Since their own impressive performances have been overshadowed by the historic exploits of Usain Bolt – and who hasn’t been over the past two seasons? – it’s easy to forget that American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell are the second and third fastest men in history. And the pair’s Continue Reading
Great Britain’s Phillips Idowu admits his Berlin success has taken a huge weight off his shoulders – and is now looking to seal his summer with a win at this weekend’s World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece. Idowu took Olympic silver in Beijing behind Nelson Evora but overhauled his Portugese Continue Reading
Thessaloniki, Greece – The seventh edition of the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final takes place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September. We begin our event category previews with the JUMPS. The entry list of the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final (WAF) is Continue Reading
BRUSSELS — Usain Bolt’s European tour continues at the IAAF World Athletics Final in Thessalonika next weekend, following his all-conquering night in Brussels. The 23-year-old Jamaican sprint king opted to contest only his favourite distance of the 200 metres at the last ever IAAF Golden League meeting in Brussels rather Continue Reading
The 2009 World Athletics Tour is composed of 25 Permit Meetings, divided into two levels. The first comprises the ÅF Golden League and Super Grand Prix, and the second level, the Grand Prix meetings, with each IAAF Continental Association represented by at least one WAT meeting.