July 10, 2023
WTW: A WET & Wild British Champs, New Stars Emerge In Kenya, A Competitor Hops In A Vehicle And Wins Badwater & Oregon's Future Looks Bright?
There was a ton of great action last week outside of the US champs and we break it down for you. Plus is Oregon's future actually bright?
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
July 24, 2020
RRW: Former World Champion Elijah Manangoi Provisionally Suspended for Whereabouts Failures
Separately, the AIU also announced sanctions against two Kenyan marathon runners, Kenneth Kiprop Kipkemoi and Mercy Jerotich Kibarus.
June 10, 2020
Track Is Back! Duplantis, Warholm, Cheruiyot & More Will Battle at 2020 Impossible Games
The format is far from traditional, but the most star-studded meet of the 2020 outdoor season so far -- which will be held in Oslo and remote sites around the world on Thursday -- will feature Duplantis, Lavillenie, Warholm, Cheruiyot, Manangoi, the Ingebrigtsens, and more.
June 09, 2020
Coach Bernard Ouma Talks As The World's Fastest Milers Timothy Cheruiyot & Elijah Manangoi Prepare for Return to Competition Against The Ingebrigtsen Brothers as Part of Thursday's Impossible Games
For the first time in his life, Bernard Ouma, coach of the last two 1500m world champs, says he's going into a race unprepared. But that doesn't mean he's conceding defeat. "I’m not saying [Team Ingebrigtsen] can’t beat us, but they have to dig deep to beat us." Plus what does he think about breaking Hicham El Guerrouj's WR and learn out about the new member of Rongai Athletics Club whom Ouma says is stronger than Manangoi and Cheruiyot right now.
May 29, 2019
2019 Stockholm DL Preview: What a Meet - Ingebrigtsens vs. Manangois at 1500, Echevarria & Norman Make 2019 DL Debuts, and Paul Chelimo Runs the 10K
Another week, another terrific DL meet. Young stars Juan Miguel Echevarria & Michael Norman headline the LJ & 400, respectively, while there's star power in the women's 1500 (Laura Muir) and 5000 (Hellen Obiri). Plus a battle between the Ingebrigtsen and Manangoi brothers in the 1500 and a loaded 10,000 that includes Paul Chelimo and Julien Wanders. *MB: Julien Wanders' last 'special training block' before Stockholm DL. 100% PR shape.
December 21, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, M 1500: Timothy Cheruiyot & Matthew Centrowitz Are Our Picks For World & US #1
Timothy Cheruiyot had the greatest DL season in history and we hope some people start to appreciate how good he is.
September 09, 2018
Continental Cup Day 2: Caster Semenya Remains a Champion, Chelimo Wins Crazy Elimination-Style Race, Manangoi Too Good for Ingebrigtsen
August 27, 2018
The Secrets of the World's Best 1500-Meter Training Group: How Elijah Manangoi, Timothy Cheruiyot, & Coach Bernard Ouma Turned Rongai Athletics Club Into a Powerhouse
The world's best 1500-meter training group trains under the direction of a karate master-turned coach (Bernard Ouma) and they regularly dodge giraffes and even an occasional leopard in a National Park in their quest to be become champions. *MB: The Secrets of the World's Best 1500-Meter Training Group - Rongai Athletics Club
August 07, 2018
Stars Impress at African Champs, Olympic Trials are Back in Eugene, The Start Time for Tokyo Olympic Marathon Needs to be Changed
May 04, 2018
Caster Semenya Sub-4 for First Time, 17-Year-Old George Manangoi 3:35.53, Emmanuel Korir Wins at 2018 Doha Diamond League
Caster Semenya went sub 4 for the first time 17 year-old George Manangoi ran 3:35.5, and Emmanuel Korir got another win and Jenny Simpson came up short.
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 20, 2018
WTW: Morgan McDonald Runs Fast Down Under, A Lot of American Ran Fast and Missed Worlds, International Indoor Update, Drew Hunter Update
December 23, 2017
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, M 1500/Mile: Training Partners Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot Lead the Way
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 22, 2017
2017 Weltklasse Zurich Preview: Mo Farah Says Goodbye to the Track, Emma Coburn Chases Sub-9:00 & Elijah Manangoi Looks to Close Out Big Year in 1500
With $100,000 on the line per event, Thursday's action should be spectacular.
August 13, 2017
Training partners Elijah Manangoi and Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya go 1-2 in men's 1500 as Norway's Filip Ingebristen snags bronze
August 11, 2017
1500 Semis: Gregorek and Kenyan Favorites Make Final, Robby Andrews Bows Out With Calf Injury
Sunday's 1500 final is set and the Kenyan stars and Johnny Gregorek will be in it, but not Robby Andrews.
August 01, 2017
2017 Worlds Men's 1500: With Olympic Champs Asbel Kiprop & Matthew Centrowitz Struggling, Who Will Step Up?
The last individual final of the 2017 IAAF Worlds is likely to be worth the wait. The Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz hasn't looked great this year, nor has the reigning 3-time World champ Asbel Kiprop. If they don't win, who will?