Alberto Salazar and Nike respond to doping sanctions

October 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Salazar mounted an indignant response to last night’s USADA decision banning him from coaching for four years, and Nike stands by him


5 World Championships medal hopefuls without a coach

October 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Five Nike Oregon Project athletes will be without their coach, Alberto Salazar for the remainder of the World Championships


Mohammed Ahmed wins 5,000m bronze at World Championships

September 30th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ahmed earns his first-ever World Championship medal


Christian Coleman withdraws from World Championship 200m

September 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

All three Canadian men are through to the 200m semi-final on Monday


IAAF name will change to World Athletics in October

September 29th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Though some countries claimed the new name does not translate well in all languages, the change will take effect at the conclusion of the World Championships


WATCH: Runner carries competitor to 5,000m finish line at World Championships

September 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Watch runners help each other to the finish line in the 5,000m World Championship heats


Worlds medal hopeful Jakob Ingebrigtsen DQ’d from 5,000m heats

September 27th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

19-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen won’t be in the 5,000m final due to a violation in the prelim


Paul Chelimo loses his shoe, still qualifies for World Championship 5,000m final

September 27th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canadians Knight and Ahmed are both through to the men’s 5,000m final as is Chelimo, who won without a shoe


Women’s World Championship 800m wide open after big contenders eliminated in heats

September 27th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canadian Lindsey Butterworth is through to the semi-final, but American Hanna Green and Brit Lynsey Sharp both eliminated


INEOS 1:59 Challenge to be broadcast live on YouTube

September 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Viewers around the world will be able to watch Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2 marathon attempt on YouTube


Boston Marathon cutoff is 1:39 for 2020

September 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Even with qualifying times being lowered by five minutes across the board for 2020 and increasing the field size to 31,500, runners still had to beat their qualifying time by more than a minute and a half


IOC transgender policy stalled in advance of Tokyo 2020

September 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Not surprisingly, the IOC’s efforts to come up with a male-to-female transgender athlete policy have bogged down