Sydney McLaughlin

Sydney McLaughlin

June 09, 2023

Lamecha Girma Runs 7:52.11 World Record in Steeplechase on Crazy Night in Paris

Lamecha Girma capped the Paris Diamond League with an impressive 7:52.11 world record. We break that down and the other non world record highlights including Sydney McLaughlin-Lavrone getting beat at 400, Keely Hodgkinson getting a PB and Noah Lyles a big 100 win.
February 04, 2023

After Cameo in Boston, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone Plans to Compete More on European Circuit in 2023

Sydney only ran 7.33 seconds in Boston but talked about her 2023 plans and not training a lot with Athing Mu.
August 08, 2022

WTW: Olli Hoare & Mary Moraa Win Big, Abbey Caldwell Gets Bronze, & Ethiopia Is Loaded For The Future

What a week for track fans, worthy of an epic 3,000+ word WTW breakdown. In it, we tell the Aussies how to pick their team, guess what Sydney M can run for 400 and wonder if the next Ethiopian star has arrived.
July 23, 2022

Sydney McLaughlin Runs 50.68 to Destroy 400m Hurdles World Record & Win 2022 World Title

McLaughlin took a ridiculous .73 off the 51.41 record she set at USAs in June.
August 03, 2021

51:46! Sydney McLaughling Gets Gold and World Record #2

A day after the men produced a historically good 400h, the women did it as well. Gold #1 for McLaughlin as Dalilah Muhammad (51.58) crushed the old world record (51.90) and Femke Bol (52.03) came close.
August 02, 2021

Kirani James is Back, van Niekerk Out, Thompson-Herah rips 21.66, DSD Women to Impact 200

We recap the semis of the men's 400, women's 200, and women's 400m hurdles.
June 27, 2021

Sydney McLaughlin Runs 51.90 at 2020 US Olympic Trials to Break 400-Meter Hurdles World Record

McLaughlin took down the world record holder and Olympic champ Dalilah Muhammad to become the first woman ever under 52 seconds.
February 12, 2021

Sydney McLaughlin Has a New Coach, Donavan Brazier Loves the Treadmill & More from the NBIGP Press Conference

McLaughlin is now training partners with Allyson Felix under Bobby Kersee, while Brazier shares what it was like to be quarantined in his Arkansas hotel room for five days recently. Plus updates from Noah LylesRai Benjamin.
February 11, 2021

NBIGP Preview: The Best US Indoor Meet of 2021 Season Is Saturday

What a track meet. You can make a case that the men's Olympic favorites at 100 (Noah Lyles/Trayvon Bromell), 200 (Lyles), 400 (Michael Norman), and 800 (Donavan Brazier) are all racing in Staten Island this weekend. Plus Sydney McLaughlinShaunae Miller-Uibo, and AR attempts in the 1000 (Bryce Hoppel) & 2-mile (Elle Purrier).
January 23, 2020

What to Watch For This Weekend: Lots of Great Distance Action at NBIGP, Tuohy vs. Cain, + Debuts for Brazier & McLaughlin & Trayvon Bromell Is Back

A lot of pros will be racing indoors in the NY and Boston this weekend. We break it all down for you including Donavan Brazier's WR attempt at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
October 04, 2019

Fabulous Friday: For One Night, Qatar Gets Its World Championship Moment

A big enthusiastic crowd, a world record, a hometown here, and a legend staying on top. Veteran journalist Elliott Denman put it best, "A great night for the sport of track and field."
October 04, 2019

Watch: Video of Dalilah Muhammad's 52.16 World Record 400m Hurdles at the 2019 World Championships over Sydney McLaughlin

Video of Dalilah Muhammad's world record win over Sydney McLaughlin.
September 25, 2019

The Casual Track Fan's Guide to the 2019 World Track and Field Championships: 6 Storylines To Follow At Worlds

Are you someone who used to be really into track and field but no longer is or maybe the kind of person who doesn't pay attention to athletics until the World Champs? Then this is the preview for you. If you are a casual sports fan, we imagine you'll like it as well.
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 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 10, 2019

Monaco Preview: Lyles vs. Gatlin in a 100m Showdown, How Fast Will the Men's 1500 Go, and Sydney McLaughlin Returns

Can Lyles dip under 9.80? Can Timothy Cheruiyot break 3:30 for the second time in 8 days? Plus we tell you why Michael Saruni didn't race for 5 months after running 1:43 indoors.
June 13, 2019

2019 Bislett Games Recap: McLaughlin and Warholm (NR) Win, Chepkoech Loses, Coleman Runs a WL, and Norway's Dream For The Dream Mile is Denied

Sydney McLaughlin got a win her in her 400 hurdle Diamond League debut, Christian Coleman ran a world lead in the 100, Beatrice Chepkoech suffered a rare loss in the women's steeple and the hometown fans' dream of a Norwegian victory in both the 400 hurdles and Dream Mile did not become reality as Marcin Lewandowski beat Jakob Ingebrigtsen yet again.
June 12, 2019

2019 Bislett Games Preview: Sydney McLaughlin Runs 400 Hurdles, Emma Coburn Makes Steeple Debut, & Can Jakob Ingebrigtsen Win the Dream Mile?

Coburn will race the WR holder Chepkoech for the first times since Coburn wondered if Chepkoech was clean last year.