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  • Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News

    QUOTE OF THE DAY "Happy to come back from two difficult years to be World champion again. My training has gone very well this last month and I came here with lot of confidence in my speed and power. I decided before I came to Beijing that I was going to run a more tactical race in the final," David Rudisha after winning the 800 m. Read More
  • Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News

    QUOTE OF THE DAY "Happy to come back from two difficult years to be World champion again. My training has gone very well this last month and I came here with lot of confidence in my speed and power. I decided before I came to Beijing that I was going to run a more tactical race in the final," David Rudisha after winning the 800 m. Read More
  • BOLT BOLTs to Victory and the latest and greatest from EME NEWS

    QUOTE OF THE DAY "Coach told me to be relaxed, do not think too much about the race and execute well. If you stay doubtful you are already losing your race before it happens," by Usain Bolt who won the 9th gold medal at World Champs and therefore is the best athlete in the history. The legend continues to winning since 2008.  Read More
  • Bolt is confident heading into Bejing; EME NEWS

    CHINESE PRESIDENT TO OPEN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS BEIJING (CHN): At the end of 50th IAAF Congress second day saw reports of committees and commissions and from the organizers of Rio Olympic Games 2016 and Beijing World Champs 2015. President Lamine Diack In the presence of his successor, Sebastian Coe, IAAF General Secretary Esser Gabriel as well as dignitaries from the Local Organising Committee (LOC) – Vice President of the Chinese Olympic Committee Gao Zhidan, IAAF Council Read More
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  • Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News
    Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News


    QUOTE OF THE DAY
    "Happy to come back from two difficult years to be World champion again. My training has gone very well this last month and I came here with lot of confidence in my speed and power. I decided before I came to Beijing that I was going to run a more tactical race in the final," David Rudisha after winning the 800 m.

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  • Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News
    Beijing Continues to rock and roll;EME News


    QUOTE OF THE DAY
    "Happy to come back from two difficult years to be World champion again. My training has gone very well this last month and I came here with lot of confidence in my speed and power. I decided before I came to Beijing that I was going to run a more tactical race in the final," David Rudisha after winning the 800 m.

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  • BOLT BOLTs to Victory and the latest and greatest from EME NEWS
    BOLT BOLTs to Victory and the latest and greatest from EME NEWS


    QUOTE OF THE DAY
    "Coach told me to be relaxed, do not think too much about the race and execute well. If you stay doubtful you are already losing your race before it happens," by Usain Bolt who won the 9th gold medal at World Champs and therefore is the best athlete in the history. The legend continues to winning since 2008. 

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  • Bolt is confident heading into Bejing; EME NEWS
    Bolt is confident heading into Bejing; EME NEWS


    CHINESE PRESIDENT TO OPEN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS

    BEIJING (CHN): At the end of 50th IAAF Congress second day saw reports of committees and commissions and from the organizers of Rio Olympic Games 2016 and Beijing World Champs 2015. President Lamine Diack In the presence of his successor, Sebastian Coe, IAAF General Secretary Esser Gabriel as well as dignitaries from the Local Organising Committee (LOC) – Vice President of the Chinese Olympic Committee Gao Zhidan, IAAF Council Member and General Secretary of the Chinese Athletics Associaition Du Zhaocai and Executive Vice Secretary General of the LOC Chen Jie provided at a press conference a summary of some of the key statistics which will make the championships the highlight of the 2015 sporting calendar. „The 207 nations is also a record for a championship of any single sport, proving once again that athletics is the most universal sporting activity. In total, there will be 1931 athletes competing: 1042 men and 889 women. I am also delighted to announce that the President of the People‘s Republic of China, Xi Jinping will be here on Saturday evening to officially open the championships. Informs the IAAF.

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  • Beijing Stories: Raucous Relay Rants: Global Quartets Talking Smack in the Mixed Zone, by David Hunter

    RunBlogRun 30 Aug 2015 | 9:43 pm

    Beijing Stories: Raucous Relay Rants: Global Quartets Talking Smack in the Mixed Zone, by David Hunter Jamaican 4x100m relay team, photo by PhotoRun.net So, David Hunter gets the hard stuff to do. He had to, on Saturday, go into the mixed zone and stir it up with the relay teams, and see if he could find some fun comments. Remember, this was done on Saturday. We are posting on Sunday. Jamaica predicted their 4x400m women's win. Martyn Rooney, GBR, predicted his team on the podium, and there are some fun other comments as well! 15th IAAF[…]

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  • Beijing World Champs, Day 8: In praise of Ashton Eaton, World Record Holder,

    RunBlogRun 30 Aug 2015 | 7:58 pm

    Beijing World Champs, Day 8: In praise of Ashton Eaton, World Record Holder, Ashton Eaton, 43.34m Discus throw, photo by PhotoRun.net Ashton Eaton's WR has a back story. Here is the behind the scenes story, by Alex Mills, on all the drama, emotion, training and love that go into such an effort. It is a fascinating story... A performance of total grit and determination from Ashton Eaton to break his own world record by the finest of margins was the undoubtably the highlight of the penultimate night at the IAAF World Championships in[…]

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  • Beijing Stories: Some thoughts on the sprint relays, by Stuart Weir

    RunBlogRun 30 Aug 2015 | 5:20 pm

    Beijing Stories: Some thoughts on the sprint relays, by Stuart Weir US and Jamaican teams, after the 4x100m relay, photo by Getty Images for IAAF The relays are fun. The relays are infuriating. Tonight, as I was heading for a water and a coffee, I met Dina Asher-Smith, the new young British sprinter who has the British NRs at 100m (10.99) and 200 meters (NR of 22.07). She broke Kathy Cooks' British record for 200 meters from 1984 in the final. "The race was fast, and I was not sure I[…]

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  • Beijing on TV, A view from the US, Day 8 Reviewed, by Jeff Benjamin

    RunBlogRun 30 Aug 2015 | 3:00 pm

    Beijing on TV, A view from the US, Day 8 Reviewed, by Jeff Benjamin Chinese 4x100m silver medal wining relay team, 38.01, photo by PhotoRun.net For Jeff Benjamin, and millions of US track fans, their recourse is NBC and Universal, as the live streaming of the IAAF meet is blocked in the U.S. (not sure on that one, but another way it is harder to view global athletics in U.S.) Here is Jeff Benjamin's review of Day 8. A special thanks to Jeff Benjamin's wife and daughters, who, while they are track fans, have[…]

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