McLaughlin signs with New Balance

Oct 17, 2018

(KENTUCKY.COM) Sydney McLaughlin, whose brief athletics career at University of Kentucky rivals that of some of John Calipari’s star players, signed a contract with New Balance on Monday as her footwear and apparel sponsor. ESPN business reporter Darren Rovell reported that a “huge bidding war ensued” for McLaughlin. McLaughlin his considered by some to be…

Kenya officials charged in Olympic corruption inquiry, including Kip Keino

Oct 15, 2018

(BBC) Seven senior Kenyan officials will be charged over alleged corruption surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games, the country’s chief prosecutor said. Those accused include ex-Sports Minister Hassan Wario and former Olympic Committee head Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist. Chief prosecutor Noordin Haji said they must turn themselves in by Monday. More than $545,542…

Donavan Brazier joins Nike Oregon Project

Oct 13, 2018

(FLOTRACK) 2017 U.S. 800m champion Donavan Brazier is taking his immense talent to the Nike Oregon Project. The 21-year-old is the latest American mid-distance superstar to join the Portland, Oregon-based training group coached by Alberto Salazar. 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and two-time U.S. 800m champion Clayton Murphy signed with the group in 2017. Now with Brazier…

Rowbury joins University of San Francisco cross country, track staff

Oct 8, 2018

(SAN FRANCISCO DONS) One of the greatest American female distance runners of all time is joining the University of San Francisco men’s and women’s cross country and track coaching staff, as head coach Pat McCurry announced Saturday the hiring of multi-time Olympian, U.S. champion, World Championship medalist, world and American record holder, and San Francisco native…

Mo Farah wins Chicago Marathon; Rupp is fifth

Oct 8, 2018

(BBC) Great Britain’s Mo Farah claimed his maiden marathon win in only his third race with victory in Chicago. The 35-year-old, who was third in this year’s London Marathon, secured a new European record with a time of two hours, five minutes and 11 seconds. Farah, competing in his first marathon in the US, burst clear…

Sara Hall wins USATF 10 Mile

Oct 8, 2018

(USATF) USATF 10 Mile Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 10 Mile Women’s Top Ten Results 1. Sara Hall 52:47 2. Molly Huddle 52:48 3. Emma Bates 52:51 4. Kellyn Taylor 54:16 5. Elaina Tabb 54:44 6. Anne-Marie Blaney 54:50 7. Katy Jermann 54:59 8. Samantha Bluske 55:19 9. Jocelyn Todd 55:31 10. Olivia Pratt…

Best girl’s cross country race ever? Katelyn Tuohy shatters NJ’s Holmdel Course Record with 16:21

Oct 8, 2018

(MILE SPLIT)Two weeks removed from her record run in Rhode Island, Katelyn Tuohy (North Rockland) was once again pushing full throttle. In the second of her planned “all out efforts” of the season, Tuohy broke one of the most storied course records left to grab in the Northeast. Heading to the neighboring Garden State of…

Alan Webb joins the Portland State track and field coaching staff

Oct 5, 2018

(OREGON LIVE) Alan Webb, who has held the U.S. record in the mile since 2007, has joined the Portland State track and field and cross country program as a volunteer assistant coach. Webb previously volunteered with the PSU program in 2013. He holds a degree in economics from the school. He spoke with The Oregonian/OrevonLive in…

Katelyn Tuohy runs fastest 5K cross country time ever by a high school girl at 16:06.9

Oct 3, 2018

(USATF) Katelyn Tuohy (Thiells, New York) ran what is believed to be the fastest ever 5 km cross country time by a high school girl, clocking 16:06.9 to win the Ocean State Invitational in Rhode Island to earn USATF Athlete of the Week for the second time in 2018. Tuohy, a junior at North Rockland…

Will Claye Cleared By USADA, Explains How Positive Test Came From Contaminated Beef

Sep 30, 2018

(SPORTS ILLUSTRATED) The United States Anti-Doping Agency announced that two-time U.S. Olympian and three-time Olympic medalist Will Claye tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol in an out-of-competition urine test on Aug. 1. Claye was not suspended and was found not to be at fault for the positive test because USADA determined the source of the…

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