U.S. Matt Centrowitz wins gold in men’s 1,500 meters

RIO DE JANEIRO— Matt Centrowitz of the United States ran from the front and held off Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria at the line to win the gold medal in the men’s 1,500 meters. Centrowitz won the silver medal at the 2013 world championships and took fourth at the 2012 London Games. His last lap on Saturday was 50.62 seconds. Nick Willis of New Zealand took bronze. The last American...
Via The Denver Post
27 days ago

Olympic Men’s 1500/5K Preview and Prediction

With tonight being the last night of Olympic track and field competition (and the only running event left being the men’s marathon tomorrow morning), that can only mean one blindingly-indisputable thing: there are going to be some good races tonight.  Clearly, that’s an oversimplified method of stating the obvious, but it holds true.  Tonight’s schedule has five final events...
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World 1,500 meter champ Kiprop 'offended' by doping link

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Two-time 1,500-meter world champion Asbel Kiprop says the Kenyan athletics federation's decision to suspend and investigate his management company has unfairly linked him to doping. Kiprop said Wednesday he was ''offended'' to read his name in media reports about doping after the Italian company that represents him, Rosa & Associati, was suspended in April from...
Via Associated Press
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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