Katerina Stefanidi overcomes heat to win pole vault Garden Clash

Track & Field May 17, 2020

Katerina Stefanidi overcomes heat to win pole vault Garden Clash

The strategy of reigning Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi throughout a fast-paced, race-against-the-clock pole vault competition: keep cool. Not exactly easy on a sweltering day or with a shaky hand struggling to set the bar back on the holder late in the competition. The Greek standout stayed ...

Nike to offer retail version of disputed shoe

More Sports / Track & Field Feb 6, 2020

Nike to offer retail version of disputed shoe

Nike announced on Wednesday that later this month it will begin selling a version of the running shoe Eliud Kipchoge wore when he broke the two-hour marathon barrier last October. The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next% has 3.95-cm thick sole, according to The Guardian, making ...

Olympics Jan 30, 2020

Russia faces blanket track ban at 2020 Olympics

Russian track and field athletes may be banned from a second straight Summer Olympics after the Athletics Integrity Unit recommended severe sanctions be imposed on the Russian Athletics Federation on Wednesday. The AIU ordered the national federation to admit its complicity in doping offenses and ...