The 72-year-old 8-time US champion died in a car accident this week.
“I think a lot of athletes are maybe scared to do other events and they sort of pigeon hole themselves in one discipline but [mixing things up] has always been something that I’ve just found enjoyable."
Ben Bloom writes, "Athletics fans are confused by the ongoing debate surrounding DSD athletes that is making a mockery of the sport."
Because of the Olympic postponement, the World Championships, Commonwealth Games and European Championships will all take place over a 5-week span next summer.
*Seb Coe Says He Will Review Controversial "Final Three" Format For Field Events "I’d like to sit down with some of the broadcasters and ask them ‘has the format made a difference?’ Has this had an impact on the number of people that have been able to watch these events? It’s not uniformly popular, I accept that. But it’s now for the athletes and the coaches to come back with something different.”
Normally it runs from Newcastle to South Shields and features one massive start.
Back in the day when you had the Golden bars and the Grand Prix money. Romanian 1500m runner Violeta Szekely and Swiss 800 star Andre Bucher won the 100k.
“It was the right decision to move from America to Kenya because I knew Kenya is home of champions in long distance,” she said. “To meet many athletes there... Meeting Kipchoge in the morning, it gives you motivation!”
"When I told my coach I was going to retire he sat me down and said 'when you retire that's it. I'm not doing any comeback tours, nothing. So make sure you are ready to retire'.
"I remember I went to him in 2019 and said 'what do you think about coming back for the Olympics?' And he looked at me and said 'don't even start'."
"When you achieve all those things you have been dreaming about, you get happy but somehow you empty as well. Everything you have been working towards, and motivated for, is over."
“Plant a tree on your special day and in two years, we will be breathing better air. This is not rocket science. We must protect that which provides us with clean air, clean water and is a perfect training ground for our athletes.”
Ngetich apparently tested positive for nandrolone in 2014 and served a 4-month suspension in 2015 and his remaining 8-months began this August (his ban was reduced from 2 to 1 years for providing "substantial assistance.")
Tebogo won World U20 gold for Botswana this summer while Nigeria's Onwuzurike won 200m gold.