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Runner's Web March 2017 FrontPage Archive

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(Oregon Live) Athletics: Oregon Duck senior Sasha Wallace is focused on being an elite-level hurdler

(Harry Jerome) Athletics: Next Generation of Canadian sprinters have fast start in 2017

(Runner's World) Athletics: The 50 Best Running Cities

(Washington Post) Women in Sport: Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer broke a Boston Marathon barrier. Today, more women run than men

(IAAF) Athletics: Past champions set to clash at Santiago de Chile Marathon

(RRW) Athletics: Great Weather, Fast Times On Tap for Sportisimo Prague Half-Marathon
Tomorrow may be the first of April, but there will be no fooling around in the elite section of the 19th Sportisimo Prague Half-Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Galen Rupp unfazed by ex-Kenyan runners taking up US citizenship

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Bringing All My Experience Into Play In London - Real Talk From Yuki Kawauchi on "Taking on the World" Part 2

(RRW) Athletics: Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday
Half marathon time barriers the targets in Berlin

(IAAF) Athletics: Former winners return to Rome Marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Brighton Half Marathon organisers forced to issue apology to runners after data reveals course has been left 146m short for the last three years
* Organisers of the Brighton Half Marathon have revealed course was too short
* Runners have been running 146 metres short of the full course since 2015
* CEO for charity who organises the race has issued an apology to all entrants

(VMLM) Athletics: First ever indigenous Australian runner to take on London Marathon

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Nick Willis - Time of Reflection
Carrie interviews Olympian Nick Willis! Nick chats about competing in speed golf, traveling with his family and his upcoming visit to Minnesota for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile. Nick also discusses the success of The Miler Method, his six-week online boot camp for runners!

(Runner's World) Athletics: Good Samaritans Help Struggling Half Marathoner Reach the Finish
Haley Klinger was running her first 13.1-mile race in Philadelphia, but her body gave out just before the finish line

(BBC) Athletics: Pooley nearing end of long road back
High jumper Isobel Pooley has had to remain patient during a long-term rehabilitation and a number of setbacks during her recovery

(The Telegraph*) Athletics: Why the sinister past of women athletes will haunt Laura Muir

(Runner's World) Athletics: Running the Numbers With Jared Ward
How one of the top U.S. marathoners analyzes data to run his best; making recovery an essential part of your routine

(Spikes) Athletics: Fab five - the greatest spring marathons in history
Fans of distance running, rejoice. Okay, the cross country season may be over, and yes, we're still five long weeks away from the start of the IAAF Diamond League, but that doesn't mean you'll be left idle. Spring has sprung, and with it the world's best marathoners are ready to strut their stuff on the streets of Paris, Rotterdam, Boston, London and elsewhere

(IOL) Athletics: Experience the key to good form, says Caster Semenya

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Oregon Project's Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay head to Prague

(The Herald) Athletics: Best foot forward - Nike taking giant leaps when it comes to technology in elite sport

(Citius Mag) Drugs in Sport: The sad reality behind this tweet on the dirty women’s 1,500m final in London

(Capital FM) Athletics: Makau to return to Berlin after Boston
Former world record holder Patrick Makau will return to Berlin Marathon for the first time in six years as he aims to recapture the title he won in 2011 when this year’s race will be held September 24

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Can Jenny Simpson break the 1500m American Record?

(German Road Races) Athletics: Elite race preview of the 37. Berlin Half Marathon 2017 on Sunday
Kenyan runners have dominated the Berlin Half Marathon in the past. And little suggests that this will change on Sunday. In the past 15 years there were only two occasions when the men's winner was not a Kenyan

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Meet Preview - Stanford Invitational
Over the years, Palo Alto, California, has played host to some incredible efforts when it comes to collegiate distance running

(FloTrack) Athletics: The Women's Race In Prague Will Be A World Record Attempt

(Runner's World) Athletics: Brenda Martinez: "I Appreciate My Life More Because of Them"
For the fifth year, the Olympian aims to inspire high school runners at a summer camp she hosts at her home

Athletics: Elite runners set for Credit Union SACTOWN Run
Past winner and top American runners headline strong field

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(Sport24) Drugs in Sport: Progress being made in doping battle: WADA chief

(FloTrack) Athletics: Quick & Dirty Q&A With Jordan Hasay Before Prague Half Marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Kelly Holmes backs Laura Muir to have a strong 2017 and reach even greater heights in her career
* Laura Muir won the 1,500m and the 3,000m at the European Indoors
* Muir is one of the favouries for gold at the World Championship in London
* Kelly Holmes backs Muir to get better and be one of the favourites

(German Road Races) Athletics: "The Miracle in Fukuoka" - Real Talk From Yuki Kawauchi on "Taking on the World"
Ahead of his nomination to the London World Championships Marathon team, Sportsnavi published a three-part series of writings by Yuki Kawauchi on what it took for him to make the team, his hopes for London, and his views on the future of Japanese marathoning

(Oiselle) Athletics: Kara Goucher: The Boston Marathon that Changed My Life

(RRW) Athletics: Americans Rowbury, Chelimo To Take On International Rivals at Carlsbad 5000
The world's fastest 5 km road race, the Carlsbad 5000 in Carlsbad, Calif., returns on Sunday for the 32nd edition, and will feature USA Olympians Shannon Rowbury, Paul Chelimo and Brenda Martinez facing a strong intentional field, organizers announced today

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan legion ready to raid Prague streets

(Boston Magazine) Athletics: 10 Reasons Why Boston Is the Best Running City in America
We run morning and night. We push through rain and snow. And when our bodies say stop, our hearts say go

(ESW) Triathlon: A Statement from Super League Triathlon’s Managing Director, Michael D’Hulst

(IAAF) Athletics: Defending champion Jepchumba faces strong field at Prague Half Marathon

(EWN) Drugs in Sport: Savinova appeals Gold awarded to Semenya
Mariya Savinova was banned for four years by CAS for doping from July 2010 until August 2013 after she was found to have taken illegal performance enhancing substances

(IAAF) Athletics: Why the IAAF World Cross Country should stay permanently in Eastern Africa, A view from Kenya

(IAAF) Athletics: My dream relay team - Bruny Surin

(Runner's World) Athletics: Flanagan, Goucher Get Silver-Medal Upgrades
A Turkish competitor failed a retroactive drug test and will be stripped of her results

Athletics: Olympians, International Medalists, and Past Event Champion to Highlight Professional Athlete Field at 2017 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K on Sunday, April 9
Stephen Sambu and Veronicah Nyaruai lead seven-strong contingent from Kenya to race in Central Park
American Sam Chelanga and Puerto Rican Olympian Beverly Ramos of Team New Balance to make UAE Healthy Kidney 10K debuts

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Moving and socializing appears to perk up the aging brain

(NY Post) Health and Fitness: The weird internal injury runners suffer after a marathon

(Evening Standard) Drugs in Sport: Mixed emotions for Jo Pavey after upgrade to 10,000m bronze medal - 'I am thrilled but it's bittersweet'
Jo Pavey was thrilled after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships - but said the news left a "bittersweet" feeling

(Channel News Asia) Drugs in Sport: Kaliese Spencer's anti-doping case set for May 15

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(Science of Sport) Training: Sports science, marginal gains and common sense
An expanded version of an article Ross Tucker wrote for a South African newspaper on Monday this week. It concerns Matthew Syed’s and Dave Brailsford’s mythical concept of "marginal gains", which is also known as common sense, and which includes elements of sports science, in the high performance sports world

(Ottawa Citizen) Athletics: Melissa Bishop - the pride of Eganville - draws strength from her community roots
Up in the Valley, the season is turning at last. Farm pastures are releasing their spring scent and the maple sap is running

(Spikes) Athletics: "Trust Your Coach"
Michelle Carter achieved a lifelong ambition in the women's shot put at the 2016 Rio Olympics, unleashing a throw of 20.63m in the final round to take gold. Seven months on from that historic night, the American shares her top tips for life in and out of the throwing circle

(IAAF) Athletics: Yego, Walcott and Pitkamaki added to Turku’s javelin field

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: RUSADA re-compliance to be discussed in meeting between WADA and IOC Presidents
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has said here today that the re-compliance of the Russian Anti-Doping (RUSADA) before the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will feature among his discussions with Thomas Bach at a meeting scheduled for next week

(JDL Fast Tack) Athletics: 2018 Camel City Elite Prize Money Announced
Camel City Elite returns on February 3, 2018 with up to $80k in prize money

(Japan Times) Athletics: Change to Japan’s marathon team selection in works for 2020

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya-born US athlete’s tweet sparks outrage
Kenyan and US athletes on Wednesday reacted angrily to a tweet by Kenya-born American runner Samuel Kiprono Chelanga apparently disparaging African athletics after last weekend’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala

(BT Sport) Drugs in Sport: Jo Pavey upgraded to 10,000m bronze at 2007 World Championships
Turkish silver medallist Elvan Abeylegesse disqualified for doping

Athletics: 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Readies for Gala 45th Running
Race organizers add $10,000 to American Record bonus pool at PRRO Circuit event

Athletics: VIenna City Marathon set for April 23rd
Luik triplets run new Vienna 10K on day before Marathon

(The Citizen) Athletics: Caster Semenya outclasses tough competition in Sasolburg
South Africa’s sprint queen almost breaks the rare 300m record while also bossing the 400m in a race she was ‘psyched’ for

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: The Peak Age for Female 800m Runners?

(Citius Mag) Athletics: What next? Matthew Centrowitz could target Bernard Lagat’s 1,500m American record

(Women's Running Magazine) Athletics: Lauren Fleshman To Teach Virtual Course On Body Image

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Will Molly Huddle lower her own American Record in the 10,000m this year?

( Athletics: ere’s why the bib number 261 at the Boston Marathon is so significant
It’s a number with some history

(The Telegraph) Health and Fitness: Marathons are bad for your health, scientists warn runners

(Daytone Daily News) Athletics: Air Force Marathon sign up cost going up

(The Star) Athletics: Record in sight
Africa 10,000m bronze medallist Joyciline Jepkosgei will be taking a shot at the world half marathon record when she lines up at the Prague Half Marathon on Saturday

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(Spikes) Athletics: The Perfect Ten
Olympic champion and world 10,000m record holder Almaz Ayana talks to Ato Boldon for the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics

(Outside Online) Performance Plate: What Protein to Eat—And How Much of It You Actually Need
Rather than gobbling up protein from anywhere, pay close attention to how you're eating this nutrient

(BBC) Athletics: Get Inspired with Darren Campbell
Darren Campbell and Eleanor Oldroyd examine what inspires, motivates and encourages people in sport. Tonight they look at the role mothers play in athletes' lives with boxer, James DeGale and his mum and manager, Diane

(Boston Magazine) Cycling: The Midnight Marathon Returns on April 16
Hundreds will once again travel along the Marathon route on bikes this year. Also: they need volunteers

(Time) Health and Fitness: The Hidden Risk of Running a Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan steeplechase champ robbed at Kampala races
Kenya’s 2013 world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Milcah Chemos’s moment of glory with Team Kenya at last Sunday’s World Cross Country Championships in Kampala was dampened when thieves made away with her mobile phone and cash

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

(The Guardian) Athletics: The formula for marathon success?
Do online marathon prediction calculators offer too rosy a picture? Ian Williams takes a look at the formula, and offers a potentially more accurate one

(Pulse) Drugs in Sport: Doctor in cyclist's doping rules row insists he gave legal drug
Richard Freeman, the then Team Sky doctor, has said the package contained the legal decongestant Fluimucil

Athletics: 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Kids' Run Moves to New Date, Place and Time
Change gives parents a chance to enjoy the Kids' Run without the distraction of running their own 10-Mile or 5K; Kid's Run registration will remain open until 500 participant limit is reached

Athletics: Metro Marathon Duesseldorf set for April 30th
Josphat Ndambiri selects Duesseldorf for his comeback race

(Competitor) Athletics: Boston Marathon Spectating Tips From TV Announcer Craig Masback

(BBC) Athletics: London Marathon 2017 - How to watch on the BBC

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Geoffrey Kamworor, Irene Cheptai eye World Championships
The newly crowned World Cross Country champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Irene Cheptai now want to extend their reign to track at the forthcoming World Championships in August in London

(IAAF) Athletics: Olympic triple jump medallists to reunite in Eugene - IAAF Diamond League

(Runner's World) Athletics: Two World Records Fall at Armory NYC Indoor Marathon
Runners endured 211 laps on the indoor oval and took home bonuses for setting new world bests

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: After conquering world, Kenya’s time to celebrate

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Cross country running and Winter Olympics would be a perfect fit

(USATF) Athletics: Woodard runs world record to win USATF Athlete of the Week

(IAAF) Athletics: Oslo Bislett Games aims to become the most sustainable athletics meeting in the world

(Free Press Journal) Drugs in Sport: Sensible to make doping by athletes a criminal offence

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Top-10 Marks Of The Collegiate Weekend - March 20-26, 2017

(Cpmpetitor) Athletics: Get A Sneak Peek At 7 Special-Edition Boston Marathon Shoes

(IAAF) Athletics: Full set of Olympic medallists to clash in 800m and steeplechase in Doha - IAAF Diamond League

(Hamilton Spectator) Athletics: Plenty of victories around ‘The Bay’
Everyone was glad to see our own version of Heartbreak Hill back in the game after a two-year absence

(Women's Running) Athletics; The 35 Greatest American Female Marathoners Of All Time

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Cross country is key to distance running success- Coe

(IAAF) Athletics: Bursting from the shadows, Cheptai makes her presence known

(USATF) Athletics: USA brings home 108 medals, 42 gold at World Masters Indoor Championships In Daegu, South Korea

(USATF) Athletics: Chelanga turns in top individual finish at IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Sam Chelanga’s 11th place finish in the senior men’s race was the top individual showing by Team USA at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds Sunday

(ESPN) Athletics: Legacy of 261
Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon. Her bib number, 261, is now a source of inspiration for women around the world

(The Telegraph) Cycling: Sir Bradley Wiggins says marginal gains is 'load of rubbish' and calls Victoria Pendleton 'bit of a milkshake'

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kiplimo delivers Ugandan hosts first World Cross gold as Kamworor retains men's title
Uganda was rewarded for its first staging of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships with its first gold in the competition

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(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: U20 women star for Canada at IAAF World Cross-Country Championships
Everything you need to know from Kampala, Uganda and the 2017 IAAF World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kamworor, Cheptai strike gold as Kenyans rule Kampala

(Canadian) Athletics: Roundup from North America’s oldest distance road race, Around the Bay
Vancouver's Dayna Pidhoresky dominates the 30K at Around the Bay in Hamilton winning by more than six minutes

(BBC) Athletics: Kenya believe it? Top six all from same country
Watch Kenya dominate the women's senior race at the World Cross Country Championships in Uganda, taking all top six positions in an unprecedented finish

(IAAF) Athletics: Lotiang and Gemechu victorious at Warsaw Half Marathon

(Sport24) Athletics: Agent calls ASA a bunch of clowns over poor planning
Wayde van Niekerk’s agent has branded Athletics SA (ASA) a bunch of clowns for their role in the developing impasse over whether the country’s top sprinters will attend the national championships or the world relay championships late next month

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Three athletes call for investigation into Athens 2004 long jump result
Three athletes who believe they were cheated out of Olympic medals in the long jump event at Athens 2004 are calling for an investigation into the result to be launched after Russian competitors swept the podium

(IAAF) Athletics: Cheptai leads unprecedented top-six sweep for Kenya - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
Kamworor successfully defends men's senior title - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
Kenya prevails in inaugural mixed relay - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
Kiplimo captures Uganda’s first world cross gold - IAAF World Championships Kampala 2017
Gidey cruises to second straight women's U20 title - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: 2017 Boston Marathon elite cheat sheet: Rachel Hannah
With the 2017 Boston Marathon coming up, fans need to know who will be on the start line. Who are this year's elites and what should you know about them?

(ABC) Athletics: Keely Small is dreaming big after record run over 800 metres
Canberra high school student Keely Small is dreaming of wearing green and gold

(Capital FM) Athletics: Arusei, Kangogo favourites at Warsaw Half marathon
Justus Kangogo and Peninah Arusei of Kenya will start as the favourites at the PZU Warsaw Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday

(News Ghana) Athletics: Kenya’s Titus Tuwei wins Zhengkai Marathon title
Titus Tuwei from Kenya won the men’s title at the Zhengkai Marathon Sunday in two hours 10 minutes and 14 seconds

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Meet Antoine Thibeault, one of Canada’s next great steeplechasers
Get to know Laval University's Antoine Thibeault, a rising star in Canadian athletics who has his eye on the 2017 IAAF World Championships

(AI) Athletics: Andre De Grasse on his “bromance” with Usain Bolt and racing in Vancouver

Around the Bay Road Race - Hamilton, ON

World XC Championships - Kampala, Uganda

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Buoyant Kenyans go for the kill in Kampala
Geoffrey Kamworor on Saturday crossed the finish line, arms raised, in a mock victory as he warmed up for Sunday’s 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships

(USATF) Athletics: Team USA finishes final course preview ahead of Kampala 2017
The 28 men and women representing Team USA previewed the Kololo Independence Grounds for the final time Saturday, as teams got one last look at the course where Sunday’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships will be contested

Athletics: U.S. Marine Captures Second Win at 17.75K in Prince William County, VA
Event’s largest field earns guaranteed entries to 42nd MCM

(Yorkshire Post) Athletics: Laura Weightman aims for London 2017 delight to repay long-term coach Steve Cram
The hunt for international honours is not a personal battle for middle distance runner Laura Weightman

(Quartz) Athletics: Nike’s multi-billion-dollar empire is built on air

(3Wire Sports) Olympics: A 2024 dose of - common sense

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF/LOC press conference highlights - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Bradley Wiggins: doping ‘worst thing to be accused of for a man of my integrity’
Wiggins: ‘there’s a lot to say and it’s going to shock a few people’ - Ex-Team Sky rider is waiting for UK Anti-Doping to finish investigation

(Capital FM) Athletics: Refugee team out of Kampala World Cross
The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document
(Inside the Games) “Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Tergat - ‘Cross country is in my veins’
Five-time world cross-country champion Paul Tergat knows what it means, not just to compete but excel in athletics’ oldest world championship event

(Capital FM) Athletics: Team Kenya arrives with swag in Kampala
Dressing in a dazzling maroon dress with a yellow ribbon for the ladies and a dapper navy blue suit look for the men, the Team Kenya Cross Country squad arrived with confidence at the Entebbe International Airport ahead of Sunday’s global showpiece at the Kololo Grounds in Kampala, Uganda

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: The Real Breakthrough race of Boston Billy's career: the 1975 IAAF World Cross Country Champs

(The New Times) Athletics: IAAF World Cross Country Championships remain pretty much a Kenya Vs Ethiopia affair

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Kipchoge at 70% in sub-two hour marathon preparations
Olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge says he is in 70 percent shape in his bid to run the marathon under two hours later this year as he steps up his training for the Nike Breaking 2 project in Kaptagat

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Exclusive: Innovative plans detailed by Aarhus 2019 organisers to get cross country back at Olympics
Organisers of the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus plan to use mass participation and a more challenging course to help achieve the key aim of getting the sport back onto the Olympic programme

(Runner's World) Athletics: College Runner Struck By Car Receives Support from Running Community
Elon University freshman Molly Offstein is beginning her road to recovery after an accident on March 6

(Sole Collector) Athletics: Is Adidas Trying to Overshadow Nike's Big Marketing Event?
Surprise Adidas releases and restocks go against Air Max Day

Athletics: SACTOWN Run celebrates giving back
Reese Baker to serve as the run’s patient champion

(Runner's World) Athletics: U.S. Teams Set for World Cross Country on Sunday
This year’s competition in Kampala, Uganda, includes a new co-ed race in which two men and two women will each run a 2K relay leg

(The Province) Athletics: De Grasse running to embrace Canadian burden at Jerome Classic

(Mirror) Athletics: When is the 2017 London Marathon? All you need to know as elite and amateur runners prepare for the big race
Finish in fancy dress, be a superhero for charity or elite glory - all runners have their aim for the iconic 26.2 mile course

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(Hamilton Spectator) Athletics: 10,000 runners, 123 years of Around the Bay tradition

(Daily Post-Athenian) Athletics: Athenians race the original marathon in modern Greece

(IAAF) Athletics: Arusei and Kangogo the favourites at Warsaw Half Marathon
Justus Kangogo and Peninah Arusei of Kenya will start as the favourites at the PZU Warsaw Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday

(Irish Times) Drugs in Sport: Something about Irish anti-doping doesn’t add up
Results of Sports Ireland’s latest doping survey are properly disturbing

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian MacDougall set for debut run at 'stacked' cross-country worlds
16-year-old star leads Canada's 27-athlete contingent in Kampala, Uganda

(USATF) Athletics: Team USA has podium in their sights at Kampala 2017
Team USA rolled into Kampala with hopes of bringing back to the United States a team medal of any color at this coming Sunday’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds

(Boston Herald) Athletics: Brooks and New Balance step up for Boston Marathon
A pair of running shoe companies are lining up to release their new Boston-themed sneakers tied to the 121st running of the Boston Marathon on April 17

(The Star Online) Athletics: Bolt - It’s all about hard work
Talent only goes so far; it’s hard work that makes all the difference.

(Inside the Games) Commonwealth Games: Toronto City Council considering joining 2022 Commonwealth Games race
Toronto's CIty Council are due to consider a possible attempt to replace Durban as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday

(IAAF) Athletics: World Cross memories - Stephen Kiprotich
Stephen Kiprotich may be better known for his accomplishments on the road, but the Ugandan distance running star has cross country in his blood

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Secrets to Dating a Non-Runner
The relationship will offer some healthy perspective on your obsession, but it will also make you feel like a lunatic

(Runner's World) Athletics: Two Guide-Dog Puppies Will be Named After Boston Marathon Winners
The pooches, who aren’t born yet, may become training partners for visually-impaired runners

(Running USA) Athletics: U.S> Road Race Trends
Road race finisher total experiences slight year-over-year decline in 2016

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: This drink hopes to propel elite marathoners to the sub-two hour mark
In an attempt to break the sub two-hour marathon mark, one startup is tackling the physiological issue of glycogen depletion with a drink designed to help elite runners push the limits

(IAAF) Athletics: Felix set to race in Kingston
Organisers of the Jamaica International Invitational have announced that world 400m champion Allyson Felix will return to the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kingston on 20 May

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Mirinda Carfrae Announces Pregnancy
Australia’s Mirinda "Rinny" Carfrae revealed today that she and husband Timothy O’Donnell, also a professional triathlete, are expecting a baby - due on Aug. 10 of this year

(Men's Fitness) Athletics: Nike and Adidas just rolled out ultra-fast marathon shoes. But do they make sense for the average runner?
As part of their rival efforts to break the two-hour marathon barrier, Nike and Adidas have rolled out their ultra-high-tech VaporFly and Adizero Sub2 trainers. When it comes to Joe Marathoner, though, will they even make a difference?

(Daily Nation) Athletics: USA field team in Kampala after Nairobi snub
USA’s athletics team arrived in Kampala on Tuesday night for Sunday’s IAAF World Championships even after US Track and Field association said they would not field a team at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi in July citing security concerns

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Abbott World Marathon Majors change to prize structure and launch charity programme
Abbott World Marathon Majors have announced their prize structure has been altered to reward the top three finishers in the series - while a charity programme is also being launched

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(CBC) Athletics: Off Guard - Money
2-time Olympian Perdita Felicien examines unconventional themes in weekly podcast

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Are We In Store For A Record-Setting Collegiate Outdoor Season?

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Team Kenya off to Uganda as Kampala bursts into life

(Harry Jerome) Athletics: Andre De Grasse returning to Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Classic

(BBC) Athletics: World Cross Country Championships - BBC coverage details
The World Cross Country Championships take place in Kampala, Uganda, on Sunday, 26 March, with live coverage and highlights on the BBC

(AllAfrica) Athletics: Kiprop and Dibaba Go Head-to-Head in Relays At World Cross

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kampala hosts first major sports showpiece
The World Cross Country Championship takes place in Kampala Sunday in Uganda’s biggest ever sports showpiece, with the traditional rivalry between Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes set to dominate the event

(ESW) Triathlon: St. Anthony’s Triathlon Announces 2017 Pro Athlete Start List
One of the longest running triathlons will also serve as USAT National Championship qualifier

(Spikes) Athletics: "Rome wasn’t built in a day"
In Rio Christoph Harting proved how to perform on the big stage when he took Olympic discus gold with his final attempt. The German shares his top tips for in and outside the stadium

(Track Alerts) Athletics: There won’t be anybody like me - Usain Bolt

(KFM) Athletics: World Cross Country championships to give Uganda a 60bn economic boost

(ITU) Drugs in Sport: ITU sanctions two athlets for Anti-Doping Rule Violations

(FloTrack) Athletics: 1500m Stars Asbel Kiprop, Genzebe Dibaba Lead Mixed Relay At World Cross

(Enda) Athletics: Cross Country is the Heart of Kenyan Running

(IAAF) Athletics: Senior women's preview - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
Senior men's preview

(FloTrack) Athletics: Stephanie Bruce on post baby training and gearing up for World XC

(IAAF) Athletics: My dream relay team - Lauryn Williams

(Competitor) Athletics: Why The Boston Marathon Is So Special
In times like these, races like the Boston Marathon bring people together. How? It’s a combination of not only the race’s rich history, but the area’s too. Plus the screaming locals, and the achievement that qualifying—and running—the world’s grandest marathon bestows on its runners

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kampala won’t be a cup of tea for Kenyans, warns Kiprotich

(AW) Athletics: Ryan Hall’s fond farewell
The two-time Olympian tells Euan Crumley why a text message rekindled his running fire and provided him with a marathon swansong

(The Athletic Experience) Athletics: Sandi Morris - Rio Silver Medalist - Pole Vault - Physics - Speed

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kamworor charged for title defense in Kampala
Reigning World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor is confident he will defend his title when he gets down to the Kololo Independence Ground in Kampala, Uganda for the 2017 edition on Sunday afternoon

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Jamaica's Spencer denies evading drug test
Reigning Commonwealth Games 400 meters hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer denied on Wednesday that she "refused or evaded a drug test" and plans to legally challenge the assertion by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission

(Paul Merca) Athletics: We are off to Kampala for the world cross country championships!

(World Marathon Majors) Athletics: AbbottWMM Expands Prize Structure, Introduces Charity Program

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Athletics: Scotiabank Charity Challenge helps Charities take Giant Steps in Fundraising
When Giant Steps Toronto took to the streets more than ten years ago as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, the prospect of raising more than a million dollars towards their cause was little more than a pipe dream

(IAAF) Athletics: Barshim, Thompson and Schippers among the first signees in Doha

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Irish Runner Ciara Mageean Literally Crawled Over The Line At The European Championships

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Tergat warns Team Kenya for Kampala WXC against complaceny

Athletics: Rome Marathon set for April 2nd
Adane Bentayehu (age 24, 2:06.22), Dereje Tadess Raya (age 29, p.b. 2:08.46), Shura Kitata (age 20, p.b. 2:08.53), the 2014 winner Shume Hailu (age 30, p.b. 2:09.06) and Mesfin Teshome (age 26, p.b. 2:09.24)

Athletics: Sacramento Running Association adds spring half marathon to event line-up
Gold Country Half to be run on June 11 in El Dorado Hills

(Running USA) Athletics: Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend in Virginia Beach Recap
The event attracts runners from all 50 states and several international athletes from countries all over the world

(Running USA) Athletics: Tidbits from the Top - Iris Simpson Bush, Flying Pig Marathon
Simpson Bush has been at the helm of the Cincinnati-based race series for nearly 15 years

(IAAF) Athletics: Lavillenie to lead Turku pole vault field

(ESPN) Drugs in Sport: Three Russian track and field athletes DQ'd from 2012 Olympics for doping

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Paul Tergat, John Ngugi tip Kenyans to shine in Kampala

(IAAF) AThletics: U20 women's preview - IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
U20 men's preview – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

(Runner's World) Athletics: 50 Years Ago, Unknown Star Put U.S. Women’s Distance Running on the Map
In March 1967, Doris Brown became the first women’s international cross-country champion

(Fox25) Athletics: #BeBoston - Marathon season kicks off with banner unveiling

(Track Alerts) Drugs in Sport: Kaliese Spencer, Riker Hylton commit Anti Doping violations

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(Outside Online) Science of Performance: The Science - and Art - of Taking Risks
How to put in the work now to ensure that you will go for it later

(CBS Boston) Athletics: Desi Linden Returns To Boston Marathon With Quiet Confidence

(Daily Nation) Athletics: IAAF’s rich Kampala pay day

(IAAF) Athletics: Resurgent Molla holds key to Ethiopian revival in Kampala

(BBC) Olympics: It's 2024 or nothing, says Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games bid co-chair

(Spikes) Athletics: Hands up if you love XC
Patrick Tiernan capped off his collegiate career with an upset victory at the NCAA Cross Country Championships last November. Now the Aussie is headed to Kampala for the IAAF World Cross Country Champs. He tells us why he can’t wait to get his teeth - er spikes - stuck into some Ugandan cross country terrain

(CNN) Athletics: Jerusalem marathon 2017 - Bridges built in a divided city

(Competitor) Athletics: Kathrine Switzer On Her Return To The Boston Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA Outdoor T&F National Athletes of the Week

(Forbes) Athletics: What Does It Take To Win A Marathon?

Athletics: Haspa Marathon Hamburg set for April 23rd
Both of London’s Olympic Champions will run in Hamburg: Tiki Gelana completes the package

(Canada Running Series) Athletics: Remembering Ed Whitlock

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Nearly 9,000 Conquer Cool, Breezy Conditions at 2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

(The Science of Sport) Athletics: Ban the Nike Vaporfly & other carbon fiber devices for future performance credibility

(Diamond League) Athletics: Eugene - 4 Gold Medalists to Battle in Pre Classic Women's High Jump
The oldest, youngest and perhaps most patient are among four major gold medalists in a world-class women’s high jump field at the Prefontaine Classic

(ABC) Athletics: US marathon star Meb Keflezighi is racing toward retirement

(Runner's Wolrd) Athletics: Kara Goucher - "I Still Want to Be Competitive"
She has recovered from two knee surgeries and the disappointment of missing the Olympics in 2016

(Super Sport) Drugs in Sport: Life bans for China's marathon cheats
China will ban marathon cheats for life to clamp down on scandals that have dogged the fast-growing sport, which attracted nearly three million participants across the country last year

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2017 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Team Rankings - Preseason
2017 NCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Team Rankings - Preseason

(Competitor) Athletics: Get A Sneak Peek At 6 Special-Edition Boston Marathon Shoes

(CBS Boston) Athletics: Shalane Flanagan Joins WBZ-TV Marathon Broadcast Team

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Doctor that provided Sir Mo Farah with controversial infusion called to give evidence in doping hearing
Dr Robin Chakraverty, who now works with the England football team, gave Farah an infusion of a controversial supplement before the 2014 London Marathon

(Nigeria Today) Athletics: Uganda plans three-pronged attack at World Cross Country

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Athletics: American Runner Molly Huddle and South African Wheelchair Racer Ernst Van Dyk Clinch Third Consecutive United Airlines NYC Half Titles as Nearly 20,000 Runners Race Through Manhattan
Ethiopian Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa and U.S. Paralympian Susannah Scaroni take the tape for the first time in New York City

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: State of Sport - Amateur doping findings 'concern' sports minister
The extent of doping in amateur sport - revealed by a poll for the BBC - is a "concern", says sports minister Tracey Crouch

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Injured Kimetto not giving up on career, pledge to come back strong

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah - Doctor who gave controversial supplement infusion to face MPs

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Nick Butler - Bach back in control as IOC launch Pyeongchang counter-offensive

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Top-10 Marks Of The Collegiate Weekend: March 13-19, 2017

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Feyisa Lilesa continues to protest home government, this time at NYC Half
Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa won the United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday and, once again, performed a protest against his home government at the finish

Athletics: Kennerly Looks To Jump Start Palm Beaches Marathon
Honda Classic Executive Director Commits To Expand Profile Of Annual Endurance Race

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Sprinting healthy in Jamaica - Quarrie

(The Standard) Athletics: READY TO SHINE: Keringet village waiting to celebrate World Cross Country success

(Runner's World) Athletics: Huddle Wins 3rd Straight NYC Half in Thriller
She outkicks training partner Emily Sisson; Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lelisa wins on men’s side

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Three Lessons to learn from Skechers Performance LA Marathon

(Xinjuanet) Athletics: Marathon races in China see major increase in 2016

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Drug use 'fast becoming a crisis' - Nicole Sapstead
Drug use at every level of sport is "fast becoming a crisis" according to UK Anti-Doping - responding to a BBC poll into doping in amateur sport

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Kipkoech, Chesang clinch Red Cross Half Marathon titles

Athletics: Allison Mendez Triumphs in Spectacular Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon
Jacob Krolick places first in the men’s half marathon

(The Dong-A Ilbo) Athletics: 35,000 run at 2017 Seoul International Marathon

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: England's football doctor Robin Chakraverty to be quizzed by MPs over Sir Mo Farah's controversial infusion ahead of the 2014 London Marathon
* Sir Mo Farah is under fresh scrutiny after infusion he received for a controversial supplement was not properly recorded in 2014
* Dr Robin Chakraverty is set to be quizzed as part of the culture, media and sport select committee's ongoing probe into doping in sport
* Dr Chakraverty is now part of Gareth Southgate's England backroom team

(LA Times) Athletics: Elisha Barno shakes off queasy stomach to win L.A. Marathon with smooth stride

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(The Virginian-Pilot) Athletics: Hampton runner battles cold, wind, rain, sleet to win Shamrock Marathon

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: NZ bros first sub-60 twins as Jake Robertson wins Lisbon half marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Elite Marathoner With a Day Job: "It’s Not Always Going to Be Perfect"
Craig Leon relies on a support team, a weekly meal plan, and a good travel pillow to keep up with his life

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Barno, Jepkurgat stage sweep in LA as Cheruiyot falls short in Lisbon

(IAAF) Athletics: Dibaba and Robertson win heated battles in Lisbon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya to arrive in Kampala three days to competition

(Fox11) Athletics: LA Marathon - Kenyans Elisha Barno and Hellen Jepkurgat win men's and women's races

(RRW) Athletics: Huddle, Lilesa Claim 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Titles
Huddle Completes Three-Peat

(Inside the Games) Athletics:Refugee Team set for World Cross Country Championships
Four runners under the team leadership of Kenya's Tegla Loroupe will form an Athlete Refugee Team in the mixed relay event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Kampala

(Watch Athletics) Athletics: Lilesa and Huddle Grab NYC Half Marathon Titles

(IAAF) Athletics: Maiyo successfully defends title at Gdynia Half Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Kipruto and Agai prevail in Seoul

(IAAF) Athletics: Yego and Bayartsogt take New Taipei City marathon wins

(IAAF) Athletics: Mesfin breaks course record in Chongqing

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Vivian Cheruiyot eyes Lisbon Half Marathon course record

(Jerusalem Post) Athletics: Record runners at Jerusalem Marathon

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Ross Proudfoot nips Luc Bruchet at the line, wins St. Patrick’s Day 5K
Ross Proudfoot nips unsuspecting Luc Bruchet at the line to win the St. Patrick's Day 5K in Vancouver on Saturday

(RRW) Athletics: With Weather Fluctuating, Tactics Could Change at NYC Half
With the 12th running of the United Airlines NYC Half less than 12 hours away, many of the 20,000 athletes entered have been keeping a keen eye on the weather forecast

(WDAZ) Athletics: So far, slight decline in Fargo Marathon numbers follow national trend

(BBC) Athletics: Mo Farah & Kadeena Cox win British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards awards
Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox were named sportsman and sportswoman of the year at the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards

Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon - CA

Tobacco Road Marathon - Cary, NC

United Airlines NYC Half-Marathon - New York, NY
Live Webcast

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Athletics: Ben Sathre, Andrea Rediger Win Hot Dash 10 Mile Crowns
4200 Runners Compete in the Minnesota-themed 5K and 10 Mile Event

(Daily Nation) Athletics: We’ll sweep women’s senior race clean, warns Kenya's Cheptai

(Reuters) Olympics: Kenya escapes threat of ban after resolving to adopt new constitution

(IOL) Athletics: Golds aside, Semenya has a plan for records

(People) Athletics: Olympic Runner Emma Coburn Wants to Gain 10 Lbs. Before Her Wedding: ‘I Like Feeling a Bit More Curvy’

(Sputnik News) Drugs in Sport: WADA Informant, Runner Andrey Dmitriev Leaves Russia to Feel Safe
The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) informant, Russian runner Andrey Dmitriev said that he left Russia in order to feel safe

(NY Times) Athletics: Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier

(LA Daily News) Athletics: Kenya’s Weldon Kirui will try to create L.A. Marathon legacy

(Women's Running) Athletics: Can Molly Huddle Make It A Three-Peat At The NYC Half?

(Competitor) Athletics: Galen Rupp Makes His Boston Marathon Debut Amid A Storm
Galen Rupp is America’s greatest distance runner. His sole focus on the marathon now would be - should be - widely celebrated. But even with his seemingly unlimited potential, old story lines continue to steal the spotlight

(IAAF) Athletics: Japan selects marathon team for IAAF World Championships London 2017

(Runner's World) Athletics: Norb Sander, Champion Runner and Visionary Behind New York Armory, Dies at 74
A medical doctor who won the New York City Marathon in 1974, he turned the Armory into a mecca for elites and teens

(POGO) Athletics: The Physical Performance Show: Ryan Gregson – AUS 1500m Record Holder, Dual Olympian

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Zharnel Hughes: 10 things you didn't know about sprinters (here's one - we vomit a lot)
British sprinter Zharnel Hughes, who trains alongside Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake in Jamaica, chats to Telegraph Men about the pain and adrenaline of life as one of the fastest men in the world

(Mental Floss) Athletics: Remembering Reebok's "Dan and Dave" Campaign 20 Years Later

(RRW) Athletics: Armory Foundation Founder Dr. Norbert Sander Has Died at 74
Dr. Norbert Sander, the driving force behind the rebirth of NY City's Armory, passed away unexpectedly this morning at the age of 74

(RRW) Athletics: Sisson Optimistic About Half-Marathon Debut United Airlines NYC Half
On Sunday, Emily Sisson will make her long awaited half-marathon debut here at the United Airlines NYC Half.

(Boston Globe) Athletics: World record-holder withdraws from 2017 Boston Marathon

(NBC New York) Athletics: Thousands to Brave Slush, Snow for United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

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(RRW) Athletics: Hawkins Aims to Continue String Of Strong Races At United NYC Half
Callum Hawkins is back on American soil ready to become the first Scotsman to win the United Airlines NYC Half here on Sunday

(IAAF) Athletics: Kenyan success looks set to continue in Seoul

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive - iNADO chief criticises IOC declaration on anti-doping reforms
The head of the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) has criticised "puzzling" elements of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board reform proposals unveiled here

(Out for a Run) Athletics: I’ll Have Another Podcast 55 - Natasha Wodak

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: IAAF ratifies Jepchirchir half marathon world record

(MLive) Athletics: Kalamazoo Marathon named Michigan's best road race

(USATF) Athletics: Armory visionary Dr. Norbert Sander dies at age 74

(NAZElite) Athletics: Hoka One One Northern Arizona Elite Renews Partnership Deal With Final Surge
Online training log will continue to share team training data and sell team training plans

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Junior men reveal their only card
Competition is fever pitch among Kenya’s junior men’s World Cross Country team members

(Runner's World) Athletics: The Healthy Reasons Why Emma Coburn Plans to Gain Weight for Her Wedding
All runners experience natural changes in their physiques throughout the year. This Olympian will welcome a few more pounds on her big day

Athletics: Discounted Military Entries Sell Out for 42nd Marine Corps Marathon
Public Lottery to open March 22-29 for October Marathon

(Watch Athletics) Athletics: Runner Punches Opponent During a Road Race
Just moments after the staring gun went off in a road race in Brazil a mysterious runner nearly knocked out another runner with a strong blow in the face

(NZ Herald) Athletics: New Zealand Track and Field Nationals live streamed on Herald

(London 2017) Athletics: 'A perfect recipe for something big' - Ashton Eaton's decathlon preview
Double Olympic and world champion Ashton Eaton on why the decathlon will be one of the biggest events of the summer at the IAAF World Championships London 2017

(IAAF) Athletics: Chebor back to defend his title in New Taipei City

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Skechers Performance extends title sponsorship of Skechers Performance LA Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Olympians and Defending Champions Will Face Off at NYC Half
Many of the fastest U.S. distance runners, including two-time winner Molly Huddle, are lining up on Sunday for the 13.1-mile race

(Yahoo) Drugs in Sport: Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson admits to secretly injecting himself with vitamins

(USATF) Athletics: USATF media and branding efforts earn finalist spots for 2017 Shorty Awards, PR News’ Social Media Awards

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Coaches give Kigari camp a thumbs up

Jerusalem Marathon - Israel

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Athletics: Saucony® Unveils 10th Generation of Ride for Fall 2017
The Perfect Ride: Latest Iteration of Brand’s Ultra-Responsive Icon Reveals an Even More Engaging On-Road Experience

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: One Added To Post-NCAA Indoor Championships Men’s Watch List

(Business Insider) Athletics: Adidas fixed its biggest mistake and became the second-biggest sportswear brand in America

(Sport 24) Athletics: Tracks of their tears as Krabbe takes hospice role
On the track, controversial ex-world champion Katrin Krabbe was one of the fastest, now she works as a volunteer in a hospice, speeding to the comfort of the terminally ill

(USATF) Athletics: USA Track & Field Foundation announces 32 Youth Club Grant recipients

(Competitor) Athletics: Galen Rupp Makes His Boston Marathon Debut Amid A Storm
Galen Rupp is America’s greatest distance runner. His sole focus on the marathon now would be—should be—widely celebrated. But even with his seemingly unlimited potential, old storylines continue to steal the spotlight

(Israel 21C) Athletics: 30,000 runners set for Jerusalem Marathon
Seventh Jerusalem Winner Marathon on March 17th takes runners on tour of heritage sites including Knesset, Machane Yehuda, David’s Tower, and more

(Bloomberg) Cycling: Cyclists Hunt for an Edge. This Time, It’s Data, Not Drugs
Spain’s Telefónica is trying analytics to steer its team to victory in upcoming races

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Alan Hubbard - A knight to remember - but since then sport has endured many days to forget

(BBC) Athletics: Isobel Pooley - British high jumper on rehab, women in sport and proving #thisgirlcan

(Forbes) Athletics: Nike Shoes For Sub Two-Hour Marathon Attempt Are Almost Like Performance Enhancing Drugs

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Medal prospects look good for Kenyans ahead of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala

(IAAF) Athletics: World Cross memories - Deena Kastor

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Jessica Ennis-Hill announces she is pregnant with her second child in adorable Instagram post

(IAAF) Athletics: Kampala set to host biggest IAAF World Cross Country Championships in more than a decade

(NZ Herald) Athletics: Eliza McCartney set to steal show at national championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Thompson and Harrison among first confirmed names for Kingston

(Runner's World) Athletics: Kathryn Martin Runs Blazing Fast Mile at Age 65
Although she forgot her suitcase with her spikes and gear, the masters champion set a world best

(BBC) Athletics: IAAF World Relays - Great Britain to send strong squad to Bahamas event
Great Britain are sending their "best possible teams" to the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas in April

(Huffington Post) Athletics: ‘Not Today, Motherf***er’: Runner Takes Down Attacker
She had just taken a self-defense workshop three weeks prior

(CNN) Cycling: Peter Sagan - World champion cyclist forced to dodge dog walker

(Sowetan Live) Athletics: Caster Semenya began her 2017 season assault with an impressive 3000m win

(IAAF) Athletics: Spain to send 24 athletes to Kampala

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: World braces for Barsoton, Kamworor collision in Kampala

(Triathlete) Triathlon: The Super League Triathlon Is Awesome in Theory—but Will It Work?

(Salty Running) Athletics: 10 Best Races For Sub-Elite Runners

(Spikes) Athletics: "Take a deep breath and relax"
2008 Olympic and two-time 400m world champion Christine Ohuruogu shares some of her most valued tips for on and off the track

Athletics: Marine Corps Marathon Lottery Opens March 22-29
Brooks Unveils Special MCM Apparel Available for Purchase during Lottery

Athletics: Natasha Wodak To Run Race Roster Spring Run Off
Over its four-decade history the Race Roster Spring Run Off 8km has seen world champions and record holders dueling with the nation’s best in a race which traditionally kicks off the racing season

(Eurosport UK) Athletics: The race of legends - What if Owens, Lewis and Bolt raced each other?

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: The Shoe ShowDown: Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite Vs adidas adizero Sub 2

(NY Times) Athletics: Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier

(Outside Online) Athletics: There Will Never Be Another Ed Whitlock
Ben Kaplan remembers the masters running legend, who died on Monday at 86

(NY Times) Athletics: Masters Runners Who Have Redefined Possibilities

(ESPN AU) Drugs in Sport: Are Russian authorities ready to cooperate in drug scandal investigation?

(RRW) Athletics: United Airlines NYC Half Is A Marathon of Sorts for Cragg
By all accounts, American Olympian Amy Cragg considers herself a marathoner

(Footwear News) Athletics: What It Felt Like to ‘Run on Air’ In Nike’s Air VaporMax Sneaker

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Team Sky sourced Fluimucil in Switzerland before Wiggins delivery
Dr Freeman’s prescription rights permitted the purchase - Sky tell Commons they obtained drug abroad in April 2011

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Answering the most fundamental question of all: what are the Olympic Games now for?

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(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Cross Country team breaks from training for random dope tests
Kenya’s cross country team was forced to put on hold its training Tuesday morning after Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) officials paid them an impromptu visit to carry out mandatory out-of-competition tests

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA DI National Athletes of the Year For 2017 Indoor Season

(Daily Nation) Athletics: ‘Captain Fantastic’ Komon’s race targets are worlds apart

(LA Daily News) Athletics: Marathon training, injuries just part of the challenge

(Spikes) Athletics: It's really just the beginning
It takes confidence to break a world record. In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, South Africa’s 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk tells Ato Boldon how he managed to unlock his potential

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA DI National Coaches of the Year For 2017 Indoor Season

(The Telegraph) Running: Champion runner who wanted to compete as a woman jailed for attempted murder over testosterone levels

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Inside Athletics - Wayde Van Niekerk

(ESW) Athletics: Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Set To Make History
Innovative Partnerships, Charitable Efforts and Sponsorship Activations set the stage for most Engaging Race Weekend To-Date

(IAAF) Athletics: Genemo to defend Vienna Marathon title

(ESW) Athletics: Dave McGillivray Inducted into Road Runners Club of America Long Distance Running Hall of Fame
Founder and president of DMSE Sports a renowned race director, endurance athlete and motivational speaker

(IAAF) Athletics: Murray, Small and Duck lead British team for World Cross

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian marathon legend Ed Whitlock dies at 86

(Sport24) Athletics: Semenya, Viljoen headline Potchefstroom meet

(Runner's World) Athletics: Running World Reacts to the Death of Ed Whitlock
The masters marathon legend made time for everyone when he was at races

(ESPN W) Drugs in Sport: Russian doping investigator Richard McLaren hits back at critics

Triathlon: Less than one month to the 20th edition of the Triathlon de Portocolom to open the European season
Strong International Pro Field

Athletics: Vienna City Marathon set for April 23rd
Defending champion Shuko Genemo returns to Vienna

(Track and Field News) Athletics: McLaughlin May Skip World Champs Even If She Makes The Team

(NY Times) Drugs in Sport: Willing to Blow the Whistle on Doping? New Legal Aid Group Wants to Help

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Children’s excitement at medal display drives Eilidh Doyle

(Runner's World) Athletics: Greatest College Athlete of All Time? Cheserek Has 17 National Titles
The University of Oregon senior has climbed to second on the list of collegiate champions

(BT Sport) Drugs in Sport: Anti-doping bosses say Russia is still in denial over state-sponsored cheating
Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov said it is time to forgive his country

(Daily Mail) Athletics: IAAF president Lord Coe braced for memoirs of departing UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner
* UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner will publish his memoirs in May 2018
* Warner has had a difficult relationship with IAAF president Lord Coe

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Russia faces ‘real struggle’ to clean up in time for 2018 Winter Olympics
Russia’s anti-doping agency needs ‘a lot of goodwill’ to be declared compliant - Richard McLaren’s dents Russia hopes of competing in South Korea

(WashingtonPost) College Sports: As NCAA money trickles down, even tennis coaches are outearning professors

(CBC) Athletics: Ed Whitlock, 1st septuagenarian to run marathon in under 3 hours, dead at 86
Brit set top master's times from 1,500 m to marathon
(Runner's World) Masters Marathon Legend Ed Whitlock Dies at 86
The Canadian, who broke 3:00 in the marathon in his 70s and 4:00 at age 85, succumbed to prostate cancer

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Athletics: Ed Whitlock Dead at age 86
As a master’s runner, he quickly established his credentials becoming the first septuagenarian to go under the 3-hour mark with a 70+ world marathon record of 2:59:10 at the 2003 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, an event to which he became particularly attached.

(The Star) Athletics: Cherono rules
Kenya’s Gladys Cherono and Ethiopia’s Guye Adola triumphed at the 43rd edition of the Rome-Ostia Half Marathon on Sunday, producing some of the fastest times ever recorded at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race

(Imiversity of Houston) Athletics: New Study - Magical Two-Hour Marathon Mark Can Be Broken Now

(USATF) Athletics: Team USA To Go For Gold At World Masters Championships

Athletics: Jack Gin Family Foundation to support Vancouver Sun runners in need
The 33rd annual Vancouver Sun Run is happening April 23rd and there will be many ways to help support those in need

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Coach Sigei tips Kenya to dominate opponents in Uganda

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Collegiate Indoor Season Bests
These are the best indoor marks by all collegiate athletes during the current calendar year. An athlete or relay can appear more than once. Marks from November and December of the previous year can be included on this list
NCAA Division I All-Americans For 2017 Indoor Season

(IAAF) Athletics: Toroitich to lead Ugandan squad in Kampala

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Russia never state sponsored doping and are "ready to pass any test" claims sports minister
Kolobkov was speaking to more than 700 delegates at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) annual symposium in Lausanne

(IAAF) Athletics: Kim Collins to retire at IAAF World Championships London 2017

(ARS Technica) Athletics: RunIQ review - New Balance goes after runners with Android Wear and Strava
Just because an athletic company made it doesn’t mean it’s made for athletes

(Globe and Mail) Health and Fitness: With osteoarthritis and exercise, some pain leads to gains

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: Did the Salazar Investigation Just Go Big-Time?
News that the FBI is involved could be a major game-changer

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Must-see moments from the 2017 U Sports Championships
Catch up on everything you may have missed from the 2017 U Sports Track and Field Championships in Edmonton

(Oregon Live) Athletics: The Oregon Ducks have a special group of women sprinters

(The Telegraph) Cycling: Chris Froome admits Team Sky and Sir Dave Brailsford made mistakes, but vows to restore fans' faith in clean riding

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Wada tells Russia anti-doping agency it still has ‘significant work’ to do
Wada president Craig Reedie says Russia has taken steps forward - Russian athletes banned after 2015 drugs scandal

(The Nation) Drugs in Sport: CAS bans doctor for life over Russian doping -- Russian federation
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued a life ban against doctor Sergei Portugalov, the alleged mastermind of doping in Russian track and field, Russia's athletics federation said Monday.

(USATF) Athletics: 2017 USATF Hershey National Youth Indoor Championships come to a close with 70 meet records

(IAAF) Athletics: My Greatest Challenge - Genevieve LaCaze

(The Star) Athletics: Kirwa triumphs
Kenya’s Visiline Jepkesho and Eunice Chumba paced Bahrain’s Olympic silver medallist Eunice Kirwa to victory during the Nagoya women’s Marathon yesterday

(Running USA) Athletics: New Course Announced for 40th Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon
Major landmarks return to the revamped courses. Notable additions include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, FirstEnergy Stadium and Great Lakes Science Center, among others

(NY Times) Athletics: Blade Runner Tests Limits of Prosthetics, Years After Oscar Pistorius

(Outside Online) Athletics: Yes, You Need the Track Workout
It's not just for spandex-clad speed racers. Here's how any athlete can tap into the power of the track to get fitter and faster

(IAAF) Athletics: Coleman speeds to sprint double at NCAA Indoor Championships

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(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: iNADO publishes list of measures aimed at reforming WADA's governing structures
The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) today proposed what it described as "concrete measures" aimed at reforming the governing structures of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

(IAAF) Athletics: Bekele breaks Barcelona course record

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Records Fall As 2017 NCAA DI Indoor Championships Draw To A Close

(IAAF) Athletics: Cherono and Adola take top honours at Rome-Ostia Half Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Duplantis and Cunningham break world indoor U20 records in New York

(Milford Daily News) Athletics: In times of nationalism, the Boston Marathon keeps international flavor

(IAAF) Athletics: Third win in a row for Kirwa and fast debut for Ando in Nagoya
(Japan Times) Ando books spot at worlds after sensational marathon debut in Nagoya

(USATF) Athletics: Back-to-back records fall on second day of USATF Hershey National Youth Indoor Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiryu, Yamagata and Nelson start London campaigns in Canberra

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Edward Cheserek wins 3,000 to lead Oregon Ducks men to third at NCAA indoor meet

(MileSplit) Athletics: New Balance Nationals Day 1 Boys' Recap

Athletics: Mizael Carrera Triumphs with Repeat Win at the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon & Half-Marathon
Carrera’s winning time was 1:05:51, Kerry Allen finished first for the women in 1:19:20
21-year-old Samuel Doud and Christie Wetzel took top place in the men and women’s marathon

Nagoya Women's Marathon - Japan

Zurich Barcelona Marathon - Barcelona, Spain

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Under-18 IAAF athletics championship under threat

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: RECAP - History Made On Day 1 Of NCAA DI Indoor Championships

(Statesman Journal) Athletics: Oregon Ducks runner Edward Cheserek sets record for most NCAA titles ever

(Wired) Athletics: Nike’s Controversial New Shoes Made Me Run Faster
WIRED ran a story about the new Nike sneakers tied to Breaking2, the company’s attempt to help runners break the two-hour mark at a special marathon this spring. As part of WIRED’s exclusive look at that initiative, our writer took a trial run in the sneakers as part of his training to achieve his own personal milestone: a sub-90-minute half-marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Korir, Hasay use furious finishes to capture titles at the USATF 15 km Championships
( Korir, Hasay win 40th Gate River Run

(Daily Relay) Athletics: Saturday Viewer's Guide to the NCAA Indoor Championships

Triathlon: An Australian sweep in Mooloolaba as Emma Jackson (AUS) and Luke Willian (AUS) take ITU World Cup wins
It was double trouble for Australia in Mooloolaba on Saturday, with Emma Jackson and Luke Willian both adding their names to the winners list at the long-running ITU World Cup event

(IAAF) Athletics: That moment when... Gregson enjoyed his first season on the European circuit

(FloTrack) Athletics: Edward Cheserek Wins 5K, Claims 16th NCAA Crown

(Insi8de the Games) Triathjlon: Australia dominate home ITU World Cup in Mooloolaba
Australia dominated their home International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup in Mooloolaba as the country won both races and claimed four of the six podium places

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Reggae Marathon voted among world's best

(IAAF) Athletics: Saunders' world shot put lead highlights opening day at NCAA indoor championships

(USATF) Athletics: Eight meet records broken Day 1 of USATF Hershey National Youth Indoor Championships

(Inside the Games) Athletics: IAAF vow to take action against World Championships hosts if bribery proven as French police widen probe
Future host cities of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships could be stripped of the events if allegations of corruption are proven, the sport's governing body have warned after reports emerged that French prosecutors are investigating the awarding of several editions of the competition

(Excelle Sports) Athletics: Why pole vaulter Sandi Morris is still hungry after winning gold at USATF Indoor Nationals

(USA Today) Athletics: Report - Probe into winning U.S. 2021 world track championships bid continues

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive - Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition
Yelena Isinbayeva has been reappointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today,despite direct opposition from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), insidethegames can reveal
(BBC) Yelena Isinbayeva's election to key Russian anti-doping role criticised
Yelena Isinbayeva's election to a key role within Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada) has been criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency

(Salty Running) Athletics: So You Want to Run in College: Here’s What You Need to Know

(BBC) Cycling: Becky James - Welsh cyclist backs British Cycling after damning leaked report
Double Olympic silver medallist Becky James has backed British Cycling after the organisation was criticised in a leaked draft report

(German Road Races) Athletics: Barcelona Welcomes Back 1992 Olympic Marathon Medalists - Brett Larner - Japan Running News
In the 25th anniversary year of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, the organizers of the Zurich Barcelona Marathon invited all six marathon medalists back as guests of honor for Sunday's race.

Gate River Run - Jacksonville, FL

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(The Independent) Olympics: IOC members accused of taking bribes in exchange for votes
Former athlete Frank Fredericks has been implicated in the allegations

(Spikes) Athletics: A Pole Vault Love Story
Pole vaulters are a special breed of athletes. And Finland’s teen prodigy Wilma Murto is extra special

(USATF) Athletics: Chelimo, Infeld headline impressive fields at USATF 15 km Championships

Athletics: Boilermaker Increases American Prize Money for 40th Edition
$14,500 to be awarded to the first 5 Americans who finish in the top 25 at the 4th stop on the PRRO Circuit 2016-17

(Runner's World) Athletics: Desiree Linden Wants to Win the Boston Marathon This Year
She’s training to break the tape at the race that "fires me up the most," she says

(BBC) Athletics: How does busy mum Jo Pavey train? It's a family affair!
Ever wondered how an elite athlete can combine training with a busy family life? British long-distance runner Jo Pavey, a five-time Olympian, tells us how she solves the problem - by bringing the whole family with her

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Muir in demand as ticket sales re-open for World Athletics Championships
Britain's rising middle-distance star Laura Muir is emerging as the home athlete to watch at this year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships after soaring ticket sales for the women's 1500 metres final

(IAAF) Athletics: Kirwa targeting three-peat at Nagoya Women’s Marathon

(Putside Online) Athletics: 5 Things Most Marathoners Shouldn't Worry About
Marathon training can be overwhelming, but some things just aren't worth the stress

(Runner's World) Athletics: Testing the Limits
An inside look at Nike’s quest to break the two-hour-marathon barrier, from its latest innovations to the controversy surrounding the project

(Spikes) Athletics: "There are no limits"
Reigning Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler joined the illustrious 90-metre-club last summer. The German shares some of his best pieces of training, competition and lifestyle advice

( Olympics: International Women’s Day - Female athletes central to Canada’s Olympic success

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: Home not simply a place, but a complex sense of being
We can not have realistic medal hopes when it’s not evident this is currently achievable

(SGB Media) Athletics: Adidas Brand Stars In Q4

(Running USA) Athletics: Three Endurance Stars Inducted to Running USA Hall of Champions at 2017 Industry Conference
Grant awards totaling $35,000 awarded to professional development and youth running programs

(BBC) Druigs in Sport: Yelena Isinbayeva - Former pole-vaulter elected to key Russian anti-doping role
Yelena Isinbayeva, an outspoken critic of the decision to suspend Russia's athletics team from Rio 2016, has been elected to a key role within her country's anti-doping agency, Rusada

(NZ Herald) Triathlon: Stellar start list for New Plymouth Triathlon World Cup

(IAAF) Athletics: Women’s course record under threat in Barcelona

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Kate Grace - Dream Come True
Carrie interviews Olympian Kate Grace! They chat about competing in the Olympic Games in Rio, traveling Europe as an elite runner and the supportive role of Kate’s family

(Scottish Herald) Drugs in Sport: UK Athletics protocols latest to be probed as FBI scrutiny increases on Salazar and Farah

(USATF) Athletics: Lyles sets world best en route to USATF Athlete of the Week honors

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(IAAF) Athletics: Lahbabi and Tanui lead strong fields for Roma Ostia

(Daily Nation) OlympicsL Troubled Nock grasp for breath as IOC cut off funding
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has cut off funding to the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) until the IOC executive board meets to decide on Kenya’s fate next week in Lausanne, Switzerland

(Play the Game) Drugs in Sport: Athlete cleared for Olympic participation - 29 years too late
Ria Van Landeghem was suspended ahead of the ’88 Seoul Olympics due to results of her doping test. The athlete has contested the result ever since. Now, after almost 30 years, her suspension has been deemed ‘unjustified’

(Daily Mail) Cycking: Independent review into British Cycling potentially undermined by code of silence adopted by riders
* EXCLUSIVE: Independent review into British Cycling expected to be damning
* A key conclusion is that a 'culture of fear' existed under Sir Dave Brailsford
* The review is not expected to have included the testimony of big-name riders
* Sir Bradley Wiggins, Laura Kenny and Mark Cavendish have opted for silence

(The Undefeated) National Women's History Month: Track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee and aviator Bessie Coleman were trailblazing icons in their fields
These black women were superinfluential, but you may not find them outside of a history book

(Mirror) Athletics: British sprinter James Ellington does tricks in wheelchair just months after career-threatening motorbike crash
The 31-year-old broke numerous bones in the head-on crash but vowed to return to the sport he loves

(Daily Relay) Athletics: The Greatest Collegiate Single-Day Doubles of All Time

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kenya ready to rock the world in Kampala
The Kenyan team to the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Kampala on March 26 has vowed to reclaim the overall team title lost to Ethiopia during the last competition in Guiyang, China in 2015

(Citizen Digital) Athletics: Marathon hero Wanjiru was ‘murdered in bedroom’- Mother

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Piggy Backing on the NFL Combine
With news that the Nike Breaking2 Project has conducted its first test run, a half-marathon, at a Formula 1 race track in Monza, Italy, the off-beat side of the sport is high on the news cycle

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Looking Ahead To The NCAAs For The Bowerman Award Watch List Members

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: World Anti-Doping Agency considers ban on drug used by Sir Bradley Wiggins before Tour de France win

(The Sun) Athletics: Pregnancy forces Olympics gold medalist out of 2017 IAAF World champs

(Pulse) Drugs in Sport: Doping whistleblowers need police protection
The agency's director said that helping expose drug cheats came with personal risks for those who go public

(IAAF) Athletics: World Cross memories - Benita Willis

(Pulse) Drugs in Sport: Agency to consider blanket ban on corticosteroids
Such a ban would make it more difficult to receive a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

World Cup series welcomes first standard distance course of season with the 2017 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup
This year’s event marks the 13th time that Mooloolaba has appeared in the series, first appearing on the docket in 2005 and once again offering up the familiar standard-distance course on the Sunshine Coast

Triathlon: Erin Storie Appointed to USA Triathlon Board of Directors
Storie has competed as an elite triathlete since January 2013 and earned a bronze medal at the 2014 ITU Under-23 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah faces fresh scrutiny as leak reveals UK Athletics failed to properly record controversial infusion ahead of the 2014 London Marathon
* A senior source claims UKA medical staff did not properly record the infusion
* Staff did not follow protocols by 'centrally logging' the infusion for L-carnitine
* Anti-doping authorities have been unable to establish how much was taken because of the way it was recorded
* Farah's coach, Alberto Salazar, has been accused of giving infusions in excess of the permitted limit to his athletes
* Farah has denied any wrongdoing and is happy to have his samples retested

USAT) Triathlon: Partnerships Renewed with Body Glide Retul and MPA Event Graphics

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah - Supplement infusion 'not recorded properly by UK Athletics'
UK Athletics staff may not have properly recorded an infusion of a controversial supplement for its star athlete Mo Farah, the BBC has learned

(IAAF) Athletics: Manyonga leaps African all-comers’ record in Bloemfontein

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(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Russia doping reforms not happening quickly enough, says WADA chief

(USTFCCA) Athletics: NJCAA National Award Winners For 2017 Indoor Season
NAIA National Award Winners For 2017 Indoor Season

(Vice Sports) Women in Sports: From Birth to Rebirth: How Athletes Get Back in the Game After Pregnancy

(Mirror) Athletics: Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge to lead three-man Nike challenge to break world record in two hours
Kipchoge, Leslisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese will take to Italy's legendary Monza racetrack this summer

(NBC) Olympics: Honoring 25 influential female Olympians on International Women’s Day

Triathlon: ITU Mixed Relay World Championships return to Hamburg]
Hamburg has hosted the dynamic event for four years running, consistently attracting crowds upwards of 250,000 spectators, with the grandstands selling out every year

(New Vision) Athletics: Know your 2017 IAAF stars - Stephen Kiprotich
Can Stephen Kiprotich add a world cross country medal to his already rich collection of accolades?

(Sweat Science) Athletics: Nike’s Magic Shoes: What If They Really Work?
If shoes make a sub-two-hour marathon feasible, what does that mean for the sport?

(BBC) Athletics: Richard Kilty: European gold medallist 'ran like a kid at school'
British sprinter Richard Kilty has said that running like he was "a kid in school" helped him win his gold medal at the European Indoor Championships

Athletics: HAJ Hannover Marathon set for April 9th
April and Gabius will be challenged by Kenyans in Hannover

Athletics: Pittsburgh to Host USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships in 2018-19
America’s best will compete for $85,000 prize purse in the Steel City; national championships part of 2018-19 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events

(Yahoo) Athletics: Denise Lewis and Kelly Sotherton on International Women's Day and the London 2017 World Athletics Championships

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Isinbayeva appointed to RUSADA Supervisory Board
Double Olympic women’s pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been appointed to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board

(NY Times) Athletics: Do Nike’s New Shoes Give Runners an Unfair Advantage?

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Andre De Grasse pays for sprinters’ trip to prestigious New York meet

(IAAF) Athletics: April will defend Hannover Marathon title against returning Gabius

(Globe and Mail) Athletics:Nike unveils pull-on hijab for female Muslim athletes

(Runner's World) Athletics: Sub-2 Marathon Test Run Yields Fast Times, Lingering Questions
Two of the three runners posted a sub-60 half marathon, but can they go twice as far at that pace?

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Mo Farah's new Nike trainers probed by IAAF over illegal spring claims
* Mo Farah has been training in Nike's Zoom Vaporfly Elite running shoes
* The British distance runner's new trainers are set for an IAAF investigation
* It is feared the new shoe contain illegal springs referred to in the 2015 patent

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive - FBI joins probe into Mo Farah coach Alberto Salazar

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(Trib Live) Athletics: Pittsburgh to host USA Track & Field half marathon championships

(NBC) Athletics: Nike announces venue for sub-2-hour marathon attempt

(Runner's World) Athletics: Is This the Shoe That Will Break 2 Hours in the Marathon?
Nike unveils a shoe for the three guys trying to run 1:59:59—as well as two models for the rest of us

(The Guardian) Athletics: IAAF steps up investigation into fears over springs in Nike running shoes
IAAF to investigate shoes amid concerns over illegal springs - Nike say shoe conforms to IAAF specification

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Race to Design the World's Fastest Running Shoe
Nike and Adidas are each unveiling a new supershoe. Will they make the world's fastest runners even faster?

(Independent.IE) Drugs in Sport: Eamonn Sweeney - The devil is in the lack of detail
The corpse has been uncovered, the trap is closing and the pieces are falling into place. If this was an Agatha Christie book, Poirot would be asking the guests to assemble in the library. The past week has removed any shreds of doubt. We know the truth about Team Sky, about British Cycling and perhaps about Mo Farah, too

(The Guardian) Athletics: Breaking2: high-tech shoe for Nike's bid to break the two-hour marathon
Elite athletes attempting to shave nearly three minutes off the world record will be equipped with carbon-fibre trainers and drag-reducing clothes

(Daily Relay) Athletics: Five Questions with Youngstown State Hurdler Chad Zallow

(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: Female pioneers - the battle for gender equality in sport

Athletics: Kenneth Kipkemoi favorite Weir Venloop, Susan Krumins debuts in half marathon
During the 12th edition of the Weir Venloop on Sunday 26th of March the Kenyans Kenneth Kipkemoi, Albert Kangogo and Nicholas Korir will be chasing the courserecord of 59.44 minutes from Geoffrey Yegon in 2016.

(ESW) Athletics: U.S. Army to Use MilestonePod in Study on Cadet and Soldier Running Injuries
,300 MilestonePods will track run mechanics to determine primary causes of injury during training

(FloTrack) Athletics: NCAA Men's Indoors: SEC Rematches, Repeat Bids Highlight Sprint Competition

Athletics: 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Gains Gold Level Inspire Status from Council For Responsible Sport
Race organizers' long-term commitment to producing a sustainable event results in invitation to join a very exclusive club

(Globe and Mail) Olympics: Head of 2024 Olympic bid committee steps down amid ethics investigation

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Oregon Holds Commanding Lead in Pre-Championship DI Women’s ITF Rankings
Favorite Emerges To Win NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Team Title

(Runner's World) Athletics: Shelby Houlihan Wins Double National Indoor Track Titles
Ajee’ Wilson runs the third-fastest 600 meters of all time and goes undefeated during the indoor track season

(The Telegraph) Athletics: How Laura Muir can take scintillating indoor form to the World Championships this summer

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir has mentality and genetics to live up to ‘once-in-a-generation’ tag
Scottish middle-distance runner has the tools to live up to high praise after winning double gold at the European Indoor Championship

(Mirror) Athletics: Seb Coe says Laura Muir is unbeatable after Brit claims double European Indoor glory
Muir, 23, became the first woman for a decade to complete the double of 1500m and 3,000m titles - both in championship record times

(Daily Mail) Athletics: From gold to golden retrievers! British star Laura Muir balancing her track career with completing a veterinary degree at Glasgow University
* Laura Muir is midway through studying for her veterinary medicine degree
* Muir won gold in the 1500m and 3000m at the European Indoor Championships
* Coach Andy Young thinks the balance will help keep Muir's feet on the ground
* The 23-year-old trains in Scotland - away from the British Athletics headquarters

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Kenya, IAAF partner to set up Anti-Doping Laboratory

(Team GB) Athletics: London 2017 World Athletics Championships: Five to watch

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA Division I Regional Award Winners For 2017 Indoor Season

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(USATF) Athletics: USA Track & Field Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 55 athletes

(Oregon Live) Athletics: U.S. track and U.S. athletes gain from 'transfer of allegiance'

(ESPN W) Athletics: The prerace playlist that helped Courtney Okolo set the 500-meter indoor record

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Fredericks steps down from IAAF Taskforce amid IOC investigation into suspicious payments
Frankie Fredericks has resigned as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce which is overseeing Russia's potential reinstatement following allegations made in Le Monde last week

(Science Blog) Athletics: Break the two-hour marathon record? It could be done today
A CU Boulder-led team has laid out a series of mathematical calculations showing how one or more of the world’s elite men marathoners could break the storied two-hour mark, shaving about four and a half minutes off the current world record

>(BT Sport) Athletics: Greg Rutherford felt ‘sick’ after ex-manager cheated him out of thousands
Gaby Stone was jailed for 18 months for taking more than £48,000 from the athletics star

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir golds herald 'era of unprecedented success' for Scotland

(The Guardian) Athletics: Derek Ibbotson obituary
One of Britain’s top athletes who set a world record for the mile in 1957

(Slovak Spectator) Athletics: Kosice marathon among the best marathons in the world
The International Marathon of Peace (MMM) is comparable with the best marathons in the world due to the times achieved, mainly in the men’s race, shows an analysis of sports results

(The Guardian) Paralympics: Kadeena Cox - ‘There are nights I can’t sleep because the spasms are so bad’
The first British Paralympian to win golds in two different sports since 1984 on multiple sclerosis, causing a stir on reality TV and proving people wrong

(Evening Standard) Athletics: How Seb Coe helped Laura Muir to finally show her pedigree as she wins double gold for Team GB in Belgrade

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir targets 1500m and 5,000m double at World Athletics Championships

(USATF) Athletics: Merritt, meet records highlight final day of USATF Indoors

Athletics: Heck And Weitz claim wins and weight in wine at Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon
On a cool morning punctuated by sun, intermittent rain, and brief hail, a marathon newcomer and a veteran emerged as victors at today’s 39th Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon

(Napa Valley Register) Athletics: Benjamin Heck, Erica Weitz win Napa Valley Marathon titles

(Mirror) Athletics: Team GB claim best EVER European Indoor Athletics Championships medal haul on foreign soil
Double gold for Laura Muir and another from Asha Philip in the 60m made it 10 total gongs, matching the total in Birmingham 12 years ago

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Spanovic delivers home gold as Muir completes Belgrade double
Ivana Spanovic turned a packed Kombank Arena into a ferment of national celebration here tonight as she walked the walk having talked the talk about delivering long jump gold for the host nation at the 34th European Athletics Indoor Championships

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Laura Muir takes European Indoor 3000m title to complete personal gold rush in Belgrade

(EA) Athletics: Mayer breaks European heptathlon record!
Six months after surpassing himself with Olympic silver in Rio, France’s Kevin Mayer earned his first major international gold in crushing fashion as he broke Roman Sebrle’s 13-year-old European indoor heptathlon record

(The Star) Athletics: Chebii sparkles
Ezekiel Chebii won the 2017 Lake Biwa Marathon yesterday, beating compatriot and former winner Vincent Kipruto

(The Star) Athletics: Kipsang eyes world championships slot

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(IAAF) Athletics: Heroics from Spanovic, Muir and Mayer as European Indoor Championships conclude

(BBC) Athletics: Philip sets British record in 60m victory
Britain's Asha Philip wins women's 60m gold at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade, setting a new national record time of 7.06 second

(Irish Times) Athletics: Ciara Mageean apologises but Irish athletics has more problems
The 1,500m runner was the great medal hope in Belgrade but withdrew during the final

(RRW) Athletics: Second Gold for Laura Muir At European Indoor Championships
With an explosive final 400 meters covered in just 60.41 seconds, Britain's Laura Muir clinched her second gold medal of the 34th European Indoor Championships, winning the 3000m in a championships record of 8:35.67 here at Kombank Arena.

(BBC) Athletics: Oskan-Clarke denied in photo-finish thriller
Britain's Shelayna Oskan-Clarke wins silver in the 800m, after missing out on gold by 0.01 seconds to Switzerland's Selina Buchel at the European Indoor Athletics in Belgrade

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Team Sky doctor was allegedly sent banned testosterone patches
Dr Richard Freeman, at the centre of UK anti-doping inquiry, told investigators substance was not intended for any riders

(irish Independent) Drugs in Sport: 'Test me anytime, anywhere and retest my previous samples' - Mo Farah
Mo Farah says he is happy to be drug-tested "any time, anywhere" and for any of his historical samples to be reanalysed

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Athletics - Muir wins second gold in Belgrade
Britain's Laura Muir won the 3,000m to claim her second gold at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade
(The Guardian) Laura Muir wins 3,000m to clinch second gold at European Indoor Championships
Muir wins second medal after 1500m gold on Saturday - Eilish McColgan won bronze and Steph Twell finished fifth
(The Scotsman) Laura Muir wins 3,000m to seal dream double at European Indoors

(BBC) Athletics: 'Spoilsport' official almost ruins Muir's moment
Britain's Laura Muir was initially prevented from celebrating her 1500m gold by a 'spoilsport' official at the European Indoor Athletics Championships, before giving her the slip to complete her lap of honour

(NY Times) Sport: Why Our Champions Are Getting Older
When athletes train consistently, recover smartly and get a little lucky, there’s no physiological reason their bodies should fall off a cliff in their 30s

(Spiegel Online) Drugs in Sport: Suspicions Surround Elite Nike Running Team
American anti-doping investigators believe that a Nike-sponsored team of elite runners coached by Alberto Salazar may be engaged in systematic deception. Internal emails suggest that the sportswear company has sought to hinder the investigation

(Cycling Weekly) Drugs in Sport: Team Sky doctor prevented Richard Freeman from applying for a fourth Bradley Wiggins TUE

(USATF) Athletics: Team USA’s senior men sweep scoring at NACAC Cross Country Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Chebii outkicks Kipruto to Lake Biwa Marathon title
Sprinting away from 2013 winner Vincent Kipruto with 300 metres to go, Ezekiel Chebii of Kenya won the 72nd Lake Biwa Marathon in Otsu, Japan, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday
(Daily Nation) Chebii leads a 1-2 Kenyan L. Biwa finish

(AW) Athletics: Ryan Hall - Two-hour marathon is possible now… on a treadmill
America’s fastest ever marathoner joins the sub-two-hour marathon debate

(USATF) Athletics: Two world bests broken on Day 2 of USATF Indoors

(Eurosport UK) Athletics: Suhr withdraws from U.S. champs, upset at how meets run

(Eursport UK) Drugs in Sport: British anti-dopers condemn leaks to media over Mo Farah
British anti-doping authorities condemned the leaking of information "which only serves to fuel rumour and innuendo" on Saturday after the latest media report surrounding athlete Mo Farah and his American coach Alberto Salazar

(IAAF) Athletics: Maslak claims third European indoor 400m crown
In athletics, there are certain athletes whose physical make-up seems almost crafted for their specific event

(RRW) Athletics: Muir Runs Away With European Indoor 1500m Title
Britain's Laura Muir completed the first half of her mission at the 34th European Indoor Championships here at Kombank Arena, storming to victory in the 1500m in a championships and British record of 4:02.39

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Lisek regains pole position to claim European gold
Piotr Lisek of Poland claimed victory against the odds in a dramatic men’s pole vault final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships here less than a week after he had suffered painful injuries to his legs and arm when his pole snapped during a warm-up meeting in the German town of Zweibrucken

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(Reuters UK) Athletics: Britain's Kilty retains 60 metres title

(Albuquerque Journal) Athletics: Expect fast times, dazzling heights at U.S. Indoors

(IAAF) Athletics: Canada dominates NACAC Cross Country Championships
Canada emerged as the most successful nation Saturday (4) at the NACAC Cross Country Champions by claiming three individual and two team gold medals at South Country Park in Boca Raton, Florida, USA

(Daily Camera) Athletics: CU Boulder-led study envisions sub-2-hour marathon

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Athletics - Laura Muir wins 1500m gold in Belgrade
(The Telegraph) Laura Muir storms to European Indoor 1500m gold in Belgrade
(The Guardian) European Indoor Athletics: Laura Muir breaks 1500m record to win gold
Muir streaks away from field to come home in 4min 02.39sec - Runner breaks Doina Melinte’s 32-year-old championship record
(The Scotsman) Laura Muir wins gold and sidesteps steward for lap of honour

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah ‘happy to be tested’ amid claims Usada wants to check for EPO
Farah says anybody can test or retest him ‘now or at any time in the future’ - Reports say Usada wants British athlete tested for banned blood-booster
(The Telegraph) Mo Farah welcome move to retest his drug samples despite resistance from UK Anti-Doping

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Mercy Kibarus denied visa over dope claims
Kenyan athlete Mercy Jerotich Kibarus has had her visa application to South Korea cancelled over a doping scandal

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans head classy elite field in Prague race
The streets of Prague will be graced by the greatest collection of elite athletes ever to run a half marathon in the Czech Republic on April 1, with Kenyans highlighting the field at the 19th Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World marathon record must fall, says Wilson Kipsang
Tokyo Marathon champion and new course record holder Wilson Kipsang arrived back home Saturday and announced that his mission to break the world marathon record is still very alive

Triathlon: Olympian Greg Billington Posts Best Career WTS Finish In Abu Dhabi
2016 U.S. Olympian Greg Billington claimed a World Triathlon Series career-best seventh-place finish on Saturday at ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, while Spain’s Javier Gomez returned to form as the day’s champion

(IAAF) Athletics: That moment when... Hill won her first world U18 title

Triathlon: Javier Gomez (ESP) makes golden ITU World Triathlon Series comeback
In the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series season opener in Abu Dhabi, Spaniard Javier Gomez Noya returned to competition for his 13th career WTS win after nearly a year away from the Series
(The National) ‘Crafty’ Javier Gomez returns from injury to win ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Americans suspect Sir Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar as they ask for athlete's test samples to be released
* EXCLUSIVE: Investigators have asked for Sir Mo Farah's samples for re-testing
* Sources say UKAD are waiting for more details from their American colleagues
* Farah said last weekend that he is a 'clean athlete' who hasn't broken the rules
* One substance for which the Americans want to test is EPO, or erythropoietin

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans target individual and team titles in Uganda

(Runner's World) Athletics: The Biomechanics of a Two-Hour Marathon
Scientists run the numbers on unconventional approaches like "cooperative drafting"

(NZ Herald) Triathlon: New champions at Ironman New Zealand

(IAAF) Athletics: Negesse and Kipruto Among the Favourites att Lake Biwa Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Bougard captures first USATF title on first day of 2017 USATF Indoors

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: USATF Day One Combined Events Kick off Indoor Championships

(CBC) Triathlon: Triathlon trio Brault, Sweetland, Yorke retiring from ITU circuit
Each represented Canada at 2016 Rio Olympics

(Runner's World) Athletics: New York Teen Breaks 43-Year-Old Record Held by Mary Decker
Samantha Watson, an 800-meter ace, will compete in the U.S. indoor championships this weekend

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Andrew Pozzi overcomes injury nightmare to win European Indoor gold

(The Star) Athletics: Jepkesho targets second Paris marathon victory
Paris Marathon winner Visiline Jepkesho hopes to erase her 2016 Rio Olympic disappointments with a win when she returns to the French capital next month

(IAAF) Athletics: Thiam takes European indoor pentathlon title

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(RRW) Athletics: Muir Also Advances to 1500m Final at European Indoor Championships
Britain's Laura Muir made it two for two here today, also advancing to the final of the 1500m at the 33rd European Indoor Championships at the Kombank Arena

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Frankie Fredericks under investigation for receiving £300,000 payment from disgraced IAAF official

(BBC) Athletics: 'Huge confusion' in European 1500m heat
Irish 1500m runner John Travers slowed during his heat at the European Indoor Athletics Championships because he believed a second gun had signalled a false start

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Pressure builds on Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar to explain alleged anti-doping breaches
(The Guardian) Leaked Usada report suggests fresh claims against Alberto Salazar
Mo Farah’s coach had ‘no valid reason’ for possessing testosterone - Interim report raises concern over personal massages given to Galen Rupp

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive: WADA President "blindsided" by "counter-productive" IOC letter
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has admitted he was blindsided by the release of an International Olympic Committee (IOC) letter which revealed his organisation had warned there may not be sufficient evidence in the McLaren Report to bring sanctions against Russian athletes

Triathlon: Olympian Katie Zaferes Leads U.S. With Top-10 Finish At Wts Season Opener
The 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series opened Friday, with U.S. Olympian Katie Zaferes leading the charge with a seventh-place finish at ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi and New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt capturing the win

Triathlon: Andrea Hewitt (NZL) wins WTS season opener in epic sprint finish at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
The 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series officially debuted with an exciting and emotional sprint finish that saw New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt take the gold at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi

(RRW) Athletics: Muir Still In Double-Gold Hunt at European Indoor Championships
Ditching her usual front-running tactics, Britain's Laura Muir took a more calculated approach to her 3000m qualifying race at the 33rd European Indoor Championships here at the Kombank Arena

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Alberto Salazar - Mo Farah's coach 'may have broken rules on testosterone' - report
Further details of a secret report by doping authorities into Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar suggest he broke rules over banned steroid testosterone

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Laura Muir into the 3000m final at the European Indoor Athletics championships while it’s a day of mixed emotions for the Nielsen sisters
The last time Laura Muir took to the track, she was laid out flat on her back gasping for oxygen having just set a British and European record

(Inside the Games) Olympics: French police probe suspicious payments made before Rio were awarded 2016 Olympics
French investigators probing former International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) President Lamine Diack have reportedly found fresh evidence linking him to payments made in Brazil three days before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

(USATF) Athletics: 2017 USATF Indoor Championships: What, Where & Who to Watch

(FloTRack) Athletics: Men's Events To Watch At The NJCAA Indoor Championships

(Science Magazine) Athletics: What will it take to break the 2-hour marathon?

(Boston Globe) Athletics: It gets real when your Boston goal replaces your Boston dream

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Russian athlete Darya Klishina going solo again as ban brings back 'stressful' Rio memories

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Athletics - Laura Muir leads GB trio into 3,000m final
Briton Laura Muir started her bid for a double at the European Indoor Athletics Championships by qualifying safely for the 3,000m final in Belgrade

(BBC) Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee - 'I may not compete at Olympics again'
Double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee says he may not return to triathlon for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

(Forbes) Drugs in Sport: Controversial Sprinter Tommie Smith Condemns Drug Use In Sports

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: British Athletics chief Neil Black stands by Mo Farah's controversial coach Alberto Salazar
* British Athletics will continue to stick by Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar
* A report has said that Salazar 'almost certainly' flouted anti-doping rules
* It alleges he probably gave amino acid L-Carnitine to several athletes

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Fatherhood forces Richard Kilty, who once thought it 'good to be a criminal', to change his ways

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir goes for double gold at European Indoor Championships
Laura Muir wants to win 1500m and 3,000m in Belgrade - Britain’s Andrew Pozzi favourite to win 60m hurdles

(GoTrackTownUSA) Athletics: FAQs - TrackTown Summer Series

(Adweek) Athletics: The New York City Marathon Picks a Brooklyn Agency to Help Move Its New Message
Madwell to promote world's largest competitive foot race

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: UK Sport issues funding warning over British Cycling's missing medical records scandal

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Behind USAT and Ironman’s Efforts to Grow the Sport

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Shuffling Continues On Pre-Indoor Championship Men’s Watch List

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(NYRR) Athletics: 2017 TCS New York City Marathon to Accept 16,211 Runners Through Entry Drawing
Entries now available for official charity running program; $36.1 million was raised by 9,000 charity runners during 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

(Google) Drugs in Sport: Drug drift of Salazar athletes
he team was able to consult statements from athletes of the controversial coach, obtained by hackers Fancy Bears, and attesting to a disturbing abuse of drugs
Google Translation of L'Equpe article on Nike Oregon Project athletes

(NYRR) Athletics: 2017 United Airlines NYC Half to Feature Strongest-Ever Japanese Athlete Contingent at a New York Road Runners Race
Five athletes from Japan, including university standouts Rintaro Takeda and Kenta Ueda, to help lead 20,000 runners through Manhattan

(Chicago Tribune) Drugs in Sport: The U.S. crusade against cheaters - and its risk

Athletics: Under Armour signs on as new title sponsor of Canada Running Series’ Vancouver Eastside 10k
This year’s race date is September 16, 2017

(The National) Triathlon: With Flora Duffy ruled out, field is wide open in women’s ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi

(BBC) Athletics: Meet the GB twins going for gold in Belgrade
Meet identical twins Lina and Laviai Nielsen, who will be competing in the 400m and 4x400m relay at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NJCAA Regional Award Winners For 2017 Indoor Season

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: Much to be said for living in the moment
'It’s good to enjoy the fast hours, but also good to appreciate what you have now'

(Toni Reavis) Drugs in Sport: Twixt the Spirit and Letter
As an athlete Alberto Salazar was willing to delve more deeply into the dark raging corridors within than any athlete I ever encountered

(The National) Triathlon: Mario Mola in search of World Triathlon Abu Dhabi hat-trick but ‘it’s not going to be easy’

Athletics: Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Joins the PRRO Circuit
Circuit expands to 5 classic American road races that showcase world class competition and support a clean sport; 45th Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile next stop in 2016-17 Circuit

(AOL) Drugs in Sport: Coe hopeful Russia on track to get ban lifted in 2017

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Canadian trio to race famed United Airlines NYC Half
Canadians Eric Gillis, Lanni Marchant and Rachel Cliff announced as part of the international field for the United Airlines NYC Half

(AC) Athletics: Canadian team ready to compete at 2017 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

(BT Sport) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson will not compete at European Indoor Championships
A minor hamstring strain also kept the 24-year-old out of competing in last month’s indoor event in Birmingham

(IAAF) Athletics: Tergat launches legacy project during visit to Kampala

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Five questions on women's races to be answered at 2017 USATF Indoors
This is an unusual year for the USATF indoor Championships. There is not world indoors, so some athletes have chosen to compete and some have not. The athletes who have committed are a fascinating crew and there are key races to watch over the weekend. Here are some of the questions I believe that will be answered this coming weekend on the women's side in Albequerque this weekend.
Five Questions to be answered at 2017 USATF Indoors on the Men's races!
At the upcoming USATF Indoors, March 3-5, 2017, some of the finest athletes in American track & field will be racing in the cool environs of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Now, the altitude adds some drama to the middle distance races, making the finishes faster and the early part of races time to grab a nap

(Spikes) Athletics: "I’m a big fan of visualisation"
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser started his 2017 season where he left off in 2016. The American hurled the shot over 22 metres on four occasions in the same meet last month, setting a world-leading 22.15m mark. Here he shares some valuable advice. Better pay attention

(Mirror) Drugs in Sport: Team GB's European Indoor Championships star Andy Pozzi insists athletics' drug scandals are a GOOD thing
"I read these stories with a wry smile - that that’s another cheat unable to defraud the rest of us" says hurdler who races for gold on Friday

(BBC) Athletics: Dai Greene out of World Championships with a groin injury

(USA Today) Athletics: Girls Sports Month - Teen Olympian Sydney McLaughlin on going fast and being a role model

(NY Post) Athletics: How I hunt down cheaters running the Boston Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: SEC Adds Two To Women’s Version Of Bowerman Watch List

March Running Trivia

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(Outside Online) Athletics: How to Avoid Catastrophe on Race Day
The key to success is a healthy mix of preparation and adaptability

(IAAF) Athletics: Mayer poised to follow Eaton as the next decathlon star

(Eurosport UK) Drugs in Sport: Jail term could stamp out doping in Ethiopia - Gebrselassie

(RRW) Athletics: World Record Holders, Olympic & World Medalists Lead Prague Half-Marathon Fields
The streets of Prague will be graced by the greatest collection of elite athletes ever to run a half-marathon in the Czech Republic on Saturday, April 1, for the 19th edition of the Sportisimo Prague Half-Marathon, organizers announced today

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: The Best, Most Dubious Excuses of the World's All-Time Dopers
From turtle blood to contact highs, our favorite PED "explanations," ranked

(ESPN) Drugs in Sport: IOC strips Ukrainian of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping
The bronze medalist in women's modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has been disqualified for doping

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Mo Farah, me and L-carnitine
The double Olympic champion has restated he’s a clean athlete. But after the latest allegations about anti-doping rules, my own regime could change

(The National) Triathlon: ITU World Triathlon Series begins in Abu Dhabi with step into the ‘unknown’

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chepchirchir set to pace Sumgong in London Marathon
Tokyo Marathon champion and new course record holder Sarah Chepchirchir arrived back home Wednesday and immediately unveiled her plans which include pace-making for her sister-in-law, Olympic gold medallist Jemimah Sumgong, at next month’s London Marathon

(Sports Integrity Initiative) Drugs in Sport: US anti-doping hearing - stop the fox guarding the henhouse

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Sore hip sidelines Duffy for Abu Dhabi event

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Championships 2017 - Dame Kelly Holmes tips Laura Muir to shine

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Legends of Athletics - A look at the career of Cathy Freeman

(Sky Sports) Drugs in Sport: Vladimir Putin outlines anti-doping plans and reiterates insistence of no state-sponsored doping
Vladimir Putin continued to insist there was no state-sponsored doping in Russia after announcing plans for an independent anti-doping system

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan athletes step up training at Kigari camp
Kenya's Cross Country and relay team have began official training at Kigari high attitude grounds in Embu County in readiness for the World competition set for Kampala, Uganda, on March 26

(Mirror) Athletics: Sprinter Asha Philip determined to complete bounce-back from horror trampoline injury at this weekend's European Indoor Championships
Brit who lost two years of her career to major knee damage suffered in the OTHER sport she was a world champion at won relay bronze at last summer's Olympics

(USATF) Athletics: 25 Years of USATF Indoor Championships Highlights

(Daily Nation) Athletics: US track queen Allyson Felix targeting 2020 Olympics

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