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 week at the 2009 NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Having already won three NCAA individual titles this school year, Rupp ran the 5,000m prelims on…

Williams to help US regain sprint crown

United States’ 2005 Helsinki World 100m champion, Lauryn Williams, says she is looking forward to being a part of her country’s initiative to regain their sprint dominance over Jamaica. At last year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Jamaica led by Usain Bolt’s stunning world record runs of 9.69 and 19.30 in the 100 and 200…