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    July 31, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Globe and Mail) Cycling: Annemiek Van Vleuten wins Tour de France Femmes with final stage triumph

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Ironman Announces Two Days for Kona 2023—One for Men, One for Women
The Ironman World Championships commits to expanding the two-day format and offering additional spots for female athletes

(Evening Standard) Cycling: Second horror crash at Commonwealth Games as Team England cyclist catapulted into crowd
England’s Matt Walls was involved in a terrifying accident at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday morning when he was catapulted over the barriers and into the crowds at the Lee Valley VeloPark

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(The Age) Australia back in business as a force in triathlon

(USATF) Athletics: Fifteen National Champions Crowned on Day Five of USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

(QuadCities.com) Athletics: Beautiful day for a Bix; Tiernan wins

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Team Kenya lands in Cali, ready to conquer world again
* Kenya go into the championships as the defending champion after winning 16 medals in the last edition held in Nairobi last year
* A total of 1,517 athletes and 852 officials from 141 countries will be in the 'Sultana del Valle' for the championships

(Waco Tribune-Herald) Athletics: Brice Cherry: Michael Johnson's perch in track and field history unbreakable

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Alisha Rees: Meet the fastest woman in Scotland as she prepares for Commonwealth Games

(The Press Democrat) Athletics: Montgomery grad Sara Hall still running strong, celebrates top-5 world marathon finish

(WA) Athletics: Stars of the future ready to shine in Cali

(Royal Gazette) Triathlon: ‘Anything can happen’ ? Dame Flora Duffy eyes relay medal

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: MVP confirms Jackson, McPherson and Morrison will miss Commonwealth Games

    July 30, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(SI Live) Athletics: Commentary: An American ‘spark’ has ignited for track & field, but where will it go?

(Saturday Standard) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon: I'm eyeing the world record

(3Wire Sports) Drugs in Sport: https://www.3wiresports.com/articles/2022/7/29/americans-insist-they-care-about-doping-in-sports-and-then-theres-shelby-houlihan>A?

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Third time lucky! Jess Stenson FINALLY wins the marathon at the Commonwealth Games after finishing third at Gold Coast and Glasgow - and explains how being a mum helped her take top spot
* Jess Stenson has finally got her hands on gold at the Commonwealth Games
* The 34-year-old triumphed in the marathon in Birmingham on Saturday
* Stenson said that being a mother has helped her be prepared for the event

(Mirror) Athletics: Marathon runner goes wrong way in race but still wins Commonwealth Games gold
Victor Kiplangat went on to win gold in the men's marathon at the Commenwealth Games, but his victory was not without controversy, after the Ugandan ran the wrong way down the Birmingham track.

(USATF) Athletics: Field finals wrap up day four at USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento >BR>
(The Telegraph) Triathlon: Alex Yee high-fives rival 50m from line as he wins England's first Commonwealth gold in triathlon
A thrilling climax was dashed as Hayden Wilde received a 10-second penalty, with the rivals fist-bumping as Yee cruised to victory

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 402: Dr. Richey Hansen – Coach of the Roots Running Project
Dr. Richey Hansen is a former collegiate distance runner for UC San Diego. He has been coaching in Boulder since 2009. He is a doctor of chiropractic with a specialty in sports medicine and is also getting his MBA right now. He is the head coach at Roots Running Project. Some of his athletes include Noah Droddy, Alia Gray (who is also his wife), Frank Lara, Maggie Montoya, and the list goes on! Alia and Richey recently announced that they have a baby on the way

(BBC) Athletics: European Championships: Dina Asher-Smith in Great Britain squad despite injury
Dina Asher-Smith has been selected to defend all three of her titles at next month's European Championships.

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    July 29, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Mirror) Athletics: Nigeria in desperate bid for Commonwealth Games kit after team let down by supplier
Nigeria's delegation of 94 athletes arrived in the UK this week to take part in the Commonwealth Games – but had to scramble to secure some kit to use during the event

(NY Post) Athletics: ‘Jiggling’ track star Michelle Jenneke is ready for ‘special’ chance after years away

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Doping? Kenya down to just one athlete in women’s marathon
* Uganda’s Solomon Mutai and Robbie Simpson of Scotland sealed the other podium places in Gold Coast
* Julius Karinga and Kenneth Mung’ara were the best placed Kenyans in ninth and 10th places respectively

(The AGe) Athletics: ‘Just super’: The women dominating Australian athletics
“We are frickin’ leading aren’t we,” Nina Kennedy laughed

(Sports Consortium) Women in Sport: Statement on the England Rugby Football Union Gender Participation Policy
The English Rugby Football Union has announced that it would be taking women’s wellbeing seriously by banning male transgender players from playing in female contact rugby competitions due to fairness and safety concerns.It’s more than two years since World Rugby made the case for limiting the women’s game to those born female, prioritizing female safety over the wishes of trans-identifying males for validation, based on the increased concussion risk for females in a clash with a male body

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Marginalized Vin Lananna isn’t going away. He’s already plotting next big move for U.S. Track & Field: Analysis

(Cycling Magazine) Cycling: Watch the huge 30-rider crash at the Tour de France Femmes
Rider after rider hits the deck in a huge wipe-out

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Leon Reid 'exploring all options' to overturn Games ban
Northern Ireland's Leon Reid says he is exploring all options to have his Commonwealth Games ban overturned

(Evening Standard) Triathlon: Alex Yee delivers Team England’s first Commonwealth Games gold in triathlon: ‘My greatest achievement ever’
(Mirror) Alex Yee takes incredible triathlon gold as rival hit with penalty at Commonwealth Games

(The Guardian) Athletics: Commonwealth Games ‘far from irrelevant’, insist organisers
Chiefs claim event is thriving on eve of Birmingham Games
(The Telegraph) Commonwealth Games opening ceremony delivers welcome dose of sporting innocence

(The Herald) Triathlon: Beth Potter finally feels she is in position to reach Triathlon podium after focus on bike

(USATF) Athletics: Field event finals reign supreme on day three of USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

(Daily Star) Athletics: 'Crotch cameras' at World Athletics Championships saw bosses face big backlash
Athletes competing in the World Athletics Championships in Doha back in 2019 were left confused and ultimately exposed as organisers decided to implement a camera looking up between their legs

    July 28, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Still not at 100 per cent, De Grasse might shut down season and focus on next year

(Desret News) Athletics: The Bible verse that helped Sydney McLaughlin break her own world record
The hurdles specialist thanked God after winning the 400-meter hurdles event at the World Athletics Championship

(KVAL) Athletics: 5 members of Eritrea track and field team reported missing in Eugene

(WA) Athletics: Marking 70 years since Zatopek's unsurpassed Olympic treble

(World-Track) Athletics: Commonwealth Games 2022 women’s 200m entry list; Christine Mboma among confirmed entrants
The women’s 200m entry list for the Commonwealth Games 2022 with Shericka Jackson, Christine Mboma and Elaine Thompson-Herah confirmed

(RunningUSA) Athletics: Denver Colfax Marathon’s Newest Race Sells Out In 13 hours

(NY Post) Triathlon: Olympic hopeful Tsudoi Miyazaki fatally struck by car training in France

(The Economist) Women in Sport: How menstruation affects athletic prowess is poorly understood
Changing that will give sportswomen a new way to improve performance

(Diamond League) Athletics:Where next for the world champions?
After a dazzling fortnight of action at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, the world's finest athletes return to the Wanda Diamond League circuit next month

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games 2022: Joseph Okal hungry to continue legacy of Kipchoge Keino in Birmingham
When Joseph Okal lines up for the men's triathlon at the Commonwealth Games, he will not only be carrying Kenya's hopes but also continuing an impressive family legacy

(Mirror) Athletics: Will Dina Asher-Smith go to 2024 Paris Olympics after pulling out of Commonwealth Games?
Great Britain's 200m star has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games due to a hamstring injury picked up at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon. But will she compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

(NY Post) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas competitor says she felt ‘extreme discomfort’ sharing locker room

(Stuff NZ) Commonwealth Games: The 2022 Commonwealth Games may provide a much-needed blueprint for NZ sport

(USATF) Athletics: 2022 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships: University of Kentucky - July 28-31 with 66 medalists at recent World Masters

(Fox Sports) Athletics: Australian team rocked as world champ tests positive before Commonwealth Games
Aussie world champion Kelsey-Lee Barber has tested positive for Covid-19 and her Commonwealth Games campaign now hangs by a thread

(The Telegraph) Athletics: England out to top medal table at Commonwealth Games despite Dina Asher-Smith injury blow
On the eve of Birmingham 2022, Asher-Smith said that the injury suffered at last week’s World Athletics Championships would rule her out

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘Sad I won’t be there’: Dina Asher-Smith out of Commonwealth Games
Sprinter suffered hamstring strain at world championships - Doubt over her defence of three European titles next month

(ABC News) Olympics: Germany offers money to families of Olympic attack victims
The German government has indicated it's willing to pay further compensation to the families of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich by a Palestinian group

(USATF) Athletics: Golden Performances take center stage in the Golden State on day two of USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

    July 27, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Tri247) Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee gets a new Olympic honour with key IOC role
Another Olympic honour for two-time triathlon king

(NY Times) Cycling: For Women’s Cyclists, It’s a Steep Climb to Tour Equality
A women’s Tour de France is back after 33 years — a sign of progress, contestants say, for a sport sorely in need of it

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: No new stadium, no World Championships – Lord Coe
If Jamaica is to be in the running to host the World Athletics Championships in the future, World Athletics president Lord Sebastian Coe says that the renovation of the National Stadium has to be completed

(BBC) Athletics: Yaimé Pérez: Cuban athlete defects after World Championships
A top Cuban athlete has defected while she was on her way back from the World Championships in Eugene, USA

(Diamond League) Athletics: Jackson and Dos Santos among the world beaters in Silesia
The Wanda Diamond League meeting in Silesia, Poland will welcome numerous newly crowned world champions, including Mondo Duplantis, Shericka Jackson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Alison Dos Santos

Athletics: 361° Announced as Presenting Sponsor of the Surf City Marathon
Award winning performance footwear and apparel brand signs multi-year partnership with Southern California’s iconic oceanfront road race

(4W) Women in Sport: Conference Brings Together World Class Athletes, Scientists, Lawyers, and Advocates to Save Women’s Sports
Despite the big-name speakers, the conference has been largely ignored by mainstream media

(NBC) Athletics: Allyson Felix joins IOC athletes’ commission

(CBS) Athletics: Elite runner struggling to recover after hit-and-run crash leaves her seriously injured

(Reuters) Athletics: Amusan reignites shoe technology debate after record-breaking display
Amusan, who was wearing Adidas Adizero Avanti shoes designed for runners who compete in 5-10 km races, cruised to the 100m hurdles gold in what was announced as a world record 12.06 seconds but later ruled ineligible due to excessive wind speed

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Games: Dina Asher-Smith withdraws with 'light hamstring strain'
England's Dina Asher-Smith has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games with a "light hamstring strain"
(The Telegraph) Dina Asher-Smith ruled out of Commonwealth Games after hamstring injury
On the eve of Birmingham 2022, Asher-Smith said that the injury suffered at last week’s World Athletics Championships would rule her out

(Women's Sports Alliance) Women in Sport: Talking Transgender Athletes in Women’s Sport.
Olympic Silver medallist, Sharron Davies sat down in her own back garden with our Women's Sports Alliance founder, Jordan Guard. In an in-depth, raw and exclusive interview, Sharron expanded more than she ever has before, on her thoughts regarding transgender athletes in women's sport

(WA) Athletics: Inspired by Kiplimo, Maru targets world U20 title after Oregon lessons

(The Telegraph) Athletics: It's only now I see how London 2012 changed me – and women's sport – forever
Being the 'face of the Games' means more now than it did 10 years ago

(The Guadian) Athletics: The Sydney Project: how elite athletics traps McLaughlin but also sets her free
World record holder has to deal with the difficult feelings that come with knowing she is a figment of the ambition of others

(USATF) Athletics: Youth Athletes take Sacramento by storm on day one of USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

(Mirrro) Olympics: Lord Sebastian Coe adamant London 2012 Olympics was "best games ever"
Coe led Britain's bid to be the host country in 2012 as London delivered a memorable games including the iconic Super Saturday when Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford and Jessica Ennis-Hill all won gold

    July 26, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: WADA signs deal with Commonwealth Games Federation to boost fight against doping

(The Guardian) Commonwealth Games 2022: 10 things to watch out for in Birmingham
Elite Jamaican sprinters, a swimming sensation returns and a chance to make cricket history as the Games begins this week

(Diamond League) Athletics: McLaughlin to make Diamond League return in Monaco
Sydney McLaughlin, the world record holder and world champion in the women's 400m hurdles, will make her first Wanda Diamond League appearance in three years at Herculis Monaco in August

(CBC) Athletics: Four Canadians including De Grasse, LePage withdraw from Commonwealth Games
Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake also pull out after taking 4x100m gold at worlds

Athletics: Trevor Hofbauer To Run TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
His personal best of 2:09:51 on that day made him only the second Canadian to beat 2 hours 10 minutes for the classic distance. More importantly, it earned him a place on Canada's Olympic team.

(Runner's World) Athletics: Heartbreak for Grant Fisher as He Narrowly Misses Medals—Again
He shows he can compete with the world’s best. But he wants more

(Outside ONline) Athletics: How to Make More People Fall in Love with Track and Field
There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses

(LA Times) Athletics: Inside the ‘crazy’ plan to boost track and field’s popularity before the L.A. Olympics

(NY Times) Athletics: Representing a Nation on TV, and a Running Team on Instagram
Distance running is a relentlessly individual sport. But professional running teams, and their polished Instagram accounts, are upending that dynamic

(Eurosport) Women in Sport: 'A pivotal moment' - How the Tour de France Femmes will inspire future generations of female cyclists
"We're seeing a real pivotal moment in women's cycling where young girls can realistically look at cycling as a legitimate career option." The Breakaway team look back on a historic first stage of the Tour de France Femmes 2022 and what it means for the future of the sport for women. Stream the Tour de France Femmes live and on-demand on discovery+

(WA) Athletics:From Oregon to Cali for some of the world's top U20s

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 401: Meghann Featherstun – RD & 2:57 Marathoner on Racing Your Best & Carb Loading

(Independent.IE) Athletics: First World Championships in US give reasons to be cheerful

(VeloNews) Cycling: Milan Erzen claims that Tour de France doping raids on Bahrain Victorious stem from other teams’ jealousy
'Anyone who is thinking to use something needs to be an idiot. That’s it. They need to be an idiot,' says Bahrain Victorious team boss

(ZeroHedge) Women in Sport: Former Olympian Swimmer Says Trans Hate Mob Has "Made My Life Hell"

(USATF) Athletics: Thousands of USATF youth athletes take to Sacramento for Junior Olympic Championships

(NY Times) Athletics: An Amazing World Record Runs Into a Question: Was It Too Amazing?
After Tobi Amusan of Nigeria smashed a hurdles record at the world championships, the former gold medalist Michael Johnson raised doubts about the race’s unusually fast times

(CBC) Athletics: The track and field world championships were full of surprises
Unexpected Canadian medals made for a fascinating meet

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Michael Johnson hits out at 'dumbassery' accusations of 'black racism' levelled at him after he questioned world record 100m hurdles time set by Nigerian athlete Tobi Amusan... and insists abuse he received online was 'unacceptable'
* Michael Johnson has been accused of racism after questioning a world record
* He thinks too many records were broken, suggesting problems with the clock
* Nigeria's Tobi Amusan smashed Kendra Harrison's 2016 100m hurdle time
* Amusan beat previous record by 0.08 secs at World Athletics Championships
* Johnson pointed out that he questioned other runners' times besides Amusan's

(BBC) Athletics: 'My dad burnt my training gear' - Tobi Amusan on road to 100m hurdles world record
Tobi Amusan has become a world record holder and a world champion in the 100m hurdles, but she still remembers her father burning her running gear

(NBC) Olympics: Paris 2024 Timetables Released

    July 25, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Edmonton Sun) Triathlon; Paula Findlay gets on podium at Canadian Open triathlon
(CBC) Canada's Paula Findlay finishes 2nd at Canadian Open triathlon in front of hometown crowd
Edmonton native Paula Findlay claims second-place finish in the women's PTO Triathlon Tour Canadian Open

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Eugene has mixed success, but it’s just a starting point as World Athletics looks to revive track & field in United States

(WA) Athletics: Amusan: the accidental hurdler who became the world record-holder
A quirk of fate 12 years ago led to one of the most sensational triumphs of the 2022 World Championships

(IWF) Women in Sport: A Mother’s Journey Through The Upside Down World Of College Swimming

(The Independent) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson ‘gutted’ after winning 800m silver at World Championships
Great Britain’s Keely Hodgkinson told BBC Breakfast that she is “gutted” after winning silver in the women’s 800 meters at the World Athletics Championships.
While she said her family were “cracking open the champagne,” she won’t be sipping any bubbly just yet as she is “still a little bit gutted” to lose out on the gold to US runner Athing Mu in Eugene, Oregon.
Hodgkinson won a silver medal for Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer of 2021

(World-Track) Athletics: Watch Tobi Amusan run super-fast 12.06 secs for 100m hurdles – Albeit wind-aided – World Championships
Video highlights as Tobi Amusan clocked a super wind-aided 12.06 secs in the 100m hurdles after breaking the world record with 12.12 in the semis

(Globe and Mail) Cycling: Jonas Vingegaard wins Tour de France for 1st time

(GoddSciencing) Athletics: 1204 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 804 Dead, After COVID Injection

(The Guardian) Athletics: Amusan shatters 100m hurdles world record to revive super shoes debate
Nigerian clocks 12.12sec to beat Kendra Harrison’s record - Mondo Duplantis takes pole vault to new heights at 6.21m

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Jake Wightman stars for GB at World Championships that prove a step in the right direction
Plus, breaking down the highs, lows and biggest talking points from this year's championships in Eugene

(Fox Sports) Athletics: ‘I don’t believe these times’: Track legend not buying it after world record destroyed

(Inside the Games) Athletics: World Athletics to introduce repechage round in track events for Paris 2024
Runners knocked out in the opening round of track events from 200 to 1500 metres at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris will get another opportunity to continue in the competition after World Athletics announced they are to introduce a repechage round

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Michael Johnson's five highlights from Eugene 2022
It has been a great World Championships - exciting head-to-head competitions, fast times, world records and compelling personalities. Every one of the 10 days has brought something new to talk about, something new to get you out of your seat

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Track sets sights on boosting U.S. fan base ahead of 2028 L.A. Olympics

(WA) Athletics: Hayward Magic as world records fall on final session in Oregon

(Yahoo) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin anchors US on record-setting day at worlds

RRW (Athletics: Ingebrigtsen, Mu Win Final Distance Gold Medals At World Athletics Championships
On the tenth and final day of the 18th World Athletics Championships here at Hayward Field, Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway and Athing Mu of the United States won the final two distance medals on offer.

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian decathlete Pierce LePage wins silver at World Athletics Championships
26-year-old from Whitby, Ont., captures Canada's 4th medal in Eugene, Ore.

    July 24, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Atheltics: The athletes of the world shine in Oregon

(Independent.IE) Athletics: No medals, but Irish athletes proved they can mix with the best in Eugene
Impressive performances at the World Athletics Championships show we are closing the gap on the elite

(Toronto Star) Athle4tics: Gilbert: Canada took a chance and lengthened baton exchanges en route to relay gold

(Runner's World) Athletics: World Athletics Championships July 24 Preview: Athing Mu Goes For Gold
The Olympic 800-meter champion seeks her first world title; also, the men’s 5K and 4 x 400-meter finals

(Capital FM) Athletics: Korir sets sights on Rudisha’s record after clinching gold in Oregon
Newly-crowned world 800m champion Emmanuel Korir believes the next step in his career is to set a new world record for the men’s 800m

(VeloNews) Cycling: Tour de France: Wout van Aert’s hat trick overshadowed by doping queries
Wout van Aert turns sour after questions over performance: 'I don’t even want to answer this question, it's such a shit question.'

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Activists march against World Athletics Championships, Nike in streets of Eugene
Housing activists gathered Saturday to denounce the track meet as well as Nike, police and city officials.

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada’s Olympic champ Damian Warner out of world championship decathlon

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canada wins men’s 4x100 relay at World Championships
(The Telegraph) World bronze earns British men relay redemption after Olympic heartbreak
Unfamiliar 4x100m quartet had never race together but debutant Jona Efoloko laid platform with second fastest split of all lead-off runners
(USATF) Golden relay boosts Team USATF medal total to 28 at Oregon22
(yahoo) U.S. pulls off upset, gets upset in 4x100m relays at track worlds

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith in Commonwealth Games doubt after injury scare in relay
Fears of hamstring injury after Briton suffers sharp twinge - Team GB’s men win 4x100m bronze behind Canada and US

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Marco Arop wins bronze in men's 800m at athletics worlds
23-year-old from Edmonton posts time of 1:44.28

(RRW) Athletics: Olympic 800m Champion Korir Comes Back To Win World Title, Too
Through the end of June, reigning Olympic 800m champion Emmanuel Korir had only run three 800m races this year, had only broken 1:46.00 once, and never finished higher than fifth

(WA) Athletics: 50.68! McLaughlin runs earth-shattering world 400m hurdles record on day eight in Oregon

(MailPlus) Women in Sport: 'There's been so much hate and bullying'
SHARRON DAVIES risked her reputation, career and even her life in her campaign to stop transgender athletes competing in women’s swimming races. She tells Julia Llewellyn Smith why, 42 years after being robbed of her own Olympic gold, she refuses to be bullied into silence

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Nia Ali crashes out of 100m hurdles in heats
Defending champion Nia Ali crashed out of 100m hurdles heats at the World Championships in Eugene

(WA) Athletics: Olympic champion Warner makes strong start in search for first world decathlon title

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Max Burgin's withdrawal caused by thrombosis
British 800m hope Max Burgin has revealed he had to pull out of the World Championships after developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

    July 23, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(MailPLus) Women in Sport: Sharron: How charities dumped me over my stance on transgender athletes

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Seb Coe: We are powerless to scrap records set by 1980s dopers
World Athletics president hopes the likes of Shericka Jackson will consign marks to history but says governing body cannot legally intervene

(NBC) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin shatters 400m hurdles world record again at track worlds

(Daily Nation) Athletics: DCI steps up probe on Omanyala visa hitch saga

(The Independent) Athletics: Lord Coe wants world records from ‘different era’ to be broken by current stars
Shericka Jackson’s 21.45 seconds in the 200m made her the fastest woman alive and it is bettered only by Florence Griffiths-Joyner’s 21.34 from 1988

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championship: Matt Hudson-Smith reveals mental health struggles
Great Britain's 400m World Championship bronze medallist Matt Hudson-Smith says he struggled with his mental health last year as he battled with injury, debt and the Covid pandemic

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Sum, Jepkosgei inspire Moraa ahead of 800m final
* Nakaayi’s title defence is over but Kenya’s Mary Moraa will be in the final at the Oregon World Championships in the early hours of Monday

(Toronto Star) Athletics:Track and field athletes, especially the ones just off the podium, aren’t in it for the money
“If you don’t win a medal, you’re not getting sponsored. I’m still living like a college kid,” Canadian high jumper Django Lovett says

(The Independent) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin smashes own 400m hurdles world record to win gold at World Championships
The track star set another world record at Hayward Field
(USATF) McLaughlin world record, Norman gold raise Team USATF medal haul to 26

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ethiopia’s Gidey favourite but Kenyans will want to have a say
* The Kenyan trio and Hassan, who has rested for a long period this year, will need perfection to stop Gidey from achieving this feat

(RRW) Athletics: Americans Put Three Women Into the World Championships 800m Final
About one hour before the USA's Sydney McLaughlin set an astonishing world record in the 400m hurdles of 50.68, the American women's 800m squad of Athing Mu, Raevyn Rogers and Ajee' Wilson also had something to celebrate

(Indian Express) Athletics: Flo-Jo, the woman that even the fastest living woman Shericka Jackson couldn’t beat
Before Shericka Jackson, there was Florence Griffith Joyner, still the fastest woman on earth. A bank teller, a fashionista, a supreme athlete, the fastest there ever was. She died young at 38, in her sleep after an epileptic seizure but left an incredible inspiring tale for future stars like Serena Williams

(WA) Athletics: World 200m champion Jackson: "This is the moment"
Shericka Jackson believes that everything happens for a reason

(Women's Running) Athletics: Splits: A World Championships Marathon Moment Captured—and Adored
A single photo illustrates all those finish line feels

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘I need to be an influencer’: Noah Lyles aims for the stars after 200m gold
Lyles breaks Michael Johnson’s longstanding US record - I thought my job was to run. No, your job is to sell shoes’

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Shericka Jackson wins 200m gold with Dina Asher-Smith third
A delighted Dina Asher-Smith won 200m world bronze to return to the major championship podium after a year of personal and physical pain
'Dina's bronze will be as satisfying as Doha gold'
The time was slower, she finished lower on the podium, but for Dina Asher-Smith this 200m bronze medal probably brought as much satisfaction as her gold from Doha three years ago
(The Guardian) Shericka Jackson goes supersonic as Asher-Smith takes world 200m bronze
Jamaica’s Jackson storms to second-fastest time ever - Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce takes world silver

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics could move events because of global warming, says Lord Coe
World Athletics president Lord Coe has said championships could be moved to protect athletes from extreme heat

(Daily Maverick) Athletics: Confident Wayde van Niekerk makes World Champs 400m final

(Irish Times) Athletics: The changing face and evolution of track’s blue-riband event
World Championship 1,500m in Eugene sees Jake Wightman shake up Jakob Ingebrigtsen in memorable race

    July 22, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Kentucky.com) Athletics: ‘A great learning experience.’ Bright future calling UK’s Steiner after debut at Worlds

(WA) Athletics: Three things to watch for on day eight: fierce showdowns in the women's 400m hurdles and both 400m finals

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina and KJT are proof that, sometimes, gold isn't everything
Asher-Smith's world championship bronze will fill her with confidence, while Katarina is showing progress on her return from an awful 2021

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: De Grasse will run relay at world championships, days after withdrawing from 200

(The Times) Women in Sport: Transgender women banned from female contact rugby in England

(SMH) Athletics: Bisset’s big reprieve after big fall, Bol squeaks into final

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 400: Gabi Rooker – 20 Minute PR at Grandma’s Marathon with an Olympic Trials Qualification
Gabi Rooker took her marathon from 2:54:57 at Grandma’s Marathon in 2021 to 2:34:57 this year at Grandma’s Marathon. This race qualified her for the Olympic Trials in the marathon. We get to hear all about that and what that looked like taking her time down by 20 minutes. She grew up as a gymnast and now works as a PA so she has a pretty nontraditional path to marathoning. It was so much fun to hear from Gabi and learn more about her!

(Yahoo) Athletics: Noah Lyles breaks Michael Johnson’s American record; U.S. sweeps world 200m

(The Independent) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson admits ‘I was losing my mind’ waiting for race to start
Hodgkinson won her heat after a long wait to start in Eugene

(WA) Athletics: Jackson completes set of World Championships medals with 200m gold in Oregon

(RRW) Athletics: Olympic Gold 800m Medalists Mu, Korir Advance In 800m At World Athletics Championships
In the third heat of last night's men's 800m qualifying at the 18th World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field here, there was a multi-athlete collision about 200 meters into the race

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: OregonGoldRush | Blake looks fine, set for more tests ahead of 4x100s
Jamaica’s technical leader at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, Maurice Wilson, says Yohan Blake's availability for tomorrow's men's 4x100m heats will depend on an evaluation by the medical staff

(The Scotsman) Athletics: World Athletics Championships 2022: How much prize money do the medal winners get, when will Eilish McColgan race, UK event times and how to watch?
Scot Jake Wightman’s recent 1500m gold medal in the World Athletics Championships has led to renewed interest in the event being held in the USA – and there’s plenty more action to come

(BBC) Athletics: Jake Wightman could be 'most successful' British middle distance runner, says Lord Coe

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chelimo leads Kenyan trio’s plot to retain 5,000m crown
* Ethiopians Tsegay and Seyaum, and Dutch star Sifan also ease into final
* Chelimo, Chebet, Kite make the women’s final but face tough Ethiopian challenge

(NY Post) Athletics: ‘World’s Sexiest Athlete’ Alica Schmidt suffers heartbreak at World Championships

(Runner's World) Athletics: Britain's Jake Wightman wins 1500m gold at the World Championships
The 28-year-old produced a stunning run to take gold at the World Championships in Oregon

    July 21, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: In A Difficult Moment, Canada's McBride Shows Incredible Grace
In the third heat of last night's men's 800m qualifying at the 18th World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field here, there was a multi-athlete collision about 200 meters into the race

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Doping costs marathoner Commonwealth Games slot
* Athletes Integrity Unit (AIU) provisionally suspended Kacheran for the use of a prohibited substance, exogenous Testosterone on July 8 this year but the notification was posted on AIU website on Thursday
* Michael Githae, who was put on the reserve list, now replaces Kacheran in the team that has Eric Kiptanui and Jonathan Korir
* Kacheran and Cherono join a list of Kenyan athletes who have been sanctioned this year for various doping offences in the last one year

(The Times) Women in Sport: Dina Asher-Smith qualifies for 200m final and will race intersex athlete Aminatou Seyni

(Indepdent.IE) Athletics: ‘I gave it my all’ – Rhasidat Adeleke narrowly misses out on 400m semi-final at World Championships
Mark English reaches 800m semi-final with stunning performance

(CBC) Triathlon: Professional Triathletes Organisation Partners with CBC Sports to Provide Broadcast and Streaming Coverage of The Pto Tour & First-Ever PTO Canadian Open

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Eilish McColgan and Jessica Judd reach 5,000m final
Britain's Eilish McColgan and Jessica Judd are through to the 5,000m final at the World Championships in Oregon and Matthew Hudson-Smith is in the 400m final, but medal hope Max Burgin withdrew from the 800m with injury

(WA) Athletics: Oregon22 things to watch: two’s the number on day seven

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Conner Mantz – Horray in My Head
Carrie chats with NCAA and USATF Champion Conner Mantz! They talk about his recent successes, his frustrations with being so close to wins but not quite getting there, the transition from the collegiate to the professional level, nit picking at the little things, being surrounded by like-minded individuals, and much more!

(CBC) Athhletics: Time has come for World Athletics to budge from its outmoded policy on false starts
1-thousandth of a second can determine difference between great start vs. illegal one

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya out of world 5,000m as Coe signals tougher female sport rules
Semenya ‘blessed’ just to finish after move from 800m event - Coe says ‘science pretty clear’ on testosterone and performance

(RRW) Athletics: Jeruto Wins Historic Steeplechase Gold Medal for Kazakhstan
Norah Jeruto, the Kenyan-born steeplechaser who only changed her allegiance to Kazakhstan last January, dominated tonight's women's steeplechase final winning her new nation's first-ever World Athletics Championships gold medal and setting a new championships record of 8:53.02

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Semenya finishes 13th, doesn’t advance in 5,000 at worlds

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Jake Wightman's gold medal 'fulfils prophecy' for the first family of athletics
First Briton to win World Championship 1,500m title since 1983 is product of athletics-mad family which helped nurture and hone his talent

(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: Coe castigates "second-rate sociologists" as he endorses Semenya's participation at World Athletics Championships
Caster Semenya, who will run at the World Athletics Championships for the first time in five years having had to switch events due to gender eligibility rules, will receive "the same treatment and same services" as any other athlete in Eugene, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has insisted

(Irish Examoner) Athletics: America still in awe of late, great, track rebel Prefontaine
Pre’s rock, the site where US distance runner Steve Prefontaine crashed his car and lost his life on 30 May, 1975, is more than just a tick-the-box memorial. It’s a shrine to the James Dean of distance-running – a hard-racing, hard-drinking rock star of the sport who died at the age of 24, and whose charisma and courage granted him god-like status in this little corner of the United States.

(Runner's World) Athletics: Jake Wightman Wins 1500 Meters, While His Father Calls the Race in the Stadium
Geoff Wightman managed to keep his composure while his son pulled an upset. Susan Wightman shed tears in the stands

(Inside the Games) Athletics: New athletics series to be launched in US to boost sport's popularity before Los Angeles 2028

    July 20, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: How B.C. runners Butterworth, Townsend pushed each other in journey to athletics worlds
SFU alumni, training partners benefit from different qualities they offer in approach to the sport

(Capital FM) Athletics: How Boston setback inspired Tergat to five cross country titles
National Olympic Committee- Kenya (NOCK) president Paul Tergat has recounted how he had to bounce back from a horrendous international debut at the 1992 World Cross Country Championships in Boston

(NBC) Athletics: 2022 World Track and Field Championships: Day-by-day guide to the women’s events at Oregon22

(NY Times) Athlwrics: World Championships Updates: Two of Norway’s Biggest Stars Fall in Upsets
Jakob Ingebrigtsen was a favorite in the 1,500 meters. Karsten Warholm was a favorite in the 400-meter hurdles. Both lost in the finals of their events

(SportTechie) Triathlon: Professional Triathletes Organization, Endeavor Streaming Launch Free Streaming Service

(WA) Athletics: Three things for day 6: Allman in the discus, a wide open steeplechase and 800m opening round action

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Aaron Brown sweats way to 200m final on sweltering night at athletics world
Fellow Canadian Jerome Blake falls short of 200m final, places 3rd in his heat

(Courirer-Journal) Athletics: Former UK star Abby Steiner qualifies for 200 meter final at World Athletics Championships

(NTD) Women in Sport: Analysis: Trans Woman of the Year Nomination Drains Award of Meaning, ‘Really Tragic’ for Female Athletes

(RRW) Athletics: Wightman Upsets Ingebrigtsen To Take World 1500m Title
Jake Wightman of Great Britain ran the race of his life tonight in the 1500m final at the 18th World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field here, upsetting Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway and running the second fastest winning time in the history of the championships: 3:29.23
(The Guardian) ‘It’s all been worth it’: Jake Wightman in dreamland after emulating Cram’s gold
Briton reflects on sacrifices after winning world 1500m title - Father Geoff Wightman: ‘I can’t be biased, I have to be impartial’
(National World) Jake Wightman: who is athlete’s dad Geoff, 1500m World Athletics Championships gold time, and school
Jake Wightman wins Britain’s first gold medal at the World Athletics Championships as his dad commentates.
(BBC) World Athletics Championships: Jake Wightman - from nearly man to 1500m champion

(Mirror) Athletics: Max Burgin gets Keely Hodgkinson backing after following Seb Coe training plan
The 20-year old Halifax starlet tops the 800 metres world rankings this year with a aggressive front running style which has drawn comparisons to the great David Rudisha

(Mirror) Athletics: Laura Muir reveals brutal physical cost of winning World Championship bronze
Flying Scot endured the hardest race of her life and ran her fastest ever time to cement her place as one of Britain's middle-distance greats

(The Spokesman Review) Athletics: Why some of track’s biggest names are not at the World Championships

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Howard Slusher, confidant of Phil Knight and tough negotiator for Nike, dies at 85

(Japan Today) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya is back; so is her sport's thorniest problem

(VeloNews) Cycling: Geraint Thomas praises contract-hunting Adam Yates for Tour de France sacrifice
'He’s out of contract this year and that can always play a different part when it comes to committing to a teammate, but he was really committed to me,' says Welshman

(People) Atletics: Olympic Gold Medalist Athing Mu Is Ready For Her Next Big Competition with Help From Her Pug
Athing Mu got her dream dog, a pug, after winning two gold medals for track events at the Tokyo Olympics

    July 19, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: Team Damian Warner: How 2 English teachers helped turn a London teen into the world's greatest athlete
Olympic decathlon champion got the push he needed in high school

(CBC) Cycling: Hugo Houle becomes 1st Canadian to win prestigious Tour de France stage since 1988
Fellow Canadian Michael Woods 3rd on unprecedented day of success for country

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Newest Lies and Spin Reveal NCAA Mishandling of Transgender, Lia Thomas Debate

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipyegon: Ethiopians had a plan, but I was well prepared
* Eventually, the lady from Keringet came out through lane two to kick and peel away after the bell to arouse palpable emotion inside the stadium
* “I tried many times to overtake her and she blocked me with the hand but I knew I had to go really hard in the last 300 metres. I knew if the championship record was to go here, I was the one to lower it,” Chepng’etich added

(Fair Play for Women) Women in Sport: Levelling down: How asking the wrong question led to bad sport policy

(NY Times) Athletics: “He is fighting for his first gold medal. I’m trying to defend my territory.”>A?
Karsten Warholm remembers two things about the moment everything changed — in that magical race, in his career and in his life

(Daily Star) Athletics: Cameraman causes havoc by impeding athletes in World Championships steeplechase final
The 3000m Steeplechase final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon featured an unlikely obstacle in the form of a cameraman who managed to avoid colliding with the athletes
(NY Times) A cameraman became an accidental obstacle in the men’s steeplechase

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Faith Kipyegon speaks after delivering Kenya's first gold
* Kipyegon said that she was so happy to have bagged the first gold for Kenya, but admitted that she had to work hard for it.
* “I’m glad to have won the race where I have secured victory five times in the Diamond League. I want to end my season by trying to lower my personal best in the distance,” said Kipyegon, who trains under the Global Sports Communication stable in Kaptagat, Elgeyo Marakwet

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Soufiane El Bakkali is 'king of steeplechase' after claiming world title

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Athletics Kenya break silence on Omanyala US visa saga
* Tuwei said after the national trials on June 24 to 25 this year, a contingent of 80 athletes and officials were selected with Athletics Kenya engaging an external expert firm to process the visa applications for the travelling delegation to ensure a smooth process

(WA) Athletics: After a sleep-in morning, a big night to follow – three things to watch for on day 5

(RRW) Athletics: Kipyegon Flies To World 1500m Title
Double Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya streaked to her second World Athletics Championships 1500m title here tonight at Hayward Field beating back a furious first-lap assault by Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay and running the second-fastest time ever at a World Athletics Championships: 3:52.96

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Adam Gemili hits out at 'relentless bad press' over coach Rana Reider
British sprinter says reporting of sexual misconduct allegations has been 'really, really tough'

(Spiked Online) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas and the threat to women’s sports
The male-bodied swimmer has just been nominated for ‘Woman of the Year’.

(The Independent) Athletics: Athing Mu on Keely Hodgkinson 800m rivalry: ‘We’re always gonna be here, we’re changing the game’
Exclusive interview: As the US and British Olympic stars meet again at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Mu discusses their friendly rivalry, running 400 and leaving a legacy

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Django Lovett finishes 6th in men's high jump final at athletics worlds
Fellow Canadians Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake advance to men's 200m semifinal

(Irish Times) Athletics: Wig malfunction doesn’t stop Fraser-Pryce from getting through 200m heat
World 100m champion had to fix wig halfway through race as she qualifies for semi-finals

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Laura Muir takes bronze in 1500m
Laura Muir relief at medal after 'most significant injury'
Laura Muir says it was touch and go whether she would even be fit to run before becoming only the second Scot to win an individual medal at a World Athletics Championships
(WA) Gold again for Kipyegon as she wins 1500m in Oregon
(The Guardian) Britain’s Laura Muir emerges from 1500m slugfest with world bronze
Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon claims gold and fourth world title - Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay takes silver after extraordinary race

(The Independent) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s heptathlon world title defence over
Johnson-Thompson slipped to eighth following the long jump and javelin at the World Championships and has the 800m left on Monday evening

(The Star) Athletics: Kipyegon sets sights on gold in women's 1500m
* Kipyegon is not your run-of-the-mill athlete.
* One athlete who has been laying low so far this season due to health issues – and who, at her best, can trouble Kipyegon – is Hassan

(The Guardian) Athletics: ‘I never have any fear’: Josh Kerr sets out golden vision for world 1500m final
Olympic bronze winner has come first in heat and semi-final - He and Jake Wightman will go for medals in final on Tuesday

(SXM Podcast) Women in Sport: The Megyn Kelly Show
Megyn Kelly shares her thoughts on Lia Thomas being nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year, how harmful that is for women's athletics, and more

(Runner's World) Athletics: Sara Hall Leads U.S. Women to Top-10 Finishes in the World Championships Marathon
Emma Bates’s personal best and Keira D’Amato’s uniquely short buildup highlighted an eventful morning in Eugene, Oregon

(Richmond Times) Athletics: 'A life-changing day': Richmond's Keira D'Amato proves she can hang with the world's best in marathon

(Oregon LIve) Women in Sport: World Athletics Championships to focus Monday on gender equity, an area of growing strength for track and field

    July 18, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(RRW) Athletics: Gebreslase Wins Nail-Biter At World Championships Women's Marathon
Ethiopia's Gotytom Gebreslase made it a gold medal sweep for her country's marathon squad here this morning, winning the 18th World Athletics Championships Women's Marathon in a championships record 2:18:11

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Former college athletes take stand against Lia Thomas' nomination for 'Woman of the Year' award
Mother of Ivy League swimmer says school's message is 'women don't matter' in sports

(VeloNews) Cycling: Tour de France: UCI says it carried out over 700 tests for mechanical doping
Governing body says no signs of hidden motors have been detected

(WA) Athletics: Gebreslase matches Tola to win world marathon title for Ethiopia in championship record
(BBC) World Athletics Championships: Gebreslase hopes for peace in Ethiopia after marathon win
Ethiopia's Gotytom Gebreslase hopes peace can prevail in her country after winning the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships

(USATF Fpundation) Athletics: 2022 Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant Awards Announced—$2.65 million awarded to 100 Elite Track & Field Athletes

(Globe and Mail) Triathlon:Canadian triathletes win 2 medals in Long Beach

(HuffPost) Athletics: Backlash As Track Star Disqualified From World Championship Over 'BS Rule'
Hurdler Devon Allen, who is joining the Philadelphia Eagles next season, started too soon after the gun was fired

(WA) Athletics: Rojas, Kipyegon and Woo - three things to follow on day four

(LA Times) Athletics: Inside the ‘crazy’ plan to boost track and field’s popularity before the L.A. Olympics

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Dina Asher-Smith fourth as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins women's 100m title
Fraser-Pryce ran a championship record of 10.67 seconds to finish ahead of silver medallist Shericka Jackson and Elaine Thompson-Herah, who took bronze
(The Guardian) 'You can have success after 30': Fraser-Pryce wins 100m world title at 35 –
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce reclaimed the women's 100m world title and was keen to convey the message that: 'You can have success after 30.' The Jamaican, who has now won five world championship gold medals in the event, added: 'After 30 you're not limited by anything. I'm grateful that I am showing women that it can be done.' The 35-year-old sprinter namechecked Allyson Felix, who recently ended her career, and Fraser-Pryce added her voice against footwear companies who have been reluctant to support mothers in athletics and women competing later on in their careers

(CBC) Athletics: Andre De Grasse withdraws from men's 200m at world championships
Reigning Olympic champion tested positive for COVID-19 less than three weeks ago

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Olympic chiefs are urged to improve guidelines around the participation of transgender athletes... while FIFA broaden out an external consultation on its own rules
* Olympic chiefs have been ordered to fix transgender participation guidelines
* Franceso Ricci Bitti says rule-makers need clearer guidance when setting rules
* He has also said recommendations should include input from leading scientists
* FIFA has broadened an external consultation on its draft transgender guidelines

(MARCA) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas generates displeasure at another swimmer after being nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year
Riley Gaines expressed her displeasure with the University of Pennsylvania's decision

(Globe and Mail) Triathlon: Triathlete Paula Findlay working on ‘balancing act’ in pursuit of podium in Edmonton

(WA) Athletics: Cheptegei leaves rivals with no response to retain world 10,000m title in Oregon

(WA) Athletics: Ceh cultivates his craft on quest for discus success in Oregon

OPB) Drugs in Sport: Doping sleuths keep sunscreen from burning track stars in Eugene
Shortly after last year’s Olympics, the urine samples of some six dozen athletes came back with traces of a banned stimulant

(AW) Athletics: Tola trounces World Championships record
Ethiopian marathon man speeds to impressive victory on the streets of Eugene
(Daily Nation) Ethiopia claim 1-2 in men's marathon as Kenyans falter
* In cool, perfect conditions for marathon running, Tola blew away the field, the chasers soon cut to Abdi and Geremew, with Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor and Canadian Cameron Levins falling off the pace
* The latter pair, however, reeled the podium seekers back in with 4km to go to set up a battle royale for the minor medals, but Geremew turned the screw and only Abdi followed
(CTV) B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic fourth at world championships

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers books final berth with first throw at worlds

(WA) Athletics: World Athletic's By-Nation Team Scoring Chart

(TimesNews) Athletics: Kipchirchir edges out Mantz in photo finish for Crazy 8s, USATF title

    July 17, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: Camryn Rogers captures hammer throw silver for Canada's 1st medal at 2022 world championships
Richmond, B.C., native becomes 1st-ever Canadian woman to win field event medal at worlds

(RRW) Athletics: amirat Tola Runs Away With World Championships Marathon Victory
On a cloudy and cool morning here today, Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola put on a marathon master class, running away from the field in the last quarter of the race to win his first world title in a World Championships record of 2:05:36

(OutKick) Women in Sprot: Lia Thomas Nominated for NCAA’s ‘Woman of the Year’ Award
Lia Thomas Described as ‘Mentally Ill’ by UPenn Teammate

(USATF) Athletics: Kerley, Ealey golden on historical night for Team USATF at Oregon22

(AC) Athletics: Oregon Overview – Day 2 Recap – Mitton and Brown bring fans to their feet

(CBC) Athletics: Cam Levins earns Canadian record-finish in 4th at worlds, shatters own national men's marathon record
Black Creek, B.C., native crosses line with time of 2:07.09 in Eugene, Ore.

(NY Times) Athletics: Can Galen Rupp outrun the shadow of a disgraced former coach?

(Japan Times) Athletics: Japan's world athletics team rocked by COVID-19 outbreak

(WA) Athletics: Garcia’s historic triumph: ‘The road has been long, tough, full of sacrifice, but it’s a road I love’

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Coach Rana Reider removed over unauthorised access
US sprint coach Rana Reider, who is under investigation for sexual misconduct, was warned by police after allegedly gaining unauthorised access to the athletes' warm-up area at the World Championships in Oregon

(The Guardian) Athletics: Fred Kerley runs down astonishing gold as US men sweep 100m at Worlds
Kerley in 9.86 beat Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell in 9.88 - First US sweep of men’s 100m at world championships since 1991
(CBC) Kerley leads U.S. sweep in men's 100m final at athletics worlds as De Grasse fails to qualify
Toronto's Aaron Brown finishes 8th in a time of 10.07 seconds (BBC) Athletics:World Athletics Championships: Dina Asher-Smith sets fastest time in 100m heats
Dina Asher-Smith says she has "more to give" after she set the fastest time in the women's 100m heats at the World Athletics Championships

(WA) Athletics: Details Of The WC Marathon Course

(Swimming World Magazine) Women in Sport: Penn’s Nomination of Lia Thomas For Prestigious NCAA Award Another Insult to Women’s Sports

(RRW) Athletics: Gidey Wins World 10,000m Title But Not Without Controversy
Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey won her first global 10,000m title here this afternoon, moving up from the silver medal position in 2019. In a furious four-way sprint finish

(WA) Athletics: Fajdek makes it a fantastic five as Gidey sprints to a first gold in Oregon

(CBC) Athletics: 'That's my daughter': Canada's Camryn Rogers thriving at athletics worlds with mom's support
23-year-old star hammer thrower from Richmond, B.C., will compete in Sunday's final

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Laura Muir progresses as US great Allyson Felix bows out
American seven-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix bowed out from her stellar career with one final World Championship medal, winning bronze in the 4x400m mixed relay in Oregon

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Duo banned from World Athletics Championships for doping offences
American sprinter Ross tampered with anti-doping process - Kenyan marathon runner Cherono suspended after positive test

Uplift Oregon 5k - Eugene, OR

    July 16, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Revenge, pride fuel Cheptegei
* In Oregon state, it is more demanding for Cheptegei

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Silver and bronze! Obiri and Chelimo win Kenya's first medals in Oregon
* World record holder Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia won gold

(AthleticsItegrity) Drugs in Sport: Lawrence Cherono and Randolph Ross provisionally suspended; both athletes are out of Oregon22

(RRW) Athletics: Experience Is On Elkanah Kibet's Side at World Championships Marathon
At 39 years-old with 14 marathons under his belt, Elkanah Kibet says he has never been in a better place, both physically and mentally, to run a great marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: The 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials Site Was Supposed to Be Announced by Now
Two cities are in the running to host the country’s best day of marathoning, which happens every four years

(Capital FM) Athletics: Obiri vs Sifan Hassan, Omanyala and other Kenyans to watch out on Day Two of World Champ
Kenyans will have an opportunity of starting off their medal haul at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, Eugene, on the second day of the competition with a blockbuster battle expected between Hellen Obiri and reigning champion Sifan Hassan in the women’s 10,000m final

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's Andre De Grasse advances to men's 100m semifinal at athletics worlds
Canadians Lovett (high jump), Rogers (hammer throw) earn spots in their event finals

(The Guardian) Athletics: No fairytale ending but magical memories as Allyson Felix says farewell
American takes world championships bronze in her final race - Dominican Republic stun the hosts in mixed 4x400m relay

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championship: Fred Kerley makes 'statement' with 9.79 second time in 100m heats
American sprinter Fred Kerley made a "statement" in clocking 9.79 seconds in his 100m heat at the World Championships, says Michael Johnson

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala to take on Olympic champion Jacobs in 100m semis
* Also in the third and last heat of the semi-final that goes down Sunday at 4.14 am is junior sensation Letsile Tebogo from Botswana, American Marvin Bracy and Canadian Arron Brown
* The 2011 world champion Yohan Blake from Jamaican, American Trayvon Bromell and South African Akani Simbine battle in the first heat at 4am with hot favourite Olympic 200m silver medallist Fred Kerley going in the second semi-final at 4.07am
* Omanyala overcame jet lag and a long journey to qualify for the semi-finals despite finishing third in the last heat of the 100m won by Japan's Sani Brown in 9.98 seconds

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Holly Bradshaw forced to pull out of World Athletics Championships after suffering injury as pole snap
Holly Bradshaw’s World Athletics Championships came to an end in cruel, and premature, fashion

(RRW) Athletics: Olympic Champions Kipyegon and El Bakkali Win Their Qualifying Heats On First Day Of World Athletics Championships
On a very warm, dry and still evening here at Hayward Field, Olympic 1500m and 3000m steeplechase champions, Faith Kipyegon of Kenya and Soufiane El Bakkali of Morocco, both won their qualifying heats on the first day of the 18th World Athletics Championships, the first-ever to be held in the United States

(CBC) Athletics: Django Lovett jumpstarts Canada's athletics worlds with berth to high jump final
Canada's Camryn Rogers through to hammer throw medal round on 1st attempt

(Women's Running) Athletics: Athing Mu, Ajee’ Wilson, and Raevyn Rogers Hope to Dominate the 800 Meters
The three women are some of the best—potentially of all-time

(National Review) Women in Sport: UPenn Nominates Transgender Swimmer Lia Thomas for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

(AP News) Drugs in Sport: Doping sleuths keep sunscreen from burning track stars

(Oregon Live) Athletics: United States posts world season-best time in 4x400 mixed relay heat at 2022 World Athletics Championships

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith: I will hit top form when it really matters
The world 200m champion insists she will be at her best for World Championships but British rival Daryll Neita will be hot on her heels

(The Guardian) Athletics: Eilish McColgan bids to join legends on podium in heat of 10,000m battle
British runner has battled Covid and takes on two of the best 10,000m runners in history at the world championships

Crazy 8s World's Fastetst - Kingsport, TN
USATF Men's 8 km Road Championships

    July 15, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Mirror) Athletics: Laura Muir out to prove she is simply the best at World Athletics Championships
"I do the best I can and hopefully my best is enough to win medals regardless of what other people are doing"

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Allyson Felix reflects on footprints she’s leaving on track

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Some US visa issues will not be resolved, says Lord Coe
Not all competitors will have their visa issues resolved in time to appear at the World Athletics Championships, World Athletics president Lord Coe has admitted

(Toni Ravis) Athletics: Eugene 2022
And so it begins as Canadian hammer thrower Adam Keenan opens the competition at the 18th World Athletics Championships from the glittering new Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon before an expectant fan base and a hopeful World Athletics governing body

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Blow to Team Kenya as Chepkoech withdraws from World Championships
* Chepkoech, the defending champion, had been handed a wild card and was to join her compatriots World Under-20 champion Jackline Chepkoech, 2018 World Under-20 champion Celliphine Chespol and Purity Kirui in the race

(RRW) Athletics: World Championships Marathon Women's Field To Be Smallest In 27 Years
Unlike the Olympic Games, the World Athletics Championships has had a place for the women's marathon since inception.

(The Guardian) Athletics: Visa delays force Chris Thompson to miss world athletics championships
British marathon runner says he is ‘absolutely devastated’ - Michael Johnson criticised authorities over problems

(CNN) Athletics: Nearly 100 visa issues for athletes and officials remain unresolved ahead of World Athletics Championships in US

(Business Wire) Athletics: PUMA Signs Fastest Woman Alive Elaine Thompson-Herah

(The Guardian) Athletics: Small town, big dreams: USA banks on hosting worlds to boost athletics
The world’s best athletes are heading for a town with a population of 170,000 where track and field still reigns supreme

(BBC) Athletics: Kerr, Wightman & Gourley: The three Scottish men eyeing world 1500m gold
Steve Cram's famous triumph in Helsinki back in 1983 remains the only time a British male has won the 1500m world title

(The Citizen) Athletics: SA athletes left stranded by visa delays on the eve of World Champs
Some athletes are set to arrive just hours before the opening rounds of their events

(AW) Athletics: Ask the athlete: Paula Radcliffe
You ask the questions, the athletics star provides the answers and here we hear from a former marathon world record-holder who is witnessing the landscape of distance running changing markedly before her eyes

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith: ‘You can’t run fast with baggage – you gotta throw it out’
Injury destroyed the British sprinter’s Olympic dreams in Tokyo but she is looking forward and ready to defend her world 200m title

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: De Grasse, who’s recovering from COVID-19, upstart women’s throwers among 10 to watch

(RRW) Athletics: Heptathlete Anna Hall Has A Runner Within
Back in March at the Texas Relays in Austin, Anna Hall of the University of Florida strung together an excellent set of marks and scored a world-leading 6412 points

Athletics: Wanjiru Defends PRRO Title, Wins $10,000 PRRO Super Bonus at 45th Boilermaker
Yimer Mekonnen, men’s champion at 25th PRRO Championship concluding COVID-19 impacted 2019-22 PRRO Circuit, sets event record

    July 14, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Runner;'s World) Athletics: Keira D’Amato Is Chasing Happiness
The American marathon record holder once aimed for success at the expense of joy. Now she’s focusing on fun—and running faster than ever

(Business Wire) Athletics: PUMA Signs Rising 200m Sprint Star Abby Steiner

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Cheptegei leads African stars to Oregon Worlds
Cheptegei, 25, currently holds the 5000m and 10000m world records, the Commonwealth double and the 5000m Olympic title, will also hope to wrestle the 5000m title from Ethiopian Edris Muktar. Nakaayi will face a litany of talent led by Olympic champion Athing Mu as she bids to retain her two-lap crown

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipruto leads Kenyan quartet in quest for steeplechase gold
* Kenyan-born Qatari Saif Shaheen, who holds the world record of 7:53.63 in the race, bagged gold in 2001 Saint-Denis and 2005 Helsinki
* Bett and Kibiwot are in the first heat where they will be seeking to make the final scheduled for Monday

(The Guardian) Cycling: Tour de France officials drag protesters off the road during chaotic stage 10
Climate-crisis protest brought stage to halt 36km from finish - Magnus Cort wins after delay as Covid positives cause concern

(OregonLive) Athletics: Sneaker companies loom large at World Athletics Championships: ‘Lifeblood of the sport,’ but for how long?
The proud and ancient sport of track and field is now largely bankrolled by the handful of large athletic footwear and apparel companies, Nike first among them. Some are not happy about the dependency. Others see no alternative and say the real danger is that the companies move away from the sport. What happens when the track and field devotees who founded the big companies age out?

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: How to watch Allyson Felix in action at the Track & Field World Championships
After a glittering career, the 36-year-old American track superstar will compete one final time internationally at her 10th World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday 15 July

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Reprieve for Omanyala as World Championships dream revived
* Omanyala, who holds the Africa 100m record, will now travel to Eugene, Oregon for the World Athletics Championships that begin on Friday
* He will leave Kenya on Thursday at 6pm and is expected to arrive in Oregon on Friday 10.30am (local time), in time to participate in the 100m heats planned from 6.50pm (local time)

(Brussels Tims) Athletics: Nafi Thiam looks forward to World Athletics Championships with confidence

(CTolleRun) Running: Mike Wardian – Running Home
Carrie chats with Mike Wardian! Mike is an accomplished runner with several USATF championships and ultramarathon victories under his belt, and recently, he ran across the United States in 62 days while raising more than $100,000 for World Vision! In this episode, they discuss his journey, how he organized it, dealing with issues on the run, why he puts himself through these runs, what’s next on his plate, and much more!

(Track and Field News) Athletics: 2022 World Champs Women’s Top 10 Formcharts
2022 World Champs Men’s Top 10 Formcharts

(Irish Times) Athletics: Stage set at historic Hayward Field for potentially best-ever World Athletics Championships
Irish medal hopes among the properly global sporting event are slim, if at all

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: You Won’t Live Longer by Diet or Exercise Alone, Study Says
Sprawling new research showed that healthy eating and regular workouts do not, in isolation, stave off later health issues. They need to be done together

(Washington Post) Women in Sport: Fit but unequal
ake two highly trained, Olympic-caliber athletes: one man, one woman. Here are some biological differences that affect their performance

(BBC) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson: World champion changed coach to boost Paris 2024 hopes
Katarina Johnson-Thompson says she changed coach right before her world title defence to give her the best chance of success at the 2024 Olympics
(The Guardian) Katarina Johnson-Thompson free from injury woes and targets world medal
Heptathlete will defend heptathlon world title she won in 2019 - Briton says her ‘speed is back’ to be in medal hunt this weekend

(NBC) Athletics: Track and field worlds come to Eugene: An unlikely alliance six decades in the making

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 USTFCCCA Track & Field Academic Awards

    July 13, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Mirror) Athletics: Usain Bolt admits World Athletics Championship buzz is 'impossible' to replicate
Exclusive: Track legend on life after athletics as sport's best gather for global showpiece looking to reverse falling ratings

(Reuters) Athletics: Sifan Hassan dials down expectations after Tokyo medal triple

(Oregon Live) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: How and when to watch these 30 athletes with Oregon, SW Washington ties

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF leaves Tampere with 175 medals at World Masters Athletics Championships

(BBC) Athletics: Max Burgin promises fearless chase for World Athletics Championships gold
Max Burgin considers the question for a moment. And, then, as usual, does things his own way

(Globe Runner) Athletics: Eugene, Where
Immediately after the hugely successful World Athletics Championships in Gothenburg 1995 – highlighted by Jonathan Edwards’ world record triple jumps and Michael Johnson’s double gold rehearsal for the following year’s Olympics – IAAF chief Primo Nebiolo declared that future championships were too important to be held in such a small venue

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: A Living Wage’ Mulled for U.S. Track Athletes, Says Carlsbad’s Willie Banks

(Reuters) Athletics: Coe hoping Eugene World Championships can help finally crack America

(Mirror) Athletics: Mo Farah's dad was tragically killed by shrapnel that hit his head from bazooka strike
Sir Mo Farah has emotionally opened up about his life in a new BBC documentary titled 'The Real Mo Farah', with the four-time Olympic gold medallist revealing his dad was killed when he was just four

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Olympic 100m champion Jacobs to run at world championships
* Jacobs, who has also been affected by intestinal problems this season which forced him to withdraw from the Nairobi meet at the beginning of May, has run just two 100m this term
* He timed 9.99 seconds, aided by a favourable wind, on May 18 and then on June 25 won the Italian title in a time of 10.12sec, far from the European record of 9.80sec he set when winning the Olympic title in Tokyo last year

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan column: Is athletics dying? Or does it just need reviving?
Is athletics a dying sport? Prize money continues to decline. Some meets are held in half-empty stadiums and I feel coverage outside events such as this month's World Championships, the Commonwealth Games and Europeans is scant

(AC) Athletics: Forty Athletes, many National Champions Selected to Team Canada for 2022 NACAC Championships

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Twelve rising stars to watch at Track & Field World Champs
From Abby Steiner to Erriyon Knighton, Favour Ofili to Sasha Zhoya, we've picked out six men and six women who could have breakout performances at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene

(BBC) Drugs in Sport:World Athletics Championships: Botswana's Nijel Amos suspended after failed drugs test
Botswana's 2012 Olympic 800m silver medallist Nijel Amos has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit after testing positive for a banned substance

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Canadian Damian Warner aiming for elusive world track and field championship gold

(BBC) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah 'relieved' Home Office won't take action over citizenship
Sir Mo Farah has said he is "relieved" that the Home Office will not take action against him after he revealed he was trafficked into the UK
(The Guardian) Olympic champion Mo Farah shares harrowing experience of domestic servitude
Sir Mo Farah shared his childhood experience of living in a London flat after being illegally trafficked to Britain when he was nine years old.
In a new documentary, The Real Mo Farah, the Olympic champion says he was forced to perform domestic duties for a family in the capital. Farah was only able to contact his birth mother in Somalia 10 years after he arrived in the UK.
The Real Mo Farah airs at 6am on Wednesday 13 July on iPlayer and at 9pm on BBC One
(The Telegraph) ‘Mo Farah’s nervous look told me he was hiding something’
Britain’s greatest ever athlete was built on a fabrication – but revealing the truth has reconciled him with his past

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Sprinter Leon Reid banned from Commonwealth Games as 'security risk'

    July 12, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(LA Daily News) Athletics: World Championships an opportunity track and field must not ‘squander’
Oregon ’22 features a dazzling array of world record holders and rising stars. But will the 10-day meet change the course of professional track and field in the U.S.?

(BBC) Athletics: Isaac Makwala has 'unfinished business' at World Athletics Championships
Five years on from being forced out of the 400m final at the World Athletics Championships amidst huge controversy, Isaac Makwala heads to Oregon intent on winning the one medal missing from his collection

(The Star) Athletics: Olympic silver motivates Muir ahead of the Worlds
* Muir, the 2018 European champion, has twice finished fifth in the world 1500m final and took silver in the event at the 2018 World Indoor Championships.
* She believes the 1500m in Oregon will be "incredibly competitive"

Capital FM) Athletics: Battlelines drawn in Oregon as Hassan eyes revenge on Kipyegon
As far as reputation is concerned, no one can argue that Sifan Hassan is one of the greatest female long-distance runners to grace the game
Can Kenya reclaim the steeplechase King’s crown at the World Championships
The men’s 3000m steeplechase is one of the most anticipated races at this weekend’s World Championship in Oregon owing to the fierce track rivalry among the bigwigs in the race

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Key storylines to watch at 2022 Track and Field World Championships
Allyson Felix signs off, world records could fall, injury worries and the first ever team world champions - here are the storylines to pay attention to at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 in Eugene, USA, from 15-24 July

(ITV) Triathlon: Jonny Brownlee pulls out of Commonwealth Games due to fractured wrist

(AI) Athletics: Leon Reid banned from Commonwealth Games for production of crack cocaine

(CBC) Athletics: Canadian 800m champ Marco Arop carries spirit of resilient family's journey with every step
23-year-old in top form heading to World Athletics Championships in Oregon

(RRW) Athletics: Opinion - Media Should Mask-Up For Athletes At World Athletics Championships
At the recent USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., veteran 800m runner Erik Sowinski told reporters that after more than two years of the pandemic he finally got infected with the coronavirus and developed COVID symptoms

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 395: Anna Turner – Breaking Down Lab Work with a Registered Dietitian
Today’s episode is week 3 of the nutrition series! This episode is with returning guest, Anna Turner. We are breaking down lab work in this episode. We are talking about the lab work that we should all be getting done every year as adults in addition to the lab work that we should be getting as athletes. Specifically, we break down vitamin D, iron and ferritin, Vitamin B12, magnesium. Then we do a bit of a case study with one of the athletes that I coach and that Anna works with on nutrition

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir: Olympic silver medallist's motivation 'only going up' at World Championships
Laura Muir's motivation to succeed at the World Athletics Championships "is only going to go up" now that she is an Olympic medallist

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Thompson-Herah sparks Nike doubt ahead of World Champs
Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is reportedly close to confirming a deal with German sportswear company Puma, a move which would signal the end of her long association with American brand Nike

(Cycling News) Cycling:Quinn Simmons: Van Aert and Pogacar have changed the Tour de France breakaway dynamic
Weight loss key to improved climbing as US rider targets more escapes in the second week

(The Guardian) Olympics: Russia and Belarus face ban from Paris Olympics, warns senior IOC member
Russian and Belarusian athletes to miss qualification events - Craig Reedie said ban after Ukraine invasion will be maintained

(Capital FM) Athletics: “Here I come,” excited Kipchoge says ahead of Berlin Marathon
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge is excited and raring to go for a fourth Berlin Marathon crown after he was named as one of the stellar names in the men’s 42km

(The Guardian) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked into the UK using another child’s name
Olympic champion makes confession in BBC documentary - The real story is I was born in Somaliland as Hussein Abdi Kahin’

(The Star) Athletics: Why Kenya are the team to beat in marathon in Oregon
* Kamworor ran his first race since the accident in January 2021, winning the Kenyan Police Cross Country Championships before going on to secure a place on Kenya’s Olympic 10,000m team after winning the national trials, only to have to pull out with an ankle injury.
* Ruth Chepngetich will defend her marathon title at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 by virtue of a wild card, which means Kenya will be represented by four in the women’s race on July 18
Kipyegon tipped to end 1,500m GOAT debate in Oregon
* Kipyegon always saves her best for championships, and in Tokyo last year she retained her Olympic title in style in 3:53.11
* Kipyegon has tasted defeat over 800m and 3000m already this season, but when it comes to the women’s 1500m final on July 18, it’s hard to envisage anyone getting the better of the Kenyan, who possesses a change of gears that so often proves unstoppable

(Reality's Last Stand) Women in Sport: Debunking Veronica Ivy's False Claims About Trans Women in Female Sports

    July 11, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Mirror) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah reveals he was illegally trafficked to UK aged nine and has different name
Sir Mo Farah is ready to tell his real story - 'whatever the cost'. The Olympic hero has bravely confessed he arrived in Britain as an illegal immigrant, after being smuggled into the country by traffickers as a young child

(Reuters) Athletics: Rested Muhammad ready to renew rivalry with record-holder McLaughlin

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Team Kenya confident ahead of World Athletics Champs
* Yego said the team is driven by the hunger to do well considering that most are young. “They want to emulate the previous champions,” said Yego
* "I see great hope for men in the 5,000m and 10,000m,” said Yego, affirming that they are really looking forward to Omanyala’s moment in Oregon

(GoDucks) Athletics: Schumacher Named Head Coach of Oregon Cross Country, Track and Field

(InsideHook) Athletics: Footwear Finds Abound at Nike’s Massive Members-Only Sale
Enjoy savings of up to 60% on the swoosh

(CBC) Athletics: Olympic 100m champ Jacobs back in limelight at athletics worlds vs. hungry field
Italian sprinter slowed by injuries; distance runner Niyonsaba out with foot issue

(WA) Athletics: WCH Oregon22 preview: 1500m
WCH Oregon22 preview: 5000m
WCH Oregon22 preview: 10,000m
WCH Oregon22 preview: marathon

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Twelve rising stars to watch at Track & Field World Champs
From Abby Steiner to Erriyon Knighton, Favour Ofili to Sasha Zhoya, we've picked out six men and six women who could have breakout performances at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Kenyan-born French athlete banned for doping
* Last October, Kipsang-Jeptooo as well as her husband and former coach were questioned by French authorities for possession and procurement of illicit substances as well as possession and procurement of false administrative documents.
* Her ban, which started on June 8 2022 is in place until December 8, 2023

(Daily Advertiser) Athletics: Niyonsaba out of world champs with injury

(Runner's World) Athletics: How Olympian Elise Cranny Saved Her Season
She was suffering from RED-S, but she didn’t recognize it immediately. Once she did, she rested, ate a lot, and recovered quickly enough to win a national title in the 5,000 meters

(Cycling News) Cycling: Pogacar and all Tour de France riders negative in rest day COVID-19 tests
UCI confirms all riders tested negative in Sunday evening tests

(Eevent Brite) Women in Sport: Safety, Fairness, Inclusion?
An evening with Dr.Emma Hilton

(NBC) Athletics: Peres Jepchirchir, world’s top marathoner, withdraws from world championships

(Dyesyat) Athletics: Sifan Hassan 1st Place Women's 5000m - Stumptown Twilight 2022

(VeloNews) Cycling: Bradley Wiggins: ‘There will be a dislike’ towards Tadej Pogacar if his Tour de France dominance continues
'It’s a natural thing for people who are dominant, who take every little last crumb of success,' says former Tour de France winner

(WA) Athletics: WCH Oregon22 preview: 800m

(AW) Athletics: World Championships previews – women
An event-by-event guide to the female events at the World Athletics Champs in Eugene, Oregon, from July 15-24
World Championships previews – men
We look ahead to the male events at the World Athletics Champs in Eugene, Oregon, from July 15-24

(The Star) Athletics: Why 3000m steeplechase promises to be a thriller in Oregon
* Bahrain and Kazakhstan, neither of which has ever won a World Championships medal in this event, look to hold the two aces in the women’s steeplechase pack in Kenyan-born duo of Winfred Yavi and Norah Jeruto
* Kenya has claimed three of the last four women’s steeplechase titles at the World Championships and their chances here will be carried by Celliphine Chespol, Jackline Chepkoech, Beatrice Chepkoech and Purity Kirui

    July 10, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WUTR/WFXV – CNYHomePage.com ) Athletics: Adam Interviews gold medalist Jenn Suhr post-retirement

(NY Times) Athletics: The Most Talented Runner of His Generation Takes the Unexpected Route Back Home
Forty-four years ago, Henry Rono set multiple world records on the track. Much of his life was later overshadowed by addiction. But at 70, he has no regrets

(Observer-Dispatch) Athletics: Jemal Yimer Mekonnen of Ethiopia wins 15K

(BBC) Triathlon: World Triathlon Championship Series: GB win mixed relay gold in Hamburg
Kate Waugh sealed victory in a dramatic closing kilometre as Britain took mixed relay gold at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Hamburg
(ITU) Team GB hit the heights on day of mixed relay drama in Hamburg

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Championships: Kelly Ruddick to become oldest ever female competitor, aged 49
Australia's Kelly Ruddick is set to become the oldest ever female competitor at the World Athletics Championships, aged 49

(Yahoo) Athletics: Ceili McCabe's rise to the top was one unique run
echnically speaking, Ceili (pronounced Kay-lee) McCabe is still in a track frame of mind, courtesy of her steeplechase race she'll be competing in on July 16 at the World Athletics Chamionships inOregon

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Allyson Felix in numbers: The track and field superstar's stellar career in detail
The American is the World Athletics Championships GOAT, having out-performed any other man or woman to have competed at Worlds. As she prepares for her final Worlds appearance in 2022, take a look back at her incredible career in numbers

(Cycling News) Drugs in Sport: Vaughters in favour of pre-race testing on buses to close blood doping 'loophole'
EF team boss calls for fairer division of anti-doping funding from teams

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF ticks medal tally to 137 after nine days at the World Masters Athletic Championships

(The Guardian) Athletics: Brooke Buschkuehl breaks Australian long jump record to top world rankings
Victorian leaps 7.13 metres to smash her own national record - World’s longest jump of 2022 comes days out from world titles

(ITU) Triathlon: Dynamite Duffy produces compelling case for 4th title with Hamburg gold

(Cycling Weekly) Cycling: 'It can ruin the whole Tour': Caution for Tadej Pogacar as teammate tests positive at Tour de France
The Slovenian increased his lead by four seconds on stage eight

(NBC) Athletics: Karsten Warholm clears new hurdle to get to world track and field championships

(Glasgow Times) Athletics: Unburdened Laura Muir has sights set on title at World Athletics Championships
There's nothing quite like getting the monkey off your back to release some pressure

(AC_ Athletics: Prominent Endurance Coach Mark Rowland Joins Athletics Canada West Hub

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the World Athletics Championships Oregon22

Boilermaker 15K, Utica, NY

    July 9, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Our ISP , Rogers, had a national outage Friday, with no access to internet - web and email - or cellular service. As a result we were unable to update our website
Updates have resumed today.

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: How Pregnancy Affects Your Marathon Time
A new study assesses how childbirth altered the career trajectories of the fastest marathoners in history, with encouraging results

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Steeplechaser Courtney Frerichs balancing training, graduate school ahead of World Athletics Championships

(WA) Athletics: WCH Oregon22 preview: combined events

Athletics: Boilermaker 15K Hosts 25th PRRO Championship
Seven PRRO Circuit winners, including reigning PRRO champion Rosemary Wanjiru, also to vie for $10,000 Super Bonus at 45th edition on Sunday, July 10, 2022

Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge returns to BMW Berlin Marathon on September 25
Eliud Kipchoge will return to the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 25th September, four years after his spectacular world record there

(Tri247) Triathlon: WTCS Hamburg 2022: Flora Duffy overcomes penalty to win a thriller
Flora Duffy added yet another memorable performance with a thrilling victory ahead of Beth Potter
WTCS Hamburg 2022 results: Hayden Wilde wins again
Race favourite status proved no problem for Kiwi, who looked in total control on Saturday at WTCS Hamburg

(RRW) Athletics:Kipchoge To Return To BMW Berlin Marathon
Two-time Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya will return to the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday, September 25, four years after setting the ratified World Athletics marathon record of 2:01:39 there

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 394: Benita Willis – World Cross Country Champion & Four Time Olympian
Benita Willis is the coach of Lindsay Flanagan who just ran a huge PR at the Gold Coast Marathon in 2:24:43. When I talked to Benita, Lindsay had just run the Paris Marathon where she also had a great race! Benita is an Australian distance running legend herself. She is a 4 time Olympian at the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics. She is a 3 time national champion in the 5000m. She was also the 2004 World Cross Country Champion. She has a marathon PR of 2:22:36 which is the Australian record. She also holds so many other Australian records on the roads and on the track

(CBC) Athletics: Russian athletes officially barred from world athletics championships due to war in Ukraine
Competition will run from July 15-24

(BBC) Athletics: Berlin Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge targets fourth victory
Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge win run the Berlin Marathon in September, aiming for a record-equalling fourth win

(Oregon Live) Athletics: How living legends, tragedies – and championships – made Eugene the ‘Track Capital of the World’

(CBC) Athletics: Semenya listed to run at world athletics championships in potential surprise return
South African has not competed at Olympics or worlds since 2017

    July 8, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Our ISP , Rogers, had a national outage Friday, with no access to internet - web and email - or cellular service. As a result we were unable to update our website

(NBC) Athletics: How to watch 2022 World Track & Field Championships

Stumptown Twilight High Performance Meet - Portland, OR

Trans inclusion in female sport: bodies, sex, and gender identity
Dr Jon Pike, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the OU, presents his view on how to secure fair and maximally inclusive competitive sport

    July 7, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Triathlon becomes the first British sport to ban ALL transgender women from competing in female events at an elite and grassroots level
* Transgender women have been banned from competing in female triathlon events at both elite and grassroots level
* British Triathlon are instead changing their men's category to 'open'
* New policy will come into force in January, replacing their old guidelines
* It follows the decision of swimming's world governing body, FINA, to bar trans women who had been through male puberty from competing against females

(WA) Athletics: WCH Oregon22 preview: shot put

(EA) Athletics: Eight gold medals put Great Britain top of the medal table in Jerusalem

(Outside Online) Athletics: Why Running Fans Need the Post-Race Interview
In the age of pre-approved interview questions and endless PR, there should still be space for something unexpected

(WA) Athletics: Parviainen sets European U18 javelin best in Jerusalem

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: RFU under attack for not banning transgender players from women's rugby
Sharron Davies accuses the governing body of 'putting female athletes in danger' while it continued to review its existing trans policy

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF hosts Germany in combined events duals

Athletics: Defending champion Lemma leads incredible elite men's field at 2022 TCS London Marathon
Bekele, Legesu and Gerimew - three of the five fastest marathon runners in history - confirmed

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Dakotah Lindwurm – Swinging for the Fences
Carrie chats with Dakotah Lindwurm! The 2022 Grandma’s Marathon champion talks about her second victory at that race, her last minute thoughts on going for the record, being part of a small but mighty pack of ladies up front, doing the Macarena close to the end, being sponsored for the first time, what’s next for her, and much more!

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Expect a faster Yohan at Worlds – Coach

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Nigeria’s teen sprint sensation Favour Ofili set to impress at 2022 Athletics Worlds: 'I am going there to win'
The 19-year-old, who became the first collegiate athlete to break 22 seconds, is the fifth fastest 200m runner this season. She spoke exclusively to Olympics.com about her hopes to become one of the best female sprinters in the world and how Olympic champions Allyson Felix and Elaine Thompson-Herah are inspiring her

(Runner's World) Athletics: Galen Rupp Confident Heading Into World Championships Marathon
A herniated disc and mild case of Covid made his buildup rockier than usual, but the two-time Olympic medalist is confident.

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF hauls in 92 medals after first six days at World Masters Athletics Championships Tampere 2022

(AA) Athletics: 64-strong team announced for Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships

(WA) Athletics: Road to Oregon22 – five narratives with nine days to go

(CBC) Athletics: Olympic triple jump champ barred from track and field worlds over shoe issue
Rojas wore unapproved footwear for qualifying leap; pole vaulter Kendricks also out

Athletics: Sir Mo Farah confirmed for 2022 TCS London Marathon
British great back at event for the first time since 2019
(The Telegraph) Mo Farah returns to London Marathon pondering whether it might be his last race
Four-times Olympic champion has been watching Andy Murray's struggles and says he wants to make the right call over when to quit

    July 6, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Oregon22 transforms part of UO campus into Athlete Village, giving participants a taste of dorm life

(The Independent) Athletics: Yulimar Rojas to miss long jump at World Championships after using incorrect shoes in qualifying
Rojas is the Olympic champion and world record holder in triple jump

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Why Kenyan athletes face tax deductions hurdles abroad
* But most agents representing athletes can’t assist with this process because they do not have the expertise and are not licensed in the US to engage the IRS. Consequently, many athletes leave tens and hundreds of unclaimed with the IRS each year,” said Akech.
* “As an attorney licensed in Kenya and the United States, I am currently engaging IRS on behalf of Daniel Limo and Olga Kimaiyo (past winners of Los Angeles Marathon),” he said

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Allyson Felix named to 151-member U.S. team, set for international track and field swansong at Worlds
Multiple world record holders, defending world champions, and Olympic champions are also in the 151-strong American team for the first outdoor Worlds on home soil in Eugene, Oregon, 15–24 July

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: British Triathlon creates ‘open’ category for transgender athletes to compete at all levels
Survey of UK triathletes backed groundbreaking decision - Organisation says it ‘does not tolerate transphobic behaviour’
(220Triathlon) British Triathlon announce new open category for male and transgender athletes
British Triathlon have today announced that from 1 January 2023, there will be two categories for all competitions at all levels: a female category and an open category

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 393: Maddie Alm – The Breakdown of RED-S and Iron
* Maddie Alm is back on the show for the nutrition series! She is a registered dietitian who was recently on the show to talk about training with Team Boss, some of her own athletic breakthroughs that she has had in 2021, and so much more! I knew that when I was going to do a nutrition series, I wanted to make sure I incorporated her into this series.
* In this episode, Maddie is talking to us about RED-S, what that is, and how you can identify if you have RED-S. We go into a deep dive into iron and what levels you should be looking for in ferritin in your body and how you can increase your iron intake

(USATF) Athletics: USATF names 151-member team for World Athletics Championships Oregon22

Athletics: 2022 TCS London Marathon will stage richest wheelchair races in history
Total prize pot for 2022 races is increased by $57,800 to $199,500 - Defending champions Manuela Schär and Marcel Hug return in 2022

(NY Times) Athletics: The Race to the Start Line: Returning to Running After Having Covid-19
It’s not easy to tell runners to slow down when many of their goals are to speed up

(Washington Post) Athletics: These elite runners say having a full-time job helps their performance

    July 5, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Parchment is Jamaica’s best hope for male medal in Eugene

.(MSN) Women in Sport: British Triathlon to ban transgender women competing against females
Triathlon is set to ban transgender women competing in elite female competitions even if they have not gone through male puberty.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World Half Marathon Championships cancelled
* It shall incorporate the half marathon championships in future, as well as introducing world 5km championships
* Mass races will be held alongside the elite championships to allow recreational runners to be part of a global festival of road running

(FalmouthRoadRace) Athletics: Falmouth Road Race Awards $92,000 to Local High School Students

(CBC) Athletics: 'I'm getting my energy back:' Sprinter De Grasse hopeful he'll be in top form at worlds
Reigning bronze medallist's practices improving each day after 2nd bout of COVID-19

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Fina’s policy on trans women in swimming is based on science, facts and human rights
Cathy Devine, Dr Jon Pike and Liam Garvey on trans participation in elite sport and the recent ruling by swimming’s world governing body

(InsideHigherEd) Women in Sport: Protections for Trans Athletes in Title IX Proposal Still Unknown
Both critics and proponents of transgender students’ involvement in intercollegiate athletics are not happy with the separate rule-making process

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 392: Sinclaire Johnson – USA National Champion in the 1500m Headed to the World Championships

(WA) Athletics: Kosgei, Jepkosgei and Yehualaw star in strong London Marathon field

(Sport England) Women in Sport: This Girl Can helping to make leisure sector spaces safer and more inclusive for women

(FairPlayForWomen) Women in Sport:Are there good reasons to allow some males in female sport?
Athletics: Eilish Mccolgan to debut at 2022 TCS London Marathon
World record holder Brigid Kosgei and defending champion Joyciline Jepkosgei one of nine sub-2:20 athletes in 2022 elite women's field

(The Star) Athletics: Langat, Kipruto eyes international glory after ruling Nandi race
* Kipruto, who also trains in Iten, on the other hand, said his next stop will be the Copenhagen Half marathon in Denmark in September.
* Two-time New York City Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor set the world's half-marathon record on the same course in Prague

(Irish Examober) Athletics: Caster Semenya interview: 'I am the greatest that has ever done it'
'That’s what I’ll be remembered for: being great, my talents. I feel unapologetic (about them) and I want people to remember the greatness,' said the 31-year-old

(Athletics NZ) Athletics: New Zealand announce largest ever World Championship team

    July 4, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Irish Times) Athletics: Caster Semenya brings her headline running act to the Cork City Sports
South African star will run in the 3,000m at the 69th staging of the prestigious event

(BBC) Athletics: The Warm Up Track: BBC Athletics Podcast, S2 Episode 3 Sand and Spears
The Warm Up Track is back! Season Two continues with World Champion Javelin thrower Anderson Peters, and World Indoor Long Jump bronze medallist, Lorraine Ugen

(Essentially Sports) Athletics: Iconic Sprinter Michael Johnson Calls Better Exposure for Track and Field, Netflix’s Drive to Survive Taken as an Example

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Shericka Jackson: Top things you did not know about Jamaica's sprint star
She’s the reigning Olympic 100m bronze medallist and the third-fastest female 200m runner in history. But how much do you really know about Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson?

(The New India) Drugs in Sport: Doping horror lingers over Indian athletics as under-23 national champ tests positive for banned substances
In another embarrassing turn of events for Indian athletics, three athletes tested positive for banned substances and have been sanctioned.

(Triathlete) Triathlon: The West Point Triathlon Team Proudly Carries Its History and Future
It's baptism by fire for many of the cadets—but the skills and teamwork learned pay off down the road

(AJC) Athletics: Senbere Teferi wins women’s elite division at AJC Peachtree Road Race
Rhonex Kipruto wins men’s elite division at AJC Peachtree Road Race
Daniel Romanchuk, Susannah Scaroni win wheelchair divisions at AJC Peachtree Road Race

(EA) Athletics: How to follow the Jerusalem 2022 European Athletics U18 Championships

(FlamengLia Thomas is the Child of Feminism
The decision by the International Swimming Federation to ban post-pubescent male-born swimmers from women’s competitions is one victory in an ongoing war that few feminists will admit they startedo File) Women in Sport:

(CBC) Athletics: Marco Arop runs world's 3rd-fastest 800m of season at pre world invitational championship
Fellow Canadian Sarah Mitton wins shot put event with 19.99m throw

(Fast Women) Athletics: Gabi Rooker earns Olympic Trials qualifier with a 20-minute PR

(Oregon Live) Drugs in Sport: Runner Shelby Houlihan, banned 4 years on doping charges, vows return

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Jackson’s blistering 21.55s run voted ‘Moment of the Month’ by World Athletics

(WA) Athletics: Mena crushes Cuban 200m record with 19.63 in La Chaux de Fonds

(WA) Athletics: Asher-Smith and Johnson-Thompson feature on Britain’s team of 78 for Oregon

(USATF) Athletics: Dozens of Champions Crowned on Day Four of the 2022 USATF Youth Outdoor National Championships

(Balls.IE) Athletics: Saturday Night's Rain Sodden Morton Mile Was Absolutely Epic

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race - Atlanta, GA

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(GoldCoastMarathon) Athletics: USA’s Flanagan sets new women’s record in the 2022 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon while Japan’s Fukuda blitzes the men’s field
Lappin and de Rozario show clean sets of wheels in 2022 CPL Wheelchair Marathon
Heyne and Pompeani take spoils in the 2022 Southern Cross University 10km Run

(WA) Athletics: Dr Linda Blade and a life in athletics
Former elite heptathlete, coach, mother, leader, role model and champion of women’s sport. Canada’s Dr Linda Blade has many talents and a CV bursting with accomplishments, but above all she is a devoted and loyal fan of athletics

(TimesNews) Athletics: Chelanga, Erassa, Jenkins, True join Crazy 8s field

(AW) Atheltics: Eilish McColgan: “I will get trolled but I don’t care. I’m here to run”
Despite being one of the standout performers of 2022, the British distance runner faces a barrage of online criticism every time she puts herself in the public eye

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: South African Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk gets confidence boost ahead of 2022 World Athletics Championships
Men's 400m world record holder is on the comeback trail and dipped well below 45 seconds in his first one-lap race of the season

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Nadine Dorries threatens to cut funding for cricket and tennis over trans row after learning England fast bowler Ben Stokes is banned from playing against the B-team on safety grounds but male-born players can still bowl at women
* Culture Secretary says they should ban those who went 'through male puberty'
* She urged them to follow example of International Swimming Federation
* Bowlers like Ben Stokes can't play 'B teams' but males-born players play women
* Lawn Tennis Association and Cricket Board are reviewing their trans policies

(BBC) Women in Sport: Cyclists claim trans riders still competing in British Cycling events
Two female cyclists claim that transgender athletes are still competing in British Cycling women's events

(GoldCoastMarathon) Athlwetics: ASICS Half Marathon Wins to Robinson and Wellings After Twin Breakaways

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: How to Exercise in the Summer Heat
As record high temperatures batter much of the country, expert advice on staying active this summer

(Yahoo) Athletics:Laura Muir agrees she has ‘unfinished business’ ahead of Birmingham 2022

DATEV Challenge Roth - Roth, Germany

Athletics Canada Warm-Up to Worlds Invitational - Edmonton, AB

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(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Remembering Coach Squires
Word of Coach Bill Squires‘ passing didn’t come until late yesterday, June 30, 2022. While it wasn’t a complete surprise, given Coach’s 89 years, the news still hit hard

(WA) Athletics: All five reigning world champions named on Kenya's team for Oregon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Hybrid format for 2022 StanChart Marathon
* Registration fees for this year’s race are Sh2,000 up to October 10, and Sh2,500 from October 10 to 16
* This year’s race is programmed for October 30 with the virtual marathon running from Sunday, October 23, to Sunday, October 30

WA) Athletics: Wanyonyi and Chepkirui to defend world U20 titles after Kenyan trials success

(NY Times) Women in Sport: Equity in Sports Has Focused on Gender, Not Race. So Gaps Persist.
Title IX, over 50 years, has heavily benefited white women over women of color. That’s partly because race has never been part of the law

(WA) Athletics: Road to Cali 22 – the state of play with one month to go

(Runner's World) Athletics: Molly Seidel Out, Keira D’Amato in for World Championships Marathon
A statement from Seidel said she has a stress reaction in her sacrum and her application to use Adderall in competition is “ongoing.”

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cherotich, Wafula to defend Kenya's steeplechase legacy in Cali
* South Rift’s Cherotich burst to the lead at the bell, scotching the red tartan track to triumph in nine minutes and 18.25 seconds, beating Diana Chepkemoi from South Rift to second place in 9:19.47

(Diamond League) Athletics: Fraser-Pryce to headline 100m in Silesia
Jamaican sprint legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will continue her 2022 Wanda Diamond League campaign in Silesia, Poland on August 6th

(Spikes) Athletics: As Fast As I Can Be By Alison Dos Santos
It’s funny. I can remember everything from the semi-final – step by step, hurdle by hurdle. But the Olympic final? I remember very little

(Capital FM) Athletics: Cherotich credits coach after securing ticket to World U20 showpiece
South Rift’s Maureen Cherotich says she couldn’t have stormed to victory at the national trials for the World Under 20 Championships slated for Cali, Colombia had it not been for her coach

(BBC) Athletics: Great North Run: Selemon Barega, Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo among entrants for race on 11 September

(Reuters) Athletics: Jacobs heads to U.S. early after missing Diamond League

(The Australian) Athletics: Stewart McSweyn reveals extent of heart scare after sizzling return to form

(Deadline) Olympics: NBCUniversal Will Unplug The Olympic Channel After Five-Year Linear TV Run

(Runner's World) Athletics: Six things you should know about Laura Muir
She's 'a world star of sport, never mind athletics' her coach has said

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(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Police search 14 locations across Europe in cycling doping investigation
Police say 14 locations across six countries have been searched as they investigate possible doping offences in cycling

(ESPN) Drugs in Sport: Danes search Bahrain Victorious riders' hotel ahead of Tour de France

(CTV) Athletics: Edmonton to host elite track athletes competing in world championship warm-up event

.(Boston Globe) Athletics: Legendary Boston running coach Bill Squires dies at 89

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 391: Anna Turner – Hydration and Electrolytes with a Sports Dietitian
Anna Turner joins us for the first episode of a six part nutrition series! Anna is a sports dietitian. She has been on the show in the past on three episodes: episode 218, episode 237, and episode 265. She is a nutrition coach for endurance athletes. I have had several athletes that I work with that I coach for marathons work with Anna and they have seen great results in their training and racing. Anna is super passionate about hydration so we are talking all things hydration in this episode! We talk about hydration for pre, during, and post run as well as all things electrolytes, why sodium is important and how much you need, and things that you can do to make sure that you are getting what you need in terms of hydration and electrolytes

(WA) Athletics: Duplantis scales 6.16m in Stockholm for highest ever outdoor vault

(USATF) Athletics: Future stars lit up the track on day two of the 2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Maureen Cherotich scorches 5000m field to qualify for World U20
* In the women's 400m hurdles, Rahab Wanjiru timed 1:03.49 ahead of Valentine Mokaya who clocked 1:05.41 while Faith Cherotich sealed the podium in 1:05.43
* The two-day event has attracted 415 athletes from 14 regions across the country and will be used to select a Team Kenya for the Under 20 event

(Diamond League) Athletics: Duplantis makes history on home soil with 6.16 in Stockholm
Swedish pole vault star Mondo Duplantis delighted the home crowd with an historic jump of 6.16 at the Stockholm leg of the 2022 Wanda Diamond League on Thursday

(AC) Athletics: Canada selects 54 athletes to World Athletics Championships team

(Indy Star) Athletics: Indy runner Cheryl Treworgy paved daughter's pathway to Olympic glory

(ATC) Athletics: Kipruto, Kandie Added to Fastest Field in Peachtree History

(BBC) Athletics: Diamond League: Dina Asher-Smith edges 200m win before world title defence
Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith held on to claim a morale-boosting 200m win in the Diamond League on Thursday

Otto's Canada Day Races - Kanata, ON

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