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Runner's Web March 2022 FrontPage Archive

    March 31, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(4W) Women in Sport: Female Olympians Speak Out Against Men in Women’s Sports
Women speaking out include Olympians Mara Yamauchi and Laura Weightman, and women’s shot put champion Amelia Strickler

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: World sport cracks down on transgender athletes competing in women's competition as Sally Gunnell speaks out
Fresh guidelines on transgender athletes are set to be created amid new cases across sports
Emily Bridges' aunt says banning transgender cyclist from competing for national title is 'unfair'
Bridges was due to race in Saturday’s National Omnium Championships but has been forced to withdraw by world cycling’s governing body
Sharron Davies slams 'blatant fudge' after transgender cyclist Emily Bridges is ruled out of Laura Kenny race
British Cycling accepts decision, but says riders deserve more clarity and understanding around participation in elite competitions

(BBC) Women in Sport: Pregnancy and Parenthood in Sport

(GBNews) Women in Sport: Sporting bodies warned 'every women's world champion in five years will be a trans athlete'
Publican Adam Brooks believes trans rights in sport are taking away women's rights

(Citisu Mag) Athletics: Hannah England’s Transition To The Commentary Booth

(Yahoo) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies slams 'blatant fudge' after transgender cyclist Emily Bridges is ruled out of Laura Kenny race

(AW) Athletics: Mo Farah joins speakers at National Running Show South
Distance legend is special guest at Farnborough International on May 7-8 as he adds to a list that includes Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram and Jo Pavey

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Jack Buckner set to be unveiled as new UK Athletics CEO after masterminding eight medals for GB's swimming team at the 2020 Olympics, replacing outgoing chief Mark Munro after a miserable Tokyo Games
* British Swimming chief Jack Buckner is poised to become UK Athletics CEO
* Buckner's swimming programme delivered eight medals at the Tokyo Olympics
* The 60-year-old has been brought in amid a desperate time for UK Athletics
* Average performances, tight finances and governance chaos has left it in trouble

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery – How She Did It
Carrie chats with Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery, co-authors of the book “How She Did It!” They talk about the book, their website, racing and training stories, the phases of life as a female, sisterhood, motherhood, being inspired by their mothers, being inspiring to the next generation of women, and so much more!

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Trans cyclist Emily Bridges banned from racing at British meeting after UCI ruling
Governing body says 21-year-old still registered as male cyclist - British Cycling calls for ‘coalition’ to address transgender issues

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

(Nick Talks) Women in Sport: Transitioning To Fair Play
Trans-women athletes are the latest battleground for the woke ideologues

(The Times) Women in Sport: Sharron Davies: Injustice of transgender athletes has echo of the dopers I faced
The idea of Lia Thomas and Emily Bridges competing in female events means it’s time for a protected classification

(British Cycling) Women in Sport: Brish Cycling has noe be informaed now been informed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) that under their current guidelines Emily Bridges is not eligible to participate in the British National Omnium Championships on Saturday 2nd April.

(The Post) Women in Sport: Sajid Javid - "When it comes to sport, it should be about sex not gender"

(Breitbart) Women in Sport: Three More GOP States Protect Girls’ Sports from Transgender Activists
Arizona, Oklahoma, and Kentucky on Thursday joined the ranks of other states whose Republican-led legislatures have passed bills to protect girls’ sports from transgender activists

(Eashington City Paper) Athletics: Olympian Kim Conley Will Make Her Cherry Blossom Debut This Weekend
“It’s just always kind of been on my radar as a really cool event that brings together a great field.”

(Women's Running) Athletics: Running Shoes are Finally Being Designed for Women
Historically, women's shoes were designed based off of a men's last. But the list of brands designing for women is growing

(The New Statesman) Women in Sport: There’s got to be a better way to include transgender women in sport
Testosterone reduction doesn't cancel out the overwhelming advantage of athletes such as Lia Thomas and Emily Bridges being born male

(Sky Sports) Athletics: Russian athletes must prove independent and neutral status to take part in UK events says Sports Minister
Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston: "We wish to get the assurance in a written declaration that they are not receiving money from [Russia president Vladimir] Putin, Russia or Belarus." Russia and Belarus athletes were banned from competing at the Winter Paralympics

    March 30, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Times) Women in Sport: Swimming set for rule change to ensure no repeat of Lia Thomas controversy

Athletics: 2022 NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon Expo Presented By adidas Set for April 21, 22, 23 at Industry City, Brooklyn
Over 20,000 runners will attend the Expo as part of Brooklyn Running Week, which culminates with the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon on April 24

Athletics: 2022 TCS New York City Marathon Attracts Unparalleled Interest
Official Charity Partner Program launches today with 500 causes to support after surpassing $400 million milestone mark last year

Athletics: Elite Runners Lead Mass Celebration Of The Runners’ Rite Of Spring At The 2022 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to welcome runners to Washington Monument Grounds, then run in the 10-mile race herself on Sunday, April 3

(WA) Athletics: Hodgkinson to return to action in Birmingham
(AW) Keely Hodgkinson kicks off summer in Birmingham
Olympic 800m silver medallist is back in training after pulling out of World Indoor Championships

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Top female cyclists 'are too scared to speak out' over trans rival racing them and Dame Laura Kenny in the national championships a month after she was in male events - as her mother claims she will get police protection for race
* Emily Bridges began hormone therapy in 2021 and can now compete as a woman
* The decision by British Cycling to let her compete has 'distressed' other cyclists
* The 21-year-old will compete at the National Omnium Championships in Derby
* She will face a field including Olympic champion Dame Laura Kenny on Saturday

(WADA) Drugs in Sport: WADA publishes report identifying key areas of athlete vulnerabilities to doping

(WA) Athletics: Japan names marathon team for World Athletics Championships Oregon22

    March 29, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Times) Women in Sport: If you believe in fair competition, Emily Bridges should not be racing Laura Kenny
The transgender debate is sensitive but if a 21-year-old novice can beat the greatest female track cyclist that GB has ever produced, sport has a problem

Athletics: Gelete Burka Announces a Return to Ottawa Marathon
The World Athletics Gold Label race is set for Sunday May 29th. Gelete set a course record of 2:22:17 when she won here in 2018.

(WA) Athletics: His own hurdles cleared, Eaton is ready for the next chapter

(AW) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson picks up her paintbrush to help the next generation
Middle-distance runner’s art will feature in an exhibition in London to help raise funds for the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund and Lloyd Cowan Bursary. You could join her too if you are an ‘athlete artist’

(The Times) Women in Sport:Trans cyclist Emily Bridges faces Olympic winner Laura Kenny

(BBC) Athletics: Yaroslava Mahuchikh on escaping war in Ukraine and winning gold at the World Indoor Championships
Ukraine's Yaroslava Mahuchikh says winning gold in the high jump at the World Indoor Championships showed the strength of her country as it continues to fight a war against Russia

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Transgender Cyclist Emily Bridges Is Set To Become The Lia Thomas Of Great Britain

(USTFCCCA) Athltics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 1

    March 28, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(GB News) Women in Sport: Team GB cycling stars face losing Olympic places as trans athlete announced to compete in female events
Emily Bridges has raced against men for the past year while undergoing hormone therapy

(Feminist Current) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas wants ‘respect’ — well, so do women

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: In Letter, NCAA President Mark Emmert Says Governing Body Will Continue to Allow Transgender Participation

(Globe and Mail) Health and Fitness: Don’t like exercise? Your brain can change, study suggests

(WA) Athletics: From Olympic heartbreak to world indoor delight for Samba-Mayela

(Spiked) Women in Sport: Why can’t we tell the truth about Lia Thomas?
Every linguistic concession we make to the trans movement, the harder it gets to defend women’s rights

(4W) Women in Sport: British Cycling Members Warned Not to Criticize New Trans Policy
.. and urged to report behavior and language to the "Integrity and Compliance Department."

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 370: Robby Andrews – 2016 Olympian & 2017 USATF National Champion in the 1500m
Robby Andrews is a 2016 Olympian in the 1500m. He won the USATF Championship in the 1500m in 2017. He went to the University of Virginia and then went on to run professionally with the New York New Jersey Track Club. He is now coached by his UVA coach Jason Vigilante. He is the fiance to Josette Norris! He is one of Josette’s biggest cheerleaders and it was so much fun to hear his excitement about her career in this episode

(DAI Sport) Athletics: Nathsha Cockram Aiming For Birmingham Commonwealth Games Following Stunning Win In Cardiff

(Hamilton Spectator) Athletics: We’re back! Around the Bay returns after three years
3,362 runners finished the 30-km Hamilton race

(AW) Women in Sport: Asking for fairness
The inclusion of DSD and transgender athletes in sport has been very much to the fore lately. Former international marathon runner Mara Yamauchi gives her view on this emotive and divisive subject

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Olympic chiefs warned over handling of trans athletes as expert insists there is NO scientific evidence to support a limit on testosterone production
* There is currently tension regarding transgender inclusion in female sports
* Some sports scientists have signed a paper for the IOC to reinstate limits on testosterone production
* However, Dr Alun Williams does not believe there is scientific evidence to support changing the limits

(Save Women's Sports) Women in Sports: VA Swimmer, Rose Pouch, Says “No” to Males Competing as Females

    March 27, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Debatable Land) Women in Sport: The Debatable Land #16: The Lia Thomas Problem
For in swimming and athletics - in some ways the purest of all sporting endeavours, being chiefly a question of physical ability - the plain reality is that elite teenage boys are “better” than elite women of any age

(GiveMeSport) Athletics: Caster Semenya calls out World Athletics in scathing tweet

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Team GB cycling stars face losing their Olympics places after a trans woman, 21, announced she would now compete in female events
* Emily Bridges has continued to race against men for the past year while undergoing hormone therapy
* Her successes include gold medal at recent University Championships in Nottingham
* Her testosterone levels are now low enough to meet the criteria set out by British Cycling, the sport's governing body, for her to compete against women

(WA) Athletics: Obiri and Kwemoi claim half marathon crowns in Istanbul

Athletics: Rodgers Kwemoi breaks course record, Hellen Obiri wins with fast time in Istanbul:
Hellen Obiri clocked the tenth fastest time ever with 64:48 to win the 17th N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon while Rodgers Kwemoi ran a course record of 59:15 to make it a Kenyan double

(The Star) Athletics: Hellen Obiri wins the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon
* Kwemoi improved the men’s course record to 59:15 to beat his training partner Daniel Mateiko (1:00:05) and Emmanuel Bor, who had started the race as a pacemaker.
* The men’s race leaders were also on pace to break Jacob Kiplimo’s world record of 57:31 set in Lisbon last year in the opening kilometres and Kwemoi, Mateiko and their compatriot Bor were just off that tempo through 5km in 13:40

(WADA) Drugs in Sport: Research on prevalence of doping, scientific and education topics among WADA webinars in April

Athletics: Over 12,000 runners took to the streets of the Nation’s Capital for 10th running of the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Washington, D.C.
Justin Kent (Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada) and Hirut Guangul (New York, N.Y.) claim victories in the second event of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Elite half marathon

(Dyestat) Athletics: Cascadia Elite Training Group Hopes To Gain Strength By Chasing Dreams Together
Dedicated Post-Collegians Form New Team Seeking To Compete On The Track And Roads At A High Level

(SuzanneMoore) Women in Sport: The Tide Turns: Lia, Labour and Loony Tunes Bragg Can't Stop It

(The Guardian) Athletics: Valentyna Veretska wins Jerusalem Marathon after fleeing Ukraine
After fleeing, Ukrainian runner wins Jerusalem Marathon - Valentyna Veretska, 31, wins in time of 2hr 45min 54sec

(Tri247) Triathlon: Europe Triathlon Cup Quarteira 2022 results: Hojo wins, Dixon on the podium
Japan's Takumi Hojo took victory on Saturday as young Brit Dan Dixon continued to impress

(German Road Races) Athletics: Dramatic changes in distance running since 1982 – 40 years of AIMS by Hugh Jones in Distance Running

Around the Bay Road Race - Hamilton, ON Istanbul Half Marathon - Istanbul, Turkey

    March 26, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Tri247) Triathlon: Europe Triathlon Cup Quarteira 2022: Perfect Potter dominates in Portugal
Great Britain's Beth Potter delivered on the pre-race favourite tag we gave her on Saturday at the Europe Triathlon Cup Quarteira in Portugal

(DW) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge: Marathon legend reveals the secret behind his successful career
He's been dubbed the "greatest marathoner of the modern era." In an exclusive DW interview, Kipchoge invites us to his farm in Kenya, where he speaks about mental health and how he stays positive even in trying times

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Obiri, Kwemoi eye new PBs at Istanbul Half Marathon
* Obiri, the World Cross Country and two-time World 5,000m champion, is the fastest in the women’s field that has six contestants, who have run under one hour and 07 minutes
* The two-time Olympic 5,000m silver medallist reckons that it wasn’t easy shifting gears to longer distance from track and 10km road races
* Kwemoi, who is the second fastest in the men’s field is also eying to improve on his personal best time of 58:30 set when he finished second at Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon this year

(The South African) Athletics: Caster Semenya hits out at World Athletics in latest tweet. Tsek!
South Africa’s double 800m women’s Olympic champion Caster Semenya has hit out once again at World Athletics in her latest tweet.

(The National*) Triathlon: Beth Potter reflects on 'breakdown' in 2021 as one of her most memorable moments

(Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Ethiopian pair set to defend Antrim Coast Half Marathon titles as elite field confirmed for this year’s event

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: University of Arizona Swimmers Write Letter to NCAA on Lia Thomas
The letter says that the collegiate governing body “has successfully failed everyone” by allowing Thomas to compete against cisgender women while trying to “appease everyone.”

(Washington Post) Women in Sport: We need to be able to talk about trans athletes and women’s sports

(RMOtoday) Women in Sport: Utah bans transgender athletes in girls sports despite veto

United Airlines Rock 'n' Roll - Washington DC

    March 25, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Real Science of Sport Podcast) Women in Sport: The Lia Thomas Controversy: Anger in the Age of Trans Gender Sport

(WA) Athletics: Kiryu, Koike and Tada lead Japanese sprint charge in Tokyo

Athletics: N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon set for Sunday
Hellen Obiri goes for another PB and possibly the Istanbul course record

(LBC) Women in Sport: Female athletes racing 'male bodies' are told to 'suck it up', argues Olympic medallist
Olympic medal-winning swimmer Sharron Davies has told LBC that "millions" are spent every year on preventing doping in sport yet it's "totally acceptable to put a male body into a female race and say 'you've just got to suck it up girls'."

(Times of India) Athletics: Ukraine war refugee wins Jerusalem marathon

(Mwakilishi) Drugs in Sport: Kenyan Transgender Athlete Charged with Presenting Fake Documents to Anti-Doping Agency

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2022 Men’s Watch List Update #3

(The Star) Athletics: "I want to run one more time for my daughter," says Cheruiyot
* Cheruiyot is currently nursing her second-born five-month-old daughter Ariel Chebiwott
* The 2011 World 5000m and 10,000m champion is planning on hanging her spikes in 2025 after Paris Olympics
* She is to resume training in the next two or three months

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: Call for respect for trans rights after Johnson says biology ‘overwhelmingly important’
Comments at PMQs in contrast to Labour leader’s stand that ‘trans women are women’
(The Times) It is time to end the hysteria in transgender debate

    March 24, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(FSUNews) Women in Sport: Trans athletes should not compete in women’s sports

(Women's Running) Women in Sport: Adidas Hopes to Tackle Female Runner Safety By Engaging Male Runners
In an effort to end violence against female runners, Adidas and its new partners are launching an education program for men

(LA Times) Athletics: Woman who suffered heart attack near L.A. Marathon finish line dies at hospital

(WA) Athletics: Tulu’s and Tergat’s triumphs in Turin

(Olympic CHannel) Athletics: Caster Semenya runs a new personal best in a 3000m win in Cape Town
The two-time Olympic gold medallist, who is eyeing a place in the South African team for the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, was using the shorter race to build up speed for preferred 5000m

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Where Japanese Marathoning is At So Far in 2022

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2022 Women’s Watch List Update #3

(D1SoftballNews) Women in Sport: Jasmine Camacho-Quinn says it’s “unfair” for trans to participate in women’s competitions
The Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Olympic champion in Tokyo 2020 in the 100 meter hurdles, cataloged this Wednesday as “unfair” that they continue to allow the participation of trans women in women’s competitions

Athletics: Eilish Mccolgan and Charlotte Purdue confirmed for 2022 Vitality London 10,000
The Vitality London 10,000 is held on one of the most famous 10km courses in the world. The fast and flat course starts on The Mall and passes some of London’s most famous landmarks before finishing by Buckingham Palace

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Matt Cavanaugh – It Only Takes One
Carrie chats with Lieutenant Colonel Matt Cavanaugh! They chat about his upcoming “1 Kidney, 4 Deserts” journey, how he found his “why” while being in Baghdad, how his life was saved there (which led him to want to save another through altruistic kidney donation), how we can become donors, and so much more!

(Irish Times) Women in Sport: Sonia O’Sullivan: Transgender athletes cannot be allowed to compete in women’s sport
No use kicking issue down track – it’s become a major problem and a decision is needed
(GBNews) Commonwealth Games 2022 'changing rules to allow trans women cyclists to compete for female medals'
The new gender rules were passed by Commonwealth Games' chiefs and are waiting approval from authorities
(Daily Wire) ‘I Left There With No Trophy’: NCAA Female Swimmer Who Tied For Fifth With Trans Athlete Says Officials Put Lia Thomas Ahead Of Her
(TRANSparency) One Stroke Forward, Two Strokes Back

(Reality's Last Stand) Women in Sport: Weekly Recap | Lia Thomas, 'Gender Policing' Sports, Testosterone Pseudoscience, Prophecy from the 90s, and more...

(InsideHook) Running: Saturdays NYC Is the Latest Label to Perfect High-End Running Gear
The surf-fashion brand recently launched its All Terrain Collection

(Women's Running) Athletics: How Fibroids Can Affect Your Running
These tumors in and around the uterus may be benign—but with symptoms like incontinence and fatigue, they can have a major impact on your training. Here’s how to get relief

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Don’t Be Mad At Cooper Teare And Cole Hocker For Running Fast

(The Independent) Athletics: Lorraine Ugen and Marc Scott break Britain’s duck in Belgrade
Great Britain claimed two bronze medals on the final day of the World Indoor Championships

    March 23, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Who will stand up for me and other women being beaten by biological males like Lia Thomas?
If things don’t change, women’s sports will never be the same

(WA) Athletics: Top-tier athletics returns to New York for 2022 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold

(CBS Boston) Athletics: Woman Returns To Run Boston Marathon 50 Years After Running In The First Official Women’s Field

(Daily Wire) Women in Sport: witter Bans Reporter Who Interviewed NCAA Swimmers Speaking Out About Lia Thomas. She Believes She Was Targeted

Olympic Channel) Athletics: Yulimar Romas lays down her new focus: “I was born to jump 16 meters”
The Olympic gold medallist, who smashed the outright world record at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, wants to go even further and has a strong conviction that she can get to a legendary barrier

(The Voice) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith ready to put ’emotional ups and downs’ behind her and compete in Birmingham
Great Briton: “I was in great shape early in the season and I was heartbroken not to be able to compete to my full potential in Tokyo, but I was also incredibly proud."

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas saga highlights instances of biological men winning women's sports

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Olympic medallist Sharron Davies blasts Labour for 'abandoning' women's rights after MP accused anyone criticising transgender US swimmer Lia Thomas of being a ‘lazy transphobe’
* Sharron Davies said an MP has 'abandoned women's rights' in trans swimmer row
* Lia Thomas, who swam as a man in 2019, won women's freestyle race last week
* Labour's Charlotte Nichols called criticism of the US swimmer 'lazy tr

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Every win for Lia Thomas is a loss for women in sport
If the concept of fair play still matters, the swimmer’s success has to be a turning point in the trans ‘debate’

(Sweat Science on Outside Online) Endurance Sports: There’s New Evidence on Heart Health in Endurance Athletes
After years of debate on the dangers of “too much exercise,” researchers sum up the state of current knowledge

(WA) Athletics: Top-tier athletics returns to New York for 2022 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold

(Diamond League) Athletics: Kerr to take on Tefera in Birmingham 1500m
Olympic 1500m bronze medallist Josh Kerr (GBR) will go up against world indoor champion Samuel Tefera (ETH) at the Müller Birmingham Diamond League, the second meeting of the 2022 Wanda Diamond League series, at the Alexander Stadium on Saturday 21 May

(AW) Athletics: Mo Farah’s racing comeback gathers pace
Distance running legend returns to the roads of London and Manchester in May but what else does the summer of 2022 hold in store?

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Sport must face up to reality - fairness and inclusion cannot co-exist with trans participation
Unless one of the two is prioritised, the controversy will continue in a naïve and dishonest manner

Vienna City Marathon set for April 24th
Strong men’s field for Vienna includes defending champion Leonard Langat

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: USTFCCCA NAIA Program of the Year Standings – 2022 Mid-Year Update

(BBC) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas: Florida governor Ron DeSantis refuses to recognise Thomas win
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed a proclamation recognising runner-up Emma Weyant as the winner of the highest US national college swimming title - an event she lost to transgender athlete Lia Thomas

(The Telegraph) Women in Sport: Exclusive: Commonwealth Games 2022 to allow trans women cyclists to compete for female medals
Plus: Q&A on the debate surrounding lowering testosterone, safety concerns, and whether there are any solutions
Transgender athletes in women's competition: A sport-by-sport guide to rules and regulations
Many sporting federations and governing bodies are currently reviewing their policies around transgender athletes

(USATF) Athletics: 2022 USATF Golden Games at the Mt. SAC Relays

    March 22, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CompleteSports) Drugs in Sport: Okagbare Fails To Appeal, Accepts 10-Year Ban

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: The effects of going through male puberty mean it just isn't fair that transgender swimmer Lia Thomas is allowed to compete in women's events
* Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas shouldn't compete against women
* The effects of male puberty mean that is simply isn't a fair contest
* It's strange Thomas can't put her own ambitions aside and consider what's best for the sport

(Rumble) Women in Sport: Gov. DeSantis Names Emma Weyant National Champion of the NCAA 500y Freestyle Swim

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kimutai, Chelal shine bright in Community X-Country
* Winnie Chetarus won the 6km junior women race after timing 21:16.3, ahead of Stella Asipitar who clocked 24.07.3, while Caroline Kiptoo settled for third in 25:45.6.
* The race was organised by Oak Tree Centre for Kidney and Chronic Diseases

(Women's Running) Athletics: What You Missed in Racing This Weekend: Medals, Records, and Big Cash Bonuses
The World Indoor Championships, New York City Half Marathon, and LA Marathon all went down over the weekend

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA T&F National Athletes of the Week

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: ime To Drop Testosterone Nostalgia, Tucker tells Coe, In Debate About Transgender Inclusion In Women’s Sport
Tucker & The Fallacy Of “T” When It Comes To Reasons Why Transgender Athletes Don’t Belong In Women’s Sport

(Yonhap News Agency) Athletics: South Korean high jump world champion eyes 2024 Olympic gold

(EA) Athletics: Bekh-Romanchuk: "I devote this medal to all Ukrainian people"

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast: Episode 198 with Nell Rojas
“As I’ve gotten more serious about it, fun looks a little different. It’s more Type-II fun. Most importantly, because I am older, because I am 34, I have a good perspective on what is important and what matters. Sometimes, at least, I can leave my ego behind, I have that maturity. And so with all those things I’m able to be like, ‘If this isn’t fun, I’m not doing this, because this is too hard of way to make money and too hard of a way to live if it is not fun.’ So the second it is not fun, I am out.”

(UK Athletics: Abby Steiner named National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year by USTFCCCA

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: If the woke world ignores Caitlyn Jenner’s warning and allows trans swimmer Lia Thomas to continue to compete, then women’s sport will be wiped out forever

(NAU) Athletics: Abdihamid Nur Earns USTFCCCA National Men's Track Athlete of the Year

(The Telegraph)Women in Sport: Seb Coe warns 'the future of women's sport' is at stake in transgender athletes row
World Athletics president says 'gender cannot trump biology' after seeing American swimmer Lia Thomas win highest national college title

World Athletics president calls for new rules across all sports - Warning comes after Lia Thomas wins NCAA swimming title

(France24) Olympics: Half of 2024 Paris Olympics tickets at 50 euros or less

    March 21, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(ATC) Athletics: Olympians and NCAA Champions to Race Northside Hospital Atlanta Women's 5K

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Sebastian Coe warns 'gender cannot trump biology' amid the controversy over transgender swimmer Lia Thomas, but athletics legend admits women's sport is in a 'very fragile' place
* Lia Thomas, who transitioned in 2019, sparked controversy at the weekend
* Swimmer won the US national college title in the women's 500-yard freestyle
* Victory caused an outcry and escalated the debate on transgender athletes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Olympic champion Ingebrigtsen tests positive for Covid-19 after world indoor defeat
* The 21-year-old Olympic gold medallist over 1500m recently broke Tefera's world indoor record over the distance in Leivin, crossing the line in 3:30.60.
* But he was outpaced on Monday, as Tefera clocked a championship record of 3:32.77 for the win.
* Ingebrigtsen took silver, 0.25sec behind

(The Mule) Women in Sport: Can you see it yet?
The price of saying 'birthing people'

(Reality's Last Stand) Women in Sport: Gender Ideology Is on Life Support. My Day Watching Lia Thomas Swim
Activists have substituted knowledge with passion

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Abel Kipsang: I’ll turn bronze to gold in Eugene!
* In his now trademark fashion, Kipsang threw down the gauntlet, hitting the front at the gun, and Ingebrigtsen took up the challenge, cashing in on a small gap on Lane One as Kipsang veered to the right to snatch the lead from the Kenyan.
* I like attacking from the front because I can’t survive if I stay at the back…,” explained Kipsang, who led in 41.71 seconds at 300 metre

(USATF) Athletics: USATF National Youth Indoor Championships wrap up on Staten Island

(The 11th Hour) Women in Sport: Media Conglomerates Marketing The Gender Identity Industry
Nick Monroe, reporting in the Post Millennial recently critiqued a Sports Illustrated (SI) interview with swimmer Lia Thomas, a man swimming on a women’s elite sports team, who SI claims is really a woman

(BBC) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith: I'm so much stronger physically and mentally
World 200m champion Dina Asher-Smith tells BBC Sport's Chetan Pathak about her hopes for the season, the importance of using her voice and the role models that inspire her.

(Globe and Mail) Drugs in Sport: Russian race walker Yelena Lashmanova banned for two years, will be stripped of 2012 Olympic gold
(NBC) Russia originally won eight track and field gold medals at 2012 Olympics. Now it’s two.

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Caster Semenya to open 2022 season with a 3000m race in Cape Town on Wednesday
Double Olympic women's 800m champion will return to competitive racing for the first time since June 30, 2021 when she failed to qualify for the Tokyo Games

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: U.S. man pleads not guilty to Tokyo Olympics doping charges
A U.S. man who prosecutors say describes himself as a "naturopathic doctor" pleaded not guilty on Friday to federal charges of supplying performance-enhancing drugs to athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

(National Review) Women in Sport: Parents of Female Swimmers Speak Out: ‘Shame on the NCAA’

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Is the woke wall of silence finally beginning to crumble? Swimmer says Lia Thomas stole her place in NCAA finals and blasts athletics body for letting controversial transgender sportswoman compete
* Virginia Tech swimmer Reka Gyorgy wrote a letter to the NCAA criticizing its rules that allow UPenn's transgender athlete Lia Thomas to compete
* Gyorgy argued letting Thomas compete against women was 'disrespectful' to biologically-female swimmers
* The fifth-year senior alleged that her spot in the NCAA 500 yard freestyle finals was stolen from her because Thomas was permitted to compete in the division
* She has called on the sports authority to review its policies and 'open their eyes and change these rules in the future'
* Gyorgy's letter was made public just days after the National Women's Law Center was blasted for dismissing critics of Thomas as 'misogynists'

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Lorraine Ugen and Marc Scott claim bronzes at World Indoor Championships to salvage pride for Britain
It was only the third time in 35 indoor or outdoor World Championships that Britain failed to win gold or silver

(The Guardian) Athletics: Yaroslava Mahuchikh wins world indoor high jump gold after fleeing Ukraine
Australia's Eleanor Patterson claims silver in Belgrade - Ash Moloney overcomes injury for heptathlon bronze

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Indoor Championships: GB's Marc Scott & Lorraine Ugen win bronze
Great Britain's Marc Scott and Lorraine Ugen both won bronze on the final day of competition at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade

(SwimSwam) Women in Sport: 17th-Place Finisher in 500 Reka Gyorgy Pens Letter to NCAA on Transgender Rules

    March 20, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Athletics: Canada's women run to national indoor record in 400m relay at world championships
3:31.45 effort not enough to qualify for final; Lindsey Butterworth 6th in women's 800

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: Trans Inclusion Part 2: Will Women Have All Lanes That Life & Rights Promise Them By The Time Regulators Are Done Deciding?

(RRW) Athletics: Teferi, Kipruto Take United Airlines NYC Half Titles
The first day of spring brought glorious weather here and the first edition of the United Airlines NYC Half in just over three years

(National Review) Women in Sport: Parents of Female Swimmers Speak Out: ‘Shame on the NCAA’
So long as avoiding accusations of transphobia is the top concern, the madness of males in female sports will endure

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Trans women athletes hold competitive edge, even after testosterone suppression, scientists say
NCAA board of governors to review transgender athlete policy this week, spokesperson says

(The Economist) Women in Sport: How swimming became the centre of the trans-sports debate
The sporting world is splitting into a mess of incompatible rules

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Ethiopians reign in 3,000m final as Kenya misses out on medal
* Barega clocked 7 minutes, 41.38 seconds to claim the title as Girma finished a close second in 7:41.63
* Scott registered a Season Best of 7:42.02 in finishing third ahead of Simiu who clocked 7:42.97
* The other Kenyan Jacob Krop settled fifth in 7:43.26
(BBC) World Athletics Indoor Championships: Great Britain's Marc Scott wins 3,000m bronze
Marc Scott claimed Great Britain's first medal at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade with bronze in the men's 3,000m

(LBC) Women in Sport: Women 'discriminated against' in sport due to trans participation, ex-GB athlete claims
GB Olympic medallist Sharron Davies MBE says women have 'lost the ability to win their own races' because trans athletes compete in female categories

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas Debate: Through Inaction, NCAA Operated a Circus at Championship Competition

(CNN) Athletics: Molly Seidel: How distance runner overcame 'imposter syndrome' and 'blew all expectations' in the marathon

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: SHARRON DAVIES: I don’t want trans athletes excluded but Lia Thomas has proven we must have fair competition for females - bodies do sport, not feelings... No rules can reverse the advantage of male puberty
* When Lia Thomas competed as a man she was outside the top 500 of the NCAA
* Having transitioned, she has become the No 1 swimmer in the women's category
* But despite testosterone-suppression she still has biological advantages
* The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have abdicated responsibility and left it up to individual ruling bodies to do all the work

(CBC) Athletics: Damian Warner wins elusive heptathlon gold in Canadian record effort at indoor worlds
Raises national mark to 6,489 points, beating Simon Ehammer in final event for win

(The Guardian) Athletics: Marcell Jacobs beats Christian Coleman to prove he is world’s fastest man
Olympic 100m champion clinches world indoor 60m title - Keely Hodgkinson injury forces championship withdrawal
(The Independent) Marcell Jacobs answers critics by winning thrilling World Indoors 60m final in Belgrade
The Italian added the world indoor title to his Olympic gold medal

(USATF) Athletics: Champions crowned on Day 1 at USATF National Youth Indoor Championships

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Daryll Neita accuses UK Athletics of blackmailing the British sprinter by threatening to withdraw funding if she did not leave former coach Rana Reider... with the American coach facing an investigation for sexual misconduct
* Three British athletes were threatened with withdrawal of UKA funding if they opted to stay with Rana Reider
* Adam Gemili and Laviai Nielsen have continued to work with Reider's group
* But Neita, a 100m finalist at the Tokyo Olympics, has since relocated to Italy
* She has now spoken out in a withering verdict in Belgrade on the controversies

Shamrock Shuffle - Chicago, IL

USATF Masters Half Marathon Championships - Syracuse, NY

United Airlines NYC Half - New York, NY

    March 19, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS Returns on Sunday
Defending champion John Koir, two-time winner Elisha Barno and New Zeland Olympian Zane Robertson Headline men’s professional field

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Feminists protesting Lia Thomas say they are politically homeless: 'Democrats don't care about women'
The activists say the words 'Democrat' and 'feminist' have lost all meaning

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Virginia Freshman Emma Weyant Cheated Out Of A National Championship By Lia Thomas

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Ivy League Parents Write New Letter of Protest To NCAA’s Policy On Transgender Athletes, Treatment of Women

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: 'I'm a woman, that's not a woman': Activist gets into poolside row with woke spectator after Lia Thomas was crowned 500 yard NCAA champion
* Lia Thomas, 22, came fifth in the 200 yard freestyle on Friday night at the NCAA competition - a day after becoming the first transgender NCAA champion
* The swimming finale has been overshadowed by a row about whether Thomas, who swam in the men's team until 2019, should race against women
* On Friday night an activist against 'woke' policies towards trans people, Kellie-Jay Keen, became involved in a discussion with another spectator
* Keen went viral after she was asked whether she was qualified as a biologist to discuss Thomas, and replied: 'I'm not a vet, but I know what a dog is'
* Thomas on Thursday night became the first transgender athlete to be crowned a NCAA champion after she won the 500 yard freestyle, and races again Saturday

(The Telgraph) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas misses out on second American swimming title as controversy reigns over participation

Thomas became the first transgender champion in Division I history following victory in Atlanta on Thursday but was met with podium protests

(The Spectator) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas and the slow death of women’s sports

(EA) Athletics: Mahuchikh lands high jump gold for Ukraine with a 2.02m world lead

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Twitter explodes over trans swimmer Lia Thomas winning national title: 'A slap in the face to women and girls'
Thomas lived as a male until transitioning to female in 2019

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipruto leads Kenyan cast for New York Half Marathon
* Kipruto, who has been training in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County will be competing against his compatriots who include Edward Cheserek who has been training in Kaptagat and Stephen Sambu who is also in the US
* The trio will face stiff competition from Ethiopians Tariku Bekele, Birhanu Dare and Ashenafi Birhana, Galen Rupp and Shadrack Kipchirchir from USA among other top athletes
* In the women's category, Irene Cheptai will be joined by two-time world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat, Sharon Lokedi and Grace Kahura

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Indoor Championships: Keely Hodgkinson withdraws from 800m with quad injury
Britain's Keely Hodgkinson has withdrawn from the 800m at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade with a quad injury
(AW) “Business decision” sees Keely Hodgkinson withdraw from World Indoors
British 800m gold medal favourite lets her head rule her heart as she pulls out of Belgrade bid with “minor” injury problem

(Post Millenial) Women in Sport: Save Women's Sports protests Lia Thomas' inclusion in women's swimming at NCAA Championships
Women athletes "have been bullied into silence and today we speak for them, hoping tomorrow, they are brave enough to find their voice," said Save Women’s Sports founder Beth Stelzer.

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: As Lia Thomas’ College Career Nears End, Fight For Fairness Must Continue

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tactical Hailu strikes Africa’s first gold in Belgrade
* Hailu won in a season’s best eight minutes, 41.82 seconds with St. Pierre taking silver in 8:42.04 and Ethiopia’s Ejegayehu Taye completing the podium places in 8:42.23 for bronze
* In Friday evening’s show-stopper women’s 60 metres final, perennial Swiss bridesmaid Mujinga Kambundji finally sat on the high table, running a clever race to win in 6.96 seconds
* In the men’s long jump final, Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou (Greece) leapt to a world lead 8.55 metres to add the world indoor title to the Olympic gold that he won in Tokyo last year
(WA) Hailu kicks to thrilling 3000m victory in Belgrade

(USATF) Athletics: Scott earns bronze to lead Team USATF morning session on first day of the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships

(Dong-A Ilbo) Athletics: Seoul Marathon 2022 draws 20,000 runners

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Kambundji wins women's 60m gold on opening day of competition
The 29-year-old Swiss ran the fastest time of the year to clinch the indoor title while Polish favourite Ewa Swoboda finished just off the podium

(The Guardian) Athletics: Johnson-Thompson pulls out of world indoors before final event on return
Pentathlete competed for first time since injury at Olympics - My body is in great shape, I can take so many positives’

(Reuters) Athletics: Russian, Belarusian athletes to be excluded from Diamond League

(USATF) Athletics: USATF National Youth Indoor Championships set for Ocean Breeze

(Capital FM) Drugs in Sport: Suspended Mark Otieno says positive doping ban due to contaminated supplement
Suspended Kenyan sprinter Mark Otieno has spoken for the first time since he was suspended minutes before making his Olympic Games debut in Tokyo over an alleged positive drugs test in his sample

    March 18, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Times) Women in Sport: Victory for Lia Thomas intensifies debate around transgender swimmers competing against biological women

(CBC) Athletics: Storylines to know as track and field returns with indoor world
Men's 100m up for grabs, Canadian records on the line and more

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics:Episode 368: Grace Gonzales – Founding Member of Angel City Elite
Grace Gonzales is one of the founding members of Angel City Elite which is a women’s distance running team based in Los Angeles

(WA) Athletics: Martinez gets first gold in busy opening session in Belgrade

(AI) Athletics: The Gabriela DeBues-Stafford interview - From 2016

(Women's Running) Athletics: Aisha Praught Leer’s 5 Favorite Things
In coming back from injury, these gear essentials have helped the 1500 meter Olympian thrive

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: Meet the REAL winner: University of Virginia swimmer Emma Weyant who is Olympic silver medalist is hailed as a heroine on social media after coming second in NCAA championships to controversial trans rival Lia Thomas
* Emma Weyant, 20, from Florida, came second in Thursday night's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 500 yard freestyle final
* Weyant, who races for the University of Virginia, won silver at last year's 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 400-meter Individual Medley
* Thursday's race was won by Lia Thomas, 22 - the first transgender athlete to be crowned NCAA champion
* Thomas's victory was greeted with a notable lack of cheers in the stands, amid the controversy: she competed in men's competition until 2019
* Thomas was given her medal on the podium amid some boos and some cheers: by contrast, Weyant was given a huge cheer at her crowning
* Thomas told ESPN after the race that she tried to drown out the controversy and focus on her swimming
* Weyant has been inundated with support on social media, with many crowning her the true champion

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: World Indoor 800m favourite Keely Hodgkinson: "I expect more of myself now"
At 20, Hodgkinson is already the face of British middle-distance running. And after her Olympic silver last year, she is the favourite for 800m gold at the World Athletics Indoors

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: World Athletics Indoor Championships: Jakob Ingebrigtsen has history in his sights in Belgrade
After a stellar 2021 that saw him crowned Olympic 1500m champion, Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen's record-breaking start to 2022 has fans excited about this weekend's indoor Worlds in Belgrade

(OutKick) Women in Sport: Virginia Freshman Emma Weyant Cheated Out Of A National Championship By Lia Thomas

(Daily Wire) Women in Sport: Mom Speaks Out In Explosive Video Over Trans Swimmer Lia Thomas: ‘A Full-Grown Male’ ‘Taking’ From Women

(Swimming Wolrd) Women in Sport: NCAA Title For Lia Thomas Is Joke With Biological Women As Punchline, And Hardly a Laughing Matter

(RRW) Athletics: What's In A Name? For Rhonex Kipruto Nobody Is Quite Sure
When Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto first came here for the UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K back in 2018, he was just 18 and had never been to the United States before

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Five head-to-heads at World Indoor Championships
* The championship features a loaded field including 12 gold medallists from the Tokyo Olympics and a host of other world champions

(The Independent) Athletics: ‘It keeps me going’: Keely Hodgkinson fuelled by pressure in World Indoor title bid
The 20-yar-old is favourite for the World Indoor Championship title in Belgrade

(Royal Gazette) Athletics: Big names confirmed as USATF Bermuda Games set to deliver top-class athletics on April 9
American track and field stars Sha’Carri Richardson, Athing Mu, Noah Lyles, Grant Holloway will be joined by Bermuda’s breakout competitors Jah-Nhai Perinchief and Caitlyn Bobb at the inaugural USATF Bermuda Games on April 9

(WA) Athletics: elgrade ready to welcome the return of championship indoor athletics and live crowds

(Inside the Games) äthletics: Exclusive: RusAF deadline to pay World Athletics shifted by sanction disruption to Russian banking system
Disruptions to the Russian banking system because of Western sanctions imposed in the wake of the Ukraine invasion have shifted the timetable for the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) repayment to World Athletics

(EA) Athletics: European Championships Munich 2022 Board agrees on ban of Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials

(News9) Athletics: Olympic sprint champion Jacobs thrives after treading hard road

    March 17, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: Americans across the political spectrum need to say no to men in women's sports and no to corporate identity

(The Economist) Women in Sport: Sports should have two categories: “open” and “female”
Biology doesn’t always matter. But sometimes it matters a great deal

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson reveals target of being a 'world champion' this year as Brit targets 800m glory at the World Indoor Championships, stating 'I'd love four major medals' in busy 2022
* Keely Hodgkinson is the favourite for World Indoor Championships 800m gold
* The 20-year-old is targeting medal glory in four different champs this year
* This summer brings the World Championships outdoors, followed by the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and the European Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Obiri offers inspiration to Kenyan underdogs ahead of 3000m final
* Jebitok, who is chasing a 1,500m and 3,000m double, will first navigate the 1,500m heats from 2.20pm (Kenyan time) with Collins Kipruto and Noah Kibet in action in the 800m heats from 2.50pm.
* Jacob Krop and Daniel Simiu will then feature in the 3,000m preliminaries from 3.25p

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Group Protests Lia Thomas Participation at NCAA Women’s Division I Swimming Championships

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Indoor Championships: Keely Hodgkinson chasing success in Belgrade
Britain's Keely Hodgkinson said she hopes to challenge for four major international titles this year, starting with the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade this weekend

Athletics: Haspa Marathon Hamburg set for April 24th
Berlin champion Guye Adola and Tsegaye Mekonnen to run in Hamburg

(WSJ) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas’s Success as a Transgender Swimmer Is Divisive—and Unlikely to Be Repeated
Few transgender female collegiate swimmers will be able to replicate Thomas’s speed or navigation of rules that have become stricter in response to her presence

(Washington Times) Women in Sport: How transgender swimmer Lia Thomas could be team player
For sake of fairness, Thomas should skip NCAA championships

(Gulf News) Athletics: ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon returns in December
Registrations open for fourth edition taking place on 17 December

(WA) Athletics: A triumph over adversity – Audain’s life and running career
By the time Anne Audain came to challenge for a place in the world record books, at the age of 26 in 1982, the New Zealander had already overcome a lifetime worth of trials and tribulations

Women in Sport: The Women’s Sports Policy Working Group and Champion Women release the results of two petitions asking congress and sport governing bodies to prioritize competitive fairness for biological women
Petition Results! Sport wants fairness for females when adopting transgender eligibility rules

(Fox News) Women in Sport: Penn swimmer says Lia Thomas' participation 'ruins the integrity of the sport' ahead of NCAA championship
Thomas is one of 322 athletes who qualified for men’s and women’s championships this week

(EA) Athletics: Mahuchikh and Herashchenko keep the Ukraine flag flying high in the midst of war

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Ben Rosario – The Best Ways To Train
Carrie welcomes Hoka Northern Arizona Elite coach Ben Rosario back to the show! They talk about his new book, “Run Like A Pro (Even If You’re Slow),” the training tips provided in the book, an update on some of his athletes, the state of the sport, and much more!

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Texas Women’s Alums Write Letter on Lia Thomas’ Participation in NCAA Championships

(The Blaze) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas — a biologically male swimmer who identifies as female — favored to win two NCAA women's championship events this week

(WA) Athletics: Jacobs targets world 60m title in Belgrade to go with Olympic gold

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Mboma scorches to easy 100m win in Bloemfontein
The 18-year-old, running in only her second ever 100m, set the second fastest time this season of 11.15 seconds at South Africa's first big athletics meeting of the 2022 outdoor season

(Reuters) Olympics: Paris mayor says time will come to question Russia's involvement in 2024 Games

(USATF) Athletics: Team USATF set for World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22

    March 16, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Ste of Swimming) Women in Sport: Will The Most Toxic NCAA Swimming Championship In History Be The Last Season For Lia & Like In Women’s Racing?

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field All-America

(The Tide) Drugs in Sport: Okagbare Yet To Appeal 10-Year Ban, As Deadline Draws Close

(New Yorker) Athletics: Sha’Carri Richardson Tackles Time in “Sub Eleven Seconds”
In Bafic’s documentary short, sprinting is not just a sport but a means of self-expressio

(ITU) Triathlon: Abu Dhabi prepares to host the World Triathlon Championship Finals

(BBC) Athletics: World Indoor Athletics Championships: Daryll Neita targets medal success
Last summer was a season of dreams for Daryll Neita as the British sprinter clocked her first 100m under 11 seconds and qualified for the Olympic final over that distance

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas Saga: With NCAA Championships Now Here, Betrayal of Female Athletes Continues

(WA) Athletics: How to follow and watch the World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22

(WA) Athletics: Williams leads fight for 60m hurdles gold in Belgrade

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jepkosgei hopeful of Kenya's chances in World Indoor event
* Jebitok, who competed at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, will also double up in the 1,500m.
* World Relay 2x2x400m silver medalist Naomi Korir makes the women’s 800m team that also has Eglay Nalianya.
* Abel Kipsang, who represented Kenya at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is a lone ranger in men’s 1,500m, while Jacob Kiprop and Daniel Simiu will battle in the men's 3,000m

(CS Monitor) Women in Sport: In sports, what’s fair for transgender athletes and their competitors?

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Asterisk Needed: Symbol Would Define Lia Thomas’ Unfair Edge at NCAA Champs; Only Right For Biological Females

(National Review) Women in Sport: More Absurd Coverage of the UPenn Swimmer

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson interview: 'I've found it hard to adjust to the stress but I’ve grown up'>A?
Hodgkinson will be the favourite for the world indoor 800m title this weekend – but admits she still has a lot to learn

(WA) Athletics: Top Olympic performers ready for epic heptathlon clash in Belgrade

    March 15, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AW) Athletics: Who, what and when guide: World Indoor Champs
Key contenders, medal predictions and more as we bring you our preview to the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA delays RUSADA audit amid travel challenges caused by Russian invasion of Ukraine
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has delayed a planned audit of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency due to travel challenges, caused by the nation’s invasion of Ukraine

(BabylonBee) Women in Sport: After Watching Lia Thomas, Little Girl Adjusts Dreams To Just Winning Second Place At Olympics

(BBC) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith: British 100m record holder a ‘stronger athlete’ after Tokyo 2020 disappointment
Dina Asher-Smith says she is now a "stronger athlete" and will race in May's Birmingham Diamond League ahead of defending her world and European titles this summer

(WA) Athletics: 1500m favourite Tsegay sets sights on first global title in Belgrade

(WA) Athletics: Aregawi – fast times on the track, but slow and steady approach off it

(NY Post) Health and Fitness: Doctors slam influencers for ingesting fish tank cleaner to fight aging
Doctors are slamming fitness influencers hawking the health benefits of methylene blue — an anti-fungal dye often used to clean fish tanks

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Keely Hodgkinson interview: 'I've found it hard to adjust to the stress but I’ve grown up'
Hodgkinson will be the favourite for the world indoor 800m title this weekend – but admits she still has a lot to learn
(WA) World 800m leader Hodgkinson aims to become world indoor champion in Belgrade

(ABC) Athletics: Australian decathletes Cedric Dubler, Ash Moloney following different paths in 2022

(The Star) Athletics: Chepngetich in seventh heaven after victory in Nagoya
* Chepngetich clocked the second-fastest women's time of 2:17:18, also a course record.
* It was redemption for her previous outing in Japan when she dropped out of the women's marathon at Tokyo Olympics.
* At the Gent Half Marathon in Belgium, Kenya's Viola Chepngeno also led a 1-2 Kenyan finish

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: Sex Matters In Sport: 3,000 Athletes Among More Than 5k Who Signed Petitions Calling On Fair Play For Women In Transgender Inclusion Debate

(WA) Athletics: Marschall, looking for repeatable excellence in 2022

(BBC) Athletics: World Athletics Indoor Championships 2022: Schedule and BBC coverage times
The World Athletics Indoor Championships take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from Friday to Sunday and you can follow the action live on BBC TV and radio
(NBC) 2022 World Indoor Track and Field Championships TV, live stream schedule

(WA) Athletics: Global champions Morris and Nageotte head competitive clash in Belgrade

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field All-America

    March 14, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: World Athletics head Sebastian Coe says sports must fight to keep Russia banned
Russian Federation excluded from upcoming indoor track world championships

(London Free Press) Athletics: Damian Warner, slowing down after Olympic gold? Not even close
'It’s been challenging in different ways.'

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Elaine Thompson-Herah: "Nothing is wrong with failing"
The Olympic sprint double champion shares how she bounced back from injuries and disappointment on the track to dominate at Tokyo 2020

(CBN News) Women in Sport: 'The Nation's Most Powerful Female Collegiate Swimmer': Trans Athlete Lia Thomas Heads to NCAA Women's Championships

(Campus Reform) Women in Sport: Matt Walsh to speak at Georgia Tech ahead of NCAA swimming championship

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Fukuoka to Return
On Mar. 14 the JAAF, Fukuoka Athletics Association and Fukuoka Prefectural Government announced that the Fukuoka International Marathon, discontinued after its 75th running last year, will return in a revamped form this year on Dec. 4 under the tentative name "Fukuoka International Marathon 2022."

(NYRR) Athletics: 2022 United Airlines NYC Half to Be First NYRR Race Back at Full Scale
Olympic and Paralympic medalists, celebrities, youth, and runners of all ages and abilities to be part of 25,000-strong field on Sunday, March 20

(NY Times) Athletics: ‘Magic Could Happen’
The star milers of Newbury Park High School are getting a crash course in celebrity as they seek to crush a record. Catch them if you can. (You can’t.)

(Yahoo) Athletics: On This Day in 2010 – Jessica Ennis makes British history with gold in Doha

(Evening Standard) Athletics: When is the London Marathon 2022? Date, route and how to get charity place if you missed out in ballot

(Capital FM) Athletics: Kenya’s Chepng’etich runs second fastest women’s marathon ever, banks whooping Sh28.5mn
Kenya’s 2019 World Champion Ruth Chepng’etich is the latest millionaire in town, having clinched the biggest prize purse in women’s marathon running after winning the Nagoya Marathon in Japan on Sunday to take home a whooping Sh28.5mn (USD250,000)

(EA) Athletics: Weir shatters European Throwing Cup shot put record with 21.99m in Leiria

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: MEET RECAP: 2022 NCAA DI Indoor T&F Championships

(Triathlon Magazine) Triathlon: From Olympic hopeful to heart transplant survivor
After missing the 2008 Olympics because officials forgot to file his paperwork, Javier Cuevas's triathlon career would be cut short due to heart issues

    March 13, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Tapper, clearing barriers for herself and future stars

(Cycling News) Cycling: Chris Froome says data has made pro cycling more competitive and more dangerous
'It's the only sport where someone tells you there’s danger up ahead and the pace lifts'

(Japan Times) Athletics: Ruth Chepngetich earns $250,000 for Nagoya Women's Marathon win
(Daily Nation) Ruth Chepng'etich wins Nagoya Marathon
* Chepng'etich clocked two hours, 17 minutes and 18 seconds to win her first marathon this year in a new course record time
* Chepng’etich, who broke from the leading pack after 5km mark and ran a lone race almost the entire course, looked composed maintaining a constant pace all the way to the finish line
* Kenyan-born Lorna Chemtai Salpeter, who represents Israel came in second clocking 2:18:45 while Ando Yuka from Japan was third in 2:22:22
(Japan Running News) Ruth Chepngetich 2:17:18 to Win Nagoya Women's Marathon and $250,000, 63-Year-Old Yugeta Goes Sub-3 Again
(WA) Chepngetich runs 2:17:18 to win Nagoya Women's Marathon
Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich rallied to record the second-fastest ever women-only marathon at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday (13), clocking 2:17:18 to win the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Geordie Beamish ready to lap up the chance to run for his country on world stage

(StudyFinds) Athletics: Controversial Nike Vaporfly running shoes slash female athletes’ personal best times more than men’s

Comox Valley Half-Marathon - Comox, BC

Nagoya Women's Marathon - Japan
Live Streaming

    March 12, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Chepngetich and Salpeter ready to clash at Nagoya Women’s Marathon

(WA) Athletics: No sibling rivalry, just mutual support, between Kambundji sisters

(Campus Reform) Women in Sport: Matt Walsh to speak at Georgia Tech ahead of NCAA swimming championship
Lia Thomas is expected to swim as a woman at the NCAA swimming championship meet.

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian Athletics Federation given March 18 deadline to pay World Athletics or risk reinstatement process
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) must pay arrears to World Athletics by Friday (March 18) or work on its reinstatement to international competition will be suspended and all recent gains will be lost

(Capital FM) Athletics: The late Tirop’s family given custodial rights on property
The High Court in Eldoret has handed the family of the late Agnes Tirop custody over her property until her murder case is heard and determined

(The Star) Athletics: My heart bleeds for young girls who cannot afford school fees
* Kosgei believes poverty has pushed many young girls into early marriages and exploitation
* Her cry for the girl child comes from a place of understanding how it feels to miss classes
* She says many Kenyan athletes decided to run as a means of changing their families' poor circumstances

(Balls.IE) Athletics: 17-Year-Old Nick Griggs Sets Incredible New Euro U20 Indoor Mile Record

(Financial Post) Athletics: NYC Half Marathon to Debut NYRR's New Official Water, Flow Alkaline Spring Water

    March 11, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Being student of the sport is key to Williams conquering combined events

(The Oinion) Olympics: Desperate Olympic Committee Attempts To Increase Viewership By Adding Skinny-Dipping To 2024 Games

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 366: Parker Stinson – American Record Holder in the 25k on Training with Roots Running and Mental Health
Parker Stinson is a professional runner for Saucony. He is the American Record Holder in the 25k. He ran for the University of Oregon where he was 3rd in the 5000m at back to back NCAA Championships. He has a marathon PR of 2:10.53 and a half marathon PR of 62:02. Parker has had a really wild past couple of years and has battled some significant injuries. He really opens up about that in this episode

(Dyestat) Athletics: An Athlete's Perspective: Helen Falda on Sintayehu Vissa
Sintayehu Vissa Never Stopped Following Her Dreams and the Journey Could Lead to an NCAA Title

VeloNews) Cycling: NBC Sports to broadcast Tour de France Femmes
‘I am delighted that NBC Sports is joining the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift broadcasters,’ said race director Marion Rousse

(Deseret News) Athletics: The arms race of the feet
Something’s afoot in the world of track and field, and high-tech shoes are at the center of it

( Women in Sport: Watching Lia Thomas Win
Lia Thomas is a transgender woman who has, in one year, become the star athlete of the women’s swim team at The University of Pennsylvania. When she competed on the men’s team, she was seeded no. 462 in the NCAA. Now, she’s seeded No. 1 and expected to beat Olympic gold medalist Katy Ledecky, widely considered one of the greatest female swimmers of all time, later this month at the NCAA championshi

(The Star) Athletics: Grace to grass: The sad story of Duncan 'Jamaica' Kibet
* Kibet would would greatly appreciate as little as Sh100 in his pocket right now
* 'Jamaica' was a stylish, charismatic upcoming marathoner
* Things have never been the same for Kibet after he was defrauded in a property exchange agreement

(Japan Runnin News) Athletics: 250,000 Reasons to Run Nagoya, the National University Men's Half Marathon, and More - Weekend Preview

( Women in Sport: Biological-sex campaigner Katherine Deves’ bid for key seat
A mother who has campaigned for stricter definitions of biological sex in sports has put forward a nomination to take on a high-profile independent

(RunnerSpace) Athletics: Nike Indoors National

(The Star) Athletics: Kosgei tips younger sibling Pamela for greater glory in athletics
* Tokyo Marathon champion describes lastborn sister as talented, resilient and disciplined
* Pamela also won the 6km junior women's title at Discovery Kenya Cross Country race
* Brigid however does not think any of her children will follow her footsteps into athletics

(Capital FM) Athletics: I could not go beyond Form Three because of lack of fees, says world record holder Brigid Kosgei
Women’s Marathon World Record Holder Brigid Kosgei says she has a dream of ensuring that more girls from her rural home get access to education, using her own example where she failed to complete her High School education due to poverty

(WA) Athletics: Crouser, Holloway and Nageotte head US team for Belgrade

(EA) Athletics: Stahl headlines stacked discus field at the European Throwing Cup

(Irish Times) Athletics: Nicholas Griggs breaks European U20 indoor mile record
Man from Mid Ulster AC clocks 3:56.40 less than three months after his 17th birthday

    March 10, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Swimming World) Women in Sport:Ivy League Parent: ‘I Want People to Wake up to the World We Are Creating for Women’

(ESW) Athletics: lululemon Reveals First-Ever Footwear Collection—Made for Women First

(USATF) Athletics: Olympians and world champions highlight Team USATF roster for World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22

Armory Track) Athletics: Country's Premier Track & Field High School Student-Athletes to Compete at New Balance Nationals Indoor at The Armory

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan: Serbia will be a true measure for Irish athletes
World Indoors will inform contenders looking ahead to championships in summer

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: In the debate on transgender athletes, activists resort to gaslighting

(WA) Athletics: Moser-Mercer and Jepkosgei, leading the way with the U20 refugee sport and education project

(The Star) Athletics: Korir wants to repay AK faith with great show in Serbia
* The promising runner said she wants to lower her personal best in Serbia
* She further hopes to follow in the footsteps of 2013 World 800m champion Eunice Sum

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Jennifer Maxwell – Hit Play, Not Pause
Carrie chats with entrepreneur Jennifer Maxwell, who was a co-founder of PowerBar and the current CEO and founder of JAM Foods! They talk about her journey into the world of sports nutrition, her love story with her late husband (Olympian Brian Maxwell), the PowerBar story, how running has helped her deal with his passing, and much more!

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas Teammate: Situation is ‘Unfair’ and NCAA is ‘Discriminating Against Cisgender Women’; Locker Room Discomfort

(The Star) Athletics: Kosgei happy to prove doubters wrong at Tokyo Marathon
* Kosgei clocked 2:16:02 to set the fastest time set by a woman on Japanese soil
* She says says she will be taking time out from road races to focus on family and other issues
* Stanbic Bank CEO Mudiwa describes her as the poster girl for resilience and hard work

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field All-America

(KCBY) Athletics: 'A time for Oregon to shine,' preparations underway for the World Athletics Championships

(Armory Track) Athletics: LIVE Webcast - New Balance Nationals Indoor 2022

    March 9, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AW) Athletics:Six Ukrainian athletes to compete at World Indoor Championships
All-female line-up in Belgrade includes Olympic high jump bronze medallist Yaroslava Mahuchikh

(NY Times) Athletics: An Olympic Marathoner’s Journey From Kenya to the Front Lines in UkraineAn Olympic Marathoner’s Journey From Kenya to the Front Lines in Ukraine
Mykola Nyzhnyk was training in Kenya, the world’s distance running hotbed, when he was called up to fight in the war

(UKA) Athletics: Olympic bronze medallist Bradshaw to return to action at Müller Birmingham Diamond League

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Know what goes into your bodies, athletes warned
* Mwai said the athletes would be tested three times ahead of the trials
* It is a necessity from World Athletics for an athlete to have undergone three tests out of competition and an anti-doping education session before they go for the World Championships,” said Mwai

(The Star) Athletics: Kamworor target's podium at next month's Boston Marathon
* I was well prepared for the Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Tour but it was very unfortunate that two weeks to the event, I got a groin injury and I had to pull out,” said the 2015 world championships 10,000m silver medallist.
* The four-time world cross country champion (two in senior and two in junior) will be joining a host of top athletes in Boston including compatriots Benson Kipruto (defending champion), Geoffrey Kirui (2017 champion) Evans Chebet, Titus Ekiru, Lawrence Cherono (2019 winner), Bernard Koech, Eric Kiptanui, Bethwell Yegon and Albert Korir (New York City Marathon champion

(WA) Athletics: Borysiuk and Sholomitska offer glimmer of hope for Ukraine during dark times

(PullBuoy) Women in Sport: Ivy League Demonstrates Need to Grasp the Trans Inclusion Nettle
Do the rights of trans women swimmers outweigh the rights of women to fair competition?

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: South Africa's Akani Simbine 'devastated' to lose World Relay gold after team-mate's positive test
South Africa's Akani Simbine is "devastated" at the prospect of losing the 4x100m gold medal he helped win at the World Athletics Relays after his team-mate Thando Dlodlo was banned for doping

(The New Daily) Athletics: Middle-distance star Stewart McSweyn ruled out of world indoors team

(WSJ) Athletics: Adidas Closes Its Stores in Russia
German sportswear company Adidas AG is closing its stores in Russia and suspending its online shop, joining a raft of Western businesses that have pulled out of the country

(State of Swimming) Women in Sport: How The Meaning Of Inclusion Has Been Manipulated To Turn Women’s Sport From Fair To Foul Play

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs ready for World Indoors
The world's fastest man was unbeaten this season before a false start in Belgrade. But he feels he is in better shape than when he shocked the world in Tokyo

(Dyestat) Athletics: Running Issues: On International Women's Day, Five Thoughts About How To Level Race Coverage
Playbook For Improving Exposure And Boosting The Sport

(Harry Jerome) Athletics: Climax approaches for 2022 indoor season as Mo Ahmed opens the outdoors with a bang

(The Sport Digest) Women in Sport: Female Representation in Sports Science Research
March is Women’s History Month and March 8 is International Women’s Day. In sport, the continued increase in female sports’ popularity highlights the progress society has made, but also further underscores the need for more advancement – this is specifically true in sport science research

(AW) Athletics: Wendy Sly: “Breaking the bias has happened before my eyes”
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we speak with the AW Managing Director and Olympic 3000m silver medallist about how athletics can strive for greater equality

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Plastic Brit' jibes ring increasingly hollow - but not even a British passport is enough for some
In increasingly tolerant globalised society there are signs attitudes are relaxing towards entirely personal choices of national allegiance

(USTFCCCA) Athletics:2022 NAIA Indoor Track & Field All-America

    March 8, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(AI) Athletics: Trevor Hofbauer is racing the Comox Valley Half Marathon Sunday

(Spikes) Athletics: Wake-Up Call by Joan Chelimo
"She was always smiling. That’s the thing I remember most about Agnes Tirop. She was a very quiet person, but said hi to everyone, showing them that shy, sweet smile that everyone came to love"

(ESW) Athletics: Ann Centner Breaks Women’s Course Record at Napa Valley Marathon
The iconic race welcomed the largest field in its 43-year history on Sunday

(NewsNationNow) Women in Sport: Lia Thomas situation ‘insane,’ Penn teammate says

Athletics: Global, National, and Local Brands Team Up for the 2022 NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon
Poland Spring, Brooklyn Brewery, and Just Salad join a roster including adidas, Nuun Hydration, NYC Ferry, Cannabist, NYU Langone Health, and CAMBA

Athletics: Vienna City Marathon set for April 24th
Defending champion Vibian Chepkirui returns to Vienna

(Diamond League) Athletics: Greatest Women in Diamond League History
Equal prize money, equal brilliance, equal glory. The Wanda Diamond League would be nothing without the women who have dominated their disciplines and delivered one world-beating performance after another over the last 12 years. On International Women's Day, we take a look at some of the most successful female athletes in the series' history

(WA) Athletics:Hodgkinson homes in on history
Keely Hodgkinson might be motivated most by medals, but the 20-year-old knows that running records – and relishing rivalries – will help her to get to them.

(Boston Herald) Women in Sport: Wendy Murphy: Lia Thomas swimming debate lacks one thing: common sense

(Women's Running) Athletics: Atalanta NYC Announces New Athlete and New Coach
Karisa Nelson and Julia Lucas have joined the team based in New York City

(CBC) Athletics: Moh Ahmed improves his 10,000-metre Canadian record on track, ranks 9th all-time
Cuts over 25 seconds off 2019 best; teammate Andrea Seccafien hits world standard

(BBC) Athletics: Armand Duplantis breaks his own pole vault world record again
Armand Duplantis improved his own pole vault world record by clearing 6.19m at the World Athletics Indoor Tour event in Belgrade, Serbia

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 7
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 7

(Arkansas Denocrat Gazette) Athletics: Hoch, Stone win 2021 Little Rock Marathon

    March 7, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

Athletics: Publix named title partner for Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Clearwater scheduled to take place October 1-2, 2022
Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Clearwater will include both half marathon, 5K and KiDS ROCK distances

(Tri247) Triathlon: Super League Triathlon lands on Discovery in ‘significant milestone’
* SLT’s Arena Games Triathlon and Championship Series will air in 50 markets in Europe across Discovery’s network of channels and platforms.
* Live and on-demand coverage of SLT events could potentially reach more than 200 million viewers via broad television coverage and streaming via discovery+ and the Eurosport App

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala to lead Kenya's World Indoor Championships team
* Nalianya has three wins from her indoor outing in European, but her best show came from Meeting Hauts-de- France Pas-de-Calais on February 17 in Lievin, where she finished third in a personal best of 2:00.26.
* Her compatriot Korir has taken part in five races this season and managed a second place in three, which includes a personal best of 2:00.66 from Míting Internacional de Catalunya in Spain on February 8

(SwimSwam) Women in Sport: USA Swimming Sheds Light On Process That Led To New Transgender Policy

(Honesty) Women in Sport: Watching Lia Thomas Win
What does the rise of Lia Thomas mean for the future of women’s sports? Suzy Weiss reports from the Harvard pool, where Lia Thomas recently smashed Ivy League record

(The Guardian) Women in Sport: More than 1 million girls in the UK lose interest in sport as teenagers
Survey by Women in Sport finds fear of being judged and lack of confidence are main reasons for drop in physical activity

(Women's Running) Athletics: Women Run the World: Hellen Obiri, from Kenya to Colorado
Hellen Obiri is transitioning to the marathon—and making other major changes, too

(Daily News) Athletics: Jack Rayner smashes Australian 10,000m record

(Oylypic Channel) Athletics: Ewa Swoboda: Top things to know about Poland's sprint hope
Fast starter Swoboda marked herself out as one to watch by beating Elaine Thompson-Herah indoors in February. Unbeaten this season, she's just moved into the all-time top-10 over 60m
(EA) Swoboda joins the sub-seven second club with 6.99 in Torun

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Eugene’s star turn hosting track World Championships looms. Is Oregon ready?

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: And the beat goes on - Eliud Kipchoge in Tokyo 2022

(WA) Athletics: Wild card entries for Belgrade secured by 2022 World Indoor Tour winners

    March 6, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Star) Athletics: Please unite! Kipchoge pleads after Tokyo marathon win
* As at Sunday, an estimated 3,000 Americans have answered Ukraine's call for foreign volunteers to fight Russia's invasion, a representative from the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington DC told the Voice of America news service.
* Western nations are not sending troops to fight on the ground in Ukraine, but have been delivering arms to Ukraine to help in the country's fight

(WA) Athletics: Can and Ndikumwenayo take the spoils in Serradilla

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: Asterisk Needed: Symbol Would Define Lia Thomas’ Unfair Advantage at NCAA Championships

(Fox Sports) Athletics: Marathon GOAT Eliud Kipchoge’s world record bid cruelled by taking a wrong turn

(WA) Athletics: Mokoka breaks world 50km record with 2:40:13 in Gqeberha

(RRW) Athletics: Kipchoge & Kosgei Run Fastest-Ever Marathons in Japan At Tokyo Marathon
On a beautiful sunny and cool day, world marathon record holders Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei of Kenya put on a master class in marathon running this morning in Tokyo, each running the fastest-ever marathons on Japanese soil and winning the 41st Tokyo Marathon in 2:02:40 and 2:16:02, respectively
(Japan Today) 25,000 runners take part in Tokyo Marathon
(Japan Times) Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins Tokyo Marathon in race record time

(Blaze Trends) Athletics: Edwin Moses: “Russia should stay out of Paris 2024”

Little Rock Marathon - Little Rock, AR

Napa Valley Marathon - Napa, CA

Tokyo Marathon - Japan

    March 5, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(WA) Athletics: Swoboda storms to sub-seven 60m in Torun

(ThePostMillenial) Women in Sport: 'I'M A WOMAN': Lia Thomas wants to compete in 2024 Olympics

(RRW) Athletics: Sisson, Montanez Take USATF 15-K Titles in Jacksonville
Emily Sisson and Nico Montanez scored convincing wins today at the 45th Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Fla., the traditional home of the USATF 15-K Championships

(Florida Times-Union) Athletics: Emily Sisson, Nico Montanez win 45th Gate River Run

(NH Journal) Women in Sport: Protect Women’s Sports
"I am a woman, a lifelong athlete, former Dartmouth College athlete, professional soccer player, mother, and lawyer. I have played sports competitively and successfully my entire life. That has shaped my identity and who I am. It has also provided me with opportunities I would not have had otherwise. However, I would not have had this success if I had been competing against biological men."

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala explodes to fastest time this year in 100m
* Omanyala had ran wind-assisted 10.04 before cracking 10.07 and 10.09 in the second round and semi-finals respectively on Friday
* Omanyala was sublime in his blocks execution to win the men's 100m race, beating Samuel Imeta from Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) to second place in 10.36 as another soldier Stephen Oluoch romped home third in 10.55
* So huge was the turnout that the organisers had to settle on athletes with the fastest times to determine the winners in men's distance races

(Washington Examiner) Women in Sport: No, Lia Thomas is not a woman

(WA) Athletics: Kipchoge and Kosgei ready for top-class clashes in Tokyo

(The Star) Athletics: Komen 'surprised' after 10,000m win at AK weekend meeting
* Komen timed 32:33.81 as Agnes Mumbua finished second in 33:10.43.
* The 24-year-old trains in Iten and works for KDF.
* Elsewhere, policewoman Eglay Nalyanya feels bullish heading into the World Indoor Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala steals the show at third AK meet
* Omanyala of Kenya Police Service won his seventh heat in 10.04 seconds but the performance was judged as wind-assisted
* The championships also saw hammer throwers Dominic Abunda( KDF), Rose Rakamba (Police) and Lucy Omondi (KDF) attain the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games qualifying mark
* Komen (KDF) took off midway through the 25-lap race to win in 32:33.81, beating Agnes Mumbua, who won the First AK Track and Field Meeting at the same venue

(RBR) Athletics: Interview with Mark Coogan, New Balance Coach and 1996 Olympic Marathoner

(WA) Athletics: World Cross Country Tour concludes in Serradilla

Gate River Run - Jacksonville, FLA

    March 4, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The American Conservative) Women in Sport: CNN Versus Biological Reality
The media and medical industrial complex’s drive to deconstruct sex

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Episode 364: Val Constien – 2020 Olympic Steeplechaser on Fresh Goals and Balancing a Full Time Career in Customer Support and Pro Running

(EA) Athletics: Istanbul 2023 - One Year to Go
The official launch of the Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships was held in the Ataköy Arena on Thursday (3), which will be staged in the same stadium between 2-5 March 2023

(The Guardian) Athletics: As NCAA track and field programs vie to survive, Black students suffer most
The endangerment of collegiate track and field programs across the United States disproportionately harms Black men and closes doors to educational opportunities

(Daily Wire) Women in Sport: Girls Only: Iowa Bans Biological Males From Women’s Sports
'This is a victory for girls’ sports in Iowa'

(WMM) Athletics: Tokyo's roads ready for Kipchoge & Kosgei

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge going for Tokyo Marathon course record
* Kipchoge returned to Japan where he defended his marathon title during the delayed 2020 Olympic Games held in Tokyo last year
* Kipchoge, who has been training at Kaptagat in Elgeyo Marakwet under the Global Sports Communication stable, said he took a break after the Olympic Games and is looking forward to launch the new season in style

(Women's Running) Athletics: enny Simpson Talks About Fleeing Colorado Wildfires and Helping Her Community Rebuild
Jenny Simpson’s historic Marshall, Colorado, schoolhouse home still stands, but escaping the fire was harrowing

(AW) Athletics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson to compete at World Indoor Championships
World pentathlon and heptathlon champion given wild card by World Athletics to Belgrade
(BBC) World Athletics Indoor Championships: Katarina Johnson-Thompson added to Great Britain squad
Katarina Johnson-Thompson will have the chance to defend her pentathlon title at the World Indoor Championships after being added to the British squad for the event in Belgrade
(The Telegraph) Katarina Johnson-Thompson to get back on track at World Indoor Championships
Katarina Johnson-Thompson has not competed since leaving the Tokyo Olympics in tears with a calf injury

(USATF) Athletics: USATF 10,000m Champs, Multis sites and dates announced

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2022 Men’s Watch List Update #2

    March 3, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Digital Journal) Athletics: Track and Field Spikes Market Projected To Witness Vigorous Expansion By 2017 – 2025

(AC) Athletics: Warner, Mitton and debues-Stafford to lead Team Canada at 2022 World Indoor Championship

(Florida Times-Union) Athletics: Galen Rupp, double Olympic medalist, heads elite Jacksonville field at 2022 Gate River Run

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge's Paris 2024 journey begins in Tokyo
The double Olympic champion continues to write the next chapter of his legacy: his debut in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday 6 March marks the start of his bid for a fifth Olympic campaign

(BBC) Athletics: Josh Kerr: Scot sets sights on being world champion and breaking British 1500m record
Josh Kerr has twin targets for the summer: World Championships gold and Mo Farah's outdoor British 1500m record

(AI) Athletics: Canadians ready to take on the world in Belgrade at World Indoor Championships

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Omanyala to grace third AK meet at Nyayo
* After a series of breathtaking performances where he broke the national record in 60m thrice during the World Indoor Tour in France last month, Omanyala is easily the man to beat in 100m
* Omanyala competed last in Nairobi during the Kip Keino Classic on September 18 last year when he almost brought down the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani
* National 400m champion Mary Moraa from Kenya Police Service, who won women’s 400m race during the first meeting is back alongside compatriot Stanley Kieti, who claimed victory in men's race

(Time) Women in Sport: Olympic Champion Allyson Felix Brings Her Famous Focus to a New Challenge

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Edwin Moses interview: 'Sport is better off without Russia'
Moses doesn't hide his dismay with sporting authorities for pandering to Russia

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Olivia Baker – Fun with Friends
Carrie chats with Olivia Baker! They talk about making US teams, finding joy in running, passing up medical school to chase her running dreams, riding the unicycle and doing the flying trapeze, going for gold this indoor season (and grabbing silver!), and much more!

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Yulimar Rojas pulls off world-leading triple jump in Madrid
The final stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold series in Madrid featured three Olympic champions and two other Tokyo 2020 medallists

(WA) Athletics: Barega wins 3000m thriller in Madrid

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Black Canadian runners who made sport history in Canada
In honour of Black History Month, Canadian Running celebrates some of the best athletes in our country's past

(BBC) Athletics: Elliot Giles wins again in World Indoors build-up in Madrid
Great Britain's Elliot Giles chased down world leader Mariano Garcia in Madrid to claim a polished 800m victory in the build-up to the World Indoors

(Armory Track) Athletics: Record-holders and Olympians Natoya Goule, Michael Saruni Among Top Professionals to Compete During Sunday's Adam Sanford Pro Races at The Armory

(USATF Foundation) Athletics: USATF Foundation Announces 27 Youth Club Grant Recipients

(Olympic Channel) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge: The Top 10 marathons of the double Olympic champion
His world record run and the two Olympic titles have been the highlights in the marathon career of the Kenyan legend

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: The Bowerman: 2022 Women’s Watch List Update #2

(Track and Field News) Athletics: T&FN Interview — Grant Fisher

International Women's Day 5K - Seattle, WA

    March 2, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Sports Illustrated) Athletics: ‘Learn to Satisfy’: How Olympic Gold Medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Slowed Down to Win
The most decorated 100m sprinter of all time, the Jamaican athlete reflects on her wins, motherhood and her hopes for the future of West Indian women in track

(Register-Guard) Athletics: Cole Hocker opts out of World Indoor Championships, turns focus to outdoor meet in Eugene

Athletics: Jim Greenfield Inducted Into Grandma’s Marathon Hall of Fame
Second of Six Inductees Planned for Class of 2022

ESW) Athletics: Napa Valley Marathon & Half Marathon Welcomes Strong Elite Field for 2022
The wine country race is set for this Sunday, March 6th

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Running Phenom Mary Cain Makes Move To Triathlon
After setting national records as a high schooler and rising to running fame, the 25-year-old has now joined Paulo Sousa’s Triathlon Squad and will race for her pro card in Clermont, Florida this weekend

Athletics: Haspa Marathon Hamburg set for April 24th
World record holder Yalemzerf Yehualaw will run debut marathon in Hamburg

Athletics: Bird Named Official Training Partner for PNC Women Run the Cities
Twin Cities In Motion, the nonprofit organizer of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and a year-round calendar of events in Minneapolis and St. Paul, has named Bird the official training partner for its PNC Women Run the Cities presented by TRIA event on Saturday, May 21

(Swimming World) Women in Sport: NCAA Appears to Give Lia Thomas Green Light to Compete at Championships
Ivy League Parent: ‘I Want People to Wake up to the World We Are Creating for Women’

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NAIA Women’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 6
2022 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 6

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Official Qualifiers Announced For 2022 NCAA DI Indoor T&F Championships

(The Mirror) Athletics: Seb Coe: Why Sport must step up to help end a war which has "horrified" the world
"We cannot and should not sit this one out”

(Track and Field News) Athletics: A Collegiate 3000 Record For Yared Nuguse

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Young girls stepping into Dame Valerie Adams' shoes - literally

(The Dong-A Ilbo) Athletics: Seoul Marathon to be held on April 16 & 17

(Track and Field News) Athletics: USATF Indoor Championships/WIC Trials — Men
USATF Indoor Championships/WIC Trials — Women

    March 1, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(KSDK) Women in Sport: Hartzler's transgender athlete tweet prompts suspension
Twitter suspended Hartzler's personal account, saying the tweet violated its rules against hateful conduct

(Broad & Liberty) women in Sport: Emily Kreps: Women’s equality — racing for second

(EA) Athletics: Jacobs, Mechaal and Mihambo command the spotlight at their national championships

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA ITF National Athletes of the Week

(Science of Sport Podcast) Olympics: The Future Of The Olympics: Are They Heading For Obscurity?
Viewership figures are down, fewer cities want to host them and their integrity is being seriously challenged. What does the future of the Winter and Summer Olympic Games look like? The team talk to the Chief Sports Reporter of the UK's The Guardian, Sean Ingle, and renowned author, journalist and columnist David Epstein to present the facts and the challenges facing the Games and potentially the solutions to help them survive

Athletics: Credit Union Cherry Blossom Virtual Run Offers Runners a New Opportunity to Celebrate 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Dates of Third Annual Virtual Run coincide with the dates of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, March 20 – April 17, 2022.

(The Glinner Update) Women in Sport: The humiliation of a mother and daughter
They keep taking this video down. No wonder

(Inside the Games) Athletics: World Athletics bans Russian and Belarus athletes "for foreseeable future"
Russian and Belarus athletes have been excluded "for the foreseeable future" from World Athletics competition in the wake of the Ukraine invasion, and with "immediate effect" - meaning none will take part in this month’s World Athletics Indoor Championships in Serbia

(The Independent) Athletics: Olympic silver medallist Keely Hodgkinson to double up at world indoors
The 19-year-old will run in the 4x400m relay as well as the 800m

(UKA) Athletics: British Team selected for the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade

(The Star) Athletics: Cherono buzzed about future after 10km debut in Spain
* Cherono timed 30:48 to finish third behind 10km world record holder Yalemzerf Yehualaw
* She said she really enjoyed her debut in the 10km road race
* Elsewhere, Nicholas Kosimbei and Dorcas Tuitoek set new course records at the Atlanta Half Marathon

(BBC) Athletics: Valerie Adams: New Zealand's two-time Olympic shot put champion retires at 37
New Zealand's Valerie Adams, the two-time Olympic shot put champion, has retired at the age of 37

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