Led by Fred Kerley, Americans sweep 100 meters and Chase Ealey gets shot put gold at World Championships

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Gold medalist Fred Kerley, of the United States, center, stands with silver medalist Marvin Bracy, of the United States, right, and bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell, of the United States, after the final in the men’s 100-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) The American … Read more

Fred Kerley runs down astonishing gold as US men sweep 100m at Worlds

When Fred Kerley was a young boy, sleeping on a pallet with 12 other kids in a single room in Texas, he would dream of travelling the world. Instead, on a night of impossible drama in Eugene, he conquered it. In the final desperate strides of this world 100m final, Kerley instinctively stuck his chest … Read more

Fred Kerley leads U.S. medals sweep of men’s 100m at track worlds

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Fred Kerley is the world champion in the 100m, completing an extraordinary journey to the title of world’s fastest man. Kerley, the 27-year-old American who took silver at the Tokyo Olympics, won the crown jewel men’s event of the world track and field championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday night. He prevailed in 9.86 seconds, leading … Read more