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    September 30, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Runner's World) Athletics: Will Emily Sisson Try for the American Record at the Chicago Marathon?
She already holds the half marathon record. Here’s what she says about her goals for October 9

(Toni reavis) Athletics: World Marathon Majors Slashes Top Prize
Let’s just cut to the chase, shall we? The Abbott World Marathon Majors just gave up, right? By announcing they have slashed their top series prize from $250,000 to $50,000, effective immediately, they’ve essentially admitted it’s over

(WA) Athletics: Mass registration opens for the inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships in Riga

(AI) Athletics: Will Purdue, Twell, and Harvey put themselves in position for 2023 Worlds Athletics Championships on Sunday?

(USATF) Athletics: Athlete to Official: How Kara Winger Leaves Her Mark

(Runner's World) Athletics: Tracksmith launch their first running shoe
The US brand, known for their premium vintage-inspired designs, are making an intriguing move into the footwear market

(Evening Standard) Athletics: London Marathon 2022: Stars absent but deep field holds plenty of intrigue
Sunday’s London Marathon was supposed to see Mo Farah on the comeback trail in his first marathon for three years

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Farah hints he can be back next April after late drop-out from London Marathon
Sir Mo Farah, who has been obliged to withdraw from the TCS London Marathon on Sunday (October 2) because of a hip injury, has set his sights on returning for next year’s event, scheduled to return to its traditional spring timing on April 23

(InsideHook) Athletics: He’s Probably the Best Athlete Alive. Does Anyone Care?
After his world record-setting win in Berlin, Eliud Kipchoge has now won 15 marathons in 10 years

(The Star) Athletics: Rotich added to Chicago marathon field
* Rotich also bagged the 2018 Eindhoven Marathon in 2:07:32 and came home fourth in the Daegu Marathon after posting 2:07:5. In 2019, he was second in the Seoul Marathon in 2:06:12
* Other Kenyans in the field include Eric Kiptanui, winner of the Siena Marathon in Italy with a personal best of 2:05.47 and John Korir, who won the Los Angeles marathon in 2021 in 2:09:08

Beneva Quebec City Marathon Weekend - Quebec City, QC

    September 29, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

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

(The Independent) Athletics: ‘Anything is possible’: Eliud Kipchoge tipped to break two-hour marathon barrier
The Kenyan bettered his own world record at the Berlin Marathon last Sunday to run 2hrs 1min and 9secs

Athletics A Confident Felix Kandie Returns to TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
A podium finish on his last visit to Toronto left such an impression on Felix Kandie that he eagerly accepted an invitation to return for the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 16th

(ABC7) Athletics: 'Disappointing': HOKA runners didn't complete full half marathon on South Side, organizers reveal

(Local3News) Athletics: Chattanooga in the running to host 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Jepgkosgei set on personal best as she defends women's title in London Marathon
Joyciline Jepkosgei, who will defend her women's title in the TCS London Marathon on Sunday, is hopeful she will be able to improve upon her 2021 winning time of 2hours 17min 43sec, which was the fastest recorded last year

(CTolleRin) Athletics: Keira D’Amato – I Never Surrendered
Carrie chats with American Marathon Record Holder Keira D’Amato! Keira just ran her second fastest marathon ever at the Berlin Marathon this past weekend, and she joins Carrie to talk about her race, how she worked through some cramping issues during the middle miles, the struggles with lowering the American record, how she handles pressure and negative thoughts, the next big event on her calendar, and much more!

(ThisDayLive) Athletics: Amusan Remains Top Ranked African Athlete in New World Ranking

(WA) Athletics: 'Bullet' Fahnbulleh targets the top
It’s a now familiar sight: Joseph Fahnbulleh using his superb top-end speed to chase down his dreams on the hunt for sprint stardom

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Three runners who could threaten the two-hour marathon barrier
Breaking the two-hour barrier could happen sooner than we think

(Daily Nation) Athletics: London Marathon to host Eliud Kipchoge as special guest
* Hugh Brasher, Event Director of the TCS London Marathon, said: “We are thrilled that Eliud, our four-time champion, will be with us this weekend. He is, without doubt, the GOAT of marathon running and will be a huge inspiration to everyone taking part in the TCS Mini London Marathon on Saturday.”

(Mirror) Athletics: Mo Farah plays down retirement talk after pulling out of London Marathon through injury
Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah was set to race in his first London Marathon since 2018 but has been forced to pull out with a hip problem
(The Guardian) Mo Farah’s future in doubt after being ruled out of London Marathon by injury
Briton pulls out of race on Sunday with tightness in hip - Event has been hit by series of high-profile withdrawals

    September 28, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Triathlete) Triathlon" Kona Locals Ask Ironman Visitors for Respect
Ironman is back in Kona, but not everyone is happy about it. A new effort urges visiting triathletes to practice goodwill when visiting the Big Island

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah pulls out of Sunday's London Marathon due to hip injury... but four-time Olympic gold medallist, 39, plays down retirement talk by insisting he intends to race next year
* Sir Mo Farah suffered a problem to his right hip in training and will not be fit
* There were fears that the race could be the final elite-level event of his career
* However, he intends to race in 2023 when it reverts to traditional April date

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Marathoners Korir, Saina banned for three years
* Norandrosterone is prohibited under the Anabolic Androgenic Steroids and is a non-specified substance prohibited at all times
* The duo joins the growing list of Kenyan athletes already suspended or banned this year for anti-doping violation

(AI) Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele to go for win, but not for world record at London Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 3
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 3

(RRW) Athletics No Clear Favorite For TCS London Marathon Women's Race
With World Athletics record holder Brigid Kosgei a late scratch due to a hamstring injury, there is no clear favorite for victory for Sunday's 42nd TCS London Marathon which will be held off-cycle in October for the third consecutive year

Athletics Past and Future to Star at 40th Anniversary Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Full-Capacity Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Returns Sept. 30 – Oct 2

(ClassAction) Women in Sport: University of Central Oklahoma Hit with Title IX Class Action Over Alleged Discrimination Against Female Student Athletes

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Race director Hugh Brasher admits he'd 'absolutely love' Sir Mo Farah to end his glittering career at the London Marathon... but has urged the Brit to take inspiration from Eliud Kipchoge's world record run to delay his retirement plans
* Sir Mo Farah is set to compete in the London Marathon on Sunday
* There has been speculation that this could be Farah's final race of his career
* Race director wants Farah to end his career by competing in London
* However, he also wants Farah to put his retirement plans on hold for now
* He has urged Farah to take inspiration from Eliud Kipchoge's recent success

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport:Kenyan athletes Korir and Saina banned after testing positive for norandrosterone
Kenyan marathon runners Felix Kipchumba Korir and Emmanuel Saina have both received three-year bans after testing positive for norandrosterone

    September 27, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(National World) Athletics: Why is London Marathon in October? Reason for 2022 date, when it's usually held, if it'll be spring 2023 event
For third and final time, the London Marathon will take place in October rather than its usual Spring schedule

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Two Kenyan athletes banned for violating doping rules
* Two-time Paris Marathon champion Paul Lonyangata was among four Kenyans, who were flagged down by AIU in February
* AIU suspended Lonyangata on January 24 for the use of prohibited substance Furosemide. Others are Edward Kiprop Kibet, Tabitha Wambui and Vane Nyaboke

(CBC) Athletics: Montreal Marathon returns with runners pounding pavement all weekend long
Nixed for 2 years by pandemic, marathon is back and even safer than before, says committee chair

(Evening Standard) Athletics: London Marathon bosses hope to talk Mo Farah out of retiring after Sunday’s race
London Marathon bosses are hopeful Sunday’s race will not act as a career swansong for Mo Farah and that they can persuade him to run on into 2023

Athletics Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for October 30
Trio of fast women to compete in Frankfurt

(WA) Athletics: After breakthrough season, Barbadian sprinter Williams is blazing a trail

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Man on a mission: Kipruto eyes glory in London Marathon
* In the elite athletes’ start list, Kipruto is the fourth fastest with a time of 2:03:13 behind Ethiopians Kenenisa Bekele, Birhanu Legese and Mosinet Geremew.
* Kipruto will be the only Kenyan in the elite race after his teammate Vincent Kipchumba withdrew due to injury

(CBC) Athletics: Natasha Wodak takes down Malindi Elmore's Canadian women's marathon record in Berlin
2-time Olympic champ Kipchoge lowers his world record time to 2:01:09 in men's race

(Outside Online) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge Shatters Marathon World Record in Berlin
Kenyan breaks his own mark by 30 seconds with an astonishing 2:01:09

(The Star) Athletics: Kosgei withdraws from London Marathon due to Hamstring injury
* Kosgei has been struggling with the injury for the past two months and decided to withdraw from the high-profile event to avoid making the injury worse
* Judith Korir, the silver medallist in the women’s marathon at this year’s World Championships, is a late addition to the elite women’s field of the event

    September 26, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Guardian) Athletics: London Marathon deferral: What to do if you can no longer run
Sometimes life doesn't go to plan and events we've had in the diary for months are sadly postponed waiting for the day when they can finally take place

(Gloeb and Mail) Athletics: Former TV executive jumped at the chance to oversee the Montreal Marathon, just as his father did

(EA) Athletics: Tsegay opens European cross country season with decisive 30km victory at the Lidingöloppet

(Times of India) Athletics: World record holder Brigid Kosgei withdraws from London Marathon with injury

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir & Eilish McColgan among nominees for Scottish Athletics awards
Commonwealth champions Laura Muir and Eilish McColgan and world champion Jake Wightman have been short-listed for Scottish Athlete of the Year

(RunningUSA) Athletics: More than 7,000 Runners and Walkers Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Athletics World Record Breaker Eliud Kipchoge preaches the Value of Planning, Step by Step
A strong feature of Eliud Kipchoge’s athletics career is his ability to savour moments of success to the full without rushing ahead mentally to consider future challenges

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipchoge's wife fasted for seven days ahead of race
* Led by Richard Metto, a coach at Kipchoge’s club Global Sports Communication stable assistant coach they watched the race as it unfolded.
* When Kipchoge broke his own world record over the distance, they erupted in joy
* Asked if he was already coming back to Berlin to take on the two-hour mark, Kipchoge said he was focused on celebrating his achievement
* "Let us plan it for another day. I need to celebrate this record," said Kipchoge, who claimed a record-equalling fourth Berlin Marathon victory

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipchoge is Sh13.7m richer after record-breaking run
* Asked if he was already coming back to Berlin to take on the two-hour mark, Kipchoge said he was focused on celebrating his achievement
* "Let us plan it for another day. I need to celebrate this record," said Kipchoge, who claimed a record-equalling fourth Berlin Marathon victory

(The Independent) Athletics: Brilliant Eliud Kipchoge smashes his own marathon world record in Berlin
Tigist Assefa also broke the course record in the women’s race

    September 25, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics Colorado Runners Win Surf City 10
Huntington Beach Delivers stunning backdrop for the return of Orange County’s Oldest Race

Athletics Eliud Kipchoge runs World Record in Berlin, Tigist Assefa sets sensational Course Record
Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 48th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in breaking the world record with his time of 2:01:09.

(RRW) Athletics Kipchoge Lowers His Own World Record At BMW Berlin Marathon
Two-time Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own World Athletics marathon record this morning at the BMW Berlin Marathon, clocking an otherworldly 2:01:09

(WA) Athletics: Kipchoge breaks world record in Berlin with 2:01:09

(Daily Nation) Athletics: G.O.A.T. Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record in Berlin, again
* There was one pacesetter left through 24km as Kipchoge hit the 25km in 1:11:08 before he was left alone with the only pacesetter dropping and Belhu drifting back.
* Kipchoge was inside his world record but the slow second half of the race saw him drift off the sub two hours pace

Athletics Record races at BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2022
Eliud Kipchoge clocks a world record at the BMW BERLIN MARATHON in an insane race. The Kenyan improved the marathon world record to 2:01:09 hours

(NBC) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin

(CTV) Athletics: Changes to border requirements possible for Detroit Free Press Marathon runners

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Wakiihuri urges Kenyans to conserve environment
* Wakiihuri was speaking after leading the Lavington Rotary Eco Club in a charity run in Kiambu County as part of the celebrations to mark the 11th year since the death of environmentalist Wangari Maathai

BMW Berlin Marathon - Berlin, Germany

Humane Society’s Wiggle Waggle Walk & Run - Ottawa, ON

Surf City 10K - Huntington Beach, CA

    September 24, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Irish Times) Athletics: Still unbroken after 40 years, what’s holding back a new Irish mile record?
While some stubborn old Irish records fell this summer, Ray Flynn’s 1,500m/mile marks went untouched again after 40 years

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge goes for history in Berlin Marathon
* The fact that Kipchoge has promised a fast race as he seeks his fourth title in the Germany capital heightens the adrenaline rush
* The 37-year-old could make history as the fifth person to ever break his own world record after legendary Briton Jim Peters, Australian Derek Clayton, Moroccan-born Khalid Khannouchi of United States and Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies Co-Authors Book On The Battle Against Unfair Play In Women’s Sport

(WA) Athletics: World Cross Country Tour launches at Lidingöloppet

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Focused Kipchoge fuels world record talk ahead of Berlin Marathon
* Kipchoge was the first person to run a marathon in under two hours when he set a time of 1:59:40 in Vienna in 2019, however it did not count towards the world mark as the run was not consistent with IAAF rules.
* When pressed to elaborate on what exactly "a good race" means to him, he avoided talk of a world record, speaking only of beating a "course record" - which would mean a new world mark.

(Independent.IE) Running: ‘Sometimes things fall apart ... you just have to suck it up and keep going’ – what it takes to be a trail runner
Wexford distance runner Enda Coake, a member of the Air Corps, targets record in EcoTrail Wicklow event as he takes hardship in his stride

(WA) Athletics: Kipchoge and D'Amato head fields for Berlin, where records could fall

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics places seven countries on competition manipulation watchlist
World Athletics has put seven countries on its new competition manipulation watchlist

(Japan Today) Athletics: Track body acts on suspected systematic cheating in results

    September 23, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

.(The Star) Athletics: Kenyan athlete Gilbert Kwemoi is dead
* 2013 Athletics World Championships 3000 meters steeplechase winner Milcah Chemos confirmed Kwemoi's death via a post she shared on Facebook.
* Kwemoi died on Friday at a hospital in Mt. Elgon, aged 23

Athletics Bedatu Hirpa To Challenge Superstars at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
With a personal best marathon time of 2:21:32 she will line up for the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 16th as a contender in this World Athletics Elite Label race

(RRW) Athletics Kipchoge Focuses On Having A "Good Race" In Berlin
For Sunday's BMW Berlin Marathon, double Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has nothing to prove

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 412: Eleanor Fulton – 3rd at 5th Ave Mile, PRs in the 800 to the 5k
Eleanor Fulton has had an incredible year on the track and roads! She is a 1500m runner but also ran the 800m and 5k this year. She has ran a personal best from distances between the 800m to the 5k this year! She ran 2:00 800m and a 15:19 5k this year. She PRed the mile at the Sir Walter Miler in 4:23 where she placed 2nd. She placed 3rd at the NYRR 5th Avenue Mile. She was 7th there last year. Her 3rd place finish was a huge deal!

(Outside Online) Running: Ironman’s Big Bet On Trail Running
Why the global triathlon giant opted to go all-in on a niche sport

Athletics Eliud Kipchoge ready for fast times in Berlin on Sunday
Organisers of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON have registered 45,527 runners from 157 nations for the 48th edition of the event

Athletics World Championships Silver Medallist Joins Elite Women's Field At 2022 TCS London Marathon
Two-time runner-up Vincent Kipchumba and World Championships silver medallist Mosinet Geremew out of the elite men’s race

(WA) Athletics: Lidingöloppet - world’s largest cross country race honoured

(VeloNews) Drugs in Sport: USADA bans New Zealand cyclist Olivia Ray for two and a half years
A whistleblower tipped off the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in December 2021 about suspicions surrounding Ray, who was living and racing in the United States

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: World Anti-Doping Agency decides cannabis to remain banned substance in sport
Cannabis will remain a banned substance in sport after a review by the World Anti-Doping Agency

(Runner's World) Athletics:Bowerman Track Club Just Landed Another Big Fish
Christina Aragon, a 1500-meter specialist, will train under Jerry Schumacher in Eugene, Oregon

(TheBookSeller) Women in Sport: Forum snaps up Davies’ account of women in sport
Forum Press has snapped up former Olympic swimmer and sports pundit Sharron Davies’ account of the struggle for women in sport, co-authored with award-winning sports journalist Craig Lord

Athletics Surf City 10 Returns to Huntington Beach on Sunday
Orange County’s Oldest Race to Welcome 4,000 runners to the Pacific Coast Highway for first time since 2019

    September 22, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Track Alerts) Athletics: Briana Williams leaves Ato Boldon camp
Briana Williams has left the Ato Boldon Camp to join Titans International Track Club with coaches Gregory Little and Michael Frater

(InsideHook) Athletics: Does This Track Workout Really Predict Your Marathon Time to the Minute?
Ahead of peak marathon season, we break down the fabled (and controversial) "Yasso 800s"

(Peloton) Women in Sport: Tour de France Femmes: A lasting impact?
It’s probable that a large proportion of the millions who tuned in to view the first Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift were watching women’s racing for the first time. And what they saw surprised and excited them. The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, who has four million followers on Twitter, wrote this after the opening day in Paris: “What an amazing Stage 1 of Le Tour Femmes—and such a great sight to see after 33 long years.” She was referring of course to the year 1989, the last time the owners of the men’s Tour put on a women’s race as a daily prelude to the main event. It was a six-year experiment that in hindsight can be seen as a blip in the race’s history

(RRW) Athletics D'Amato Eyes Victory, American Record At BMW Berlin Marathon
Keira D'Amato, the 37 year-old licensed real estate agent from Virginia who set the North American marathon record of 2:19:12 in Houston last January, is the fastest woman entered in Sunday's BMW Berlin Marathon

Athletics Haile Gebrselassie to be the International Event Ambassador at the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon 2022
The Ethiopian legend won the 10,000m gold medal at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games as well as four successive World Athletics Championships 10,000m titles from 1993-99

Athletics Yihunilign Adane Carrying Ethiopian Hopes at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
When Yihunilign Adane lines up against some of the world’s best marathoners at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 16th it will be with all the confidence of a man on a mission. He will also be carrying his country’s hopes.

Athletics BMW BERLIN-MARATHON set for Sunday
Keira D’Amato chases dream win and US record in BMW Berlin-Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: Berlin Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge plays down world record chances
Double Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has played down his chances of setting a new world record when he lines up for his sixth Berlin Marathon on Sunday

(SEY Everything) Women in Sport: In the case of women in sports, separate IS equal
We should not forsake women and all that Title IX afforded them. There has to be another way

(KIRO Radio) Women in Sport: Washington state school sports now have a ‘Lia Thomas situation’

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Makena Morley – Take A Little Out
Carrie chats with Makena Morley! The 2021 USATF 25k National Champion breaks down her impressive running career, her training for her debut marathon (the Bank of America Chicago Marathon), training 100+ mile weeks, her favorite things, and so much more!

Athletics Registration opens October 1 for 2023 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend
Registration will open on Saturday, October 1 for the 2023 Grandma’s Marathon weekend, which hosted more than 20,000 runners this past summer in reaching the organization’s first total sellout since 2016

(TeamSA) Athletics: Meyer, Tulu reunite for 30-year Barcelona celebration
Thirty years ago, on a hot, humid August night in Barcelona, Elana Meyer and Derartu Tulu combined to create one of the most iconic moments in Olympic Games history. Now the two are getting together to celebrate that piece of history for the first time since that embrace and lap of honour reverberated around the world

(WA) Athletics: 22 standout moments from a memorable ’22 track and field season

Michelob Ultra Night Run - Ottawa, ON

    September 21, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Advocate) Athletics:'Born to fly': Lafayette filmmaker's movie about Mondo Duplantis to premiere this month

(Runner's World) Athletics: Runners Can Exhale! No Cutoff for 2023 Boston Marathon
For the second year in a row, every qualified runner who applied for the race gets to line up

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Lilian Kasait Rengeruk: Kenyan runner gets 10-month doping ban for using hormone therapy drug
Olympic athlete Lilian Kasait Rengeruk has been handed a 10-month doping ban after being found to have used a prohibited substance by the sport's Athletics Integrity Unit

(Track and Dield News) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge 2:01:39 World Record Race Map
As the 2022 edition of the Berlin Marathon rolls up, check out this rewind. Almost 50 years after Bob Beamon extended the long jump World Record by 21¾ inches, Eliud Kipchoge produced a Beamonesque effort on the streets of Berlin (September 16, 2018), taking 78 seconds off Dennis Kimetto’s 2014 World Record to clock a spectacular 2:01:39

Athletics Generali Munich Marathon set for October 9
Munich restores its Elite Field, Former World Champion Mare Dibaba to run

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Vienna star Chepkurui now targets Berlin glory
* Chepkurui, who trains in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County, has been preparing for the Berlin Marathon for the last three months and is confident of a good outing on the streets of Germany’s political capital

)Sports Brief) Athletics: “I’m the Best One”: A Confident Eliud Kipchoge Speaks Ahead of the Upcoming 2022 Berlin Marathon Read more: https://sportsbrief.com/athletics/24172-i-run-a-good-race-eliud-kipchoge-speaks-upcoming-berlin-marathon/\
* Eliud Kipchoge is bullish that he will run a good race in the upcoming Berlin Marathon this coming Sunday
* Kipchoge is attempting to win his fourth Berlin Marathon title, a feat that will be added to his already glittering career
*The 37-year-old Kenyan enters the competition as the world record holder, a record he set in Berlin in 2018 Read more: https://sportsbrief.com/athletics/24172-i-run-a-good-race-eliud-kipchoge-speaks-upcoming-berlin-marathon/

(WA) Athletics: The rising Venezuelan triple jumpers following in the footsteps of Rojas

(The Standard) Athletics: Kenya can get more money and glory if it takes sports seriously

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2

    September 20, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics The 2022 BMW Dallas Marathon Festival Announces New Partnership With Troy Aikman’s EIGHT Elite Light Lager
The 2022 BMW Dallas Marathon Festival is raising a glass to its 51st year by partnering with EIGHT Elite Light Lager, a Texas beer brand founded by Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman

(Unherd) Women in Sport: The Atlantic succumbs to magical thinking on sport
The magazine is the latest to deny that men are stronger than women

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: M-F Athletic National Athletes of the Week

Athletics Lee Wesselius ‘The Running Vet’ Takes Aim at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
When Lee Wesselius finished second in the 2021 Indianapolis Marathon, it came as little surprise to those who know the runner well

(SportTechie) Athletics: How Olympic Sprinter Aleia Hobbs Uses the Aura Strap to Track Body Composition, Hydration Tracking Metrics

(WA) Athletics: Ratified: world records for Amusan, Duplantis and McLaughlin

(AW) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge has eye on world record in Berlin
Kenyan marathon legend goes for victory No.4 in German capital this weekend and is keen to post a fast time too

(Sport Business) Athletics: Hong Kong marathon and dragon boat championships join list of cancelled events

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon:Carifta Triathlon cancelled as Bermuda braces for Hurricane Fiona

(MSN) Drugs in Sport: xclusive: Wada to ban painkiller tramadol following harrowing addiction stories

    September 19, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 2
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 2

(WA) Athletics: Marking the centenary of the birth of Zatopek
Determining the greatest Olympian of all time is a subjective question, not simply a matter of mathematics

(Lindsey Hein) Women in Sport: Episode 411: Dr. Stacy Sims – How to work with your menstrual cycle for optimal training and racing
Dr. Stacy Sims is a forward thinking international exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who aims to revolutionize exercise and nutrition and performance for women. She has contributed to so many international publications and is super well known in the sports industry. She has published over 70 peer reviewed papers, several books including the book Roar. Roar is a book for any woman who wants to learn about their cycle and how to train and race at any time of the month to your fullest potential. Stacy had the Ted Talk “Women are not Small Men”

Athletics: Back to old strength: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with more than 70,000 participants
The star line-up is accordingly high: double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) and the winner of the BMW BERLIN MARATHON 2021 Guye Adola (ETH) will start in the German capital

(Sunday World) Athletics: Michael Johnson on life after athletics and why his sport needs to change
Dallas-born Johnson is assured of a unique place in athletics history as he pushed the boundaries in the 200m and 400m races to levels that seemed impossible to imagine until Usain Bolt usurped his world records

(WA) Athletics: Victor wins Decastar decathlon, Dadic and Oosterwegel tie for heptathlon title

(The Star) Athletics: I'll break the 100m world record, vows Omanyala
* The National Police Service officer who is also a chemistry student at the University of Nairobi has pledged to punch above his weight to dislodge Bolt.
* Omanyala said he was keen on setting the momentum for future Kenyan sprinters

    September 18, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Mengesha and Teshome secure Ethiopian double in Copenhagen on day of record depth

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Russian organisers take aim at Boston Marathon over runners ban prior to race in Russian capital
Organisers of the Moscow Marathon have criticised their Boston counterparts for banning Russian and Belarusian athletes in response to the war in Ukraine, and claimed they would never inflict a similar punishment

(Independent.IE) Drugs in Sport: It’s not whataboutery to question why, unlike in athletics, drug talk remains off the table in most sports

(The Guardian) Athletics: Moses Kibet wins Sydney marathon in record time on Australian soil
Cosmas Matolo and Chalu Deso Gelmisa come second and third - All three better previous fastest time in Australian races

(WA) Athletics: Victor and Dadic lead after day one at Decastar
Grenada’s Lindon Victor and Austria’s Ivona Dadic lead the decathlon and heptathlon respectively after the first day of action at Decastar, the final World Athletics Combined Events Tour Gold meeting of the season, in Talence, France

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Weekend XC Recap: Competition Heats Up Across The Nation

Athletics: Oasis ZooRun Returns to the Toronto Zoo and Raises $78,000 for Endangered Tigers
Hussein Hashi and Emily Setlack claim surprise victories

Army Run - Ottawa, ON
***Postponed to November 6th***

Copenhagen Half Marathon - Copenhagen, Denmark

    September 17, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics Malindi Elmore Breaks Course Record at Tenth Editon of the Under Armour Eastside 10K
Nearly $32,000 has been raised for local charities that support Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kipchoge underlines Paris 2024 ambition, says world record could be broken in Berlin
Marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge has hinted he might break that mark when he runs his sixth Berlin Marathon next Sunday (September 25) - and has also renewed his vow to seek a record third Olympic title at Paris 2024
(USATF) Simbassa, Bruce Victorious at the USATF 10 km Road Championships

(RRW) Athletics Course Records and USATF Titles for Bruce, Simbassa At Great Cow Harbor 10-K
On her fifth try, Steph Bruce of Hoka Northern Arizona Elite won the Great Cow Harbor 10-K here this morning, smashing the course record, winning her second USATF 10-K title, and taking home $10,000 in prize and bonus money

(RTE) Athletics: Peter Somba seals Race Series sweep in Dublin Half Marathon, Barbara Cleary wins women's title

(Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Gideon Kimosop and Gladys Ganiel fancied to go the mile in Belfast City Half Marathon

(CBC) Athletics: Brittany Crew still grappling with weight of expectations after injury-marred Olympics
Canadian shot putter calls Tokyo 2020 'hardest experience' of her career

(WA) Athletics: World Athletics 2023 Event Calendar

(WA) Atletics: From Curel to Can, a brief history of Turkish athletics

(WA) Athletics: Kiplimo to race Delhi Half Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Chelanga Seeks Repeat at the USATF 10 km Road Championships

OASIS Zoo Run - Toronto, ON

Under Armour Eastside 10K - Vancouver, BC

USAF Marathon - Daytoma, OH

USATF 10 km Road Championships - Northport , NY

    September 16, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(RRM) Athletics: World Athletics Championships Oregon22
Ian Dobson Discusses Organizing the Men's and Women's Marathons

(NBC) Athletics: Noah Lyles talks world record goal as Michael Johnson drops into interview

(Yahoo) Athletics: Meet the American who designed the modern sneaker and co-founded Nike: Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman

(CronkiteNews) Drugs in Sport: An Olympian, a burrito, a failed drug test: Former ASU runner Shelby Houlihan looks to rebound after doping ban

(WA) Athletics: Oosterwegel and Victor in action as 2022 Tour ends in Talence

(RRW) Athletics Steph Bruce Goes For Second USATF 10-K Title At Cow Harbor 10-K On Saturday
Running in her sixteenth and final season as a pro, 38 year-old Stephanie Bruce will be competing in Saturday's Great Cow Harbor 10-K here, trying for her second USA Track & Field 10-K road running title

Athletics Long Beach Marathon Prepares for Take Off with Long Beach Airport
Southern California’s premier fall marathon returns to the streets of Long Beach October 8-9, 2022

(Runner's World) Athletics: Asics Metaspeed Sky +: Tried and tested
Our thoughts on the super shoe that Eilish McColgan has already broken four road running records in…

(Royal Gazette) Athletics: Boston marathon winner Meb Keflezighi to be guest speaker at Bermuda Triangle Challenge

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Hoevertsz says IOC Coordination Commission has "great optimism" for Los Angeles 2028
Chair Nicole Hoevertsz has said that the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games is "looking forward with great optimism" after its first in-person visit to the American city

(AW) Athletics: Eilish McColgan to race on home turf at Great Scottish Run
British and European 10km record-holder will take on distance on the streets of Glasgow

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Dame Flora Duffy joins stellar field for PTO US Open

    September 15, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(EA) Athletics: Men's Rising Star nominees for 2022 Golden Tracks announced
Women's Rising Star nominees for 2022 Golden Tracks announced

(Outside Online) Athletics: How Kathryn Martin Staged a Record-Setting Comeback at 70
After an extended break from competition, the masters champ has already broken a world record on the track this year. Here are four strategies she uses to run forever.

Athletics Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for October 30
High Class Elite Field marks Frankfurt’s Return

Athletics World record holder Jacob Kiplimo on the start line of the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon 2022
Kiplimo, only 21, is the reigning world half marathon champion after winning the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships title in 2020, and last year ran the phenomenal world record time of 57:31 in Lisbon

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Emily Abbate – Get Uncomfortable
Carrie chats with Emily Abbate! The host of the Hurdle podcast discusses her introduction into the world of journalism, how she tries to help connect others along their journeys, how she started focusing on her fitness during her freshman year of college, how her fitness routine changed after being mugged, the joy of paragliding, and much more!

(WA) Athletics: Retiring on a high, Winger has no regrets

(Yahoo) Olympics: Chasing Gold: Paris 2024 monthly Olympic, Paralympic show to air on NBC, Peacock

    September 14, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Tri247) Triathlon: Michael Johnson lauds ‘ultimate endurance athletes’ ahead of US Open
Four-time Olympic Gold medal winning sprinter Michael Johnson will be a special guest at the first ever PTO Triathlon US Open, which takes place in his hometown of Dallas this week

(The Star) Athletics: Mugambi ready for two-pronged attack on Berlin, Frankfurt marathons
* “We have been discussing with my coach and management that I should try and run 2:08 or 2:09 in Frankfurt," said Mugambi
* Mugambi, born and raised in Meru County, said it will be his first time pacing at a top marathon and that they are still — alongside his coach and manager — discussing whether to pace for Group A or B in Berlin

(AW) Athletics: Andrew Osagie on the greatest 800m in history
British middle-distance man ran the race of his life at London 2012 but still finished last. Here he explains why he looks back with mixed emotions on the monumental two-lap event

(Track and Field News) Athletics: A Farewell Tour Years In The Making
Kara Winger leaves the sport as the yearly world list leader, holder of the American Record and the DL winner

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Hydration Sponsor HTWO Provides Product and Support at 2022 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships

(NBC) Athletics: Almaz Ayana, Genzebe Dibaba set marathon debuts

(Outkick) Women in Sport: Biden’s Title IX Gender Identity Proposal Has Parents Concerned, Speaking Out In Record Numbers

(CNA) Women in Sport: ‘Clerical error’ wipes out thousands of comments on new Biden gender-identity discrimination rule

(The Guardian) Cycling: ‘Worthy of the Stasi’: British Cycling in Queen’s funeral U-turn after ridicule
Body had originally told public not to use bikes during funeral - Amateur cyclists still advised against club rides out of respect

(CBC) Athletics: Ontario woman alleges high school running coach sexually assaulted her as a teen in $3M lawsuit
Both teacher and Durham District School Board deny allegations

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: The 17-year-old Dutch runner who’s quietly breaking Jakob Ingebrigtsen’s junior records
Meet Niels Laros, a 17-year-old middle-distance phenom who is taking the running world by storm

    September 13, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Capital FM) Athletics: Obiri praying for fairytale marathon debut in New York after Newcastle conquest
After a great run at the Great North Run in Newcastle, double world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri is hoping for a similar performance at November’s New York Marathon

(Capital FM) Athletics: Mary Moraa reveals how Hellen Obiri saved her 800m career
Mary Moraa has completed a hugely successful season with her first ever Diamond Trophy, coming just after winning bronze at the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games title

Athletics Olympic champion on the start line of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon
Top international field at sold-out 46th edition

Athletics Leslie Sexton Chasing National Title at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Encouraged by her recent 13th place finish at the 2022 World Championships Leslie Sexton is now focused on the Canadian championships, October 16th

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 1
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 1

(WA) Athletics: Van Niekerk and Dos Santos break meeting records in Bellinzona

(The Star) Athletics: Chelimo sets eyes at the Dam tot Damloop road race
* She revealed that her win at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo marked her breakthrough in athletics and made her believe in herself.
* Chelimo said she is anticipating a good show at next year’s World Championships in Budapest

(BBC) Triathlon: Dorset: Ironman 70.3 Weymouth will go ahead
A major triathlon event will go ahead, organisers have confirmed

(Inside the Games) Olympics: French NOC votes to dismiss secretary general only two years before Paris 2024

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

    September 12, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Athletics: Sex Differences in Running Are More Complicated Than We Thought
Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters

(WA) Athletics: Andersen, Rogers and Kassanavoid lead new era for North American hammer throwers

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: European steeplechase runner silver medallist tests positive for banned substance
Italy's Ahmed Abdelwahed, 26, provisionally suspended

(Gulf Today) Athletics: New race route and host of changes announced for Abu Dhabi Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Korir to compete at the Copenhagen half marathon
* Korir will enjoy the company of Kenyan compatriots including former NCAA 10K champion Sharon Lokedi, Irene Jepchumba, Agnes Keino, Fancy Chemutai, Chumba Chebichii, Vicoty Chepngeno and Beatrice Chepkemoi.
* In the men’s field, Matthew Kimeli is the second fastest in the field with a PB of 58:43 posted at the 2021 Valencia Half Marathon

(WSJ) Drugs in Sport: Cannabis Set to Stay On World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List
WADA expected to keep marijuana on banned list after official review that followed U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s 2021 suspension

Athletics Runners Race to the Pier at the 2022 Santa Monica Classic
Sergio Reyes, Allison Lynch win 5k; Luis Gutierrez, Franziska Vansickle take 10k titles.

(Glasgow World) Athletics: Scottish runner Laura Muir wins Fifth Avenue Mile title - what is it, the distance, previous record set
It was also a double victory for the Brits, as Jake Wightman defended his 5th Avenue Mile title

(WA) Athletics: Home star Perkovic wins discus duel to cap season in Zagreb

(Tri247) Triathlon: Lagerstrom and Crowley land IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz titles

(AW) Athletics: Laura Muir and Jake Wightman win 5th Avenue Mile in New York
British middle distance pair round off historic season with stunning victories at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile
(Irish Times) Mageean wraps up superb season in the 5th Avenue Mile
In men’s race Britain’s Jake Wightman takes the win in 3:49.6, ahead of fellow countryman Jake Hayward

    September 11, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics British Sweep For Muir, Wightman At New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile
In a steady rain Britain's Laura Muir and Jake Wightman capped their medal-winning seasons with impressive victories here today at the 41st running of the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile, the world's largest and most prestigious road mile

(NYRR) Athletics: Jake Wightman and Laura Muir Lead British Sweep at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile
NYPD Running Club and charity runners participate in 9/11 Memorial Mile

(TheOhioPressNetwork) Women in Sport: When Harry wants to be Sally: Proposed changes to Title IX seek to enshrine gender identity as reality

(ITU) Triathlon: Leonie Periault soars to World Cup gold with Karlovy Vary dominance

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run 2022: Tributes paid to Queen before Jacob Kiplimo and Hellen Obiri win races
Tributes were paid to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Great North Run, where Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya's Hellen Obiri won the elite men's and women's races
(AW) Great North Run puts on a special show
Kiplimo, Obiri, Weir and Rainbow-Cooper take the elite titles as half marathon showpiece provides a fitting tribute to Her Majesty The Queen

(WA) Athletics: Crouser wins shot put clash in Zagreb

(CBC) Athletics: Aaron Brown says improved execution, confidence was key to Diamond League Final success
Beating world's elite critical for Canadian sprinter ahead of 2023 athletics worlds

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kiplimo takes winning streak to Newcastle
* Overall, he has won four of his five half-marathon career races and he is encouraged by the recent world 10000m bronze medal at the Oregon World Championships in USA and the Commonwealth double in Birmingham, England back in March.
*Jacob Kiplimo prefers road to track running. It is something he’s not been shy to speak about.
*Yet, even his results amplify his choice. He has plenty of silverware, a 2017 junior gold and 2019 senior silver from the World across-country Championships and then, the World Half-Marathon title won two years ago in Gdynia, Poland.
*Over that 21km, Kiplimo is a beast and there is high optimism that he will dominate the full marathon, or even run that distance under two hours
(The Independent) World record holder Jacob Kiplimo wins men’s Great North Run
The 21-year-old raced clear of the field to break the tape in under one hour

(BreakingLatestNews) Drugs in Sport: Ahmed Abdelwahed positive for doping: he was European silver in the 3000 steeplechase

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Georgian shot put record-holder Abramyan given seven-year doping ban
Georgian shot putter Benik Abramyan has been banned for seven years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing a drugs test at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

(France24) Women in Sport: World Athletics looking into menstrual cycle research - Coe

CBC Webcast World Athletics Continental Tour on CBC - Zagreb - 1 PM EDT

Great North Run - Tyneside, UK

New Balance 5th Avenue Mile - New York, NY

Ultranza Trail - Parc Régional Val-David / Val-Morin

    September 10, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Runner's World) Athletics: American Record Holder Elle Purrier St. Pierre Announces She’s Pregnant
The middle distance runner represented Team USA at the World Championships in the 1,500 meters this summer

(NY Times) Athletics: Don Gehrmann, Whose Victory in a Mile Took 314 Days, Dies at 94
After a dead-heat finish in the 1950 Wanamaker Mile in New York and a series of yes-no-yes rulings, he was finally declared the winner almost a year later.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kiprop, Komen win Kapsowar 10km road race
* Komen, the Mitja Marató de Granollers, Granollers Half Marathon champion, ran a tactical race before surging forward at 3km mark and led all the way to the tape to win the race in 32:35.84
* In the men’s category, Kiprop beat Samuel Naibei in a sprint finish to win in 28:39
* In the 5km schools’ category, Gilbert Kiprotich and Maurine Jepkoech emerged victorious

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: 10.5 clocking possible, says Fraser-Pryce

(Road.cc) Cycling: A brief history of motor doping in cycling, from the pro peloton to amateur hill climbs
Earlier this week a pensioner clocked an impressive time at a hill climb in France... only to be caught with a hidden motor in his hub

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

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run 2022: Race goes ahead - how to follow on BBC
The Great North Run will take place on Sunday as scheduled following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

(Tri247) Triathlon: WATCH LIVE: Super League Triathlon Championship – Munich
ollow the action as it happens - in pictures and words - at SLT Munich on Sunday

(NY Times) Athletics: How a Marathon Win 50 Years Ago Kick-Started the ‘Running Boom’
Frank Shorter couldn’t have imagined the impact his 1972 Olympic marathon victory would have on the sport. “I was just a piece in the puzzle,” he said

(AW) Athletics:Wightman and Reekie aim to retain titles at 5th Avenue Mile
Brits head back to Big Apple for the 41st edition of New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

(EA) Athletics: Spotakova brings her illustrious career to an end

(France24) Athletics: Coe pushing for Paris Olympic city events, confident of security

    September 9, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: After Diamond League wins, Holloway, Allman and Kovacs head rematches in Zagreb

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 410: Annie Rodenfels – Running with Team BAA & Dreams in the Sport
Annie is a member of Team BAA & runs for Adidas. She is a steeplechaser and placed 6th in the US Championships this summer. She had a huge year this year and in this episode we talk about those breakthroughs that she has had since training with a new group. She used to run with an Asics group in Greenville. Annie comes from a D3 college where she was a 3-time national champion and a 7-time All-American. In this episode, she talks about her untraditional path to get where she is

(SportsProMedia) Athletics: Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock not renewing deal after 2023
Insurance firm to step away from 37-year partnership with iconic race

(RRW) Athletics Despite Queen's Death, Great North Run To Go Forward
While Great Britain mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, many U.K. sporting events have been cancelled this weekend, including the entire Premiere League schedule

(Capital FM) Athletics: U20 Champ Cherotich impresses at Diamond League, Bakkali breaks Kenyan hearts again
World Under-20 steeplechase champion Faith Cherotich continued her impressive transition into the senior ranks with a third-place finish at the final leg of the Diamond League in Zurich on Thursday
Moraa turns into cheerleader for ‘great friend’ Korir after winning Maiden Diamond League trophy
After winning her first-ever Diamond League trophy in Zurich on Thursday, Commonwealth Games 800m champion Mary Moraa took some time out to cheer on World and Olympic 800m champion Emmanuel Korir

(Diamond League) Athletics: Duplantis and Rojas retain Diamond League titles with dominant performances in Zurich
Mondo Duplantis and Yulimar Rojas both successfully defended their Wanda Diamond League titles at the series final in Zurich on Thursday

(EA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen closes season with a 3:29.02 world 1500m lead in Zurich

(CBC) Athletics: Pair of season bests propel Aaron Brown to top-3 finishes at Diamond League Final
Toronto native 2nd in 200m, 3rd in 100m; Marco Arop places 2nd in 800m

(RRW) Athletics Kenyans Win Three Diamond League Distance Titles in Zürich Tonight
Running on tired legs after an unprecedented season which included three major championships, six more distance athletes were crowned 2022 Wanda Diamond League champions tonight in Zürich after the two 5000m champions were crowned last night

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League finals: Jake Wightman and Keely Hodgkinson miss out
Great Britain's Jake Wightman could not add the Diamond League 800m title to this year's world, Commonwealth and European medals as Kenya's Emmanuel Korir proved too strong in Zurich
(Irish Examiner) Ciara Mageean shines in Diamond League to claim second
The 30-year-old came home behind Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon

(WA) Athletics: Amusan and Lyles break meeting records en route to Diamond League wins in Zurich

(MNC) Athletics: NBC sports to present live coverage of New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile this Sunday at Noon E.T.. on NBC and Peacock
Live Coverage Begins at Noon E.T. with the Women’s Race at 12:30 p.m. ET and the Men’s Race at 12:45 p.m. ET
Highlighted By Numerous Olympians and World Championship Medalists Including Jake Wightman, Emma Coburn, Josh Kerr, Cole Hocker, Laura Muir, Cory McGee, and More

    September 8, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics Kenya’s Barselius Kipyego Seeks TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title
With a personal best marathon time of 2:04:48 Kenya’s Barselius Kipyego will be one of the favourites at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 16th and one of several athletes hoping to prevent his compatriot, Philemon Rono, from winning a fourth Toronto title

Athletics Top German runner at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON
As announced in previous press releases by SCC EVENTS, the organiser of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) and 2021 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON winner Guye Adola (ETH) will compete in the German capital. The field of top female runners is just as high-class with Keira D'Amato (USA) and Nancy Jelagat (KEN)

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Man facing Olympics doping charges argues new U.S. law is unconstitutional

(Mirror) Athletics: Oscar Pistorius hailed as "model prisoner" boosting his chances of early release
In July 2016, Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years' imprisonment for murder, despite having originally been sentenced to five years in jail culpable homicide

(National World) Athletics: Great North Run 2022: route, start time, road closures, weather - what time does it finish
The Great North Run is returning to Newcastle for 2022 this weekend

(This Day Live) Athletics: Amusan Seeking to End Historic, Record-laden Year with Another Global Title

(CBC) Athletics: Sarah Mitton places 2nd in shot put at Diamond League Final to end remarkable season
Lovett 3rd in high jump; Brown, De Grasse, Arop vie for Trophy, $30K US on Thursday

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League Final: Gianmarco Tamberi wins Diamond League high-jump crown
Italian Olympic champion Gianmarco Tamberi saw off the challenge of American multi-discipline prodigy JuVaughn Harrison to claim the Diamond League high-jump title in Zurich

(BBC) Athletics: Shericka Jackson talks up tilt at Flo-Jo 200m record
Jamaican world champion Shericka Jackson says she is targeting the 34-year-old 200m world record set by American great Florence Griffith-Joyner in Thursday's Diamond League final

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NAIA XC National Athletes of the Week

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: AK tightens rules to stop drug cheats
* The 2019 Boston and Chicago Marathon champion Lawrence Cherono was kicked out of Oregon before the men’s marathon on July 15 for failing a dope test
Marathoners Philemon Kacheran, Stella Barsosio, Purity Changwony and 1,500 metres athlete Kumari Taki were also hounded out of the Commonwealth Games for the same reasons

(RRW) Athletics Kenyans Chebet, Kimeli Win Diamond League Final 5000m
On the first day of the two-day 2022 Wanda Diamond League Final in Zürich, Kenya's Beatrice Chebet and Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli took the 5000m titles on a special 563-meter banked track erected in the Sechseläutenplatz near the city's waterfront

    September 7, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chebet, Kimeli pocket Sh3.6m after Diamond League success
* Chebet claimed sweet revenge against Tsegay when she clocked 14 minutes and 31.03 to win, guiding compatriot, World 10,000m bronze medallist Margaret Chelimo to a 1-2 finish.
* The 22-year-old stayed behind the pack as Tsegay, the World 1,500m silver medallist, took the pack through 2,000m and 3,000m in 5:47.08 and 8:43.71 respectively

(Japan Times) Athletics: Dutch track star Sifan Hassan mulling marathon switch

(AI) Athletics: How fast will Mo Farah run the London Marathon?

(The Independent) Athletics: Jake Wightman dares to be great as Zurich Diamond League offers glimpse of future
The 1,500m world champion is among a star-studded field in Switzerland, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Armand Duplantis and Yulimar Rojas also in action

(BBC) Athletics: Ciara Mageean: NI athlete follows Brussels triumph by facing Kipyegon in Zurich
Fresh from her stunning win in Brussels, Ciara Mageean faces an even stronger 1500m field in Zurich on Thursday with double Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon among her opponents

(WA) Athletics: Rivalries renewed and future aims set as stars get ready for Zurich street showdown

(The Guardian) Athletics: Fifty years on, Matthews and Collett are owed an apology for their Olympic expulsion
The Americans’ actions at the 1972 Games had echoes of Tommie Smith and John Carlos. But today their story has been largely forgotten

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Aussie Olympic legend Cathy Freeman's daughter, 11, stuns onlookers as she leaves her competitors in her wake in amazing effort at school athletics carnival
* Daughter of Aussie athletics legend Cathy Freeman turned heads at carnival
* The 11-year-old blitzed the field in her 200m race, winning by at least 20 metres
* Cathy Freeman famously won gold in the 400m final at the Sydney Olympics

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce and Jackson to play it again at Zurich's two-day Wanda Diamond League final
At the end of one of the most intensive summers of athletics action, with World Championships, Commonwealth Games and European Championships taking place in swift succession, the best of the best are now in Zurich for the Wanda Diamond League final

(CBC) Athletics: 'Healthy and fit,' Aaron Brown eager for first top-3 finish at Diamond League Final
Shot putter Dylan Armstrong was last Canadian to win Trophy in 2011

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the Wanda Diamond League Final in Zurich
(NBC) Star Diamond League Final fields chase track worlds spots, cap season; TV, live stream info

Diamond League Zurich - Zurich, Switzerland

    September 6, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Top track clashes across the board as athletes target trophies in Zurich

(NYRR) Athletics: Olympic and World Championships Medalists to Take Center Stage at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday, September 11
Talented field includes British stars Laura Muir and Josh Kerr alongside American contenders Cole Hocker, Emma Coburn, and Sinclaire Johnson

(Mirror) Athletics: Olympic sprinter shot dead after trying to break up argument outside nightclub at 2am
Olympic sprinter Shavez Hart, who represented Bahamas at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, was shot dead on Saturday - just four days before his 30th birthday on Tuesday

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League Final 2022: BBC TV times as Wightman, Hodgkinson and Muir seek titles
The 2022 Diamond League reaches its conclusion this week with two days of finals at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich

(WA) Athletics: Bile, a humble man who took memorable victories over Cram and Coe

(Track and Field News) Athletics: Fisher Claims Third American Record Of The Year
Adding to his 3000 & 10,000 marks of earlier in the year, Grant Fisher is now the fastest American ever in the 5000 as well

(MediaWeek) Women in Sport: Women’s sports sponsors are trustworthy leaders, industry report finds

(New Haven Register*) Athletics: Newcomers D’Amato, Mantz win 2022 Faxon Law New Haven Road Race 20k national championship
(USATF) Mantz, D’Amato Charge to Victory at the USATF 20 km Road Championships

Frank Shorter 50th Anniversary of 1972 Olympic Marathon Gold Live on LetsRun.com Track Talk Podcast @ 6:30 PM EDT

    September 5, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics D'Amato, Mantz Win USATF 20-K Titles In New Haven
On a cloudy and warm morning with nearly 100% humidity, Keira D'Amato and Conner Mantz won the USA Track & Field 20-K road running titles at the 44th edition of the Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

(WA) Athletics: First six Diamond League wins to be secured on Zurich's Sechselautenplatz

(Diamond League) Athletics: Road To The Final 2022: How They Qualified
With the 2022 Wanda Diamond League Final now upon us, we take a look back at how the stars of world athletics made it to the season finale of the sport's most prestigious one-day serie

(Chronicle Live) Olympics: A night that scarred the Olympics and changed the world forever
It's 50 years since the horror of the attacks at the 1972 Munich Olympic games

(NY Times) Athletics: ‘We Are Here Because of Him’: The Runner Who Defied Apartheid
In the dying days of South Africa’s apartheid regime, pioneering Black runners helped transform the Comrades Marathon into the race it is today, one that reflects the country around it

(The Star) Athletics: Obiri to defend Great North Run title, Jepchirchir in the mix
* Jepchirchir, who will be making her debut, has a personal best time of 1:05.06 which she ran at the 2017 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
* The Kenyan duo will be competing against the Ethiopian duo of Hiwot Gebrekidan and former Olympic 10,000m champion Almaz Ayana.

(WA) Athletics: Warholm and Allman make triumphant return to Berlin

(Spikes) Athletics: Respect by Jirí Pavel Ceška
For many years, my dream was to be an Olympic runner

(WA) Athletics: Gusenbauer donates her high jump world record plaque to MOWA

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race - New Haven, CT

    September 4, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics:High quality performances at Berlin’s ISTAF meeting
Tobi Amusan and Grant Holloway show strong form, Karsten Warholm continues his resurgence

(ISTAF) Athletics: Lyles beats Omanyala in Berlin, Chebet shines
* World Under-20 1,500m champion Reynold Cheruiyot lived up to the expectations as he claimed the title in 3:35.04 followed by Britons George Mills (3:35.30) and Sam Parsons (3:36.22) who all recorded their Personal Bests
* Omanyala, who settled for second during the Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern in Switzerland on August 30, now heads to the World Athletics Continental Gold Tour, the Memorial Borisa Hanžekovica on September 9 to 11 at Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb, Croatia

(The Independent) Athletics: Mo Farah warms up for London Marathon with his third victory in the Big Half
Eilish McColgan won the women’s elite race in record time to get over her London Marathon disappointment

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Eilish McColgan wins Big Half and says it is perfect prep for next year
Eilish McColgan continued her excellent summer by claiming victory in the Big Half in London

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: AIU apologises for incorrectly saying Kenyan sprinter Odhiambo faced tampering charge
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has issued an apology to Kenyan sprinter Mark Otieno Odhiambo, retracting an allegation of tampering against the athlete which was made in error

(IndieWire) Drugs in Sport: ‘Icarus: The Aftermath’ Review: Oscar-Winning Doping Doc Gets Enthralling Sequel
Telluride: Filmmaker Bryan Fogel attempts to pick up the pieces that his shattering "Icarus" left behind

(BBC) Athletics: The Big Half 2022: Mo Farah and Eilish McColgan win London half-marathon races
Mo Farah won the men's Big Half in London, while Eilish McColgan set a course record to win the women's race
(The Guardian) Mo Farah and Eilish McColgan win Big Half races ahead of London Marathon
Farah wins men’s event to dampen talk of retirement - McColgan will not run London Marathon despite Big Half victory

(WA) Athletics: Heritage Plaque celebrates the unique history of the Finland vs Sweden match

(Tri247) Triathlon: World Triathlon Cup Valencia 2022: Tertsch, Messias win in Spain

(BBC) Athletics: The Big Half 2022: Mo Farah returns to London's streets for half-marathon
Mo Farah will attempt to show he is still a force to be reckoned with at Sunday's Big Half in London

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Record-breaking Moraa has eyes on bigger things
* Athletes gear up for Diamond League season finale in Zurich
* Commonwealth Games 800m champ breaks Kenya’s 400m record in Brussels

ISTAF Berlin - Berlin, Germany

The Big Half - London, UK

    September 3, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AI) Drugs in Sport: Nigeria may lose gold medal to positive doping test after 2022 Commonwealth Games

(Mirror) Athletics: Team GB star's fiancee gives update on his condition after bike crash left him in coma
Wales' greatest ever decathlete, Ben Gregory, has taken his first breaths without assistance following a horrific road accident last month, when he was hit by a car whilst cycling

Athletics: ISTAF set for BERLIN’S OLYMPIC STADIUM on Sunday
Athletics Party Time in prospect for ISTAF’s 101st edition with Grant Holloway, Malaika Mihambo, Karsten Warholm and Tobi Amusan among the stars

(WA) Athletics: Krop, Mahuchikh and Winger bounce back in Brussels with world-leading marks

(Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Decathlon king Daley Thompson is still the hero we all want him to be >BR>
CBC TV Coverage of Diamond League Brussels @ 4:00 PM EDT

St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Washington - DC

    September 2, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Irish Independent) Athletics: 'I’m on cloud nine' - Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O’Sullivan’s Irish 1500m record with Diamond League victory in Brussels

(NBC) Athletics: Erriyon Knighton bounces back, American records fall: Brussels Diamond League recap, results, highlights

(BBC) Athletics: Ciara Mageean: NI athlete stuns Laura Muir to earn Brussels win in Irish record
Ciara Mageean beat Laura Muir and several other world-class performers as she smashed the Irish record to take victory in the 1500m at the Diamond League meeting in Brussels

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: Jake Wightman wins 800m as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce suffers shock 100m defeat>A?
Britain's Jake Wightman won the men's 800m while Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce suffered her first defeat of the season in the women's 100m at the Diamond League in Brussels

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 409: Emily Infeld – Road to Making Another World Championship Team
Emily is a professional runner with Nike. She is a 2015 bronze medalist at the World Championships in the 10k, she is a 2016 Olympian in the 10k, and a 2018 US Cross Country Champion. After a few very tough years, she just made the world championships team in the 5k. She reflects a lot in this episode about her last few years

(WA) Athletics: Wottle 50 years on – the unlikeliest of Olympic 800m champions

(BBC) Athletics: London Marathon: Scotland's Eilish McColgan withdraws from debut
Scotland's Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan has withdrawn from next month's London Marathon beause of a medical issue
(AW) McColgan delays marathon debut to London 2023
Scottish runner pulls out of next month’s event due to ‘rebound hypoglycaemia’ refuelling problems

(Evening Standard) Women in Sport: Australian women's national team lose 7-0 to team of 15-year-old boys
Australia’s women’s football team are ranked the fifth best side in world football. So how did they lose 7-0 to a collection of 15-year-old boys?

(Good Sciencing) Athletics: 1249 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 847 Dead, After COVID Injection

(Ouside Online) Ultra Running: Running on Empty
Over the past decade, ultrarunning has gone from a fringe pursuit for distance freaks to a hypercompetitive sport attracting big-time sponsors. But a mysterious training condition is suddenly plaguing its ranks, robbing a generation of top athletes of their talents and forcing victims to wonder: Is it possible to love this sport too much?

(Cycling Magazine) Drugs in Sport: After 16 years of silence Manolo Saiz speaks at the Vuelta about systematic doping
Former Spanish team director grilled on live tv about drug use

(CBC) Athletics: Diamond League Brussels pits Sha'Carri Richardson's potential vs. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's production
Pair of women's sprint stars square off as part of deep field Friday in Belgium's capital

(Diamond League) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce challenges Duplantis to sprint duel

(BBC) Athletics: 2023 World Indoor Athletics Championships: Nanjing event postponed for third time
The 2023 World Indoor Athletics Championships in Nanjing have been postponed until 2025 because of the Covid-19 pandemic in China, World Athletics has said

Diamond League Brussels - Brussels, Belgium

    September 1, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(People) Athletics: How Keira D'Amato Went from 'Hobby Jogger' Life to Breaking the American Marathon Record
D’Amato took what she calls an "elaborate halftime show" after collegiate running to start a family and a real estate career, before going pro with Nike and breaking decades-old records

(Diamond League) Athletics: Kovacs breaks meeting record in Brussels city centre

(EA) Athletics: Ceh's medal-winning exploits rebuild athletics' popularity in Slovenia

(AW) Athletics: The Daily Mile hits America
The World Champs in Oregon provided the ideal opportunity for the INEOS-supported scheme to establish a foothold in the USA

(Japan Running News) Athletics: 2:06:26 Marathoner Hijikata Leaves National Champ Honda for Asahi Kasei

(TheSouthAfrican) Athletics: Comrades Marathon: 82 runners received hospital treatment
Comrades Marathon Race Doctor James Boulter said 19 of the runners who received hospital treatment were admitted

(BBC) Athletics: Ben Gregory: Great Britain and Wales decathlete breathing unassisted after bike crash
Decathlete Ben Gregory has taken his first breaths without assistance since being involved in a serious bike crash

(BBC) Athletics: Ciara Mageean: Portaferry woman set to face Laura Muir in loaded Brussels 1500m
Ciara Mageean will race over 1500m against Laura Muir and five others ranked in this year's world's top 10 in Brussels on Friday night

(Capital FM) Athletics:Marathon giant Kipchoge eyeing monstrous run in Berlin as he ups preparations
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge says he will push himself to the limit to produce another stunning performance at the Berlin Marathon

(CBC) Athletics: Track's world indoors in China postponed again to 2025
World Athletics cited 'ongoing pandemic conditions' in China
(WA) World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2023 to be postponed

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Craig Ringsven – Hot or Cold or Both
Carrie chats with Craig Ringsven, a physical therapist and owner of The Nordic Nook Oasis! They talk about the benefits of contrast therapy, how it helps both athletically and for overall health, how he and his wife Amy started the business during the pandemic, other types of physical therapy that is good for runners, and much more!

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Heatwave weather an element to be considered at Paris 2024, says chief executive
Paris 2024 chief executive Etienne Thobois has said recent adverse weather conditions, which led to record-high temperatures across Europe this summer, will be considered by the Organising Committee when preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

(WA) Athletics: Points and reputations at stake in Brussels as Wanda Diamond League nears its conclusion

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