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M50 European Indoor high jumper suspended

M50 European Indoor high jumper suspended

The latest IAAF list of Doping suspensions includes the M50 European Masters Indoor silver medalist, Oleg Kramar from the Ukraine, who failed an Anti Doping test at the Championships in Ancona, Italy, in 2016.Kramar had entered the European Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships in Aarhus last July, but failed to appear to defend the […]
Dollard, Conston enjoy strong running seasons; Kopac celebrates life

Dollard, Conston enjoy strong running seasons; Kopac celebrates life

This week, we’ll talk about Jeff Conston and Kevin Dollard, both of whom also had strong 2017 seasons of racing on the masters circuit. Source: Dollard, Conston enjoy strong running seasons; Kopac celebrates life In last week’s column, we summarized another successful year of masters running and racing for Marisa Sutera Strange of Pleasant Valley. […]
Chandigarh & Mohali to host first National Masters Games from 3-8, April 2018

Chandigarh & Mohali to host first National Masters Games from 3-8, April 2018

Chandigarh, Dec 23 (UNI) International Masters Games Association (IMGA) under the accreditation of International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a worldwide body for the promotion of Masters Sports and conducts sports events in 25 disciplines globally. Source: Chandigarh & Mohali to host first National Masters Games from 3-8, April 2018 Chandigarh, Dec 23 (UNI) International Masters […]
Masters runners deserve to be recognised

Masters runners deserve to be recognised

With the recent announcement that my business Sportlink Running & Fitness are to sponsor the Norfolk Grand Prix Series for the next three years, I can truly say that all of us are delighted to be given this opportunity. I have received many positive comments about our involvement which I have to say is very […]
100 Women: Age is just a number for these athletes

100 Women: Age is just a number for these athletes

Girls are more likely than boys to be put off sport, but these older women prove it’s never too late to get back on track. Masters Track Article from the BBC As part of this year’s 100 Women Challenge, female athletes, campaigners and designers were tasked with coming up with finding ways to tackle sexism […]

Middletown Man Inducted into United States Track and Field Association Hall of Fame

SPRING LAKE, NJ – Dr. Harold Nolan, 70, of Navesink, Middletown Township was officially inducted into the United States Track and Field Association Hall of Fame Masters Division at the association’s annual convention, November 29 – December 3, 2017 held in Columbus Ohio. Nolan, a middle distance runner has run in the masters category for […]
What are the secrets of the superagers? – BBC News

What are the secrets of the superagers? – BBC News

Many elderly people have multiple chronic conditions – but some stay robust and healthy into their eighties. Source: What are the secrets of the superagers? – BBC News What will you be like in your 80s? Living independently, robust in body and mind, with a wide social circle? Manage that and you will be a […]
USATF Masters plans to become world no1.

USATF Masters plans to become world no1.

USATF Masters Track and Field The USA sets out plan to become world no.1 masters team! With financial incentives! WORLD #1 At the initial Executive Committee meeting on Thursday, November 30 and at one of the MTF General Sessions on Saturday, December 2, MTF Chair Rex Harvey discussed the plan to move Team USATF to […]
Gary Snyder, Former USA Masters Track & Field Chair, Announces Candidacy for World Masters Athletics President

Gary Snyder, Former USA Masters Track & Field Chair, Announces Candidacy for World Masters Athletics President

Gary Snyder, Former USA Masters Track & Field Chair, Announces Candidacy for World Masters Gary Snyder, former USA Masters Track & Field Chair for ten years until this year, announced his candidacy for World Masters Athletics President. Snyder’s candidacy was endorsed unanimously by the USATF Masters Track & Field and Long Distance Running Joint meeting, chaired […]
Men in their fifties recover just as quickly from strength training as men in their twenties

Men in their fifties recover just as quickly from strength training as men in their twenties

If you are older than forty and train with weights, you will probably have noticed that your body is aging. Your making less progress than when you were younger, and your workouts have a more profound impact on your energy levels, your joints and muscles. Does this mean that your body recovers less quickly, and […]
Masterful trio make it six titles in a row for Oxford City

Masterful trio make it six titles in a row for Oxford City

OXFORD City’s over 60s runners continued their domination of the South East England Masters Cross Country Championships at Horspath. OXFORD City’s over 60s runners continued their domination of the South East England Masters Cross Country Championships at Horspath. The trio of Richard Grant, Stewart Thorp and Roy Treadwell secured the men’s 60-69 team crown, making […]
Athletics: Reading Veterans impress at Horspath

Athletics: Reading Veterans impress at Horspath

READING Athletic Club’s veterans braved the chill to race in the SEAA Masters cross-country championships at Horspath last weekend, with Sarah… READING Athletic Club’s veterans braved the chill to race in the SEAA Masters cross-country championships at Horspath last weekend, with Sarah Unwin-Mann proving the pick of the squad with a fine seventh-place finish. Although […]

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