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INDIANAPOLIS -- Leroy Burrell (Houston, Texas) set a world record in the men’s 100m on June 14, 1990 and was voted by fans as winner of the twelfth 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.

ATLANTA, GA & EUGENE, OR – June 15, 2020 -- A coast-to-coast dual meet will be held in TrackTown USA and Running City USA on Saturday, June 20. TrackTown USA and Atlanta Track Club announced the “Return of the Dual” on Monday. 

Two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha underwent surgery in Eldoret, Kenya, today after sustaining a fracture in his ankle last week. The injury is expected to sideline the world record-holder for 12-16 weeks.

DIRECTOR BILL GALLAGHER'S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY 'RUNNER' ON ONE MARATHONER'S JOURNEY FROM REFUGEE TO OLYMPIAN TO HAVE VIRTUAL CINEMA RELEASE STARTING FRIDAY, JUNE 19

While the Covid-19 outbreak has prevented Wanda Diamond League meetings from going ahead in their usual fashion, the Oslo Bislett Games has created a unique clash between Team Ingebrigtsen and Team Cheruiyot as part of the ‘Impossible Games’ on 11 June.


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