World 400h record holder Yuliya Nosova-Pechonkina retires

By Stacie Goss, World-Track MOSCOW — Persistent injury problems has forced world 400m hurdles record holder Yuliya Nosova-Pechonkina of Russia to announced her retirement from the track. Nosova-Pechonkina, who set the world record of 52.34seconds in 2003, has not been able to run consistent since finishing second at the World Championships in Osaka 2007. The […]

Mungara defends Toronto Waterfront with Canadian All Comers Record

By Kurt Morris, World-Track TORONTO — Kenneth Mungara of Kenya successfully defended his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon crown on Sunday. Mungara crossed the finishing line first in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 31.9 seconds, as he became the fastest ever marathon runner on Canadian soil. In doing so, the 36-year-old carved 2 minutes off his personal […]

Simeon Williamson sets to learn from Bolt and Mills in Jamaica

Great Britain sprinter Simeon Williamson is planning another trip to train in Jamaica, but this time he will side-stepped the camp of Asafa Powell to train with Usain Bolt. The Britain’s 100 metres champion will spend over two months in Kingston as he seeks to develop his sprinting ability and answer claims that he and […]