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Gebraselasie Wins Great Scottish Half Marathon
06 October 2013
Gebraselasie Wins Great Scottish Half Marathon
Legendary Ethiopian Haile Gebraselassie won Great Scottish run half marathon race in a new course record time of 61 minutes and 9 seconds. Emmanuel Bett of Kenya took second
Great Schottish Run Elite Athltes Start Lists
04 October 2013
Great Schottish Run Elite Athltes Start Lists
Great Scotish Run Elite Races Will take placeon Sunday, October 6. The event will be streamed live online on Sunday  at 5:30am - 8:30am US Eastern Day Time, 11:30am-2:30pm
Usain Bolt to Race on Buenos Aires Streets in December
04 October 2013
Usain Bolt to Race on Buenos Aires Streets in December
The 6 times Olympic champ Usain Bolt will run a 100m exhibition race in December in Buenos Aires. There will be a special track made down the 9 de Julio street where the worlds
No Doping Ban for Campbell-Brown
04 October 2013
No Doping Ban for Campbell-Brown
The 3 time Olympic champion Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown slipped through with a public warning by the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association for her use of a banned
IAAF Announces AOY Nominees
02 October 2013
IAAF Announces AOY Nominees
The track and field governing body IAAF have selected 10 men and 10 women athletes who will candidate for the annual athlete of the year award. Through an email poll running
Who was the Man that Spoiled Kipsangs Finish at Berlin Mararthon?
30 September 2013
Who was the Man that Spoiled Kipsangs Finish at Berlin Mararthon?
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang worked hard the most of the race at the Berlin marathon to break the marathon world record by 15 seconds. However, his moment of his life was spoiled by
Kipsang Sets New Marathon World Record
29 September 2013
Kipsang Sets New Marathon World Record
 Kenyan  distance running star Wilson Kipsang broke the world marathon record on Sunday (29) at the 2013 Berlin Marathon. Kipsang crossed the finish line in 2:03:23
WR Splits Berlin Marathon Wilson Kipsang
29 September 2013
WR Splits Berlin Marathon Wilson Kipsang
2011 5km  10KM 15KM 20KM Half Mar 25KM 30KM 35KM 40KM Mar Patrick Makau (KEN) WR
Italian Athlete Used 'Fake Penis' to Avoid Positive Doping Tests?
24 September 2013
Italian Athlete Used 'Fake Penis' to Avoid Positive Doping Tests?
Italian Olymic Committee put under investigation on Monday, Devis Licciardi, an athlete running for the Italian Air Force team, for possibly trying to use a fake penis to avoid
Bolt to Run for Puma Through and After Rio OG
24 September 2013
Bolt to Run for Puma Through and After Rio OG
 PUMA announced on Tuesday that it has renewed endorsement contract with the 6 time Olympic Champion, Usain Bolt.  The new contract will see PUMA work with Usain Bolt
Simpson and Willis Take 5th Avenue Titles
22 September 2013
Simpson and Willis Take 5th Avenue Titles
Moscow World Championships Silver medalist Jenny Simpson (USA) and New Zealands Nick Willis were the winners of the 2013 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday (22). Simpson clocked a massive
Results Dam Tot Damloop 10 Miles
22 September 2013
Results Dam Tot Damloop 10 Miles
SEE FULL RESULTS HERE Men top 25 Place Name Country Bruto Netto 1 Nguse Amlosom Eritrea 45:28 45:28 2 John
7 Athletes Tested Positive at Moscows WCH
20 September 2013
7 Athletes Tested Positive at Moscows WCH
 The IAAF announced on Friday that 7 atheles have failed drug tests that competed at the Moscow world championships last month. The seven, who were named on the website
Bolt may Defer 2016 Retirement Plan
20 September 2013
Bolt may Defer 2016 Retirement Plan
Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt revealed on Thursday that he may not retire in 2016. The six-time Olympic champion had previously told that he would retire after the 2016 Games
Bulgarian Naimova Gets Life Ban
17 September 2013
Bulgarian Naimova Gets Life Ban
Bulgarian sprinter Tezdzhan Naimova has been banned for life and asked to give back her 2013 European gold medal after testing positive for banned steroids, the Bulgarian athletics
Olympic and World Championships Medallits to compete at the New York Fifth Avenu Mile
16 September 2013
Olympic and World Championships Medallits to compete at the New York Fifth Avenu Mile
More than a dozen Olympians and World Championships participants will line up on Sunday (22) to compete at Worlds one of the most famous mile road races "the Fifth Avenue
Decastar IAAF Multi Event Challenge Complete Results
15 September 2013
Decastar IAAF Multi Event Challenge Complete Results
Results: 2015 Decastar  Courtesy: http://www.decastar.info/ Men Decathlon POS ATHLETE
Bekele Defeats Farah at Great North Run
15 September 2013
Bekele Defeats Farah at Great North Run
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele held off a late charge from Brittain's Mo Farah to win an exciting Great North Run Half Marathon on Sunday (15). Bekele increasing the speed about one
Bupa Great North Run Half Marathon - Elite Athlete Start Lists
13 September 2013
Bupa Great North Run Half Marathon - Elite Athlete Start Lists
Courtesy: greatrun.org Men Elite Start Lists BIB # BIB NAME ATHLETE NAME COUNTRY  CLUB BIOG INFO 1 FARAH MO FARAH GBR NEWHAM &
Decastar Multi Event IAAF WCH Start Lists
12 September 2013
Decastar Multi Event IAAF WCH Start Lists
The final  IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting Decastar will take place this weekend in the city of Talence, France.  The Talence field will headline Olympic and
Great North City Games Start Lists: Olympic and World Champs Medallists to Feature the Event
10 September 2013
Great North City Games Start Lists: Olympic and World Champs Medallists to Feature the Event
SEE LIVE EVENT STREAMING INFO HERE Mens Pole
Only Hard Work not Drugs Has Put Me on Top
10 September 2013
Only Hard Work not Drugs Has Put Me on Top
Distance running star Mo Farah has refuted suspicions that his amazing form is achieved with drugs. Hard work was the only thing that made him to step on the top of the
B samples of Powell and 4 Other Jamaicans Come Back Positive
09 September 2013
B samples of Powell and 4 Other Jamaicans Come Back Positive
The back up test of Asafa Powell and four other Jamaican athletes  have returned positive results results says source. All five athletes, Powell,  Sherone Simpson discus
Walter Dix Goes Sub 10sec in 100m in Rieti
09 September 2013
Walter Dix Goes Sub 10sec in 100m in Rieti
Wearing a tracksuit in army camouflage colors, USA's sprinter Walter Dix  won the 100m at the Rieti IAAF World Challenge meeting on Sunday (8). The 2 time Olympic bronz
Results World Challenge Rieti
08 September 2013
Results World Challenge Rieti
REULTS MEN RESULTS WOMEN Men Results 100m Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction
Bolt Ends Season With a Win in Brussels
06 September 2013
Bolt Ends Season With a Win in Brussels
Jamaican super-star, Usain Bolt, put an end to his brilliant season at the final Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday as he won the 100m in 9.80sec.  Bolt, recovered
Ukraines Javelin Thrower Avramenko temporally Susspended for Positive Dop Test
04 September 2013
Ukraines Javelin Thrower Avramenko temporally Susspended for Positive Dop Test
According to (http://www.throwholics.com) the  IAAF have temporally suspended Ukraine's one of the best javelin thrower Roman Avramenko for a positive doping test. The
Kipsang and Makau Plan to Break Marathon World Record in Berlin
04 September 2013
Kipsang and Makau Plan to Break Marathon World Record in Berlin
Worlds two fastest marathoners,  Wilson Kipsang and world record holder, Patrick Makau revealed their plans to lower the marathon world record that stands
Rodgers & Bailey-Cole Surprises Gatlin
04 September 2013
Rodgers & Bailey-Cole Surprises Gatlin
Moscow World Championships silver medallist, Justin Gatlin of the United States, was defeated by compatriot Mike Rodgers and Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole in the 100m at the
Results World Challenge Zagreb
03 September 2013
Results World Challenge Zagreb
800m Women Rank Name Nat Result 1. POISTOGOVA Ekaterina RUS 01:59,03 2. CHEBET
Diamond League Brussels Starts Lists
03 September 2013
Diamond League Brussels Starts Lists
100m Men Athlete DATE OF BIRTH Nation PB SB
World Challenge Zagreb Start Lists
03 September 2013
World Challenge Zagreb Start Lists
100m Men Lane Name Date of Birth Nat PB SB 2013 1 AIKINES-ARYEETEY Harry 29 AUG 1988 GBR 10,08 10,08 2 ROGERS
Bolt Picks to Run 100m in Brussels
02 September 2013
Bolt Picks to Run 100m in Brussels
Six time Olympic Champion, Usain Bolt, has decided to race the 100m in Brussels at the final IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday, September 6. Bolt, who added the eight World
Dibaba Misses Radcliffe's 10km WR
01 September 2013
Dibaba Misses Radcliffe's 10km WR
Ethiopia's superstar Tirunesh Dibaba attempted to break the 10km road world record, but  missed it by nine seconds, as she won the Internationale Rabobank Tilburg Ladies
Abakumova Improves World Lead to 70.53m
01 September 2013
Abakumova Improves World Lead to 70.53m
The 2012 Olympic Champion in Javelin Mariya Abakumova of Russia with an impressive throw of 70.53m took victory at the ISTAF World Challenge meeting in Berlin on Sunday, September
Berlin World Challenge Start Lists
01 September 2013
Berlin World Challenge Start Lists
  Women
Results Decanation Valence (FRA)
01 September 2013
Results Decanation Valence (FRA)
Team Results | Décanation 2013 1 137 pt Unted States 2 121 pt RUSSIA 3 118 pt FRANCE 4 104 pt Germany 5
Tired Bolt Wins 100m in Zurich
30 August 2013
Tired Bolt Wins 100m in Zurich
Running into a slight headwind Usain Bolt out-sprinted his compatriot, Nickel Ashmeade, and American Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres at the Zurich Diamond League meeting on
Adams Continues Her Win-Streak in Zurich
29 August 2013
Adams Continues Her Win-Streak in Zurich
Undoubtedly Worlds best shot putter, Velrie Adams, of New Zealand continued her impressive win-streak on Wednesday as she set a new season best mark in the world in the first day
Diamond League Zurich Entry Lists
29 August 2013
Diamond League Zurich Entry Lists
15 Olympic Champions and 17 world champions will participate at Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League on Thursday Women
Duel - Bolt vs Gatlin in Zurich
27 August 2013
Duel - Bolt vs Gatlin in Zurich
After winning 3 gold medals at Moscow World Championships, Worlds one of the most prominent athletes, Usain Bolt, will make his first appearance on Thursday at the Diamond League
Gatlin Defeats Ashmeade at Gugl Games
27 August 2013
Gatlin Defeats Ashmeade at Gugl Games
 Challenged by cold rain and Jamaica's sprinter  Nickel Ashmeade USA's sprinter Justin Gatlin managed to win 100m at the Gugl Games on Monday (26). Gatlin, who took
Results Gugl Games - Linz, Austria
26 August 2013
Results Gugl Games - Linz, Austria
100m Women Pre Program 100m Men Pre Program 1000m Men Pre Program 400m Show race 100m Women 400m Hurdles Women Long Jump Women 100m Hurdles Women 110m
Pitkamaki 89.03m & Abakumova 69.75m Set WL
26 August 2013
Pitkamaki 89.03m & Abakumova 69.75m Set WL
Competing in two different competitions in Germany, Javelin throwers Tero Pitkamaki and Maria Abakumova produced years best throw on Sunday, August (25). Competing at the
Symmonds Wins Skolimowskiej Memoriał
25 August 2013
Symmonds Wins Skolimowskiej Memoriał
Sunday (25) Warsaw, Poland - Americas best half miler, Nick Symmonds, by winning 800m race at the 4th Kamili Skolimowskiej Memoriał in Poland, showed that his silver medal at
Gugl Games to Host Olympic and World Championship Medallists - Sanchez vs Trailbiker
25 August 2013
Gugl Games to Host Olympic and World Championship Medallists - Sanchez vs Trailbiker
The 2013 Gugl games will take place in the City of Linz, Austria on Monday, August 26. The meeting organizers announced that 12 Olympic and world championships medalists will take
Source Says, Tyson Gay Positive Test was for Streroid
23 August 2013
Source Says, Tyson Gay Positive Test was for Streroid
  2007 double world champion Tyson Gay, who after being tested  positive for- doping test withdrawn from Moscow's World Championships, had taken a banned steroid, the
Merrit Dominates 400m in Stockholm
23 August 2013
Merrit Dominates 400m in Stockholm
World Champion LaShawn Merritt won the men's 400 metres at the DN Galan Diamond League meet. Merrit clocked 44.69 beating Luguelin Santos of the Dominican Republic. Defending
Rodgers Defeats Bronze Medallist Carter
21 August 2013
Rodgers Defeats Bronze Medallist Carter
USA Sprinter, Mike Rodgers, defeated Moscow World Champs Bronze medalist Nesat Carter (JAM) in the 100m race on Wednesday at the European Athletics Classic meeting - Memorial
Cuban Hurdler Ortega Flees His Country
21 August 2013
Cuban Hurdler Ortega Flees His Country
The Cuban athletics federation says hurdler Orlando Ortega has not returned to the country after competing in the world championships in Russia last week. The federation said
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