Molly Huddle's Historic 10-Mile Win

Molly Huddle set a new course record for women on her way to her third national road title since Labor Day, in what has been a dominant autumn of running for the 31-year old from the United States.This win for her comes at the end of one of her greatest stretches of competition, beginning directly after her fourth place finish in the World-Championship 10,000m race, where an early...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adoree’ Jackson met with Usain Bolt on Tuesday

USC wide receiver Adoree’ Jackson is very fast. This is one reason why he is a return specialist, a very good one I might add, for the Trojans. Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is also very fast. How cool would it be if these two speedy athletes met up one day? On Tuesday, everyone found out how cool it was. According to College Spun, Bolt visited USC’s campus and during his time...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt hits up Oktoberfest, rocks out on stage (video)

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, but he needs to slow down and relax from time to time. The Jamaican sprinter hit up Oktoberfest in Munich this past weekend to do just that, and he rocked the lederhosen while in attendance, because you have to dress the part. Bolt downed a few beers and hopped on stage with a cover band to sing Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and Kings...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Berlin Marathon

BERLIN (AP) Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday in a personal best time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 1 second. Despite developing problems with his insoles around the 20K mark, Kipchoge finished comfortably ahead of compatriot Eliud Kiptanui in second on 2:05:22 and Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia in third in 2:06:57. All times were official. Kipchoge shaved three seconds...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch former LSU star Lolo Jones' wild racing airplane wild

Lolo Jones, a former LSU star, took a ride in two-time Red Bull Air Race world champion Kirby Chambliss' plane and it's safe to say the ride definitely caused her to freak out.  Chambliss performed several stunts with Jones in...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
21 days ago

UK Athletics clears Farah to continue working with Salazar

LONDON (AP) British track and field's governing body says there is ''no reason to be concerned'' about Mo Farah or other British athletes working with American coach Alberto Salazar. UK Athletics launched an independent inquiry following media allegations that Salazar was involved with doping some of his athletes at the Oregon Project training center. UK Athletics announced in July...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson Kipsang to defend title at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) Wilson Kipsang will defend his title at the New York City Marathon in November. The former world-record holder from Kenya won in his NYC Marathon debut last year. Event organizer New York Road Runners announced Monday that the other podium finishers from 2014 will also return. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia was second last year then went on to win the Boston Marathon in...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Eaton and Wlodarczyk world records ratified by IAAF

MONACO (AP) The IAAF has ratified the world record set by American decathlete Ashton Eaton at the recent world championships. Olympic champion Eaton ran the 1,500 meters in 4 minutes, 17.52 seconds to finish with 9,045 points at the Beijing worlds last month and retain his title. He needed to run under 4:18.25 to surpass the world mark of 9,039 points he set in Oregon in June 2012...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gatlin wins 100 at Van Damme, halfway to sprint double

BRUSSELS (AP) Justin Gatlin struggled into a slight headwind and barely held off Femi Ogunode of Qatar to win the 100 meters in 9.98 seconds at the Van Damme Diamond League meet on Friday. Both sprinters finished in the same time and held an edge of 0.01 over Jimmy Vicaut of France. Michael Rodgers of the United States was fourth in 10.02. Gatlin was going for victory in the 200...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Merritt beats world champion Van Niekerk to win 400

ZURICH (AP) LaShawn Merritt edged a thrilling finish in the 400 meters at the Weltklasse Zurich meet on Thursday, earning partial revenge for losing to Wayde van Niekerk at the world championships last month. Merritt won in 44.18 seconds, 0.10 ahead of Grenada's Kirani James - who claimed bronze in Beijing - and 0.17 ahead of Van Niekerk, the South African who left his kick too...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ashton Eaton runs, jumps, and throws to a world record

Olympic champion Ashton Eaton broke his own world record this week in Beijing at the IAAF World Championships, on his way to a first place finish. His score of 9,045 points, accumulated over the combined efforts of 10 individual events, bettered his previous mark by six points and further established his dominance as the greatest decathlete of all time. This win, coupled with Eaton...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

    Real recognize real. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has had quite the week after winning gold in both the 100-meter and the 200-meter races at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. The Fastest Man in the World kept it rolling on Saturday, collecting another gold medal as the Jamaican team anchor in the 4×100 relay.     After the victory, Bolt busted out a tribute...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ashton Eaton breaks world record as he wins decathlon gold

BEIJING (AP) This was going to hurt. No way around it for Ashton Eaton. To get where the American decathlete wanted to go, he had to endure just a little more pain, dig just a little deeper. So Eaton gritted his teeth and charged ahead, grimacing as he stepped over a low railing and into the stands to wrap his exhausted arms around his wife. That was about all the strength he had...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt gets gift from man who leveled him on segway

It appears that happy endings aren’t just for fairytales. Remember earlier in the week when track star Usain Bolt was leveled by a videographer on a Segway? Well, it appears that he was feeling some remorse for the accident and not just embarassment. “The important thing is that he is OK,” Song Tao, a CCTV cameraman, said through a translator, via The Guardian. “I’m...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Segway Man Gives Usain Bolt A Gift As An Apology For Almost Ending His Career

Remember that segway riding cameraman who almost ended one of the greatest sprinters of our lifetime’s career a couple of...
Via Busted Coverage
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: Eaton leads by 165 after 6 events in decathlon

BEIJING (AP) The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): --- 9:30 a.m. Ashton Eaton leads the decathlon by 165 points after six events, placing second to Damian Warner of Canada in the 110-meter hurdles on Saturday. Warner won the last of the decathlon sprint hurdles heats in 13.63 seconds, reducing the margin by eight points to Eaton, who recorded 13.69. Eaton...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Segway cameraman apologizes for running down Usain Bolt

One of the bigger stories this week in the world of sports world that became an absolute phenomenon was how world-class sprinter Usain Bolt wasn’t run down by one of his opponents during a race but instead was run over by a cameraman riding on a Segway after one. And the suddenly infamous media member wants everyone to know how sorry he is for inadvertently knocking over the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

US decathlete Trey Hardee out of worlds with back injury

BEIJING (AP) Three events in and American decathlete Trey Hardee had to withdraw. His throbbing lower back couldn't take anymore punishment. The two-time world champion hurt his back on Friday in the long jump, then struggled in the shot put before shutting himself down at the world championships. Hardee said he was ''devastated'' to have to pull out of the 10-event competition...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt taken down by Segway after winning 200m gold at World Championships (Video)

Usain Bolt was celebrating his victory in the 200 meters at the Track and Field World Championships in Beijing when he was taken down by a cameraman riding a Segway. The Jamaican sprinter won the gold medal with a time of 19.55 seconds. As he took his victory lap, a cameraman was following close behind on a Segway. The Segway bumped into a railing, causing the cameraman to lose...
Via Holdout Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt v. a Segway

Usain Bolt of Jamaica was hit by a cameraman on a Segway while celebrating his win in the 200-meter final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at National Stadium in Beijing.Bam.[Tara Mulholland]Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt gets destroyed by cameraman on a segway after winning gold medal (video)

Usain Bolt continued to do what he does best on Thursday, as he left his opponents in the dust and won the gold medal in the 200-meter sprint at the World Championships in Beijing. Justin Gatlin finished in second place and took home the silver medal. Bolt’s win was a no-doubter as he finished with a time of 19.55 seconds, which is quite different than Sunday when he attained the...
Via The Sports Daily
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Usain Bolt gets taken out by guy on Segway during victory lap

Usain Bolt is one of the greatest Olympic sprinters of all time. He has been known as the fastest man in the world for the better half of a decade and he continues to break records. Today, he is lucky that he didn’t break his ankle after his most recent race in Beijing. Following his win in the race, Bolt took the customary victory lap. The company broadcasting the event wanted...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt won 200-meter world championship then got taken out by a cameraman on a Segway

What do you get when you’re the world’s fastest man? Another 200-meter world championship? Sure, Usain Bolt got that in 19.55 seconds Thursday, toying with American Justin Gatlin in the last ten meters. Adoring fans around the globe? He’s had that for the better part of a decade. Lucrative shoe deal? Been there done that. How about being run over by a man holding a television...
Via Awful Announcing
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Usain Bolt Run Over By Camerman on Segway

Usain Bolt is currently in China making a mockery of the competition at the World Athletics Championships. This morning, he won gold in the 200m, rather easily and Justin Gatlin finished second. But after the race, as Bolt is doing […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt Taken Down By Segway Scooter After Worlds 200M Win (Video)

Usain Bolt still can’t be slowed on the track, but off of it is a different story. The legendary sprinter continued his worldwide dominance Thursday at the world championships as the Jamaican easily won the 200 meters, blowing by Justin Gatlin. Bolt coasted across the finish line to capture his second gold of the worlds after he won the 100 meter final Sunday, too. Bolt still has...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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