Renato Canova Share The Secrets He’s Learned From Africa – LRC Q &A

IAAF DIL Kenya 120204 Abel Kirui group with Renato Canova - NangaliniLRC Canova Q&A, Part I: Why the Kenyans Struggled In Rio, Learn The Name Of The 2020 Olympic 5,000 Champ, And Why Isn’t China Better At Running? The famed coach reveals why he thinks Geoffrey KamwororCaleb Ndiku and Bedan Karoki struggled at the Olympics and how Kenya couldn’t even put one man in the 5k final. He also discusses Asbel Kiprop‘s tactical struggles, tells you who will be the 2020 Olympic 5,000 champ, and what he learned from his stint as a coach in the Chinese federation. Did you know that in 2014, not one Chinese man broke 14:00 for 5k or 29:30 for 10k?

Can Rupp go from marathon man to 3k stud in less than a month?LRC Canova Q&A, Part II: Is A Sub-2:00 Marathon Possible? Who Wins A Potential Kipchoge-Bekele Showdown? & How U.S. Stars Centro, Rupp & Jager Compare To The Africans In Part II, Canova praises Matthew Centrowitz, compares Evan Jager to Saif Saaeed Shaheen, tells you how good Galen Rupp can be in the marathon, shares what he learned from working with Kenenisa Bekele and gives his thoughts on Yannis Pitsiladis and the Sub 2Hr Project.

Shameful Act

2003 World 400m Champion And Mexican Senator Ana Guevera Badly Beaten In Road Rage Incident She needed surgery from being beaten by four men after an accident involving her Harley Davidson motorcycle and a car. During the attack they insulted her for being a woman ridding a motorcycle. *Discuss

(Mostly Russian) Doping News

Pre-Race News From Hawaii

Tiernan = National Champ X 2 *Results

Patrick Tiernan Becomes Australian National 10,000 Champion, Debuting In 27:59 At The Zatopek 10,000 In the women’s race, New Zealand’s Camille Buscomb got a shock win as Aussie favorite Eloise Wellings struggled in 4th.
*MB: TIERNAN- 27:59

Event News: Big Change To 2017 Diamond League Format

More British News: UK Athletics Facing Sex Assault Scandal

Can Nike Buy A Sub-2 Hour Marathon? *LRC Sub-2 Hour Archives

Foot Locker CC And USATF Club Nats *Club Nats Results *FL Results *FL Video Replay *Boys Preview *Girls Preview

screenshot-2016-12-10-at-13-16-03 Foot Locker: LRC 2016 Foot Locker Recap: Reed Brown (15:01) & Claudia Lane (17:04) Use Big Kicks To Win A Pair Of Thrilling Races Lane’s win was exciting but not a surprise, but there was a big upset on the boys side as 4:04 miler Reed Brown, who was only 4th in the TX state meet, got the win.

Club Nats: USATF Recap: Sam Chelanga And Colleen Quigley Win Quigley won over Sarah Pagano, whose 2nd place finish helped the BAA win the team title. American Distance Project took the men’s team race with Chelanga and Stanley Kebenei going 1-2. OT qualifier Kevin Castille dominated the men’s masters race. *Results
*MB: Official 2016 USATF Club Nat Live Discussion Thread
*USATF Junior Olympics Recap

European XC Champs *Results

Results: Turkey Dominates As Kenyan-Born Turks Go 1-2 In Men’s And Women’s Races Aris Kaya and Polat Kemboi Arıkan went 1-2 on the men’s side and Yasemin Can and Meryem Akda in the women’s.
*MB: Fair or Foul? Sonia O’Sullivan slams the fact that two Kenyan born Turks go 1-2 at 2016 Euro Cross

 

Russia Is Exposed As A TOTAL Fraud

McLaren II Is Released – More Than 1,000 Russian Athletes Benefited From The Biggest Doping Scandal In History On Friday morning, Richard McLaren released his 2nd report on Russian doping and it’s as bad as one could possibly imagine. He provides 1,166 pieces of evidence exposing the elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme (which you can search yourself) that reached its peak at 2014 Sochi. Seemingly every Russian athlete in Sochi was involved as 100% of the of the 100 samples they’ve looked at were tampered with.
*Full McLaren Report – Part II (PDF)
*Full McLaren Press Conference
*WADA Statement *IAAF Statement
*Search For Yourself The Evidentiary Disclosure Package (EDP) Website You can search through more than 1,000 documents yourself.
*MB: The McLaren Report Part 2 Will Come Out On Friday (Dec 9) – What To Expect?

The World Reacts To The McLaren Report

USATF 2016

Vin Lananna Campaign Pins

LRC Everything You Need To Know From The 2016 USATF Convention Wejo attended his first USATF convention that saw the coronation of Vin Lananna and reports everything you need to know.

Today’s Doping News


Speedy Early Season Indoor Action

Honolulu Marathon And More Sunday Action *Top 25 Honolulu Results

Lawrence Cherono winning the 2016 Honolulu Marathon in a course record 2:09:39. Photo By Eugene Tanner/Honolulu MarathonRRW Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono Smashes Honolulu Marathon Course Record With 2:09:39 Win – Brigid Kosgei (2:31:11) Wins Women’s Race Over Lindsey Scherf Cherono had to beat his “best friend” and training partner Wilson Chebet, who also was under old CR of 2:11:12. Buzenesh Deba was third for the women and Feyisa Lilesa was 4th for the men.

RRW In Surprise Run, New Zealand Olympic Miler Hamish Carson Turns Marathoner in Honolulu Carson started just to get in his 35K long run, but motivated by the “finisher T-shirt,” he decided mid-race to turn it into his debut.

*MB: 2:09:39 New Course Record @ Honolulu Marathon
*MB: Olympic miler Hamish Carson runs marathon on a lark, instead of doing a long run – guess his time

PHOTO: Edwin Kiptoo, Nicole Sifuentes (center) and Shannon Osika after receiving their top-3 awards at the inaugural Kalakaua Merrie Mile in Honolulu on 10 December, 2016 (Photo by Jane Monti for RaceResults Weekly)RRW Edwin Kiptoo Wins Battle Of Sexes And Inaugural Kalakaua Merrie Mile By Five Seconds Women were given a 27-second advantage. Nicole Sifuentes was the top woman in 4:29. NCAA XC runner-up Erin Finn was last in 4:54. Mason Ferlic, Will Leer, Dominique Scott and others also raced.

More Sunday Action: Jackline Adodonyang Dominates AK XC Series Meet In Eldoret As Florence Kiplagat Finishes 3rd In the men’s race, unheralded Noah Kipkemboi got the surprise win over sub-60 minute half marathoner Abraham Kiptum.
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Morocco’s Salah-Eddine Bounasr (2:11:09) and Ethiopia’s Aynalem Kassahun (2:31:52) Win Guangzhou Marathon, Past champ and CR holder Mulu Seboka had to settle for runner-up honors.
*AW Rundown Of UK Weekend XC/Road Racing

Yifter Is Alive – But Seriously Ill

Ethiopian Media Reported He Had Died, But 1980 Double Olympic Champ Miruts Yifter “The Shifter” Is Alive But Hospitalized In A Toronto Hospital The frail 72-year-old, who was Ethiopia’s first-ever Olympic track gold medalist in 1980, has a collapsed lung and has been hospitalized for months.
*Pat Butcher On Yifter


Recommended Read: The Guardian: “From Crystal Meth To Olympic Glory: The Recovery And Rise Of Luvo Manyonga” Three years ago, South Africa’s Manyonga was a crystal meth addict; now he’s an Olympic long jump silver medalist.

Euro XC Champs Are Sunday In Chia, Italy

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