Saturday, December 26, 2009
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Sunday, December 13, 2009
BRITISH DAY IN DUBLIN
TIMARU (NZL, Dec 13): Excellent youth shot put with
FIUMICINO (ITA, Dec 13): In the jubilee 20th Best Woman road race in Rome region Silvia Somaggio clocked 33:45 at
KUALA LUMPUR (MAS): ATFS President Paul Jenes informs that statistician Balwant Singh was awarded his Datukship from the Malaysian Governor. It is a senior order of chivalry in Malaysia and is a Federal award. Balwant‘s late father was also a Datuk and an ATFS member and both were/are prolific statisticians. Balwant was the official statistician of the Asian Athletic Federation for many years. His brother Dilbagh competed in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics steeple race.
SU BINGTIAN 10.33 AT 100 M
420 RUNNERS FROM 30 COUNTRIES
MASAI IS NUMBER ONE IN KENYA
MONACO (MON): IAAF published in its recent Newsletter the latest list of confirmed doping cases. Interesting the Ukrainian 19-years old
Sunday, December 6, 2009
LAVILLENIE CLEARS 582 AND TRIES 602
CHEPKWONY BEAT TULU
VILI WILL DEFEND THE TITLE
ZELEZNY IN BARCELONA
SURIN CLOCKS 6.15
AIX-LES-BAINS (FRA): At General Assembly of French Athletics Federation the budget for 2010 was approved at 14.87 millions Euro level. That means by 350 000 EUR less than in 2009. The FFA could also see increase in membership by 7 percents to current 193 454.
NEW YORK (USA): Letsrun.com has learned that track and field writer Dick Patrick was let go by USA Today after nearly 23.5 years of covering the sport for them. Thursday was his last day on the job.
Friday, December 4, 2009
LEWIS YES, GOMES NO
ENNIS PLANS FOR DOHA
USATF PLANS: WORLDS AND HIGHER BUDGET
NO WR ATTEMPT BY MERGA
BEIRUT (LEB): Former world marathon record holder Paul Tergat praised organizers of the Blom Beirut International for offering the next generation of African runners to sample the atmosphere of a big city marathon. Tergat admitted to being impressed by the how the Beirut Marathon which despite the instability of the Lebanon has grown from strength to strength since its inception six years ago. Entries raised to almost 32,000 participants from around over 50 countries around the world - a vast increase on the inaugural 6,000. Tergat not competing himself is instead looking forward to watching several unknown athletes notably from Ethiopia and Kenya performing in the seventh staging of event which also incorporates 5000m and 10000m road races this Sunday.
KINGSTON (JAM): Olympic and world winner legendary Michael Johnson supported while being in Jamaica the planned USA against Jamaica meetings. Both national federations are discussing ways to organize it already in 2010. „I think it could be very good for the sport,“ Johnson said for Jamaica Observer. Johnson was in Jamaica on behalf of BBC which is producing a one hour program about Usain Bolt.