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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 25, 2018)

    EME NEWS (FEB 25, 2018) Chumba and B. Dibaba, Japanese record for Shitara TOKYO (JPN, Feb 25): Kenyan Dickson Chumba (winner here 2014 and last year third) won the Tokyo Marathon in fast 2:05:30 but the hero of the day was Yuta Shitara who as second clocked national record 2:06:11. He improved the mark after 16 years and got a million dollar bonus for it. Informs Brett Larner. Three more runners clocked sub 2:07, Kenyans Read More
  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 23-24, 2018)

    EME NEWS (FEB 23, 2018) Thompson vs Schippers GLASGOW (GBR): Dafne Schippers is aiming to improve her season’s best of 7.09 in the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Sunday, informs organisers. “I’m feeling good, I ran 7.09s last week and I hope to run faster, this is a perfect race before the World Championships because we can make a plan for next week based on this race,” she said before her duel with Olympic champion Read More
  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 22, 2018)

    EME NEWS (FEB 22, 2018) Lavillenie at home against top field CLERMONT FERRAND (FRA): The All Star Perche pole vault meet here on Sunday will be last test before World Indoors for some of the top jumpers. Mainly local hero who is also one of the organisers Renaud Lavillenie. He will face World leader Piotr Lisek and five other global champions. Summer gold medalists from 2011 to 2017 Pawel Wojciechowski, Raphael Holzdeppe, Shawn Barber and Read More
  • Time for Vin Lananna, USATF to get on the same page

    Good summary of the complicated Vin Lananna/USATF/Track Town USA/FBI/IAAF snafu that is currently ongoing. Austin Meek of the World-Famous (at least in the track world) Register-Guard newspaper does his best to simplify and catch us up on the happenings. Maybe I’m naive, but I believe Vin Lananna when he says Eugene’s bid to host the 2021 World Outdoor Track & Field Championships was conducted on the up-and-up. Read More
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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 25, 2018)
    News from around the World- EME News (Feb 25, 2018)
    EME NEWS (FEB 25, 2018)
     
    Chumba and B. Dibaba, Japanese record for Shitara
    TOKYO (JPN, Feb 25): Kenyan Dickson Chumba (winner here 2014 and last year third) won the Tokyo Marathon in fast 2:05:30 but the hero of the day was Yuta Shitara who as second clocked national record 2:06:11. He improved the mark after 16 years and got a million dollar bonus for it. Informs Brett Larner. Three more runners clocked sub 2:07, Kenyans Amos Kipruto 2:06:33 and Gideon Kipketer 2:06:47. In the fifth place Hiroto Inoue 2:06:54 personal best. Feyisa Lilesa was sixth 2:07:30 while pre-race favorite Wilson Kipsang was a non finisher. Cancer survivor Satoru Kasuya delivering his best performance since almost dying five years ago, an emotional 2:14:37 for 30th. Birhane Dibaba of Ethiopia running a smart race, working hard after 30 km also achieved a second Tokyo title, Dibaba negative splitting her way to a 2:19:51 PB just 4 seconds off the course record. Second Ruti Aga 2:21:19 and London World Championships bronze medalist Amy Cragg living up to her pre-race vow to make the top three in PB time, taking 3rd in 2:21:42. Fourth Shure Demise 2:22:07 and last under 2:30 was fifth Helah Kiprop 2:28:58. Based on Brett Larner report.
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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 23-24, 2018)
    News from around the World- EME News (Feb 23-24, 2018)
    EME NEWS (FEB 23, 2018)
     
     
    Thompson vs Schippers
    GLASGOW (GBR): Dafne Schippers is aiming to improve her season’s best of 7.09 in the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Sunday, informs organisers. “I’m feeling good, I ran 7.09s last week and I hope to run faster, this is a perfect race before the World Championships because we can make a plan for next week based on this race,” she said before her duel with Olympic champion Elaine Thompson. The Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow stages the sixth and final event of the IAAF World Indoor Tour for 2018, with other top names like Greg Rutherford, Su Bingtian, Mariya Lasitskene and Ekaterini Stefanidi. Winners of the Tour events will be also Wild Card holders for World Indoors 2018.
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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 22, 2018)
    News from around the World- EME News (Feb 22, 2018)
    EME NEWS (FEB 22, 2018)
     
    Lavillenie at home against top field
    CLERMONT FERRAND (FRA): The All Star Perche pole vault meet here on Sunday will be last test before World Indoors for some of the top jumpers. Mainly local hero who is also one of the organisers Renaud Lavillenie. He will face World leader Piotr Lisek and five other global champions. Summer gold medalists from 2011 to 2017 Pawel Wojciechowski, Raphael Holzdeppe, Shawn Barber and Sam Kendricks. Also Indoor champion 2014 Kostadinos Filippidis and young star Mondo Duplantis. In women competition fresh US champion Katie Nageotte goes against European champion 2014 neutral Anzhelika Sidorova and French record holder Ninon Guillon Romarin.
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  • Time for Vin Lananna, USATF to get on the same page
    Time for Vin Lananna, USATF to get on the same page

    Good summary of the complicated Vin Lananna/USATF/Track Town USA/FBI/IAAF snafu that is currently ongoing. Austin Meek of the World-Famous (at least in the track world) Register-Guard newspaper does his best to simplify and catch us up on the happenings.

    Maybe I’m naive, but I believe Vin Lananna when he says Eugene’s bid to host the 2021 World Outdoor Track & Field Championships was conducted on the up-and-up.

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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 22, 2018)
    News from around the World- EME News (Feb 22, 2018)
    EME NEWS (FEB 21, 2018)
     
    Spanovic 693 WL
    BELGRADE (SRB, Feb 21): Silver medalist from last World Indoors Serbian Ivana Spanovic showed the top shape in right time before Birmingham. At the 3rd Serbian Indoor Open meet she achieved World leading 693 in round three with having 685 in second attempt. Bosnian Mesud Pezer won shot put with 20.72 ahead of Hamza Alic 20.18 and Asmir Kolasinac 20.11. Memorial hurdles for Ludovic Payen from France 7.69 ahead of Italian Paolo Dal Molin 7.74. Women hurdles for Hanna Plotitsyna from Ukraine 8.02 ahead of Croatians Ivana Loncarek 8.16 and Andrea Ivancevic 8.17. Another Ukrainian win for Anastasiya Bryzgina 53.30 in the 400 m over Serbian record holder Maja Ciric 53.34. Amel Tuka posted Bosnian 400 m record 47.14. Kostadinos Baniotis cleared 226 to win the high jump for Greece. In pole vault Croatian record holder Ivan Horvat cleared 562 and tried at 573. Second Arnaud Art of Belgium 552.
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  • News from around the World- EME News (Feb 20, 2018)
    News from around the World- EME News (Feb 20, 2018)
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    Thiam not going
    BRUSSELS (BEL): World and Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam will not compete at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, informs sport.be. "I achieved good results last weekend at the Belgian Indoor Championships. It was fun to compete after long training sessions this winter but I am staying focused on the European Championships, my main goal this year,” she said. Thiam said at the Belgian Indoor Championships she hasn’t done much technical training this winter and didn’t want to risk injury by competing in Birmingham. In the selection hurdler Eline Berings and men´s 4x400 m.
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  • Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie, 5.93 meters WL, Mondo Duplantis sets World Indoor U20 record in brilliant pole vault competition in Clermont-Ferrand!

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2018 | 10:26 pm

    Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie, 5.93 meters WL, Mondo Duplantis sets World Indoor U20 record in brilliant pole vault competition in Clermont-Ferrand! Sam Kendricks, Mondo Duplantis, Renaud Lavillenie, photo by PhotoRun.net RunBlogRun opines: This was an amazing event! Check out the comments from Alfons and also the instagram from Mondo Duplantis and Renaud Lavillenie. If we want our sport to grow, it is not about more events, it is about better events, then stream the living heck out them, provide social media interaction and bring in more fans. Kendricks and Lavillenie 593 in superb competition CLERMONT-FERRAND (FRA, Feb 25): All Star Perche[…]

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  • A proper ending of the 2018 IAAF World Tour, Muller Indoor Grand Prix, Glasgow, Scotland, results from IAAF Meeting Results

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2018 | 9:18 pm

    A proper ending of the 2018 IAAF World Tour, Muller Indoor Grand Prix, Glasgow, Scotland, results from IAAF Meeting Results With lesss than five days before the World Indoor Championships, athletes are doing their final honing for the Worlds. Some fine races here and some athletes who will play big parts in the four days in Birmingham. The 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour had some great moments, and the meet in Glasgow had several of them, from the 60 meters won by Bingtian Su, to the 60 meters won by Marie-Jose Ta Lou, to the 60 meter hurdles for women[…]

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  • The men's races in Glasgow, by J. Stuart Weir

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2018 | 7:24 pm

    The men's races in Glasgow, by J. Stuart Weir The Emirates Arena, the hosting site for the Mulller Indoor GP, Glasgow, Scotland, photo by Getty Images/British Athletics The Emirates Arena hosted the Glasgow Indoor today. Stuart Weir has written four articles and this is the third of the four articles from Mr. Weir. This feature is on the mens' races in Glasgow. Some fun races on the last meet of the 2018 IAAF World Tour. We thank our friend, Stuart Weir, who covered twenty plus events for us in[…]

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  • Glasgow Diaries: Christina Manning wins hurdles, is added to U.S. team!

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2018 | 5:33 pm

    Glasgow Diaries: Christina Manning wins hurdles, is added to U.S. team! Christina Manning, USATF Indoors, semi finals, photo by PhotoRun.net The Glasgow Muller Indoor GP was held today, February 25, and there were some fine races. Among the finest was the women's 60m hurdles, one of the toughest events in the sport , Christina Manning defeated Sharika Nelvis, one week after Sharika's new American record. In the US champs, Keni Harrison took second, giving her the trip to Birmingham. With Christina Manning winning the 60m hurdles in Glasgow and the IAAF[…]

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  • The women's races in Glasgow, from J. Stuart Weir

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2018 | 5:06 pm

    The women's races in Glasgow, from J. Stuart Weir Elaine Thompson, Marie-Jose Ta Loui, Dina Asher-Smith, 60 meters, photo by Getty Images/British Athletics Eilidh Doyle, Phyllis Francis, photo by Getty Images/British Athletics Stuart Weir provides the reader with an intimate view of the surroundings that we do not get from watching the streaming video. Stuart wants to give you a view of what is going on behind the scenes as well as in the races. Here is his second story from today's Muller Indoor Grand Prix, held in Glasgow,[…]

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