2014 European Champs *Schedule/Results (Link Fixed) *Watch Live On 9 Feeds (Link Fixed)


LRC Mo Can Still Kick: Wins 10,000m Gold At Europeans The last kilometer was slower than usual, but in the end, it was vintage Mo Farah with a 54.4 final lap. Recap, analysis and video of final lap. *Discuss Mo’s Win Here
*RRW: Farah Dominant In European Champs
*Telegraph: Farah Back To Brilliant Best

 Previous Euro Champ News 

Good Start: Russia DQs 6 Coaches Whose Athletes Were Doping We agree that a big part of the anti-doping fight needs to be going after athletes’ support crew.

Week That Was

Day 2 African Champs News

IAAF Day 2 Recap: Shock Result In Women’s 5,000 As Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana Wins Over Genzebe Dibaba And Mercy Cherono Ayana ran 15:32 to beat Dibaba by almost 10 seconds as Cherono was way back in 5th (16:08). In the men’s 800 semifinal, Mohammed Aman just beat Nijel Amos (1:46.63 to 1:46.73) as both advanced to the final along with Olympic 1,500 champ Taoufik Makhloufi. Despite a strong headwind, Nigeria’s Blesing Okagbare won the 100 in a championship record of 11.00.

Previous European Champs News

2014 African Champs *Schedule (PDF) *Results *Post-Race Interviews By AthleticsAfrica *Meet Website

 Doping News 

Random To Extremely Random

Texas Tech’s Cierra White Named USATF Athlete Of The Week After Her Triple Gold Medals At NACAC U-23 Championships She won the 100, 200 and ran the opening leg on the 4 x 100. Other performances included NCAA 1,500 champ Shelby Houlihan winning the 100 in a MR 2:03.00.

 RIP Robin Williams 

 Mid-D News 

Chicago Just Got Really Interesting

Kenenisa Bekele Will Run His Second Career Marathon At The 2014 Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Bekele ran 2:05:03 in Paris and says his goal is to break the 2:03:45 CR in Chicago. *Discuss

 Long-D News 

 Random Stuff 

A Real Running Hero

LRC A Real Running Hero: The Flo Groberg Story Two years ago, former Maryland track and field and cross-country runner Flo Groberg helped thwart a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. This is his story.

 Previous African Champs News 

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Day 1 African Champs News

Eritrea’s Nguse Amlosom (Tesfaldet) Wins Eritrea’s First-Ever Medal (And Gold) At African Champs In Men’s 10,000 Morocco’s Mustapha El Aziz was 2nd and CG silver medalist Josphat Bett was third as Moses Kipsiro was a DNS.