When Meseret Defar ran a then world-leading 31 minutes 7.34 seconds to win her debut 10,000 metres in Stockholm on the last day in May, it was windy and warm (26deg.C). Even allowing for the weather, the Ethiopian 2007 world champion at 5000 metres was less than pleased…..READ MORE
Meseret Defar clocked a world-leading 31:07.34 to win her 10,000m track debut in Stockholm on Saturday (30).
Here is out calender of the meetings that will be going on throughout the 2009 season. If we got something wrong please don’t hesitate to shoot us an email for us to make the necessary adjustments.
LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.
Meseret Defar claimed the world 5,000 metres indoor record with a brilliant display of solo running at the GE Galan meeting in Stockholm on Wednesday night.