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Young will be remembered most of all for establishing American steeplechasing on the international map, for solidifying the 1952 gold-medal achievement of Horace Ashenfelter.
Italy's Olympic sprint champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs didn't hide his delight and said that he smiled when he learned that British sprinter CJ Ujah had been provisionally suspended for violating the anti-doping rule.
By Caelus Murphy for Runner’s Tribe   World Athletics president Sebastian Coe believes that the regulations on the use of cannabis by athletes should be reviewed after rising track and field star Sha'Carri Richardson missed the Tokyo Games when she tested positive for the substance. Richardson, who won the 100m at the...
New Zealand great Nick Willis has titled the Tokyo Olympic 1500m men's final as the 'Greatest of all-time'.  Nick is punching out some awesome vids - links provided below.
“I think most Australians would be absolutely shocked to learn just how little funding there is for athletes,” Peter Bol’s manager James Templeton 
In the much-anticipated women’s 1,500, Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon takes home the Olympic Gold to become double Olympic Champion! Leading into the final lap, the three favourites were all in contention to win. But Kipyegon, the 2016 Olympic Champion pulled away over the course of the final lap to retain her title!
The day begins with the toughest event in athletics, the men's 50km walk. The ironmen of the sport will battle for 4 hours in brutal conditions (30 degrees, 70% humidity @ 09.00). The Pole Dawid Tomala looks the goods and can emulate his legendary countryman, multiple gold medallist, Robert Korzienowski. Kawano (JAP) and Hilbert (GER) will go well and Aussie Rhydian Cowley could be in the top ten.
Peruth Chemutai has just stunned the world with a Gold Medal victory in the 3,000 meter steeplechase final! The young Ugandan who was yet to medal in a major global senior competition ran a smart, tactical, and patient race to eventually triumph over the field. In so doing, Chemutai is not only the new national record holder, but also the country’s first women’s Olympic champion!
The Decathlon heats up. World record-holder, the Frenchman Mayer, who had struggled with injury, is coming back. He'll challenge our man Ash Mooney & favourite Damian Warner. Aussie Cedric Dubler has a hamstring problem and will struggle. Warner is carrying winning form from his tremendous performance in Gotzis.
Brett Davies After Sydney McLaughlin's world record earlier in the day, the fans and the assembled world's media were treated to another feast of athletic brilliance in the evening session. https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/mclaughlin-destroys-world-400m-hurdles-record-in-tokyo/   In the decathlon, Damian Warner was carrying on the great form seen in Gotzis earlier this year. A 9000 point score...