Tokyo Olympics medal predictions in every event (associated press) Let’s see how many of these Associated Press Tokyo Olympics medal predictions come true. I looked through the Track and Field Predictions and had a bit of a laugh. TOKYO (AP) — Olympic medal predictions by AP beat writers: TRACK AND FIELD 100 meters Men … Read more
Tiffany Haddish to Play Florence Griffith Joyner in New Movie About the Athlete’s Life Tiffany Haddish is running back to the big screen. According to Variety, the 41-year-old actress has been tapped to star as Florence Griffith Joyner — also known as “Flo-Jo” — in an upcoming biopic. In addition to playing the Olympic track and … Read more
NACAC U23 Championships 2021 Get Underway In San Jose Jamaica will have the biggest visiting contingent at this weekend’s North, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-18, Under-20, and Under-23 Championship in Athletics at the National Stadium in San José Costa Rica. A total of 263 athletes, including several soon-to-be Olympians, will be competing from Friday … Read more
Olympic games athletics schedule *All times in Japan Standard Time (JST) Date and Time: Fri 30 July 9:00 – 12:30 Venues: Olympic Stadium Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Round 1 Men’s High Jump Qualifying Round Men’s Discus Throw Qualifying Round Women’s 800m Round 1 Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1 Women’s 100m Round 1 Date and Time: Fri … Read more
Elaine Thompson Herrah runs 10.71 in Székesfehérvár to beat Fraser-Pryce The kaleidoscope that is the current women’s 100 meters event took another turn at Székesfehérvár in Hungary today as Jamaica’s Rio 2016 100 and 200m gold medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah won in 10.71sec – the second-fastest time run this year. In clocking a time 0.01sec off … Read more
Obiena finishes 4th at Stockholm Diamond League July 4, 2021 Ernest Obiena has finished 4th at the Stockholm Diamond League behind Armand Duplantis (SWE) 6.02m, Sam Kendricks 5.92m (USA), and Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) 5.92m. EJ cleared 5.82m a week after setting a new Philippine and SEA Record of 5.87m. EJ Obiena 5.87m Philippine Outdoor Record … Read more
German Sprinter Alexandra Burghardt is our first feature for track beauty of the week. A new section of our site dedicated to Female Track and Field athletes from around the world.
The 23-year-old is a sprinter/hurdler with best times of 11.32 in the 100 and 13.41 in the 100 Hurdles. While the tall muscular German girl stands at 1.81m, almost 6 feet tall and weighs 70kg. In 2018 Burghardt decided to focus on the 100 and 200. She set a new 200 PB of 23.57 at Claremont on 23 April.
Karsten Warholm breaks Kevin Youngs 29-year-old 400 Hurdles record. Norway’s Karsten Warholm ran 46.70 seconds to set a new men’s 400m hurdles world record in front of his home crowd at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo. Warholm beat 1992 Olympic champion Kevin Young’s mark of 46.78secs, the longest-standing record in men’s track. A recordset … Read more
Christine Mboma and Masilingi to miss Olympic 400m over World Athletics testosterone rules July 3, 2021 Namibian teenager Christine Mboma, who ran the fastest women’s 400 meters time of the year on Wednesday (June 30), will not be allowed to compete over the distance at the Olympics because of World Athletics’ rules on testosterone levels. … Read more
Brume OKEOGHENE Emerging Talent 10.13 at 16 Brume lowered his best time in the Semi-Finals with 10.20 +1.0 placing behind Enoch Adegoke 10.06 at the Nigerian Olympic trials in Lagos. Brume Okeoghene then set the World Youth record 10.13 at 16!!! in the finals placing 4th behind senior athletes Enoch (10.00), Itsekiri (10.07), and Ogunlewe … Read more
Enoch Adegoke 10.00 (+1.2 m/s) at the 2021 Nigerian National Track and Field Championships The Men’s 100m finals for 10.00sec from Enoch Adegoke *rounded up to 10.00 from 9.97. HE HAS DONE IT! ENOCH ADEGOKE has just qualified for #TokyoOlympics running a new Personal of 10.00s! (+1.2) It was coming, and quite fitting that … Read more
Blessing Okagbare runs 10.63.+2.7 (video) Blessing Okagbare says she is ready to roll in Tokyo at the Olympics. And Nigerians believe her on the strength of her historic race at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olympic Trials at the Sports Complex of Yaba College of Technology in Lagos. The 32-year-old Blessing Okagbare won her 8th … Read more