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International students are those students who leave their motherland and travel across oceans and seas to pursue their education and execute their talents. In some other instances, those students not only leave their country to study abroad, but also some of them are under the program of student athletes. 393 more words

Distance Running.

IAAF World Championships Will Inspire More People to Join the Sport

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is expecting next year’s World Championships in Beijing to inspire more people to join the sport.

“We hope the Championships could inspire more people to join the sports,” Secretary-General Essar Gabriel told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Tuesday, when the 15th Athletics World Championships started its 300-day countdown. 300 more words


Okpekpe Road Race Gets IAAF Bronze Label

The World Athletics Governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has conferred the IAAF bronze label status on the Okpkekpe 10km Road Race, which holds annually in Edo State, Nigeria. 175 more words


Justlin Gatlin Update - Misses out on Shortlist

I wrote last week about Justin Gatlin’s troubling comeback – how he is running sensational times for the 100m and 200m, despite being ‘past it’ in running terms and having two previous doping bans. 171 more words

Athletics News

Wesley a man of the people

Wesley korir is a renowned athlete born and raised in Kitale, Trans –Nzoia country in Kenya. The 32 year old is one of the best people known ever in history. 500 more words

Distance Running.

$500,000 cheque! Rita Jeptoo hits the jackpot while Eliud Kipchoge leads 1,2,3 Kenyan sweep as they dominate 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya wins 2014 Chicago marathon, hits the jackpot and becomes the first human to win four marathons in a row. She receives a 500,000 U.S dollars cheque beside he winning money. 238 more words


Chicago Marathon runners leave the worrying to organizers, police

By Beth Werge

While racers and spectators of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon might be nervous with pre-race jitters, there seems to be little concern about safety – primarily because they trust that every precaution has been taken to ensure smooth sailing on race day. 988 more words