2017 IAAF London Worlds *Schedule / Results *TV & Streaming *Prediction Contest *LRC Post-Race Interviews *LRC Previews: *M800 *W800 *M1,500 *W1,500 *MSteeple *WSteeple *W10k *WMar *MMar

Saturday: MB: Official 2017 Worlds Day 2 Discussion Thread

Justin Gatlin & Christian Coleman Beat Usain Bolt
*DOWN GOES BOLT! / Justin Gatlin- The Champion track deserves
“Dear London: Boo your f***ing self” – Justin Gatlin
*What happens when Mo Farah or Usain Bolt gets beat at Worlds? 
*World Championships 100m: University of Tennessee Dominates 
*Usain Bolt Has Just Lost His First 100m Worlds SemiFinal Ever, Will He Lose the Final? 

Screenshot 2017-08-05 at 21.22.05LRC Flash Almaz Ayana Laps Nearly The Entire Field To Win Gold In The Women’s 10,000 In One of The Finest Displays in Women’s Distance Running History The Chinese level of distance running is now the reality.
*MB: Molly Huddle on the Ethiopians: “I feel like they get away with a lot”
Almaz Ayana – guts and glory 

Jenny Makes Final: We just found out why Jenny Simpson Fist Pumped at End of 1500m Semi Post-race interviews

LRC 800m Round 1: Donavan Brazier Runs Like a Pro as All 3 Americans Advance, Emmanuel Korir Confirms He’s Gone Pro All 3 Americans (Donavan Brazier, Drew Windle and Isaiah Harris) advanced with Brazier’s show coming untied.

LRC 400 Round Qualifying: All 3 Americans Advance, But Makwala Says “We want to take the 400 to Africa, to make it (an) African race.”

LRC Post-Race Interviews From 2017 IAAF World Championships In Athletics / Track and Field

Full Coverage In Our 2017 London Special Section

Worlds Outside Distance Coverage

More Worlds Non-Distance

Sprints/Jumps: Other notable news was Olympic champ Jeff Henderson not qualifying in the long jump but saying he’ll be back in 2018, Jenn Suhr no-heighting in pole vault, former NCAA 100m champ Christian Coleman looking good in round 1 of 100 and saying he wants to win (and beat Bolt), and Justin Gatlin getting booed but saying he’s fine with the that. And Usain Bolt being Usain Bolt.

LRC Betting Odds For 2017 IAAF London World Championships In Track And Field / Athletics What American man has the best odds (60%)  for gold in a mid-d/distance event? What woman has the best odds at just 9%?

Non-Worlds Distance News

More Non-Worlds News

Previous Outside Worlds Coverage

The Wait Is Over

Screenshot 2017-07-31 at 23.20.24LRC $200,017 LRC Running Warehouse LetsRun.com Worlds Prediction Contest Is Here! The World Champs start Friday. It’s time to get down to business and enter our prediction contest. Easy to do even if you know very little about Worlds.

Running Form Analysis

Sir Walter Miler

MB: Drew Hunter 3:57 FTW @ Sir Walter Miler Hunter beat out Craig Engels by .45 with Izaic Yorks third. Amanda Eccleston won the women’s race in 4:31.72 over Stephanie Garcia(4:31.87). *Results *Meet Website

Craig Engels Is Cutting His Mullet For Charity He’s raised $1,865 of his $2,000 goal. Follow the haircut live on Engels’ Instagram account.

Upcoming Distance Action

Olympic News

Doping Updates

Previous 2017 Worlds News

One Last Pre-Worlds Presser With Usain Bolt

Rudisha Out Of Worlds

David-Rudisha-celebrating-his-London-victory-and-WR-e1408742042788LRC David Rudisha Pulls Out Of Worlds With Injury The greatest race at the 2012 London Olympics was the men’s 800 final, won in a world record by David Rudisha. The fans won’t get a repeat this year as Rudisha is out with injury. Michael Saruni of UTEP was not entered as an alternate so no word officially if he can’t run yet.
*Rudisha: “I have accepted my fate with a very heavy heart.” Rudisha says he damaged his quad while “trying to engage in more speed.”
*Discuss: Rudisha announces a no show at London 2017 – quad injury.

Major Doping News: Hajo Seppelt Goes To Ethiopia

IAAF Admin Stuff

Andre De Grasse Pulls Out Of Worlds A message board poster said this would happen yesterday and people were irate we wouldn’t take the rumor down. Guess what? It’s true … well, half true as the poster said he was still doing the 200.
*De Grasse: “The entire year this 100m race in London was my focus. I am really in the best shape of my life and was looking forward to competing against the best in the world.”

The Gender Debate In Sport Isn’t Going Anywhere