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A team of scientists from Norway have cast doubt on the results of Peter Bol's recent doping case, claiming that the testing for EPO by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is subjective and can lead to misinterpretation of results.
Melbourne, Australia; February 1, 2023 -  The Maurie Plant Meet, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold level meet, has lured Olympic 1500m champion Matthew Centrowitz Jnr down under from the United States. The three-time Olympian has also locked in a race on either side, kicking off his campaign in Adelaide next week...
Yared Nuguse, a former Notre Dame runner, made history in the men's 3,000m run at the Boston University Terrier Classic on Friday, clocking a record-breaking 7:28.24. The former Notre Dame runner smashed the previous American record of 7:30.16, held by Galen Rupp for a decade, and also beat Grant Fisher's outdoor mark of 7:28.48. Nuguse dominated the race, finishing more than three seconds ahead of the competition and pulling five other runners under the 7:40 m. Nuguse covered the final mile in 3:56.96. 
Germany’s Olympic long jump champion Malaika Mihambo and Poland’s sprinter Ewa Swoboda produced the highlights at the ISTAF INDOOR Düsseldorf. Mihambo left it late before producing a fine 6.83 m jump while Swoboda was just ahead of crowd favorite Gina Lückenkemper in 7.18 seconds in the 60 m final in front of around 6,100 spectators in the PSD BANK DOME arena. Polish athletes had a great day in Düsseldorf, taking three of the six competitions.
The cream of Australia’s distance running crop are primed to take on the rugged Bathurst terrain next month, with Athletics Australia finalising its 28-strong team for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2023, taking place from February 17-19.
Keely Hodgkinson, an Olympic 800m silver medallist, made history on Friday night by breaking the long-standing world record for 600m at the Bryggen Sports event in Manchester. This was the third British record to be broken in 24 hours, following Dina Asher-Smith and Sam Atkin's achievements. Hodgkinson clocked 1:23.41, beating the previous record of 1:23.44 set by Olga Kotlyarova of Russia in 2004. She was accompanied by pacemaker Issy Boffey, who had earlier won the women's 800m.
30-year-old, Woody Kincaid has unleashed his well-known kick to break Grant Fisher's American indoor 5000m record (12:53.73) at an indoor meet at Boston University. Kincaid clocked 12:51.61 with an insane finish. Experience unparalleled comfort and agility with Tarkine running shoes, crafted for runners who seek the perfect blend of...
Faith Kipyegon, a double Olympic champion in the 1500 metres, has expressed her desire to take on the marathon in the future. In an interview, Kipyegon revealed that the unparalleled success of Kenya's marathon icon, Eliud Kipchoge, has ignited and nurtured her ambition. Kipyegon stated that Kipchoge's awe-inspiring string of masterful performances has left her in awe and she hopes to replicate that in the future.
The extraordinary Great Southern Stage Run returns for a second year to the Great Southern Region of Western Australia and will be held on the 16 to 18 November 2023. Experience the perfect blend of agility and support with Tarkine Trail Devil shoes, crafted for those who demand excellence in...
Melbourne, Australia; February 21, 2023 -  An Olympic champion, the world’s fastest man, Australia’s newest global medallists plus a slew of Australia’s most prolific Olympians and Paralympians. Step into the future of running with Tarkine Goshawk shoes, designed to push the boundaries of speed and endurance. The Maurie Plant Meet –...