ALLYSON FELIX RUMORS

Allyson Felix out of Doha meet with minor ankle injury

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Organizers say Olympic 200-meter champion Allyson Felix has pulled out of the Diamond League meet in Doha next week because of a ''minor'' ankle injury she picked up in training. Felix was to open her season by running in the 100 meters in Qatar on May 6. In a statement released by organizers, Felix says ''my coach and I feel that it is best to be fully healthy...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Women’s 400m Field Set For Prefontaine Classic

Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross are among America’s most decorated athletes and their road to more Olympic gold begins at the Prefontaine Classic in the women’s 400 meters.
Via World-Track.org
20 days ago

USATF officially petitions IAAF for schedule change to allow for Felix 200-400 double

INDIANAPOLIS -- USATF has formally petitioned the IAAF to amend the competition schedule for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, requesting that a change be made to allow for 2015 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Female Athlete of the Year Allyson Felix to double in the 200 and 400 meters next summer.
Via USA Track & Field
December 13, 2015

A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting Felix

BEIJING (AP) If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The American sprinter would like to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now really doesn't allow for it. Not enough recovery time. Given that she's one of track's biggest names, the International Olympic Committee said it will...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix wins 400 meters for 9th gold at worlds, matches Bolt for most

Allyson Felix won the 400 meters in 49.26 seconds on Thursday to earn her ninth world championship gold medal and match the total of Usain Bolt. Ten years after she won her first gold, a 200-meter title in Helsinki, Felix ran the fastest time in the world this year to win in Beijing. Shaunae Miller of Bahamas won silver in 49.67 and Shericka Jackson of Jamaica took bronze in 49.99...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix 'disappointed' she can't run 200-400 double

BEIJING (AP) Training-wise, Allyson Felix thinks she's fit enough to run the 200 and 400 meters at the world championships. Timing-wise, the schedule just doesn't work out. It's a situation that irks the usually stoic American sprinter, who qualified in both events but will focus only on the 400 in Beijing. Here's the dilemma: The semifinals of the 200 - her signature event and...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

IAAF World Relays Press Conference - Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix press conference quotes from the 2015 IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas
Via USA Track & Field
April 30, 2015

Felix headed to Brazil as State Department Sports Envoy

The State Department’s Sports Envoy program will pair Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix with Paralympic gold medalist and reigning Chicago marathon champion Josh George for a week-long series of clinics and engagements in Rio de Janeiro from November 4-8.
Via USA Track & Field
November 03, 2014

Allyson Felix's Sneaker Closet Is Pretty Amazing

Our friends over at NiceKicks.com bring you an inside look at the shoe collection of Olympic gold medal sprinter Allyson Felix. Named “First Lady” of the Nice Kicks “Sneak Peek” series,
Via Stack
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Felix completes historical hat trick

EUGENE - Allyson Felix left no question that she is the most versatile sprinter the U.S. has ever seen. Felix won her first national title in the 400 meters making her the first woman ever to complete the hat trick of winning U.S. titles in the 100, 200, and 400.
Via USA Track & Field
June 24, 2011
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