African running

Usain Bolt 9.58s!!!!

2009-08-16: 9.58s 9.58s 9.58s If you’re looking for analysis of Usain Bolt’s magnificent 9.58s WR last night, you’re in the right place. , including Bolt’s splits, speeds and…

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Usain Bolt 9.55s? Yeah, right

2008-09-12: Yesterday, the news wires were buzzing with the news that scientists in Oslo predicted that Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s triple Olympic champ, would have run 9.55…

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Fastest man in the world?

2008-06-26: It’s seems an age ago, but it has only been just over three weeks since . He was duly dubbed the “fastest man in the…

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World 100m Record broken

2008-06-01: The world has a new “fastest man” – the king is dead (for now), long live the new king, Usain Bolt of Jamaica. Bolt last…

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Boston Marathon 2008 result and splits

2008-04-21: Robert Cheruiyot fulfilled most people’s predictions today, by winning the 112th Boston Marathon. But it was not so much the fact that he won as…

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Dwain Chambers is back

2008-02-25: Hopefully, you’ve noticed the newly added Tabs at the top of the page – we’ve added this to make it a little easier to navigate…

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Haile Gebrselassie at the FBK Games 2009 in Hengelo. Photo by Erik van Leeuwen.

Haile Gebrselassie: 2nd fastest time ever

2008-01-20: The Standard Chartered Marathon in Dubai offered the richest payday in the history of the sport – $250,000 for the win and a bonus of…

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Marathon World Record – 2:04.26 to Haile Gebrselassie!

2007-09-30: If there was any doubt remaining, Haile Gebrselassie confirmed that he is indeed the greatest current distance runner, probably the greatest in history, by breaking…

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Athletics news and reports – Brussels preview

2007-09-14: Well, it’s been a quiet period for athletics, since our almost daily analysis of the IAAF World Champs in Osaka. Last week saw the Zurich…

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