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Runner's Web September 2019 FrontPage Archive

  September 30, 2019:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Adam Gemili ready to silence doubters after Briton reaches 200m World Athletics Championships final in Doha

(BBC) Athletics: Warholm defends 400m hurdles world title
Norway's Karsten Warholm retains his 400m hurdles world title by holding off close rival Rai Benjamin in a thrilling final in Doha

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya's absence casts shadow over 800m as Halimah Nakaayi wins gold at World Athletics Championships

(Sport24) Athletics: Schippers, Ta Lou withdraw from 200m at World Champs

(USTFCCCA) NCAA & NJCAA XC National Athletes of the Week

(The Star) Athletics: World champion: Beatrice Chepkoech wins gold in Doha
Chepkoech has waited two long years for her chance to make amends

(Sputnik) Women in Sport: Female Runners Demand Cameras Stop Filming Them From Below as They Climb Over Starting Blocks
The cameras, embedded into the starting blocks, were meant to bring athletics fans closer to the action, but at least two German athletes believe it got too close
(BBC) Doha: German women sprinters win limits on intimate close-ups
New close-up camera shots of sprinters settling into their starting blocks are being restricted following a complaint by two female German athletes

(NBC) Women in Sport: World No. 3 400m runner forced to 200m at worlds due to testosterone rule

(CBC) Athletics: Marathon great Gebrselassie says athletes could have died because of heat conditions at Doha worlds
Nearly 1 half of women marathoners dropped out of race run in hot, humid conditions

(Runner's World) Athletics: Stephanie Bruce Is Getting Faster With Age as She Pursues Her First Olympic Team
The relentless marathoner is looking to ride a streak of PRs all the way to Tokyo 2020

(The Indian Express) Athletics: New face of sport might just be a woman: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
The hunt for Bolt's successor has largely been restricted to the men's side of the entry list. As it turns out it just might be a woman - Fraser-Pryce - who ticks all the boxes

(3Wire Sports) Athletics: Christian Coleman, and recasting the media narrative

Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele credits Impetus from new Training Group for stunning Revival
More than a few athletics journalists were wondering before the race if the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday was going to mark the end of Kenenisa Bekele’s remarkable career as one of the long distance greats

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dire in Doha: world championships ‘catastrophe’ leaves athletics reeling
Empty seats and ghostly silence have been the sad feature of these world championships - it is a PR disaster for the sport

(The Guardian) Athletics: 'I'm 32, I'm a mum and here I am breaking barriers,' says Fraser-Pryce after 100m win
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce claimed her fourth world championship 100m title in Doha on Sunday. Speaking after the race the 32-year-old said: 'Here I am breaking barriers and just inspiring a nation of women to continue to dream and continue to believe that anything is possible if you believe you know.' There was a touching moment after the race, as she shared the victory lap with her son. Dina Asher-Smith took silver 100m silver, becoming the first British woman since Kathy Cook in 1983 to claim a world championship sprint medal

(Evening Standard) Athletics: IAAF defends small Doha world championships crowds as stars compete in near-empty stadium
(BBC) World Athletics Championships: Empty stands damaging athletics - Darren Campbell
The empty stands in Doha at the World Championships are not helping athletics and the sport needs to evolve, says ex-British sprinter Darren Campbell

(USATF) Athletics: Day 3 brings historic gold medals and double silver for Team USATF at IAAF World Championships

(The Star) Athletics: Is Obiri plotting to drop double bid?
* Tirop promises to work on her final two laps in a bid to compete for the gold medal in her next assignment.
* In an interview, Obiri said she is not sure if she will feature in the 12-lap race after her body failed to respond in the 10,000m

(Track and Field News) Athletics: World Champs XVII - Day 3 Action

(BBC) Athletics: 'Absolutely shocking' - Denise Lewis on empty stands in Doha
Denise Lewis says the IAAF "have let the athletes down" as empty stands continue to be seen at the World Athletics Championships in Doh

(RRW) Athletics Kipchoge, Kosgei Win Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XII
Series XIII of the Abbott World Marathon Majors begins next month at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 13

(CBC) Athletics: 'I expected a lot more from myself,' pole vaulter Newman says of placing 5th at worlds
Canadian-record holder clears 4.80m, Anzhelika Sidorova wins in year-leading 4.95

(The Guardian) Cycling: Like riding into a lake': world cycle champions saturated in Yorkshire
Heavy rain sent riders crashing into puddles with some suggesting race should have been cancelled

(Reuters) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce blazes to history with fourth world gold
(BBC) Asher-Smith 'super happy' with 100m silver
Dina Asher-Smith says she's "super happy" to take silver behind Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce in the 100m final and is daring to dream of gold in the 200m later in the World Athletics Championships
(The Guardian) Dina Asher-Smith claims world championship 100m silver
Asher-Smith runs personal best and sets new British record - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce bags her fourth 100m world title

(The Telegrapg) Athletics: Allyson Felix wins first gold medal - and 12th world title overall - less than a year after becoming a mother

IAAF World Championships - Doha. Qatar

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(Runner's World) Athletics: Sara Hall Runs Massive PR in Berlin, Takes 5th Place
Ethiopian Ashete Bekere wins her first World Marathon Major; Joan Benoit Samuelson breaks age-group record at 62

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian sprinters Brown, De Grasse, Rodney advance to 200m semis in Doha
Top-ranked Noah Lyles also qualifies in 20.26 seconds
(Sky Sports) World Athletics Championships: Christian Coleman pulls out of 200m with soreness

(Reuters) Athletics: Nigerian pair cleared to race in 200 meters after rules confusion

(BBC) Athletics: What's in Martyn Rooney's phone?
BBC Sport's Naomi Ogbeta delves into GB captain Martyn Rooney's smartphone to discover his secrets

(EA) Athletics: Sifan Hassan: the reluctant world 10,000m champion

(Mirror) Athletics: Dangerous farce of hellish Qatar World Championships leave athletes furious with IAAF chiefs
The finals have been labelled "a disaster" and conditions compared to "hell", with IAAF bosses heavily criticised for their role and treatment of athletes

(RRW) Athletics Near-World Record For Kenenisa Bekele at Berlin Marathon
In one of the greatest comebacks in athletics history, 37 year-old Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won today's BMW Berlin Marathon in 2:01:41, just three seconds off of Eliud Kipchoge's one year-old world record

Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele misses world record by two seconds in sensational comeback win at Berlin Marathon
In fine weather conditions Ashete Bekere took the women’s race in 2:20:14 from fellow-Ethiopian Mare Dibaba (2:20:21) and Kenya’s Sally Chepyego, who clocked 2:21:06

(Globe and Mail) Women in Sport: Dominant Caster Semenya sidelined from track worlds by rules

(WatchAthletics) Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele is Back and Ready for Fast Time at Berlin Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: One down for Hassan, one to go – IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, day two

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Christian Coleman proves himself as fastest man on planet with 100m title in Doha - but he is hardly a champion to cherish
(BBC) Christian Coleman defends himself against criticism over missed doping tests
Christian Coleman defended himself against criticism over his three missed doping tests after his stunning win in the World Championships 100m fin

(USATF) Athletics: Double gold and a new world record on a four-medal night for Team USATF

(Runner's World) Athletics: Highlights From the 2019 IAAF World Championships
The best runners in the world are gathering in Doha, Qatar, to compete for international titles

BMW Berlin Marathon - Germany

Hoka Chicago Half-Marathon - IL

IAAF World Championships - Doha. Qatar

Rattle Me Bones - Ottawa, ON

  September 28, 2019:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Yahoo) Athletics: At track championships, it's as if Russia doesn't exist

(The Guardian) Athletics: Christian Coleman wins men’s 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
Controversial American sprinter wins in 9.76sec - Justin Gatlin takes silver and Andre De Grasse bronze

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eunice Sum storms into World Championships 800m final

(Running USA) Athletics: 2019 Indy Women’s Half Marathon Features Highly Competitive Elite Field
Ninth Annual Race Has Attracted World-Class Runners Who Will Compete in Downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, Sept. 29

(Balls.IE) Athletics: The Heat Turned The Women's Marathon Into A Farce At The World Championships

(Evening Standard) Athletics: World Atheltics Championships: Favourite Nijel Amos pulls out of 800m with Achilles problem

(The Telegraph) Athletics: The mixed gender 4x400 metre relay - what you need to know ahead of World Championships debut

Athletics: Dubai Hails Chepngetich As Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Champion Wins World Gold
Just seven months ago, the diminutive Kenyan stamped her name in the history books with a blistering time of 2:17:08 at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - making her the third fastest woman in history
(BBC) World Athletics Championships: Ruth Chepngetich wins women's marathon as heat takes toll
Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich won the women's marathon at the World Championships as 28 of the 68 starters withdrew in gruelling conditions in Doha

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Kevin Mayer calls Doha event a 'disaster'
World champion decathlete Kevin Mayer says holding the World Athletics Championships in Doha is a "disaster"

(Sweta Science @ Outside Online) Endurance Sports: Endurance Athletes Should Work on Their Mental Skills
Whether you’re striving for peak performance or coming back from injury, psychological techniques can help

(Outside Online) Athletics: Why Running’s Greatest Protest Still Matters
As John Carlos and Tommie Smith are about to be inducted in the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, others face punishment for similar acts

(The Telegraph) Athletics: The making of Dina Asher-Smith: How the girl next door became Britain's golden sprint hope

(Sport24) Athletics: Sporting gesture in men's 5000m wows crowd at World Championships

(RRW) Athletics Chepngetich Wins World Marathon Title
In a race which required as much waiting as it did running, Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich conquered both the heat and humidity of Doha and 67 other women to become the 2019 World Athletics Championships women's marathon champion
(NY Times) A Marathon at Midnight, to Beat the Heat at the World Championships in Doha
Most of the athletes at the track and field world championships in Qatar are competing in an air-conditioned stadium, but a 26.2-mile marathon course defies such amenities.

(Runner's World) Athletics: Highlights From the 2019 IAAF World Championships
The best runners in the world are gathering in Doha, Qatar, to compete for international titles
(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Female athletes claim careers ruined after being 'coerced' into surgery to curb testosterone levels

(Eevening Standard) Athletics: Athletics World Championships: Norwegian star Jakob Ingebrigtsen disqualified from 5000m

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyans hunt for 18th title in Berlin
* The spotlight will be on Felix Kandie and Jonathan Korir as they seek to bring back the title to Kenya in the absence of Kipchoge who finished in 2:01:39.
* The 2019 ‘BMW Berlin Viewerthon’ series will be hosted by Bank of Africa at Toby's Tavern Hotel in Eldoret

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Defending world 100m champion Justin Gatlin admits it 'feels weird' to be competing without Usain Bolt

IAAF World Championships - Doha. Qatar

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(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Butterworth bursts into 800m semis on birthday at track and field worlds
Alysha Newman, Mo Ahmed among other Canadians moving on

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Lynsey Sharp out of 800m; Christian Coleman fastest in 100m
Briton Lynsey Sharp was left in disbelief as she went out of the women's 800m on the opening day of the World Athletics Championships

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian elementary teacher, 41, aims to bring world championship marathon lessons back to the classroom
Lyndsay Tessier gave up running in school, only to return and book spot at 2019 worlds

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Christian Coleman cannot be face of athletics after missed tests - Michael Johnson
Sprinter Christian Coleman cannot be the face of athletics following the controversy over his missed drugs tests, says US legend Michael Johnson

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON looking for fast times on Sunday
Kenenisa Bekele will lead the Ethiopian Charge for World Class Times

(Evening Standard) Athletics: 'Dina Asher-Smith can be next biggest star in the world,' says Darren Campbell

(The Telegraph) Athletics: World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 schedule: Day by day timings and events to watch

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘Dr Cool’: meet the engineer trying to keep Qatar air-conditioned
Saud Abdul Ghani’s technology keeps stadiums cool - Qatar hosting 2022 World Cup and world athletics

(IAAF) Athletics: Women's marathon to go ahead as planned - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Asher-Smith, Muir & Johnson-Thompson lead British hopes
The 2019 World Athletics Championships begin on Friday - with the build-up dominated by issues over the heat and humidity of host city Doha, the low ticket sales and the controversies surrounding sprinter Christian Coleman and the Kenya team

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Legendary New Zealand running coach Arthur Lydiard gets IAAF recognition

(Daily Mail) Athletics: SAVE OUR SPORT: Athletics desperate for good publicity but empty seats in the desert is a bad look as Doha gets set for World Championships
* It can safely be said that there was scepticism about the 2014 process
* That sentiment lingers strongly prior to the opening in Doha on Friday evening
* It remains to be seen if the next 10 days and nights can inspire new fans
* It has been greatly alarming to hear the whispers of poor ticket sales in Doha

(Evening Standard) Athletics: As it fights for relevance, athletics needs a positive showing at World Championships in Doha

IAAF World Championships - Doha. Qatar

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(CBC) Endurance Sports: Montreal marathon race director resigns in wake of runner's death
Dominique Piché resigned Wednesday from both Montreal race and Ironman Mont-Tremblant

(Teters) Athletics: Pill thermometers to monitor runners' reaction to Doha heat

(Grandma's Marathon) Athletics: 2020 Registration - What To Expect

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Great Britain's forgotten man Adam Gemili getting back to his best as he targets gold in Doha
The internal questions have peppered Adam Gemili: “Am I still fast? Can I run with the best in the world? Will I look stupid?”

(Sky Sports) Athletics: LGBT athletes welcome in Qatar but must respect rules, say World Championships organisers

(The Guardian) Athletics: IAAF to drop ‘fastest loser’ at world championships after complaints
Phrase will be replaced by ‘fastest non-automatic qualifier’ - Concern that term might devalue athletes’ achievements

(Jamaica Gleaner) Drugs in Sport: Briana Williams reprimanded without any period of ineligibility
The Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (IADP) has ruled that sprinter Briana Williams will be reprimanded with no period of ineligibility after her two-day anti-doping hearing earlier this week

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Emma Abrahamson - Get After It
Carrie chats with YouTube star and fellow goofball Emma Abrahamson! They talk about her running career, becoming a social media influencer, and her first marathon at the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon

(The Telegraph) Athletics: 'It’s a performance sport': Head of British Athletics defends decision to not take invited athletes to World Championships

Athletics: Leading Ethiopian marathon runners sign up for TCS Amsterdam Marathon
Top athletes Ayele Abshero, Solomon Deksisa and Tadu Abate will be competing for victory during the TCS Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday 20 October.

Athletics: Leading Ethiopian marathon runners sign up for TCS Amsterdam Marathon

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Fears over safety of World Championships marathon runners in Qatar heat despite midnight start

(National Post) Athletics: Scott Stinson: First, Alysha Newman learned to love the pole vault. Then, she made a big leap
The final piece of a great year will come together this weekend in Doha, Qatar, where the Canadian will jump at the IAAF World Championships

(BBC) Athletics:World Athletics Championships: Lynsey Sharp says coach change revitalised career
Lynsey Sharp says "taking a risk" and changing her coach just six months before the World Championships has revitalised her career

(EA) Athletics: Athens Marathon poised to break participation records again

(CGTN) Women in Sport: Felix, other top runners, fight track's pregnancy penalty

(INEOS1:49) Athletics: How to watch the INEOS 1:59 Challenge live

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: ‘She’s not eligible’ - Francis slams selection of Briana Williams for IAAF World Championships

(USATF) Athletics: Preview: Star-studded Team USATF ready for Doha

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON set for this Sunday
Gladys Cherono aims for Record Win with Course Record also in her Sights

(The Independent) Athletics: Pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw: ‘Getting dropped by Nike was tough, I was getting down’
Exclusive interview: The 27-year-old is a medal contender ahead of the World Athletics Championships in Doha having come through a challenging year off the track

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: GB duo cool with midnight marathons & air-con stadium
Charlotte Purdue has been pounding a laboratory treadmill in 36C heat for the past month

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Nafi Thiam exclusive interview: 'People take pictures when I'm doing my shopping - that's not very cool'

(The Guardian) Athletics: Migrant workers and children to pad out crowd for World Championships
Sluggish ticket sales raise fears of half-empty stadium - Free tickets will be given away by Qatari organisers

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Gabriela DeBues-Stafford chasing history at track and field worlds
Toronto native has emerged as one of the world's top women middle-distance runners

(CBC) Athletics: 8 Canadians to watch at the track and field world championships

(Reuters) Athletics: Midnight marathon no escape from world championship heat

(IAAF) Athletics: Musagala no longer the unknown man of middle distance

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith ready to deliver as she bids to make history in Doha
Sprinter aiming to win three medals at world championships - The British athlete is favourite to win 200m gold

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: When Christie, Gunnell & Edwards ruled the world
When British athletes take to the track and field in Doha this week, a select few do so with tangible medal ambitions

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(NBC) Athletics: Almaz Ayana out of world track and field championships

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada’s track and field squad looks to erase memories of 2017 at IAAF world championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: IAAF make extra provisions for extreme heat at world championships in Qatar
Fears 32C heat and humidity could affect women’s marathon - IAAF chief Sebastian Coe: ‘There’s no plan to cancel’

(RRW) Athletics Wanda Group To Become New Title Sponsor Of IAAF Diamond League
In one of the most significant sponsorship moves ever in athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today that the Chinese sports and entertainment conglomerate Wanda Group will become the title sponsor for the Diamond League series of athletics meetings under a ten-year deal which would begin in 2020

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: How an Ice Bath May Undermine Your Weight Workout
Cold water immersion is popular with some athletes, but it may slow the growth of new muscle

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2019: Team Ingebrigtsen - not your average Norwegian family
Some moments from the Ingebrigtsen family video collection are famous

(Reuters) Athletics: Coe makes bold claim for world championships to live up to

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Stricter drug-testing rules on the way after the world's fastest man Christian Coleman escaped doping sanctions
* Athletics' chiefs are eager to introduce tighter doping regulations in the sport
* Christian Coleman escaped sanctions earlier this month due to a technicality
* World's fastest man missed three drugs tests in a year but had charges dropped

(Evening Times) Athletics: Lynsey Sharp: ‘It might sound strange but this is the most fun I’ve had’

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 2
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 2

(Sports Illustrated) Women in Sport: Margaret Wambui Opens Up About IAAF Testosterone Rule: "I Became a Victim"

(Reuters UK) Drugs in Sport: ‘I’m running clean,' Coleman tells fans

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(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse looks for edge against Coleman in much-anticipated 100m showdown
'I want to be in the mix early on and finish strong,' says confident Canadian sprinter

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Bekelech Gudeta to Debut at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
A remarkable distance runner who has run under 1 hour 8 minutes for the half marathon three times including two weeks ago at the Copenhagen Half Marathon she says her goal is to run with the leaders and attack the course record of 2:22:29

(Sport24) Drugs in Sport: Top Russian athlete hits out at Moscow sports officials

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: How do you prepare for a midnight marathon?
With the Doha 2019 IAAF World Championships choosing to hold night-time marathons to combat the heat, we ask how the athletes will adapt to the different conditions

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 'Re-energised' Sum dares to dream again

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Will Faith Chepng'etich retain her 1500m title?

Athletics: Exciting refresh announced for Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend as 2020 registration opens
New marathon team relay event and distance challenge added; Scotiabank Ottawa Kids Marathon moves to Saturday on new family-friendly course

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2019: Zharnel Hughes on piloting and Usain Bolt’s career advice
"I like to run fast and fly even faster!"

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast: Episode 78 with Jeanne Mack
"Why did it take me so long in order to decide that I needed to pull the plug on running? What was it that made me cling to the idea of running a little bit banged up for so long? [Figuring out the answers to those questions] is really cool. I’m getting deeper into figuring all that stuff out so that when I come back, I’ll have hopefully a really sturdy foundation to build on but then I’ll also have that knowledge to help me get a little bit further."

(Mirror) Athletics: 5 star athletes to watch at the World Athletics Championships 2019
Thousands of athletes head to Doha to bid for gold in their respective fields with just a year to go until the Olympics

(The Star) Athletics: Chebet leads a 1-2-3 sweep in Buenos Aires marathon
* Chebet sets South American All comers record in the event
* Rodah Tanui wins women's category

(Daily Nation) Athletics: ‘Maurten’ to fuel Eliud Kipchoge in Vienna

(SportsMax) Drugs in Sport: UWI professor, US doctor suggest Briana didn't try to cheat

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

(Gulf-Times) Athletics: Women marathon runners set for midnight test in a world first

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Noah Lyles is the sprint sensation aiming to break world record who back-flips, models and plans to release a rap album… just don’t mention Usain Bolt!
* Noah Lyles is hotly tipped as the next big thing in athletics with dazzling displays
* The 22-year-old wants to forge his own path, not be compared with Usain Bolt
* Lyles spoke of his clash with fellow American Christian Coleman in Shanghai
* The sprinter skipped college to pursue his dream of winning gold in Tokyo

(AP) Drugs in Sport: Timeline of Russia’s doping cases and cover-ups
(BBC) Russia faces ban from all major sports events - WADA
(The Telegraph) Wada tells Russia they have to 'pull a rabbit out of the hat' if they are to avoid possible bans from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian moments to remember from the track and field worlds
From Donovan Bailey, to Perdita Felicien, to Andre De Grasse, Canada has had flashes of glory at the track and field world championships

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(CTV) Athletics: A runner died just a kilometre away from the finish line of the Montreal marathon

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Kibet, Simiyu dropped as Worlds team jet to Doha

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Wada tells Russia they have to 'pull a rabbit out of the hat' if they are to avoid possible bans from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup

(Reuters UK) Athletics: Coe excited by Kipchoge sub-two hour marathon attempt - record or not

(DW) Drugs in Sport: Doping widespread in Kenya ahead of World Athletics Championships ? - report
Just days before the World Athletics Championships, new claims of widespread doping in Kenya have emerged. A report from Germany's ZDF alleges top athletes regularly use the endurance-boosting substance EPO in training

(The Independent) Athletics: ‘Machine’ team Ingebrigtsen: How goals, post-race sprints and warm milk drove brothers to cusp of greatness
Brothers Jakob, Henrik and Filip will compete for 5000m gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha next week under the strict regime of father Gjert

(NBC) Athletics: Tommie Smith, John Carlos part of U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame class

(CBC) Athletics: With renewed focus on health, De Grasse sees track worlds as chance to rejoin elite
'I take a lot more things seriously now,' says Canadian Olympic sprinter

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON set for Sunday
Deep Berlin fields headed by Kenenisa Bekele and Gladys Cherono

(BBC) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya: IAAF president Lord Coe hopes South African will return to track

(IAAF) Athletics: Preview: women's 800m - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

(The Telegraph) Running: One non-runner's quest to make it onto the British 800m rankings in a year

(The Guardian) Athletics: Make athletics great again: how does Coe ensure casual fans become converts?

(CBC) Athletics: oyota Home Team: Melissa Bishop
After having a baby last year and nagging injuries ended her season, Canadian 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop is looking to back on track with help from her husband

(EthioSports) Athletics: An Ethiopian Sweep at Hengshui Lake International Marathon

(irish Times) Athletics: Mark English’s late invite to Doha raises questions over IAAF qualifying process
Athlete was initially left out of 800m despite appearing well within qualifying positions

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Meet Abigail Irozuru, the once retired long-jumper, businesswoman and World Championships debutant

(Daily Sun) Athletics: Scott Fauble: An elite marathoner fueled by Flagstaff burritos

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Kirwa banking on Kipruto to end Kenya’s drought in 10k

(CBC) Athletics: Montreal Marathon race director apologizes for late start
Race began 50 minutes late, as hundreds of runners waited at the start line

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(Montreal Gazette) Athletics: Kenyans win 2019 Montreal Marathon after race starts with 50-minute delay
The delay, which kept anxious runners penned-in at the starting line, was caused by a shortage of staff to secure the course and monitor barriers

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kimeli, Meringor win Mombasa 10km road race

(Yahoo) Drugs in Sport: Bolt gone, doping back as the main topic in sprint game

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Top-ranked sprinter Christian Coleman strikes back at U.S. Anti-Doping Agency
'It's a shame they didn’t know their own rules,' says world 100-metre favourite

(Mirror) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson out to beat Nafi Thiam in World Champs not mind games
"I wouldn’t know how to get into other people’s heads. For me you’ve got to try and win with big performances. I would rather focus on myself and try and make me the best I can"

( Athletics: Cathy Freeman at Sydney 2000: Moments of magic!
The lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the victory lap on 22 September 2000 in front of a jubilant crowd, the green and white full bodysuit… Cathy Freeman left an unforgettable mark on the Sydney 2000 Games. Twenty years on, who will claim victory in the 400m in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo? Naturally the chances are higher for athletes also taking part in the women’s 4x400m event and the new mixed 4x400m relay!

(Spikes) Athletics: Exhaustion - by Natoya Goule
As a runner it’s something we get used to, sometimes it’s something we even enjoy, that feeling of being totally drained after a hard session or race, knowing you’ve given it your all

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2019: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on motherhood, hair and medals
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce knows more than anyone about the sacrifices needed to become a seven-time world champion

(Runner;s World) Athletics: Nikki Hiltz Found Her Latest Tattoo Design With the Help of the Running Community
The 1500-meter runner will be rocking "legs are feelin’ good" on her arm at the world championships
* To help decide what tattoo design to get on her right arm, professional runner Nikki Hiltz, who is competing in the 1500 meters at the world championships, launched an Instagram contest to crowdsource ideas.
* The winning tattoo idea was the quote “legs are feelin’ good,” a phrase coined by Chris Chavez of Citius Mag and Sports Illustrated.

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Kiwi Olympian Nick Willis turns down late invitation for world athletics championships

(The Herald) Athletics: World success a step on the track to Olympic glory for Laura Muir

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Here come the girls: Dina Asher-Smith and Co lead medal charge for Team GB at World Athletics Championships
* Dina Asher-Smith is leading the medal charge for Great Britain in Qatar
* Laura Muir and Katarina Johnson-Thompson are also aiming for medals
* It is on Asher-Smith's shoulders that the greatest expectations sit

(The Herald) Athletics: Steph Twell happy to go it alone on new journey at World Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson goes to Doha on back of ‘best run-in ever’
The popular Liverpudlian heptathlete feels she is in the shape of her life as she aims to put the tear-soaked disappointments of 2015 and 2017 behind her at the world championships

Army Run - Ottawa, ON

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(Jamaica Star) Athletics: Stewart, Riley believe 400H record will go
The men's 400 metres hurdles is attracting the kind of attention usually reserved for the 100 metres. That's because Rai Benjamin of the United States, Qatari Abderrahman Samba, and defending champion Karsten Warholm of Norway have pulled the 27-year-old world of 46.78 seconds into view. Two Jamaican coaches, Okeile Stewart and David Riley, think the mark won't survive next week's World Championships in Doha

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Usual suspects expected to take sprints in Doha

(Fast Running) Athletics: Derese and Clifford the victors in Dublin
The KBC Dublin Half Marathon took place today in the Phoenix Park with a sold-out entry of 9,000 runners

(SportsMax) Athletics: Bolt's absence a huge void in Doha, men's 100m wide open - Donovan Bailey

(ITU) Triathlon: Julie Derron earns first-ever World Cup title in China
World Cup victory for Joao Silva in Weihai

(AP) Drugs in Sport: Russian anti-doping CEO says track team set to miss worlds

(AP) Athletics: Fun & Games: Lyles wants to win, celebrate just like Bolt

(AP) Drugs in Sport: AP Source: Altered doping data could restart Russian scandal
(BBC) Russian doping scandal: Wada suspects Russia manipulated laboratory data
Some Russian drug-testing laboratory data may have been manipulated before it was retrieved by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), the organisation is set to reveal

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(Sneaker News) Athletics: The Nike Zoom Fly 3 Releases In A Chicago Marathon Colorway

(Irish Times) Athletics: ‘A total disgrace,’ says Kiernan of RTÉ’s lack of coverage of athletics in Doha
‘I also agree the idea of giving anything to Doha – or anything sporting to the Arabian peninsula - should never happen for a multiplicity of reasons’

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Team Kenya gears up for bruising battle in Doha

(Reuters) Athletics: I was the right person to reshape athletics, says Coe

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 200: Katy Jermann
Katy Jermann debuted the marathon in 2:33:41 in January and is running her second marathon at the TCS NYC Marathon this fall

(Reuters) Athletics: Stockholm loses Diamond League status

(AW) Athletics: World champions: Sam Kendricks
Our series with reigning world champions continues as the American pole vaulter tells Stuart Weir about how he went unbeaten in 2017, culminating in victory in London

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Is Ruth Chepngetich Kenya’s dark horse in Doha

(EnduranceBusiness) Triathlon: New and expanded Super League Triathlon Championship Series for 2019-20

(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: Coe defends IAAF stance on Caster Semenya by saying they have "responsibility to protect" female athletes
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe believes they have a "responsibility to protect" female athletes, following the ruling preventing Caster Semenya from competing at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Sprinting is a mental game. My coach John is excellent at that. I'm fortunate for his experience and emotional intelligence

(Irish Examoner) Athletics: English hits out at lack of transparency after Worlds woe
Mark English spoke out against a lack of transparency from athletics’ world governing body (IAAF) yesterday after the 26-year-old was denied a place at this year’s World Championships in Doha

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Embarrassment for UK Athletics as hammer star is forced to ditch team camp due to inadequate facilities ahead of World Championships
* Hammer star Nick Miller has had to train in Turkey after a mix up over facilities
* The news comes as a blow to the UK team ahead of the World Championships
* Miller is one of the team's best hopes for placing on the podium while in Doha

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(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Kenyans pull out of worlds after failing to take tests

(BBC) Athletics: 2019 World Athletics Championship: Lord Coe won't 'gag' protesting athletes
IAAF president Lord Coe says he is "not in the mood to gag the voices" of athletes should any protest at the 2019 World Championships, which start in Doha later this month

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Carey Pinkowski - Celebration of Humanity
Carrie chats with Carey Pinkowski, the Executive Director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! They chat about the historic race, how he designed the course, and some of his favorite stories about his nearly 30 year tenure at the helm of the race

(The Star) Athletics: Korir hopes to improve time in Berlin after Kamworor's feat
* Korir said he wants to make a difference in his first World Marathon Major event
* Korir has a personal best of 2:06.51 posted at the 2018 Amsterdam Marathon, where he placed eighth

Athletics: Uganda’s Felix Chemonges Chasing Victory at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
On October 20th he will face a world class field for this IAAF Gold Label race where he expects to compete for the $30,000 first place prize money AND achieve a faster personal best time

(Triathlete) Triathlon: How The Iron War Almost Never Happened
The epic battle between Dave Scott and Mark Allen at the 1989 Ironman World Championship is considered one of the greatest races of all time—but both racers had less than ideal preparations going into that race

(RTE) Athletics: Challenging time for athletes to peak for Olympics

(Ineos159) Athletics: Abdi Nageeye reveals his #NoHumanIsLimited story

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Another Kenyan athlete out of World Championships

(The Star) Athletics: Kenya contemplate fielding a depleted 5,000m team in Doha
* If the status quo remains, we shall be forced to send only two athletes in the 5,000m race, Nicholas Kimeli and Jacob Kiprop.
* Under the new rule, and with Kenya on the spotlight due to the recent numerous anti-doping violations, AIU requires athletes heading to Doha to have a minimum of three out-of-competition tests

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge on his INEOS 1:59 Challenge

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for October 27
Valary Jemeli, Alemu Kebede and Stephanie Twell have potential to surprise in Frankfurt

(Runner's World) Athletics:How Molly Huddle Fuels Her Marathon Training
If an American record-holder makes room for doughnuts, you probably can, too

(ITU) Triathlon: International triathlon tour returns to Asia for the Weihai World Cup

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: Mental and emotional forces the test in Japan
Ability to believe in yourself and your preparation is key to delivering performance

(NBC) Athletics: Genzebe Dibaba, 1500m world record holder, to miss world championships

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: "What it Takes to Become a Champion" - The Training of Mo Farah

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: 'We're not happy' — Athletics NZ bewildered by Nick Willis's absence

(Yahoo) Olympics: Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020

(NY Times) Drugs in Sport: Russian Athletes Set to Remain ‘Neutral’ at Track Championships
They will compete at the world track and field championships this month, but fallout from the 2015 scandal lingers

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya Prisons honour 'exemplary' Timothy Cheruiyot

(Gear Patriol) Athletics: Did a NASA-Engineered Supplement Just Help Shatter the Half Marathon World Record?
Today, a representative for Geoffrey Kamworor at NN Running confirmed that he consumed Maurten, not ketone esters, at both aide stations during his record-breaking race in Copenhagen

(USATF) Athletics: Grace’s win at The Match earns her USATF Athlete of the Week honors

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(USATF) Athletics: Brenda Martinez and Alysia Montaño moved to upgraded World Championships medal positions, and will receive upgraded medals in Doha

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyans harvest more gold at Kasarani

(CNN) Women in Sport: 'I don't see this as a personal issue,' says Seb Coe on Caster Semenya case

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Kiplagat eyeing Worlds marathon glory beyond Doha

(Sport24) Women in Sport: Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Coe praises Tokyo 2020 marathon route after test event
International Association of Athletics Federations President Sebastian Coe has praised the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games marathon course, after a test event was held in the Japanese capital

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 1
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 1

(Ineos 1:59) Athletics: More world-class names added to INEOS 1:59 Challenge

(NY Times) Running: Taking Up Running After 50? It’s Never Too Late to Shine
People who start running competitively in their 50s can become as swift and well-muscled as older runners who have trained lifelong

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Laurie Foster | Let’s prove the doubters wrong in Doha

(AFP Drugs in Sport: Russian anti-doping chief attacks his own athletics federation

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Young Taki ready to fill Manangói's shoes

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(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Kiwi middle distance great Nick Willis ruled out of world athletics championships

(The Independent) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2019: Sprinter Richard Kilty to captain Great Britain in Doha
Kilty is part of the 4x100 metre relay unit and has been voted captain by the rest of the team

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: 29 Russians to compete as neutral athletes at IAAF world championships
High jumper Mariya Lasitskene only reigning world champion among group

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 'Sad and under pressure': Cheruiyot talks Doha strategy

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

(WBUR) Athletics: It's Getting Harder To Qualify For The Boston Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: The master behind Eliud Kipchoge

(WBUR) Athletics: Massachusetts Has The Speediest Marathoners, Study Says

(The Star) Athletics: AK blesses Kipchoge ahead of INEOS 1:59 Challenge
* The marathon record holder will be challenging his world record that stands at 2:01.39 set last year during Berlin Marathon
* AK, headed by Jack Tuwei, met Kipchoge in Eldoret on Monday to deliver a message of goodwill ahead of his Breaking 2 mission in October

(IAAF) Athletics: Hayle targeting Toronto Marathon record

(CBC) Athletics: Elijah Manangoi won't defend 1,500-metre title at track and field worlds
Injured Kenyan runner focused on regaining health for 2020 Olympics

(IAAF) Athletics: Seven defending champions on USA’s team for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2019 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings - Week 1
2019 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings - Week 1

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(Inside the Games) Athletics: Rudisha expects to make return in 2020 before Olympic title defence
David Rudisha has targeted a return to competition next year as the 800 metres world record holder attempts to bounce back from injury to earn a third Olympic title at Tokyo 2020

(BBC) Athletics: Allyson Felix: Six-time Olympic champion in US team for Worlds for ninth consecutive time
Six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix has been selected in the USA team for the World Athletics Championships for a record ninth consecutive time

(USATF) Athletics: Star-studded Team USATF roster set for 2019 IAAF World Championships Doha

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Carina Horn: South African sprinter tests positive for banned substance
South Africa sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after violating anti-doping rules

(Spikes) Athletics: The Grind by Sondre Nordstad Moen
This sport can be lonely, but that’s not always a bad thing

(Clean Sport) Drugs in Sport: Allyson Felix, the Most Decorated Track Athlete of All-time Joins the CSC Podcast

(Citizen TV) Athletics: Manangoi pulls out of Doha World Champs

(Sweat Elite) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge’s Preparation For The INEOS 159 Challenge

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge: Kamworor can beat my record

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenya's Doha Worlds team starts training at Kasarani

Athletics: Daniel Mesfun And Caroline Rotich Top Elite Field Of Runners At The 2019 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon
Over 11,000 registered runners converge in the "City of Brotherly Love" for 2019 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: As Elle Purrier Heads to Worlds, the Hay Is in the Barn
It’s been a breakout year for the farm girl turned track star

(BBC) Athletics: Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor smashes half marathon world record

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(Japan Running News) Athletics: Nakamura and Maeda Win Japanese 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials

(Reuters) Athletics: Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games

(IAAF) Athletics: Barsosio and Kiprotich break race records in Sydney

(AllAfrica) Athletics: SA Olympic Medallist Meyer - We Need More Female Athletes

(IAAF) Athletics: Kamworor breaks world half marathon record in Copenhagen with 58:01
(Daily Nation) Kamworor sets new Half Marathon World Record

Copenhagen Half-Marathon - Denmark

Humana Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia - PA

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(ITU) Triathlon: Asiago will repeat as host of the 2020 ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships

Athletics: Tokyo 2020 hopefuls Evan Esselink and Malindi Elmore win Under Armour Eastside 10K
The event attracted a field of 2,900 runners and so far has raised over $26,000 in support of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, PHS Community Services Society, and Youthco

(Nassau Guardian) Athletics: Bahamian World Championships team in jeopardy

(USATF) Athletics: Registration now open for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kamworor hot favourite in Copenhagen Half Marathon

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kibet, Simiyu painfully wait for Doha ticket
Despite coming first and second in the 5,000m respectively at the national trials, Youngsters Michael Kibet and Daniel Simiyu will have an anxious wait over the next three days to know whether or not their dream of representing Kenya at the IAAF World Championship will come to pass

(IAAF) Drugs in Sport: IAAF approves the application of Russia's Yekaterina Ivonina to compete internationally as a neutral athlete

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Isinbayeva hopes Russian Athletics Federation suspension can be lifted before World Championships
Russia's two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva hopes the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will lift the country's suspension before the World Athletics Championships in Doha

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bett wins as Kipruto drops out of steeplechase trials

(Capital FM) Athletics: Eli’s tears pushed me to qualification- George
African Games champion George Manangoi has revealed that the pre-race tears of his elder brother, World and Olympic champion Elijah pushed him to ensure he earned a place in Kenya’s team for the IAAF World Championships slated for Doha later this month

(Runner's World) Athletics: Organisers of this half marathon apologise for cancelling six days before the race
"It has been an extremely difficult week for everyone involved"

(Capital FM) Athletics: Obiri, Conseslus lead Team Kenya Doha squad
Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto and superstar Hellen Obiri lead Team Kenya’s squad that will represent the athletics powerhouse nation in the upcoming IAAF World Championships slated to run from September 27 to October 6 in Doha, Qatar

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Comeback tales and siblings act highlight World Championships trials

(AW) Athletics: World champions: Emma Coburn
In the next part of our series in which Stuart Weir talks to London 2017 gold medallists, American Emma Coburn reflects on an unexpected steeplechase victory

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Anxious moments as Team Kenya named

(CocaCola) Olympics: Meet the Coca-Cola Six Pack of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athletes

Under Armour Eastside 10K - Vancouver, BC

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(CBC) Athletics: Fastest man to ever run 800m drops out of track and field worlds with injury
Kenya's David Rudisha battling thigh and back injuries

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 199: NYRR Live with Jeff Dengate, Rebecca Kennedy and Mateo Ortega

(AFP) Athletics: World champ Kipyegon readies to defend title in Doha

(Sport24) Olympics: Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Japan's 2020 Tokyo Olympics Marathon Trials Are Here - MGC Race Viewing Guide

(Daily Nation) Athletics:Steeplechase queens send unity message ahead of Doha

(BBC) Athletics: The 'running prodigy' who wants to beat his brothers
Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen believes by beating his two older siblings he can claim the biggest prize at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Many Woes of Track and Field’s Biggest Event
The IAAF World Championships are happening when the season should already be over

(IAAF) Athletics: Weekend road preview: Course record assault on tap at Sydney Marathon

(AFP) Athletics: Steeplechaser Chepkoech off to Doha with maiden win in Kenya

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kipchoge tipped to run marathon under two hours

(USATF) Athletics: Hall’s 20K title defense earns her USATF Athlete of the Week honors

(Sport24) Drugs in Sport: Trinidad sprinter suspended over dope tests

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(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Caster Semenya finally receiving long-awaited 800m gold from 2011 track worlds
South African sprinter won't attend medal reallocation ceremony, however

(Runner's World) Athletics: Artificial Intelligence Software Will Track Athletes’ Speed at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The technological advance by Intel hopes to improve viewer experience—but how do you feel about extra overlays on the screen?

Athletics: Lemi Berhanu Hayle Targets Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Record
Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle has confirmed he will race in the 2019 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon with an eye to beating Philemon Rono’s course record of 2:06:52

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Parker Stinson - Can’t Be Stopped
Carrie chats with the 2019 US 25K Champion Parker Stinson! They talk about the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the Olympic Trials, setting an American Record, what it is like to have Dathan Ritzenhein as a coach, how his wife is the fastest teacher in the US, and so much mor

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon: annual city showpiece becomes battlefield on social media after months of protests and demonstrations
* The 2020 Hong Kong Marathon is to take place on February 9
* Total entries remain at 74,000 but full marathon quota increases to 24,000

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Korir, Rotich stay in hunt for 800m Doha ticket

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kibet stuns star field to win World Championships ticket

(ESPN UK) Women in Sport: Semenya will not collect 2011 World Champ gold

(Finishing on a High) Athletics:Finishing on a High
Sport is generally seen as a young person's game but some athletes have proven statistics wrong with recent success and raised the question: when is an athlete truly past their best and when is the best time to go out on a high?
Finishing on a High looks at six selected sports and their champions since the turn of the century to work out the perfect age to prosper as a sports star and whether age really is just a number...

(Balls.IE) Athletics: How An Olympian Combines Marathon Running With High Pressure Job

Running: Go Ahead, Stop & Pee: Running During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Running during pregnancy is more common than ever

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Sprinter Christian Coleman says he will live with a smear on his reputation after doping violation is dropped
(The Independent) Christian Coleman demands ‘public apology’ from USADA after alleged doping case dropped
The case was based around the American’s failure to provide ‘whereabouts’ information for testers on three occasions
(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive: Scientists close in on new genetic test that would transform sport's fight against drugs

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(BBC) Athletics: Christian Coleman: American sprinter says he will never fail a drug test
American sprinter Christian Coleman has defended himself and said he has "never failed a drug test and never will"

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: JAAA names Briana Williams to World Championships team ... Thompson, Fraser-Pryce, Dacres among big names heading to Doha

(Youtube) Athletics: Christian Coleman: My Perspective

(Running USA) Athletics: ZOOMA Women’s Race Series Announces Boxed Water as the Official Water Sponsor of the Series

(Spikes) Athletics: Know Your Why - Sage Watson
When I was starting to take big steps forward as an athlete, while studying at the University of Arizona, my coach Fred Harvey told me something that has stayed with me: "know your why."

(CBC) Triathlon: Jumping in with both feet
'We have choices - even when sometimes it seems we don’t'

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Woody Kincaid, Lopez Lomong and Matthew Centrowitz get the Olympic 5k standard on a surreal night

(NY Times) Athletics: What the Ingebrigtsen Brothers Can Teach Us About Nature, Nurture and Running
There’s more than one right way to rear and shape young athletes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Technology to play key role in Kipchoge's run

(IAAF) Athletics: Following third Diamond trophy, Cheruiyot now sets his focus on gold in Doha

Athletics: Tigist Girma Withdraws from Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Girma's husband did not think the course w as fast enough to match her condition

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Pair of Russian Olympic champions banned from track and field worlds for doping
11 others cleared to compete as neutral athletes at event in Qatar

(EthioSports) Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele at the BMW Berlin-Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: The Match: Europe beat United States to win inaugural competition in Belarus
Europe comfortably beat the United States to win the inaugural The Match athletics event in Minsk, Belarus

(EthioSposts) Athletics: Ethiopia Announces Team For 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha

(Deadspin) College Athletics: California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements

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(Jamaica Gleaner) Drugs in Sport: Williams hearing set for September 23-25, sprinter to miss World Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Levchenko tops 2.02m in Minsk as Europe powers to duel match victory over USA

(BBC) Athletics: The Match: Europe lead United States by 27 points after day one of two in Minsk
Europe lead the United States by 27 points after the opening day of the inaugural The Match athletics competition in Minsk, Belarus

(The Star) Athletics: Kosgei, Chumba headline Chicago Marathon field
* Chicago Marathon race slated for October 13.
* Kosgei, who has finished first or second in nine of her ten career marathons, will be up against compatriot Betsy Saina in the race

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF approves the application of 11 Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Vin Lananna opens up about leaving Oregon to become track coach at the University of Virginia

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Runner set a Canadian record that stood for 28 years
Sylvie Ruegger of Ontario set a new Women's Canadian Marathon record with a time of 2:28:36 at the annual Houston Tenneco Marathon held in downtown Houston on Jan. 6, 1985

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

(Runner's World) Athletics: As Elle Purrier Heads to Worlds, the Hay Is in the Barn
It’s been a breakout year for the farm girl turned track star

(BBC) Athletics: USA's Thompson pips GB's Wightman in photo finish
Great Britain's Jake Wightman is beaten in a photo-finish by USA's Josh Thompson in the men's 1500m at The Match event in Belaru

(The Star) Athletics: Coach Kirwa happy with big number of wild card holders
* World half marathon record holder Joyceline Jepkosgei, former world cross country Agnes Jebet and 2019 World Cross Country junior champion Beatrice Chebet will headline the 5,000m trials.
* Only one slot will be offered to 1,500m wildcard holders, Elijah Manang'oi and Timothy Cheruiyot

(Jamaica Observer) Drugs in Sport: Briana Williams hearing Tuesday - JADCO

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(USATF) Athletics: USATF athletes primed for victory at 2019 Thorpe Cup in Germany

(Daily Nation) Athletics: IAAF: Kosgei's time not a world record

(The Star) Athletics: Eyes on Manangoi sibling ahead of this week's World Trials
* Manangoi siblings will have to contend with Cheruiyot who will be competing as a formality.
* World and Rio Olympics 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich will lead a pack of 13 in the hunt three slots to the World Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiptoo set for Frankfurt return

(The Star) Athletics: Ngeno to battle Kamworor at Copenhagen Half marathon
* Ngeno, who defended his Chemususu Half marathon title on Saturday, said he is excited that he will face his mentor and idol in Copenhagen
* The Sotik-based runner went to Istanbul as a pacesetter but went ahead to win the race.

(Runner's World) Athletics: Thrilling Split-Second Finishes Lead to Victories for Simpson, Willis in 5th Avenue Mile
Jenny Simpson broke the tape for the record eighth time, while Nick Willis became the winningest man with his fifth victory

(NYRR) Athletics: Jenny Simpson Claims Record-Extending Eighth Title and Nick Willis Wins Record-Breaking Fifth Title at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile
Simpson breaks event record by clocking 4:16.1 to win by one tenth of a second over Elinor Purrier; Willis wins in photo-finish against Chris O’Hare and Sam Prakel
A record 9,191 participants raced across the 24 heats at the world’s most iconic road mile, including specialty heats including the Back to School Mile, FDNY/NYPD Mile and Rising New York Road Runners races

(BBC) Athletics: The Warm Up Track: BBC Athletics Podcast, Episode ten
Christian Taylor and Sandi Morris join the team for The Warm Up Track in Brussels

(EA) Athletics: Warholm and Klosterhalfen voted European Athletes of the Month for August 2019
More than 34,000 votes were cast on social media across the voting period and Karsten Warholm from Norway and Konstanze Klosterhalfen from Germany were both voted European Athletes of the Month for August

(Runner's World) Athletics: Kemoy Campbell Retires 7 Months After Collapse at Millrose Games
The Jamaican Olympian’s heart stopped on the track in February, and doctors said it could happen again if he continued competing

(RRW) Athletics Simpson, Willis Continue Winning Ways at New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile
For Simpson, it was a record-extending eighth overall (and seventh consecutive) title in the event, while Willis broke the record for most men's victories with his fifth win

(USATF) Athletics: eam USATF Preview: The Match, Europe vs. USA, Minsk 2019

(Sports Mole) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah sets sights on Tokyo 2020

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ndiwa best in Embu Red Cross marathon

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)SportsMax) Athletics: '95 World champ Bailey expects DeGrasse to deliver in Doha

(The Guardian) Athletics: Kosgei breaks half marathon record at Great North Run as Farah wins sixth title
Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei finishes in Newcastle with time of 1:04:28 - Sir Mo Farah victorious in men’s race for record sixth time

(The World Game) Women in Sport: Semenya not retiring from athletics despite football career
Caster Semenya has clarified she has not retired from athletics despite signing for South African football club JVW

(BBC) Athletics: Farah wins sixth Great North Run title
Britain's Mo Farah has won his sixth Great North Run title, crossing the line in 59 minutes seven seconds
(Daily Nation) Kenya's Brigid Kosgei makes history in UK

(The National) Athletics: Callum Hawkins happy to lead from the front as he takes on Mo Farah in Newcastle
Mo Farah keeps a watchful eye on Callum Hawkins

(NY Post) Athletics: Meet the badass ‘bionic athletes’ running NYC’s 5th Avenue Mile

(IAAF) Athletics: Chepkirui and Kimeli break 30 minutes at Prague 10k

(ITU) Triathlon: Lindemann and Luis command victories in the fast and furious Banyoles World Cup

New Balance 5th Avenue Mile - New York, NY

Simplyhealth Great North Run - Newcastle, UK

Wiggle Waggle Walk & Run - Ottawa, ON

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kosgei, Keitany renew rivalry in Great North Run

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Pinkowski On Kipchoge & 1:59

(Watch Athletics) Athletics: SuperHalfs: Lisbon, Prague, Copenhagen, Cardiff and Valencia launch new half marathon series

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Great North Run just one example of a women's revolution in endurance races

(BBC) Athletics: Great North City Games: Allyson Felix wins on return 10 months after giving birth
US sprinter Allyson Felix marked her return to international competition 10 months after giving birth by winning the Great North City Games 150m
'Very worrying for her opponents' - Felix wins City Games 150m
Watch six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix win the Women's 150m sprint at the Great North City Games in Stockton

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Global Athlete pledge support to Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act
Global Athlete, the athlete-led movement for change, has pledged its support to the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act (RADA), as it looks to pass through the United States Congress

(Yahoo) Cycling: Giro d'Italia winner Richard Carapaz is denied work visa for Tour of Britain just days after joining British squad Ineos

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Matthew Centrowitz, Lopez Lomong, Woody Kincaid aim for the Olympic 5k standard Tuesday at Nike

(AFP) Athletics: Lyles focused on 200m world gold, not Bolt's record

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ng'eno, Meringor defend Chemususu Half Marathon titles

(Runner's World) Women in Sport: 800-Meter Champion Caster Semenya Joins Soccer Club in South Africa
After the IAAF’s ruling left her unable to defend her title at the World Championships, Semenya is taking her speed to the pitch

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Dreams Unfulfilled - Eight People Who Came Just Short of Qualifying for the MGC Race Olympic Marathon Trials

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian hurdler Sage Watson captures Diamond League gold

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith raises World Championships hope after winning 100m gold in Diamond League final
* Dina Asher-Smith won 100m gold medal in the Diamond League final on Friday
* The British runner produced a season's best time of 10.88 seconds to win gold
* Asher-Smith blitzed double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win

Vinetard Triathlon - Oakbluffs, MA

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(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith beats Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to Diamond League 100m title to lay down World Championship gauntlet

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse runs season-best 200m to earn 3rd at Diamond League finals
Canada's Gabriela DeBues-Stafford adds another national record

(BBC) Athletics: Brussels Diamond League: Britain's Dina Asher-Smith posts season's best to win 100m

(AW) Athletics: Mo Farah in awe of Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon attempt
Ahead of Sunday’s Simplyhealth Great North Run, Farah describes Kipchoge’s target as mind blowing

(LIndsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 198: Amanda Loudin
Amanda Loudin is an award winning journalist and masters runner. She has been published in The Washington Post, ESPN, Outside Magazine, Runner’s World, Women’s Running and more

(Independent) Athletics: Mo Farah has ‘no regrets’ over skipping World Championships as Brit braces for Great North Run
The four-time Olympic gold medallist will instead focus on retaining his Chicago Marathon crown

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya joins South African football club as appeal against IAAF testosterone rule continues

(BBC) Athletics: Great North City Games: Allyson Felix takes centre stage as event moves to Stockton
Six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix will be the star attraction at the Great North City Games which is being held in Stockton for the first time

(Daily Nation) Athletics: AK releases guidelines for World Championships trials

(AFP) Athletics: Lyles happy to see Coleman cleared over missed doping tests

(IAAF) Athletics: Koech and Chemutai lead the fields at Prague 10km

(Kenyans) Athletics: Ailing Olympic Legend's Distress Call Forces Govt Into Action

IAAF Diamond League Brussels - Belgium

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(Sweat Scince @ Outside Online) Endurance Sports: Not All Interval Workouts Are Created Equal
The physiological and psychological responses to different types of interval workout depend on the details

(SGB Media) Athletics: Fleet Feet Sues Nike Over ‘Sport Changes Everything’ Slogan

(CBC) Athletics: Confident Aaron Brown ready to take on De Grasse, Lyles in stacked Diamond League Final
200m field also includes American Michael Norman, world champion Ramil Guliyev

Athletics: Tigist Girma Seeking Three IAAF Gold Label Victories in A Row
Tigist Girma is one of a growing number of Ethiopian women set to dominate world class marathon running

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Magda Boulet - Running on Cloud Nine
Carrie chats with Olympian and reigning Leadville 100 champion Magda Boulet! They discuss training for ultramarathons, what it feels like to win a 100 mile trail run, her job at GU Energy Labs, and much mor

(The Guardian) Athletics: Sprinter review - speedy sporting drama runs out of puff
A Jamaican athlete’s career is jeopardised by problems off the track in this heartwarming tale of ambition and family ties

(NBC) Athletics: Michael Norman says no 200m-400m double for Olympics

(Windsor Star) Athletics: Two-time Olympian Bishop-Nriagu back in blue and gold with Lancers
Melissa Bishop-Nriagu has worn Canada’s red and white colours at the last two Olympic Games and hopes to do so again in 2020

Athletics: Masters World Record holder Mark Kiptoo returns to Frankfurt Marathon
The man who last year set the first world record in the history of the oldest German city marathon will be making a return to those same familiar roads

(RRW) Athletics With Last Lap Burst, McDonald Wins Hoka Long Island Mile
Reigning NCAA 5000m champion Morgan McDonald made his first-ever professional track race on U.S. soil a memorable one, overwhelming the field at the fifth annual Hoka One One Long Island Mile here in a personal best 3:54.63

(ITU) Triathlon:Banyoles ready to debut in the World Cup circuit with a start list stacked with top athletes

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Lyles looking for third consecutive Diamond League 200m title in Brussels
The final 16 Diamond League champions of the season will be decided in Brussels tomorrow night (September 6), as the International Association of Athletics Federations' season-long series concludes

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith 'confident' of World Championships double glory

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: CJ Ujah pulls out of British squad with back injury
Sprinter CJ Ujah has pulled out of the British squad for the World Athletics Championships with a back injury

(Runner's World) Athletics: Watch BYU Men’s Cross-Country Team Bust a Move During 5:45-Pace Long Run
The second-fastest team in the nation knows how to "Git Up" when the going gets tough on an 18-miler

(The Star) Athletics: Kisii Half Marathon dropped for 10km race
* According to the rules, half marathon winners are supposed to pocket Sh500,000 - a budget they do not have.
* Angwenyi said they are surveying the course but they want to avoid congestion in Kisii town

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(The Star) Athletics: Kipchoge goes philosophical as he insists his only mission is the INEOS 1:59 Challenge
* Running in Vienna will essentially lock Eliud Kipchoge out of the first three World Marathon Majors which include Berlin, New York and Chicago marathons
* Isuzu offered Kipchoge, their brand ambassador, a brand-new single-cab DMax pickup valued at Sh4.1m only if he breaks the two-hour barrier in Vienna

(USATF) Athletics: Brazier’s DL 800m win earns him USATF Athlete of the Week honors

(CBC) Athletics: Track's doping watchdog will not appeal USADA ruling on Christian Coleman
Top-ranked sprinter free to race at world championships later this month

(Runner's World) Athletics: Videos One Year Apart Show Sprinter Michael Johnson’s Amazing Stroke Recovery
"Thanks to the mindset learned as an Olympian, two months later I was back running!"

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya seeks hot weather training camp for World C'ships in Doha

(Running USA) Athletics: Participation Soars and All 50 States Were Represented at the 11th Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon

Athletics:Welshman Griffiths Seeking Olympic Selection at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
The 25 year old Welshman chose Toronto knowing that the race is serving as the Athletics Canada Olympic Trials race and has attracted a long list of Canadian elites all targeting quick times. His personal best came at April’s London Marathon (2:14:25)

(Reuters UK) Athletics: World champion Gatlin OK after hamstring scare

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

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Aerobic Fitness May Trump Strength for Metabolic Health
Endurance affects metabolism substantially more than muscular strength does, a new study suggests

(RRW) Athletics Foot Injury Forces Hunter To Withdraw From IAAF World Championships
Making Team USATF for the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Athletics was Drew Hunter's biggest career accomplishment

(The Independent) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending 100m champion Justin Gatlin suffers injury scare
The American picked up a thigh injury in Zagreb on Tuesday just three weeks before Doha

(Daily Nation) Athletics: What awaits Kipchoge if he runs under 2 hours

(EthioSports) Athletics: Great Ethiopian Run Nominated for International Race Award

(BBC) Athletics: Justin Gatlin: World 100m champion pulls up injured after prep race for Doha defence
Justin Gatlin ended a 100m race limping and holding his left thigh just three weeks before the scheduled defence of his world title in Doha

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Inside Athletics – the Borlee brothers: ‘an all-Borlee relay would be amazing

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Christian Coleman: US athlete cleared of doping violation after Usada withdraw whereabouts charge
American is free to compete at the World Championships and next year’s Olympic Games after the first of his three missed drugs tests was backdated to outside the 12-month window

(BBC) Athletics: World Championships 2019: Dina Asher
Dina Asher-Smith will go for the 100m and 200m sprint double after Great Britain confirmed its squad for the 2019 World Championships in Doha

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(AFP) Drugs in Sport: Why doping charges against Christian Coleman were withdrawn

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Laura Muir backed to lead world championships medal hopes

Athletics: Ian Fraser appointed Executive Director of Run Ottawa
Local entrepreneur and former national elite triathlete takes helm on September 9th

(Newshub NZ) Athletics: New Zealand's Eliza McCartney pulls out of world champs

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith targets sprint double as she leads Great Britain charge at the World Athletics Championships

(Chronicle) Athletics: The elite runners Mo Farah has to beat to claim a SIXTH consecutive Great North Run win
We take a look at the top men's and women's elite runners who will be lining up on Sunday

(3Wire Sports) Drugs in Sport: Coleman case out because USADA doesn't do basic it demands of athletes: know the rules

Athletics: The King of the Runners - Kenenisa Bekele at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON
On September 29, the elite of the marathon world will be at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

(The Monring Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast: Episode 75 with Brian Metzler
"Sometimes we all want to get as far away from running as possible, right? And I say that in a lighthearted way but I think that anyone who has been involved in running in any way knows what that means. We love running to an obsession, and that’s great, but we also need a deep breath, a break, something else that is not just running. I find myself as a lot of things, and running is a big part of that, but that’s not the only thing I am."

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: Korir, Hall defend their national titles at the Faxon Law New Haven 20K
Leonard Korir and Sara Hall defend their men's and women's national USATF 20K titles at Monday's Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

(Nirror) Athletics: Britain's athletes set minimum seven-medal target at World Championships
Exclusive: As Laura Muir trained in spikes for first time yesterday since calf injury in July, British Athletics given ambitious 7-9 medal goal in Doha by UK Sport

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: World's fastest man Christian Coleman CLEARED to compete in world championships after US Anti-Doping drop case into 'missed drug tests'
* US sprinter Christian Coleman has been cleared for the world championships
* Coleman has emerged as the successor to Usain Bolt and is the 100m favourite
* But the American was under scrutiny after allegedly missing three drug tests

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(Newser) Drugs in Sport: US sprint star Christian Coleman cleared of doping violation
(The Guardian) Christian Coleman free to race for world gold after missed tests charge dropped
World’s fastest man this year ‘fully eligible’ to compete in Doha - Sprinter appears to escape Usada ban on technicality over dates

(RRW) Athletics Korir, Hall Dominate At USA 20-K Championships at Faxon Law New Haven Road Race
Leonard Korir, already twice a USA 20-K champion coming into today's Faxon Law New Haven Road Race 20-K here, may have earned a new nickname: "Lonely Leonard."
(USATF) Korir, Hall repeat in triumphant fashion at USATF 20 km Championships

(The Telegraph) Athletics:Exclusive interview: Rising star Morgan Lake out to be a positive role model on studious path to success

(Globe and Mail) Endurance Sports: Restricting my eating to become an elite runner wasn’t just wrong - it was dangerous

(Sport24) Athletics: Van Niekerk joins Semenya in missing world championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Crouser breaks meeting record in Bellinzona

(EA) Athletics: 2021 IAAF World Relays to be in Poland, Mondo again provide the track

(Runner's World) Athletics: Two Months After Losing Gabe, Justin Grunewald Is Living Her Message of Hope
Now at the helm of the Brave Like Gabe foundation, Grunewald hopes to grow the legacy his middle-distance star wife started

(BBC) Running: 50km World Championships: Alyson Dixon breaks world record in first ultramarathon

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(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse runs season best 9.97 to win men's 100m in Berlin
Brittany Crew breaks own national shot put record with 19.28 metre toss

(Spikes) Athletics: Squad Goals by Tatjana Pinto
I know it’s a bit of a cliché, but if someone were to ask me: "what changed, that made this season as successful as it has been so far?" all I could say is that it’s a matter of things falling into place at the right time

Athletics: Thousands of runners descend on the boardwalk for 2019 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half-Marathon
Harrison Ross Toney (Richmond, Va.) takes top spot in the half marathon while Megan Cunningham (Norfolk, Va.) finishes first in women’s race

(ITU) Triathlon: Knighton, Reid, Thorpe & Wilde bring home Mixed Relay gold for New Zealand

Athletics: 78th ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with 40,500 spectators
Gesa Krause smashes 2,000 m Steeplechase world best at Berlin’s ISTAF

(EA) Athletics: Chemtai Salpeter smashes European 10km record with 30:05 in Tilburg

(IAAF) Athletics: Perkovic and Kolak in the spotlight in Zagreb

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Teams in Vienna for Kipchoge challenge’s dry run

(Korea Times) Athletics: DMZ International Marathon wishes for Korea unification

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Jamaican teenage sprint star Williams faces ban for failed doping test
Teenager sprinter Briana Williams of Jamaica could miss this month's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Doha after testing positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: ‘Setting a dangerous precedent’ - High-profile coach warns JAAA about selecting athletes for events they didn’t compete in at Trials

Nassau Guardian) Athletics: Miller-Uibo moves into lofty all-time 200 meters category

(ITU) Triathlon: ITU announces 2019 Hall of Fame inductees

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