Track and Field

Black Athletic Excellence Was On Display At HBCU Showcase In New York City

Nike exec Roderick Blaylock and Mayor Eric Adams highlight importance of HBCUs at the “Fastest Track in the World.”

Noah Lyles Questioned NBA Players As ‘World Champions’ But Was He Onto Something?

Opinion: The world’s fastest man pushed back on the league being the world’s best, much to their chagrin, but there may be something to what he said.

Noah Lyles And Sha'Carri Richardson Lead Team USA To Big Victories at 2023 World Athletics Championships

Lyles and Richardson won gold in the 100m and anchored each 4x100m relay team to stunning wins.

Watch: Three Races Showing That Sha' Carri Richardson Still Has The Speed

Richardson is undefeated in 100m in 2023 and is looking toward a return to the Olympics.

Noah Lyles Breaks Usain Bolt's Record In The 200m

Lyles broke Bolt’s record for most 200m races run in less than 20 seconds at the London Diamond League event.

Sha'Carri Richardson Dominates In 200-Meter Race At Kip Keino Classic

Richardson captured her second win of the Track and Field season in what is being seen as a comeback of sorts.

Olympic Sprinter Frentorish 'Tori' Bowie Dies At 32

She won a gold medal as a member of the 4×100 m relay team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Cameron Burell: 4 Things You Should Know About The Late Collegiate Track Star

He set standards in track and field.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 on BET Buzz 2021

The 12 Best Black Moments From The 2020 Olympics: Global Black Excellence

Black athletes continued to set standards at the games.

See What Carl Lewis Said About The US Men’s 4x100 Relay Team...It Wasn’t A Pat On The Back

The legendary sprinter made it known how he felt.

Jamaican Breaks Flo-Jo’s Record in Women’s Track Sweep, Durant Makes History: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Roundup

A decades-old record is toppled by Elaine Thompson-Herah