Paris, July 5 Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands won the 1500m in a national record and world-leading time of 3:57.00, with USA's 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson second with a personal best of 3:57.22 that was 0.1 short of Mary Decker-Slaney's ... IAAF, 3 weeks ago
Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back on the best throwing performances of the year. Men's shot put The 25-year-old American Joe Kovacs became the latest addition to the 22-metre club with a world-leading 22.03m toss to win at ...IAAF, 1 month ago
The U.S. has sent nearly 600 athletes to Beijing for the Olympic Games. But who are they? America's new set of Olympians are from 47 of the 50 states -- as well as athletes who were born in 28 other countries -- and includes identical twins, ...SI.com, 1 month ago
BEIJING -- On Friday morning, Lopez Lomong sat before a room full of journalists and was asked to tell his story. Twenty-six minutes later, he stopped. And if this constitutes the longest press conference soliloquy that many in attendance had ever ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Over the recent history of Olympic track and field, events on the grass in the middle of the stadium have produced some of the greatest stars in the history of the sport, including Carl Lewis of the U.S. (four consecutive gold medals in the long ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Those who witnessed the moment would remember it clearly, both for the setting and for the emotional rise and fall that accompanied it. The shot put competition at the 2004 Olympics took place 115 miles from Athens, at the site of the original ...SI.com, 1 month ago
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