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Traffic Accident · Kenya
Kelvin Kiptum: World marathon record holder and his coach die in road accident
World marathon record holder and London Marathon winner Kelvin Kiptum and his coach have died in a road accident, Kenya's former prime minister has said. See the Story
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Athletics · Netherlands
Femke Bol improves her 400-meter indoor world record at Netherlands championships
Femke Bol breaks her 400-meter indoor world record at the Netherlands' national championships. Bol finishes in 49.24 seconds to shave two-hundredths of a second off the record she set a year ago. Lieke Klaver finished second Sunday behind Bol in 50.10 at the Omnisport stadium.See the Story
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Europe · London
London Marathon to be world's first to award equal prize money to wheelchair and able-bodied athletes
Wheelchair and able-bodied athletes will be paid the same amount of prize money at the London Marathon this year in a world-first. Races for wheelchair athletes at the event were already the richest in the world, organisers say, but had been £43,000 short of the amount won by able-bodied counterparts.See the Story
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Step into spring with the latest footwear
From the roads to the fells, there’s a great range of new and exciting shoes coming to the market this month The trend for high-performance cushioning continues and we see highly responsive midsole foams appearing in all categories of shoes. HOKA – Cielo X1 – £250.00 Hoka.com The latest racing shoe from HOKA takes things to the next level for the brand. The visually striking shoe oozes speed from the moment you pull it on! The 40mm stack of cush…See the Story
Glasgow, Scotland · Glasgow
British team enjoys boost in size ahead of World Indoors
Amy Hunt, Scott Lincoln, Amelia Campbell and Hannah Nuttall have been added to the British team for the World Indoor Championships in Glasgow. The athletes have been selected based on the World Athletics Road to Glasgow ranking positions. Guy Learmonth has been scathing on social media after being left out of the squad.See the Story
Italy · Italy
Emile Cairess leads British challenge at Napoli City Half
Emile Cairess will run in the Napoli City Half Marathon on Sunday. The 26-year-old is expected to be named in the first wave of British marathon selections for the Paris Olympics. The Leeds athlete ran 2:08:07 on his marathon debut in London last year and this month saw his training partner, Phil Sesemann, beat the Olympic qualifying standard in Seville.See the Story
Yeppoon · Yeppoon
Parkrun petition gathers pace
A petition calling for the decision to be reversed is closing in on 20,000 signatures. Thousands of parkrunners also continue to voice their disapproval on social media. Volunteer organisers of Yeppoon parkrun in Australia decided to cancel their February 24 event as a one-off protest. This was soon reversed when the regional managing director intervened.See the Story
Olympics · Boston
Brits rewrite 5000m all-time lists plus national indoor champs round-up
Grant Fisher (12.51.84) just missed the US indoor record at 5000m of 12:51.61 but went fifth all-time. Olympic qualifiers and huge PBs for Brits Patrick Dever (13.04.05) and Jack Rowe (13:04.75) European under-23 champion Charles Hicks set an European qualifier and big PB of 13:09.38.See the Story
Henry McLuckie wins at Battersea 5km - road and cross-country results
Friday Night Under the Lights events in south London sees a usual spate of fast times FRIDAY NIGHT 5km UNDER THE LIGHTS, Battersea Park, February 16 Henry McLuckie won in a sub-14 time of 13:57 with Jack Kavanagh second in 14:03. Already in 2024, McLuckie has run 3:56.56 for the mile and 7:47.18 for 3000m, both indoors and superior to his outdoor PB’s Chasing pack behind McLuckie (Cliff Hide) The first woman was American Taryn Rawlings who led h…See the Story
Clare Elms and Irie Hill break masters world records at Lee Valley
Clare Elms holds the world indoor W50 1500m world record. She added the W60 mark with 5:05.44. Elms had broken the world W60 mile record by 12 seconds. She became the oldest woman to ever break five minutes when she ran 4:57 outdoors in September.See the Story
Could the long jump change forever?
World Athletics planning to trial replacing the take-off board with a take-off zone at lower-level competitions this season The long jump is one of the oldest track and field disciplines and was the only known jumping event to be part of ancient Greece’s original Olympics pentathlon. Then, athletes used halteres – the equivalent of modern-day dumbbells – to propel themselves forward into a temporary dug up area that would, in theory soften the …See the Story