Keeping Track: Monday news column 31st December

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WIGHTMAN OUT OF EURO INDOORS

Jake Wightman will miss the European Indoors in Glasgow because of injury. More in Athletics Weekly.

RUSSIA TO MISS WADA DEADLINE

It appears that Russia’s anti-doping body Rusada won’t meet the World Anti-Doping Agency’s end of year deadline to hand over data from samples at its Moscow laboratory. BBC Sport has the details.

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ATHLETICS REPRESENTED ON THE 2019 HONOURS LIST

Para Athletics Head Coach Paula Dunn is among the names in the sport recognised on the New Year’s Honours List. Read the full story.

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JULIEN WANDERS BREAKS HIS OWN EUROPEAN 10K RECORD

Swiss athlete Julien Wanders runs 27:25 – a new European 10K record – in Houilles. European Athletics has more.

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AMY ALLCOCK ON EVERYTHING FALLING INTO PLACE

European 4x400m medallist Amy Allcock has been speaking to SportSpiel podcast about her breakthrough year in 2018.

Amy Allcock and Anyika Onuora at the 2018 Anniversary Games. Photo: MV4R Photography.
Amy Allcock (left) at the 2018 Anniversary Games. Photo: MV4R Photography.

SWISS TRACK AND FIELD LEGEND DIES AGED 91

Andreas “Res” Brügger, an early champion for the professionalisation of athletics and the long-time meeting director of Zurich’s Weltklasse, died at his home in Zurich on Thursday. See this obituary on the IAAF site.

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First published on: 31 December, 2018 3:34 pm

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