Tokyo Olympics

FloJo’s 33-year-old 10.62 Olympic record is gone as Thompson-Herah moved to #2 on the all-time list. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce earned her 4th Olympic 100m medal by taking silver in 10.74.

Athing Mu is your gold medal favorite and American great Ajee Wilson did not make the Olympic 800m final.

Saturday US Viewing Guide
Time (East)SEXEVENTTV/ Stream
8:10 PMWHammer ThrowStream here
8:40 PMW3000 Steeple QUSA/Stream here
8:50 PMWLong JumpStream here
9:35 PMWShot Put FinalStream here
9:40 PMWHammer ThrowStream here
9:45 PMM400 Metres R1USA/Stream here
Tokyo Drama / COVID Crap

The former Commonwealth champion from Nigeria tested positive for HGH.

The Tokyo 100m Races Should Be Great

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More Olympic Previews

Our Jonathan Gault thinks an upset is in the cards and picks Josh Kerr to win it.

Only Seb Coe (1980 and 1984) and Tatyana Kazankina (1976 and 1980) have ever repeated as Olympic 1500 champs. Faith Kipyegon hopes the exclusive club increases in size by 50% this year. *Discuss

The GOAT David Rudisha will not be in Tokyo, which means we will have a new Olympic champion in 2021. Can world leader Nijel Amos finally get it done on the big stage? If not, this race is wide open. *Discuss

Three women in the field have won global titles but none have ever won Olympic gold. This should be a great one. *Discuss

Previous Olympic Previews

2016 medalists Conseslus KiprutoEvan Jager, and Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad are all absent, as is the 2019 Diamond League champ, Getnet Wale. Is this finally the year when Kenya's dominance (nine straight men's Olympic steeple titles) comes to an end? *Discuss

Only seven women have won three individual Olympic golds in their career. Hassan is trying to do that in the span of nine days. *Discuss

    In the history of the Olympics, only two American women have ever won Olympic gold in an event longer than 400. Could 19-year old Athing Mu make it 3? Yes she can. *Discuss

    This Drama is Fascinating and Important

    The Ethiopian Olympic federation wants its stars in Tokyo - Girma and Edris may be running despite not finishing top 3 at the Trials. Might the GOAT Kenenisa Bekele be next?

    Another Ban For Salazar

    This ban comes after accusations Mary Cain made in 2019 that Salazar verbally and emotionally abused her. This is not the same as a doping ban and Salazar would still be eligible to coach in most settings, but not at USATF events. He has 10 days to appeal.

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    Jake Riley's rise to the top of the US marathoning world has not been an easy one. He's got his sights set even higher in Tokyo.

    Compete in the Olympics and Never Return Home?

    Luis Gijalva got his waiver and can go to Tokyo for the Olympics.