11 Sep Coe to stand for BOA leadership

Sebastian Coe will stand for the leadership of the British Olympic Association (BOA), saying he wanted to show his gratitude to the organisation that helped him to win gold in the 1980s and guide the London 2012 Games to a roaring success. Article HERE...

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11 Sep Tirunesh Dibaba To Run Half Marathon Sunday

By Scott Douglas Reigning Olympic 10,000-meter champion Tirunesh Dibaba will make her half marathon debut on Sunday at the Great North Run in Newcastle, England, in-the-know blogger Alberto Stretti reports. Dibaba, of Ethiopia, defended her Olympic 10K title last month, … Continue reading → Full Article...

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08 Sep Lance Armstrong Denied Entry to Chicago Marathon

By Dick Patrick Lance Armstrong intended to run next month’s Chicago Marathon as a member of the team sponsored by his Livestrong Foundation, which raises funds for cancer programs. But Chicago won’t accept Armstrong into its field. “We got the … Continue reading → Full Article...

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07 Sep Men’s 1500 in Brussels Could Be a Classic

By Peter Gambaccini Photo of Taoufik Makhloufi by Victah Sailer There will be a few other remaining high-caliber competitions, like Sunday’s meet in Rieti, Italy, but Friday’s Memorial Van Damme in Brussels brings the 2012 Diamond League series to a … Continue reading → Full Article...

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