Three-time Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba is expecting her first child and will skip the 2015 season. The 29-year-old, whose husband is two-time Olympic silver medallist Sileshi Sihine, will therefore not be able to defend the 10,000m title she ... The Star (Kenya), 1 month ago
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LONDON -- There are iconic weapons in all of sport: Kareem's skyhook, Nolan Ryan's fastball, Barry Sanders's cutback, Gretzky's eyes. So too, in track and field: Carl Lewis's effortless , form-perfect, mid-race acceleration; Sergey Bubka's gymnastic ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Genzebe Dibaba is aiming for 5000m honours in 2015, the 23-year-old Ethiopian revealed ahead of the 2014 World Athletics Gala in Monaco where she is one of three athletes short-listed for the women's Athlete of the Year award, which will be ...IAAF, 1 month ago Genzebe Nominated for Top Athletics Award AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago
The athletics world is accustomed to seeing Ethiopian women winning 5000m or 10000m titles, but no one from the East African nation of 94million whose last name does not start with a D had been able to get to the top of the podium at the Olympic ...IAAF, 1 day ago
The IAAF World Championships in track and field kick off on Saturday morning in Berlin and run through Sunday Aug. 23. Here are five things to look for at the upcoming championships: 1. Usain Bolt vs. Tyson Gay Consider this a showdown between ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Judo Few Olympic sports in few countries have enjoyed the prestige that judo has earned in Japan, but recent events have shaken the sport to its core, Even Japanese Education Minister Hakuban Shimomura declared, "This is the gravest crisis in ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Allyson Felix is aiming for a fourpeat in the 200, but can she outrun Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce?
Photo: The IAAF World Championships start Saturday in Moscow, in what could be a season highlight for a sport racked by drugs, injuries, withdrawals and even the horrific incidents involving Oscar Pistorius and the Boston Marathon. In perhaps the ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Some back-in-the-U.S, jet-legged final thoughts after the Olympic track meet in Beijing: • Usain Bolt I: The protracted debate on Bolt's behavior in the 100 meters is remarkable. Sitting maybe 30 feet from the finish line on the night of the ...SI.com, 4 days ago
LONDON -- The noise could grow no more, yet somehow it did, rolling down in a desperate wave from the highest seats in London's Olympic Stadium and crashing across the pebbled orange track on the floor. There were 450 meters to run in the final of ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Track and field is contested by more nations than any other sport in the Olympic Games. Yet, track-centric events in the women's track and field competition in London will center on a very small number of nations: Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Russia ...SI.com, 4 days ago 10 track and field stories to watch SI.com, 4 days ago
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