Gay says he has 9.50 in him; warns he'll be back

Tyson Gay insists he will be back to full fitness to renew his rivalry with Usain Bolt next season The American came out second best at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin in August, claiming silver behind Bolt in the 100m before having to watch from the sidelines as the flying Jamaican smashed the world […]

Bolt says he can go even faster than his world records

MADRID — Fresh from setting a pair of world records at the World Championships, sprint sensation Usain Bolt says he is ready to go even faster. The Jamaican, who on Saturday took part in a ceremonial kickoff celebrating the start of the Spanish league at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, believes he can improve on his […]

Caster Semenya is being treated unfairly

In South Africa, an 18-year-old who was recently victorious at the world track and field championships in Berlin has come under heavy scrutiny. The International Amateur Athletic Federation asked that nation’s athletic federation to conduct a gender test on the young star, Caster Semenya, whose blistering time of 1:55.45 in the 800 meters bested the […]

Gay targets Powell's 9.77 UK all-comers 100 metres record

Tyson Gay has not ruled out attacking the UK all-comers 100 metres record at the British Grand Prix in Gateshead on Monday. After lowering his national record to 9.71 seconds at the recent World Championships, Gay would normally have a good chance of lowering the mark of 9.77secs set by Asafa Powell three years ago. […]

Jeremy Wariner wants to break Michael Johnson's record in Brussels

The 33rd Belgacom Memorial Van Damme can add another top player to its billing: The American Jeremy Wariner has confirmed he will take part at the 400m. Wariner, current world champion, 2004 Olympic champion and 2008 vice Olympic champion, is coming to Brussels with a goal. "I would like to break the stadium record," Wariner […]

Disgraced NZ Olympic runner says she was 'stupid'

Disgraced Olympian Liza Hunter-Galvan is unlikely to ever compete for New Zealand again after receiving a two year suspension. The 40-year-old Olympic and Commonwealth Games athlete phoned one of her biggest backers, Peter Snell, just a day before the Sports Tribunal made its decision. Snell says she was worried he would feel betrayed. “She said […]