Tag Archives: track and field

  • 13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    Chloe Gruenke was about halfway home in an 800m event at her middle school track meet in Illinois. That’s when she suddenly felt a pain in her leg and collapsed, unable to continue the race. Most of the time, that would have been all she wrote, but for this particular race, Chloe had her twin sister Claire, […]

  • Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    With the Winter Game in Sochi, Russia, less than seven months away, and the country’s anti-gay laws drawing plenty of ire from around the world, many athletes have used sports as a platform to voice their displeasure with Russia’s lack of concern for the safety and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals […]

  • I Bet You’ve Never Seen a Track Brawl Before (Video)

    I Bet You’ve Never Seen a Track Brawl Before (Video)

    In my day I’ve seen baseball brawls, soccer brawls, basketball brawls, and of course, hockey brawls. Heck, I’ve even seen some rugby brawls and a lacrosse brawl, or two. However, one thing I have never seen is a track brawl…until now. We don’t know too much about the video you’re about to see. We know it’s […]

  • Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    This summer, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius captured the world’s attention when he became the first ever double-amputee to compete in the men’s 400m and 4x400m events at the Summer Olympics in London. So what’s be been up to since then? Well, right after he competed in the regular Olympics, he competed in the Paralympics. And […]

  • French Track Star Bullies 14-Year-Old Girl Wearing Mascot Costume (Video)

    French Track Star Bullies 14-Year-Old Girl Wearing Mascot Costume (Video)

    Well, if you were looking for someone to root against at the upcoming Summer Olympics, we’ve got your man. His name is Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad. He’s a 27-year-old Algerian-born Frenchman, and he a big huge douche-wad. What makes us say that?  Well on Sunday at the European Track and Field Championships in Helsinki, after Mekhissi-Benabbad won […]

  • Usain Bolt Almost Runs Over Flower Girl at Track Meet in Norway (Video)

    Usain Bolt Almost Runs Over Flower Girl at Track Meet in Norway (Video)

    I think maybe the folks in charge of the Samsung IAAF Diamond League and the organizers of the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway, might want to review their policies regulating who is allowed on the track after a race before their next meet. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 100-meter race yesterday in a solid […]