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

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

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...
Via Stack
November 10, 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...
Via Stack
November 08, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via Stack
November 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

WATCH: Hall of Honor Class of 2017 inductee Trey Hardee

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November 03, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Gatlin Press Conference (10.13.17)

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October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon, Jordan Hasay places third

You knew it was only a matter of time before Galen Rupp, the newest star on the marathon circuit, would notch his first victory in a non-trials race. That moment came on Sunday when Rupp broke the tape at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in a time of 2:09:20. Rupp became the first American male to win the Chicago Marathon since Khalid Khannouchi did so in 2002. He’s the first...
Via Addicted to Quack
October 09, 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

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

Bolt, Farah take to the track 1 more time at worlds

LONDON (AP) — Saturday marks the end of the Usain Bolt’s career. The Jamaican great is looking for one more gold medal in the 4×100-meter relay at the world championships. The relay heats are set for early Saturday. If everything goes according to plan and no batons are dropped, it will also mark the final duel between Bolt and American rival Justin Gatlin, who beat the Jamaican...
August 11, 2017

Usain Bolt takes bronze in his final race ever

If you haven’t been paying attention to the 2017 IAAF Outdoor Track and Field Championships, you wouldn’t have seen Usain Bolt race in his final meet ever. He raced the 100m, an event in which he holds the world record in. In the final, he placed third place earning him the bronze medal. It was the first time he had ever received a bronze medal in any event on the international stage...
August 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Two Americans beat Usain Bolt in Bolt’s final 100-meter race

Usain Bolt is one of the greatest athletes of all-time. He’s the fastest human in the history of the world. The Jamaican sprinter is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist.His final 100-meter race, however, did not go as expected. Bolt sprinted in his signature event at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in London Saturday. The storybook ending was not to be, as two Americans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Gatlin spoils Bolt’s farewell in 100 with remarkable gold

London • Usain Bolt was no longer stunning. He was just stunned. At the end of a career in which he has dominated his sport for a decade, Bolt was beaten in his final 100-meter race by an American almost five years his senior — Justin Gatlin. Calling it quits at the age of 30 and looking for a golden farewell in his last individual race at the world championships, Bolt lost to a...
Via Jazz Notes
August 05, 2017

WATCH: Justin Gatlin Beats Usain Bolt in Men's 100m Final at London IAAF World Championships 2017

Justin Gatlin Beats Usain Bolt in Men's 100m Final at London IAAF World Championships 2017
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August 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Gatlin Stunned Bolt In 100m At London World Championships

Usain Bolt had his departure party spoiled by Justin Gatlin after the American beat him in the final of the men's 100 meters at the 2017 IAAF World Championships here in London on Saturday.
August 05, 2017

Bolt, Farah in early action at world championships

LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt and Mo Farah are poised to grab the early attention at the world championships. The Jamaican sprinter will compete in the opening round of the 100 meters, a race that should amount to a stroll. Gold in the 10,000 meters is at stake for Farah. On the opening night of the 10-day championships at the sold-out Olympic Stadium, the fervor of the home crowd will...
August 03, 2017

Bolt, Farah headline the 1st day of world championships

LONDON (AP) — The stadium will be packed Friday for the opening of the world championships — and not only to catch a glimpse of Usain Bolt. After all, this is Mo Farah’s house. While Bolt races in an early heat of the 100 meters, the British long-distance runner will chase after the night’s only medal in the 10,000. He’s dominated the event, winning two straight world titles to go...
August 03, 2017

Stage all set for Hardee at worlds after Eaton’s retirement

LONDON (AP) — Trey Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he’s not retired. Never has been. The thought really never crossed his mind. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He’s 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries and did some broadcasting work for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. On top of that, his...
August 01, 2017

WATCH: Usain Bolt wins the men's 100m - Monaco Diamond League 2017

Usain Bolt wins the men's 100m - Monaco Diamond League 2017
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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