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July 11, 2024

Monaco Diamond League Preview: Jess Hull World Record Attempt, 1500m Jakob-Yared Showdown, Big 3 in 400m Hurdles

The Monaco Diamond League Meet on Friday is absolutely loaded. Jakob Ingebrigtsen headlines the men's 1500 vs Yared Nuguse, Neil Gourley, Narve Nordas, and Niels Laros, Jess Hull goes for the 2000m world record, we've got an absolutely loaded men's 800, plus the big 3 squaring off in the men's 400m hurdles.
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?
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 24, 2024

Noah Lyles Takes Care Of Business to Win Olympic Trials 100m as Christian Coleman Misses Out

Lyles tied his pb by running 9.83 with Kenny Bednarek (9.87) and Fred Kerley (9.88) joining him on the team to Paris, while Coleman was 4th in 9.93.
June 23, 2024

After Winning US Olympic Trials, Sha'Carri Richardson Heads to Paris With New Perspective

There is more to the Sha'Carri Richardson of 2024 than greatness and joy. There is growth, there is understanding, there is appreciation. "I’ve grown [into] a better understanding of myself, a deeper respect and appreciation for my gift that I have in the sport," Richardson said.
June 23, 2024

Sha'Carri Richardson Dominates 100 Meters at 2024 US Olympic Trials

Richardson won in a world-leading 10.71 and went 1-2-3 with Dennis Mitchell-coached training partners Melissa Jefferson & TeeTee Terry.
June 19, 2024

Erriyon Knighton Cleared to Compete at Olympic Trials after Provisional Suspension Is Lifted

Knighton had been provisionally suspended since April 12 after testing positive for the banned substance trenbolone -- the same substance for which Jarrion Lawson was banned (and subsequently cleared). Article includes statements from USADA head Travis Tygart as well as Knigton's lawyer Howard Jacobs. *MB: Erriyon Knighton Cleared by USADA After Provisional Suspension for Trenbolone (Tainted Meat Deemed Likely) 
June 19, 2024

Olympic Trials 100 Preview: Sha'Carri, Noah Lyles, & Could a High Schooler Make the Men's Team?

Right now, Sha'Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles are favorites for Olympic gold. Will that still be the case after this weekend's 100s? Could 18-year-old Christian Miller really make the team? What shoes will Fred Kerley wear?
June 08, 2024

Maia Ramsden and Juliette Whittaker Complete Indoor/Outdoor Doubles as Doris Lemngole Takes Down Olivia Markezich in Steeple

Ramsden is the first woman to sweep the indoor mile/outdoor 1500 titles in the same year since 2010 and the first to repeat as 1500 champion in 20 years.

May 28, 2024

Erriyon Knighton's agent gives an update: "I guarantee you, everyone will see him and they’ll be amazed"

Knighton hasn't raced individually in 2024 but write him off at your own peril.
May 23, 2024

2024 Pre Classic Preview: Gudaf Tsegay Goes For History, Sha'Carri v Elaine, Kenyan 10K Trials, & More

With just four weeks to go until the Olympic Trials, America and the world's best will descend on Eugene this weekend.
May 21, 2024

My 10 Favorite Races From 10 Years with LetsRun.com

After a decade with LetsRun.com, Jonathan Gault counts down his 10 favorite races he has seen in-person. Usain BoltMatthew Centrowitz, and Jakob Ingebrigtsen all make appearances - who claims the #1 spot?
May 09, 2024

2024 Doha DL Preview: American 200m Showdown, Dos Santos Debuts, Kenyan Stars vs Nordas in 1500

Americans Courtney LindseyKenny Bednarek have been in fine form in 2024 but only one can win the 200 in Doha. Plus Timothy CheruiyotReynold Cheruiyot, and Abel Kipsang against Narve Nordas in the 1500.
April 24, 2024

2024 Suzhou DL Preview: Gidey, Barega, & Coburn Open Up, Coleman Tries to Keep Winning

Plus Sha'Carri Richardson will try to improve on her 22.99 200m from last week in Xiamen.
March 20, 2024

Noah Lyles on the Doping Problem in Track: "Everybody But One Person [in the Top 5 All-Time 100m List] Has Been Banned. Kind of Sucks."

What does Noah Lyles think about the doping problem in the sport? He tell us.
March 01, 2024

Christian Coleman Edges Noah Lyles to Reclaim 60-Meter World Title in Glasgow

Coleman ran 6.41 to Lyles' 6.44 to become the third man to win two 60m world titles and said he feels he's the best ever at 60m. We're not arguing.
March 01, 2024

Noah Lyles Says He Wishes the Details of His Adidas Contract Were Public

"I definitely wish we were able to say how much it was," Lyles said. "...It's something that's been sucking since track & field started."