Monaco - The International Association of Athletics Federations in partnership with World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt are pleased to announce a brand new online contest open to all fans around the world with only one week to go to the Samsung Diamond League series.
Organizers announced Wednesday the additions of Jason Richardson, Jesse Williams, Aries Merritt and Sanya Richards-Ross as competitors in the adidas Grand Prix, slated for June 9 in New York City.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – American 110-meter hurdles record holder David Oliver has been selected for the United States Olympic Committee’s Team for Tomorrow Athlete Ambassadors program, the organization announced Tuesday.
The USA Track & Field Foundation has released $20,000 to support the Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant program, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.
Always a meet that floods stat lists with super early-season marks, the 2012 edition of the Mt. SAC Relays didn't disappoint. From a barely-windy 9.85 for Walter Dix to another 23-plus leap for Brittney Reese, many of the athletes who will likely populate Team USA in London made their mark.
DENVER - (April 20, 2012) - The Colfax Marathon Partnership has announced the 2012 recipients of the High School Distance Runner Achievement Awards that took place Thursday, April 19 at the Colorado Running Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Denver Athletic Club.
by Larry Eder
If you want an uplifting story about a young runner who perseveres over misdiagnosed injuries, regains her fitness and, in her debut, runs faster than all but one American women prepster, then, please, dear readers, you must read Doug Binder's blog on Cayla Hatton.
ST. LOUIS - GO! St. Louis, a local non-profit organization that presents fitness events and programs in the St. Louis region announced that more than 125 high school students from eight local schools will be part of the innovative fitness and character-building Students on the GO! program.
INDIANAPOLIS - Trevor Barron has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after finishing as the top American at the IAAF Race Walking Cup Trials 20 km in 1:22:13 on April 1 in Eugene, Ore.
Throughout the four days of the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, more than 39,000 spectators witnessed a total of 15 meet record fall at the Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Fresh off her World Indoor title in the 400 meters, Sanya Richards-Ross blew away the field in the 100m in a wind-aided (2.9) time of 10.89.
adidas ClimaCool Seduction Launched: with a Little Help from Katy Perry, David Beckham, Derrick Rose and Lionel Messi
adidas has launched the adidas ClimaCool Seduction. The ClimaCool has been quite a popular running shoe, which appeals to both the performance and fashionista crowd.
The deadline to apply for the 2012 Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant program is quickly approaching.
by Larry Eder
When I was fortunate enough to meet Oscar Pistorius at the Nike Prefontaine Classic last year, I was taken by how relaxed he was. Oscar was obviously comfortable with the press, not searching it out, but understanding that this was part of his sporting life. He has fascinated many in the general sports audience, and has fascinated many in the track public.
NORMAL, Ill. - Drew Hines, Samantha Staples and Greg Moschella were three of the top winners from the final day of competition at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships in Normal, Ill.
INDIANAPOLIS - Nearly 400 young athletes will meet this Saturday and Sunday in Bloomington, Ill. at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships to battle for bragging rights of national titles across six age groups.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Eric Broadbent and Sharon Day both claimed their first USA Indoor Combined Events Championship titles this weekend, March 3-4, as numerous championship and facility records fell at Gladstein Field House on the campus of Indiana University.
Tianna Madison, the fastest women in world in 2012, and Duane Solomom, US champion at 800 meters, were congratulated by their sponsors, the Saucony company, on their performances last weekend.
by Larry Eder
The truth is, it all begins with running, jumping and throwing. Two weeks ago, one of the guys who got that the most, passed away. He knew that the battle for footwear supremacy, is a battle done best, talking about the sport, and selling one pair of footwear at a time. It is a seemingly simple fact, but only the successful brands really get it, really live it, really breathe it.
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