Quote Of The Day

– Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim talking about how we’re in a “golden age” of high jumping as there are 5 guys (led by Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko and Russia’s Ivan Ukhov) competing right now who have jumped 2.40m or higher. The Doha HJ was one of the deepest ever as never before had four men cleared 2.37m in the same meet. Could Cuba’s Javier Sotomayor‘s 2.45m WR from 1993 go down this year?

Prague Marathon: Mosop Flops

Ken Goe Says Oregon Track Fans Aren’t Happy With The Lack Of Action At Hayward Field During The Regular Season The home schedule has been toned down compared to the past as they only had one scored meet at home and for their other home meets a lot of top runners didn’t compete or competed elsewhere.

 Day 1 Conference Coverage: Heps / Big East 

 Non-Distance Stuff From Doha 

US News: Ritz Moving Back To Michigan

 Down Goes Drummond? 

Golden GP Tokyo: Jenny Simpson W/ 1,500 WL

IAAF Recap Seiko Golden Grand Prix In Tokyo: Jenny Simpson Wins In A World-Leading 4:03.91; Emma Coburn Well Beaten 2nd In 4:07.49Jenny Simpson Japan’s Sho Kawamoto won the 800 in 1:45.75 as Erik Sowinski was 3rd (1:46.38) and Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko cleared 2.40m in the HJ to beat Russia’s Ivan Ukhov. Other winners included Justin Gatlin in the 100 (10.02 into a headwind), Brianna Rollins the 100H in 12.62, Kirani James the 200 (20.63).
*Full Results
*Video Of Bondarenko’s 2.40 As Well As His Failed WR Attempt
*Russia’s Darya Klishina Gets LJ World Lead In LJ With 6.88m

 More Distance News 

US Road Action: US 25K & UAE 10K

 Other News 

Non-Doha Results

 More Upcoming 

Medtronic TC 1 Mile Was Cancelled


 Sprints / Jumps 

LRCAsbel Kiprop Runs 3:29.18 To Win “A Classic” 1,500m To Kick Off Diamond League 

Asbel Kiprop, Silas Kiplagat, Makhloufi and Wote produced a “classic” and “astonishing” 1,500 to start the season. The Ethiopian national record was set and it only got 6th place.

What a Race #2:Mo Aman And Nijel Amos Wage A Thriller – Aman Wins By The Tiniest Of Margins

The 1.75-year wait for for young studs Mo Aman and Nijel Amos to race each other was worth it. Read all about and watch the race.

LRCChanelle Price Goes Sub-2:00 As Eunice Sum Wins Battle Of World Champions

 Eunice Sum got the win in the battle of world champions as Chanelle Pricewent sub-2:00 and Molly Beckwith improved.

LRCInterview With Chanelle Price After She Joins Sub-2:00 Club

 Email interview with the breakout 2014 800m star.

Greatest W 3k Ever?Hellen Obiri Runs 8:20.68 To Stun Dibaba As EIGHT Women Run 8:30.00 Or Better

Was this the greatest women’s 3.000m race ever run?
*Dibaba On Her 6th-Place 3K Finish: “I don’t know what went wrong.”

*Reuters Recap This was a tremendous track meet. Best one we’ve seen in ages. Raucous crowd and incredible performances.

 International: London 2016?!?!?!? 

Week In Review

WTWBen True, Hassan Mead, Adam Goucher And The Payton Jordan 5,000, Molly Huddle's 30:47, Aisling Cuffe, Elise Cranny And Brannon Kidder

Our crack stats team gives you the lowdown on Stanford's fast times. How do Ben True and Hassan Mead compare to Adam Goucher and Galen Rupp? Will there be a slew of sub 13:00 Americans in 2014? Plus, some fast times from Aisling Cuffe and teen star Elise Cranny. The performance of the week was Molly Huddle's 30:47 10k. And some props for Brannon Kidder.

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