November 16, 2016
Nov. 21 Press Club Newsmaker features Olympic 1500 meter gold medal champion Matthew Centrowitz with Olympian father Matt
WASHINGTON – What does it take to win the gold medal? Matthew Centrowitz, who at the Rio Olympic Games this summer became the first U.S. Olympic gold 1500 meter (the “metric...
November 15, 2016
"First and foremost, I’ve always been a racer, a competitor. Even in high school I was never really good at chasing fast times. I just really like to compete, and I’ve carried that mentality throughout my whole career."
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News
At the press conference following ...
November 09, 2016
Students admired his humility, his athleticism — and the gold medal hanging from his neck.
By Cindy Huang, Capital Gazette
Broadneck High School student Julianna Fernandez lifted up her foot so 2016 Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz could bend down and sign his name on it.
October 31, 2016
My kids were crying and I was crying too. I saw them and I said, ‘I’m going to make it in that 5000m just for these guys.’
By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News
With 5 Olympics and 2 medals plus 5 World Championship titles outdoors and indoors won, Bernard Lagat, who will turn 42 in December,...
October 30, 2016
"He executed his strategy perfectly... once that fire bell rang he still had the finishing speed off of that slow pace to hold off everyone to win!"
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
28 years ago, Jeff Atkinson decided to go for it. With 600 meters to go, the former Stanford runner, under the...
October 28, 2016
We need to be far more fan-friendly and that’s why I’m so pleased with ‘Bring Back the Mile’ and what they have been able to do. It’s one of those efforts where we realize they are investing in the future and the public and it helps people to identify with it all.
By Gary Cohen,...
October 22, 2016
“You are a shining example of what our community represents; you — and your parents — are to be commended for your contributions and reaching for your dreams.”
By Liset Márquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
RANCHO CUCAMONGA -- Olympic athlete Brenda Martinez is often asked one question when...
October 13, 2016
No woman ran the 1500m in 2016 as fast as Laura Muir. The British record holder tells SPIKES how she got to the top and why this is only the start.
Laura Muir began running at school in Kinross, north of Edinburgh in Scotland, when she “was about 11 or 12-years-old”. She hasn’t...
October 05, 2016
Politics and IAAF presidency aside, let’s not forget what a fantastic athlete Coe was: Olympic champion, Mile world record holder and more!
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
Every athlete usually remembers a moment where they were drawn into the sport. For me, I was hooked after watching...
October 04, 2016
Since the competitive season ended, the Boulder-based teammates have enjoyed parties, appearances and a trip to the White House
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each came out of the Rio Olympics with historic performances for the United States. Coburn won the...
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