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World Cross Country champion Japhet Korir set for Melbourne meeting

IAAF World Cross Country champion Japhet Korir (KEN) and three-time World Championships medallist Wallace Spearmon (USA) are the two latest star attractions added to entry lists for the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge this Saturday 6 April. Watch Live Melbourne World Challenge – Stream The addition of the two champions follows the unfortunate withdrawal of Asafa Powell (JAM) from... 

Holly Bleasdale v Olympic champ Jenn Suhr in Birmingham

Fresh from reaching the final at her first Olympic Games, Holly Bleasdale will take on newly-crowned Olympic Champion Jenn Suhr of the USA at the Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix – the last pre-final meeting of the Samsung Diamond League – at Alexander Stadium on Sunday 26 August. Bleasdale cleared 4.45m to finish tied for sixth place and record the best ever performance at an Olympic... 

Justin Gatlin runs 10.12, wins 100m in Rabat

RABAT (Sporting Alert) — Justin Gatlin won the men’s 100-metres dash at the Meeting International Mohammed VI d’Athlétisme in Rabat on Sunday. The World Indoor 60m champion posted a time of 10.12 seconds to take the victory over St. Kitts and Nevis experienced star and former world champion Kim Collins, who ran 10.17secs. Morocco’s Aziz Ouhadi finished third in a... 

Usain Bolt disappointed with 10.04 time in Ostrava

Ostrava, Czech Republic — Double World record holder Usain Bolt won the men’s 100m dash, but his time was less than impressive at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Friday (May 25). The Jamaican who leads the world with time of 9.82 seconds, fell asleep in the blocks and had to play catch-up in the latter parts of the race. In the end he stopped the clock at 10.04 seconds (-0.8... 

Usain Bolt targets 9.7s at Ostrava Golden Spike meeting

Olympic sprint double champion Usain Bolt will make his first appearance away from home this season when he competes at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Friday (May 25). The meeting, entering its 51st staging, is a part of the IAAF World Challenge series and will be held in the Czech Republic. Bolt, the world-leading over 100-metres, at 9.82 seconds, will look to improve on that mark... 

Kirani James opens with win in Colorful Daegu

DAEGU, Korea — World champion Kirani James cruised to victory on his outdoor debut in the 400-metres at the Colorful Daegu Championships Meeting – IAAF World Challenge Meet – in Daegu, Korea on Wednesday. Cruising James Untouched The Grenadian star quarter-miler pulled away from the field with over 100m left in the race and then opened up a huge gap on his way to setting... 

Culson runs world-leading 48.00secs to win at Ponce GP

PONCE, Puerto Rico (Sporting Alert) — Javier Culson send out an impressive warning with victory over the 400m hurdles at the 6th Ponce Grand Prix – IAAF World Challenge, which took place on Saturday at the Paquito” Montaner Stadium. The world championships silver medallist from Puerto Rico produced a world-leading 48.00 seconds to win before his home supporters and dismissed... 

Strong sprints and throws fields expected for Colorful Daegu

DAEGU — Sprinters Walter Dix, Carmelita Jeter and Kirani James, as well as throwers Tatyana Lysenko and Betty Heidler are amongst the already confirmed stars for the Colorful Daegu Meeting, organisers said on Tuesday. The track and field meeting, which will take place on May 16 is part of the IAAF World Challenge series. Americans Dix and Jeter, who have both started the new campaign... 

Ato Boldon sounds bold Bolt warning to rivals

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Ato Boldon, the four-time Olympic Games medalist believes that Usain Bolt‘s opening race at the Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston, on Saturday has set him up well for another exciting summer. Bolt raced over the 100 metres for the first time this season and his performance was a world-leading 9.82 seconds, the... 

Usain Bolt opens with 9.82 at Jamaica Invitational

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt opened his quest to defend his titles in London with a world-leading 9.82 seconds performance to win the men’s 100m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium Saturday night. Bolt, who looked in good form could have easily broken into the 9.7s, but opted to ease down towards the... 
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