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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

News & Features

The Czech Athletics Federation announced that it will be 'back on the track' with a six-meeting series to launch in June.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Suzy Powell (Modesto, California) set an American record in the women’s discus throw on April 14, 2007 and was voted by fans as winner of the fourth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

New dates for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field are set, USATF announced today. The event will take place June 18–27, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon.

While the Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom remains suspended due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Drake Relays’ fans in Iowa can still experience the excitement of the action on the Blue Oval April 19-25.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Erin Gilreath (Orlando, Florida) set an American record in the women’s hammer throw on April 10, 2004, to edge out Gail Devers as the third USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

Friday, 17 April 2020 18:11

Atlanta Track Club Introduces The Distance

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Initiative Offers Workouts, Resources and Virtual Experiences to Stay Healthy and Active at Home - April 17, 2020 - ATLANTA - Atlanta Track Club introduced a new initiative today aimed at helping runners and walkers in Atlanta and around the world stay healthy and active while staying at home. Atlanta Track Club's The Distance is a free online resource for running workouts, training programs, live strength classes, challenges, diet and health information and more, all created by the Club's expert staff, coaches and partners.

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 17, 2020Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix and Missy Franklin headline this weekend’s coverage of Olympic Games Week on NBCSN, presenting nearly 20 hours of programming, including historic moments from the 2012 London Olympics and a pair of Olympic films, starting tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

The World Athletics Championships in Oregon have been rescheduled to 15-24 July in 2022, following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Francie Larrieu Smith (Georgetown, Texas) set an American record in the women’s 10,000m on April 4, 1991, and was a convincing winner of the second USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

NBC Sports is highlighting two special weeks of Olympic Games Week coverage on NBCSN, reliving nearly 100 hours of historic Olympic Games moments from the past 30+ years, featuring the 2008 Beijing Games, 2012 London Games, 2016 Rio Games and more.

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