Archive on november 2009
Irina Timofeyeva fourth in Shanghai
Irina Timofeyeva, the winner of the marathons in Hamburg, Tokyo, Paris, Nagano and Shanghai (2008), finished just fourth at the Shanghai International Marathon 2009.

Wanjiru beaten
30.11.2009 World
Surprise European win in Australia

Comfortable victories for Gebremariam and Masai in Soria
30.11.2009 World

Another Austrian win
30.11.2009 World
Another Austrian win after Weidlinger dominated in Melbourne earlier in the day. Eva Maria Gradwohl was the surprise winner in the womens race in 2:35:41 in the 20th marathon of her career.

Olga Golovkina third in Portugal
Olga Golovkina finished third at the Amora International Cross Country meeting held in Amora, Portugal clocking 17:54.

WADA satisfied with JADCO sanctions
29.11.2009 World

Women in other sports
28.11.2009 World
French women bob sleigh team will no longer try to qualify for Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver as the French Federation for ice sports (FFSG) decided.

Vlasic plans 8 meetings and Doha
28.11.2009 World
Blanka Vlasic plans this indoor coming indoor season 8 meetings and the ninth should be World Indoor Championships in Doha where she will be defending her title from Valencia 2008.

Gevaert as Ambassador of All Day Long
27.11.2009 World
European sprint champion 2006 Belgian Kim Gevaert announced that she will be Ambassador of All Day Long, a campaign reminiscent of eating fruits and vegetables every day.

Athletics mourns loss of Frederick Holder
26.11.2009 World
The IAAF was deeply saddened to receive the news this afternoon from the family of Frederick W. Holder (GBR), an IAAF Honorary Life Vice President since 1984.

Sotherton targets great rival Ennis to complete her comeback
26.11.2009 World
Kelly Sotherton will not be watching when the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award is decided in 3 weeks and she did not see a minute of the World Athletics Championships in Berlin last August.

Doping-Spanish police detain 11 after anti-doping raids
26.11.2009 World
Spanish police have detained 11 people after a series of raids to break up a sports doping ring, they said in a statement on Wednesday.

Bolt news
25.11.2009 World
After lot of travelling in recent weeks now a quiet period is planned for sprinting star Usain Bolt. He was in Kenya, Mexico and last weekend in Monte Carlo.

16th Bolivar Games in Sucre
25.11.2009 World
Athletics ended at 16th Bolivar Games in Sucre in high altitude with half-marathon races.

Russians finish sixth at Ekiden
Russian team finished sixth at the 2009 Chiba Ekiden held in Japan clocking 2:11:19, when Japan team won the race in 2:05:58.

Singapore 2010 Mascots Unveiled
24.11.2009 World
The official mascots for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games were unveiled Saturday by Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports.

Daniel Bailey against Swedish newspaper
24.11.2009 World
Jamaica Observer writes, that Antiguan sprinter Daniel Bailey, the training partner of Jamaican Usain Bolt, has started legal proceedings against a Swedish newspaper.

Dwain Chambers admits defeat in London 2012 quest
24.11.2009 World
DWAIN Chambers has admitted defeat in his quest to overturn his lifetime Olympic ban and compete at London 2012.

Rodriguez beats Dominguez
23.11.2009 World
Kenyan Kiprono Menjo and Spain´s Natalia Rodríguez won the 86th edition of the Jean Bouin Race held in Montjuic Park.

Bolt and Richards are World Athletes of the Year

IAAF Diamond League launched in Monaco

Mayr collided with truck
22.11.2009 World
Austrian top female runner Andrea Mayr has suffered in a bicycle accident in Vienna a broken collarbone, an injury to his ear and abrasions.

Ennis and Idowu
22.11.2009 World
Jessica Ennis and Phillips Idowu were named Athletes of the Year at the British Athletics Writers Associations 47th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday.

Council agrees new hosts for IAAF World Championship events
Hosts for the 2011 World Cross Country Championships and 2012 World Race Walking Cup were agreed during the second day of the IAAF Council Meeting in Monaco.

Saransk to host 2012 World Race Walking Cup
Saransk, the capital of Republic of Mordovia, will host the 2012 IAAF World Race Walking Cup. It was announced at the IAAF Council meeting in Monte Carlo today.

Three awards for Lopes-Schliep
21.11.2009 World
The Vancouver Delta Airport Hotel was host to the 2009 Athletics Canada Awards Gala where World Silver Medalist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep ran away with all three awards she was nominated for.

IAAF Council Meeting notes, Monaco
The schedule of the opening day of the IAAF Council Meeting in Monaco, was very busy, with several key issues involving upcoming World Athletics Series (WAS) events discussed.

Dual citizenship in Kenya
20.11.2009 World
Kenyan East Standard writes that Kenyans could soon enjoy dual citizenship if the draft constitution is enacted into law.

Jeter targets indoor 60m world record in 2010
20.11.2009 World
World 100-metres bronze medallist Carmelita Jeter will attempt to break the World record for the 60m dash during the indoor season next year, her agent told World-Track on Wednesday.

Idowu, Evora and Olsson planning indoors
19.11.2009 World
This coming indoor season could be excellent in men´s triple jump. World champion Philips Idowu of Great Britain plans to defend his title from Valencia 2008.

Prosthetics Gave Runner Unfair Edge
19.11.2009 World
Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee sprinter from South Africa, was cleared to race against able-bodied athletes in the Beijing Olympics a year and a half ago.

IOC sanctions five athletes who competed in Beijing
18.11.2009 World
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced sanctions against five athletes who participated in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing for having committed anti-doping violations.

Ramzi without medal
18.11.2009 World
The IOC made an expected move in the CERA case of positive tested athletes at Beijing Games 2008.

How Berlin gold changed my life
17.11.2009 World
The World Championships in Berlin ushered in a new era of champions. speaks to a quartet of winners to find out how their lives have changed since striking World Championships gold

Roman Sebrle sings
17.11.2009 World
World decathlon record holder Roman Sebrle went down a storm at the annual Czech Athlete of the Year award thanks to his crooning ability, reports

Bolt contributes to Powells Foundation
17.11.2009 World
As informs, sprint king Usain Bolt has contributed financially to Asafa Powells Foundation. He also said he will continue to make this a yearly contribution.

Manuel Martinez snapped an achilles tendon
16.11.2009 World
Spains fomer World and European indoor shot put champion Manuel Martinez snapped an achilles tendon last Saturday, playing indoor football in a charity match.

Daniel Bailey hoping to dominate in Doha
16.11.2009 World
Antiguan world fourth placer and 9.91 sprinter Daniel Bailey (coached by Glen Mills) is hoping to dominate at the World Indoor Championships in Doha in March.

Bubka in Singapore
16.11.2009 World
The Coordination Commission for the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 headed by IAAF Senior Vice-President Sergey Bubka concluded its second visit to Singapore.

New delay in Deviatovskiy and Tikhon case
15.11.2009 World
The Court of Arbitration for Sport informs about new delay in hammer case of Belarus athletes Vadim Deviatovskiy and Ivan Tikhon from Beijing Games 2008.

Dibaba and Sihine lead the fields in Nijmegen
15.11.2009 World
Itll be a family affair at Sundays 26th running of the Fortis Zevenheuvelenloop 15-K on Sunday with the Ethiopian couple Tirunesh Dibaba and Sileshi Sihine leading their respective fields.

Russian win in Japan
European 10000m Champion Inga Abitova won the Yokohama Marathon beating Olympic Champion Constantina Dita of Rumania and Olympic Silver medalist Catherine Ndereba ob Kenya.

Sergey Mudrov clears 2.30
Sergey Mudrov cleared 2.30 in the mens high jump at the 12th edition of the Birsk Grasshopper high jump meeting in Birsk (Bashkortostan) on 14 November.

Brathwaite plans for Doha
13.11.2009 World
Surprise high hurdles world champion Ryan Brathwaite of Barbados plans to run at the World Indoor Championships in Doha.

Dancing and diving behind Dobrynska
13.11.2009 World
Olympic Heptathlon champion Nataliya Dobrynska recently resumed training after five weeks of dancing in the Ukrainian TV show Dancing for You and a relaxing holiday in Egypt.

Lauryn Williams ponders, "11 secs is history"
12.11.2009 World
Former World 100m Champion, American Lauryn Williams, believes the days of running 11-point secs to win championships will soon be something of the past.

Spotakova again Czech Athlete of the Year
11.11.2009 World
Barbora Špotáková was named Czech Athlete of the Year for the third consecutive year at a ceremony on Saturday (7).

Two golds for host Chinese at Asian Champs
11.11.2009 World
Tejitu Daba Chalchissa learnt a bitter lesson as the Asian Championships kicked off in Guangzhou on Tuesday.

Liu Xiang the main attraction on home soil
11.11.2009 World
The Asian Athletics Championships are coming to China for the first time since inception in 1973.

Cantwell wants to defend his title from Valencia
10.11.2009 World
Berlin shot put world champion Christian Cantwell wants to defend his world indoor title he won in 2008 in Valencia. That was confirmed by his agent John Nubani.

Helsinki to hold 2012 European Athletics Championships
09.11.2009 World
European Athletics has awarded the 2012 European Athletics Championships to the Finnish capital city of Helsinki.

Gebre plans WR attack in Dubai
07.11.2009 World
Ethiopias Haile Gebrselassie will be favourite to defend his title when returning to the 2010 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon in the New Year.

Mills quits as national coach
07.11.2009 World
Coach of triple Olympic and World Championship gold medallist Usain Bolt and president of the Racers Track Club Glen Mills has retired from his post.

Jade Johnson in Strictly Come Dancing
06.11.2009 World
Long jumper Jade Johnson has insisted that being one of the stars of Strictly Come Dancing has not detracted from her determination to win a medal at the London 2012 Olympics.

Caster Semenya affair
05.11.2009 World
The head of athletics in South Africa has been suspended by the countrys Olympic governing body over his handling of the Caster Semenya gender controversy.

Dibaba plans her return to first ever 15 km on the road
05.11.2009 World
Double olympic winner Tirunesh Dibaba and her husband Sileshi Sihine should be the main stars of the 26th Fortis Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills) on November 15.

Usain Bolt adopts world fastest feline
04.11.2009 World
The worlds fastest man adopted the animal kingdoms fastest sprinter Monday, as Usain Bolt welcomed a new baby cheetah named Lightning Bolt into his life, reports

Halkia carries flame
02.11.2009 World
Agencies are writing that IOC has not been happy that Greek Olympic officials let a hurdler serving a doping ban take part in the Vancouver flame relay.


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