paris
British runners had to watch others break records at the Diamond League meeting but insist their best is still to come

(NYRR) Athletics: Senbere Teferi and Susannah Scaroni Break Event Records at Mastercard® New York Mini 10K
Four New York City Deputy Mayors run through Central Park at world’s original women-only road race

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chepkoech wins 5,000 metres title at AK Central Rift meet
* Chepkoech, who trains under the Global Sports Communications stable in Kaptagat, Elgeyo Marakwet County crossed the line in 15 minutes and 39.4 seconds ahead of Miriam Jepkoech who clocked 15:40.0
* In the men's 10,000m race, Patrick Mosin crossed the line first after timing 28:53.9 ahead of Benson Moshon who timed 28:56.2 with Kelvin Kiplagat finishing third in 29:19.1

(NY Times) Athletics: Two N.C.A.A. Titles in 25 Minutes? A Sprinter Is Up for the Task.
Britton Wilson of Arkansas is a favorite to win the N.C.A.A. titles in both the 400 meters and the 400-meter hurdles. She’ll need to recover quickly between the two

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: I've faced sexists, bigots and cheats my whole life - trans activists stealing women's places on the podium won't win, says Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies
* Former Olympic swimmer has trenchants views on institutionalised doping
* She calls GDR giving athletes testosterone the 'biggest heist in sports history'

(RRW) Athletics: Race Record for Teferi At Mastercard Mini 10-K
With the smoke from the Canadian wildfires which had blanketed this city for the past several days finally cleared out, it was Ethiopia's Senbere Teferi who brought the fire today, winning the 51st Mastercard New York Mini 10-K in an event record 30:12

(The Atlantic) Women in Sport: There’s Good Reason for Sports to Be Separated by Sex
If the practice stopped, top-level women’s sport as we know it might cease to exist.

(The Times) Athletics: Records tumble as Faith Kipyegon and Hodgkinson break new ground
Jakob Ingebrigtsen (two miles) and Lamecha Girma (3,000m steeplechase) also set new landmarks

(Fox News) Women in Sport:I am a women's track and field champion. Here's why I continue to fight for the future of women's sports
Track and field is my passion and that's why I must speak up about what's happening with biological males competing in women's sports

(CBC) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon, Lamecha Girma smash world records at dazzling Diamond League meet in Paris
Canada's Marco Arop finishes 2nd in men's 800m with season-best time of 1:43.30

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘I feel like a kid again’: CJ Ujah returns to the track and targets redemption in Paris
Having served a 22-month ban for failing a drugs test, the sprinter wants to make up for lost time after making a low-key return

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen breaks 26-year-old world best performance over two miles
The Olympic 1500m champion becomes the fastest man over the distance and just the second man to run 3,218m in under 8 minutes, clocking 7:54.10

(Daily Nation) Athletics:Kipyegon: Coach Patrick Sang took me from nowhere to the top!
* Inside just seven days, Kipyegon, a 29-year-old mother of one from Keringet, Nakuru County, has obliterated two track world records in amazing fashion, and it seems like she’s just warming up
* On a warm Paris night on Friday, the Kenyan superstar once again stole the show, stalking the pre-race favourite and outgoing 5,000m record holder, Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey, to set a new mark over the distance, an astonishing 14:05.20
* President William Ruto led Kenyans in celebrating Kipyegon’s amazing week, describing her as an inspiration to the nation

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: The race to succeed Usain Bolt: Erriyon Knighton, Letsile Tebogo and the junior sprint world records
It’s been 13 years since Usain Bolt set his senior men’s world records in the 100m and 200m. And while nobody yet has threatened to break those, these young sprinters are as fast, and even faster, than he was at the same age

(RRW) Athletics: Records Come Crashing Down At Incredible Meeting de Paris
In a spectacular display of distance running on the blue track at the Stade Sébastien Charléty, two World Athletics records and one world best were broken at the Meeting de Paris, the fourth stop of the 2023 Wanda Diamond League

(Diamond League) Athletics: Kipyegon and Girma break world records in Paris
Kenyan Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopian Lamecha Girma both broke world records in the 5000m and 3000m steeplechase at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Paris on Friday

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon breaks 5000m world record in Paris Diamond League
* Kipyegon, a 1500m specialist, beat Letesenbet Gidey to second place in the race where the Ethiopian was going for the word record

(CBC) Athletics: B.C.'s Ethan Katzberg wins mixed hammer throw at Diamond League Paris
Ethan Katzberg of Kamloops, B.C., threw for 77.93 metres to win the mixed hammer throw event at the Diamond League meet in Paris

(BBC) Athletics: Paris Diamond League: Keely Hodgkinson sets British record on way to 800m win
Keely Hodgkinson broke the British record to win the women's 800m at the Paris Diamond League as Faith Kipyegon stunned the crowd by claiming the 5,000m world record
(The Independent) Keely Hodgkinson sets new British record at Paris Diamond League
Hodgkinson clocked a time of one minute 55.77 seconds, taking 0.11secs off her previous best set in winning Olympic silver in Tokyo

Mastercard New York Mini 10K - New York, NY

    June 9, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Kipyegon, Girma and Ingebrigtsen make history in Paris

(RRW) Athletics: Guide to Saturday's Mastercard New York Mini 10-K
With the smoke from the Canadian wildfires cleared out of the New York City area, Saturday's 51st Mastercard New York Mini 10-K is ON!

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics:Episode 467: Sage Hurta-Klecker – 1:57.85 800m Runner on Breakthrough Seasons and Training with On Athletics Club
Sage Hurta-Klecker runs for the On Athletics Club and is an 800m and 1500m specialist. She had a breakout year in the 800m last year, breaking 2 minutes for the first time and then continuing to do it over and over again. She went to the University of Colorado where she was an indoor NCAA mile national champion. She was a PAC-12 Champion in the 800m and an All-American

(Fire) Women in Sport: Mayo Clinic medical college to doctor: Sit down and shut up
Censorship infects Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science when administrators impose gag order on professor for speaking to journalists
(Post Bulletin) Free speech group pushes Mayo Clinic over its discipline of Dr. Michael Joyner for 'problematic' statements
FIRE, a national, nonpartisan and nonprofit organization focused on free speech, criticizes Mayo Clinic disciplining Dr. Michael Joyner with an unpaid suspension and withholding his scheduled raise

(Daily Signal) Women in Sport: There’s No ‘XY’ in Female Sports
"I was part of the last generation of female-only athletes in women’s sports."

(The Times) Women in Sport: Dina Asher-Smith: Girls’ fears over body-image issues is heartbreaking
The sprint star runs her first big 200m race of the season at the Stade de France on Friday night, days after pulling out the 100m in Florence just before the start

(WA) Athletics: Neugebauer wins NCAA decathlon title with 8836 collegiate and national record

(The Star) Athletics: Kinyamal, Rotich star attractions at South Rift AK meet
* “We are going well with the preparations. We have finished marking the field,” said Ole Marai
* Ole Marai called on the Narok residents and the neighbouring counties to turn up in large numbers to cheer up their favourite athletes and use the chance to meet the international runners who will compete in the games

(The News) Athletics: McLaughlin-Levrone sets sights on women’s 400m flat world record
(Jamaica Gleaner) World record chase in the 400m – mission impossible?

(VN Express) Athletics: Kenyan female runner aims to break Vietnam's record at VM Quy Nhon

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: NCAA 'The final is going to be bloody, I'm here to win' - Favour Ashe says ahead of NCAA 100m final
Favour Ashe in an interview with FloTrack gave insights on his hamstring injury during and after the indoor season, how he's peaking at the right time, and intentions of winning the NCAA 100m title

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson may drop down to 400m after 800m opener in Paris
After two laps in the Diamond League in France this week, British runner might tackle one lap at England U23 Champs

(GBN) Women in Sport: Trans athletes face opposition from more than 90% of elite women's cyclists who are against them competing
The findings were presented to cycling's governing body, the UCI which is now conducting a review of its rules on trans competitors

(CBC) Athletics: Humbled in Rabat, a healthy Sarah Mitton set for stacked shot put at Meeting de Paris
Canadian record holder back from illness; Arop, Katzberg, Newman also competing

Diamond League) Athletics: Paris: Where to watch
Find where to watch and how to follow Friday's Wanda Diamond League meeting in Paris on TV, streaming and social media

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Moraa, Chebet reign as Police Championships conclude
* Chebet, who is the Commonwealth Games 5,000 metres champion and world 5,000m bronze medallist, turned on the screws to reign supreme in unfamiliar grounds, winning the women’s 1,500m title
* Moraa, the Commonwealth Games 800m champion and world 800m bronze medallist, showed her opponents a clean pair of heels, winning the 400m final as Simiu, the Commonwealth Games 10,000m silver medallist, retained his 5,000m crown
* The women’s 10,000m saw the return of double world champion Vivian Cheruiyot make a return from 2016 to finish ninth

(BBC) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson: Briton ready to start outdoor season with a 'bang' at Paris Diamond League
Britain's Keely Hodgkinson says she is ready to begin her outdoor season with a "bang" at the Paris Diamond League

(The Guardian) Athletics: UK Athletics handed £150,000 in lottery cash to stage London Diamond League
UK Sport helps cash-strapped governing body to stage event - UKA feared it could lose £500,000 from hosting meeting

Diamond League Paris - France

    June 8, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Washington Examiber) Women in Sport: This lawsuit could change policies about fairness in women’s athletics

(Washinton Stand) Women in Sport: Moms for America: ‘We Are Going to Put the Pressure on the Senate’ to Pass Women’s Sports Bill

(WSPWG) Women in Sport: Seven Good Reasons Girls and Women Need Federally Protected, Sex-Segregated Sports

(AI) Athletics: World lead Sha’Carri Richardson to join Shericka Jackson and Dina Asher-Smith in London

(iRun) Running: Everyone said don’t run in the smoke. I did anyway
I won’t be the first person to point out that runners are a little bit nuts

(Inside the Games) Olympics: IOC Coordination Commission chair says Paris 2024 will stage "new type" of Olympics
The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are right on track and will set new standards for future stagings, the chair of the visiting International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission told a media conference here today

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Biden’s Title IX debacle is so horrible even his own administration is admitting it
Education Secretary Cardona admits Biden’s Title IX rules result in sexual harassment

(NY Times) Running: Is It Safe to Go for a Run in Wildfire Smoke?
Wednesday is Global Running Day, but experts advise against outdoor exercise in areas affected by smoke from the wildfires in Canada

(Daily Nation) Running: What the 'Comrades' ultra-marathon means to South Africans
* Crossing the Comrades finishing line "means you've changed forever"

(NTD) Women in Sport: Women’s Rights Advocates Urge Senate to Protect Women’s Sports

Athletics: Former Champions Highlight Strong 2023 Grandma’s Marathon Field
US Olympic Trials Hopefuls Descend on Duluth

(WA) Athletics: Kipyegon leads clash of world record-holders in Paris 5000m

(CBC) Athletics: Fred Kerley is untouchable so far this season | Athletics North
He's 3 for 3 in the Diamond League, he's got a 9.76s PB in the 100M and he's got a world medal in the 400M while now specializing in 100M and 200M distances. Athletics North asks, Can anyone touch Fred Kerley?

    June 7, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: New winners crowned as Police Championships begins
* At the same time, defending 1,500m champion Abel Kipsang and 2017 World 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi set up an explosive final on Thursday after they easily put away their respective semi-finals
* Commonwealth Games 800m champion Mary Moraa won her 400m first semi-final as her training mate Millicent Ndoro claimed the second semi to set up a final showdown Thursday

Athletics: World Championships medalists Norman, Coleman, Bednarek and Bracy-Williams to race over 100m at USATF NYC Grand Prix on Sat., June 24
A gold-level stop on World Athletics’ Continental Tour Gold, the USATF NYC Grand Prix will take place at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York City on Saturday, June 24

(Insiide the Games) Olympics: Olympic host city Marseille joins French coalition protesting against IOC sponsor Airbnb
A group of French cities and towns have formed an alliance to protest against the influence of Olympics sponsor Airbnb, who they claim are driving up property prices and forcing locals to leave their areas

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Former UPenn teammate of trans swimmer Lia Thomas braves the woke mob to reveal how girls used to hide in bathroom stalls to avoid changing next to pre-op 6ft 1 athlete
* One of Lia Thomas' former teammates has come forward to speak about what it was like to be on the female swim team at the University of Pennsylvania
* Paula Scanlan claimed that any dissent to the biological male being on the team was 'shut down'
* She also said that team members would hide in the bathroom stalls to avoid Thomas while changing

(The Star) Athletics: We celebrate all our record holders with Faith as the latest
* The world's greatest marathoner of all time Eliud Kipchoge headlines the stellar list of decorated Kenyan athletes who have amazed the world with their sublime performances on the global stage
* David Rudisha produced one of the most remarkable displays ever witnessed on the track to smash his world record in the 800m at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Police championships crackling with talent
* Assistant Inspector General of Police William Yiampoy, a former Africa 800m champion and the 2001 world 10,000m champion Chief Inspector of Police Charles Kamathi are some of former athletes who have risen in the ranks at the police force
* Yiampoy is the current head of the Presidential Escort Unit (PEU). Others are the Chief Inspector of Police Richard Mateelong, the 2008 Beijing Olympics 3,000m steeplechase bronze medallist and 2010 Commonwealth Games 3,000m steeplechase champion

(Diamond League) Athletics: Paris: Five things to look out for
Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone makes her Wanda Diamond League return while Noah Lyles gets his 2023 campaign underway at the fourth meeting of the season in Paris this Friday

(AW) Athletics: Evan Grime smashes UK U15 record for 1500m by five seconds
Sensational breakthrough of 3:54.36 for Salford Harrier plus news of another win for Kate Axford in our UK track and field round-up

(WA) Athletics: Andersen and Knighton among meeting record-breakers in Bydgoszcz

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Paris Diamond League: Jacobs listed to take on Omanyala and Lyles in Kerley's absence
Marcell Jacobs is listed to compete at the Paris Diamond League, against tough competitors such as Ferdinand Omanyala and Noah Lyles

(BBC) Running: Zak Hanna: From running just to miss class to dreaming of world titles
"It definitely wasn't something that I expected to be good at, but sometimes the strangest things happen and it's amazing where life can take you."

    June 6, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Washington Times) Women in Sport: Introduce a new category for transgender athletes

(NCAA) Athletics: Ranking every Bowerman candidate ahead of NCAA track and field championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Moraa, Chebet and Simiu lead stars at Kenya Police Championships
* Simiu, the Commonwealth 10,000m silver medallist, won his first police title last year in 13:28.74, beating Robert Kiprop and Michael Kibet in 13:38.74 and 13:39.37
* Chepkoech will be pttuing her steeplechase and 1,500m titles as stake with Kinyamal (800m) and Kipsang (1,500m) also out to defend their crowns

(Binary) Women in Sport: Sport Round Up: Girls are the losers once again, but some are fighting back

(AW) Athletics: Hassan vs McColgan at London Diamond League
Olympic gold medallist takes on Commonwealth champion on July 23 at the Olympic Stadium

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Tarsis Orogot: Uganda's sprinting sensation is 'a boy with a dream' - and really cool socks
The national record holder in the 200m chases an NCAA title for Alabama - and much more. He speaks to Olympics.com about his unique path to sprinting, and how Joshua Cheptegei has inspired him

(The Star) Athletics: Kipyegon becomes fifth athlete to dominate every level
* Kipyegon won the under-18 World Championships title in Barcelona 2012 in a time of 4:04.96
* Kipyegon became the first woman in history to break the 3:50-barrier in the discipline with her world record of 3:49.11 set on June 2 in Florence.

(BAA) Athletics: Open September 11-15, 2023
Field Size Set at 30,000 Participants for Hopkinton-to-Boston Race

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian record-breaking hammer thrower Camryn Rogers can't stop impressing audiences
Richmond, B.C., native broke her own Canadian record (78.62 metres) in May

(WTNH) Women in Sport: Appeals court to rehear case on transgender athletes in Connecticut

(The Herald) Athletics: Laura Muir back with a spring in her step after hard split with coach

(AW) Athletics: Tributes paid to athletics journalist ‘Captain’ Dave Martin
Track and field writer from North East England worked for the Great Run Company, Press Association and AW

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Bydgoszcz
Strong sprints in store and hammer stars resume battle in Bydgoszcz

(USAYF) Ar\thletics: Weekend Wrap-Up — June 5, 2023
Lightfoot Betters Pole Vault AR At Nashville, Jackson Sets 100M HSR

(BBC) Athletics: Jim Hines: First sprinter to run 100m in under 10 seconds dies
US sprinter Jim Hines, the first man to run the 100m in under 10 seconds, has died at the age of 76
(USATF) USATF mourns passing of 1968 100m Gold Medalist Hines

    June 5, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Top sprinter and African champion among latest Kenyans banned for doping
African 800 metres champion Jarinter Mwasya and World Under-20 3,000m silver medallist Zena Jemutai are among 20 athletes suspended by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) as the crisis in the country deepened

(Irish Post) Women in Sport: 20,000 women competed in the Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon
This weekend saw over 20,000 women compete in the VHI Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin. The annual 10k event, which takes place every June bank holiday Sunday on the streets of Dublin, started in 1983 and has raised €225m for Irish charities over its 41 installments

(Irish Times) Athletics:Cork City Marathon sees 12,500 compete in sweltering conditions
Polish runner Pawel Kosek wins men’s full marathon, English runner Georgie Bruinvels takes the honours in the women’s event

(Voice Online) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya: ‘My life has had its struggles, but it has mostly been joy’ she reveals in new book
Told with captivating speed, immediate candour and the spirit of defiance, The Race to Be Myself is the journey of Caster’s years as an athlete in the public eye

(The Telegram) Women in Sport: ‘Allowing trans athletes to compete as women is a throwback to the dark ages of misogyny’
Three female sports competitors open up on how they really feel competing against trans women - and the fear of abuse that kept them quiet

(Dyestat) Athleitcs: Shawnti Jackson Smashes High School Girls 100m Record
Jackson Beats Pro Field At Music City Track Carnival In Record-Breaking 10.89

(seXmatters) Women in Sport: Less than a third of Brits say transwomen should be allowed in female-only spaces and sports

(Tri247) Triathlon: Brilliant Brownlee back on the podium in Madrid as Olympic hopes get a boost

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala hopes ‘Italian job’ will help him floor American Fred Kerley

(BBC) Athletics: Zoey Clark targets Olympics after 'agonising pain' led to fears for career
Zoey Clark feared for her athletics career in January when she could not stand up for more than 20 seconds without being "in agonising pain"

(WA) Athletics: With world 1500m record, Kipyegon adds to her already impressive legacy

(EA) Athletics: Crippa and Reh take European 10,000m Cup titles in Pacé
Reigning European 10,000m champion Yemaneberhan Crippa from Italy unleashed a 55-second last lap to win a competitive men’s race at the European 10,000m Cup in Pacé, France, on Saturday (3) evening

(EA) Athletics: Duplantis skies a world lead of 6.11m in Hengelo
Armand Duplantis provided one of the highlights of the FBK Games in Hengelo with another masterclass in the pole vault on a gloriously sunny Sunday (4) afternoon

(Tri247) Triathlon: Triathlon tragedy at IRONMAN Hamburg as one dead and two injured in horror accident

    June 4, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(AW) Athletics: Jim Hines, 1968 Olympic 100m champion and world record-holder, dies
American won double gold at the Mexico Games as well as holding the world 100m mark for 15 years

(Toronto Star) Athletics: This Canadian triple jumper has been training 18 years for this moment. She finally broke through last weekend
Caroline Ehrhardt soared over 14 metres to set the Canadian record by a single centimetre at a track and field meet in London, On

(Canadian Triathlon Magazine) Tritahlon: Motorcycle operator dead after accident at Ironman European Championship in Hamburg
Motorcycle carrying media photographer collides with racer in Hamburg

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Timothy Cheruiyot on a mission to reclaim 1500m world title
He revealed that his training has been going on well and now that he is injury free, he is able to dedicate his full focus to training

(EA) Athletics: Kaczmarek improves to 50.02 for victory at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial
Poland’s Natalia Kaczmarek took her second big win in three days in the 400m at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial in Chorzow, a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting, on Sunday (4) afternoon

(WA) Athletics: Lyles, Jackson and Van Niekerk impress in Kingston

(Irish Times) Athletics: Marathon Day: ‘It’s very, very, hot out there’- Runners take to the streets of Dublin and Cork
More than 32,000 expected to take part in the runs in the two cities

(The Star) Athletics: Hassan shines on comeback as 19-year-old Nawowuna impress on her debut
* Ethiopia’s Tsigie Gebreselama finished third in a PB of 30:04.42
* Another Kenyan Selah Busienei finished fourth in 30:26.40, with her compatriot Betty Chelangat just behind in fifth in 30:27.94

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Non-binary marathons could be illegal, say campaigners
Mara Yamauchi, Britain’s third fastest elite runner says events are 'a new way to give men an unfair advantage'

(Times-Union) Athletics: Tristin Van Ord wins Freihofer's Run for Women
North Carolina native finishes 5-kilometer race in 15 minutes, 54 seconds

(CBC) Athletics: Kenya's Faith Kipyegon destroys women's 1,500m world record at Diamond League
Fred Kerley victorious in 100 yet again; Canada's Aaron Brown places 3rd in 200

    June 3, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Marathoners Van Ord, Cardin Go One-Two At Freihofer's Run for Women
In wet and chilly conditions, marathoners Tristin Van Ord and Jessie Cardin took the top two spots at the 45th Freihofer's Run for Women here this morning, an unusual result for a race where track athletes have traditionally dominated

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon Shatters Women's 1500m World Record In 3:49.11

(NBC) Athletics: KC Lightfoot breaks American record in men’s pole vault

(The Reporter) Athletics:EAF takes 10,000m trial race to Spain

(NY Times) Running: One Man’s Mission to Make Running Everyone’s Sport
Martinus Evans wants to make running more inclusive. His new book beckons back-of-the-packers to lace up

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

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Imeta among 20 athletes flagged by ADAK for doping
* Fast-rising 100 metres sprinter Samuel Imeta, 2021 World Under-20 3,000m silver medallist Zena Jemutai and Africa 800m champion Jarinter Mawia are some of the elite athletes who have been nabbed
* Imeta tested positive for Anabolic Androgenic Steroids during the second Athletics Kenya Track and Field Meeting on February 24 at the Nyayo National Stadium
* With Imeta under provisional suspension, all the aforementioned efforts including the 4x100m performance are all in vain:

(Track and Field News) Athletics: WR! Kipyegon Sub-3:50 At Florence DL

(The Times) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon breaks women’s 1,500m world record as Laura Muir finishes second
(Daily Mail) Faith Kipyegon breaks women's 1500m world record as Laura Muir comes second in Florence... but Dina Asher-Smith pulls out of the 100m after suffering cramp in the blocks
* Faith Kipyegon set a women's 1,500 metres world record by clocking 3:49.11
* She shaved almost an entire second off the previous best by Genzebe Dibaba
* Scottish star Laura Muir ran a season's best in finishing second on Friday night

(Daily Nation) Athletics: History-girl Faith Kipyegon breaks 1500m world record in Florence
* She smashed the previous record set by Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba in 2015 by 0.96 seconds. Dibaba won in 2015 Monaco in 3:50.07
* The world record is the only thing that was missing from Kipyegon's trophy cabinet, having won the world title in 2017 and 2022 and the Olympic gold medals in 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo

(NCAA) Athletics: Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Men's Outdoor Track & Field

(Inside the Games) Athletics: The problem of marketing a sport when the top competitors do not want to compete

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Florence Diamond League: Bol storms to a Meeting Record as Ta Lou, Knighton, and Holloway reign supreme in their events

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: If anyone can, Sifan Hassan can
The challenges the Dutch two-time Olympic gold medallist continues to take on have left the athletics world in awe, with a debut win at the London Marathon in April just adding to her allure and showcasing yet again her ability to rise to shine when most would balk at the idea of even trying

(The Guardian) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon smashes 1500m world record in Diamond League meeting
Kenyan wins in 3:49.11 in Florence to eclipse Dibaba’s mark - Dina Asher-Smith pulls out of 100m at last minute with cramp
(NBC) Faith Kipyegon smashes women’s 1500m world record in Florence
(BBC) Faith Kipyegon breaks women's 1500m world record as Laura Muir comes second in Diamond League
Faith Kipyegon set a new 1500m world record in the Florence Diamond League meeting on Friday, with Britain's Laura Muir a distant second

Adidas Stockholm Marathon - Sweden

Freihofer's Run for Women - Albany, NY

    June 2, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: FLASH: Kipyegon breaks world 1500m record with 3:49.11 in Florence

Up to Speed: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes (The Guardian) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya to publish ‘unflinching’ memoir with Stormzy’s #Merky Books
In The Race to Be Myself, the Olympian athlete will detail her battle for permission to compete as a woman with hyperandrogenism
World champion runner Caster Semenya offers an empowering account of her extraordinary life and career, and her trailblazing battle to compete on her own terms.
Caster Semenya is one of the greatest athletes ever to run the 800 meter. Semenya went undefeated for almost four years, winning two Olympic gold medals and three World Athletics Championships, and set and broke numerous records.

(WA) Athletics: Hassan, Bol and Duplantis on show as strong fields get set for Hengelo

(NewsNation) Women in Sport: Ex-track star suing over transgender athlete policy
* Chelsea Mitchell thinks running against transgender female athletes was unfair
* She wants athletes barred from competing based on their gender identity
* The Human Rights Campaign feels students should compete based on gender identity

(MileSplit) Athletics: Tinoda Matsatsa Becomes First Black HSer To Break 4 In Mile

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 466: Dani Moreno – 3rd at OCC; Seeking Adventures, Trail Running, and the Boston Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Kipleting, Jepchirchir rule Nandi County track and field championships
* This is my first victory and I want to try my best to shine at the regional and the national trials ahead of Budapest-Kipleting
* It has been a long wait to victory and I have managed to run away with it in my homeland-Jepchirchir

(The Independent) Athletics: Diamond League Florence schedule, start times and results
Everything you need to know ahead of the third event of the season

(AI) Athltics: Kenya to field stunningly fast marathon teams at Worlds in Budapest

(Yahoo) Athletics: Caster Semenya wants to inspire resilience with memoir published by Merky Books

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World record holder Chepkoech goes hunting in Florence
*Chepkoech heads to Florence, her third race this season, confident of putting in a good shift after her return to competition after a year out with injury

(USADA) Drugs in Sport: USADA Celebrates Appointments of New Board Chair and Three New Board Members

(Japan Running News) Athletics: 29 Women and 67 Men - Final List of Qualifiers for Oct. 15 MGC Race Olympic Marathon Trials

(AW) Athletics: Laura Muir, Dina Asher-Smith, Jazmin Sawyers hit Florence
Diamond League series moves to Italy on Friday and British track and field stars will be there in force

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Women Are Shutting Down Debate On Trans Athletes And It Must Stop: Mary Katharine Ham

(The Carolina Journal ) Women in Sport: I’m a female athlete, mother, and Democrat calling on NC to save women’s sports

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Andre De Grasse, other sprinters decry U.S. high schoolers being penalized for celebrating

(Gulf Times) Athletics: Kerley faces Florence test, even without Jacobs

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(The Standard) Athletics: It has been 60-year dominance in athletics as other sports struggle
It has been 60-year dominance in athletics as other sports struggle

(EA) Athletics: Can continental champion Crippa regain his European 10,000m Cup crown?
Reigning European 10,000m champion Yemaneberhan Crippa will be looking to make a statement at the European 10,000m Cup in Pacé, France on Saturday

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

(RRW) Athletics: Welcoming All, Freihofer's Run For Women Continues Its Post-Pandemic Comeback
Organizers of Saturday's 45th Freihofer's Run for Women in Albany, N.Y. are feeling optimistic as entries are finally back to pre-pandemic levels, and a robust elite field will again lead the race from its grand starting line in the shadow of the New York State Capitol.

(Reuters) Athletics: Bolt desperate for impactful role in track and field

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Chelsea Mitchell – ‘The Fastest Girl In Connecticut’ – Suing State After Losing To Trans Athletes

(BBC) European Games: Olympic champions Charlotte Worthington & Joe Choong in GB squad
Olympic champions Charlotte Worthington and Joe Choong are among 178 athletes chosen to represent Team GB at the 2023 European Games

(CBC) Athletics: From 'surviving' to pain-free: How runner DeBues-Stafford overcame serious injuries
Multiple Canadian record holder set for Diamond League return after 1-year absence

(Times-Union) Athletics: All In: Freihofer’s Run going the distance with 45th all-women road race

(Tri247) Triathlon: Alex Yee shares profound message after turning disaster into DELIGHT in WTCS Cagliari classic

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 10
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 10

(WA) Athletics: Kerley ready to take on fellow world medallists in Florence
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