Chambers says he can beat Bolt if he improves stride length

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 […]

Rawlinson wins in comeback race, Idowu beats Evora in Spain

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 […]

Pitkämäki wins carnival with 86.47m, as Finnish spear quartet takes shape for Berlin

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, […]

Tired of racing drug cheats, Carter ready to give up hurdles

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.