Meldonium Amnesty? WADA Issues Notice That Many Of The 172 Athletes Who've Tested Positive For Meldonium May Get Off; Maria Sharapova May Not Be One Of The Lucky Ones
WTW: Meet Germany's Teen Phenom, How Not To Run A Marathon, The End Of The Diamond League In New York, And Praise For Doper Maria Sharapova
Shannon Rowbury Shares Her Thoughts on 2012 Olympic 1500 Final -- "These Cheaters Rob People Like Me and My Competitors of Medals"
Week That Was: A U.S. Star Shares Their "Red Flags For Doping," Penn State's Latest Mid-D Star, Super-Fast NCAA Times (2 X 3:53), And Two Distance Schools Win Big Conference Crowns
Jenny Simpson Statement on Abeba Aregawi Doping Positive: "What has been announced today is far from justice served..."
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Women's 1500: Genzebe Dibaba Reigns Supreme; Rowbury Nips Simpson for US #1
Recap: Everything You Need to Know About the Saturday AM Session at Worlds
Evan Jager survived a huge, huge scare on a very good morning session from the Americans as Clayton Murphy filled in admirably for Nick Symmonds to keep his dream 2015 going. All 4 American advanced in the women's 1500m as did druggie Tatyana Tomashova which got some comment from Jenny Simpson.
Birmingham Preview: Mo Farah & Bernard Lagat in 1500, Nijel Amos & Eunice Sum in 800, Stephanie Garcia in Steeple and Rome Rematches Galore
12 of the 16 DL events (including all 4 mid-d/distance races) in Birmingham are the same as they were three days earlier in Rome, leading to several rematches, including Dawit Seyaum vs. Sifan Hassan over 1500 and Hagos Gebrhiwet vs. Thomas Longosiwa at 5,000. Also, Stephanie Garcia seems poised for a fast time in the women's steeple.
2015 IAAF Doha Preview: Mo Farah Doesn't Duck The Competition in A Stacked Men's 3,000; Asbel Kiprop, Mo Aman & Ayanleh Souleiman to Battle in 800; Abeba Aregawi and Sifan Hassan to Clash in 1500
Farah will face five men who have broken 7:31 including Hagos Gebrhiwet and Yenew Alamirew. The women's 1500 features '14 world leader Sifan Hassan and '13 world champ Abeba Aregawi, while Ethiopians Sofia Assefa and Hiwot Ayalew will race in the women's steeple. Justin Gatlin (100) and Allyson Felix (200) headline the non-distance action.
2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 1500/Mile: American Jenny Simpson Is On Top Of The World
Jenny Simpson Does It - Wins Diamond League Final and Title By Diving Across The Finish Line
Jenny Simpson threw herself across the finish line, just hodling off Shannon Rowbury, to win the race and DL crown plus lay claim to the title of "World's Best 1500 runner."
Zürich Preview: Can Emma Coburn & Jenny Simpson Win Diamond Race Titles? David Rudisha And Nijel Amos Headline A Loaded 800; Can Galen Rupp, Ben True Or Hassan Mead Go Sub-13:00?
The first of the two DL finals should be spectacular as the winner of the men’s 800 and women’s 1500 likely will take home $50,000 and a spot into 2015 Worlds whereas second will get just a $6,000 consolation prize. Plus New Balance teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson try to bring home DL titles to the USA.
Jenny Simpson Pulls Away Over Final 50 Meters For Her Second Career Diamond League Victory
Indoor WR holder Genzebe Dibaba took this one out very quickly (2:05.95 at 800) but she couldn't hold that pace forever and was caught by Simpson and Euro champ/2014 outdoor leader Sifan Hassan on the final lap. The three were level with 75 meters to go, but Simpson looked by far the best at the end and won in 4:00.38.
*MB: Wow: What a 1500!!!! Jenny Simpson wins it in Stockholm!!!
Jenny Simpson vs. Sifan Hassan vs. Abeba Aregawi in 1500; Emma Coburn Highlights Steeplechase
Simpson will have her hands full with the red-hot Hassan as Shannon Rowbury, Brenda Martinez, Genzebe Dibaba and Meraf Bahta (who beat Hassan to win 5,000 gold at Euros) are also entered in the 1500. Coburn will try to lower her American record as she battles Ethiopian rivals Hiwot Ayalew and Sofia Assefa.
Sifan Hassan Outkicks Abeba Aregawi to Win 2014 European Athletics Championship Women's 1500
Next up for Hassan and Aregawi. A race with Jenny Simpson. Will the AR fall?
*MB: Sifan Hissan takes down Abeba Aregawi for 2014 European 1500 title, Laura Weigthman gets bronze
Sifan Hassan and Abebe Aregawi Win Heats, Set Up Clash For Women's 1500 Final
The women's final is Friday at 1:25 pm ET. Laura Muir won't be in it nor will Olympic silver medalist Gamze Bulut.
*MB: Guess who bombed out of 1st round of women's European 1500?
Glasgow Day 1 Distance Recap: Sifan Hassan Wins Again and Hagos Gebrhiwet is Back
Jordan Hasay was last in the 1500 but still PR'd by over 2 seconds while the American men struggled in the 5000.
Glasgow DL Preview: A Great Women's 1,500, A Totally Loaded Men's 5000, Emma Coburn Chases The American Record And David Rudisha In The 800
The two-day meet gets underway Friday and features top fields in the women's 1,500 and men's 5,000 as well as recent US champs Leo Manzano and Ajee' Wilson in the men's 1,500 and women's 800.
Paris DL Preview: Can Simpson Get The American Record And Can Rowbury Break 4:00 In A Stacked Women's 1500; A Fascinating Men's 800 Of Amos Vs. Kaki Vs. Kiprop
Hellen Obiri looks to keep winning against Abeba Aregawi and Jenny Simpson in the women's 1,500. Can Simpson get the AR or can Rowbury break 4:00? Asbel Kiprop takes on Nijel Amos and the 800 specialists and Emma Coburn goes for her second DL win in the women's steeple. Can she get the American record as well?