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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

Track & Field

 

“Greatness is doing things that no one has ever done before” PUMA Ambassador and World Record Holder Usain Bolt shares his motivation to become the greatest sprinter of all time

Herzogenaurach, Germany, January 5th, 2022 – The world record holder and retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt speaks about his motivation to become the greatest sprinter of all time in a video interview with sports company PUMA.

Wednesday, 29 December 2021 21:07

2021 review: road running

(World Athletics) - As the year draws to a close, we look back at the key moments of 2021 in each area of the sport.

The series continues with a review of road running and will be followed over the coming days by reviews of other event groups.

Organisers of the Millrose Games have announced that Trayvon Bromell, the fastest man in the world over 100m this year, will lead a high-quality men’s 60m field for the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting on 29 January.

(IAAF)Organisers of the Millrose Games have announced that Olympic champion will take on world bronze medallist Ajee Wilson in the 800m at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting on 29 January.

EUGENE, Oregon — The iconic Nike Prefontaine Classic returned to campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene for the first time since 2018 and the new Hayward Field did not disappoint. The star-studded fields with 47 medalists from the Tokyo Olympics who combined to earn 62 medals recorded two American records, four U.S. all-comers records, six world leads, three Diamond League records and eight Pre Classic records.

EUGENE -- A historic men’s shot put and a thrilling men’s 10,000m gave the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field the first day it deserved after waiting a long year for it to finally become a reality. In front of an appreciative and noisy crowd in the new Hayward Field, Team USATF athletes shined brighter than ever as spots on the squad for the Tokyo Games were up for grabs in the first two finals of the meet.

(USATF) - EUGENE -- Two more individual titles were handed out Saturday on day two of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field at Hayward Field, and both went to women who came into the meet as heavy favorites and fulfilled their promise with panache.

WALNUT, Calif. — Four world-leading marks and another stunning sprint performance helped christen the new Hilmer Lodge Stadium at the USATF Golden Games presented by Xfinity at Mt. SAC, the second U.S. stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold circuit and the fifth meet on the USATF Journey to Gold - Tokyo Outdoor Series.

DES MOINES – As announced last month, the 2021 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom will include a high school division. The Blue Standards, known as the qualifying marks that guarantee acceptance for Iowa high schoolers in the Drake Relays when entered in the meet, have been announced.  When one of the marks is attained, an athlete knows that he or she will be #BlueOvalBound. In addition to these top athletes, coaches should also enter other team members outside of those marks for consideration on the accepted entry list. 

INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field (USATF), the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), and the TrackTown USA Local Organizing Committee announced the release of the updated competition schedule for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, that will take place June 18-27, 2021, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

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