Kerley leads red, white & blue sweep of 100 at worlds
Fred Kerley led the first American sweep of the 100 meters at the worlds in 31 years, barely edging teammates Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell to stamp a red-white-and-blue exclamation point on the first championships ever held in the United States.
2020 Tokyo Olympics roundup: US women lose in soccer, win in volleyball, basketball
Canada goes on to face Sweden in the gold medal match, while the U.S. will play Australia for the bronze. It is the second straight Olympics that the United States has been knocked out of contention for the gold medal match. “It sucks not to be able to compete for a gold medal, which is what we wanted. The Americans (3-0) haven’t lost a game in group play since women’s basketball was added to the Olympics in 1976. Camacho-Quinn finished in 12.37 seconds for a .15 second win over the world-record holder, Harrison.mlive.com
Dutch runner breaks 23-year-old record for the women's mile
MONACO - The women's world record in the mile run, which has stood for 23 years, finally fell on Friday. The Netherlands' Sifan Hassan broke the record Friday night at the Monaco Diamond League with a time of 4:12.33. Russia's Svetlana Masterkova set the world record in 1996 with 4:12.56. "After you run a last 400 like that, and set a world record, it gives me so much confidence over 5000m." The 26-year-old Dutch runner's previous best time was 4:14.71, set last year at the London Diamond League meet.