USATF Engages Max Siegel, Inc., to Lead Commercial Ventures; Restructures Marketing & Communications
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – USA Track & Field (USATF) has engaged the services of Indianapolis-based Max Siegel Inc. (MSI) in a broad, fully integrated service agreement that will unite USATF’s commercial ventures.
INDIANAPOLIS - For the third year in a row, track and field fans have the opportunity to help select the annual Jesse Owens Awards winners. The honors going to the sport’s top athletes of the year is selected by a vote from both the media and online fan balloting, which will account for 10 percent of the votes again this year.
INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the TrackTown12 Local Organizing Committee on Wednesday announced the release of the competition schedule for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field that will take place June 21 to July 1.
Monaco – The IAAF is pleased to announce the names of the 10 men and 10 women who have been shortlisted for the 2011 World Athlete of the Year Award.
MINNEAPOLIS – In the final combined men’s and women’s U.S. championship before the 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon, Sunday’s USA 10 Mile Championships will see a unique matchup between many of the contenders looking to make the Olympic marathon squad this coming January.
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - The U.S. Olympic Committee will host the 2011 International Altitude Training Symposium (IATS) Oct. 5-7 at the Doubletree World Arena Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The IATS has a 17-year tradition of providing cutting-edge information to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and athletes.
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Tuesday USA Track & Field hosted a national media teleconference with Galen Rupp. Rupp established a new American record in Brussels on Friday of 26:48.00. Below are excerpts from the teleconference.
INDIANAPOLIS – Athletes with World Championships and Olympic experience, and a core group of young talent, will lead Team USA into the 2011 Pan American Games slated to be held October 24-29 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- Galen Rupp shattered the existing 10,000-meter American record while Walter Dix ran the second fastest 200m time in American history and four other American athletes secured Diamond League crowns at the Brussels Diamond League meet Friday.
Carmelita Jeter (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Trey Hardee (Austin, Texas) were selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee as Athlete’s of the Month for the month of August. The organization made the announcement Monday.
WINSCHOTEN, The Netherlands - (September 10, 2011) - When Winschoten was selected to host the top 100K athletes for the 25th IAU World Championship, the invitation was eagerly accepted. With the most teams ever, at 34, and the most athletes, 230, it was clear the athletes wanted to be here to compete.
INDIANAPOLIS - (September 6, 2011) - Continuing its lead role in the USA Distance Project, the USA Track & Field Foundation has contributed $30,000 toward grants for six professional training groups in 2011.
DAEGU, South Korea - The hits keep coming for Team USA with another four medals, including gold in the women’s 4x400m relay, at the 13th IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday night.
DAEGU, South Korea - Dwight Phillips landed his fourth World Championship title in the long jump and the men’s 4x400m relay team won gold in a dramatic finish Friday night to conclude the seventh day of competition at the IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
DAEGU, South Korea - It was a night made for milestones for Team USA at the 13th IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday night.
DAEGU, South Korea – Maria Michta represented Team USA in the women’s 20 kilometer race walk during the only final contested on the fifth day of the World Championships through the streets of downtown Daegu.
DAEGU, South Korea - Team USA advanced five athletes out of three qualifying events, matching a milestone in the women’s 5,000 meter run by sending two runners to the finals, to highlight the Tuesday morning session of the IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.