Track & Field Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Olympic Long Jump: 2008 Olympic Long Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic long jump competition. Page 10.

Olympic Long Jump: 2008 Olympic Long Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic long jump competition. Page 7.

Olympic Long Jump: 2008 Olympic Long Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic long jump competition. Page 6.

Olympic Long Jump: 2008 Olympic Long Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic long jump competition. Page 4.

Olympic Long Jump: 2008 Olympic Long Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic long jump competition. Page 5.

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Race Walking
A photographic history of race walking

An Illustrated History of Race Walking
A photographic history of race walking

Women's Outdoor Asian Records
Women's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Women's Outdoor Asian Records
Women's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Women's Outdoor Asian Records
Women's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Women's Outdoor Asian Records
Women's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Women's Outdoor Asian Records
Women's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men's Outdoor Asian Records
Men's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men's Outdoor Asian Records
Men's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men's Outdoor Asian Records
Men's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men's Outdoor Asian Records
Men's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men's Outdoor Asian Records
Men's track and field records for the continent of Asia, as recognized by the IAAF.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 6.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 9.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 8.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 10.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 2.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 11.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 7.

Olympic High Jump: 2008 Olympic High Jump Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic high jump competition. Page 3.

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

An Illustrated History of Distance Running
A photographic history of distance running

Sprints and Relays Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of sprints and relays, which are among the track and field events represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

Sprints and Relays Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of sprints and relays, which are among the track and field events represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

Rotational Shot Put Tips
Young throwers can make the transition from the glide to the spin shot put easier by following a few helpful tips.

A Beginner's Guide to the Spin Shot Put
Advice for young throwers trying to learn the rotational shot put technique.

1912 Olympic Track and Field Review
A look back at all the medal winners from the 1912 Summer Olympic Games.

1908 Olympic Track and Field Review
The gold, silver and bronze medalists from the track and field events at the 1908 London Olympics.

Introduction to Javelin Throwing
Basic information on the track and field javelin throwing event, including technique and world records.

2015 World Relays Men's Review
A race-by-race review of the men's events from the second annual World Relays, held in Nassau, Bahamas.

2015 World Relays Women's Review
A review of all five women's races from the 2015 IAAF World Relays, held in Nassau, Bahamas.

Profile of Olympic Sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross
Everything you'd want to know about American Olympic sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross and her track and field career.

1906 Olympic Track and Field Review
All the track and field medal winners from the Intercalated Athens Games of 1906.

Mutaz Essa Barshim: Leaping to New Heights
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim veered away from his father's path to become a medal-winning, record-breaking high jumper.

The Hurdler as a Sprinter
Learning and executing proper sprinting techniques is a key to any hurdler's success.

Hurdle Starts
The 1988 Olympic 110-meter hurdles bronze medalist offers advice for hurdlers and their coaches.

The Importance of Hurdles Starts
Hurdles races are sprints, so getting a strong start is a key to any hurdler's success.

2015 World Relays Schedule
The starting time for each event of the second annual IAAF World Relays track and field meet.

Tonie Campbell's Sprint Hurdles Tips
Olympic hurdler Tonie Campbell discusses good sprint hurdles starts, and how to maintain your speed between the barriers.

Seven-Step Starts in the Sprint Hurdles
Most sprint hurdlers take eight steps to the first barrier, but Olympian Tonie Campbell explains which hurdlers can use a seven-step technique.

Use Different Hurdles Techniques in the Sprint and Longer Events
Hurdlers who compete in both high-hurdle sprint events and longer, low-hurdle races must use the correct hurdling technique in each event.

400-Meter Hurdles Tips
Tips on technique in longer hurdles races, including the 300- and 400-meter hurdle events, to help hurdlers improve stride patterns and curve running.

400-Meter Hurdles Starts: The Drive Phase
The drive phase is essential for building maximum speed in any sprint race, including the 400-meter hurdles.

Pole Vault Technique, Part 1
Learn about the pole vault approach run, stride length and how to carry the pole.

1900 Olympic Track and Field Review
Track and field medalists in every event from the 1900 Olympics.

1896 Olympic Review
A look at each track and field event from the 1896 Summer Olympic Games.

Mike Powell's Advice and Drills for Long Jumpers
World long jump champion Mike Powell offers coaching advice for beginning and established jumpers.

Clinics Can Help Coach the Coaches
Good clinics are invaluable resources for track and field coaches trying to improve their knowledge and coaching skills.

Abeba Aregawi: Two Nations, One Outstanding Runner
An overview of Abeba Aregawi's track and field career, while running for Ethiopia and Sweden at 1500 meters.

Women's Marathon World Record Progression
The story of women's marathon world-best and world-record performances, as recognized by the IAAF, from 1926 to the present.

Learning Proper Hurdling Form
Young hurdlers can perform a variety of drills to improve their technique. learning proper hurdling form. coaching young hurdlers. hurdles practice.

Learning the Hurdles: Walkover Drills
Learning to perform hurdles walkover drills. Developing a lead leg strategy for the hurdles. Coaching hurdlers.

Men's 4 x 100-Meter Relay World Record Progression
The story of the men's 4 x 100-meter relay world records, from 1912 to the present, as recognized by the IAAF.

Track and Field Interviews: Exclusive About.com Interviews With Track and Field Standouts
Exclusive interviews with many of track and field's top performers from yesterday and today.

Strategies for Track & Field training
A description of strategies employed in Track & Field training programs.

Harvey Glance's Sprint-Coaching Career
Harvey Glance discusses his Olympic and World Championship coaching highlights.

Olympic Gold Medalist Harvey Glance's Track & Field Highlights
Sprinter Harvey Glance talks world records, Olympic highs and lows.

Harvey Glance's Youth Coaching Advice
Sprinter and coach Harvey Glance offers tips to coaches at the high school and youth levels.

Profile of Sprint Star Allyson Felix
An overview of American sprinter Allyson Felix's track and field career.

Planting the Pole
Teach beginning vaulters how to plant the pole.

How Amanda Bingson Became an Olympic Hammer Thrower
Amanda Bingson describes her 2012 Olympic experience in the hammer throw.

The Importance of Rotations in the Hammer Throw
The key to successful hammer throw rotation technique, according to U.S. champion Amanda Bingson.

Amanda Bingson Discusses Her Hammer Throwing Career
Speaking exclusively to About.com, American Amanda Bingson explains why she's succeeded in the hammer.

Getting Started in the Hammer Throw
American record-holder Amanda Bingson describes how she began throwing the hammer.

Amanda Bingson Talks Hammer Throw Technique
American hammer throw record-holder explains some of the finer details of the event.

Introduction to Sprints and Relays
Introduction to sprint and relay track & field events.

Women's Heptathlon World Record Progression
A list of the official and unofficial heptathlon world record holders, from 1978 to the present.

Profile of Sprinter Kirani James
A summary of 400-meter champion Kirani James’ track and field career.

Profile of Sprinter Justin Gatlin
A summary of Justin Gatlin’s track and field career.

Profile of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
A summary of sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s track and field career.

Women's 4 x 400-Meter Relay World Record Progression
A history of each women's 4 x 400-meter relay world record since 1969, as ratified by the IAAF.

Men's 4 x 400-Meter Relay World Record Progression
The history of the 4 x 400 world records ratified by the IAAF, from 1911 to the present.

David Storl: German Shot Put Champ
An overview of World Championship gold medalist David Storl's track and field career.

Champion Mike Powell's Step-By-Step Long Jump Tips
World long jump record-breaker Mike Powell describes good long jumping technique.

Strategies for the 4 x 100 Relay Race
Use these strategies to help your team succeed in the 4 x 100 relay race.

Olympian Johnny Gray’s 800-Meter Coaching and Running Tips
The 1992 800-meter bronze medalist shares his running and coaching advice.

Track and Field Events: Running Events
An overview of the running events you're most likely to see at a track meet, from the 60-meter run to the marathon.

High Jump Drills - How to Coach Beginners
Drills to help coaches teach beginning high jumpers.

Will Claye's Triple Jump Tips - Track and Field
Olympic silver medalist Will Claye discusses triple jump technique and offers advice for coaches and young jumpers.

Drills for 4 X 100 Relay Teams - Baton Passing Drills
Try these drills to improve your time in the 4 x 100 relay.

Learning the Hurdles (Track and Field for Beginners)
Advice and guidelines for the novice hurdler.

Olympic Gold Medalist LaShawn Merritt's Running Tips
Olympic and World champion LaShawn Merritt offers advice on how to run the 400 meters.

Beginner's Track and Field - Learning the Discus Throw
Advice and guidelines for the novice discus thrower.

Beginner's Track and Field: Learning the Shot Put
Advice and guidelines for the shot put novice.

The Greatest Long-Jump Meet Ever
The Mike Powell vs. Carl Lewis competition at the 1991 World Championships is legendary as the greatest long-jump meet in history.

What Are Former Olympic Distance Runners Doing Today?
What are former Olympic distance runners doing today?

Olympic Hurdle Events Rules - Track and Field
Rules for Olympic hurdle events.

How to Coach Beginning Long Jumpers
Few teams will lack volunteers, as long jumping is a fun-looking sport to many young athletes. But not every eager volunteer will be suited to this event.

Olympic Shot Put Rules
Rules for the Olympic shot put. Track & Field.

What Is the Olympic Decathlon? - A Brief Overview
What is Olympic Decathlon? Jim Thorpe was dubbed “the world’s greatest athlete” after winning the 1912 Olympic decathlon. His successors inherit that title by competing in 10 events in a grueling, two-day schedule.

Official Rules for the Olympic High Jump
Rules for the Olympic high jump. Track & Field.

Olympic Long Jump Track & Field Rules
Rules for the Olympic long jump. Track & Field.

Beginner’s High Jump - Learning How to Do the High Jump
Advice and guidelines for the high jump novice.

Olympic Discus Throw Rules - Track & Field
Twelve competitors qualify for the Olympic discus throw final. In the 2004 Games, 39 men and 42 women participated in their respective qualification rounds prior to the final.

History of pole vault and jumping events
Brief history of pole vault and jumping events, including evolution of each event. Includes high jump, long jump and triple jump.

History of sprints and hurdles
Brief history of sprint, sprint relay and hurdle events, including evolution of each event.

Men's Hammer Throw World Record Progression
Men's hammer throw world records, from 1912 to the present, recognized by the IAAF.

Women's Hammer Throw World Record Progression
A list of all the women who've set hammer throwing world records since 1994, as recognized by the IAAF.

Introduction to Hammer Throwing
Learn about the equipment, best performances and the basics of hammer throwing.

Georganne Moline's 400-Meter Hurdling Tips
The 2012 Olympic finalist offers hurdling advice for young athletes and coaches.

Jim Ryun Hopes to Bring Back the Mile
Former world record-holder Jim Ryun hopes to see the mile run regain its place in the metric track and field world.

Long distance running events.
An overview of long distance running events, including the 5000-meter and 10,000-meter runs.

Men's Steeplechase World Record Progression
The history of men's steeplechase world records, as recognized by the IAAF.

Track & Field training drills
Suggested training drills for various Track & Field events.

Progressive Training for Middle-Distance Runners
Increase your training intensity to help 800-meter runners improve and become race-ready.

Aerobic Training for 800-Meter Runners
Aerobic conditioning is an important training consideration when you run the 800.

Interval Training for the 800-Meter Athlete
Intervals offer key benefits when you're training to compete in the 800.

800-Meter Training Ideas
Learn about the five-pace system and other training basics for coaching middle-distance runners.

Track & Field training
Overview of training methods and strategies for track and field coaches and athletes, including drills, meet strategy and necessary equipment.

Distance Running Rules for Olympic Track & Field
Rules for Olympic distance running events

800-Meter Race Modeling
Strategies for running the two-lap race.

Men's Shot Put World Records
The men's world record progression in the shot put, from 1909 to the present.

America's Top 2012 Olympic Contenders
Which Americans are favored at the 2012 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

America's Top 2012 Olympic Contenders
Which Americans are favored at the 2012 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

American Men's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American men as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Men's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American men as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Men's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American men as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Men's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American men as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Women's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American women as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Women's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American women as recognized by USA Track & Field.

American Women's Indoor Records
Indoor track and field records for American women as recognized by USA Track & Field.

Men's Outdoor European Records
European track and field records as recognized by the European Athletic Association.

Men's Outdoor European Records
European track and field records as recognized by the European Athletic Association.

Men's Outdoor European Records
European track and field records as recognized by the European Athletic Association.

Men's and Women's World Indoor Championship Records
The IAAF World Indoor Championship meet records for men and women.

Men's and Women's World Indoor Championship Records
The IAAF World Indoor Championship meet records for men and women.

2012 World Indoor Championships Men's Preview
The top men's medal contenders for the Istanbul World Indoor Track and Field Championships.

2012 World Indoor Championships Men's Preview
The top men's medal contenders for the Istanbul World Indoor Track and Field Championships.

2012 World Indoor Championships Women's Preview
The top women's medal contenders for the Istanbul World Indoor Track and Field Championships.

World's Top 2012 Olympic Contenders
Which non-Americans are favored at the 2012 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

World's Top 2012 Olympic Contenders
Which non-Americans are favored at the 2012 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

Women's 20-Kilometer Walk Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 20-kilometer walk Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Marathon Women’s Olympic Medalists
The Women’s Marathon Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

The Top Finishers in the 2011 Women’s World Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Women’s gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2011 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Women’s Long Jump Olympic Medalists
The Women’s long jump Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Coaching New High Jumpers
How to coach your high jump beginners.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

The Top Finishers in the 2011 Men’s World Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Men's gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2011 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step - Setting Up the Approach
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Long Jump Technique Step-By-Step Illustrated Instruction
Step-by-step illustrated instruction in how to perform the long jump.

Men's Triple Jump Olympic Medalists
The Men's triple jump Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games

Women’s Triple Jump Olympic Medalists
The Women’s triple jump Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

High Jump Takeoff Technique
Learn takeoff techniques to get you over the bar.

About.com Interview: Will Claye (Part 1)
American jumper Will Claye discusses his track and field background and why he doubles in the long the triple jumps.

High Jump Approach Technique
How to coach and develop a sound high jumping approach. A high jump approach follows a basic J-style turn, that uses centrifugal force to get around the turn and get up and over the bar.

High Jump Bar-Clearance Mechanics
All-American high jumper Holly Thompson tells you how to clear the bar.

Women's Javelin Throw World Records
Women's world records in the javelin throw, as recognized by the IAAF.

Pole Vault Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s pole vault Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Stacy Dragila Interview - Part 1
Stacy Dragila explains how she became a pioneering women's pole vaulter.

How to Find Pole Vaulters
Pole vault champion Stacy Dragila offers tips on which athletes make the best vaulters.

The 2012 Women’s Olympic Medalists
The Women’s gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2012 Olympics.

Rotational Shot Put: Driving Through the Ring
Learn how to begin your shot put spin.

Rotational Shot Put: Spinning Toward the Power Position
Find out how to put the spin into the spin technique.

Rotational Shot Put: Stance and Start
Learn how to set up and begin a spin shot put throw.

Sprint Acceleration
Learn how to keep building your speed during a sprint race.

Sprint Mechanics: Turnover
Running tips to help sprinters keep their feet moving quickly.

Gripping the Pole
Coach vaulters about proper gripping techniques.

Pole Vault Approach Run
Teach beginning vaulters how to use the runway.

Pole Vault Basics
An overview of the pole vault event.

Profile of World Champion Jenny Simpson
A summary of middle distance runner Jenny Simpson’s track and field career.

Olympic Highlights: Brisco-Hooks Pioneers 200-400 Double
Valerie Brisco-Hooks became the first runner to win 200- and 400-meter gold medals in the same Olympics, in 1984.

2012 London Olympics Qualifying Standards
Qualification standards for each track and field event of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

The Greatest Olympic 1500 Ever? El Guerrouj Nips Lagat in Athens
Hicham El Guerrouj and Bernard Lagat waged a memorable duel in the 2004 Olympic 1500-meter final.

Profile of Distance Runner Galen Rupp
A summary of Galen Rupp’s track and field career.

Olympic Highlights: Jackie Joyner-Kersee Wins Three Medals
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the only athlete to win three consecutive Olympic multi-events medals.

4 x 400-Meter Relay Tips
Coaching advice for the 4 x 400-meter relay race.

Learning Sprint Mechanics
Learn how to coach sprinters to develop greater speed.

Sprinting: Developing Stride Length
Teach your sprinters how to optimize their stride lengths.

Johnny Gray Interview, Part 1
Olympic 800-meter bronze medalist Johnny Gray discusses his track and field career.

Profile of Jamaican Sprinter Asafa Powell
A summary of sprint star Asafa Powell’s track and field career.

LaShawn Merritt Interview: Merritt's Track and Field Career
LaShawn Merritt discusses his rapid rise as a 400-meter runner.

LaShawn Merritt Interview Part 2: Career Highlights
LaShawn Merritt talks about his Olympic and World Championship success.

The Top Men's Finishers in the 2012 Olympics
The Men's gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2012 Olympics.

Mac Wilkins' Throwing Tips
Gold Medalist Mac Wilkins offers advice for throwers and coaches.

About.com Interview: Discus Champion Mac Wilkins, Part 2
An exclusive interview with discus thrower and coach Mac Wilkins.

Rotational Shot Put: Coaching Advice
Spin shot put coaching advice from Olympic silver medalist John Godina.

Rotational Shot Put: Power Position and Finish
Put yourself in the right position to throw the shot.

Profile of Shot Put Champion Tomasz Majewski
A summary of shot-putter Tomasz Majewski’s track and field career.

Track and Field Events (Hurdling, Relays, Multi-Sport)
An overview of a variety of track and field events, including the hurdles, steeplechase, relays and combined events competition.

Profile of Discus Thrower Robert Harting
A summary of Robert Harting’s discus throwing career.

IAAF Male Athletes of the Year, 1996-2000
The male track and field athletes of the year for 1996-2000, as selected by the IAAF.

Track and Field Events: Jumps and Throws
An overview of the jumping and throwing events you may see at a track and field meet, including the long jump and the javelin.

Hand Pressure in the Pole Vault
Learn how the hands can affect pole vaulting technique.

The False Start Rule: History and Controversies
Track and field's false start rule has changed over the years; whether for better or worse is a continuing source of discussion.

Stretching for Track and Field
Find out which type of stretching to perform, and when.

Sprint Lightning: Usain Bolt’s World Records
How the Jamaican sprint sensation shattered the world records at 100 and 200 meters.

Get Started
Basic information about every track and field event, plus illustrated descriptions of basic track and field techniques.

Olympic Triple Jump Rules
Rules for the Olympic triple jump

Valerie Vili Adams: Profile of Shot Putter Valerie Vili
A summary of New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams' track and field career.

Finding and Teaching Shot Put Beginners
How coaches can build their shot put lineups.

Beginner Shot Put Drills
Learn the drills that can help young shot putters improve their form

Profile of Sprinter Yohan Blake
A summary of Jamaican star Yohan Blake's track and field career.

IAAF Athletes of the Year
A history of the IAAF Athletes of the Year awards.

Beginner's Track and Field: Learning the Javelin Throw
Advice and guidelines for the novice javelin thrower.

2014 World Indoor Championships Qualifying Standards
The 2014 World Indoor Championship qualifying standards in each event, established by the IAAF. Includes the allowable entrants by each country.

Men's High Jump World Records
All the men's high jump world records, as recognized by the IAAF.

Men’s Pole Vault World Records From 1912 to Present
The men’s track and field world record progression in the pole vault as recognized by the IAAF. Records from Marc Wright to Sergey Bubka.

Mike Powell, Long Jump World Record Holder: Interview
Exclusive interview with long jumper Mike Powell

Mike Powell, Long Jump World Record Holder: Interview
Exclusive interview with long jumper Mike Powell. Page 2.

Beginner’s Track and Field: Learning the Long Jump
Advice and guidelines for the long jump novice.

300 Intermediate Hurdles - Developing a Stride Pattern
Learn the importance of a good stride pattern in the intermediate hurdles event.

Basic High Jump Technique: Straight Run
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

Olympic Triple Jump
A comprehensive look at the Olympic triple jump event, including rules, past results and photo galleries.

Step-by-Step Instruction
Detailed, illustrated, how-to advice for track and field events.

Women's Hammer Throw Olympic Medalists
The Women’s hammer throw Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

4 x 400-Meter Relay Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 4 x 400 meter relay Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Did Carl Lewis Fail a Drug Test? Long Jump Controversy
Biggest controversy in Olympic long jump history.

Rules for the Olympic Pole Vault Competition
Rules for the Olympic pole vault

The Basics of the 300 Intermediate Hurdles Event
Read about the intermediate hurdles event and find out the key qualities of a strong intermediate hurdler.

Ivan Tsikhan: Profile of Hammer Thrower Ivan Tsikhan
An overview of Belarus hammer thrower Ivan Tsikhan's track and field career.

The World Outdoor Championships: The Top Finishers in the 2005 Men’s World Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Men's gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2005 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

The World Outdoor Championships: The Top Finishers in the 2005 Women’s World Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Women's gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2005 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

Shot Put Rotational Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the rotational technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

High Jump: Step-by-step High Jump Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic high jump technique.

Illustrated High Jump Technique - Introduction
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the high jump.

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Blog. Track & Field.

Men's 50-Kilometer Walk Olympic Medalists
The Men's 50-kilometer walk Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Men's 20-Kilometer Walk Olympic Medalists
The Men's 20-kilometer walk Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

Step-By-Step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Shot Put Glide Technique - Introduction
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Track & Field Olympic Games History
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and modern Olympic Games.

Track and Field Basics
Basic information about the sport of track and field, with introductory articles regarding each track and field event.

200 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 200 meter Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

400 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 400 meter Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

4 x 100 Meter Relay Men's Olympic Medalists
The Men's 4 x 100 relay Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

4 x 100 Meter Relay Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 4 x 100 relay Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

4 x 400 Meter Relay Men's Olympic Medalists
The Men's 4 x 400 relay Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games

Discus Throwing Drills
Drills for beginner and young discus throwers.

Virginia Tech Sets NCAA Women's Indoor Relay Mark
Virginia Tech Sets NCAA Women's Indoor Relay Mark

Did Zola Budd Trip Mary Decker? Olympic Controversy
Biggest controversies in Olympic distance running history.

An Illustrated History of the Hammer Throw
A photographic history of hammer throwing.

An Illustrated History of the Hammer Throw
A photographic history of hammer throwing.

An Illustrated History of the Hammer Throw
A photographic history of hammer throwing.

An Illustrated History of the Hammer Throw
A photographic history of hammer throwing.

Ivan Ukhov: The Accidental Jumper
A summary of Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov’s track and field career, including his 2012 Olympic triumph.

Women's Triple Jump World Records
The women's world record progression in the triple jump, from 1922 to the present day, including records recognized by the IAAF.

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Shot Put Glide Technique
Step-by-step instruction in how to perform the shot put using the glide technique

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique
A step-by-step guide to throwing the javelin

How to Coach the 300 Intermediate Hurdles
Check out these tips for coaching young intermediate hurdlers.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Developing Speed in the 400 Meters
How to train to develop speed in the 400-meter race.

Finishing Strong in the 400 Meters
Training for the final 50 meters can help you win more 400-meter races.

Basic 400-Meter Training
Learn basic training techniques to run your best 400 meters.

Starting Block Technique: Common Starting Block Mistakes
A list of five common starting block mistakes committed by runners in sprint races.

The Best 2013 World Championship Women’s Distance Runners
Previewing the women’s distance field for the 2013 outdoor World Track and Field Championships.

Men's Indoor European Records
European indoor track and field records as recognized by the European Athletic Association.

Men's Indoor European Records
European indoor track and field records as recognized by the European Athletic Association.

Ashton Eaton: Profile of Decathlon Standout Ashton Eaton
A summary of decathlete Ashton Eaton’s track and field career.

Interval Training for Runners
Interval training - sprints followed by recovery intervals - can improve performances of sprinters and distance runners.

World's Top 2008 Olympic Contenders
Which non-Americans were favored at the 2008 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

World's Top 2008 Olympic Contenders
Which non-Americans were favored at the 2008 Olympic Games? Here's our list.

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles Records
The world record progression in the women's 100-meter hurdles, from 1969 to the present, as recognized by the IAAF.

Renaud Lavillenie: Out-Vaulting Bubka
A brief athletic biography of French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie, the 2012 Olympic champion and world record-holder.

Stephen Kiprotich: The Healthy Marathon Champion
A profile of Ugandan distance runner Stephen Kiprotich, the surprising 2012 Olympic marathon gold medalist.

Profile of High Jumper Brigetta Barrett
A profile of American high jumper Brigetta Barrett's track and field career, including her Olympic and World Championship silver medal performances.

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles World Records
The men's world record progression in the 110-meter hurdles event, from 1908 to the present, as recognized by the IAAF.

Intermediate Hurdles Drills
Jogging and running drills help novice hurdlers continue their learning progression. Coaching the hurdles. Training hurdlers. Practicing hurdles.

How to Coach New Hurdlers
Information for track and field coaches and young athletes who want to learn about the hurdles. How to find hurdlers. How to practice the hurdles.

Fixing Common Hurdles Mistakes
Fixing Common Hurdles Mistakes. Helpful advice for young hurdlers who want to improve their craft. coaching hurdles. hurdles training.

The Best 2013 World Championship Men’s Distance Runners
Previewing the men’s distance field for the 2013 outdoor World Track and Field Championships.

800 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists
The Women’s 800 meter Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.

How to Find High Jumpers
What to look for in a high jumper.

Profile of High Jumper Bohdan Bondarenko
A summary of high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko’s track and field career.

The Best 2013 World Championship Women’s Sprinters
Previewing the women's sprint field for the 2013 outdoor World Track and Field Championships.

Olympic Champion Stacy Dragila Talks Pole Vault Training
Stacy Dragila offers advice on learing and coaching the pole vault.

Barbora Spotakova: The Javelin Queen
A summary of Czech javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova's career.

2012 Olympic Recap: Sprints
A recap of sprint competition from the 2012 London Olympics.

2011 World Championships Recap: Long Distance
A recap of the 2011 World Championship Long Distance Competition.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 4.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 5.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 10.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 8.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 3.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 9.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 7.

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition

2008 Olympic Discus Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic discus competition. Page 6.

2007-08 Indoor NCAA Highlights
Highlights of the 2007-08 men's and women's NCAA indoor track and field seasons including top performances, new records and championship results.

2011 Diamond League
Photo galleries from 2011 Diamond League events.

DVD/Video
DVDs and videos available for Track & Field coaches at various levels of competition.

Track & Field websites
Websites of interest to Track & Field coaches.

Books for Track & Field coaches
Books available for Track & Field coaches at various levels of competition.

College Track & Field outdoor competition
News and information about college Track & Field outdoor competition.

Track & Field training Equipment
Description of equipment used in Track & Field training.

Illustrated Histories for Each Track and Field Event
A brief history of each track and field event, in words and pictures.

History of multi-sport Track & Field events
Brief history of multi-sport events, including evolution of each event. Includes decathlon and heptathlon.

2010 IAAF Diamond League
Stories, photos and results from the 2010 Diamond League, the inaugural season of the IAAF's 14-meet series.

History of throwing events
Brief history of throwing events, including evolution of each event. Includes discus, shot put, javelin and hammer throws.

Reviews of Track & Field products
Description and reviews of Track & Field products, including shoes, uniforms, throwing equipment and training equipment.

Multi-sport Track & Field events
Overview of multi-sport events. Includes required skills, necessary equipment, technique and profiles of successful athletes. Events include decathlon and heptathlon.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition. Page 10.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition. Page 13.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition. Page 8.

Where to participate in Track & Field
Describes the various programs available to anyone interested in Track & Field participation. Includes middle and high school competition, local clubs, college competition plus masters and senior programs.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition. Page 5.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition. Page 2.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition.

Olympic Pole Vault: 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Photo Gallery
Action photos from the Beijing Olympic pole vault competition.

Track & Field training equipment
Description of equipment used for Track & Field training.

Health and Nutrition
Health benefits and nutritional information for track and field participants.

History of Track & Field distance events
Brief history of distance running and race walking events, including evolution of each event. Events include 800-, 1500-, 5000- and 10,000-meter races, steeplechase, marathon and race walking.

Introduction to the Pole Vault
Introduction to the track & field pole vault event

Olympic Middle Distance Running
A comprehensive look at Olympic middle distance running events, including rules, past results and photo galleries.

Olympic Decathlon Rules
Rules for the Olympic decathlon. Track & Field.

A Brief History of Distance Running Events
A Brief History of Distance Running Events

Olympic Race Walking Rules
Rules for Olympic race walking events

Olympic Hammer Throw Rules
Rules for Olympic hammer throwing

Olympic Heptathlon Rules
Rules for the Olympic heptathlon

Olympic High Jump Basics
What is Olympic High Jump? A sport that features fast and flexible athletes leaping tall crossbars in a single bound, the high jump can also be a highly dramatic Olympic event in which two centimeters (about three-quarters of an inch) is often the difference between gold and silver.

A Brief History of Jumping Events
A Brief History of Jumping Events

Olympic Long Jump Basics
What is Olympic Long Jump? An event that requires great speed, the Olympic long jump frequently features standout sprinters challenging long jump specialists for gold medal glory.

Pistorius Barred by IAAF
Pistorius Barred by IAAF. Track & Field.

Where Yesterday's Olympic Greats Are Today
Find out what the great Olympic track and field athletes of the past are doing today.

Where Yesterday's Olympic Greats Are Today
Find out what the great Olympic track and field athletes of the past are doing today. Page 2.

Where Yesterday's Olympic Greats Are Today
Find out what the great Olympic track and field athletes of the past are doing today. Page 3.

Where Yesterday's Olympic Greats Are Today
Find out what the great Olympic track and field athletes of the past are doing today. Page 4.

Olympic Pole Vault - 2008 Olympic Pole Vault Results
Results of the 2008 Olympic men's and women's pole vault.

Americans Pole-Axed: Olympic Pole Vault Controversy
Biggest controversy in Olympic pole vault history.

Olympic Pole Vault Basics
What is Olympic Pole Vault? In this highest-flying of Olympic track and field events, successful pole vaulters soar gracefully through the air, but work as hard as any other athlete to reach those lofty heights

Press Sisters and George Woods: Olympic Shot Put Controversies
Biggest controversies in Olympic shot put history

A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles

Olympic Steeplechase - 2008 Olympic Steeplechase Results
Results of the 2008 Olympic men's and women's steeplechase.

Introduction to the Steeplechase
Introduction to the Track & Field steeplechase event

Olympic Steeplechase Rules
Rules for the Olympic steeplechase event

Healthy Track & Field Practice
Strategies for keeping Track & Field athletes healthy at practice

A Brief History of Throwing Events
A Brief History of Throwing Events

Brian Diemer Interview: Training the Athlete's Mind
Coach and former Olympic steeplechase bronze medalist Brian Diemer believes an athlete's mind set can impact his training.

Olympic Triple Jump - 2008 Olympic Triple Jump Results
Results of the 2008 Olympic men's and women's triple jump.

The World Outdoor Championships: The Top Finishers in the 2009 Men’s World Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Men's gold, silver, and bronze medal winners from the 2009 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Diamond League Images: 2011 Prefontaine Classic
Photos from the June 4, 2011 Prefontaine Classic meet, held in Eugene, Ore.

Introduction to Long Distance Events
Introduction to Long Distance Events

Distance Running Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of distance running, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 7.

Steeplechase Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the 3000-meter steeplechase, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Steeplechase Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the 3000-meter steeplechase, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

Steeplechase Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the 3000-meter steeplechase, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

Steeplechase Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the 3000-meter steeplechase, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.

Decathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the decathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 6.

Decathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the decathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Decathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the decathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 9.

Race Walking Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of race walking, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

Race Walking Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of race walking, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Race Walking Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of race walking, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 7.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

Heptathlon Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the heptathlon, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 6.

Hurdles Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the hurdles, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Hurdles Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the hurdles, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.

Hurdles Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the hurdles, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

Hurdles Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the hurdles, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

Pole Vault Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the pole vault, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 6.

High Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the high jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 6.

High Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the high jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 4.

High Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the high jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 5.

High Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the high jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.

High Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the high jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Pole Vault Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the pole vault, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.

Triple Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the triple jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 2.

Triple Jump Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of the triple jump, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games. Page 3.