(iaaf)For all his dominance, it had been almost four years since France’s Renaud Lavillenie last won a global championship title, but the world record holder re-asserted his superiority in supreme fashion on the first day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, setting a championship record of 6.02m to take gold.
Suhr breaks championship record, Americans take home medals as pole vault takes center stage at Portland 2016
(iaaf)PORTLAND, Oregon -- In the greatest women’s pole vault competition in track & field history, it was a picture-perfect Jenn Suhrwho added World Indoor gold to her Olympic title with a perfect card through 4.90m/16-0.75.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Nine throwers are set to entertain the Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee crowd in the Rio Olympic Games Preview women's shot put, Relays director Brian Brown announced Thursday, March 17.
2016 IAAF WORLD INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS LIVE THIS SAT. AT 9:30 PM ET & SUN. AT 4 PM ET ON NBCSN
Coverage Begins Friday Night at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra - STAMFORD, Conn. – March 17, 2016 – NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Ore., beginning tomorrow (Friday) night at 12:30 a.m. ET and continuing live this Saturday, Mar. 19, at 9:30 p.m.
(USATF)- USATF presents weekly features, contributed by Tom Surber, highlighting elite athletes, coaches, officials and events that have made an impact on the sport.This week Surber reflects back to the inaugural IAAF World Indoor Championships.
PORTLAND, Oregon – Eight World Indoor Championships medalists, including two-time defending heptathlon champion Ashton Eaton (Bend, Oregon), highlight Team USA’s roster for the IAAF World Indoor Championships – Portland 2016. In total, 58 athletes will represent the red, white and blue at the Oregon Convention Center, March 17-20.
(USATF) - JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- For the second time in as many USATF Running Circuit races, the winners of Saturday’s USATF 15 km Championships won their first national titles, as Tara Welling and Stanley Kebenei both beat deep and talented fields to earn victories in Jacksonville, an event hosted by the Gate River Run.
This Fourth of July, celebrate America at the world’s largest 10K! For 47 years, the AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, Georgia has welcomed runners and walkers to participate in this iconic Independence Day event. Now with 60,000 finishers, it has become the largest road race in the country!
The 3000 meter races on Friday night were alot of fun to watch. Our friends at Race Results Weekly wrote this piece on the distance races on Day 1 of the USATF Indoor Champs.
HILL, ROWBURY SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND USA INDOOR 3K TITLES
By David Monti, @d9monti
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Centrowitz holds off Andrews to Nab second straight USA indoor 1500m win, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission
The nature of racing is what makes track & field so fascinating. It is about, in the final analysis, rivalries. Take Matt Centrowitz and Robbie Andrews.
( Lindsay Rossmiller from RunBlogRun) In the second day of the USA Champs, the absolute reason why people love track and field was reinforced nearly each and every event! It was about the competition!
In a facility better than most that I attend for indoor events around the world, the OCC hosted two days of wonderful elite and two days of high school competition.
STATEN ISLAND, New York -- More than 2,000 young athletes ages 8-18 will descend upon the brand new, state of the art Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, March 11-13 to compete for national titles at the three-day USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championships.
The IAAF London 2017 entry standards for road events, combined events and the 10,000m are also confirmed.
During the IAAF Council Meeting on Thursday (10), Council decided the host cities for two 2018 IAAF World Athletics Series events.
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 10, 2016 – NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Ore., beginning tomorrow, Friday, Mar. 11, at 11:30 p.m. ET and continuing live this Saturday, Mar. 12, at 8 p.m. ET.
One week from now, the focus of the athletics world will be on the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, which takes place from 17-20 March.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson resigns from London 2017 Board after claiming she felt "a bit too tokenistic"
(Duncan Mackay. Inside the games) Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has become the latest person to resign from the Board of the company organising next year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London because she claimed she felt "a bit too tokenistic".
She is the fourth senior figure involved in the event to have stood down in five weeks.
Seventy runners plus one dog, on a 1,500 kilometer relay to deliver one pair of Diadora shoes! Diadora Making it Bright
by Larry Eder (sponsored by Diadora) How many runners does it take to deliver one pair of Diadora N9000s?
Well, for this one lucky consumer in Barcelona, it took 70 runners plus one dog, a week to run, with package in hand, from Milano to Barcelona. The journey of 1,482 kilometers was captured on video, and in photos, by Diadora.
(IAAF)Lucas Rotich won the Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:09:11 in the Japanese city of Otsu on Sunday afternoon (6).
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