Home Athletics Page 13

Athletics

ATHLETICS: Houlihan’s speed makes her U.S. Cross Country champ in Tallahassee

Speed kills. Shelby Houlihan wants you to remember that. It’s what brought her from fourth to first in the final 1,000 meters to win the...

ATHLETICS: Three world-leading marks in World Indoor Tour meet in Karlsruhe

Early-season marks aren’t usually worth too much excitement, but there were three new world leaders at the sold-out meeting in Karlsruhe (GER): ● Men’s High...

ATHLETICS Preview: U.S. Cross Country Champs back in Tallahassee on Saturday

Two strong fields will line-up for the annual USATF Cross Country Championships, once again at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida. The senior men...

ATHLETICS Preview: Big names line up for Karlsruhe indoor meet on Saturday

There is nothing like a sell-out to warm the heart of a meet director. “The Indoor Meeting has never sold out before Christmas in its...

THE BIG PICTURE: Court of Arbitration for Sport confirms 12 Russian track & field...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) came under enormous criticism after reversing 28 suspensions handed out by the International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Remembering Fred Thompson, Steve Prefontaine and Franklin Jacobs

Sports creates enduring memories, not only of events and wins and losses, but of the places you go and the people you meet. In...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

ATHLETICS Panorama: UCLA frosh Guttormsen clears 18-8 3/4 indoors in New York!

While the headline event of the weekend in the U.S. was the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the Dr. Norm Sander Columbia...

ATHLETICS: Ethiopians Kejelcha and Gebrhiwet brilliant at New Balance Grand Prix

If you’re looking for the likely star of the 2019 indoor track season, you might want to start with Ethiopia’s 21-year-old Yomif Kejelcha. After running...

ATHLETICS: Stunning 2:03:34 for Molla and 2:17:08 for Chepngetich in Dubai!

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon has been the richest race in the world for several years, but the prize money was downgraded for 2019...

ATHLETICS Preview: IAAF’s World Indoor Tour opens in Boston on Saturday

The 2019 indoor track & field season has already opened with some good performances, but the first major meet of the new year comes...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Six win streaks of note carry into 2019, and is the IAAF...

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) pays a lot of attention to statistics and it’s good that they do. Because of it, they...

ATHLETICS: Black Tidings owner admits lying to police on doping cover-up, sentenced to a...

The Straits Times of Singapore reported today (17th) that Tan Tong Han, 36, has been sentenced to a week in jail for lying to...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

THE BIG PICTURE: WADA announces new “mission to Moscow”

The dance between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Russian government will continue on Wednesday, as a three-person WADA team will make another trip...

LANE ONE: The most interesting U.S. athletes and team to watch in 2019?

There will be plenty of off-the-field antics to follow in 2019, like doping and the continuing fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal, but how...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

As 2018 fades away, what were the top stories of the year in the Olympic Movement, both in the U.S. and worldwide? We found...

ATHLETICS: Famed Zurich meet director Andreas Brugger passes at 91

Sad news from Zurich (SUI), with the news that Andreas Brugger, for 27 years the meet director of Weltklasse im Zurich, passed away on...

PDF Archives

Recent Posts

Click to Hide Advanced Floating Content
The Sports Examiner The goal of The Sports Examiner is to provide comprehensive, independent coverage of the Olympic Games, the events and sports that are featured within it and the greater Olympic Movement, with special focus on United States athletes and teams. In order to serve the widest-possible readership, the site is free to view. Close
However, there are costs, and we appreciate the support of our readers. Every contribution, no matter big or small, is crucial for our future and an investment in Olympic-sport coverage you won’t find elsewhere. Thanks in advance for your generosity. Contribute to The Sports Examiner