The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

Shanghai Preview

May 16th, 2013
10:25 am PDT

It's time for the second installment of the Diamond League, and if Doha was any indication of how the year is going to go then Shanghai should be a real humdinger! Looking at the start lists, things should once again be exiting from start to finish. As usual however, there are some events that I am especially looking forward to:   Men's 110 Hurdles Aries Merritt, David Oliver, Jason Richardson This is one of those wonderful events where the best compete head to head quite often - and the anticipation never drops Read More...

2011 in Review – Men’s Long Jump

Nov 29th, 2011
1:21 pm PDT

In spite of the fact that I tend to talk more about the running events than I do the field events, I’m actually a huge fan of the field events. It just seems that lately some of the excitement is missing in the field. I remember when the long jump featured great battles like the U.S. Championships in 1987 (San Jose) with Carl Lewis (8 Read More...

Zurich Preview

Sep 8th, 2011
5:41 am PDT

Zurich is once again in the position of following a global major, which means that it could serve as a “redemption meet” for several athletes – especially since there are only a handful of meets left before the close of the 2011 season. Most top athletes tend to shut things down once the championship meet is over Read More...

Worlds Day Seven – The Field Stars

Sep 2nd, 2011
6:10 am PDT

There were a couple of great races on the track but the real action took place on the field today. In the women’s javelin, Maria Abakumova (RUS) heaved a tremendous 71.25m/233’ 9” in the 2nd round to take a stranglehold on the competition. The mark took over the yearly lead, was a national record, and improved her #3 all time position Read More...