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Review: Lea Sprunger's 2018 journey in the women's 400 meter hurdles Special

With the 2018 outdoor track and field season coming to a close, Digital Journal looks back at Lea Sprunger's year in the women's 400 meter hurdles.

Review: Alan Webb inducted into High School Track and Field Hall of Fame Special

In March of 2018, American runner Alan Webb was inducted into the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame, in its inaugural class.

Review: 'Without Limits' turns 20, honors American track and field legend Special

The sports film, "Without Limits" was released on September 11, 1998. It is turning 20 years old, and it pays homage to the American running legend Steve Prefontaine, who passed away at 24 years old in an automobile accident.

Review: Noah Lyles wins 100 meter dash at the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup Special

Ostrava - American sprinter Noah Lyles has a major reason to celebrate. He won two gold medals at the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup, which was held over a two-day period: September 8 and 9.

Jim Ryun enters National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame

In March of 2018, distinguished athlete Jim Ryun was inducted into the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Review: Bob Mathias honored by High School Track and Field Hall of Fame Special

In March of 2018, two-time Olympic gold medalist Bob Mathias was posthumously inducted into the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Bruce Caldwell shares details about pole vault, track and field Special

Bruce Caldwell, the Vice President of Kanstet, chatted with Digital Journal about pole vaulting, his love for the sport, the dynamics of the sport, and the digital transformation of track and field.

Jesse Owens inducted in High School Track and Field Hall of Fame

In March of 2018, legendary American athlete Jesse Owens was posthumously inducted into the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Review: Sandi Morris is new world leader in pole vault with 4.95 meters Special

American pole vaulter Sandi Morris has a major reason to celebrate. On July 27, she set a new world leading mark in the women's pole vault.

This 84-year-old great-grandmother holds pole vault world records Special

Acclaimed Vermont athlete Florence "Flo" Filion Meiler is an international track and field sensation. She took some time from her busy schedule to chat with Digital Journal about her career as a world record holder in the pole vault (Masters Athletics).

Review: 'Prefontaine' starring Jared Leto is a classic, 21 years later Special

Coos Bay - The film "Prefontaine" starring Jared Leto, is one of the actor's breakthrough roles, and one of his greatest acting performances to date. The movie is a fitting homage to American track and field legend, long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine.

Mondo Duplantis named All-USA Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Teen pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis has a reason to celebrate. Earlier this month, he was named "All-USA Track and Field Athlete of the Year."

Review: Sandi Morris wins 2018 USA Track and Field Championship Special

Des Moines - On June 24, reigning women's indoor pole vault champion Sandi Morris won the competition at the USA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins 2018 USA Track and Field Championship Special

Des Moines - On June 23, 2018, reigning World Champion Sam Kendricks won his fifth consecutive USA Track and Field championship in the men's pole vault competition that took place in Des Moines, Iowa.

Review: Steve Prefontaine enters High School Track and Field Hall of Fame Special

New York - In March of 2018, Olympian Steve Prefontaine was posthumously immortalized in the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was held in New York City.

44th Prefontaine Classic to take place in Eugene, Oregon this May

Eugene - The 44th Prefontaine (Pre) Classic will take place on May 25 to 26, 2018, at the iconic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Remembering Steve Prefontaine: An American track and field legend Special

Eugene - Steve Prefontaine was one of the best long-distance runners that America and track and field has ever known. Digital Journal chatted with his sister, Linda Prefontaine, about her brother's legacy in track and field.

Meet Scott Houston: 2018 U.S. national indoor champion Special

Scott Houston, the 2018 U.S. national indoor champion in pole vault, chatted with Digital Journal about his athletic and coaching career in the track and field sport.

Review: Ivana Spanovic wins gold medal at 2018 World Indoor Championships Special

Birmingham - Ivana Spanovic has a major reason to be proud. She is the new queen of long jump. She reigned supreme at the 2018 Indoor Championships in track and field.

Sam Kendricks named USA Track & Field 'Male Athlete of the Year'

Oxford - 2017 World Champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has a major reason to be proud. He was named "Male Athlete of the Year" by USA Track & Field.

Biomechanical analysis of track and field at World Championships

The biggest biomechanics research project in Athletics is taking place this month at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.
 

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