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Felix Sanchez Upsets, Wins Gold at 400m

Date: 
08/06/2012 - 21:10
Date: 
08/06/2012 - 21:10

felixsanchez.pngThe race went out fast, very fast. Angelo Taylor, Javier Culson, and Kerron Clement went out very hard. By the 200 meter mark, Culson, Taylor, Clement were flying. Micheal Tinsley, Dai Green were moving well, but they were really working on their finishes. Felix Sanchez, the 2004 Olympic champion, was flying, really flying and came off the turn in the lead.

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London 2012 Olympic Preview

Date: 
08/03/2012 - 12:14
Date: 
08/03/2012 - 12:14

olympicpreview.pngby Alfons Juck
LONDON (GBR): The athletics is here, the number one sport of the Games. As IAAF President Lamine Diack said: "For me the Games are beginning on Friday, August the 3rd." We have the same number of events (47) as in Beijing. Last Olympics brought 5 World records, 12 Olympic records, five succesfull title defenders, world leading marks in 8 men and 13 women events. USA got 7 golds, Jamaica and Russia 6 and in points USA 207 over Russia 200.

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Junebug: Considering Desi Davila

Date: 
08/02/2012 - 08:02
Date: 
08/02/2012 - 08:02

desidavila.pngBy Jon Gugala
In a phone interview dated June 12, Desiree Davila, calling from her Chula Vista cell phone number in her Rochester Hills, Mich., home, speaks with me for 18 minutes. Never once do we talk about running. For a conversation with Davila, this is not unusual.

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Date: 
08/01/2012 - 10:38

olympics_ceremony.pngBy Larry Eder
All the works that I have listed below are the labors of love of the IAAF communications department. The IAAF team provides this gems to enhance your enjoyment of the London Olympics. I have linked to some of the best links on our sport. Check them out!

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Date: 
07/25/2012 - 15:41

pistaolimpica.pngCuando las competencias de atletismo comiencen en los Juegos de Londres, millones de telespectadores en el mundo serán testigos no sólo del drama humano en la pista sino del impacto de la más alta tecnología.

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Date: 
07/24/2012 - 14:22

elatleta.pngSi bien el Comité Olímpico Internacional le dio el visto bueno a la naciente nación, cada nuevo miembro, para participar de los Juego Olímpicos, debe tener dos años como afiliado.

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Date: 
07/23/2012 - 10:42

luisrivera.pngLondres será la próxima parada de Luis Rivera, un sonorense que participa en la prueba de salto de longitud, quién pasó a la historia al saltar 8.37 metros, la más alta cifra en la historia del atletismo mexicano.

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Date: 
07/20/2012 - 16:55

nerybrenes.pngCosta Rica estará representada en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012 por 11 deportistas, de los cuales el velocista Nery Brenes es la gran esperanza para lograr alguna medalla.

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Date: 
07/20/2012 - 12:30

ashtoneaton.pngThanks to brilliant performances at the recent U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, Ashton Eaton has been named Athlete of the Month by the United States Olympic Committee while Allyson Felix finished third in the women’s voting for the month of June. The USOC made the announcement Wednesday.

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Herculis, Last Rehearsal Before Olympics

Date: 
07/18/2012 - 10:04
Date: 
07/18/2012 - 10:04

gatlin_lemaitre_gay.pngOn Friday, July 20, the best athletes in the world will meet in Monaco on the occasion of the Samsung Diamond League meeting Herculis as their last stop before heading to London for the Olympics.

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Date: 
07/16/2012 - 11:31

worldjunior_2012.pngBARCELONA, Spain – The 1992 U.S. Olympic Team was heralded as one of the best American squads of all-time with 32 medals in tow from a memorable time in Barcelona. The 2012 U.S. team that competed in Barcelona at the IAAF World Junior Championships will go into the history books as one of the best American squads under the age of 20.

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Date: 
07/09/2012 - 11:56

NACACsub23_2012.pngLa delegación de México finalmente se colocó en segundo lugar del cuadro de medallas y Estados Unidos concluyó en el primer lugar del VII Campeonato Internacional NACAC Sub 23 de atletismo y Canadá en tercero en una clausura por demás emotiva porque los atletas norteamericanos reconocieron el esfuerzo de los deportistas locales y ambos festejaron en forma fraterna

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Olympic Trials' 10 Special Moments

Date: 
07/05/2012 - 11:08
Date: 
07/05/2012 - 11:08

eaton_olyt12_small.pngBy Dave Hunter
If you reflect upon the recently-completed Olympic Trials, it is difficult - but nonetheless entertaining - to select 10 special moments from the cornucopia of memorable performances - some exhilarating , some heart-breaking, some frustrating - that highlighted 10 marvelous days of track and field.

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Date: 
07/03/2012 - 09:57

blake_bolt.pngOver the weekend, Yohan Blake defeated Usain Bolt over the 100 meters and 200 meters. In the 100 meters, Blake ran 9.75, a PB, to Bolts' 9.86, and Powell's 9.88. In the 200 meters, Blake won again, 19.80, a World leader, to Bolt's 19.83. What does this tell us?

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Date: 
06/27/2012 - 10:46

chevronhoustonmarathon_small.pngHOUSTON - (June 25, 2012) - The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) has announced the participants selected for the 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Early race registration and the 15-day general lottery registration period for both races attracted 28,000 runners vying for a spot in the 25,000 participant field.

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Date: 
06/21/2012 - 10:37

pedromora.pngCaracas, 16 jun (PL) El maratonista venezolano Pedro Mora alcanzó su clasificación para los juegos olímpicos, al lograr la marca A en una competencia efectuada en Minnesota, Estados Unidos, con un registro de 2 horas, 14 minutos y 41 segundos.

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Date: 
06/20/2012 - 15:39

felicidadespapa.pngMéxico D.F. Los corredores Julius Keter y Shewarge Alene se adjudicaron este domingo 17 de junio, la media maratón del Día del Padre, la cual celebró su XXXII edición, consolidándose como una de las carreras más emblemáticas de México, ya que además de promover un entorno familiar, asume un reto deportivo.

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Date: 
06/12/2012 - 10:12

iberamericanoathletismo.pngBrasil se proclamó campeón del XV Campeonato Iberoamericano de Atletismo, luego de conquistar siete preseas oro en la tercera y última fecha del torneo con lo que duplicó su cosecha dorada de las dos jornadas previas.

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Date: 
05/25/2012 - 13:27

geb.pngManachester Inglaterra (AFP) - El etíope Haile Gebrselassie ganó por quinta vez la Gran Carrera de Manchester este domingo, logrando la mejor marca del año en los diez kilómetros, con 27’39”, y buscará clasificarse para los 10,000 metros de los Juegos de Londres.

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Date: 
05/24/2012 - 12:00

barrios.pngEl atleta mexicano se ubico en la segunda posición en la prueba de los 5000 mts del Oxy Hight Performance, con un registro detrás de Mo Farah con un tiempo de 13 minutos 13 segundos 54 centecimas, en una carrera de mucha estrategia, Barrios corrió de una manera inteligente realizando parciales similares en cada vuelta.



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