When it comes to the 1500m races in Tokyo, nothing less than two gold medals will suffice for Kenya given the world-leading ability of their stars: Faith Kipyegon and Timothy Cheruiyot. After commanding performances at the Monaco Diamond League, they are very much the athletes to beat.
One-third of Hassan’s never-before done bid to win the 1500, 5,000, and 10,000 has been cinched. Here is a play-by-play of what she needs to do next and the challenges she'll face.
Sifan Hassan's bid to be the first runner in history to win all three distance running events on the track is off to a victorious start after her 5,000 meter win. Here's how she's inspiring fans spanning the globe.
After years of preparation to host the 2020 Games, walls surround the Olympic venues, barring spectators from entering, and COVID-19 cases are breaking records daily. Here's how Japanese fans feel about it.
The first Olympic marathon was won by a runner with no coach, no training schedule, no gym, no special diet—only a lifetime of logging 16 miles a day delivering water.
Watching underdogs win surprise gold medals is one of the best parts of the Olympics. Here are some of the most unexpected wins in the history of the games — including two that changed running forever.
Hillary Bor, who leads the U.S. team in the steeplechase at the Tokyo Olympics, is one of three world-class running brothers. Their journey to Team USA is fascinating.