Rudisha Ready For Record Return; Photo-Finish For NYC Half; Your JTG 5-A-Day
1. Rudisha Ready for more records?
What did David Rudisha have to say after his season opener victory at the Sydney Track Classic? Well he was hoping for a 1:44/1:45 which he got, and has set out his plans for the season ahead.
Read more here
2. McLeod Hurdles To Jamaican Record
The Jamaican and NCAA 60m hurdles records took a tumble at this weekend’s NCAA indoors when Omar McLeod blitzed to victory in 7.45 seconds. This also equalled the world lead from this indoor season set by Cuban Orlando Ortega.
Read more and watch his interview here
3. Battle Royale at the NYC Half
The NYC half marathon came down to a sprint finish on the men’s side with Leonard Korir just pipping his Kenyan compatriot Stephen Sambu, to take the victory in 1:01:06. Cathal Dennehy caught up with the winner and some of the other competitors for RunBlogRun.
Read his piece here
4. Paris ’24?
President of the IAAF Lamine Diack has given his support to Paris as the host city for the 2024 Olympic Games. He believes if the they get their bid right they will be difficult to beat.
5. European Winter Throws cup
Alot of the big names of the long throws got to scrath their winter itch with some top class throwing action at the European throws cup in Leiria, Portugal.
IAAF report of the action here