Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon world record at U.S. trials

Eugene, Ore. – Ashton Eaton brought a record capacity crowd to full roar Saturday at Hayward Field as the Oregon graduate set a world record in the decathlon, scoring 9,039 points to break the previous record of 9,026 set in 2001 by the Czech Republic’s Roman Sebrle. Eaton’s record was the first world record set […]

2012 track and field results

The following are the results from the meetings in the 2012 track and field season. There will be several collegiate and international meeting this season, including the Olympic Games in London and we will provide likes to results for these meetings the term. May 12 – 6th Ponce Grand Prix May 11 – Samsung Diamond […]

Bolt belonged not in the 2008 Olympics but the 2040 Games

In this month’s issue of Esquire magazine, there’s a great read on the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt. What made the piece so fascinating and enlightening was this paragraph: “Ethan Siegel, a theoretical astrophysicist at Lewis & Clark College, recently charted a graph to demonstrate that, judging by the incremental progression of the 100-meter world […]

Usain Bolt to run at Penn Relays

World sprint double and relay world record holder Usain Bolt, will compete at the Penn Relays as part of the USA vs. the World event April 24, USA Track and Field announced Thursday. The Jamaican sprint ace is scheduled to compete in the men’s 4×100 relay and event he ran on the third leg when […]

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