Yesterday In Zagreb *Full Results

Mike Rodgers Wins 100 (9.97) As Justin Gatlin Is 3rd; David Oliver Ties Ryan Wilson With Dayron Robles 3rd In 110H, Dawn Harper Beat Sally Pearson In distance action, Caleb Mwangani won a fast 3000 in 7:35 with Will Leer 7th (7:39), Andrew Bumbalough 8th (7:40), Nick Willis 10th (7:40) David Torrence 11th (7:40) and Andrew Bayer 13th (7:43). Russia's Ekaterina Poistogova won the 800 in 1:59.30 with Caster Semenya back in 5th (2:00.74) and Shannon Rowbury 8th (2:02.64), Hiwot Ayalew beat Milcah Chemos in the steeple.
*Nick Willis' 7:40 Was A 4 Second PR Willis said, "My body and mind were in shock once I passed the 1200m mark. ... I hadn't done anything to prepare specifically for a race over a mile, so it felt like I was just hanging on for dear life."

Distance News

UK 20-Year Old Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson Excited About Future After 5th Place Finish In Moscow, But Downplays Comparisons To Jessica Ennis

Tuesday Was Malcolm Gladwell's 50th Bday: MB: Malcolm Gladwell has read Epstein's book - wonders why dopers are condemned for trying to overcome genetic disadvantages - Do Genetic Advantages Make Sports Unfair?
*Podcast Where Gladwell Tries To Convince Nicholas Thompson Legalizing PEDs Is The Way To Go

Road News *2013 New Haven 20k Results

US 20k Champs: Matt Tegenkamp (1:00:09), Meghan Peyton (1:09:54) Win US Titles At Stratton Faxon New Haven Road Race (updated with RRW story)
*Tegenkamp Post-Race Interview
*Men's Race Highlights *Women's Race Highlights *Post-Race Videos Interviews
Pre-Race: LRC Teg Ready To Defend In New Haven, Eyeing 2:11 In Chicago, Abdi Ready To Challenge

Netherlands: Tirunesh Dibaba Runs 30:30 On The Roads In Netherlands, 4th-Fastest Ever She was after Paula Radcliffe's 30:21 WR but went out too slow in 15:21. *Twitter Blow-By-Blow Of Dibaba's Run *Discussion Thread

Kenenisa Bekele Wants To Run Marathon In Rio

News From Jamaica

Veronica Campbell-Brown Doping Hearing Doesn't Start Well - Jamaica Athletics And Anti-Doping Agency Were Totally Unprepared Campbell-Brown's attorney is the former Prime Minister of Jamaica.
*VCB Hearing Held Behind Closed Doors - No Media Allowed
*Columnist Wants US Vs. Caribbean Track Meet

Competitor Group Gives Up On Competition

Saturday Action

DecaNations: Nick Symmonds Keeps Winning, USA Wins, As Does Alysia Montano 1:49 and 2:00 for Symmonds and Montano as you see what happens when there are no rabbits.
*DecaNations Results

Amsterdam: Susan Kuijken Sets Dutch Record At 2,000m At Flame Games She beat Zoe Buckman among others. Ben True, Miles Batty, Ryan Hill in 1,500. Kerron Clement won the 400 in 46.70. Caster Semenya 2:04 and Phoebe Wright 2:04.
Flame Game Results

Lille Half Marathon Results

Negative News

2013 Worlds Special Section

2013 DL Season Ends Friday In Brussels
*IAAF: 16 More Overall Diamond League Winners To Bed Decided In Brussels 9 events are already locked up, but the last 7 are up in the air. The men's 5000 will come down to Hagos Gebrhiwet and Yenew Alamirew, the women’s High Jump between World champ Svetlana Shkolina and Anna Chicherova and the women's steeplechase could be won by any 4 women.
Provisional Start Lists And TV/Streaming Information For 2013 Belgacom Memorial Van Damme

Other Upcoming: Berlin Marathon Is September 29th

Random But Interesting

Interesting Reads

News From Japan

Random Action/News

Sunday's Track Action *Berlin Results *Padua Results

Berlin: 53,000 Spectators In Berlin As Women's Javelin, Men's Discus Highlight Berlin
*Valerie Adams Ends Season In Berlin With 42nd-Straight Win
*Berlin ISTAF Results World Champion Mo Aman won the 800 over Duane Solomon. Dayron Robles with a win.

Padua, Italy
Recap: Dylan Armstrong Throws Far, LaShawn And Aries Merritt Both Win Andrew Wheating was 4th in the 800m in 1:47.33, Erik Sowinski was 3rd in 1:47.31. Emily Infeld 2nd in 1,500.
On The Boards: Wheating Making Progress
It's up for debate.

Tuesday: Zagreb Preview IAAF David Oliver takes on his fellow medalists from Worlds, local hero Sandra Perkovic in the discus, Ryan Whiting and Dylan Armstrong in shot, great women's hurdles matchup with all the London medalists.

Friday: Bolt Running 100m In Brussels

Kenyan Athletics May Finally See Some Change

Diamond League Finale #1 - Weltklasse Zürich *Full  Results *Event-By-Event Results (With Progressions/Splits)

IAAF Full Meet Recap: Defar And Bondarenko Dazzle In Zurich Bondarenko hushed the crowd and then made 1 WR attempt.
*Athletics Weekly Full Meet Recap
*Usain Bolt Comes From Behind To Win In 9.90 As All 9 Guys Finish Within .17 Of Each Other
*Jamaica Gleaner: Ugly 100m Win For Bolt

In Case You Missed It: Sprint Race Videos (distance links in articles and here): *Men's 100m: Bolt Vs.Gatlin *Men's 110m Hurdles: David Oliver Vs. Stacked Field *Men's 400m: LaShawn Merritt Vs. Kirani James For $50,000 *Women's 200m

LRC M 8: The Nick Symmonds Train Keeps Rolling Nick Symmonds got the win in a nice 1:43.56 as he ran aggressively from the start. Duane Solomon was 4th as Brandon Johnson struggled. *800m Race Video
MB: SYMMONDS 1:43.56 FTW in Zurich, out in 50.52.

LRC W 8: Eunice Sum Is 100% For Real - She Beats Savinova Again After A Thrilling Stretch Run Savinova and Sum were side-by-side for basically the entire last 100, but in the end Sum emerged $50,000 richer. Caster Semenya and the Americans, Ajee Wilson and Alysia Montaño, were non-factors. *Race Video
*Capital FM: Awe-Sum Eunice Adds Diamond Sparkle
MB: Eunice Sum dissed!
MB: Caster Semenya has gotten HUGE!

LRC M Steeple: Hillary Yego Wins As Conseslus Kipruto Manages To Hang On To DL Title The big names struggled here, making Evan Jager's decision not to steeple look a little bit wiser.

More Coverage From Outside LRC: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Won Zurich 200 And Overall Diamond League Title
Usain Bolt Backs Adam Gemili To Become A "Great" Sprinter As Long As He Isn't Pressured Too Much
After Only Finishing 6th In Moscow, GB's Shara Proctor Wins Zurich LJ And Overall DL Title, Beating All Threw World Medalists
Gemili (10.06) Bemoans His "Rubbish" 100m In Zurich Bolt told Gemili to enjoy the big meets more and and not get nervous.
List Of US Performances From Zurich: 4 Americans Win

Marathon / Road News

Swoosh Takeover: UK Athletics Switches Its Kit Supplier From Adidas To Nike After Adidas Loses Courtroom Challenge Adidas tried to stay GB's sponsor going to court arguing its current contract included a “matching rights” clause that gave it the right to match any rival offer when the deal came up for renewal, but they lost.

Italian Doping Investigation On Asafa Powell And Sherone Simpson Delayed Due To Bureaucratic Problems Italian authorities have been unable to contact them to see if they want to be present when the substances confiscated from their hotel are tested.

2 Rock'n'Roll Half-Marathons Cancelled In St. Petersburg, Florida And Pasadena, California

Zurich Photo Gallery

Distance Stuff

Random News

Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Ben Johnson Starts Anti-Doping Campaign *Pure Sport Website

Random But Cool: LRC Video Of Olympic Champ Felix Sanchez Racing A Bike In The 400 Hurdles At Monday's Gugl Games

MB: Awesome video: Félix Sánchez races 400 hurdles against a guy hurdling on his bike - how come now DQ?

Centro Silver, Brenda Bronze!: Worlds Final Day Full Photo Gallery (All Of Our Photo Galleries Are Here)