Athletics

Equal elite and elite-wheelchair prize money for Abbott World Marathon Majors series champions

Equal elite and elite-wheelchair prize money for Abbott World Marathon Majors series champions

The Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) has announced that its Series XIV Champions will receive equal prize money across the elite and elite wheelchair competitions. The prize money fund will also be extended to include the top five males and females in both categories. As the world’s largest marathon series with the largest collective pool …

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Increased funding for coaches and athletes is ‘superb’, says swimmer Shane Ryan – The Irish Times

In the beginning when Shane Ryan first moved to Ireland in 2015 to pursue his international swimming career there would be days when he’d be shopping in Tesco wondering how much his last €10 would buy him. Things have improved since then, Ryan this year among 10 Irish swimmers on the international class of funding …

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From Battling In Courts To Winning CWG Bronze: Look At High Jumper Tejaswin Shankar’s Journey

Tejaswin Shankar won India’s first-ever medal in the men’s high jump event at the Commonwealth Games in its 2022 edition in Birmingham on Wednesday. This journey towards the medal was however not an easy one for this athlete. The 23-year-old Shankar had to deal with many hardships on his road to the Commonwealth Games glory. …

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Chidzivo shifts focus to marathon

The Herald Ellina Mhlanga Senior Sports Reporter LONG-DISTANCE runner Fortunate Chidzivo says she has shifted her focus to marathon as she seeks qualification to next year’s World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She is scheduled to compete in the NMB 1 City Marathon, in South Africa, in December. It will mark her first attempt towards …

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Commonwealth Games: Murali Sreeshankar Dedicates Historic Silver Medal Win To His Father

Following his silver medal win in Men’s Long Jump final, Murali Sreeshankar said that he would like to dedicate his medal to his father and the Sports Ministry of India. India’s Murali Sreeshankar clinched the silver medal in the Men’s Long Jump final with a mark of 8.08m at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in …

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