Every runner will appreciate this riveting story of dedication and passion that follows Naoko Takashi and the Japanese people to Olympic gold in the marathon.
A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.
With medals in the 10,000m, 5,000m and 1500m at the same Olympics, Hassan steps onto a special podium with a select few who secured memorable distance triples and doubles.
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.
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.