June 14, 2015
“Our sport is about winning medals and winning championships, and measuring yourself [...] against the past and the history” said the 54-year-old 1984 Olympic 1500m silver medalist.
30 years ago retired British track & field athlete Steve Cram broke the world Mile record in Oslo....
June 11, 2015
Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished
Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...
May 24, 2013
World champion Asbel Kiprop looks to three-peat at Diamond League meet on Thursday, June 13
The "Dream Mile" is always a feature event at Oslo’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games – the sixth leg of the IAAF Diamond League – and this year’s race on Thursday, June 13 is no different.
July 23, 1990
Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best in the Mile
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
Not since 1982, when Steve Scott was swapping victories with the likes of Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett of England, had an...
August 05, 1985
And here was all this power, suddenly, as if he had just joined the race... In the stretch he appeared taller than in earlier laps, expanding in the imagination.
By Kenny Moore, Sports Illustrated
Sebastian Coe turned into the last backstretch of the Dream Mile at the Bislett Games in Oslo in...