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04/23/2009 - 14:48

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from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - U.S. stars Stephanie Brown Trafton, Jeremy Wariner, Lolo Jones, Adam Nelson, Alan Webb, Christian Cantwell and Michelle Carter will headline the 100th running of the Drake Relays on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Date: 
04/22/2009 - 14:16

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Monte-Carlo - The IAAF’s annual worldwide festival of youth, the IAAF World Athletics Day, one of the busiest programmes of competitions in the annual global Athletics calendar, remains as popular as ever, with 160 of the 213 IAAF Member Federations requesting to participate in 2009.

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USATF News & Notes, Volume 9, Number 20

Date: 
04/22/2009 - 14:10
Date: 
04/22/2009 - 14:10

usatfheader.jpgfrom USATF 4/22/09 - Kruger named 2009 USA Indoor weight throw champion

Two-time Olympian and 2008 Olympic Trials hammer throw champion A.G. Kruger has been named the 2009 USA Indoor weight throw champion. It is his fifth national indoor crown, along with his titles from 2003 and '05-'07.

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Goucher named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
04/22/2009 - 14:03
Date: 
04/22/2009 - 14:03

Goucher_Kara-Boston09422-09.jpgfrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Kara Goucher has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after finishing third in the Boston Marathon Monday in Boston, Mass.

The 2007 World Outdoor 10,000m bronze medalist, Goucher took third in the women's marathon in 2 hours 32 minutes 25 seconds. It was the top finish for an American woman since Kim Jones took second in 1993.

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Big turnout at Drake

Date: 
04/22/2009 - 12:13
Date: 
04/22/2009 - 12:13

DRAKE RELAYS-09.jpg Wed Apr 22, 2009 By Joe Battaglia / Universal Sports - The Drake Relays is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa and the stars are turning out for the festivities. This year’s field of competitors promises to be the strongest ever, with the inclusion of a record 43 Olympians.

Regional news
Date: 
04/20/2009 - 15:03

ucincy-4-20-09.gifby Matt Mcgowan RUNOHIO.-The University of Cincinnati announced they will phase out scholarships in men’s cross country, men’s track and field and men’s swimming beginning in the fall of 2009. All current commitments will be meet.

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Beach named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
04/16/2009 - 10:08
Date: 
04/16/2009 - 10:08

usatfheader.jpgfrom USATF, INDIANAPOLIS - Curtis Beach has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the men's decathlon Saturday at the Arcadia Invitational in Arcadia, Calif.

The fourth-place finisher in the boys' octathlon at the 2007 World Youth Championships, Beach dominated the decathlon, winning nine of the ten events, and ending with a score of 7,909 points.

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Date: 
03/24/2009 - 11:27

79FG3586-McCAO.jpg(Photo and Article by John Nepolitan, March 16, 2009) In a little over a year Conor McCullough (Chaminade HS, Ca) has taken the high school weight throw to a level that may take years for someone else to reach.

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Date: 
03/13/2009 - 12:53

NIN-092-26-small.gifThe National Scholastic Sports Foundation is pleased to announce that in conjunction with IAMSPORT we will be video recording and webcasting the March 13-15 Nike Indoor Nationals in Boston on a Video on Demand basis.

Regional news
Date: 
03/12/2009 - 14:51

aviax.gifAliso Viejo, Calif. (March 12, 2009)AVIA, the leader in endurance sports racing footwear, is proud to announce the addition of Eneko and Hector Llanos to its team of professional triathletes.

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Date: 
03/12/2009 - 10:28

(from USATF) INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field's signature series of events, the Indoor Visa Championship Series, in 2009 saw a huge increase in ratings for its ESPN shows as well as a significant bump in ratings for the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships.

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Pickler named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
03/11/2009 - 11:07
Date: 
03/11/2009 - 11:07

Pickler_DianaLJ-USOlyT08AO.jpgfrom USATF, INDIANAPOLIS - Diana Pickler has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the women's pentathlon over the weekend at the 2009 USA Indoor Combined Events Championships, held at Eddie Smith Field House on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Regional news
Date: 
03/05/2009 - 16:45

M60FH_USIndoor09ao.jpgMarch 3, 2009 By John Nepolitan- Mississippi State freshman D’Angelo Cherry may have been the youngest athlete on the starting line of the 60 meters at the USATF Championships this past weekend in Boston, but he did not let this bother him.

Regional news
Date: 
02/25/2009 - 11:06

IAAF_Nutrition.jpgAll athletes can benefit from making good food choices that will support consistent training, maximize performance in competition and help maintain good health. Food choices will be very different in different countries and different cultures, but

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Date: 
02/25/2009 - 10:39

Makau_Patrick1-RAK09AO.jpgFrom IAAFRotterdam, The Netherlands – The organisers of the Fortis Marathon Rotterdam have announced their starting fields for the 29th edition of the event which takes place on Sunday 5 April.

The Fortis Marathon Rotterdam is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

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Date: 
02/23/2009 - 13:33

Stuczynski_JennR1_Millrose09AO.jpgUSATF Press Release, BOSTON - The reigning Royal Highness of the women's pole vault, Jenn Stuczynski won her first career national title at the 2005 USA Indoor Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center.

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Date: 
02/22/2009 - 17:19

Lagat_Bernard-OlyGames08AO.jpgUSATF Press ReleaseBOSTON - There are athletes who are competitors, also-rans, contenders, ham-n-eggers, winners, whiners, losers and champions, but it's the history-making stars in all sports that we never forget. American middle-distance runner Bernard Lagat belongs in that exclusive community.

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Date: 
02/19/2009 - 10:41

Davis_WayneQ-NikeIn08AO.jpg(By John Nepolitan, February 15, 2009) At the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals Wayne Davis II (Southeast Raleigh, NC) ran a high school national record of 7.06 for the 55 meter hurdles on his way to the 60 meter finish line. That record would less than a year as Davis lowered the record to 7.05 in winning the North Carolina Indoor State Championship.

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Rupp named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
02/18/2009 - 10:24
Date: 
02/18/2009 - 10:24

Rupp_Galen1-BostonIn09AO218.jpg(USATF Press Release, INDIANAPOLIS) - The University of Oregon's Galen Rupp has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the American Indoor record in the men's 5,000 meters Friday at the 2009 Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

Regional news
Date: 
02/11/2009 - 11:10

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(Photo and Article by John Nepolitan, February 8, 2009) After coming close to the New Jersey state record in 2008 after just 3 weeks of training, Robbie Andrews (Manlanapan, NJ) and his coach father planned out an attack on Alan Webb’s national record of 2:23.68.  After 200 meters of the Junior Boys 1000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York was passed

 

 

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