NFL star Adrian Peterson wants to race Usain Bolt

MIAMI (Sporting Alert) National Football League (NFL) star Adrian Peterson says he’s not phased by the accomplishments of Usain Bolt and would love to meet the Jamaican world record holder at the 2016 Olympics. The 27-year-old Minnesota Vikings running back revealed that he always wanted to compete at track meetings and is prepared to train […]

Olympians Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds set for Millrose Games 600m clash

New York – The Armory announces Olympians Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds will headline the 600m event in the 106th Millrose Games, February 16 at The Armory and are expected to challenge a 26-year-old American mark. The Millrose Games is considered track and field’s premier indoor annual meet. The 600m event will be one of the […]

Aries Merritt leads stars for 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

BOSTON – 2012 Olympic Hurdles Champion Aries Merritt and 2011 World 1500m Champion Jenny Simpson will return to Boston for the 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 2nd, organizers announced today. Tickets for the 18th annual Olympic-style event are on sale now at or by calling 1-877-849-8722. Aries Merritt, who had one […]

Makau to face competitive field in Frankfurt

The BMW Frankfurt Marathon looks set to continue its rise that should ultimately establish the event among the world’s major marathons. A couple of weeks after announcing the spectacular signing of world record holder Patrick Makau organisers have now released four names that will form formidable opposition for the Kenyan superstar: Yemane Tsegay, Albert Matebor, […]

Marathon world record holder Patrick Makau to run in Frankfurt

World marathon record holder Patrick Makau will run the BMW Frankfurt Marathon on 28th October. Organisers of Germany’s oldest city marathon, which will see its 31st edition, have today confirmed the most spectacular signing in the history of their event. The 27 year-old Kenyan had established the present record of 2:03:38 in Berlin a year […] Top 20 male and female performances at London Olympics published the Top 20 male and female single performances respectively of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The lists were calculated according to the rules of the Overall Rankings. All results from London are available, as well as lots of updated statistics including the 2012 World Top Lists, and the World All-Time Lists. The Athlete Profiles of all participants […]