Zersenay Tadese, a man for all surfaces

He once dreamt of riding the Tour de France but ended up a road running tour de force. Zersenay Tadese succeeded today where the great Haile Gebrselassie failed and where that other legendary Ethiopian, Kenenisa Bekele, has yet to tread. Tadese’s victory in the IAAF/EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships completed a marvellous year for […]

Asafa Powell and company closer to facing disciplinary panel?

The controversy surrounding the six MVP Track Club athletes who missed the Jamaica team’s mandatory training camp in Nuremberg, Germany ahead of the start of the championships in Berlin could soon reach the disciplinary committee. The Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) is reporting that they are now in possession of the manager’s report. Trevor ‘TC’ […]

Frustration turns to delight for Mary Keitany – World Half Marathon

Mary Keitany, the 2007 silver medallist, moved up to the top rung of the podium this year with a dominant run that took the gold at today’s IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, leading home a Kenyan team triumph in race run in light drizzle and a temperature of 11C. Keitany, […]

Tadese makes it four in a row – World Half Marathon

Eritean Zersenay Tadese, the outstanding pre-race favourite confirmed the predictions in a time of 59:35 taking his fourth successive World title, delivered thanks to a sustained attack which began some 10 kilometres into today’s IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham. Last year in Rio de Janeiro Tadese had destroyed the hopes […]