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Wanamaker Mile champion Lopez Lomong returns to Armory

New York, February 28, 2013 – Lopez Lomong returns to the Armory less than a month following his triumph in the New York Road Runners Men’s Wanamaker Mile to face a talented 5,000 meters field Friday evening during the Columbia Final Qualifying Meet. Lomong, who won the 106th Millrose Games’ signature event in record time, will face a strong challenge from Olympic steeplechaser Evan... 

Campbell-Brown surged late, defends 60m title

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Veronica Campbell-Brown won defended her 60 metres title at the World Indoor Championships on Sunday. The Jamaican two-time Olympic 200m champion recovered from a poor start to chase down the front runners and win in a world-leading time of 7.01 seconds – just off her personal best of 7.00. Murielle Ahoure (CIV) set a national record of 7.04 on her way to taking... 

World Indoors Results From Day 2

ISTANBUL — Results from day two at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday. Amongst the winners on day two were American Justin Gatlin, who won the men’s 60m dash in 6.46 seconds, Nery Brenes of Costa Rica, who produced a world-leading 45.11 to take the men’s 400m, Sanya Richards-Ross from the United States, who won the women’s 400m dash... 

American Gatlin wins gold, Eaton sets WR, Pearson dominates: WI

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Sporting Alert) — American Justin Gatlin won the men’s 60m dash at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Saturday. Also on the day, Ashton Eaton of USA set a world record of 6645 points to win gold in the men’s Heptathlon. “It feels good. Coming into the competition, I knew I could break the world record,” said Eaton. “The competition... 

Justin Gatlin: World record needed to win 60m gold

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Sporting Alert) — American sprinter Justin Gatlin says it is going to take a “world record” to win the gold medal over the 60m at the World Indoor Championships on Saturday. Gatlin rushed from his blocks and clocked 6.50 seconds to win semi-final heat one in impressive fashion and he said he was feeling good at the right time. Asked what time will it take... 

World Indoor Championships Selected Results

(Sporting Alert) — The following are selected results from the opening day at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey on Friday. There were gold medals handed out to American Ryan Whiting, who threw 22.00m to win the men’s Shot Put competition over David Storl of Germany, who did 21.88m and Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski of Poland, who did 21.72m. There... 

Starter’s gun a major pain for sprinters at World Indoors

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Several athletes have expressed their disappointments with the poor the quality of starter’s gun at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, currently taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. On a day that saw some shake ups in the sprints, both American Kristi Castlin and Jamaica’s Lerone Clarke – two heavy gold medal candidates – were dumped from their... 

World record for Dobrynska at World Indoors

Istanbul, Turkey — Natallia Dobrynska from the Ukraine set a new World record in the Pentathlon, on her way to winning the gold medal on the opening day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Friday. Dobrynska, the 2008 Olympic champion and silver medallist from Doha, in 2010, became the first pentathlete to break the 5000-point standard. On her way to doing so, she improved the... 

Kirani James eases through – World Indoor Morning Session

Istanbul, Turkey — Kirani James easily moved into the semi-finals of the men’s 400m dash at the IAAF World Indoor Championships inside the Atakoy Arena in Istanbul this morning. The Grenadian outdoor World Championships 400m champion in Daegu last year, clocked 46.64 seconds to win the second of the six heats and defeated Nerey Brenes (CRC), 46.77. Another Caribbean medal hope,... 

Lerone Clarke & Kirani James bow into action

Istanbul, Turkey — Caribbean stars Kirani James and Lerone Clarke bows into action at the IAAF World Indoor Championships inside the Atakoy Arena in Istanbul this morning. Both sprinters have been in excellent form so far this season and have been tipped as gold medal favourites in their respective events. Grenadian world outdoor champion James is the hot favourite to striker gold... 
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