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USA Track and Field bids for 2016 World Indoor Championships

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The World Track and Field Championships — either indoor and outdoor — have been going for 30 years. The U.S. has hosted once, but it would like to again in three years. USA Track and Field made it official Monday, submitting a bid for Portland, Ore., to host the 2016 World Indoor Championships. The Telegraph in Great [more]

U.S. marathoners to face tougher standards for 2016 Trials

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USATF is setting tougher standards for the 2016 Olympic marathon qualifier to “raise the bar”  and make the U.S. more competitive going forward. The men will see the qualifying time drop only by a minute, from 2:19 in 2012 to 2:18 for the Rio Games. However, the women will have to increase their pace over [more]