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Felix, Oliver Win 2010 Jesse Owens Awards

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11/17/2010 - 10:37
Date: 
11/17/2010 - 10:37

felix_oliver.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Allyson Felix and David Oliver on Tuesday were named the winners of the 2010 Jesse Owens Awards by USA Track & Field. Oliver is a first time winner of the Owens Award and this marks the third time in her career that Felix has earned this prestigious distinction.

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Date: 
11/15/2010 - 11:43

usatf_halloffame_QA.pngINDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field announced on November 4 that all-time great athletes Jearl Miles Clark, Dyrol Burleson, Roy Cochran, Ralph Craig and journalist James Dunaway have been elected to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame.

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Date: 
11/12/2010 - 09:54

58555_full-lnd.jpgMonte Carlo – Five women from five different countries and three continents have been shortlisted for the 2010 World Athlete of the Year award.

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Date: 
11/12/2010 - 09:53

aam_logo.pngBOSTON: The Association of Athletics Managers (AAM) representing most of the world´s top athletes completed their three day Annual Meeting in Boston (Nov 9-11). Along with representatives from Samsung Diamond League Organizers (DL) and world´s major shoe companies they agreed to continue their strong relationship by forming a working group which will meet several times throughout the year, building common platforms to market their athletes in the worlds largest athletics meetings.

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Date: 
11/05/2010 - 09:22

usatf_halloffame_logo.pngINDIANAPOLIS - All-time track and field greats Jearl Miles Clark, Dyrol Burleson, Roy Cochran, Ralph Craig and journalist James Dunaway have been elected to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame, USA Track & Field announced on Thursday.

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Date: 
11/02/2010 - 10:13

58555_full-lnd.jpgMonte-Carlo - The IAAF is giving you the unique chance to help select the 2010 World Athlete of the Year.

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Date: 
10/28/2010 - 10:22

Patton_DarvisQ_US09.JpgTwo-time Olympian Darvis "Doc" Patton has been named the 2002 USA Outdoor 200m champion following the October 22 announcement by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that the winner of that race, Ramon Clay, has received a doping suspension and been stripped of his title.

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Date: 
10/18/2010 - 12:22

athleteoftheyear.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Track and field fans once again have the opportunity to help select the 2010 Jesse Owens Awards winners. The honors going to the sport's top athletes of the year are selected by a vote of the media; the online fan balloting will account for 10 percent of the votes.

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Date: 
10/12/2010 - 10:48

sikids.pngTwo track and field athletes have been nominated for Sports Illustrated's 2010 SportsKid of the Year Award.

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Somers Smith named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
10/07/2010 - 11:07
Date: 
10/07/2010 - 11:07

Somers-Smith_Linda-SanJose10.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Linda Somers Smith has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting a pending U.S. Masters record Sunday at the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in San Jose, Calif.

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USATF Financials 101

Date: 
10/07/2010 - 11:04
Date: 
10/07/2010 - 11:04

usatf_logo.pngAs the USATF Board prepares to have its October meeting in Indianapolis, Treasurer Kenneth Taylor steps in to blog about the state of USATF financials.

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Date: 
10/01/2010 - 09:36

NFHSLogo.gifNFHS survey surpasses 7.6 million for 2009-10; outdoor track and field reports largest participatory gain; #1 sport for girls and #2 for boys based on total numbers

INDIANAPOLIS - Participation in high school sports increased for the 21st consecutive school year in 2009-10, eclipsing the 7.6 million mark for the first time.

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Date: 
09/30/2010 - 10:18

usatf_logo.pngINDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to twelve athletes, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.

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Date: 
09/28/2010 - 15:18

Rudisha_DavidWR14101-Rieti2010.jpgCourtesy of IAAF
Monte-Carlo - The IAAF World Challenge meetings in Berlin and Rieti at the end of August were highlighted by two 800m World record performances by Kenya’s David Rudisha which improved on the 13-year-old mark of 3-time outdoor World champion Wilson Kipketer.

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Date: 
09/22/2010 - 15:26

usatf_logo.pngINDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has come to the aid of T.C. Howe High School of Indianapolis, Ind., with a special grant of $2,000 after a Labor Day fire destroyed much of the team's track & field and football equipment, announced USATF Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic on Wednesday.

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Date: 
09/20/2010 - 15:32

academy-logo-small.jpgNEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Track & Field Academy, an educational and certification program designed to provide professional development opportunities for coaches at all levels of the sport.

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Johnson Named USATF Athlete of the Week

Date: 
09/17/2010 - 11:03
Date: 
09/17/2010 - 11:03

Johnson_Kibwe-USout10.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - 2007 Pan American Games silver medalist Kibwe Johnson has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after his win in the men's hammer throw Saturday at the 2010 DecaNation in Annecy, France.

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Lagat Named USATF Athlete of the Week

Date: 
09/09/2010 - 13:50
Date: 
09/09/2010 - 13:50

Lagat_Bernard5km-Split10.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Bernard Lagat has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the men's 3,000 and 5,000m over the weekend at the IAAF Continental Cup in Split, Croatia.

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Date: 
09/08/2010 - 13:39

iaafhammerthrow.jpgCourtesy of IAAF
Monte-Carlo - Japan’s Koji Murofushi and Germany’s Betty Heidler are the inaugural winners of the IAAF World Hammer Throw Challenge and will each receive a prize of US$30,000.

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Date: 
09/07/2010 - 10:45

Campbell_VeronicaFH-Zurich10.jpgCourtesy of IAAF
A return to a favorite city in her only race in August laid the foundation for her ‘off-season’ projects as Veronica Campbell Brown changes her spikes for ordinary shoes for the remainder of 2010.

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