Monte-Carlo - The Headquarters of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is preparing for some very special birthday celebrations next week in Monaco, the Mediterranean Principality which has been the home of the sport’s world governing body since October 1993.
BARCELONA, Spain – Nine from the U.S. National Team at the IAAF World Junior Championships advanced from their rounds of competition to the next level on Thursday morning at Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium.
BARCELONA, Spain – It was another successful morning at Olympic Stadium for Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona. In three track event qualifying rounds, the U.S. advanced five of six to the next step while Team Co-Captain Gunnar Nixon continued his pursuit of the medal stand in the men’s decathlon.
BARCELONA, Spain – For Team USA, the evening session of the opening day at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona was highlighted by a solid finish by Aisling Cuffe in the finals of the women’s 3000, Gunnar Nixon’s taking of the lead in the men’s decathlon, and the American sprinting group cruising through the opening rounds of the women’s 100 and men’
BARCELONA, Spain – Nine in the morning is early for most, but, for Team USA’s Brianne Nerud (North Shore, N.Y.), it was the perfect time to demolish the national high school record in the women’s steeplechase. Nerud’s performance was part of a busy morning at the opening session of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona.
BARCELONA, Spain – America’s stars of tomorrow will be on display at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships beginning on Tuesday in Barcelona. Montjuïc Olympic Stadium will be the venue of the six-day competition (July 10-15) that will feature 180 countries and the best athletes in the world under the age of 20.
Tyson Gay had taken nearly a year away from sprinting. Since July 2011, Tyson Gay had two surgeries, and just began running in April. He is coming around, now that he is healthy, in leaps and bounds.
USATF Foundation Doubles $50,000 Olympic Qualifier Bonus Pool to $100,000; Sends 19 Grantee Athletes to London
The USA Track & Field Foundation decided at its board meeting June 30 to double the original Elite Athlete Grantee bonus pool cap of $50,000 announced April 11, to $100,000, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld.
"Today is truly one of the proudest days of my life. To have been selected to represent Team South Africa at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the individual 400m and the 4x400m relay is a real honour and I am so pleased that years of hard work, determination and sacrifice have all come together.
After two impressive days of competition for ASICS athletes, Amy Acuff in
the high jump, Sharon Day in the heptathlon, and Kara Patterson in the
javelin, all three women have earned repeat appearances at London this
By Dick Patrick
The runoff between Allyson Felix and training partner Jeneba Tarmoh to decide who gets the third U.S. spot in the 100 meters at the London Games will be held Monday, July 2, at 5 pm local time. Both runners, according to USA Track & Field, preferred to have a run off instead of a coin flip.
ARLINGTON, Texas-- Jaiden Woodbey earned his third national championship title of the week to highlight the final day of competition at the USA Youth Track & Field Championships at Maverick stadium at The University of Texas-Arlington.
By Dave Hunter
Each day at these Olympic Trials there is an intermittent stream of athletes who, after their competition, parade through the tented Media Center by way of a cordoned pathway known as the Mixed Zone.
ARLINGTON, Texas-- A near record breaking performance by the So Cal Roadrunners in the Youth Boys 4x800m relay and a dominating performance by Travis Toliver in the Intermediate Boys decathlon highlighted day two at the USA Youth Track & Field Championships at Maverick stadium at The University of Texas-Arlington.
By Jon Gugala
Go back to this year's USATF Oxy High Performance Meet, hosted by Occidental College in early May. Evan Jager, Nike athlete and member of the 2009 U.S. world championship 5,000-meters team, goes into the bell lap of his second steeple ever--the first being a massive win and Olympic trials "A" standard of 8:26.14 at Mt. Sac in April--and he's got a kick.
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