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18 Sep 2015

Flashback Friday: Kimetto kicks for Home in World Record Run

King Kimetto Dennis Kimetto smashed the world record by 26 seconds when he ran 2:02:57 at the 2014 Berlin Marathon.  Relive his incredible performance below. His splits were astonishing, check them out below. Average pace per mile: 4:41.5 Average pace per 5K: 14:34.9 Average pace for one lap of a

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13 Sep 2015

Video Recap: Great North City Games 2015

Great North Catch up with all of Saturday’s Great North City Games action with race videos below. The results can be found here. Mo Farah took the Great North Run title this morning (Sunday) with the fastest half-marathon ever by a Briton, 59:22, although it won’t count as a National

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13 Sep 2015

Farah too fast; Mo caps magnificent year with Great win

Mo Farah capped another year of dominance by sprinting to victory at the Great North Run this morning, the Briton taking a narrow victory over Kenya’s Stanley Biwott in 59:22, his fastest time for the half marathon. Biwott, who had tried for much of the race to break Farah, was never

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12 Sep 2015

Race Video: English Makes His Mark At Great City Games

500m Victory Mark English was a comfortable victor over the rarely run 500m distance at the great North City Games earlier today in a time of 59.58 seconds. English took on a quality field for his final race of the season, which included world 400m finalist Rabah Yousif as well

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12 Sep 2015

Great North City Games Live Stream: English in 500m

Mark English takes on Nijel Amos over 500m at the Great North City Games in an action-packed afternoon of street athletics on Tyneside. The action is live on BBC One from 2pm and you can also watch on the livestream below. 14:05 Men’s long jump 14:12 Men’s 110m hurdles 14:22

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08 Sep 2015

Radcliffe Categorically Denies Doping Allegations

Paula Radcliffe has released a statement to deny any wrongdoing in her career following today’s (Tuesday) Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing regarding the Sunday Times’ allegations concerning blood data. Read the full statement below. Statement Statement of Paula Radcliffe following the Culture Media and Sport Committee Hearing of 8

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07 Sep 2015

Ciara chases Olympic qualifier in Italy

Ciara Mageean will be targeting Olympic qualification over 1500m when she takes to the track in Rovereto, Italy today (Tuesday). The UCD athlete decided to skip the IAAF World Championships having qualified through the quota system to focus fully on recovering from injury and build up her fitness. In the

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29 Aug 2015

Fighting Fifth For Heffernan In Beijing

Heffernan a fine 5th in brave title defence Robert Heffernan finished a fighting fifth place in the men’s 50km race walk in 3:44:17 in a brave bid to defend his world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing while the men’s 4x400m relay team set a new national record.

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28 Aug 2015

Day 7 Morning Recap: Eaton Leads, Hardee Out, Chinese Walk Away With Medals

One of the quieter morning sessions of the World Championships so far with the men’s decathletes taking centre stage. Medals were decided in the women’s 20km walk, and the men’s high jumpers began their championships with their qualification round. Full results for this session can be found here. Men’s Decathlon

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24 Aug 2015

In The Running: Women’s Marathon And The Lure Of The Olympics

The 100m may be, for many, the showcase event of the Olympic Games: the ultimate measure of the fastest man or woman on earth. But it is the marathon, the ultimate battle of endurance, attrition and resilience, which epitomises the Olympic spirit more than any other event on the athletics

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