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THE BIG PICTURE: New doping lab to be placed in Kenya

Kenya has been one of the countries significantly impacted by doping issues, but a new development may help to convince its athletes that if...

Better than Bolt? Noah Lyles isn’t yet, but he’s more entertaining

What will happen to track & field without Usain Bolt? Remember that? The wails following the end of the 2017 World Championships have been replaced with...

ATHLETICS: ’88 OG decathlon champ Schenk admits doping

The 1988 Olympic Decathlon winner, then-East German Christian Schenk, now 53, admitted in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that he was doping...

ASIAN GAMES: Japan’s Ikee wins 50 m Free for eighth medal, sixth gold

The 18th Asian Games in Indonesia still has a week to go, but it will take a stunning turn to keep Japan’s teenage swim...

The death of track & field starts next year in Minsk

The just-completed European Championships in Berlin (GER) was the best meet of the year and included four world-leading marks and a sensational 6.05 m...

ATHLETICS: $17 million for World U-18 Champs missing in Kenya

Kenya was awarded the IAAF World U-20 Champs last month, but maybe there are second thoughts after a report in the Kenyan newspaper, The...

ATHLETICS: Baker runs world-leading 9.87 in Poland

Just because he didn’t run in Birmingham doesn’t mean we should forget Diamond League men’s 100 m points leader Ronnie Baker of the U.S. Already...

ATHLETICS: Coleman & Miller-Uibo win Birmingham showdowns

The last IAAF Diamond League meet prior to the finals at the end of this month proved to be less than hoped for in...

ATHLETICS: Happy Birthday to Rafer Johnson!

Not more results, but birthday wishes for one of America’s iconic Olympic champions, Rafer Johnson, who turned 83 on 18 August. Sure, he was the...

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS/ ATHLETICS: Ingebrigtsen and Duplantis supreme in Berlin

The stunning men’s pole vault, topped by Mondo Duplantis’s 6.05 m (19-10 1/4) world leader – see more in today’s Lane One – was...

ATHLETICS: Final “regular-season” Diamond League meet comes to Birmingham Saturday

After three and a half months of running, jumping and throwing, the IAAF Diamond League season will finish its “regular” schedule with the Muller...

LANE ONE: Did you see that a Swedish teenager set an American record in...

A marvelous European Track & Field Championships concluded last Sunday in Berlin (GER), with the highlight being the men’s pole vault in which two...

ATHLETICS: Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart passes at 63

One of the great characters in the professional wrestling ranks who was also an outstanding shot putter – Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart – passed...

Warholm adds European 400 m Hurdles title in Berlin

If you thought that Norway’s World Champion Karsten Warholm, still just 22 years old, would be discouraged by his repeated defeats to Qatar’s Abderrahman...

Russian high jumpers denied permission for int’l competition

The IAAF Doping Review Board has disqualified co-world leader in the men’s high jump, Danil Lysenko, for failing to provide “whereabouts” information to the...

Caster Semenya makes history with African Champs 400 m win

The African Championships in track & field are ongoing in Asaba, Nigeria in a sub-par facility that doesn’t even appear to be completely flat...

Russian high jumpers denied permission for int’l competition

The IAAF Doping Review Board has disqualified co-world leader in the men’s high jump, Danil Lysenko, for failing to provide “whereabouts” information to the...

Caster Semenya makes history with African Champs 400 m win

The African Championships in track & field are ongoing in Asaba, Nigeria in a sub-par facility that doesn’t even appear to be completely flat...

Eugene selected to host 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Track & Field ended the suspense and to the surprise of almost no one, chose an under-construction facility in Eugene, Oregon after removing...

The IAAF is unhappy with the uniformity of uniforms

The IAAF Council meeting in Buenos Aires on 26-27 July was one of the busiest in recent memory. In addition to its decisions on...

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