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July 18, 2024

2024 Chicago Marathon Field Is Out: Saina, Bates, D'Amato, Panning Set to Chase Fast Times

2022 London champ Amos Kipruto (2:03:13) and 2023 Berlin runner-up Vincent Ngetich (2:03:13) lead the somewhat shallow men's field where Daniel Ebenyo will debut while Tokyo champ Sutume Kebede (2:15:55) is the women's headliner.
July 16, 2024

WTW: Ingebrigtsen Runs 3:26 - Should Kerr Be Worried? Femke Bol 50.95 and NCAA Also-Rans Impress In Europe

Plus how about some love for 16-year-old Rin Kubo who made history by become the first Japanese woman to break 2:00 in the 800 - or did she?
July 12, 2024

Jakob Ingebrigtsen blasts 3:26.73 pb and world lead in Monaco

After struggling over the winter with injury, Ingebrigtsen appears to be in the best shape of his life entering the Olympics.
July 08, 2024

The Issam Asinga Case: Evil Coverup or Did The Fastest High School Sprinter Ever Test Positive For Drugs After Eating Gatorade Gummies?

Asinga, who ran 9.89 and 19.97 last year, says he tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 due to a contaminated batch of Gatorade Recovery Gummies that he got from Gatorade at an awards ceremony. The gummies were falsely marked with the NSF Certified for Sport label which would mean they were contaminant free but have since tested positive for G1516. The AIU didn't buy it, banning him for four years & suggesting Asinga or someone close to him doctored evidence to cover up his doping. *MB: The Issam Asinga Case: Did The Fastest High Schooler Ever Test Positive After Eating Gatorade Gummies Or Is It An Evil Coverup?
July 07, 2024

Faith Kipyegon (3:49.04) Breaks 1500m World Record as Jess Hull Runs Stunning 3:50.83 for 2nd

Kipyegon took .07 off her own mark from last year in Florence and showed that she is better than ever despite missing time in 2024 due to injury.
July 06, 2024

Highlights and Lowlights of the 2024 US Olympic Track and Field Trials + How to Make the Team

We take one final look at yet another riveting US Olympic Trials and wonder - What do most of the Olympians have in common, which pro groups had the best and worst Trials, why were tv ratings up but attendance down? Plus some free advice to USATF on how to make the Trials more entertaining.

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July 01, 2024

6 Takeaways from Super Sunday at the 2024 US Olympic Trials

In the span of 60 minutes on Sunday, six meet records fell in the track events, including Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone's 50.65 WR in the 400 hurdles.
June 30, 2024

Women's 10K: Weini Kelati Wins Olympic Trials; Parker Valby, Karissa Schweizer Looking Good for Paris

Kelati, who won her first US track title, is guaranteed a spot at the Olympics while Valby & Schweizer are likely to qualify via world ranking.
June 30, 2024

Women's 200 Final: Gabby Thomas Wins, Sha'Carri Richardson 4th

The US has been utterly dominant in the 200m as the top 9 women in the world are all Americans and the leader of that group is Gabby Thomas.
June 29, 2024

Sha'Carri Richardson Gets Yellow Card Scare (not DQ) for Lane Violation in 200m at Olympic Track Trials

Sha'Carri Richardson appeared to breeze into the 200m final, but she was actually inches away from a DQ.
June 29, 2024

Grant Holloway Rips 12.86 to Win Olympic Trials 110 Hurdles as 3 Men Break 13.00 For the First Time in One Race

Freddie Crittenden (12.93) and Daniel Roberts (12.96) rounded out Team USA in a historically fast race as Cordell Tinch's 13.03 was not enough to make the team.
June 26, 2024

Olympic Trials Week 2 Preview: Is It Kelati's Year? New Faces in Steeple, Can Fisher or Hocker Complete the Double?

We preview the women's 1500, 10k, and steeple and men's 800 and 5k as the second half of the Trials kicks off on Thursday.