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Rio 2016 Olympics Will Feature Morning Track & Field Finals

Team USA (Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) For the first time at an Olympic Games since 1988, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature finals during the morning sessions of the athletics programme, the IAAF announced on Wednesday (November 19). The full detailed competition programme will be released shortly but the IAAF Council approved the decision […]

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Korea wins 3000m Relay

The Women’s Korean Olympic Gold Medal winners at Sochi wins the 3000m Relay with Gold medalist Shim Suk Hee (KOR) at the anchor.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Suk Hee wins 1000m

Shim Suk Hee (KOR) wins her 2nd Gold medal of the event in the 1000m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Kexin wins 500m

Olympic Silver medalist in Sochi for the 1000m Fan Kexin (CHN) wins Gold in 500m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Seo Yi Ra wins 1000m

Former World Junior Champion Seo Yi Ra (KOR) wins Gold in 1000m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Russia wins 5000m Relay

The Men’s Russian Olympic Gold Medal winners at Sochi wins the 5000m Relay with Gold medalist Victor An (RUS) at the anchor.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Krueger wins 500m

John-Henry Krueger (USA) gets the first Gold medal of his young career winning the 500m short track. Victor An (RUS) who was in 1st is disqualified.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Crashes on short track

Crashes and wipeouts in the men and women’s 500m, 1000m and relay races on the short track.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Crash

In the women’s Ominum Elimination Race, three riders were eliminated early as they crashed hard on the first lap.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Voinova wins Women’s Sprint

Anastasiia Voinova (RUS) defeats Shuang Guo (CHN) 2-1, though it was really 3-0 as she was relegated after winning the first heat, for breaking her sprinter’s line, in this first World Cup of the new season.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Glaetzer wins Men’s Sprint

Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) beats 2011 World Champ Jason Kenny (GBR), in two straight sprints to win the first World Cup of the new season.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Shuang Guo wins Women’s Keirin

Shuang Guo (CHN) who also took Silver in the Sprint, claims Gold in the Keirin, in this first World Cup of the season. Beating out her country woman Tianshi Zhong (CHN) by .065 seconds.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Aussie men win Team Pursuit

A young Australian Team takes down Great Britain, in the first World Cup of the season by 2.153 second.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Eilers wins Men’s Keirin

Joachim Eilers (GER) wins the first Keirin race of the World Cup season, beating out Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) in a photo finish by .002 seconds.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: British Women win Team Pursuit

In a replay of the World Champions, Team Canada took on Team Great Britain again and came up short. As the British women win by 4.866 seconds, in the first World Cup of the season.

2014 UCI Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara is the first of three stops for the 2014/15 season, with the event travelling to London in December before the final round in Cali, Colombia in January, each event giving each squad the opportunity to score vital Olympic Games qualification points on the road to the 2016 Rio Games.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Shim Suk Hee wins 1500m

Olympic Silver medalist Shim Suk Hee (KOR) wins Gold in 1500m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Crashes on short track

Crashes and wipeouts in the men and women’s 1000m and 1500m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  St-Gelais wins 1000m

Marianne St-Gelais (CAN), who was a member of the Silver medal 3000m relay Olympic team, wins Gold in 1000m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Sin Da Woon wins 1500m

Current World Champion Sin Da Woon (KOR) wins Gold in 1500m short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  An wins 1000m

The 6-time Overall World Champion Victor An (RUS) wins another Gold in 1000m short track.

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.

 
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