13 Nov WADA funding at critical point in doping war

A lack of government funding could harm the fight against doping, so says WADA's director-general David Howman, who added that changes to the agency's code in 2015 could stretch them beyond their capacity. Howman was speaking at the "International Conference: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the...

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13 Nov London Met League XC Fixture 2 Report

NEILSON HALL was quick to take the lead and never faltered to win the second Active Training World Metropolitan League. However at Stevenage afterwards he said " I had three to four weeks off having injured myself quite badly after the Bristol Half-marathon and went...

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12 Nov Can yoga be beneficial to runners?

Has your running reached a bit of a plateau? Rather than cranking up the mileage, why not try a different approach, and take up yoga? Many coaches have in the past discouraged runners from doing yoga, believing it made them too supple or flexible. But Beryl...

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12 Nov Breaking the UTEP Record

Picture the scene. It’s November 1981, Wichita, Kansas, and you’re on the start line of the NCAA DI Cross Country Championships. You are your school’s sole representative. To your right stand the most formidable ensemble in NCAA distance running history and winners of the previous...

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12 Nov Merga and Hiwot Score Ethiopian Double In Atapuerca

The IAAF Cross Country Permit Series 2012/13 got underway today with a magnificent spectacle at the 9th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’ which witnessed respective victories of the reigning World Cross Country champion Imane Merga of Ethiopia and his compatriot Ayalew Hiwot – 5th at the...

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12 Nov Latest Training Update from Jack Crabtree

Monday, the coldest I had experienced to date! Unlucky for me I forgot my gloves, leaving my hands numb. It was a session on the grass of Crossford Bridge, 5 minute efforts around the pitch. Wednesday, yet another run along the canals of Manchester. Great...

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10 Nov Ice Baths vs Cold Showers

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth, on England's south coast, found that cold water immersion was no more, and no less, effective than light cool-down exercise in helping athletes to recover after sport. Read More HERE...

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09 Nov Meb Wants to Race Usain Bolt

On his Twitter feed, Meb Keflezighi has written, "I am thinking of challenging ‪@usainbolt‬ to a race. Location & Distance to be determined, money for charity. Usain, U interested?" Bolt has yet to publicly respond. In such … Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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