STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Results from the DN Gala Stockholm IAAF Super Grand Prix track and field meeting at Olympic Stadium on Friday July 31. 2009.
By Symone Goss, World-Track STOCKHOLM — World Champion Tyson Gay showed no signs of the groin injury he sustained earlier this month, when he blasted away from a strong field to win the men’s 100m in a wind-aided 9.79(+2.6m/s) seconds at the DN Galan Super Grand Prix in Stockholm Friday. Continue Reading
STOCKHOLM — World Champion Jeremy Wariner stepped up his preparations for the defense of his 400 metres title in Berlin with a strong victory at the DN Galan Super Grand Prix meeting in Stockholm on Friday.
KINGSTON (Sporting Actions) — Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) named three members, Ramone McKenzie, Samantha Henry and Lerone Clarke as the likely replacements for the five athletes who returned positive tests at the nation’s national championships in June. The five athletes, reported as Marvin Anderson, Yohan Blake, Sheri Ann Brooks, Continue Reading
The Jamaica Observer is reporting that the five Jamaican sprinters who returned positive results for banned substance tests at the National Championships in June, are set for a hearing Friday evening. According to reports, a nine member panel led by Kent Gammon, the chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission’s (JADCO) Continue Reading
Tomorrow, Saturday (1 Aug), marks a fortnight to go to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany (15-23 August), and tonight in Stockholm many potential competitors have their last international opportunity to show their best before the qualification window for those championships closes. The DN Galan in Continue Reading
By Symone Goss World-Track STOCKHOLM — Polish Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski and Germany’s Nadine Kleinert got the better of their American challengers to win the men’s and women’s ‘DN Galan Big Shot’ events in a downtown park on Thursday. Majewski, inching back into that shape that won him the Olympic Continue Reading
By Symone Goss, World-Track STOCKHOLM — Reigning World Champion Tyson Gay believes the result from his 100 metres at the DN Gala in Stockholm on Friday, will more than likely determine the outcome of his title defense in Berlin next month. The American is currently nursing a groin injury, which Continue Reading
By Gary Smith, World-Track American former Olympic 200 and 400 metres champion Michael Johnson, believes Tyson Gay was correct in his decision not to race against Usain Bolt before the World Championships. Both Gay and Bolt talked up possible showdowns before the world championships and was given the perfect opportunity Continue Reading