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New Balance Indoor Grand Prix | World Indoor Tour 2023
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Arkansas Men Run Second-Fastest Indoor 4x400m In NCAA History!

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    February 8, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Full US squad set for WXC Bathurst 23

(AC) Athletics: Five Athletes Selected to Team Canada for 2023 World Athletics Championships


    February 7, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(France24) Olympics: Paris mayor against Russian athletes at 2024 Olympics 'while war goes on'
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo changed her stance on Russian competitors at the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday saying they should be banned "while the war continues" in Ukraine, her office said

(WA) Athletics" 50 years of the World Cross: long-short doubles

(West Australian) Drugs in Sport: Peter Bol: West Australian Olympic runner to take lie detector test to prove innocence after failed drug test

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

(EA) Athletics: Skrzyszowska improves to 7.78 as Jacobs opens season with 60m victory at Orlen Cup in Lodz

(Irish Times) Athletics: Lack of any Irish presence at the World Cross-Country ‘alarming’ says leading coach
Feidhlim Kelly recognises the challenges in getting to Bathurst, still sees some missed opportunities by Athletics Ireland

Athletics: Thousands Participate in the 2023 Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon presented by presented by 361°
Southern California Runners Jason Yang and Michelle Jacobsen win men’s and women’s marathon titles

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Announces Senior and U20 Rosters for Bathurst23

(Cycling Weekly) Endurance Sports: Skip the sports drinks, non-alcoholic beer may be as good as, or even better, for post cycling recovery
Carbs, sodium and polyphenols: why non-alcoholic beer makes a good post-ride option

(Journal of the Philosophy of Sport) Women in Sport: Why ‘Meaningful Competition’ is not fair competition
In this paper I discuss a new conception that has arrived relatively recently on the scene, in the context of the debate over the inclusion of transwomen (hereafter TW) in female sport

(CBC) Athletics: World Athletics approves 6 more Russians to compete as neutral athletes
Country remains barred from track and field competition after Ukraine invasion

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

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: 11-year-old runner breaks two world age group records in three days
At only age 11, Sophie Hall of Melbourne, Australia, is already beating competitors twice her age

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: The true difference between men and women’s bodies – and what it means for the trans athlete debate
Genetics, hormones, and pure muscle: what experts can tells us about the playing field levels

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Lanni Marchant addresses House of Commons on abuse in sport
This is Marchant's second time appearing before the House of Commons

(Barron's) Olympics: Czechs To Oppose Russian Athletes At 2024 Olympics

(New Vision) Athletics: Cheptegei doesn't need a 5000m, 1000m double - Ruiter
At last year’s World Athletics Championships, he won gold in the 10,000m, only to suffer an injury during the 5000m final and finish in ninth position ...

(Tri247) Triathlon"Gwen Jorgensen comeback to get under way at Taupo
(ITU) "It's a big question mark and it's a big unknown" - Gwen Jorgensen on Podcast #70

(New Vision) Athletics: Cheptegei urged to retain world cross-countrytitle
Njia says: “Cheptegei can still dominate the course and emerge victorious and also go ahead to win more races en route to becoming one of the biggest in history.”

(WA) Athletics: Tsegay targets world record, top talent to tussle in Torun


    February 6, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2023 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 3
2023 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 3

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Barsosio, Chebiwott land a two-year ban each over doping
* Chebiwott, 25, received the suspension after being found guilty of violating the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules by utilizing an illegal drug called anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS).
* Barsosio, a former winner of the NN Marathon Rotterdam, was disqualified due to the presence of the banned chemical trimetazidine in her sample

(Outside Online) Athletics: Why World Cross-Country Is Proudly a Winter Sport
Cross-country began and grew in the cold off-season, and its world championships are usually held in winter mud and slush. This year, however, will be different

(Reuters) Athletics: Six more Russians cleared as neutrals - but war ban keeps them out

(The Voice) Athletics: Jamaica’s youngest Olympic gold medallist giving back to her community
Brianna Williams: "I am committed to helping the next generation in this sport and I want to encourage you to work hard and don't let anybody quell your dreams."

(WA) Athletics: Lohalith takes surprise win in Castellon, marking first international victory for Athlete Refugee Team

(Sex-Matters.org) Women in Sport: Why are lawyers giving faulty advice about women-only sports?
No legal chamges are needed to allow women-only sports

(NBC) Athletics:Noah Lyles runs personal best and is coming for Usain Bolt’s world record

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Political neutrality and how to enforce it has dogged the Olympic Movement since First World War

(Daily Mail) Olympics: Great Britain unlikely to boycott the Paris 2024 Olympics despite politicians convening a summit to discuss how to block Russian and Belarusian athletes competing under a neutral flag as war in Ukraine rages
* International Olympic Committee developing pathway for Russian athletes
* Sports ministers will meet to discuss ways of blocking them entering as neutrals
* But Team GB are unlikely to support a boycott of the Olympics in Paris

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Canada’s Lucia Stafford and Ben Flanagan shine at 2023 New Balance Grand Prix
These two Canadian runners are on fire, each starting their 2023 season off with two straight personal bests

(Dyestat) Athletics: Huntington's Addy Wiley Sets NAIA Mile Record, Becomes First Collegiate Female Athlete to Secure Camel City Elite Victory


    February 5, 2023    [Links load in new window]  

(EA) Athletics: Playas de Castellón dominate the 2023 ECCC Cross Country with three team titles

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF stars dominate at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

(CBC) Athletics: Toronto's Lucia Stafford runs her best mile in 2nd-place finish at Indoor Grand Prix
Olympian clocks 4:23.52 in Boston behind American Heather MacLean's 4:23.42

Athletics: Dubai Marathon, YallaGive in Major Boost for International and Local Charities
The new initiative allows any runner competing in the Dubai Marathon on Sunday (February 12) to raise funds for any of the 16 charities by joining or creating their own campaign.

(The Guardian Nigeria) Athletics: Kenya, Ethiopia dominate Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

(Rowing News) Women in Sport: USRowing’s New Gender-Identity Policy Sparks Controversy

(RRW) Athletics MacLean Wins In Boston Homecoming at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
It's been three years since the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix has been held in its birthplace in Boston, and for Heather MacLean today's homecoming was particularly sweet

(WA) Athletics: Lyles and Hobbs star in 60m showdowns, Bol breaks world best in Boston

(BBC) Athletics: World Indoor Tour: Laura Muir wins in Boston as British athletes dominate 3,000m
Laura Muir led a dominant British performance in the 3,000m at the World Indoor Tour in Boston as she claimed victory in her season-opening race


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February 8, 2023:
Livestream - ORLEN Copernicus Cup Torun | World Indoor Tour 2023
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February 11, 2023:
Millrose Games - New York NY
February 12, 2023:
Dubai Marathon - Dubai, UAE
February 16-18, 2023:
USATF Indoor Championships - Albuquerque , NM
February 18, 2023:
World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 23 - Australia
February 19, 2023:
Ascension Eton Austin Marathon - Austin, TX
February 22, 2023:
Standard Chartered Duba Marathon - Dubai, UAE
February 25, 2023:
Osaka Marathon - Japan

USATF Masters 5 km Championships - Atlanta, GA
February 26, 2023:
Malta Marathon - Malta

USATF Half Marathon Championships - Fort Worth, Texas
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  WOMEN IN SPORT  
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.”.
2021: "Everyone agrees that trans women are women" .
2022: The science has not changed - the politics have!
June 2022: The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, has hailed swimming’s decision to ban transgender women from elite female competition as in “the best interests of its sport” – and hinted that track and field could soon follow suit.
July 2022: British Triathlon has announced that for athletes over the age of 12, there will be two categories; a Female Category, (for those who are the female sex at birth), and an Open Category, (for all individuals including male, transgender and those non-binary who were male sex at birth
November 30, 2022: Disappointingly World Athletics kicked the transgender "can" down the road to March 2023. The question is why? The science is clear and it is settled - men have an unfair advantge over women in sport. Stop trying to pretend otherwise.
January 21, 2023: World Athletics proposals to preserve path for trans women in female category.
Jamuary 22, 2023: Given Coe's previous strong stements about protecting female athletes one wonders if the pressure to include males in female sport is coming from someone else?
February 3, 2023: UK Athletics backs ban on trans women from female competition


  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - February, 2023  
Running Periodization: Training Theories to Run Faster The Endurance of Speed: The Revolutionary New Way to Train for Marathons & Half-Marathons

Jason Karp (Author)
Oftentimes, runners’ performances plateau not because of what they do, but because of what they don’t do. And one of the things that many runners don’t do when they start running as adults is work on their basic speed. They never become fast runners.
What happens if runners turn the traditional model of distance running training on its head and train speed first before training endurance? What happens when runners train at the right speed rather than at the right distance?
The Endurance of Speed is a revolutionary new method of marathon and half-marathon training, in which you’ll discover the remarkable answers to these questions, as you learn how to train your speed first and then how to improve your endurance of speed to reach and exceed your marathon or half-marathon goals.

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