November 03, 2020
The 15 finest moments of the 1980 Olympic 800m champion include two Mile world records
By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly
Steve Ovett is uniquely the only athlete to win major championship golds at 800m (Olympics), 1500m (Europeans) and 5000m (Commonwealth).
His first mention in AW was 50...
November 25, 2016
Mile legends earned unofficial billing as the "Coe vs. Ovett Olympics"
By Jamie Fuller, InsideTheGames.biz
Long before Sebastian, Lord Coe, hit the giddy heights of presiding over London 2012 and then taking over as grand pooh-bah of the International Association of Athletics Federations (...
August 18, 2016
"The whole stadium was upstanding, arms outstretched, to join him in his ecstasy. They had witnessed a classic chase and race."
By Douglas Perry, The Oregonian
Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt proved once again this week that the 100 meter sprint is the highest-profile track event in the world....