(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- The Hayward faithful were rewarded once again, as the greatest women’s shot put competition in American history took center stage on the seventh day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials - Track & Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- Saving their best for last, the trio of Amber Campbell(Indianapolis), Gwen Berry (St. Louis, Missouri) and DeAnna Price (Moscow Mills, Missouri) utilized their last two rounds of throws to qualify for Team USA in the women’s hammer throw on Wednesday at Hayward Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- While millions are ready to set off their fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, 21,713 of the Hayward faithful watched fireworks of their own Monday on the fourth day of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- Her status a question mark heading into the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field, Allyson Felix (Los Angeles) erased any doubt of her fitness and form with a phenomenal comeback in the last 150 meters to win the women’s 400m title Sunday.
(USATF)- EUGENE, OREGON -- Producing the longest leap in the world since 2004, Brittney Reese highlighted day two action at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field on Saturday at Hayward Field.
Great Eight: Rupp takes record eighth-straight USATF 10,000m title, Crouser pulls off men’s shot put upset
(USATF) - EUGENE, OREGON -- Hayward Field favorite Galen Rupp made history as he won his eighth consecutive USATF 10,000m title, while Oregon native Ryan Crouser highlighted a team of first-time Olympians in the men’s shot put to open track & field action at Hayward Field Friday.
Mark Cullen wrote for us in Beijing in 2015. Here is his first piece of the Olympic Trials for RunBlogRun, on the men's and women's 20k race walks. Mark has a superb blog at www.trackerati.com.
Ticket to Rio
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field will be broadcast live from Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 10 via NBC and it’s family of networks. Check local listings for TV channel assignment.
Rohler twice over 91 m - TURKU (FIN, Jun 29): German Thomas Rohler achieved two 91 m throws at the Paavo Nurmi Games meet (EA Premium) with 91.28 in round three and 91.04 in round five. It is not only World lead, personal best but also 11th best performer ever.
(USATF) - CLOVIS, California – Veterans Memorial Stadium is set to host yet another stellar championship meet as the 2016 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships head to Central California, June 24-26.
The 204th IAAF Council Meeting was held today at the Grand Hotel Wein in Vienna, Austria. The meeting was attended by 25 members of the 27-strong Council and chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe.
Competition Features Olympic Gold Medalist Jenn Suhr of the U.S. in the Pole Vault & Three-Time Olympic Medalist Yohan Blake of Jamaica in the 100m, Coverage Available on the NBC Sports App
( NYRRC ) Sumgong, the reigning Virgin Money London Marathon champion, was neck-and-neck with American Aliphine Tuliamuk for the first half of the course before breaking from the pack after the 5K mark to win in her event debut. Tuliamuk finished second in 32:14, and Burundi’s Diane Nukuri was third in 32:18.
I watched a couple of hours of the ESPN coverage of day two of the NCAA Champs. My buddies were texting me during the broadcast, telling me how much they loved the new format and how, one day one, Zeke Zarnowski, the dean of announcers for multi events, was amazing.
David Hunter has covered the NCAA Championships for us for several years now. This is his arguement for the NCAA Championships and how important they are in our sport. We look forward to David's daily columns (along with Lindsay Rossmiller's) on the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Championships, held in Eugene, Oregon, from June 8-11.
Almaz Ayana missed out on the women’s world 5000m record by just over five seconds at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat two weeks ago and came, agonisingly, even closer in Rome as she stopped the clock at 14:12.59 on Thursday (2), just 1.44 off the mark set by her Ethiopian compatriot Tirunesh Dibaba eight years ago.
He’s already a world and Olympic gold medallist and the owner of the second best triple jump of all-time but what Christian Taylor really wants is competition.
He’s inviting it, hoping for it every time he competes.
(IAAF) - Joe Kovacs flipped the switch and the ball went flying. The IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 men’s shot put gold medallist uncorked a world-leading 22.13m on his final attempt to close out a dominant performance at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Friday (27).
Ethiopians dominated both the men’s and women’s races filling all but one of the podium places at the 2016 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (29).
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