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Australia's Sally Pearson has completed one of histories most epic sporting comebacks overcoming two years of injury to win the world 100 metres hurdles title in London. RESULT POS BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK MS* REACTION TIME 1 3632 Sally PEARSON AUS 12.59 0.127 2 4338 Dawn HARPER NELSON USA 12.63 SB 0.167 3 3925 Pamela DUTKIEWICZ GER 12.72 0.143 4 4339 Kendra HARRISON USA 12.74 .736 0.146 5 4353 Christina MANNING USA 12.74 .737 0.183 6 3675 Alina TALAY BLR 12.81 SB 0.139 7 4137 Nadine VISSER NED 12.83 0.154 8 4311 Nia ALI USA 13.04 0.149
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved PRAGUE (31-Mar) -- Tomorrow may be the first of April, but there will be no fooling around in the elite section of the 19th Sportisimo Prague Half-Marathon.  About 11,000 runners will be treated to beautiful spring weather which should...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved EUGENE, OR (07-Jul) -- In every Olympic Trials there is a race that is remembered for its pageantry and magnificence, heartbreak and triumph. In 2008 it was the men's 800m; in 2012 the women's 5000m. Tonight, as the rain...
Melbourne, Australia; June 9, 2023 -  The next chapter of Australia’s storied legacy in endurance events is set to unfold as Athletics Australia announces a line up of marathoners and 35km racewalkers bound for the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary this August.
Renowned British ultra-runner, Tom Evans, celebrated for his triumphs including the Western States 100 and his representation of Great Britain in cross-country events, has reluctantly withdrawn from the impending Ultra-Trail Cape Town 100km race following a harrowing mugging incident during a solitary run on Cape Town's Table Mountain.
Video: 2017 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Women's Race Video via Competitor.com TOP FEMALE GENDER PL NAME TIME 1 Viola Lagat 15:35 2 Shannon Rowbury 15:36 3 Aisha Praught 15:36 4 Dominique Scott 15:40 5 Brenda Martinez 15:44 6 Neely Spence Gracey 15:49 7 Lauren Paquette 15:52 8 Camille Buscomb 16:02 9 Kaori Morita 16:13 10 Maria Larsson 16:24
Tauranga sprinter Joseph Millar has been added to the athletics team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. He will run in the 200 metres. Millar, four times the New Zealand double sprint champion at the New Zealand Championships from 2012 to 2017 made big advances last year to run...
Two time Commonwealth Games Marathon champion (2014 and 2018) Michael Shelley has announced his retirement from elite marathon running.
Sustainable body and home-care brand Zero Co has launched an initiative to support struggling grassroots and community organisations with a new fundraising model that helps raise much needed funds and stops single-use plastic from ending up in landfill. There are many ultra-marathon footwear in the market today and one...
First Australian woman ever sub-4.  Her time of 3:59.67 ranks her number 1 in the world for 2021, as of 2nd April 2021. Her time would have ranked her #3 for the 2020 year and #14 for the 2019 year.