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  • EME NEWS (NOV 20, 2014)

    IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS WEEK IN MONACO MONACO (MON): Names of Athletes of the Year 2014 will be revealed during the traditional World Athletics Gala on Friday evening at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille. The World of athletics will see new names taking the honors. Men finalists are Renaud Lavillenie, Dennis Kimetto and Mutaz Essa Barshim and women Valerie Adams, Genzebe Dibaba and Dafne Schippers. Only the Dutch sprinting European champion is expected to miss the Gala Read More
  • Keflezighi, Simpson Named 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year

    INDIANAPOLIS – Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively. Read More
  • EME NEWS (NOV 19, 2014)

    IAAF COUNCIL MONACO (MON): IAAF Council approved the entry standards for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015. The entry and participation principles have been thoroughly reviewed by the IAAF and a new qualification system has been introduced. The key element of the new system is that the IAAF shall establish the ideal number of athletes (and relay teams) to start in each event of the championships and shall ensure that such ideal numbers are met Read More
  • Huddle Repeats, Shrader Upsets at .US National 12K

    Arizona standout Shrader win men's title, Huddle defends in women's race at .US National 12K Championships in Arlington - INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 16, 2014) – A furious early pace by Olympian Molly Huddle split the pack early, while a tenacious finish by Brian Shrader put a gap on the field late, but the end result was the same, as both took home top prize Sunday morning at the .US National 12K in Alexandria, Virginia. Read More
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  • EME NEWS (NOV 20, 2014)
    EME NEWS (NOV 20, 2014)

    IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS WEEK IN MONACO

    MONACO (MON): Names of Athletes of the Year 2014 will be revealed during the traditional World Athletics Gala on Friday evening at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille. The World of athletics will see new names taking the honors. Men finalists are Renaud Lavillenie, Dennis Kimetto and Mutaz Essa Barshim and women Valerie Adams, Genzebe Dibaba and Dafne Schippers. Only the Dutch sprinting European champion is expected to miss the Gala evening. Never a male pole vaulter or high jumper won the award, actually only Jonathan Edwards with win in 1995 is a previous winner as classical jumper. On the women side never a thrower won the trophy.

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  • Keflezighi, Simpson Named 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year
    Keflezighi, Simpson Named 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year

    INDIANAPOLIS – Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively.

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  • EME NEWS (NOV 19, 2014)
    EME NEWS (NOV 19, 2014)

    IAAF COUNCIL

    MONACO (MON): IAAF Council approved the entry standards for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015. The entry and participation principles have been thoroughly reviewed by the IAAF and a new qualification system has been introduced. The key element of the new system is that the IAAF shall establish the ideal number of athletes (and relay teams) to start in each event of the championships and shall ensure that such ideal numbers are met through a qualification system which, essentially, combines entry standards (only one standard) and invitations based on rankings.

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  • Huddle Repeats, Shrader Upsets at .US National 12K
    Huddle Repeats, Shrader Upsets at .US National 12K

    Arizona standout Shrader win men's title, Huddle defends in women's race at .US National 12K Championships in Arlington - INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 16, 2014) – A furious early pace by Olympian Molly Huddle split the pack early, while a tenacious finish by Brian Shrader put a gap on the field late, but the end result was the same, as both took home top prize Sunday morning at the .US National 12K in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • Michigan State Women Hope to Cap Dream Season at NCAA Cross Country Champs, by Chris Lotsbom & David Monti, RRW, used wit permission

    RunBlogRun 22 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am

    Michigan State Women Hope to Cap Dream Season at NCAA Cross Country Champs, by Chris Lotsbom & David Monti, RRW, used wit permission Walt Drenth, Leah O'Connor and Lisa Senakiewich of the #1-ranked Michigan State women's cross country team in advance of the 2014 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. (Photo by David Monti for Race Results Weekly)David Monti and Chris Lotsbom wrote this piece on the excellent season that Michigan State has had in 2014. We look forward to reading their piece on the men and women's races later this weekend! Good luck to all competing in Terre Haute! […]

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  • Valerie Adams, the Shot Put Queen, and AirLavillenie take IAAF World Athlete of Year Honors, from EME News

    RunBlogRun 22 Nov 2014 | 2:12 am

    Valerie Adams, the Shot Put Queen, and AirLavillenie take IAAF World Athlete of Year Honors, from EME News Renaud Lavillenie, Valerie Adams, IAAF Male and Female World Athlete of the Year, photo by PhotoRun.netSHOT PUT QUEEN AND AIRLAVILLENIEMONACO (MON): For first time ever female thrower is the World Athlete of the Year, the New Zealand shot put queen Valerie Adams. She was awarded the title along with 100 000 USD prize money at the traditional World Athletics Gala in Monaco at an non-traditional place, Chapiteau de Fontvieille. „I am humble and honoured to get this award. It is very special[…]

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  • Skechers Performance Division signs on as Official Shoe Sponsor of the Esteemed BolderBOULDER Race

    RunBlogRun 21 Nov 2014 | 12:55 pm

    Skechers Performance Division signs on as Official Shoe Sponsor of the Esteemed BolderBOULDER Race SKECHERS is a great example of companies that are developing a running culture and trying to contribute to the running community. Their sponsorship, a two year deal, with Boulder shows that they understand the prestige of key events and giving back to the running community. We will be interested in their youth running programs, which are part of the sponsorship. More details to come!  Skechers Performance Division Signs on as Official Shoe Sponsor of the Esteemed BolderBOULDER Race Footwear Sponsor of[…]

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  • Dwight Noise: Improving the Presentation of the Long Jump and Triple Jump, by Dwight Stones

    RunBlogRun 21 Nov 2014 | 9:15 am

    Dwight Noise: Improving the Presentation of the Long Jump and Triple Jump, by Dwight Stones Dwight Stones is one of the most accomplished Sports TV journalists in our sport. The two time Olympic bronze medalist parlayed those athletic skills with a keen understanding of the sport into a life long career spanning four decades. Christian Taylor, photo by PhotoRun.netDwight came to RunBlogRun in September 2014 with an idea on a series to shake up the sport we love. Stones believes that field events do not get the enthusiasm that they deserve because of their presentation.Prepared to[…]

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