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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

Nigeria

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

Sports

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

Fall2014

Should Justin Gatlin be allowed to compete?

It was announced a few days ago that the American sprinter Justin Gatlin is on the shortlist for the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) … 699 more words

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Meet two Canadians who believe winning is their only option

Purple and white are uniquely familiar to decathlete Damian Warner. Western University’s distinctive hues are indelibly associated with the hypoxic cloud of hard running workouts at Don Wright Track. 820 more words

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