WOW: Shannon Rowbury Pre-Zurich 200's
In preparation for the Diamond League final tomorrow, Shannon Rowbury ran a tune up workout three days before the race. Rowbury, the sixth place finisher at the Olympics, even gets some help from a special pacer in her final workout before Zurich. The workout consisted of two sets of 4 200's with a minute recovery between repeats and three minutes between sets.
Brother Colm O'Connell gives insight on David Rudisha's training
Brother Colm O'Connell has coached a multitude of world and Olympic champions in the past, but David Rudisha may be the most special athlete the Irishman has ever mentored. Before the Zurich Diamond League meet, Brother Colm discusses Rudisha's buildup to the Olympic Games and gives insight into the world record holder's training.
Zurich's train station shot put
A shot put competition in a train station? Absolutely! Check out a look at Zurich's unique set up.
Usain Bolt on future long jump and 400m aspirations
Usain Bolt answer questions about the possibly of doing the long jump and/or 400 meter events. Bolt talks about the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 but is not sure if he'll only stay in his current primary events, the 100 and 200 meters.
David Rudisha taken down in 800 at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
For the second year in a row David Rudisha is taken down by the Ethiopian 800m record holder, Mohammed Aman. Aman ran Rudisha down over the final 50 meters to set a new PR and national record of 1:42.53. Rudisha's loss to Aman comes in rainy wet conditions similar to his loss a year ago in Milan.
Bernard Lagat expects a challenge on American 5k record in Zurich
With many of the world's best entered, the 5000 meters in Zurich is expected to be a fast one. Bernard Lagat and his two Olympic teammates Galen Rupp and Lopez Lomong will all be running, making it likely the three will contend to break the American record of 12:53.60.
Shannon Rowbury ends season on high note with 3rd place finish at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Shannon Rowbury closed her 2012 track season on a high note with a third place finish at the Zurich Diamond League meet. Although she expected a faster race, Shannon was pleased with the way she competed despite not getting the opportunity to set a PR.
Bernard Lagat squeezes under 13 minute barrier at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce comes back on Jeter to earn Diamond League crown at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Queen Harrison in strong form after early season setbacks at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Many pro runners who didn't qualify for the Olympics watched the events in a depressed state but hurdler Queen Harrison used the Games as motivation for the second half of her European season. After finishing second in Zurich, Queen also talks about overcoming injuries sustained earlier on in her season and what it's been like coming off disappointment in Eugene.
Usain Bolt unfazed by cold and rainy conditions at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Usain Bolt unfazed by cold and rainy conditions on his way to 19.66 meet record at 2012 Zurich Diamond League. Bolt will have one more meet remaining at the Brussels Diamond League.
Andrew Osagie reflects on making Olympic final and more breakthroughs to come
Andrew Osagie has made a number of breakthroughs thus far in 2012, including a bronze medal at the World Indoor Championships and appearance in the final at the Olympics. Despite these accomplishments, Osagie feels more improvements are to come - first at the Diamond League final this Thursday in Zurich.
Duane Solomon has some regrets but pleased with consistency in big races at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Duane Solomon has consistently put himself among the top spots at world-class competitions this year, ending his 800 meter campaign with a fourth place finish at the Weltklasse Zurich meeting. Despite having some regrets about tactical decisions, Duane is pleased as where he has positioned himself on the world stage and only hopes to get better from this point.
Allyson Felix fitting in training during busy post-Olympic schedule at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Sanya Richards-Ross glad to end season on high note at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Yohan Blake another strong 100 9.76 at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Brenda Martinez gets experience on big stage at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Brenda Martinez took another step to being a world-level 1500 runner, finishing eighth in the Diamond League final in Zurich. After the race, Brenda talks about coming off of injuries post-Olympic Trials and having something to prove in the second half of the Europe season.
Reese Hoffa clinches $40k Diamond League title and world champs bye at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Valerie Adams continues domination with win at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Doc Patton gets more airtime leading off winning 4x100 relay at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Felix Sanchez has at least a year left to compete at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Michelle Carter takes second at train station shot put at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Renaud Lavillenie gets through wet conditions at 2012 Zurich Diamond League
Ryan Whiting finishes second with help of Star Wars theme music at 2012 Zurich Diamond League