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Day 3 of the 2018 Australian Junior Championships saw some of the best performances yet with records tumbling and more U20 World Championship and Youth Olympic Games qualifiers on Friday. The name Sophie White now sits proudly alongside Sally Pearson with the West Australian equalling the reigning world and Olympic...
IAAF World Championships London 2017 – If you don’t have Eurosport try here -> http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/2573 if that doesn't work try some others here- http://www.watchathletics.com/schedule/watchlive/2573 Yesterday's wraps - https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/farah-wins-third-straight-world-10000m-title-in-dramatic-fashion/ https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/millar-enjoys-100m-experience-and-mccartney-into-pole-vault-final/ https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/long-jump-final-awaits-lapierre-as-buckman-moves-to-1500m-semi-final-in-london/
Peres Jepchirchir
Peres Jepchirchir broke the world record* in the women's half marathon today, clocking 1:05:06 at the RAK Half half marathon in Ras al-Khaimah, UAE. The 23-year-old Kenyan, who won the world title over the distance in 2016, knocked three seconds from the previous record set by her compatriot Florence Kiplagat...
Australian teenager Cameron Myers has joined an exclusive club of runners to break the four-minute mile, becoming the second-youngest person to achieve the feat after Norwegian superstar Jakob Ingebrigtsen. Myers, aged just 16 years and 259 days, clocked an impressive time of three minutes 55.44 seconds at the Maurie Plant Classic in Melbourne on Thursday, finishing third behind Australia's Commonwealth Games 1500m champion Olli Hoare.
No such difficulty in nominating a favourite performance of the week. That would have to be Jeff Riseley’s 1:45.34 800 victory in the Citta di Conegliano meeting in Italy. Many things you could say here – just off the plane, ran down Algeria’s Mohamed Belbachir up the final straight, missed the Olympic auto standard by a mere 0.14 seconds. Mostly, however, it was a performance to make you smile.
The final day of the Pan American Games at Santiago's Julio Martinez Pradanos National Stadium was nothing short of spectacular for American athletes. Matthew Ludwig, Curtis Thompson, and Rachel McCoy delivered exceptional performances, securing gold medals and ending long-standing title droughts in their respective events.
The wait is over for Australia’s 55-strong IAAF World Under 20 Championships team, with the squad today departing Sydney (NSW) for Mannheim (GER) ahead of competition at the Bauhaus Junioren Gala this weekend. Launching a three-week build-up of competition that culminates with Bydgoszcz 2016 next month, the opportunity for athletes...
The Brooks International Beer Mile, May 13, 2017 - George Knott Reserve, Clifton Hill, Victoria. On May 13, Melbourne will host the Brooks International Beer Mile. The event features former world record holders, Lewis Kent (Canada) and Josh Harris (Australia). The beer mile, classically a college and athletic club ‘underground sport’...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (06-Dec) -- Reigning Boston Marathon champions, Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat of Kenya, have committed to defending their titles at the 2018 edition of the world's oldest, continuously run marathon on Monday, April 16.  The news came from the event's...
By Chris Lotsbom, @chrislotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved FALMOUTH, MA, USA (20-Aug) -- This morning, Stephen Sambu faced the daunting task of winning his fourth consecutive New Balance Falmouth Road Race, something no man had ever done before. Dictating the race and dealing with a stubborn Leonard...
                   

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