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January 29, 2022

Ryan Crouser DID NOT Break the Shot Put World Record at Millrose

An embarrassing moment for the sport as a measurement error was not conveyed to the crowd, the  national tv audience or even the results system.
July 31, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Day 3 Morning Session: World Leader Randolph Ross Is Eliminated in 400m Prelims as All 3 American Women Advance to Steeplechase Final

Ross let up at the line and missed out on the final auto spot in his heat by .03. China’s Lijiao Gong won the women’s shot put as the USA’s Raven Saunders & New Zealand’s Valerie Adams took silver & bronze.
June 18, 2021

Men’s Shot Put: Ryan Crouser SHATTERS 31-Year-Old World Record

The first world record at the newly-renovated Hayward Field has fallen on the first day of the 2020 US Olympic Track and Field Trials -- and it was set by an Oregon native. Ryan Crouser crushed the men's shot put world record by 25 centimeters (9+ inches).
February 06, 2020

Ranking the Top 10 Events at the 2020 NYRR Millrose Games

From Allyson Felix and Grant Holloway in the sprints, to Joe Kovacs and Ryan Crouser in the throws, to Donavan BrazierFilip Ingebrigtsen, and new phenom Jemma Reekie in the middle distances, studs will be everywhere in NYC on Saturday. *MB: Official 2020 NYRR Millrose Games Discussion Thread
June 17, 2019

Greatest of All Throws: Michael Carter's Unbreakable High School Shot Put Record Turns 40

One of the greatest records in all of track and field is now 40 years old and no one one has even come within four feet of it. Read all about it here.
January 25, 2019

What Do Shot Putters Eat? A Dozen Eggs, A Pound of Red Meat, & 4,500 to 5,500 Calories a Day According to Joe Kovacs

Joe Kovacs eats a dozen eggs for breakfast, pound of steak for dinner, 4,500 to 5,500 calories.
February 01, 2018

Drake Relays 2018 Announces Addition Of Elite Shot Put Competition

More interesting than that though is that Olympic champ Ryan Crouser will go against high jumper Ricky Robertson in a dunk competition during halftime of a Drake basketball game.
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.
August 19, 2016

Ryan Crouser's Got a PhD (and Gold Medal) in the Shot Put

Crouser threw the shot 4 feet further than he did a year ago thanks to being able to focus on it being done with his masters in finance.
January 09, 2014

Mary Cain, Nick Willis, Leo Manzano And Hagos Gebrhiwet Will Highlight Distance Action At 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Manzano and Willis will face-off in the mile while Cain is racing 2000m and Gebriwet in the 3000m. Jenn Suhr and Ryan Whiting will also compete at the meet.