Nijel Amos

Nijel Amos

August 04, 2021

Kenya Stills Reigns in 800 as Emmanuel Korir and Ferguson Rotich go 1-2, Dobek Takes Bronze

Emmanuel Korir put his 400 speed to good use in a tactical 800 final as Clayton Murphy and Nijel Amos were last and second to last respectively.
July 30, 2021

Nijel Amos, the “last man standing” from historic 2012 Olympic final, starts quest for his first Olympic gold with solid opening round win

Amos, who has twice run 1:41 for 800, says he's recently done some "impossible" training sessions as he strives for his first global gold.
July 09, 2021

2021 Monaco Men’s Recap: Timothy Cheruiyot Wins (Again) in 3:28 PB, Nijel Amos Is Back, & Chaos in the Steeple After Bell Is Rung a Lap Early

Cheruiyot looked like his old self by winning in Monaco for the fourth straight year, while Amos clocked a world-leading 1:42.91 in the 800. Lamecha Girma also ran a world leader in the steeple (8:07.75) despite kicking a lap early.
June 21, 2020

RRW: OTC Defeats ATC at Return of the Dual

OTC won the meet with six points to one. They swept the 600m with Nijel Amos (1:17.2) and Chanelle Price (1:27.9) taking the wins.
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?
August 29, 2019

Donavan Brazier Runs 1:42.70 For the Win in Zurich, Scares Johnny Gray’s American Record

Donavan Brazier picked up a huge $50,000 win and PB.
August 28, 2019

2019 Zurich DL Final Preview: WR Potential in the 400 Hurdles, Coburn Chases Sub-9:00, Dibaba vs. Hassan, & So Long to the Men's 5K

Rai Benjamin and Karsten Warholm square off for the first time in the men's 400 hurdles while Dalilah Muhammad faces Sydney McLaughlin in the women's 400 hurdles. Plus a battle of WR holders in the women's 1500 and Justin Gatlin vs. Noah Lyles in the men's 100.
July 20, 2019

Nijel Amos Pulls Up Lame in London Diamond League One Week After Running 1:41 in Monaco

Nijel Amos suffered what looked to be a serious injury in London today.
July 18, 2019

2019 London Diamond League Preview: Amos & Kipyegon Try to Keep Rolling, Hassan WR Watch, and Morgan McDonald Makes Pro Debut

Rhonex Kipruto (debut) and Jakob Ingebrigtsen are also in the 5k, while Laura Muir and Konstanze Klosterhalfen will battle Kipyegon in the 1500.
July 13, 2019

Boots On the Ground in Monaco: What did track and field's stars tell after racing on Friday?

What had boots on the ground in Monaco on Friday. What did Noah Lyles, Justin Gatlin, Sydney McLaughlin, Ajee Wilson, Nijel Amos and the Ingebrigtsen's tell us after Monaco?
July 12, 2019

The 1:41 Club is Back: Nijel Amos Runs 1:41.89 in Monaco

Nijel Amos was the last man to go sub 1:42 back in 2012 until he did it again in Monaco.
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 23, 2018

2018 Pre Classic Friday Night Preview: King Ches Returns to Hayward As A Pro; Are You Ready for Two LOADED Men's Races (800 & 2 Mile)?

Get ready - the men's 800 and 2-mile at the 2018 Pre Classic are TOTALLY loaded.
April 03, 2018

Week That Was: Jake Robertson, Ce'aira Brown, Nijel Amos, Sydney McLaughlin, Cruz Culpepper, Tom Walsh Impress Plus More Proof Galen Rupp is Very Fit

Sports Gene gets a boost this week and John Calipari is talking track not basketball.
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