(TIME CORRECTION) Jeter beats the Jamaicans again with stunning 10.67 at WAF

By Gary Smith, World-Track THESSALONIKI, Greece — American Carmelita Jeter showed that she really did have an off day at the World Championships in Berlin when she clocked a magnificent 10.67seconds in a slight headwind to win the women’s 100m at the World Athletics Final here on Sunday. Jeter, who has won every single race […]

Awesome Valerie Vili sets New Zealand record in Shot Put at WAF

By Symone Goss, World-Track THESSALONIKI, Greece — Valerie Vili produced a New Zealand national record, and world-leading and World Athletics Final championships best mark to win the women’s Shot Put competition in Thessaloniki on Sunday. Vili, who dominated the event all summer won with a huge heave of 21.07metres to win by a daylight, as […]

Walker wins WAF 400m hurdles title in meeting record

By Gary Smith, World-Track THESSALONIKI, Greece — Melaine Walker won her second World Athletics Final 400m hurdles title by a wide margin on Sunday when she ran away from a strong field to set a meeting record. The Jamaican world and Olympic champion clocked 53.36seconds to lead a Caribbean sweep, as her fellow countrywoman Kaliese […]

DAY TWO – PREVIEW – IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final

The last time Usain St. Leo Bolt competed in the World Athletics Final, in 2006, he placed third in the 200m in 20.10. A brilliant performance by a 20 year-old, but rather overshadowed by the runs of Tyson Gay (19.68) and Wallace Spearmon (19.88). No-one would have thought that just three years later the Jamaican […]

Results from IAAF World Athletics Final Results – Day 1

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Complete results from the first of the two day IAAF World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece on Saturday 12, September. Some of the winners on the first were Tyson Gay, Allyson Felix, LaShawn Merritt and Kerron Clement. There were several other champions in the well energetic stadium, including world record holder Yelena […]

Bolt says he will finish season with something special

By Miranda Mitchell, World-Track THESSALONIKI, Greece — Triple Olympic and World sprint champion Usain Bolt says he will give the fans something special in his last competition of the season when he races in the 200 metres at the IAAF World Athletics Final on Sunday. Bolt has complained of being fatigue since the conclusion of […]

Gay beats Powell with blinding finish at WAF

By Gary Smith, World-Track THESSALONIKI, Greece — American Tyson Gay came back from a poor start to catch Jamaican former world record holder Asafa Powell on the line to win the men’s 100 metres at the World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki on Saturday. Powell, who defeated Gay when the pair last raced together looked set […]