September 16, 2023
5 Thoughts on Day 1 at Pre: The Stars Delivered and We Can't Wait for 2024
Day 1 of the 2023 Pre Classic started and ended with a bang. We break it all down and give our thoughts on everything except the mile, Rai Benjamin's big win, Christian Coleman making 2024 very interesting, Sha'Carri getting beat, Faith Kipyegon capping what may have been the greatest season ever by a distance runner, and the
529th performance all-time American record in the women's shot put.
May 22, 2023
WTW: The 100m Heats Up, Paul Chelimo is BAAACK, and Big Stars About to Exit Hibernation
Christian Coleman picked up a big win, Paul Chelimo showed he is back, some big stars are hopefully coming out of hibernation soon.
May 19, 2023
The 4 Events You Need to Watch This Weekend: Lyles v Coleman, Chelimo & Kelati Tackle the 10K, & More
In chronological order, we get you ready for this weekend's pro action which is taking place all over the globe. It includes $8,000 800s in NYC and world champ Fred Kerley running his first 100m of 2023 in Japan.
February 11, 2023
What Impressed Us Most at Millrose: 9 Notable Moments Including Alicia Monson's American Record at 3000
Josh Kerr had a big run and Chase Ealey a big throw, but when this was all over we were wondering, "Is the OAC the top group in America?"
February 09, 2023
A Fan's Guide To The 2023 Millrose Games: Loaded 3K's and Lyles vs Coleman in a 60m Showdown
Katelyn Tuohy, Alicia Monson and Elise Cranny will have NCAA/American records in mind in the women's 3000 while the men's 3000 features a rematch of Geordie Beamish and Cooper Teare (plus Luis Grijalva and Josh Kerr).
March 19, 2022
Marcell Jacobs Edges Christian Coleman By .003 in Dramatic Men’s 60m Final at 2022 World Indoor Championships
Both Jacobs and Coleman were credited with a time of 6.41 (a European record for Jacobs, a season's best for Coleman) as Jacobs beat WR holder Coleman in his specialty.
March 19, 2022
World Indoors Day 2 AM Recap: Keely Hodgkinson Withdraws (Is Ajee’ Wilson the Favorite?), Jakob Ingebrigtsen Cruises, & High Jump Gold for Ukraine
Ajee' Wilson cruised to the final where she may be the favorite for gold. The 2 American men made the 1500 final as Jakob Ingebrigtsen ran like the Olympic champ and Ukraine got gold in the women's high jump.
January 29, 2022
Christian Coleman is Back, Wins 60m Showdown with Trayvon Bromell, Noah Lyles
In his first 60m since he started serving his 18 month anti doping suspension, Christian Coleman got the big win over Trayvon Bromell and Noah Lyles
January 27, 2022
2022 Millrose Preview: Coleman & Brazier Return, Hocker Makes Pro Debut, and Is the Women's Mile AR in Danger (Again)?
From Athing Mu to Ryan Crouser, Cole Hocker to Christian Coleman, some of the sport's biggest names will be in action at the Armory on Saturday afternoon. Here's our guide to the action.
April 16, 2021
The World's Fastest Man - Christian Coleman - Won't Be at the Olympics
Did Coleman get a raw deal? The drug testers reduced his ban from 24 to 18 months as they said it was "reasonable" for him to expect a phone call, but that's not enough of a reduction to put him in Tokyo. MB: World's fastest man Christian Coleman to Miss tokyo! Banned upheld but reduced to 18 months which doesn't help him at all
December 30, 2020
The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Here: Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More
2020 was full of highs and lows - just ask Sara Hall. We hand out awards for a year unlike any other. *MB: The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Out - Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More
November 17, 2020
"I Made A Mistake": Elijah Manangoi Does What Christian Coleman Refuses To Do, Owns Up to Missing 3 Drug Tests
Jonathan Gault praises Elijah Manangoi for doing something that fellow stars Christian Coleman and Wilson Kipsang have been unable to do and something that is very rare in the year 2020 - owning up to a massive mistake. Manangoi admitted his suspension for missing 3 drug tests was his own fault. "I would like to urge my fellow athletes both in Kenya and abroad to seriously take care of their own whereabouts to avoid unnecessary sanctions, it seems simple but a slight mistake can be costly at the end. It's shameful." *MB: Jonathan Gault is (rightly) full of praise for Elijah Manangoi - a guy who just got banned for 2 years
November 11, 2020
A Tale of 2 Marathoners (Jordan Hasay + Tierney Wolfgram), The Kiss, Discrimination is Bad Plus Positive Press for Christian Coleman
We break down the latest in Olympic running news including Jordan Hasay disappointing and 17-year-old Tierney Wolfgram impressing.
October 27, 2020
Christian Coleman's Ban For Missing Three Drug Tests Is Upheld; World's Fastest Man Will Miss the 2021 Olympics
Coleman received no sympathy from a World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal, which concluded: "the Athlete’s attitude to his obligations can fairly be described as entirely careless, perhaps even reckless."
October 14, 2020
2020 Has Been the Year of Whereabouts Failures. Why?
Nine athletes -- including recent world champions Christian Coleman, Salwa Eid Naser, and Elijah Manangoi -- have been suspended for whereabouts failures in 2020, compared to two in all of 2018 and 2019 combined. What's going on?
June 19, 2020
In Christian Coleman Case, Track & Field Cannot Win
No matter the outcome of the Christian Coleman saga, somebody is going to be unhappy. So it goes, as track & field suffers another self-inflicted wound.
June 16, 2020
World's Fastest Man May Face An Olympic Ban For Missing Yet Another Drug Test
Christian Coleman may be facing a two-year ban, but we’re not sure he should be banned as some significant questions remain about his case -- including why the doping control officer made no attempt to call Coleman when he could not locate him. *MB: Christian Coleman facing a possible suspension for 3 missed tests.
September 29, 2019
World Champ Christian Coleman Responds to Michael Johnson's Comments: "I Don't Necessarily Care What He Has to Say"
Coleman excelled on the track and answered questions off of it.
September 28, 2019
Watch Christian Coleman Run 9.76 to Win 100m at 2019 World Championships (video)
Video of Christian Coleman's 9.76 World Championship 100m
September 28, 2019
Christian Coleman Is the New King of the 100 Meters -- And All That Comes With It
After Usain Bolt's retirement, Coleman had to wait two years to officially take over as the king of track and field marquee's event, but after a dominant victory tonight in 9.76, he is officially the fastest man in the world.