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Olympic Trials Halfway Awards

July 5, 2016 |

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We are halfway through the Olympic Trials in Eugene. A quick recap of what has happened so far before the action resumes on Wednesday.

Best competition: Men’s long jump

All of the following happened in … Read More

Grace wins 800 to cap journey from near-retirement to Olympics

July 4, 2016 | | 3 Comments

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EUGENE, Ore. — The lasting image of the women’s 800m final at Hayward Field on Monday evening will be six-time US champion Alysia Montano kneeling on the track in tears. Montano and Brenda Martinez tripped around the … Read More

SPEED Rankings #3: Mid-Distance and Distance

July 10, 2015 |

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Lausanne, Paris and the US Championships helped cement a few favorites for the World Championships and provoked more questions in other events. Here is the latest look at the best in world according to one man’s … Read More

A-Z Guide to the US Championships Part 2

June 23, 2015 |

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If you missed Part 1 of the preview, (letters A-M), click here. For a deeper preview on the women’s steeplechase field, check out this story on Emma Coburn, Ashley Higginson and the rest of the contenders. … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Rowbury sweeps, Centro again, Montano returns

March 2, 2015 |

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If the main purpose of indoor track is to serve as a teaser for what is to come in the spring and summer, then this truncated professional season fulfilled its obligations. The American pro circuit came … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Russian doping, the return of a world record holder, NXN winners

December 8, 2014 |

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The Monday Morning Run is back after the winter sabbatical. Upon our return we don’t get much actual running news. Instead, we are greeted with our usual themes of massive doping scandals and bureaucratic bungling!

First, … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

August 26, 2013 |

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Welcome to the off-season, or to be more accurate, the post-World Championships exhibition season (not to be confused with the pre-World Championships exhibition season).  Even after Thursday’s Diamond League meet in Stockholm, there are … Read More

World Championships Preview: 800 meters

August 9, 2013 |

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The Men’s 800 heats start tomorrow morning in Moscow (or evening in the US)!

Men’s 800

Heats: August 10th, 3:20am ET Semifinal: August 11th 11:35pm Final: August 13th, 1:10pm

2011 World Champion: David Rudisha 2012 Olympic Champion: David … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups – July 4 to 6

July 3, 2013 | | 3 Comments

Usain Bolt holds the championship title belt. His big match with Tyson Gay is yet to come. This weekend is another escalation in the war of performances leading up to the championship of the world. Photo courtesy IAAF World Athletics … Read More

National Championships – What to Watch Sunday

June 23, 2013 |

The highlight events to watch today are all of them! Nine running event finals and six field event finals, all of which offer the highest levels of the human drama of athletic competition.

For everything you need to know about … Read More