Galen Rupp is USATF Athlete of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Galen Rupp has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning both the men’s 5,000 and 10,000 meters last

Chris Tomlinson wants worlds medal

LONDON — British ace Chris Tomlinson believes he can come good when it matters and win a medal at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin later this summer.

Chambers wins sprint double in Greece

Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers recorded a season’s best to win the 100-metres dash at the low-key Papaflessia athletics meeting on Saturday.

Nebraska men, Texas A&M women win Big 12 Champs

Nebraska men’s track and field team will bring home the program’s historic 100th Big 12 conference crown, as Texas A&M women held off Texas Tech and Nebraska for historic conference title.

SEC Outdoor Championships – Day Two Report

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Georgia and Arkansas lead on the men’s and women’s sides, respectively, following day two of the 2009 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships Friday. The event is being hosted by the University of Florida at its Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium.

Purdue teams starts great at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Purdue men’s and women’s track and field teams had a great first day at the 2009 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, hosted by Ohio State at Jesse Owens Track Stadium on Friday. Both the men and the women sit in third place in the team standings as the men scored 10 points and the women tallied 14.

Summers Wins 10,000 at MAC Championships

AKRON, Ohio – Ohio junior Kari Summers (Troy, Ohio) won the 10,000 meters and senior Susan Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) took second in the javelin to land the Bobcats in second place after four scored events on day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The host Akron Zips hold the lead over the 12-team field, as they try to win their fifth-consecutive team title.

Universal Sports, NBC and IAAF strike long term partnership

LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.