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  • American Track & Field - Special Report, USA Outdoors

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  • EME NEWS (OCT 22, 2014)

    Kyriakopoulou hopes for a medal in Praha ATHENS (GRE): Greek pole vault star Nicoleta Kyriakopoulou will compete indoors aiming for a medal at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, as said in the website www.sportsfeed.gr. "The problems i had this year were not easy so I started my preparation with a lot of desire". The bronze medalist from European championships in 2012 had an accident at World indoors in Sopot when her pole broke and Read More
  • EME NEWS (OCT 21, 2014)

    French plans for indoor 2015 PARIS (FRA): L´Équipe informs about French top athletes and their indoor plans for 2015. On the positive side are pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie, hurdlers Pascal Martinot-Lagarde and Cindy Billaud, long jump European champion Eloyse Lesueur, all ready fight for gold in the Prague O2 Arena in March. Favorite of triple jump will be Benjamin Compaore and surprisingly also planning for Euroindoors is the 800m record holder Pierre-Ambroise Bosse along Read More
  • EME NEWS (OCT 20, 2014)

    MELKAMU ADDED FRANKFURT (GER): Course record holder Meselech Melkamu has been added to the Frankfurt Marathon field this Sunday, report focus.de. The 29 year old Ethiopian won the 2012 edition of the race in 2:21:01, which was her debut over the distance. This year she has raced in Dubai (2nd, 2:25:23) and Boston (5th, 2:21:28). The other top athletes already named in the Frankfurt field are Ethiopia’s Aberu Kebede, Kenya’s Sharon Cherop and Flomena Chepchirchir. Read More
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  • American Track & Field - Special Report, USA Outdoors
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  • EME NEWS (OCT 22, 2014)
    EME NEWS (OCT 22, 2014)

    Kyriakopoulou hopes for a medal in Praha
    ATHENS (GRE): Greek pole vault star Nicoleta Kyriakopoulou will compete indoors aiming for a medal at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, as said in the website www.sportsfeed.gr. "The problems i had this year were not easy so I started my preparation with a lot of desire". The bronze medalist from European championships in 2012 had an accident at World indoors in Sopot when her pole broke and she injured herself. After that she lost part of her training for outdoor season. Now she also wants to compete at international meetings every week, but has not finalized the program with her manager John Regis.

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  • EME NEWS (OCT 21, 2014)
    EME NEWS (OCT 21, 2014)

    French plans for indoor 2015
    PARIS (FRA): L´Équipe informs about French top athletes and their indoor plans for 2015. On the positive side are pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie, hurdlers Pascal Martinot-Lagarde and Cindy Billaud, long jump European champion Eloyse Lesueur, all ready fight for gold in the Prague O2 Arena in March. Favorite of triple jump will be Benjamin Compaore and surprisingly also planning for Euroindoors is the 800m record holder Pierre-Ambroise Bosse along with decathlon European medalist Kevin Mayer. Not thinking about competing in the coming indoor season are both sprinters Jimmy Vicaut (the title defender from Goteborg) and Christophe Lemaitre. Triple jumper Teddy Tamgho will be still banned early March. Female French fastest Myriam Soumare is also not having indoor in her plans. Steeple star and European 1500 m champion Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad is thinking about some races indoors but not the championships, under questionmark is also another European medalist Yoann Kowal.

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  • EME NEWS (OCT 20, 2014)
    EME NEWS (OCT 20, 2014)

    MELKAMU ADDED

    FRANKFURT (GER): Course record holder Meselech Melkamu has been added to the Frankfurt Marathon field this Sunday, report focus.de. The 29 year old Ethiopian won the 2012 edition of the race in 2:21:01, which was her debut over the distance. This year she has raced in Dubai (2nd, 2:25:23) and Boston (5th, 2:21:28). The other top athletes already named in the Frankfurt field are Ethiopia’s Aberu Kebede, Kenya’s Sharon Cherop and Flomena Chepchirchir.

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  • ASBA Announces 2014 Technical Meeting, from ASBA

    RunBlogRun 22 Oct 2014 | 12:33 pm

    ASBA Announces 2014 Technical Meeting, from ASBA ASBA is the organization that you need to know about if you are considering building a track or athletic facility. I have visited their convention for the past decade, and am impressed with their concern for building high quality sports facilities.  ASBA Announces 2014 Technical MeetingConstruction, Design Programming, Trade Show, Meetings on Agenda ELLICOTT CITY, MD -The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the trade association for those involved in the design, construction and supply of materials for athletic facilities, has announced[…]

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  • Book Review of Athletics-A History of Modern Track and Field Athletics by Roberto L. Quertecani

    RunBlogRun 22 Oct 2014 | 8:35 am

    Book Review of Athletics-A History of Modern Track and Field Athletics by Roberto L. Quertecani We asked Jeff Benjamin, a long-time contributor to American Track & Field and RunBlogRun, to review the magnum opus of our sport, Athletics-A History of Modern Track and Field Athletics by Roberto L. Quertecani. Book Review of Athletics-A History of Modern Track and Field Athletics by Roberto L. Quertecani By Jeff Benjamin     If there has ever been a "Great Sage" whose writings have  influenced the world about the impact which Track and Field has had upon us, then Roberto L. Quercetani most definitely fits this[…]

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  • French plans for indoor 2015, by EME News

    RunBlogRun 22 Oct 2014 | 4:09 am

    French plans for indoor 2015, by EME News Pascal Martinot-Lagarde, photo by PhotoRun.netFrench plans for indoor 2015PARIS (FRA): L´Équipe informs about French top athletes and their indoor plans for 2015. On the positive side are pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie, hurdlers Pascal Martinot-Lagarde and Cindy Billaud, long jump European champion Eloyse Lesueur, all ready fight for gold in the Prague O2 Arena in March. Favorite of triple jump will be Benjamin Compaore and surprisingly also planning for Euroi ndoors is the 800m record holder Pierre-Ambroise Bosse along with[…]

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  • Pistorius sentenced, from EME News, note by Larry Eder

    RunBlogRun 22 Oct 2014 | 2:08 am

    Pistorius sentenced, from EME News, note by Larry Eder Oscar Pistorius, Daegu 2011, photo by PhotoRun.netPistorius sentencedPRETORIA (RSA): South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has received a prison sentence of 5 years for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, inform AP and AFP. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced Pistorius to three years in prison for unlawfully firing a gun in a restaurant. She ordered that this sentence be wholly suspended. Pistorius could be released after 10 months in jail to serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.[…]

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