Eugene, Ore. – Selected results from the Track Town Summer Series meeting at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, July 29.
Sprinters Justin Gatlin, LaShawn Merritt, Allyson Felix and Tori Bowie, as well as Brittney Reese, Ashton Eaton, Jenny Simpson and Bernard Lagat, are all named in the U.S. team for the Rio Olympic Games next month.
An outstanding Mo Farah thrilled the crowd once again at Hayward Field, after the Olympic champion raced away with the men’s 10,000 metres crown on “distance night” at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday (27).
Kirani James ran a world-leading 44.08 seconds to beat rival LaShawn Merritt and win the Rio Olympics Preview men’s 400m at the 2016 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee in Des Moines, IA.
American sprint ace Carmelita Jeter is set to open her outdoor season over 400m at the 2016 Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersey Invitational at UCLA Drake Stadium on Saturday.
Brittney Reese of USA leads a high-profile women’s long jump field confirmed for the 2016 Prefontaine Classic – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May – meeting organisers announced on Monday (28).
PORTLAND – Brittney Reese and Brianne Theisen-Eaton secured gold medals after delivering late, but Asafa Powell suffered yet another global meeting heartbreaker at the IAAF Indoor World Championships on Friday night.
BEIJING, China – American Brittney Reese failed to qualify for the final of the women’s Long Jump at the IAAF World Championships on Thursday. Reese, who has won this title in the last three IAAF World Championships, could only manage a best effort of 6.39m in the first round of the qualifying round, which was […]