Monthly Archives: July 2013
World Championships Preview: Multi-eventsJuly 31, 2013 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Ashton Eaton is far ahead of the competition. (Photo courtesy Creative Commons.)
Every day for the next week (and sometimes twice a day) we’ll be providing a World Championships preview for a group of events. Today we kick off with … Read More
The Worlds’ Most Memorable Moments, part 3July 30, 2013 | Jesse Squire | 3 Comments
After counting down the thirty most memorable moments from the IAAF World Championships’ first thirty years, we come to the top ten. Here’s where people might start to argue about what belongs where.
Arguing by itself is not a bad … Read More
The Worlds’ Most Memorable Moments, part 2July 29, 2013 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
42 kilometers done, 200 meters to go. (Photo by Jesse Squire.)
Yesterday I kicked off a countdown of the most memorable moments in World Championships history. Since the first Worlds were held thirty years ago, I’m choosing thirty moments.
Once … Read More
The Monday Morning RunJuly 29, 2013 | Daily Relay | One Comment
Mo Farah didn’t set a British record in winning the 3000m on day two of the Sainsbury Anniversary Games in London on Saturday, but he was still a primary newsmaker. His 7:36.85 was a bit more than four seconds off … Read More
The Worlds’ Most Memorable Moments, part 1July 28, 2013 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
The 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics will begin in Moscow in less than two weeks. Three days before that, the Worlds will have their 30th anniversary.
I have watched all editions but the first (I … Read More
Five Things We Learned at London, Day 2July 27, 2013 | Pat Price
photo: Track and Field photo
Five quick thoughts on the second day of competition at the Sainsbury Anniversary Games, the London stop on the Diamond League tour…
The American Men looked strong in the 400 Hurdles
The guys … Read More
Five Things We Learned at London, Day 1July 26, 2013 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Five quick thoughts on the first day of competition at the Sainsbury Anniversary Games, the London stop on the Diamond League tour…
Jenn Suhr is no longer the Worlds favorite.
Suhr is the reigning Olympic pole vault champion and broke … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups – London Diamond LeagueJuly 25, 2013 | Jesse Squire
Usain Bolt should have no trouble hearing the 80,000-strong crowd in London. (Photo courtesy IAAF Diamond League Facebook page.)
The main competition over this weekend is the London stop on the Diamond League tour, held over two days and dubbed … Read More
Movie Rundowns: “Fast Girls”July 24, 2013 | Jason Halpin | 4 Comments
On the eve of the London Anniversary Games, Jason Halpin reflects on two stars in British track and field whose story and legacy should not be forgotten.
For this week’s movie rundown, I chose the 2012 British classic Fast Girls. I … Read More
5 Questions with Chris O’HareJuly 23, 2013 | Pat Price
photo: Track and Field Photo
Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with British 1500 Champion and NCAA Indoor … Read More