Archive on january 2010
With late race charge Gobena triumphs in Osaka
31.01.2010 World
Surging away from Marisa Barros with less than 4Km to go, Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the Osaka Ladies Marathon this morning in 2:25:14.

3 finishers at Russian 100km Indoor Championships
There were only 3 finishers at the Russian 100km Indoor Championships held in Moscow during 29-30 January.

Ennis beats Jones with British record in Glasgow
30.01.2010 World
Jessica Ennis stole the show at the Aviva International Match this afternoon with 2 fantastic performances that put her well on course for gold at the 13th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha.

Angela Williams is coming to Moscow
World Indoor Champion Angela Williams (USA) preparing to defend her title in Doha is coming to Moscow to win for the first time in her career.

Ukhov defeated by Shustov in Moscow
The 14th Cup of Moscow called Jumps with Music was statistically all set to be a one man show played out by Ivan Ukhov who leads the world seasons High Jump lists with 2.37m.

Simon Vroemen cleared from doping allegations
30.01.2010 World
Former steeple European record holder and European medalist Dutch Simon Vroemen is cleared from doping allegations.

Why running barefoot is better for your body
29.01.2010 World
Searching for the perfect pair of jogging shoes is a waste of time --running barefoot is better for you, a study has revealed.

Christine Ohuruogu in Jamaica
29.01.2010 World
Britains Christine Ohuruogu left the cold London winter weather today to sample the sunnier climate of Kingston, Jamaica where she will spent the next three weeks training with Racers Track Club.

Athlete Biological Passport
29.01.2010 World
The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved the Athlete Biological Passport Operating Guidelines with immediate effect. Informs European Athletics.

Asafa opens with 400m
28.01.2010 World
Jamaican sprint start Asafa Powell will start his 2010 campaign this weekend at the Queens/Graces Jackson invitational writes the Jamaican Gleaner.

Extreme High Jump in Birmingham
28.01.2010 World
In addition to a full schedule of world class athletics, the Aviva Grand Prix will host on February 20 in Birmingham a new competition: Extreme High Jump.

Gripich and Gordeyeva lead season in Russia
Aleksandr Gripich won the mens pole vault at the Springermeeting held in Cottbus, Germany. He cleared 5.70m.

Carter arrested in Tampa
27.01.2010 World
USA sprinter Xavier Carter was arrested early Monday morning in Tampa, Fla., according to the Tampa Tribune.

Ukhov wins Moravia High Jump Tour
Ivan Ukhov won the second leg of the Moravia High Jump Tour held in the Czech city of Trinec. He cleared 2.34 in the mens high jump.

Russian Winter: womens 800m lineup updated
The Russian Winter organizers have announced new additions to the womens 800 lineup.

Sebastian Coe for IAAF President
26.01.2010 World
Daily Mail writes that Sebastian Coe will bid to become president of the IAAF next year, 11 months before he completes his role as chief organizer of the 2012 London Olympics.

Former East German athlete wants record deleted
26.01.2010 World
Former East German sprinter Gesine Tettenborn Has asked the German athletics federation to erase the name from the German 4x400m record.

Konovalova finished 5th
Mariya Konovalova finished 5th at the Muguerza CC race held in Spain.

Alyokhina wins in Bordeaux
2009 Russian Champion Nadezhda Alyokhina won the womens trilpe jump at a meeting held in Bordeaux, France. She achieved 14.03m.

Baddeley and Donohue take mile victories in New York
25.01.2010 World
Andy Baddeley of Great Britain and Erin Donohue of the USA ran to solid victories in the mile at the 15th New Balance Games at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York on Saturday (23).

Sergio Sanchez clocks 4:52.90
25.01.2010 World
Spanish runner Sergio Sanchez clocked 4:52.90 at 3000 m what is European all-time best (in this event no official European indoor records are registered).

Ukhov leads World season
Ivan Ukhov achieved the World season lead in the mens high jump clearing 2.37 in Hustopece, Czech Republic.

Student Kokorin
Olympic 4x400 bronze medalist Anton Kokorin won the mens 600 yards (548.4m) at the Texas Tech Meet.

World champion vs USA champion in Moscow
World Indoor Champion Olusoji Fasuba of Nigeria and 2009 USA 60m Champion Mark Jelks will be the main rivals in the mens 60m at the 2010 Russian Winter meeting in Moscow on 7 February.

Zinurova leads
Yevgeniya Zinurova achieved World season best in the womens 800m clocking 2:01.27 at the Moscow Junior Indoor Championships where she performed not competing.

Meselech Melkamu to visit her home town
24.01.2010 World
Meselech Melkamu will make a special guest appearance in her home town of Debre Markos in support of the 2010 Education for Girls Run which takes place there on Sunday.

Ilyichev repeats PB
Ivan Ilyichev, 23, repeated his PB of 2.28 in the mens high jump at a jumps meeting held in Wuppertal, Germany.

Stockholms spectacular
23.01.2010 World
The 2010 edition of the GE Galan IAAF Indoor Permit meeting takes place in Stockholms famous Globe arena on 10 February.

Gibilisco in Germany
23.01.2010 World
Italian former pole vault world champion Giuseppe Gibilisco is in German city Leverkusen preparing for his return to the world level, informs

Tereshin clears 2.28 in Ostrava
2006 World Indoor silver medalist Andrey Tereshin won the mens high jump at a meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic. He cleared 2.28m.

Welcome, Wilfred Bungei!
Olympic Champion, World Indoor Champion Wilfred Bungei has confirmed his participation in the mens 600m at the 2010 Russian Winter meeting to be held on 7 February in Moscow.

No Russian Winter without Borzakovskiy
Many fans have gone at the Russian Winter to see Yuriy Borzakovskiy some years and they will have another chance on 7 February.

Chernova and Drozdov start season
Tatyana Chernova and Aleksey Drozdov won at the Moscow Combined Events Indoor Championships. Chernova scored 4686 points in the pentathlon, and Drozdov scored 6096 in the heptathlon.

Mariya Savinova takes 4th win in a row
European Indoor Champion Mariya Savinova won the womens 1500m at the Ural FD Indoor Championships clocking 4:08.2h.

H.M. Juan Carlos I de Borbón named B10 Honorary Committee president
16.01.2010 World
H.M. Juan Carlos I de Borbón of Spain will be the President of the Barcelona 2010 Honorary Committee, the B10 Organising Committee has announced.

American Michael Rodgers Wants 2012 Olympic Medal
16.01.2010 World
Although it is still two years in coming, American sprinter Mike Rodgers is already working towards winning a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Kenyas dream factory: a success story destined to run and run
15.01.2010 World
Six oclock in the morning, on the corner where the road meets the red dirt track on the edge of a Kenyan village called Iten, is where you find one of the most extraordinarily concentrated hotbeds of athletic talent known to man.

Richest edition of the NYC Half-Marathon
15.01.2010 World
The fifth edition of the NYC Half-Marathon here on Sunday, March 21, will be the richest 21.1 km race in the United States with a 100 000 USD prize money purse, the New York Road Runners announced.

Russian Winter for Yevgeniya Polyakova
Olympic 4x100 Champion, European 60m Champion Yevgeniya Polyakova told about her fear of false starts, rigid track and competition.

Time to wait until mid-February
14.01.2010 World
Spokesman for her lawyers refused to confirm there would be an immediate return to competition for Caster Semenya until her gender issue is concluded in their discussions with the IAAF.

Star sprint at Russian Winter
A World Champion and a European Champion will face each other in the womens 60m at the 2010 Russian Winter on 7 February in Moscow.

Farah: I almost collapsed again
13.01.2010 World
Only a month after collapsing at the finish of the European cross country championships in Dublin, Mo Farah again scared bystanders when having to receive assistance after finishing Saturdays bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country.

No longer Mr. Silver: Experience reaps dividends for Rybakov
After collecting silver medals at the 2001, 2005 and 2007 World Championships, Russian Yaroslav Rybakov finally struck gold in Berlin last August.

Jeter set to run at Birmingham meeting
12.01.2010 World
American speedster Carmelita Jeter, who last season became the worlds second fastest woman to ever over 100 metres, will line up at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on February 20.

Meadows says British outing will boost her chances at WIC
12.01.2010 World
Jenny Meadows believes competing in Great Britain will help win her medals as she looks to the 2010 World Indoor Championships.

Financial scam victims in Britain
11.01.2010 World
Morethanthegames website writes that up to two dozen of Britains leading athletics hopefuls for the 2012 London Olympics, fear that theyve been victims of a financial scam run by a convicted fraudster who has been described by a sentencing judge as an incorrigible con man.

Bekele 4th, Dibaba over Cheruiyot
10.01.2010 World
Kenenisa Bekele was beaten at Saturday´s Edinburgh International Cross Country Race.

Ramzi banned finally at home
10.01.2010 World
Gulf Daily News reports that miler Rashid Ramzi has been now officially banned for two years by Bahrain Athletics Association.

World champions from Berlin are German Athletes of the Year
08.01.2010 World
In the poll of readers of Leichtathletik Magazine and users of (around 3000 votes together) discus thrower Robert Harting and javelin thrower Steffi Nerius are the number ones.

Russian Christmas with national record in Yekaterinburg
Thirteen days after the western Christmas, on 7 January the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated its Christmas Day in accordance with the old Julian calendar.


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