The Tokyo Games will play host to one of the greatest 10,000m show-downs in Olympic history, with the two fastest female athletes of all time squaring off, and Sifan Hassan going for history.
Tomorrow the stage is set for a dramatic showdown between the mid-distance stars of three nations: The Netherlands, Kenya, and Great Britain — with a new American challenger. Here’s how they stack up against each other.
We get a picture of U.S. Olympic marathoners last week before the race in Japan by following (stalking?) them on social media.
A likely tactical race will leave the men's Olympic 5000m open to a strong kicker from anywhere.
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.
A wide-open men's field promises an entertaining race, with an extra man in the mix.
19-year-olds Mu and Hodgkinson took gold and silver in the women’s 800m, ushering in a new era of track and field.
How to watch Olympic track running events and marathons live, with a day by day schedule for U.S. viewers.
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.