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Report26 Jan 2021

Davies and Hall highlight 60th running of Zatopek 10

Rose Davies, Brett Robinson and Linden Hall victorious in Box Hill

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Report07 Oct 2020

Cheptegei and Gidey break world records in Valencia

The Spanish city of Valencia had never seen an outdoor world record on the track before Wednesday night (7) but within the space of 50 minutes it witnessed not one but two, as Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei and Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey went into new territory.

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News06 Oct 2020

Hassan, Kipyegon and Kejelcha to chase fast times at distance meeting in Hengelo

Sifan Hassan, Faith Kipyegon and Yomif Kejelcha are among the stars signed up for a middle and long distance meeting set for 10 October at FBK Stadium in the Dutch city of Hengelo.

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News05 Oct 2020

Details of Cheptegei's 10,000m world record assault revealed

The atypical 2020 season is set to feature another stunning chapter on Wednesday (7) when Uganda’s recently-minted world 5000m record-holder Joshua Cheptegei takes aim at the world 10,000m record at the Turia Stadium in Valencia, Spain.

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Feature28 Sep 2020

Coach Ruiter on star pupil Cheptegei: ‘He will be the new standard’

When Joshua Cheptegei made history to wipe 1.99 seconds from Kenenisa Bekele’s world 5000m record in Monaco in August, it generated an outpouring of ecstasy in a mild-mannered Dutchman situated some 9000 kilometres away in Uganda.

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Feature25 Sep 2020

Remembering Magic Monday, the greatest night in athletics history

Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.

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Report19 Sep 2020

Kimeli clocks 10,000m world lead in Leiden, Warholm and Ingebrigtsen victorious in Bergen

Kenya’s world 5000m finalist Nicolas Kimeli won the men’s 10,000m at the Gouden Spike meeting in Leiden, clocking a world-leading PB of 26:58.97.

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Feature09 Sep 2020

Back from the depths of despair, Summers looks to a brighter future

It was in December 2017 when Australian distance runner Harry Summers experienced his ‘rock bottom’ moment.

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News03 Sep 2020

Cheptegei targets world 10,000m record in Valencia

World 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei hopes to create another magical moment in his rising career as he plans an assault on the world 10,000m record at the NN Valencia World Record Day on Wednesday 7 October at Turia Stadium in Valencia, Spain.

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Feature09 Mar 2020

Back from retirement and faster than ever, Niiya fully focused on Tokyo

It is a little hard to fathom, but Hitomi Niiya – potentially one of Japan’s strongest track hopes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – hates running.

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Report14 Dec 2019

McSweyn claims Zatopek hat-trick with Oceanian 10,000m record

Stewart McSweyn capped a hugely successful 2019 with a win at the annual Zatopek 10,000m in Melbourne on Saturday night (14), completing a hat-trick of victories in the classic race.

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News02 Dec 2019

2019 review: middle and long distances

Our end-of-year reviews continue with renowned statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava taking a look back at 2019’s key action on the middle and long distance track events.

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