EME NEWS (DEC 19, 2014)
Lavillenie with two trophiesAdd a comment
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.
EME NEWS (DEC 10, 2014)
Aregawi passing indoor seasonAdd a comment
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.
EME NEWS (DEC 9, 2014)
Bolt thinks familyAdd a comment
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.
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.Add a comment