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  • A middle-distance relationship

    A middle-distance relationship
    Brenda Martinez wasn't ready to give up her running career after earning all-America honors three times at UC Riverside, but the running community seemed ready to give up on her. The Rancho Cucamonga native struggled while seeking a training situation...
  • For U.S. high hurdler Merritt, a big step forward

    For U.S. high hurdler Merritt, a big step forward
    At age 27, after six unremarkable years on the international track circuit, everything came together for Aries Merritt in 2012. A better diet that made him leaner.  No injuries for the first time he can recall.  The experience necessary to flow...
  • Friday's local roundup (track, golf, soccer, motorsports, tennis): McCorory sets PR to place third in Monaco 400 meters

    Track and field: Women's athletes from Virginia enjoyed a scintillating Friday night at the Diamond League meet in Monaco. Francena McCorory, a former Bethel High and Hampton University standout, set a personal record of 49.96 seconds in the 400-meter...
  • Algonquin's Jager solid 5th in world steeple

    Algonquin's Jager solid 5th in world steeple
    After hanging with the leaders for all but the final 300 meters, Algonquin's Evan Jager wound up fifth in Thursday's  steeplechase final at the World Track & Field Championships in Moscow. It was the best finish for a U.S. man in the event since Mark...
  • Could U.S. men fail to win gold at world track?

    Could U.S. men fail to win gold at world track?
    How's this for a doomsday scenario: The U.S. men could come home without a single gold medal from the World Track & Field Championships that begin Saturday in Daegu, South Korea. Yes, that's pretty unlikely for a country whose men never have won fewer...
  • Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine

    Suspicious minds: why doping always is on mine
    One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story. This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
  • A moment spent on running's hallowed ground

    A moment spent on running's hallowed ground
    OXFORD, England – At the London Diamond League track meet July 13, ten of the 11 finishers in the men’s mile run broke four minutes. The only rare thing now about that time is how few chances elite international athletes get to run the...
  • Did Yohan Blake just make it seem dopey to watch track?

    Did Yohan Blake just make it seem dopey to watch track?
    Dare I say that Yohan Blake would have won the world title in the 100 meters last month even if Jamaican compatriot and defending champion and world record-holder Usain Bolt had not been disqualified for a false start? That doesn't seem like such a risky...
  • Jager sets U.S. record in steeplechase

    Jager sets U.S. record in steeplechase
    It didn't take long for Evan Jager to prove he really belongs in the steeplechase. In his first international race - and just the fifth of his career - in the event, the Jacobs High School grad broke the U.S. record at Friday night's Diamond League...