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Date: 
05/17/2009 - 08:55

adidas_classic-09.giffrom USATF- CARSON, Calif. - Olympic gold medalists LaShawn Merritt, Allyson Felix and Jeremy Wariner handily dispatched the competition in their respective races, which highlighted competition Saturday at the 2009 adidas Track Classic at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

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Date: 
05/15/2009 - 13:56

Browne_Dan-HoustonH07-5-11-09.jpg2004 Olympian Dan Browne (San Diego, Calif.) and Nate Jenkins (Lowell, Mass.) qualified for the men's team based on their respective performances at the Olympic Trials Marathon in New York in November 2007. Browne finished sixth in 2:13:23 while Jenkins finished seventh in 2:14:56.

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Date: 
05/14/2009 - 11:51

adidas_classic-09.gifCarson, CA (May 13, 2009) – With the 2009 adidas Track Classic just three days away, Los Angeles area and national journalists took some time to enjoy the event’s media day festivities Wednesday at The Home Depot Center.

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Willer named Athlete of the Week

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05/13/2009 - 12:44
Date: 
05/13/2009 - 12:44

usatfheader.jpgfrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Natalie Willer has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the American junior women's pole vault record Saturday at the 2009 Concordia Twilight meet in Seward, Neb.

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Date: 
05/11/2009 - 12:45

01-02-28ii.gif As has been the case since 2004, the Indiana Invaders will host a series of race opportunities (4 dates) specifically designed to serve athletes seeking national and international level qualifying marks with emphasis on the 800, 1500 & 3000S with one date for a 5,000.

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Derrick named Athlete of the Week

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05/08/2009 - 10:52
Date: 
05/08/2009 - 10:52

usatfheader.jpgFrom USATF- INDIANAPOLIS - Chris Derrick has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the U.S. Junior men's 5,000m record Saturday at the 2009 Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University's Cobb Track & Angell Field in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Date: 
05/07/2009 - 15:42

Universal.gifMay 04, 2009 LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK—May 4, 2009— Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world's governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner's, Dentsu Inc.

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Date: 
05/07/2009 - 15:31

Universal.gifTune in May 8 to Universal Sports and www.UniversalSports.com - Universal Sports will present live coverage of the IAAF Qatar Athletics Super Grand Prix on May 8 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Last year’s meet standouts, Allyson Felix, David Oliver and Blanka Vlasic, return to Doha as the 2009 IAAF Track & Field season kicks off on Universal Sports.

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Date: 
05/06/2009 - 14:32

adidas_classic-09.gifShalane Flanagan, Bernard Lagat among stars set for The Home Depot Center May 16- Carson, CA (May 5, 2009) – The adidas Track Classic, one of the premier track and field meets in the country, will feature international matchups of Olympic medalists and World Champions at the middle and long distances, meet officials announced today.

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Date: 
05/04/2009 - 17:38

BW_HS_Tomescu_V.jpgValeriu “Vali” Tomescu, coach of Beijing Olympic marathon gold medalist Constantina Dita, has joined the Fitness Advisory Board of Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation.

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Date: 
05/04/2009 - 15:42

SuuntoLogo.gifFrom South Korea to California to Las Vegas, Suunto Athletes Earn Triathlon Wins - OGDEN, UT – MAY 4, 2009 – A monster weekend on the Triathlon schedule turned into a major success story for Suunto Athletes.

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Date: 
04/29/2009 - 12:07

Powell_AsafaQ-OlyGames08429-08-2.jpg NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 28) – Jamaican sprint stars Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser and Kenyan distance specialist Micah Kogo, along with America’s pole vault standout Jenn Stuczynski and top sprinter Allyson Felix, will compete at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix, organizers announced today.

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Finley named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
04/29/2009 - 12:01
Date: 
04/29/2009 - 12:01

usatfheader.jpgfrom USATF- INDIANAPOLIS - Mason Finley has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the national high school record in the discus Saturday at the High Altitude Challenge in Alamosa, Colo.

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2009 Drake Relays Athlete Quotes

Date: 
04/27/2009 - 11:53
Date: 
04/27/2009 - 11:53

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from USATF 100TH RUNNING OF DRAKE RELAYS - Saturday, April 25, 2009 - Quotes

Alan Webb, winner, invitational mile, 4:00.61. Set Drake Relays record (3.51.71) in 2007. American record holder. Three time U.S. outdoor champion in 1500

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Brutus Hamilton Invitational

Date: 
04/26/2009 - 10:05
Date: 
04/26/2009 - 10:05

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From IAAF, Berkeley, CA, USA - Kenyan Sam Chelanga held off a furious finish by Collis Birmingham of Australia in the Men’s 10,000m as both runners dipped under the 27:30 mark to highlight the first day of the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on Friday (24) in Berkeley.

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Date: 
04/24/2009 - 14:14

WebbLeads_USIndoor094-23-09.jpgBy Dick Patrick, USA TODAY - Alan Webb had run at the Penn Relays as a high school, college and professional athlete before he competed at the Drake Relays two years ago. His first time in Des Moines, was charmed. Webb surprised himself and the fans with a meet record mile of 3:51.71, catapulting him to an outstanding season that led to a U.S. mile record (3:46.91).

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Date: 
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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