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ATHLETICS: U.S. starts World Relays with wins in two oddball Mixed events

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The Shuttle Hurdles and 2x2x400 m relays are – at best – fun events for U.S. spring relay meets, but they were front and...

ATHLETICS Flash: World-leading 13.07 for Grant Holloway in SEC Prelims!

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The conditions were perfect at John McDonnell Field at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville for the Southeastern Conference Championships, and Florida’s Grant Holloway...

ATHLETICS Panorama: White runs world-leading 10.96; U.S. Conference Champs this weekend; another sub-2:00 try...

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The U.S. collegiate season is reaching its peak beginning this weekend with a mass of conference championships across the country. The early meets have...

ATHLETICS Preview: Fourth World Relays debut in Yokohama with World Champs qualifying available

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The IAAF got onto the relay bandwagon in 2014 when the first World Relays was held in Nassau (BAH) and became an instant hit....

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Raelene Boyle rightly calls on the IOC to redress East German...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● The Australian Olympic Committee’s Annual General Meeting drew a lot...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Hot distance running at the Payton Jordan Invite at Stanford

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Sure, the Diamond League opener in Doha was spectacular, but...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Semenya on Semenya: “I keep training. I keep running.”

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After her 30th straight victory in the 800 m in a dominant 1:54.99, South Africa’s Caster Semenya gave a short interview for international television....

ATHLETICS: Eight world leaders, including 1:54.98 for Semenya, in Diamond League opener in Doha

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In front of a tiny crowd in the Khalifa International Stadium, the IAAF’s Diamond League opener for 2019 showcased a brilliant set of events,...

LANE ONE: The Court of Arbitration’s decision against Caster Semenya was about biology, not...

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Every law school student hears, early in their first year of classes, that “hard cases make bad law.” The narrative of a particular case, the...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Semenya jumps into Diamond League 800 m in Doha

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She wasn’t entered in the entry lists posted on Tuesday, but a day after losing her request for arbitration against the female eligibility rules...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Tough times for Jamaican track … off the field?

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Uneasy signs for the sport in Jamaica, where this weekend’s Jamaica...

ATHLETICS Preview: Diamond League season opens at the site of the World Champs in...

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The IAAF outdoor season starts in earnest on Friday with the Diamond League opener in Doha (QAT) in the Khalifa International Stadium that will...

THE BIG PICTURE: Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds IAAF regulations on applicable levels...

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The Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the requests for arbitration by Athletics South Africa and two-time Olympic 800 m champion Caster...

ATHLETICS Panorama: More world leaders, including from Mondo Duplantis and Shaunae Miller-Uibo

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There was a lot of action in addition to the Penn and Drake Relays, and the London Marathon over the weekend, including more world...

ATHLETICS: Kipchoge runs second-fastest marathon ever to take fourth London Marathon title

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He is the finest marathon runner of all time. That’s about all you can say about Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, who essentially led from start...

ATHLETICS: Roberts upsets McLeod, Nilsen beats Kendricks, Harrison 12.65w in frigid Drake Relays

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A weekend that should have been filled with fun was a victim of weather as wind took down some of the relay marks at...

ATHLETICS Preview: Unbeatable Kipchoge looks for fourth London Marathon title

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The usual preface to any marathon is that it’s “unpredictable.” Not when Eliud Kipchoge is running. The Kenyan star finally claimed the world record last...

LANE ONE: Planning your time off for 2020 yet? How about U.S. Trials week...

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With the announcement of St. Louis, Missouri as the site for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials for men and women, the United States Olympic...

ATHLETICS Panorama: More world leaders at Asian Champs; Drake and Penn Relays this weekend

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A lot going on everywhere around the world in track & field: ● Doha: Four golds for Salwa Eid Naser at Asian Champs in Doha The...

ATHLETICS Panorama: More world leaders, including sensational 47.51 for Abderrahmane Samba in Doha!

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While the track & field work absorbs what happened in the U.S. over the weekend, the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships are taking place in...

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