Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:44

News from around the World- EME News (Dec 14, 2017)

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EME NEWS (DEC 14, 2017)
Farah in Doha HM
DOHA (QAT): Mo Farah will compete in the Ooredoo Doha Half-marathon in Qatar on January 12, reports IAAF. It will be his first race of the year as he builds up to his second marathon in London in April. “I am looking forward to the event as a chance to test myself on the fast and flat run along Doha, and to hopefully check out the city,” he said. “I also look forward to running alongside my fellow elite athletes and spending time with amateur athletes and spectators at the marathon. Doha is a truly international city, and that makes for a great atmosphere and overall experience.” This year’s race was won by Alex Kibet in 61:58.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 10:55

Farah to contest Doha Half Marathon

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World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will take part in the Ooredoo Doha Half Marathon on 12 January.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 17:31

News from around the World- EME News (Dec 13, 2017)

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Full indoor season for Filippidis
ATHENS (GRE): 2014 World Indoor champion Kostadinos Filippidis plans a full indoor season. He wants to begin in Orleans on January 13, continue in Sindelfingen on January 20 and ISTAF Indoor on January 26. In his plans also Cottbus on January 31 and World Indoor tour meets in Karlsruhe, Dusseldorf, Madrid and Torun. At the end of the month Clermont meet and possibly also World Indoor Tour final in Glasgow. Inform Greek media.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 17:25

News from around the World- EME News (Dec 12, 2017)

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Chelimo vs Moen
SAN GIORGIO (ITA): IAAF Permit Cross Country season will continue in 2018 with “Campaccio” historical cross country scheduled for 6th January near Milano. One of most ancient CC races in Europe will be held for 61st time. Olympic silver medalist US Paul Chelimo will run against fresh European marathon record holder Sondre Nordstadt Moen. Italians will be part of this incredible race with reigning European marathon champion Daniele Meucci and Eyob Faniel winner of recent Venice Marathon. Also there Yohanes Chiappinelli and Yeman Crippa. Defending champion who is now also World champion Hellen Obiri will lead the women field. Agnes Tirop who won London 10k bronze will be her main contender with two rising talents Lilian Rengeruk and Letesenbet Giday, who is the reigning World CC U20 champion. US marathoner Desiree Linden will complete the international field. Sara Dossena with Nadia Battocletti are leading the home runners.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 10:58

Flanagan and Rupp lead domestic fields at Boston Marathon

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Shalane Flanagan and Galen Rupp will lead a strong domestic line-up at the 2018 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 16 April.

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