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MELBOURNE (AUS): Australian multiple national champion at 100 m Joshua Ross (28) announced his retirement from athletics. He clocked his best 10.08 in 2007 and is third fastest ever Australian. After 10 years in the sport the 28-year-old Melbourne-based athlete said it was time to move on to the next phase of his life. He was world semifinalist in 2005 at 100 m and relay finalist at Olympic Games 2004 and World Championships 2005.
WARSZAWA (POL): Walking great Robert Korzeniowski is no longer chief of Sports of public television station in Poland TVP. He was replaced by Wlodzimierz Szaranowicz (60) who was commentator on many last Olympic Games and Athletics World and European Championships. Szanarowicz was also famous for his commentary from ski jumping when Adam Malysz was winning.
SPRINGFIELD (USA, Nov 14): Chris Derrick won the 10 km CC race at NCAA West Regional meet after 30:39. In women´s 6 km Kendra Schaaf clocked 20:42 to beat clearly young star Jordan Hasay (20:52).
KRAKOW (POL, Nov 11): At 21st Independence 10 km road race 5244 runners were entered. Rafal Wojcik was the best man in 30:27 and half-marathon national champion Agnieszka Gortel won the women race in 34:44 ahead of Anna Jakubczak (34:51).
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