Track and Field

Team USA sets women’s DMR world record at NBIGP

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BOSTON -- In a meet that saw six world leads set, it was the women’s distance medley relay that reigned supreme. Bettering the world record that was set two years ago at this meet, 2016 Olympians Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado), Sydney McLaughlin (Dunellen, New Jersey), Brenda Martinez (Rancho Cucamonga, California) and Jenny Simpson (Oviedo, Florida) teamed up to break the DMR world record at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in 10:40.31.

2016 U.S. OLYMPIC 1500M GOLD MEDALIST MATTHEW CENTROWITZ HEADLINES IN NEW BALANCE INDOOR GRAND PRIX LIVE THIS SAT., JAN. 28, AT 4 PM ET ON NBCSN

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STAMFORD, Conn. - January 25, 2017 - NBCSN kicks off coverage of the 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series with the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the first event in the series, this Saturday, Jan. 28, live at 4 p.m. ET from Boston, Mass.

Eliud Kipchoge adds an Olympic gold medal to his impressive records in running

Written by Justin Lagat, RunBlogRun.

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Eliud Kipchoge, right after his masterful win in London in April 2016, noted that he hoped he would be on the Olympic team. He wanted an Olympic win, and he did just that! Eliud Kipchoge is the finest marathoner in the world in 2016. Here's the story by Justin Lagat on the the Olympic marathon, with a Kenyan point of view!

The Mercurial 4x100m Relay U.S Women Soar; U.S. Men Baffled Again

Written by David Hunter, RunBlgRun.

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Everyone loves the 4x100 meter relay. Fans relish the spectacle, the electricity of this furious event which really is four mini-races all packaged in a 40 second presentation. With both the men's and the women's short relay finals being held Friday night, those who love track & field were prepared for a double dose of the event that requires both speed and execution. In the end, they got it all: the good, the bad and the ugly.

USATF Wins Athlete Appeals at Olympic Games

Written by USATF.

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Thursday evening at Olympic Stadium, track fans witnessed something never before seen in Olympic competition: a relay team running a solo time trial, in an attempt to make a final.