Gatlin and Coleman go 1-2 beating Bolt in 100

Aug 7, 2017

(WASHINGTON POST) Usain Bolt lost a race. Then he lost another one. Can anyone believe in anything anymore? (Someone, please, run outside and check the sky. Is it still blue? Is it falling?) Bolt settled for the bronze medal Saturday in the 100-meter final at the world championships in London, his final competition as a…

Jarrion Lawson captures silver in long jump

Aug 7, 2017

(REUTERS) South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga said he was “over the moon” after winning the World Championship long jump title on Saturday, making up for the disappointment of missing out on an Olympic gold in Rio. Manyonga, who only returned to formal competition last year after overcoming a drug addiction, led the final from the second…

Sandi Morris captures pole vault silver

Aug 7, 2017

(WYFF) In another duel for gold, Ekaterini Stefanidi again held off Sandi Morris to claim pole vault gold. Morris and Stefanidi were involved in an epic battle when the Greek won on a countback at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was almost as good at the world championships. This time, neither had a…

Mason Finley wins bronze medal in discus

Aug 7, 2017

(9 NEWS) A Colorado high school graduate is making headlines on the world stage. Buena Vista alum Mason Finley won bronze in the Men’s Discus at the IAAF World Championships in London. It’s the first medal for a U.S. athlete in the event since 1999. The 6’8″ 350 pound former Colorado prep star took 3rd…