Athletics journalist dies

Messi 2LEADING Athletics journalist, James Dunaway, died in Austin, Texas, on Sunday at the age of 87.

Dunaway was a doyen of athletics journalism, not just in the USA but globally, and a highly respected writer.

He had covered every Olympics since Melbourne, 14 in all, as well as every World Track and Field Championships but one.

His articles on business and sports appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Signature, The Runner, Runners’ World, Track & Field News, American Track and Field, and many other magazines and newspapers, as well as CBS SportsLine.com.

His articles on business and sports have appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Signature, The Runner, Runners’ World, Track & Field News, American Track & Field, and many other magazines and newspapers, as well as CBS SportsLine.com.

“Author of the best-selling Sports Illustrated Book of Track & Field: Running Events, he was twice (1999-2001) and (2005-2007) elected president of the Track and Field Writers of America.”

- AIPS

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