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Runner's Web September 2023 FrontPage Archive

    September 30, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Tigst Assefa on how career threatening injury spurred her to breaking world marathon record
Ethiopian marathoner Tigst Assefa defied a career-threatening injury to smash the world record and has revealed the relentless journey from setback to historic triumph

(BBC) Athletics: Great Scottish Run: Extra checks after 2022 course error
The Great Scottish Run course has been re-measured to prevent a repeat of last year when the 10k route was 150m (492ft) short

(Irish Times) Athletics: There’s no going back now to previous times after a year of already so many broken records
So far, 2023 (it’s not done yet) has seen 31 world records or world bests

(WA) Athletics: Kipyegon is jewel in the crown at inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships
Faith Kipyegon, the world and Olympic 1500 metres champion who has set world records in three events this year, will seek to round off her season in Riga tomorrow with victory in the first road mile event to carry world title status

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Kibiwott Kandie and Joshua Cheptegei to extend their rivalry to the streets of Valencia
Kandie and Cheptegei first locked horns at the World Cross-country Championships where Cheptegei floored the Kenyan and they will once again clash at the Valencia Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Weightman retires from athletics to 'protect long-term health'
British athlete Laura Weightman says she is retiring from the sport "to protect my long-term health"

(RRW) Athletics: Olympic Champion Jepchirchir Hopes For Third World Half-Marathon Title In Riga
Can reigning Olympic Marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir join three of history's greatest distance runners as a three-time winner of the World Athletics Road Running Championships in the half-marathon*?

9The Oberlin Review) Women in Sport: Overview of Kim Russell’s Comments on Transgender Athletes

(WA) Athletics: Two decades since Tergat became the first to go sub 2:05

(WA) Athletics: oe: Riga set to make history with celebration of running at its best

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Seb Coe to Latvians: Come and witness moment of Faith
The 29-year-old Olympic 1,500 metres champion is the poster girl of this weekend’s competition and the form that saw her strike double gold in the 1,500 and 5,000 metres races at last month’s World Athletics Championships in Budapest - after shattering world records earlier on in the two events alongside the mile - makes her red-hot favourite

(Tri247) Triathlon: Taylor Knibb CONFIRMS Kona start with USA Triathlon stamp of approval

(CBC) Athletics: 'Fastest Canadian ever': Andre De Grasse sets golden goals after speedy finish to tough season
Olympic champion has eyes on national 100m record, 3 more titles at Paris 2024

    September 29, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

The forgotten story of ... Marianne Martin and the Tour de France Féminin
The US cyclist earned victory in a race many thought women would not be able to complete(The Guardian) Women in Sport:

(The Star) Athletics: Agai, Kerio seek to defend Kosice Marathon titles on Sunday
* In the men's race, Kerio who will be chasing his fourth title, will be up against three-time Toronto Marathon champion Philemon Rono (2:05:00), Kebede Tulu (2:05:19), and Aychew Bantie (2:06:23).
* Elsewhere, Kenyans will be chasing the Trento Half Marathon titles in Italy

(BBC) Athletics: Marathon record breaker Tigst Assefa, her coach and experts on historic run
Tigst Assefa needed just 18 months to go from marathon debutant to smashing the world record by more than two minutes

(ACSM) Women in Sport: The Biological Basis of Sex Differences in Athletic Performance: Consensus Statement for the American College of Sports Medicine

(RRW) Athletics:Prakel, Master Of The Road Mile, Is Excited To Compete For World Title In Riga
When Sam Prakel won his second USATF road mile title last April at the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines he had no idea he had set a world record

(WJHL TV) Women in Sport: Former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines speaks at ETSU against inclusion of trans athletes

(Courier-Journal) Athletics: Yared Nuguse, former Manual runner and one of world's best, staying true to roots

(Pulse Sports) Athletics:Faith Kipyegon makes bold promise ahead of World Road Running Championships
The 29-year-old will be making her first appearance in road running on Sunday and she has the record straight on what she wants to achieve

(CBC) Athletics: Record holders lead 12-member Canadian squad into 1st world road running championships
Record holders lead 12-member Canadian squad into 1st world road running championships

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Road Running Championships 2023: Faith Kipyegon headlines in Riga
Faith Kipyegon will chase yet another world title - and could set her fourth world record of 2023 - at the inaugural World Road Running Championships

(Beck of the Pack) Running: The Washington Post glorifies another defiantly dishonest white female American distance runner
When Yoda said, "Do or do not. There is no try," he was speaking specifically to narcissistic outdoorswomen

(Inside the Games) Games: Russian Foreign Minister claims BRICS Games will "complement" not rival Olympics
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has claimed next year's BRICS Games in Kazan is intended to "complement" not rival the Olympics

(Advocate) Athletics: How Erin Aldrich-Shean escaped a world of abuse

(NBC) Athletics: World champion Marco Arop talks 800m gold and South Sudanese pride

(INEOS1:59) aTHLETICS: Eliud Kipchoge Returns To Vienna To Unveil Ineos 1:59 Pace Challenge

(NFP) Olympics: Poland announces bid for 2036 Summer Olympics

Michelob Ultra Nigh Run - Toronto, ON

    September 28, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Running Newcomer Samantha Jory to Race TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
In a little over a year Samantha Jory has made an impact on the Vancouver running scene catching the attention of elite runners such as Canadian marathon record holder Natasha Wodak

(Boston Globe) Athletics: As 2024 Boston Marathon qualifiers are notified, more than 11,000 runners learn they didn’t make the cut
(Runner's World) Boston Is Back! Cutoff Time for 2024 Race Is 5:29
After two consecutive years of letting in everyone who qualified, the famed event is turning away qualifiers again

(BAA) Athletics: Global Field of Qualifiers Notified of Acceptance into the 128th Boston Marathon presented by Bank of America
22,019 qualified athletes have been accepted into April’s race

(USATF) Athletics: Top distance stars set for inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships

(BBC) Athletics: Bianca Williams: Sprinter says she had nothing to hide in search
A sprinter who was stopped by police in west London has told a misconduct hearing she had "nothing to hide" during the search

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘When I saw her time, I pinched myself!’ – why women’s running records are being smashed
From the 1500m to the marathon, this year has seen seconds and even minutes shaved off race times. But what accounts for the change: supershoes, feminism or something else?

(Women's Running) Athletics: Road to the Trials: Trust the Process
As elite mother-runner Neely Gracey prepares for her third Olympic Marathon Trials, she explains how to turn your wildest ambitions into a plan of action

(Canadian Cycling Magazine) Cycling: Bombshell report exposes UCI’s significant failures in regulating motor doping
RadioCycling’s investigation shows major problems with testing processes

(WA) Athletics: Two decades since Tergat became the first to go sub 2:05

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Shock as Eldoret City Marathon postponed two days to race day
The postponement is a major blow to athletes who have been hard at work putting final touching on their preparations ahead of the showdown on Sunday.

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: How unleashed dog robbed Kenyan marathoner Ksh 1 million in Argentina
Robert Kimutai Ngeno went into the race with ambitious goals which were halted by a dog

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Lone runner competes in 100m after anti-doping bust in India
Organisers of Delhi Athletics Championship requested visit from testers after videos emerged of performance-enhancing drugs in toilets

(WA) Athletics: World Athletics awards 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships to Serbia

(The Telegraph) Athletics: £400 Adidas 'super-shoe' going for £2,000 as first batch sells out in hours
The controversial light-weight shoe was swiftly snapped up and some are now being resold for £2,465

(USTF) Athletics: Young, Kelati Earn Big Wins at the USATF 10 km Championships

    September 27, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(PIoneer-Prewss) Athletics: Twin Cities Marathon runners warned about heat, humidity this weekend
A tree will be planted in Minnesota for each runner, through DNR partnership

(BBC) Athletics: Bianca Williams: Sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos feared for family during Met Police search
A black professional athlete has said he was afraid for his family when police pulled him over during a stop and search in west Londo

Athletics: Hanson retires from Grandma’s Marathon after nearly four decades of service
Retires as One of Longest-Tenured Employee in Organization History

Athletics: Minnesota’s Marathon King Eyes Fifth Twin Cities Title
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Welcomes Pros for 10 Mile & Marathon

(The Times) Athletics: £2,000 to run like Tigist Assefa – Adidas ‘super shoes’ sell out in hours
Shoppers snap up limited stock of the trainers worn by Ethiopian runner to break world marathon record

(WA) Athletics: WRRC Riga 23 preview: half marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 2

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kip Keino Classic to wait longer for Diamond League status
* When World Athletics President Sebastian Coe visited Kenya in January on a private tour, he expressed the importance of having another Diamond League leg in Africa besides Rabat Diamond League in Morocco
* The World Athletics Continental Tour forms the second tier of international one-day meetings after the Diamond League
* After a historic season came to a dramatic climax in Eugene earlier this month, athletes and fans can now set their sights on the 2024 Wanda Diamond League season

(Pulse Sports) Athltics: Favourite Amos Kipruto reacts after disastrous Berlin Marathon outing
Kipruto faded to finish a disappointing seventh at the Berlin Marathon and he has come out to share what happened

(Runner's World) Athletics: What Eliud Kipchoge Wore at the 2023 Berlin Marathon
We spy a COROS watch and unreleased Alphaflys

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Sprinting star Andre De Grasse steps out of his lane for a new pursuit – backing startups

(WA) Athletics: Two-time world 200m champion Schippers retires

(RTE) Athletics: Efforts to increase female Dublin Marathon entries bear fruit

(WA) Athletics: Watch The World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23
For the first time, you will be able to watch the road race elite compete in three distances -the Road Mile, 5km and Half Marathon- all in one day, in the same city
Don’t miss this action-packed event and pre-register at the link below to unlock your exclusive pass to watch the free livestream of the World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23

(Glamour) Athletics: Britton Wilson: The University of Arkansas Track Star Conquering Hurdles
In conversation with track and field icon Allyson Felix, the 22-year-old athlete talks conquering injuries, mental hurdles, and an unwavering love of their sport

    September 26, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: EVA Air Named Presenting Partner of 2.5k Mini Sun Run in Multi-Year Agreement
This exciting collaboration marks another milestone in the history of one of Canada's largest and most iconic running events as they head into their 40th anniversary year

(Daily Mail) Olympics: France BAN their athletes from wearing hijabs at the 2024 Paris Olympics as the country's sports minister says they will support 'strict secularism' during the Games
* French athletes will be banned from wearing hijabs at the 2024 Paris Olympics
* The country's sports minister said France sought 'strict secularism' at the Game
* Wearing a veil is also prohibited for footballers who play in the country

(SportBible) Athletics: Incredible simulation shows speed comparison between Usain Bolt, an average human and a cheetah
An incredible simulation pits eight-time Olympic Gold medalist Usain Bolt against an average human and cheetah

(BBC) Athletics: Dafne Schippers: Two-time world champion retires aged 31
Two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers has retired at the age of 31

(Washington Times) Women in Sport: Politics blamed as Biden administration delays transgender-friendly Title IX rule
White House 'stuck between a rock and a hard place' as election approaches

Athletics: Afera Godfay Confident of Success At TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
After taking a couple of years off - during which she gave birth to her daughter - Ethiopia’s Afera Godfay returns to elite competition at the 2023 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 15

Athletics: 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Professional Field Updates
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon welcomes thousands of participants from more than 100 countries and all 50 states, including a world-class elite field, top regional and Masters runners, race veterans, debut marathoners and charity participants

(Reality's Last Stand) Women in Sport: Debunking Veronica Ivy's False Claims About Trans Women in Female Sports
Veronica Ivy gaslights Trevor Noah with fallacious statements and scientific misinformation about the physical advantage of trans-identified males in female sports.

(Forbes) Athletics: Traveling To The Chicago Marathon? Here’s What You Need To Know

(EA) Athletics: "It has been a journey without regret." Schippers announces her retirement from athletics
Two-time world and four-time European sprint champion Dafne Schippers has brought her illustrious career on the track to an end at the age of 31

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: New routes announced for Eldoret City Marathon ahead of Sunday's race
Race director Paul Tanui has announced the change of course for the Eldoret City Marathon due to various reasons

(NBC) Athletics: Marcell Jacobs, Olympic 100m champion, moves from Italy to Florida in coaching change
(BBC) Marcell Jacobs: Olympic 100m joins up with sprint coach Rana Reider
Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs is to work with Rana Reider, the American sprint coach who was investigated after complaints of sexual misconduct

(Irish Times) Athletics: Catherina McKiernan: ‘I wouldn’t be overly surprised by a woman running a 2:11 marathon'
Tigst Assefa from Ethiopia won Sunday’s Berlin race in a world record 2:11:53

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Super shoes have 'devalued' marathon world records, say former Olympians
Tigist Assefa's stunning triumph in Berlin, propelled by her £400 trainers, has been criticised for making a farce of established records

(Beck of the Pack) Athletics: Tigist Assefa's 2:11:53 in Berlin is both incredible and not at all shocking
Letesenbet Gidey's 1:02:52 half-marathon made this result not only possible but inevitable

(IWF) Women in Sport: Saving Women’s Sports for Biological Women

    September 25, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(National Review) Women in Sport: Snowboarding Coach Fired for Saying Boys Have Athletic Advantage in Girls’ Sports

(USATF) Athletics: Nuguse's mile record* earns him USATF Athlete of the Week honor

Athletics: Berlin’s World Record Dream Pair: Tigst Assefa and Eliud Kipchoge
It was Kipchoge-Assefa Mark 2 at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON: a year ago Eliud Kipchoge led the way with 2:01:09 for the world record and Tigst Assefa won in what was then the third fastest performance in history of 2:15:37

(The Independent) Athletics: Explained: The £400 single-use Adidas shoe that is smashing marathon records
The new Adizero Adios Pro Evo 1s were worn by Tigsit Assefa as she smashed the women’s marathon record

(The Telegraph) Athletics: £400 single-use Adidas super shoe helps Tigist Assefa obliterate women’s marathon world record
Ethiopian athlete kissed her shoe and then raised it above her head in celebration after the race in Berlin

(WA) Athletics: WRRC Riga 23 preview: mile

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian marathoner Malindi Elmore achieves Paris Olympic standard in Berlin
Kelowna, B.C. resident, 43, wins Masters title, 13th among women with 2:23:30 PB

Athletics: Thomas Broatch and Andrea Seccafien blaze to the finish at the 10th Anniversary of the Under Armour Eastside 10K
Over $36,000 has been raised for local charities that support Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

(ITU) Trithlon: Beth Potter finds paradise in Pontevedra to become World Champion and stamp Paris 2024 ticket

(Hazel Murphy) Women in Sport: Why Should Transwomen Be Banned From Women’s Sports?
Because they’re men!

    September 24, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Astonishing Marathon World Record For Tigist Assefa At BMW Berlin Marathon: 2:11:53
It is a rare moment when Eliud Kipchoge wins a marathon in a fast time, but it's not the top story line

Athletics: Tigst Assefa makes history with extraordinary World Record, Eliud Kipchoge triumphs once more and Amanal Petros breaks German record
Tigst Assefa won the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a world record straight out of the realms of fairy tale

(The Gurdian) Athletics: Tigist Assefa smashes marathon world record in Berlin in new £400 shoes
Ethiopian clocks 2hr 11 min 53 seconds in Germany - Assefa’s Adidas trainers ‘enhanced by unique technology’
(BBC) Ethiopia's Tigist Assefa smashes women's marathon world record in Berlin
Ethiopia's Tigist Assefa smashed the women's marathon world record as she won Sunday's race in Berlin
(CBC) Tigist Assefa shatters women's marathon world record by more than 2 minutes in Berlin
Canada's Malindi Elmore 13th, Eliud Kipchoge wins men's race for the 5th time
(The Times) Tigist Assefa smashes women’s marathon world record in Berlin
Ethiopian clocks extraordinary time in Adidas’s new, state-of-the-art shoes to redefine what athletes are now capable of

Athletics: Women's marathon world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2023
Tigst Assefa has pulverized the world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Berlin Marathon 2023: Eliud Kipchoge claims fifth race win as Tigist Assefa smashes women's world record
Kipchoge was on his own for the last 10km after dropping behind world record pace with fellow reigning champion Assefa becoming the first woman to break 2:12 in a marathon race

(BBC) Triathlon: World Triathlon Championship Series: Great Britain's Alex Yee misses out on title
Great Britain's Alex Yee missed out on the world triathlon title after a disappointing race at the series finale in Pontevedra, Spain
)ITU) Dorian Coninx keeps cool through chaos to deliver famous world title in pulsating Pontevedra finish

(Daily Mail) Cycling: Cycling star Miguel Angel Lopez is 'KIDNAPPED in Colombia and held at his family home as robbers steal £653,000 from him in terrifying ordeal, while they also take his phone and car'
* Miguel Angel Lopez is a Colombian cyclist who is currently part of Team Medellin
* He was kidnapped by robbers, who stole more than half a million pounds

BMW Berlin Marathon - Germany

Under Armour Eastside 10K - Vancouver, BC

Wiggle, Waggle, Walk & Run - Ottawa, ON

    September 23, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Times) Drugs in Sport: What Flo Jo means to our trust in sport 25 years after her death
Did doping sprinter alter attitudes to what we are watching. And would she have told all in a cheating confessional?

(FirstSportZ) women in Sport: Former swimmer Riley Gaines roars by SHATTERING gender norms in sports, paving the way for fairness and inclusion
Former Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines champions gender-neutral language in sports for a fairer playing field

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Why Eliud Kipchoge has reason to be nervous as Amos Kipruto threatens to end his Berlin marathon dominance
Amos Kipruto's quest for a personal best at the Berlin Marathon raises questions about Eliud Kipchoge's confidence. A thrilling showdown await

(Runnerspace) Athletics: Young, Kelati Earn Big Wins at the USATF 10 km Championships

Sha’Carri Richardson’s Hair Sends a Defiant Message
Her exuberant hairstyles are a source of distinction—and a challenge to the criticism other Black women have faced(The Atlantic) Athletics:

(WA) Athletics: Kipchoge targets title No.5, Assefa seeks another win in Berlin

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: 2023 Berlin Marathon: 22 Ugandans share stage with Kiplimo, Kipchoge
As per World Olympics, over 800 marathons of 42kms are organised every year, but only six including Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City carry the title of World Marathon Major

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon's possible heir reflects on how winning the junior 1500m title impacted her life
Purity Chepkirui made her debut on the global stage in 2021 and to everyone's surprise, she managed to win the women's 1500m and she has shared how that impacted her career

(USATF) Athletics: Korir, Kurgat Seek to Extend USATF Running Circuit Leads at the USATF 10 km Championships

(Fan Nation) Athletics: Cal Track & Field: World Champion Camryn Rogers Earns Contract From Nike
The ex-Golden Bear signed her sponsorship deal the day after winning the hammer at Budapest last month

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eldoret City race registration deadline on Wednesday
UAE-based Gulf Royal and Economic Global Holding has come in as a new sponsor

(Irish News) Triathlon: Ironman in new dispute with Triathlon Ireland over claims of non co-operation with new investigation into deaths
Two bodies at loggerheads over ‘stance’ on participating in Grant Thornton investigation into circumstances around two fatalities in August sea swimming race

USATF 10 km Championships - Northport, NY

    September 22, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Spectator) Women in Sport: The Non-Binary Athletic Category Hurts Female Athletes
Bottom line: They are just men competing against women

(CBC) Athletics: After 'amazing' season, world champion Marco Arop sets forth into Olympic year
Canadian hoping to carry momentum of 800M national record, gold medal into Paris

(RRW) Athletics: Stage Is Set For Kipchoge At Berlin Marathon
At 38 years-old with two Olympic Marathon gold medals, the World Athletics marathon record (2:01:09), and the only all-conditions marathon performance under two hours (1:59:40), what does Eliud Kipchoge have left to prove?

(The Christian Post) Women in Sport: Biden admin. Title IX changes could lead to the 'ultimate erasure of women,' activists warn

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Chepkirui hunting for new PB in Berlin showdown with Ethiopia's Tigest Assefa
Kenyan Sheila Chepkirui and Ethiopian Tigest Assefa gear up for the Berlin Marathon showdown, aiming to break records and secure Olympics

(pULSE sPORTS) aTHLETICS: Paul Chelimo planning to spoil Eliud Kipchoge's party in Berlin
Paul Chelio intends to make his marathon debut at Sunday's Berlin Marathon with one goal in mind, to spoil the party

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: Where Dr. Sin & Team Need To Repent On A Line Crossed: Women + Unfair Play = Health Crisis

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday with record field:
Eliud Kipchoge is ready for a fast race in Berlin

(WA) Athletics: Victor and Oosterwegel to defend Decastar titles in Talence

(Daily Star) Olympics: Abandoned £8bn Olympic park crumbling as football ground used as refugee camp
The 2004 Olympic Games were supposed to revitalise the economy and shine a light on the country's sporting landscapes, but the home of the country's £8billion bid now sits in disrepair

(NBC Chicago) Women in Sport: Chicago Olympic bobsledder Aja Evans sues team chiropractor, alleging sexual abuse

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Noah Lyles, Faith Kipyegon and Zharnel Hughes lead my stars of a thrilling Athletics season... now bring on Paris 2024!
* The track and field season concluded last week with the Diamond League final
* It has been a thrilling campaign with plenty of drama and breakthrough stars
* Mail Sport's David Coverdale reflects on who made the biggest impact in 2023

(The Scotsman) Triathlon: Beth Potter stands on brink of Paris Olympics: Triathlon transition has been really hard - I probably had doubts until last year
Beth Potter cried every day after making the switch from athletics to triathlon but she now stands on the brink of qualifying for the Paris Olympics

(AC) Athletics: Canada’s Santiago 2023 athletics team announced

(Outside Online) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge’s Greatest Competition at the Berlin Marathon? Himself.
The legendary Kenyan runner is aiming for an unprecedented fifth victory

(Tri247) Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee announces his return to triathlon racing following ankle surgery

(Runner's World) Athletics: How to Watch the 2023 Berlin Marathon<
Eliud Kipchoge returns to the course where he set the world record a year ago. Can he do it again?

    September 21, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletisc: Cam Levins to race close to home at Royal Victoria Half-Marathon
The Canadian marathon record holder will target the Royal Victoria half-marathon course record of 62:32 on Oct. 8, as part of his preparations for November's NYC Marathon

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sherica Jackson opens up on reason behind impeccable season
Jackson defended her 200m Diamond League trophy and delivered the 100m trophy for the first time in her career

(Dyestat) Athletics: High School Regional Rankings Girls XC 2023 - 9/21
High School Regional Rankings Boys XC 2023 - 9/21

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Transgender women still running and winning as females six months since ban
Exclusive: Team featuring transwoman was awarded first place as rules face backlash and rivals fear death threats

(BBC) Athletics: World Indoor Championships: Jemma Reekie eyes indoor medal in front of Glasgow crowd
Jemma Reekie is targeting her first senior medal at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow to kick-start a "massive" and "exciting" season for the middle distance runner

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Berlin Marathon story races furiously with Kenyan plots
* For starters Berlin has produced an incredible 12 world records -- nine for men and three for women, seven owned by Kenyans
* However, the first Kenyan to break a marathon world record in Berlin was trailblazing Tegla Loroupe, storming to victory in the women’s race in 1999 in a time of 2:20:43
* The Berlin marathon, time without end, has always offered a Kenyan story, and it will be no different come Sunday

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday with fastest ever women’s field
Tigst Assefa targets course record once more in Berlin

(The Times) Running: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins ‘beer mile’ race as part of stag do
The Olympic 1500m champion and last month’s world silver medallist clocked a time of 5 min 22.43 sec against friends and family in Norway

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: World Champion Mary Moraa says 'Yes' to the love of her life
Moraa, 23, has had a glamorous season and it has now even gotten better as she summed it up with an engagement ring from Lagat, a former volleyball player who is now a coach

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Beatrice Chebet already going for Gudaf Tsegay's 5000m record set at Prefontaine Classic
Chebet finished second in 14:05.92 as Tsegay clocked 14:00.21 to completely destroy Faith Kipyegon’s world record time that stood at 14:05.20

    September 20, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Focus shifts from track as road racing season heats up

(USATF) Athletics: Three American Records* Smashed at USATF Masters 12 KM Championships

(CBC) Athletics:'Mondo' keeps raising the bar, Warholm CAN be beat & Gudaf Tsegay breaks 5,000m WR | Athletics North

(Canadian Runn Naked trail race in England brings out running buffs
A Welshman peeled off from the pack to win the 5K in 18:50ing Magazine) Running:

(CBS Los Angeles) Triathlon: Endangered fish endangers Malibu Triathlon

(Women's Running) Athletics: Prefontaine Classic: These Six Women Track Stars Crushed the Season-Ending Meet
Key highlights from the Prefontaine Classic offer a sneak preview to next summer’s Paris Olympics

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Can Eliud Kipchoge break his own record in 'favourtie' Berlin Marathon?
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge returns to Berlin Marathon, eyeing a chance to rewrite history on the iconic course

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Sorry guys, Mary Moraa is off the market
* Also at the airport were sprinters Maximilla Imali and Peter Mwai
* Athletics Kenya National Police Service chairman Stephen Etiang, sports officer David Ngetich and Samson Katam were at the airport to receive the athletes

(The Star) Athletics: Cherop to chase after personal best at Buenos Aires Marathon
* The 2012 Boston Marathon champion said she is buoyed by her performance at April's Milan Marathon, where she clocked 2:26:13
* “Weather can also be a factor and as athletes, we always look forward to favourable conditions,” said the former New Delhi Half Marathon silver medalist

(WA) Athletics:Eugene the perfect setting for Tsegay’s record-breaking run of redemption

(EA) Athletics: Inspired by Andrei and guided by Dal Soglio, Fabbri takes shot at history in Rome next year
For Leonardo Fabbri, the horizon is suddenly glinting with the prospect of a golden shot at a spot in the annals of Italian athletics history following his major breakthrough at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 023 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 1
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 1

(CBc) Athletics: Don't count out Andre De Grasse — and other lessons from this track and field season
Here are 4 Canadian takeaways as the Paris Olympics approach

    September 19, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge lands in Berlin to defend his title
* Kipchoge has a history of excellence in the marathon winning it four times in 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2022 while setting a world record in 2018 and 2022.
* Last year the 38-year-old won the 2022 edition with a time of 2:01.09 beating his own previous record he set in 2018 by 30 seconds

( Athletics: Sydney Marathon runners describe chaotic race from ‘start to finish’
Distressing scenes of people dropping like flies have been reported from runners who completed the Sydney Marathon

Athletics: Elvis Cheboi Carries Kenyan Hopes at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Although he may not have the fastest personal best time in the field Kenya’s Elvis Cheboi will certainly be a contender when the 2023 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon gets underway October 15th

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Jamaica's Natoya Goule addresses her simmering rivalry with Athing Mu and Mary Moraa
Mary Moraa, Athing Mu, and Keely Hodgkinson are most regarded as the big three in the women's 800m but Jamaica's Natoya Goule believes she's also in the chat

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Marcel Jacobs parts ways with his coach less than a year to the Olympic Games
The tactician guided Jacobs to take the delayed 2020 Olympic title in the 100m but Jacobs will not be working with him as he gears up to defend his Olympic title

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: Hurdling record holder Amusan's whereabouts case heads to Court of Arbitration for Sport
Nigerian was suspended for missing 3 tests in span of a year, but appeals panel overturned decision

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Olympic silver medallist Paul Tanui set for his marathon debut in Argentina
Olympic 10,000m silver medallist Paul Tanui will be making his long-awaited debut over the distance and he will definitely be bracing up for a tough test

(WA) Athletics: Record-breaking Wanda Diamond League Final brings curtain down on memorable 2023 season

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Berlin Marathon 2023 preview: Schedule and how to watch the action live
Last year’s winners Eliud Kipchoge and Tigst Assefa return to Germany for the 2023 edition of the Berlin Marathon, which takes place on Sunday 24 September. Will the same winners triumph and history repeat itself? Are world records on the line? Find out everything you need to know below

(Japan Today) Athletics: Coe eager to see Tokyo Olympic stadium filled with fans for 2025 World Championships

    September 18, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(The Guardian NG) Drugs in Sport: Amusan ‘free’ as AIU’ fails to appeal within stipulated period

(The Times) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson breaks own British 800m record but settles for second
The 21-year-old, who has silver medals from world championships and the Olympics, took 0.58sec off her British mark to finish 0.22sec behind winner, before admitting she eyes ‘top’ spot in Paris next year

(CNN sports) Athletics: Sydney Marathon runners hospitalized as Australia swelters in unusual spring heat wave

(Essentially Sports) Women in Sports: Two Transgender Athletes Are Dominating Women’s Cycling and the Cycling Community Is Not Happy About It

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada’s Andre De Grasse wins 200m Diamond League title with impressive season-best showing

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Mary Moraa: 'Why I lost at the Prefontaine Classic'
Moraa looked comfortable and ready to strike but with 200m to go, her legs could not move fast enough and she was forced to settle for fourth place

Athletics: BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday
All Systems Go for Eliud Kipchoge in Berlin

(Ottawa Citizen0 Athletics: The capital wore running shoes Sunday with two major events

(RRW) Athletics: Jaw-Dropping 5000m World Record For Gudaf Tsegay At Pre Classic
Reigning world 10,000m champion, Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia, not only broke Faith Kipyegon's 5000m world record at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., today, but she nearly became the first woman to break the 14-minute barrier

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson breaks her own British record with time of 55.19 seconds as she finishes second in 800 metres at Diamond League meeting
* Keely Hodgkinson has broken her own British record in the 800 metres
* Hodgkinson finished with a time of 55.19 seconds as Athing Mu prevailed

(CBC) Athletics: De Grasse stuns 200m field to become Canada's 1st Diamond League champion since 2011
World champion Arop runs 800m Canadian record for 2nd in Eugene, Ore

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League final: Gudaf Tsegay and Armand Duplantis set world records
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay and Sweden's Armand Duplantis set world records as the Diamond League final concluded in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday

    September 17, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Two-Time U.S. Olympian Kim Conley Wins Surf City 10k
Weston Strum, Valerie Paredes win 67th running of America’s oldest 10-mile race

(The Guardian) Athletics: Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay breaks 5k world record by nearly five seconds
Athlete sets new mark at Prefontaine Classic on Sunday - Sweden’s Mondo Duplantis sets new WR in pole vault

(Capital FM) Athletics: Wanyonyi stuns World Champ Arop to clinch Diamond Trophy in Meet Record
Youngster Emmanuel Wanyonyi laid revenge on Canadian Marco Arop as he beat the World Champion in Eugene on Sunday to clinch the 800m Diamond Trophy

(The rish Times) Athletics: Eskander Turki and Ann-Marie McGlynn take Belfast Half Marathon honours

(Castanet) Athletics: Volunteer group hopes to spark interest and support for new Kelowna Marathon

(Jack Dog Welch) Athletics: Original Gangsters of Running (Rod Dixon)
All I want to do is drink beer and train like an animal. – Rod Dixon

Athletics: Bangsaen 10K on 17Th September 2023
Hicham Amghar of Morocco and Loice Chemnung of Kenya take the titles in Bangsaen

(WA) Athletics: Saina and El Goumri win Sydney Marathon titles
(SMH) Moroccan star dedicates Sydney marathon win to earthquake victims, de Rozario rolls to victory

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Irene Cheptai leads Kenyan sweep of Copenhagen Half Marathon
Cheptai carried the day after clocking 1:05:53 to win the race ahead of another Kenyan Winfridah Moseti who clocked 1:06:40 to finish second

(RRW) Athletics:Nuguse Smashes American Record For The Mile: 3:43.97
It took over 16 years, but Alan Webb's American record of 3:46.91 for the mile was finally broken

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Yared Nuguse and Chase Ealey set American records on Day 1 of Prefontaine Classic

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen and Yavi shine as records fall on day one of Diamond League Final

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League final: Christian Coleman and Shericka Jackson upset reigning 100m world champions
Christian Coleman and Shericka Jackson upset the reigning 100m world champions to become this year's Diamond League trophy winners in Eugene, Oregon

Canadian Army Run - Ottawa, ON

Sydney Marathon - Sydney, Australia

Diamond League Eugene - ORE

    September 16, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Duplantis, Mahuchikh and Moraa to defend titles on day two of Diamond League Final

(CBC) Athletics: Sarah Mitton denied Diamond League Trophy for 2nd straight year by record-setting Chase Ealey
Canadian 2nd with 19.94m throw while rival's 20.76 effort sets meet, U.S. record

(AW) Athletics: World Cross Country Champs in limbo
After Croatian plans to stage this winter’s big event collapse, the search for a replacement venue nears its conclusion

(WA) Athletics: Ayana and Ebenyo headline Delhi Half Marathon fields

(Pulse Sport) Athletics: American outlet slammed over disrespectful comment towards Mary Moraa
The US athletics magazine has come under fire for not showing respect towards the achievements of world 800m champion Mary Moraa

(The Times) Athletics: Allyson Felix: Tori’s death shook me – women of colour are not listened to
Former Olympic sprinter once took on Nike over maternity rights and explains why she is more determined than ever to end crisis in childbirth affecting black community

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Kenya's Mike Boit among favourites at Sunday's Porto Half Marathon
The 16th edition of the Porto Half Marathon has attracted athletes from 78 countries and Kenya's Boit is among the top runners

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Marco Arop’s journey from fleeing war with his family to becoming world 800m champion: “It truly takes a village”
The newly-crowned world gold medallist cites the support he received from family, coaches and community as the reason behind his track & field success. But he’s just as eager to give back as he looks to help the next generation of athletes fulfil their own dreams in the sport

OASIS Zoo Run - Toronto, ON

Diamond League Eugene - ORE

    September 15, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the Wanda Diamond League Final in Eugene

(RRW) Athletics:Could Stars Align For Nuguse To Get USA Mile Record At Pre Classic?
USA 1500m champion Yared Nuguse was only an eight year-old schoolboy on summer vacation when Alan Webb ran the still-standing American mile record of 3:46.91 at a small meeting in Brasschaat, Belgium

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Who is Cathy Freeman and why is she on crutches? As the Australian icon becomes the first woman in NSW to have stand named after her
* Cathy Freeman becomes the first woman in NSW to have stand named after her
* It is also the second award the Australian icon has picked up this year
* The 50-year-old captured the hearts of a nation during her glittering career

(BAA) Athletics: New Record Set for Qualifier Applications to 2024 Boston Marathon in First Year of Partnership with Bank of America
More than 33,000 qualified participants applied for entry during Registration Week

(Globe and Mail) Athlwetics: Canada’s Sarah Mitton eyes more hardware at Diamond League fina

(CBC) Athletics: Arop 'hungrier than ever' to become Canada's 1st Diamond League champion since 2011
World champ 2nd in 800m last year; Canadians Mitton, Brown, De Grasse also at Final

(Runner's World) Athletics: Race Director Cancels Marathon with 1,000 Runners Still on the Course
Due to extreme heat at the Richmond Runfest, water tables were empty and 10 runners were hospitalized

(WA) Athletics:Geay, Korir, Kibet and Tanui headline fastest Sydney Marathon field

(WA) Athletics: World Athletics Cross Country Championships 2024 to move from Croatia to new European host city

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League final 2023: Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson headline in Oregon
World 100m champions Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson headline on home ground as the Diamond League final takes place in Oregon this weekend

(MSN) Women in Sport: “Bodies Are Biology, NOT Identities” – Examining the Debate Surrounding the Unfair Advantage of Trans Women in Women’s Sports
In the realm of sports, the conversation surrounding the inclusion of transgender women in women’s sports is a nuanced and sensitive one. While overarching themes of inclusivity and equality hold importance, divergent viewpoints emerge, particularly within the community of female athletes. Let’s look at why this is such a complicated discussion from the viewpoints of 10 female athletes

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Bianca Williams on winning a World Championship medal for Great Britain and how her three-year-old son Zuri is her biggest fan
* Bianca Williams put in a strong display at the World Championships last month
* She was part of the women's 4x100m relay team who claimed a bronze medal
* Williams success is even more impressive given she gave birth in March 2020

(Scoop) Athletics: Kiwi Athlete Hope To Provide Rousing Crescendo To Season In Diamond League Final

(The Star) Athletics: How women saved Kenya in tight race for medals
* Female athletes put in an impressive performance at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest
* They bailed out most of the world's top running countries - including Africa's - and keeping them in the medals

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: World record-holders, Olympic and world champions announced for World Road Running Championships
World Athletics noted that the official elite start lists will be published in the week of the event

(NBC) Athletics: Noah Lyles goes behind the scenes of world championships triple in ‘Untitled’ episode 2

(CiitiusMag) Athletics: What to Watch at the 2023 Prefontaine Classic

    September 14, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Toronto Star) Athletics: Runners scramble for bibs as Toronto Waterfront Marathon sells out in record time
This is the first time in the event’s 34-year history that the marathon has sold out and the half distance has never sold out so early

(The Times) Cycling: La Vuelta: Sepp Kuss’s lead eaten into by Jumbo-Visma team-mates
Primoz Roglic and Jonas Vingegaard may have cost their most loyal team-mate a grand-tour title

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Derara Hurisa Targets Victory at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Derara Hurisa is the latest in a long list of Ethiopian greats to commit to the 2023 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon scheduled for October 15th.

(NBC) Athletics: When is the 2023 Diamond League Final: How to watch, TV, live stream info for the Prefontaine Classic

(Business Wire) Athletics: Citizens Named Official Bank of the New York Road Runners and TCS New York City Marathon
Citizens also to serve as first-ever title sponsor of Queens 10K

Athletics: Generali Munich Marathon set for 8 October
Kenyans Edwin Kimaiyo and Caroline Jepchirchir head Munich’s start lists

(The Star) Athletics: Kipyegon to make debut in road running in Riga, Latvia
* Despite her imperious form, Kipyegon faces stiff competition from the Ethiopians
* A total of 347 athletes, including five World record holders, have been entered to compete where global titles in the road mile, 5km and half marathon are up for grabs

(CBC) Athletics: Shericka Jackson's pursuit of Flo-Jo's 200m world record is Diamond League Final's main attraction
5-time world, Olympic champ has chance to break it with help from the elements

(WNG) Women in Sport: Males competing against girls isn’t harmless
The ACLU abandons women by defending men in women’s sports

(WA) Athletics: Pinnock, Gayle and McLeod making big leaps for Jamaica

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DIII Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 1
2023 NCAA DIII Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 1

(EA) Athletics: Josh Kerr: "I knew I had the basic fundamentals to be a world champion"
Josh Kerr gives a wry smile as he reflects on the solitary victory he managed to achieve at his specialist distance in 2023

(Olympic CHannel) Athletics: Mr. Jumps’ JuVaughn Harrison eyes Olympic leap in not one athletics event but two - again
The high and long jumper looks to qualify for a second consecutive Olympics in both disciplines. He’ll cap his 2023 season at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League stop this weekend

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Fears for 17,000 runners at Sydney Marathon with city hit by smoke haze and a heatwave on the way
* Event to be held from 7.10am this Sunday
* Start time for 42km event raising concerns over heat
* City enveloped in smoke due to bushfire backburning

(The Age) Athletics: Sydney Marathon organisers confident smoke haze will clear for big race

    September 13, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Montreal Gazette) Drugs in Sport: WADA founder Dick Pound will give the inside dope at science symposium
The founding president of the Montreal-based World Anti-Doping Agency will have a conversation with Dr. Joe Schwarcz titled Doping in Sport

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Riley Gaines Is Tired Of Hearing People’s Excuses For Not Speaking Up For Women And Female Athletes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipsang out of World Road Running Championships team
* World 10,000m silver medallist Daniel Simiu, Hamburg Half Marathon champion Samwel Nyamai and Bernard Kibet will compete in the men's half marathon
* Also in the half marathon team are 2023 Berlin Half Marathon champion Sabastian Sawe and 2023 Barcelona Half Marathon champion Charles Langat

(Athletics Kenya) Athletics: Why Athing Mu is at Diamond League Finals, yet she never qualified
Olympic 800m champion Athing Mu is a surprise entrant at the Prefontaine Classic which will be the 2023 Diamond League finals slated for Sunday (17) at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Oberlin College lacrosse coach who spoke out against trans athletes competing in female sports is REMOVED from her role and given a paperwork job
* Kim Russell has been asked to step aside from her role after six years following a conflict over her viewpoint on transgender athletes
* She says administrators at the hyper-progressive school told her she is a 'hate-filled person'
* Russell now says she has been moved to a roll where she doesn't interact with students

(RRW) Athletics: Ageless Diver To Compete At Sunday's Sydney Marathon
The marathon is a fragile affair. It's a discipline perched on the precipice of testing boundaries yet respecting limits, and seldom are those who strike a greater balance than Sinead Diver

(WA) Athletics: Final entry lists published for World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sixteen-year-old Nigerian distance runner gives notice to rampant Kenyan marathoners invading 'his' turf
The youngster vowed to defeat his East African peers in subsequent marathon races held in Nigeria

(Register-Guard) Athletics: The annual Pre Classic meet will be 32 events over 2 days at Hayward Field in Eugene

(Daily Mail) Cycling: Tour de France cyclist Nathan van Hooydonck, 27, 'fighting for his life after slumping at the wheel beside his heavily pregnant wife and crashing into five cars' in Belgium
* Tour de France rider Nathan van Hooydonck is in a 'critical condition' after crash
* The Belgian, 27, reportedly lost control at the wheel after falling unwell
* Van Hooydonck has been with Dutch cycling team Jumbo-Visma since 2021

(Register-Guard) Athletics:Oregon's Dyrol Burleson to be inducted into the Collegiate Track & Field Hall of Fame

(BBC) Running: UTMB: Up close and personal at the biggest, wildest trail race in the world
It is just past 9pm on a cool summer evening at the foot of a steep hiking path in the French Alps

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

    September 12, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(CBS Austin) Women in Sport: NCAA champion Riley Gaines discusses ongoing battle with transgender athletes in women's sports

Athletics: Thomas Broatch Makes Marathon Debut at TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Runners across the globe are lured by the spectacle of the marathon and it’s no different for Vancouver’s Thomas Broatch who will mark his debut at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 15.

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Bubka hits back at "campaign to destroy my reputation" after business links in DPR
Six-time world champion pole-vaulter Sergey Bubka has hit back at a "campaign to destroy my reputation" after reports emerged of him trying to do business in Russian occupied Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) since the invasion of Ukraine began

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Noah Lyles reveals how he won 100m gold in Budapest even before the final
World 100m champion Lyles has explained how his victory at the 2023 World Championships was cooked way before the final

(Pulse Sports) Athlwrics: Rueful Chepkirui reveals what cost her a medal at the Budapest World Championships
After the World Championships, she immediately headed to the Diamond League Meeting in Xiamen, China

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: What Ferdinand Omanyala & Beatrice Chepkoech will pocket from stunning wins in Zagreb
Omanyala and Chepkoech are set to boost their bank balances substantially following their impressive performances at the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial in Croatia on Sunday

(WA) Athletics: Japan’s Tanaka targeting mile and 5000m double at WRRC Riga 23

(OPB) Athletics:Nike permanently closes long-shuttered NE Portland factory store

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Elite Field for Oct. 15 Tokyo Legacy Half Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Sh6.9 million Nairobi City Marathon winner Agness Jeruto Barsosio banned for doping
* AIU suspended Barsosio on August 11 after they discovered anomalies in her Athlete Biological Passport (ABP)
* AIU notified Barsosio about the adverse findings in her ABP on May 16, this year as the World Athletics integrity body to file an explanation for the adverse passport finding by May 26, this year

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge details why he chose to end season with the Berlin Marathon
Berlin remains to be Kipchoge’s most successful marathon since he has managed to bag four wins and set two world records

(WA) Athletics:Chepkoech sets world 2000m steeplechase best in Zagreb

    September 11, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(BAA) Athletics: Qualifier Registration is NOW OPEN for the 128th Boston Marathon presented by Bank of America

(Outside Online) Triathlon: Michael Phelps Only Did One Sport. Triathlon GOAT Jan Frodeno Did Three
He’s won Olympic gold, the Ironman World Championship (three times!), and the 70.3 World Championship in triathlon twice. For his retirement swan song, he’s going for another world title this weekend

(WA) Athletics: Approaching 40, Thomas still driven to contend for medals

(Pulse Sports) Athletics:From the horse's mouth: How Beatrice Chepkoech shattered 2,000m steeplechase world record in Zagreb
Chepkoech now has two world records to her name and she has explained the tactics she used to obliterate the field in Sunday’s race in Croatia

(CBC) Athletics: Kieran Lumb takes down Canadian 3,000m track record for 2nd time in 4 days
Runner has thrived since not qualifying for world semis; Brendon Rodney 3rd in 200m

(The Guardian) Athletics: What is Mo Farah’s legacy after retirement from running? Well, it’s complicated
Track legend provided plenty of memories and medals but link with Alberto Salazar leaves a troubling cloud over his career

    September 10, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(ITU) Triathlon: Gwen Jorgensen crushes Karlovy Vary to win second World Cup gold in a week
It was another performance for the ages from USA’s Gwen Jorgensen in the Czech Republic on Sunday, as she motored through the final stages of the Karlovy Vary World Cup and edged out Netherlands’ Rachel Klamer down the blue carpet to seal the win

(RRW) Athletics: Kerr & Reekie Deliver Third Straight Scottish Sweep At Fifth Avenue Mile
For the third consecutive year athletes from Scotland won the men's and women's professional divisions of the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile, held here for the 42nd time

(CBC) Athletics: Ferdinand Omanyala wins 100m race in Zagreb, Marcell Jacobs finishes 3rd
The Kenyan bested the Italian sprinter with a time of 9.94 at the World Athletics Continental Tour stop in Croatia

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Peres Jepchirchir leads Kenya one-two to win Great North Run half marathon
Kenya took center stage at the Great North Run half marathon, with Peres Jepchirchir clinching the women's title in a compelling fashion

(AW) Athletics: Ngetich sets women-only world 10km record
Kenyan clocks 29:24 in Romania to beat the late Anges Tirop’s mark by more than half a minute
(WA) Ngetich breaks women-only world 10km record in Brasov

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run 2023: Mo Farah fourth in final race of career
Mo Farah, one of the greatest British athletes of all time, finished fourth in the final race of his career at the Great North Run.

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Mo Farah remains an inspiration to the ‘father figure’ PE teacher who transformed his life
Four-time Olympic champion competes in his final race – at Sunday’s Great North Run – and remains a hero to many as he heads into retirement

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Reynold Cheruiyot eyeing more glory at Prefontaine Classic after stellar performance in Brussels
Cheruiyot was in action during Friday night’s Diamond League Meeting in Brussels, Belgium and he managed to finish second in the men’s 2,000m

(Runner's World) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen’s World Record Highlights Historic Day at Brussels Diamond League Meet
Ingebrigtsen ran 4:43.13 over 2,000 meters to break Hicham El Guerrouj’s world record from 1999 by 1.6 seconds

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Simiu, Kasait fire warning shots ahead of World Road Running Championships
Simiu, the Commonwealth Games 10,000m silver medallist, said he is ready to shade off the “Mr. Silver Medallist” tag at the inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships scheduled from September 30 to October 1 in Latvia

AJ Bell Great North Run - Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

New Balance 5th Avenue Mile - New York, NY

    September 9, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Victories and national records for the Netherlands’ van Riel and Türkiye’s Mechaal at the European Road Mile in Brasov
The Netherlands’ Robin van Riel and Türkiye’s Emine Hatun Mechaal claimed victories in the Brasov Running Festival’s European Road Mile, winning in national records of 4:05.5 and 4:41.7 respectively on Saturday evening

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Transgender cyclists Evelyn Williamson and Tessa Johnson hammer female competition at Illinois races
* Trans cyclists Evelyn Williamson and Tessa Johnson dominated the field as they captured gold at two recent elite female races
* Williamson was reportedly in a 'throuple' relationship with Austin Killips, who sparked fury after shoving a female competitor in 2022
* Killips was also notably blamed for the retirement of champion cyclist Hannah Arensman, who quit the sport due to transgender athletes

(WA) Athletics: High-quality road mile action set for New York and Brasov

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

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Alexander Mutiso to lead a strong Kenyan team to the Tokyo Legacy Half Marathon
In the elite division, runners who often take part in ekiden and road races, including Alexander Mutiso will be racing

(NY Post) Women in Sport:Here’s why biological men don’t belong in women’s sports: Oberlin coach

(Mississippi State) Athletics: On Top Of The World
Marco Arop reflects on his championship run and Bulldog career

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse uses season-best in 200m to book spot at Diamond League Finals
Will be joined by fellow Canadian Aaron Brown at season-ending event in Oregon

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: Laura Muir follows up Zurich 800m win with 1500m victory in Brussels
Britain's Laura Muir followed up last month's 800m Diamond League with victory in the 1500m in Brussels

    September 8, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen sets world 2000m record and Jackson breaks Diamond League 200m record in Brussels

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Sir Brendan Foster backs Mo Farah to finish his 'incredible journey' on a high at this weekend's Great North Run, as he insists the four-time Olympic gold medallist is Britain's greatest ever athlete
* Mo Farah is set to retire from athletics after this weekend's Great North Run
* His friend Sir Brendan Foster expects him to finish on a high at the iconic race
* He's insisted Farah deserves to be recognised as Britain's greatest ever athlete

(Lidsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 487: Lindsay Flanagan – 9th at the World Championships Marathon
Lindsay Flanagan is on the show today fresh off of her 9th place finish at the World Championships marathon in Budapest! This was her fourth fastsest marathon of her career. She has run 17 marathons total!

(The Star) Athletics: Moraa out of Brussels race citing unavoidable circumstances
* Moraa took to her Facebook page to inform her fans of her withdrawal from the tournament, saying she was unable to participate in the race due to unavoidable circumstances.
* Fans were expecting a tough matchup between Moraa and Jamaica’s Candice McLeod, who finished second at the Xiamen Diamond League meeting on September 2

Athletics: The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2023 on TV
The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2023 will be shown on TV at Eurosport 1 and RBB

Athletics: World class athletes Legese and Azimeraw at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon
The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is holder of the Platinum Label of the World Athletics, which makes the marathon attractive for the fastest long distance athletes in the world

(Irish News) Athletics: Ciara Mageean looking to make the most of fast track at Brussels Diamond League event

(BAA) Athletics: B.A.A. Announces Expanded Para Athletics Divisions and Enhanced Prize Money Awards for 2024 Events
Boston Marathon Para Athletics Divisions expand to provide greater accessibility and opportunities across seven impairment divisions; prize awards surpass $1 million

(CBC) Athletics: World silver medallist Sarah Mitton secures Diamond League Final berth in women's shot put
Fellow Canadians Brown, De Grasse look to qualify in 200m sprint Friday in Brussels

(WA) Athletics; Ealey earns Brussels shot put honours in Budapest re-run

Diamond League Brussels - Belgium

    Seotember 7, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is holder of the Platinum Label of the World Athletics, which makes the marathon attractive for the fastest long distance athletes in the world.

Athletics: World class athletes Legese and Azimeraw at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Yulimar Rojas will not compete at 2023 Pan American Games: "I don't want to put the Olympics at risk physically or psychologically"
The 'Queen of the Triple Jump' will instead concentrate on her mental and physical recuperation, with Paris 2024 less than a year away

(EA) Athletics: Great Britain's Mills goes to the top of the world in the mile
Great Britain’s George Mills continued his fine end-of-season form as he clocked a world-leading 3:49.64 over the mile in the German city of Pfungstadt on Wednesday

(The Star) Athletics: Moraa seeks to keep unbeaten run in 800m in Brussels Diamond League
* Better known as the 'Dancing Queen' will be hoping to maintain her unbeaten run in the campaign in the Belgium capital
* The Commonwealth Games champion has dominated the two-lap race this year, starting with her win at the Kipchoge Keino Classic in May, where she clocked 1:58.83

(CBC) Athletics: 'Back to business': Shot putter Mitton eyes Diamond League Final after earning world silver
5 qualifying spots available Thursday in Brussels; Brown, De Grasse in 200m on Friday

(Washington Times) Women in Sport: Voters don’t want trans athletes in women’s sports
When will the NCAA and Biden back off?

(WA) Athletics: Speedy new track offers opportunity for Jackson, Bol and Duplantis in Brussels

(The Times) Olympics: UK Sport says Team GB will finish third at Paris Olympics
Governing body says run of success can continue but must not come ‘at all costs’ in light of recent safeguarding controversies
(Daily Mail) UK Sport insist they will be 'very comfortable' with Team GB dropping a place in the Paris 2024 medal table, as long as athletes are properly cared for
* UK Sport will look to shift from their 'win at all costs' approach for Paris 2024
* The change comes after a spate of athlete welfare scandals in recent times
* Chief executive Sally Munday insisted they're still focused on 'winning well

(Inside the Games) Athletics: French Athletics Federation accused of not protecting sexual abuse victims before Paris 2024
Steeplechase athlete Emma Oudiou has accused the French Athletics Federation (FFA) of prioritising a push for medals at next year’s Olympics in Paris rather than protecting victims of sexual abuse

(CBC) Athletics: Triple world champion sprinter Lyles changes mind, will race at Diamond League Final
American won men's 100 metres, 200 and 100 relay recently in Budapest, Hungary

    September 6, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Diamond League) Athletics: Brussels: Five things to look out for
From shot put in the streets to the return of wounded champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen, there is plenty to look forward to at the penultimate Wanda Diamond League meeting of the season in Brussels this Friday

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sha’Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles ready to blaze track at 2023 Prefontaine Classic
The 2023 Prefontaine Classic will feature star sprinters Sha'Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles competing in the 100-meter races

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon chasing history again at World Athletics Road Running Championships
The triple world record holder aims to make history in Riga as she competes in the World Athletics Road Running Championships

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run 2023: Mo Farah's final race - how to follow on the BBC
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will race for the final time in his career at the Great North Run on Sunday - and you can watch live on the BBC

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Thompson Herah clocks 10.92 to win 100m in Switzerland

(Dyestat) Athletics: Addy Wiley Runs 1:57.64 in 800 Meters at Gala dei Castelli in Switzerland, Elevates to No. 2 on Collegiate All-Dates List
Wiley, 19, is only collegiate competitor to run sub-1:58 in 800 and sub-4:04 in 1,500, becomes seventh female athlete in American history to achieve the impressive double, in addition to ascending to No. 11 all-time U.S. performer in 800 in Bellinzona; Allman, Bol, Camacho-Quinn and Stahl triumph

(Capital FM) Athletics: Omanyala’s better half sets sights on becoming Kenya’s trailblazing long jumper
Julius Yego made sporting history as Kenya’s first ever field medalist at World Championships in Beijing in 2015.

(USATF) Athletics: Sisson, Young Earn Thrilling Victories at the USATF 20 km Championships

    September 5, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(AW) Athletics: Josh Kerr tackles 5th Avenue Mile in New York
Josh Kerr, Katie Snowden, Melissa Courtney-Bryant, George Mills, Elliot Giles and Jemma Reekie are among Brits at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday

Athletics: American Emily Durgin To Run TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Despite some impressive podium finishes at the American national championships on roads and cross country, Emily Durgin has yet to record a marathon time

(daily Mail) Atletics: Mexico Marathon disqualifies 11,000 of their 30,000 runners after finding THOUSANDS cheated, including using cars and public transport mid-race, by investigating their electronic trackers
* Organisers investigated complaints that runners failed to complete the course
* Mexico Marathon organisers examined electronic tracking data from the event
* Thousands of runners have previously been disqualified from the annual race

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Is Sha'Carri Richardson primed to break the Flo-Jo's 100m world record?
Richardson has been in great form, coming back from a doping ban, and being able to clock such fast times is something many athletes have failed to keep up with

Athletics: Ireland’s Coscoran heads European Road Mile in Brasov, Records Under Threat
Some of Europe’s top men’s middle-distance runners will be in action and chasing a European record at the Brasov Running Festival’s European Road Mile this coming Saturday

Athletics: 40th Edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 29
Guye Adola and defending champion Brimin Misoi add their quality to the elite field

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Sharon Lokedi gearing up to defend her New York City Marathon title
As a debutant during last year's edition of the event, Lokedi broke away from the leading pack and sprinted to the finish line to cut the tape in a time of 2:23:23

(he Star) Athletics: Kenya makes changes to squad ahead of Riga Championship
* Waithaka will be competing in the 5km road race teaming up with Nicholas Kimeli and Cornelius Kemboi
* Kyumbe Munguti, national 1,500m champion will replace world 1500m champion in 2019 Timothy Cheruiyot in the Road Mile race

(The Epoch Times) Women in Sport: 'Impossible to Win': Canadian Women Powerlifters Disheartened to Lose to Stronger Transgender Competitors

(WA(\) Athletics: Bol and Dos Santos among winners as meeting records fall in Bellinzona

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Waithaka in World Athletics Road Running team
* Mutwii requested the athletes to Latvia to converge on Riadha House Tuesday next week for consultation ahead of a possible residential training
* Multiple track world record holder and world champion Faith Kipyegon will lead the women’s squad in the road mile

(EA) Athletics: World champion Bol smashes her meeting record with 52.79 in Bellinzona
Femke Bol from the Netherlands was in victorious form once again at the Gala dei Castelli in Bellinzona, a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting, on Monday

(BBC) Athletics: Sarah Lavin: Limerick sprinter breaks Irish 100m record in Switzerland
Sarah Lavin has broken the Irish 100m record with a stunning 11.27-second race in Switzerland

(USATF Running Circuit) Athletics; Sisson, Young Earn Thrilling Victories at the USATF 20 km Championships

    September 4, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Sisson, Young Take USATF 20-K Titles In New Haven
On a sunny, warm and humid Labor Day morning here, Emily Sisson and Clayton Young won the USATF 20-K road running titles at the 45th Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

(View From the Concourse) Athletics: Victor Chumo – Out of the limelight and into the fire
“There was this perception that running is an individual sport, it is no longer the same.”

(New Haven Register) Athletics: Clayton Young wins 2023 New Haven Road 20K national championship with photo finish over Conner Mantz

(Christian Post) Women in Sport:'I've looked ... evil in the eyes': Riley Gaines on sports, hate and how her faith sustains her

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Here is why marathons shall take on a lot more significance for Ugandans
This, if it must be underscored, is no mean feat. Medals at the global showpiece had previously been few and far between, with the last coming at Osaka 2007 courtesy Moses Kipsiro

(WA) Athletics: Athlete Refugee Team gains great experience at WCH Budapest 23

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Is Faith Kipyegon the Athlete of the Year?
If anyone wants to overtake Faith Kipyegon in the race for the 2023 Athlete of the Year crown, they’d better hurry

(New Have Register) Athletics: 2023 Faxon Law New Haven Road Race: What to know, plus fun facts and figures

(EA) Athletics: German sprinters deliver a string of victories at the ISTAF in Berlin
German sprinters showed good late season form at the famous ISTAF meeting in Berlin, a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting, held in the city’s iconic Olympic Stadium on Sunday (3) afternoon with 30,000 spectators in attendance

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Tusker Lite Rwenzori Marathon gold goes to Kapchorwa
Among the notable names were Rob Walker, an international athletics commentator, three-time commonwealth gold medalist Moses Kipsiro and his team of runners

USATF 20 km Championships - New Haven, CT
Faxon Law New Haven Road Race - New Haven, CT

    September 3, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Letesenbet Gidey just misses 5,000m world record in Berlin ISTAF
Letesenbet Gidey ran a superb 14:08.79 at Berlin’s ISTAF Meeting, but missed reclaiming the 5,000m world record by less than four seconds

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: Ex-ESPN anchor warns there will be 'blood on our hands' for silence on transgender athlete matter

(Tri247) Triathlon: Super League Triathlon Toulouse results 2023: Leo Bergere takes home win in France

(ITU) Triathlon: Imperious Gwen Jorgensen is back in business
David Cantero delights the Spanish crowds with a superb win in Valencia

(ITV) Athletics: More than 5,000 runners turn out for return of Cardiff 10K after three-year hiatus due to Covid

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Charles Muneria strikes with a course record in Germany as Kenyans shine
Muneria clocked a course record time and Personal Best time of 2:09:06 to cross the finish line ahead of his compatriots

(BBC) Athletics: Mo Farah finishes fourth in The Big Half in final London race
Mo Farah's final race in his home city of London ended with the four-time Olympic champion finishing fourth in The Big Half

(AMAC) Women in Sport: In the Face of Overwhelming Opposition, DOE Backs AWAY from Controversial Title IX Plan

(WA) Athletics: 'Flying Finn' Kolehmainen honoured with Heritage Plaque in Stockholm

ISTAF - Berlin, Germany

The Big Half - London, UK

    September 2, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Parchment, Feng and Wanyonyi among winners on night of rematches in Xiamen

(Tri247) Triathlon: World Triathlon Cup Valencia 2023: Gwen Jorgensen dominates in Spain

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: USA's Christian Coleman wins Xiamen 100m in year's joint-fastest time
Christian Coleman equalled the fastest 100m time in the world this year to win in Xiamen

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Trans swimmer Lia Thomas' teammate Paula Scanlan who confessed to having nightmares for weeks after sharing changing room with her attacks Democratic party for putting 'trans rights' above women's fears
* Lia Thomas' former UPenn swimming mate lashed out at the Democratic party
* Paula Scanlan says 'trans rights' are being put above women's fears
* In a scathing opinion piece, she pointed out the reasons she believes there must be safe options for everyone - but not at the risk of female competitors
* Scanlan was 'incredibly uncomfortable' with Thomas' presence in change rooms

(CBC) Athletics: World champ Marco Arop betters his Canadian record in men's 800m at Diamond League in China
Edmonton native finishes 2nd at Xiamen meet on Saturday

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Edinah Jebitok to make her 5,000m debut in Berlin against Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey
Jebitok will be making her 5,000m debut at the event with the hope of bouncing back from the World Championships heartbreak

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Olympic legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee’s advice for Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone: “Don’t lose who you are”
In an exclusive interview with, the track & field great spoke about the importance of being “happy with what you’re doing”, the immense resilience it takes to perform with and bounce back from injuries, and why heptathlon is “the greatest sport in the world”.

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: World champion decathlete Pierce LePage loves pole vault, hates the hurdles

(The Star) Athletics: Faith vows to shatter her two world records at the Paris 2024 Olympics
* Kipyegon lit up the National Athletics Centre in the Hungarian capital to storm two gold medals in the cutthroat women's 1500m and 5000m races
* President Ruto feted Kipyegon at a colourful ceremony hosted by the government to unveil the Talanta Plaza in Upper Hill, Nairobi on Friday

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 486: Brad Stulberg – Master of Change
Brad Stulberg is back on the podcast today! Brad was on the podcast on episode 336 with Shalane Flanagan talking about The Practice of Groundedness. He was also on episode 172, talking about his book The Passion Paradox

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: 'Only one person can win, and that's me'- Fred Kerley fires warning shots to rivals ahead of Xiamen clash
Speaking during a pre-race press conference, Kerley was bullish about his chances of winning the race and spoke it out boldly with the surety that he would clinch the top prize

(USATF) Athletics: Mantz Seeks Repeat, Sisson Ready to Race at the USATF 20 km Championships

Diamond League Xiamen - China

    September 1, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Fastest 60-Year-Old Woman on Earth Is Only Getting Faster
For master’s world record holder Sue McDonald, it’s all about mental games and keeping the training fun

(Calgary Herald) Athletics: Calgary Marathon founder dead after Sunday car crash

(Pulse Spsorts) Athletics: 18-year-old Faith Cherotich sets eyes on Olympics glory after World Championship success
The Kericho-born youngster eyes Olympic glory after historic World Championship bronze in steeplechase triumph

Athletics: ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday
Letesenbet Gidey, Danielle Williams and Julian Weber among the stars ready to shine in Berlin

(Diamond League) Ahletics: Xiamen: Five things to look out for
Yaroslava Mahuchikh and Marileidy Paulino are among the world champions who still need points as they head to Xiamen for the first Wanda Diamond League meeting in China since 2019

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Emily Chebet out to reclaim Eldoret City Marathon
Chebet won last year's race in 2:29:58 ahead of Shyline Jepkorir (2:30:13) while Lilian Jelagat (2:30:23) was third

(Reality's Last Stand) Women in Sport: Are There Sex-Based Differences in Athletic Performance Before Puberty?
While sex-based differences in performance in children are smaller than in adults, they can mean the difference between a gold medal and no medal in sports

(Alaska's News Source) Women in Sport: Board of Education votes to ban trans female athletes from competing in girls’ sports division

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 023 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Preseason
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Preseason

(WA) AThletics: Lyles among nine victorious world champions in Zurich

(Pulse Sports) Athletics: Athing Mu reveals what cost her a win over Mary Moraa in Budapest
There was so much uncertainty surrounding Mu’s appearance at the World Championships but she finally returned with the hope of defending her title

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse places 5th in 1st Diamond League race after worlds
World champ Lyles takes top spot in loaded 200m field; Richardson wins women's 100

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: GB's Laura Muir wins in Zurich, along with Sha'Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles
Britain's Laura Muir won the women's 800m as Americans Sha'Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles triumphed again at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich
(The Times) Laura Muir wins 800m at Zurich’s Diamond League meeting
The 30-year-old was back to winning ways in Switzerland where she claimed a comfortable victory after staying patient on a fast first la

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