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Canada’s Lucia Stafford finished 11th in the women’s 1,500-metre final as the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow came to a close on Sunday. The London, Ont., native clocked in at four minutes 8.9 seconds in the 12-woman final, which was won by Ethiopia’s Freweyni Hailu in 4:01.46. Hailu, along withContinue Reading

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America’s Christian Coleman upset fellow American Noah Lyles for the men’s indoor 60-metre title at the world indoor championships on Friday. American’s time of 6.41 seconds was the fastest this year in 60-metre distanceCBC Sports · Posted: Mar 01, 2024 7:38 PM EST | Last Updated: 8 hours ago ChristianContinue Reading

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Canadian sprinter Christopher Morales Williams set a world record in the indoor men’s 400 metres — or so he thought. After recording an all-time mark of 44.49 seconds at the NCAA SEC championships, World Athletics was unable to ratify the 19-year-old’s time due to a starting block issue. 19-year-old Vaughan, Ont., native’s ambitions have grown followingContinue Reading

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Canada’s Sarah Mitton wins women’s shot put gold at world indoor championshipsSarah Mitton broke a Canadian record twice on her way to her first world title on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland. The 27-year-old shot put athlete won gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships with a new national indoor record throw ofContinue Reading

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The 2027 track and field world championships have been awarded to Beijing, where the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2022 Winter Games were held. China is also hosting the world indoor championships next year in Nanjing. China hosting indoor worlds in ’25; Olympic champion Johnson starting new leagueThe Associated Press ·Continue Reading

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Christopher Morales Williams’ world indoor record in the 400 metres cannot be ratified due to issues with the starting blocks, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) said on Tuesday. Christopher Morales Williams’ time off 44.49 seconds will still stand as ‘world best’Thomson Reuters · Posted:Continue Reading

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Q&A After setting two Canadian records in as many races, Edmonton runner and reigning 800-metre world champion Marco Arop has ended in his indoor season to focus on training for an outdoor campaign he hopes will include earning his first Olympic medal. Reigning Canadian, world champ will skip indoor worldsContinue Reading

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Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar of long-distance running, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya late Sunday. 24-year-old was 1st person to run marathon in under 2 hours, 1 minute Kenyan athlete Kelvin Kiptum, who holds the world record in theContinue Reading

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Jamaican great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said the Paris Games will be her fifth and final Olympics. Jamaican great to focus on family after Summer GamesThe Associated Press · Posted: Feb 09, 2024 11:53 AM EST | Last Updated: 8 hours ago Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, pictured competing at the 2023 World Athletics ChampionshipsContinue Reading