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Bolt and Fraser-Pryce Win IAAF AOY Award
17 November 2013
Bolt and Fraser-Pryce Win IAAF AOY Award
With no big surprise, Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 on Saturday (16). At the IAAF World
Rudisha Soon to Return to Full Training
13 November 2013
Rudisha Soon to Return to Full Training
History's fastest 800m runner David Rudisha is planning to return to full training in 3 weeks after recovering from a knee injury he picked up in June in New York. "I plan to
No More A&B Standards for World Champs
13 November 2013
No More A&B Standards for World Champs
There will be a new system of how athletes will qualify for the world outdoor championships, the track and field governing body IAAF announced. The new system that will replace
Short Bio of  ' The Buck Eye Bullet'
11 November 2013
Short Bio of ' The Buck Eye Bullet'
Jesse Owens, also known as "The Buckeye Bullet," was born on September 12, 1913, in Oakville, Alabama.While competing for Ohio State University, he equaled one world
Vlasic Finally Recovered from Foot Injury
06 November 2013
Vlasic Finally Recovered from Foot Injury
The two time World High Jump Champion Blanka Vlasic posted on her website that she has recovered from the foot injury that she was suffering from for almost two years.  The
Bolt Ate 1000 Mc Nuggets at 08 Beijing OG
06 November 2013
Bolt Ate 1000 Mc Nuggets at 08 Beijing OG
Worlds Fastest Man Usain Bolt revealed to independent.co.uk that he consumed around 1000 Chicken Mc Nuggets during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in a period of 10 days. As the
Fraser-Pryce, Hejnova and Adams Shortlisted for AOY Award
06 November 2013
Fraser-Pryce, Hejnova and Adams Shortlisted for AOY Award
Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was shortlisted alongside shot putter Valerie Adams and hurdler Zuzana Hejnova for the female Athlete of the Year award on
New York City Marathon Info: Live Schedule, Weather, Athletes Info, and Stats
31 October 2013
New York City Marathon Info: Live Schedule, Weather, Athletes Info, and Stats
Useful info for the 2013 ING New York City Marathon Race Day Schedule US Eastern Professional women start 9:10 a.m. Wave 1 including professional men 9:40
Mo Farah Starts Marathon Preparation
31 October 2013
Mo Farah Starts Marathon Preparation
Currently worlds greatest distance runner, Mo Farah, has resumed his training after taking some time off from the season in which he won two World Championship gold medalls. Mo
Ennis-Hill Wants World Indoor Title Back
30 October 2013
Ennis-Hill Wants World Indoor Title Back
Defending Olympic heptathlon champ, Jessica-Ennis Hills, says she has recovered from Achilles tendon and a heel injuries and now hopes to compete at the 2014 World Indoor
Caster Semenya After a Year  of Silence Plans to Break Women's 800m World Record
30 October 2013
Caster Semenya After a Year of Silence Plans to Break Women's 800m World Record
The 2012 Olympic 800 silver medallist Caster Semenya says she is getting ready to break the women's 800m world record. The world record that stands at 1:53.28 belongs to Czech
Kiplagat vs Jeptoo for 500,000$ at NYC Marathon
29 October 2013
Kiplagat vs Jeptoo for 500,000$ at NYC Marathon
The women's field at ING New York City Maratahon will see a classic clash between one of the worlds two best marathoners of Kenya Edna Kiplagat and Priscah Jeptoo.To make it
Men's New York Marathon Elite Start Lists and World Marathon Major Scenario
29 October 2013
Men's New York Marathon Elite Start Lists and World Marathon Major Scenario
The ING New York City marathon, an IAAF golden label road race scheduled for Sunday, November 2, is hosting one of the best elite athletes in the race history. Stephen Kiprotich
Kipruto Wins Dramatic Frankfurt Marathon
27 October 2013
Kipruto Wins Dramatic Frankfurt Marathon
Kenyan Vincent Kipruto in a dramatic indoor finish won the Frankfurt Marathon clocking 2:06:16 on Sunday, October 27. Vincent Kipruto out-kicked in the final meters of the race
Ukraine's Ryemyen Upgraded to European Gold after Naimova Received Life Ban for Doping
23 October 2013
Ukraine's Ryemyen Upgraded to European Gold after Naimova Received Life Ban for Doping
Mariya Ryemyen of Ukrauine has been upgraded to European Gold  after the IAAF confirmed Bulgaria's gold medalist Tezdzhan Naimova's life ban for doping.  Tezdzhan
2 Guinness Records Set at Toronto Marathon
23 October 2013
2 Guinness Records Set at Toronto Marathon
Last Sunday the 2013 Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront marathon saw not only Deressa Chimsa run the fastest-ever marathon on Canadian soil, but also two World Guinness records set
Stellar Elite Fields set for Frankfurt Marathon
22 October 2013
Stellar Elite Fields set for Frankfurt Marathon
The 2013 Frankfurt marathon will feature an extraordinary field of 21 men that has run the 42.2km race under 2:10 mark and eight women who hold PB under 2:25 mark. The marathon
Ashton Eaton will Train for 400m Hurldes in 2014
22 October 2013
Ashton Eaton will Train for 400m Hurldes in 2014
Before turning to 400m racing for the 2014 outdoor seaon Eaton has plans to compete in March at the world indoor championships in Poland.  
82 Year Old Ed Whitlock and 64 Year old Yoshihisa  Hosaka Make some History in Toronto
20 October 2013
82 Year Old Ed Whitlock and 64 Year old Yoshihisa Hosaka Make some History in Toronto
The 82 year old Canadian long distance runner Ed Whitlock set a new age group world record when he clocked 3hours 41min and 58 seconds at the Toronto marathon on Sunday, October
Deressa Chimsa and Flomina Cheyech take Toronto waterfall Marathon Crowns
20 October 2013
Deressa Chimsa and Flomina Cheyech take Toronto waterfall Marathon Crowns
Ethiopia's Deressa Chimsa and Kenya's Flomina Cheyech won Canadas Largest road running event the Toronto Waterfall marathon on Sunday (20). The men's race winner Chimsa set the
Chebet Wins Third Amsterdam Marathon
20 October 2013
Chebet Wins Third Amsterdam Marathon
Kenya's Wilson Chebet won for  the 3rd straight year Amsterdam Marathon title by setiing a new course record of 2:05:36 on Sunday (20). WATCH VIDEO HERE The pacemakers set
Amsterdam Marathon Live Race Info and Men's and Women´s Elite Athletes Stats
17 October 2013
Amsterdam Marathon Live Race Info and Men's and Women´s Elite Athletes Stats
Live Streaming Info Previous Years Winners Results Meet Website Men´s Start Lists Women´s Start Lists Start Time: Sunday, October 20 - 9:30 Central European
European 5000m Champ Olga Golovkina Banned for 2 Years for Steroids
06 October 2013
European 5000m Champ Olga Golovkina Banned for 2 Years for Steroids
European 5,000 meter champion Olga Golovkina has been banned for two years over doping charges, the Russian Athletics Federation said. The 26-year-old was suspended for failing
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
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