Trinidad and Tobago's Jehue Gordon aims for 400m hurdles world record mark

Trinidad and Tobago national 400-metre hurdles champion Jehue Gordon has put his faith and confidence in local facilities and coaching to help him break the world record. Gordon was disappointingly just short of a medal at the World Championships in Berlin last August, but is eyeing a gold medal at the World Junior Championships next […]

Caster Semenya’s Lawyers Says Lawsuit Reports is ‘nonsense’

Caster Semenya’s lawyers have described as “nonsense” media reports they are planning to sue the International Association of Athletics Federations and Athletics South Africa for multi-million-pound sums. A Swedish newspaper and athletics websites reported prior to Christmas that Greg Nott, her from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, intended to sue the IAAF for £75million and ASA […]

Jana Rawlinson to remarry Chris and have as coach again

Former World Champion Jana Rawlinson is preparing to remarry her husband Chris, just as soon as their divorce is finalised. The couple, who have a son, Cornelis, 3, split in April with Rawlinson declaring the marriage was over and starting divorce proceedings, the Herald Sun reports. However, last month it was revealed love had blossomed […]

Bekele to target World 3000m mark in Birmingham

Birmingham, UK – The reigning two-time Olympic champion over the 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele, will have his sights set on Kenyan Daniel Komen’s 3000m World record in Birmingham in February. Bekele hopes to add yet another World record to his impressive collection at the National Indoor Arena (NIA) at the Aviva Grand Prix on 20 February, […]

Gay says big three can restore track and field credibility

American sprinter, Tyson Gay, the second fastest man to ever don a pair of running spikes, believes the rivalry that exists between himself and the Jamaican duo of Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell, is the ideal catalyst for track & field’s resurgence. Bolt holds the world record at 9.58, Gay has a national record of […]

Jamaica would be 'a great place to train' – Gay gives island props

American 100-metre record holder and the world’s second fastest man, Tyson Gay, believes Jamaica can be marketed as a place for athletes to train. Gay, who has in recent times played second fiddle to the world’s fastest man and triple world record holder, Jamaican Usain Bolt, is of the opinion that with the country’s great […]

Hooker, Samuels to headline Aussie team for New Delhi

World champions Steve Hooker and Dani Samuels will spearhead the Australian athletics team’s assault on the 2010 Commonwealth Games after the two world title-holders were today named alongside six fellow stars of track and field to have been provisionally nominated for the Delhi-bound team. The Australian Commonwealth Games Association together with Athletics Australia will look […]