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ATHLETICS: Jakob Ingebrigtsen upsets Tefera in Dusseldorf, as Ta Lou runs 7.02

The race to watch at the final stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour in Dusseldorf (GER) was supposed to be the men’s 1,500m, pitting the entire Ingebrigtsen family from Norway against the new world-record holder, Samuel Tefera of Ethiopia. But someone forgot to tell Marie Josee Ta Lou (CIV). She had the fastest time […]
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ATHLETICS: IAAF World Indoor Tour ends in Dusseldorf on Wednesday

The sixth and final leg of the IAAF World Indoor Tour comes Wednesday at a sold-out Sportpark Arena in Dusseldorf (GER) for the PSD Bank Meeting. Beyond the individual match-ups are the Tour titles, which are worth $20,000 to the winners, plus an automatic entry into next year’s World Indoor Championships. The current Tour event […]
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ATHLETICS: World Indoor 1,500 m Record falls to Tefera in Birmingham

All eyes in Birmingham (GBR) were on Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha in his attempt at the indoor world record in the 1,500 m, but it was his countryman Samuel Tefera who beat him to the tape and took the title of “World Record Holder” for himself. Kejelcha had run alone the week before in the Millrose […]
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ATHLETICS: Another record try for Kejelcha at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in...

Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha came this close to setting a world record in the mile last week at the Millrose Games in New York, but he finished 0.01 short of tying Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj’s 3:48.45 from 1997. Now Kejelcha sets sail after another El Guerrouj record, also from 1997, his 3:31.18 in the 1,500 m, […]
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ATHLETICS Preview: Indoor mile record targeted in Saturday’s Millrose Games

The mile has been one of the mainstays of indoor track & field for decades and is perhaps the most cherished record on the books. Today it stands at 3:48.45 by Morocco’s Hicham el Guerrouj back in 1997, but it may not make it past Saturday’s New York Road Runners Millrose Games at the New […]
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ATHLETICS: Swoboda upsets Ta Lou and Kendricks wins vault in Torun

The third stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour was in the Torun Arena in Poland, where the home fans had a lot to cheer about, especially sprint star Ewa Swoboda. Already having defeated Dutch star Dafne Schippers in Karlsruhe (GER) last week, Poland’s Swoboda took on an even bigger challenge in 2018 World Indoor […]
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ATHLETICS Preview: Poland faces the world in IAAF World Indoor Tour in Torun

The third stop in the IAAF World Indoor Tour comes Wednesday in Torun (POL) for the Orlen Copernicus Cup. In case you were wondering, “Orlen” is the meet sponsor – an oil and gas refiner – and not directly related to Nicolaus Copernicus, the 16th Century astronomer and mathematician who was born in Torun! There […]
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ATHLETICS: Three world-leading marks in World Indoor Tour meet in Karlsruhe

Early-season marks aren’t usually worth too much excitement, but there were three new world leaders at the sold-out meeting in Karlsruhe (GER): ● Men’s High Jump: 2.35 m (7-8 1/2): Naoto Tobe (JPN) ● Women’s 60 m: 7.10, Ewa Swoboda (POL) ● Women’s 3,000 m: 8:43.36, Melissa Courtney (GBR) Tobe’s mark was a new indoor […]
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ATHLETICS Preview: Big names line up for Karlsruhe indoor meet on Saturday

There is nothing like a sell-out to warm the heart of a meet director. “The Indoor Meeting has never sold out before Christmas in its 35-year history, it’s phenomenal,” said Martin Wacker, the managing director for the Karlsruhe (GER) indoor meet coming tomorrow. Seating has been increased to 5,000 at the Messe Karlsruhe, with more […]
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ATHLETICS: Ethiopians Kejelcha and Gebrhiwet brilliant at New Balance Grand Prix

If you’re looking for the likely star of the 2019 indoor track season, you might want to start with Ethiopia’s 21-year-old Yomif Kejelcha. After running an outstanding double in the 1,000 m (2:18.34) and mile (3:52.61) last week  – with just 40 minutes between races on an oversized track in Seattle – he came to […]
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ATHLETICS Preview: IAAF’s World Indoor Tour opens in Boston on Saturday

The 2019 indoor track & field season has already opened with some good performances, but the first major meet of the new year comes Saturday with the New Balance Grand Prix at the Reggie Lewis Center at Roxbury Community College. This is the first of six stops on the IAAF World Indoor Tour, with a […]
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