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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    Kenyan runner Willy Mnangat says he was a pacesetter for He Jie during controversial finish to Beijing half marathon
     16 April 2024
    A Kenyan runner who appeared to allow a Chinese opponent win the Beijing half marathon says he was a pacesetter who was trying to help the local athlete break a record.
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    For the first time, a Kiwi swimmer has clocked a 50 metre freestyle time of less than 22 seconds
    13 Apr: For the first time, a Kiwi swimmer has clocked a 50 metre freestyle time of less than 22 seconds... more
    Paris Olympics to feature prize money for track and field gold medallists, paid by athletics governing body
    11 Apr: Track and field gold medallists in Paris will get $75,000 each from their governing body, World Athletics, with the organisation taking the $2.4 million from its share of Olympic revenue.... more
    Athletics has become the first sport to introduce prize money at the Olympics - individual gold medallists at the Paris Games will pocket 84 thousand dollars
    11 Apr: Athletics has become the first sport to introduce prize money at the Olympics - individual gold medallists at the Paris Games will pocket 84 thousand dollars... more
    Why Craig Jones, Australia's top Brazilian jujitsu athlete, went to Ukraine's front line
    9 Apr: Craig Jones is Australia's top Brazilian jujitsu competitor and he's trying to use his profile to raise funds for Ukraine's frontline defence with seminars in the combat-sports-obsessed country.... more
    A couple of New Zealand's top throwers are frustrated despite being in national title winning form at the track and field championships in Wellington
    17 Mar: A couple of New Zealand's top throwers are frustrated despite being in national title winning form at the track and field championships in Wellington... more
    Connor Bell will look to move on quickly from this year's national track and field championships despite winning the men's discus title for the fourth year running
    17 Mar: Connor Bell will look to move on quickly from this year's national track and field championships despite winning the men's discus title for the fourth year running... more
    Tom Walsh is confident he's hitting the right form for Paris despite another silver at the Track and Field nationals
    17 Mar: Tom Walsh is confident he's hitting the right form for Paris despite another silver at the Track and Field nationals... more
    Eliza McCartney has admitted she wasn't at her best as she locked in the national women's pole vault title in Wellington this afternoon
    16 Mar: Eliza McCartney has admitted she wasn't at her best as she locked in the national women's pole vault title in Wellington this afternoon... more
    Eliza McCartney's revealed how seriously she's taken the psychological battle with injury as she returns to top form, four months out from the Paris Olympics
    16 Mar: Eliza McCartney's revealed how seriously she's taken the psychological battle with injury as she returns to top form, four months out from the Paris Olympics... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     13 Apr: For the first time, a Kiwi swimmer has clocked a 50 metre freestyle time of less than 22 seconds ++++
     09 Apr: Why Craig Jones, Australia's top Brazilian jujitsu athlete, went to Ukraine's front line ++++
     11 Apr: Paris Olympics to feature prize money for track and field gold medallists, paid by athletics governing body +++
     16 Apr: Kenyan runner Willy Mnangat says he was a pacesetter for He Jie during controversial finish to Beijing half marathon +++
     11 Apr: Athletics has become the first sport to introduce prize money at the Olympics - individual gold medallists at the Paris Games will pocket 84 thousand dollars +++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      17 Apr: World athletics' prize money at paris games goes against olympic spirit - uci chief (RadioNZ)
      15 Apr: Longest standing record in men's athletics broken (RadioNZ)
      11 Apr: Olympic champions to earn us$50,000, end of 128-year tradition (RadioNZ)
      11 Apr: World athletics to award prize money at olympics (BBCWorld)
      20 Mar: Olympics: australian great fears brisbane 2032 will look 'cheapskate' (RadioNZ)
      14 Mar: World championship stars on display at national champs (RadioNZ)
      5 Mar: Uk plans bid to host 2029 world championships (BBCWorld)
      5 Mar: Gb's 'most exciting crop for generations' now look to paris (BBCWorld)
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