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Story Links HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 1, 2020) – With the unfortunate and abrupt end to the 2020 spring sports season brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stevens Institute of Technology Department of Athletics will spotlighting the seniors of each of our spring teams over the next series of Fridays, who …

We are told from a young age that participating in athletics is not just about the games or results. It’s about life lessons that we learn, the values that are instilled, the bonds that we share. We learn how to be humble when we win, gracious when we lose. We learn to work hard, to …

Jemma Reekie produced one of the finest performances by a British athlete in recent memory to display her Olympic credentials but in doing so reignited the debate over shoe technology. The 21-year-old Scottish athlete blasted past her training partner Laura Muir on the final lap to win an invitation women’s 800m race at Glasgow’s Emirates …

Building construction isn’t the only expense coming from bond and sales tax programs put into place by Lawton Public Schools. The revenue generated by five programs passed by district patrons between 2004 and 2017 also has — and is — financing technology upgrades, new furniture and equipment, and renovations to athletic facilities. Source link

“She’s been there, done that, she’s amazing in her own field and she’s done the world champion thing, so she knows everything I am feeling,” she told the BBC.  “It’s amazing to be able to share that and talk about how we’re feeling. I know she’s really proud of me. “But my biggest inspiration is …

By Mark Ashenden Last Updated: 08/11/19 5:20pm Samantha Kinghorn was defending champion heading to Dubai British wheelchair sprinter and Sky Scholar Samantha Kinghorn battled to bronze in the T53 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Friday. It was Great Britain’s second medal of the Championships following Paul Blake’s stunning gold on …

Paula Radcliffe’s world marathon record, which has stood imperiously for over 16 years, has been obliterated by Brigid Kosgei at the Chicago marathon. The 25-year-old Kenyan ran 2:14:03 to beat Radcliffe’s best of 2:15:25 by an astonishing 81 seconds. The whispers all week in Chicago had been that Kosgei was intending to make a serious …

Major sports events tend to follow the same, inviolable narrative. In the build-up, the projections are universally doom-laden. Media reports focus on the dubious circumstances under which the host city was awarded the prize (the process, whichever sport we’re discussing, is always dubious). There are invariably problems with the stadiums, which are either behind schedule …

Callum Hawkins had been seeking to become the first British man to win a marathon medal at the World Championships 2019 World Athletics Championships Venue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha Dates: 27 September-6 October Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live; Live …

Hassan sets breaks Championship record to win 1500m 2019 World Athletics Championships Venue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha Dates: 27 September-6 October Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live; Live streams, clips and text commentary online. Britain’s Laura Muir produced a gutsy …