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  1. Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peaceRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | The United States Army

    The 7,000 service members from 103 nations, who marched into the stadium for opening ceremonies of the Military World Games here Friday, included some who have recently been near conflict with each other. Russia was there with the Ukraine; Israeli and Palestinian troops sat on the same side of the stadium; and Iran was there for friendly competition with western nations.


  2. Olympic discus champion Robert Harting, other athletes criticize IAAF over dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    A group of athletes led by Olympic discus champion Robert Harting has released a video message saying track and field's world governing body had "betrayed" them by not doing enough to fight doping. "Dear IAAF, we cannot trust you anymore," Harting said in the English-language video posted on YouTube.


  3. Mass exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Foster's Fairplay is still basking in the afterglow of the XV IAAF Beijing World Championships. Starting with the new paradigm that branded the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Jamaica's lovers of sports were spellbound by the superlative performances in five world-standard showcases of track and field up to and including the Moscow World Championships two years ago.


  4. Sebastian Coe's advice for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi: A double Olympic gold medallist, a prominent British politician and now the president of the International Association of Athletics Federations , Sebastian Coe, has an emotional attachment with India. Coe's mother was of half-Indian descent and was born to a Punjabi father.


  5. 'If boxing can survive post Ali, athletics will after Bolt'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    IAAF president Sebastian Coe, in New Delhi to inaugurate the Athletics Federation of India's executive council meeting, spoke about why the sport will remain popular even after Usain Bolt retires, how to tackle the menace of doping, his love for his favourite football club Chelsea and how he got the Queen to team-up with James Bond for the opening ceremony of the London Games. Excerpts from a media interaction.


  6. "It's cool," said Fairfield resident Jessica Clements about winning...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield resident and Special Olympian Jessica Clements won pizza for a year from Casey's General Store for this shot of her riding around with a Casey's cup in her basket. "It's cool," said Fairfield resident Jessica Clements about winning free Casey's General Store pizza for a year, four complimentary waterpark passes and a free night's stay at the Ramada Tropics Resort in Des Moines.


  7. IAAF chief promises better dope control measuresRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    International Association of Athletics Federations president Sebastian Coe promised here on Monday that drug testing will be faster and more independent in future with the world body doing everything to protect clean athletes. Athletics was hit by doping controversies ahead of the world championships in August and Coe, who met sports officials from India and other South Asian nations here on Monday, asserted that he is determined to restore the IAAF's credibility.


  8. Some fans shy away from 2016 World Indoor Track & Field tickets because of priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna speaks to the media last year about the World Indoor Championships. The meet is being held at the Oregon Convention Center and the Moda Center, March 17-20.


  9. Coe vows to protect clean athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Athletics has been at the forefront in the fight against doping and its world governing body will do everything to protect the clean athletes, president Sebastian Coe said on Monday. The twice Olympic 1 500 metres champion was elected in August to head the International Association of Athletics Federations which has been accused of going soft on doping after thousands of blood test data were leaked to media.


  10. IAAF will do everything to protect clean athletes - CoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Athletics has been at the forefront in the fight against doping and its world governing body will do everything to protect the clean athletes, president Sebastian Coe said on Monday. President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe listens to a question at a news conference in Beijing, August 19, 2015.


  11. Powell excited as he nears 100 sub-10 seconds racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    Asafa Powell says he is excited about his chance to become the first man in the history of track and field to run 100 legal sub-10 seconds clocking in the 100m race. At the end of the 2015 season Powell, who was part of the Jamaican team to win the gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, had clocked 93 sub-10 seconds races and expects to surpass the century mark in the 2016 season.


  12. STETHS, Cross Keys to feature in Birmingham City legacy tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    St Elizabeth Technical High School and Cross Keys High will represent the final stops for the Birmingham City Council cricket team, which is currently touring the country. The tour, a reciprocal legacy programme engagement in response to Birmingham City hosting Jamaica ahead of the 2012 Olympics, will see STETHS and Cross Keys, two of the most consistent high school cricket teams in recent years, completing a six-match schedule.


  13. Northeast High School Girls Track to host evening with 3x Olympian Deedee TrotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Clarksville Online

    The Northeast High School Lady Eagles Track Team will be hosting 3x Olympian, Deedee Trotter for a speaking engagement on Friday November 13th, 2015 at the school's gymnasium starting at 6:00pm. Ms. Trotter has participated in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics.


  14. Sprinter loses family to Ebola, facing deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Sprinter loses family to Ebola, facing deportation back to Sierra Leone After seeking asylum in the United Kingdom, he thought he had found a new life Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://usat.ly/1RnhtMd LONDON - For Jimmy Thoronka, the worst news of his life has always been delivered by telephone. That is how, in the summer of 2014, the 100-meter sprinter from Sierra Leone discovered that, one by one, eight members of his family had died after contracting the Ebola virus.


  15. 'Thank you Duke': National archivist Ferriero delivers Founders' Day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | The Chronicle

    ... the highest potential of young people." The legendary track and field coach helped coach the U.S. Olympic Track and Field teams in 1972, 1984 and 1988 after taking over Duke's cross country program in 1955 and its track and field program in 1964. ...


  16. Kenya reacts with fury as more athletes test positive to dopingRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Newkerala.com

    National Olympic Committee of Kenya chairman Kipchoge Keino is worried by the increasing number of the country's top athletes doping and warned it will taint the nation's reputation at the Rio Olympics. Keino said the country is expecting to enter over 60 athletes in the 2016 Rio Games, with track and field providing over 45 competitors, reports Xinhua.


  17. 2016 Olympics: Athletes To Watch In RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Post Game

    One more step: you will receive an email shortly. You must click on the link in that email to activate your subscription to the ticket They're still nearly a year away, but the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are already generating a whole lot of buzz.


  18. High-scoring Jets pick Petan among Delta Sports Hall of Fame 'champions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Delta Sports Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015 for recognition at its gala banquet, set for Oct. 17 at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn. Headlining the banquet will be Elizabeth Gleadle, a 2012 Olympian and 2015 Pan American Games gold medallist in the javelin, who will provide her experiences and insights into high-performance athletics.


  19. USATF to Share More Revenue With AthletesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Sporting Goods Business

    USATF designed a formula to distribute an extra $9 million in cash to top athletes and also took steps to clarify language in a much-debated form that runner Nick Symmonds refused to sign before this year's world championships. The moves comes just months after one of its premiere runners, Nick Symmonds, was left off USATF's world championship roster over his refusal to sign the organization's "Statement of Conditions" because it required Team USA athletes to pack only Team USA, Nike or non-branded apparel for this month's world championships in Beijing.


  20. Road to Rio: Syracuse Track Alum Jillian Drouin Strives to Join Brother on 2016 Olympic TeamRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    Former Syracuse Track & Field Athlete Jillian Drouin was a multiple time Big East champion. Now she's working to join her brother Derek on the 2016 Canadian Olympic team.