• 58 athletes to represent USA in Portland
» Wednesday, 16 March 2016
USA Track and Field selected have 58 athletes to represent the country at this week's IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland.
Pole vault world indoor record holder Jenn Suhr will lead the women's team, while decathlon and heptathlon world record holder Ashton Eaton will lead the USA's men's team.
Many USA's athletes have a potential to win several events or be on the podium at these championships as several of them are ranked on top at the world season lists.
Team USA for the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships - March 17-19
60m: Marvin Bracy, Trayvon Bromell, Mike Rodgers
400m: Kyle Clemons, Vernon Norwood
800m: Boris Berian, Erik Sowinski
1500m: Robby Andrews, Matthew Centrowitz
3000m: Paul Chelimo, Ryan Hill
60m hurdles: Spencer Adams, Jarret Eaton
High jump: Erik Kynard, Ricky Robertson
Pole vault: Mike Arnold, Sam Kendricks
Long jump: Marquis Dendy, Jeff Henderson
Triple jump: Chris Bernard, Omar Craddock, Alphonso Jordan
Shot put: Jonathan Jones, Kurt Roberts
Heptathlon: Curtis Beach, Ashton Eaton
4x400m: Elvyonn Bailey, Kyle Clemons, Patrick Feeney, Christopher Giesting, Vernon Norwood, Calvin Smith
60m: Tori Bowie, Barbara Pierre
400m: Quanera Hayes, Ashley Spencer
800m: Laura Roesler, Ajee Wilson
1500m: Brenda Martinez, Cory McGee
3000m: Abbey D’Agostino, Shannon Rowbury
60m hurdles: Nia Ali, Kendra Harrison, Brianna Rollins
High jump: Vashti Cunningham
Pole vault: Sandi Morris, Jenn Suhr
Long jump: Janay DeLoach, Brittney Reese
Triple jump: Christina Epps, Keturah Orji
Shot put: Jillian Camarena-Williams, Michelle Carter
Pentathlon: Barbara Nwaba, Kendell Williams
4x400m: Kendra Chambers, Phyllis Francis, Natasha Hastings, Quanera Hayes, Courtney Okolo, Ashley Spencer
» Live Stream Athletics
» Flash News
• IAAF APPROVES THE APPLICATION OF 42 RUSSIAN ATHLETES TO COMPETE INTERNATIONALLY AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES
The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of 42 Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes in 2019 under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended.
• ALEMU AND LAGAT TAKE TOP HONOURS IN MUMBAI
Ethiopia’s Worknesh Alemu and Kenya’s Cosmas Lagat upset the formbook and produced outstanding performances in hot conditions to triumph at the Tata Mumbai Marathon on Sunday (20), winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:25:45 and 2:09:15 respectively. Both marks were the second fastest winning times in the history of the event, the pair taking first prize cheques of USD $45,000.
• Stefanidi opens season with huge 4.74m clearance in Reno
Current Olympic, World and European champion Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece opened her 2019 indoor season with a massive 4.74m clearance at the World's biggest pole vault meet, the UCS Pole Vault Summit, in Reno, Nevada on Friday night. (Women's top 3 Stefanidi 4.74 m; Nageotte 4.74m, and Jacobus 4.66m). (Men top 3: Ludwig 5.71m, Yamamoto 5.71m, and Irwin 5.61m).
• Vivian Cheruiyot and Mary Keitany lead London Marathon women's elite field
The defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and the current TCS New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019. They join their compatriots Gladys Cherono (2018 Berlin Marathon champion) and Brigid Kosgei (2018 Chicago Marathon champion) meaning the winners of the last four Abbott World Marathon Majors will be on the Start Line in London on Sunday 28 April.