2016 Roy Griak Invitational Live Coverage

MINNEAPOLIS -- The 2016 Roy Griak Invitational Jack Johnson Women’s Gold Race features runners from 36 teams battling for the top spot in the six-kilometer race. Follow Live Coverage Fifteen teams from last year’s Griak field return to Les Bolstad Course this season, including the top three teams from a year ago. This year’s entries include nine 2015 NCAA Championship participant

Wayde van Niekerk Break 400m WR At Rio2016

Wayde van Niekerk

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Wayde van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson’s world record* to win the 400m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in a stunning time of 43.03. The South African, running in lane eight, went out hard, knowing that the past two Olympic champions – Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt – were on his inside. Merritt

Day 1 Results: 2016 Jamaica Olympic Trials

Usain Bolt

KINSTON, Sporting Alert - Selected results from Day 1 of the 2016 Jamaica Olympic Games Trials on Thursday night at the National Stadium in Kingston. Among the athletes advancing to the next round in their respective events were Usain Bolt, Nickel Ashmeade,  Asafa Powell, Jevaughn Minzie and Yohan Blake on the men's side, as well as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce,

Russian Olympic President Takes Swipe At Gatlin, Gay

Justin Gatlin

The president of the Russian Olympic Committee blasts the inconsistency of the Olympic leaders in the build up towards the 2016 Olympic Games. In a speech on Tuesday, Alexander Zhukov questioned the International Olympic Committee and the International Association of Athletics Federations decision to banned all Russian athletes from competing at the Rio Olympic Games, while

Armory Ambassadors In Stretch Drive Toward U.S. Olympic Trials

Nicole Tully

NEW YORK – This past May, Armory Foundation President Dr. Norbert Sander announced Nicole Tully, Kyle Merber and Russell Dinkins had been selected Armory Ambassadors during their preparation for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials and subsequent Olympic Games. Since then, The Armory has chronicled the on- and off-the-track stories of Tully, Merber and Dinkins through @armorynyc