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Defending Champions Mary Keitany and Tatyana McFadden to Return for 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

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Keitany to go for fourth consecutive title, looking to surpass Paula Radcliffe in career wins; McFadden, racing as an NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador, seeks record sixth career title in wheelchair division - NEW YORK (June 9, 2017) — Both defending women’s race champions will return for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5, as Mary Keitany will go for a fourth consecutive victory and NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador Tatyana McFadden will race for a record-breaking sixth career title in the wheelchair division.

Sydney McLaughlin earns USATF Athlete of the Week following World U20 record in 400m hurdles

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Rio Olympian Sydney McLaughlin(Dunellen, New Jersey) broke her own world U20 record in the 400m hurdles last Friday in 54.03 at the NJSIAA Group Championships. The recent high school graduate went on to run a 51.88 400m later that day, ranking the third-fastest, same day 400m/400m hurdles double of all time.

Twin Cities Orthopedics Becomes Silver Sponsor of the Team USA Minnesota Distance Running Training Group

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – June 8, 2017 – Twin Cities Orthopedics, an all-inclusive orthopedics, sports medicine and wellness provider, has become a silver sponsor of the Team USA Minnesota Distance Training Center.  The organization, with over 35 clinics located throughout the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin, is the largest orthopedic physician group in the Midwest and one of the largest in the country.

NBC SPORTS GROUP CONTINUES IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK & FIELD COVERAGE THIS WEEK FROM ROME, ITALY

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Coverage Begins Tomorrow, Thursday, June 8 at 2 p.m. ET Live on NBCSN

NBCSN Continues Coverage This Friday at 8 p.m. ET and NBC Hosts Coverage This Saturday at 1 p.m. ET

Coverage Streamed Live & On Demand with NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” including Exclusive Bonus Coverage of Field Events

Content will be Presented As Part of Olympic Channel Partnership among NBCUniversal, the IOC, and the USOC

Abbott World Marathon Majors Evaluating Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

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These evaluations are part of a long term process taking place where AbbottWMM is working with Wanda to identify three major marathon events - The Abbott World Marathon Majors is currently at different phases in exploring the candidacy of several events for inclusion in the AbbottWMM series.  One of the events that is currently being evaluated against the stringent operational criteria that has been set forth is the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon.