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Battle of the Continents for Track and Field’s Best

Lashawn Merritt (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) Watch the IAAF Continental Cup on Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14, at 9 PM ET on Universal Sports or watch LIVE online.  Bernard Lagat was one of the stars of the last IAAF Continental Cup, winning both the 3000m and 5000m in Split. At this year’s edition in Marrakech in 13-14 […]

Carl Lewis Named Full-Time Track & Field Coach at Houston

Carl Lewis at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games (AFP/Getty Images) Legendary Track & Field star and ten-time Olympic medalist (nine gold; one silver) Carl Lewis will join the Houston Cougar Track & Field coaching staff as a full-time member for the upcoming 2014-15 season, head coach Leroy Burrell announced. Lewis, who served as a […]

Lolo Jones Ends Track Season Early

Lolo Jones (Dustin Snipes/Red Bull Content Pool) By Seth Rubinroit Lolo Jones will take a break from track and field, she announced on her Facebook page. It has been a busy year for Jones. In February she competed at the Winter Olympics in bobsled. By the spring she had quickly lost more than 20 pounds and […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cakss wins Javelin

With his final throw, Gatis Cakss (LAT) hits a personal best at 74.04 meters to win the Title over Matija Muhar (SLO) by 1.07 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Morgan Lake wins High Jump

After winning the Heptathlon, Morgan Lake (GBR) felt she was good enough to try the High Jump as well, and boy was she. The only one to clear 1.93 meters for the Title, beating Michaela Hruba (CZE) by .02 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Martinez wins Triple Jump

Lazaro Martinez (CUB) gets the win, the only one to jump over 17 meters at 17.13. Max Hess (GER) was second at 16.55 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kipketer wins 800m

Alfred Kipketer (KEN) gets the win over his fellow Kenyan, Joshua Masikonde (KEN) at 1:43.95 by 1.19 seconds. Tre’tez Kinnaird (USA) was 6th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Seyaum wins 1500m

Birthday girl, Dawit Seyaum (ETH) gets the win in the Women’s 1500m at 4:09.86, beating fellow country woman, Gudaf Tsegay (ETH) by .97 seconds. Elise Cranny (USA) was 4th and Alexa Efraimson (USA) was 6th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kipyego wins Steeplechase

Barnabas Kipyego (KEN) gets the win at 8:25.57 and his fellow Kenyan Titus Kibiego was .58 seconds behind in 2nd. American Bailey Roth was 10th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: American Men wins 4x400m

Michael Cherry anchors the victory at 3:03.31, holding off the Jamaicans in 3rd and Japan impresses just .80 seconds back in 2nd.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: American Women wins 4x400m

Team USA dominates the relays again, as newly crowned Junior champ Kendall Baisden anchors another victory, with a time of 3:30.42, holding off Great Britain by 1.58 seconds.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Williams wins 100m Hurdles

Kendell Williams just edges Dior Hall at the line at 12.89 seconds by .03, as USA goes Silver and Gold in the final hurdles race.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Chapelle wins Men’s Pole Vault

Alex Chapelle (FRA) wins the Men’s Pole Vault Event in Eugene, Oregon, with a total height of 5.55 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Diallo wins Women’s Triple Jump

Rouguy Diallo (FRA) takes gold in the Women’s Triple Jump with a total distance of 14.44 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Markovic Wins Discus Throw

Martin Markovic (CRO) wins gold in the Men’s Discus Throw in Eugene with a total distance of 66.94 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Little wins Women’s 400m Hurdles

Shamier Little (USA) wins gold at the Women’s 400m Hurdles Event with a total time of 55.66.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Jebet wins Women’s 3000m Steeplechase

Ruth Jebet (BRN) takes gold in the 3,000m Steeplechase in Eugene with a total of 9:36.74.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: USA wins Women’s 4x100m Relay

Teahna Daniels, Ariana Washington, Jada Martin, and Kaylin Whitney of the USA Women’s team take gold in the 4x100m in 43.46.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: USA wins Men’s 4x100m Relay

Jalen Miller, Trayvon Bromell, Kendal Williams, and Trentavis Friday of the USA Men’s team take gold in the 4x100m in 38.70.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Da Silva wins Discus

Izabela Da Silva (BRA) gets the win at 58.03 meters, out throwing Silver medalist Valarie Allman (USA) by 1.28 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Akimenko wins High Jump

Mikhail Akimenko (RUS) had the cleanest card as four were able to clear 2.24 meters, to win the Junior Title.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Guo wins Shot Put

Tianqian Guo (CHN) wins the Junior title with a 17.71 meter throw, beating Raven Saunders (USA) by a whole 1.08 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Elseify wins Hammer Throw

Ashraf Elseify (QAT) shows off his back flipping skill as he repeats as the Men’s Junior Hammer Throw champion, with a Championship Record at 84.71 meters. Bence Pasztor (HUN) took Silver 4.52 meters short.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kejelcha wins 5000m

Yomif Kejelcha (ETH) gets a big win at 13:25.19, beating his fellow country Yasin Haji by 1.02 seconds. Colby Gilbert (USA) was 9th and Brian Barraza (USA) was 13th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Baisden wins 400m

Kendall Baisden (USA) chases down Gilda Casanova (CUB) by .74 seconds to win gold at 51.85. Olivia Baker (USA) took Bronze at 53.00.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Friday wins 200m

Trentavis Friday becomes a Junior World Champion at 20.04 seconds, beating Ejowvokoghene Oduduru (NGR) by .21 seconds who edged Michael O’Hara (JAM) by .06 for Silver.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Whitney wins 200m

Kaylin Whitney (USA) survives a false start, and gets the win at 22.82, .15 seconds faster than Irene Ekelund (SWE) and Jada Martin (USA) was 5th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Hyde wins 400m Hurdles

Jaheel Hyde (JAM) gets the win at 49.29 seconds. As Jonas Hanssen (BRN) takes second at 49.55, .12 faster than Tim Holmes (USA) in third.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Matsunaga wins Race Walk

In the Men’s 10,000m Race Walk, Daisuke Matsunaga (JPN) sets a championship record at 39:27.20, taking the lead at very start and walking away with it.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Wang wins Long Jump

The only one to go over eight meters, Jilanan Wang (CHN) gets the win at 8.08, .16 meters better than his fellow countrymen Qing Lin (CHN).

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Starygina wins Javelin

In the Women’s Javelin, Ekaterina Starygina (RUS) had the lead at 55.98 meters but then beat that in her final throw of 56.85. Which was nice because Sofi Flink (FIN) threw 56.70 in her final throw and settled for 2nd.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Lutkovskaya wins Pole Vault

Alena Lutkovskaya (RUS) was the only one to clear 4.50 meters for the win. In 2nd Desiree Freier (USA) vaults an American Junior Record at 4.45

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Bukowiecki wins shot put

Konard Bukowiecki (POL) wins the Shot Put title with a junior World leading time of 22.06 meters, Braheme Days (USA) was 3rd at 20.01.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Sawe wins 1500m

Jonathan Sawe (KEN) gets the win at 3:40.02, beating Abdi Waiss Mouhyadin (DJI) by 1.36 seconds, while Hassan Ghachoui (MAR) looses his shoe and ends up last in 12th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Wambui wins 800m

Margaret Wambui (KEN) gets with a personal best of 2:00.49, beating Sahily Diago (CUB) by 1.62 seconds.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cain wins 3000m

In 2012 she was 6th, this year Mary Cain (USA) gets the win at 8:58.48, a personal best. Lilian Rengeruk (KEN) was 2nd, 2.05 seconds back. Fellow American Stephanie Jenks was 15th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cedenio wins 400m

Machel Cedenio (TTO) gets the win at 45.13 seconds, beating Nobuya Kato (JPN) by 1.04, while Lamar Bruton-Grinnage (USA) was 6th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Belocian sets hurdles record

Wilhem Belocian (FRA) gets the win in the Men’s 110m hurdles in 12.99 seconds, breaking the 12 year old record by .13 seconds. Nick Andersen (USA) was 8th.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Jones wins Women’s Long Jump

Akela Jones (BAR) wins the Women’s Long Jump event with a high distance of 6.34 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Heroye wins Women’s 5,000m

Alemitu Heroye (ETH) wins the Women’s 5,000m event with a total time of 15:10.08.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Shamotina Wins Women’s Hammer Throw

Al’ona Shamotina (UKR) takes gold in the Women’s Hammer Throw Event with a total distance of 66.05 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Asher-Smith Wins Women’s 100m

Dina Asher-Smith (GBR) takes gold in the Women’s 100m with a total time of 11.23. This is her first medal in a 100m event.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kendal Williams Wins 100m

Kendal Williams (USA) gets his personal best in Eugene with a total time of 10.21.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Crushing DQ

In the Women’s 10,000m Race Walk, Olga Shargina (RUS) could feel the Silver medal on her neck, but it was taken away as she was charged with a second fault in her final lap and disqualified while she celebrated

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Drahotova sets record

Anezka Drahotova (CZE) who was 7th last year, becomes the junior women’s 10,000 race walking world champ, but breaks the three year old world record by over 12 second to boot. Setting the new time at 42:47.25.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cheptegei wins 10,000m

Joshua Cheptegei (UGA) takes hem gold for Uganda in the 1st final in Eugene with a total time of 28:32.86.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cheptegei Oblivious to Race

Joshua Cheptegei (UGA) takes his victory lap straight into Angela Tenorio’s (ECU) redo after she successfully contested her DQ.

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, UniversalSports.com will live stream both races […]

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships Recap

The USATF Outdoor Championships returned to Sacramento for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships brought the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series. Men’s and Women’s 100m: In the 100m men’s final, Mike Rodgers (St. Louis, Missouri) rocketed to his first U.S. title since […]

2014 USA Track and Field Championship: Hammer Throw

Kibwe Johnson nailed his titel winning throw in the second round at 74.16 meters, beating AG Kruger by .82 meters, who also hit his big throw in the second row.

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 29 (Mobile)

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships: Sacramento, CA: UniSport Show: June 29

The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop on of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

2014 USA Track and Field Championship: Men’s 10,000m

Galen Rupp keeps his US title beating Chris Derrick by 6.11 seconds, with a time of 28:12.07.

2014 USA Track and Field Championship: Women’s 10,000m

Jordan Hasay clearly kicked too soon as Kim Conley roared back for the win at 32:02.07, winning by 1.21 seconds.

2014 USA Track and Field Championship: Men’s 5,000m

As he has done in the past, now at 39 years old, Bernard Lagat gets the title and the win at 13:31.41, beating Andrew Bumbalough by .60 seconds.

 
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