Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to top


track and field Archives - Daily Relay

Chaos Reigned: An Oral History of the 2008 800m Olympic Trials Final

June 27, 2016 | | 5 Comments

Photo: Randy Miyazaki /

As the noise descended from the bleachers at Hayward Field and penetrated underneath the west grandstand, Tom Pappas abandoned his warm-up. Pappas was minutes away from the last event of the decathlon at … Read More

Goodbye Diamond League, Hello Battle of the Sexes

September 10, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

In 1976 ABC aired a new show, Battle of the Network Stars. ABC, NBC and CBS each chose 10 of their top actors and actresses, outfitted them in classic 70’s gear, and asked them to … Read More

Gender Gaps in World Championships

August 27, 2013 | | One Comment

Photo courtesy of TrackTownPhoto

Why have Kenyan males outperformed their female counterparts at the World Championships whereas Ethiopian females have performed at a relatively similar level to that of Ethiopian males?

There have been fourteen World Championships in … Read More