November 07, 2020
“And individually—it’s crazy to say—but I really have big goals and would love to be an NCAA champion. I don’t know exactly what event, but it’s definitely a goal of mine.”
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News
It wasn't much of a track season—only 6 indoor meets—but Marlee Starliper...
November 05, 2020
Jim Ryun of Kansas was about as big a favorite as could be to win his first NCAA outdoor title at the 1967 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Provo, Utah. He had set world records in both the Mile and 880 yards in an undefeated 1966 outdoor season.
November 03, 2020
The 15 finest moments of the 1980 Olympic 800m champion include two Mile world records
By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly
Steve Ovett is uniquely the only athlete to win major championship golds at 800m (Olympics), 1500m (Europeans) and 5000m (Commonwealth).
His first mention in AW was 50...
October 29, 2020
Landing on her chest and knees [Zaytseva] and sliding across the finish with her knees over the rail, as Decker (4:00.90) had captured her second gold in dramatic fashion.
From Track & Field News
HELSINKI, Finland—Mary Decker surprised the experts at the IAAF’s first-ever World Championships....