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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Sebastian Coe: I want to lead athletics into a new era

December 03, 2014

IAAF President candidate and sport legend: "I want people to fall in love again with athletics."

By Sebastian Coe, The Telegraph

Last week I announced my candidature for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations, and on Wednesday morning I will unveil the...

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Sebastian Coe: next IAAF President?

December 01, 2014

Mile legend and two-time Olympic 1500m champion: "Throughout all my sporting roles I have always put the interest of athletics first and been independent enough to do the right thing for our sport."

By Duncan Mackay, InsideTheGames.biz

Sebastian Coe has officially confirmed that he is to...

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The Mile, the IAAF and Our Opportunity

November 25, 2014

A time of Thanksgiving and ahead more wishes fulfilled for the storied distance

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

There are many things to be thankful for this week, but we couldn’t have been more thrilled to see last week that the Mile was included in the list of qualifying events for the...

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Sixty years ago Diane Leather smashed world record but not sex barrier

May 27, 2014

Leather’s run was not recognized as a world record, only a world’s best, because the IAAF did not keep records above 800m for women. And that is a story in itself.

By Sean Ingle, The Guardian

Sixty years ago this May, on a crushed cinder track in the Midlands, an athlete ran into history by...

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Bring Back the Mile

April 02, 2014

Two years ago, former track athlete Ryan Lamppa launched the movement 'Bring Back the Mile: America's Distance'. Here are FOUR reasons why he might just be getting somewhere.

By SPIKES Magazine

1. The Mile movement

"Here in America we eat, sleep and think in miles. Not kilometers. The...

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Peter Snell to be inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame

August 04, 2012

By IAAF

MONTE-CARLO - New Zealand’s three-time Olympic champion and multiple World record breaker Peter Snell is the latest athletics legend to be named as one of the 24 inaugural Members of the IAAF Hall of Fame which has been created to mark the year of the IAAF Centenary.

The announcement...

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