Archive on october 2009
Bolt plans 7 races in DL
31.10.2009 World
Athletics superstar number one Usain Bolt will return to regular training next week as he starts his preparation for the 2010 season.

UK Athletics wants 10 medals at London Olympics
30.10.2009 World
The chief executive of UK Athletics wants British athletes to win 10 medals at the London Olympics in 2012.

Kaki vs Ismail possible
29.10.2009 World
Both Sudan?s top 800 m runners are planning indoor campaign 2010 with three or four races in the first half of February with following preparation for World Indoor Championships in Doha.

Jelimo thinks about indoor
29.10.2009 World
Olympic winner and best ever junior at 800 m Kenyan Pamela Jelimo is fully recovered from her injury at Berlin World Championships. Confirms her management group Golazo.

Hammer Throw in IAAF Diamond League?
28.10.2009 World
Agent of world and olympic winner Primoz Kozmus is actively lobbying for the hammer throw despite his main client finishing his career.

Jamaicans to help Singapore
28.10.2009 World informs about possible unavailability of triple world record holder, Usain Bolt, to visit Singapore to assist in the promotion of World Youth Games in that country next year.

Lamine Diack asked to apologise to Caster Semenya
28.10.2009 World writes, that IAAF President Lamine Diack must apologise to world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya before the South African Government will open talks, a senior official warned.

Li Yanxis 17.59m crushes Asian Triple Jump record
27.10.2009 World
The 11th National Games in Jinan, China ended with a bang on Monday evening (26).

Aleksey Sokolov second in Dublin
Russian marathon record holder Aleksey Sokolov finished second at the 30th Dublin Marathon held in Ireland on 26 October. He clocked 2:10:38.

Samokhvalova finishes third in Venice
Alyona Samokhvalova finished third at the Venice Marathon setting a PB of 2:28:47.

Liu Xiang stars for his third gold - Chinese National Games
26.10.2009 World
The fifth day of competition (25) at the 11th National Games in Jinan, China, was maybe the most anticipated one ...

Kirwa breaks course record with 2:06:14 in Frankfurt
26.10.2009 World
Gilbert Kirwa of Kenya broke both the defending champion and the course record to win the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon today, in 2:06:14, a time that puts him in the top-20 all-time at the distance.

Kilel cruises 2:25:24 in Ljubljana
25.10.2009 World
Just two weeks after her 4th place finish at the IAAF/EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships, Caroline Cheptanui Kilel cruised to a 2:25:24 victory at the 14th Ljubljana Marathon on Sunday.

Vili 25 in single event, Bolt 25 in four events
25.10.2009 World
The biggest current and running winning streak could be registered in single event after the track season 2009 by New Zealand´s shot put world and olympic winner Valerie Vili with 25.

Edgar: Euro 2010 will be my best friend
25.10.2009 World
Sprinter Tyrone Edgar insists he will have to return from next years European Championships with a medal to declare or risk getting left in the cold by the time the Olympics reach London.

Lopes-Schliep wants to win in Doha
25.10.2009 World
Canadian hurdles olympic and world medalist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep is not thinking about having a season off.

Barcelona 2010 tickets to be available from ?10 per day
24.10.2009 World
Athletics aficionados will be able to enjoy the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, through 27 July to 1 August - for as little as ?10 per day.

Chinese National Games, day 2
24.10.2009 World
The standard of competition impressed also during day two of the 11th National Games in Jinan, China.

Lamine Diack in Kazan
IAAF President Lamine Diack arrived in Kazan this morning to take a part in the Russia Country of Sports Forum.

Gong Lijiao puts 20.35m
23.10.2009 World
The evening competition of the 11th National Games in Jinan, China was carried out in chilly weather.

Isinbayevas 27th record ratified
IAAF has ratified Yelena Isinbayevas World record of 5.06 set at the Golden League in Zurich on 28 August.

3 runners die in Detroit marathon
22.10.2009 World
In the span of just 16 minutes, three men collapsed and died while running the 32nd Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Marathon -- the first deaths in the event since 1994.

Sebrle wants to end as golfer
21.10.2009 World
World record holder in decathlon Roman Sebrle thinks about his second sporting career.

Wanjiru for January HM
20.10.2009 World
The Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, which hosts the final race of the Formula One season in two weeks time will be put to further sporting effort on January 7.

Svetlana Semova third in Istanbul
Svetlana Semova finished third at the 31 Istanbul Marathon clocking 2:37.04 behind Ethiopias Bizunesh Urgesa (2:32:45) and Ashu Kasim (2:34:54).

Leonardo Dos Santos banned
19.10.2009 World
Brazilian Athletics Federation confirmed that also the B sample of the doping control by triple jumper Leonardo Dos Santos confirmed the presence of stanozolol.

Star athletes honoured at European Athletics Awards Night
18.10.2009 World
Briton Phillips Idowu and Marta Domínguez of Spain were presented with the 2009 European Athlete of the Year Awards at a glittering ceremony during the second European Athletics Convention in the Hungarian capital city of Budapest on Saturday night.

VCB without coach?
17.10.2009 World

At 22, Wanjiru already a legend in the making
15.10.2009 World
Sammy Wanjiru is fast becoming a legend in marathon running at the ripe, young age of 22.

Great Grandmother, 100, Breaks World Record in Shot Put
15.10.2009 World
The oldest female athlete at the World Masters Games in Sydney, Australia has broken a world record in the shot put at the age of 100.

Jeter eyes Doha
14.10.2009 World
Fastest current female sprinter Carmelita Jeter eyes the coming indoor season with full programme.

Helsinki the main candidate
14.10.2009 World
The main candidate for first European Championships in two year period in 2012 is Helsinki.

Bolt news
14.10.2009 World
Sprinting star Usain Bolt says he will be taking things easy in a 2010 season that has no major championships on the schedule. Jamaican media are informing.

Kallur hopes for indoor season
13.10.2009 World
Although the pain is still there there is lot of hope for indoor season for Swedish 60 m hurdles world record holder Susanna Kallur.

Russian Womens team wins World Mountain Running Challenge
Russian Womens team won the World Mountain Running Long Distance Challenge held in Söll, Austria, clocking 10:56:37.

USATF Foundation presents Grants to 9 athletes
12.10.2009 World
The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to nine athletes.

Russians at weekends marathons
Andrey Bryzgalov and Irina Mashkantseva won the mens and the womens divisions of the Zagreb Marathon with near 6000 competitors, clocking 2:18.40 and 2:38.58 respectively.

Liliya Shobukhova wins Chicago Marathon
European 5000m record holder, Russian 10000m Champion Liliya Shobukhova won the womens race of the Chicago Marathon clocking 2:25:56.

Fate of 4 Jamaican athletes still open
09.10.2009 World
The fate of the four Jamaican track and field athletes who were handed three-month bans by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Appeals panel is still open. Informs

Kozmus retires
08.10.2009 World
Surprise information from Slovenia. Olympic and world winner in hammer throw Primoz Kozmus sent a letter to media on Wednesday to announce his retirement.

UNESCO ambassador Veronica Campbell-Brown
08.10.2009 World
Two-time Olympic games 200m champion, Veronica Campbell-Brown, has been considered for UNESCO ambassadorship, writes

IAAF agrees new partnership with IEC
07.10.2009 World
IAAF agrees new partnership with IEC in Sports for 2010/2013 World Athletic Series media rights in Europe and Africa

Montebrun wins with 70.26
07.10.2009 World
Fourth day of athletics at Francophone Games saw French national record holder Manuela Montebrun winning the hammer with games record 70.26 m ahead of Romanian Bianca Perie (67.67).

Pittman wants to run soon
07.10.2009 World
Double 400 m hurdles world champion Jana Pittman of Australia said that she will run in next years Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Cubans begin training for 2010 Indoors
07.10.2009 World
Cuban media are informing that after after a rest, Cuban track and field athletes have begun training for the 2010 World Indoor Championships in Doha next March.

Ramzi remains hopeful
06.10.2009 World

Tragedy in Ethiopian running community
06.10.2009 World
A murder-suicide claimed the lives of several people with direct ties to Ethiopias distance running community, including the parents of marathoner Leila Aman. Writes Race Results Weekly.

Excellent course record of Burkovska in debut
05.10.2009 World
Two of three aims of the organisers were fulfilled. The 86th International Peace Marathon of Kosice (the oldest in Europe) had record breaking participation of more than 5000 runners in all races.

Silas Sang wins in Portugal
05.10.2009 World
Silas Sang won the Half-Marathon of Portugal in good 1:00:20 and defended his title from last year.

New record of Koln Marathon
05.10.2009 World
At 13th Koln Marathon for first time the 2:10 barrier was broken.

Berrabahs 8.40m
03.10.2009 World
Yahya Berrabah establiahed the major performance of the 2nd day of the athletics at the Francophone Games (2) by winning the Long Jump with 8.40m (wind +1.0), a new Games and Moroccan Record.

2016 Olympic Games are awarded to Rio de Janeiro
02.10.2009 World
The Games of the XXXI Olympiad will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro.


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