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ATHLETICS: Legese and Aga run away with wins in rainy Tokyo Marathon

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The conditions were much less than ideal for the Tokyo Marathon, the first of the World Marathon Majors races for 2019. It rained throughout,...

ATHLETICS Preview: Bekele headlines first World Marathon Major of 2019, in Tokyo

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The first of the six World Marathon Majors races is Sunday in Japan for the 13th Tokyo Marathon, with an excellent elite field assembled...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Five Russians appeal doping verdicts, while USATF Board continues Lananna’s suspension

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed 12 Russian doping positives in an announcement on 1 February, for offenses mostly during the 2012-14 period....

LANE ONE: The Paris 2024 legacy will be about athletes, but not Olympians

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The Paris 2024 organizing committee created plenty of headlines last week with its announcement that it would ask the International Olympic Committee to approve...

ATHLETICS: Brazier sets 600 m world record; Mu gets 600 m American Record at...

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In a magical 12-minute span inside the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, New York, what makes indoor track so great was on...

ATHLETICS: Quigley outlasts Houlihan for upset win and first national title

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American distance ace Shelby Houlihan had a lot going for her coming into the USATF National Indoor Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Center...

ATHLETICS Preview: USATF Indoor Champs start Friday on Staten Island

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There was a time when the U.S. National Indoor Championships and New York – especially Madison Square Garden – were synonymous. But that was...

ATHLETICS: Jakob Ingebrigtsen upsets Tefera in Dusseldorf, as Ta Lou runs 7.02

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The race to watch at the final stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour in Dusseldorf (GER) was supposed to be the men’s 1,500m,...

ATHLETICS Preview: IAAF World Indoor Tour ends in Dusseldorf on Wednesday

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The sixth and final leg of the IAAF World Indoor Tour comes Wednesday at a sold-out Sportpark Arena in Dusseldorf (GER) for the PSD...

ATHLETICS: U.S., Simbassa and Sieracki sweep NACAC Cross Country Champs

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The North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships was won, once again, by the United States in Port of...

ATHLETICS: World Indoor 1,500 m Record falls to Tefera in Birmingham

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All eyes in Birmingham (GBR) were on Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha in his attempt at the indoor world record in the 1,500 m, but it...

ATHLETICS: Another record try for Kejelcha at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham

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Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha came this close to setting a world record in the mile last week at the Millrose Games in New York, but...

THE BIG PICTURE: Newspaper story ignites forthcoming hearing on IAAF’s regulations on female athletes

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The question of whether and how the IAAF can regulate the definition of “women” in track & field is now at the boiling point,...

ATHLETICS: Kejelcha misses World Indoor Mile mark by 0.01 at Millrose Games

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Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but it was a thrilling try as Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha made a brilliant effort at breaking...

ATHLETICS: World leads for Sidorova and Rojas and American Record for Franklin in Madrid

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The field events had the fireworks at the IAAF Indoor World Series meet in Madrid on Friday, especially in the women’s vault and triple...

ATHLETICS Preview: Indoor mile record targeted in Saturday’s Millrose Games

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The mile has been one of the mainstays of indoor track & field for decades and is perhaps the most cherished record on the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Race walking desperate to save its place on the Olympic program

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It’s no secret that when discussions about contracting the number of athletes and events in the Olympic Games come up, race walking is always...

ATHLETICS: Swoboda upsets Ta Lou and Kendricks wins vault in Torun

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The third stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour was in the Torun Arena in Poland, where the home fans had a lot to...

ATHLETICS Preview: Poland faces the world in IAAF World Indoor Tour in Torun

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The third stop in the IAAF World Indoor Tour comes Wednesday in Torun (POL) for the Orlen Copernicus Cup. In case you were wondering,...

LANE ONE: To grow track & field, Sebastian Coe of 2019 needs to talk...

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Britain’s Sebastian Coe was one of the finest middle-distance runners of all time. He was so good and so special that he sold thousands...

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