The men’s 400-meter rivalry between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a record fifth time, and after sub-44 races the last two years, it’s possible one of the oldest records in meet history could take a tumble.
Eugene, Oregon – The best mile race in the world is set for the Prefontaine Classic, as the Bowerman Mile will feature a record five Olympic or World gold medalists in its best field in history.
Eugene, Oregon – Three athletes in their early 20s are expected to vie for the win in the IAAF Diamond League 800 meters at this year’s Prefontaine Classic.
Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross are among America’s most decorated athletes and their road to more Olympic gold begins at the Prefontaine Classic in the women’s 400 meters.
Eugene, Oregon – How good will the Prefontaine Classic women’s 100 hurdles be? So good that because of the 3-per-nation restriction at the Olympics, it’ll be deeper than the Games final.
EUGENE, Oregon – Vashti Cunningham, the IAAF World Indoor champion from Portland 2016, will make her outdoor debut as a professional athlete at the 2016 Prefontaine Classic – IAAF Diamond League meeting on 28 May, organisers announced on Monday.
Eugene, Oregon – The planet’s two best men’s shot putters are ready for a new duel at the Prefontaine Classic. For the first time, both are equipped with gold medals.
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).
The Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meet will be streamed live on Friday night on USATV.tv.
By Samantha Bishop, World-Track After shaking off the bugs and getting her season up and running with a dominant victory in Belgium last week, Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo now targets a place on the Kenyan 800m team to Berlin. She races in that event at the Kenyan Championships to pick the team the IAAF World…
EUGENE — Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt does not believe that Michael Johnson’s 400-metres world record is under threat this season.
EUGENE, Oregon — American indoor champion Mike Rogers says he will not get carried away by his recent form that saw him winning back-to-back races in the last two weekends.