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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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!

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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...

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