This weekend and next week will mark a slice of sports history in the United States, one that might be hard to fathom.
Barring an end to the war in Ukraine, athletes from Russia and Belarus will be banned from next month’s track and field world championships.
Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha’Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.
Sha’Carri Richardson is set to compete again after missing the Tokyo Olympics because of a positive marijuana test.
Noah Lyles won the 200 meters at the U.S. track and field trials, earning a spot on the Olympic team.
Will Claye won the triple jump on his last attempt.