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The VTB Bank Continental Cup, organized by the IAAF, and which takes place in Croatia this weekend, 4 and 5 September, is a team-scoring competition that involves teams from Africa, Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, which are allowed to enter only two athletes in each event and tree athletes in the 1500m, 3000m, 5000m and 3000m SC where only the first two from each team can score points. Only one athlete from one country can compete in each individual event.
An overall scoring will lead one team to win the IAAF Continen
tal Cup by combining both men and women achieved points.
A total of 3M$ will be paid by the IAAF, which include: $30,000 for the 1st place, 15,000 for the 2nd, 10,000 for the 3rd, 7000 for the 4th, 5000 for the 5th, 3000 for the 6th, 2000 for the 7th and finally 1000 for the 8th in each individual event. While for the relays, $30,000 will be paid to the winner team, 20,000 for the 2nd, 10,000 for the 4rd and the 4th will receive $8000.


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Category: Events | Views: 715 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-09-03 | Comments (0)

The Kenyan who was born in Kovai in 1988, and trained at the St. Francis Kimuron Secondary School in Iten, is today the new World record holder in the 800m in 1:41.01. This talented athlete was initially a 400m runner (400m PB 45.5), while his coach, Colm O'Connell, promoted him to the 800m. In 2006, he became the World Juniors Champion over that distance. His father, Daniel Rudisha, won the silver medal in 1968 at the Olympics as part of the Kenyan 4x400m Relay team.

In September 2009, Rudisha won the IAAF Grand Prix meeting in Italy setting a new African Record of 1:42.01, beating the 25 years old record of 1:42.28 set by Sammy. One year later, he competed at the Samsung Diamond League ... Read more »
Views: 1087 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-09-02 | Comments (0)

On 21 August 2010, Club Sportif Jamhour (CSJ) organized a one hour fast meeting, on the college Notre Dame de Jamhour Track, from 5 to 6 PM.

Events:
Men: 400m, 4x100m Relay and long jump.
Women: 100m, 4x100m, 1500m.

Check the Results.
Category: Events | Views: 689 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-27

The Samsung Diamond League encompasses 32 individual Event Disciplines, with a points scoring ‘Diamond Race’ which runs throughout the 14 meeting series. Winners of each Diamond Race will get a Diamond Trophy and a cash prize but more importantly, will have shown season long consistency to earn the unchallenged honor of being the World Number 1.

1) Doha (QAT)

2) Shanghai (CHN)
3) Oslo (NOR)

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Category: News | Views: 600 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-26 | Comments (0)

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Category: Main | Views: 823 | Added by: roko | Date: 2010-08-23 | Comments (0)

As we all know, the first ever Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has already started in August 14. An amazing show was going on to celebrate the opening of the Games! The game just started, 2 days ago, athletics as usual will be in the final week of the games being the basis of all sports, from august 16 to 23 (20 will be day off).

Visit the Official site of the YOG: www.singapore2010.sg
See the Photos of the Opening Ceremony at the Marina Bay.
See the schedule, start list and results of Track and Field Athletics.
Watch Athletics and other sports live on: www.youtholympicgames.org

Check the YOG news in athletics:
Category: News | Views: 688 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-16 | Comments (0)

We're finally done, with this final Lebanese Championship this year. 2010 ends with the Open Lebanese Championship for Clubs, where, as expected, the Lebanese Army took 1st in Men and Inter-Lebanon Club took 1st in Women.

Let's focus on athletes..

FIELD EVENTS:


In the first day, and the first challenge of the day, at 10:00 AM,Abdallah Chahine (Inter-Lebanon) opens the Championship with a new National recordin Hummer throw at 53m18 (his second this year), leaving behind him Mohamma ... Read more »
Category: News | Views: 1890 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-11 | Comments (4)

Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay were performing tonight (06/08/10) in Stockholm for the Samsung Diamond league (stage 11), where Tyson won the race in 9.84s, when behind him was Usain Bolt in 9.97s! Bolt ran his semi-final in 10.10s, where Gay did it in 10.02s. Its the first time in 3 years that the unbeatable Bolt loses. Will it happen again?
We also note the absence of Asafa Powell who announced  yesterday his withdrawal, because of his injuries which don't allow him to even finish the race.

Category: News | Views: 671 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-06 | Comments (0)

For almost 30years, Lebanon has received no medals in athletics for the Arab School Championship, first, because there is no future plan to educate our young people to love the sport and athletics in particular, and second, because we don't give athletics its importance being the mother and the base of all sports.

On the other hand, in the 18th Arab School Championships and after so many years, Lebanon has finally rekindle the flame, that was almost extinguished, with a silver medal for Maria-Pia Rahme (youth 2) in the Javelin throw, with a throw at 28m50, and a bronze medal for the 4x100 meters relay team with a new national record for youth category, Krystel Saneh (youth 1), Celine Keyrouz (midget 2), Christelle ... Read more »
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Category: News | Views: 1409 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-06 | Comments (0)

Justin Gatlin won the 100 meter race in 10.24 seconds on Tuesday 3 August, at Bigvank Kuldliiga meet in Rakvere - Estonia. In his first competition after a four year doping ban. Gatlin's time was nearly 0.4s off the race that made him Olympic champion in Athena 2004 with a time of 9.85s. Gatlin won his qualifying heat earlier Tuesday in 10.34. No athlete of the other competitors at the meet had a personal best below 10s.
Gatlin won gold in the 100 at the 2004 Athens Olympics in 9.85s. He won the 100 and 200 at the 2005 world championships in Helsinki, but was banned from the sport after testing positive in April 2006 for excessive testosterone. The ban ended last month.
He is set to compete again Sunday in Tallinn, the Estonian capital.
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Category: News | Views: 686 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-05 | Comments (1)

Start Time: Thursday, August 5 2010 at 4:00pm
End Time: Saturday, August 7 2010 at 8:00pm
Location: Jamhour,
Lebanon, CSJ Track and Field


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Category: Events | Views: 670 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-08-04 | Comments (0)

The World record holder Usain Bolt (PB: 9.58), The US recordman Tyson Gay (PB: 9.69) and the ex World record holder Asafa Powell (PB: 9.72), all are going to perform in Stockholm (SWE) for the Samsung Diamond League. Since the World IAAF Championship in 2009, the fastest 3 guys in history will meet again. Don't miss it! Showdown in Stockholm on Friday August 6!

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Category: News | Views: 952 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-29 | Comments (0)

Qatar's promising champion Mutaz Issa Barshim, was able during this season to break the Arab juniors record many times in international tournaments, where he scored the first time in April in Kuwait in the GCC Tournament for Juniors 2.21m and then broke it in Cairo in the Arab Championship for Juniors in May (2.23m), and the record in Sweden July 7 (2.25m).
At the Asian Games, he set again a new Arab record for juniors by jumping 2m31. His intention in Moncton 2010 was to be the first Qatari to bring a Gold medal in World Championships, then he actually did by flying over the 2m30 high jump bar.
This record is also considered as Qatari standard record for juniors and seniors. Issa succeeded also during his training camp in Sweden in February to break Qatari indoor record for juniors and seniors (2.25m).
Finally he breaks the Arab record 4 times and the juniors and seniors also, and 1 record in the indoor for juniors and seniors, 14 records this season.
What's next Mutaz? An Olympic title in London 2012?



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Category: News | Views: 1530 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-27 | Comments (0)

Today (23/07/10), the first Flame of the Youth Olympic Games will be lit in Olympia in the presence of IOC (International Olympic Committee) President Jacques Rogge and Ambassador for the Games Yelena Isinbayeva, amongst  many other eminent representatives of the Olympic Movement.
This Event marks the beginning of the journey of the Youth Olympic Flame, which will visit 5 cities across all 5 continents, before arriving in Singapore to start its national Torch Relay in the build-up to the Opening Ceremony on August 16th.
Singapore 2010 Journey of the Youth Olympic Flame - video description.

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Category: News | Views: 634 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-23 | Comments (0)

The Launching Ceremony of Beyrouth Marathon took place at City Mall - Dora, an attempt to break the Lebanese 60 Meters Indoor Record! An amazing show was going on, were many categories were competing in the 60 meters indoor. The music was great, the ambiance was awesome, perfect conditions to break the Lebanese Record. All athletes were motivated and exited!! This competition in a public place is the first of a kind in Lebanon, we might do events like this to motivate our athletes and bring a large number of spectators.
Gretta Taslakian (RRA) achieved the show breaking the Lebanese record, clocking 7.60s previous record 7.63s!! And Ramzi Naim, finished 1st setting an amazing 7.05s!! The Lebanese record is still for ... Read more »
Category: News | Views: 672 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-23 | Comments (1)

Aziza Sbeity went to the 13th IAAF Juniors World Championship - Canada, where she ran the 100m flat for the first round. It was a beautiful run where she overtook KAFANDO from Burkina Faso in the last 40m and crossed the finish line 6th, setting a modest 12.44s.
Aziza was the only Lebanese athlete to go for this World Championship, without her coach Alice Keyrouz, only with the member of the Lebanese Federation Fady Saleme to represent Lebanon. Usually, in this kind of competitions each athlete should be supervised by his coach, which is ... Read more »
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Category: News | Views: 703 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-21 | Comments (0)

For the first time ever, a 60m indoor organized by the BMA (Beyrouth Marathon Association) will held in the city mall - GF (Dora)! It's on Thursday 22 July at 5:00 PM for the Beyrouth Marathon launching ceremony. Nine races kicked off respectfully from 6:30 to 6:54 p.m. The goal : to break the lebanese national record.

Check the youtube Video.
Check Facebook Group and Event
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Check Results
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Category: Events | Views: 678 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-20 | Comments (0)

Janette Said (RRA) just broke her own record in javelin throw, in the second day of the individual championship, scoring 38.00m, an amazing throw that allow her to improve her ex record of 33m74.
Category: News | Views: 780 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-18 | Comments (0)

An amazing performance for Ramzi Naim who won in the first day of the Lebanese Individual Championship, the 400m flat clocking 50.02s, 30min later he ran the 100m semi-final in 11.59s, one hour later he won the 100m final clocking 11.17s. The next day, he was preparing to get his third gold medal this time in the 200m. He ran the semi-final in 23.45s completely relaxed, then in the final, one hour later, when Mohamad Cheib seems to strike gold coming off the bend with a 5 meters lead, Ramzi overtook him in the last 40 meters crossing the line first, clocking 22.75s and getting his 3rd Gold medal in this championship!  Ramzi Naim is the first to win 100, 200, and 400m in one open championship!
Congrats Ramzi!!

^Ramzi Naim
Category: News | Views: 1383 | Added by: krystel | Date: 2010-07-17 | Comments (0)

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