September 09, 2021

2021 Weltklasse Zurich DL Final Men's Recap: Americans Sweep the 100, 200, & 400, Emmanuel Korir Backs Up His Olympic Title, & Mondo Clears 6.06m

Americans won the 100, 200, 400, and 110 hurdles, while Kenyans swept the 800, 1500, and steeple. Olympic champs Karsten Warholm (47.35) and Mondo Duplantis (6.06m) won the 400 hurdles & pole vault.
June 25, 2021

Rest of Day 8: Gabby Thomas Runs (Another) World Leader, Sydney McLaughlin and Rai Benjamin Advance

Thomas ran 21.94, which improved on her 21.98 from Thursday. McLaughlin and Benjamin both cruised in their 400 hurdles heats.
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).
September 17, 2020

Rest of Rome Recap: Jemma Reekie Earns Revenge, & Elaine Thompson Is BACK

Reekie negative-split her way to a big 800 win, while Thompson obliterated the 100m field with a world-leading 10.85.
July 05, 2019

2019 Lausanne DL Recap: Gebrhiwet Miscounts His Laps, Cheruiyot Runs 3:28 and SAFP Runs 10.74

Lausanne entertained from start to finish as we saw a super-fast men's 1500, a wild men's 5000 with the fastest penultimate lap in history and a whole lot more.
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.
March 18, 2019

Here's How The New 2020 Olympic Qualifying Rules Would Impact The Sprints, Field Events, and Walks in the United States

On Friday, we showed you how the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field team would have looked for the mid-d and distance races if the new 2020 rules were in place in 2016. Today, we're going to show you how the 2016 US Olympic Team would have looked for the rest of the events if the new rules were in place.
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.
August 16, 2017

August 27: World Javelin Champ Vs Olympic Champ Thomas Röhler Highlights ISTAF World Challenge Meet

World silver medalist Darya Klishina vs 4th placer Ivana Spanovic in the LJ.
October 18, 2016

Tyson Gay's Fellow Professional Athletes Take To Twitter To Share Their Condolences

Asafa Powell, Ato Boldon, Lolo Jones and former NFLer Chad Johnson are among those who sent messages to Tyson Gay.
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.
August 12, 2016

Michelle Carter Unleashes an American Record (20.63m) on Her Final Attempt to Stun Valerie Adams for Olympic Shot Put Gold Medal

32 years ago in Los Angeles, Carter's dad Michael earned Olympic silver in the shot put. His daughter did him one better tonight in Rio, coming through for gold in the final round under the most pressure imaginable.