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Malaga set to Sizzle due to Record Entries

Malaga set to Sizzle due to Record Entries

With just over 50 days to go until the opening ceremony entries have now closed for Malaga 2018 WMA Championships Over 8000 competitors will come together to challenge to become their age group world champions! As expected the usual countries dominate the procession and it will of course be good to see the end medal […]
Former Irish 1,500m champion aiming for World Masters Championships in Intensive Care!

Former Irish 1,500m champion aiming for World Masters Championships in Intensive Care!

Former Irish 1,500m champion and sub-four minute miler Andrew Walker is in intensive care in Gran Canaria after he was struck by a car last weekend. Former Irish 1,500m champion and sub-four minute miler Andrew Walker is in intensive care in Gran Canaria after he was struck by a car last weekend. The Kildare native […]
44 Year Old Master Athlete Mungara takes third Gold Coast Marathon victory 

44 Year Old Master Athlete Mungara takes third Gold Coast Marathon victory 

Master Athlete supremo Kenya’s Kenneth Mungara took his third win at the IAAF Gold Label race. to show exactly, age is not a barrier! Having won in 2015 and 2016 (the former in an Australian all-comers’ record of 2:08:42), Mungara was denied a hat-trick last year when Japan’s Takuya Noguchi sped by late in the […]
Athletes Ages 9-70 Compete at VITFF Championships in Track and Field

Athletes Ages 9-70 Compete at VITFF Championships in Track and Field

  Athletes from under 11 to over 70 competed in the 2018 V.I. National Track and Field Championships Not since 2016 when the Virgin Islands National Championships were held at the Ivana Eudora Kean High School Track and Field on St. Thomas has the annual competition happened in the territory. Thanks to the approval of […]
Why we’re going to see more and more older athletes

Why we’re going to see more and more older athletes

Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images As the population globally increases in age, we will inevitably see more and more athletes entering the realm of World Masters Athletics, and what we will see is the world record and rankings drastically change as performance increase to improve with each passing generation. Even more so, as the younger […]
Factors Affecting your Recovery

Factors Affecting your Recovery

How Inflammation Affects Your Workout Muscle inflammation is a gift; that achy feeling is our body’s way of telling us to back off and let it heal so it can make us stronger. That one little gem has really changed the way I think about exercise soreness and inflammation. I now look at it as […]
‘Grandma’ wins five medals at masters track championships

‘Grandma’ wins five medals at masters track championships

  Karen Sieben grabs two gold and helps set record. Karen Sieben of Maple Ridge won five medals at the B.C. Masters Track and Field Championships in Langley this past weekend, including two gold. Competing in the 55-59 age category, Sieben won the 400-metre event and was part of the first-place women’s 100m relay team. […]
W50-59 4x800m Relay American Record 10:26.85!

W50-59 4x800m Relay American Record 10:26.85!

Janes Elite Racing – Women’s 50-59 – 4 x 800m Relay – American Record This morning at the USATF So Cal Masters Track & Field Championships at West L.A. College the Janes Elite Racing team dominated with setting a new Masters Outdoor American Record in the W50-59 4x800m relay with a blazing time of 10:26.85. […]
Lack of officials effects Local Masters Athletics Event

Lack of officials effects Local Masters Athletics Event

As we try to strive for Masters Athletics to be recognised, are we causing more issues within the local Athletics world.  With increasing events covering Masters and the wider public we forget the need for Officials, those volunteers who turn out constantly so that we may actually compete! SOUTH OF ENGLAND MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS – SUNDAY […]
Never too old to win national athletics competition

Never too old to win national athletics competition

Albert Gay, 76, cleaned up at the Australian Masters Athletics Championships. He won a medal in the 10 events he entered. Albert Gay would easily be fitter and stronger than most. He is also 76 years old. The Raby resident competed in the Australian Masters Athletics Championships in Perth recently – and he cleaned up. Gay […]
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Maid turns international athlete, inspires many

Maid turns international athlete, inspires many

From a domestic help to international athlete, 36-year-old Vasanthi Anand has come a long way From a domestic help to international athlete, 36-year-old Vasanthi Anand has come a long way. In some ways, she is similar to the Vasanthi (played by Jyothika) in the film ‘36 Vayathiniley’. While the latter shares the financial burden of […]

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