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Monday, January 31, 2011

Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

Indoor Track

Millrose Games (IAAF Permit, VISA Championship Series)
Friday, Madison Square Garden, New York NY
Highlights: Nesta Carter (JAM) 6.52 60m, Ryan Whiting (USA) 21.31 SP, Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) 7.11 60m, Fabiana Murer (BRA) 4.74 PV
IAAF story / Results / Video

Aviva International Match (Aviva Series)
Saturday, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow SCO
Winner: Germany
Highlights: David Oliver (USA) 7.51 60H, Helen Clitheroe (GBR) 8:52.31 3000m
Athletics Weekly story / Results

Hustopecske skakani
Saturday, Hustopece CZE
Winners: Ivan Ukhov (RUS) 2.38, Svetlana Shkolina (RUS) 1.96
IAAF story and results / Video

Friday, Dresden GER
Winners: Andrey Tereshin (RUS) 2.25 HJ, Jirina Ptacnikova (CZE) 4.50 PV

Pole Vault Summit
Friday and Saturday, Livestock and Events Center, Reno NV
Winners: Jack Whitt (ORU) 5.50, Kylie Hutson 4.40
Results / video

Texas A&M Conference Challenge
Friday and Saturday, Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station TX
Winners: Big 12 (men), Big 12 (women)
Highlights: Mookie Salaam (Okla) 6.55 60m, TAMU 3:05.99 4x400, Erik Kynard (Kans St) 2.29 HJ, Will Claye (Fla) 16.86 TJ
TAMU recap / Results / Video

Razorback Invitational
Friday and Saturday, Randal Tyson Track Center, Fayetteville AR
Highlights: Brigetta Barrett (Ariz) 1.91 HJ, Tina Sutej (Ark) 4.42 PV, Marquis Goodwin (Tex) 8.14 LJ, Chantel Malone (Tex) 6.65 LJ
Arkansas recap / Results / Video

Penn State National Invitational
Friday and Saturday, Horace Ashenfelter Indoor Track, State College PA
Highlights: Cas Loxsom (Penn St) 1:47.36 800m, Corey Leslie (Ohio St) 3:57.97 Mile
Penn State recap / Results / Video

Indiana University Relays
Friday and Saturday, Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse, Bloomington IN
Highlight: Andrew Bayer (Ind) 3:57.75 Mile
Indiana recap / Results / Video

University of Washington Invitational
Friday and Saturday, Dempsey Indoor, Seattle WA
Highlights: Scott Roth (Wash) 5.51 PV, Brianne Theisen (Ore) 4507 pentathlon -- new collegiate record (sort of)
Washington recap / Results / Video

All the rest

Road Running
Osaka Ladies' International Marathon (IAAF Silver Label)
Sunday, Osaka JPN
Winner: Yukiko Akaba (JPN) 2:26:29
Japan Running News story and results

USA Half Marathon Championships (USA Running Circuit)
Saturday, Houston TX
Winners: Mo Trafeh 1:02:17, Jen Rhines 1:11:14
Let's Run story and results: men, women / Video

Chevron Houston Marathon
Sunday, Houston TX
Winners: Bekana Daba (ETH) 2:07:04, Mamitu Daska (ETH) 2:26:33
IAAF story and results

Discovery Kenya Half Marathon
Sunday, Eldoret KEN
Winner: Abraham Chebii (KEN) 1:02:59
IAAF story and results

Cross Country
Kenya Prisons Services Cross Country Championships
Saturday, Nairobi KEN
Winners: Silas Kiplagat (12k), Pauline Wambui (8k)
IAAF story and results
Outdoor Track
Hunter Track Classic
Saturday, Newcastle AUS
Highlights: Tamsyn Lewis (AUS) 52.15 400m, Collis Birmingham (AUS) 7:50.07 3000m
Athletics Australia story / Results

Queens/Grace Jackson Invitational
Saturday, Mona JAM
Jamaica Gleaner story / Results

Track on TV
Bud Greenspan's Athens 2004: Stories of Olympic Glory, 9:30 AM today on Showtime Family Zone
Bud Greenspan Presents: Beijing 2008 - America's Olympic Glory, 2:35 PM today on Showtime Extreme
Olympics: Reliving the Glory: Los Angeles '84, 7:00 PM today on Universal Sports (repeats at 10:00 PM)

News Links
Runner's World's Racing News rounds up the weekend.

Running Times' weekend racing recap.

Brit head coach Charles Van Commenee keeps his hardline approach, is impressed with Ennis and Meadows.

High schooler Ryan Crouser broke two national indoor records over the weekend.

18 things you might not know about Steve Prefontaine.

The BBC is allowing you to put your questions to Yelena Isinbayeva.

A look back at a classic Cold War battle between high jumpers.

USATF might amend its own rules for LaShawn Merrit.

Spiked Up Psyched Up says the Millrose Games broadcast was much improved.
(Moravian High Jump Tour)

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