09 Nov Kenyan Prime Minister Opposes Tax On Athletes

Prime Minister Raila Odinga has opposed plans by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to tax earnings by international athletes. The PM asked KRA not to implement the move because it amounts to oppressing the runners and double taxing them. "It's a wrong move because the athletes are...

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09 Nov UK Athletics Movember

Olympic bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz is among many athletes looking to sport a cracking moustache this month as part of Movember - an annual event to raise funds and awareness of men’s health, in particular prostate and testicular cancer. Full Article HERE...

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09 Nov Done that, been there: a story of David Bedford

David Bedford, along with Brendan Foster, Ian Stewart, Alan Pascoe, John Ridgeon, Wendy Sly, Steve Cram, Tim Hutchings and Sebastian Coe, are among the British athletes, who, truly put something back into their sport in the UK. Bedford, Foster and Stewart are involved, one way...

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08 Nov UK looking for new sponsors after Olympics

After a 2012 London Olympics when UK Athletics commanded a rare place at the centre of British sporting life, it must now fill a gap left by the exit of long-term sponsor Aviva. Sophia Warner, new commercial director of UK Athletics, is aiming to recruit a...

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08 Nov Marathon Talk with Scott Overall

The New York City Marathon that wasn’t. For the first time in its history New York was cancelled. We look back at why and some reaction from runners, including ‘Phileas Jogg’ Adam Chataway and elites Scott Overall and Susan Partridge as well as regular Marathon...

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08 Nov Russia’s Abitova handed two-year doping ban

Former European 10,000 meters champion Inga Abitova has been handed a two-year ban for breaking anti-doping regulations, the Russian athletics federation (VFLA) said on Wednesday. Abitova, 30, who won gold at the 2006 European championships in Gothenburg, was banned for an "abnormal hemoglobin profile in her...

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08 Nov The Runner’s Guide To Eating Out

The popular axiom, “if the furnace is hot enough, it’ll burn anything” may be true to a certain degree, but competitive athletes are wise enough to acknowledge that what goes into their mouths has a direct correlation to what their legs can put out. Eating...

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08 Nov Sierra Leone: No Group Runs Before Election

The organization monitoring the electoral campaign in Sierra Leone has asked police to disallow group runs before the Nov. 17 elections in the West African country. In a statement issued earlier this week, the Political Parties Registration … Continue reading →Full Article HERE...

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