We wouldn't exactly call a 60:43/2:11:00 guy a top Kenyan athlete but Patrick Siele is out for 3.5 years.
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"6.20? 6.25? For me, he is ready for that today," said Bubka.
This is Berlin marathon weekend but with no marathon on tap for 2020, the BMW Berlin Marathon is offering a free virtiual race this weekend with a worldwide leaderboard. Download the free app here. Some elite Germans are taking the challenge but they are doing it as 4-person relay team.
“When we adopted them, I didn’t think I’d be able to keep competing, but instead I’ve improved every year since they’ve been here,” said Hall, who is using her race in London to raise money for homeless children in Ethiopia, where she and Ryan have spent a lot of time working on various causes.
They initially lost them from Russian athletes convicted on Rodchenkov evidence.
She'd be the first woman to hold the Aussie 1,500, 3k and 5k records in a career - let alone at once. The mark to beat is 8:38.08.
Kipkemboi helped pace Kipchoge to his sub-2, but this will be his first time pacing a major marathon.
The lengthy article gives a full rundown of Ingebrigtsen's career, responds to some of his naysayers and talks about how his father predicted Jakob would run 3:25 in the next couple years.
Among changes Cooper wants is a collective bargaining agreement for athletes.
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Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto: “The fact the Olympics are going to take place — the fact itself — is not fully distributed to the public. People need to be more convinced that, yes, the Olympics will be taking place for sure.”
Goe has a scary stat about men's non-revenue college sports as he writes, "There were 146 Division I men’s wrestling programs in 1981. There are 75 now. There were 210 Division I men’s gymnastics programs in 1969. There are 15 now ...Men’s track could be the next sport to start circling the drain."
They were supposed to have a partial return of fans to stadiums on October 1.