Felix edged out of 200m, Martinez makes comeback at Trials

The U.S. Olympic Trials came to an end on Sunday with a lot of new faces qualifying for the Olympics. In case you missed all the tears of triumph, here are the highlights from the weekend. 100m hurdles: New trio In the 100m hurdles, one of the deepest fields in USA Track and Field, three sprinters will make their first-time appearances in Rio. Brianna Rollins, Kristi Castlin...
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11 days ago

Allyson Felix Disappointed About 200m Olympic Shutout

EUGENE, Ore. - After finishing fourth and being shut out of the women's 200 metres team, Allyson Felix admits that she is disappointed about not being able to defend her Olympic title in Rio, next month.
11 days ago

Allyson Felix's bid for 200, 400 sweep comes up just short

EUGENE, Ore. – Allyson Felix’s bid to become only the third woman to sweep the Olympic Games 400- and 200-meter titles came up a hundredth of a second short at the Olympic Trials on Sunday. Former Oregon NCAA champion Jenna Prandini just...
Via The OC Register
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix will not run her favorite event in Rio

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule. Now, it's her schedule that needs adjusting. Felix's run at the 200-400 Olympic double, made possible after Olympics officials honored her request for a chance to run both races, came to an earlier-than-expected end Sunday. She finished fourth in the 200-meter final, one spot away from Rio, in a ...
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Trials: Allyson Felix misses Olympic 200m by 0.01 seconds

Allyson Felix will not run her favorite race, the 200m, in Rio after finishing in fourth place at the U.S. Olympic Trials by 0.01 seconds. Instead Tori Bowie, Deajah Stevens and Jenna Prandini will race the event in Rio.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic Trials: Bowie, Felix advance to 200m final

Both Tori Bowie and Allyson Felix advance to the women's 200m final at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene. Felix clocked a semifinal time of 22.57 seconds, but Bowie cross the finish line first.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Trials: Allyson Felix advances to 200m semifinals

Allyson Felix won her first-round heat of the women's 200m at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials to advance to the semifinals.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix, Cunningham and Gardner book tickets to Rio

As the holiday weekend continues, the best of America’s track and field athletes continue to battle at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Oregon. The weekend has seen some exciting underdog triumphs in the sprints and field events. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights: 400m: Felix runs through pain Reigning 200m Olympic champion Allyson Felix came hobbling...
Via Excelle Sports
18 days ago

Allyson Felix overcomes injury qualifying for her 4th Olympic Games

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- The numbers were as telling as the names.America's Olympic mainstays, Allyson Felix, LaShawn Merritt and Justin Gatlin, are all on their way to Rio de Janeiro. With the best times in the world this year to boot.Gatlin's 100-meter run in 9.8 seconds at U.S. Olympic Trials on Sunday will certainly turn the most heads.It's the same time he posted last year at world...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix tops day of world bests, winning 400 at Olympic track trials

EUGENE, Ore. –Allyson Felix wasted no time in sending a thank-you note. As Felix crossed the finish line of the Olympic trials 400-meter final, a heroic stretch run having secured a victory that seemed unimaginable weeks, even days ago, she broke...
Via The OC Register
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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