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Race walking – What every athlete and athletics fan needs to know…

March 13th, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

One of the best things about athletics is the wide variety of ways in which people can push themselves to their limits. Some of these are pretty obvious – such as the 100m where the goal is: “run fast”. Race walking is probably the least straightforward discipline in athletics, being widely misunderstood, commonly dismissed and sometimes altogether unknown. However, it has a charm and a challenge that will resonate with any athletics fan.

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24-STRONG FULL BRITISH TEAM TO HEAD TO WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 12th, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

A host of European Cross Country medallists will headline the 24-strong full British team that will head to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, later this month.

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NO CHANGE TO RUSSIAN STATUS IN IAAF COUNCIL MEETING

March 11th, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

The IAAF Council announced today that there had been no change in status of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).

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Yomif Kejelcha breaks world indoor mile record with 3:47.01 in Boston

March 4th, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday (3).

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STUNNING GOLDS BY MUIR & OSKAN-CLARKE LEAD BRITAIN TO BEST EVER HAUL AT EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 4th, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

The final evening of action at the European Indoor Championships saw a record Great Britain & Northern Ireland team deliver spectacularly as golds from Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young, club: Dundee Hawkhill), Shelayna Oskan-Clarke (Jon Bigg, Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow) led the way. Winning six medals on the night, the British team finished the Championships second in the medal table with a best-ever haul at the event of 12 overall (4 gold, 6 silver, 2 bronze).

POZZI ADVANCES TO 60M HURDLES FINAL AS DUCKWORTH SITS SECOND IN HEPTATHLON IN GLASGOW

March 3rd, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

There may have only been three British athletes contesting events on Sunday morning at the European Indoor Championships but reigning champion Andrew Pozzi (coach: Santiago Antunez, club: Stratford-upon-Avon) progressed to the 60m hurdles final and Tim Duckworth (Toby Stevenson, Liverpool) remains in medal contention in second in the heptathlon with one event remaining.

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O’HARE & PHILIP ADD TO BRITISH MEDAL HAUL AT EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 3rd, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

The British team claimed two further medals on the second day of the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, taking the tally up to six overall.

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REIGNING CHAMPIONS PHILIP, POZZI AND KILTY LEAD THE WAY IN SECURING SAFE PASSAGE ON MORNING TWO IN GLASGOW

March 2nd, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

There was a clean sweep of sprint and sprint hurdles qualifications on morning two of the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, while Tim Duckworth’s (Toby Stevenson; Liverpool) search for a first senior medal on the international stage began strongly as he heads into this evening with a 38-point lead at the top of the men’s heptathlon leader board following the 60m and long jump.

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GLASGOW GOLDS FOR JOHNSON-THOMPSON AND MUIR AS BRITS COLELCT FOUR MEDALS

March 2nd, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

It was a golden evening session at the European Indoor Championships as the Glasgow crowd were treated to four British medals in 15 minutes as Katarina Johnson Thompson (coach: Bertrand Valcin, club: Liverpool Harriers) and Laura Muir (Andy Young, Dundee Hawkhill) sealed the pentathlon and 3000m titles respectively.

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JOHNSON-THOMPSON AND EMERSON STAR AS BRITS SHINE ON FIRST GLASGOW MORNING

March 1st, 2019 by Peter Le Rossignol

On a busy opening morning of action, Katarina Johnson-Thompson (coach: Betrand Valcin, club: Liverpool Harriers) and Niamh Emerson (David Feeney, Amber Valley & Erewashl) enjoyed fine mornings in Glasgow to head into this evening’s conclusion of the pentathlon in gold and bronze medal places respectively at the European Indoor Championships.

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