You may have seen it. You probably have. It’s all over social media. Athlete as Superman.
Katie Ledecky and Kyle Snyder have been named as Female and Male Olympic Athletes of the Year at the Team USA Awards in Los Angeles.
Usain Bolt's chances of a golden finale to his career have received a boost after it was confirmed his 100 metres title rival Andre De Grasse will not feature at the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) World Championships, due to start here tomorrow.
Kendra Harrison made a winning return to the London track on which she broke the 28-year-old world 100 metres hurdles record last year, clocking up a 21st consecutive victory in 12.39sec at the ninth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season.
Felix says "don't doubt us" after election of Trump because American diversity will prevail at Los Angeles 2024
Six-time Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix claimed America’s "diversity" is its greatest strength following last week’s Presidential election in a powerful Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid presentation here today.
Los Angeles 2024 representatives Janet Evans, Allyson Felix and Greg Louganis have been announced as the grand marshals of the 2017 edition of the annual New Year celebration in Pasadena, the Tournament of Roses.
Rio 2016 champion Thompson heads all-star women’s 200m centrepiece at IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich
Points make prizes in Zurich’s Letzigrund Stadium tomorrow night as it stages the first of the two finals for this season’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League - but there’s some keen personal rivalry going on too.
After anchoring Jamaica home to gold in the men’s 4x100 metres, and thus completing a perfect 100m/200m/relay record in the last three Olympics, Usain Bolt diverted from his now customary lap of honour to kneel at his finishing point in lane three, bend down to the track and kiss the Games goodbye.
It’s seven years since Kerron Clement won a global 400 metres hurdles title - but victory today in 47.73sec clearly came as no surprise to him as he had already made space in his medals cabinet for a first Olympic gold.
Heavy rain delayed fourth day of evening athletics session here – but it was worth the wait as it provided the host nation, and a delirious home crowd, with one of the great Olympic shock victories as 22-year-old pole vaulter Thiago Da Silva set an Olympic Games record of 6.03 metres to defeat the defending champion and world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and secure a second gold medal for Brazil at Rio 2016.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have named a 555 member team for the Rio 2016 Olympics as they seek to top the medal table for the second successive Summer Games.
Allyson Felix’s plans to double up over 200/400 metres at next month’s Rio Olympics, already accommodated by an alteration in the athletics programme scheduling, came to naught on the final day of the US Olympic Track and Field trials as she missed the chance to defend her 200m title in Brazil by one place and one hundredth of a second.
As the US Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene, Oregon pause to draw midweek breath, stellar performer Allyson Felix, who plans to double up over 200 and 400m at next month’s Rio Olympics, can reflect upon a task half done.
Justin Gatlin and Trayvon Bromell, as expected, filled the first two 100 metres places at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene on a day when Allyson Felix backed up half of her ambition to double up in Rio 2016 by winning her 400m final.
Galen Rupp, already qualified for the Rio 2016 marathon, gave himself a second option as he lived up to his position as favourite in the 10,000 metres at the United States Olympic Track and Field trials in a race which saw the end of 41-year-old Bernard Lagat’s hopes of becoming the oldest ever American runner at the Games.