An American won the Boston Marathon thanks to some great teamwork from patriotic rivals

4/23/14 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Ryan Hall was one of the American runners hoping to win the Boston Marathon on Monday. Partway through the race, when he saw that Meb Kefelzighi...

Boston Marathon results: Jeptoo sets women's course record, American man wins

4/21/14 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Ernst van Dyk won his 10th Boston Marathon in the wheelchair division, coming in with a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 36 seconds. Tatyana McFad...

A Canadian woman accidentally won a marathon she never intended to run. Wait, what?

9/27/13 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

In one of the most fascinating stories I've heard in a while, a Canadian woman set out to run a half marathon, took a wrong turn, and ended up ...

Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

7/14/13 in Track and Field   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Details are still coming in, but reports are that American sprinter Tyson Gay has tested positive for a banned substance. His A-sample from an out ...

Video: Usain Bolt loses to Justin Gatlin in Rome

6/6/13 in Track and Field   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

Below you will find a video of a 100 meter race held in Rome today. It is noteworthy only insofar as Usain Bolt was racing and Usain Bolt lost. Thi...

PHOTOS: Monkeyshines, madness and costumes at San Francisco's Bay to Breakers race

5/20/13 in Track and Field   |   JoeKukura   |   488 respect

When it comes to running a 12K footrace with outlandish costumes and oceans of booze at 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning, San Francisco doesn't monke...

WATCH/LISTEN LIVE: Three dead, more than 100 injured in Boston Marathon explosions

4/15/13 in Track and Field   |   JoeKukura   |   488 respect

A horrible development at this year's Boston Marathon, as two separate deadly explosions at the finish line of the marathon disrupted the race....

Shocking news: Kenyans sweep the Boston Marathon

4/16/12 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Not surprisingly, a couple Kenyans won the Boston Marathon. On a day that was marked by relatively high temperatures, Kenyans Wesley Korir and S...

'She' Has A Deep Voice, A Moustache, And Looks Like A Guy, But If You Question Caster Semenya, You're Racist.

8/21/09 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Aside from the fact that "she" claims to be female, there are no signs whatsoever that would give the average person the impression ...

This Just In: Usain Bolt Is Still Fast

8/20/09 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

This just in: Usain Bolt is still ludicrously fast. He set a world record today in the 200m by running it in a blistering 19.19 seconds. ...

Usain Bolt Is Back From His Car Accident, And Still The Fastest Man In The World. Ho Hum.

5/19/09 in Track and Field   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Usain Bolt already proved that he's the fastest man in the world at the 100 and 200 meter distances. So it would only make sense that he wo...

Allison Stokke Is Back [Blog Patrol]

5/7/09 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Remember when she was all bent out of shape about people ogling her? Well, that's changed, I guess. [Deadspin] Eating a hot dog off of a woman's...

Apparently Drinking Vodka Red Bull Is The Equivalent Of Doing Steroids

9/11/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm sure most of you remember Ivan Ukhov. He was the Russian high jumper who showed up at a recent international track and field event bom...

Strangely, Vodka and Red Bull Won't Improve Your High Jumping Ability

9/3/08 in Track and Field   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'll be honest. There really isn't any reason to watch high jumping at all. It's just not that exciting of a sport. Or so I thought. It...

Fastest In The World Won't Compete In Olympic Event. That's Gay

7/6/08 in Track and Field   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

You've been hearing an awful lot about Tyson Gay's prowess in the 100-meter dash, after all he has covered that ground faster than anyone i...