Asafa Powell: If it wasn’t Usain Bolt who false-started no one would have cared

Asafa Powell sees nothing wrong with the false start rule that knocked his fellow Jamaican team-mate and world record holder Usain Bolt out of the final of the men’s 100m at the weekend. Bolt was disqualified from the highlighted sprint event at the World Championships in Daegu, on Sunday, which saw a flood of calls […]

World Championships: Live coverage Day 7 coverage

DAEGU (Sporting Alert) — Sprinter Usain Bolt returns to the competition again at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, this morning following his 100m disqualification. UniversalSports.com package includes BOTH the morning and evening sessions. Price: $3.99 (available only in U.S. & territories). UniversalSports.com will be offering LIVE and on-demand coverage of Day 7 […]

Lashinda Demus and David Greene won 400m hurdles crowns

Lashinda Demus of the United States held off defending champion Melaine Walker to win the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the world championships on Thursday. Walker, the gold medallist from 2009, went out fast but Demus timed her run well and then dug deep in the closing metres to take the gold in a world-leading 52.47 […]

American Jennifer Barringer Simpson takes World Championships 1500m gold

DAEGU, South Korea (Sporting Alert)— Jennifer Barringer Simpson powered her way to the front over the last 70 metres and then stayed there to win the women’s 1,500 meters at the world championships Thursday. The former Steeplechase runner kept up with the pace setters and then out-sprinted them down the stretch to win the gold […]

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