March 24, 2023
World Athletics Bans Transgender Women, Extends DSD Restrictions to All Events
Any male-to-female transgender athlete who went through male puberty won’t be able to compete in top track competitions. The DSD restrictions have major implications for athletes such as Francine Niyonsaba.
August 24, 2022
2022 Lausanne Preview: Lyles & SAFP Chase Fast Times; Ingebrigtsen & Hassan Lead Distance Fields
The DL is back with a big one. We can't wait for the men's 200 (Lyles, Knighton, Michael Norman), women's 100 (SAFP, Jackson, Thompson-Herah) and men's 1500 (Ingebrigtsen, Cheruiyot, Hoare & more). For the record, the women's 100 WR is 10.49 and the men's 200 WR is 19.19.
May 13, 2022
2022 Doha Diamond League Recap Video Show and Podcast - Noah Lyles delivers, Donavan Brazier in Trouble?
Noah Lyles delivered and Donavan Brazier flopped. We break it all down.
September 14, 2021
2021 Zagreb Results: Francine Niyonsaba Shatters 2000m World Record
Niyonsaba, who is banned from running in women's events between 400m and the mile as she is intersex, ran 5:21.56 to destroy Sonia O'Sullivan's outdoor world record of 5:25.36 which had stood since 1994. Niyonsaba's mark also was faster than Genzebe Dibaba's indoor world record of 5:23.75 set in 2017. In men's action, Devon Allen became the second man in 2021 to break 13:00 as he ran a new pb of 12.99. Other winners included Getnet Wale (8:12 steeple) and Ryan Crouser (22.84). *MB: Francine Niyonsaba breaks her first WORLD RECORD!!!
August 28, 2021
2021 Paris DL Recap: Francine Niyonsaba (8:19) Moves to #5 All-Time in 3000m & Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.72) Is Back on Top in 100m
Francine Niyonsaba went 8:19 to become the 5th fastest even outdoors and Elaine Thompson-Herah kept her incredible 2021 going with a 10.72 win.
August 21, 2021
Pre Classic Distance Night: Hassan Falls Well Short in Women’s 5000 WR Attempt, Francine Niyonsaba Wins Women’s 2 Mile in 9:00, Craig Engels Celebrates Early and Loses Men’s International Mile
August 07, 2021
Sifan Hassan Completes Triple With Gold in 10,000m
Sifan Hassan completed her historic triple with gold in the 10,000m.
August 01, 2021
The Disgraceful Disqualification of Francine Niyonsaba
The intersex has been through an awful lot just to get Tokyo. For her to be tossed for a minor/phantom rules infraction that is inconsistently enforced is disgraceful. She and the fans deserve better - much better. *MB: I'm outraged that Francine Niyonsaba was DQd from Worlds. And you should be too. *LaPress.ca: FRANCINE, ALONE IN THE WORLD *AP: 'So alone': Niyonsaba criticizes own team after Olympics DQ
July 30, 2021
Tokyo Women's 5000 Prelims: Hassan Kicks to Win, Cranny and Schweizer Advance, Francine Niyonsaba DQd
December 20, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, W 800: Caster Semenya & Ajee' Wilson Come Out On Top Again
For the third year in a row, Caster Semenya was undefeated but was this the last of her dominance? Domestically, Ajee Wilson was the best of a strong group of US runners. Should US#3 Ce'Aira Brown be ranked in the world's top 10?
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
July 13, 2018
Rabat DL Recap: Obiri Wins The Deepest 5k in History, Kejelcha Dominates 3K, & Lasitskene Is Finally Beaten
June 30, 2018
Caster Semenya Runs 1:54.25 with No Rabbits to Become 4th Fastest Ever and Destroy World's Best in Paris
May 26, 2018
2018 Pre Women's Distance Recap: Shelby Houlihan Runs Massive 4+ Sec PB To Shock The World, Caster Semenya and Genzebe Dibaba Continue To Roll
The final Prefontaine Classic at the original Hayward Field didn't disappoint in terms of the women's distance events the women's 800, 1500 and 5000 all produced a world leading time.
March 04, 2018
Ajee Wilson Puts Up a Strong Fight, but Francine Niyonsaba Remains Perfect Indoors at 800
February 28, 2018
800m Worlds Preview: Can USAs Ajee' Wilson Get the Elusive Gold Medal? Or Does Niyonsaba Keep Rolling?
Can Ajee Wilson get the elusive gold medal? How does Raevyn Rogers do? Does Niyonsaba stay undefeated lifetime indoors?
December 22, 2017
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, W 800: Caster Semenya Is World #1 Again; Ajee Wilson Produces Greatest Year Ever By an American
August 23, 2017
Sunday: Caster Semenya Leads List Of Eight World Champions Competing In The ISTAF Meet At Berlin's Olympic Stadium
Semenya specifically requested that the meet run the 600 instead of the 800 and she may go for the 20-year-old WR of 1:22.63 while facing world silver medalist Francine Niyonsaba. Other world champions include Phyllis Francis, Ramil Guliyev, Dafne Schippers and Sam Kendricks vs Renaud Lavillenie.
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.