May 23, 2022
WTW: Juliette Whittaker breaks 2:00, Cade Flatt just misses, Sha'Carri gets beat (or does she?), Oblique Seville arrives and Marcin Lewandowski retires
This week, we take a close look at young phenoms in the US, Jamaica and Scotland, break down Sha'Carri Richardson's opener and tell you who had the better career, Marcin Lewandowski or Adam Kszczot. *MB:Who ran the more impressive 800 - Juliette Whittaker or Cade Flatt? Who had the better career M. Lewandowski or Adam Kszczot?
September 25, 2019
2019 Worlds Men's 800 Preview: Donavan Brazier Chases America's First Gold Since Dave Wottle in 1972
Can Donavan Brazier end America's 47 year gold medal drought in the men's 800?
December 20, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, M 800: Emmanuel Korir Is Our World #1 As Clayton Murphy Regains Top Spot Among Americans
Emmanuel Korir had the best 800 season since David Rudisha's magical 2012 campaign. Meanwhile, Clayton Murphy started off both indoors and outdoors slowly but nearly returned to his Olympic bronze medal winning form.
May 02, 2018
It's Opening Day! 2018 Diamond League Kicks Off With Some Big Showdowns, Including Obiri vs. Simpson & Murphy vs. Kszczot vs. Korir
Track and field's opening day is Friday and the Doha DL looks like it will be spectacular. We break it all down for you here.
February 27, 2018
2018 World Indoors M 800 Preview: Brazier! Korir! Kszczot! Oh Baby, This Is Going to Be Good
We can't wait for the men's 800 as it features two of the sports brightest mid-d talents in Donavan Brazier and Emmanuel Korir.
December 21, 2017
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, M 800: Nijel Amos is Your World #1; U.S. Champ Donavan Brazier is Top American
August 30, 2017
2017 Memorial Van Damme Preview: Jager & Kipruto Chase Sub-8:00, Jenny Simpson Tries to Turn It Around, Amos & Obiri Look to Cap Dominant Seasons
All great things have to come to an end and the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season concludes with the 2017 Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday. We break it down for you.
August 17, 2017
2017 Birmingham Preview: American World Champ Medallists Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs, Jenny Simpson and Evan Jager Try To Stay Hot & Mo Farah Says Goodbye To His Fans
Are you recovered from Worlds and ready to watch some more great track action? We hope so as Saturday's meet in Birmingham is pretty darn interesting. America's steeplechase heroes Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs will battle in a flat 3000 as Jenny Simpson tries to qualify for the DL final in the 1500. Plus Clayton Murphy and Robby Andrews try to shine on their comebacks from injury. *MB: Are you ready for some more track? Birmingham DL looks like fun - Simpson, Frerichs, Coburn, Murphy, Andrews, & more
August 08, 2017
Pierre-Ambroise Bosse Pulls Off Upset and Wins Men's 800 Title At 2017 World Track and Field Championships
August 06, 2017
Men's 800: Carnage in the Semifinals Sets Up a Wild Final on Tuesday; With Emmanuel Korir Out, Who Is the Favorite?
July 14, 2017
2017 Rabat DL Preview: Rowbury Vs BMart at 1500, Caster Semenya Drops Down To The 400 as Donavan Brazier Looks for Revenge vs. Nijel Amos
July 08, 2017
2017 Anniversary Games Preview: Brazier, Amos & Kiprop Headline a Ridiculous Men's 800; Mo Farah & Laura Muir Try to Defend Home Turf vs. the Americans
The 2017 IAAF World Championships are less than a month away, but if you can't wait until then, consider Sunday's Müller Anniversary Games a preview. Sunday morning's action (9-11 am ET) will be fantastic as the meet features many of track and field's biggest stars including Mo Farah, Allyson Felix, Laura Muir, Fred Kerley, Elaine Thompson, Keni Harrison and Mariya Lasitskene. The men's 800 is unreal with Donavan Brazier, Emmanuel Korir, Asbel Kiprop, Nijel Amos and Adam Kszczot. The women's mile is almost as good as Muir takes on Jenny Simpson, Kate Grace and Hellen Obiri. Farah faces Eric Jenkins, Ryan Hill and Hassan Mead in the men's 3000.
June 16, 2017
2017 BAUHAUS-Galan Preview: Oslo Rematches on Tap as Asbel Kiprop Returns & Luvo Manyonga Looks to Make Long Jump History
Will South African Luvo Manyonga, perhaps the hottest athlete in the world right now, break the long jump world record? How will Asbel Kiprop look in his first DL race since finishing last at Pre?
April 21, 2017
5 Things We're Looking Forward To At the 2017 World Relays -- And 2 Things That Need to Be Fixed
March 05, 2017
Laur Muir Completes 1,500 / 3000 Double at 2017 Europeans in Style - Garners Her Second Championship Record With 8:35.67
Switzerland’s Selina Büchel won a very close 800 by .01 setting a NR at 2:00.38 as Adam Kszczot came through as the favorite in the men's race.
March 04, 2017
RRW: Laura Muir Still In Double-Gold Hunt at European Indoor Championships
GB gets three through in the women's 3K with Laura Muir, Steph Twell and Eilish McColgan as favorites Adam Kzzczot (Poland) and Selina Buchel (Sweden) advanced comfortably in the 800s.
December 27, 2016
2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's 800: David Rudisha Is On Top For 2nd Year in a Row; Olympic Bronze Medallist Clayton Murphy Leads the Americans
The greatest 800 runner ever is our pick for #1 again. There are two Americans in the top 10, but where do Murphy and World Indoor champ Boris Berian rank against the world's best?