June 22, 2021
Day 4 Rest of Meet: Sean McGorty Survives Steeple Scare, Chris Nilsen Upsets Sam Kendricks, & Will Claye Is Clutch
Sean McGorty almost lost a shoe but didn't panic and advanced while Chris Nilsen pulled off another upset in the pole vault and Will Claye was clutch in the triple jump.
September 24, 2020
Doha DL Preview: A stacked women's 3k, Bryce Hoppel takes on the world's best miler, Conseslus Kipruto debuts and Faith Kipyegon drops down
The very strange 2020 track season is almost over as the 2020 DL season concludes Friday in Doha with some interesting distance races. For example, Doha will feature the three best men's steeplers from 2019, but they are all in the 1500. 1500 stars Faith Kipegon and Timothy Cheruiyot will both run the 800. The women's 3,000 is totally loaded with five 2019 World medalists, led by Hellen Obiri.
September 17, 2020
Mondo Duplantis Clears 6.15m in Rome to Break Outdoor Pole Vault World Record
Duplantis now owns the world records indoors and outdoors, as after failing 14 times at the WR height this summer, he got the job done on #15. And he is still only 20 years old.
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.
September 29, 2019
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce the GOAT, A Record 12th Gold For Felix, Lyles Doesn’t Rule Out Sub-19 - 2019 Worlds Day 3
It was mom's night in Doha as SAFP showed she's the GOAT and Allyson Felix added another gold to her haul. Christian Taylor turned back Will Claye again and Anzhelika Sidorova won a great pole vault over Sandi Morris.
July 27, 2019
Sam Kendricks Goes Really High to Get American Record, Fred Kerley Defeats Norman, Dennis Mitchell Is Coaching Justin Gatlin
Sam Kendricks is the American record holder and #2 vaulter EVER outdoors. And believe it or not Fred Kerley is your USATF 400m champ.
June 05, 2019
Mondo Duplantis Is BEATEN at 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Champs, Chris Nilsen Wins By Breaking His Own Meet Record
LSU's Duplantis, the #2 outdoor jumper of all time, was the 2019 world leader at 6.00m, but South Dakota's Nilsen got PRs at 5.90 and 5.95 to score the massive upset -- and break his own meet record.
August 18, 2017
What a Year Sam Kendricks is Having and Hope You Didn't Bet Big on the Favorites: Random Thoughts From Worlds
August 06, 2017
2017 Worlds Day 3: Tori Bowie Wins 100 to Complete US Sweep as Joe Kovacs (Shot Put) & Sandi Morris (Pole Vault) Earn Silver
June 24, 2017
Sam Kendricks Talks About Joining 6-Meter Club in Pole Vault, Being Most Efficient Vaulter in the World
May 25, 2017
2017 Prefontaine Classic Saturday Preview: What A Meet - Is This The Greatest Pre Classic Ever?
Some of the events at the 2017 Pre Classic are without a doubt better than the 2017 Rio Olympic finals. We're so excited we even preview the men's pole vault and women's 200 but we also will see a loaded women's 1500 with Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson and possibly the youngest sub-4 mile in history.
September 09, 2016
Watch Sandi Morris Become Just 2nd Woman In History To Clear 5.0 Meters (16' 4¾") Outdoors In The Pole Vault
The Olympic silver medallist ended a magical season in style - with a new American outdoor best.
August 20, 2016
What a Great Pole Vault Competition: Sandi Morris Almost Wins Gold on Final Vault, Then Talk Turns to Isinbayeva's Retirement and Russian Doping Aftermath
August 16, 2016
Brazil's Thiago Braz da Silva Upsets Renaud Lavillenie for Pole Vault Gold and Sets the Olympic Record (6.03m) in Front of Delirious Rio Crowd
August 11, 2016
Men's Pole Vault Preview: Will Renaud Lavillenie Become The First Man in 60 Years To Repeat as Olympic Champion?
Lavillenie is the highest jumper in history but there are a lot of young guns that would love to knock him off including the US's Sam Kendricks (23), Canada's Shawn Barber (22) and Brazil's best men's medal hope Thiago Braz (22).
March 18, 2016
Renaud Lavillenie (6.02m CR) and Jenn Suhr (4.90m) Claim Pole Vault Titles to Open 2016 World Indoor Championships
It only took Lavillenie two jumps to wrap up pole vault gold, but that didn't stop him from entertaining the Portland crowd with a new meet record and three thrilling attempts at the the world record. On the women's side, it was an all-American battle for gold as Suhr and Sandi Morris went 1-2.
February 12, 2016
Don't Forget The 2016 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Is Sunday - Meet Has Lots Of Names As Meseret Defar Races On Track For 1st Time Since 2013
Defar, who surprisingly revealed she plans to run the 10,000 at the Olympics, will run the 3k on Sun., her first track race since Aug. '13. We caught up with Defar, Abbey D'Agostino and Brenda Martinez at the presser, plus non-distance stars Trayvon Bromell & Jenn Suhr. Also entered: Ethiopians Dejen Gebremeskel (3,000) and Dawit Seyaum (1,500) plus Nick Willis (mile), Duane Solomon (1k) Andrew Wheating (1k) and Boris Berian (800). *MB: Don't forget the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is Sunday - 4-6 pm ET on NBC Sports - Official Discussion Thread. *MB: Bad news Molly Huddle and Emily Infeld Fans - Meseret Defar says she's targeting 10k at 2016 Olympics
December 19, 2015
Watch Kiwi Eliza McCartney break world junior pole vault record with 4.64m clearance
New Zealand’s Eliza McCartney, who turned 19 earlier this month, broke the world junior pole vault record today with a 4.64m clearance today.