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 […]
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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 […]
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 www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling 1-877-849-8722. Aries Merritt, who had one […]
Usain Bolt headlined the shortlist for the 2012 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year – but there was no place for double Olympic champion Mo Farah. Bolt dismissed doubts over his form and fitness at London 2012 by sweeping to gold in both the 100 metres and 200m. He then played a key role as […]
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, […]
World 100 metres champion Carmelita Jeter won the women’s 200 Meter Dash Invitational at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational at Drake Stadium on Saturday.