Usain Bolt ends stellar career with injury; Mo Farah loses, too

London •  Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed, stumbled and somersaulted as he came down, his golden farewell...
Via Jazz Notes
August 12, 2017

WATCH: Hall of Honor Inductee: Trey Hardee

Trey Hardee 2017 UT Athletics Hall of Honor Induction.
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October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Gatlin Press Conference (10.13.17)

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October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hall of Honor Class of 2017 inductee Trey Hardee

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November 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Shalane Flanagan is first American to win women’s NYC Marathon since 1977

Olympic runner Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman Sunday to win the New York City Marathon since 1977. Flanagan, 36, clocked an unofficial time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, and 53 seconds. The four-time Olympian has been a leading female distance runner for the past decade, winning a silver medal in the 10,000 meter...
Via New York Post
November 05, 2017

Flanagan upsets Keitany, ends US drought at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan dethroned Mary Keitany on Sunday and became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon since 1977, potentially ending her decorated career with her first major marathon victory. Keitany had won three straight New York marathons, but Flanagan pulled away from the Kenyan great with about three miles to go. Flanagan finished with an unofficial...
November 04, 2017

Kamworor holds off fellow Kenyan Kipsang to win NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon, holding off countryman Wilson Kipsang by three seconds for his first major victory. Kamworor ran the race in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 53 seconds. He and Kipsang embraced just past the finish line to huge cheers. American running great and 2009 New York winner Meb Keflezighi completed his 26th and final marathon...
November 04, 2017

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing down gold medals. Gatlin recently became the oldest 100-meter champion in the history of the IAAF World Championships. One key for Gatlin's mind-blowing longevity? A total overhaul of his mechanics. A few years ago, Gatlin dedicated...
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November 07, 2017  |  Discuss

How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's fresh off a four-year ban from track and field which he incurred after testing positive for a banned substance. His speed and mechanics have decayed. His body is no longer a chiseled figure built for high performance, as his weight has...
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November 08, 2017  |  Discuss

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (North Hills, California). Ten weeks after she tried out for the team, Felix finished seventh in the 200-meter finals at the fiercely competitive California state meet. As a 15-year-old, she won gold in the 100-meter Dash at the 2001 World...
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November 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones begins another Olympic quest, still seeking medal

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — There are six women pushing bobsleds this season for the U.S. national team. Of those, only three will be picked to race in the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics. Lolo Jones is in the group of six. She would do anything to be in the group of three. Her World Cup season debut is Friday night in Park City, Utah, when she’s pushing the USA-1 sled driven by Elana...
November 16, 2017

McLeod, Miller-Uibo and Coburn To Race At NYRR Millrose Games

NEW YORK – Gold medalists Emma Coburn, Omar McLeod and Shaunae Miller-Uibo have announced they will compete at the 111th  NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on February 3, 2018.
November 17, 2017

By the numbers: Meb Keflezighi's marathon of a career

As Meb Keflezighi nears the 2017 New York Marathon on Sunday -- his final 26.2 mile race as a pro -- we break down what it took to get him here. Hint: That may include a few run-ins with canines.
November 06, 2017

Meb Keflezighi's finish line at the New York City Marathon

As Meb Keflezighi laces up for the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5 -- the last 26.2 miles of his career -- he looks back at his years as a distance runner as both a calling and a privilege. We catch up with him in the city where it all started for him.
November 06, 2017

NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men’s side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced Monday by race sponsor John Hancock. Olympians Desiree Linden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Abdi Abdirahman...
December 10, 2017

NYC winner Flanagan to try again in Boston

Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race.
December 11, 2017

Sprinter Gatlin facing doping probe after report

World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin is being investigated for doping after The Telegraph in London published an undercover report into alleged activities of Gatlin's representatives.
December 18, 2017

Justin Gatlin team members under investigation following drug allegations

Justin Gatlin denies any wrongdoing after members of his team were implicated in an alleged doping scandal on Monday.
Via Sporting News
December 18, 2017

Gatlin denies PED use after inquiry opened

American sprinter Justin Gatlin, the world champion in the 100 meters, says he has not used PEDs, after a report by The Telegraph in London led to a doping investigation.
December 19, 2017

Gatlin fires coach, ‘shocked’ by newspaper allegations

LONDON (AP) — World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin says he has fired coach Dennis Mitchell following an undercover investigation that appeared to show people linked to the sprinter offering to supply performance-enhancing drugs. Gatlin says on Instagram he was “shocked and surprised to learn that my coach would have anything to do with even the appearance of these current accusations...
December 18, 2017

Jamaican Olympian: Usain Bolt would be the best bobsledder ‘in the world’

Bobsled push athletes need to be fast. Usain Bolt is fastest man of all time. So how would he do as a bobsled push athlete? I think he would be the best in the world, no question about it, said Chris Stokes, a push athlete for 1988 Jamaican Olympic bobsled team that inspired the movie Cool Runnings. Track-to-bobsled converts are common. Of the three push athletes on the 2014 U.S...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
January 09, 2018

Usain Bolt's football career - how sprinting legend aims to conquer Man Utd & Borussia Dortmund

Goal takes a look at the Jamaican sprinter's football ambitions and his unending love for the beautiful game
Via Sporting News
January 10, 2018

NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile Fields Announced

New York — Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis will race for his first title in six attempts against defending event champion Eric Jenkins in the men’s field at the NYRR Wanamaker Mile during the NYRR Millrose Games, on Saturday, February 3.
January 13, 2018

World’s Best Athletes Reignite Dr. Sander Invitational

NEW YORK – This year’s renamed Dr. Sander Invitational will bring many of the world’s best athletes and the nation’s top college teams to The Armory’s New Balance Track and Field Center in New York on January 26 and 27.
January 13, 2018

Watch Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Live

How to watch live streaming coverage of the Chevron Houston Marathon and companion Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 14.
January 14, 2018
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