The only man to have ever run under 8 minutes for 2 miles rapidly disappeared from face of the sport.
He's racing the 1500m.
Over 100 world-class athletes had backed the bid.
The American 800m champion thinks his sport is dying.
In Daegu, he became the first Kenyan to ever win a world title in the 1500m.
The answer may surprise you.
He is back in action after being sidelined due to an ankle injury.
The multi-platform approach will give track and field fans 11 hours of viewing.
USA Track & Field is vehemently opposed to it.