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Broken Flight

Date: 
07/03/2012 - 09:47
Date: 
07/03/2012 - 09:47

brokenflight.pngBy Jon Gugala
Nothing is more dramatic in track and field than a dive at the line. And nothing is more disappointing than when a dive doesn't work.

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Date: 
07/02/2012 - 13:03

tarmoh_olyt12.pngEUGENE, Ore. – Jeneba Tarmoh has withdrawn herself from consideration for one of three Olympic Team positions in the women’s 100 meters.

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The Felix and Tarmoh Runoff

Date: 
07/02/2012 - 10:17
Date: 
07/02/2012 - 10:17

deadheat_0_0.pngBy 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.

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Date: 
07/02/2012 - 10:02

usayouthchamp2012.jpgARLINGTON, 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.

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Jeff Porter and The Dive of His Life

Date: 
07/02/2012 - 09:31
Date: 
07/02/2012 - 09:31

jeffporter.pngBy Elliott Denman
It was the dive of his life, and worth every little abrasion it inflicted on his knees, palms and a miscellany of other bodily sites.

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Meet Delilah DiCrescenzo

Date: 
06/29/2012 - 14:55
Date: 
06/29/2012 - 14:55

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Heard In The Mixed Zone

Date: 
06/29/2012 - 10:52
Date: 
06/29/2012 - 10:52

ashtoneaton_jump.pngBy 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.

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Date: 
06/28/2012 - 11:14

usayouthchamp2012.jpgARLINGTON, 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.

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The Fear

Date: 
06/27/2012 - 10:28
Date: 
06/27/2012 - 10:28

jager.pngBy 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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Win Bernard Lagat's 5,000m Spikes

Date: 
06/27/2012 - 10:22
Date: 
06/27/2012 - 10:22

lagat_spikes.pngThe contest to win Bernard Lagat's spikes is now live

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Date: 
06/26/2012 - 11:26

cabral.pngBy Dave Hunter

Hollywood would likely reject a proposed movie script based upon the 2012 track and field accomplishments of Donn Cabral. Too fantastic, not credible. But as dream-like as Cabral's outdoor ride has been this spring, this much is true: it really did all happen that way.

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Date: 
06/25/2012 - 15:30

usayouthchamp2012.jpgARLINGTON- Over 2500 of the country’s top young athletes will compete at the 2012 USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships June 26 – July 1, 2012 in Arlington, TX at Maverick Stadium on the campus of University of Texas, Arlington.

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Date: 
06/25/2012 - 11:04

phyllisfrancis.pngCourtesy of USATF
After running the 400 meters for only four months, University of Oregon sophomore, Phyllis Francis not only qualified for the Olympic Trials, but she made it back to the semi-finals with a seed time of 52.82—only .11 off from her personal best.

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Ashe named USATF Athlete of the Week

Date: 
06/20/2012 - 17:14
Date: 
06/20/2012 - 17:14

shelbyashe.pngINDIANAPOLIS - Shelby Ashe (Stone Mountain, Ga.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after breaking the American Junior record and establishing a new meet record in the hammer throw at USA Junior Championships on Saturday.

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Date: 
06/20/2012 - 16:58

gilltrackcoach2012.pngCHAMPAIGN-- Gill Athletics and USA Track & Field (USATF) announced the 2012 Gill Athletics National High School Track & Field Coaches of the Year today.

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Date: 
06/18/2012 - 10:48

sportsunited.pngUSA Track & Field, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) and the Oregon Track Club, will aid in bringing 12 teenage girls and four female coaches from Caribbean nations to the United States June 18 – June 28 to participate in a track and field exchange program.

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Date: 
06/18/2012 - 10:22

usajuniorchamps.jpgBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Tyreek Hill pulled away from the field in the men’s 200m taking home his second gold medal to highlight the final day of competition at the USA Junior Championships in Bloomington, Ind. at Indiana University.

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Date: 
06/08/2012 - 14:48

jessicacosby.pngINDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field has named two individuals as Athletes of the Week. Jessica Cosby has received the honor after establishing the American record in the women’s hammer throw Friday at the Prefontaine Classic, along with high school athlete Meghan Vogel, who showed selfless sportsmanship at the Ohio High School Division III state meet.

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Date: 
06/04/2012 - 11:43

usatf_foundation.pngINDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 30 youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility rental.

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Olympic Trials Q & A: Andrew Bumbalough

Date: 
05/29/2012 - 19:05
Date: 
05/29/2012 - 19:05

bumbalough.pngCourtesy of USATF
With the 13:16.26 he ran earlier this year at the Stanford Payton Jordan Invitational, Andrew Bumbalough reached the Olympic “A” standard in the 5,000m. All that stands between him and a trip to London is a top three finish in the Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, which is scheduled for June 21-July 1 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

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