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Jennifer Simpson’s brilliant 1500m silver medal performance

Jennifer Simpson’s brilliant 1500m silver medal performance

August 11, 2017, No Comments on Jennifer Simpson’s brilliant 1500m silver medal performance

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated American Jennifer Simpson competed in one of the all-time great 1500-metre races to happen in a global championships event and earned a silver medal for her efforts. It was a well-executed race by the 30-year-old who was up against some very strong competition including South Africa’s Caster Semenya, who »

Simpson, Rowbury Begin a New Chapter in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Simpson, Rowbury Begin a New Chapter in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

April 13, 2016, No Comments on Simpson, Rowbury Begin a New Chapter in Pre Classic Women’s 1500

Prefonataine Classic Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury have one of America’s most intense rivalries and their recordbook writing will take on an Olympic theme in the women’s 1500 meters at the Prefontaine Classic. The fans will have an eye on the two Americans, each of whom is looking to become the first U.S. Olympic medalist ever »

Jenny Barringer Simpson Interview

Jenny Barringer Simpson Interview

September 29, 2014, 1 Comment on Jenny Barringer Simpson Interview

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Jenny (Barringer) Simpson of Oviedo, Florida is one of the top 1500m runners in the world. She won a gold medal at the 2011 IAAF World Track and Field Championships that took place in Daegu, Korea and has competed in the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympic Games. Simpson »

Simpson over three-time winner Martinez in NY Mile

Simpson over three-time winner Martinez in NY Mile

September 16, 2014, No Comments on Simpson over three-time winner Martinez in NY Mile

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated American Jenny Simpson came into today’s NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile knowing that a win would guarantee her place in history, for no woman had ever claimed more than two titles. From the time she lined up near the Metropolitan Museum of Art until the moment she broke the »

Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

July 15, 2013, 1 Comment on Gay, Powell and Simpson: Delusion is a symptom of vanity

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated A few of the top male and female sprinters from Jamaica and the USA have had recent out-of-competition blood tests return positive, indicating the use of performance enhancing drugs. The short list is impressive and includes most notably Tyson Gay of the US as well as Asafa Powell »

Scott Simpson Interview

Scott Simpson Interview

August 4, 2011, No Comments on Scott Simpson Interview

© Copyright – 2009 – Athletics Illustrated Twenty-nine year old Scott Simpson is an athlete and physiotherapist, plying both trades in Victoria, British Columbia. Originally from Sackville, New Brunswick. He is, at least on the outside, the epitome of sedate when flicking his ankles striding-out during his warm-up where he moves smoothly in and out of »

Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

April 24, 2017, No Comments on Sub-4 Onslaught in Women’s 1500 at Pre?

This year’s women’s metric mile at the Prefontaine Classic could see the most sub-4 times in the meet’s history, thanks to the strongest field ever assembled in the United States. Nearly half of the entrants in the 15-woman field have lifetime bests under that magic barrier. When these 7 toe the line, it will be »

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

February 14, 2017, No Comments on Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Title: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author: Haruki Murakami Pages: 180 Publisher: Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., New York ISBN: 978-0-307-38983-1 What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a sort of memoir by author Haruki Murakami. While reading his book, at first I »

Doping: Top-52 female 1500-metre runners

Doping: Top-52 female 1500-metre runners

September 10, 2016, No Comments on Doping: Top-52 female 1500-metre runners

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Below are the top-52 female 1500-metre runners all-time. These 52 athletes have produced the top-100 times in history. Some have multiple results in the top-100. The 100th fastest time is by Faith Kipyegon of Kenya at 3:58.01. Only an athlete’s personal best is indicated. Under the column: “notes” is »

Successful Olympic Games for Global Sports Communications

Successful Olympic Games for Global Sports Communications

August 21, 2016, No Comments on Successful Olympic Games for Global Sports Communications

Global Sports Communications Team Global Sports Communication looks back on very successful Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Our athletes have won a total of 15 medals, from which 6 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze. The Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were our most successful Olympic Games after Sydney 2000. Almaz Ayana from Ethiopia won »