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PHOTO:www.photorun.netArne Gabius, Melat Kejeta and Katharina Steinruck compete in Frankfurt’s World Half Marathon Championships qualifier

Britain's Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands set respective men’s and women’s world one-hour records* at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting at the King Baudouin Stadium tonight.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Overwhelming fan votes earned Ryan Crouser (Fayetteville, Arkansas) USATF Athlete of the Week after a historic shot put series, and Mike Powell the 23rd USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award for setting a world record in the men’s long jump on August 30, 1991. In the absence of regular 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.

Peres Jepchirchir smashed the women-only race world record in the half marathon in Prague on Saturday (5).


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