Tim Layden

Track and field Olympic Trials confirm the American “system” works better than ever

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A bevy of veterans and youth will represent the U.S. in Tokyo, assembling one of the greatest track and field teams in recent history. [more]

At Olympic Trials, stories, performances strike at track and field’s complex heart

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The eternal struggle in track and field was on display leading up to and during the first half of U.S. Olympic Trials for Tokyo. [more]

Mikaela Shiffrin readies for re-emergence in familiar place during unfamiliar time

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Two times this weekend, Mikaela Shiffrin will contest World Cup slalom ski races in the Finnish Lapland fell of Levi. It is a familiar place, in a familiar world. Except that in this moment, everything is different. [more]