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BBC Birmingham Diamond League
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Athing Mu 4th Fastest 600m In WORLD HISTORY!
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20-year-old Keely Hodgkinson lays down gauntlet for Athing Mu with relentless 800m win | NBC Sports

    May 24, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

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Athletics: Monica Halligan inducted into Grandma’s Marathon Hall of Fame
Fifth of Six Inductees Planned for Class of 2022

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 9
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 9

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 9
2022 NAIA Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 9


(AW) Athletics: Eilish McColgan sets European and British 10km record
Scot beats Paula Radcliffe’s record by two seconds after running 30:19 at Great Manchester Run on Sunday

(Reuters) Athletics: Thompson-Herah, Richardson headline 100 metres in Prefontaine Classic

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: Dame Flora Duffy withdraws from Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga after positive Covid test

Athletics: Kenya’s Cheserek, Ethiopia’s Degefa Win 36th Carlsbad 5000
Thousands of spectators line the oceanfront streets of downtown Carlsbad as “World’s Fastest 5k” roars back from three-year pandemic pause

“Urging Sport Governance to Develop New Structures for Transgender Athletes, While
Prioritizing Competitive Fairness and Safety for Females








    May 23, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AI) Athlwetics: Edward Cheserek and Biruktayit Degefa (Eshetu) win Carlsbad 5000

(Triathlete Magazine) Triathlon: What is the Sub7/Sub8 Project?
The buzz is starting to build for Sub7 and Sub8. What will it look like?

(Yahoo) Athletics: 1 dead, 15 hospitalized in Brooklyn Half Marathon amid unseasonably warm conditions

(ITU) Triathlon: World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships 2023 scheduled in Hamburg

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya: 'Athletics chiefs thought I had a d--- so I offered to prove I didn't'
Semenya also proclaimed that artificially lowering her testosterone levels to compete was 'like stabbing yourself with a knife every day'

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan sets British and European 10k record at Great Manchester Run
Eilish McColgan set a British and European 10km record as she finished runner-up at the Great Manchester Run

(WA) Athletics: Vetter and Peters to go head-to-head in Hengelo

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Richard Kilty criticises Reece Prescod for forgiving CJ Ujah over failed drugs test
Richard Kilty has criticised fellow sprinter Reece Prescod for forgiving CJ Ujah over his failed drugs test that saw Great Britain stripped of an Olympic sprint relay silver medal
(The Guardian) Richard Kilty rips into teammate Reece Prescod over CJ Ujah Olympic drugs ban
Prescod said Ujah should be forgiven for costing teammates - Kilty: ‘It’s fucking bullshit what he said to be honest’

(WA) Athletics: Mongolia's marathon stalwart Bat-Ochir remains in it for the long run

(BBC) Athletics: Elaine Thompson-Herah wins 100m in Jamaica after missing Birmingham event



    May 22, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

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Marine Corps Historic Half - Washington, DC

Toronto Women Runs Half Marathon/10K/5K - Toronto, ON


    May 21, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(NYRR) Athletics: "What the Spirit of Brooklyn Is All About"
The 2022 RBC Brooklyn Half was a thrill for runners, spectators, volunteers, NYRR staff, and fans, as this iconic race—celebrating its 40th running this year—returned to the streets of Brooklyn for the first time since 2019

(NBC) Athletics: Men’s 100m showdown stymied by DQ at Birmingham Diamond League

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson, Laura Muir and Dina Asher-Smith dazzle at Diamond League
British athletes give home crowd in Birmingham plenty to cheer with victories on Saturday as they shine in the women’s events
(BBC) Dina Asher-Smith beats Shericka Jackson to win Birmingham Diamond League 100m
(The Guardian) 100m win in Diamond League
Briton wins first 100m of season in 11.11sec - ‘I will take that for an opener,’ says Asher-Smith

(CBC) Athletics: Aaron Brown captures his 1st Diamond League 100-metre race, beating Yohan Blake
Fellow Canadians Arop, Lovett prevail in 800m, high jump at Muller Birmingham meet

(NY Post) Athletics: The Brooklyn Half Marathon is back — and looks like it’ll be a scorcher

(USATF) Athletics: Johnson, Buchalski top two Team USATF performers at Distance Classic

(SaveWomensSports) Women in Sport: Activists Attempt to Use Lawsuits to Stop Save Women’s Sports
Founder Beth Stelzer Seeks Help to Continue to Fight

RBC Brooklyn Half Marathon - Brooklyn, NY

Diamond League Birmingham - London, UK


    May 20, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AW) Athletics: Hellen Obiri and Eilish McColgan renew rivalry
Kenyan legend and in-form Brit tackle women’s 10km in Manchester with Ellis Cross, Stewy McSweyn and Jack Rayner among men’s contenders in Great Run event

(The Independent) Athletics: Women’s 100m world record is under threat, Dina Asher-Smith believes
Asher-Smith will run at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham
(BBC) Dina Asher-Smith: British sprinter 'light years' ahead of 2019 form
Dina Asher-Smith says her form is "light years" ahead of where it was when she won two world medals in 2019


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2003: Dr Richard Budgett, in which he discusses the consequences of trans women competing in women’s sport. responding to a government inquiry, Budgett, then at the British Olympic Association, states: “the effect of allowing male transsexuals to compete as women would be to make competition unfair and potentially dangerous in some sports and would undermine women’s sports.”.
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  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - May 2022  
Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man's World  Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man's World

By Lauren Fleshman (Author)

Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes
Lauren Fleshman has grown up in the world of running: one of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, she was a major face of women’s running for Nike before leaving to shake up the industry with feminist running brand Oiselle and now coaches elite young female runners. Every step of the way, she has seen the way that our sports systems—originally designed by men, for men and boys—fail young women and girls as much as empower them. Girls drop out of sports at alarming rates once they hit puberty, and female collegiate athletes routinely fall victim to injury, eating disorders, or mental health struggles as they try to force their way past a natural dip in performance for women of their age.
Part memoir, part manifesto, Good for a Girl is Fleshman’s story of falling in love with running as a girl, being pushed to her limits and succumbing to devastating injuries, and daring to fight for a better way for female athletes. Long gone are the days when women and girls felt lucky just to participate; Fleshman and women everywhere are waking up to the reality that they’re running, playing, and competing in a world that wasn’t made for them. Drawing on not only her own story but also emerging research on the physiology and psychology of young athletes, both male and female, Fleshman gives voice to the often-silent experience of the female athlete and argues that the time has come to rebuild our systems of competitive sport with women at their center.
Written with heart and verve, Good for a Girl is a joyful love letter to the running life, a raw personal narrative of growth and change, and a vital call to reimagine sports for young women.

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