Jamaican Coach Tells American Colleague He Should Be Grateful

National track & field coach Raymond ‘KC’ Graham, a high school stand-out coach has blasted comments made by US Junior College coach Michael Smart about getting second-tier athletes from Jamaica. “Coach Smart has no regard or respect for Jamaican coaches when he said in an article that he got second-tier, and athletes who are not […]

New Zealand's Olympic and World champion Valerie Vili Splits with coach

New Zealand’s throwing darling Valerie Vili, the Olympic and World Championship gold medal winner has split with long-serving coach Kirsten Hellier. Vili made the announcement at a press conference on Sunday, stating that it was a difficult decision to make. The split was said to be a mutual one though. Hellier said in their statement: […]

Bernard Lagat makes 3000m win look easy

Is there a cooler guy in athletics than Bernard Lagat? The US athlete regained the title he last won six years ago with a totally dominant display and after opening up a 10m lead on this well beaten rivals had the time midway down the home stretch to raise an arm in acknowledgment to the […]

IAAF president Lamine Diack says Usain Bolt saved track and field

Usain Bolt may have been the person to save track and field in the face of a number of doping scandals, as well as to highlight the merits of the junior school system. That’s according to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president, Lamine Diack. “I think it was the thing that was needed in […]

Report: Moses Tanui Injured, David Lelei killed in auto accident

Former 10,000-meter world champion Moses Tanui was injured and former world championship runner David Lelei killed in an auto accident on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital, the Daily Nation newspaper reported Wednesday. Tanui sustained serious leg and chest injuries and was rushed to Nairobi Hospital, where the newspaper described his condition as being “out […]