Dominant display from Robertson at NZ championships

Jake Robertson gave a dominant front-running display to win his first New Zealand track title at the Les Mills NZ Track and Field championships in Wellington. Representing Waikato BoP, the 25 year old Kenyan based athlete lead from the start of the race in very blustery conditions at Wellington’s Newtown Park on Friday afternoon. Encouraging […]

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Robertson second at Continental Cup – Day 1 Review

Zane Robertson provided New Zealand’s top placing on the first day of competition at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco this morning. Robertson, competing for the Asia-Pacific team, finished second in a very tactical 5000m race in 13:29.27, behind favourite Isiah Koech’s 13:26.86. Related: Men’s 5000m Results The race provided the Kiwi Commonwealth bronze […]

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Kiwis set for Continental Cup

Eight New Zealanders form part of the Asia/Pacific team at this weekend’s IAAF Continental Cup in the Moroccan city of Marrakech. Four teams – Africa, Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific will each be represented by two athletes in every event over the two day programme to determine the top team in the world. Around 100 athletes […]

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Kiwi runner unleashes after poor finish

An extraordinary outburst by 10,000m runner Jake Robertson has punctuated New Zealand’s medal-less night at the Commonwealth Games athletics track. Robertson let rip at team running from the Kenyan trio, and said the slower runners should not be permitted to line up after several caused disruptions when lapped. And his team-mate Nick Willis even got […]

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Mo Farah pulls out of Commonwealth Games

Mo Farah, The 2012 Olympic 5000m and 10,000m Championship has just announced that he will no longer be competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Farah was entered for the 5000m and 10,000m events and was widely tipped as the favourite for both until a recent illness saw him miss the Glasgow Diamond League meeting and […]

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Willis runs 3:49 Mile in Oslo, Norway

Nick Willis has run his fastest ever mile race in the Bislett Games Diamond League Dream Mile in Oslo, Norway on Thursday morning (NZT), going under 3:50 for the first time, stopping the clock at 3:49.83. Willis finished second in a strong field behind world indoor champion Ayanleh Souleiman from Djibouti who recorded 3:49.49. The […]

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