By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON — Dwain Chambers says if he is to defeat world record holder Usain Bolt over the 100 metres he will have to improve on his stride length. After closely accessing the blueprint of the Jamaican who experts say covers the distance win 41 strides, Chambers now thinks there are some […]
KINGSTON — Jamaica national 400 metres hurdles champion Isa Phillips is targeting a medal at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin in August.
Kingston – Jamaica’s national 400m champion Ricardo Chambers was involved in a motor car accident on Sunday night. Chambers, a semi-finalist at last year’s Beijing Olympics, car crashed into wall on the opposite side of the road….READ MORE
KINGSTON — Usain Bolt has admitted that he is not in the same shape that propelled him to stardom at the Olympic Games, but promises that he is working hard to be ready for any possible showdown in Berlin later this month.
EUGENE — World champion Tyson Gay has back newly crowned American national 100-metres champion Mike Rogers to excel over the distance as his career progresses.
By Symone Goss, World-Track MALAGA — In only her first 400m hurdles race of season Australian two-time world champion Jana Rawlinson returned to competition with boosting victory, after fighting off what she described as "the strongest winds I’ve ever raced in." Rawlinson, who has been sidelined by injures for over a year won her specialty […]
Pihtipudas , Finland – Tero Pitkämäki won the classic Finnish Javelin Carnival meet in Pihtipudas on Sunday (28) with 86.47m, and Teemu Wirkkala sealed his ticket to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Berlin, Germany (15 – 23 August) by placing second with a fine result 84.68m. Pitkämäki and Tero Järvenpää, third in Pihtipudas, […]
EUGENE – The experienced American James Carter is contemplating switching from the 400-metres hurdles to the decathlon. The 31-year-old three-time U.S. champion, who on Sunday failed to qualify for the World Championships, said he is growing weary of luring sponsors, in addition to the grueling travels, which sometimes resulted in him racing against cheaters.
The idea for Tyson Gay was to run one and be done. As defending world champion in two events, the 100 and 200 meters, Gay needed only compete in one round of any event at the U.S. championships to claim his place in both sprints at the world championships at Berlin in August. Gay chose […]