Coaching Athletics Quarterly

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 35th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Taylor Ewert of Beavercreek High School in Beavercreek, Ohio is the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Ewert won the prestigious award for her accomplishments on and off the field, joining an impressive group of former Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year winners who have combined for 72 gold medals and 33 National Championships.

The men’s and women’s one-hour world records will be challenged at the AG Memorial Van Damme on 4 September when Brussels hosts an adapted version of its Wanda Diamond League meeting.

The Haspa Hamburg Marathon is scheduled to go ahead on September 13 with both elite and mass races. The news was announced by the organizers at a press conference today where they also set out a comprehensive hygiene policy, based on international expertise.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Leroy Burrell (Houston, Texas) set a world record in the men’s 100m on June 14, 1990 and was voted by fans as winner of the twelfth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

ATLANTA, GA & EUGENE, OR – June 20, 2020 -- Separated by 2,700 miles, two of the country’s premiere track clubs faced off Saturday night in a first-of-its-kind dual meet. Oregon Track Club Elite bested Atlanta Track Club Elite in the Return of the Dual, a virtual head-to-head competition put on by TrackTown USA and Running City USA.


ATLANTA, GA & EUGENE, OR – June 15, 2020 -- A coast-to-coast dual meet will be held in TrackTown USA and Running City USA on Saturday, June 20. TrackTown USA and Atlanta Track Club announced the “Return of the Dual” on Monday. 

Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:11

Rudisha undergoes ankle surgery

Two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha underwent surgery in Eldoret, Kenya, today after sustaining a fracture in his ankle last week. The injury is expected to sideline the world record-holder for 12-16 weeks.

World Athletics -Ryan Crouser has long been a handyman. Since hanging out in his grandfather’s work shed as a youngster, the Olympic shot put champion has had a keen interest in DIY and he recently called upon that passion to build his own shot circle.

While the Covid-19 outbreak has prevented Wanda Diamond League meetings from going ahead in their usual fashion, the Oslo Bislett Games has created a unique clash between Team Ingebrigtsen and Team Cheruiyot as part of the ‘Impossible Games’ on 11 June.

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