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Tuesday, 09 December 2014 10:45

Jenny Simpson Set for Return to Boston on Feb. 7

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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.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:12

USATF announces HOKA as sponsor of Middle Distance Classic

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ANAHEIM, Calif. – HOKA ONE ONE has come aboard as title sponsor of USATF’s 2015 Middle Distance Classic meet, USATF CEO Max Siegel announced Tuesday.

As part of the sponsorship, the newly renamed HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic will feature double athlete prize money and a television-quality webcast on Previously a USATF developmental meet, the 2015 HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic and its webcast will now be part of the USATF Championship Series, USATF’s premier series of international-caliber meets in the United States.

Friday, 17 October 2014 10:27

USATF Indoor Championships Return to Boston

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INDIANAPOLIS - The 2015 USATF Indoor Championships will return to Boston February 27-March 1 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, USATF announced Wednesday.

Monday, 13 October 2014 09:55

EME NEWS (OCT 12, 2014)

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CHICAGO (USA, Oct 12): Superb edition of Chicago Marathon run in perfect weather conditions. The men‘s race went out fast, with a first mile of 4:34. They then settled to a 4:45 average pace, with Tariku Bekele bringing them through half way in 62:12.  Girmay Gebrselassie and Geoffrey Kirui then paced the pack to 30km in 1:28:46.

Monday, 13 October 2014 09:43

EME NEWS (OCT 11, 2014)

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Lavillenie and Schippers
BAKU (AZE):  French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie and sprinter Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands were named European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks awards ceremony in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Saturday evening. Great Britain’s 200 m European Champion Adam Gemili and Russia’s high jumper Mariya Kuchina claimed the European Athletics Rising Star awards. With the Golden Tracks being shown live on television and streamed live across the world, all four athletes were present to collect their trophies in a glittering ceremony at the Fairmont Hotel in the iconic Flame Towers accompanied by the Orient Express band live music. Lavillenie, Kuchina and Schippers plan to compete indoors next year, but Gemili for the moment no.

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