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  • EME NEWS (DEC 19, 2014)

    Lavillenie with two trophies PARIS (FRA): Pole vault World record holder and IAAF Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie won on Friday evening another award. Actually two during one evening. He became the Champion of Champions in the World and in France in the end of the year poll of the French sports daily L´Équipe. The World trophy was presented to him by the IAAF Vice President and 35 time World record breaker in the Read More
  • EME NEWS (DEC 10, 2014)

    Aregawi passing indoor season STOCKHOLM (SWE): The reigning European Indoor 1500m champion Abeba Aregawi will not defend her title in Prague, report yle.fi. The 24 year old Swede, who won the World Indoor 1500m title this year, has been rehabilitating from a right hamstring injury in Sweden and has decided to forego the entire of the 2015 indoor campaign. She says that she has recovered from the injury and will now go to train in Read More
  • EME NEWS (DEC 9, 2014)

    Bolt thinks family MIAMI (USA): Pagesix.com informs that the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, says he’s finally ready to settle down and have kids. Despite being a magnet for female fans, Bolt now hopes to meet the right girl and start a family. Bolt said, “You do get a lot of offers for sure, it’s one of the perks. You try to stay quiet, but I love women, and you try not to take advantage, Read More
  • Jenny Simpson Set for Return to Boston on Feb. 7

    BOSTON, Mass. — Jenny Simpson, the most-decorated woman at 1500 meters in U.S. history, is the first athlete set for the 2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced. The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, which will celebrate its 20th running on Feb. 7, kicks off an indoor season in which Boston will be the epicenter of track and field in the United States: The city will also host the USATF Indoor Track & Field Read More
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  • EME NEWS (DEC 19, 2014)
    EME NEWS (DEC 19, 2014)

    Lavillenie with two trophies
    PARIS (FRA): Pole vault World record holder and IAAF Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie won on Friday evening another award. Actually two during one evening. He became the Champion of Champions in the World and in France in the end of the year poll of the French sports daily L´Équipe. The World trophy was presented to him by the IAAF Vice President and 35 time World record breaker in the pole vault Sergey Bubka. "Enjoy your title and seek new goals," Bubka said. Lavillenie mentioned that he had a poster of Bubka in his room when he was younger. "It was he who invited me to Donetsk and put me in the best conditions to beat his record," added the French athlete.

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  • EME NEWS (DEC 10, 2014)
    EME NEWS (DEC 10, 2014)

    Aregawi passing indoor season
    STOCKHOLM (SWE): The reigning European Indoor 1500m champion Abeba Aregawi will not defend her title in Prague, report yle.fi. The 24 year old Swede, who won the World Indoor 1500m title this year, has been rehabilitating from a right hamstring injury in Sweden and has decided to forego the entire of the 2015 indoor campaign. She says that she has recovered from the injury and will now go to train in Ethiopia, as she puts all her focus towards the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.

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  • EME NEWS (DEC 9, 2014)
    EME NEWS (DEC 9, 2014)

    Bolt thinks family
    MIAMI (USA): Pagesix.com informs that the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, says he’s finally ready to settle down and have kids. Despite being a magnet for female fans, Bolt now hopes to meet the right girl and start a family. Bolt said, “You do get a lot of offers for sure, it’s one of the perks. You try to stay quiet, but I love women, and you try not to take advantage, but it’s hard.

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  • Jenny Simpson Set for Return to Boston on Feb. 7
    Jenny Simpson Set for Return to Boston on Feb. 7

    BOSTON, Mass. Jenny Simpson, the most-decorated woman at 1500 meters in U.S. history, is the first athlete set for the 2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced.

    The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, which will celebrate its 20th running on Feb. 7, kicks off an indoor season in which Boston will be the epicenter of track and field in the United States: The city will also host the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships, from Feb. 27-March 1.

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  • US Track & Field Athlete, McPherson, Accepts Sanction for Rule Violation, from USADA

    RunBlogRun 20 Dec 2014 | 10:39 pm

    Inika McPherson has a twenty-one month sanction, starting June 27, 2014. She will loose her two meter clearance from the USA Outdoor Championships.  US Track & Field Athlete, McPherson, Accepts Sanction For Rule ViolationColorado Springs, Colo. (December 19, 2014) - USADA announced today that Inika McPherson, of Houston, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a twenty-one month sanction for her rule violation. McPherson, 28, tested positive for benzoylecgonine as[…]

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  • Christian Taylor to move to Netherlands, following Coach Rana Reider

    RunBlogRun 20 Dec 2014 | 6:12 pm

    Christian Taylor to move to Netherlands, following Coach Rana Reider Christian Taylor, photo by PhotoRun.netFAYETTE COUNTY (USA): Christian Taylor, the Olympic triple jump champion, is aiming to compete at the next two Olympic Games, report thecitizen.com. The 24 year old American will follow his coach, Rana Reider, to the Netherlands, where he plans on living for the next two years.  (Editor's note: Christian Taylor is one of my favorite athletes. I have met his family, and enjoyed their comments and support of Christian. However, having watched Christian compete, I became even[…]

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  • Lavillenie with two trophies, by EME News

    RunBlogRun 20 Dec 2014 | 4:48 pm

    Lavillenie with two trophies, by EME News Sergey Bubka and Renaud Lavillenie, European Indoors, March 2011, photo by PhotoRun.netLavillenie with two trophiesPARIS (FRA): Pole vault World record holder and IAAF Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie won on Friday evening another award. Actually two during one evening. He became the Champion of Champions in the World and in France in the end of the year poll of the French sports daily L´Équipe. The World trophy was presented to him by the IAAF Vice President and 35 time[…]

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  • It isn't the high altitudes alone that make Kenyans the best runners, A View from Kenya, by Justin Lagat

    RunBlogRun 20 Dec 2014 | 2:17 pm

    It isn't the high altitudes alone that make Kenyans the best runners, A View from Kenya, by Justin Lagat Justin Lagat writes his column for RunBlogRun on a weekly basis, giving us A View from Kenya. In this column, Justin Lagat explains what truly motivates Kenyan runners to better themselves. Justin Lagat, photo from Justin Lagat It isn't the high altitudes alone that make Kenyans the best runners, by Justin Lagat There is an influx of tourists coming to Kenya usually from November to February. Most of them are sports tourists who are seeking to train with and like the[…]

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