Olympic News

All news relating directly to the Olympic Games – Rio 2016

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LAUSANNE, SUI (24-Aug) -- It's a race that's positioned as the main event of tomorrow's Athletissima Lausanne IAAF Diamond League meet, the highly anticipated battle between two welterweights: newly crowned Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz and three-time world champion...
Rio Olympics: Estonian identical triplets Luik sisters set to make Olympics history British Legend Mo Farah Seeks Fast Time in Pre Classic 10k Head-To-Heads Give Eugene Pre-Olympic Flavor Identical six-year-old twins set to reach running milestone at Newcastle parkrun Queen of the Road Mile Chases Olympic 1500 Berth What it will take to run...
Olympic Selection Trials: Important Stepping Stone to Rio If the Australian team for Rio was selected today we would expect to have 21 males and 28 females being selected (plus a few additional athletes added as part of the women's 4x400m relay squad). But as we count down to the...
This week we take a look at some of our female athletes who are all at a critical stage in their individual careers. All four athletes that we focus on below are at different stages in their careers, but essentially are all looking for one thing - success on the international...
Aussie Road to Rio Update - Hall, Denny Superb   Kendra Harrison runs second-quickest hurdles sprint ever Transgender row shows athletics has got its priorities all wrong Prefontaine Classic Diamond League 2016 Results, Articles, Links Farah to focus on racing, not Zika Kiprono, Jepkosgei Win Edinburgh Marathon Ruth Jebet Wins the Greatest Women’s Steeple Ever Run, Emma...
Further to today’s announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerning the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games the IAAF’s comment is as follows. MIXED RELAYS The IAAF is delighted that the IOC would like to include a Mixed 4x400m Relay in the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LOS ANGELES (11-Feb) -- Since he won the NCAA 5000m title in 2008, Bobby Curtis has hovered near the top levels of USA distance running.  Although he's never won an open national title, he's made it to the IAAF...
A quintet of Australian Flame from last month’s IAAF World Championships will duel at the Mitchell Street Mile in Darwin (NT) this Sunday, in what has been dubbed the best field for a road race in Northern Territory history. A joint project between Athletics NT and the Northern Territory Government, entry lists confirm...
We continue our look at the events to keep a close eye on at the upcoming AA Tour Meetings. After taking an in depth look at the men's 100m, we decided to focus our attention on the Australian distance stars of our sport, specifically the men's 1500m. Target 65 -...
PORTLAND AND RIO WILL BE LAGAT’S FINAL CHAMPIONSHIPS