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NYRR Millrose Games Tickets Now on Sale

New York - Veteran New York Times’ sportswriter Bill Miller best hold on to his hat this February as the NYRR Millrose Games approaches. Having covered the Millrose Games since the 1930s, Miller called the 2013 edition “one of the best ever.” But now – with a new and even faster Mondo surface on The Armory’s famed oval – the 107th running might well become... 

Penn Relays: USA v The World Events Fields Announced

INDIANAPOLIS - Days away from the start of the 119th Penn Relays, USA Track and Field announced an updated relay pool for the USA vs. The World Events Saturday on the track. Men’s 4x100m It will be a USA vs. Jamaica showdown in the men’s 4x100m. Team USA will feature Olympic silver relay medalists Justin Gatlin, Trell Kimmons, Ryan Bailey, Doc Patton and Jeff Demps. Other U.S. men... 

Penn Relays make security changes

PHILADELPHIA – In light of the recent terrorist activities that took place at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, the Penn Relays would like to reiterate the following security measures that are in place for fans and participants at this year’s event. The University released an official statement on Wednesday regarding security at the Penn Relays, “Security is always a... 

Pfaff Appointed Head Coach at World Athletics Center

PHOENIX, Ariz. (April 23, 2013)— Dan Pfaff has been named to the dual roles of Head Coach of the World Jumps Center and Human Performance Director of the World Athletics Center, based in Phoenix, Ariz. Pfaff, who has coached nine Olympic medalists and five world record-holders during his famed 39-year career, was appointed by World Athletics Center founder John Godina. “Coach Pfaff... 

Olympians Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds set for Millrose Games 600m clash

New York - The Armory announces Olympians Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds will headline the 600m event in the 106th Millrose Games, February 16 at The Armory and are expected to challenge a 26-year-old American mark. The Millrose Games is considered track and field’s premier indoor annual meet. The 600m event will be one of the most anticipated races, pitting equally in step Olympians... 

Bolt, Felix are Male and Female World Athletes of the Year

Barcelona, Spain - Usain Bolt (JAM) and Allyson Felix (USA) were today named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2012. Bolt, who won the award for the fourth time, and Felix, a first-time winner, received their trophies and US$100,000 prize at the Athletes of the YearAwards Ceremony this afternoon in the Grand Ballroom of the Pullman Skipper Hotel, ahead of this... 

Aries Merritt leads stars for 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

BOSTON – 2012 Olympic Hurdles Champion Aries Merritt and 2011 World 1500m Champion Jenny Simpson will return to Boston for the 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 2nd, organizers announced today. Tickets for the 18th annual Olympic-style event are on sale now at www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling 1-877-849-8722. Aries Merritt, who had one of the best hurdle campaigns in... 

Leonard Komon clocks another fast time in ASICS Grand

Leonard Komon winning the ASICS Grand 10. Credit: Berlin Runs / Jürgen Engler Leonard Komon and Anna Hahner took the ASICS Grand 10 in Berlin on Sunday. For the Kenyan it was the third win in a row at this race and once again he achieved a world-class time. The 24 year-old clocked 27:46 minutes while Germany’s new distance running hope Anna Hahner ran 33:50. Course record holder Leonard... 

Patrick Daska, Bezunesh Bekele chase sub 2:20 in Frankfurt

Mamitu Daska crossing the line in 2011credit: www.photorun.net After the sensational signing of world marathon record holder Makau (Kenya/2:03:38) and three more runners with personal bests of sub 2:05:30 organisers of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon have now announced the top contenders of their women’s race. Obviously the names are not as spectacular as those in the men’s field. But there... 

Makau to face competitive field in Frankfurt

The BMW Frankfurt Marathon looks set to continue its rise that should ultimately establish the event among the world’s major marathons. A couple of weeks after announcing the spectacular signing of world record holder Patrick Makau organisers have now released four names that will form formidable opposition for the Kenyan superstar: Yemane Tsegay, Albert Matebor, Bazu Worku and Gilbert... 
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